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Recommended by: Nicole
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The Martian Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780553418026
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Published: Broadway Books - October 28th, 2014

I read this in one sitting! The suspense is paced well as we see if Mark Watney can survive on Mars! Entertaining and addictive! [Nicole]


Recommended by: sweet pea
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Annihilation Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780374104092
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - February 4th, 2014

What starts as a seemingly standard expedition into an idyllic landscape quickly turns Lovecraftian. The creepy elements remain creepy as we know not their cause. Haunting. Imaginative. A compelling creation that lingers in your psyche. [sweet pea]


Recommended by: Kenny
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The Buried Giant Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780307271037
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - March 3rd, 2015

This is my favorite novel of 2015. It is Ishiguro's bravest and most adventurous work. Collective memory loss. A haunting that still haunts. [Kenny!]


Recommended by: Raissa
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Beatrix Potter: The Complete Tales Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780723258049
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Published: Frederick Warne and Company - October 19th, 2006

Beatrix Potter has the zaniest escapes (attacking rabbits!), the best names (Hunca Munca!), and kids love hearing these stories read aloud. I am in love with this volume - it includes all her stories! [Raissa]


Recommended by: Nicole
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780679785897
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Published: Vintage - May 12th, 1998

Want a wild weekend in Vegas without actually going there? Thompson will deliver as he examines the American Dream through a long list of drugs. Love! [Nicole]


Recommended by: sweet pea
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The Coldest Girl in Coldtown Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316213097
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 12th, 2014

A strong girl protagonist in the dangerous new world of Coldtown. A cool new take on vampire lore. Rife with action, interesting settings, unique characters, and a bit of romance. Now give me a sequel! [sweet pea]


Recommended by: Kenny
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316204262
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 2nd, 2013

This is the first book I think of when someone asks for something hilarious. Maria Semple used to write for Mad About You and Arrested Development. Bonus: The book makes fun of Seattle. [Kenny!]


Recommended by: sweet pea
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Beautiful Music for Ugly Children Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780738732510
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Published: Flux - October 8th, 2012

A unique coming-of-age novel with identity intertwined with music. Gabe's journey to find himself is hindered by ignorance and violence, but ultimately he finds his people and himself. [sweet pea]


Recommended by: Raissa
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A River Runs Through It and Other Stories, Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780226500669
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: University of Chicago Press - October 1st, 2001

These characters and their stories are tough, touching, and humorous. With a beautiful western setting and a wistfulness at love's limitations, it gets better with every read. [Raissa]


Recommended by: Nicole
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The Great Gatsby Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780743273565
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Published: Scribner Book Company - October 1st, 2004

I read this book three times every year. Fitzgerald's lyrical passages are mesmerizing as we follow a man's obsession with the past. Love this book. [Nicole]


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