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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
$17.00
ISBN: 9780743273565
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Published: Scribner - 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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The Crossover (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544107717
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 18th, 2014

Alexander's YA novel in verse is like a fast break that finishes in a dunk at the final buzzer of the championship game. Excellent! [Mike]


Recommended by: Raissa
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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385494786
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Published: Anchor Books - October 18th, 1999

Krakauer brings professional and personal scrutiny to a mountaineering disaster. It is an intense account, a visceral and haunting book that kept me up half the night. [Raissa]


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Map: Collected and Last Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544126022
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Houghton Mifflin - April 7th, 2015

One of Poland's finest poets and among my personal favorites. Hilarious, provocative, insightful. So happy to have this collection in publication. [Mike]


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The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780761184881
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Published: Workman Publishing - April 7th, 2015

I don't want to tell you that you should pick up this book - I want to tell you that you must. So often in life we are told what we should do, say, be, etc. This book shows us there is another way. At the crossroads of should and must we get to choose what to do, say, be. Let's choose to be who we must. [Jennifer]


Recommended by: Raissa
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Naya Nuki: Shoshoni Girl Who Ran Cover Image
By Kenneth Thomasma, Eunice Hundley (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780801088681
Availability: Special Order
Published: Baker Books - April 1st, 1983

This is the incredible tale of a smart, tough, and courageous girl, defying odds with all her strength. That is was inspired by a true story makes it even more impressive, and very moving. [Raissa]


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The Boatmaker Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781935639985
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Published: Tin House Books - March 3rd, 2015

A stirring, lyrical allegory full of strong characters, incredible description, and very real dialogue. The poet's debut novel is just excellent. [Mike]


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