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Top Ten Spring Travel Titles
As the weather warms we begin to dream of travels ahead. These hand-picked selections from all the exciting new travel titles being published this spring are the perfect companions to your destination dreaming. Whether you are plotting a trip to sultry Havana, exploring the National Parks of Europe or preparing for a birder's big year, these spring travel books will help prepare you for the next adventure.

Top Ten Fall Travel Titles
BCY45Autumn is the season for armchair travelers. As the weather cools, the imagination sharpens, ready to transport us to distant lands. We've selected ten travel titles that we're looking forward to curling up with this fall as we dream up new destinations.   Epic Bike Rides of the World. The discerning editors at Lonely Planet organize 200 top places to pedal in this beautifully illustrated coffee table book. From family friendly rides in Buenos Aires to downhill trails near the Arctic Circle, to France, Spain, Mongolia, Italy and beyond, it's sure to contain a spark the interest of any cycling enthusiast.
The Sibley Guide to Birds: 2nd Edition
Every morning those of us socked by the winter vortex wake hopeful for the first sounds of spring:  the crack of a baseball bat, the roar of a lawnmower coming to life and, of course, birdsong. As the weather warms everyone -- from the avid birder to the chilled layperson eager to spot the first robin -- will be able to identify those feathered signposts of a milder season. The Sibley Guide to Birds, last released in 2000, is now available in a new, revised and updated second edition.