Quick Reads

Essays

  • Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain
  • Make It Scream, Make It Burn by Leslie Jamison
  • Thin Places by Jordan Kisner

Graphic Novels

  • Giant Days series by John Allison
  • Check, Please! by Ngozi Ukazu
  • Belonging by Nora Krug

TV/Movie/Media Related

  • The Crown: The Official Companion Volume 1 by Robert Lacey
  • The Story of the Great British Bake Off by Anita Singh
  • Made in Abyss series by Akihito Tsukushi
  • The Adventure Zone series by the McElroys

Comfort & Inspirational Reads

  • Women in Sports by Rachel Ignotofsky
  • Strong is the New Pretty by Kate T. Parker
  • Book Love by Debbie Tung
  • Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? by Caitlin Doughty
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Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061718953
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Published: Ecco - May 3rd, 2011

The instant New York Times bestseller and follow-up to Anthony Bourdain’s blockbuster classic on the cooking life, Kitchen Confidential

Medium Raw marks the return of the inimitable Anthony Bourdain, author of the blockbuster bestseller Kitchen Confidential and three-time Emmy Award-nominated host of No Reservations on TV’


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Make It Scream, Make It Burn: Essays Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316259637
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 24th, 2019

Finalist for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay


Thin Places: Essays from In Between Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374274641
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 3rd, 2020

A Los Angeles Times Bestseller

A Lit Hub | Chicago Review | Ms. Magazine March pick

A Lambda Literary Most Anticipated Book

In this perceptive and provocative essay collection, an award-winning writer shares her personal and reportorial investigation into America’s search for meaning


Giant Days Vol. 1 Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781608867899
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Published: BOOM! Box - December 1st, 2015

Susan, Esther, and Daisy started at university three weeks ago and became fast friends. Now, away from home for the first time, all three want to reinvent themselves. But in the face of hand-wringing boys, “personal experimentation,” influenza, mystery-mold, nu-chauvinism, and the willful, unwanted intrusion of “academia,” they may be lucky just to make it to spring alive.


Check, Please! Book 1: # Hockey Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250177964
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Published: First Second - September 18th, 2018

Eric Bittle may be a former junior figure skating champion, vlogger extraordinaire, and very talented amateur pâtissier, but being a freshman on the Samwell University hockey team is a whole new challenge. It is nothing like co-ed club hockey back in Georgia! First of all?


Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781476796635
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Published: Scribner - September 17th, 2019

* Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award * Silver Medal Society of Illustrators *

* Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Comics Beat, The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Kirkus Reviews, and Library Journal

This “ingenious reck


The Crown: The Official Companion, Volume 1: Elizabeth II, Winston Churchill, and the Making of a Young Queen (1947-1955) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524762285
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Published: Crown Archetype - October 17th, 2017

The official companion to the Emmy-winning Netflix drama chronicling the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, and starring Claire Foy and John Lithgow, The Crown by Peter Morgan, featuring additional historical background and beautifully reproduced archival photos and show stills
 


The Story of the Great British Bake Off Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781786694430
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Published: Head of Zeus - January 15th, 2018

Take one tent. Fill with 12 amateur bakers. Garnish with one venerable cookery writer, one blue-eyed bread-maker, and two comedy queens with a love of innuendo, and you have the recipe for the most popular show of our times. When The Great British Bake Off made its debut in August 2010, it had the makings of a modest hit.


Made in Abyss Vol. 1 Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781626927735
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Published: Seven Seas - January 23rd, 2018

EXPLORE ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES IN THIS ALL-NEW FANTASY SERIES!


The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250153708
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Published: First Second - July 17th, 2018

Welcome to the Adventure Zone!

SEE! The illustrated exploits of three lovable dummies set loose in a classic fantasy adventure!

READ! Their journey from small-time bodyguards to world-class artifact hunters!


Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win (Women in Science) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781607749783
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Published: Ten Speed Press - July 18th, 2017

Illustrated profiles of fifty pioneering female athletes, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science

Women for the win!


Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780761189138
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - March 7th, 2017

Girls being fearless. Girls being silly. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy.


Book Love Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781449494285
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - January 1st, 2019

Bookworms rejoice! These charming comics capture exactly what it feels like to be head-over-heels for hardcovers. And paperbacks! And ebooks! And bookstores! And libraries!

Book Love is a gift book of comics tailor-made for tea-sipping, spine-sniffing, book-hoarding bibliophiles.


Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death Cover Image
By Caitlin Doughty, Dianné Ruz (Illustrator)
$25.95
ISBN: 9780393652703
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 10th, 2019

New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the 2019 Goodreads Choice Award for Science & Technology

Best-selling author and mortician Caitlin Doughty answers real questions from kids about death, dead bodies, and decomposition.