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Recommended by: Karen
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Lord of the Butterflies Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781943735426
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Published: Button Poetry - November 27th, 2018

I could not put this down. These poems explore family, queer identity, politics, and self love. "Diagnosis" is my favorite poem of the year because it's short but it cut me to the core. [Karen]


Recommended by: Raissa
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The Girl with a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague (Amazing Scientists #3) Cover Image
By Julia Finley Mosca, Daniel Rieley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781943147427
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Published: Innovation Press - September 4th, 2018

The rhymes in this book are as uplifting as the story of this pioneering naval engineer, and the illustrations are delightful. A sweet read for aspiring engineers. [Raissa]


Recommended by: sweet pea
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Sawkill Girls Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062696601
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - October 2nd, 2018

It's possible i'm a sucker for this 'genre' (girls who hunt monsters who hunt girls read:The Shining Girls). This book includes danger, horror, female friendship, queer love, and great storytelling. [sweet pea] 


Recommended by: Karen
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Swing Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780310761914
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Published: Blink - October 2nd, 2018

What does it mean to be "cool?" In Alexander's lyrical style, the characters Walt and Noah navigate issues from making the baseball team to falling in love to coping with deep prejudices in their hometown. [Karen]


Recommended by: Christina
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How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594204227
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Published: Penguin Press - May 15th, 2018

Whether or not you're interested in trying psychedelics, this book will convince you they have value in helping people along paths to higher consciousness, expanding empathy, and confronting our innermost fears and hopes.  [Christina]


Recommended by: sweet pea
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Millennial Loteria Cover Image
By Mike Alfaro (Created by), Gerardo Guillén (Designed by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781944515805
Availability: Special Order
Published: Blue Star Press - December 4th, 2018

This witty update of the classic "Mexican Bingo" game has hilarious(ly poignant) updated cards, such as 'La Student Debt', 'El Gentrification', 'El Man Bun', and my favorite, 'El Bad Ombré. So much fun! [sweet pea]


Recommended by: Karen
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Butch Heroes Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780262038973
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Published: Mit Press - October 30th, 2018

I aspire to be a butch hero! This book gives a road map, with profiles of people who didn't conform to gender norms, from the fifteenth to twentieth centuries, coupled with stunning portraits. [Karen]


Recommended by: Kenny
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Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399592522
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Published: Random House - October 9th, 2018

I read a Brené Brown book every year. Every one is like a very affordable wellness retreat. Her newest has shaped how I see my view of my role in our community and has given me practical advice for growing and learning. [Kenny]


Recommended by: sweet pea
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Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography Cover Image
By Andrea Warner, Joni Mitchell (Foreword by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781771643580
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Published: Greystone Books - September 25th, 2018

This biography gives an intimate look into Buffy's art (both music and visual), challenges (blacklisted by two US presidents), successes (only First Nations person to EVER win an Oscar), and activism. A wonderful portrait of one of my favorite musicians. [sweet pea]


Recommended by: Stacy
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781400040483
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Published: Knopf - October 16th, 2018

Extremely well-researched and well-referenced biography of one of the most powerful women of our age. De Hart writes like a storyteller, but with an eloquent and intellectual voice, making this book a profound account of the life of the one and only Notorious RBG. [Stacy]


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