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Weekend Reads: The Salt Path

A terrific memoir about the power of nature to heal and help us discover what's really important. Evicted from their beloved farm, Raynor and Moth embark on a walking journey around the southern coast of England. Along the way they find themselves. Sarah McIntyre's Books



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The Beltie Mystery Prize Finalist: William Boyle

This has it all. Great characters- two ex-porn star best friends, a feisty 14-year old, and a psycho with a sledge hammer, to name only a few, dialogue that tickles the ear, and a place so vivid, you’ll think you're reading in 3-D. Then there’s the plot revolving around $500,000 in a briefcase followed by a frisky octogenarian looking for his ’62 stolen Impala plus lots, lots,...



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Christopher McDougall's Running with Sherman the donkey with the heart of a hero

Running with Sherman

Running with Sherman is one of those special books that just makes you happy. Sherman, an abused donkey adopted by Christopher McDougall and family, needs a task, and that task turns out to be joining the World Championship of burro running in Colorado. In his inimitably engaging style, McDougall has taken the best of his two previous books--the personal stories of Born to...



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Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA by Amaryllis Fox

Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA

Of all the current spy books, this is my favorite. Life Undercover blows all the others all away. This woman was the real deal. Read the beginning of the book when she was in Karachi, and you won't be able to put it down. Pete McIntyre's Books



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Canal House Cook Something: Recipes to Rely On hirsheimer & hamilton

Cook Something: Recipes to Rely On

STOP! If you collect cookbooks, you need this book. Canal House women write recipes that work. If you are traveling to the mountains, this is the one book you'll need. Or if you're traveling anywhere. Keebe McIntyre's Books



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Adam O'Fallon Price's Hotel Neversink

The Hotel Neversink

Stories creep up from the basement, swirl in the swimming pool, thunder through the banquet hall, and hang their heads at the bar of the Hotel Neversink - a madman's mansion turned Catskills resort that houses as many secrets as it does guests. The characters in this novel seem so real that you'll expect to see them sitting next to you on the rare occasion that you look up from the...



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Alice Hoffman's The World That We Knew

The World That We Knew

Alice Hoffman’s The World That We Knew hit the shelves September 24th. Let me tell you how much I loved this book. A fablish tale of hope and love and adverse times (Nazi Germany and occupied France), Hoffman follows a core group of characters as they survive. Add to this a golem who grows sensate. Beautiful read in a tough time that really resonates today. Couldn’t help but...



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Caroline Criado Perez's Invisible Women

Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

When I first read an excerpt of this book I was enthralled - and enraged - and began to tell everyone I know about the design bias in our world - from medical research to crash test dummies to public transit... Criado-Perez delves deeply into the myriad ways the male body and typically masculine social rules / customs are not just preferred, but considered the automatic default. The...



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Ready Readers at McIntyre’s Books

Ready Readers!

This April let's sow the seeds of reading! Did you know that reading proficiency by third grade is the most important predictor of high school graduation and career success? Please help support student literacy in Chatham County by participating in McIntyre's Books Ready Readers program. This spring we are focusing on making sure all rising 3rd graders at Chatham County Schools receive a...



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Have You Seen My Cat? By: Eric Carle

Early Readers

Watching little ones as they crack the code and become readers is an amazing thing. Finding books to match their still developing skills, while maintaining enthusiasm can be a challenge! When shopping for books for the newest readers in your house, look for these characteristics: Illustrations or photos that closely match the words – Children should be able to identify most unknown words...



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