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A Child is Born
Lennart Nilsson

Delacorte Press, 1979


Every Living Thing
James Herriot (Alf Wight)

St. Martin's Press, 1992

The author of All Creatures Great and Small offers readers a collection of new memoirs, describing the family and friends who share his life on the Yorkshire dales. 750,000 first printing. Major ad/promo.


THe Far Side Gallery 4
Gary Larson

Universal Press Syndicate, 1993



Tisha, The Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaska Wilderness
Anne. Specht, Robert, Purdy

St. Martin's Press, 1976


Wish You Were Eyre (The Mother-Daughter Book Club)
Heather Vogel Frederick

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2012

The book club says bon voyage to Concord and bonjour to France! It’s a dream come true for Megan, who’s jet-setting to Paris for Fashion Week with Gigi. Meanwhile, back in Concord, Mrs. Wong decides to run for mayor, so Emma and Stewart team up to make her campaign a success. Jess and Cassidy are also hoping for victories, Jess in the a cappella finals with the MadriGals and Cassidy in the national hockey championships with her ...


The Kewpie primer
Vernon Quinn

Frederick A. Stokes Co, 1916

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed ...


Holding Silvan: A Brief Life

Hawthorne Books, 2013

In the opening of Holding Silvan: A Brief Life, Monica Wesolowska gives birth to her first child, a healthy-seeming boy who is taken from her arms for “observation” when he won’t stop crying. Within days, Monica and her husband have been given the grimmest of prognoses for Silvan, and they must make a choice about his life. The story that follows is not a story of typical maternal heroism. There is no medical miracle here. Instead, we ...


Death of a Pirate King
Josh Lanyon

MLR Press, 2008

#4 in the acclaimed Adrien English Mystery Series by award winning author Josh Lanyon. Gay bookseller and reluctant amateur sleuth Adrien English's writing career is suddenly taking off. His first novel, Murder Will Out, has been optioned by notorious Hollywood actor Paul Kane. But when murder makes an appearance at a dinner party, who should be called in but Adrien's former lover, handsome closeted detective Jake Riordan, now a Lieutenant with ...


The Art of Painting Animals on Rocks
Lin Wellford

North Light Books, 1994

This book holds a mountain of fun for rock artists of all ages! With the instructions inside, creating these critters is as easy as picking up a rock!


Addison Blakely: Confessions of a PK
Betsy St. Amant

Barbour Books, 2012

Sixteen-year-old Addison Blakely has tireless played the role of PK—preacher’s kid—her entire life. But after Wes Keegan revs his motorcycle into town and into her heart, Addison begins to wonder how much of her faith is her own and how much has been handed to her. She isn’t so sure she wants to be the good girl anymore. Join Addison Blakely as she attempts to separate love from lust, facts from faith, and keep her head above water in ...


Pendulum of Justice (Hank Rangar Series)
D. K. Halling

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. With two high tech start-ups going gangbusters, former cyber warrior Hank Rangar has finally “made” it. His lab, “Made By Man,” has revolutionized cardiac procedures, potentially saving millions of lives and billions of dollars. But, the most important person in his life is very sick and his technology is suddenly stolen. Hank discovers two things: This ...


Voyage of the Basset

Artisan, 1996

"Believing is Seeing" In the tradition of such favorite classics as Gulliver’s Travels and Journey to the Center of the Earth, Voyage of the Basset takes the reader on a fantastical journey of discovery. Through richly detailed full-color paintings and line drawings, magical kingdoms emerge from a sea of dreams. Cassandra Aisling, who is nine years and eleven months old, doesn’t care “a jot” about what sensible people think. She ...


Home for the Holidays (The Mother-Daughter Book Club)
Heather Vogel Frederick

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2011

This Christmas season, join the girls of the mother-daughter book club for a variety of holiday-themed adventures! Becca, Megan, Emma, Cassidy and Jess have plenty of reading material to bring on their trips, too, because the book club is tackling the Betsy-Tacy series before their next meeting on New Year’s Eve. But unfortunately, nothing goes quite as planned for any of the girls. On a Christmas cruise with their families, Megan and Becca ...


Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul (Chicken Soup for the Soul)
Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, ...

HCI, 1997

We can all remember a time when we were young and under-the-weather, and Mom soothed and nurtured us back to health with her magical chicken soup elixir. Now we can revisit those cherished moments with a delightful batch of stories for and about mothers. Celebrity contributions include Barbara Bush, Reba McEntire, Erma Bombeck and Montel Williams.


The Meaning of HItler, Hitler's Use of Power, His successes and Failures
Sebastian Haffner

New York, 1979


The Owl and the Woodpecker: Encounters With North America's Most Iconic Birds (With Audio CD)
Paul Bannick

Mountaineers Books, 2008

Every wild place and urban area in North America hosts an owl or a woodpecker species, while healthy natural places often boast representatives of both. The diversity of these two families of birds, and the ways in which they define and enrich the ecosystems they inhabit, are the subject of this vivid new book by photographer and naturalist Paul Bannick. The Owl and the Woodpecker showcases a sense of these birds' natural rhythms, as well as ...


Black Gold
Marguerite Henry

Rand McNally & Company, 1957

The glorious turf record of Black Gold could almost have been foretold from three things: the character of U-see-it, his diminutive mother who was the pride of the Osage Indians; the single-purposed and inscrutable mind of her owner, Al Hoots; and the intensity of the Irish boy, Jaydee Mooney, who had no peace until he and he alone could ride Black Gold to glory. U-see-it bequeathed to Black Gold the small body, the endearing manners, and the ...


The Eight-Fingered Criminal's Son

Cactus Surf Press, 2011

THE EIGHT-FINGERED CRIMINAL'S SON is a quirky collection of mostly true stories about growing up in 1970s Southern California.


Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural

Modern Library, 1972

Edited with Introduction by Phyllis Fraser and Herbert A. Wise; Stories: La Grande Breteche, by Honore de Balzac; The Black Cat, & The Facts in the Case of M Valdemar, by Edgar Allan Poe; A Terribly Strange Bed, by Wilkie Collins; The Boarded Window, by Ambrose Bierce; The Three Strangers, by Thomas Hardy; The Interruption, & The Monkey's Paw, by WW Jacobs; Pollock and the Porroh Man, & The Sea Raiders, by HG Wells; Sredni Vashtar, & The Open ...



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