Memories of love and work
A Labor of Love, by Anne Geddes. Part autobiography, part retrospective, this book reveals
the events and images that have shaped Geddes’
life. Her personal story joins with her extraordinary body of work to reinforce the message
behind her imagery: protect, nurture, love.
Geddes reflects on how she set the scenes,
selected the props and, ultimately, created the
magic of her photographs.
The Field Guide, The Seeing Stone,
Lucinda’s Secret, The Ironwood Tree
and The Wrath of Mulgrath, by Holly
Black. The titles in this box set comprise the first cycle in the Spiderwick
Chronicles. Each book is filled with action
and intrigue as it follows the adventures
of the Grace children and the world of
faeries, goblins and elves they discover on
the Spiderwick estate.
Steve and Me, by Terri Irwin. The woman
who knew Steve “The Crocodile Hunter” Irwin
best has created a celebration of her husband,
a dedicated environmentalist and gifted entertainer. After a whirlwind romance they married,
and the footage filmed on their crocodile-trap-ping honeymoon became the first episode of
The Crocodile Hunter.
One Red Dot, Blue 2 and 600 Black Spots, by
David A. Carter. These clever scavenger-hunt
pop-up books, made of intricately designed
paper sculptures, will give readers of all ages
countless hours of fun searching for dots.
Tricks and surprises abound to keep readers
entertained and on the spot!
COSTCO HAS one signed copy
of Eric Clapton’s Clapton: The
Autobiography to give away.
To enter, print your name,
membership number, address
and daytime phone number on
a postcard or letter and send it to: Eric
Clapton, The Costco Connection, P.O.
Box 34088, Seattle, WA 98124-1088. Or
send an e-mail to giveaway@costco.
com, with “Eric Clapton” in the
No purchase is necess ary. Open to legal residents of the U.S. (except Puerto Rico) who are
age 18 or older at the time of entry and who are
current Costco members. One entry per household. Entries must be received or postmarked
by December 3, 2007. Winners will be randomly
selected and notified by mail on or before January 3, 2008. The value of the prize is $26. Void
where prohibited. Winners are responsible for all
applicable federal, state and local taxes. Odds of
winning depend on the number of eligible entries
received. Employees of Costco or Random House
and their families are not eligible.
Stone Cold, by David Baldacci. The Camel
Club is back in a third adventure. Justice-seek-ers Milton, Caleb, Reuben and honorary member Alex Ford, a Secret Service agent, are led by
feisty former CIA assassin Oliver Stone. This
time they have to save the life of a beautiful
con artist, implicate a shady casino king and
solve a string of murders of Washington, D.C.,
501 Must-Read Books, by Emma Beare. The
titles recommended for inclusion in this book
were selected by bibliophiles, writers and reviewers. The reviews were written by lecturers,
writers and book lovers who share their
delight, surprise, indignation and impressions
with readers. This com prehensive guide is
meant to inspire everyone to read more widely
and to explore previously untried genres, both
modern and classic.—Valerie Ryan
The Xbox 360 Bundle includes extra accessories to begin your
360 gaming experience this holiday season. Extra accesories
include a wireless controller, play-and-charge cable and two
games: Forza 2 Motorsport and Marvel Ultimate Alliance. Choose
from more than 300 great games for all ages and skill levels.
Besides being able to play music, watch movies,
and view photos, you will also have access to
Xbox Live, the premier online entertainment service.