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I'm a bookseller and avid cyclist in the Pacific Northwest. I bake excessively, especially in winter.

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text: I don't care about football, but I love this book!
When I was 12, Mom & I watched the Bears' first 1985 preseason game, having heard they'd be good that year, and they just kep...
Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Football - Rich Cohen
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text: Hyperbole and a Half
Fans of Jenny Lawson and The Oatmeal will enjoy this. It includes some hilarious writing about depression that also rings ver...
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened - Allie Brosh
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reviewed: An all-Vonnegut bookclub?
I devoured this book. I loved taking this journey with Alex, with all its wacky twists and turns and philosophical meandering...
The Universe Versus Alex Woods - Gavin Extence
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text: ARC of Delancey made me want to read this one
I just finished reading Molly Wizenberg's forthcoming (Spring 2014) memoir Delancey, and it made me want to read Homemade Lif...
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table - Molly Wizenberg
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Monsters: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Football
Rich Cohen
Ivan Ramen: Love, Obsession, and Recipes from Tokyo's Most Unlikely Noodle Joint
Ivan Orkin, Chris Ying
Duck, Duck, Goose: The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Waterfowl, Both Farmed and Wild
Hank Shaw
Among Friends
M.F.K. Fisher
On the Overgrown Path
David Herter
Plenty: Vibrant Recipes from London's Ottolenghi
Yotam Ottolenghi, Jonathan Lovekin
Distrust That Particular Flavor
William Gibson
Gifts of the Crow: How Perception, Emotion, and Thought Allow Smart Birds to Behave Like Humans
John M. Marzluff, Tony Angell
Vintage Cakes: Timeless Recipes for Cupcakes, Flips, Rolls, Layer, Angel, Bundt, Chiffon, and Icebox Cakes for Today's Sweet Tooth
Julie Richardson
The Sprouted Kitchen: A Tastier Take on Whole Foods
Sara Forte, Hugh Forte