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Biting the Apple

By: "Bledsoe, Lucy Jane"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Carroll & Graf Pub:

Seller ID: 9780786719273

ISBN: 0786719273

Condition: GOOD


Biting the Apple is the story of Eve Glass, once an Olympic sprinter and now a motivational speaker. She's the author of two books, Going the Distance: Endurance for Achievers and If Grace is the Goal. The problem is, her own endurance is waning and her confidence in her expertise on grace is paling. Even worse, her kleptomaniac tendencies are intensifying, and a friend from her childhood has begun stalking her. Glass, a product of other people's dreams her entire life, is now a woman in search of authenticity. She sheds her ex-husband/coach, shakes free from her business manager, and lands no... View more info

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Girl Anatomy: A Novel

By: "Bloom, Rebecca"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: William Morrow:

Seller ID: 9780060936808

ISBN: 0060936800

Condition: GOOD


The hip and heart-warming story of what it means to be a girl and what it takes to become a woman.When Lilly's best friend, Maya, gets engaged, the tenuous peace treaty Lilly thought she had finally established with her perennially single self shows itself to be as long-lasting as shoulder pads and frozen yoghurt. Wavering wildly between ecstasy and envy, serial dater and retail-therapy shopper, Lilly vows to get her life together.While sipping lattes from the Coffee Bean and planning forever with Maya, Lilly embarks on an uproariously comical and strikingly poignant ride of transform... View more info

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Smart Women

By: "Blume, Judy"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Pocket:

Seller ID: 9780671727581

ISBN: 0671727583

Condition: GOOD


Come back to the eighties in Boulder, Colorado. Soak in a hot tub. Concentrate on your career. Try to forget your divorce. Never mind that your teenage children find you hopeless. Try falling in love again...this time for real. Some things never change. View more info

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Summer Sisters

By: "Blume, Judy"

Price: $3.75

Publisher: BANTAM DELL:

Seller ID: 9780440226437

ISBN: 0440226430

Condition: GOOD


In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard's world changed forever--when Caitlin Somers chose her as a friend. Dazzling, reckless Caitlin welcomed Vix into the heart of her sprawling, eccentric family, opening doors to a world of unimaginable privilege, sweeping her away to vacations on Martha's Vineyard, a magical, wind-blown island where two friends became summer sisters. . . . Now, years later, Vix is working in New York City. Caitlin is getting married on the Vineyard. And the early magic of their long, complicated friendship has faded. But Caitlin has begged Vix to come to her wedding, t... View more info

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In the Unlikely Event: A Novel

By: "Blume, Judy"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9781101873984

ISBN: 1101873981

Condition: GOOD


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Water Witches

By: "Bohjalian, Chris"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Touchstone:

Seller ID: 9780684826127

ISBN: 0684826127

Condition: GOOD


Set in the Vermont countryside, "Water Witches" is a tale of the clash between progress and tradition, science and magic. In the midst of a nightmarish New England drought, cynical ski industry lobbyist Scottie Winston is trying to get a large ski resort the permits it needs to tap already beleaguered rivers for snow. His wife, his little girl, and his sister-in-law -- dowsers or "water witches" all -- hope to stop him, however, in this gentle, comic, life-affirming novel. View more info

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The Double Bind (Vintage Contemporaries)

By: "Bohjalian, Chris"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9781400031665

ISBN: 1400031664

Condition: GOOD


When Laurel Estabrook is attacked while riding her bicycle through Vermont's back roads, her life is forever changed. Formerly outgoing, Laurel withdraws into her photography, spending all her free time at a homeless shelter. There she meets Bobbie Crocker, a man with a history of mental illness and a box of photographs that he won't let anyone see. When Bobbie dies, Laurel discovers a deeply hidden secret-a story that leads her far from her old life, and into a cat-and-mouse game with pursuers who claim they want to save her. In a tale that travels between the Roaring Twenties and the twenty-... View more info

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Before You Know Kindness

By: "Bohjalian, Chris"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9781400031658

ISBN: 1400031656

Condition: GOOD


Chris Bohjalian, bestselling author of Midwives, presents his most ambitious and multi-layered novel to date--examining wildly divisive issues in today's America with his trademark emotional heft and spellbinding storytelling skill.On a balmy July night in New Hampshire a shot rings out in a garden, and a man falls to the ground, terribly wounded. The wounded man is Spencer McCullough, the shot that hit him was fired-accidentally?-by his adolescent daughter Charlotte. With this shattering moment of violence, Chris Bohjalian launches the best kind of literate page-turner: suspenseful, wryly fun... View more info

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Ruby

By: "Bond, Cynthia"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hogarth:

Seller ID: 9780804188241

ISBN: 0804188246

Condition: GOOD


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Virgin Fiction 2

By: "Books, Rob Weisbach"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780688170141

ISBN: 0688170145

Condition: GOOD


When we announced our first annual Virgin Fiction contest, hundreds of entries flooded our offices, and the results, published last year, met with resounding acclaim. Deemed "brilliant...comic...compelling" by Entertainment Weekly, and "wonderful...humorous...a noble, promising start" by Publishers Weekly, Virgin Fiction proved there is an insatiable desire for daring, new, original voices.Virgin Fiction 2 showcases the twenty winners of 1999's contest. The same rules applied -- all who entered had to be under thirty-five and previously unpublished -- and the results are as varied, surpr... View more info

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Convince Them in 90 Seconds or Less: Make Instant Connections That Pay Off in Business and in Life

By: "Boothman, Nicholas"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Workman Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 9780761158554

ISBN: 0761158553

Condition: GOOD


"Now in paperback, revised throughout, with a timely new chapter and title "The original "How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less" received praise such as: "Nick Boothman's brilliant stroke is to guarantee that within the first 90 seconds of meeting someone you'll be communicating like old trusted friends. But he doesn t stop there. This book shows how to turn those instant connections into long-lasting, productive business relationships." Marty Edelston, publisher, "BottomLine/Personal." And: "Success in business depends on effectively communicating ideas, at least as much as thi... View more info

Les Chroniqueurs du Moyen Age (extraits I)

By: "Bossaut, Andre (ed.)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, Classiques Larousse (F.S. Crofts): 1941

Seller ID: 21P011

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new, unread, but has age toning of pages and covers. Unique US printing done during WWII. Selected texts with resume, information and selections by the French Chroniclers of the Middle Ages: G. de Villehardouin, Robert de Clari, Vie de Guillaune le Marechal, Le Menestrel de Reims, Grandes Chroniques de France, Jean de Joinville, Chronique Rimee de Geoffrey de Paris. 104 pages. Text in Franch." View more info

Les Chroniqueurs Francais du Moyen Age - II

By: "Bossuat, Andre (ed.)"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Classiques Larousse: 1937

Edition: (7e tirage)

Seller ID: 21P010

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, age tanned, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, light curl. Selected texts with resume, information and selections by the French Chroniclers of the Middle Ages: Jean de Bel, Jean Froissart, Cuvelier, Le Journal d'Un Bourgeois de Paris, Enguerrand de Monstrelet, Georges Chastellain, Olivier de la Marche, Phillippe de Commynes. 127 pages. Text in French." View more info

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Mr. Boston: Official Bartender's and Party Guide (Mr. Boston: Official Bartender's & Party Guide)

By: "Boston, Mr."

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Wiley:

Edition: 66

Seller ID: 9780764597329

ISBN: 0764597329

Condition: GOOD


The up-to-date new edition of America's bestselling drink-mixing guide America's favorite drink-mixing guide since 1935, Mr. Boston: Official Bartender's and Party Guide has been the resource of choice for generations of professionals and amateurs alike. Now this classic is better than ever, with updated information, 100 contemporary new drink recipes, and all-new photography. More than 1,400 recipes range from classic cocktails to today's trendiest drinks, all presented alphabetically with clear, easy-to-follow instructions. With the latest lowdown on liquors, beers, and wines, plus savvy... View more info

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Apart at the Seams (Cobbled Court Quilts)

By: "Bostwick, Marie"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Kensington:

Seller ID: 9780758269300

ISBN: 0758269307

Condition: GOOD


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Mystery Ride

By: "Boswell, Robert"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: PerfectBound:

Seller ID: 9780060975852

ISBN: 0060975857

Condition: GOOD


A thoughtful, funny, and penetrating portrait of a modern American family that explores the breaches and bonds between husbands and wives, parents and children--and introduces one of the most incorrigible and affecting teenagers since Holden Caulfield. View more info

The Geography of Desire

By: "Boswell, Robert, Boswell, Robert"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060975876

ISBN: 0060975873

Condition: GOOD


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La Tragedie au XVI Siecle - extraits de pieces

By: "Boulle, Jean (Ed.)"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Classiques Larousse: 1948

Edition: (2e tirage)

Seller ID: 21P008

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, age tanned, clean interior, light age soil to exterior. Selected texts from the 1506-1608 chronology with resume, information and selections from:Theodore de Beze, Etienne Jodelle, Louis Demasures, Jacques Grevin, Jean de la Taille, Robert Garnier, and Antoine de Montchretien. 146 pages. Text in French." View more info

La Tragedie au XVI Siecle - extraits de pieces

By: "Boulle, Jean (Ed.)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Libraire Larousse: 1948

Seller ID: 88P011

Condition: FINE


"As new. Selected texts from the 1506-1608 chronology with resume, information and selections from:Theodore de Beze, Etienne Jodelle, Louis Demasures, Jacques Grevin, Jean de la Taille, Robert Garnier, and Antoine de Montchretien. 146 pages. Text in French." View more info

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The Sheltering Sky

By: "Bowles, Paul"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ecco:

Seller ID: 9780060834821

ISBN: 006083482X

Condition: GOOD


The Sheltering Sky is a landmark of twentieth-century literature. In this intensely fascinating story, Paul Bowles examines the ways in which Americans' incomprehension of alien cultures leads to the ultimate destruction of those cultures.A story about three American travelers adrift in the cities and deserts of North Africa after World War II, The Sheltering Sky explores the limits of humanity when it touches the unfathomable emptiness and impassive cruelty of the desert.This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended r... View more info