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Dracula Daily (Staff Pick)

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Dracula Daily: Reading Bram Stoker's Dracula in Real Time With Commentary by the Internet By Matt Kirkland Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9781524884703
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - September 19th, 2023

Never before have you seen Dracula like this. Dracula Daily isn't just an internet sensation bringing together people year after year, and this book is not just "Dracula with commentary." By reading each diary entry and letter in the order they would have been written, Kirkland is forcing us to really take the time and sit in how horrific some of Dracula's story are. How long was Jonathan Harker really trapped in that castle? How quickly did Lucy Westenra go from perfectly happy to on deaths door? Grab your copy now to get ready for Jonathan Harker's first diary entry --his journey starts May 3rd!

- Katherine


Dungeons & Drama (Staff Pick)

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Dungeons and Drama By Kristy Boyce Cover Image
$9.59
ISBN: 9780593647011
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Published: Delacorte Press - January 9th, 2024

For fans of Broadway musicals and long DnD campaigns comes a cozy YA rom-com following two unlikely allies who lock into a mutually beneficial fake dating arrangement... only to find love where they least expect it. Filled with mischievous schemes and role-playing shenanigans, Dungeons and Drama is quick but delightful read sure to give you all the feels!

- Cindy


Something Kindred (Staff Pick)

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Something Kindred By Ciera Burch Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780374389130
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - April 2nd, 2024

Something Kindred is a story about grief and about family and about making a home for yourself. And at the roots, this is a story about being haunted, both in the traditional sense and by your own memories and past. Ciera Burch is a name to look out for. Also, this book did 100% make me ugly cry on a plane, so that's a warning to you.

- Katherine


The Cat Who Couldn't Be Bothered (Staff Pick)

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The Cat Who Couldn't Be Bothered By Jack Kurland Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780711287457
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 26th, 2024

I love a book that shows kids that it's okay not to be okay. And not only that, but also shows how important it is to be there for your friends who aren't feeling as happy as you are. 5 shooting stars!

- Halle


A Walk Through The Woods (Staff Pick)

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A Walk Through the Woods By Louise Greig, Helen Musselwhite (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Louise Greig, Helen Musselwhite (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781454929888
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Published: Union Square Kids - March 20th, 2018

Even though we are officially in Spring, it doesn't seem like the weather has caught up yet. But this stunning picture book is the perfect escape from the wind and rain. With search and find aspects hidden in the cut-out pages, each turn of a page feels like you are transported further into a awakening forest, and further away from the dreary New England weather.

- Emma


The Extinction of Irena Rey (Staff Pick)

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The Extinction of Irena Rey By Jennifer Croft Cover Image
$23.19
ISBN: 9781639731701
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 5th, 2024

A Booker Prize-winning translator writing about eight translators lost in the wilderness looking for an author whose great work they're all trying to translate. I'm not really sure what more you could ask for. - James

- Engel


On Writing and Failure (Staff Pick)

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On Writing and Failure: Or, on the Peculiar Perseverance Required to Endure the Life of a Writer (Field Notes) By Stephen Marche Cover Image
$11.16
ISBN: 9781771965163
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Published: Biblioasis - February 14th, 2023

"A paradox defines this business: The public only sees writers in their victories but their real lives are mostly in defeat." On Failure and Writing is delightful, bite-sized contemplation of what it means to be a writer, in all its up and downs. Taking a look at history's most beloved writers, author Stephen Marche speaks candidly about writing as a flawed, solitary, and rejection-filled art form--and explores why there are still some of us just can't shake the torture of its siren song even knowing that.

- Cindy


All Things Are Too Small (Staff Pick)

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All Things Are Too Small: Essays in Praise of Excess By Becca Rothfeld Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9781250849915
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Published: Metropolitan Books - April 2nd, 2024

The minimalist lifestyle had its moment, but I think we have now transition into the next phase where the girl-mathing, daily little treat buying, collectors of dopamine raising trinkets, have taken center stage. Through mesmerizing essays of media commentary, literary criticism and personal reflection, Becca Rothfield shines a light on the cultural and emotional cost of minimalism, and how the things that are over the top, and even unnecessary, are the things that may matter the most.

- Emma


Hockey Girl Loves Drama Boy (Staff Pick)

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Hockey Girl Loves Drama Boy By Faith Erin Hicks Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250838728
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Published: First Second - October 3rd, 2023

My heart absolutely swooned with every panel of this amazingly sweet graphic novel for teens-though I believe it's worth a read no matter your age. You'll love these characters (well, most of them...) and be rooting for them throughout.

- Jen


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