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The Last House on Needless Street By Catriona Ward Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250812629
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Published: Tor Nightfire - September 28th, 2021

A thrilling and horrific ride through the world of a serial killer told through multiple unique POVs. Filled with twists and turns, this terrifying book will definitely keep you on your toes.

recommended if you like: fur-babies and murder


My Heart Is a Chainsaw (The Indian Lake Trilogy #1) By Stephen Graham Jones Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982137632
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - August 31st, 2021

Klara and the Sun: A novel By Kazuo Ishiguro Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593318171
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Published: Knopf - March 2nd, 2021

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Nightbitch: A Novel By Rachel Yoder Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780385546812
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Published: Doubleday - July 20th, 2021

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The Only Good Indians: A Novel By Stephen Graham Jones Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982136468
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - January 26th, 2021

It’s been 10 years since four friends went on a particularly brutal hunting trip, and it’s coming back to haunt them. This is a viscerally brutal piece of horror fiction that every horror fan is REQUIRED to read. I don’t make the rules.

recommended if you like: Stephen King, monster stories


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The Rabbit Listened By Cori Doerrfeld, Cori Doerrfeld (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cori Doerrfeld, Cori Doerrfeld (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735229358
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Published: Dial Books - February 20th, 2018

This cute and lovable story is the perfect way to teach kids (and adults) what it means to listen to your loved ones in their times of distress, and how helpful it can be to just BE THERE.

recommended if you like: showing compassion


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Carry On (Simon Snow Trilogy #1) By Rainbow Rowell Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250135025
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Published: Wednesday Books - May 9th, 2017

Do you like Harry Potter? Read this book. Do you like YA? Read this book. Do you want a book with LGBT and POC representation? Read this book!!!

recommended if you like: Drarry fanfiction


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The Midnight Lie (Forgotten Gods #1) By Marie Rutkoski Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250802644
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Published: Square Fish - May 11th, 2021

When I'm in the mood to read YA I look for books filled with magic, romance, angst, and messed up societies just asking to be overthrown. Rutkoski delivers all of this, as well as the best love interest I've seen in years.

recommended if you like: magic, fantasy, hot women in suits


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Oh My Pugs! By Nataliya Bondarenko (Illustrator), Mona Liza Santos Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781955560412
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Published: Mona Liza Santos - February 22nd, 2022

All of Santos's books are incredibly adorable and any one of them will make a great addition to your child's library.

recommended if you like: cute stories and illustrations


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Scythe By Neal Shusterman Cover Image
$22.99
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ISBN: 9781432876654
Published: Thorndike Striving Reader - August 19th, 2020

What would society look like if we could live forever? How would we decide who got the privilege of surviving to 800 and who dies in order to quell overpopulation? Scythe masterfully answers these questions in a not-so-pleasant manner.

recommended if you like: futuristic existential dread


They Both Die at the End By Adam Silvera Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062457790
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Published: Quill Tree Books - September 5th, 2017

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Shit Cassandra Saw: Stories By Gwen E. Kirby Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143136620
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Published: Penguin Books - January 11th, 2022

The stories Kirby presents to us range from whimsical to mundane, but they all make you feel what it feels like to exist as a woman today. You will be able to recognize everyone in this book as either someone you know or a vague reflection of yourself.

recommended if you like: surreal feminism


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The Maidens: A Novel By Alex Michaelides Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250304452
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Published: Celadon Books - June 15th, 2021

Michaelides is back at it again with this heart wrenching, un-put-downable psychological thriller about a woman attempting to solve a string of murders at her alma mater, while coping with her own grief-driven paranoia.

recommended if you like: Sharp Objects, unexpected twists


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The Song of Achilles: A Novel By Madeline Miller Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062060624
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Published: Ecco - August 28th, 2012

This gorgeous retelling of a classic Greek epic showcases Miller’s beautiful lyrical writing style as she brings to life a tragic romance that will bring tears to your eyes.

recommended if you like: being sad and gay


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Earthlings By Sayaka Murata, Ginny Tapley Takemori (Translator) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802157010
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Published: Grove Press - September 21st, 2021

Do not let the cute cover of this novel fool you. Within its pages you will find a story that is disturbing, chaotic, strange and terrifyingly relevant to our modern society.

recommended if you like: stuffed animals, autonomy


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The Memory Police: A Novel By Yoko Ogawa, Stephen Snyder (Translated by) Cover Image
By Yoko Ogawa, Stephen Snyder (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101911815
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Published: Vintage - July 28th, 2020

This beautiful book takes a compelling abstract look at grief and (obviously) memory. It’s at once thrilling and hypnotically gentle. Prepare to be utterly enraptured.

recommended if you like: regretting something you forgot


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The Employees: A workplace novel of the 22nd century By Olga Ravn, Martin Aitken (Translated by) Cover Image
By Olga Ravn, Martin Aitken (Translated by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780811231350
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Published: New Directions - February 1st, 2022

This novella is a work of art. Comprised of brief yet beautifully poetic statements given by the humanoid crew of a spaceship in the near future. Each statement expresses the individuals’ longing for an existential intimacy.

recommended if you like: beautiful existential dread


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A Certain Hunger By Chelsea G. Summers Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781951213435
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Published: Unnamed Press - October 18th, 2021

This truly decadent read will definitely have you supporting both womens’ rights AND womens’ wrongs. This is the feminist American Psycho you never thought you wanted, but very much need.

recommended if you like: MILF cannibals


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Fingersmith By Sarah Waters Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781573229722
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 1st, 2002

An atmospheric gothic Victorian-era heist novel with lesbians. This book is my personal favorite by Waters, and while I can’t guarantee you’ll love it, I can guarantee it’s nothing like anything you’ve read before.

recommended if you like: historical fiction murder mysteries


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Attack on Titan Omnibus 1 (Vol. 1-3) By Hajime Isayama Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781646513741
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Published: Kodansha Comics - October 19th, 2021

If you enjoyed the anime series you NEED to read the manga. It's thrilling, horrific, heartwrenching, and filled with surprising social commentary.

recommended if you like: anime, gore


Uzumaki (3-in-1 Deluxe Edition) (Junji Ito) By Junji Ito Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781421561325
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Published: VIZ Media LLC - October 15th, 2013

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Komi Can't Communicate, Vol. 1 By Tomohito Oda Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781974707126
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Published: VIZ Media LLC - June 11th, 2019

A fantastic series about a beautiful girl with CRIPPLING social anxiety. All she wants is to be able to make friends, however she's too afraid to talk, and others fear her beauty. A conundrum.

recommended if you like: relatable waifus


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A Silent Voice 1 By Yoshitoki Oima Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781632360564
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Published: Kodansha Comics - May 26th, 2015

A beautiful story about depression, bullying, social anxiety, and learning how to navigate growing up in a society where you feel less than welcome. I highly recommend this to every lover of shojo manga.

recommended if you like: crying


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Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism By Amanda Montell Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062993151
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Published: Harper Wave - June 15th, 2021

Due to our modern erosions of faith and religion, a power vacuum has formed leaving people hungry to believe in something. Author/Linguist Montell shares how this vacuum has lead to things such as Jonestown and Crossfit, as well as the "cultish" language used to keep us coming back for more.

recommended if you like: linguistics and SoulCycle


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The Stranger Beside Me By Ann Rule, Georgia Hardstark (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Ann Rule, Georgia Hardstark (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780393868494
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 10th, 2022

Ann Rule’s debut book details the life and horrendous crimes of serial killer Ted Bundy, whom she happened to know as a friend and coworker before his crimes came to light. A MUST read for anyone into true crime.

recommended if you like: True Crime, hindsight


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The Divine Comedy: Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) By Dante Alighieri, Robin Kirkpatrick (Translated by), Robin Kirkpatrick (Introduction by), Robin Kirkpatrick (Notes by), Eric Drooker (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dante Alighieri, Robin Kirkpatrick (Translated by), Robin Kirkpatrick (Introduction by), Robin Kirkpatrick (Notes by), Eric Drooker (Illustrator)
$28.00
ISBN: 9780143107194
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Published: Penguin Classics - February 26th, 2013

Follow Dante on his “totally not politically motivated” journey. Firstly through Inferno (hell), where we just so happen to meet all of his real life enemies, then past Purgatorio (purgatory), and finally to Paradiso (heaven), home of the coolest angels depicted in classic lit.

recommended if you like self-insert fiction


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Proof: A Play By David Auburn Cover Image
$15.00
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ISBN: 9780571199976
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 5th, 2001

Follow Catherine as she grapples with her father’s death as well as her own fracturing psyche. A perfect play for young women looking to step out of the ingenue archetype.

recommended if you like: mathematical mental illness


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Hamlet (Folger Shakespeare Library) By William Shakespeare, Dr. Barbara A. Mowat (Editor), Paul Werstine, Ph.D. (Editor) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780743477123
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 1st, 2003

The best Shakespeare play in my humble actor opinion. It’s darkly funny and tragically poignant. Worth a read for the monologues alone.

recommended if you like: emo boys and death


The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence By Gavin de Becker Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316235778
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Published: Back Bay Books - March 30th, 2021

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Man's Search for Meaning By Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner (Foreword by), William J. Winslade (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner (Foreword by), William J. Winslade (Afterword by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780807014271
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Published: Beacon Press - June 1st, 2006

The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil By Philip Zimbardo Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780812974447
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 22nd, 2008

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Tender Is the Flesh By Agustina Bazterrica, Sarah Moses (Translated by) Cover Image
By Agustina Bazterrica, Sarah Moses (Translated by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982150921
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Published: Scribner - August 4th, 2020

This book was horrific, gorey, thought-provoking, volatile, ugly, and completely utterly disturbing. I LOVED it.

recommended if you like: gorey dystopias


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Book of Night By Holly Black Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250812193
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Published: Tor Books - May 3rd, 2022

This is a beautifully written urban fantasy that is as much about healing/coping with trauma as it is ancient shadow magic.

recommended if you like: playing hide and seek by yourself


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Through the Woods By Emily Carroll, Emily Carroll (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emily Carroll, Emily Carroll (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442465961
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - July 15th, 2014

A collection of five creepy short stories with magnificently beautiful artwork. I've been a fan of Carroll's work since I came across her blog in 2014, and I can wholeheartedly say her work never fails to mystify.

recommended if you like: adorably arocious stories


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This Is How You Lose the Time War By Amal El-Mohtar, Max Gladstone Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781534430990
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - March 17th, 2020

A fantastic blend of complex sci-fi, world building & beautiful lyrical language. This novella showcases an epic enemies-to-lovers romance that takes place amidst a war spanning across all of space and time.

recommended if you like: sapphic futuristic violence


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Just Like Mother By Anne Heltzel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250787514
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Published: Tor Nightfire - May 17th, 2022

This book explores the fears associated with being expected to uphold traditional family values and being forced into motherhood. There’s also a cult, which is pretty baller.

recommended if you like: Rosemary's Baby


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Carmilla (Hesperus Classics) By J. Sheridan Le Fanu Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781843914723
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Published: Hesperus Press - January 1st, 2014

This classic gothic novella is one that definitely deserves more attention. Not only did it inspire Dracula, but the whole of vampire lore. It also features two female main characters who are positively infatuated with each other.

recommended if you like: Gothic lit, queer women longing for each other


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House of Earth and Blood (Crescent City) By Sarah J. Maas Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781635577020
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 2nd, 2021

This book is 800 pages of dark urban fantasy mystique. Maas’s masterpiece will keep you engaged and engrossed with its addictively in-depth world building and noir atmosphere.

recommended if you like: mysteries and hot peeps


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I Kissed Shara Wheeler: A Novel By Casey McQuiston Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250244451
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Published: Wednesday Books - May 3rd, 2022

This book is so much fun. Highly recommend for any “enemies to lovers” fans out there.

recommended if you like: competing with your S.O.


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The Complete Stories of Edgar Allen Poe: Introduction by John Seelye (Everyman's Library Classics Series) By Edgar Allan Poe, John Seelye (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Edgar Allan Poe, John Seelye (Introduction by)
$32.50
ISBN: 9780679417408
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Published: Everyman's Library - January 11th, 1993

I was 10 years old when I first read “The Cask of Amontillado” and it made me fall in love with reading. Every one of his works is a classic and worth a read.

recommended if you like: darkness


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Story of O: A Novel By Pauline Reage, Sabine d'Estree (Translated by), Sylvia Day (Introduction by), Jean Paulhan (Preface by) Cover Image
By Pauline Reage, Sabine d'Estree (Translated by), Sylvia Day (Introduction by), Jean Paulhan (Preface by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345545343
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 26th, 2013

Not only is this book one of the best erotica books of all time, it's also incredibly fascinating from a psychological perspective. Watching the titular O's transformation into a mere object for the sake of love is surprisingly engrossing.

recommended if you like: BDSM, 365 Days


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The Priory of the Orange Tree By Samantha Shannon Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781635570304
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 18th, 2020

“We may be small, and we may be young, but we will shake the world for our beliefs.” Is this an 800 page tome? Yes. However its gorgeous world and characters will leave you spellbound. This is feminist fantasy at its finest.

recommended if you like: badass women, dragons