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American gods : a novel

Posted November 28, 2017

Shadow has been in jail for years, but he kept his head down and did his time. Now he’s out, but the life he thought he would go back to is gone. With nothing to lose now, he takes a job for the mysterious Mr. Wednesday, who is much more than h…

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The strange & beautiful sorrows of Ava Lavender

Posted October 27, 2017

Love and tragedy are always knocking on the door of the Roux family, and Ava Lavender is no exception. Born with the wings of a bird, Ava is in all other ways a normal girl, but she’s unprepared to enter the wider world. A well-written, multige…

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Finding Gobi

Posted July 28, 2017

When runner Dion Leonard participated in a grueling marathon across the Gobi Desert, he didn’t expect to find a friend. Stumbling across a determined little stray dog he would later name Gobi, keeping the dog alive became more important than co…

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Plants of the Chesapeake Bay: A Guide to Wildflowers, Grasses, Aquatic Vegetation, Trees, Shrubs, and Other Flora

Posted June 2, 2017

Now that the weather’s finally getting warmer, lots of us are spending more time outside. And if you’re going near the bay, you might find some unfamiliar plants that make you curious. This is a great quick reference guide for the times y…

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Lab Girl

Posted April 27, 2017

Scientist Hope Jahren’s book is a celebration of plants and of science. It follows her through her childhood spent in her father’s laboratory and into adulthood, with her acclaimed work studying plants, flowers, trees, seeds and soil, as …

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OrganizationPosted January 20, 2017
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