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Books You May Have Missed: Newsletter – January 2009

Check out these books, currently available to request right now! These come highly recommended by the PaperBackSwap Team.

MemoirBetween a Rock and a Hard Place is one of the most extraordinary survival stories ever told. Aron Ralston’s searing account of his six days trapped in one of the most remote spots in America, and how one inspired act of bravery brought him home, will stay with you long after you have finished the book.
Contemporary FictionLight on Snow Walking through new-fallen snow in the forest near their home, twelve year old Nicky Dillon and her father come upon something inconceivable: there, in the pristine winter scene, an abandoned infant wails… A brilliant and beautiful contemporary novel about love and memory from the author of the bestselling novels All He Ever Wanted and The Pilot’s Wife.
How-to … This book sets down some clean-up guidelines even pack rats can live with!  How to Conquer Clutter covers everything alphabetically and can get you started on that New Year’s resolution of finally getting organized.
Classic Literature… The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other StoriesA female writer looking for seclusion and inspiration in the coastal town of Dunnet Landing, Maine…this remarkable volume weaves a colorful and moving tapestry of the grand complexities, joys, and beauties of life.

General Fiction…Peace Like a River…Eleven-year-old Reuben Land has reason to believe in miracles. Along with his sister and father, Reuben finds himself on a cross-country search for his outlaw older brother … Their journey unfolds like a revelation, and its conclusion shows how family, love, and faith can stand up to the most terrifying of enemies.

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