Beth

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Beth holding Eartha and a stack of booksBeth (pictured with store cat, Eartha) enjoys camping, matcha lattes with honey, dancing to '70s music, and trying to keep plants alive. Her dream is to be a cozy woodland creature who spends her days listening to records and reading by the fire in a mushroom cottage alongside her two pups, Boomer and Clementine (they can't read...yet). 
 
A few of Beth's favorite books are:
  • Little Witch Hazel by Phoebe Wahl
  • The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune
  • Lightfall: The Girl & the Galdurian by Tim Probert
  • Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
  • On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
  • The Stonekeeper: Amulet #1 by Kazu Kibuishi
  • A Wish in the Dark by Christina Soontornvat
  • The Last Cuentista by Donna Barbra Higuera
  • My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

 

 

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Little Witch Hazel: A Year in the Forest By Phoebe Wahl Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780735264892
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Tundra Books - September 21st, 2021

An earthy and beautiful collection of four stories that celebrate the seasons, nature, and life, from award-winning author-illustrator Phoebe Wahl.

Little Witch Hazel is a tiny witch who lives in the forest, helping creatures big and small. She's a midwife, an intrepid explorer, a hard worker and a kind friend.


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The House in the Cerulean Sea (Cerulean Chronicles #1) By TJ Klune Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250217318
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Tor Books - December 29th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, and WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER!
A 2021 Alex Award winner!
The 2021 RUSA Reading List: Fantasy Winner!
An Indie Next Pick!
One of Publishers Weekly's "Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2020"
One of Book Riot’s “20 Must-Read Feel-Good Fantasies”


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Lightfall: The Girl & the Galdurian By Tim Probert, Tim Probert (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tim Probert, Tim Probert (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062990464
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: HarperAlley - September 1st, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Kazu Kibuishi says of Lightfall: “Beautifully drawn. Tim Probert has created a world readers will want to visit.”


Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

A New York Times bestseller
A Washington Post bestseller
A Los Angeles Times bestseller
Named a "Best Essay Collection of the Decade" by Literary Hub
A Book Riot "Favorite Summer Read of 2020"


On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel By Ocean Vuong Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525562023
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Published: Penguin Press - June 4th, 2019

The instant New York Times Bestseller • Nominated for the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction

“A lyrical work of self-discovery that’s shockingly intimate and insistently universal…Not so much briefly gorgeous as permanently stunning.” —Ron Charles, The Washington Post


The Stonekeeper: A Graphic Novel (Amulet #1) By Kazu Kibuishi, Kazu Kibuishi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kazu Kibuishi, Kazu Kibuishi (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780439846813
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Graphix - January 1st, 2008

The first book in Kazu Kibuishi's #1 New York Times bestselling series that features a beautiful but dangerous world of new friends, giant robots, and shadowy enemies!

After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather. The strange house proves to be dangerous.


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A Wish in the Dark By Christina Soontornvat Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536222975
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Candlewick - September 7th, 2021

A 2021 Newbery Honor Book

A boy on the run. A girl determined to find him. A compelling fantasy looks at issues of privilege, protest, and justice.


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The Last Cuentista: Newbery Medal Winner By Donna Barba Higuera Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646140893
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Published: Levine Querido - October 12th, 2021

Winner of the John Newbery Medal

Winner of the Pura Belpré Award

From Pura Belpré Award winner and Newbery Medalist, Donna Barba Higuera—a brilliant journey through the stars, to the very heart of what makes us human.

Había una vez . .


My Year of Rest and Relaxation: A Novel By Ottessa Moshfegh Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525522133
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Penguin Books - June 25th, 2019

Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, Time, NPR, Amazon,Vice, BustleThe New York TimesThe GuardianKirkus Reviews, Entertainment Weekly, The AV Club, & Audible

A New York Times Bestseller