Jamie's 2016 Holiday Picks

The Nix Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781101946619
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - August 30th, 2016

A storyline crazy enough to keep you turning the pages, quirky characters to make you laugh (or cry), this is a mother/son story but a solid read for just about anyone.


How to Read Water: Clues and Patterns from Puddles to the Sea Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781615193585
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Experiment - August 23rd, 2016

A book for relearning the things we've forgotten in the age of smart phones and GPS: Finding North using a puddle, decoding the colors of ponds, spotting water in the dark.


Before the Fall Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781455561780
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 31st, 2016

A genuine page-turner that gets to the heart of the cause of a private jet plane crash by reviewing each passengers’ (victims and survivors) lives in the days leading up to the crash.


News of the World Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062409201
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow & Company - October 4th, 2016

Jiles' flowing prose paints a colorful picture of an odd couple making a long journey through post-Civil War Texas and beyond.  A great gift for historical fiction fans, nothing in here to upset anyone other than a few honest gunfights with 11-year-olds.


The Best American Infographics Cover Image
By Gareth Cook (Editor), Robert Krulwich (Editor)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780544556386
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Published: Mariner Books - October 4th, 2016

Rule the small talk at parties! Amaze your friends! Aspects of our world revealed in startling ways—a haunting graphic mapping the journey of 15,790 slave ships over 315 years, to a yearlong data drawing project on postcards that records and cements a trans-Atlantic friendship. Covers social issues, health, sports, arts and culture, and politics.