All Staff Picks

My Head Is An Animal
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This is catchy indie pop at it’s finest. This whimsical debut is sure to please fans of other folkie indie rock bands like Mumford and Sons and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes.
Perfect Square
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A great book with few words but deep concepts and ideas. It reminds you of the things that have happened in your own life, which makes it an interesting and thoughtful book.
The House Of The Scorpion
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In the near future, young Matteo Alacrán is smart, curious ... and a clone. The original Matteo is El Patrón, 142-year-old ruler of Opium, the kingdom that comprises the border of the United States and Mexico. For the elite, clones are created as a source of "spare parts" to allow them to live so long, but young Matteo appears to be spared the same fate. Through a series of events, Matt is awakened to the realities of his existence. Can he survive the twists of fate and the vagaries of human nature? Recommended reading!
Every Day
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Everyday A wakes up in a new body, in someone else’s life. This is all A has ever known. On day 5994 he meets Rhiannon and instantly falls in love. But can Rhiannon ever truly love A back when he appears to be a different person every day?
Sweet Land
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A heartwarming love story showcasing the hardships of american immigrants and farming in the early 1920s.
You Will Be My Friend!
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Another hilarious adventure with Lucy the bear. As Lucy tries to make friends with her fellow animals, her well-intentioned efforts meet with less success than she’d hoped.
Project X Zone
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This turn-based strategy RPG game for the 3DS mixes and mashes together worlds from all sorts of Japanese video game franchises, including Street Fighter, Resident Evil, dotHack, and more you probably haven't even heard of. That doesn't stop it from being fun, though!
Nacho Libre
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Quirky and hilarious! You do need to have a special sense of humor in order to enjoy this fantastic film.
Attack On Titan, Vol. 1
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Humanity has been devoured by the gigantic humanoid Titans, all except a last bastion city protected by a wall that reaches to the sky. Eren and his family have lived in safety in this community their whole lives, but everything is suddenly threatened when a Titan taller than the wall itself appears. Unsettling and heavily character-driven, this manga series is a must-read.
Adventure Time With Fionna And Cake
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C'mon grab your friends...for the gender-bent versions of Finn and Jake, based on episodes from the hit TV show! All sorts of shenanigans ensue when Fionna and Cake encounter Flame Prince, who desperately needs their help to ensure the survival of his adoptive pride of Fire Lions.
Seasons
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A beautiful, simple seasonal cookbook. Wonderful photography for every recipe.
The Adventures Of Dr. McNinja
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This hilarious novel follows the exploits of medical/stealth professional Dr. McNinja as he fights the likes of super-radical mob boss King Radical, an Aztec tennis god of destruction (and tennis), and a mind-possessing rainbow motorcycle. And that’s not all! You’ll just have to read the book and find out.
Bravest Warriors, Vol. 1
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Join the Bravest Warriors in adventures through time, space, and weirdness in this graphic novel based on the Youtube series on Cartoon Hangover!
The Dirty Life
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An amazing story of food, farming, and love. This is a must read for anyone interested in the locovore movement, producing your own food, and/or cooking.
Electric Ant
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In this mind-bending sci-fi, a man finds out he is really an “electric ant”, or a cyborg made to think he’s a human. Upon investigating, he finds a way to alter or change his perception of the world; but is he only changing his perception or is he actually changing reality itself? On par with any Ray Bradbury or other classic sci-fi story, this book will leave you scratching your head. In a good way!
Pop! The Invention Of Bubble Gum
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Did you know that bubble gum got its famous color because pink was the only dye the inventor had in his workshop? Author Meghan McCarthy knows how to make nonfiction fun, with bug-eyed illustrations and a humorous way with words. Be sure to check out her other exciting titles, too, such as Astronaut Handbook, Seabiscuit, and Aliens are Coming!
Modern Sauces
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Take your cooking to a new level with the skill of great sauce-making. An assortment of easy yet elegant sauces, recipes, and beautiful photographs. Sure to make your mouth water and impress your guests.
Children Make Terrible Pets
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For the kids who wish they’d been raised by wolves, this is the story of Lucy the bear finding a new pet in the forest! It’s a great story, with plenty of humor for us big kids, along with fantastic illustrations.

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