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Cooked : A Natural History of Transformation. Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan returns in “Cooked,” with a lot on his mind: it’s food for thought

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Lots of people write about food, too many of them self-proclaimed foodies who prefer their cuisine edgy. But not everyone's eats trendy: some writers investigate nutrition, not fashion.Read more

One Fat Summer. Robert Lipsyte

Bobby Marks takes things in hand and ends up a banned book candidate

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Thought just fourteen, Bobby Marks already weighs over 200 pounds. Even though his family is taking their usual summer vacation at Lake Rumson, Bobby refuses to go swimming because he dreads taking off his shirt.Read more

Petstages Orka Jack Dog Chew Toy

The Lab test results are in, and Orka Jack gets an A-plus!

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Our yellow Lab has always had a schedule for playing with her toys: the squeaky frog is for rolling around on the floor after supper, and her beloved squirrel baby is who she snuggles at night. When she need high-energy exercise, though, shes wants her Petstages Orka Jack Chew Toy .Read more

Hoover Max Extract 77 Multi-Surface Pro Carpet and Hard Surface Floor Cleaner

Great for regular cleaning, though overwhelmed by heavy soiling

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We chose a Hoover Max Extract 77 Multi-Surface Pro because, well, we had multiple surfaces. Part of the house had deep-pile carpet, part had Berber carpet, and the rest was (white) ceramic tile.Read more

B. F. F. Tuna and Beef Baby Cakes Wet Cat Food

Kitty likes her soupy tuna and beef

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Although not as finicky as she once was about the texture of her canned food, Kitty still demonstrates champagne tastes: she definitely turns up her nose at grocery-store food.Read more

The Guard. Pittacus Lore

More background filler for the Lorien Legacies

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The latest installment in the Lorien Legacies series, The Guard begins where The Navigator ended. Lexa, the Lorite who flew a museum-piece ship to Earth, has gone underground to hide from the dreaded Mogadorians who destroyed her home world.Read more

Kreg Multi-Purpose Push Stick

This may be the best friend a woodworker’s fingers can have

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Anyone who spends time around power saws, routers, and other tools that spin sharp edges at furious speeds has a healthy respect for their danger. A good rule, one I learned before my teenage years, is never let your fingers get within an hands width of a cutting edge.Read more

Accused: A Rosato & DiNunzio Novel. Lisa Scottoline

DiNunzio a partner? But she's such a ditz!

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You shouldnt the company Rosato & Associates anymore, because Mary DiNunzio has been made the first partner at the all-woman Philadelphia law firm.Read more

Chicken Soup for the Soul Chicken Flavor Wet Cat Food

Does Jack Canfield know about this cat food? My cat does!

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Cats are supposedly finicky eaters, and our mini-kitty Winky is no exception. Shes pretty choosy about the canned food we feed her, and pretty much has champagne tastes even though Im on a beer budget.Read more

The Litigators. John Grisham

John Grisham’s memoir… of some other lawyer

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David Zinc had a heckuva bad day, and it just kept getting worst. In a fit of legal burnout, he played hooky from his white-shoe lawyers practice and got completely smashed at a bar around the corner from the office instead.Read more