The Wrong Way to Feed a Unicorn by Christian Knoebel

Charles wants to keep his 13-year-old daughter Lexi happy even if it means taking care of a manipulative, potty mouthed unicorn that continually insults his hospitality, intelligence and manhood. But when it comes to food they have a problem, and Charles finds himself hunting down one of the world's most expensive ingredients in a crime-ridden neighborhood known for its grisly dealings with outsiders.

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On My Bookshelf

The Giver
The Catcher in the Rye
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Lost Scriptures: Books That Did Not Make It Into the New Testament
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
Dirty White Boys
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
The Fellowship of the Ring
Theology and Sanity
Peter, Paul & Mary Magdalene: The Followers of Jesus in History & Legend
The Return of the King
Point Of Impact
Citizen Soldiers: The U S Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany
True Grit
The Hobbit
The Lord of the Rings
D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Battle for the Normandy Beaches

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