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Songs of Willow Frost>AD: Robbin Schiff>Random House
Songs of Willow Frost>AD: Robbin Schiff>Random House
The Complete Sherlock Holmes>AD: Jodi Warshaw>Amazon Publishing
The Complete Sherlock Holmes>AD: Jodi Warshaw>Amazon Publishing
James Bond Collection>Amazon Publishing
James Bond Collection>AD: Megan Katsanevakis>Amazon Publishing
Joseph Anton>AD: Robbin Schiff>Random House
Joseph Anton>AD: Robbin Schiff>Random House
Confessional Crises>Penn State University Press>AAUP Winner
Confessional Crises>Penn State University Press>AAUP Winner
From Rum to Roots>Lloyd Francis
From Rum to Roots>Lloyd Francis
Vatican Waltz>AD: Christopher Brand>The Crown Publishing Group
Vatican Waltz>AD: Christopher Brand>The Crown Publishing Group
Under the Wide and Starry Sky>AD: Robbin Schiff>Random House
Under the Wide and Starry Sky>AD: Robbin Schiff>Random House
Bribes, Bullets, and Intimidation>Penn State University Press
Bribes, Bullets, and Intimidation>Penn State University Press
The Mark Inside>AD: Megan Wilson>Vintage/Anchor
The Mark Inside>AD: Megan Wilson>Vintage/Anchor
Dangerous Ambitions>AD: Robbin Schiff>Random House
Dangerous Ambitions>AD: Robbin Schiff>Random House
Enchantments>AD: Robbin Schiff>Random House
Enchantments>AD: Robbin Schiff>Random House
Duel with the Devil>AD: Cardon Webb>Vintage/Anchor
Duel with the Devil>AD: Cardon Webb>Vintage/Anchor
Bosnia's Million Bones>AD: David Rotstein>Palgrave Macmillan
Bosnia's Million Bones>AD: David Rotstein>Palgrave Macmillan
B&N Classics>AD: Jo Obarowski>Fall River Press
B&N Classics>AD: Jo Obarowski>Fall River Press
The Complete Novels of Jane Austen>AD: Jodi Warshaw>Amazon Publishing
The Complete Novels of Jane Austen>AD: Jodi Warshaw>Amazon Publishing
The Complete Beer Course>AD: Elizabeth Mihaltse>Sterling Publishing
The Complete Beer Course>AD: Elizabeth Mihaltse>Sterling Publishing
Antonia Lively Breaks the Silence>AD: Anne Winslow>Algonquin
Antonia Lively Breaks the Silence>AD: Anne Winslow>Algonquin
Cleopatra the Great>AD: Robbin Schiff>HarperCollins
Cleopatra the Great>AD: Robbin Schiff>HarperCollins
NYX>Self Published
NYX>Self Published
Rousseau Among the Moderns>Penn State University Press
Rousseau Among the Moderns>Penn State University Press
Catherine the Great>AD: Robbin Schiff>Random House
Catherine the Great>AD: Robbin Schiff>Random House
Children of the City>Vintage/Anchor
Children of the City>Vintage/Anchor
Malice of Fortune>AD: John Fontana>Doubleday
Malice of Fortune>AD: John Fontana>Doubleday
The Plantagenets>AD: Paul Buckley>The Viking Press
The Plantagenets>AD: Paul Buckley>The Viking Press
The Story of Mankind>AD: Albert Tang>W.W. Norton
The Story of Mankind>AD: Albert Tang>W.W. Norton
1775>AD: Paul Buckley>The Viking Press
1775>AD: Paul Buckley>The Viking Press
Graven with Diamonds>Short Books
Graven with Diamonds>Short Books
Spilt Milk>Self Published
Spilt Milk>Self Published
Breakpoint>AD: David Rotstein>Palgrave Macmillan
Breakpoint>AD: David Rotstein>Palgrave Macmillan
This Is How You Fall>Amazon Publishing
This Is How You Fall>Amazon Publishing
Losing Julia>Self Published
Losing Julia>Self Published
The Sandcastle Girls>AD: John Fontana>Doubleday
The Sandcastle Girls>AD: John Fontana>Doubleday
The Ageless Generation>AD: David Rotstein>Palgrave Macmillan
The Ageless Generation>AD: David Rotstein>Palgrave Macmillan
Destiny of the Republic/River of Doubt>AD: John Gall>Vintage/Anchor
Destiny of the Republic/River of Doubt>AD: John Gall>Vintage/Anchor
Living with Other Creatures>Baylor University Press
Living with Other Creatures>Baylor University Press
It's A Jungle in There>AD: Elizabeth Mihaltse>Sterling Publishing
It's A Jungle in There>AD: Elizabeth Mihaltse>Sterling Publishing
The Rational Optimist>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
The Rational Optimist>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
Flourishing>AD: Andrew Smith>Penguin Ireland
Flourishing>AD: Andrew Smith>Penguin Ireland
Don't Know Much About History>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
Don't Know Much About History>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
The Secret World of Sleep>AD: David Rotstein>Palgrave Macmillan
The Secret World of Sleep>AD: David Rotstein>Palgrave Macmillan
Iconic>Baylor University Press
Iconic>Baylor University Press
How We Live and Why We Die>AD: Albert Tang>W.W. Norton
How We Live and Why We Die>AD: Albert Tang>W.W. Norton
Rhetorical Darwinism>Baylor University Press
Rhetorical Darwinism>Baylor University Press
Stumping God>Baylor University Press
Stumping God>Baylor University Press
The Political Responsibilities of Everyday Bystanders>Penn State Press
The Political Responsibilities of Everyday Bystanders>Penn State Press
American Immigration After 1996>Penn State University Press
American Immigration After 1996>Penn State University Press
Openings>Baylor University Press
Openings>Baylor University Press
The Public and its Problems>Penn State University Press
The Public and its Problems>Penn State University Press
The Roots of Sorrow>Baylor University Press
The Roots of Sorrow>Baylor University Press
Buried on Avenue B>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
Buried on Avenue B>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
Death and the Maiden>AD: David Rotstein>Minotaur Books
Death and the Maiden>AD: David Rotstein>Minotaur Books
Burning Man>Thomas & Mercer
Burning Man>Thomas & Mercer
The Rule of Four>The Dial Press
The Rule of Four>The Dial Press
Spitting Devil>AD: Elizabeth Mihaltse>Sterling Publishing
Spitting Devil>AD: Elizabeth Mihaltse>Sterling Publishing
Dead Low Tide>AD: Robbin Schiff>Random House
Dead Low Tide>AD: Robbin Schiff>Random House
The Nearest Exit>AD:David Rotstein>Minotaur Books
The Nearest Exit>AD:David Rotstein>Minotaur Books
Ashes to Dust>AD: David Rotstein>Minotaur Books
Ashes to Dust>AD: David Rotstein>Minotaur Books
Secrets of the MoneyLab>AD: Andrew Smith>Portfolio Penguin
Secrets of the MoneyLab>AD: Andrew Smith>Portfolio Penguin
Bounce>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
Bounce>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
Escape Velocity>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
Escape Velocity>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
Birdseye>Vintage/Anchor
Birdseye>Vintage/Anchor
Island of Vice>AD: John Gall>Vintage/Anchor
Island of Vice>AD: John Gall>Vintage/Anchor
Anatomy of Injustice>Vintage/Anchor
Anatomy of Injustice>Vintage/Anchor
Egypt>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
Egypt>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
Sins of the House of Borgia>AD: Mallory Kastor>Sourcebooks
Sins of the House of Borgia>AD: Mallory Kastor>Sourcebooks
Film Encyclopedia, 7th Ed>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
Film Encyclopedia, 7th Ed>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
Handwritten>Short Books
Handwritten>Short Books
Escaping into the Open>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
Escaping into the Open>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
If You Knew Suzy>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
If You Knew Suzy>AD: Archie Ferguson>HarperCollins
Dog Days>AD: Elizabeth Mihaltse>Sterling Publishing
Dog Days>AD: Elizabeth Mihaltse>Sterling Publishing
Hundred Hit Wonder>NaNoWriMo
Hundred Hit Wonder>NaNoWriMo
The 100 Best African American Poems>AD:Mallory Kastor>Sourcebooks
The 100 Best African American Poems>AD:Mallory Kastor>Sourcebooks
Magickeepers>AD:Greg Avila>Sourcebooks
Magickeepers>AD:Greg Avila>Sourcebooks
Tastes Like Human>Self Published
Tastes Like Human>Self Published
Double or Nothing>Annick Press
Double or Nothing>Annick Press
The Road from Home>AD: Greg Avila>Sourcebooks
The Road from Home>AD: Greg Avila>Sourcebooks
The Oregonian Cookbook>The Oregonian
The Oregonian Cookbook>The Oregonian
Get the Led Out>AD: Elizabeth Mihaltse>Sterling Publishing
Get the Led Out>AD: Elizabeth Mihaltse>Sterling Publishing
Queen>Voyageur Press
Queen>Voyageur Press
San Francisco Giants: 50 Years>AD: Raoul Goff>Insight Editions
San Francisco Giants: 50 Years>AD: Raoul Goff>Insight Editions