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The Tassel Is Worth the Hassle

The Tassel Is Worth the Hassle

Great grad gift

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5out of 5 by Patti G 1 hour ago

I fell in love with this book. It has adorable pictures with wise sayings for the graduate. Delightful combo! I purchased several copies--gave one to my son on his college graduation, and then to my ... More

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Trapeze

Trapeze

by Simon Mawer

Pedestrian

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1out of 5 by jay k 1 hour ago

So-so historical fiction, but the prose is no better than Young Adult level. For a far better experience of this genre, try any Alan Furst, especially The Polish Officer, or Night Soldiers. More

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Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

by Kristen J Sollee

denigration? NO, empowerment!!!

5out of 5 by jessica 11 hours ago

The author, Kristen J. Sollee is a professor in the Gender Studies department at The New School in New York City, is the founder of slutist a sex-positive website, and she curates the annual charity ... More

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The Art of the Polar Express

The Art of the Polar Express

by Mark Cotta Vaz

Pure Delight!

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5out of 5 by Pierre D 12 hours ago

If you are a great fan of The Polar Express like me, I would suggest you buy: "The Art of The Polar Express", which is a jaw dropping 132 pages "making of"' filled with pictures from the movie as ... More

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Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

by Kristen J Sollee

ATTENTION: Not just "another" feminist book.

4out of 5 by Adrian 12 hours ago

Kristen J. Sollée an educator, writer, and editor who created the most thought-provoking book I have ever read, called Witches, Sluts, and Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive. As an influential ... More

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First Frost

First Frost

by Sarah Addison Allen

Completely Satisfied!!!

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5out of 5 by Jackie L. T 12 hours ago

This was my first transaction and I am thrilled with the speed of the shipping AND the quality far exceeds my expectations.
This book appears to me to be NEW!!! Thank You More

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Rum Punch

Rum Punch

by Elmore Leonard

The Flight Attendant And The Bail Bondsman

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4out of 5 by Gissinglover 13 hours ago

Elmore Leonard's novel "Rum Punch" (1992) tells a tangled tale of crime, violence and double-crossing written in a punchy style with sharp dialogue. The plot is confusing to follow at first, but it ... More

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Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

by Kristen J Sollee

Such a Powerful Title!

5out of 5 by Brenda 20 hours ago

Kristen J. Sollee teaches at the New School and is the founder of Slutist. In her book "Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive" she talks about witches lineage and its empowerment ... More

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Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

by Kristen J Sollee

A book worth reading

5out of 5 by Gabriela 20 hours ago

The novel, Witches, Sluts and Feminists, written by Kristen J. Sollee, is an introduction to the sex positive of the witch. Her purpose is to discuss about the topics of gender issues in our society. ... More

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Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

by Kristen J Sollee

A Thriller for Feminists

5out of 5 by Kristyna 22 hours ago

Author Kristen J. Sollee is the founding editrix of Slutist which is an award winning sex positive feminist website, and also teaches undergraduate gender studies courses at The New School. The ... More

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Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

by Kristen J Sollee

Don't judge this book by its cover!

5out of 5 by Mauricio 1 day ago

Witch, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive is written by Kristen J. Sollee. Sollee is an author, manager, and instructor. She has worked for various notable news publications, held lectures ... More

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Russian Futurism, Vol. 5

Russian Futurism, Vol. 5

performed by Novosibirsk "Filarmonica" String Quartet

Russian Futurism For String Quartet

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4out of 5 by Gissinglover 1 day ago

The budget-priced Arte Nova label has issued five CDs devoted to the now obscure music of the Russian Futurists. I took advantage of the low price on these recordings to explore works and composers ... More

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Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive

by Kristen J Sollee

A Treat for lovers of feminists

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5out of 5 by Adelita 1 day ago

Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive by Kristen J. Sollee a treat for lovers of sex and feminists empowerment. The purpose of this book is about the feminist legacy of the witch ... More

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No Less Days

No Less Days

by Amanda G Stevens

David carries the weight of centuries...

4out of 5 by J. Augustine 1 day ago

Barbour is best known for their sweet historical romances and novella collections so my curiosity was piqued when I read the blurb for No Less Days and, even though it is marked as suspense, it ... More

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Nikolai Miaskovsky: Cello Concerto; Cello Sonatas 1 & 2

Nikolai Miaskovsky: Cello Concerto; Cello Sonatas 1 & 2

performed by Andrei Pisarev (piano), Kyril Rodin (cello), Russian Philharmonic Orchestra, Konstantin Krimets (conductor)

Miaskovsky For Cello

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 2 days ago

This CD was my introduction to the music of the Twentieth Century Russian composer Nikolai Miaskovsky (1881 - 1950). I was able to purchase the CD virtually risk-free on the budget-priced Arte Nova ... More

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Terra (the Portal Series, Book 2)

Terra (the Portal Series, Book 2)

by Richard Bowker, Ma

I'm eagerly awaiting book 3 in this series!!

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5out of 5 by Wendy B 2 days ago

I'm not usually a big fan of alternate-universe stories, but "alternative history novel" Terra and its predecessor, The Portal, have piqued my interest in this genre. Mr. Bowker cleverly manages to ... More

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P.S. I Still Love You

P.S. I Still Love You

by Jenny Han

You will love this if you read the first one!

5out of 5 by Alondra 2 days ago

All i want to tell you is that so far this book is super good, the first one I enjoyed it so much and this one even better. More

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To All the Boys I've Loved Before

To All the Boys I've Loved Before

by Jenny Han

Really liked it, recommend

5out of 5 by Alondra 2 days ago

This book is really cute and good, contemporary. This is the first book in the series and I think that is an amazing start, you will enjoy it all the way, you will want to read the other two books. ... More

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The Beautiful Cure: Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences

The Beautiful Cure: Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences

by Daniel M. Davis

Fantastic book

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5out of 5 by John 2 days ago

I haven't finished reading this book yet. It is a fascinating look at the immune system and how the body fights disease. It is also an inside look at how science and scientists work and how they ... More

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The Theory of Happily Ever After

The Theory of Happily Ever After

by Kristin Billerbeck

Lighthearted

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3out of 5 by Claudia 2 days ago

My favorite part of this book is the quotes at the beginning of each chapter from the book Science of Bliss written by our fictional main character, Dr. Margaret K. Maguire, a scientist who studies ... More

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Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante; Miaskovsky: Cello Concerto

Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante; Miaskovsky: Cello Concerto

performed by Alexander Dedyuhkin (piano), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Malcolm Sargent (conductor)

Early Rostropovich

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 3 days ago

I became familiar with the beautiful cello concerto by Nicolai Miaskovsky (1881 -- 1950)on a budget-priced release on Arte Nova with the gifted Kyrill Rodin as cellist and Konstantin Krimets ... More

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Shostakovich: String Quartets (Complete), Vol. 5

Shostakovich: String Quartets (Complete), Vol. 5

performed by Eder Quartet

Shostakovich's Last Quartets

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 3 days ago

A great deal of the music of Shostakovich (1906 - 1975) was composed under the specter of communism and the fear of political pressure. But in his chamber music and in his last works, Shostakovich ... More

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Picture Us In The Light

Picture Us In The Light

by Kelly Loy Gilbert

A Beautiful Story

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3out of 5 by spellbindingstories 3 days ago

I wasn't exactly sure what I would be getting myself into when I picked up this book, but it ended up being a very beautiful story. The leading character, Danny, is where the focus of the story lies ... More

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