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Mostly Dead Things Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781947793835
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Published: Tin House Books - April 21st, 2020

A funny, dark, drama featuring a family with a lot of emotional baggage coming to grips with regrets, lost love, and their vices. I loved how flashbacks alternate with the current timeline to give you an in depth look at the characters. Bonus - if you like books with quirky settings, this one centers on the family taxidermy business.

content warning: suicide


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Detransition, Baby: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593133378
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Published: One World - January 12th, 2021

This book holds space for important questions about motherhood, femininity, relationships, and identity. You get up close and personal with each of the main characters - Katrina, Ames, & Reese - as they navigate an unexpected pregnancy and the questions that go with it.

content warnings: transphobia, miscarriage, homophobia, abuse


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How to Be Remy Cameron Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781945053801
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Published: Duet Books - September 10th, 2019

A touching and thoughtful exploration of identity, labels, and how we navigate them when coming of age. Remy, the main character, is super relatable as he deals with the challenges of high school and figuring out who he truly is.


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Written in the Stars: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063000803
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Published: Avon - November 10th, 2020

A fun romance that has nods to Pride & Prejudice - perfect if you're looking for an enjoyable escape.


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Freshwater Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802128997
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Published: Grove Press - December 18th, 2018

Emezi's debut novel is unforgettable. As a reader, you are taken on a spiritual journey along with the beings that narrate this book, and it's a perfect exploration of the fragments of our inner selves.


The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue (Montague Siblings #1) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062382818
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 4th, 2018

A pure, light-hearted romp through historical Europe with a scoundrel of a main character that you will simultaneously cheer for and shake your head at.


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Love Lives Here: A Story of Thriving in a Transgender Family Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735235175
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Published: Viking - July 30th, 2019

A beautiful, honest, and moving memoir about showing up for yourself and for your family.


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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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Before She Was Found Cover Image
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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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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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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
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ISBN: 9781770864863
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Published: Dancing Cat Books - September 1st, 2017

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