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Barbarian Days by William Finnegan

This is a perfect summer nonfiction read for anytime you want an escape. Finnegan paints with vivid strokes the places and times that shaped his identity as a surfer, from Hawaii to Santa Cruz, to parts few of us will ever hear about, much less see. The passion of a surfer will keep you turning pages that exude salt air and the feel of the ocean beneath a board under your feet. - Jocelyn

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$18.00
ISBN: 9780143109396
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Published: Penguin Books - April 26th, 2016

Drawing Down the Moon by Margot Adler

This is a classic of the modern Witchcraft movement. Adler takes a close look at the religions and spiritual movements of those outside of the norm of organized religion, shedding some light on an otherwise oft-misunderstood demographic of the country. This is perfect for anyone curious about the swiftly growing movement of contemporary witches and pagans. - J Gallo

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$23.00
ISBN: 9780143038191
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Published: Penguin Books - October 3rd, 2006

Broke Millennial by Erin Lowry

Lowry won’t just tell you to stop buying coffee. Step by step, this book helped me understand money and the world of money we live in. I now know how you’re supposed to use a credit card, why a 401K is important, and I even changed my Savings account. As soon as I finished, I recommended this to every millennial I know – and now I’m recommending it to the ones I don’t know. - Jocelyn

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$15.00
ISBN: 9780143130406
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Published: TarcherPerigee - May 2nd, 2017

Love and Lemons Every Day by Jeanine Donofrio

Upon first flipping through this cookbook, I knew that I was holding my new favorite kitchen resource. In fact, I made four recipes from this book in the span of 3 days, and have made many more since. No joke. Every recipe I’ve tried so far has been unbelievably delicious. I highly recommend the Baked & Breaded Artichoke “Fish” Tacos and the Flourless Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies as super-tasty starting points. Whether you’re a tried-and-true vegetarian or are just looking to get more Meatless Mondays happening in your household, I promise you this book will be your new best friend in the kitchen. - Nicole

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Love and Lemons Every Day: More than 100 Bright, Plant-Forward Recipes for Every Meal Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780735219847
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Published: Avery - April 2nd, 2019

Moonshot by Richard Wiseman, PhD

The historic moon landings were achieved against remarkable odds and within the space of just a few years. How can we apply the secrets of this astronomical success to our own goals to achieve the impossible in work and in life? Richard Wiseman brings together history, psychology, and self-help in this unique and powerful guide to achieving the impossible in work and in life. “What does lunar travel have to teach us? According to Wiseman and the members of Apollo’s mission control he interviewed: the importance of failure, passion, self-belief, and flexibility.” —Publishers Weekly

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$26.00
ISBN: 9780525538370
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Published: TarcherPerigee - June 11th, 2019

The Cost of These Dreams by Wright Thompson

Wright Thompson is one of America’s best long-form sportswriters because his stories are never “just” about sports. Thompson explores sports through the lenses of people, politics, regions, culture, and history with a deft eye, keen wit, and profound empathy, and delivers his stories through gorgeous prose. Thompson is a treasure, and while this collection is a must-read for sports fans, non–sports fans will absolutely be able to appreciate and enjoy Thompson’s writing, too. - Stuart

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ISBN: 9780143133872
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Published: Penguin Books - April 2nd, 2019

Spying on the South by Tony Horwitz

Just prior to the Civil War, Frederick Law Olmsted —later the designer of Central Park—went on a tour of the South as a correspondent for the New York Times. Just prior to today’s civil war, Tony Horwitz, author of Confederates in the Attic, retraced Olmsted’s route from West Virginia to Texas and into Mexico. From plantations and a monster truck mudfest to a New Orleans gospel-rocking church, he documents how much has changed and what’s still strikingly the same. - Dave

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$30.00
ISBN: 9781101980286
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Published: Penguin Press - May 14th, 2019

No Walls and the Recurring Dream by Ani DiFranco

Ani fans new and old will delight in this personable, powerful, truth-telling memoir from one of our most vital musicians and social activists Focusing specifically on her life to age 30, she takes us from emancipated teenager to working artist to independent record label pioneer. As in her songs, DiFranco writes with refreshing honesty and hard-won insight, and it’s empowering to watch her come into her own as a feminist, a singer/songwriter, an entrepreneur, and a force of wisdom. - Melinda

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$28.00
ISBN: 9780735225176
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Published: Viking - May 7th, 2019

The Affair of the Mysterious Letter by Alexis Hall

Sherlock Holmes by way of Doctor Who, this wild and weird adventure is a breath of fresh air. Shaharazad Haas (a bisexual sorceress) and her companion Captain Wyndham (a veteran of an interdimensional war) traverse space and time solving mysteries and dealing with all manner of creatures, including vampires, gods, pirates, and poets. Delightfully bizarre. - Katherine

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$16.00
ISBN: 9780440001331
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Published: Ace - June 18th, 2019

My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing

Dexter meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith in a delightful, dark and twisted psychological thriller that features a perfect loving couple with the requisite two kids, nice house, and great jobs, who also happen to be serial killers. Samantha Downing’s devious plot goes well with her warped characters in this impressive debut. The surprising twists kept me turning the pages until the final unexpected stab at the end! - Trey

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$26.00
ISBN: 9780451491725
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Published: Berkley - March 26th, 2019

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