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Jeffrey Chips is the father of three boys who lives in West View and enjoys spending his time surrounded by books. While not at Riverstone, he works at the West View Hub and is the Artistic Director of Steel City Shakespeare Center. He has a BA in theatre from Allegheny College and an MLitt and MFA in Shakespeare and Performance from Mary Baldwin University. His favorite book is The Midnight Library by Matt Haig.

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Heart and Steel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982175795
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Published: Atria Books - June 1st, 2021

A poignant, inspirational story about football, family, and love from Bill Cowher, the Super Bowl–winning, Hall-of-Fame Pittsburgh Steelers coach, and cohost of CBS’s The NFL Today.


Peril Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982182915
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 21st, 2021

The transition from President Donald J. Trump to President Joseph R. Biden Jr.


Leave Only Footprints: My Acadia-to-Zion Journey Through Every National Park Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984823557
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Published: Crown - April 6th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A delightful sampler plate of our national parks, written with charisma and erudition.”—Nick Offerman, author of Paddle Your Own Canoe


The Midnight Library: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525559474
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Published: Viking - September 29th, 2020

The New York Times bestselling WORLDWIDE phenomenon

Winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for Fiction | A Good Morning America Book Club Pick | Independent (London) Ten Best Books of the Year

"A feel-good book guaranteed to lift your spirits."—The Washington Post


One Summer: America, 1927 Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780767919418
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Published: Anchor - June 3rd, 2014

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice


Ready Player One: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307887443
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 5th, 2012

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg.


The Black Tulip Cover Image
By Alexandre Dumas, Robin Buss (Translated by), Robin Buss (Introduction by), Robin Buss (Notes by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780140448924
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Published: Penguin Classics - August 26th, 2003

Cornelius von Baerle lives only to cultivate the elusive black tulip and win a magnificent prize for its creation. But when his powerful godfather is assassinated, the unwitting Cornelius becomes caught up in a deadly political intrigue. Falsely accused of high treason by a bitter rival, Cornelius is condemned to life in prison.


Balancing Acts: Behind the Scenes at London's National Theatre Cover Image
$17.00
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ISBN: 9781101972885
Published: Vintage - December 4th, 2018

Here is Nicholas Hytner’s fascinating, candid memoir of his tenure at the helm of Britain’s greatest theater.