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If I Was the Sunshine Cover Image
By Julie Fogliano, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481472432
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2019

Stunningly illustrated, this book reads like poetry. It's calming, charming, really beautiful. If you're looking for something to lull your little one asleep, this is your book!



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By Dave Eggers, Laura Park (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316485869
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 14th, 2019

Such a fun bedtime book! Laughter is unavoidable as you follow Abner and Ian's instructions to shake the book until they find their footing. The book is interactive with clever language that doesn't condescend to children (words/phrases like perpendicular, recurrent eczema, functioning of systems, probability). Really is a hoot. Be prepared to read it again and again...and again.



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Brightly Burning Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328948939
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - May 2018

For fans of Jane Eyre, this futuristic retelling of Charlotte Brontë's seminal work will satiate your thirst for Gothic novels and spaceship drama. Relegated to a miserable engineering job aboard the Stalwart, seventeen year old Stella is offered a governess position on the Rochester, a tricked-out, elite ship. Between a budding romance with the ship's captain and the mysteries of the ship, things get cray and steamy. 



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Where the Crawdads Sing Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735219090
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 14th, 2018

Wow. This book is beautiful. Equal parts coming-of-age, adult love story, and murder mystery, this genre-bender follows the life of Kya Clark, a girl who grew up fast after her family abandoned her in the marshlands of North Carolina. From mending cuts to learning how to read, Kya's self-sufficient life in the woods keeps her isolated, earning her the nickname "the marsh girl." Written by a zoologist, the prose is full of lush scenery and vivid texture that brings the characters and setting to life. Read the first page, and it'll surely draw you in.



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Enchantée Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250295521
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 5th, 2019

Is it too cheesy to call this enchanting? Ok...maybe. But there is something gripping about this historical fantasy, where the author weaves historically accurate details of revolutionary France with imaginative elements of magic. As main character Camille goes from using white magic to casting darker spells, the lines of morality blur and the world loses it's luster, even from the glittering palace of Versailles.



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Bella Figura: How to Live, Love, and Eat the Italian Way Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780804173292
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Published: Vintage - April 23rd, 2019

My favorite book of the year. Playful and poignant, this chronicles a woman rediscovering her self worth and inner beauty. Anecdotes span the author's crummy relationships, culture shock, and the pain involved in pursuing your dreams. This sex and body positive book shows you how to occupy your space "emotionally and physically, with style and entitlement".