Non-fiction

$27.95
ISBN-13: 9780385531979
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Published: Nan A. Talese, 9/2012
Helen says: Written by the author of Desert Queen, this book tells the story of Hetty Green, born into a wealthy Quaker family in 1834, when a young United States was just awakening to its potential. Anyone who likes history will love this book.

$14.95
ISBN-13: 9780547422572
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Published: Mariner Books, 1/2011
Lynn says: My already great respect for these animals and their handlers increased a hundredfold as I read this. The deep bond and interaction between humans and canines is examined in this superbly written and deeply informative book.

$14.99
ISBN-13: 9780061732478
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Published: Harper Perennial, 3/2012
Helen says: The wonderful, inspiring story of one woman’s determination to help her family, her community and her country, and how her courage inspired others. A testament to the courage of people living in occupied, war-torn countries.

$13.00
ISBN-13: 9780140143508
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Published: Penguin Books, 10/1990
Susan says: Read this if you loved The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society! It’s a true story and a quick read.

$15.00
ISBN-13: 9780452284555
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Plume, 8/2003
Lynn says: A wonderfully written story of two sisters’ struggle to forge and maintain a loving relationship, despite difficult odds. It taught me a great deal about patience, persistence and acceptance.

Just Kids (Paperback)

$16.00
ISBN-13: 9780060936228
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Published: Ecco, 11/2010
Alex says: Patti Smith promised Robert Mapplethorpe she would tell their story, and she's done it well. Written with a poet's voice, it encompasses not just their relationship, but also the entire art scene in 1970s New York.

$16.00
ISBN-13: 9780307408853
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Published: Broadway Books, 5/2012
Helen says: Reading this book is like being a fly on the wall watching history unfold. U.S. Ambassador William E. Dodd and his family arrive in Germany during Hitler's first year as Chancellor and watch as his intentions become all too clear.