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a young woman in a purple shirt, she has black hair with yellow bangs, and is wearing red lipstickLilac is one of our new booksellers here at the Learned Owl! When not at work, she enjoys expressing herself creatively through writing, drawing, or reading. Currently a high school junior, her dream job is to be an ESL teacher in East Asia.






Girlwood Cover Image
ISBN: 9780998602509
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Long Creek Books - August 21st, 2020

The Heroes of Olympus Paperback Boxed Set (10th Anniversary Edition) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781368053099
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 24th, 2019

All five books in the #1 New York Times bestselling Heroes of Olympus saga by Rick Riordan in a paperback boxed set of heroic proportions.
From The Lost Hero to the Blood of Olympus, this collection of Rick Riordan's mega-bestselling series will be a go-to gift for readers who have finished the Percy Jackson and the Olympians books.

Ticktock: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345533456
Published: Bantam - July 31st, 2012

Tommy Phan is a 30-year-old Vietnamese-American detective and novelist living in Southern California, and a chaser of the American Dream. He drives home his brand-new Corvette one day to discover a strange doll on his doorstep. It's  a rag doll made entirely of white cloth, with no face or hair or clothes. Where the eyes should be, there are two crossed stitches of black thread.

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ISBN: 9781534462519
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

An instant New York Times bestseller!

Crazy Rich Asians meets Gossip Girl by way of Jenny Han in this knock-out debut about a Korean American teen who is thrust into the competitive, technicolor world of K-pop, from Jessica Jung, K-pop legend and former lead singer of one of the most influential K-pop girl groups of all time, Girls Generation.

Eleanor & Park: Exclusive Special Edition Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250012579
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 26th, 2013

#1 New York Times Best Seller!

"Eleanor & Park reminded me not just what it's like to be young and in love with a girl, but also what it's like to be young and in love with a book."-John Green, The New York Times Book Review

Bono met his wife in high school, Park says.
So did Jerry Lee Lewis, Eleanor answers.

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ISBN: 9780142419403
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Speak - August 4th, 2011

“Stephanie Perkins’s characters fall in love the way we all want to, in real time and for good.” -Rainbow Rowell, #1 New York Times bestselling author

One Was Lost Cover Image
ISBN: 9781492615743
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Sourcebooks Fire - October 4th, 2016

From Natalie D. Richards, the New York Times bestselling author of teen suspense books, comes a pulse-pounding thriller about a group of teenagers being hunted through the woods, perfect for fans of Natasha Preston and Karen McManus.

One of Us Is Lying Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524714680
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: Delacorte Press - May 30th, 2017

All the secrets of the Bayview Four will be revealed in the TV series now streaming on NBC's Peacock!