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Another Kind Cover Image
By Trevor Bream, Cait May (Illustrator), Cait May
$12.99
ISBN: 9780063043534
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Published: HarperAlley - October 26th, 2021

A fun, heartwarming, cool-as-heck story about a found family of mutant kids called "Irregulars" who are on the run from those who wish to use their unique abilities for not-so-great purposes. The illustrations are stunning and add so much more depth to each character, making it that much easier for the reader to immerse themselves into the story.


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Norman Didn't Do It!: (Yes, He Did) Cover Image
By Ryan Higgins, Ryan Higgins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368026239
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 7th, 2021

Another stellar picture book from Higgins that brings comfort and hilarity to a difficult topic for young ones (and adults, if we're being honest). What do you do when your best friend makes a new friend? Do you, like Norman, dig them up in the middle of the night and leave them stranded on an island? Or do you welcome them into your life with loving and open arms?


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Raybearer Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781419739835
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Published: Amulet Paperbacks - August 3rd, 2021

Raybearer tells the story of Tarisai, a young woman desperate to join the Council of the Crown Prince to serve as his advisor and protector for the rest of her life. The only problem is that Tarisai's mother has secretly cursed her to kill the prince as soon as she earns his trust. Perfect for fans of "Children of Blood and Bone" and "Ember in the Ashes!"


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The Sea Is Salt and So Am I Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250619242
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - June 8th, 2021

"The Sea is Salt and So Am I" is amazing and nearly impossible to put it down. It completely swept me off my feet and washed me up in a small town of coastal Maine that does not exist but still felt like home, with wildly imperfect characters that I grew to care for deeply and shall forever hold a piece of my heart. Hartt's writing gives unique yet surprisingly relatable voices to Harlow, Ellis, and Tommy with such raw and honest emotions that might help readers process and reflect on their personal struggles with mental health. This book provides a comforting notion that even when you feel like you are drowning, there can always be something to pull you back up for air.


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Tokyo Ever After: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250766601
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 18th, 2021

"The Princess Diaries" meets the Amanda Bynes movie "What a Girl Wants" in this delightful YA rom com set primarily in Tokyo, Japan. Izumi is such a wonderful character who acts just as you would expect a teenager to when being thrown into royalty for the first time, in a new country, while also trying to cultivate a relationship with your long-lost father....and possibly your super cute bodyguard.


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ISBN: 9781250766564
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 16th, 2021

Firekeeper's Daughter is a fantastic book that has so much to offer its readers. There are many incredible references to Native culture in the modern world, a romance that will melt even the coldest of hearts, and a thrilling plot surrounding an underground drug operation in a Native community. Boulley has managed to seamlessly weave together a story that is equal parts beautiful and devastating. I cannot recommend it enough.


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Allergic: A Graphic Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338568905
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Published: Graphix - March 2nd, 2021

Maggie's lifelong dream of getting a dog gets ruined on her tenth birthday when she discovers that she is severely allergic to most animals. Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Terri Libsenson. I only cried a little while reading this (which I did in one sitting). This book is so wonderful.


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Red, White, and Whole Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063047426
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 2nd, 2021

A lovely coming-of-age story told in verse about a first generation Indian American teenager who feels that she lives two totally different lives between home and school. Both lives start collapsing in on each other when she finds out that her mother is very sick.


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This Is Not the Jess Show Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781683691976
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Published: Quirk Books - February 2nd, 2021

Equal parts exciting and unsettling, This is Not the Jess Show will keep you on the edge of your seat and constantly checking your surroundings for hidden cameras. A very "The Truman Show" kind of vibe with lots of references to the '90s!


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Everybody Has a Podcast (Except You): A How-to Guide from the First Family of Podcasting Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062974808
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 26th, 2021

Looking for an easy to digest guide to starting your own podcast? Look no further! The beloved McElroy brothers have returned to the literary world to compile various tips and tricks they've picked up throughout their ten years of podcasting to create a how-to guide and help you get started in delving into the world of mics, software, comfy chairs, co-hosts, and all of the other minute details involved to bring your new podcast from good to great. A very helpful book that is also light and funny to keep the reader entertained!


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Amari and the Night Brothers (Supernatural Investigations #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062975164
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 19th, 2021

Fans of Prercy Jackson and Artemis Fowl will love this dazzling fantasy series about a girl who joins a summer program at a secret organization that deals with supernatural affairs (think Men In Black) in hopes to find her missing brother.  I loved this!


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Among the Beasts & Briars Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062847362
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 20th, 2020

Among the Beasts & Briars has everything one looks for in a great fantasy novel. We have a cursed wood, a ruined kingdom, a heartwarming romance, a seemingly unimportant gardener on a quest to save her loved ones, and a fox that can't seem to leave her side. The writing is breathtaking and the story is one that will fill your heart with all the feels.


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Ninth House Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250751362
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Published: Flatiron Books - October 20th, 2020

Alex Stern has been able to see ghosts - referred to as Grays - for as long as she can remember, but prefers not to tell people in fear of being called crazy. Instead, she turns to drugs and partying to distract her brain from noticing the creatures that haunt her. It isn't until she wakes up in the hospital after a horrific accident resulting in the death of her closest friends that someone starts taking interest in her dealings with Grays. Next thing she knows, Alex has a full ride to Yale University and is working with her mentor, the golden boy Darlington, to monitor Yale's secret societies that dabble in the world of the occult. When a girl is suddenly found dead, Alex discovers that the dealings of the eight Houses of the Veil are much more sinister, and it's now her job to uncover their secrets. Bardugo's adult debut is a masterpiece that draws you in from the beginning and holds on tight until the very end.


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Legendborn (The Legendborn Cycle) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534441606
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 15th, 2020

This book is awesome!  we fololow Bree Matthews as she tries to infiltrate a secret society comprised of descendents of people from Arthurian Legend, hoping to uncover the mysteries surrounding her mother's sudden death.  I LOVED this!


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Anxious People: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501160837
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Published: Atria Books - September 8th, 2020

Backman’s book Anxious People could be compared to a Monet painting. From afar, the story is about the aftermath of a bank robbery gone wrong that turns into an accidental hostage situation. Each page zooms into the stories of each character that has brought them into this seemingly dire situation. Each story weaves with one another, painting one beautifully complex, real, and captivating story about the lengths people will go to in order to quell the incessant anxieties of life in order to find some sense of contentment. It is a true work of art.


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Homerooms and Hall Passes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062872159
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 8th, 2020

Five young adventurers who spend most of their days slaying dragons and defeating evil wizards like to unwind by playing their favorite RPG, Homerooms and Hall Passes.  When a curse transports them into the world the game.  The group must defeat their most terrifying foes yet: flute practice, the popular girl who always makes fun of you, and algebra.  Funny and ridiculous!


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Fable: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250254368
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Published: Wednesday Books - September 1st, 2020

A story of adventures at sea, an island of thieves, a handsome young sailor, and a girl who is determined to find her place in the world even if the journey will kill her. A very fast-paced and exciting read that will make it almost impossible to put down!


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The Silver Arrow Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316539531
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

The Silver Arrow takes the reader on an adventure that we've all dreamed of embarking on at least once in our lives. There's a mysterious (and slightly crazy) uncle that you can't help but love, talking animals, and a flying train that takes you to the most exciting destinations!


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Traitor: A Novel of World War II Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374313524
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - August 25th, 2020

A raw, unapologetic story of survival that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last page. This book is perfect for lovers of historical fiction, especially stories centered around World War II.


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Raybearer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419739828
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Published: Amulet Books - August 18th, 2020

Raybearer tells the story of Tarisai, a young woman desperate to join the Council of the Crown Prince to serve as his advisor and protector for the rest of her life. The only problem is that Tarisai's mother has secretly cursed her to kill the prince as soon as she earns his trust. Perfect for fans of "Children of Blood and Bone" and "Ember in the Ashes!"


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The Deep Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781534439870
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - August 4th, 2020

This book is a beautiful, haunting, and magical piece of literature.  Based off of a song by the hip-hop group 'Clipping', the reader takes a dive into a story of myth of those who dwell in the deepest depths of the ocean and their unending need to remember, even if holding on to those memories might be fatal.


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Shatter the Sky (The Shatter the Sky Duology) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781534437913
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 2020

This book is fantastic!  The main character Maren is fierce, bold, and will stop at nothing to fight for the ones she loves.  AND!  There are super cool dragons!  What more could you want? (Also, the author is an idie bookseller in Boston; let's show her some love!)


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Bookish and the Beast (Once Upon A Con #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781683691938
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Published: Quirk Books - August 4th, 2020

Rosie Thorne cannot stop thinking about the boy she met at ExcelsiCon a few weeks ago. The one she spent all night talking to, but never got his name nor saw what he looked like beneath his cosplay. She has no idea that it's the incredibly rude, lazy, bad-boy actor from Starfield, Vance Reigns, who has been temporarily banished to her small town after making one too many bad decisions while in the Hollywood limelight. When she does find out, Rosie is more than surprised due to the fact that, well, she can't stand Vance. And Vance can't stand Rosie. Can they see past their nonstop bickering and stubbornness to find their way back to that special connection they had made at ExcelsiCon, or have their feelings for each other diminished into stardust? With Bookish and the Beast, Ashley Poston returns to her beloved Once Upon a Con series with a romantic, funny, and wonderfully quirky story. 


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One to Watch: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525510444
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - July 7th, 2020

A funny, heartfelt, and incredibly romantic story about Bea, a fashion blogger who becomes the first plus-sized contestant on a reality show where she dates 25 men in hopes to find a husband (sound familiar?). Bea is so easy to love and relate to that you will find yourself rooting for her from start to finish. This book is wonderful and I enjoyed it so much that I read it in one day and am already trying to find a time where I can pick it up and read it again.


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There's Something about Sweetie Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534416796
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 23rd, 2020

Both Sweetie and Ashish have ulterior motives when they are first set up by Ashish's parents. Sweetie wants to prove to her mother that she is worthy of dating a cute guy like Ashish even though she's fat. Ashish is trying to get over the girl who broke his heart three months ago. But when intense feelings neither expected to have start to form, the two need to decide whether what they have is real or just a business arrangement. I finished this book with a heart full of pure happiness. It is a love letter to those struggling with self esteem issues to show them how wonderful and beautiful they are, no matter what they look like. Bravo, Sandhya!


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The Lost Queen: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781501191428
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Published: Atria Books - June 4th, 2019

An excellent piece of historical fiction set in 16th century Scotland with a fierce heroine who happens to be the twin sister of the man who inspired the legend of Merlin in Arthurian Legend.  Perfect for fans of the Outlander series!


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The Rest of the Story Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062933638
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 5th, 2020

Another summer classic from Sarah!  We follow Emma Saylor as she returns to the lake her mother grew up on to stay with family she hasn't seen in ten years.  The characters are hilarious, the boy she likes is adorable, and the story is one for all to enjoy!


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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

During this time that I feel especially compelled to educate myself about racism and antiracism, Stamped was an extremely powerful and important read. Looking back on the history of racism through a more honest lens, this book opens up conversations about the necessity of learning how and why these moments of history have paved a way for racism to still exist today and how white people can work toward being better allies to the black community so that we may someday live in an antiracist world. Books like Stamped are so valuable because they allow the voices of men and women in the black community to be heard.


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House of Earth and Blood (Crescent City) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781635574043
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 3rd, 2020

With awesome characters, bloody fights, and witty banter, Maas's adult debut is a tome that you will finish in no time, eagerly working alongside Bryce and Hunt as they work toward completing an impossible mission.


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Bone Crier's Moon Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062798770
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - March 3rd, 2020

This book takes the reader on a thrilling, compelling adventure of two people fighting through feelings of wanting to love each other or kill each other.  Such a cool story!


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Dragon Pearl Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781368014748
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - January 7th, 2020

THIS BOOK IS SO GOOD! The main character, Min, is clever and brave, but also very quirky which makes her that much more lovable. This is an epic space-fantasy story that takes you on an unforgettable adventure. Also! The magic system which is inspired by Korean mythology is AWESOME!


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Loveboat, Taipei Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062957276
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Published: HarperTeen - January 7th, 2020

American-Chinese teenager Ever Wong finds herself unexpectedly shipped off to a summer program in Taiwan by her parents against her will to learn Mandarin and more about their culture. Though this originally seems to be the worst way to spend her summer, Ever is surprised to discover that this program is much more entertaining than she could have imagined. Loveboat, Taipei is a charming, romantic, and lovely coming-of-age story, perfect for fans of Jenny Han and Sarah Dessen!


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Ghost Wall: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250234957
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Published: Picador - December 31st, 2019

For as long as she can remember, Sylvie's father has had an all-consuming obsession with the customs and beliefs of ancient Britons from the Iron Age. So obsessed, in fact, that when he hears of an archaeology course that is taking a field trip into the woods to reenact the way of life from those simpler times, Sylvie's dad signs her family up to join them. They forage for roots, hunt rabbits for food, and even partake in dark, ancient rituals. This unsettling story by Moss delves into the world of abuse, freedom, and basic humanity that will cause a chill to go up your spine at every page.


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This Will Only Hurt a Little Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501184727
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Published: Gallery Books - October 22nd, 2019

This is by far my favorite celebrity memoir yet. Busy does an amazing job of weaving difficult topics and humor together to create a book that will make you switch from tears of sadness to tears of laughter as each page turns. We follow her through bad relationships, the brutal moments of show business, her surprise wedding, and dislocating her knee multiple times (and handling the situation like a pro....sometimes). Busy has such an honest and beautiful soul and has essentially transcribed her Instagram stories into an incredible book.


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Medallion Status: True Stories from Secret Rooms Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525561125
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Published: Penguin Books - October 13th, 2020

Another hilarious memoir by writer/actor/comedian John Hodgman.  This time, he tells the true stories of his journeys around the country that cause him to rack up enough frequent flyer miles to reach the coveted "Medallion Status" with his favorite airline.  Such a funny and enjoyable read!


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