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RUTHLESS

By: ADAMS, CAROLYN LEE

Price: $10.99

Publisher: Simon Pulse: 2016

Seller ID: 9781481422635N

ISBN: 1481422634

Condition: .


Simon Pulse 7/12/2016. New paperback. A thriller written by a local author and set in the Blue Ridge mountains! Store pick, recommended by Jill and Nancy M.: A harrowing survival thriller set in the Blue Ridge Mountains about a teenage equestrienne kidnapped by a serial killer who must dig down deep to find the will to first survive then triumph. You won't be able to put this one down! -Jill, store owner, and Nancy M., store volunteer View more info

BROMANCE BOOK CLUB

By: ADAMS, LYSSA KAY

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Berkley Books: 2019

Seller ID: 9781984806093N

ISBN: 1984806092

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Berkley Books 11/5/2019. New paperback. Store pick: As much as I love a good enemies-to-lovers or friends-to-lovers romance, it was nice to read this one about the struggles of maintaining an existing relationship. Romance is usually an escapism read for me, but this book made me feel seen in a way I wasn't expecting and that was refreshing. -Melissa O., store employee View more info

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CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE (ORISHA LEGACY, NO 1)

By: ADEYEMI, TOMI

Price: $18.99

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 2018

Seller ID: 9781250170972N

ISBN: 1250170974


Henry Holt and Company 3/6/2018. New hardcover. in Brand New jacket. Later printing. Store pick: Zelie is a girl with magic in her blood, in a land where magic has been destroyed and outlawed by the cruel king. When she accidentally rescues the princess and the prince/captain of the guard comes after her, Zelie goes on the run with her brother and the princess, discovering that she has been chosen by the gods to bring magic back to the world. But before she can defeat the king and save her people, Zelie must face her own powers and what this mission might cost her and the people she loves. Wi... View more info

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FLAME IN THE MIST (FLAME IN THE MIST, NO 1)

By: AHDIEH, RENEE

Price: $10.99

Publisher: Speak: 2018

Seller ID: 9780147513878N

ISBN: 0147513871

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Speak 5/8/2018. New paperback. View more info

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SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA

By: ALBERTALLI, BECKY

Price: $10.99

Publisher: Balzer & Bray: 2016

Seller ID: 9780062348685N

ISBN: 006234868X

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Balzer & Bray 6/7/2016. New paperback. Store pick: 16-year-old Simon is gay, but he hasn't told anyone yet. Except for his secret penpal Blue, who's in the same boat, and who Simon has a major crush on. Then someone from school sees Simon's email, and uses it to blackmail Simon. Now Simon has to set up one of his best friends with his blackmailer or risk outing Blue. A romance more than a coming-of-age story, and one that I wanted to read again immediately just to have more of the warm fuzzies it gave me. -Melissa O., store employee View more info

WHAT IF IT'S US

By: ALBERTALLI, BECKY

Price: $12.99

Publisher: HarperTeen: 2020

Seller ID: 9780062795236N

ISBN: 0062795236


HarperTeen 5/5/2020. New hardcover. in Brand New jacket. On sale 5/5/20. Pre-order today! Store pick: When Arthur goes to New York for the summer, he expects it to be a lot like the Broadway plays he adores. But it's not. Ben, on the other hand, is much more pragmatic, in that native New Yorker way. When they meet, Arthur falls head over heels almost immediately, and his enthusiasm may rub off a bit on Ben...but things don't exactly work out in real life the way they do on stage. With alternating chapters from Arthur's and Ben's points of view, this is another wonderful read from Albertalli a... View more info

WHITEOUT

By: ANDERS, ADRIANA

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca: 2020

Seller ID: 9781492698708N

ISBN: 1492698709

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Sourcebooks Casablanca 1/28/2020. New paperback. Store pick: Angel Smith is an unlikely member of a team in Antarctica. However, her cooking skills are a welcome treat for the crew that is present all year as well as her fellow seasonal workers. When the research station is attacked she is the last expected to survive an unexpected attach and abandonment. Ford Cooper is known as the IceMan and the name is appropriate for a number of reasons. Isolated, his work destroyed, and stuck with a person who could only be considered a liability his entire lifestyle is demolished in an instant. I enjoy ... View more info

SHOUT

By: ANDERSON, LAURIE HALSE

Price: $10.99

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2020

Seller ID: 9780142422205N

ISBN: 0142422207

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Penguin Books 3/10/2020. New paperback. Store pick: This memoir in verse contains so many beautiful and heartbreaking moments. It is comprised of Anderson's life, including events that led to her well-known and award-winning stories and how those stories (especially Speak) have affected herself and her readers even 20 years after publication. Her reflections, even the heartbreaking ones, are captured beautifully in her poems, making this inspirational book one that is sure to be treasured by anyone who is desperate to have their own voice. -Melissa O., store employee View more info

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ONE AND ONLY IVAN

By: APPLEGATE, KATHERINE

Price: $8.99

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2015

Seller ID: 9780061992278N

ISBN: 0061992275

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HarperCollins 1/6/2015. New paperback. Store pick: This book was inspired by Ivan, a gorilla who lived for 27 years in a shopping mall cage and was eventually released to the Atlanta Zoo. The fictional Ivan also lives in captivity in a mall and whiles away his days thinking about art and painting pictures. He is resigned to his fate until a baby elephant named Ruby arrives. He soon realizes he must do something to save her from this life. Using art as his only tool, he creates a new reality for her, and unwittingly for himself too. This is a life-affirming tale of love, friendship and the pow... View more info

DAMSEL

By: ARNOLD, ELANA K.

Price: $10.99

Publisher: Balzer & Bray: 2020

Seller ID: 9780062742339N

ISBN: 0062742337

Condition: .


Balzer & Bray 1/28/2020. New paperback. View more info

ANIMALS REVIEWED: STARRED RATINGS OF OUR FEATHERED, FINNED, AND FURRY FRIENDS

By: ASSOCIATION OF ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Timber Press: 2019

Seller ID: 9781604699609N

ISBN: 1604699604

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Timber Press 10/29/2019. New paperback. Store pick: A hilarious sendup of online reviews. This will make a great stocking stuffer for anyone one your holiday list! -Jill Hendrix, store owner View more info

IT'S THE LITTLE THINGS: THE POCKET PIGS' GUIDE TO LIVING YOUR BEST LIFE

By: AUSTIN, RICHARD

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Workman Publishing Company: 2019

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 9781523508297N

ISBN: 1523508299


Workman Publishing Company 10/1/2019. New hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. /No jacket. Store pick: Everyone knows that if you're depressed you should watch funny cat videos on youtube. But what do you do if your internet is down? Keep this little book handy -- it's a fabulous pick-me-up for those emergency situtaions. I dare you not to smile at these images. -Jill Hendrix, store owner View more info

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RED QUEEN

By: AVEYARD, VICTORIA

Price: $12.99

Publisher: HarperTeen: 2016

Seller ID: 9780062310644N

ISBN: 006231064X

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HarperTeen 6/7/2016. New paperback. 2016-17 SC Young Adult Book Award nominee. Store pick: Imagine the violence of The Hunger Games, the backstabbing and betrayal of The Game of Thrones, more superpowers than The X-Men, and a simple girl, Mare Barrow, who becomes betrothed to a prince while falling in love with his brother and at the same trying to protect her childhood friend, Kilorn. Red Queen is an amazing debut YA novel that will leave you waiting desperately for the next entry in the series. -Jill Hendrix, store owner, and seconded by Melissa, store employee View more info

LOONSHOTS: HOW TO NURTURE THE CRAZY IDEAS THAT WIN WARS, CURE DISEASES, AND TRANSFORM INDUSTRIES

By: BAHCALL, SAFI

Price: $29.99

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 2019

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 9781250185969N

ISBN: 1250185963


St. Martin's Press 3/19/2019. New hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. in Brand New jacket. Store pick: Malcolm Gladwell meets Bill Nye in this fabulous business book that will also appeal to Steven Johnson history fans. Who would have thought physics would have any application to creativity or that I would devour such a book in one sitting?Safi Bachall has done an amazing job with his first book and I look forward to more to come. -Jill Hendrix, store owner Signed by author. View more info

WHISPER NETWORK

By: BAKER, CHANDLER

Price: $26.99

Publisher: Flatiron: 2019

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 9781250319470N

ISBN: 1250319471


Flatiron 7/2/2019. New hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. in Brand New jacket. Store pick: The Whisper Network is a novel whose time has definitely come. I loved it and couldn’t put it down. It is told first from the perspective of women in general and then in the voice of each of the main characters. It teaches a chilling lesson of how inappropriate actions and words in the work place are often ignored, excused or justified because of pure greed or of potential harm to a career or a friendship. The lives of four women, all in-house lawyers for a large sports apparel company, will ne... View more info

WHISPER NETWORK: A NOVEL

By: BAKER, CHANDLER

Price: $16.99

Publisher: Flatiron: 2020

Seller ID: 9781250205360N

ISBN: 1250205360

Condition: .


Flatiron 6/9/2020. New paperback. On sale 6/9/20. Pre-order today! Store pick: A uniquely conceived murder mystery set in corporate America, and told from the perspective of women in the workplace. As a mystery it is a taut story, brilliantly written that continually entices the reader as the story slowly unfolds. DO NOT make the mistake of thinking this is a feminist scree against sexism and power in the workplace. While both are on display in the story, it is handled fairly and evenly, and in addition to being a great story, well told, this book should also be required reading in every busi... View more info

WHAT ROSE FORGOT

By: BARR, NEVADA

Price: $28.99

Publisher: Minotaur Books: 2019

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 9781250207135N

ISBN: 1250207134


Minotaur Books 9/17/2019. New hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. in Brand New jacket. Store pick: If you have ever been concerned about elder abuse, or wondered how well you really know your family, don't read this right before bed. While the plot is a departure from the Anna Pigeon set in National Parks, it is written with Barr's perfect character description, depth and voice. Remaining constant is the very twisted and multifaceted plot. What Rose Forgot has an incredibly fast pace, and each page has action that keeps you anxious to see what happens on the next page. Rose is a charact... View more info

FREEFALL

By: BARRY, JESSICA

Price: $16.99

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks: 2020

Seller ID: 9780062874849N

ISBN: 0062874845

Condition: .


Harper Paperbacks 1/21/2020. New paperback. Store pick: Freefall is a terrific character driven thriller which is told from two perspectives: that of the mother who is still grieving the loss of her husband to cancer two years earlier and of the daughter who ran away when she saw her mother do as her father wished and help him die. This thriller comes out of the gate at top speed. The mother is told her daughter and her daughter’s fiancée were killed in a plane crash and the mother decides she has to learn what her daughter’s life was like for the past two years. The daughter made some r... View more info

ME AND THE SKY: CAPTAIN BEVERLY BASS, PIONEERING PILOT

By: BASS, BEVERLY

Price: $17.99

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers: 2019

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 9780525645498N

ISBN: 0525645497


Knopf Books for Young Readers 9/10/2019. New hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. in Brand New jacket. Store pick: A huge lover of theatre, I first heard of Beverley Bass's story through the breathtaking musical Come From Away. The story of her dedication, resilience, and passion is a perfect fit for a picture book, one that I would give to any little girl with big dreams. - Grace Anne, store employee. View more info

SOMETHING SHE'S NOT TELLING US

By: BELL, DARCEY

Price: $16.99

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks: 2020

Seller ID: 9780062953933N

ISBN: 0062953931

Condition: .


Harper Paperbacks 4/7/2020. New paperback. On sale 4/7/20. Pre-order today! Store pick: I loved the way this book was written. You are drawn in immediately when you know a child has been taken without permission. But, was she kidnapped? Charlotte seems to be totally over reacting, after all the person who picked Daisy up at school was on the approved list. But, as the story gets told going back before that day and giving us insight into all the characters you begin to understand Charlotte’s concern. But, you also think she is partly to blame. As perhaps is her brother who has never forgiven... View more info