Smoke And Mirrors
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In this follow-up to their hugely successful debut album, Imagine Dragons has put together another fabulous collection of songs. A few of the songs, such as the title track Smoke + Mirrors and Summer, are reminiscent of their Night Visions album. There are a few new things they've done, however, such as the heavily '80s sounding Shots, the ballad-esque Dream, and the Persian inspired Friction. All together, the songs showcase the talents of a band on the rise.
Evil Librarian
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Cyn Rothschild isn't surprised when her boy-crazy best friend Annie falls for the very young and attractive new school librarian. But when she discovers that the new librarian is in fact a demon, she teams up with her longtime crush to help vanquish him and save Annie's life. Whether you're currently a teenager, or just vividly remember being one, Evil Librarian is an entertaining and hilarious read.
Sanctuary
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Sanctuary is a resort on an island off the coast of Georgia run by the Hathaway family. Although, ever since their mother left when they were children and was never heard from again, the Hathaways have never really been a family. But when Jo, Lexi and Brian all find themselves on the island at the same time, and people start turning up dead, they soon discover what the word really means. With the help of a beautiful doctor, a mysterious architect, and an affable handyman they'll finally learn how to lean, how to love and how to trust.
This Is Not My Hat
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Another great story from Jon Klassen (the genius behind "I Want My Hat Back") involving hats and the people they belong to. In this wonderful read, a tiny fish has stolen the hat of a much larger fish while he was sleeping. He's pretty sure that the fish won't notice and definitely won't come after him, but the hat didn't really fit that other fish as well as it does him. The other fish has different ideas.
The Super Hungry Dinosaur
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When a super hungry dinosaur shows up in Hal's backyard, he must find a way to keep him happy. But what will he do when the dinosaur threatens to eat Hal, his parents, and his dog Billy? Find out in this thoroughly hilarious read with fun and clever illustrations.
Turn Blue
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On their 8th album, The Black Keys have managed to put together another great collection of songs. Especially good are Weight of Love, Fever, and the title track Turn Blue
A Few Good Men
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A young Marine dies. A hotshot Navy lawyer known for settling out of court gets the job of defending the killers. But what seems like an open-and-shut case quickly turns into a conspiracy to hide the truth. With the help of his colleagues, Lt. Cmr. Galloway (Demi Moore) and Lt. Weinberg (Kevin Pollak), Lt. Kaffee (Tom Cruise) must battle a couple of hardheaded marines and his own ghosts to give his clients the defense they deserve.
The Big Bang Theory, Season One
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Leonard, Sheldon, Howard and Raj are your stereotypical nerds: they read comic books, they play video games and D&D, and they have better luck with science than they do with women. But an aspiring actress named Penny just moved in across the hall from Leonard and Sheldon and life as they know it is about to change.
Love Life
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Rob Lowe's second autobiography somehow manages to surpass his first in excellence. Rather than a (relatively) chronological story of his life (like Stories I Only Tell My Friends), this book is a collection of stories about the mysteries of life, love and parenthood. From accounts of sending his oldest son off to college, to tales from his wild years, to his honest portrayal of the ever-present threat of falling off the wagon, Rob Lowe manages to make his readers feel like they're experiencing it all right along with him.
The Lover's Dictionary
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The Lover's Dictionary follows the relationship between a man and a woman. Each letter of the alphabet represents a different moment, good or bad, in that relationship. Read in alphabetical order, as if a dictionary, those moments don't always occur in the right sequence. Slowly, more and more pieces are added until finally we see the whole.
Dad Is Fat
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Comedic genius Jim Gaffigan has a knack for putting together a story that is realistic and ridiculous at the same time. In this novel (his first), he outlines the many challenges that go along with marriage and having a lot of kids. Those challenges are further compounded, in his case, by laziness and fame. Part biography and part self-help book, Dad is Fat is a great read that will have you laughing out loud from start to finish.
Who's On First?
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Arguably the greatest comedy routine of all time, Who's on First? by Abbott and Costello has been made into a picture book! With fun illustrations and zany twists and turns, this book brings the hilarity of this comic duo to a format that all generations can enjoy.

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