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Recommended by: Karen
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The Mini Bar: 100 Essential Cocktail Recipes; 8 Notebook Set Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780525572695
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 2nd, 2018

Perfect for the cocktail connoisseur in your life, or you. These eight slim volumes in a box set hold a hundred drinks to try, with space to write your own. Know your stuff at your next party or night out. [Karen] 


Recommended by: Kenny
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Monument: Poems New and Selected Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781328507846
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - November 6th, 2018

Natasha Trethewey should be the Poet Laureate of the United States every year forever (she actually was in 2012). Her poems are elegant and majestic and grounded and perceptive. [Kenny]


Recommended by: sweet pea
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Art of Feminism: Images that Shaped the Fight for Equality, 1857-2017 (Art History Books, Feminist Books, Photography Gifts for Women, Women in History Books) Cover Image
By Helena Reckitt (Editor), Lucinda Gosling (Text by), Hilary Robinson (Text by), Amy Tobin (Text by), Maria Balshaw (Preface by), Xabier Arakistain (Foreword by)
$45.00
ISBN: 9781452169927
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 23rd, 2018

An amazing compendium of artists from around the world, fighting for equality. From the pioneering artists of the 1850s to the intersectional rabble rousers of today, an important look at women and nonbinary artists provoking change. [sweet pea]


Recommended by: Raissa
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Santa Bruce (A Mother Bruce book) (Mother Bruce Series #4) Cover Image
By Ryan T. Higgins, Ryan T. Higgins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484782903
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 4th, 2018

Bruce is back, with his usual bah-humbug self, but he's no match for the spirit of the season. Holiday hilarity ensues. Cheers to our favorite Scrooge! [Raissa] 


Recommended by: Christina
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Hilda and the Hidden People: Hilda Netflix Tie-In 1 (Hilda Tie-In #1) Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781911171447
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Published: Flying Eye Books - September 4th, 2018

A delightful and quick read, regardless of whether you're an adult or youth. Hidden amidst Hilda's woodland adventures are simple life lessons we should all take to heart, like being a good neighbor (even when our neighbors are invisible elves). [Christina]  


Recommended by: Karen
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Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780807064498
Availability: Backordered
Published: Beacon Press - September 18th, 2018

A Raisin in the Sun is my all-time favorite play and I loved this deep-dive into the play's author. [Karen]


Recommended by: Stacy
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Korean Home Cooking: Classic and Modern Recipes Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781419732409
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 16th, 2018

This book is great for anyone who loves food, period. Whether you have a sweet, old Korean grandmother or just like trying cool stuff in the kitchen, this book is a great mix of simple and complex recipes, all with delicious results.  [Stacy] 


Recommended by: sweet pea
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Zora and Me: The Cursed Ground Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763643010
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Published: Candlewick - September 11th, 2018

I cannot get enough of Zora Neale Hurston [Their Eyes Were Watching God] as a girl detective. This book delves into the history behind Zora's first incorporated Black township. Also, book 1. [sweet pea] 


Recommended by: Herbert
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Claw the System: Poems from the Cat Uprising Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781449495626
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 16th, 2018

Hoo-mans, pay attention. Open the book. Look down. Now listen to the cats all-knowing and powerful in awe and amazement! Stop laughing! MEOW! [Herbert]


Recommended by: Karen
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A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781620104996
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Published: Limerence Press - June 12th, 2018

Funny and informative, this slim graphic novel is a gift. Straight and to the point it's a good overview of what it means to use pronouns. [Karen]


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