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As the Vineyard Manager at Malveaux Estates, Nikki Sands knows a lot about wine pairings, but she has a harder time making matches in her own life. Is it finally time to give up her crush on her boss, Derek Malveaux, and commit to winemaker Andrés? With big changes afoot at the Estates, Nikki’s...
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Travis is a maniac with a million-dollar smile. Freddy is a brainiac with a million-dollar brain. In Travis & Freddy’s Adventures in Vegas (Dutton Children’s Books; Hardcover; On Sale April 2006; 176 pgs; $15.99; Ages 10 and up), these two buddies—one the coolest kid and the other the biggest...
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  "Ericka Lutz’s The Complete Idiot's Guide to Stepparenting will have you laughing through the tears." -- The Supernanny You're no idiot, of course. You know how to push a toddler on a swing, the recipe for the gooey chocolate chip cookies, and even how to get teens to confide in...
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A Thousand Splendid Suns is a breathtaking story set against the volatile events of Afghanistan’s last thirty years—from the Soviet invasion to the reign of the Taliban to the post-Taliban rebuilding—that puts the violence, fear, hope, and faith of this country in intimate, human terms. It is a...
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HUGE DREAMS: For the first time in one volume, THE NEW BOOK / A BOOK OF TORTURE and STAR present vividly contrasting sides of poetry's consciousness. In THE NEW BOOK / A BOOK OF TORTURE, a classic example of immediate biological expression, Michael McClure simultaneously delves into, and delivers...
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"An evocative, sensitive, and beautifully crafted memoir by a journalist whose older sister and brother each suffered from schizophrenia; the brother ultimately committed suicide. ... Simon does so many things well. She clearly explains the two major psychoses (schizophrenia and bipolar, or...
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At once sly and tragic, these twelve extraordinary stories chart the complex and shifting lives of the new immigrants to America—some helpless, some hopeless, others ambitious, beautiful, all striving for something they can’t quite name, something more...
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A striking collection of works from authors both established and emerging, this is the first original anthology of African-American writing in more than a decade. Featured contributors include: J. California Cooper, Marita Golden, Gloria Naylor, Darryl Pinckney, Ntozake Shange, Alice Walker,...
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Following his arrest during the October 1967 anti-Vietnam march at the Pentagon, Mailer wrote of the anger, hippies, bewildered MPs and draft-card burners.