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Chicago
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Director Rob Marshall gives you an incredible view into Chicago of the 1920s. Roxie Hart finds herself on Murderess Row in the Cook County Jail after shooting her boyfriend. There she discovers that it's not whether or not you committed the crime, it's how good your story is.
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
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After losing their ship at the end of The Search for Spock, the seven-man crew of the Starship Enterprise sets out for home on a stolen Klingon Bird of Prey. En route, they receive a transmission from Earth warning them of an alien probe that is wreaking havoc and destruction. In an attempt to save their planet, they travel back to the late 20th century. Their goal: to bring two humpback whales into the future to answer the probe and repopulate the species. This hilarious sci-fi flick will have you laughing out loud as the 23rd centurions find themselves out of their element in a time none are familiar with. In order to get home, they'll have to break some rules, use some charm, and trust in 20th century technology.
So You Think You Know Jane Austen?
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Are you a Jane Austen fan? Are you a fan of trivia? This book combines both into one amazing literary quizbook. How much do you remember about Pride and Prejudice? How about Persuasion? Test your Austen knowledge and see how much you really know.
Blast From the Past
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Adam was born in a fallout shelter. During the Cold War, his father built the shelter underneath their house in preparation for a nuclear event. So when it looks as if a nuclear bomb is coming, he and his pregnant wife go down into the shelter. 30 years later, the time lock on the shelter opens and Adam ventures forth to seek out survivors and gather needed supplies. What he finds is Eve. Eve is tired of men. She doesn't believe any man can ever tell the truth. Until she meets Adam. She can't deny the appeal of his old-fashioned charm, but she refuses to let her guard down. After all, it's hard to believe a man who says he's lived underground for 30 years.
Waking Ned Devine
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This comedy will keep you laughing all the way through. When Jackie O'Shea stops by Ned Devine's house to bring him some dinner, he never dreamed what he would find. After winning a million dollars in the lottery, Ned died of shock. Now, Jackie is determined to 'honor' Ned's memory by cashing in on the lotto winnings himself.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
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Stephen Covey has put together an amazing guide for all to benefit from. Through quotes, examples, and illustrations, you'll learn how to be proactive, how to have healthy balanced relationships, and how to make the most of the time you spend with your family, friends, and coworkers. And don't miss his son Sean's guide for Teens.
Across the Universe
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This 2008 smash hit delivers incredible acting and an intricate storyline. Using Beatles songs to illustrate the ups and downs of the 60's and 70's, Across the Universe tells the story of 6 people brought together by sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll, and the fight to end the Vietnam War. This movie is thought-provoking and evocative. A truly amazing look at what it was like to live in a time when very little in life was certain and sometimes the only way to survive was to escape from your responsibilties.
Tron
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Alan is a programmer for ENCOM. When his boss creates a computer program that will control every computer in the building, Alan writes a program to police the Master Control Program. He then sets out to warn fellow programmer Kevin Flynn about info the MCP has on him, and enlists his help in shutting it down. In order to stop him, the MCP transports Flynn into the ENCOM computer system. Now, he must find his way through the computer to shut down the MCP, while being pursued by security programs. He finds help in the form of Alan's police program: TRON. Together they set out to restore Flynn's reputation and help him get home.
Sewing Vintage Aprons
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Great patterns for homemade aprons in several vintage styles.
The Producers
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Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane infuse new life into the Mel Brooks smash hit about a couple of guys trying to make a quick buck. Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom discover that in the right conditions (and with a second accounts ledger) you could make more money with a flop than a hit. They then set out to create the worst play Broadway has ever seen. Also starring Uma Thurman and Will Ferrell, The Producers will have you laughing till the curtain drops.
Stitches: a Memoir
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This amazingly illustrated graphic novel, chronicles the shockingly terrible childhood of author David Small. From frame to frame, David leads you on a journey through abuse, neglect, and emotional pain. Stitches will break your heart, but the story is ultimately inspiring. A story of how one young man took his worst experiences and used them as fuel for his art.
Crochet : 14 Easy Designs For City Girls With Style
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Beautiful and easy to follow crochet patterns. Patterns for vests, belts, scarfs, and sweaters.
Sabrina
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Sabrina has spent most of her life in love with David Larrabee, all the while aware that David views her only as the chauffeur's daughter. So she looks on going to Paris as a chance to get some distance. When she returns, David has begun to settle down. He's engaged and has forgotten that Sabrina ever existed. Until he sees her again. In an attempt to break free from the strictures of his life, he decides he's in love with Sabrina. His brother Linus, however, has plans for the 'merging' of the Larrabee corporation with Tyson Electronics and he's not about to let Sabrina ruin a multi-million dollar deal.
While You Were Sleeping
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Lucy Moderatz lives alone in an apartment in Chicago. She works for the Transit Authority and spends most of her time daydreaming about a man she fell in love with at first sight, Peter Callaghan. So, when she sees him get pushed off the train platform, she jumps onto the tracks to save his life, despite never having met him before. In the aftermath of the accident, she gets mistaken for his fiancee. His family takes her in and suddenly she's not alone anymore. But when Peter's brother shows up, she realizes that she has to tell the truth, or risk losing her soulmate forever.
Crazy About Cookies
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A wide variety of delicious cookie recipes. Easy to follow instructions make this a wonderful book for bakers of all skill levels.
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
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Adam Pontipee is the oldest of seven brothers, living the backwoodsman life in the Oregon Territory. On a trip to town, he manages to convince a local woman to marry him. The Pontipee brothers are used to living a life of leisure, wallowing in filth and not caring much for manners. But when Millie comes along, she'll teach her new brothers that with a little bit of class, it's not difficult to get a wife. When they get into a spot with the townsfolk, Adam comes up with the bright idea that kidnapping is the best way to get a bride. Based on the short story The Sobbin' Women by Stephen Vincent Benet.
Lyric Poems
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John Keats writes with amazingly clear imagery. Sit back and enjoy this volume containing all of his lyric poems.
Bon Appetit Desserts
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Wonderful recipes and baking tips for the culinarily inclined. A must-have for any baker.

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