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Mac Saves the World (Mac B., Kid Spy #6) Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Mac Barnett, Mike Lowery (Illustrator), Mike Lowery (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338742459
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Published: Orchard Books - June 1st, 2021

Mac B. is on another secret mission in this totally true kid spy adventure from New York Times bestselling author, Mac Barnett!

The Queen of England calls on her trusty spy, Mac B., once again. This time, Mac must navigate secret tunnels beneath the Berlin Wall in order to retrieve cheat codes from a Soviet scientist.


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Wishes Cover Image
By Muon Thi Van, Muon Thi Van, Victo Ngai (Illustrator), Victo Ngai (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338305890
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Published: Orchard Books - May 4th, 2021

An arresting, poetic journey and a moving reflection on immigration, family, and home, from an acclaimed creative team.

Wishes tells the powerful, honest story about one Vietnamese family's search for a new home on the other side of the world, and the long-lasting and powerful impact that makes on one of the youngest members of the family.


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Have You Ever Seen a Flower? Cover Image
By Shawn Harris (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452182704
Availability: Backordered
Published: Chronicle Books - May 4th, 2021

Have You Ever Seen a Flower? is an enchanting picture book exploring the relationship between childhood and nature. In this simple yet profound story, one child experiences a flower with all five senses—from its color to its fragrance to the entire universe it evokes—revealing how a single flower can expand one's perspective in incredible ways.


When the World Was Ours Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534499652
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Published: Aladdin - May 18th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Emily Windsnap series, Liz Kessler, comes a poignant and harrowing story of three young friends whose fates are intertwined during the devastation of the Holocaust—based on a true story.

Three friends. One memory.
Vienna. 1936.


An Emotion of Great Delight Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062972415
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Published: HarperCollins - June 1st, 2021

From bestselling and National Book Award–nominated author Tahereh Mafi comes a stunning novel about love and loneliness, navigating the hyphen of dual identity, and reclaiming your right to joy—even when you’re trapped in the amber of sorrow.


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The Bookshop of Second Chances: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593355657
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 4th, 2021

A woman desperate to turn a new page heads to the Scottish coast and finds herself locked in a battle of wills with an infuriatingly aloof bookseller in this utterly heartwarming debut, perfect for readers of Evvie Drake Starts Over.


Don't Hate the Player Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781547605026
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - June 15th, 2021

"Refreshingly voice-y, wildly smart, and genuinely hilarious." - Casey McQuiston, New York Times bestselling author of Red, White & Royal Blue

From an exciting new voice comes a funny and heartfelt YA romance set in the world of competitive gaming, perfect for fans of Opposite of Always and Slay.


Pack Up the Moon Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593335369
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Published: Berkley - June 8th, 2021

Every month, a letter. That's what Lauren decides to leave her husband when she finds out she's dying. Each month, she gives Josh a letter containing a task to help him face this first year without her, leading him on a heartrending, beautiful, often humorous journey to find happiness again in this new novel from the New York Times bestselling author Kristan Higgins.


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Playing the Palace Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593099414
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Published: Berkley Books - May 25th, 2021

One of Buzzfeed's 39 Excellent LGBTQ Books To Read This Month And Always

THEIR LOVE STORY CAPTIVATED THE WORLD...THE CROWN PRINCE AND THAT GUY FROM NEW YORK

When a lonely American event planner starts dating the gay Prince of Wales, a royal uproar ensues: is it true love or the ultimate meme? Find out in this hilarious romantic comedy.


Malibu Rising: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524798659
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 1st, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Read with Jenna Book Club Pick as Featured on Today • From the author of Daisy Jones & The Six and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo . . .


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The Soulmate Equation Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982123963
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Published: Gallery Books - May 18th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Writing duo and reigning romance queens Christina Lauren are back with The Soulmate Equation, their most ambitious book to date.” —PopSugar

“A sexy, science-filled, and surprising romance full of warmth and wit.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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The Ride of Her Life: The True Story of a Woman, Her Horse, and Their Last-Chance Journey Across America Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525619321
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 1st, 2021

The triumphant true story of a woman who rode her horse across America in the 1950s, fulfilling her dying wish to see the Pacific Ocean, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Perfect Horse and The Eighty-Dollar Champion


Why Peacocks?: An Unlikely Search for Meaning in the World's Most Magnificent Bird Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982101077
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 11th, 2021

An acclaimed journalist seeks to understand the mysterious allure of peacocks—and in the process discovers unexpected and valuable life lessons.

When Sean Flynn’s neighbor in North Carolina texted “Any chance you guys want a peacock? No kidding!” he stared bewilderedly at his phone. He had never considered whether he wanted a peacock.


Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781419750403
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Published: Abrams Press - April 13th, 2021

A group biography of four beloved women who fought sexism, covered decades of American news, and whose voices defined NPR

In the years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, women in the workplace still found themselves relegated to secretarial positions or locked out of jobs entirely.


Ripe Figs: Recipes and Stories from Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781324006657
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 4th, 2021

The acclaimed author of Zaitoun returns with vibrant recipes and powerful stories from the islands that bridge the Mediterranean and the Middle East.