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  This week's Book Picks from Amy Lane at The Open Door Bookstore and Gift Gallery in Schenectady, NY.

List:
The Rocks by Peter Nichols
The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson
The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud
How to Bake π by Eugenia Cheng
A Kim Jong-il Production by Paul Fischer
Lists of Note by Shaun Usher
The League of Regrettable Superheroes by Jon Morris
Sidewalk Flowers written by JonArno Lawson, illustrated by Sydney Smith

   This week's Book Picks from Amy Lane at The Open Door Bookstore and Gift Gallery in Schenectady, NY.

List:
Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America by Jill Leovy
Natural Born Heroes by Christopher McDougall
Legend by Eric Blehm
The Dream Lover by Elizabeth Berg
Martin Marten by Brian Doyle
Creation by Bhajju Shyam with Gita Wolf
I Don't Like Koala by Sean Ferrell, pictures by Charles Santoso
Yeti and the Bird by Nadia Shireen

  This week's Book Picks from Amy Lane at TheOpen Door Bookstore and Gift Gallery in Schenectady, NY.

List:
My Struggle by Karl Ove Knausgaard
The Secret Wisdom of the Earth by Christopher Scotton
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.: A Memoir by Viv Albertine
Finding Zero by Amir D. Aczel
The Waterfire Saga by Jennifer Donnelly
One Big Pair of Underwear by Laura Gehl, illustrated by Tom Lichentheld

  This week's Book Picks from Amy Lane atThe Open Door Bookstore and Gift Gallery in Schenectady, NY.

List:
Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist by Chad Orzel
On Immunity by Eula Biss
Study of Pose by Steven Sebring
What If? by Randall Munroe
Underwater Puppies by Seth Casteel
What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night by Refe and Susan Tuma
Molecules by Theodore Gray
Living Language: Dothraki by David J. Peterson
Flora and the Penguin by Molly Idle

  This week's Book Picks from Amy Lane at The Open Door Bookstore and Gift Gallery in Schenectady, NY.

List:
Unmanned by Dan Fesperman
Seconds by Bryan Lee O'Malley
Sinner by Maggie Stiefvater
Paddling the Quiet Waters of Mid-Eastern New York by Russell Dunn
Blood Will Out by Walter Kirn
In the Kingdom of Ice by Hampton Sides
Last Chain on Billie by Carol Bradley
The Zoo's Grand Opening by Judith Drews

Help Find This Dragon

Jul 16, 2014

    In the heart of the city, among the taxis and towers, a small boy travels uptown and down, searching for his friend. Readers will certainly spot the glorious beast, plus an array of big-city icons they can count. Is the dragon taking the crosstown bus, or breathing his fiery breath below a busy street? Maybe he took a taxi to the zoo or is playing with the dogs in the park.

Steve Light’s masterful pen-and-ink illustrations, decorated with meticulous splashes of color, elevate this counting book (numbers 1–20) to new heights.

    

   This week's Book Picks from Amy Lane at The Open Door Bookstore and Gift Gallery in Schenectady, NY.

List:
Have You Seen My Dragon? by Steve Light
Natchez Burning by Greg Iles
The Rise & Fall of Great Powers by Tom Rachman
The Map Thief by Michael Blanding
Love, Nina: A Nanny Writes Home by Nina Stibbe
The Glass Sentence by S. E. Grove
Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira

    

  This week's Book Picks from Amy Lane at The Open Door Bookstore and Gift Gallery in Schenectady, NY.

List:
The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap by Matt Taibbi
Book from the Ground by Xu Bing (also, The Book About Xu Bing's 'Book From the Ground' edited by Mathieu Borysevicz)
The Galapagos: A Natural History by Henry Nicholls
Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton
Peggy: A Brave Chicken on a Big Adventure by Anna Walker
Goodnight Songs by Margaret Wise Brown, Illustrated by Twelve Award-Winning Picture Book Artists

This week's Book Picks from Amy Lane at The Open Door Bookstore and Gift Gallery in Schenectady, NY.

List:
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
Amsterdam by Russell Shorto
American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell by Deborah Solomon
A Simpler Way of Life by William Morgan, Photography by Trevor Tondro
The Wes Anderson Collection by Matt Zoller Seitz
The Best American InfoGraphics 2013 Edited by Gareth Cook, Introduction by David Byrne
Go: A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design by Chip Kidd
Exploralab: 150+ Ways to Investigate the Amazing Science All Around You by The Exploratorium

This week's Book Picks from Amy Lane at The Open Door Bookstore and Gift Gallery in Schenectady, NY.


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