Wendy

Genres: Mystery, Science Fiction, Cooking Literature, Politics

Favorite Books: Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner, Antarctica by Kim Stanley Robinson, Notches by Peter Bowen, Dune by Frank Herbert, The Making of a Chef by Michael Ruhlan

 

 

 

Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393353587
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 7th, 2017

For months in early 1980, scientists, journalists, sightseers, and nearby residents listened anxiously to rumblings in Mount St. Helens, part of the chain of western volcanoes fueled by the 700-mile-long Cascadia fault.


A Gentleman in Moscow Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780670026197
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Published: Viking - September 6th, 2016

A New York Times bestseller
Chosen as a best book of the year by NPR, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle, and The Philadelphia Inquirer
"The same gorgeous, layered richness that marked Towles' debut, Rules of Civility, shapes A Gentleman in Moscow]" -Entertainment Weekly


Celine Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780451493897
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - March 7th, 2017

From the best-selling author of The Dog Stars and The Painter, a luminous, masterful novel of suspense--the story of Celine, an elegant, aristocratic private eye who specializes in reuniting families, trying to make amends for a loss in her own past.


The Dry Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250105608
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 10th, 2017

One of the most stunning debuts I've ever read Every word is near perfect. David Baldacci

A small town hides big secrets in The Dry, an atmospheric, page-turning debut mystery by award-winning author Jane Harper.


IQ Cover Image
By Joe Ide
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316267724
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Published: Mulholland Books - October 18th, 2016

A resident of one of LA's toughest neighborhoods uses his blistering intellect to solve the crimes the LAPD ignores.
East Long Beach. The LAPD is barely keeping up with the neighborhood's high crime rate. Murders go unsolved, lost children unrecovered. But someone from the neighborhood has taken it upon himself to help solve the cases the police can't or won't touch.


August Snow Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616957186
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Published: Soho Crime - February 14th, 2017

From the wealthy suburbs to the remains of Detroit's bankrupt factory districts, August Snow is a fast-paced tale of murder, greed, sex, economic cyber-terrorism, race and urban decay.


Booked to Die Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501147258
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Published: Scribner Book Company - February 7th, 2017

Booked to Die, the first book in John Dunning's bestselling, award-winning Cliff Janeway series, is "a joy to read for its wealth of inside knowledge about the antiquarian book business and its eccentric traders" (The New York Times Book Review).


The Trespasser Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780670026333
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Published: Viking - October 4th, 2016

New York Times bestselling author Tana French is "required reading for anyone who appreciates tough, unflinching intelligence and ingenious plotting" (The New York Times). She "inspires cultic devotion in readers . . . (The New Yorker) and is "the most important crime novelist to emerge in the past 10 years" (Washington Post).


Blind Your Ponies Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781565129849
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Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill - January 18th, 2011

Hope is hard to come by in the hard-luck town of Willow Creek. Sam Pickett and five young men are about to change that.


Speaking American: How Y'All, Youse, and You Guys Talk: A Visual Guide Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544703391
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - October 25th, 2016

From the creator of the New York Times dialect quiz that ignited conversations about how and why we say the words we say, a stunning and delightful exploration of American language


Gertie's Leap to Greatness Cover Image
By Kate Beasley, Jillian Tamaki (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374302610
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) - October 4th, 2016

"Meet the new Ramona Quimby " -- Entertainment Weekly


Chasing the Dead Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143129615
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Published: Penguin Books - July 19th, 2016

Missing persons investigator David Raker's heartstopping hunt for a mother's vanished son book one of Tim Weaver's international bestselling mystery series

One year ago, Alex Towne's body was found. One month ago, his mother saw him on the street. One week ago, David Raker agreed to look for him. Now he wishes he hadn t.


The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781455540006
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 3rd, 2017

The #1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller A five-hundred-year-old legend. An ancient curse. A stunning medical mystery. And a pioneering journey into the unknown heart of the world's densest jungle.


Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062363602
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Published: William Morrow & Company - December 6th, 2016

The #1 New York Times bestseller

The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kirsten Dunst, and Kevin Costner.


The Year of Magical Thinking Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400078431
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Published: Vintage Books USA - February 13th, 2007

From one of America's iconic writers, a stunning book of electric honesty and passion. Joan Didion explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage--and a life, in good times and bad--that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child.