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    Yadira, bookseller, Jersey City

    Most recent staff pick:

    Northwood: A Novella by Maryse Meijer

    Read this interesting novel - written completely in verse - and experience an emotional roller coaster. Meijer delivers a book full of angst, drama, pain, and a dark, twisted love story (the kind you know is bad for you but you just can't seem to say no to).

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    Northwood: A Novella Cover Image
    $18.95
    ISBN: 9781948226011
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Black Balloon Publishing - November 6th, 2018

    Read this interesting novel - written completely in verse - and experience an emotional roller coaster. Meijer delivers a book full of angst, drama, pain, and a dark, twisted love story (the kind you know is bad for you but you just can't seem to say no to).


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    Hope Never Dies: An Obama Biden Mystery (Obama Biden Mysteries #1) Cover Image
    $14.99
    ISBN: 9781683690399
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Quirk Books - July 10th, 2018

    The first in what I hope is a long line of #Joebama murder mysteries, Hope Never Dies is a book for the not so serious. It's a book full of laughs and moments that make you say, "WTF?!" So be prepared to join this fast amtrack ride through crazy town.


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    Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings Cover Image
    $16.99
    ISBN: 9781683690252
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Quirk Books - March 6th, 2018

    In Princesses Behaving Badly, you'll finally hear the many tales of the unsung heroes of history - you'll meet the women that time almost forgot. Learn about the warriors, the usurpers, the floozies and the survivors. It's a book that feels like it's part folklore and part history textbook. It's a book that will encourage you to sharpen the lines of your eyeliner and your words, take control of the boardroom and seize that payraise, and it will probably convince you that you can - and should - run for President.


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    Juliet Takes a Breath Cover Image
    $21.99
    ISBN: 9781626012516
    Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
    Published: Riverdale Avenue Books - January 27th, 2016

    A book that was both moving and thought proviking, Juliet Takes a Breath was a book that came into my life at just the right moment. Follow Juliet - a queer Puerto Rican - as she takes on an intership, her first love, and the ramifications of "coming out" to her family. As a queer Latina myself, I realated to Juliet in a way that I never have with any other character and it was reaffirming to see a charcter learn how to live and accept her truth unappologetically.


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    Elementals: Ice Wolves Cover Image
    By Amie Kaufman, Levente Szabo (Illustrator)
    $16.99
    ISBN: 9780062457981
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: HarperCollins - March 27th, 2018

    In a storyverse where scorch dragons are at war with ice wolves, orphaned twins Anders and Rayna are just trying to survive while living life on the streets. When one mishap leads to another, Rayna discovers she's a scorch dragon and Anders is an ice wolf - which begs the question, "Are Anders and Rayna even related?" This story isn't just a fantasy about a land torn by war, it's a story that looks deeper into the meaning of family.


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    Moonstruck Volume 1: Magic to Brew Cover Image
    By Grace Ellis, Shae Beagle (Artist), Kate Leth (Artist)
    $9.99
    ISBN: 9781534304772
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Image Comics - February 20th, 2018

    Julie is as unassuming as you can get: quiet job at a cafe, an almost relationship, and some anger management issues that means she turns into a werewolf when upset. Pretty typical stuff. She's just your average supernatural, trying her best to blend in and build herself an average life full of romance and normalcy. So when Chet, Julie's centaur best friend, and her stumble upon a supernatural conspiracy, what's she to do!? Read Moonstruck to find out!


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    CIRCE (#1 New York Times bestseller) Cover Image
    $27.00
    ISBN: 9780316556347
    Availability: Backordered
    Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 10th, 2018

    In Madeline Miller's latest novel, we're asked to reimagine what we know of the gods and goddess of old - in particular, Circe, the patron goddess of witches, witchcraft, and sorcery. If Greek history holds your interest, then this book will make your heart sing. Ancient mythology not your thing? That's fine, this book has it all: revenge, romance, and drama - with a few sprinkles of laughter thrown in.


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    Saga Volume 1 (Saga (Comic Series)) Cover Image
    $9.99
    ISBN: 9781607066019
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Image Comics - October 23rd, 2012

    In an intergalactic universe, filled with technology, magic, and a galaxy at war, we meet Alana and Marko. It was only after 12 hours of meeting each other that they both decide to run off together a-la-Romeo-and-Juliet. The only problem? Marko was a POW and Alana was his guard. To make matters worse, both Landfell and Wreath - the planets where both Alana and Marko are from, respectively - are now in pursuit. This space opera has it all: drama, space warfare, and two protagonists risking it all for each other, and their newborn, Hazel.