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A People's Future of the United States: Speculative Fiction from 25 Extraordinary Writers Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525508809
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Published: One World - February 5th, 2019

Incredible speculative fiction stories that capture the despair and trauma of people in pessimistic near-future American dystopias. This collection of authors manage to capture what it feels like to be hopeless but also to resist, protest, live your true identity, be kind to one another, and celebrate what's good in our lives.


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Black Sun (Between Earth and Sky) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781534437678
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - October 13th, 2020

An outstanding start to a fantasy trilogy that draws inspiration from early Colombian societies. This book lays incredible world-building groundwork while also captivating you with the story.


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Eleanor & Park: Exclusive Special Edition Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250127082
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 4th, 2016

A perfect rendering of the ups and downs of first love and trying to make it work in a world that is set up to keep you apart.


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Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781476762098
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 3rd, 2015

A thoroughly scientific yet conversational approach to women's sexuality - anyone who picks this up will discover something new about themselves.


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Vengeful (Villains #2) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780765387530
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Published: Tor Books - January 7th, 2020

So, so good. Start by reading Vicious then follow it up with this one. It just keeps getting better throughout, and you might not be sure who you're rooting for in the end. Extraordinary abilities, extremely flawed characters, and ultimate showdowns make for a wonderful escape.


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The Confessions of Frannie Langton: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062851802
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 23rd, 2020

An impressive debut novel that builds slowly, revealing bits and pieces of characters throughout. Frannie's voice as the protagonist is wholly original, and despite the hell she goes through at the hands of others, she manages to love, learn, and tell her story. 


The Future of Another Timeline Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780765392107
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Published: Tor Books - September 24th, 2019

It's hard for me to describe this book in just a few words, but there's time travel, a badass group of women trying to change history, and 90s punk rock concerts. If you like sci fi, read this.


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Citizen: An American Lyric Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781555976903
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 7th, 2014

Worth reading over and over again - a moving meditation on race in America.


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Bury What We Cannot Take Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781542049719
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Published: Little a - March 20th, 2018

An utterly engrossing novel about what happens when a mother must take one child with her and leave one child behind while fleeing Maoist China.


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Valentine: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062913265
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Published: Harper - March 31st, 2020

A great book for book clubs, this story of a brutal crime in 1970s Texas examines power, misogyny, and how women endure when traditional justice is nowhere to be found.


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Before She Was Found Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780778307730
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Published: Park Row - April 16th, 2019

A fast-paced thriller with complicated characters and urban myths come to life.


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The Water Dancer: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590597
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Published: One World - September 24th, 2019

A must-read - beautiful, eloquent, lyrical, and an incredible story. You'll find yourself re-reading paragraphs and sentences and letting them tumble through your thoughts for a while.


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A Burning: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525658696
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Published: Knopf - June 2nd, 2020

A fast read that gives you multiple perspectives on what happens when a young woman is accused of aiding a terrorist attack in India. A heart-rending, nuanced exploration of class, family, politics, and choices. 


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Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250257703
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - June 9th, 2020

Stacey Abrams has an expansive knowledge of voter suppression tactics and years of experience fighting for the rights of minorities at the ballot box. She details her experience in the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial election where she saw firsthand how this country has disenfranchised hundreds of thousands of people. Reading this book will give you a basic understanding of voter suppression strategies and small steps you can take in the fight for voting rights.


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One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy Cover Image
By Carol Anderson, Dick Durbin (Foreword by)
$15.30
ISBN: 9781635571394
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 17th, 2019

Anderson explores how the aftermath of a 2013 Supreme Court decision has devestated our democracy by suppressing voting rights of Black people and other minorities. This is a must read to help understand the inner workings of voter suppression and then to fight it.


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The Marrow Thieves Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781770864863
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Published: Dancing Cat Books - May 10th, 2017

Dystopian fiction at its absolute best - heartbreaking, emotional, and gut-wrenching. 


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Beach Read Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984806734
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Published: Berkley - May 19th, 2020

A fun, light-hearted rom-com between two authors experiencing writer's block.