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The Color Master

The Color Master

A New York Times Notable Book of 2013A traumatic event unfolds when a girl with hair the color of golden wheat appears in an apple orchard; a woman plays out...

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The Actor's Guide to Creating a Character

The Actor's Guide to Creating a Character

William Esper, one of the most celebrated acting teachers of our time, takes us through his step-by-step approach to the central challenge of advanced acting work: creating...

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Kiss Me First

Kiss Me First

FINALIST The Guardian First Book PrizeBritish National Book Award--New Writers AwardLeila knows more about Tess than anyone else in the world. But not even...

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On the Come Up

On the Come Up

An NAACP Image Award FinalistAn ALA/YALSA Alex Award NomineeAnnMarie is growing up fast. After years of living in foster homes and homeless shelters, the...

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Walking with Jack

Walking with Jack

When Don Snyder was teaching the game of golf to his son, Jack, they made a pact: if Jack ever played on a pro golf tour, Don would walk beside him as his caddie....

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The Folklore of Discworld

The Folklore of Discworld

Terry Pratchett joins up with a leading folklorist to reveal the legends, myths and customs of Discworld, together with helpful hints from Planet Earth.Most of us grew up...

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Word Power Made Easy

Word Power Made Easy

The most effective vocabulary builder in the English language provides a simple, step-by-step method that will increase your knowledge and mastery of written and spoken English. Word...

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The Lovebird

The Lovebird

A 2013 Montana Book Award Honor BookMargie Fitzgerald has a soft spot for helpless creatures; her warm heart breaks, her left ovary twinges, and she...

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Americanah

Americanah

One of The New York Times's Ten Best Books of the YearWinner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for FictionAn NPR "Great Reads" Book, a Chicago Tribune...

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Seven Grams of Lead

Seven Grams of Lead

A brand-new heart-pounding technothriller from Keith Thomson, acclaimed author of ONCE A SPY. Russ Thornton is a hard-hitting journalist known for his...

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Who's on Worst?

Who's on Worst?

Who were the best ballplayers of all time? It's an endless question, but here's something much more fun: Who was the worst of all time? Who was the lousiest pitcher? The biggest...

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A Spoonful of Sugar

A Spoonful of Sugar

Brenda Ashford was a real-life Mary Poppins. Caring for over one hundred children during her lifetime as a nanny, her charges ranged from the pampered sons and daughters of grand estates or the tough offspring of WWII evacuees...

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Down the Up Escalator

Down the Up Escalator

One of our most incisive and committed journalists—author of the classic All the Livelong Day—shows us the real human cost of our economic follies. The...

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Sex and the Citadel

Sex and the Citadel

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the YearAs the “Arab Spring” and its aftermath sweep streets and squares, parliaments and presidential palaces of the...

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A Week in Winter

A Week in Winter

Stoneybridge is a small town on the west coast of Ireland where all the families know each other. When Chicky Starr decides to take an old, decaying mansion set high...

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Between Man and Beast

Between Man and Beast

In 1856, Paul Du Chaillu ventured into the African jungle in search of a mythic beast, the gorilla. After wild encounters with vicious cannibals, deadly snakes,...

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Child of Vengeance

Child of Vengeance

Inspired by the true story of sixteenth-century samurai Musashi Miyamoto, David Kirk has crafted a rich, absorbing novel of one young man’s coming of age at a crucial...

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An Enlarged Heart

An Enlarged Heart

This exquisite prose debut from prize-winning poet Cynthia Zarin is a poignant exploration of the author’s experiences with love, work, and the surprise of time’s passage.Zarin...

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The Inventor and the Tycoon

The Inventor and the Tycoon

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book of the YearNearly 140 years ago, in frontier California, photographer Eadweard Muybridge captured time with...

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With Charity For All

With Charity For All

Each year, the average American household donates almost $2700 to charity.  Yet, most donors know little about the American charitable sector and the nonprofit organizations they support. ...

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Bertie Plays the Blues

Bertie Plays the Blues

44 SCOTLAND STREET - Book 7The residents and neighbors of 44 Scotland Street and the city of Edinburgh come to vivid life in these gently satirical, wonderfully perceptive...

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The Drowning House

The Drowning House

Mourning for her daughter and her crumbling marriage, photographer Clare Porterfield returns to her childhood home in Galveston, Texas, hoping to find distraction in mounting...

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Friendfluence

Friendfluence

Just as the role of friends is expanding in our culture, Friendfluence explores their powerful and often under-appreciated influence on our personalities, habits,...

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A Jew Among Romans

A Jew Among Romans

From the acclaimed biographer, screenwriter, and novelist Frederic Raphael, here is an audacious history of Josephus (37–c.100), the Jewish general turned Roman historian,...

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