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UPDATED & REVISED 2010 EDITION! Keep Your Cat Loving Longer, Living Better! In the last few decades, tremendous advances have been made in veterinary technology...
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First Aid
Is there an animal doctor in the house? Most likely, the answer is no. And when an accident or other emergency threatens your pet, every minute counts. Don't be...
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PETiQuette
Stop Fighting like Cats and Dogs!---As a multi-pet owner, you know that having more pets can double your pleasure but does not necessarily make your life merrier....
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Chicken Soup for the Cat Lover's Soul
Cats first purred their way into human hearts thousands of years ago, and have been our treasured companions and soul mates ever since. Whether impish kittens,...
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Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul
For thousands of years, dogs have been cherished as devoted companions and exuberant playmates-their unconditional love, limitless affection and unwavering loyalty...
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KILLER YEAR
Killer Year is a group of 13 debut crime/mystery/suspense authors whose books will be published in 2007. The graduating class includes such rising stars as Robert...
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THE GUILTY
Journalist Henry Parker from "The Mark" returns in this pulse-pounding follow-up. After the murders of two high-profile victims, Henry is led into the...
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Right as I'm about to die, I realize all the myths are fake. There's no white light at the end of a tunnel. My life isn't flashing before my eyes. All I can think...
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MADAPPLE
Christina Meldrum’s debut novel MADAPPLE (Alfred A. Knopf; May 2008; $16.99; Hardcover), is at once a literary novel and a psychological thriller. It draws the...
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THREE FEMALE FRIENDS FACE MIDLIFE CRISES IN A NO-HOLDS-BARRED EXPLORATION OF SEX, MARRIAGE, AND THE FRAGILITY OF LIFE.Holly: Filled with regret for being a stay-...
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The moment Lilith Straight dies, the Devil appears to claim her soul and cash in on a longtime family curse. Now, Lilith has no choice but to work for him as a...
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Road to California
The earliest perception of California was of a wonderful land of mystery and plenty, a Terrestrial Paradise. California would become a magnet for generations of...
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Thomas O. Larkin
Thomas O. Larkin was among the first to test what would be called the "California Dream." Arriving in Mexican California in 1832, he expected to become a rich man--...
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American Monsters by Sezin Koehler, illustrated by Rose Deniz
"An important work of post-modern feminist horror, American Monsters is a poignant, angry volume about predation, the corruption of the rave scene, and...
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Reach Your Zen Moment! The latest edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Buddhism updates one of Alpha Books's most successful books in the religion/...
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"A remarkable book: part travelogue, part rant, part memoir, part literary analysis and urban history, it is like nothing else I've ever read. In wondering why we...
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In this hilarious collection of personal essays, New York Times bestselling author Merrill Markoe reveals, among other things, the secret formula for comedy: Start...
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The Wedding Shroud
"All the drama and sensuality of an historical romance, plus a sensitivity to the realities of life in a very different time and world...' Ursula Le Guin ...
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     The Big One follows the lives of nine very different but interrelated characters through the day before, the day of, and the day after the...
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