Twin Cities Geek Holiday Book & Toy Drive

Please join us in supporting the sixth annual Twin Cities Geek Holiday Book & Toy Drive! The drive benefits the families served by the Hallie Q. Brown Community Center in St. Paul's Rondo neighborhood as well as the Women's Prison Book Project. Since 2015, Twin Cities Geek has collected over 20,000 items that have gone to hundreds of families, and they hope to continue that effort to make 2020 a happy holiday season when those families are needing it most.

To donate, you can order books from this list and complete payment online, or shop in store and put your books in the collection box. You can also choose other books to donate, simply enter a note during your online checkout - "for Twin Cities Geek book drive". Please be sure the books fit the following criteria:

  • Any genre children's or YA (hardcover or softcover)
  • Adult books (SOFTCOVER ONLY) in the following areas: fiction and non-fiction by African American writers; contemporary books in Spanish; LGBTQ+ books; true crime books; women's health books; books about family; self-help books; religious fiction and non-fiction.

 

Thank you for giving this holiday season!

 

 

Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir Cover Image
By Robin Ha, Robin Ha (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062685094
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 28th, 2020

Elatsoe Cover Image
By Darcie Little Badger, Rovina Cai (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646140053
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Published: Levine Querido - August 25th, 2020

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Felix Ever After Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062820259
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 5th, 2020

Ninth Ward Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316043083
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 10th, 2012

The Athena Protocol Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062849618
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Published: HarperTeen - September 8th, 2020

All Are Welcome Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525579649
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 10th, 2018

Because of Winn-Dixie Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763680862
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Published: Candlewick - December 8th, 2015

Dear Justyce Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984829665
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

Rock Star #1 (Jada Jones #1) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780448487519
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 19th, 2017

Last Stop on Market Street Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399257742
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015

American Spy: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812988284
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 17th, 2020

Another Brooklyn: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062359995
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Published: Amistad - May 30th, 2017

Freshwater Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802128997
Availability: On Our Shelves In Store Now
Published: Grove Press - December 18th, 2018

The Nature of Life and Death: Every Body Leaves a Trace Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525542223
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - September 1st, 2020

Gender Queer: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781549304002
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Published: Oni Press - May 28th, 2019

How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501132742
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 7th, 2020

Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476709130
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Published: Atria Books - December 2nd, 2014

Everything's Trash, But It's Okay Cover Image
By Phoebe Robinson, Ilana Glazer (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525534167
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Published: Plume - October 15th, 2019

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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

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984818324
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Published: Ballantine Books - January 7th, 2020

Period Power: Harness Your Hormones and Get Your Cycle Working For You Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781472963611
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Published: Green Tree - July 2nd, 2019

The Chemistry of Calm: A Powerful, Drug-Free Plan to Quiet Your Fears and Overcome Your Anxiety Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781439129067
Availability: On Our Shelves In Store Now
Published: Atria Books - October 5th, 2010

The 5 Love Languages of Children: The Secret to Loving Children Effectively Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780802412850
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Published: Northfield Publishing - May 1st, 2016

Be the Bridge: Pursuing God's Heart for Racial Reconciliation Cover Image
By Latasha Morrison, Daniel Hill (Foreword by), Jennie Allen (Afterword by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525652885
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Published: WaterBrook - October 15th, 2019

Looking for Lovely: Collecting the Moments that Matter Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781433689253
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Published: B&H Books - April 5th, 2016

One Coin Found: How God's Love Stretches to the Margins Cover Image
By Emmy Kegler, Rachel Held Evans (Foreword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781506448213
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Published: Fortress Press - April 1st, 2019

Secrets of Divine Love: A Spiritual Journey into the Heart of Islam Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781734231205
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Published: Naulit Inc. - March 20th, 2020

Waking the Witch: Reflections on Women, Magic, and Power Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9781982145859
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Published: Gallery Books - October 6th, 2020

Cece Loves Science Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062499615
Availability: Backordered - Expected Delays in Delivery
Published: Greenwillow Books - June 9th, 2020

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (Denene Millner Books) Cover Image
By Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781572842243
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Published: Agate Bolden - October 10th, 2017

Dragons in a Bag Cover Image
By Zetta Elliott, Geneva B (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781524770488
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Published: Yearling - August 13th, 2019

Echo Mountain Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525555568
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2020

Eunice and Kate Cover Image
By Mariana Llanos, Elena Napoli (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780999658475
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Published: Penny Candy Books - February 11th, 2020

Hollywood Homicide (Detective by Day Mystery #1) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780738752617
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Published: Midnight Ink - August 8th, 2017

Bluebird, Bluebird (A Highway 59 Novel #1) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316363273
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Published: Mulholland Books - August 28th, 2018

Fat Girls in Black Bodies: Creating Communities of Our Own Cover Image
By Joy Arlene Renee Cox, Ta'lor Pinkston (Foreword by), Jill Andrew (Afterword by), Bernadette M. Gailliard (Afterword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781623174996
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Published: North Atlantic Books - September 29th, 2020