The Avid Reader November 2007

Dear Book Lover,

Our annual holiday shop is up and running to help you make the most of the festive season - and to suggest truly personal gifts. There's at least one perfect book for everyone on your list, no matter what their interests, tastes or passions!

Also this month, we complete our virtual world tour with a literary visit to Denmark, you can enter to win a beautiful collection of cookbooks, and if you're looking for a really special present, AbeBooks is hosting another fantastic charity auction.

Happy Reading!



Get Ready to Celebrate the Holidays

In New Books

World Without End, by Ken Follett

World Without End by Ken FollettIn a world where proponents of the old ways fiercely battle those with progressive minds, intrigue and tension quickly reach a boiling point against the devastating backdrop of the greatest natural disaster ever to strike the human race—the Black Death.

New From Only $17.50
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Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food, by Jessica Seinfeld

Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food by Jessica Seinfeld As Jessica Seinfeld wages a personal war against sugars, packaged foods, and other nutritional saboteurs, she offers appetizing alternatives for parents who find themselves succumbing to the fastest and easiest (and least healthy) choices available to them.

New From Only $13.08
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In Rare and Collectible Books

Collecting Children's Picture Books

Curious George by H A ReyVibrant, whimsical and, even after decades, utterly unforgettable, almost everyone can recall at least one special picture book from his or her youth. Fine Books & Collections takes us on a tour down memory lane with a selection of highly coveted childhood nostalgia.

Rare Book Room | More on Collectible Children's Picture Books

The Most Expensive Sales of October

The House at Pooh Corner by A A Milne A universal favorite that has never been out of print, a signed first edition of The House at Pooh Corner made our list, selling for $4,345 last month. See October's 10 most expensive sales.

Rare Book Room | October's Most Expensive Sales

In Used Books

Lost Classics: Book Reviews by Fine Books & Collections Magazine

In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin Bruce Chatwin gave up his writing job with London's Sunday Times and hit the road, sending a telegram that said, “Have gone to Patagonia.” The result of his journey to the southern tip of South America was a widely praised book. Fine Books & Collections re-introduces us to this and other important works. Learn more about a discounted subscription to Fine Books & Collections!

Used From $1.00
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| 1st Edition | Lost Classics Book Reviews

Grinch Corner

Grinch Corner'Bah, humbug!' Some people need a helping hand to get into the holiday spirit. This selection of books will help turn any Grinch or Scrooge into a warm-hearted Who. Learn more about Grinch Corner.

Holiday | Grinch Corner

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Books of the World: Denmark

Tivoli Gardens in Denmark

Plan a trip or explore Denmark from the comfort of your home with our selection of books on Hans Christian Anderson's Homeland.

Take me to Denmark

Signed Books Charity Auction

Signed Harry Potter for Charity

Running from Thursday 6th until Tuesday 11th December, AbeBooks' third online charity auction has four lots of collectible signed titles, including an ultra-rare signed Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows obtained by two AbeBooks employees when they met JK Rowling in Toronto.

Learn more about the auction here.

The Bestsellers of October

The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing

October sees a varied list of titles on AbeBooks' bestsellers list. Among the titles was Nobel Prize winner The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing.

See October's Bestsellers!

Food Book Contest

Food Book Contest

Sick of eating the same old things for dinner? Enter to win three books about food!

Click here to enter.

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