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The Familiar: A Novel By Leigh Bardugo Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250884251
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 9th, 2024

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Leigh Bardugo comes a spellbinding novel set in the Spanish Golden Age.

A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2024 by The Washington Post, NPR, Goodreads, LitHub, The Nerd Daily, Paste Magazine, Today.com, and so much more!


Somehow: Thoughts on Love By Anne Lamott Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780593714416
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 9th, 2024

“Anne Lamott is my Oprah.” —Chicago Tribune

From the bestselling author of Dusk, Night, Dawn and Help, Thanks, Wow, a joyful celebration of love


The Wide Wide Sea: Imperial Ambition, First Contact and the Fateful Final Voyage of Captain James Cook By Hampton Sides Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385544764
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Published: Doubleday - April 9th, 2024

From New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides, an epic account of the most momentous voyage of the Age of Exploration, which culminated in Captain James Cook’s death in Hawaii, and left a complex and controversial legacy still debated to this day.


Bridge to Bat City By Ernest Cline Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316460583
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2024

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Ernest Cline comes a mostly true tall tale about an unexpected friendship between a young girl and a music-loving colony of bats.

After losing her mother, thirteen-year-old Opal moves in with her uncle Roscoe on the family farm. There, Opal bonds with Uncle Roscoe over music and befriends a group of orphaned, music-loving bats.


An oral history of The Beatles from never-before-seen interviews.


Tripped: Nazi Germany, the CIA, and the Dawn of the Psychedelic Age By Norman Ohler, Marshall Yarbrough (Translated by) Cover Image
By Norman Ohler, Marshall Yarbrough (Translated by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9780358646501
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Published: Mariner Books - April 9th, 2024

The author of the New York Times bestseller Blitzed returns with a provocative new history of drugs and postwar America, examining the untold story of how Nazi experiments into psychedelics covertly influenced CIA research and secretly shaped the War on Drugs. 


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The Night War By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735228566
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Published: Dial Books - April 9th, 2024

From the two-time Newbery Honor-winning author of The War That Saved My Life and Fighting Words comes a middle grade novel set at the border between freedom and fear in World War II France, at the Chateau de Chenonceau, where a Jewish girl who has lost everything but her life must decide whether to risk even that to bring others to freedom.


Toxic Prey (A Prey Novel #34) By John Sandford Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593714492
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 9th, 2024

Lucas Davenport and his daughter, Letty, team up to track down a dangerous scientist whose latest project could endanger the entire world, in this latest thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author John Sandford.

Gaia is dying.


The Fellowship of Puzzlemakers: A novel By Samuel Burr Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593470091
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Published: Doubleday - April 9th, 2024

An extraordinary, gloriously uplifting novel about the power of friendship and the puzzling ties that bind us


Addie Ant Goes on an Adventure By Maren Morris, Karina Argow, Kelly Anne Dalton (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781797228914
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Published: Chronicle Chroma - April 9th, 2024

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Maren Morris and former schoolteacher Karina Argow have together written their picture-book debut, Addie Ant Goes on an Adventure.


The Believer: A Year in the Fly Fishing Life By David Coggins Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781668004715
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Published: Scribner - April 9th, 2024

The author of the instant fishing classic The Optimist wades into deeper waters and shares new wisdom, humor, and experience in seven extraordinary fly-fishing expeditions that mark one year in his journey through the middle part of life when worldly demands increase even as fishing continues to beckon—and must be pursued.

In David Coggins’s previous book, The O


Daughter of Mine: A Novel By Megan Miranda Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781668010440
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Published: S&S/ Marysue Rucci Books - April 9th, 2024

Her father was the town detective. Her mother its most notorious criminal. Now the secrets of Mirror Lake are coming to the surface…and changing everything.


The East Indian: A Novel By Brinda Charry Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781668004531
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Published: Scribner - April 9th, 2024

An exhilarating debut novel about the first native of the Indian subcontinent to arrive in Colonial America, inspired by a historical figure—“marvelous…readers of Esi Edugyan and Yaa Gyasi will be enthralled” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

Meet Tony: insatiably curious, deeply compassionate, with a unique perspective on every scene he enc


Getting Out of Saigon: How a 27-Year-Old Banker Saved 113 Vietnamese Civilians By Ralph White Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781982195182
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 9th, 2024

A “captivating” (The Washington Post) true story of “courage, resolve, and determination” (Christian Science Monitor), author Ralph White’s successful effort to save nearly the entire staff of the Saigon branch of Chase Manhattan bank and their families before the city fell to the North Vietnamese Army.


The Twilight Garden: A Novel By Sara Nisha Adams Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063025325
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Published: William Morrow - April 9th, 2024

Two feuding neighbors unite to resurrect a neglected city garden in this uplifting and quietly joyful novel by Sara Nisha Adams, author of the beloved The Reading List.


A House Restored: The Tragedies and Triumphs of Saving a New England Colonial By Lee McColgan, Roy Underhill (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Lee McColgan, Roy Underhill (Foreword by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781682688366
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Published: Countryman Press - April 9th, 2024

Shop Class as Soulcraft meets A Place of My Own in this lyrical meditation of a woodworker steadfastly repairing a historic home.


Poetry Unbound: 50 Poems to Open Your World By Pádraig Ó. Tuama Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781324074809
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 9th, 2024

“Mesmerizing, magical, deeply moving.” —Elif Shafak

Expanding on the popular podcast of the same name from On Being Studios, Poetry Unbound offers immersive reflections on fifty powerful poems.


Gaga Mistake Day By Emma Straub, Susan Straub, Jessica Love (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593529461
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - April 9th, 2024

When Grandma comes for a visit, silliness and creativity are guaranteed, in this funny and endearing book by bestselling novelist Emma Straub; her kids' gaga, Susan Straub; and award-winning illustrator Jessica Love.


If You Run Out of Words: A Picture Book By Felicita Sala Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419766886
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 9th, 2024

In If You Run Out of Words, an imaginative bedtime adventure from award-winning artist Felicita Sala, a father reassures his daughter of the fantastical lengths he’d go to in order to show his love

What happens if you run out of words?
Will you have any left for me?

Don’t be silly!
I could NEVER run out of words!


Three Summers: A Memoir of Sisterhood, Summer Crushes, and Growing Up on the Eve of War By Amra Sabic-El-Rayess, Laura L. Sullivan Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374390815
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - April 9th, 2024

An epic middle-grade memoir about sisterhood and coming-of-age in the three years leading up to the Bosnian Genocide.


The Age of Magical Overthinking: Notes on Modern Irrationality By Amanda Montell Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781668007976
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Published: Atria/One Signal Publishers - April 9th, 2024

From the bestselling author of Cultish and host of the podcast Sounds Like a Cult, a delicious blend of cultural criticism and personal narrative that explores our cognitive biases and the power, disadvantages, and highlights of magical thinking.

Utilizing the linguistic insights of her “witty and brilliant” (Blyth Roberson, author of America the Beautifu


All Hands on Deck: A Modern-Day High Seas Adventure to the Far Side of the World By Will Sofrin Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781419767074
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 9th, 2024

A maritime adventure memoir that follows a crew of misfits hired by Hollywood to sail an 18th-century warship 5,000 miles for the making of a beloved blockbuster film,

“An unbelievable ride . . .


Homegrown: Timothy McVeigh and the Rise of Right-Wing Extremism By Jeffrey Toobin Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9781668013588
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 9th, 2024

The definitive account of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing and the enduring legacy of Timothy McVeigh, leading to the January 6 insurrection—from acclaimed journalist Jeffrey Toobin.

Timothy McVeigh wanted to start a movement.

Speaking to his lawyers days after the Oklahoma City bombing, the Gulf War veteran expressed no regrets: killing 168 people was his patriotic duty.


Once Upon a Prime: The Wondrous Connections Between Mathematics and Literature By Sarah Hart Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250850904
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 9th, 2024

A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice

“Wide-ranging and thoroughly winning.” —Jordan Ellenberg, The New York Times Book Review

“An absolute joy to read!" —Steven Levitt, New York Times bestselling author of Freakonomics


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When I Arrived at the Castle By Emily Carroll Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9798886200409
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Published: Silver Sprocket - April 10th, 2024

Finish What We Started: The MAGA Movement’s Ground War to End Democracy By Isaac Arnsdorf Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316497510
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 9th, 2024

"Entertaining, enlightening and disturbing." - Ira Glass

The immersive, captivating untold story of the mass radicalization of the Republican Party in the aftermath of January 6, 2021, entrenching the political power of a radical right-wing movement dedicated to dismantling democracy itself.
 
Inspired by Donald Trump’s election lies, a gro


The Hemlock Queen (The Nightshade Crown #2) By Hannah Whitten Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316435291
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Published: Orbit - April 9th, 2024

In the second installment of New York Times bestselling author Hannah Whitten’s lush romantic epic fantasy series, the glittering and dangerous world of the Sainted King’s royal court is upended when Prince Bastian seizes control and a mysterious dark force begins to take over.

The corrupt king August is dead.


Fi: A Memoir of My Son By Alexandra Fuller Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780802161048
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Published: Grove Press - April 9th, 2024

From the award-winning New York Times-bestselling
author of Don't Let's Go To The Dogs Tonight, Alexandra Fuller, comes a
career defining memoir about grieving the sudden loss of her
twenty-one-year-old child


Catchpenny: A novel By Charlie Huston Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593685082
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Published: Vintage - April 9th, 2024

A thief who can travel through mirrors, a video game that threatens to spill out of the virtual world, a doomsday cult on a collision course with destiny, and a missing teenager at the center of it all. With the world on the brink of every kind of apocalypse, humanity needs a hero. What it gets is Sid Catchpenny.


The Wives: A Memoir By Simone Gorrindo Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781982178499
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - April 9th, 2024

“[Simone] Gorrindo’s prose is inviting and fluid, and her storytelling is intimate and vivid...[an] engaging, evocative memoir.” —The New York Times Book Review
“A hopeful, unifying memoir.” —People
“A haunting, beautifully written celebration of found sisterhood.” —Publishers Weekly (


Bootstrapped: Liberating Ourselves from the American Dream By Alissa Quart Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063028012
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Published: Ecco - April 9th, 2024

An unsparing, incisive, yet ultimately hopeful look at how we can shed the American obsession with self-reliance that has made us less healthy, less secure, and less fulfilled


The Whole Truth: A Novel (DI Fawley series #5) By Cara Hunter Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063260979
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 9th, 2024

From Cara Hunter, the New York Times bestselling author of Murder in the Family, comes the fifth novel in her DI Fawley detective series, one of Britain’s most enduringly popular and mega-selling crime series.


Big Ideas, Little Pictures: Explaining the world one sketch at a time By Jono Hey Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781956403572
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Published: Media Lab Books - April 9th, 2024

"This is such a cool book. The range of Jono’s knowledge is astounding, and so is his ability to digest complex ideas into deceptively simple drawings. You’ll learn something on every page—and be entertained too." —Bill Gates


The House of Being (Why I Write) By Natasha Trethewey Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780300265927
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Published: Yale University Press - April 9th, 2024

An exquisite meditation on the geographies we inherit and the metaphors we inhabit, from Pulitzer Prize winner and nineteenth U.S.


Deep Water By Jamie Sumner Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665935067
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2024

“Readers will feel every wave of Tully’s emotions as she risks everything to try to get her mom’s attention.


Keeping Pace By Laurie Morrison Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419768750
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 9th, 2024

Laurie Morrison’s Keeping Pace is a poignant middle-grade novel about friends-turned-rivals training for a half-marathon—and rethinking what it means to win and what they mean to each other.

Grace has been working for years to beat her former friend Jonah Perkins’s GPA so she can be named top scholar of the eighth grade.


Out of My Heart (The Out of My Mind Series) By Sharon M. Draper Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781665902175
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 9th, 2024

A New York Times bestseller!

Melody faces her fears to follow her passion in this stunning sequel to the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling middle grade novel Out of My Mind.

Melody, the huge-hearted heroine of Out of My Mind, is a year older, and a year braver.


Skyriders By Polly Holyoke Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593464434
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2024

Wings of Fire meets Skandar and the Unicorn Thief in this epic fantasy adventure set in a world where human and skysteed share a deep bond of friendship and love.


This Is a Window By Lauren Paige Conrad Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781662651595
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Published: Minerva - April 9th, 2024

"Perfectly captures the rich, fulfilling world of childhood fun to be found in the seemingly mundane." —Kirkus Reviews

The power of children's imaginations takes center stage in this gorgeous, playful rhyming picture book about a group of kids who build a make-believe world in their homes.


When I Feel Brave By Britta Teckentrup Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9783791375724
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Published: Prestel Junior - April 9th, 2024

From the author of When I See Red and dozens of other books for young readers comes a powerful and gorgeously illustrated exploration of bravery and its constant companion, fear.


Breakaway: A Novel (Beyond the Play #2) By Grace Reilly Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063387102
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Published: Avon - April 9th, 2024

The BookTok sensation: a spicy coach’s daughter college sports romance, second in the Beyond the Play series, with new exclusive content in this edition!

A secret friends-with-benefits arrangement with the hockey coach’s daughter shouldn’t have a shot in the dark of leading to more…

Cooper


Going Zero: A Novel By Anthony McCarten Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063227064
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - April 9th, 2024

TWO HOURS TO VANISH.

ONE CHANCE TO ESCAPE.

ZERO ALTERNATIVES.

Ten Americans have been carefully selected to Beta test a ground-breaking piece of spyware. FUSION can track anyone on earth. But does it work?


The Maps of Middle-earth: The Essential Maps of J.R.R. Tolkien's Fantasy Realm from Númenor and Beleriand to Wilderland and Middle-earth By Brian Sibley, John Howe (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Brian Sibley, John Howe (Illustrator)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063387317
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Published: William Morrow - April 9th, 2024

J.R.R. Tolkien once wrote: “I wisely started with a map, and made the story fit.” The Maps of Middle-earth presents four of Tolkien’s iconic maps, reimagined and newly updated for this edition by acclaimed Tolkien artist, John Howe, and richly decorated with scenes from the books:


Prescription for Pain: How a Once-Promising Doctor Became the
$29.95
ISBN: 9781586423827
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Published: Steerforth - April 9th, 2024

An obsessive true crime investigation of a bizarre and unlikely perpetrator, who’s serving the opioid epidemic’s longest term for illegal prescriptions — four life sentences


Two O'Clock on a Tuesday at Trevi Fountain: A Search for an Unconventional Life Abroad By Helene Sula, Blue Star Press (Producer) Cover Image
By Helene Sula, Blue Star Press (Producer)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781958803417
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Published: Blue Star Press - April 9th, 2024

"An inspiring yet relatable read for anyone ready to stop settling." —Nina Ruggiero, Travel + Leisure


Dog vs. Strawberry By Nelly Buchet, Andrea Zuill (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nelly Buchet, Andrea Zuill (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593643129
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Published: Random House Studio - April 9th, 2024

A dog and a strawberry find themselves nose to stem in this hilarious picture book that's perfect for dog lovers. An epic battle ensues—who will come out on top?

Welcome to the Greatest Race of All Time!
Give it up for our reigning champion, the one-and-only DOG!
And let’s have a hand for her opponent: the formidable STRAW-BER-RYYYY!


The Secret Language of Birds By Lynne Kelly Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524770273
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Published: Delacorte Press - April 9th, 2024

From the award-winning author of Song for a Whale comes a poignant and heartwarming tale about a girl who discovers a pair of endangered birds about to lay eggs in the marshes of her summer camp...and the secret plan she hatches to help them.

 


The Gardening Book: An Accessible Guide to Growing Houseplants, Flowers, and Vegetables for Your Ideal Garden By Monty Don Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780593797792
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Published: Clarkson Potter - April 9th, 2024

A fresh approach to gardening by bestselling author and England’s favorite gardener Monty Don.

“Think of your garden like a meal. When you select a recipe, you’re choosing it based on inclination, experience and circumstance. Making a garden, big or small, uses exactly the same process.”


The Garden: A Novel By Clare Beams Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780385548182
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Published: Doubleday - April 9th, 2024

NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE LA TIMES AND LIT HUB


The House of Broken Bricks: A Novel By Fiona Williams Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250896766
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - April 9th, 2024

Every marriage has its seasons...It’s autumn when we meet Tess, but her relationship with Richard is in a deep, cold winter. A winter so harsh, their union may never see the bright light of spring.


The Accidental Medium By Tracy Whitwell Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781529087529
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Published: Pan - April 9th, 2024

The Accidental Medium is the first book in a hilarious series from Tracy Whitwell featuring Tanz, the accidental medium who, with the help of the dead, is about to become an unwilling crime-solver.


Blood City Rollers By V.P. Anderson, Tatiana Hill (Illustrator) Cover Image
By V.P. Anderson, Tatiana Hill (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780593485712
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Published: Labyrinth Road - April 9th, 2024

Skates on. Fangs out. Let’s roll. This perfectly paranormal graphic novel about a 13-year-old ice skater who embraces the dark side and finds her light when she joins a vampire roller derby team is to die for.


A Game of Noctis By Deva Fagan Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665930192
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2024

A thrilling middle grade fantasy about a girl who must participate in a deadly game with a ragtag team of players to save her grandfather from a terrible fate—perfect for fans of James Riley and Shannon Messenger!

In the opulent, sinking city of Dantessa, the Great Game rules all. Pia Paro believes that so long as you follow the rules, you always have a chance at winning.


Juneteenth Is By Natasha Tripplett, Daniel J. O'Brien (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781797216805
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 9th, 2024

An intimate look at Juneteenth, this story is a warm exploration of a family and a community. 

Juneteenth is the smell of brisket filling the air. Juneteenth is the sounds of music, dancing, and cheering ringing from the parade outside. It is love. It is prayer.


A Magic Steeped in Poison (The Book of Tea #1) By Judy I. Lin Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250866578
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Published: Square Fish - April 9th, 2024

A #1 New York Times Bestseller!

Judy I. Lin's sweeping debut A Magic Steeped in Poison, first in a duology, is sure to enchant fans of Adrienne Young and Leigh Bardugo.


I used to look at my hands with pride. Now all I can think is, "These are the hands that buried my mother."


Shared Space By Maddie Frost, Maddie Frost (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maddie Frost, Maddie Frost (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063246096
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Published: HarperCollins - April 9th, 2024

"A pleasingly humorous and harmonious tale." —Boston GlobeHorn Book

From beloved author-illustrator Maddie Frost comes an unlikely friendship story about setting boundaries! Shared Space tells what happens when messy Pak-Rat moves in next door to an orderly Mouse. Perfect for social emotional learning.


A Treasure of Measures By Mike Downs, Joy Hwang Ruiz (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mike Downs, Joy Hwang Ruiz (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781797212159
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 9th, 2024

There are so many little life moments to measure—and so many creative ways to measure them!

How do you measure how long it takes to read a good book? Sure, you can use units of time, like minutes or hours . . . but you can also use your very own measurements: how many times you laugh or cry, how many pages you turn, or how many times you ask to read it again.