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Talking with Mother Earth/ Hablando con Madre Tierra
Tetl’s skin is brown, his eyes are black, and his hair is long. He’s different from the other children, whose taunts wound him deeply, leaving him confused and...
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Zipitio
El Zipitio is older than the rocks, even older than the river. He wears a tall black hat and has a round shiny stomach and long pointy nails. He hides down by the...
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Trees Are Hanging From the Sky
Trees are hanging from the sky, their roots are snakes, or sometimes rivers, their leaves are fish. Are those roots entwined in clouds or stars? Our hero's mother...
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The Granny Diaries
How to get along with that bristly person (your daughter) who stands between you and your grandkids   The Granny Diaries -- This delightful guide gives new...
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An 11 year old kid, Izzy, breaks in to other people's apartments in his tenement building -- not necessarily to steal, but as a coping mechanism to deal with a...
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An office comedy about a terrific temporary secretary who starts to short circuit when he tries to go "perm".
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Done for a Dime
The death of an old jazz musician, the axman for legends like Bobby Blue Bland and King Curtis, sounds the blue note of this dazzling novel, narrated in the blunt...
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The Devil's Redhead
An old school pot smuggler emerges from prison with one goal: to reunite with the love of his life. But she's fallen in with a bad lot, and every effort he makes to...
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Food That Rocks
Even rock stars have to eat, and Margie Lapanja and Cindy Coverdale have polled dozens of guitarists, drummers, and singers to find out what they like to eat out...
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How I Got Published
What does it take to go from unknown hopeful to published author? Writing is a lonely occupation where rejection is the norm, and learning about the early...
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No Excuses - Paperback
In No Excuses, feminist icon Gloria Feldt argues that the most confounding problem facing women today isn’t that doors aren’t open, but that not enough women are...
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Catalina Kiss
After graduating from college (the first woman in her family to do so), Gwendolyn Ross sets off for Catalina Island, where she’ll be interning at the new bird park...
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How can a person write a whole book just on verbs? Is she crazy? If not, then why has no one else done it before her? When I was considering writing this book, I...
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On a tiny, desolate, windswept island off the coast of Southern California, two families, one in the 1880s and one in the 1930s, come to start new lives and...
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The Jesus Thief is the suspenseful story of a momentous undertaking—an attempt to clone Jesus of Nazareth. At its center is wealthy New York microbiologist Dr....
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From the penthouses and ethnic hubbub of New York, to the grand casas and poverty of Mexico City, from the Vatican to the altars of the Virgin of Guadalupe, a...
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Sown in Tears
The place is Russia, the time, 1905. The country has lost the war with Japan, the peasants are frustrated with their poverty, soldiers are on the brink of mutiny,...
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First published in 1997, Inventing Memory is about four generations of remarkable women from a Jewish-American family—their triumphs, tragedies, scandals, and...
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In Italy, a devoted mother and child live in secret.  In New York, a dangerous billionaire with Vatican ties keeps a coma patient alive in hopes of locating...
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The narratives of Karen Head’s Sassing are mournful but defiant tales, seeking a place of repose “somewhere between/the smoldering ruins of Atlanta/and a base...
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