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One Summer: America 1927

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In his most recent book, Bill Bryson covers an amazing amount of history from just one year: 1927. Even more amazing is the fact that...»

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My near-death adventures

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Fox's Garden

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The Invention of Wings

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If you liked The Secret Life of Bees, you might enjoy Kidd’s new book, which is available at YDL in multiple formats: large...»

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Etta and Otto are a married couple in rural Saskatchewan, Canada.  Russell owns the property next door. They are all in their 80...»

My near-death adventures

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Book

Stanley, an almost 12-year-old is the funniest and most unreliable (and I say this in the nicest way) narrator of a children's...»

One Summer: America 1927

By Bill Bryson
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Award Winners & Bestsellers

Nobel Prize
2014 Prize in Literature
Patrick Modiano

National Book Award

2014 Prize for Fiction
Redeployment
by Phil Klay

2014 Prize for Nonfiction
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
by Evan Osnos

Newbery Medal
2014 award
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
by Kate DiCamillo

Caldecott Medal
2014 award
Locomotive

by Brian Floca

Printz Award

2014 award
Midwinterblood

by Marcus Sedgwick

New York Times Fiction Bestsellers (top 5 combined print & e-book sales)
The Girl on the Train
, by Paula Hawkins
NYPD Red 3
, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp
All the Light We Cannot See
, by Anthony Doerr
The Longest Ride
, by Nicholas Sparks
A Dangerous Place
, by Jacqueline Winspear

New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers (top 5 combined print & e-book sales)
Dead Wake
, by Erik Larson
American Sniper
, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice
Pioneer Girl
, by 
The Boys in the Boat
, by Daniel James Brown
Wild
, by Cheryl Strayed

 

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Academy Awards

American Booksellers Association National Indie Bestsellers

Billboard Top 100 songs

Caldecott Medal

Coretta Scott King Award

New York Times Bestsellers

Newbery Medal

Printz Award