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BittersweetBittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore - Set in Vemont Bittersweet is a tale of violence and a family's dark past . A scholarship student at a famous college spends the summer at her roommate's Vermont estate and is forced to make hard choices. Exciting. A great summer read. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great BetrayalA Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal by Ben Macintyre - Kim Philby was the KGB spy who threw the Cold War into deep freeze and inspired a dozen John Le Carre novels. How did he get away with it? MacIntyre's provocative non-fiction thriller points the finger at an English old boy network that unwittingly plotted its own destruction. ~ Reviewed by Charles Bottomley CaliforniaCalifornia by Edan Lepucki - A gripping and provocative debut novel by a stunning new talent, California imagines a frighteningly realistic near future, in which clashes between mankind's dark nature and deep-seated resilience force us to question how far we will go to protect the ones we love.
Wayfaring StrangerWayfaring Stranger by James Lee Burke - In his most ambitious work yet, "New York Times" bestseller James Lee Burke tells a classic American story through one man's unforgettable life--connecting a fateful encounter with Bonnie and Clyde to heroic acts at the Battle of the Bulge and finally to the high-stakes gambles and cutthroat players who ushered in the dawn of the American oil industry... Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War IIElephant Company by Vicki Croke - The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill... The Wild Food CookbookThe Wild Food Cookbook by Roger Phillips - Phillips provides an appetizing and attractive selection of recipes using the many plants, mushrooms, and seaweeds that are edible. Photos help bring these possibilities to life. Recipes range from syrups and teas to main courses. As we are beginning to rediscover the deep nutritional value of wild foods...
Star Wars: Jedi Academy V02 Return of the PadawanStar Wars: Jedi Academy V02 Return of the Padawan by Jeffrey Brown - The Force is definitely with Jedi Academy! I wish this series was around when I was a youngster! Jeffery Brown perfectly melds the awkward fumblings of middle school into the far-out setting of the Star Wars universe. Perfect for fans of Wimpy Kid, who long to hop into a T-16 Skyhopper of their very own! ~ Reviewed by Chris Linendoll The Nuts: Bedtime at the Nut HouseThe Nuts: Bedtime at the Nut House by Eric Litwin & Scott Magoon - It's bedtime at the Nut House, but little Wally and Hazel Nut aren't ready to go to sleep. "We're Nuts! We're Nuts! We're Nuts!" Why go to bed when you could be singing and howling at the moon? But Mama Nut insists... The Eye of MindsThe Eye of Minds by James Dashner - From James Dashner, the author of the New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series, comes an all-new, edge-of-your seat adventure. The Eye of Minds is the first book in a new series set in a world of hyperadvanced technology, cyberterrorists, and gaming beyond your wildest dreams . . . and your worst nightmares...
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