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A YA book about traveling that will have you itching to pack your bag

Title: Wanderlove By: Kristen Hubbard Genre: YA Contemporary ISBN-10: 0385739389 ISBN-13: 978-0385739382 Publisher’s Summary: It all begins with a stupid question: Are you a Global Vagabond? No, but 18-year-old Bria Sandoval wants to be. In a quest for independence, her

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A fantastically written mystery with deep characters

Title: The Weeping Woman Author: Patricia Santos Marcantonio (Idaho) ISBN-13: 978-1-62006-109-1 Genre: Adult Mystery Price: $16.95 hardcopy, $4.99 ebook Publisher’s Summary: When children begin disappearing in San Antonio, Detective Blue Rodriguez discovers the case echoes an old Mexican ghost story.

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It’s The Host meets Ender’s Game in this YA sci-fi

Title: 5th Wave Author: Rick Yancey ISBN-10: 0399162410 ISBN-13: 978-0399162411 Genre: YA Sci-Fi Price: $18.99 hardcopy, $9.78 ebook Publisher’s Summary: After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the

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A fantastic Southern summer read

The Sassy Belles Beth Albright ISBN-10: 9780778315285 ISBN-13: 978-0-7783-1528-5 Harlequin-Mira $14.95 (paperback) $10.99 (eBook)   My Summary: Blake’s best friend, Vivi, has been caught in the middle of a scandal. Vivi’s discreet affair with Lewis, Blake’s brother-in-law, is made public

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Bookish things to do, 7/21 – 8/3

Book Addicts Calendar July 21 – August 3, 2013 National Storytime: 11 a.m. Monday, July 22, Barnes & Noble, The Day the Crayons Quit, by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator), featuring activities and fun with Nook! Selah, Idaho Christian

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A great, southern, sassy summer read

The Sassy Belles Beth Albright ISBN-10: 9780778315285 ISBN-13: 978-0-7783-1528-5 Harlequin-Mira $14.95 (paperback) $8.99 (ebook) My Summary: Blake’s best friend, Vivi, has been caught in the middle of a scandal. Vivi’s discreet affair with Lewis, Blake’s brother-in-law, is made public when

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Short stories about Idaho towns

Unsettled Territory Leslie Ann Leek ISBN: 978-0-937179-20-8 Summary: “Unsettled Territory” is a series of short stories that come from the outback of Eastern and Central Idaho – the small towns, snow-capped mountain ranges, dry canyons, willow-lined rivers and sage-brush distances

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A comedic and well-written novel only Josh Gross could pull off

The Hack by Josh Gross Fiction Paperback $12.99 eBook $2.99 Summary: Hamilton Brownstone’s father died when he was six. At the funeral he met a strange, angry boy named Gardner—his unknown brother. In the years since that meeting, Gardner won

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Calling all Boise music lovers!

On Boise’s Sesquicentennial Weekend, June 6 and 7, historian J.M. Neil will autograph copies of his latest book, “Boise Pops–A Century of Music for the People of Boise,” at two events. On Saturday, July 6, the Neil will autograph “Boise

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Idaho author Spotlights

Check out some of these local authors and their books. You might find something to fall in love with. Title: Henry Harris Author: Les Sweeney Publisher: Self Blurb: In 1884, John Sparks brought a young black kid of about 19

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