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This graphic novel has everything I want: friendship, feminism, and shenanigans. It’s the story of three young girls starting college while they navigate the tricky world of dating, parties, and—oh yeah—actually attending classes. This book is like a walking advertisement for the Bechdel test. The art is wonderfully stylistic. I love it so much I just want to squish it forever. - Ivy

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Giant Days, Volume 1 Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781608867899
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Published: Boom Box - December 1st, 2015

The fictional retelling of the life story of Anita Hemmings, who, in 1896, while passing as white, was the first black woman to attend Vassar. This story is eye-opening and well told. Tanabe made me immediately look up Hemmings’ story to learn more about this relatively unsung American hero. - Karena

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The Gilded Years Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501110450
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Published: Washington Square Press - June 7th, 2016

Fates and Furies meets The Terminator! It takes a literary look at time travel, and contemplates feelings of being in love while experiencing loss. The structurally unique narrative bounces between the titular wife, an artist whose loneliness inspires angelic sculptures, and the time-traveling husband, whose journeys always lead him back to pivotal moments in her life. - Jason

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The Time Traveler's Wife Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476764832
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Published: Scribner Book Company - May 6th, 2014

What do you do when you know your future? You meet the love of your life when you’re six. . .though he won't meet you until you’re twenty. You know where you'll live, who your friends will be, and that he will constantly disappear from your life without warning. And one day he won't come back. So you love your husband, and live your life, because all we have is the moment we live in. - Jocelyn

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The Time Traveler's Wife Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476764832
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Published: Scribner Book Company - May 6th, 2014

Whether you’re a social butterfly or a loner, I hope you’re a person who has been lucky enough to experience a friendship like this – the kind that not only supports you, but defines who you are. This book fills me with hope and love, and reminds me how lucky I am for the friends I had as I discovered who I am. - Jocelyn

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781442408937
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2014

Will Keller, war photographer, is more than happy to get lost in Cambodia’s underbelly and forget his past. Despite his efforts, he is drawn into a search for a lost girl, a trip that takes him across the country and through his past. The author draws on personal career experience as a photojournalist to bring life (and death) to this hauntingly stark and brutal novel. I read this in one night, unable and unwilling to drag out the suspense. - Rachel

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Cambodia Noir Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501106095
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Published: Scribner Book Company - March 21st, 2017

This is a story about the pursuit for belonging, the strength of women, and the ability of love to transcend culture, distance, and tragedy—and somehow the ancient tea trees of the Yunnan province become the secret keepers and the story tellers. Lisa See shows us a virtually unknown Chinese village and the more known American lifestyle and makes us acknowledge that our sameness overwhelms our differences, and that our most basic need as humans is to be known. - Jenny

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The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501154829
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Published: Scribner Book Company - March 21st, 2017

More than ever, a lesson every person needs: history is not facts; history is a story. More specifically, the United States of America is a story carefully constructed out of selective historical facts and a vivid narrative that is not necessarily true. Noted historian James Loewen gives a sample of how the “history” of a nation is constructed and for what purpose – and leaves it to you to judge the “facts” for yourself. - Jocelyn

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Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780743296281
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Published: Touchstone Books - October 16th, 2007

I wish I would have had this book in my twenties, however, it is just as delightful in my thirties. It is a wonderful touchstone in knowing I am not alone, whether it be in books, relationships, introversion, and really just life in general. The art is simple, but the feels are complicated. - Karena

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Adulthood Is a Myth: A Sarah's Scribbles Collection Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781449474195
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - March 8th, 2016

British travel writer Richard Grant and his girlfriend move from New York City to an old plantation house near the community of Pluto and immerse themselves in the beauty, charm, and insanity that characterize the people and culture that is the Mississippi Delta. This memoir provides an illuminating perspective on the complexities of race and relationships through the lens of a fascinating story. - Trey

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Dispatches from Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476709642
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 13th, 2015

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