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“Let Me Off at the Top!: My Classy Life and Other Musings” By Ron Burgundy

Ron Burgundy is known to all as the lead anchorman of San Diego’s award-winning Action 4 News Team and anchor of the first 24-hour news channel, GNN (Global News Network), but few know the real man behind the news desk. In “Let Me Off at the Top! My Classy Life and Other Musings,” he shares never-before-told stories of his childhood and the events that led him to choose a career in the news business.

“Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving” By James Dean

Join Pete in New York Times best-selling artist James Dean’s “Pete the Cat” picture book series as Pete celebrates Thanksgiving in this groovy lift-the-flap book!

Starring in the school Thanksgiving play would make even the coolest cat nervous.

But when Pete the Cat gets onstage, he makes learning the story of the first Thanksgiving fun.

With thirteen flaps that open to reveal hidden surprises, this book is sure to be a holiday favorite for every Pete the Cat fan.

“Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet” By John Bradshaw

Cats have been popular household pets for thousands of years, and their numbers only continue to rise.

Today there are three cats for every dog on the planet, and yet cats remain more mysterious, even to their most adoring owners.

Unlike dogs, cats evolved as solitary hunters, and, while many have learned to live alongside humans and even feel affection for us, they still don’t quite “get us” the way dogs do, and perhaps they never will.

But cats have rich emotional lives that we need to respect and understand if they are to thrive in our company.

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“Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 8”

By Jeff Kinney

Greg Heffley and his family and friends are back in “Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 8,” the latest installment in the No. 1 bestselling series by Jeff Kinney and one of the most anticipated books of 2013.

A global phenomenon, the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series has more than 85 million books in print around the world.

“Giada’s Feel Good Food: My Healthy Recipes and Secrets”

By Giada De Laurentiis

Food Network’s most beautiful star reveals her secrets for staying fit and feeling great in this gorgeous, practical book with healthy recipes including nutritional information, and personal lifestyle and beauty tips.

Finally answering the question her fans ask most often, “How do you stay so trim?,” De Laurentiis shares the delicious easy recipes and tips she uses to maximize energy and remain fit.

Here are 120 recipes for breakfasts, juices, lunches, snacks, dinners, and desserts that can be combined into 30 days of delicious feel-good meals.

“Undisputed Truth: Subtitle TK”

By Mike Tyson

A bare-knuckled, tell-all memoir from Mike Tyson, the onetime heavyweight champion of the world – and a legend both in and out of the ring.

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“Sycamore Row”

By John Grisham

The suspense never rests when “A Time to Kill’s” Jake Brigance fights the good fight once again.

Often named an all-time favorite by John Grisham’s legions of fans, the book that started it all gets a brand-new chapter. America’s favorite storyteller returns to Ford County, Miss., where defense attorney Jake Brigance will have to fight for justice in a trial that could tear the small town of Clanton apart.

“Witches of Pennsylvania: Occult History & Lore”

By Thomas White

Since William Penn presided over the state’s only official witch trial in 1684, witchcraft and folk magic have been a part of the history of the Keystone State. English and German settlers brought their beliefs in magic with them from the Old World – sometimes with dangerous consequences.

In 1802, an Allegheny County judge helped an accused witch escape an angry mob. Susan Mummey was not so fortunate.

In 1934, she was shot and killed in her home by a young Schuylkill County man who was convinced that she had cursed him.

“I’m a Frog! (An Elephant and Piggie Book)”

By Mo Willems

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.

Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.

Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.

Gerald and Piggie are best friends.

In “I’m a Frog” Piggie has some ribbiting news! Can Gerald make the leap required to accept Piggie’s new identity?