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The Golden Age

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The  Golden Age: Ovid's Metamorphoses By Ovid, Ana Sender (Illustrator), Heinz Janisch (Adapted by) Cover Image
By Ovid, Ana Sender (Illustrator), Heinz Janisch (Adapted by)
$23.96
ISBN: 9780735844711
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Published: NorthSouth Books - October 4th, 2022

D'Aulaire's Book of Greek Myths for a new generation, this beautifully illustrated selection from Ovid's Metamorphoses will introduce kids to some of the well trodden myths alongside the less while known stories of transformation.

Katherine


The Clackity

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The Clackity (Blight Harbor) By Lora Senf Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9781665902670
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 28th, 2022

Spooky, scary, and full of heart, The Clackity is a wonderful middle grade tale of a young girl on a quest to save her aunt from the monsters in their small town. With wonderfully creepy illustrations to accompany the chilling story, this one is perfect for a snowy evening in with a cup of hot cocoa. Just make sure to check under the bed before you turn in for the night.

Jen


Nancy Drew Mystery Stories 1-4

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Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Books 1-4 By Carolyn Keene Cover Image
$31.97
ISBN: 9780448490052
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - October 13th, 2015

This is the perfect present for budding sleuths and mystery enthusiasts, young children who've never heard of this timeless classic and anyone who remembers the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys books like they were some kind of weird fever dream. A bonus present for the resident Nosy Person in your life (I am one and I am not ashamed) that our bookstore sadly cannot provide: any of the Nancy Drew games from Her Interactive!! A few of my favorites are The Silent Spy, Labyrinth of Lies, and Warnings at Waverly Academy.

Engel


Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe: Tenth Anniversary Edition By Benjamin Alire Sáenz Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781665925419
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 8th, 2022

With a newly revamped cover, stunning end pages, sprayed edges, AND a ribbon bookmark, Ari and Dante's story celebrates its 10th anniversary. Following two teenagers as they come of age and uncover all the beautiful and ugly things in life related to family, friendship, and personal identity, this book is a definite tear-jerker with some truly beautiful lines. This will make the perfect gift for the teen in your life who might also be struggling to sort out the tricky puzzle that we call life or, more generally, anyone who wants to get existential and teary-eyed.

Cindy


S.

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S. By J. J. Abrams (Created by), Doug Dorst Cover Image
By J. J. Abrams (Created by), Doug Dorst
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ISBN: 9780316201643
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Published: Mulholland Books - October 29th, 2013

This is the coolest, most engaging book you will ever own. The novel stands alone, and the 2nd storyline (my favorite) takes place in the margins of the book: a correspondence between 2 college students who trade Ship of Theseus back and forth. Postcards, handwritten letters, maps, photo copied articles, and other goodies are inserted within the books pages, just waiting to be discovered. You simply cannot have this immersive experience on a Kindle!

Babbie


Creature

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Creature: Paintings, Drawings, and Reflections By Shaun Tan Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781646142002
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Published: Levine Querido - November 1st, 2022

Hugely interesting and inspiring collection of Shaun Tan's weird creature illustrations, plus insight from Tan about his artistic development and approach to design. Great for Weird Creature Enthusiasts small and large!

Piera


The Annotated American Gods

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The Annotated American Gods By Neil Gaiman Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780062896261
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Published: William Morrow - April 14th, 2020

Gaiman's magnum opus, now with detailed annotations from the man himself. Step into Shadow and Mr. Wednesday's world, meet gods new and old, and travel across America on a mission to keep the old ways alive. For any mythology fan, Gaiman fan (to replace their old dog-eared copy), or fan of beautiful books.

Jen


Metamorphoses

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Metamorphoses (A Penguin Classics Hardcover) By Ovid, Stephanie McCarter (Translated by) Cover Image
By Ovid, Stephanie McCarter (Translated by)
$30.40
ISBN: 9780525505990
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Published: Penguin Classics - November 8th, 2022

The perfect excuse to revisit Ovid's Metamorphoses. Stephanie McCarter's translation is lush and gorgeous, keeping the poetic bones of Ovid's epic without falling into the clunky pitfalls that comes from translating a classic poem to English. McCarter takes a frank look at the power dynamics of of the Metamorphoses, making this the perfect companion to Emily Wilson's Odyssey and Caroline Alexander's Iliad.

Katherine


Shuna's Journey

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Shuna's Journey By Hayao Miyazaki, Alex Dudok de Wit (Translated by) Cover Image
By Hayao Miyazaki, Alex Dudok de Wit (Translated by)
$22.39
ISBN: 9781250846525
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Published: First Second - November 1st, 2022

A newly translated Miyazaki story! Shuna's Journey is a strange, almost grim adventure. In it can be found the thematic and visual roots of several Ghibli classics, especially Princess Mononoke and Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. Great for seasoned Ghibli fans and newcomers alike!

Piera


Making Videogames

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Making Videogames: The Art of Creating Digital Worlds By Duncan Harris, Alex Wiltshire Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780500023143
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Published: Thames & Hudson - June 14th, 2022

Got someone in your life who LOVES video games? This stunning artbook includes some of the most prolific worlds in the gaming industry and is a surefire hit on their coffee table... or maybe right next to their PC setup. With text accompanying the portraits, readers will get to see how these immersive worlds came to fruition. It's a gorgeous collectible for anyone harboring an intense love for virtual landscapes and all the possibilities that reside in them.

Cindy


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