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And I Darken Cover Image
ISBN: 9780553522341
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Published: Ember - May 30th, 2017

A re-imagined look at a fascinating time period. And I Darken follows the early life of Vlad III and his brother Radu, while asking the question: what if Vlad the Impaler was a woman? Gritty alternate historical YA set in Wallachia and the Ottoman Empire.

Noteworthy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419723735
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Published: Amulet Books - May 2nd, 2017

Twelfth Night meets Pitch Perfect. While Jordan's deep voice has kept her from being cast in school musicals, it makes her the perfect fit for the school's most prestigious (all-male) a capella group. She takes on the guise of Julian and successfully joins the group, but maintaining her new identity gets complicated fast. An exploration of gender identity told through witty one-liners and tough truths.

The Raven Boys (Raven Cycle #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780545424929
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 18th, 2012

A girl with a family of psychic women, four obscenely rich boys, and a few ghosts (literal and figurative) search rural Virginia for a dead Welsh king.

The Learned Owl's Wise Readers Club

One of the things we at The Learned Owl Book Shop enjoy most is recommending books to our customers and talking with them about books they have enjoyed. We are always happy to direct them to bestsellers and highly-anticipated new releases, as well as the classics and much-loved children's books. In keeping with this favorite activity and just in time for the start of your holiday shopping, The Learned Owl Book Shop proudly introduces our Wise Readers Clubs!

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