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Mischling opens at the doorsteps of Auschwitz as twin sisters first enter Josef Mengele’s infamous “Zoo,” where he affronted the human soul with a series of unforgivable experiments. Told from their dueling perspectives, this story isn’t a historical Holocaust narrative—instead, it is a literary, experiential kaleidoscope, using precocious young narrators to wrest meaning from that abyss. Horrible reality here gives way to poetic, lyrical prose which is affecting, powerful, and transcendent.  —Amber

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ISBN: 9780316308106
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Published: Lee Boudreaux Books - September 6th, 2016

A proud, interplanetary empire stands on the brink of destruction, war and intrigue tearing it apart. A Princess missing years ago is the last hope...or a gunrunner facing mutiny and betrayal, who does not want to go home. The fast-paced story kept me hooked, action balanced with memorable characters unraveling a deep-seated plot for the throne. If you need to escape to the stars—or to a seedy back alley—this is the book.  —Jocelyn

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ISBN: 9780316308601
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Published: Orbit - August 2nd, 2016

Yeine is the leader of a people far from the center of civilization, but the death of her mother calls her to the heart of the empire and entangles her in more than a dispute over inheritance. I was so blown away by this book that I felt shaken and exhilarated by it. Even if you don’t normally read fantasy, this is one that is so meaty, you need to try it. —Jax
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ISBN: 9780316043915
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Published: Orbit - February 25th, 2010

Lyanda Lynn Haupt has long been keenly observing the natural world around her, but in Crow Planet she focuses on a bird that is familiar to all of us. More than just a compendium of fascinating crow facts, Crow Planet also enlightens on what wildness really is, and how to preserve it in our neighborhoods. —Kat

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By Haupt
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ISBN: 9780316019118
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 21st, 2011

Blackout is more than a memoir of drinking—it’s a revelation of recovery, with incredibly profound insights (the best kind: simple and striking) that are applicable not just to those emerging from the depths of substance abuse, but to any human seeking to live authentically. Hepola’s story of sobriety is a comment on culture, too, specifically in noting the ways that drinking can, and has, served as an assertion device for women, allowing loud freedom from the constraints of “femininity.” Hepola’s writing is clear and lovely, and Blackout is a read you won’t soon forget.  —Chorel

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ISBN: 9781455554584
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 7th, 2016

This is the book for the artist (anyone who wants to create) struggling with the pressure to create, be successful, do it all on their own. It’s who she wrote it for. Half of the book is stories from Amanda Palmer’s life, of friendships, relationships, discoveries, told with trademark candor. Half is meditations on what it means to make things, and be a person, in a world filled with people. All is art, and asking.  —Jocelyn 

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By Amanda Palmer, Brene Brown (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781455581092
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 20th, 2015

A wholly original, rich science fiction folktale steeped in the language and legends of the Caribbean. Tan-tan is a little girl lost, looking for the way home. Also, it so happens, she is the Robber Queen with a heart of gold, saving two lives for each one she takes. Her story will take you through new worlds delightful in speculative invention, yet familiar in the people and prejudices inhabiting them. —Jocelyn
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ISBN: 9780446675604
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - March 2000

Kingdom of Strangers takes us into the secretive world of women in Saudi Arabia. Katya, one of the few policewomen in Jeddah, finds herself on the hunt for both a missing woman and a serial killer, while hiding a secret of her own. Katya is a great heroine, and Ferraris’s writing is so vividly detailed, you can feel the heat burning off the sands. If you want something a little different, give this a try! —Flannery

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ISBN: 9780316074254
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 4th, 2013

It took women a long time to win the right to vote, and an even longer time to hold positions in the government. This great middle-grade book tells the story behind the fight for voting rights, the journey into Congress, and the history of all the women who blazed the way for others. It introduced me to amazing women I’d never heard of, and will give any girl new heroines to look up to.  –Flannery

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ISBN: 9781419710360
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Published: ABRAMS - March 11th, 2014

Plane crash! Flashbacks! Coincidence versus fate! No, no, I’m not talking Lost, but in much the same way as Lost did, Before the Fall had me hooked right from the get-go. Noah Hawley does a fantastic job of weaving together the lives before take-off of the 11 passengers with the tales of the two survivors as they adjust back to the real world. But what about the 16 minutes between take-off and the plane going down? I guess you’ll have to read the book and find out….  —Andrés

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ISBN: 9781455561780
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 31st, 2016

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