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The Patron Saint of Liars

The Patron Saint of Liars

by Ann Patchett

Superior Novel

5out of 5 by BobLo 1 hour ago

I have purchased numerous copies of this book for friends and recommend it frequently. If you have ever wished to simply vanish, leaving no trace behind, and start a new life in a new location, this ... More

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Mirrors of Life: What is your life in the mirror?

Mirrors of Life: What is your life in the mirror?

by Neal Owens

Literary Titan

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4out of 5 by LiteraryTitan 3 hours ago

Mirrors of Life vividly explores contemporary experiences of black people in America through the emotional tale of a mother and her children. Yvonne is a single mother who is stuck between tragedy ... More

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The Big Three and Me

The Big Three and Me

by Billy Casper

Billy Casper

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5out of 5 by John C 9 hours ago

This is a fantastic book. I had no idea how good a golfer Billy Casper was. He won over 50 tournaments including 3 majors. He played Jack, Arnie and Gary Player on even terms. Casper had a tough ... More

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Walt Whitman: Poetry and Prose (LOA #3)

Walt Whitman: Poetry and Prose (LOA #3)

by Walter Whitman

Walt Whitman In The Library Of America

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 9 hours ago

This 1982 volume, "Walt Whitman: Poetry and Prose" edited by Justin Kaplan was among the first four books published by the Library of America as it began its mission of presenting the best works of ... More

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Hiking the Grand Mesa: A Clementine the Rescue Dog Story

Hiking the Grand Mesa: A Clementine the Rescue Dog Story

by Kyle Torke, Barbara Torke

Bringing the outside world and all of its miracles

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5out of 5 by sharon m 9 hours ago

How do you get a message across to a wide audience on the vital importance of how a rescue dogs can improve and enhance your life? You produce a story about your family's journeys into nature and ... More

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A Scandal at Crystalline: An Early Mystery

A Scandal at Crystalline: An Early Mystery

by Roslyn Reid

Fiery pottery techniques and dark pasts

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5out of 5 by Paul 16 hours ago

Reid writes smooth sharp dialog, of diverse deep characters (both close and distant), with entertaining exposition, dwelling along the intersection of complex social intercourse and conflicted ... More

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Black Angel

Black Angel

directed by Roy William Neill
Dan Duryea, June Vincent, Peter Lorre, Broderick Crawford, Wallace Ford

A Black Angel

4out of 5 by Gissinglover 20 hours ago

"Black Angel" is a 1946 noir film that, as its title suggests, develops ambiguities of character. Portrayed by June Vincent, the "black angel" in the film is a beautiful housewife, Catherine Bennett, ... More

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Calculus & Analytic Geometry

Calculus & Analytic Geometry

by Thomas

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5out of 5 by William C 21 hours ago

Excellent calculus textbook. This book is written with the student in mind, and not to the arcane tastes of math professors. More

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I Love Lucy [TV Series]

I Love Lucy [TV Series]

I Love Lucy

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5out of 5 by bobbi driver 23 hours ago

I love the box set of I Love Lucy . The packing was great it fit so tightly in the box that I had to cut the box apart that it was mailed in to get the box set out .The box that the series came in ... More

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The Socialite

The Socialite

by J'Nell Ciesielski

Scottish brogue, hemlines, and spoiled rich women

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4out of 5 by Ruth_Ann*BookofRuthAnn 1 day ago

I was rather excited to read The Socialite as I had previously noticed J'nell Ciesielski's other World War II novels. I did not know her books are considered Christian novels until I saw it's ... More

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Eyes Wide Shut

Eyes Wide Shut

directed by Stanley Kubrick
Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Sydney Pollack, Marie Richardson, Rade Serbedzija, Todd Field, Vinessa Shaw

Stanley Kubrick's Last Hurrah

4out of 5 by billy 1 day ago

After his wife reveals a sexual fantasy involving another man, a doctor goes for a walk around the streets of New York in the early morning hours; encountering an old college friend, a prostitute, a ... More

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Crossing the Threshold of Hope

Crossing the Threshold of Hope

by Pope John Paul II

A thoughtful book by one of the holiest men of the

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5out of 5 by SteveG 1 day ago

Pope Saint John Paul II answers questions about the Catholic Church and its relationship to the secular world of the late 20th century. Having been part of Vatican II council, the pontiff answers ... More

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The Mayor of Macdougal Street

The Mayor of Macdougal Street

by Dave Van Ronk, Elijah Wald

Music Life

5out of 5 by Malcolm M 1 day ago

Not content with being a wonderful singer and picker, Dave van Ronk proved in this memoir that he was a fair-minded but utterly honest historian and a deeply insightful analyst of both music and the ... More

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Faith

Faith

by Jennifer Haigh

Faith-A beautifully written surprise

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5out of 5 by BobLo 1 day ago

An extraordinary novel about a priest entangled in the pedophilia by priests in Boston. It is especially pertinent to those familiar with Boston. Narrated by the sister of an accused priest, it may ... More

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Swordfish

Swordfish

directed by Dominic Sena
John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Vinnie Jones

NEVER RECEIVED THIS CD

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2out of 5 by edward 1 day ago

I AM STILL WAITING FOR MY ITEM TO ARRIVE. pAID FOR IT BUT NEVER RECEIVED IT. VERY UNHAPPY!. IT WAS SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN SHIPPED 4/19/20. WHWERE IS IT. More

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Heads up, heels down; a handbook of horsemanship and riding

Heads up, heels down; a handbook of horsemanship and riding

by C. W. Anderson

Great For Beginners

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5out of 5 by Nancy B. G 1 day ago

Easy to understand, soundly covers the basics of English horsemanship, beautifully and accurately illustrated. More

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Premier Pops

Premier Pops

by Royal Philharmonic Pops Orchestra/Henry Mancini

One of Mancini's Best

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5out of 5 by Juanita 1 day ago

Truly one of Henry Mancini's best, Premier Pops is an album that Mancini fans will love-several of his TV and movie themes are here as well as some unfamiliar material. My favorites: the TV medley ... More

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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

by Robin Sloan

A great read!

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5out of 5 by Evan 1 day ago

This is a great book. An imaginative, and fun tale - using high tech to talk about old tech. A real adventure story. More

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Evah & the Unscrupulous Thwargg: Text Manuscript

Evah & the Unscrupulous Thwargg: Text Manuscript

by Longoria Wolfe, Laura Kincaid (Editor), M R Garcia

Literary Titan

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4out of 5 by LiteraryTitan 1 day ago

Evah & the Unscrupulous Thwargg follows a young girl who must contend with bullies while being haunted by disturbing visions. She slowly uncovers a connection she has with an ancient tribe of people ... More

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Untangling Tolkien: A Chronological Reference to the Lord of the Rings

Untangling Tolkien: A Chronological Reference to the Lord of the Rings

by Michael W Perry

A Waste of Money

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1out of 5 by Gary D G 2 days ago

In 1969 at the age of 28 I was first introduced to "The Hobbit" over dinner with a good friend. In the space of three hours she related a synopsis of the story line and its relation to the history ... More

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Brick Lane

Brick Lane

by Monica Ali

Monica Ali's "Brick Lane"

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3out of 5 by Gissinglover 2 days ago

This lengthy and ambitious first novel explores, with indifferent success, the lives of Bangladeshi immigrants to London and the growth in independence and modification of culture of a young ... More

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The Easy Baked Donut Cookbook: 60 Sweet and Savory Recipes for Your Oven and Mini Donut Maker

The Easy Baked Donut Cookbook: 60 Sweet and Savory Recipes for Your Oven and Mini Donut Maker

by Sara Mellas

Yummy

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4out of 5 by Claudia 2 days ago

Okay, I wouldn't usually pick up a sweets oriented cookbook, but donuts are my kryptonite. The word donut paired with easy and baked in this title immediately caught my attention. Sara Mellas sets ... More

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