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Book review: 'The It Girl'

Everybody wants to be the "It" girl. In the book "The It Girl," by Katy Birchall (Aladdin Books), the main character, Anna Huntley, wants to be the "It" girl, and in order for that to happen she has a list of aims in life. Her aims are:

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This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Dec. 4, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2016, The Nielsen Co.

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'Rehab Addict' Nicole Curtis opens up in new memoir

Fans of home-improvement TV know Nicole Curtis as the hands-on blonde of "Rehab Addict." But her road to becoming a design and media star has been paved with struggles and setbacks along with successes, chronicled in her new book: "Better Than New: Lessons I've Learned From Saving Old Homes (And How They Saved Me)" (Artisan, $27.95).

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Fans got meet George R.R. Martin, sit on the iron throne

MidAmeriCon II, a world science fiction and fantasy convention, brought authors, astronauts, costume creators, artists, role-playing gamers and more to the Kansas City Convention Center for five days. Fans got to meet George R.R. Martin, Hugo Award-winning author and creator of "Game of Thrones" Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016.
Jill Toyoshiba The Kansas City Star
Fans got meet George R.R. Martin, sit on the iron throne 1:21

Fans got meet George R.R. Martin, sit on the iron throne

Unique wins Ulit poetry slam-off 2:40

Unique wins Ulit poetry slam-off

KC author Whitney Terrell on his new novel, 'The Good Lieutenant' 3:08

KC author Whitney Terrell on his new novel, 'The Good Lieutenant'

Children's book features Kansas City 1:04

Children's book features Kansas City