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a photo of a young woman and a man. the young woman has brown hair and is wearing a dress and a long brown cardigan. the young man also has brown hair. he is wearing a white flannel, a black t shirt, and brown pants. the young woman is also holding a small dogAshley 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. Her current favorites are books about yogic philosophy, personal growth, and horror novels. Ask her about some good children's books or psychological thrillers! At the Learned Owl, Ashley is one of our booksellers and handles local authors/consignment.




The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781683692515
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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 Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307743657
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Published: Anchor - June 26th, 2012

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Before Doctor Sleep, there was The Shining, a classic of modern American horror from the undisputed master, Stephen King.

The Midnight Library: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525559474
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Published: Viking - September 29th, 2020

The #1 New York Times bestselling WORLDWIDE phenomenon

Winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for Fiction | A Good Morning America Book Club Pick | Independent (London) Ten Best Books of the Year

"A feel-good book guaranteed to lift your spirits."—The Washington Post

Home Before Dark Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524745196
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Published: Dutton - August 31st, 2021


“A haunted house story—with a twist….[Sager] does not hold back”(Rolling Stone) in this chilling thriller from the author of Final Girls and Survive the Night.


The Yamas & Niyamas: Exploring Yoga's Ethical Practice Cover Image
ISBN: 9780974470641
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Published: On-Word Bound Books - September 1st, 2009

The first two limbs of the eight-fold path of yoga sutras—the basic text for classical yoga—are examined in this spiritual guide to the practice of yoga.