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Come Here Often?: 53 Writers Raise a Glass to Their Favorite Bar By Sean Manning (Editor), Malachy McCourt (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Sean Manning (Editor), Malachy McCourt (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781936787227
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Published: Catapult - 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)


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A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus: Menus and Stories By Renee Erickson, Jess Thomson, Jim Henkens (Photographs by) Cover Image
By Renee Erickson, Jess Thomson, Jim Henkens (Photographs by)
$45.00
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 By Claudia Rankine 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 By Marisa McClellan Cover Image
$26.00
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)


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The Secret History of Wonder Woman By Jill Lepore Cover Image
$29.95
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ISBN: 9780385354042
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: A Cookbook By Editors of Martha Stewart Living Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780307954411
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Published: Clarkson Potter - 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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MS. MARVEL VOL. 1: NO NORMAL By G. Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona (Illustrator), Sara Pichelli (Cover design or artwork by) Cover Image
By G. Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona (Illustrator), Sara Pichelli (Cover design or artwork by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780785190219
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Published: Marvel Universe - October 14th, 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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Brat Farrar By Josephine Tey Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780684803852
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Published: Scribner - September 2nd, 1997

I don't always read mysteries, but when I do they are impeccably English, subtle, and attractive. (Raissa)


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