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Motherthing By Ainslie Hogarth Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593467022
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Published: Vintage - September 27th, 2022

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR • A darkly funny take on mothers and daughters, about a woman who must take drastic measures to save her husband and herself from the vengeful ghost of her mother-in-law.

“A quirky, gruesome, utterly original feminist horror experience.” —The New York Times Book Review

Lockwood & Co.: The Screaming Staircase By Jonathan Stroud Cover Image
ISBN: 9781423186922
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 26th, 2014


Dive into the first book of this frightfully fun series and join the ghost-hunting gang as they defend our world from the most fearsome phantoms!

A sinister Problem has occurred in London: all nature of ghosts, haunts, spirits, and specters are appearing throughout the city, and they aren't exactly friendly.

The Catcher in the Rye By J. D. Salinger Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316769488
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 1st, 1991

The "brilliant, funny, meaningful novel" (The New Yorker) that established J. D. Salinger as a leading voice in American literature--and that has instilled in millions of readers around the world a lifelong love of books.

The Little Prince By Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (Illustrator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780156012195
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Published: Clarion Books - June 29th, 2000

Now with the restored original artwork, the beloved classic story of a young prince's travels throughout space—a profound tale about loneliness and loss, and love and friendship.

Extasia By Claire Legrand Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062696632
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 22nd, 2022

**One of BuzzFeed's Great LGBTQ+ YA novels to Warm up Your Winter * A Kid's Feb/March IndieNext pick**

Elsewhere: A Novel By Alexis Schaitkin Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250219626
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Published: Celadon Books - July 11th, 2023

Richly emotive and darkly captivating, with elements of Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” and the imaginative depth of Margaret Atwood, Elsewhere by Alexis Schaitkin conjures a community in which girls become wives, wives become mothers and some of them, quite simply, disappear.

When Among Crows By Veronica Roth Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250855480
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Published: Tor Books - May 14th, 2024

When Among Crows is swift and striking, drawing from the deep well of Slavic folklore and asking if redemption and atonement can be found in embracing what we most fear.

We bear the sword, and we bear the pain of the sword.

The Familiar: A Novel By Leigh Bardugo Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250884251
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 9th, 2024

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Leigh Bardugo comes a spellbinding novel set in the Spanish Golden Age.

A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2024 by The Washington Post, NPR, Goodreads, LitHub, The Nerd Daily, Paste Magazine, Today.com, and so much more!

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Smothermoss By Alisa Alering Cover Image
ISBN: 9781959030584
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Published: Tin House Books - July 16th, 2024

“This beautifully strange book of the mountains is alarming and inspiring."—Samantha Hunt, author of The Unwritten Book

A haunting, imaginative, and twisting tale of two sisters and the menacing, unexplained forces that threaten them and their rural mountain community.

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