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The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062490421
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Published: William Morrow & Company - April 24th, 2018

A sweeping and revelatory new history of the age of dinosaurs, from one of our finest young scientists


Disappointment River: Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385541626
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Published: Doubleday Books - March 13th, 2018

In 1789, Alexander Mackenzie traveled 1200 miles on the immense river in Canada that now bears his name, in search of the fabled Northwest Passage that had eluded mariners for hundreds of years. In 2016, the acclaimed memoirist Brian Castner retraced Mackenzie's route by canoe in a grueling journey -- and discovered the Passage he could not find.


Circe Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316556347
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Published: Little Brown and Company - April 10th, 2018

The daring, dazzling and highly anticipated follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Song of Achilles
One of the Most Anticipated Books of 2018


Repertoire: All the Recipes You Need Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780316360340
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Published: Little Brown and Company - April 3rd, 2018

Simple, stunning recipes for home cooks
Home cooks don't need dozens of cookbooks or hundreds of recipes. They just need one good book, with about 75 trustworthy, versatile, and above all, delicious recipes that can stand alone or be mixed-and-matched into extraordinary meals.
That's what Repertoire is: Real recipes, from real life, that really work.


Aru Shah and the End of Time (Pandava #1) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368012355
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - March 27th, 2018

Best-selling author Rick Riordan introduces this adventure by Roshani Chokshi about twelve-year-old Aru Shah, who has a tendency to stretch the truth in order to fit in at school.


NB + KVON 3/30/18

Truth: How the Many Sides to Every Story Shape Our Reality Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316510820
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Published: Little Brown and Company - March 6th, 2018

"In a time when truth is under assault, Hector Macdonald is here to defend it. He offers clear-eyed, compelling guidelines for becoming a more accurate consumer and producer of information."--Adam Grant, author of Give and Take, Originals, and Option B with Sheryl Sandberg


Every Note Played Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781476717807
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - March 20th, 2018

"Unsparing in her depiction of the disease's harrowing effects, neuroscientist Genova also celebrates humanity..." --People

"Sometimes it's easier to tell truth in fiction... And she tells it with heart and hope." --NPR

"Her juxtaposition of scientific detail with compassionate, heartfelt storytelling is unparalleled." --Bookreporter


House of Names Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501140228
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Published: Scribner Book Company - March 6th, 2018

* A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book of the Year
* Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, The Guardian, The Boston Globe, St. Louis Dispatch


Food52 Any Night Grilling: 60 Ways to Fire Up Dinner (and More) (Food52 Works) Cover Image
By Paula Disbrowe, Amanda Hesser (Foreword by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781524758967
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Published: Ten Speed Press - March 27th, 2018

This innovative collection of recipes will have you grilling deeply flavorful dishes for lunch, dinner, or any time.


Jerky: The Fatted Calf's Guide to Preserving and Cooking Dried Meaty Goods Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781524759025
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Published: Ten Speed Press - March 20th, 2018

Perfect for home canners and preservers; hunters; followers of a Paleo, Keto, or high-protein diet; fans of dehydrators; or anyone looking to explore the centuries-old craft of drying meat, this beautifully photographed cookbook contains 40 easy-to-follow recipes for making and cooking with homemade jerky.


NB + KVON 3/23/18

Searching for the Amazons: The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781681776750
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Published: Pegasus Books - February 27th, 2018

Since the time of the ancient Greeks we have been fascinated by accounts of the Amazons, an elusive tribe of hard-fighting, horse-riding female warriors. Equal to men in battle, legends claimed they cut off their right breasts to improve their archery skills and routinely killed their male children to purify their ranks.


Lacking Character Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781612196787
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Published: Melville House Publishing - March 13th, 2018

Curtis White's long-awaited return to fiction reminds us that the founder of one of American literature's most vibrant and innovative movements is still the King of "transcendental buffoonery."

The story begins when a masked man appears in the night at the door of the Marquis, proclaiming a matter of life and death: "I stand falsely accused of an atrocity "


Sometimes I Lie Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250144843
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Published: Flatiron Books - March 13th, 2018

"Boldly plotted, tightly knotted--a provocative true-or-false thriller that deepens and darkens to its ink-black finale. Marvelous." --AJ Finn, author of The Woman in the Window

My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me:
1. I'm in a coma.


Eating from the Ground Up: Recipes for Simple, Perfect Vegetables Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780451494993
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - February 27th, 2018

Vegetables keep secrets, and to prepare them well, we need to know how to coax those secrets out.


NB + KVON 3/16/18

Accidental Jesus Freak: One Woman's Journey from Fundamentalism to Freedom Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780999444108
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Published: Moonskye Publishing - February 2nd, 2018

From the author of the award-winning memoir Not the Mother I Remember, comes an extraordinary story of love and faith and a unique window into the Jesus Movement in the 1970s.


Whiskey Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374289188
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Published: MCD/Farrar Straus and Giroux - March 13th, 2018

Whiskey burns pleasantly as it goes down, but has a lasting, powerful effect.


The Flavor Matrix: The Art and Science of Pairing Common Ingredients to Create Extraordinary Dishes Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780544809963
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 6th, 2018

A revolutionary new guide to pairing ingredients, based on a famous chef's groundbreaking research into the chemical basis of flavor


The Immigrant Cookbook: Recipes That Make America Great Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781566560382
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Published: Interlink Books - December 15th, 2017

Since its beginnings, America has been a haven for people seeking refuge from political or economic troubles, or simply those in search of adventure and prosperity in a land where opportunity is promised to all.


Tempests and Slaughter (the Numair Chronicles, Book One) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780375847110
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 6th, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER This NEW must-read fantasy from an author who is legend herself--TAMORA PIERCE--is one Bustle calls "the perfect book for die-hard Pierce fans and newcomers alike."


NB + KVON 3/9/18

Napa at Last Light: America's Eden in an Age of Calamity Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501128455
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 6th, 2018

A New York Times bestselling author reveals how the beautiful, isolated Napa Valley wine region of California exploded into an extraordinary outsized version of the American dream and whose vineyards sparked an unbelievable power struggle between old family stewardship and multinational corporations.


Crossing California: A Cultural Topography of a Land of Wonder and Weirdness Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781610353137
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Published: Craven Street Books - February 1st, 2018

Sacramento Bee journalist Sam McManis spent five years on the road trying to find the real California. He discovered that there is more than one California, but every different California is equally weird and wonderful.


The House of Broken Angels Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316154888
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Published: Little Brown and Company - March 6th, 2018

From a Pulitzer Prize finalist comes a powerful and unforgettable portrait of one Mexican American family and the American dream.
"Epic . . . Rambunctious . . . Highly entertaining." --New York Times Book Review
"A raucous, moving, and necessary book . . . Intimate and touching . . . the stuff of legend." --San Francisco Chronicle


Norse Mythology Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393356182
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 6th, 2018

Neil Gaiman, long inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction, presents a bravura rendition of the Norse gods and their world from their origin though their upheaval in Ragnarok.


The One-Bottle Cocktail: More Than 80 Recipes with Fresh Ingredients and a Single Spirit Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780399580048
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Published: Ten Speed Press - March 6th, 2018

A collection of more than 80 wonderfully creative, fresh, and delicious cocktails that only require a bottle of your favorite spirit, plus fresh ingredients you can easily find at the market.


She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History Cover Image
By Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525516996
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Published: Philomel Books - March 6th, 2018

The companion to Chelsea Clinton & Alexandra Boiger's #1 New York Times bestseller, She Persisted. Perfect for tiny activists, mini feminists and little kids who are ready to take on the world.


NB + KVON 2/23/18

A Wilder Time: Notes from a Geologist at the Edge of the Greenland Ice Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781942658344
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Published: Bellevue Literary Press - February 13th, 2018

"Very few people have spent as much time as William E. Glassley in such deep wilderness. So it would behoove us to pay attention even if he had not brought back such a fascinating, lovely, and useful set of observations. This is a remarkable book." --Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature and Oil and Honey


The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780385542760
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Published: Doubleday Books - February 20th, 2018

The #1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and technology to offer a stunning vision of man's future in space, from settling Mars to traveling to distant galaxies.


Fortnight on Maxwell Street Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780996676533
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Published: Bay Tree Publishing - February 7th, 2018

Fortnight on Maxwell Street is a reluctant hero's journey of fear and courage set in Chicago in the spring of 1968. 24-year-old medical student Nick Weissman spends two weeks delivering babies in the kitchens and bedrooms of the inner-city's slum tenements.


A Baker's Year: Twelve Months of Baking and Living the Simple Life at the Smoke Signals Bakery Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250127389
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 13th, 2018

A year in the life of Instagram bread-baking sensation Tara Jensen as she teaches readers how to bake bread and pies, build the perfect fire to cook with, and live a simple, satisfying life.


Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062742469
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Published: HarperCollins - January 16th, 2018

Based on the New York Times bestselling book and the Academy Award-nominated movie, author Margot Lee Shetterly and illustrator Laura Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black women who helped NASA launch men into space to picture book readers


NB + KVON 2/16/18

What's Making Our Children Sick?: How Industrial Food Is Causing an Epidemic of Chronic Illness, and What Parents (and Doctors) Can Do about It Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781603587570
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - December 9th, 2017

Exploring the links between GM foods, glyphosate, and gut health


God at the Edge: Searching for the Divine in Uncomfortable and Unexpected Places Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780609804889
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Published: Harmony - April 24th, 2001

Here is a book about adventure, raw experience, and facing inner demons.


Gonzo Judaism: A Bold Path for Renewing an Ancient Faith Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590307687
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Published: Trumpeter - March 9th, 2010

Here is a book that is both clarion call for a new Jewish agenda and a blueprint for an adventurous but genuine path toward spiritual growth and religious wisdom.


The Power Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316547611
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Published: Little Brown and Company - October 10th, 2017

One of the New York Times's Ten Best Books of 2017A Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2017One of the Washington Post's Ten Best Books of 2017An NPR Best Book of 2017One of Entertainment Weekly's Ten Best Books of 2017A Bustle Best Book of 2017A Paste Magazine Best Novel of 2017A <


Home Cook: Over 300 Delicious Fuss-Free Recipes Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781783350964
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Published: Guardian Faber Publishing - February 6th, 2018

"This is the best of all worlds: recipes which are fuss-free but not without ambition. Thomasina shows how you can build vibrant and exciting meals into the course of life's mad pace." - Yottam Ottolenghi Thomasina Miers, founder of Wahaca and Guardian food columnist, has collected her favorite, life-friendly recipes so that you can cook good food any day of the week.


The Book of Boy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062686206
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 6th, 2018

A young outcast is swept up into a thrilling and perilous medieval treasure hunt in this literary page-turner by acclaimed bestselling author Catherine Gilbert Murdock.


NB + KVON 2/9/18

The Politics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781465473905
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Published: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) - February 6th, 2018

From ancient and medieval philosophers such as Confucius and Thomas Aquinas, to revolutionary thought leaders such as Thomas Jefferson and Leon Trotsky, to the voices who have shaped modern politics today -- Mao Zedong, Malcolm X, Che Guevara, and more -- The Politics Book clearly and simply explains more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the history of political thought.


The Economics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781465473912
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Published: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) - February 6th, 2018

From Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, to Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes, to the top economic thought leaders of today, The Economics Book is the essential reference for students and anyone else with an interest in how economies work.


The Great Alone Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780312577230
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 6th, 2018

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller (February 2018)

"A TOUR DE FORCE." --Kirkus (starred review)

Alaska, 1974.
Unpredictable. Unforgiving. Untamed.
For a family in crisis, the ultimate test of survival.


Stuff Every Wine Snob Should Know (Stuff You Should Know) Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781683690191
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Published: Quirk Books - February 6th, 2018

Full of tips, trivia, and useful how-tos, this pocket-sized handbook is the perfect gift for wine lovers.


Black Girl Baking: Wholesome Recipes Inspired by a Soulful Upbringing Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781624145124
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Published: Page Street Publishing - February 6th, 2018

"Black Girl Baking has a rhythm and a realness to it." - Carla Hall, Chef and television personality

Invigorating and Creative Recipes to Ignite Your Senses


Lincoln in the Bardo Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812985405
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Published: Random House Trade - February 6th, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE


White Tears (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101973219
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Published: Vintage - February 6th, 2018

A PEN/JEAN STEIN BOOK AWARD FINALIST

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: The Washington Post - San Francisco Chronicle - NPR - GQ - Time - The Economist - Slate - HuffPost - Book Riot


Beartown Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501160776
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Published: Washington Square Press - February 6th, 2018

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove returns with Beartown--an instant New York Times bestseller--about a forgotten town fractured by scandal, and the amateur hockey team that might just change everything.


NB + KVON 1/26/18

Don't Feed the Monkey Mind: How to Stop the Cycle of Anxiety, Fear, and Worry Cover Image
By Jennifer Shannon, Doug Shannon (Illustrator), Michael a. Tompkins (Foreword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781626255067
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Published: New Harbinger Publications - April 1st, 2017

The very things we do to control anxiety can make anxiety worse. This unique guide offers a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)-based approach to help you recognize the constant chatter of your anxious "monkey mind," stop feeding anxious thoughts, and find the personal peace you crave.


No Time to Spare: Thinking about What Matters Cover Image
By Ursula K. Le Guin, Karen Joy Fowler (Introduction by)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781328661593
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - December 5th, 2017

Ursula K. Le Guin on the absurdity of denying your age: "If I'm ninety and believe I'm forty-five, I'm headed for a very bad time trying to get out of the bathtub."

On cultural perceptions of fantasy: "The direction of escape is toward freedom. So what is 'escapism' an accusation of?"


Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781555977917
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Published: Graywolf Press - November 14th, 2017

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction

"There Kevin Young goes again, giving us books we greatly need, cleverly disguised as books we merely want. Unexpectedly essential."--Marlon James


The Largesse of the Sea Maiden: Stories Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812988635
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Published: Random House - January 16th, 2018

Twenty-five years after Jesus' Son, a haunting new collection of short stories on mortality and transcendence, from National Book Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Denis Johnson


The Discovery of Ramen: The Asian Hall of Fame Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781597021340
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Published: Immedium - November 14th, 2017

Enjoy the first English children's book about ramen

The new series Asian Hall of Fame shows how some cool things were created in Asia. In the debut adventure, the cute red panda named Dao guides the school kids Ethan and Emma back in time to discover how ramen was made


NB + KVON 1/12/18

Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781627798570
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - January 9th, 2018

A scientific exploration into humanity's obsession with the afterlife and quest for immortality from the bestselling author and skeptic Michael Shermer

In his most ambitious work yet, Shermer sets out to discover what drives humans' belief in life after death, focusing on recent scientific attempts to achieve immortality along with utopian attempts to create heaven on earth.


Crft: An Inquiry Into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393635904
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 2nd, 2018

In the midst of a seemingly endless supply of mass-manufactured products, we find ourselves nostalgic for products bearing the mark of authenticity--hand-made furniture, artisan breads, craft beers, and other goods produced by human hands. What often goes unnoticed is the transformation of our understanding of craft--or rather, craeft--in the wake of industrialization.


Masala & Meatballs: Incredible Indian Dishes with an American Twist Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781624143885
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Published: Page Street Publishing - January 9th, 2018

Where Indian Flavors & The American Palate Meet

Indian cuisine is full of intense and exciting flavors that you'll love, but can scare o the home cook...until now. Asha Shivakumar, who grew up in India before moving to the states, breaks that barrier with bold but approachable dishes that tow a delicious line between Indian and American food.


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ISBN: 9781632430243
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Published: Omnidawn - October 4th, 2016

Invoking a Mexican slang term that translates roughly as "white girl," G era considers how the body's meaning as a racialized, gendered, and sexualized surface shifts as it crosses linguistic and national borders.


The Book of Formation Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781612196688
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Published: Melville House Publishing - November 14th, 2017

This debut novel--told in interviews--spans 20 years in the rise and fall of the charismatic leader of a seductive self-help movement.


Someone to Love: A Moving and Powerful YA Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780373212361
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Published: Harlequin Teen - January 2nd, 2018

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Alex & Eliza, The Witches of East End, and the Descendants series comes a powerful and moving novel about learning to love yourself. Olivia "Liv" Blakely knows how important it is to look good. Her father is running for governor and Liv is thrust into the bright media spotlight.


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