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Heat Wave
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If you're a fan of the show Castle, than you'll love the first in the Nikki Heat novels by Nathan Fillion's character, Richard Castle.
Portuguese Irregular Verbs
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Meet the pretentious Professor Dr. von Igelfeld and his equally ridiculous colleagues in academia. And don’t miss the sequel, The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs.
The Complete Pebble Mosaic Handbook
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The ancient art of pebble mosaic is depicted here in beautiful detail. Project plans are included for those who are interested in hands-on exploration of this unusual artistic medium.
The Lost Symbol
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Since his time spent at The Vatican in Angels and Demons and his adventures in Paris in The Da Vinci Code, Robert Langdon has received no end of attention. However, this time he has been targeted by a criminal intent on having the famous symbologist solve a mystery for him-or else. Robert's quest to save more than one life will take him deep into the world of Masonic lore. But will he figure out the clues in time?
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Following a medical mishap, a misanthropic dentist is annoyed to discover that he can see and communicate with ghosts in this heartwarming comedy.
Mouse Tales
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Papa Mouse tells each of his seven children a bedtime story. A perfectly charming book for young readers.
Emma
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In the village of Highbury, Emma Woodhouse's word is law. George Knightley, however, has known Emma her whole life and is quick to point out her bad decisions. So when Emma decides to dedicate herself to matchmaking, Mr. Knightley has his own opinions. However, neither is prepared for what happens when Emma herself is courted.
Nothing
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Dave and Andrew – best friends, roommates, and total losers – wish the world would go away and leave them alone. Sometimes wishes come true.
Circuital
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“Circuital” by My Morning Jacket is the latest studio album to be released by this soulfully solid rock band. Their sound is simple and powerful with bluesy undertones and strong vocals delivering poetic and thoughtful lyrics.
Emma
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This Masterpiece Theater version of Jane Austen's classic novel, takes you on a six part journey through the village of Highbury. At the center of this romantic comedy of errors, is Emma Woodhouse-outstandingly portrayed by Romola Garai.
Groundhog Day
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An arrogant and self-centered weatherman is forced to relive the same day over and over. A sparkling comedy with a philosophical core.
The Declaration
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Since the creation of the drug Longevity, which stops aging, the world has become overpopulated. Because of the lack of basic staples, every couple gets a choice: Longevity or children. Anna's parents chose both. An outcast, she lives with others like her. She has never questioned her place, but now she must make a choice between the life she's always known and the dream of something more.
The September Issue
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This captivating documentary follows the staff at Vogue magazine as they prepare for the 2007 Fall Fashion issue.
The Princess Bride
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You’ll find even more fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love and miracles in this book than in the fantastic movie it spawned.
Acceleration
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This book follows Duncan during his summer working for the Transit Authority’s Lost & Found. In the course of his job, he comes across a small book in which a serial killer has detailed his crimes. Duncan can’t seem to put the book down, especially when he reads that the killer is not finished, and has already chosen his next target. Can Duncan find and stop this man before it’s too late?
The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
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You’ll find a surprising amount of drama and intensity in this documentary about a cutthroat rivalry between two high-level arcade gamers.
The Iron Giant
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A young boy secretly befriends a huge robot that has appeared near his home, but he soon learns that the U.S. military has been deployed to find and destroy the Iron Giant. Witty, warm, and deeply moving.
Chickens To The Rescue
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Every day of the week, something terrible happens on the Greenstalk family farm. Don’t worry, though, cause the chickens are there to see that everything gets put right.

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