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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage: A novelColorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami - Murakami has an unimaginable gift for turning the written word into feelings of melancholic nostalgia. Colorless Tsukuru...is the best thing Murakami has written in years. Every word is perfectly crafted, the translation here is beautiful. There are great authors, and then there is Haruki Murakami. ~ Reviewed by Chris Linendoll I Knead My Mommy: And Other Poems by KittensI Knead My Mommy: And Other Poems by Kittens by Francesco Marciuliano - Just when we all thought things couldn't get any cuter, from the author of the New York Times bestselling I Could Pee on This comes I Knead My Mommy, a book of confessional poems about the triumphs, trials, and daily discoveries of being a kitten... The Narrow Road to the Deep North: A novelThe Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan - August, 1943. In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Thai-Burma Death Railway, Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his affair with his uncle’s young wife two years earlier. His life is a daily struggle to save the men...
The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew ItThe Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It by John W. Dean - Based on Nixon’s overlooked recordings, New York Times bestselling author John W. Dean connects the dots between what we’ve come to believe about Watergate and what actually happened... Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at WarSoldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War by Helen Thorpe - From an award-winning, "meticulously observant" ("The New Yorker"), and "masterful" ("Booklist") writer comes a groundbreaking account of three women deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, and how their military service affected their friendship, their personal lives, and their families... Preserving Everything: Can, Culture, Pickle, Freeze, Ferment, Dehydrate, Salt, Smoke, and Store Fruits, Vegetables, Meat, Milk,Preserving Everything by Leda Meredith - How many ways can you preserve a strawberry? You can freeze it, dry it, pickle it, or can it. Milk gets cultured, or fermented, and is preserved as cheese or yogurt. Fish can be smoked, salted, dehydrated,...
Isla and the Happily Ever AfterIsla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins - The final companion to Anna and the French Kiss is Perkins' most mature, thoughtful novel yet. Just as clever and romantic as its predecessors, this novel follows familiar face Isla Martin as she falls head over heels in love with also-familiar artist Josh Wasserstein... ~ Reviewed by Paige Mushaw Baking Day at Grandma'sBaking Day at Grandma's by Anika & Christopher Denise - Three bouncing little bear siblings, wrapped tight in their winter clothes, can't wait to tromp through the snow for Baking Day at Grandma's! In a rhyming text that begs to be sung, the bears and their grandma pour and mix and stir--with breaks for hot cocoa and dancing... Emperor Pickletine Rides the BusEmperor Pickletine Rides the Bus by Tom Angleberger - In this final Origami Yoda case file, the seventh graders of McQuarrie Middle School and their Star Wars-inspired origami finger puppets go on a field trip to Washington, D.C., on what proves to be a very long trip full of shifting alliances, betrayals, carsickness, and sugar rushes.
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