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Hickory Doc's Tales

by Catherine Thureson

The book offers a rich landscape to explore, one that will be new and appealing to many children. Linda Harkey’s Hickory Doc’s Tales is full of adventure and mischief relayed from the perspective of animals. Its stories are silly and... Read More

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The Supremacy

by Gregory A. Lowe

This action-packed science fiction novel has vivid, beautiful settings and characters with depth. Eric Peter Brown’s "The Supremacy" is a science fiction epic with an eclectic cast of characters, unique fantastic settings, and a... Read More

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Origins of a Story

by Matt Sutherland

Stories have stories, and when these stories are about stories like To Kill a Mockingbird or Frankenstein or Lolita or Charlotte’s Web or another classic, beloved novel, those stories take on great meaning. Of Infinite Jest, in an... Read More

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Paperbacks from Hell

by Matt Sutherland

As trends in genre fiction go, you’d be hard pressed to find a more indelible example than the paperback horror novels of the 1970s and 1980s. All manner of depravity, from Nazi leprechauns, psychic spawn, ghost trains, and... Read More

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Nothing Left Behind

by Matt Sutherland

Burning Man, festival beyond words in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, attracts 70,000 utopians for a weeklong experiment in barter, selfless giving, artistic self-expression, and unchecked revelry. But don’t get the wrong idea. The event... Read More

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Secret Marvels of the World

by Matt Sutherland

Lonely Planet wants you to visit the far reaches of weird. Are you prepared for three hundred jars of human brains in Lima’s Museo del Cerebro? How about the sight of ten million hay-colored bats flying over your head as you wander... Read More

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Tasting Georgia

by Matt Sutherland

Ancient, enigmatic Georgia, enviably positioned between the Caucasus Mountains and the Black Sea, lays claim to one of history’s greatest civilizing feats: the first domestication of wild grapes more than five thousand years ago. This... Read More

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