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Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes


Have you ever wondered how the brilliant mind of Sherlock Holmes works?

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One Kick


If you’re looking for a great read, one book you should add to the top of your reading list is One Kick by Chelsea Cain.

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A Tale For The Time Being


Occasionally the small characters in literature can become the center of a story, changing everything; in this one, a tiny, ancient, bald woman does just this.

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Photographs of the Ordinary, By the Ordinary


I was given Volume 4, Tattered and Lost: Cakes, Picnics, and Watermelon as a Christmas gift, and it is incredible.

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Five Strange Books That Will Open Your Eyes And Change Your Life Forever


Strange Christmas books to amuse and delight. This list should round out any holiday collection.

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How I Wonder What You Are

10book"My Brief History" by Stephen Hawking.

My Brief History is more than just personal stories. Hawking reveals the thoughts behind some of his greatest ideas, and also shares his early interest in science, and his years at Oxford when his health began to suffer.

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About A Boy


Life will vanish, goodness will at times go and bend to darkness that is seemingly insurmountable, but stories like Erdrich’s can redeem, heal, and have staying power.

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One Is Silver And The Other Is Gold

portrait of a lady

Throughout difficult years of sorrow and disappointments she unknowingly had his love—a light from a distant sun warming her all along.

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Here’s Looking At You, Kid.

the other typist

With such a strong beginning, I was convinced I would keep loving the story as it progressed. What happened next is something I am all too familiar with.

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The Future’s So Bright

the circle

Humans have always been capable of great things, but unless we evolve to be better human beings, advances in technology will not necessarily advance us.

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Out Of The Shadows And Into The Light


While there are no clear answers on how to help these individuals, it’s possible the soldiers documented were drowning in plain view, because it is not enough to have just their loved ones fighting for their survival and health.

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The Rook

the rook

The story begins with the main character waking up in a park, in the pouring rain, surrounded by a slew of motionless bodies, all of whom are wearing latex gloves.

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Gay Paree!

Paris Bookcover

If America had parents, our proverbial parents would probably be England (the overbearing Father) and France (our loving and flighty Mother). But Paris would be our delightful, worldly, wise, flirtatious, possibly lesbian, beautiful, volatile Aunt with many lovers and a vast art collection. Her influence whispered in our ear, put treats in our pockets, taught […]

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Cuckoo’s Rawling


Just as deftly as the story had been woven, so it was unravelled at the end.

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Peckish? Paltrow.


Fully prepared to snicker smugly about how she only eats flavored air and hates all food, you can imagine my dismay when I realized that her cookbook was legit.

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