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The School for Good and Evil Cover Image
By Soman Chainani, Iacopo Bruno (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062104908
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Published: HarperCollins - September 4th, 2018

When best friends Sophie and Agatha are brought to a school where kids learn to be fairytale characters, they aren't placed where you'd expect. Sophie has always dreamed of being a princess but is placed in Evil, and Agatha is a dark outcast who's placed in Good. They must figure out how to get back home while remaining friends and passing their classes. A mix between Harry Potter & Sisters Grimm, this is a great read for fans of fantasy and fairytales!


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American Royals Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781984830203
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Published: Ember - May 5th, 2020

In an alternate America where George Washington became King instead of President, his descendants still sit on the throne today. This story follows Princess Beatrice, the heir to the crown, and her younger brother and sister. This book is a juicy, dramatic, and romantic read that I devoured in one sitting!


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One Day in December: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525574682
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 16th, 2018

On her way home from work one day, Laurie sees a handsome stranger from her bus window whom she knows is the man of her dreams. She searches for him for the whole year and finally finds him...when her best friend introduces him as her new boyfriend! This book is an un-put-downable rom-com that I absolutely loved!


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Charming as a Verb Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062824141
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 13th, 2020

First generation Haitian-American Henri Haltiwanger is charming, and he knows it. It's his senior year at the prestigious FATE Academy High School in NYC, and the popular, hard-working debate star has his sights set on Columbia University. He'll do just about anything to get in, including being blackmailed by his "intense" neighbor and fellow FATE student--Corrine Troy--into helping her become a social butterfly, lest she reveal the secret behind his dog walking business. With fun, relatable characters who you'll root for from start to finish, this YA rom-com is a funny, heartfelt (and, yes, charming) depiction of the stresses and joys of senior year.


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The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780358126607
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 6th, 2020

This beautifully designed book is your guide to all cities, and often overlooked elements that comprise them. From the seemingly mundane (streetlights, property limits) to the wonderfully weird (inflatable figures, fictitious map entries), this book takes you through the fascinating stories behind the design and architecture of the city components we see every day, yet rarely stop to ponder. Additionally, the fun doesn't stop once you turn the last page--the book was written by the creators of the 99% Invisible podcast, where you can continue to learn about the thought behind the unnoticed.