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The Lady and Her Monsters

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The Lady and Her Monsters: A Tale of Dissections, Real-Life Dr. Frankensteins, and the Creation of Mary Shelley's Masterpiece Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062025838
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: William Morrow & Company - October 22nd, 2013

The narrative of Mary Shelley’s fascinating life interwoven with stories of history’s real-life Doctor Frankensteins. Perfect for history nerds and book buffs alike.Mackenzie


Vicious

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$39.99
ISBN: 9780765335340
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Published: Tor Books - September 24th, 2013

Roommates turned rivals Eli Ever, the regenerating man, and Victor Vale, who controls pain in himself and others, extract their revenge on each other in this gritty, comic book-esque urban fantasy with no superheroes—just super villains. It’s like X-Men, but with more moral ambiguity. MacKenzie


Miss Moore Thought Otherwise

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By Jan Pinborough, Debby Atwell (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780547471051
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 5th, 2013

Learn the true story of Anne Carol Moore, the first children’s librarian in the United States! Told in lovingly crafted prose and Miss Rumphius-esque illustrations, this is a perfect read for both history and book lovers.

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Remember Me Like This

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$26.00
ISBN: 9781400062126
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Published: Random House - May 13th, 2014

Remember Me Like This by Bret Anthony Johnston is a heartbreaking and haunting portrait of a family after their kidnapped son is returned to them. Part thriller, part psychological study, each page had me braced for impact, waiting for the Campbell’s seemingly happy ending to fall apart and take them with it. Hopeful, poignant, and haunting, this book is far out of my comfort zone as a reader but stuck with me long after I’d finished it. 

 

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Rooftoppers

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By Katherine Rundell, Terry Fan (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781442490581
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 24th, 2013

At only a year old, Sophie was rescued from a shipwreck by an eccentric bachelor named Charles who raised  her to draw on the walls, use books as plates, and wear bright red trousers when all the other Victorian girls around her wear skirts. Never ignore the possible, says Charles, and when she turns twelve, Sophie starts to think it might just be possible her mother survived the shipwreck. So with a welfare agency intent on separating them on their tail, Sophie and Charles flee to Paris to begin searching for her mother with the only clue they have--the address on the inside of the cello case Sophie washed ashore in. Whimsical, magical, and wildly charming, this book will make you pine to scramble across Parisian rooftops.

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