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Three Dark Crowns Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062385437
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Published: Harper Teen - September 20th, 2016

Every generation a set of triplets is born... but only one—the survivor—can be queen. Will it be the poisoner? The elemental? The naturalist? Intricate side-plots, twisted deceit, and a dark and beautiful fantasy story with a tender heart. I can't wait until the next one!



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Field Guide to the End of the World: Poems Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780913785768
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Published: Moon City Press - September 2016

A good friend of mine handed me this collection and said, "You'll like it. It's sci-fi feminist poetry." She was right. It's also poignant, clever, and funny. This is one of the most solid collections of poetry I've read in a long time, and it's the kind of book where I kept buying copies and giving them away before I finally kept one for myself.



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Wires and Nerve: Volume 1 Cover Image
By Marissa Meyer, Douglas Holgate (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781250078261
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 31st, 2017

Not every author can transition from novel to comic book, but Meyer obviously can. Wires & Nerve is full of adventure, intrigue, friendship, and a little romance. And also rogue wolf spiders and a funny, feisty android, kicking butt, taking names, and fighting anti-android prejudice. If you loved the Lunar Chronicles, you'll love Wires & Nerve. If you didn't read the Lunar Chronicles... you should.



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Big Science for Little People: 52 Activities to Help You and Your Child Discover the Wonders of Science Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781611803501
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Published: Roost Books - September 20th, 2016

Fun science experiments for all ages! Every experiment is simply and only uses items commonly found in your house. This book is also broken down into indoor/outdoor activities. Brunelle does a great job inspiring wonder and fun in the world around us.



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City of the Lost: A Rockton Novel Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250092144
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Published: Minotaur Books - May 3rd, 2016

Homicide detective Casey Duncan wouldn't call herself a good person. Good people don't murder someone in cold blood and get away with it. But when her friend is threatened, she steps up and takes her to Alaska, to a town off the grid - a place where victims go to disappear. Only people are dying and Casey's not so sure the town is what it pretends to be. A taut, creepy page-turner.



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Walk on Earth a Stranger Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062242914
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 22nd, 2015

Lee Westfall has a gift she must keep hidden: she can sense gold. Due to a tragedy, she must dress like a boy and flee west to California to join her best friend Jefferson and stake their claim in the California Gold Rush. Lee must face racism, hunger, thieves, disease, mountains, sexism, the desert — all while being hunted down by her evil uncle. Lee is delightfully pragmatic, capable and a pleasure to read!



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Court of Fives Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780316364195
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2015

Jessamy and her sisters are born to parents from two class: their father a Patron general, their mother a commoner, their marriage illegal. Her family torn apart, Jess is forced to compete in the Fives, a dangerous sport, for the very Patron who took her family away. A complicated, rich world and characters built by an expert and seasoned writer, Kate Elliott's YA debut has set the bar high for future YA fantasy novels.



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Greenglass House Cover Image
By Kate Milford, Jaime Zollars (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544052703
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Published: Clarion Books - August 26th, 2014

Milo is looking forward to a quiet holiday break when on one snowy night several strangers arrive at his parents' inn... Which just so happens to be an inn for smugglers. Mysterious maps, stories inside stories, treasures, theft, and the occasional hot chocolate.



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The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781467710664
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Published: Carolrhoda Books - March 1st, 2014

"Listen! For I sing of Owen Thorskard, valiant of heart, hopeless at algebra, and last in a long line of legendary dragonslayers." Enjoy the funny, alt-reality tale set in small town Canada, about a teen dragonslayer-in-training and his up and coming bard, Siobhan.



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Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781451666175
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Published: Touchstone Books - October 29th, 2013

I've been following Allie on her website for years. Her honest self-assessment, coupled with her drawings and humor leave me laughing so hard I've actually choked on my own spit while crying. More than once. This is a book I will buy over and over to give to friends. That's how much I love it.



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Spirit and Dust Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780385740814
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Published: Ember - May 13th, 2014

Daisy Goodnight talks to the dead - something the FBI finds very handy. While consulting on a case, she's kidnapped by a mob boss and forced to look for his daughter. This book is funny, fully adventure and great characters - though you're never quite sure who is double-crossing whom. You will fall in love with Daisy and her family!



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Gameboard of the Gods Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780451467997
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Published: Signet Book - June 3rd, 2014

It's really hard to summarize this book. It juggles sci-fi, fantasy, suspense, religion, genetic experiments, post apocalyptic societies, and super soldiers - it's funny, thrilling, and action-packed. The cover doesn't do it justice. I loved it. Just read it.



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Rosemary and Rue Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780756405717
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Published: Daw Books - September 2009

I love this whole series - I only picked this one because it's the first. McGuire clearly knows her mythology. Love the world building - if funny murderous faeries are your thing, this series is for you. (I love her new series, too, despite the cover.)



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Shades of Grey: The Road to High Saffron Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143118589
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Published: Penguin Books - March 1st, 2011

In Eddie Russett's world, your social order (jobs and marriage, too!) are based on what color you can see. Spoons are passed down, animals have bar codes, and the Last Rabbit is on its way out. In short, it's a dystopic world out there, and the more Eddie sees, the more he questions... and worse, he's just fallen for the wrong girl. Silly, brilliant, and fully of imagination! 



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The Devil She Knows Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250007599
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Published: St. Martins Press-3pl - June 5th, 2012

Maureen sees something she shouldn't and has to go into hiding from the psychopathic Sebastian. Loehfelm's writing is tense, taut, gritty, and thrilling. Maureen is fiesty, sarcastic, tough, and amazingly human. I hope to see more of her. 



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The Rook Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780316098809
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Published: Back Bay Books - October 16th, 2012

Amazing debut - part James Bond, part Jasper Fforde, this book is funny, quirky, and very different. One of the best/most interesting openings I've read in a while. If you can stop reading after the first chapter you're a stronger person than I.



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Sisters Red Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316068673
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2011

Rose and Scarlet March witness their grandmother's death at the hands of the evil fenris (werewolves) so now they spend their days hunting them down. Dark, lush, and twisted - a great Red Ridinghood retelling. Also, check out Sweetly and Fathomless (they're related!).