All Staff Picks

Night Watch
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Manhattan assistant district attorney Alexandra Cooper hurries back to work from her south of France vacation to work on a front page case. As in all the books in this series, Manhattan history and the television show Jeopardy form part of the story.
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making
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This adventure story of epic proportions will have you following a girl called September, (an irascible girl!) from Omaha, NE, to Fairyland on the back of a leopard. With aid from a friendly Wyvary (NOT a dragon!), a block of soap, and a young boy named Saturday we will just have to see if she can free Fairyland from the grip of the evil Marquess.
Some Remarks
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Clear, often with humor, takes by a maverick writer.
The Twelve Clues Of Christmas
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The sixth book in the royal spyness mystery series set in 1930s England finds Lady Georgiana Rannoch’s latest employment is Christmas house party hostess.. Georgiana enjoys her new job until the first dead body shows up.
The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn
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A true classic filled with hilarity, warmth, scenes of social injustice, and the ever present hope of good people. This one is on the must-read shelf for a reason!
Owl And The Sparrow
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A touching Vietnamese story involving a 10 year old orphan, beautiful flight attendant and a zookeeper in Saigon, As their stories overlap a view into the world of what constitutes success in relationships as well as a culture becomes clear.
Will Sparrow's Road
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Cushman works her usual magic with her first major male hero. After his mother abandoned him and his father sold him, Will is on the run. Will he ever be able to trust anyone ever again?
 Confederacy Of Dunces
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The strange and sordid tales of the slob extraordinaire Ignatius Reilly. He's unbuffered, hyperbolic, and vulgar. He's also one of the most vividly drawn characters you will most likely love to hate.
The America's Test Kitchen Quick Family Cookbook
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Great quick and easy recipes for any night of the week.
Sick Day
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Very short sentences and lots of repetition combined with a simple story and McPhail’s wonderful illustrations make this feel better book a winner.
The 4-Hour Chef
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In his unique and self promotional style, Tim Ferriss tackles the world of cooking. While it has its limitations, it is packed with tips, tricks, beautiful photos and random bursts of insight. Everything from the perfect cup of coffee to how to build a raging fire is covered by the frenetic and entertaining author. The book is a fun read and a great launching pad for further investigations.
Sherlock Season One
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Sherlock and Watson are back in action with a modern twist.
Never Kick A Ghost: And Other Silly Chillers
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Here is a collection of fun ghost stories and poems adapted from folklore for those just beginning to read.
Memories, Dreams, And Reflections
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The way the world looks to 1 of the century's 2 most important voices in psychology.
Sondok
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Follow a young Korean princess as she finds her place in a court that is now only in the history books.
Paris, My Sweet: A Year In The City Of Light (And Dark Chocolate)
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A light and entertaining story, it truly serves as a guide to bakeries in New York and Paris. If you are going to either city, take this book along!
Reality Is Broken
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World changing ideas from a creator of alternate reality games that aim to improve people's lives.
Keeping Mum
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A heartwarming and dark humored tale involving three generations of women.

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