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In author-illustrator David Biedrzycki’s hilarious new picture book, secret agent Bubble07 is an alien who happens to look like a plush unicorn and has been tasked with a challenging mission: to infiltrate a human Earthling family and determine if the unicorn army should invade Earth.  Bubble07 is beamed down into a video arcade, where a
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Like her hit 2020 debut, Migrations, Charlotte McConaghy’s second novel spirals into the recesses of the heart, exploring climate change and human behavior through the story of one woman’s fraught life. In Once There Were Wolves (8.5 hours), Inti keeps more company with animals than with people. Her work involves releasing wolves into the Scottish
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In this cumulative picture book, debut author Anne Wynter and Caldecott Honor illustrator Oge Mora knock it out of . . . well, out of the red brick building.  “WaaaAAH!” yells baby Izzie, popping up in her crib and waking her neighbor’s parrot in the apartment building where they both live. The baby’s squalling and
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Queen of the Conquered by Kacen Callender for $4.99 The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish for $1.99 The Black God’s Drums by P. Djèlí Clark for $3.99 The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina by Zoraida Córdova for $5.99 The Black Tides
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A Carnival of Snackery (17 hours) collects highlights from David Sedaris’ diaries from 2003–2020, read by the author and British-born actor Tracey Ullman. Sedaris’ diary entries reflect much of what we love most about his short stories and essays—observations about the unusual people he meets on his travels, anecdotes about awkward situations and tales about
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In her autobiography, All In (18 hours), Billie Jean King tells of her triumphs and struggles both on and off the tennis court, from her hardscrabble childhood in Long Beach, California, to her present-day life in New York City. Growing up in the 1960s, King’s inquisitive and rebellious spirit reflected the era, as she refused
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson for $1.99 Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall for $1.99 The Shadows by Alex North for $2.99 Graceling by Kristin Cashore for $3.99 The Third Rainbow Girl by Emma Copley Eisenberg for $2.99 I’m
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Jordan Manning is a crime reporter at the top of her game, but staying there is proving increasingly exhausting. When she moved to Chicago from her home state of Texas, she hit the ground running in four-inch stiletto heels—which didn’t deter her from being first on the scene of a steady stream of crimes in
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It’s that time of the year for Best Of Lists–er, okay so maybe it’s not because it’s only October and this is way early. Usually this would feel a lot like “Well I guess they wanted to be first so every year the Best Of Lists will just release earlier and earlier and soon they’ll
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In Bad Girls Never Say Die, author and teacher Jennifer Mathieu reimagines S.E. Hinton’s groundbreaking 1967 YA novel, The Outsiders. She spoke with BookPage about “good girls,” “bad girls” and writing stories that help teens see beyond those labels. Tell us about your relationship to The Outsiders before you started working on Bad Girls Never
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Many readers are often trying to expand their literary horizons and read more diversely, but aren’t really sure how to start doing that. Thankfully, we are getting more and more diverse books and authors all the time, so now it’s easier than ever to read more diversely! Read What You Know This might sound like
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YA author Kate McGovern’s first novel for younger readers is the story of a girl who has been keeping a big secret: She can’t read very well. When her secret is discovered and she is held back a year, she struggles to conceal the reason from her friends and classmates. Secrets are an important theme
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson for $1.99 Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall for $1.99 The Shadows by Alex North for $2.99 Graceling by Kristin Cashore for $3.99 The Third Rainbow Girl by Emma Copley Eisenberg for $2.99 I’m
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When B.B. King died in May 2015, the world lost an artist whose distinctive style shaped several generations of musicians. King’s fluid guitar riffs and lead runs still define the blues for many fans. Eric Clapton called King “the most important artist the blues has ever produced,” but as journalist Daniel de Visé points out
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In a powerful confluence of history, culture and color, poet and author Jackie Kay tells the story of the legendary American singer and songwriter Bessie Smith, known in her day as the Empress of the Blues. As an orphaned child, born in 1894 (or 1895; statistics about Black Americans were not considered important enough to
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals The Third Rainbow Girl by Emma Copley Eisenberg for $2.99 I’m Not Dying with You Tonight by Kimberly Jones, Gilly Segal for $1.99 These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong for $1.99 If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio for $2.99 Reincarnation
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Reincarnation Blues by Michael Poore for $1.99 I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong for $1.99 The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness for $1.99 Pitch Dark by Courtney Alameda for $2.99 The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters by Balli Kaur
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