Nicole

NICOLE (SHE/HER)

The books I read as a young child and teen helped shape me into the woman I am today and gave me an appreciation for all different genres. If you need any assistance with classics or are looking for something new and specific I can definitely help you find something great. When I’m not enjoying the nostalgia and happiness that children’s literature brings you can catch me reading fantasy, sci-fi, manga, and anything that will send me on an emotional rollercoaster.

 


 

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Meanwhile Back on Earth . . .: Finding Our Place Through Time and Space By Oliver Jeffers Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780593621523
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Published: Philomel Books - October 4th, 2022

A father takes his two children on an unbelieveable, exciting voyage into space. The journey involves taking a look back at Earth and the conflicts that have taken place since the beginning of time. I appreciate children's books that provide the reader and the listener a chance to have open discussions and this book does just that. Not only are the illustrations uniquely beautiful but the story gives the reader open opportunities to discuss space, the future and the past. The greatest message of the book - what brings us together matters more than what sets us apart. A fantastic book to have in your library and can be enjoyed by younger and older children.


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What Feelings Do When No One’s Looking By Tina Oziewicz, Aleksandra Zajac (Illustrator), Jennifer Croft (Translated by) Cover Image
By Tina Oziewicz, Aleksandra Zajac (Illustrator), Jennifer Croft (Translated by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781953861283
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Published: Elsewhere Editions - July 5th, 2022

Emotions come alive in this unique and charming picture book. Curiosity climbs to the highest branch of a tree, joy bounces on a trampoline. Sadness covers itself with a blanket, gratitude warms you like a woolly jumper...A stunning and brilliantly inventive story about the feelings that live inside us, sure to provoke many fascinating conversations with any child and adult. Feelings we all must learn to deal with and embrace throughout life. This book feels like a warm hug.


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Sylvie By Jean Reidy, Lucy Ruth Cummins (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jean Reidy, Lucy Ruth Cummins (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534463486
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

Currently my FAVORITE children's story! Sylvie (our small, but mighty protagonist) hangs on a silvery thread, safely hidden under her damp, dark fire escape. If she stays carefully out of sight, she can watch over her people in the apartment building above. Lately though, her people seem to be missing…something. Sylvie wants to help, but she’s always stayed out of view. After all, not everyone appreciates a spider who calls attention to herself. We all can relate to having to muster up the courage and put ourselves out there, despite our anxieties, in order to help our friends and improve our own self-esteem.


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Howl's Moving Castle (World of Howl #1) By Diana Wynne Jones Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780061478789
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 22nd, 2008

This entrancing classic fantasy novel is filled with surprises at every turn. An international bestseller, this much-loved book is the source for the Academy Award nominee for Best Animated Feature.


The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea By Axie Oh Cover Image
By Axie Oh
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250780867
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - February 22nd, 2022

A New York Times Bestseller!

Axie Oh's The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea is an enthralling feminist retelling of the classic Korean folktale "The Tale of Shim Cheong," perfect for fans of Wintersong, Uprooted, and Miyazaki’s Spirited Away.


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The Postmortal: A Novel By Drew Magary Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143119821
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Published: Penguin Books - August 30th, 2011

Finalist for the Philip K. Dick and Arthur C. Clarke Awards
 
The gripping first novel by Drew Magary, author of The Hike and The Night the Lights Went Out


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Parasyte 1 By Hitoshi Iwaaki Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781612620732
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Published: Kodansha Comics - July 26th, 2011

SILENT INVASION


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Dark Matter: A Novel By Blake Crouch Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781101904244
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 2nd, 2017

A mindbending, relentlessly surprising thriller from the author of the bestselling Wayward Pines trilogy.

“Are you happy with your life?”

 
Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious.
 
Before he awakens to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by strangers in hazmat suits.


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The Complete Maus: A Survivor's Tale (Pantheon Graphic Library) By Art Spiegelman Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780679406419
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Published: Pantheon - November 19th, 1996

The definitive edition of the graphic novel acclaimed as “the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust” (Wall Street Journal) and “the first masterpiece in comic book history” (The New Yorker) • PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • One of Variety’s “Banned and Challenged Books Everyone Should Read”


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The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience By Hillary Rodham Clinton, Chelsea Clinton Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781501178412
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

"More than 100 "GUTSY" women are featured in this volume. From a 17th century nun to climate activist Great Thunberg, there are many well known women and some you may have never heard of. Throughout history women have been pioneers in education, sport, defending Earth/social injustices, exploring, inventing, healing, and by telling their stories that impact the world. At a time when women's rights are being challenged it is fantastic to read a book that shows how women fought against the odds for what they wanted and believed was right, whether that was 400 years ago or yesterday." 


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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel By Gail Honeyman Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735220690
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Published: Penguin Books - June 5th, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick


Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film the Imitation Game - Updated Edition By Andrew Hodges, Andrew Hodges (Preface by), Douglas Hofstadter (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Andrew Hodges, Andrew Hodges (Preface by), Douglas Hofstadter (Foreword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780691164724
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Published: Princeton University Press - November 10th, 2014

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley


The English Patient (Vintage International) By Michael Ondaatje Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780679745204
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Published: Vintage - November 30th, 1993

With unsettling beauty and intelligence, this Golden Man Booker Prize–winning novel traces the intersection of four damaged lives in an abandoned Italian villa at the end of World War II.


Daisy Jones & The Six: A Novel By Taylor Jenkins Reid Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524798642
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Published: Ballantine Books - February 4th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OVER ONE MILLION COPIES SOLD! A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous breakup—from the author of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, Malibu Rising, and Carrie Soto Is Back


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Sylvie By Jean Reidy, Lucy Ruth Cummins (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jean Reidy, Lucy Ruth Cummins (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534463486
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

One small spider takes a big risk to bring together the people she watches over in her apartment building in this charming picture book from the celebrated author and illustrator of Truman.

Sylvie hangs on a silvery thread, safely hidden under her damp, dark fire escape.


The Upside Down Hat By Stephen Barr, Gracey Zhang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Stephen Barr, Gracey Zhang (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452182025
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 22nd, 2022

The Little Prince meets Journey in this gorgeous, reassuring picture book fable about loss, perseverance, and finding what matters most.

What happens to a boy who has nothing but a hat?

Everything.


The Runaway Bunny Padded Board Book By Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062459596
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Published: HarperFestival - January 24th, 2017

HBO Max animated special premieres March 25, 2021!

This padded board book edition of The Runaway Bunny is perfect for babies and toddlers!

“If you run away,” said his mother, “I will run after you. For you are my little bunny.”


Don't Worry, Murray By David Ezra Stein, David Ezra Stein (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062845245
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 7th, 2022

The perfect gift for dog lovers!

Bark, George meets Wemberly Worried in this new classic picture book from David Ezra Stein, Caldecott Honor–winning creator of Interrupting Chicken and Leaves. The ideal read for back-to-school anxiety and soothing nerves all year long.


The Dead Romantics By Ashley Poston Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593336489
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Published: Berkley - June 28th, 2022

A New York Times Notable Book of 2022!

The New York Times Bestseller and Good Morning America Book Club Pick!


"I LOVED this book! ...Funny, breathtaking, hopeful, and dreamy.”—Ali Hazelwood, New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis


The Arc of a Scythe Paperback Trilogy (Boxed Set): Scythe; Thunderhead; The Toll By Neal Shusterman Cover Image
$39.99
ISBN: 9781534461543
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - December 1st, 2020

Two teens must master the “art of killing” in this New York Times bestselling, Printz Honor–winning series from Neal Shusterman.

Thou shalt not kill:

A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death.


1984: The Graphic Novel By George Orwell, Fido Nesti Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780358359920
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Published: Mariner Books - September 14th, 2021

One of the most influential books of the twentieth century gets the graphic treatment in this first-ever adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984.

War is Peace * Freedom is Slavery * Ignorance is Strength

In 1984, London is a grim city in the totalitarian state of Oceania where Big Brother is always watching you and th


Brave New World: A Graphic Novel By Aldous Huxley, Fred Fordham Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780063055254
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Published: Harper - April 19th, 2022

"Brilliant. . . . This rip-roaring graphic retelling of the Aldous Huxley classic brings to mind Fritz Lang, Spielberg and vintage comics. . . . This is a book that will keep your bedside light burning long into the night." — The Guardian


Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster By Jon Krakauer Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780385494786
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Published: Anchor - October 19th, 1999

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The epic account of the storm on the summit of Mt. Everest that claimed five lives and left countless more—including Krakauer's—in guilt-ridden disarray. 

"A harrowing tale of the perils of high-altitude climbing, a story of bad luck and worse judgment and of heartbreaking heroism." —PEOPLE


Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith By Jon Krakauer Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781400032808
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Published: Anchor - June 8th, 2004

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the author of Into the Wild and Into Thin Air, this extraordinary work of investigative journalism takes readers inside America’s isolated Mormon Fundamentalist communities. Now an the acclaimed FX limited series streaming on HULU.


The Tale of Benjamin Bunny (Peter Rabbit #4) By Beatrix Potter Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780723247739
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Published: Warne - September 16th, 2002

The Tale of Benjamin Bunny is an original classic by Beatrix Potter. Peter Rabbit's cousin, Benjamin Bunny, has been a very popular character since this book's first publication in 1904. In this tale we hear all about his and Peter's adventures in Mr McGregor's vegetable garden, and what happens to them when they meet a cat!


The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Picture Book By Isao Takahata Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781974727841
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Published: VIZ Media LLC - July 12th, 2022

Based on the masterpiece film from Studio Ghibli cofounder Isao Takahata.

Why did she choose to come to earth?

Why did she long for this world?

An old bamboo cutter and his wife find a tiny girl inside a bamboo shoot and raise her.


Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines By Nic Sheff Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781534436572
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2018

The story that inspired the major motion picture Beautiful Boy featuring Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet.

This New York Times bestselling memoir of a young man’s addiction to methamphetamine tells a raw, harrowing, and ultimately hopeful tale of the road from relapse to recovery.

Nic Sheff was drunk for the first time at age eleven.


Watership Down: A Novel By Richard Adams Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780743277709
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Published: Scribner - November 1st, 2005

A worldwide bestseller for more than forty years, Watership Down is the compelling tale of a band of wild rabbits struggling to hold onto their place in the world—“a classic yarn of discovery and struggle” (The New York Times).

Richard Adams’s Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most beloved novels of all time.


The Princess in Black By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780763678883
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Published: Candlewick - April 14th, 2015

Who says princesses don’t wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black!


Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe By Benjamin Alire Sáenz Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781442408937
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2014

A Time Best YA Book of All Time (2021)

This Printz Honor Book is a “tender, honest exploration of identity” (Publishers Weekly) that distills lyrical truths about family and friendship.

Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world.


The Hatmakers By Tamzin Merchant, Paola Escobar (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tamzin Merchant, Paola Escobar (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781324016038
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Published: Norton Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021

An enchanting fantasy adventure about the importance of bravery, resourcefulness, and following your heart from a debut celebrity author.

The most important rule to follow when you hunt for hat ingredients is this: keep wildness in your wits and magic in your fingertips.


The Time Keeper By Mitch Albom Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781401312855
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Published: Hachette Books - October 1st, 2013

From the author who's inspired millions worldwide with books like Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven comes his most imaginative novel yet, The Time Keeper--a compelling fable about the first man on Earth to count the hours.

The man who became Father Time.


The Wishing Balloons By Jonathan D. Voss, Jonathan D. Voss (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250317377
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 3rd, 2022

For fans of Be Kind, Come With Me, and Waiting, Jonathan D. Voss’s stunning new picture book, The Wishing Balloons, is a timeless story of the struggle, wonder, and power of making a new friend.


Firekeeper's Daughter By Angeline Boulley Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250766564
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 16th, 2021

A PRINTZ MEDAL WINNER!
A MORRIS AWARD WINNER!
AN AMERICAN INDIAN YOUTH LITERATURE AWARD YA HONOR BOOK!

A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB YA PICK

An Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller

Soon to be adapted at Netflix for TV with President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's production company, Higher Ground.


From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler By E.L. Konigsburg Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689711817
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 1998

A Time Best YA Book of All Time (2021)

Run away to the Metropolitan Museum of Art with E. L. Konigsburg’s beloved classic and Newbery Medal­–winning novel From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler!

When Claudia decided to run away, she planned very carefully.


Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Pantheon Graphic Library) By Marjane Satrapi Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780375714573
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Published: Pantheon - June 1st, 2004

BEST SELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • Wise, funny, and heartbreaking, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi’s acclaimed graphic memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.


All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten: Uncommon Thoughts on Common Things By Robert Fulghum Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345466396
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 4th, 2004

Essays on life that will resonate deeply as readers discover how universal insights can be found in ordinary events.


Heartstopper #1: A Graphic Novel By Alice Oseman, Alice Oseman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alice Oseman, Alice Oseman (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338617436
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Published: Graphix - May 5th, 2020

Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love. A sweet and charming coming-of-age story that explores friendship, love, and coming out. This edition features beautiful two-color artwork.

Now streaming on Netflix!

Shy and softhearted Charlie Spring sits next to rugby player Nick Nelson in class one morning.


The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are By Alan Watts Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679723004
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Published: Vintage - August 28th, 1989

A revelatory primer on what it means to be human, from "the perfect guide for a course correction in life" (Deepak Chopra)—and a mind-opening manual of initiation into the central mystery of existence.


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

FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF PEOPLE WE MEET ON VACATION AND BOOK LOVERS!

A romance writer who no longer believes in love and a literary writer stuck in a rut engage in a summer-long challenge that may just upend everything they believe about happily ever afters.


Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism By Amanda Montell Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062993151
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Published: Harper Wave - June 15th, 2021

The author of the widely praised Wordslut analyzes the social science of cult influence: how cultish groups from Jonestown and Scientology to SoulCycle and social media gurus use language as the ultimate form of power.

What makes “cults” so intriguing and frightening? What makes them powerful?


The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death (Vintage International) By Jean-Dominique Bauby Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780375701214
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Published: Vintage - June 23rd, 1998

A triumphant memoir by the former editor-in-chief of French Elle that reveals an indomitable spirit and celebrates the liberating power of consciousness.


I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban By Malala Yousafzai, Christina Lamb (With) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316322409
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 8th, 2013

A MEMOIR BY THE YOUNGEST RECIPIENT OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

As seen on Netflix with David Letterman
"I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday."

When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education.


Kitchen Confidential Updated Ed: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly By Anthony Bourdain Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060899226
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Published: Ecco - January 9th, 2007

An updated and revised edition of Anthony Bourdain's mega-bestselling Kitchen Confidential, with new material from the original edition


Night By Elie Wiesel, Marion Wiesel (Translated by), Elie Wiesel (Preface by) Cover Image
By Elie Wiesel, Marion Wiesel (Translated by), Elie Wiesel (Preface by)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780374500016
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Published: Hill and Wang - January 16th, 2006

A new translation from the French by Marion Wiesel. Night is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps.


His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (Book 1) By Philip Pullman Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780440418320
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Published: Yearling - May 22nd, 2001

HIS DARK MATERIALS IS NOW AN HBO ORIGINAL SERIES STARRING DAFNE KEEN, RUTH WILSON, ANDREW SCOTT, AND LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA!