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Turn the page for baby vampires, romantic hobos, biker dogs, teenage tragedy, and a quick fix.

anthropology of an american girl!Woman on the Verge
Originally self-published, Hilary Thayer Hamann’s topsy-turvy coming-of-age novel, Anthropology of an American Girl ($17), set in ’70s East Hampton has been just re-released.
the short second life of bree tanner!What a Sucker
Stephenie Meyer’s latest, The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner ($8), tells the Eclipse battle story from the newborn vamp perspective. (Oh sure, pretend you don’t know what we’re talking about.)
portrait of an addict as a young man!
Smoking Gun
Ever thought those big-time agents must be high on crack? (Uh, yeah). Bill Clegg was. He tells it like it was in his memoir Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man ($16).
the spot!
Put ’Er There
Is it a coincidence that there are thirteen summer weekends and thirteen enthralling tales from rather seedy America in The Spot ($16) by David Means? We think not.
pet portraits!Luck of the Draw
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then J. Penry’s Pet Portraits ($15) clocks in at an impressive 36,000. Don’t let that — or “2 Dark Cats” — intimidate you.

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