May 2018

The Mars Room

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$27.00
ISBN: 9781476756554
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Scribner - May 2018

 

If you're a fan of the Netflix shows Orange is the New Black or Manhunt then you'll love this book. Kushner's characters are all related to the justice system, and most of them are on the wrong side of it. But that doesn't make them bad people. This is a gritty portrait of people who are down on their luck

Heather


Sabriel

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$10.99
ISBN: 9780062315557
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - June 3rd, 2014

 

Few books moved me as a young reader more than Sabriel. When few well rounded female characters were available for a twelve-year-old, Sabriel was a blessing. I stumbled across the book by accident and was immediately immersed in a world where one girl stands on the border of death and protects the living from its denizens. Sabriel must quickly come into her birthright and save her father from the final gateway of death and in the process, save her world.

Cissa


Dread Nation

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780062570604
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 3rd, 2018

 

You didn’t know you needed a Civil War era zombie book—but you do. In Dread Nation, Justina Ireland draws a compelling, tense, page turner that both makes your heart pound in suspense and makes you think about race with its nuanced writing. In short, it is genius, and you need to read it. (Even if you don't like zombie books.)

April


Where's Halmoni

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$19.99
ISBN: 9781632170774
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Published: Little Bigfoot - October 3rd, 2017

 

When their grandmother disappears, two children venture into an alternate realm to find her. This riveting story is inspired by Korean folklore and told through the medium of comics. With colorful illustrations, engaging characters, and the right mix of tension and humor, it is certain to become a story time favorite.

Marika


The Best Cook in the World

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$28.95
ISBN: 9781400040414
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Published: Knopf - April 24th, 2018

 

All the best recipes have stories behind them. This is a book of beautifully crafted storytelling, both hilarious and poignant, that will set your mouth watering. A wonderful tribute to those who have filled us and enriched our lives with love and good food. Simultaneously one of the best cookbooks and memoirs I have ever read.

 

Matthew


The Future is History

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ISBN: 9781594634536
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 3rd, 2017

 

This work of nonfiction reads like a compelling novel where Masha follows the lives of young people just old enough to remember the fall of the USSR. Their stories intertwine with those of their parents and grandparents showing the generational disconnect and the obstacles it presents. Through interviews and impressive research Masha shares the truth behind the iron curtain and what happened after it was rent in two.

Cissa


Plaid and Plagiarism

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$15.95
ISBN: 9781681776194
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pegasus Books - January 2nd, 2018

 

The first of a new series from Macrae - Quaint setting ✔️

Endearing characters ✔️

Murder mystery but not too grisly ✔️

Scones, whisky, lovely bookshop, cheeky dog ✔️✔️✔️✔️

What’s not to like?

 

Susannah


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