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The Dead House Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781628729139
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Published: Arcade Publishing - May 1st, 2018

You’ll want to slow waaaay down with this one. This book is all about atmosphere. O’Callaghan, a native to Cork, Ireland -- right around where this novel takes place -- creates a character out of the landscape itself, mysterious, foreboding, beautiful, and tragic. This slow-burn ghost story may not contain the frenzy many readers are accustomed to in modern horror novels, but the steady pacing will guide you right to the end. This spirit of this book lingers, so don’t be surprised if you catch yourself glancing over your shoulder while walking at night in your own house. Despite its length, if you think of this as a short story (O’Callaghan’s modus operandi) you may just enjoy THE DEAD HOUSE even more.  - Garrett


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The Book of Essie Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525520313
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - June 12th, 2018

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Educated: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590504
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Published: Random House - February 20th, 2018

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The Cardboard Kingdom Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781524719388
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2018

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Lions & Liars Cover Image
By Kate Beasley, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374302634
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - June 5th, 2018

There are boys like Devin Goodyear who are well-liked and popular. These are lions. Then there are gazelles, and then meerkats, and finally the fleas that live on the meerkat's butts.Frederick Frederickson is a flea. He ends up with a broken nose after trying to play dodgeball, sits with other fleas at lunch, and spends a lot of his time wishing he were someone else. The one thing that makes his life interesting and worthwhile is the cruise his family takes every year. But a category 5 hurricane is approaching and instead of lounging in the sun, Frederick finds himself stranded at Camp Omigoshee, a disciplinary camp for troubled boys after running away from a birthday party, accidentally stealing a boat, and being chased by an alligator. Introducing us to a zany cast of characters including Nosebleed, Ant Bite, the Professor, and Dashiell Blackwood, Beasley’s latest middle-grade adventure is a fun reflection on friendship and self-acceptance.


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There Might Be Lobsters Cover Image
By Carolyn Crimi, Laurel Molk (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763675424
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - May 9th, 2017

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Heads of the Colored People: Stories Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781501167997
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Published: Atria Books - April 10th, 2018

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A Girl Like That Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374305444
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - February 27th, 2018

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The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631494536
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - May 1st, 2018

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Les Miserables (Signet Classics) Cover Image
By Victor Hugo, Lee Fahnestock (Translator), Norman Macafee (Translator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9780451419439
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Published: Signet Book - October 1st, 2013