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The Beatryce Prophecy by Kate DiCamillo - Book Review

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By Kate DiCamillo, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536213614
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Published: Candlewick - September 28th, 2021

This beautiful fairy tale about the power of love, stories and words resonates beautifully in a world where children sometimes unfairly suffer great loss. Beatryce, a child foretold by prophecy as the one who will unseat a king has lost her family, and must journey into love and danger in the company of an ornery goat, a boy, a monk and a hermit. Whole worlds of emotion are packed into DiCamillo's deceptively simple prose and Sophie Blackall's perfect illustrations. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


The Story of Silence by Alex Myers - Book Review

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$16.99
ISBN: 9780008352721
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Published: Voyager - June 1st, 2021

Wow! This beautifully researched and written re-telling of a medieval poem absolutely blew me away. You will love this world of dragons and Merlin, and a Knight named Silence - neither man nor woman - who must find strive to find their true place in the world. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


Wishes by Muon Thi Van - Book Review

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By Muon Thi Van, Victo Ngai (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338305890
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Published: Orchard Books - May 4th, 2021

This stunning picture book is such a perfect example of what this art form can do - a beautiful marriage of text and images, each one becoming part of a greater whole. This story of a refugee family's journey made me cry, and made my heart grow. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


While Justice Sleeps by Stacey Abrams - Book Review

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$28.00
ISBN: 9780385546577
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Published: Doubleday Books - May 11th, 2021

Stacey Abrams has written a fabulously exciting legal thriller full of twists, turns, puzzles and suspense. A Supreme Court Justice lies in a coma and his law clerk finds herself with power of attorney over him - and a life-threatening mystery to solve. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


The Queer Principles of Kit Webb: A Novel by Cat Sebastian - Book Review

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$15.99
ISBN: 9780063026216
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Published: Avon - June 8th, 2021

A grumpy retired highwayman and a lordling-in-trouble hatch a plan for one last robbery. Romance is in the air, and really what could possibly go wrong? This sweet queer romance was a true joy to read.


Better Than People by Roan Parrish - Book Review

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$14.99
ISBN: 9781335542823
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Published: Carina Adores - August 25th, 2020

This gentle queer romance is like a warm hug or a nice cup of tea at the end of a hard day - soothing, comforting and joyful. Simon has always been more comfortable with animals than with people - so of course his arrangement to help take care of Jack's many dogs leads to romance. If you're looking for a comfort read, this is the book for you. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


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