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The Book That Can Read Your Mind (Staff Pick)

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The Book That Can Read Your Mind By Marianna Coppo Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781797229010
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 12th, 2024

Beloved by my favorite 4-year-old, who usually insists on reading it six times in a row and is equally delighted every time the book does, in fact, read her mind.

- Katie


Skip to The Fun Parts (Staff Pick)

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Skip to the Fun Parts: Cartoons and Complaints About the Creative Process By Dana Jeri Maier Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524871611
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - May 9th, 2023

Skip to the Fun Parts is a humorously realistic portrait of what it means to be an artist with a wandering mind. Full of relatable anecdotes and cartoons, this amazing multi-media book is the perfect sidekick for anyone who loves being creative... but only during the fun parts. ;)

- Cindy


The Little Frog's Guide to Self-Care: Affirmations, Self-Love and Life Lessons According to the Internet's Beloved Mushroom Frog (Staff Pick)

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The Little Frog's Guide to Self-Care: Affirmations, Self-Love and Life Lessons According to the Internet's Beloved Mushroom Frog By Maybell Eequay Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781837991013
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Published: Summersdale - September 5th, 2023

Affirmations already make me cry, but now you have a frog in a mushroom hat and high heeled boots telling me them?? Tissues are sold out everywhere.

- Jane


Long Live the Post Horn! (Staff Pick)

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Long Live the Post Horn! By Vigdis Hjorth, Charlotte Barslund (Translated by) Cover Image
By Vigdis Hjorth, Charlotte Barslund (Translated by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781788733137
Availability: In Stock: Click Title to See if it's in CAMBRIDGE or BOSTON
Published: Verso Fiction - September 15th, 2020

Long live the post horn, indeed! This is the story of the political and personal awakening of a lonely Norwegian PR worker revitalized from existential malaise. Spurred by the mystery of a missing colleague and the romance of an undelivered letter, Hjorth's manic stream of consciousness takes us along a riveting 6 months as our narrator is drawn into the drama (yes, drama!) of Norwegian union responses to the EU postal directive.

- Catherine


The Unfortunate Life of Worms (Staff Pick)

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The Unfortunate Life of Worms By Noemi Vola Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9798986640600
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Published: Tra Publishing - April 25th, 2023

It’s tough to be a worm. It’s also tough to be a human, and Vola’s graphic novel explores the travails of consciousness in a delightfully original way, as seen through the eyes of a worm. A book that pushes you to reflect on the human condition AND teaches you fun facts about worms- the perfect combination!

- Catherine


How to Weep in Public

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How to Weep in Public: Feeble Offerings on Depression from One Who Knows By Jacqueline Novak Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780804139700
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Published: Crown - March 1st, 2016

With this laugh-out-loud, poignant-ish part-memoir filled with helpful lists like “Top Eight Ways to Avoid Charming Your Therapist,” Novak bravely gives fellow “depressos” permission to lean in to what they feel, and learn things along the way, maybe.

Kate M


Frog and Toad are Doing Their Best

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Frog and Toad are Doing Their Best [A Parody]: Bedtime Stories for Trying Times By Jennie Egerdie, Ellie Hajdu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jennie Egerdie, Ellie Hajdu (Illustrator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780762478460
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Published: Running Press Adult - October 5th, 2021

Frog and Toad are back, dealing with anxiety and depression and hats that make them look like internet trolls. They tackle all of these with humor, kindness, and love for each other. These are the bedtime stories we need right now. Frog and Toad are Doing Their Best, and so are you.

Shana


Thirsty Mermaids

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Thirsty Mermaids By Kat Leyh Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781982133573
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Published: Gallery 13 - February 9th, 2021

In search of booze, three mermaids venture onto shore, where they have to navigate everything from walking and clothes, to jobs and purpose. Thirsty Mermaids is the adult female friendship comic for everyone who's trying to balance their Little Mermaid nostalgia with their feminism.

Marika


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