Sean's Picks

SeanSean moved to Prescott to escape the fiery dust-ridden wrath of Texas. He enjoys books about boys in space. Some words that currently reside in the ever-changing realm of Sean's favor are cacophony, alcove, and odium.
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Wizard's First Rule Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780812548051
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Published: Tor Books - July 15th, 1997

The first book in one of the greatest fantasy series ever conceived, Wizard's First Rule is the story of a woodsman who suddenly finds himself called to overthrow a god-king and save a continent (and that's just book one of eleven). Goodkind's work strikes an elusive balance between philosophy, humor, and character-oriented worldbuilding that surpasses all but the best of the genre; a must-read for any fan of epic fantasy. —Sean


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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781594746031
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Published: Quirk Books - June 4th, 2013

Rarely is a book so aptly summarized by the word "peculiar". Ransom Riggs originally intended to publish this book as a collection of enigmatic photographs; thankfully, he opted instead to weave a whimsical tale between the images, using their mystery to enhance the already Burton-esque tone of the novel. —Sean


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Clapton: The Autobiography Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780767925365
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Published: Broadway Books - May 27th, 2008

An autobiography that provides amazing insights into the lives of rock heroes of the 60's and 70's, all told firsthand from Slowhand himself. This is the story of the last living guitar god, and the people who helped him become a legend. —Sean


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Aviary Wonders Inc. Spring Catalog and Instruction Manual Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780547978994
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Published: Clarion Books - March 4th, 2014

This whimsical, colorful book takes a dark and satirical look at the gradual extinction of birds. Aviary Wonders Inc. markets itself as a build-your-own bird company, and during the process teaches some serious lessons about human impact on nature. —Sean


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Stories in the Stars: An Atlas of Constellations Cover Image
By Susanna Hislop, Hannah Waldron (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780143128137
Availability: Backordered
Published: Penguin Books - November 3rd, 2015

Though this book calls itself an atlas, it's really a collection of stories. Constellations and asterisms from cultures all over the world are included, accompanied by short stories, poems, and histories detailing the stories that human imagination has created for the stars. —Sean