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Letters of the West: An ABC Book of the Many Plants, Animals, and Other Curious Features of the West (Little Naturalist) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781940052106
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Published: Craigmore Creations - September 1st, 2014

A brilliantly-designed alphabet book focused on plants & animals
of the West. Beautiful illustrations with clean and simple text. Smart,
fun, and lovely. Great for any youngster interested in nature! (Michael)


Recommended by: Raissa
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You Have to Fucking Eat Cover Image
By Adam Mansbach, Owen Brozman (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781617753787
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Published: Akashic Books - November 12th, 2014

Hundreds of meal-time battles are now almost worth it. Endlessly quotable, every parent with a sense of humor will appreciate the grains of truth that make this book painfully funny. (Raissa)


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Ah-Ha to Zig-Zag: 31 Objects from Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780847843770
Availability: Special Order
Published: Skira Rizzoli - October 21st, 2014

I love children's books that introduce young readers to great art. This book features 31 objects from Cooper Hewitt, each with a little narration taking us through the alphabet in a rather unconventional way. If you were starting your museum, what would you put in your collection? (Michael)


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Mexico: The Cookbook Cover Image
$49.95
ISBN: 9780714867526
Availability: Backordered
Published: Phaidon Press - October 27th, 2014

At over 680 pages, this definitive collection of recipes, ranging from "Drowned Sandwiches" to "Pachuquilla-Style Ant Eggs", is bound to become a classic and change what you think about Mexican cuisine. (Michael)


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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
Availability: Special Order
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 Adult - 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! (Pick-A-Plot! #1) 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)


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