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By Susie Yi, Susie Yi (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780063083837
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: HarperAlley - June 7th, 2022
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Pre-order CAT & CAT ADVENTURES: THE GOBLET OF INFINITY today to receive a personalized copy signed by Susie Yi. 
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Squash and Ginny’s journey continues as they search for the Goblet of Infinity, a treasure that creates a never-ending supply of delicious drinks!
But when the cats arrive at the goblet’s hiding place, the treasure is nowhere to be found. Instead, the cats meet a unibear named Fern who is convinced that the evil Dragon Witch has stolen the goblet.
But as Squash and Ginny try to get to the bottom of the mystery, they begin to see that not everything (or everyone) is exactly as they seem. . . .

Susie Yi is a writer & illustrator passionate about storytelling for kids and adults.When not working on her projects, you can also find her reading, enjoying a good cup of coffee, and playing a variety of video games.


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$27.00
ISBN: 9780593186763
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Published: Dutton - June 7th, 2022
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Pre-order THE MUTUAL FRIEND today to receive a personalized copy signed by Carter Bays. Please note “signed” along with the name you would like the book made out to in the comments section at checkout.

 

From the co-creator of How I Met Your Mother, a hilarious and thought-provoking debut novel set in New York City, following a sprawling cast of characters as they navigate life, love, loss, ambition, and spirituality--without ever looking up from their phones.

It's the summer of 2015, and Alice Quick needs to get to work. She's twenty-eight years old, grieving her mother, barely scraping by as a nanny, and freshly kicked out of her apartment. If she can just get her act together and sign up for the MCAT, she can start chasing her dream of becoming a doctor . . . but in the Age of Distraction, the distractions are so distracting. There's her tech millionaire brother's religious awakening. His picture-perfect wife's emotional breakdown. Her chaotic new roommate's thirst for adventure. And, of course, there's the biggest distraction of all: Love.

From within the story of one summer in one woman's life, an epic tale is unearthed, spanning continents and featuring a tapestry of characters tied to one another by threads both seen and unseen. Filled with all the warmth, humor, and heart that gained How I Met Your Mother its cult following, The Mutual Friend captures in sparkling detail the chaos of contemporary life, a life lived simultaneously in two different worlds--the physical one and the one behind our screens--and reveals how connected we all truly are.

 

Carter Bays is the co-creator of the Emmy-winning series How I Met Your Mother. He lives in California with his wife and three children. The Mutual Friend is his first novel.


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The Curious League of Detectives and Thieves 1: Egypt's Fire Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781645951056
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Published: Pixel+Ink - June 7th, 2022
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Pre-order THE CURIOUS LEAGUE OF DETECTIVES AND THIEVES today to receive a personalized copy signed by Tom Phillips. Please note “signed” along with the name you would like the book made out to in the comments section at checkout.

 

After twelve-year-old John Boarhog’s mom dies, the last thing he wants is to be schlepped off to the Jersey Home for Boys, where kids are forced to make skinny jeans for hipsters and are fed nothing but kale. Instead, he makes himself a snug home in the ceiling of the New York Museum of Natural History, where he reads anything he get his hands on and explores the artifacts afterhours.
 
But when a rare Egyptian ruby—the highlight of the museum’s new exhibit—goes missing, John is accused of the crime. That is until the unpredictable Inspector Toadius McGee sweeps in to wrestle control of the case, certain that the true culprit is a notorious criminal he’s been tracking for years.
 
John quickly becomes the Watson to Toadius’s Holmes as they race from Broadway to back alleys to a speak-easy that only serves root beer. And along the way, John uncovers secrets about his own past, including that he’s a lot more involved in this web of endearing ne'er-do-wells than he ever could have imagined.
 
A love letter to classic middle grade, Egypt's Fire introduces a remarkable new duo that will steal your heart as surely as it leaves you begging for their next grand adventure.

 

Despite a lifelong struggle with dyslexia, Tom Phillips grew up with a passion for storytelling. He writes books that kids can enjoy on their own, but also read aloud and share. He's had a long career as an editor and artist for clients such as LeVar Burton Kids, HBO, Disney, and ABC, and is currently writing a screenplay for a major studio. An armchair Sherlockian, Tom lives in Los Angeles with his lovely wife and his dog, Dr. Watson.


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$15.99
ISBN: 9780063069848
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Published: Avon - July 12th, 2022
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Pre-order CIRCLING BACK TO YOU to receive a personalized copy signed by Julie Tieu. 
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Cadence Lim has transformed from behind-the-scenes number cruncher to an integral part of the sales team at Prism Realty. But despite moving up the corporate ladder, her complicated relationship with her estranged elderly father weighs heavily and she can’t seem to shake the desire for a new beginning.

At least Cadence can always lean on her favorite co-worker and co-conspirator, Matt Escanilla. A top broker with an unsuccessful love life, the forever single Matt is constantly being nagged by his loving Filipino family to settle down.

Their relationship takes a turn when a business trip lands them both in their hometown and Matt enlists Cadence as a pretend girlfriend for a family gathering. The new after-hours setting forces the two friends to see each other in a new light, and their previously buried feelings rise quickly to the surface. When competing promotions threaten to separate Cadence and Matt, these office besties must work together to round up their ambitions and families to pursue their overdue romance.

Julie Tieu is a Chinese American writer, born and raised in Southern California. When she is not writing or working as a college counselor, she is reading, on the hunt for delicious eats, or dreaming about her next travel adventure. She lives in the Los Angeles area with her high school crush husband and two energetic daughters.


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By Karen Yin, Bonnie Lui (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781645675570
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Published: Page Street Kids - July 19th, 2022
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Pre-order So Not Ghoul today to receive a personalized copy signed by Karen Yin and Bonnie Lui. 
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On her first day haunting a new school, all Mimi has to wear are old Chinese gowns from her great-great-great-great-great-ghost-grandmother. She wants to look horrifying and rattle chains with the cool American ghouls at school, but her ghost ancestors insist she dress and behave like a good Chinese ghost. Desperate to fit in and find a middle haunting ground between her cultures, she plans a ghastly new look. But she questions whether her haunt couture is a fabulous fright or a grave mistake when her family finds out, and another ghoul at school appropriates her Chinese fashion.

This ghoulishly playful ghost story offers a boo-tiful reminder that while sometimes school and family can make you feel invisible, bicultural pride never goes out of style.

Karen Yin is the author of Whole Whale (Barefoot Books) and the founder of Conscious Style Guide. So Not Ghoul was inspired by her fondness for ghosts from Chinese lore and by her experience growing up caught between two cultures. Originally from New York, Karen lives in California with her partner and their cat friends. Find her at KarenYin.com.

Bonnie Lui is an illustrator for books, games, and television. She created the book The ABC of Feelings (Philomel Books) and illustrated Different Like Me (Our Daily Bread Publishing). Working on Mimi’s story brought back vivid memories of her childhood in Hong Kong, especially the smells of the offerings surrounding her late grandfather’s shrine—cooked chicken, rice wine, incense—the smells that to her always mean family. Bonnie now lives in Pasadena, California, with her cat, Tibbs.


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$29.99
ISBN: 9780785245780
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Published: Harper Horizon - June 28th, 2022
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Pre-order EVERYDAY CELEBRATIONS FROM SCRATCH today to receive a copy SIGNED and/or PERSONALIZED by Maria Provenzano. 
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Why wait for the holidays to celebrate?

Life's everyday moments are worthy of connecting people together with food and crafts. Everyday Celebrations from Scratch is filled with impressive (yet easy) recipes, step-by-step craft tutorials, and inspiration to set the scene--all to help you create the life you want, from scratch.

First, Maria shares the essentials of everyday celebrations, including must-haves for a well-stocked pantry and the basic supplies for craft activities anyone can do.

Each section of the book provides inspiration for both food and do-it-yourself (DIY) projects, so you can invest minimum time for maximum impact! Everyday celebrations are the foundations of memories that last a lifetime, and Maria will show you just how easy it can be!

 

Maria Provenzano is a lifestyle expert who loves inspiring others through crafting and unique recipes. She believes in all things homemade and hopes to encourage others to add a bit of creativity (and fun!) to every day. Maria is the creator of the site FromScratchwithMaria.com and has had recipes published in numerous magazines, including Bake from Scratch MagazineTaste of HomeLuxe Life Magazine, and Focus Magazine. She has also been featured on such sites as The Local Moms Network, LaurenConrad.com, Refinery 29, CafeMoms, and Giada De Laurentiis's Giada: A Digital Weekly.

On Hallmark Channel's Home & Family, Maria shares her love of homemade crafts, food, and do-it-yourself (DIY) projects. Follow Maria on Instagram @fromscratchwithmaria.