December 2017

That Inevitable Victorian Thing

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That Inevitable Victorian Thing By E.K. Johnston Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781101994979
Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2017

Excited about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle? Get your royal romance fix in this story of a neo-Victorian world where the British Empire never ended, marriage is a blend of love and genetics, and true friendships are the most important part of being in society.

Sarah


Nadiya's Bake Me A Story

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Nadiya's Bake Me a Story: Fifteen stories and recipes for children By Nadiya Hussain Cover Image
$19.99
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ISBN: 9781444933277
Published: Hachette Children's - October 17th, 2017

The most famous and successful winner of the Great British Bake Off yet, Nadiya Hussain, rewrites some fairy tales with a culinary twist.  Great fun for sparking interest in the kitchen and the recipes are definitely going to be delicious!

Susannah


Dash and Lily's Book of Dares

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Dash & Lily's Book of Dares (Dash & Lily Series #1) By Rachel Cohn, David Levithan Cover Image
$11.99
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ISBN: 9780375859557
Published: Ember - October 11th, 2011

What could be better than a Christmas-time scavenger hunt in New York City? When Lily's parents leave her and her brother alone for Christmas, she is devastated, and in an effort to cheer her up, her brother encourages her to leave a journal in a book at the Strand, prompting a back and forth scavenger hunt around the city. When Dash, with a Scrooge-like attitude toward Christmas, picks up the journal, it sets off a series of adventures all over the city that makes me laugh and warms my heart every time. I read this one every year, and I promise it will make you Christmas season brighter.

April

 


Tash Hearts Tolstoy

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Tash Hearts Tolstoy By Kathryn Ormsbee Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481489331
Availability: Available to Order from Supplier: Arrives at Store in a Week(ish)
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 6th, 2017

When Tash's vlog series based on Anna Karenina is talked up by a celebrity, she must deal with the pressure of sudden internet fame AND figure out how to tell her crush she's asexual. Totally charming!

Rebecca


Echo After Echo

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Echo After Echo By A. R. Capetta Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780763691646
Published: Candlewick - October 10th, 2017

This is a story of passion- passion for life, for one's work, and for other people. Zara is in NYC to star in a Greek tragedy as the tragic romantic lead opposite a heart-throb movie star. But as she sinks deeper into the theatre, Zara realizes she may drown in its madness. Add a murder, a forceful director, a girl who shines brighter than her lighting designs, and sentences so beautiful you'll be dog-earring pages, and the result is nothing short of extraordinary.

Marika


Ballerina Body

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Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You By Misty Copeland Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781455596300
Availability: Available to Order from Supplier: Arrives at Store in a Week(ish)
Published: Grand Central Publishing - March 21st, 2017

With a blend of exercise routines, recipe suggestions, stories from the dance studio, and gorgeous photographs, this book is perfect for ballet fans, and also for anyone looking to improve health and fitness in a manageable way.

Sarah


Princess Bride Deluxe Edition

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The Princess Bride Deluxe Edition Hc: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure By William Goldman Cover Image
$37.00
ISBN: 9781328948854
Availability: Available with a Delay: On Order at Supplier: Email online@portersquarebooks.com for More Info
Published: Harper - October 10th, 2017

If you love the movie and you haven't read the book, buy it. If you haven't seen the movie, buy the book, read it and then see the movie. If you have read the book and love the movie, then buy it and give it to someone else who has not yet been initiated. If you've never heard of The Princess Bride . . . well, that's just inconceivable.

 

David


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