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The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared By Jonas Jonasson Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781401324643
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Published: Hachette Books - September 11th, 2012

Witty and funny story in which a man, desperate to avoid his 100th birthday party, escapes from his nursing home and enjoys a romping good time. Interwoven is his personal story of the past 100 years, a farcical account of his interactions with the prominent historical figures of the 20th century.  Highly entertaining.


Beartown: A Novel (Beartown Series) By Fredrik Backman Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781501160776
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Published: Washington Square Press - February 6th, 2018

A small town story of a community heading for decline that is bolstered by the local junior ice hockey team's rise in the national arena.  It is a story of hope, flawed heroes, friendship, and how common decisions affect those around us.


The Giver of Stars: A Novel By Jojo Moyes Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399562495
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Published: Penguin Books - May 4th, 2021

This is a wonderful tale of friendship and second chances.  Set in rural Kentucky during the Depression, this book tells the story of the Packhorse Librarians who deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt's travelling library program. A beautifully written book based on a true story.


A Discovery of Witches: A Novel (All Souls Series #1) By Deborah Harkness Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143119685
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Published: Penguin Books - December 27th, 2011

The first of the All Souls Trilogy - this  novel is full of fantastical creatures, academia, life changing love and danger.  A wonderful novel that exciting, suspenseful and contains two of the most romantic characters I've ever enjoyed reading about.


This Tender Land: A Novel By William Kent Krueger Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476749303
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Published: Atria Books - May 26th, 2020

A Depression era story of four orphan friends escaping down the Gilead River; the interesting characters they meet, the dangers they encounter, and the friendships they form.  A beautifully written tale!


The Alchemyst (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel #1) By Michael Scott Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780385736008
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Published: Ember - June 24th, 2008

The first novel in the Secrets of Nicholas Flamel series.  Twin siblings team up with the immortal Nicholas Flamel to protect the book that contains the secrets to eternal life from Dr. John Dee.  A wild tale of magic, historical figures and the age old battle of good against evil.


The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell By Robert Dugoni Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781503948976
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Published: Lake Union Publishing - April 24th, 2018

A tale of an extrordinary boy, his wonderful friends and a life of adversary.  It takes a journey back to appreciate how wonderful your life really is.


The Westing Game By Ellen Raskin Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593526712
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Published: Puffin Books - September 28th, 2021

A classic mystery for young readers.  Mr. Westing leaves a peculiar will that initiatesa game to see who will win his fortune.  Entertaining and imaginative!


Magpie Murders: A Novel By Anthony Horowitz Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780062645234
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 27th, 2018

A captivating murder mystery of a mystery author.  This is a wonderfully crafted story within a story.  Horowicz has the reader guessing the entire time.


The Island of Sea Women: A Novel By Lisa See Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501154867
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Published: Scribner - March 10th, 2020

A heartful historical fiction tale of the matriarchal society on the Island of Jeju.  From the Japanese colonization, through the world wars into modern day, this is a tale of friendship and family.  A truly beautiful read.


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The Well Plated Cookbook: Fast, Healthy Recipes You'll Want to Eat By Erin Clarke Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525541165
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Published: Avery - August 25th, 2020

Delicious recipes that bring quick, healthy to any cook's repetoire.  Try the maple roasted butternut squash salad and moroccan lemon chicken.  The any way you like it lemon yogurt pound cake is divine!


Beautiful way to ease into flower arranging.  Her step-by-step instructions create beautiful arrangements from your own or farmer's market flowers.  Her guide has inspired many "grow to cut" flowers in my own garden.


The Thirteenth Tale: A Novel By Diane Setterfield Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780743298032
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Published: Washington Square Press - October 9th, 2007

A elder reclusive author has decided to reveal her past and hires a young biographer. Her story twists and turns in the past in the gothic mystery style.  Enthralling to the last page.