August 2019

Get In Trouble

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Get in Trouble: Stories By Kelly Link Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812986495
Availability: In Stock: Click Title to See if it's in CAMBRIDGE or BOSTON
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 9th, 2016

 

My favorites in this collection are The Summer People, The Lesson, and The New Boyfriend, but they're all fantastic (and fantastical), with strong female leads to boot.  Kelly Link has a wacky, clever, bizarre imagination. Perfect for curling up with during the next thunderstorm.

 

Catherine, Writer in Residence for Adults


Shatter the Sky

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Shatter the Sky (The Shatter the Sky Duology) By Rebecca Kim Wells Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534437906
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 30th, 2019

 

I wish I could live in the world Rebecca Kim Wells has built in SHATTER THE SKY. This book has it all: adventure; intrigue; a culture that accepts queerness without question; a protagonist who is clever, practical, determined, and impossible not to love. And, of course, DRAGONS!

Kate

 

The only thing that would make me love this book more is if it had been published 15 years ago so I could have read it over and over again as a teenager.

Shana


An Ember in the Ashes

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An Ember in the Ashes By Sabaa Tahir Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781595148049
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Published: Razorbill - February 9th, 2016

 

An Ember in the Ashes is one of my all time favorite books. From the first chapter to the last, you will be consumed by Sabaa Tahir's fantastic writing. Right from the start, you enter the Martial Empire and the story sets off, pulling you with it.  Laia and Elias happen to be the main characters, but Helene will surprise you. And Helene is who I'm rooting for to win it all. Who will you root for?

Sinny


Wild and Crooked

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Wild and Crooked By Leah Thomas Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781547600021
Published: Bloomsbury YA - June 4th, 2019

 

Kalyn's father murdered Gus's father seventeen years ago. Or did he? In Wild and Crooked, Thomas delves into the prejudices around the murder that split their small Kentucky town and their families in half, while also deftly exploring family, social class, sexuality, homophobia, poverty, and disability in a way that never feels forced. The book avoids the trap of a Romeo and Juliet romance and instead focuses on family and friendship in a gripping, heartfelt novel of forgiveness and love.

April


Tiny T-Rex and the Impossible Hug

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Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug (Dinosaur Books, Dinosaur Books for Kids, Dinosaur Picture Books, Read Aloud Family Books, Books for Young Children) By Jonathan Stutzman, Jay Fleck (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Jay Fleck (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781452170336
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 5th, 2019

 

Who has teeny, tiny arms, a huge heart, and not a lot of sense? Tiny the T-Rex! Just try not to fall in love with him. Good luck with a hug though.

Stacey


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