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This One Summer
3.68
Possibly my favorite thing about this book is that it is blue.

I mean, I love the plot and the characters and how the problems of growing up are presen
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Jun 12, 2014
 
The Goblin Emperor
4.05
You know how sometimes (frequently) when you read lost heir stories, the lost heir is a peasant who can’t read and doesn’t even know who the current k ...more
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Jan 13, 2014
 
Awkward (Awkward, #1)
4.05
Gina says:

One of the things I really liked about this book was how diverse it was.

It wasn’t just that the main character was diverse (though she is),
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Aug 18, 2015
 
Shades of Grey
4.14
Note to my mother: NOT THE SAME SHADES OF GREY!
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Sep 05, 2012
 
Lost & Found
4.18
Dear Shaun Tan, I would please like to come and live inside your head. Failing that, can you build an amusement park outside my house? Hearts and flow ...more
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Apr 26, 2011
 
Relish: My Life in the Kitchen
3.89
One of the most interesting parts about publishing books with cooking in them is recipe-testing them!

(We run into people all the time who are like, 'P
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Apr 10, 2013
 
Eleanor and Park
4.11
Maybe my favorite book of the decade, no kidding. I didn't find a single thing not to love.
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Apr 12, 2013
 
The Sculptor
4.01
We're so proud to have published this graphic novel!

Scott McCloud is one of the most thoughtful people in the comics industry we know -- he literally
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Feb 11, 2015
 
Roller Girl
4.27
This book is super-adorable!

I especially like the girl’s relationship with her mom – my favorite part is when the girl has to admit that she’s been ly
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Mar 16, 2015
 
Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride
3.92
We love this graphic novel!

One of the features of the graphic novel industry is that it's tough to find books that are actually meant for an audience
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May 03, 2016
 
Nobody Likes a Goblin
4.22
Ben Hatke lives in DC, so when he turned this book in, he took the bus up to New York and gave us the art for it in person.

It was awesome!

Seeing the w
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Jun 10, 2016
 
The Shadow Hero
3.94
We're excited every time we get to publish a new book by Gene Luen Yang, and we're super excited to be working on this book with him and the fabulousl ...more
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Jul 17, 2014
 
Ask the Passengers
3.89
One of my favorite things about this book: it features two teenagers (who are dating) actually having a sensible conversation about sex before they ha ...more
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Nov 12, 2012
 
The Fault in Our Stars
4.27
Gina: Possibly my favorite part of this book (subtracting the excellent sarcasm and the importance of books in the protagonists’ lives) was the parent ...more
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Feb 06, 2012
 
In Real Life
3.80
With all the kerfuffle going on in gaming circles right now about the inclusion of women in video games, I'm so glad that Cory and Jen have created th ...more
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Oct 16, 2014
 
Saints (Boxers & Saints, #2)
3.83
One of the things that makes both Boxers and Saints fascinating is how the author treats religion.

Boxers features a magical realistic element; the Chi
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Sep 19, 2013
 
Hidden: A Child's Story of the Holocaust
4.12
'A book about the Holocaust for kids as young as six!' you may say. 'That's just nuts!'

But, here's the thing: kids need to know about the Holocaust --
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Apr 01, 2014
 
Harriet the Spy (Harriet the Spy #1)
3.96
I re-read Harriet the Spy last week and found myself noticing for the first time how deeply subversive and honest it is. Even by contemporary standard ...more
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Oct 26, 2015
 
Clariel (Abhorsen, #4)
3.78
Garth Nix wrote a new Abhorsen book! And not only that, there’s going to be yet another new Abhorsen book after this one! How exciting is that?

One of
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Jul 08, 2014
 
Man's Search for Meaning
4.33
Just the first part—his time in Auschwitz. A life-changing book, for real. I feel like I'd have to downgrade every 5 star review I've ever given, to m ...more
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Oct 20, 2014
 
Gone Girl
4.03
Spent the first half saying "I don't know why this is so popular" and the second half yelling "THIS IS SO GOOD! I NEED TO TALK ABOUT THIS RIGHT NOW! W ...more
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Jan 16, 2013
 
Boxers (Boxers & Saints, #1)
3.86
I've got to be honest: my favorite panel of this entire book is one of the ones from the beginning -- where Little Bao imagines marrying Vibiana (the ...more
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Sep 24, 2013
 
Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas
3.83
One of the questions that we frequently get asked about this book is: is it nonfiction?

The answer is: it’s difficult to tell!

Primates is ostensibly a
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Jun 11, 2013
 
We Have Always Lived in the Castle
4.05
From Gina:

Shirley Jackson is really great at taking benign, innocent scenes and turning them on their head (see also: THE LOTTERY). She pulls it off
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Apr 13, 2011
 
Fangirl
4.12
Just finished FANGIRL, by ELEANOR & PARK author Rainbow Rowell. Eleanor & Park is basically the perfect novel but it's also a very intimate li ...more
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Jun 04, 2013
 
The Golem and the Jinni (The Golem and the Jinni, #1)
4.10
This is a book about a golem and a jinni in New York City -- and clearly your first question is going to be, is this author inspired by that excellent ...more
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May 02, 2016
 
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal
4.13
I read the first trade of MS MARVEL over the weekend and I'M IN LOOOOOOOOVE with it. Favorite superhero comic of the year HANDS DOWN.
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Oct 27, 2014
 
Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong
3.87
I love this book!

Do you sometimes sit back and think, while you're struggling through the latest Unnamed Literary Award-Winner, what's this reading al
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May 15, 2013
 
Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
4.08
I’m the first to admit that I find England during World War II fascinating – Michelle Magorian’s fiction about evacuated children is still a favorite. ...more
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Mar 06, 2012
 
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
3.86
This book? It is full of decisively taking responsibility for your own problems and figuring out solutions for them that you then take action on.

That
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Jun 10, 2013
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