MacMillan

I loved this mashup of historical fiction, classic fairy tale and romance! The story weaves between many different time periods and the stories of several different women. Each story layers beautifully, from Charlotte-Rose’s story of politics and intrigue in the French court, to Margherita’s story of fantastical magic. This book left me feeling renewed and rejuvenated, with a deeper appreciation of the power each of us holds within ourselves. Enjoy!  —Jax

$16.99
ISBN: 9781250070845
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 19th, 2015

Cows. They taste so good yet screw up the environment so well, and it can be hard to find a guilt-free medium. Join Jared Stone on his quest to discover that happy balance, from packing his Prius full of frozen cow to figuring out exactly how to cook that much beef without getting bored. Includes recipes, shenanigans, and food for thought.
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Rachel
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250052582
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 28th, 2015

In Colorado in 1998, three not-very-bright anti-government extremists armed to the teeth stole a water truck, executed a deputy sheriff, and then escaped into the harsh desert back-country of the four corners region. Following years of research and interviews, the author pieces together the story of the killers, their victims, and one of the largest and longest manhunts in American history.
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Rico
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250042699
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - March 25th, 2014

In the long history of our planet, there have been five great extinctions. Now, humans are causing a sixth extinction. In this engaging, thoroughly researched Pulitzer Prize winner, Kolbert takes you through the past five extinctions while outlining the sixth. Informative but never dull, this book is non-fiction at its best – the kind that makes you want to take action.
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Flannery
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250062185
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Published: Picador USA - January 6th, 2015

Sex, drugs, rock ‘n’ roll, and an endearing helping of awkward combine in this excellent memoir. It’s the late 70’s, and Madge, who is determined to get cool and get laid, lands a job at the totally hip Imperial Cafe in Oakland. What follows are the often bizarre stories of her co-workers, the regulars and everyone in between, all woven around her journey through adulthood.
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Jax
$24.95
ISBN: 9781770461536
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Published: Drawn & Quarterly - April 15th, 2014

You know her name, and you’ve read her Mary Russell books, but have you read Laurie King’s Kate Martinelli series? If not, you’re in for such a treat! I adore Martinelli. Kate is a gay detective working in San Francisco, who is smart, dogged, and not afraid to dive into a case head on. A Grave Talent is exactly what you'd expect from King—a complex, thrilling mystery.  —Flannery

$17.00
ISBN: 9781250046550
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Published: Picador USA - January 7th, 2014

A secret society of magic-users, policing the infinite multi-verse. An ancient empire, on the brink of catastrophic civil war. An Easter weekend science fiction and fantasy convention, where everything will be decided. Also: Ghosts, centaurs, comics, nursery rhymes, veterinary surgery, and a scene inspired by breakfast with Neil Gaiman. Find out why Diana Wynne Jones was a legendary influence on the SFF world: read one of her only books for adults, finally back in print.  —Jocelyn

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ISBN: 9780765338075
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Published: Tor Books - December 16th, 2014

Marya Morevna had three sisters who in turn had three suitors, but only she knew their secret. They weren’t men at all, but birds. This secret forged her path anew. She was thrown headlong into the arms of Koschei the Deathless and the watchful eye of Baba Yaga. Valente beautifully retells this ancient Russian folktale against the backdrop of Stalin’s regime.   —Ivy

$14.99
ISBN: 9780765326317
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Published: Tor Books - February 14th, 2012

They don’t make them like this anymore. John Scalzi takes you back to the heyday of pulp science fiction, full of space ships, space guns, space aliens, and spaaaaace. Scalzi takes the most unlikely of heroes, and sends you straight into battle and adventure with them, keeping the action going so quickly that you might almost miss that there is a heart, and serious thought, behind this hilarious, ridiculous, action-packed book.  —Jocelyn

$7.99
ISBN: 9780765348272
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Published: Tor Books - January 15th, 2007

In every story, there is a hero and a villain. But what happens to the story when the villain has compassion and the hero is a brat? Local author Lisa Jensen spins the story of the beloved Peter Pan on its head, focusing instead on the man whom everyone loves to hate, Captain Hook. Full of lush descriptions, wonderful fun elements and swashbuckling fun, this one will have you believing in the redemptive power of love.

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Jax
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250067791
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 5th, 2015

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