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Night Film. Marisha Pessl

Marisha Pessl is back with "Night Film" – OCD and all

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Five years back, investigative reporter Scott McGrath told the world his next exposé would be of hyper-reclusive director Stanislas Cordova. When anonymous sources (supposedly Cordovas chauffeur) hinted Theres something he does to the children, McGrath told "Nightline." Within days, hed been sued…Read more

Mirrycle Incredibell Brass Duet Bicycle Bell

Well-made and loud, but useless for a grown-up's bicycle - give it to your kid!

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For decades Ive made it a practice to shout on your left when coming upon pedestrians from behind when cycling on hike-and-bike trails. Though these days most are deaf to anything but their smartphones, I still try.Read more

Stotan! Chris Crutcher

Stotan! If it’s banned in Kansas, it must be a Chris Crutcher book

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What in the world is a Stotan! ? The swimming team of Frost High School were gobsmacked when the coach told them that a week or their winter break would be Stotan Week. Coach Song told them it would be voluntary… yeah, sure.Read more

Great Neck 4-inch Number 2 Phillips Screwdriver

An average-sized screwdriver of average quality

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Its said that only the poor workman blames his tools, which implies that careful, talented people arent limited by the quality of the tool. In other words, a good craftsman can do competent work with lousy tools; while a bad workman does a bad job even with the finest equipment money can buy.Read more

Ken-Tool 35663 18-Inch 4-Way Lug Wrench

You don't need to fear the impact wrench with a four-way lug wrench

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If you have a car and that car has tires, its a safe bet that someday youll need to change a flat tire. When that happens, heaven help the average driver if the last guy who tightened those lug nuts was using an impact wrench  dialed up to eleven.Read more

Gilmour Twin Shutoff Poly Y Hose Connector

The inexpensive way to untangle your garden hoses

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By the end of summer, many a back yard looks like a plate of spinach spaghetti. Green plastic and rubber hoses snake in all directions to tend to thirsty plants.Read more

Brilliance. Marcus Sakey

Marcus Sakey is brilliant in "Brilliance"

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Nick Cooper Cooper to those considered friends is called a traitor by many of his… kind: the gifted, sometimes called brilliants, abnorms, freaks and other uncomplimentary named. Theyre the small percentage of people with unusual abilities.Read more

Pearl Izumi ELITE In-R-Cool Cycling Shorts

Don't it make my black shorts brown!

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Pearl Izumis ELITE In-R-Cool shorts are designed for serious cyclists. The most important feature is PIs anatomically-shaped ELITE 3D chamois, which comprises three layers, all breathable and possessing four-way stretch.Read more

Deadly Heat. Richard Castle

More Warmed-Over than Deadly

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The last time we looked in on Nikki Heat, gorgeous NYPD homicide cop, she and her ride-along author-with-benefits Jameson Rook (as handsome as Nikki is hot) had finally penetrated the skein of lies surrounding Nikkis most challenging cold case the murder of Cynthia Heat, Nikkis mother, when the…Read more

Craftsman #41581 4-inch Slotted Screwdriver

This medium-sized screwdriver has good quality and a lifetime guarantee

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If youre like most do-it-yourselfers, the first tool you bought for your household toolkit was a hammer, followed in short order by a fistful of screwdrivers once you'd figured out that a butter knife just doesnt cut it.Read more