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1. Don't Put Gum in the Fish Bowl - Wesley Stuart

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When Mom told Peggy to babysit her siblings, she had no idea what lay in store: giant floating goldfish, chatty birds and demanding bees. Not to mention dirty diapers— and all because of a piece of gum and a fish? Will Peggy get the kids home safely before Mom comes home? Help!†

Suggested age range for readers: 3-8

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2. Who's That Sleeping in My Bed? - Keren Smedley

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Being over 50 is not what it used to be: it does not mean giving up on sex and love. This title addresses a range of questions and answers them wisely and wittily.

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3. Away for the Weekend - Dyan Sheldon

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The only thing Gabriela and Beth have in common is that they are in LA for the weekend. Gabriela is there for frivolity, fashion and fun, Beth for lectures, learning and literature. But what neither girl knows is that they are not alone.

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4. Getting Mad, Getting Even - Annie Sanders

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Alice and Lucia are rushed off their feet providing invisible and invaluable help to armies of harassed working women. Then Alice and Lucia receive a strange request which leads them to become known as the best revenge team in town.

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5. Love, Mommy Writing Love Letters to Your Baby (Large Print 16pt) - Judy Siblin-Librach

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That first smile. Those first steps. Their faces as they flew through the air on a swing for the first time. For most parents, these moments are priceless, moments that are gone as quickly as they happened. Parents have the best of intentions when they begin writing down everything their children do, but that early zeal is soon replaced by the hectic nature of life, and they give up, often feeling guilty that they didn't do more. But it's never too late to go back and recollect these amazing moments; after all, even your foggiest memories are clearer than your child's, who doesn't have the ability to recollect events that happened in his or her first four or five years. Most children are forever asking their parents, ''What was I like when I came home from the hospital? What was my first word?'' Love, Mommy: Writing Love Letters To Your Baby is a book that finally helps parents recreate their child's memories for them. Author Judy Siblin - Librach, a mother of two, journalist, and talk show host, explains how to recall those moments and give them back to your children as a precious gift of memory. She encourages mothers, fathers, grandparents, and other relatives and friends to join in and try to rebuild those early years for your children. Imagine the look on your child's face when you hand them a series of memories of their childhood, as remembered by you. As a gift for a birthday, graduation, or their wedding, it would be absolutely priceless to them. And maybe you'll see that same look they had as they smiled for the very first time.

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6. The Anatomy of Clay Poems (Large Print 16pt) - Gillian Sze

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Taking off from the Promethean myth of human creation, Gillian Sze's second poetry collection explores the ''anatomy of clay'' and the individual as a sentient mystery. At times reflective, instructional, playful, or strange, the first section, Quotidianus, offers observational poems, which recount intimate and ordinary moments often missed, overlooked, or forgotten. Sze tugs at the fabric of habit and amidst the urban mundane finds her subjects in a woman waiting for the bus, a neighbour who talks to his plants, a girl smoking after a storm. The following section, Extimacy, takes a lyrical and confessional turn, veering inwards, dealing reflexively with the materiality of inner life: the self as ingredients, the self as experiment, the self as animal and artist. The Anatomy of Clay finds exceptions in the most prosaic conditions and the ineffable distinctions between people, selves, objects, and histories.

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7. Rosewood Confidential The Unofficial Companion to Pretty Little (Large Print 16pt) - Liv Spencer

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All the juicy details on the breakout hit TV show that has people talking, tweeting, and tuning in week after week
Rosewood Confidential is the first companion book to the dark deeds, ugly secrets, and flashy fashion of Pretty Little Liars. With six Teen Choice Awards (including Choice Summer TV Show two years in a row) and nominations from People's Choice and GLAAD Media Awards, the show is a fan favourite, ratings success, and trending Twitter topic every time a new episode airs. Rosewood Confidential features an episode guide to the first two seasons of ABC Family's hit show, bios of the stars, and the story of how a New York Times bestselling book series by Sara Shepard became a pop culture phenomenon. It's as thrilling as a text message from a dead girl.

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8. More to Keep Us Warm (Large Print 16pt) - Jacob Scheier

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Both chronicle and confrontation, the poems of Jacob Scheier's debut work out and through notions of loss. As the death of a young man's mother instigates and informs these investigations, the realities of romantic failures become inextricably connected, and in the process More to Keep Us Warm maps the limitations, and breaking points, of the human heart. Questioning how and why we fall in and out of love becomes the collection's haunting refrain. At the same time, Scheier's poems mourn the absence of both religious and cultural identity. Facing the painful and confusing losses of his life, the support of the only ''tradition'' the writer knows - an atheist, socialist upbringing - proves unsatisfying. In response, More to Keep Us Warm explores the formation of a new, complex sense of self as inherited belief systems fail. With humour, sardonic wit, and conversational charm, this search engages and struggles with Judeo - Christian tradition to become an intimate meditation on the nature of God in a secular world.

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9. Hamilton Troll Meets Pink Light Sprite - Kathleen J. Shields

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Meet Hamilton Troll, a fun-loving friend to the forest creatures and quite a unique little troll. But Hamilton has a problem; a fear he simply can not control and it is up to Pink Light Sprite to help him with his problem. Follow Hamilton as he takes this exciting journey down the forest path. He will meet new friends that he always will remember and he will in-turn help others when they need it.

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10. Bluebacks and Silver Brights A Lifetime in the BC Fisheries from Bounty to Plunder (Large Print 16pt) - Allan Ed Safarik, Norman Safarik

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A captivating memoir set during the pinnacle of West Coast fishing
More than a history of the Vancouver fishing industry, Bluebacks and Silver Brights is a collection of great adventures set on the Pacific coast. With dozens of salty tales of hardworking and hard - living fisherman and fish industry workers, this is Norman Safarik's story of West Coast fishing from the Gulf of Georgia to Prince Rupert, with a detour to New York's old - time fish markets. With wisdom and insight, Safarik's story is also an ecological warning, recalling the lost bounty of Canada's natural resources of a century ago, and their possible extinction today at the hands of government mismanagement and overfishing.

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11. Finding Lost - Season Six Nikki Stafford (Large Print 16pt) - Nikki Stafford

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Nikki Stafford is a godsend to Lost enthusiasts in particular and TV lovers in general. I've written about TV for several years, and have always valued her opinion and insights on all things television.''

- Amanda Cuda, Connecticut Post
Author Nikki Stafford has established herself in the Lost fandom through her comprehensive episode analysis, which has helped thousands of viewers watch the show with a deeper understanding season after season. This final installment of the Finding Lost series will tie together all of the pieces from season 1 to the end, showing the beginnings of each plot line and tracing its development throughout the series.
The season 6 book will include analyses on the war between good and evil and how it's been epitomized in the black and white themes, and will provide possible explanations for many of the questions that will no doubt remain unanswered at the end of the series. The book will be filled with sidebars offering summaries for many of the show's ongoing mysteries, and chapters on the show's literary precursors, Stephen King's The Stand and Milton's Paradise Lost. Stafford will also take a close look at the alternate timeline offered in the show's final season and compare it to the original timeline that played out in the first five seasons. Including exclusive behind - the - scenes photos of the filming of the season 6 episodes on location in Hawaii, Finding Lost: Season 6 will be the only book Lost fans will need when the screen goes dark (or light) one final time.

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12. No Regrets, No Remorse A Sydney Simone Mystery (Large Print 16pt) - R. F. Sharp

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For cover, Sydney works as an assistant at the Rose Madder Gallery in West Palm Beach run by Oscar Leopold. Oscar, a sculptor, has left his law practice behind. But now his former partner Roy is arrested for murdering Big Jack, an attorney with a sleazy television advertising presence. At the same time Sydney is dealing with a client who has seemingly penetrated her defenses and demands she complete a job - rubbing out Big Jack. - an assignment where she has accepted, and pocketed, an unusually large fee. So now Sydney the client gives Sydney a new target and Sydney switches gears: dedicated to saving herself, Oscar, and Roy.
Teaming with Oscar isn't easy since she can't tell him all she knows, but soon their investigation leads to a complex insurance fraud scheme that implicates Roy - perhaps he really is guilty. But Oscar becomes an investigative target himself and is arrested, then kidnapped and assaulted as he tries to find the true killer.

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13. Brooklyn Bones An Erica Donato Mystery (Large Print 16pt) - Triss Stein

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In Brooklyn Bones, a crime of the past comes much too close to home when Erica Donato's teen - age daughter Chris finds a skeleton behind a wall in their crumbling Park Slope home. Erica - young widow, over - age history Ph.D candidate, mother of a teen, product of blue - collar Brooklyn - is drawn into the mystery when she learns this was an unknown teen - age girl, hidden there within living memory. She and her daughter are both touched and disturbed by the mysterious tragedy in their own home. Chris's dangerous curiosity and Erica's work at a local history museum lead her right back to her neighborhood in its edgy, pre - gentrification days, the period when the age of Aquarius was turning dark. A cranky retired reporter shares old files with her. The charming widow of a slumlord has some surprises for her. The crazy old lady who hangs around her street keeps trying to tell her something. And there are people, including some she is close to, who know the whole story and will stop at nothing to make sure it stays buried forever.

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14. Raw Deal (Large Print 16pt) - Les Standiford

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John Deal's life is finally coming together - he is reunited with his lovely wife, they have a beautiful baby, and DealCo, his Miami construction business, is booming with post - Hurricane Andrew contracts rolling in. The future looks bright...until the night that his house is engulfed by an arsonist's flames and his wife is terribly burned.Unbeknownst to him, Deal has stumbled into the path of the sickly sweet plans of sugar cane magnate and Cuban imigri power broker, Vicente Luis Torreno, a man obsessed by his dreams of a repatriated Cuba and the juicy profits of the sugar monopoly he is sure will come with it. Torreno's sugar - coated influence reaches to the highest levels of the U.S. Government, a fact that more than complicates Deal's efforts to find out who is responsible for this latest tragedy and to avoid joining the string of bodies that litter the South Florida landscape, all the way from the vast cane fields of Lake Okeechobee to the shores of Biscayne Bay.

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15. Intentional Parenting (Large Print 16pt) - Yvonne Sum

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A fresh approach to parenting that will get results for you and your kids. Everyone belongs to a tribe. It is not just the football club or the mothers' group, in a world powered by the instant accessibility of the internet there are many different tribes catering for every aspect of your life. Navigating those tribes is a tricky business. It takes leadership, and the first tribe we learn this from is our family. Parenting can be hard - especially if you may have been finding it challenging to 'read the book' that is your child. It takes intention, attention and action ... planning, persistence, and practice, practice, practice. So, what does it mean for YOU to be a parent? What is your intention as a parent? How will you fulfill this? What do you commit to do? What is your First step? Taking a good look at her own family Yvonne Sum identified seven foundation stones of successful parenting, the 7R's of parenting. Each one is fully explored and explained in Intentional Parenting, and together they are the basis of leading your family tribe. The 7R's are all lessons that are equally applicable in business. But, unlike a leader in a giant corporation, you cannot sack your family and, unlike many businesses today, you are highly invested in their future success. Together that is the carrot and the stick of investing time in developing your leadership role for the benefit of the family. Intentional parenting is a journey that begins with your conscious decision to become a leader and a PLAYPAL to your family. I simply love the perspectives learnt from my children and those I meet on my parenting journey, and what I pass on along the way. Dr. Yvonne Sum

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16. Presidential Deal (Large Print 16pt) - Les Standiford

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In the fifth installment of the series, Deal is being awarded the Presidential Medal of Valor, and as a campaign gimmick, the presentation ceremony is held in Miami. During the ceremony, terrorists interrupt with machine gun fire, and Deal and the First Lady are taken captive.

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17. My One Square Inch of Alaska - Sharon Gwyn Short

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18. A Family Haggadah II - Shoshana Silberman

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19. Writing-The Sacred Art Beyond the Page to Spiritual Practice (Large Print 16pt) - Rami Shapiro

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Push your writing through the trite and the boring to something fresh, something transformative.
''Writing as spiritual practice has nothing to do with readers per se. You aren't writing to be read; you are writing to be freed. Writing as spiritual practice is conspiratorial rather than inspirational. It conspires to strip away everything you use to maintain the illusion of certainty, security and self - identity. Where spiritual writing seeks to bind you all the more tightly to the self you imagine yourself to be, writing as spiritual practice intends to free you from it.''
- from Rami's Preface
This isn't about how to write spiritual books. It isn't about the romance of writing. It doesn't cover the ins and outs of publishing and building a brand. Instead, this fresh and unapologetic guide to writing as a spiritual practice approaches writing as a way to turn the spiral of body, heart, mind, soul and spirit that leads to spiritual awakening.
Lead by renowned spirituality teacher Rami Shapiro and award - winning writer and writing coach Aaron Shapiro - and featuring over fifty unique, practical exercises - it takes you beyond assigning inspirational words to the page. It shows you how to use your writing to unlock the joy of life and the infinite perspectives and possibilities that living provides.

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20. Cattery Row - Clea Simon

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Spiky freelancer Theda Krakow has fallen on a bare patch. Changes at the newspaper have cut her regular assignments and magazine work is slim. When a call comes in asking her to profile Cool, a gifted musician who's being oddly reclusive, it's welcome relief from both Theda's man and money troubles. But even with work at hand, there are problems: Someone is stealing show cats. And both the feline - friendly Theda and her friend Violet, who runs the local shelter, are outraged. When a kindly cat breeder is implicated in the thefts, Theda resolves to uncover the culprits. But when a murder hits close to home, the circle of suspects widens to include family, an extortionist, and more . Theda is a great guide to the city, whether hanging out in her Cambridge neighborhood or enjoying the latest bands in the clubs, particularly Violet's brand of riot grrrl punk. She's less adept at sorting out her own heart, which largely belongs to her kitten, Musetta, but as a sleuth, she's razor - sharp.

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