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The Husband Project
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In The Husband Project women will discover fun and creative ways to bring back that lovin' feeling and remind their husbands-and themselves-why they married in the first place.
The Personal History Of Rachel Dupree
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Isaac and Rachel move from Chicago to the South Dakota Badlands to take advantage of the Homestead Act. Sickness, drought, a large family and racial issues combine to make this a sad and very interesting novel.
Five Mile Creek
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Journey back to the booming Australian gold rush of the 1860s, a wild Outback frontier, and the pioneers who try to tame it. Filmed entirely on location in Australia.
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
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January 1946: writer Juliet Ashton receives a letter from a stranger, a founding member of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. And so begins a remarkable tale of the island of Guernsey during the German occupation, and of a society as extraordinary as its name.
The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer
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Easy reader edition! This is a great way to introduce a classic episode out of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", when Tom white washes Aunt Polly's fence.
Cranford
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Cranford, a market town in England, is a place governed by etiquette, custom and above all, an intricate network of ladies.
Flipped
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Flipped is a romance told in two voices. The first time Juli Baker saw Bryce Loski, she flipped. The first time Bryce saw Juli, he ran. That’s pretty much the pattern for these two neighbors until the eighth grade, when, just as Juli is realizing Bryce isn’t as wonderful as she thought, Bryce is starting to see that Juli is pretty amazing. How these two teens manage to see beyond the surface of things and come together makes for a comic and poignant romance.
Backcountry Roads Idaho
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Some of Idaho's most beautiful sites are hidden, just waiting to be explored. Over 114 photographs, 33 color maps, 31 detailed expeditions complete with GPS coordinates, Backcountry Roads Idaho is an indespensible companion for the road explorer.
Bloody Jack
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Reduced to begging and thievery in the streets of London, a thirteen-year-old orphan disguises herself as a boy and connives her way onto a British warship set for high sea adventure in search of pirates.
Catching Katie
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Taking place in 1916 Idaho, Katie Jones has dedicated her life to the campaign for women's suffrage. Until now she has successfully avoided marriage, fearing it would obscure her message. Will her growing love for childhood chum Ben Rafferty compromise her calling?
The Repurposed Library
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You'll enjoy seeing the wonderful creations made from books, and finding new ways to repurpose all those great pages you have collected.
The Dry Grass Of August
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Set in 1954, this is a very absorbing depiction of Southern life in the throes of segregation. A riveting story about what it will mean for a young girl on her way to adulthood--and for the woman who means the world to her. . .
Jesus Land
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Julia tells her story with honesty and humor. I was surprised by the lack of judgment in the this memoir. I know that I would angry, confused, and hurt by these experiences and yet Julia shares her story in a way that is honest and accepting. This one will stay with you long after you turn the last page.
North & South
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When the privileged Margaret Hale's father uproots the family to take work in the northern mill town of Milton, she is shocked by the dirt and gruffness of the people. How will she respond to charismatic mill-owner John Thornton?
The Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie
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Young Flavia deLuce is both delighted and horrified when she stumbles on the dying man in the kitchen garden of Buckshaw, the family mansion. Her fascination with chemistry and poisons may even lead her to the murderer before the police get there!
Pioneer Woman Cooks
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The usual cookbook is just page after page of boring black and white text. Not so with the Pioneer Woman Cooks. Ree Drummond combines her love of family, food and ranching in a beautiful homage to the people, places and things that she loves.
The Inheritance
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Though Edith's parentage is a mystery, she has found great happiness with the Hamiltons. When the family's cousin Ida comes to visit, Mrs. Hamilton enlists Edith in a matchmaking plan involving two suitors for Ida.
Time And Again
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Si Morley agrees to enter the top-secret government project which will send him back in time to New York City in 1882 for a number of reasons, but what he doesn’t bargain for is his growing feelings for an enigmatic young woman he meets there, and the mystery surrounding her.

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