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End of Story: A Novel By A. J. Finn Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780062678454
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Published: William Morrow - February 20th, 2024

For fans of Knives Out comes a spellbinding thriller from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Woman in the Window

I’ll be dead in three months. Come tell my story.


The Bad Ones: A Novel By Melissa Albert Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250894892
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 20th, 2024

Bestselling author Melissa Albert returns with The Bad Ones, a supernatural horror novel about four mysterious disappearances in a town haunted by a sinister magical history

Goddess, goddess, count to five
In the morning, who’s alive?

In the course of a single winter’s night, four people vanish without a trace across a small town.


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Splinters: Another Kind of Love Story By Leslie Jamison Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316374880
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - February 20th, 2024

One of the Most Anticipated Books of the Year: TIME, Oprah Daily, Publishers Weekly, Vogue, Vulture, The Millions, Kirkus Reviews, Lit Hub, The Story Exchange, The Messenger, Real Simple, How to Be, BookPage
 
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Recovering and The Empathy Exams comes “a b


InvestiGators: Agents of S.U.I.T.: From Badger to Worse By John Patrick Green, Christopher Hastings, Pat Lewis (Illustrator) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250852397
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Published: First Second - February 20th, 2024

In the first book of AGENTS OF S.U.I.T., the new volume in John Green’s smash-hit INVESTIGATORS world, eager rookie agent Cilantro stepped into the spotlight—and rocketed into space! Now it’s time for the B-Team to show why they’re so un-B-lievably B-loved.


The Hidden Life of Cecily Larson: A Novel By Ellen Baker Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780063351196
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Published: Mariner Books - February 20th, 2024

“A family secret, a DNA test, a journey as rich and colorful as the early-day circus itself.


Ours: A Novel By Phillip B. Williams Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593654828
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Published: Viking - February 20th, 2024

Chosen as a Most Anticipated Book of 2024 by Oprah’s Book Club, Elle, Reader's Digest, The Rumpus, Kirkus Reviews, The Millions, Lit Hub, and more

“Fans of The Underground Railroad, The Water Dancer, and Let Us Descend will devour this lyrical and surreal saga.” —Oprah Daily


I Have Some Questions for You: A Novel By Rebecca Makkai Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780593490167
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Published: Penguin Books - February 20th, 2024

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 

Named a Best Book of 2023 by People, USA Today, NPR, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Real Simple, The Boston Globe, CrimeReads and more

“A twisty, immersive whodunit perfect for fans of Donna Tartt’s The Secret History.” —People 


Supercommunicators: How to Unlock the Secret Language of Connection By Charles Duhigg Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593243916
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Published: Random House - February 20th, 2024

From the bestselling author of The Power of Habit, a fascinating exploration of what makes conversations work—and how we can all learn to be supercommunicators at work and in life


Everything I Need to Know I Learned from RPGs: A player's handbook for the game of life (The Game Master Series) By Jeff Ashworth, Chris Seaman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jeff Ashworth, Chris Seaman (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781956403046
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Published: Media Lab Books - February 20th, 2024

Jeff Ashworth, author of the bestselling Game Master series of resource books for the world's most popular roleplaying game, combines his depth of knowledge about the mechanics of dice-based RPGs and the universal experiences gathered while playing a campaign to create a ruleset for leveling up your own life.


It's OK to Be Angry About Capitalism By Senator Bernie Sanders, John Nichols (With) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593238738
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Published: Crown - February 20th, 2024

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A progressive takedown of the uber-capitalist status quo that has enriched millionaires and billionaires at the expense of the working class, and a blueprint for what transformational change would actually look like—with a new afterword


Last to Eat, Last to Learn: My Life in Afghanistan Fighting to Educate Women By Pashtana Durrani, Tamara Bralo Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780806542447
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Published: Citadel - February 20th, 2024

From young Afghani activist and Amnesty International Global Youth Ambassador Pashtana Durrani, a deeply inspiring memoir about the power of learning and the value of educators in their many forms – from teachers, mentors, and role models, to fathers, mothers, and any one of us with the drive to stand against ignorance…


A Tempest of Tea (Blood and Tea) By Hafsah Faizal Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9780374389406
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - February 20th, 2024

From the New York Times–bestselling author of We Hunt the Flame comes the first book in a hotly-anticipated fantasy duology teeming with romance and revenge, led by an orphan girl willing to do whatever it takes to save her self-made kingdom.


The Collector: A Novel By Daniel Silva Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062834997
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - February 20th, 2024

#1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva delivers another stunning thriller in his action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue.


Empress of the Nile: The Daredevil Archaeologist Who Saved Egypt's Ancient Temples from Destruction By Lynne Olson Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780525509486
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 20th, 2024

New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice • The remarkable story of the intrepid French archaeologist who led the international effort to save ancient Egyptian temples from the floodwaters of the Aswan Dam, by the New York Times bestselling author of Madame Fourcade’s Secret War


If Only You (The Bergman Brothers #6) By Chloe Liese Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593642450
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Published: Berkley - February 20th, 2024

The TikTok sensation, now with new exclusive content!

A longtime good girl and unapologetic bad boy score the love of their life when they least expect to in this swoony, slow-burn sports romance.


The Guest: A Novel By B.A. Paris Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781250289421
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 20th, 2024

New York Times bestselling author B. A. Paris captivated psychological thriller readers everywhere with Behind Closed Doors. Now she invites you into another home full of heart-pounding secrets, in The Guest.

Some secrets never leave.


Welcome to the Hyunam-dong Bookshop: A Novel By Hwang Bo-reum, Shanna Tan (Translated by) Cover Image
By Hwang Bo-reum, Shanna Tan (Translated by)
$28.99
ISBN: 9781639732425
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 20th, 2024

AN INDIE NEXT PICK * A Debutiful Most Anticipated Book of 2024 * Powell's Pick of the Month

The Korean smash hit available for the first time in English, a slice-of-life novel for readers of Matt Haig's The Midnight Library and Gabrielle Zevin's The Storied Life of AJ Fikry.


The Emotional Lives of Teenagers: Raising Connected, Capable, and Compassionate Adolescents By Lisa Damour, Ph.D. Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780593500033
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Published: Ballantine Books - February 20th, 2024

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An urgently needed guide to help parents understand their teenagers’ intense and often fraught emotional lives—and how to support teens through this critical developmental stage—from the author of Untangled and Under Pressure


The Drama Llama By Rachel Morrisroe, Ella Okstad (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rachel Morrisroe, Ella Okstad (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781728283135
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - February 20th, 2024

One day a WORRY comes to stay and simply will not go away!

"Whenever he was worried or whenever there was drama,

Alex Allen's brain produced . . .

A living breathing Llama!"


Remembering Peasants: A Personal History of a Vanished World By Patrick Joyce Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781668031087
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Published: Scribner - February 20th, 2024

A landmark new history of the peasant experience, exploring a now neglected way of life that once encompassed most of humanity but is vanishing in our time.

“What the skeleton is to anatomy, the peasant is to history, its essential hidden support.” For over the past century and a half, and still more rapidly in the last seventy years, the world has become increasi


Trust the Plan: The Rise of QAnon and the Conspiracy That Unhinged America By Will Sommer Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063114494
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - February 20th, 2024

“Punchy and well-reported….Sommer is the perfect person to tell this story." —New York Times

"A story so bizarre, only Will Sommer could report it.” —Molly Jong-Fast


Why We Remember: Unlocking Memory's Power to Hold on to What Matters By Charan Ranganath Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385548632
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Published: Doubleday - February 20th, 2024

Memory is far more than a record of the past. In this groundbreaking tour of the mind and brain, one of the world’s top memory researchers reveals the powerful role memory plays in nearly every aspect of our lives, from recalling faces and names, to learning, decision-making, trauma and healing.


River Mumma By Zalika Reid-Benta Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781645661351
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Published: Erewhon Books - February 20th, 2024


River Mumma is a love letter to culture, home, and coming of age—and will spark important, relevant book club conversations, too.” —Marissa Stapley, New York Times bestselling author of Lucky


The Crayons Love Our Planet By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593621080
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Published: Philomel Books - February 20th, 2024

The hilarious crayons from the #1 New York Times bestselling The Day the Crayons Quit are ready to celebrate our planet!


All the Rage: A Novel (DI Fawley series #4) By Cara Hunter Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063260931
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 20th, 2024

“Fantastic...my favorite series ever!” --Shari Lapena, New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door


Taming the Octopus: The Long Battle for the Soul of the Corporation By Kyle Edward Williams Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780393867237
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 20th, 2024

The untold story of how efforts to hold big business accountable changed American capitalism.


Otter Country: An Unexpected Adventure in the Natural World By Miriam Darlington Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781959030348
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Published: Tin House Books - February 20th, 2024

“Beguiling. The gentle and persistent search by Darlington sparkles.” —The Guardian


How to Win Friends and Influence Fungi: Collected Quirks of Science, Tech, Engineering, and Math from Nerd Nite By Dr. Chris Balakrishnan, Matt Wasowski, Kristen Orr (Illustrator) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250288349
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 20th, 2024

In the vein of acclaimed popular-science bestsellers such as Atlas Obscura, Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry, The Way Things Work, What If?, and Undeniable, the co-founders of the global science organization Nerd Nite bring readers a collection of wacky, yet fascinating STEM topics.


Remedial Magic (A Course in Magic #1) By Melissa Marr Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250884138
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Published: Bramble - February 20th, 2024

“No one builds worlds like Melissa Marr.” ―Charlaine Harris, New York Times bestselling author


The Great Wave: The Era of Radical Disruption and the Rise of the Outsider By Michiko Kakutani Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525574996
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Published: Crown - February 20th, 2024

An urgent examination of how disruptive politics, technology, and art are capsizing old assumptions in a great wave of change breaking over today’s world, creating both opportunity and peril—from the Pulitzer Prize–winning critic and author of the New York Times bestseller The Death of Truth.
 


Battle for the Bird: Jack Dorsey, Elon Musk, and the $44 Billion Fight for Twitter's Soul By Kurt Wagner Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781668017357
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Published: Atria Books - February 20th, 2024

An expertly reported investigation into Twitter’s messy corporate history—including Elon Musk’s takeover in 2022, its outsized cultural impact, and its significant role in shaping how the world gets its news.


The Destroyer of Worlds: A Return to Lovecraft Country By Matt Ruff Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063256903
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 20th, 2024

“Another virtuoso blend of horror, action, and humor. . . . Fans will find this a worthy sequel.”—Publishers Weekly


Mastering the Art of French Murder: A Charming New Parisian Historical Mystery (An American In Paris Mystery #1) By Colleen Cambridge Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781496739605
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Published: Kensington - February 20th, 2024

Set in midcentury Paris and starring Julia Child’s fictional best friend, this magnifique reimagining of the iconic chef’s years at Le Cordon Bleu blends a delicious murder mystery with a unique culinary twist.


The Shadow of Perseus: A Novel By Claire Heywood Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593471579
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Published: Dutton - February 20th, 2024

National bestselling author of Daughters of Sparta Claire Heywood returns with an imaginative and female-centered reinterpretation of the myth of Perseus.

Myth remembers Perseus as one of its greatest heroes.
A slayer of monsters. A rescuer of damsels.
 
But the women who knew him best have a different story to tell.
 
His mother, Danae.


The Three of Us By Ore Agbaje-Williams Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593540725
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 20th, 2024

Best Book of the Year
Time • Real Simple • Oprah Daily

A Belletrist Book Club Pick

"As short and sharp as a pairing knife . . . Moves along so briskly and with such sly wit . . . Deliciously wicked." —Ron Charles, The Washington Post


What Happened to Ruthy Ramirez By Claire Jimenez Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781538725979
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - February 20th, 2024

A powerful novel that's "hilarious, heartbreaking, and ass-kicking" (Jamie Ford), of a Puerto Rican family in Staten Island who discovers their long‑missing sister is potentially alive and cast on a reality TV show, and they set out to bring her home.

A March Indie Next Pick! Belletrist, Phenomenal, and Readers Digest book club pick!


I Lived Inside a Whale By Xin Li Cover Image
By Xin Li
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316492270
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 20th, 2024

For fans of Oliver Jeffers, this stunningly illustrated, whimsical picture book is about finding your own voice and learning how to connect with others through storytelling.

A quiet child in a boisterous family, Emma Wen dreams of a world that is peaceful and silent.


Batshit Seven By Sheung-King Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780735245303
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Published: Penguin Canada - February 20th, 2024

From Governor General's Award-nominated author Sheung-King comes a novel about a millennial living through the Hong Kong protests, as he struggles to make sense of modern life and the parts of himself that just won’t gel.


Celtic Fairy Tales and Legends By Rosalind Kerven Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781849948500
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Published: Batsford - February 20th, 2024

12 classic Celtic fairy tales and their history, from mermaids to dragons.

The Celtic cultures of the British Isles—Ireland, Scotland, and Wales—have produced some of the richest traditional tales in Europe. Three words best sum up their themes and flavor: adventure, enchantment, and romance.


What's New, Daniel? By Micha Archer, Micha Archer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Micha Archer, Micha Archer (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593461303
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - February 20th, 2024

Caldecott Honor winner Micha Archer’s gloriously detailed collages invite readers into Daniel’s blossoming world, encouraging them to appreciate all the wonderful new things in their own lives, big and small.


We Are Only Ghosts By Jeffrey L. Richards Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781496742810
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Published: A John Scognamiglio Book - February 20th, 2024

An exhilarating, brutally candid saga about sexuality and war, tenderness and trauma, young desire and fierce hate, as a teenage boy’s unexpected, complicated relationship with a Nazi officer in a WWII death camp is resurrected in 1960s New York City.


Daughters of the Lamp By Nedda Lewers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593619308
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 20th, 2024

Percy Jackson meets Arabian fairy tales in this stunning middle grade fantasy debut about a girl who becomes the guardian of Ali Baba’s legendary treasure.

Believe in fairy tales.


Disciples of Chaos (Seven Faceless Saints) By M.K. Lobb Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316471770
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 20th, 2024

In this thrilling sequel to Seven Faceless Saints, Roz and Damian must face their destiny as the world crumbles around them—perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo and Kerri Maniscalco.

Damian Venturi isn't aware of it yet.


My Throat an Open Grave By Tori Bovalino Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781645679301
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Published: Page Street YA - February 20th, 2024

Labyrinth meets folk horror in this darkly romantic tale of a girl who wishes her baby brother away to the Lord of the Wood


Where They Lie: A Novel By Claire Coughlan Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063344600
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 20th, 2024

“A thrillingly dark and atmospheric tale, richly evocative of its time, especially for those of us old enough to remember 1968.”—John Banville


America Last: The Right's Century-Long Romance with Foreign Dictators By Jacob Heilbrunn Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781324094661
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Published: Liveright - February 20th, 2024

A leading journalist and public intellectual explains the long, disturbing history behind the American Right’s embrace of foreign dictators, from Kaiser Wilhelm and Mussolini to Putin and Orban.


The Unit: My Life Fighting Terrorists as One of America's Most Secret Military Operatives By Adam Gamal, Kelly Kennedy Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250278173
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 20th, 2024

The first and only book to ever be written by a member of America's most secret military unit―an explosive and unlikely story of service and sacrifice.


The Bezzle: A Martin Hench Novel (The Martin Hench Novels) By Cory Doctorow Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250865878
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Published: Tor Books - February 20th, 2024

New York Times bestseller Cory Doctorow's The Bezzle is a high stakes thriller where the lives of the hundreds of thousands of inmates in California’s prisons are traded like stock shares.


Camp Zero: A Novel By Michelle Min Sterling Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781668007570
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Published: Atria Books - February 20th, 2024

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A Today Show #ReadwithJenna Book Club Pick

In a near-future northern settlement, the fates of a young woman, a professor, and a mysterious collective of researchers collide in this mesmerizing and transportive debut that “delivers its big ideas with suspense, endlessly surprising twists, and abundant heart&rdquo


The Drowned Woods By Emily Lloyd-Jones Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780759556348
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 20th, 2024

In this magical, ethereal fantasy novel from the bestselling author of The Bone Houses a crew led by a magic welding woman fight to take down the overpowered prince that used and abused them.​
 
Once upon a time, the kingdoms of Wales were rife with magic and conflict, and eighteen-year-old Mererid “Mer” is well-acquainted with both.


I Do Not Eat Children By Marcus Cutler Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316474726
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 20th, 2024

A smooth-talking monster gets what's coming to him in this funny and slyly subversive picture book for fans of There's a Monster in Your Book and We Don't Eat Our Classmates.

A big orange creature lurks in a crowded playground...but don't worry! He would never eat a child. What do you think he is…a MONSTER?


Mommy's New Friend By Shelley Tougas, Sara Palacios (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shelley Tougas, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250624406
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - February 20th, 2024

Mommy's New Friend is a heartfelt, lyrical story about accepting a new family member, even if it’s not easy at first.

When That Guy comes over and makes homemade pizza for dinner, it’s not the same as before, when Daddy and Mommy and I would all eat together.


Seoul Food By Erin Danielle Russell, Tamisha Anthony (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593464380
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - February 20th, 2024

A young biracial girl joyfully celebrates both her Black and Korean cultures the best way she knows how—with the irresistible power of food!


The Solvers Book #1: The Divmulti Ray Dilemma: A Math Graphic Novel: Learn Multiplication and Division! By Jon Chad Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781523512065
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - February 20th, 2024

They multiply. POW! They divide. ZAP! They battle evil. HOORAY! Thanks to The Solvers, learning math has never been this fun!

In this graphic novel series, a crew of crime-fighting kid superheroes teach readers ages 8 and up foundational math skills, such as multiplication and division, as they battle their evil nemesis, Null Void.


The Solvers Book #2: The Shrinking Setback: A Math Graphic Novel: Learn Fractions and Decimals! By Jon Chad Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781523512775
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - February 20th, 2024

Fractions? Simple. Decimals? No problem! Evil villains? Bring ‘em on! Thanks to the Solvers, learning math has never been this fun!

In this graphic novel series, a crew of crime-fighting kid superheroes teach readers ages 8 and up foundational math skills, such as fractions and decimals, as they battle their evil nemesis, Null Void.


Sydney's Big Speech By Malcolm Newsome, Jade Orlando (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Malcolm Newsome, Jade Orlando (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063141414
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Published: HarperCollins - February 20th, 2024

A perfect picture book about perseverance, overcoming challenges, and working hard to achieve your goals!

Sydney learns to conquer her fear of public speaking at school, in this affectionate father-daughter story referencing inspiring role models who dealt with similar issues.