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  • All the Summers in Between

    Brooke Lea Foster

    When wealthy, impulsive summer girl Margot meets hardworking and steady local girl Thea in the summer of 1967, the unlikely pair become fast friends, working alongside one another in a record store and spending every spare moment together. But after an unspeakable incident on one devastating August night, they don’t…

  • The Great river : the making and unmaking of the Mississippi

    Boyce Upholt

    In this landmark work of natural history, a journalist tells the epic story of the Mississippi River and the centuries of efforts to control it, which have damaged its once-vibrant ecosystems, carrying readers along theriver’s last remaining backchannels and exploring how scientists hope to restore what has been lost.

  • Hip-hop is History


    A comprehensive fifty-year history of the hip-hop genre, from renowned artist and author of MUSIC IS HISTORY, Questlove.

  • One of Our Kind

    Nicola Yoon

    “When Jasmyn and King Williams move their family to the planned Black utopia of Liberty, California, they hope to find a community of like-minded people, a place where their growing family can thrive. King settles in at once, embracing the Liberty ethos, including the luxe wellness center at the top…

  • The Irish Goodbye

    Amy Ewing

    After the death of her father, street photographer Cordelia takes a summer gig at a cozy cottage on Ireland’s Inishmore Island where she meets Niall O’Connor, a grumpy Irish chef, and the more their paths cross, the more they make each other’s lives hell until their hatred turns into undeniable…

  • Code Dependent: living in the shadow of AI

    Madhumita Murgia

    On the surface, a British poet, an UberEats courier in Pittsburgh, an Indian doctor, and a Chinese activist in exile have nothing in common. But they are in fact linked by a profound common experience–unexpected encounters with artificial intelligence. In [this book], Murgia shows how automated systems are reshaping our…

  • Isabel and the Rogue

    Liana de la Rosa

    When a daring Mexican heiress defies Victorian society to protect her country a British war hero makes it his new mission to protect her… Isabel Luna Valdés has long since resigned herself to being the “forgotten” Luna sister. But thanks to familial connections to the Mexican ambassador in London, wallflower…

  • Pardon My Frenchie

    Farrah Rochon

    Ashanti Wright is ecstatic over the success of her dog boarding business, Barkingham Palace. In fact, it has become so successful that Ashanti has plans to expand her empire with a doggie bake shop. There’s just one problem, the building she’s had her eye on has just been sold to…

  • Swift River

    Essie Chambers

    It’s the summer of 1987 in Swift River, and Diamond Newberry is learning how to drive. Ever since her Pop disappeared seven years ago, she and her mother hitchhike everywhere. But that’s not the only reason Diamond stands out: She’s teased relentlessly about her weight, and the fact that since…

  • Coming Home

    Brittney Griner

    From the nine-time women’s basketball icon and two-time Olympic gold medalist–a raw, revelatory account of her unfathomable detainment in Russia and her journey home. On February 17, 2022, Brittney Griner arrived in Moscow ready to spend the WNBA offseason playing for the Russian women’s basketball team where she had been…

  • Not in Love

    Ali Hazelwood

    Rue Siebert might not have it all, but she has enough: a few friends she can always count on, the financial stability she yearned for as a kid, and a successful career as a biotech engineer at Kline, one of the most promising start-ups in the field of food science.…

  • Summer is Here

    Renee Watson

    Follows a young girl enjoying fun and exciting activities on a perfect summer day.

  • Peaches

    Gabriele Davis

    A young Black girl pays homage to her late Mama and brings solace to her family through a treasured family recipe. Includes a recipe for peach cobbler.

  • The One and Only Family

    Katherine Applegate

    Ivan has been happily living in a wildlife sanctuary, with his friend Ruby next door in the elephant enclosure, frequent visits from his canine friend Bob, and his mate Kinyani by his side. And in the happiest turn of all, Ivan and Kinyani have welcomed a set of twins to…

  • The Juneteenth Cookbook : recipes and activities for kids and families to celebrate

    Alliah L. Agostini

    The Juneteenth Cookbook introduces the history of Juneteenth to kids through vibrant recipes, activities, and games drawn from Black American cultural traditions.

  • The Hiding Place: a graphic novel

    Mario DeMatteo

    The incredible true story of Corrie ten Boom, and her faith in the face of evil, is now a visually stunning graphic novel for ages 8-12. Through more than 900 engaging, full-color panels, this real-life heroine comes to life-showing a new generation how even in the most desperate, loneliest, and…

  • Dinosaurs in Trucks, because Hey, Why Not?

    Sandra Boynton

    Find out what happens when you suddenly give some dinosaurs their very own trucks in this hilarious rhyming board book from bestselling author Sandra Boynton.

  • Code Name Kingfisher

    Liz Kessler

    While helping her father empty her beloved grandmother’s house, 13-year-old Liv finds an old chest that reveals Oma’s involvement in the Dutch resistance during WWII and learns what it means to be brave and go above and beyond to offer someone else a life of dignity, happiness and freedom.

  • Books by Horseback : a librarian’s brave journey to deliver books to children

    Emma Carlson Berne

    A young librarian rides a pack horse through the mountains to deliver books to children in Appalachia during the Great Depression. Includes historical note on the packhorse library project.

  • Being Home

    Traci Sorell

    On a day filled with anticipation, a young Cherokee girl bids farewell to her familiar city life and documents the changing landscape through drawings as her family moves to their ancestral land and embraces their new home.

  • Where was Goodbye?

    Janice Lynn Mather

    As she starts her senior year, six weeks after her brother Julian’s suicide, Karmen struggles with strained family relationships, a distant best friend, and the search for understanding, but new friendships and a budding romance help her on her journey of healing and rediscovery.

  • True Love and Other Impossible Odds

    Christina Li

    After Grace Tang lost her mother and wrecked the only friendship she cared about during her senior year of high school, she lives her first year of college like a predictable formula: attend class, study, go home and visit her dad every weekend. Repeat. There’s no room in her life…

  • Sound the Gong

    Joan He

    All her life, Zephyr has tried to rise above her humble origins as a no-name orphan. Now she is a god in a warrior’s body, and never has she felt more powerless. The warlordess Xin Ren holds the Westlands, but her position is tenuous. In the north, the empress remains…

  • Polar Bear Cafe

    Aloha Higa

    Polar Bear has a penchant for puns and runs a serene cafe frequented by humans and animals alike. Regulars include a panda who has a part-time job being a panda at the local zoo, his keeper (who has a crush on the cafe’s waitress), and a pretentious penguin. Join the…

  • The Mine Wars : the bloody fight for workers’ rights in the West Virginia coal fields

    Steve Watkins

    The true story of the West Virginia coal miners who ignited the largest labor uprising in American history.

  • Discovering Life’s Story: the evolution of an idea

    Joy Hakim

    Can species change? Or go extinct? In the eighteenth century, most people answer no to both questions. But in the century that follows, that certainty gets challenged as some people in Europe question the common belief that all creatures are the same as they’ve been since life’s creation. The Evolution…

  • A Crane Among Wolves

    June Hur

    In a kingdom gripped by turmoil, privileged seventeen-year-old Iseul defies danger to rescue her sister Suyeon from the absolute power of tyrannical King Yeonsan, while Prince Daehyun, desperate to overthrow his despotic half-brother, forms an uneasy alliance with Iseul, leading them to join forces in a perilous gamble against the…

  • The Brightwood Code

    Monica Hesse

    A cryptic message forces eighteen-year-old American Edda to investigate what secrets followed her across the ocean, even as she tries to make sense of her time as a telephone operator on the French front lines of World War I.

  • The Ballad of Darcy & Russell

    Morgan Matson

    Eighteen-year-old Darcy, a firm believer in love at first sight, finds herself stranded at a bus station the night before leaving for college, until she meets Russell, sparking a whirlwind of unexpected adventures and heartfelt connections as they unravel the possibility of falling in love in just one day.

  • Ordinary Angels

    Based on a remarkable true story, ORDINARY ANGELS centers on Sharon Steves, a fierce but struggling hairdresser in small-town Kentucky who discovers a renewed sense of purpose when she meets Ed Schmitt, a widower working hard to make ends meet for his two daughters. With his youngest daughter waiting for…

  • Madame Web

    Cassandra Webb is a New York City paramedic who starts to show signs of clairvoyance. Forced to confront revelations about her past, she must protect three young women from a mysterious adversary who wants them dead.

  • Lisa Frankenstein

    A coming of RAGE love story about a teenager and her infatuation, who happens to be a corpse. After a set of horrific circumstances bring him back to life, the two embark on a journey to find love, happiness, and a few missing body parts.

  • Lawmen: Bass Reeves

    It follows the journey of Reeves and his rise from enslavement to law enforcement as one of the first Black U.S. Deputy Marshals west of the Mississippi. Despite arresting over 3,000 outlaws during his career, the weight of the badge was heavy, and he wrestled with its moral and spiritual…

  • Imaginary

    From Blumhouse comes a chilling tale of childhood and repressed memories of the past. After Jessica moves back into her childhood home in Louisiana with her family, the reappearance of an imaginary friend from her youth sets in motion a threatening scavenger hunt with Jessica’s stepdaughter, Alice. As Jessica’s memories…

  • Dune: Part Two

    The mythic journey of Paul Atreides as he unites with Chani and the Fremen on a warpath of revenge and endeavors to prevent a terrible future only he can foresee.

  • The Beekeeper

    One man’s brutal campaign for vengeance takes on national dangers after he is revealed to be a former operative of a powerful and covert organization known as “Beekeepers”.

  • We’re Never Getting Home

    Tracy Badua

    Jana Rubio and her best friend, Maddy Parsons, have an epic senior year finale queued up: catching their favorite band at the Orchards, an outdoor music festival a two-hour drive away. When a blow-up over Maddy’s time-sucking boyfriend exposes a rift that may have already been growing between them, Jana…

  • The Black Girl Survives in this One: horror stories

    A collection of fifteen horror stories centering on Black girls who battle monsters–both human and supernatural–face down death, and survive.

  • The Hunter

    Tana French

    It’s a blazing summer when two men arrive in a small village in the West of Ireland. One of them is coming home. Both of them are coming to get rich. One of them is coming to die. Cal Hooper took early retirement from Chicago PD and moved to rural…

  • After Annie

    Anna Quindlen

    When Annie Brown dies suddenly, her husband, her four young children and her closest friend are left to struggle without the woman who centered their lives. Bill Brown finds himself overwhelmed, and Annie’s best friend Annemarie is lost to old bad habits without Annie’s support. It is Annie’s daughter, Ali,…

  • Wandering Stars

    Tommy Orange

    Colorado, 1864. Star, a young survivor of the Sand Creek Massacre, is brought to the Fort Marion Prison Castle, where he is forced to learn English and practice Christianity. Oakland, 2018. Opal Viola Victoria Bear Shield is barely holding her family together after the shooting that nearly took the life of…

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