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SHOUT Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780670012107
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2019

Anderson's memoir in prose is a call to action for the #metoo movement. Acting as a follow up to her YA novel, SPEAK, her story proves how much strength, power, and recovery can be find in speaking up and shouting out.


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I Miss You When I Blink: Essays Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982102807
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Published: Atria Books - April 2nd, 2019

There's an essay for everyone in this collection. Philpott's relatable voice makes the reader ask who she's actually writing about: herself, or you? From one bookseller to another (that's right, she also works at an Indie Bookstore!), thank you. "Me real," too, Mary.


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Once & Future Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316449274
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Published: Jimmy Patterson - March 26th, 2019

This King Arthur retelling is everything I’ve always wanted. Featuring a funny and heartfelt cast of characters (with queer, nonbinary, and ace representation - just a tip of this inclusive iceberg), a charismatic chosen one, OUTER SPACE, AND MAGIC, you won’t want to put this book down. I cannot wait for the next book in McCarthy and Capetta’s series!!


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Red, White & Royal Blue: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250316776
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 14th, 2019

“History, huh?” This unapologetically queer escapist political rom-com is EVERYTHING I didn’t know I needed. This alternate universe where the first female president’s son, Alex, falls in love with his assumed rival, the Prince of Wales, is perfect. It has some of my favorite rom-com tropes (animal shenanigans, fake dating, enemies-to-lovers, a gratuitous karaoke moment) without shying away from politics. There’s a gerrymandering sub-plot! And lots of Texas talk. You will not regret reading this book.


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They Called Us Enemy Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781603094504
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - July 16th, 2019

“I had to learn about the internment from my father, during our after-dinner conversations. That remains part of the problem - that we don’t know the unpleasant aspects of our American history… and therefore we don’t learn the lesson those chapters have to teach us. So we repeat them over and over again.” - George Takei


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Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781476796628
Availability: BACKORDERED
Published: Scribner - October 2nd, 2018

Gorgeous illustrations are paired with historical documents from Krug’s family in this graphic novel. The author grapples with trying to understand the collective German efforts - and complacency - that led to so many atrocities. Krug employs a mix of investigative journalism, memoir, and mixed art as she tries to discover what role her own grandparents played in Nazi Germany. While she learns some answers, others remain out of reach in this emotional and thought-provoking book.