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a photo of a young woman and a baby.Ashley is a yoga teacher and a very avid reader. She got her degree from the University of Akron in Child Development and used it to teach preschool for about 6 years before deciding to take Yoga Teacher Training in summer of 2020. She has been working in bookstores and yoga studios since. Ashley will read just about anything but prefers horror stories. She enjoys hanging out at home with her husband, their daughter Jesse, and their dog Daisy. At the Learned Owl, Ashley is one of our booksellers and handles school orders and book fairs.

 

 

 

Books: 
The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires: A Novel By Grady Hendrix Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781683692515
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Quirk Books - May 25th, 2021

“This funny and fresh take on a classic tale manages to comment on gender roles, racial disparities, and white privilege all while creeping me all the way out. So good.”—Zakiya Dalila Harris, author of The Other Black Girl


The Shining By Stephen King Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780307743657
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: Vintage - June 26th, 2012

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE'S 100 BEST MYSTERY AND THRILLER BOOKS OF ALL TIME • Before Doctor Sleep, there was The Shining, a classic of modern American horror. Jack Torrance takes a job as the caretaker of the remote Overlook Hotel. As the brutal winter sets in, the hotel's dark secrets begin to unravel.


Ghost Eaters: A Novel By Clay Chapman Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781683692171
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Published: Quirk Books - September 20th, 2022

“A Gothic-punk graveyard tale about what haunts history and what haunts the human soul. An addicting read that draws you into its descent from the first page.”—Chuck Wendig, New York Times best-selling author of The Book of Accidents


Jaws By Peter Benchley Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780345544148
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Published: Ballantine Books - August 6th, 2013

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The shark-versus-man classic that inspired the blockbuster Steven Spielberg movie

“A tightly written, tautly paced study of terror.”—The Washington Post


The Cabin at the End of the World: A Novel By Paul Tremblay Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062679116
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 2nd, 2019

Paul Tremblay’s terrifying twist to the home invasion novel—inspiration for the upcoming major motion picture from Universal Pictures

“Tremblay’s personal best. It’s that good.” — Stephen King


Such Sharp Teeth By Rachel Harrison Cover Image
$27.00
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ISBN: 9780593545829
Published: Berkley - October 4th, 2022

A young woman in need of a transformation finds herself in touch with the animal inside in this gripping, incisive USA Today bestselling novel from the author of Cackle and The Return.


The House in the Cerulean Sea (Cerulean Chronicles #1) By TJ Klune Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250217318
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Published: Tor Books - December 29th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, and WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER!
A 2021 Alex Award winner!
The 2021 RUSA Reading List: Fantasy Winner!
An Indie Next Pick!
One of Publishers Weekly's "Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2020"
One of Book Riot’s “20 Must-Read Feel-Good Fantasies”


What Kind of Mother: A Novel By Clay Chapman Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781683693802
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Published: Quirk Books - September 12th, 2023

A New York Times Book Review Best Horror of 2023 selection.

Packed with profoundly unsettling scenes that’ll slither under your skin and stay there long after you turn the last page.—Gabino Iglesias, author of The Devil Takes You Home


How to Sell a Haunted House By Grady Hendrix Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593201268
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Berkley - January 17th, 2023

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Wildly entertaining."-The New York Times

"Ingenious."-The Washington Post

New York Times bestselling author Grady Hendrix takes on the haunted house in a thrilling new novel that explores the way your past—and your family—can haunt you like nothing else.
 


The Outsiders By S. E. Hinton Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780142407332
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 20th, 2006

Over 50 years of an iconic classic! The international bestseller and inspiration for the new Broadway musical-- a heroic story of friendship and belonging.


The Dot (Creatrilogy) By Peter H. Reynolds, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780763619619
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Published: Candlewick - September 15th, 2003

With a simple, witty story and free-spirited illustrations, Peter H. Reynolds entices even the stubbornly uncreative among us to make a mark — and follow where it takes us.

Her teacher smiled. "Just make a mark and see where it takes you."


Remarkably Bright Creatures: A Read with Jenna Pick By Shelby Van Pelt Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063204157
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Published: Ecco - May 3rd, 2022

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A Read With Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF SUMMER by: Chicago Tribune * The View * Southern Living * USA Today


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