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August. A month of heat, pressure, when the land of the dead is closer to ours. Jing-nan, “Taipei Johnny”, leaves his Joy Division-inspired night market food stall “Unknown Pleasures” to solve the murder of the woman he was to marry – the woman he hasn’t seen for ten years, since his failure to make a new life in the U.S. Punk rock, high school memories, syndicated crime, and, of course, food all combine to make this Taiwanese summer mystery delicious fun. - Jocelyn

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Ghost Month Cover Image
By Ed Lin
$9.99
ISBN: 9781616958374
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Soho Crime - July 25th, 2017

Dark Matter has the intrigue of a timeless thriller, the mystique of the metaphysical, and an emotional poignancy that twists the heart. It begins with easy normalcy, with the life of Jason Dessen, a college physics professor who lives in Chicago with his beloved wife and son. From there it careens into a mind-bending and frenzied fight for love and life. I scarfed down this book in one day because that’s how good it is. - Sairsha

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Dark Matter Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101904244
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Broadway Books - May 2nd, 2017

To sell this book I always quote the first line: “It’s dark and gloomy, and it smells like dead sheep, but when Zeus says go to Hell, I go.” Ages 12 & up. - Molly

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Quicksilver Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780440238454
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Laurel Leaf Library - December 12th, 2006

One of our Children's Books Department staff's new favorite board books, and a great book to read after Goodnight Moon.

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If I Were a Whale Cover Image
By Shelley Gill, Erik Brooks (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781632171047
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little Bigfoot - February 21st, 2017

One of our Children's Books Department staff's new favorite board books, and a great book to read after Goodnight Moon.

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A Book of Sleep Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375866180
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 11th, 2011

We are super excited about this vibrant new cookbook from the chef of the San Francisco restaurant Nopalito, known for its delicious Mexican food. “What a thoughtful, inviting book [filled with] page after page of beautiful, soul-satisfying dishes. These recipes were born from the real food of Mexico, then coaxed into a San Francisco existence at Nopalito under the guiding hand of Gonzalo Guzmán. As you read through the jam-packed salsas chapter, you’ll find your heart beating faster and faster: so many flavors and textures, so much joy to be had!” —Rick Bayless

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Nopalito: A Mexican Kitchen Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399578281
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Published: Ten Speed Press - April 11th, 2017

Dinner time? In New York Times food columnist Melissa Clark’s new book, there’s a section for practically every protein imaginable (from seafood to chicken, beans to seitan) and a recipe for the very best version of all of your favorites. With beautiful photography and a comprehensive table of contents, it is full of options and ideas. Whatever you feel like cooking, Clark has you covered. - Megan

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Dinner: Changing the Game Cover Image
By Melissa Clark, Eric Wolfinger (Photographer)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780553448238
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - March 7th, 2017

Vibrant India presents a refreshing take on vegetarian Indian cuisine, with chapters on breakfast, stir-frys, sweets, and drinks. Each recipe is accompanied by its translated name and a story or anecdote to give it personal or cultural context, making the book fun to flip through to learn about South Indian food culture. If, after browsing the many seasonal recipes, you aren’t sure where to start, look at the back of the book for a starter grocery list and tips on meal planning. - Megan

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Vibrant India: Fresh Vegetarian Recipes from Bangalore to Brooklyn Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781607747345
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Published: Ten Speed Press - March 21st, 2017

Is there a category of vegetables more diverse than greens? From bitter to sweet, cooked to raw, there are greens for every palate and, best of all, varieties that are in season throughout the year. The Book of Greens features 40 types—from arugula to watercress—and provides seriously delicious recipes (as well as prep and storage solutions) for each. I love how Louis encourages home cooks to get creative with familiar and less-familiar greens by using flavors and techniques from around the world. - S.B.

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The Book of Greens: A Cook's Compendium of 40 Varieties, from Arugula to Watercress, with More Than 175 Recipes Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781607749844
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Published: Ten Speed Press - April 11th, 2017

Want salad for dinner but lacking inspiration about it? Enter Food52! They know you don’t need a recipe to make a salad, but they also know that everyone could use a compendium of fresh (pun intended) ideas. Caesar-Style Kale Salad with Roasted Onions? Yes, please! Grilled Mushroom and Fig Salad? I’ll have seconds! Thanks to Mighty Salads, you can skip the Hidden Valley, forget about the iceberg, and have salad for dinner any day of the year. - Megan

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Food52 Mighty Salads: 60 New Ways to Turn Salad Into Dinner--And Make-Ahead Lunches, Too Cover Image
By Editors of Food52, Amanda Hesser (Foreword by), Merrill Stubbs (Foreword by)
$22.99
ISBN: 9780399578045
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Published: Ten Speed Press - April 11th, 2017

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