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  Creative Designs Using Shaped Beads
  Draeger, Anna E
  Kalmbach Books
Building on the success of her other shaped beads book, Great Designs for Shaped Beads, Anna Elizabeth Draeger is back with 24 all-new projects that add some of the newest bea...
  An Untamed State
  Gay, Roxane
  Grove Press, Black Cat
“Once you start this book, you will not be able to put it down. An Untamed State is a novel of hope intermingled with fear, a book about possibilities mixed with horror and de...
  A Kissing Hand for Chester Raccoon
  Tanglewood Press
During the last 20 years, parents and teachers have passed along the secret of the Kissing Hand to children facing first days of kindergarten, first grade, and other separatio...
  Language Map Prepack (French, German, Italian, Spanish)
  Kershul, Kristine K.
  Bilingual Books
Language Maps are completely reimagined phrase guides and a must-have for anyone venturing abroad. All the words and phrases you'll need for traveling are here and the innova...
  Writing Wild
  Welling, Tina
  New World Library
Align Your Creative Energy with Nature’s “Everything we know about creating,” writes Tina Welling, “we know intuitively from the natural world.” In Writing Wild, Welling de...
  Monster Needs His Sleep
  Scarletta Kids
It’s time for bed, and Monster needs to go to sleep. But he just keeps finding more things to stay awake for! It isn’t until Monster admits he is afraid of the dark that he fi...
  Dollar Battle-Gami
  Park, Won
  Thunder Bay Press
Got a dollar burning a hole in your pocket? Impress your friends wherever you go with the readily available paper in your wallet. Or leave a creative tip for waiters and barte...
  Frommer's EasyGuide to Germany
Quick to read, light to carry with expert advice in all price ranges, Frommer's EasyGuide to Germany is the complete up-to-date reference for travelers who want to maximize th...
  Toss the Gloss
  Robinson, Andrea Q.
  Seal Press
"Forget about makeup reclaiming youth,” says Andrea Q. Robinson. “Good makeup reclaims you.” Robinson, whose illustrious career has included positions such as the chief market...
  The White Spot Cookbook
  Gold, Kerry
  Figure 1 Publishing
Produced in celebration of White Spot’s 85th anniversary, The White Spot Cookbook is an engaging, visually rich collection of recipes, memories, and memorabilia, designed to s...
  Trinity University Press
The six stories in Outside showcase Barry Lopez’s majestic talent as a fiction writer. Lopez writes in spare prose, but his narratives resonate with an uncanny power. With a r...
  Fading Hearts on the River
  Haxton, Brooks
Centered around multi-million dollar stakes and a series of nationally televised poker tournaments, Fading Hearts on the River offers a story of odds—the odds of a newborn sur...
  Various Men Who Knew Us as Girls
  Mazza, Cris
  Emergency Press
Would her life have been better if she’d had sex with her supervisor when she was 23? Hester Smith is a woman who always played life near the sidelines—until she decides to re...
  Rhodes, David
  Milkweed Editions
From a masterful storyteller, comes a Midwestern epic that illuminates the majestic in the commonplace. When David Rhodes burst onto the American literary scene in the 1970...
  The Corpse with the Emerald Thumb
  Ace, Cathy
  TouchWood Editions
Criminologist and foodie Cait Morgan was looking forward to her dream vacation in Mexico with her boyfriend Bud Anderson. She wasn’t anticipating a fresh corpse on the floor o...
  Jake and Miller's Big Adventure
  Ulysses Press
BEING PREPARED IS A TON OF FUN! The world can be a scary place! There are snowstorms and mean snakes, hot jungles and wild rivers. But intrepid adventurer Jake and his dog M...
  The Understory
  Erens, Pamela
  Tin House Books
The Understory—the debut novel from the critically acclaimed author of The Virgins—is the haunting portrayal of Jack Gorse, an ex-lawyer, now unemployed, who walls off his inn...
  The Flea
  Owlkids Books
"Once there was a little flea who thought that he was too little . . ." And so begins an innocent quest. The flea wants to be bigger. He scales a pea. Then scales an apple. He...
  Hayder, Mo
  Atlantic Monthly Press
Edgar Award winner and internationally best-selling author Mo Hayder has made her name with nightmarishly dark, impeccably-plotted thrillers that hook readers from the first...
  The Full Ridiculous
  Lamprell, Mark
  Soft Skull Press
Michaelo O’Dell is hit by a car, and when he doesn’t die, he is surprised and pleased. But he can’t seem to move, frozen in the crash position. He can’t concentrate, or contro...