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The Mists of Avalon: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780345350497
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 12th, 1987

Mists of Avalon is a wonderful addition to the longstanding tradition of the Arthurian Legend. Told from the perspective of Arthur's sister, Morgaine, this novel focuses on the women involved during the reign of King Arthur and their often underappreciated role in this enduring legend. Bradley harnesses the use of elegant prose to explore gender roles in the face of a cultural battle between Christianity and the dying Druid culture.


Summer of '69 Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780316420013
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 18th, 2019

Both a quaint beach read and a historical pearl, Summer of '69 pays homage to the tumultuous energy of the 1960s and its impact on a nation, a distant island, and a family. Elin Hilderbrand commanders this riveting world to captivate your attention until the very last page in one of the best books of the summer.


The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393338102
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 11th, 2010

For anyone who has ever wondered about the great mysteries of our universe, leading string theorist Brian Greene makes the sophisticated world of modern physics accessible to the ordinary reader through the use of clever anecdotes. A testament to the power of thought, this novel celebrates brilliance of humanity and asks us to accept the magnitude of our ignorance.


Goodbye Stranger Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780385743174
Availability: Backordered
Published: Wendy Lamb Books - August 4th, 2015

A book for anyone who remembers what it feels like to grow up and decide what it means to forgive someone and when it's time to say goodbye.


CIRCE Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9780316556347
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 10th, 2018

Poignant, powerful, and a timeless story, Madeline Miller's book is a a fresh take on the many interconnected stories of Greek mythology through the eyes of an unlikely heroine. 


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