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Book Cover for: The Sunbearer Trials, Aiden Thomas

The Sunbearer Trials

Aiden Thomas
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Read an excerpt from THE SUNBEARER TRIALS by #NBAwards Longlister Aiden Thomas (@aidenschmaiden). | @tordotcom https://t.co/nCt8OQMd4r

Hardcover, 2022

$18.99$9.49 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands, Kelly Lytle Hernández

Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands

Kelly Lytle Hernández
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Congratulations to #NBAwards Longlister Kelly Lytle Hernández (@klytlehernandez)! BAD MEXICANS is among the winners of this year’s Bancroft Prize. | @nytimes https://t.co/0ZlBesEF6I

Paperback, 2023

$19.95$9.98 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Woman of Light, Kali Fajardo-Anstine

Woman of Light

Kali Fajardo-Anstine
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"When I was working on this book (it took me over 10 years), it felt like I was visiting my friends and my family and would make me feel really at home and warm." #NBAwards Finalist Kali Fajardo-Anstine talks about her novel, WOMAN OF LIGHT. | @CPRNews https://t.co/h9ydtvkb2o

Paperback, 2023

$18.00$9.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Save It for Later: Promises, Parenthood, and the Urgency of Protest, Nate Powell

Save It for Later: Promises, Parenthood, and the Urgency of Protest

Nate Powell
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On April 13 @RainTaxiReview hosts #NBAwards Winner @Nate_Powell_Art for a virtual event for his new book Save It for Later: Promises, Parenthood, and the Urgency of Protest https://t.co/VQgiVDaBJu https://t.co/Bj6kLN0l3w

Paperback, 2022

$18.99$9.49 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Me (Moth): (National Book Award Finalist), Amber McBride

Me (Moth): (National Book Award Finalist)

Amber McBride
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ME (MOTH) by #NBAwards Finalist Amber McBride (@ambsmcbride) is the YA Read Across America book for July! | @NEAToday https://t.co/0UVe4ariDe

Paperback, 2023

$12.99$6.49 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Bitter, Akwaeke Emezi

Bitter

Akwaeke Emezi
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BITTER by #NBAward Finalist Akwaeke Emezi (@azemezi) and LAKELORE by #NBAward Longlister Anna-Marie McLemore (@LaAnnaMarie) are among @BuzzFeed's most anticipated YA books releasing in 2022. | @BuzzFeedBooks https://t.co/ZdnHfbgYyC

Paperback, 2023

$12.99$6.49 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: A Sitting in St. James, Rita Williams-Garcia

A Sitting in St. James

Rita Williams-Garcia
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Congrats to three-time #NBAwards Finalist Rita Williams-Garcia, @OneCrazyRita, for winning the 2021 Boston Globe–@HornBook Award for Fiction and Poetry for A Sitting in St. James! | #BGHB21 https://t.co/1ldReyRemJ

Paperback, 2022

$12.99$6.49 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give

Angie Thomas
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NYC! Angie Thomas (@angiecthomas), author of the bestselling #NBAwards longlister THE HATE U GIVE, will be at @SymphonySpace next month (2/6) to talk with @angelayee about her highly anticipated new novel, ON THE COME UP. Don't miss it! https://t.co/SIsCit7cE0

Paperback, Large Print, 2022

$17.99$8.99 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Book of Goose, Yiyun Li

The Book of Goose

Yiyun Li
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For @wwborders, #NBAwards Longlister Anna Badkhen considers the parallels between Yiyun Li’s THE BOOK OF GOOSE and one of her own childhood friendships. https://t.co/CmFCVzpb5T

Paperback, 2023

$19.00$9.50 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Lakelore, Anna-Marie McLemore

Lakelore

Anna-Marie McLemore
National Book FoundationNational Book Foundation

"Everyone who lives near the lake knows the stories about the world underneath it, an ethereal landscape rumored to be half-air, half-water." Read an excerpt from LAKELORE by #NBAwards-honored author Anna-Marie McLemore (@LaAnnaMarie). | @tordotcom https://t.co/4SRTT1f64v

Hardcover, 2022

$19.99$9.99 + Free shipping50% off your first book