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The Voting Booth

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$15.19
ISBN: 9781368053297
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - July 7th, 2020

Author, Brandy Colbert, does such a wonderful job at getting at the importance of voting, the barriers that get in the way, and navigating difficult racial conversations that needs to be addressed at any age. Marva Sheridan was the best friend I needed in high school because the importance of voting was lost on me as a teenager!

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The Belles

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$10.99
ISBN: 9781484732519
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Published: Freeform - February 5th, 2019

 

They say that you shouldn't judge a book by it's cover, but you absolutely should because this cover delivers. The Belles brings forth the neverending misconception of how beauty means good, when in reality, beauty is dark and dangerous. The world that Dhonielle Clayton creates draws you in with beauty, but darkness and an unstable society is what you end up staying for.

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Sweet Home Café Cookbook

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By NMAAHC, Jessica B. Harris (Contributions by), Albert Lukas (Contributions by), Jerome Grant (Contributions by), Lonnie G. Bunch III (Preface by)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781588346407
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Published: Smithsonian Books - October 23rd, 2018

 

There is a lot of African American history and culture packed in this cookbook and one of my favourite parts is the stories behind each recipe. Learning about cultures that provide us with our favourite foods today is necessary. The history and recipes are there, but it's up to us to put in the work. Recipes I recommend (so far): Baked Macaroni & Cheese, Hibiscus & Ginger Sweet Tea, and Sweet Potato Pie!

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Somewhere Only We Know

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ISBN: 9781250250780
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Published: Square Fish - May 5th, 2020

 

This is such a feel-good book that I want everyone to read it. Lucky is the biggest K-pop star, Jack works for the tabloids, they eat amazing food in Hong Kong, and I just don't know what else there is. I am very food motivated and there are lots of good food in this book, amongst a rom-com feel to the plot.

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Supernova Era

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By Cixin Liu, Joel Martinsen (Translated by)
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250306036
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Published: Tor Books - October 22nd, 2019

This book is one for the times! Cixin Liu has a way of making sci-fi really accessible and enjoyable for sci-fi beginners and fans alike. This book really delves into what it would look like if societies invested in our future in a real way. A world where adults have to prepare children what it takes to keep Earth functional and sustainable.

 

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Judy Joo's Korean Soul Food

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$30.00
ISBN: 9780711251670
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Published: White Lion Publishing - October 7th, 2019

 

This cookbook blends west with east and whilst there's a new twist on modern Korean recipes, you will fill find Korean staple recipes as well. Chef, Judy Joo, has a lot of fun blending flavours using accessible ingredients. The KFC (Korean fried chicken) wings recipe is the real deal. Looking for an easy weeknight meal? Try the kimchi mac 'n cheese. (#BTSARMY)

 

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Of Curses and Kisses

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ISBN: 9781534417540
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Published: Simon Pulse - February 18th, 2020

 

Boarding school, scandal, royals, diverse characters, and a re-telling of Beauty and the Beast makes this book irresistible. Princess Jaya Rao is no Belle and Lord Grey Emerson is no Beast, which makes their story feel like a brand new one instead of a re-telling. If you're a fan of fun, you'll like this book.

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