June 2018

Aru Shah and the End of Time

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Rick Riordan Presents Aru Shah and the End of Time (A Pandava Novel, Book 1) (Pandava Series) By Roshani Chokshi Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368012355
Availability: Available at Wholesaler
Published: Rick Riordan Presents - March 27th, 2018

 

This is the perfect book for kids looking for a Percy Jackson read-alike! Smart, funny, and really interesting Hindu mythology. Aru Shah is a complete delight.

Rebecca


Once and Future Queen

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The Once and Future Queen By Adam P. Knave, DJ Kirkbride, Nickolas Brokenshire (Illustrator) Cover Image
$14.99
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ISBN: 9781506702506
Published: Dark Horse Books - November 14th, 2017

 

Rani Arturus just wants to win her chess tournament and maybe flirt with Gwen, the cute girl in the audience. Instead, she pulls Excalibur out of a stone and Merlin shows up wearing a space suit and now she, Gwen, and her childhood friend, Lance, must work together to protect the world from the Fae. A wonderful and unique twist on a classic tale.

Shana


Asymmetry

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Asymmetry: A Novel By Lisa Halliday Cover Image
$26.00
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ISBN: 9781501166761
Published: Simon & Schuster - February 6th, 2018

 

A spectacular debut. These two wholly disparate stories both feature rich dialogue, complicated characters and deep questions - and a final coda at the end answers some very fundamental questions. You will definitely be hearing about this writer again and this book is a wonderful place to start.

David


Creative Quest

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Creative Quest By Questlove Cover Image
$27.99
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ISBN: 9780062670557
Published: Ecco - April 24th, 2018

 

How to be creative, for people who don’t believe in books on how to be creative. Questlove unpacks the (many, varied) processes of the artists he’s known and worked with. His advice is interspersed with stories from his life and fascinating dissections of what makes a creative piece work, from The Wizard of Oz to Norm Macdonald’s jokes to Da Vinci to D’Angelo. At the very least you’ll come away with a great
playlist.

Kate


Like a Mother

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Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy By Angela Garbes Cover Image
$24.99
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ISBN: 9780062662941
Published: Harper Wave - May 29th, 2018

 

A blend of memoir and science explores what we know (and don't know--find out how little we understand about the placenta!) about the biology and psychology of pregnancy and childbirth that puts women's experiences at the center.

Sarah


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