John

The Last Zookeeper (Staff Pick)

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The Last Zookeeper By Aaron Becker, Aaron Becker (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Aaron Becker, Aaron Becker (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536227680
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Published: Candlewick - March 26th, 2024

Something for everyone; the kids can enjoy the artwork and clear wordless story, while the parents can ponder deep questions like "When we're all gone, what legacy will we leave behind?"

- John


The Devil & Sherlock Holmes (Staff Pick)

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The Devil and Sherlock Holmes: Tales of Murder, Madness, and Obsession By David Grann Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780307275905
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Published: Vintage - January 11th, 2011

You've read his books about lost cities, murderous reigns of terror, and mutiny on the high seas, but did you know he wrote about a professional imposter, the hunt for the giant squid, and the people tunneling hundreds of feet beneath New York City?

- John


Scandinavian From Scratch (Staff Pick)

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Scandinavian from Scratch: A Love Letter to the Baking of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden [A Baking Book] By Nichole Accettola Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781984861948
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 3rd, 2023

A good cookie recipe shouldn't have more ingredients than servings. Nichole Accettola takes that to heart.

- John


The Mona Lisa Vanishes (Staff Pick)

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The Mona Lisa Vanishes: A Legendary Painter, a Shocking Heist, and the Birth of a Global Celebrity By Nicholas Day, Brett Helquist (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nicholas Day, Brett Helquist (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593643846
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Published: Random House Studio - September 5th, 2023

How could someone steal the most famous painting in the world? Well as it turns out, it was easy; ridiculously, disapointingly, easy.

- John


Cognitive Drawing: Learn the [Human] Figure (Paperback) (Staff Pick)

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Cognitive Drawing: Learn the Male Figure By Jason Brubaker Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781734879902
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Published: Coffee Table Comics - July 1st, 2023

I've picked up a lot of how to draw/ how to sketch books in my life, and Jason Brubaker may have been the one crack that maybe just maybe there's a little more to it then "Here's how to shade a circle and draw a square."

- John


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Cognitive Drawing: Learn the Female Figure By Jason Brubaker Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781734879919
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Published: Coffee Table Comics - July 1st, 2023

I've picked up a lot of how to draw/ how to sketch books in my life, and Jason Brubaker may have been the one crack that maybe just maybe there's a little more to it then "Here's how to shade a circle and draw a square."

- John


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