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

 

 

 

Indian Creek Chronicles: A Winter Alone in the Wilderness Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780312422721
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Published: Picador USA - October 17th, 2003

Winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Book Award, Indian Creek Chronicles is Pete Fromm's account of seven winter months spent alone in a tent in Idaho guarding salmon eggs and coming face to face with the blunt realities of life as a contemporary mountain man.


The Chalk Man Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781524760984
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - January 9th, 2018

"I haven't had a sleepless night due to a book for a long time. The Chalk Man changed that."
--Fiona Barton, New York Times bestselling author of The Widow


Manhattan Beach Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781476716732
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Published: Scribner Book Company - October 3rd, 2017

* Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction
* New York Times Bestseller
* A San Francisco Chronicle Top 10 Book of the Year
* A New York Times Notable Book and a Washington Post Notable Fiction Book of 2017
* A Time magazine and USA Today Top 10 Novel of 2017


Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781524731595
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 17th, 2017

NATIONAL BEST SELLER

A stunning, personal memoir from the astronaut and modern-day hero who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station--a message of hope for the future that will inspire for generations to come.


Touching the Void: The True Story of One Man's Miraculous Survival Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060730550
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 3rd, 2004

Joe Simpson and his climbing partner, Simon Yates, had just reached the top of a 21,000-foot peak in the Andes when disaster struck. Simpson plunged off the vertical face of an ice ledge, breaking his leg. In the hours that followed, darkness fell and a blizzard raged as Yates tried to lower his friend to safety.


Found: A Life in Mountain Rescue Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781680510751
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Published: Mountaineers Books - May 1st, 2017

Now in her mid-thirties, Loewen has become a wife, a mother, and a leader of Seattle Mountain Rescue (SMR), a volunteer-based search-and-rescue operation. She no longer struggles with the respect of co-workers (she has it in spades) nor crippling self-doubt (overcome after hundreds of rescues).


The Child Finder Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062659057
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Published: Harper - September 5th, 2017

A haunting, richly atmospheric, and deeply suspenseful novel from the acclaimed author of The Enchanted about an investigator who must use her unique insights to find a missing little girl.

"Where are you, Madison Culver? Flying with the angels, a silver speck on a wing? Are you dreaming, buried under snow? Or--is it possible--you are still alive?"


Fever Cover Image
By Deon Meyer, K. L. Seefers (Translator)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802126627
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - September 5th, 2017

"Reminiscent of The Stand and The Passage. Great stuff."--Stephen King


Gallows View: The First Inspector Banks Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062009388
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Published: William Morrow & Company - April 26th, 2016

Former London policeman Alan Banks relocated to Yorkshire seeking some small measure of peace. But depravity and violence are not unique to large cities. His new venue, the quaint little village of Eastvale, seems to have more than its fair share of malefactors, among them a brazen Peeping Tom who hides in night's shadows spying on attractive, unsuspecting ladies as they prepare for bed.


Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?: And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781455588220
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Published: Twelve - March 21st, 2017

New York Times bestseller
If your funny older sister were the former deputy chief of staff to President Barack Obama, her behind-the-scenes political memoir would look something like this...


The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062409164
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Published: William Morrow & Company - June 13th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

B&N Editor's Pick - Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of 2017

Goodreads Choice Awards Semifinalist


Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062403063
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Published: William Morrow & Company - September 8th, 2015

Including real life stories, this newly revised third edition of the award-winning bestseller--voted one of the top twenty parenting books--provides parents with the most up-to-date research, effective discipline tips, and practical strategies for raising spirited children.


The Widow Nash Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781619029286
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - June 13th, 2017

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

"What keeps you reading is not just the quality of the writing, which is just absolutely wonderful, but also to find out: Is Dulcy] going to remake herself]? Can this be successful? Or is she going to be found out?" ―Nancy Pearl, Morning Edition, NPR


Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781419723865
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Published: Abrams Press - April 18th, 2017

In Grocery, bestselling author Michael Ruhlman offers incisive commentary on America's relationship with its food and investigates the overlooked source of so much of it--the grocery store.


Death at La Fenice Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060740689
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Published: Harper Perennial - July 27th, 2004

There is little violent crime in Venice, a serenely beautiful floating city of mystery and magic, history and decay. But the evil that does occasionally rear its head is the jurisdiction of Guido Brunetti, the suave, urbane vice-commissario of police and a genius at detection.