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  • A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

    By Ishmael Beah

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374105235
    • Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: February 2007
    The current attention to the many plights and atrocities of the developing African nations does not diminish the power and intensity of stories such as Ishmael Beah. In his debut memoir, 'Long Way Gone' the Sierra Leone expatriate chronicles his induction into the government army at the age of thirteen and his brutal introduction to the rebel war for insurrection. Rescued at sixteen by UNICEF aid workers and rescued from drug abuse and violent trauma, Beah would live to regain his humanity and compose this extraordinary memoir of mesmerizing and honest first-person accounts of his homeland's fierce struggle.
  • Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think

    By Peter H. Diamandis

    Our Price: $10.00
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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781451614213
    • Publisher: Free Press
    • Published: February 2012
    A contrarian assessment of the near future explains how rapidly growing technologies and other powerful forces will be able to meet and exceed the basic needs of all people, profiling the revolutionary work of leading innovators in such areas as energy, health care and education. 50,000 first printing.
  • Alif the Unseen

    By G. Willow Wilson

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780802120205
    • Publisher: Grove Press
    • Published: July 2012
    Forced underground when his ex-lover's new fiancé breaches his computer, putting him and his clients in jeopardy, young Arab-Indian hacker and shielder Alif discovers the secret book of the jinn and uses its insights to enable life-threatening developments in information technology. By the creator of the acclaimed comics Air and Vixen.
  • All the Sad Young Literary Men: A Fiction

    By Keith Gessen

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780434017614
    • Publisher: William Heinemann
    • Published: January 2008
    A charming yet scathing and hilarious story of three young men and their circuitous paths through sex, love, betrayal, and the writing of books. Heartbroken in his university town, mark tries to focus his attention on his graduate work concerning Russian revolt, only to be lured again and again to the free pornography on the library computers. Sam binds himself to the task of crafting ‘the first great Zionist epic’ even though he speaks no Hebrew, has never visited Israel, and is not a practicing Jew. Keith, thwarted by inherited notions of greatness and memories of his broken family finds solace in the arms of the selfless woman who most reminds him of his past. 242p. Kindle Price: $12.99
  • Atonement

    By Ian McEwan

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780385503952
    • Publisher: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday
    • Published: March 2002
    Ian McEwan offers up the fictional fall and demise of a middle-class English family, at the center of which is the unconcealing story of a thirteen-year-old girl's dreadful crime, and the guilt that shadows her entire life. In time and space, the novel is vast, spanning from a manor house in England in 1935 to the retreat from Dunkirk in 1941; from London's World War II military hospitals to a reunion of the Tallis clan in 1999. Winner of the 2003 National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction. 351p.
  • Bellman and Black

    By Diane Setterfield

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781476711959
    • Publisher: Emily Bestler Books / Atria
    • Published: November 2013
  • Breaking Dawn (Twilight Saga: Book 4)

    By Stephenie Meyer

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780316067928
    • Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
    • Published: August 2008
    To be irrevocably in love with a vampire is both fantasy and nightmare woven into a dangerously heightened reality for Bella Swan. Pulled in one direction by her intense passion for Edward Cullen, and in another by her profound connection to werewolf Jacob Black, she has endured a tumultuous year of temptation, loss, and strife to reach the ultimate turning point. Her imminent choice to either join the dark but seductive world of immortals or pursue a fully human life has become the dread from which the fate of two tribes hangs. Vampire Index. 756p. Kindle Price: $8.99
  • Broken for You

    By Stephanie Kallos

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780802117793
    • Publisher: Grove Press
    • Published: 2004
    Stephanie Kallos's debut novel explores the risks and rewards of human connection and pays glorious homage to the beauty of broken things. Margaret Hughes is a septuagenarian living alone in a mansion in Seattle with her massive collection of antiques. Wanda Schultz is a young woman with a broken heart who has come cross-country to search for her wayward boyfriend. The two become friends and as their armor begins to fade away, they understand what they can learn fromeachother. Stephanie Kallos's short fiction has been nominated for both a Raymond Carver Award and a Pushcart Prize.
  • Carousel Court

    By Joe McGinniss Jr.

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781476791272
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: August 2016
    Nick and Phoebe Maguire, a young Southern California couple seeking a fresh start after a devastating loss, find themselves confronted by the economic recession and the consequences of a desperate plan to reclaim their middle-class status.
  • Cold Mountain

    By Charles Frazier

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780871136794
    • Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
    • Published: May 1997
    National Book Award Winner. An extraordinary novel about a soldier's perilous journey back to his beloved at the end of the Civil War. Based on local history and family stories passed down by the author's great-great-grandfather. In it, a wounded soldier, Inman, walks away from the ravages of the war and back home to his prewar sweetheart, Ada. His odyssey through the devastated landscape of the soon-to-be-defeated South interweaves with Ada's struggle to revive her father's farm, with the help of an intrepid young drifter named Ruby. The book is the basis for the major motion picture. 356p.
  • David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

    By Malcolm Gladwell

    Our Price: $14.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780316204361
    • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
    • Published: October 2013
  • Eclipse (Twilight Saga: Book 3)

    By Stephenie Meyer

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780316160209
    • Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
    • Published: August 2007
    Bella must choose between her friendship with Jacob and her relationship with Edward, both vampires, but when Seattle is ravaged by a mysterious string of killings, the three of them need to decide whether their personal lives are more important than the well-being of an entire city.
  • Einstein: His Life and Universe

    By Walter Isaacson

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780743264730
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: April 2007
    The celebrated biography writer Walter Isaacson presents the most defintive account of the iconic Albert Einstein since the release of all his personal letters and papers in a story that focuses not only on his groundbreaking work general relativity, but on his strident personality and personal life. From his German-Jewish upbringing to the rebellious nature that both hindered his family and fueled his genius to his contributions to WWI and WWII, no biography to datepresents a more complete, psychologically astute portrait of one of the most recognizable people of the twentieth century.
  • Everyman

    By Philip Roth

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780618735167
    • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
    • Published: April 2006
    The story of one man's lifelong confrontation with mortality brings to readers a hero whose youthful sense of independence and confidence begins to be challenged when illness commences its attack in middle age. A successful commercial advertising artist, he is the father of two sons, the brother of a good man, and the lonely ex-husband of three different women. Inevitably, he discovers that he has become what he does not want to be. 160p. Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award.
  • Freedom

    By Jonathan Franzen

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    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374158460
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: August 2010
    In his first novel since the acclaimed bestseller, The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen gives readers everything they could've been waiting for, in this epic of contemporary love and marriage. FREEDOM comically and tragically captures the temptations and burdens of liberty: the thrills of teenage lust, the shaken compromises of middle age, the wages of suburban sprawl, the heavy weight of empire. In presenting this array of flawed characters struggling to live in an ever more confusing world, Jonathan Franzen has created a formidable, indelible, and deeply moving portrait of our time. 562p.