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Sherlock Holmes and the Red Demon by John H. Watson, M.D.

By: Millett, Larry

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Viking: September 1996

Seller ID: 43769

ISBN: 0670870390

Condition: Used - Good


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The Kalahari Typing School for Men (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency)

By: Alexander Mccall Smith

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Anchor: March 2004

Seller ID: 44060

ISBN: 140003180X

Condition: Used - Good


THE NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 4 Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its proprietor Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's premier lady detective. In this charming series, Mma Ramotswe navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, and good humor--not to mention help from her loyal assistant, Grace Makutsi, and the occasional cup of tea. Mma Precious Ramotswe is content. Her business is well established with many satisfied customers, and in her mid-thirties ("the finest age to be") she has a hou... View more info

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The Lovely Bones

By: Alice Sebold

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Back Bay Books: April 2004

Seller ID: 43902

ISBN: 0316168815

Condition: Used - Good


When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen. In the sweet, untroubled voice of a precocious teenage girl, Susie relates the awful events of her death and her own adjustment to the strange new place she finds herself. It looks a lot like her school playground, with the good kind of swing sets. With love, longing, and a growing understanding, Susie watches her family as they cope with thei... View more info

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All the Broken Pieces

By: Ann E. Burg

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks: March 2012

Seller ID: 44300

ISBN: 0545080932

Condition: Used - Good


An award-winning debut novel from a stellar new voice in middle grade fiction. Matt Pin would like to forget: war torn Vietnam, bombs that fell like dead crows, and the terrible secret he left behind. But now that he is living with a caring adoptive family in the United States, he finds himself forced to confront his past. And that means choosing between silence and candor, blame and forgiveness, fear and freedom. By turns harrowing, dreamlike, sad, and triumphant, this searing debut novel, written in lucid verse, reveals an unforgettable perspective on the lasting impact of war and th... View more info

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Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

By: Anne Tyler

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Ballantine Books: August 1996

Seller ID: 44856

ISBN: 0449911594

Condition: Used - Good


"Beautiful . . . funny, heart-hammering, wise . . . superb entertainment." -The New York Times "A book that should join those few that every literate person will have to read."-The Boston Globe Pearl Tull is nearing the end of her life but not of her memory. It was a Sunday night in 1944 when her husband left the little row house on Baltimore's Calvert Street, abandoning Pearl to raise their three children alone: Jenny, high-spirited and determined, nurturing to strangers but distant to those she loves; the older son, Cody, a wild and incorrigible youth possessed by the lure of ... View more info

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Jane Eyre (Puffin Classics)

By: Charlotte Bronte

Price: $2.40

Publisher: Puffin Books: March 1995

Seller ID: 43963

ISBN: 0140366784

Condition: Used - Very Good


Orphaned into the household of her Aunt Reed at Gateshead, subject to the cruel regime at Lowood charity school, Jane Eyre nonetheless emerges unbroken in spirit and integrity. She takes up the post of governess at Thornfield, falls in love with Mr. Rochester, and discovers the impediment to their lawful marriage in a story that transcends melodrama to portray a woman's passionate search for a wider and richer life than Victorian society traditionally allowed. With a heroine full of yearning, the dangerous secrets she encounters, and the choices she finally makes, Charlotte Bronte's i... View more info

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Orphan Train: A Novel

By: Christina Baker Kline

Price: $3.95

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: April 2013

Seller ID: 44328

ISBN: 0061950726

Condition: Used - Good


Between 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of abandoned children whose fates would be determined by pure luck. Would they be adopted by a kind and loving family, or would they face a childhood and adolescence of hard labor and servitude?As a young Irish immigrant, Vivian Daly was one such child, sent by rail from New York City to an uncertain future a world away. Returning east later in life, Vivian leads a quiet, peaceful existence on the coast of Maine, the memories of her upbringing... View more info

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Shock Wave

By: Clive Cussler

Price: $1.95

Publisher: Simon Pulse: October 1998

Seller ID: 43657

ISBN: 0671020552

Condition: Used - Good


Dirk Pitt(R) is the world's greatest adventure hero -- a man of action who lives by his wits and daring. As Special Projects Director for the U.S. National Underwater and Marine Agency (NUMA), he is cool and courageous, with a love of fast cars and extreme danger. After an unknown force kills thousands of marine animals plus nearly two hundred people aboard a cruise ship, Dirk Pitt traces the destruction back to a merciless Australian millionaire. From a chilling escape at a high-security diamond mine to a tiny boat adrift on lonely, shark-infested seas, the ingenious Dirk Pitt races to s... View more info

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Inferno

By: Dan Brown

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Doubleday: May 2013

Seller ID: 43859

ISBN: 0385537859

Condition: Used - Good


In his international blockbusters "The Da Vinci Code," "Angels & Demons," and "The Lost Symbol," Dan Brown masterfully fused history, art, codes, and symbols. In this riveting new thriller, Brown returns to his element and has crafted his highest-stakes novel to date. In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history's most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces . . . Dante's "Inferno." Against this backdrop, Langdon battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle that pulls him into... View more info

The Heist: A Novel (Gabriel Allon)

By: Daniel Silva

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Harper: July 2014

Seller ID: 44810

ISBN: 006232005X

Condition: Used - Good


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Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith

By: Deborah Heiligman

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Square Fish: November 2011

Seller ID: 44534

ISBN: 0312661045

Condition: Used - Good


Charles Darwin published "The Origin of Species," his revolutionary tract on evolution and the fundamental ideas involved, in 1859. Nearly 150 years later, the theory of evolution continues to create tension between the scientific and religious communities. Challenges about teaching the theory of evolution in schools occur annually all over the country. This same debate raged within Darwin himself, and played an important part in his marriage: his wife, Emma, was quite religious, and her faith gave Charles a lot to think about as he worked on a theory that continues to spark intense debates. D... View more info

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Whose Body?

By: Dorothy L. Sayers

Price: $2.49

Publisher: Dover Publications: November 2009

Seller ID: 43771

ISBN: 0486473627

Condition: Used - Good


There's a dead body in his bathtub, wearing nothing but a pair of pince-nez spectacles. Enter Lord Peter Wimsey, the original gentleman sleuth, who debuted in this 1923 novel. Written by a master of the detective story, this atmospheric tale abounds in the cozy delights of an English murder mystery. View more info

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A Woman of Independent Means

By: Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Penguin Books: May 1998

Edition: 20

Seller ID: 44271

ISBN: 0140274367

Condition: Used - Good


A bestselling sensation when it was first published by Viking in 1978, A Woman of Independent Means has delighted millions of readers and was the inspiration for the television miniseries starring Sally Field. At the turn of the century, a time when women had few choices, Bess Steed Garner inherits a legacy--not only of wealth but of determination and desire, making her truly a woman of independent means. From the early 1900s through the 1960s, we accompany Bess as she endures life's trials and triumphs with unfailing courage and indomitable spirit: the sacrifices love sometimes requires o... View more info

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Can't Wait to Get to Heaven: A Novel (Elmwood Springs)

By: Fannie Flagg

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Ballantine Books: June 2007

Seller ID: 43855

ISBN: 0345494881

Condition: Used - Good


Combining southern warmth with unabashed emotion and side-splitting hilarity, Fannie Flagg takes readers back to Elmwood Springs, Missouri, where the most unlikely and surprising experiences of a high-spirited octogenarian inspire a town to ponder the age-old question: Why are we here? Life is the strangest thing. One minute, Mrs. Elner Shimfissle is up in her tree, picking figs, and the next thing she knows, she is off on an adventure she never dreamed of, running into people she never in a million years expected to meet. Meanwhile, back home, Elner's nervous, high-strung niece Norma fain... View more info

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The Wisdom of Florence Scovel Shinn: 4 Complete Books

By: Florence Scovel Shinn

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Fireside: May 1989

Seller ID: 44833

ISBN: 0671682288

Condition: Used - Good


Here in one volume are the four collected works of one of America's most beloved and best-selling inspirational authors. In her classic best-seller "The Game of Life, " Florence Scovel Shinn reveals the timeless message that has helped thousands to solve their problems. You can create anything you want simply by aligning your thoughts and words with the perfect good that resides divinely within you. Combined with the powerful affirmation found in "Your Word Is Your Wand" and the stirring examples of real-life successes in the other two volumes, "The Wisdom of Florence Scovel Shinn" provid... View more info

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An Echo in the Darkness (Mark of the Lion #2)

By: Francine Rivers

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers: March 1998

Seller ID: 43854

ISBN: 0842313079

Condition: Used - Good


This classic series has inspired nearly 2 million readers. Both loyal fans and new readers will want the latest edition of this beloved series. This edition includes a foreword from the publisher, a preface from Francine Rivers and discussion questions suitable for personal and group use. #2 An Echo in the Darkness: Turning away from the opulence of Rome, Marcus is led by a whispering voice from the past into a journey that could set him free from the darkness of his soul. View more info

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The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel

By: Garth Stein

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Harper Perennial: May 2018

Seller ID: 43924

ISBN: 0061537969

Condition: Used - Good


A heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hope--a captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human life . . . as only a dog could tell it. View more info

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Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time

By: Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Penguin Books: January 2007

Seller ID: 43858

ISBN: 0143038257

Condition: Used - Good


The astonishing, uplifting story of a real-life Indiana Jones and his humanitarian campaign to use education to combat terrorism in the Taliban's backyardAnyone who despairs of the individual's power to change lives has to read the story of Greg Mortenson, a homeless mountaineer who, following a 1993 climb of Pakistan's treacherous K2, was inspired by a chance encounter with impoverished mountain villagers and promised to build them a school. Over the next decade he built fifty-five schools--especially for girls--that offer a balanced education in one of the most isolated and dangerous ... View more info

The Bondwoman's Narrative

By: Hannah Crafts

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Warner Books: April 2002

Seller ID: 43857

ISBN: 0446530085

Condition: Used - Good


The slave Phillis Wheatley literally wrote her way to freedom when, in 1773, she became the first person of African descent to publish a book of poems in the English language. The toast of London, lauded by Europeans as diverse as Voltaire and Gibbon, Wheatley was for a time the most famous black woman in the West. Though Benjamin Franklin received her and George Washington thanked her for poems she dedicated to him, Thomas Jefferson refused to. acknowledge her gifts. "Religion, indeed, has produced a Phillis Wheatley, " he wrote, "but it could not produce a poet." In other words, slaves have ... View more info

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CLEO: The Cat Who Mended a Family

By: Helen Brown

Price: $2.49

Publisher: Citadel: September 2010

Seller ID: 43603

ISBN: 080653303X

Condition: Used - Good


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