Lucky Stars for August: Furred and Feathered Friends

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They love us unconditionally, teach us things about emotions and love that other humans just can’t. Sometimes they poop on the living room carpet. Ruined carpets aside, we honor our furred and feathered friends with…

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Lucky Stars April: All Larry Brown, All Month

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This month’s Lucky Stars belong to the late Larry Brown, a true great. The New York Times and Newsday called him a “master” of his craft, and the proof of that is readily apparent in any…

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February Lucky Stars: Black History Month

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Take a walk through the history of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Go inside the Black Panther Party. Integrate a school in Mississippi. See the world through the eyes of young girls…

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January Lucky Stars: Book Your Year, Book Clubs

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You’re making your lists. You’re checking them twice. You’re gonna … pick the Twelve Books of Book Club. We know that many of our dear book club friends are choosing their groups’ 2014 selections right…

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December Lucky Stars – Week 4: Recent Favorites

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The Third Son by Julie Wu: In the middle of a terrifying air raid in Japanese-occupied Taiwan, Saburo, the least favored son of a Taiwanese politician, runs through a peach forest for cover. It’s there he stumbles…

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December Lucky Stars – Week 3: Fiction

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With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, now is the time to take a break and escape into a new world — a world that only fiction can offer. As part of our…

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December Lucky Stars – Holiday Style: Week 1

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‘Tis the season! Each week of December, we’re featuring 12 e-books based on a weekly theme. It’s our Lucky Stars promotion holiday style: the more, the merrier! This week, we’re highlighting books about the goodness…

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