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Follow this make-believe sex advice columnist as she answer’s questions like:
“I’m a stick insect and I’m embarrassed to say I’m writing to you while
copulating, as my mate and I have been at it for ten weeks. When will this
madness end?” In the guise of sassy responses, Olivia Judson teaches us about
the nitty- gritty bizarre sexual habits of a variety of creatures, and their
purposes.

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Oriana
Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation: The Definitive Guide to the Evolutionary Biology of Sex Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780805063325
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Published: Holt McDougal - May 1st, 2003

This ia a fast and enjoyable read with plenty of depth and emotional resonance. The backdrop of the Cultural Revolution shapes the lives of the three youths in this love triangle and Min's storytelling gives great insight into this chilling period.

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Nici
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$15.95
ISBN: 9780618380435
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Published: Mariner Books - January 1st, 2004

I absolutely loved reading this cookbook and love cooking from it. I was captivated by Knauer’s stories of his family’s farm, of the hard work that goes into running it, and of the tremendous rewards—culinary and otherwise—harvested there. Knauer is also a fantastic cook: His recipes—like Asparagus and Baby Potato Roast, Garlic-Pesto Roast Chicken, and Magic Peach Cobbler—are seasonal, homey, and oh-so-appealing. This is the kind of straightforward yet creative cooking that I adore.
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S.B.
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$30.00
ISBN: 9780547516912
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Published: Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 17th, 2012

For nearly two decades, Scott Jurek has been a dominant force in the grueling and growing sport of ultrarunning. Jurek’s accomplishments are nothing short of extraordinary—seven-time winner of the Western States Endurance Run, record holder of the 24-Hour Run, the only North American winner of Greece’s Spartathalon—and all achieved on a plant-based diet. In Eat and Run, Jurek opens up about his life and career—as an elite athlete and a vegan—and inspires runners at every level.
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ISBN: 9780547569659
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - June 5th, 2012

“This brave and beautiful memoir gets at the core of what it means to be a parent—how painful it can be, how scary it can get, and how rewarding it is. By facing a challenge that would try any of us, and beat many of us, Bissinger emerges a better man. He not only finds his son, but himself, and the reader finds something, too. After reading Father’s Day, I’ve rethought my assumptions about what makes a successful and worthy life.” —David Sheff, author of Beautiful Boy
Father's Day: A Journey Into the Mind and Heart of My Extraordinary Son Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547816562
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) - May 8th, 2012

“Humans face death with trepidation and elaborate rituals, but what about animals? Proffering lessons both spiritual and ecological, the author of the lovely The Mind of a Raven shows us the animal way of death, as when wolves, large cats, eagles, and weasels work in tandem to get rid of killed prey. Not just for animal lovers.” —Library Journal
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ISBN: 9780547752662
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) - June 19th, 2012

The realization came in my teens: My parents are people, too. While I still struggle to discover and relate to “Mom” and “Dad,” Alison Bechdel has used memories, journals, and therapy sessions, not only exploring their relationships to her, but searching out their independent identities. What she did in the award-winning Fun Home about her late father, she now bravely attempts with her still-living mother. Whatever your parental relationships, Are You My Mother? will ring true.
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Jocelyn
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$22.00
ISBN: 9780618982509
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - May 1st, 2012

Six months after Hurricane Katrina, detective Claire deWitt arrives in New Orleans to investigate the disappearance of a well-known prosecutor. DeWitt is not your usual detective—her methods include divination, dreams, and omens, as well as a battered copy of Détection by French detective Jacques Silette, and to say she’s an unreliable narrator is to put it lightly. But the best part of this novel is New Orleans itself, reeling and wounded from Katrina and its aftermath. Dark, richly atmospheric, and highly recommended.

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Kat
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Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead (Claire DeWitt Novels #1) Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780547747613
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Published: Mariner Books - June 5th, 2012

Sam and Jackson both love baseball but only one of them makes the team. But with the help of his friend, Sam learns that there is more than one way to contribute at a ballpark and ultimately becomes a legendary peanut-throwing vendor and biggest fan of his loyal friend. Tim Egan’s delightful, fun, and suspenseful picture book will not only have you harken for the baseball stadium experience, but will remind you about why enduring friendships are the best path to happiness and success. Grades: Kindergarten +
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$16.00
ISBN: 9780618337187
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children - April 1st, 2006

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