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This gorgeous book will wow you. Informative, concise, and clear in instruction, it will banish any fear when it comes to fermenting fresh produce. A plethora of delicious recipes helps you utilize your newly fermented goods. (Jennifer)


Recommended by: sweet pea
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Come Here Often?: 53 Writers Raise a Glass to Their Favorite Bar Cover Image
By Sean Manning (Editor), Malachy McCourt (Foreword by), Rosie Schaap (Contribution by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781936787227
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Published: Black Balloon Publishing - October 14th, 2014

53 writers pay homage to their favorite bars, from dives to upscale, from Seattle to Antarctica. A literary collection of bar culture for anyone who enjoys a tipple. (sweet pea)


Recommended by: Raissa
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A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus: Menus and Stories Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781570619267
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Published: Sasquatch Books - September 30th, 2014

This cookbook has themed menus (inspiring us to pick one to test on friends, or show off). But, the straight-forward seasonal dishes may be a bigger draw. Appealing to locavores, serious amateur cooks, and their lucky guests. (Raissa)


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Citizen: An American Lyric Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781555976903
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 7th, 2014

Provocative and powerful. This book moves and removes. The poetry America needs right now. (Michael)


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Food in Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year-Round Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780762441433
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Published: Running Press Book Publishers - May 22nd, 2012

This book is the perfect introduction (and exploration) into the world of small batch canning. Great for beginners who aren't ready to commit to pounds of produce and hours in the kitchen. (Jennifer)


Recommended by: sweet pea
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You Are a Cat! Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781894994569
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Published: Conundrum Press - October 21st, 2011

Choose Your Own Adventure is back! Except in this version it is more
twisted, disturbing, and sad. Cat hoarders! Suicide! Drinking!
Squirrels! Sex! Violence! Not for kids, but definitely for fun! (sweet pea)


Recommended by: Raissa
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780385354042
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 28th, 2014

The characters behind this character are completely unexpected. This book takes a peek at 20th century America through pop culture, feminism, and one very unconventional family. Now that we know where we've been, where do we want to go next? (Raissa)


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One Pot: 120+ Easy Meals from Your Skillet, Slow Cooker, Stockpot, and More Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780307954411
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - September 23rd, 2014

Martha Stewart impeccably rocks the back to school season with these super easy, innovative and delicious meals. (Jennifer)


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Stone Mattress: Nine Tales Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780385539128
Availability: Special Order
Published: Nan A. Talese - September 16th, 2014

The latest collection of shorts from this master storyteller. Meditations on artistry, aging, death and love told through the voices of widows, cheating husbands, Canadian beatniks, and almost-vampires. (Michael)


Recommended by: sweet pea
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By Marvel Comics (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$15.99
ISBN: 9780785190219
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Published: Marvel Comics - October 28th, 2014

Kamala Khan is a welcome, and much needed, addition to the superhero canon. A normal teenager, she has to figure out how to use her powers, but also her identity and image (a burkini!). Plus it's an interesting way to explore race and religion. (sweet pea)


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