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On the Come Up Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498564
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 5th, 2019

Bri's world is turned upside-down when a school security guard throws her to the ground for sneaking in candy and she gets suspended. She channels her anger into her music, winning a rap battle with a riff about how black and brown kids are singled out for discipline at her school. When a video of the song goes viral, things get really interesting... this is a timely & important new book from YA standout Angie Thomas, known best for The Hate U Give. 


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Bowlaway: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062862853
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Published: Ecco - February 5th, 2019

McCracken's quirky voice, keen observations, and always astute use of language make Bowlaway an absolute joy. This eccentric love story - set at the turn-of-the-century in a small new England town, and, for the most part, in a bowling alley - is guaranteed to make you smile. In fact, it made me laugh out loud more than a few times.


A Terrible Country: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735221314
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Published: Viking - July 10th, 2018

A smart, funny read about the "New Russia," as seen by a Russian-born, US-raised 20-something who is called to Moscow to care for his aging grandmother when his Moscow-based older brother must make a "quick" trip to Europe.


The Ruin: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143133124
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Published: Penguin Books - July 3rd, 2018

When her seemingly happy marriage ends tragically, Ainsley Blake is shocked and mystified. He had a troubled childhood, but seemed to have overcome it. Then his long lost older sister Maude arrives from Australia demanding answers. So much more than a police procedural - I couldn't put it down!


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Young Jane Young: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616208691
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Published: Algonquin Books - May 1st, 2018

Super smart multi-perspective view of how a political scandal plays out for the lead characters and those who love them, written by a keen observer of people.