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Book Group: Unchangeable Spots of Leopards by

  • Posted on: 11 July 2014
  • By: ravenbookstore
The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143125020
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Published: Penguin Books - February 25th, 2014

Winner of the Sherwood Anderson Foundation Fiction Award
Honorable Mention for the PEN/Hemingway Award


Book Group: Fledgling by Octavia Butler

  • Posted on: 11 July 2014
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$16.99
ISBN: 9780446696166
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 2nd, 2007

"A master storyteller, Butler casts an unflinching eye on racism, sexism, poverty, and ignorance and lets the reader see the terror and beauty of human nature." -- The Washington Post


Book Group: Shadow on the Hill by Diana Staresinic-Deane

  • Posted on: 11 July 2014
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$19.50
ISBN: 9781593308155
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Published: Aventine Press - March 19th, 2013

It was the most brutal murder in the history of Coffey County, Kansas. On May 30, 1925, Florence Knoblock, a farmer's wife and the mother of a young boy, was found slaughtered on her kitchen floor. Several innocent men were taken into custody before the victim's husband, John, was accused of the crime. He would endure two sensational trials before being acquitted.


Book Group: Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

  • Posted on: 15 June 2014
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$17.00
ISBN: 9780743247542
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Published: Scribner - January 17th, 2006

Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts.

MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST
The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers.

The


Book Group: My Almost Certainly Real Imaginary Jesus by Kelly Barth

  • Posted on: 15 June 2014
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$17.95
ISBN: 9780980040753
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Published: Arktoi - September 1st, 2012

Kelly Barth, like many American kids, went to Sunday school, sang songs about Zaccheas, and was tucked in with bedtime prayers. A typical Christian kid, that is, until she developed a searingly deep crush on another little girl playing afterhours in church, and more importantly, until Jesus—a tiny, imaginary Jesus, one that stays “safely tucked behind the baseboard or the petal


Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein or Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

  • Posted on: 27 February 2014
  • By: ravenbookstore

Take your pick between the two books. We'll discuss both.Code Name VerityBreaking away from Arthurian legends ("The Winter Prince"), Wein delivers a heartbreaking tale of friendship during World War II. A carefully researched, precisely written tour de force; unforgettable and wrenching. "Kirkus Reviews."SeraphinaFour decades of peace have done little to ease the mistrust between humans and dragons in the kingdom of Goredd. Seraphina Dombegh has reason to fear both sides.

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$9.99
ISBN: 9781423152880
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2013

The beloved #1 New York Times bestseller, a "fiendishly plotted" (New York Times) "heart-in-your mouth adventure" (Washington Post), that "will take wing and soar into your heart" (Laurie Halse Anderson).


Book Group: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

  • Posted on: 27 June 2013
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$12.99
ISBN: 9780142424179
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Published: Penguin Books - April 8th, 2014

The beloved, #1 global bestseller by John Green, author of The Anthropocene Reviewed and Turtles All the Way Down

“John Green is one of the best writers alive.” –E. Lockhart, #1 bestselling author of We Were Liars

“The greatest romance story of this decade.″ –Entertainment Weekly


Book Group: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

  • Posted on: 27 June 2013
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$35.00
ISBN: 9781451648539
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 24th, 2011

Walter Isaacson’s “enthralling” (The New Yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs.

Based on more than forty interviews with Steve Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than 100 family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues—Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the r


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