Staff picks

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What You Can When You Can: Healthy Living On Your Terms

5

Holiday parties? Endless shopping? Cookies for days? These tips on healthy living will give you a few reliable tricks to hide up your sleeve! Read more...

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H is for Hawk

5

A story about grief and gratitude that is both brutal and beautiful. Read more...

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Writers Gone Wild: The Feuds, Frolics, and Follies of Literature's Great Adventurers, Drunkards, Lovers, Iconoclasts and Misanthropes

4

You won't believe the hot literary action that happens when these scribes leave their keyboards and inhibitions behind! Read more...

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A Window Opens

4

Ever read one of those books where you are sure you and the main character would be friends? Read more...

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Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl

5

Sharp, honest and vulnerable. A perfect pop culture memoir. Read more...

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Nerdy Birdy

5

Nerdy Birdy learns a lesson about fitting in, friendship and being true to yourself. Read more...

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Zeroes

4

Ever want to read the story of some zeroes instead of heroes? Yeah, me too. Read more...

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Kitchens of the Great Midwest

5

Getting to know Eva Thorvald is a real treat! Read more...

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Crooked Heart

4

A charming and heartwarming story about two lost souls that form an unlikely friendship in WWII London. Read more...

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You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost): A Memoir

4

An entertaining and endearing look into the life of an Internet star. Read more...