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Nimona Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062278227
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 12th, 2015

Shape-shifter Nimona convinces Lord Ballister Blackheart that he needs her help to carry out his evil plans and defeat Sir Ambrosius Goldenloin. The latter is with the Instiution of Law Enforcement and Heroics, and both Nimona and Blackheart think it’s not as great as everyone thinks it is. Hilarity and destruction ensue as nothing goes according to their wacky plans in this witty and inventive graphic novel. Nimona is an endearing and smart character, and I dare you not to fall in love with her (in all of her many forms).


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Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Iconic Poet Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781604698220
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Published: Timber Press - October 1st, 2019

After years of killing plants and flowers, I have finally turned into one of those people who successfully grows things, delighting in their stages--from mysterious green buds pushing through the ground to recognizable flowers or vegetables or even weeds. I've been reading this lovely book since last fall, enjoying both the gardening bits and Dickinson's life and poems, and I'm excited to emulate parts of her gardens. Or at least to attempt her "Darlings of the Soil."


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Yes No Maybe So Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062937049
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 4th, 2020

A book about the power of love and resistance from New York Times bestselling authors Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed.

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Year of the Monkey Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780525657682
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Published: Knopf - September 24th, 2019

Year of the Monkey is a gorgeously written memoir about Patti Smith coming to terms with life since 2016. It's a dreamy meditation on love, loss, and aging. Smith is my Punk Queen and I will read anything she writes. I love her books.


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Red at the Bone: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525535270
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 17th, 2019

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

One of OPRAH MAGAZINE’S "BEST BOOKS OF 2019"

NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE

"An exquisite tale of family legacy….The power and poetry of Woodson’s writing conjures up Toni Morrison." – People


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Star Wars Leia, Princess of Alderaan Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781368026635
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Published: Disney Lucasfilm Press - November 6th, 2018

Explore the beginning of Leia's participation in the Rebellion and the origin of her friendship with Amilyn Holdo from The Last Jedi!