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Great Holiday Gifts for Grownups Why should kids have all the fun this holiday season? It’s easy to forget the grownups during this hectic time of year, and checking off everyone on your list can get pricey. Consider giving the gift of great literature without breaking the bank: The Folio Society recently released a new

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My True Love Gave To Me (General Overview) 12-20-2014.mov

Shared with Dropbox Nicole Claire looks at a collection of short stories for young adult readers. My True Love Gave to Me, edited by Stephanie Perkins; St. Martin’s Press, $18.99, 321 pages, ages 12 and up. My True Love Gave To Me (General Overview) 12-20-2014.mov

The Dragon & the Knight: A Pop-up Misadventure, by Robert Sabuda; Little Simon, $29.99, 22 pages, ages 5-up. Master paper engineer Robert Sabuda has created another book sculpture for pop-up enthusiasts of all ages. In this volume of fractured fairytales, a brave (if slightly goofy) knight pursues a maligned and misunderstood dragon.  The duo escape

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Mermaids in Paradise, by Lydia Millet; W.W. Norton & Co, $25.95, 304 pages. (November 3, 2014) Looking for a beachside novel to tote to sunny locales during your winter getaway? Pulitzer Prize finalist Lydia Millet (Love in Infant Monkeys) delivers something slyly different from the usual cabana literary fare.  The book starts with a traditional

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