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Lightfall: The Dark Times By Tim Probert, Tim Probert (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tim Probert, Tim Probert (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063080904
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Published: HarperAlley - April 2nd, 2024

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All Systems Red: The Murderbot Diaries By Martha Wells Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780765397539
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Published: Tordotcom - May 2nd, 2017

A New York Times and USA Today Bestseller
Winner: 2018 Hugo Award for Best Novella
Winner: 2018 Nebula Award for Best Novella
Winner: 2018 Alex Award
Winner: 2018 Locus Award
One of the Verge's Best Books of 2017


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James: A Novel By Percival Everett Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780385550369
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Published: Doubleday - March 19th, 2024

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A brilliant, action-packed reimagining of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, both harrowing and ferociously funny, told from the enslaved Jim's point of view • From the “literary icon” (Oprah Daily) and Pulitzer Prize Finalist whose novel Erasure is the basis for Cord Jefferson’s critically acclaimed film Americ


Good Night, Irene: A Novel By Luis Alberto Urrea Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316265850
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 30th, 2023

This New York Times bestselling novel tells an exhilarating World War II epic that chronicles an extraordinary young woman’s heroic frontline service in the Red Cross.

“Urrea’s touch is sure, his exuberance carries you through . . .


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Emily Wilde's Map of the Otherlands By Heather Fawcett Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593500194
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Published: Del Rey - January 16th, 2024

 

The second book in the Emily Wilde Series (click here for both) is yet another exciting adventure awaiting you on our shelves. Emily and Bambleby are back at Cambridge when things go horribly wrong. Faeries from other realms show up wreaking havoc on campus, putting students and staff in danger as they try to take out Brambleby. Spoiler alert: our likable faerie is no ordinary fay, but a courtly prince! Now our two favorite characters embark to find Brambleby’s homeland and a professor who went missing years ago, coincidentally while she was on her quest to explore the same faerie realms. A new town, fresh characters, and even more unique information about faeries are brought to light as our explorers go boldly into unknown and dangerous lands.
It was a little creepy to find out that 1- faeries can live in our very midst undetected and they aren’t always benevolent, and 2- changelings can make life a living nightmare. Brownies, however, like our beloved friend Poe who is ALSO in this book, will be your friend and make you bread and biscuits that never grow cold. Time passes differently in the faerie realms, and once you enter, the way home is not always clear. The danger of roaming aimlessly forever is all too real. All of these new revelations make this book an all-the-more-wonderful deep dive into faerie culture. I was captivated by Heather Fawcett’s development of not only the characters I had fallen in love with in the first installment, but also the new ones who join our duo on their quest. As each book passes, you become more and more immersed in the faerie lands. My hope is that in her next book we might just live there on every page!


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The Misfits #1: A Royal Conundrum By Lisa Yee, Dan Santat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lisa Yee, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781984830296
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 2nd, 2024

This is a fresh and exciting middle reader mystery that will have you on the edge of your seat! The Misfits are a group of kids who are just that, misfits. They are seemingly invisible to their peers and even their parents, but when they all meet at the RASCH school on Foggy Island, all of that changes. They find each other, camaraderie, AND purpose as they are selected to be an undercover unit of kids who solve crime and protect the public. Learning to be kid spies is not as easy as it seems and comes with many blunders along the way. They finally get their chance to take on a mission together, but insecurities and tech malfunctions add a new level of difficulty they didn’t anticipate. Who is the true villain and who can they trust?
I was swept away by this story and the way that despite being so different, the characters united and became such a strong team. This is a great story to boost morale in students and teaches how each person is unique and has so much to add to a friend group if given the chance. I highly recommend this amazing adventure!


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Jawbreaker By Christina Wyman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374389697
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 24th, 2023

Middle school is hard, but for Max Plink it is all getting to be too much. This middle reader debut novel by Christina Wyman is absolutely wonderful. Drawing from her own experience, Wyman takes us into the life of Max, a middle school girl who has almost everything stacked against her. She lives in a small apartment with her parents, who fight all the time, and are struggling to make ends meet. Her hair is out of control, and she has braces. In addition, she has to wear headgear (aka "the jawbreaker") and is facing the possibility of needing jaw surgery. To top it all off, her younger sister sides with the popular kids, who tease Max mercilessly and will stop at nothing to humiliate her. Why can’t her family be as perfect as her best friend’s? Little does Max know that her friend’s life is anything but perfect and her other peers have issues that are hard to navigate as well.
I remember being in middle school and thinking that everyone else had it all figured out and that no one else had family struggles. Even before social media, everyone tried to make it seem like everything was going great. Christina takes us all back to the heartache of being in middle school and feeling like you’re the only one without the answers. I really wanted to reach into the book and shout at Max, “It’s going to be okay! You can do this!” I was also screaming for justice for Max. I wanted the bullies to get caught and get what they deserved. I won’t spoil any of the outcomes, but I will say that I was pleased with the ending.
I think every parent and middle schooler needs to read this! It’s incredible! Comparable to
Raina Telgemeier’s Smile, this book is An Indies Introduce Pick, A Kids' Indie Next Pick, A Junior Library Guild Selection, and has a Starred Kirkus Review.


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Mole Is Not Alone By Maya Tatsukawa, Maya Tatsukawa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maya Tatsukawa, Maya Tatsukawa (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781250869647
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 3rd, 2023

This is such a cute book! Mole is navigating through his various tunnels underground on his way to his friend Rabbit’s birthday party. Mole is not a people person, and parties are usually out of the question. Every page reveals Mole’s increased nervousness that almost has him turning around and going right back home. He crawls out in the open just in time to be greeted by his friend, who sees that he is uncomfortable and anxious. I love that his friend has compassion for Mole and lets him know that it is ok if he doesn’t want to stay. As Mole is about to leave, another guest (Skunk) who appears to be suffering from the same nervousness, and he is met with the same compassion. Mole and Skunk then leave side by side, and a friendship just might be budding!
What an adorable book about being socially anxious and responding to those who are uncomfortable in social situations. As an extrovert, I love a good party, but having people in my life who are not so excited about such things really makes this book that much more special. It’s ok to not be a people person or a party person and Mole and Skunk’s friend Rabbit shows kids a great way to react to friends who are uncomfortable in social settings.
Teachers and parents can use this book to teach the importance of compassion when others are nervous or worried. There are also many ways to use this to teach kids what kinds of animals live underground, which we don’t always think about!


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Starter Villain By John Scalzi Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765389220
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Published: Tor Books - September 19th, 2023

I love a good book about villains. I’ve read Scalzi before, but this funny and quirky story about Charlie, a divorced substitute teacher who does not have their life together at all, was completely different. Charlie's life is thrown into chaos when he inherits his uncle’s supervillain business. How does one even go about taking over such a thing? The funeral alone had me laughing so hard I was crying. Villains from around the world attend, but only to make sure the uncle isn’t faking his death. To make matters more complicated, the unique staff on his uncle’s island/headquarters are undecided if Charlie is up to the task of being one of the world’s most prominent villains. Failure to do so will undoubtedly result in his own death, but that doesn’t stop Charlie from giving it his all. This is a hilarious tale of danger, intrigue, and talking cats! The cover definitely does this book and its theme justice. You may not be a John Scalzi reader in general, but this is one book that you can be assured you will enjoy!


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The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet By John Green Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525555247
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Published: Dutton - March 21st, 2023

“Masterful. The Anthropocene Reviewed is a beautiful, timely book about the human condition—and a timeless reminder to pay attention to your attention.” —Adam Grant, #1 bestselling author of Think Again and host of the podcast Re:Thinking


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When the World Breaks: The Surprising Hope and Subversive Promises in the Teachings of Jesus By Jason Adam Miller Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781546003502
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Published: FaithWords - August 1st, 2023

This book is like a breath of fresh air. Jason Adam Miller writes in a way that includes all groups of people whether you are religious or not. He looks at the Sermon on the Mount and how he has been able to apply its truths and glean wisdom through some of the hardest moments of his life. I didn’t know it was a Christian book written by a pastor and honestly I might have passed it by if I had. I was too burned out to absorb another point of view during the mess our world had become during Covid. One of my biggest struggles during that time, (among many) was seeing the dark side of people I love and look up to. I think we all showed a little ugliness at some point or another, that’s what trials do, they show us where we are stronger than we thought, and they reveal that ugly monster that was hiding in the dark corner of our minds. (I’m picturing a Gollum creature in a dusty dark corner with an evil smile.)
While this book is not wholly focused on the Covid period, it engulfs all of the ways the world breaks around us in our personal lives or in the global community as a whole. I found it incredibly difficult to live out my own Christian faith while dealing with what I deemed as the stupidity of others. My turmoil was especially tumultuous when I considered those who share my faith. The harmony that we are supposed to have together was anything but.
Two things happened as I read this: 1) I was comforted that I was not the only one in the bog (misery loves company right?) and 2) I was brought back to center and was able to set my feet on more solid ground. If this is where you have found yourself through the last couple of years, I highly recommend When the World Breaks.


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I Am a Dragon!: A Squabble & a Quibble By Sabina Hahn, Sabina Hahn (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sabina Hahn, Sabina Hahn (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780063253995
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Published: HarperCollins - July 18th, 2023

This book is PHENOMENAL! I love books about dragons with dragons. I literally constructed a dragon for the store. (Stop in to say hello to Jalapeno Waters sometime!) In I am a Dragon, Sabina Hahn does an amazing job of illustrating how frustrating it can be when others don’t listen to you.
The frogs are certain that the large green friend visiting their pond is not a dragon but a very large frog. No matter how much the dragon insists that he is a DRAGON (and yes, he just might lose his temper), the frogs are adamant he is wrong. Hahn takes us through the frustration that the dragon is feeling and we witness how he works through his feelings and realizes that it might not be the best idea to lose his temper when he gets angry. The joyful illustrations and great content can help any youngster learn about better ways to process their feelings.
Parents and teachers will use this book to walk their little ones through thinking about their actions BEFORE going through with them. For example: “How should we use our fire?” Options could include roasting marshmallows, lighting a sparkler, the possibilities are endless - pretty much things that will bring joy and fun rather than burning the place down!


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Warrior Girl Unearthed By Angeline Boulley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250766588
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 2nd, 2023

Angeline Bouley does it again!
Firekeeper’s Daughter is one of my faves, so I will admit I was a little apprehensive, but this is another beautifully written masterpiece. I loved catching up with the Firekeeper family and going on another adventure, this time with Perry and Pauline, Daunis’ twin nieces. They are very different girls, with an incredible bond. The teens on Sugar Island, MI enroll in summer internship programs with their tribe, and the girls become part of a group that names themselves "The Misfit Toys." Perry gets assigned to the local museum where she learns about Indigenous artifacts and the processes and laws which have been established to help her community reclaim their ancestors and their belongings from institutions and private collectors. This proves to be an extremely arduous task, and Perry finds herself in an anthropology lab gazing at the skeletal remains of a girl her own age. While she is horrified that this ancestor of hers is kept in a box for prodding and studying, she also finds herself heartbroken for this family member who has not been able to find rest after death.
Perry is determined to do whatever it takes to give the Indigenous ancestors a reburial ,and to return items made and used by past generations to their families. Her passion drives her to take risks and even break the law in her quest to right these centuries-old wrongs. A task this big is difficult to pull off, especially with a fierce auntie like Daunis. Not to mention several young women from various tribes in the area have gone missing; some turning up dead. The Windego (a mythical beast with a ravenous taste for human flesh) myth has struck fear into the hearts of everyone in town. Perry can’t continue on this journey solo and must turn to her band of Misfit Toys for help to do what needs to be done in retrieving what is rightfully theirs. Eluding the authorities has Perry’s heart pounding and then there’s the Windego…
This book absolutely blew me away, taking facts and fiction and weaving them together into a beautiful, literary piece of art. Angeline Boulley once again taught me so much I didn’t know about the Indigenous people and the trials they still face today. These facts combined with the mystery and thrill of solving multiple murders and kidnappings, while ALSO fearing my beloved characters could be the next victims, had me turning pages until well after midnight!


How to Keep House While Drowning: A Gentle Approach to Cleaning and Organizing By KC Davis, LPC Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781668002841
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Published: S&S/Simon Element - April 26th, 2022

 
Drowning? I must admit that I didn’t think I was drowning but... I did want to get some pointers on keeping up with housework. I am a wife, a mom to three adult daughters, a grandma (Nonna) to one beautiful granddaughter, and a full-time bookseller at the best bookstore around. I love staying active and enjoying life, which means that balancing everything I want to do with everything I NEED to do can be super tricky. I picked up KC Davis’s book for tips on finding that balance, and it wasn't intimidating since it's small in size and the chapters are brief and to the point. My opinion after reading it? Every person who is a new parent, gets overwhelmed by the "To Do List," or is constantly feeling bad about how little they seem to get done, needs this book.
We live in a time where everyone is putting their best foot forward on those social media posts or when you know company is coming over. I will totally admit that when my girls were younger, expecting company was a stressful time. The master bedroom door was always closed because that is where we threw everything, and on occasion we may or may not have put dirty dishes in the oven that wouldn’t fit in the dishwasher. You better believe that when our company walked through that door, every visible area looked in order, and we played it off like it always looked like that! I wish I had had this book YEARS ago, because when I started reading it, I thought I would just get strategies for better handling housework. Instead what I got was freedom and encouragement!
KC Davis is someone who is not afraid to say it like it is and just be real about the struggles of keeping up. Not all of the chapters hit home or applied to me, but they aren’t all supposed to, because this book is for a far wider audience than just people like me. It can expand your mind in understanding that there are tasks around the house that are more urgent than others. There are “care tasks” that we need to complete to take care of ourselves and, if we have them, our families. One phrase she repeats over and over is, “You don’t exist to serve your space, your space exists to serve you.” If you don’t get everything on your list done that day, that’s OK! Celebrate what you did get done and be kind to yourself on days when you get seemingly very little done at all. I only got to page 8 before I was hit right between the eyes with a truth that I think many of us live out every day: We are “looking for a role to fill that would finally make [us] worthy of kindness and love and belonging.” We always scrambled when expecting company, because we didn’t want to be judged or looked at as being lazy, gross, incompetent, or worse: bad parents. So we faked it, and faced the hidden mess later.
Whether you struggle or not with keeping up or finding balance, this book is still incredibly helpful. It’s laid out so that you can take the chapters in as you need them, even if you go out of order. This book can be read at any pace, in any order of chapters, and even has a fast-track plan to take you through the basics. NPR featured this book at the end of last month as I was finishing up and getting ready to write this review. Gift it to someone you love, even if that someone is YOU!


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The Dictionary of Lost Words: A Novel By Pip Williams Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984820747
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 3rd, 2022

 
Words are so profound and ever-changing through time. Depending on where you live, your social status, your occupation, or even your family, the words you use may be very different from someone else in different settings and circumstances. Pip Williams explores the compilation of the Oxford English Dictionary. Set at the height of the women's suffrage movement and over the Great War, Williams introduces us to Esme, a girl being raised by her widowed, lexicographer father, who spends his days in the ‘Scriptorium’ examining suggested words for the dictionary. Esme’s place under the sorting table brings her to her first word collection as a slip falls to the floor. Not wanting the word to be forgotten, Esme tucks it safely in her pocket, igniting her curiosity about and love for words.
While I don’t consider myself to be a historical fiction reader, I quickly found myself eager to continue reading to see how things would unfold. Esme takes a journey, deliberately seeking out people of all social statuses to discover new words previously discarded by lexicographers like her father. The people she meets are from the slums, markets, factories, and theaters. Everywhere she goes, she always has slips of paper and a pencil in her pocket for the discovery of new words. Those she meets will expose her to the effects of protesting the suffrage movement, the devastation of young men called to war, and the shocking realization of a caste system that somehow defines what life’s possibilities are for those around her.
This has become one of my favorite books. Pip Williams has woven together a beautiful, historically accurate masterpiece of the assembling of the first printing of the Oxford English Dictionary! I highly recommend this book to anyone looking for a story that will not only take you on a journey, but give you insight into an actual piece of our history. I hadn’t considered the painstaking task it was to assemble the dictionary, a book that is so often overlooked in today’s world, along with the power of the words it holds. Great for adults and book clubs!


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Before the Coffee Gets Cold By Toshikazu Kawaguchi Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781335430991
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Published: Hanover Square Press - November 17th, 2020

 
Coffee and time travel! This book has such a great storyline and a really imaginative way of combining two unlikely topics. What if you could go to a coffee shop that offers the ability to go back in time? Visit a lost family member? Change a conversation that didn’t go the way you planned or hoped? You enter the little shop set off the beaten path, eager for your journey, only to realize that the one chair you must occupy is taken by a woman who, it seems, will never leave. Don’t try to force her to leave; it will NOT end well! Once she does get up and you decide to take your shot, you find out there are rules: You can only visit people who have visited the coffee shop, you cannot leave the chair, nothing you do during your visit will change what happens in the future, and you have to finish the coffee and return to your time before the coffee gets cold (this one is very important and there are dire consequences if you do not).
Kawaguchi is masterful in his writing as he paints a picture of a group of strangers who come together with different motives and end up being dear friends. Rather than having chapters, this book is divided into the stories of each of the characters. It’s a quick read that will take you on a great adventure into the past, or possibly the future!


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A Wish for Winter: A Christmas Romance Novel By Viola Shipman Cover Image
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Published: Graydon House - November 15th, 2022

Susan Norcross is a 40 year old, single woman in the small Northern Michigan town of Petoskey. She helps her grandparents run the family bookstore, Sleigh by the Bay, which is based on our very own McLean & Eakin Booksellers! Susan's normal childhood ended when her parents were tragically killed by a drunk driver the year before her 14th Christmas. Her mom was 40 at the time, the same age Susan is this year, which makes this Christmas harder than any year before. Her spunky, social media influencer friend Holly begs Susan to join her in Chicago’s famous 10K Santa Run where she meets a random runner dressed as Santa (of course, who else would he be dressed as in the Santa Run?) and they have an immediate connection. The race starts and they get separated by the mass of Santas and Mrs. Clauses. Her mysterious Santa calls out to meet later but never shows. Her hopes once again dashed, Susan declares she is absolutely out and decides the dating game is not for her. But her friends, along with grandma and grampa, won’t let it rest. They are determined to see her find her true love and be happy. Holly gets started with her media influence and before she knows it, Susan has dates lined up in the hopes of reconnecting with her Santa and getting her happily ever after. Can Susan truly be happy when she’s holding all this burden from her parent’s accident so many years ago? Can she hope, one more time, that this person that she felt so drawn to would be one of the Santa’s who responded to the posts? 
This amazing novel comes to us just in time for Christmas! I loved every page of Christmas spirit, grief, growth, forgiveness, hope, and love! I fell in love with all the characters so easily. Noah is my absolute favorite with his quirky sarcasm and sassy attitude. If you are from Petoskey or you’ve ever visited, you will be able to envision every landmark and local business. mentioned. I was drawn in by the depth in each character as they stepped outside their comfort zones in hope, knowing that risk is involved, and then they hold on to each other to steady their journey. Watching their growth and healing take place through each of their circumstances was encouraging and empowering. I found myself writing down quotes and underlining passages that were so profound I wanted to make sure I could remember them. Even quotes from Noah “No whip for these hips!” LOL 
This book is a gem and will make a perfect Christmas gift for this holiday season. We even currently have bookplates signed by Wade Rouse, who writes under his grandmother’s name, to honor her and all the love and support that she gave him growing up. So while you watch the snow floating down, and you’re checking over that Christmas list, remember A Wish for Winter! Why not buy one for yourself too so you can read it together? I bought one for myself and one for my mom (Shhhh! Don’t tell!) so we can have lunch and talk about all our favorite parts together!


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The Book of Gothel: Memoir of a Witch By Mary McMyne Cover Image
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Published: Redhook - September 5th, 2023

No matter how many times we hear the story of Rapunzel, Mother Gothel's is never fully revealed… until now! I have always been drawn to fairy tales with twists that I don’t expect or a story that portrays the hero or villain in a different light. Seeing things from a different perspective often sheds light on why a character turned out the way they did, OR it can show you how they have been misjudged.
The Book of Gothel first introduces us to Haelewise, a young girl, in 1156 Germany. Never fitting in and prone to fainting spells, her village suspects her of possession, and her father tries to keep her hidden away from outsiders. Happily, she and her mother are very close and connected. Unlike the others in the village, Haelewise's mother has not forgotten the power of Mother Earth and uses her knowledge of and resources for midwifery. When her mother passes away and Haelewise is all but abandoned by her father, she braves the forbidden forest outside the city limits and finds the tower of Gothel: a spell-protected haven for girls in search of safety, and also a place saturated in her mother’s past. 
Author Mary McMyne will sweep you away into Haelewise’s journey as she discovers the mysterious, ancient world of spells that she only glimpsed via her mother. This world being one the church tries to keep hidden, Haelewise searches tirelessly, witnessing a murder, fleeing for her life, and fighting for the future in her quest to discover and reveal the truth.
I really loved this adventurous story line and McMyne's focus on the fight for justice and truth. I am also someone who is a fairytale fanatic, and I relish a satisfying ending. This one got me! I was starting to feel a tinge of disappointment when out of nowhere, everything pulled together in a way I did not see coming! This is a book that you must add to your TBR list!


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Lore Olympus: Volume One By Rachel Smythe Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593356074
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Published: Inklore - November 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Scandalous gossip, wild parties, and forbidden love—witness what the gods do after dark in this stylish and contemporary reimagining of one of the best-known stories in Greek mythology, featuring a brand-new, exclusive short story from creator Rachel Smythe.


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Ordinary Monsters: A Novel (The Talents #1) By J. M. Miro Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250833662
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 7th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER * "Charles Dickens meets Joss Whedon in Miro’s otherworldly Netflix-binge-like novel." The Washington Post

MOST ANTICIPATED SFF BOOK of 2022 by Tor, The Nerd Daily, BookBub, Philadelphia Inquirer, Goodreads, CrimeReads, Buzzfeed, Professional Book Nerds, and more!


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Barb and the Ghost Blade (Barb the Last Berzerker #2) By Dan Abdo, Jason Patterson, Dan & Jason, Dan Abdo (Illustrator), Jason Patterson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dan Abdo, Jason Patterson, Dan & Jason, Dan Abdo (Illustrator), Jason Patterson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781534485747
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 31st, 2022

The action of Moana meets the humor of books like Dog Man in this high-octane and uproariously funny second book following Barb and her trusty yeti pal, Porkchop, on their quest to rescue her fellow warriors and liberate Bailiwick from the evil villain Witch Head!


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Redeeming Love (Movie Tie-In): A Novel By Francine Rivers Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593442944
Published: Multnomah - November 23rd, 2021

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring Abigail Cowen, Tom Lewis, Nina Dobrev, with Logan Marshall Green and Eric Dane, special appearance by Famke Janssen. Distributed by Universal Pictures with a screenplay by Francine Rivers and D.J. Caruso.


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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread By Kate DiCamillo, Timothy Basil Ering (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780763680893
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Published: Candlewick - December 8th, 2015

A brave mouse, a covetous rat, a wishful serving girl, and a princess named Pea come together in Kate DiCamillo's Newbery Medal–winning tale.