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  • The adventures of John BlakeThe adventures of John Blake : Mystery of the ghost ship

    Pullman, Philip, 1946-, author.

    John Blake and his mysterious ship are doomed to sail between centuries and when he meets a shipwrecked girl named Serena he promises to help get her back to her time, but first they must stop the sinister and powerful Dahlberg Corporation.

  • My diarrheMy diarrhe

    Sings, Miranda, author.

    "From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Selp-Helf comes the "leaked" diary of YouTube comedic personality Miranda Sings. Taped together so the world can read all about her life through her eyes, My Diarrhe includes pages from Miranda's baby book, poems from her years as an emotional teen, secrets from her dating life, and stories from her rise to fame. As Miranda herself says, 'It has every single secret about my life in it. My first kiss, my first period, stories about secret family members, secret photos of other celebrities, etc... so don't read it!'"--

  • My depressionMy depression

    Swados, Elizabeth.

    "A poignant look at one woman's fight for herself, told in expressively scrawled drawings and commentary. Author Elizabeth Swados takes us on an intimate journey through her long-time struggle with depression that is by turns tender, funny, and uplifting, and will resonate with everyone affected by depression and those who love them. Through the author's charming and frenzied drawings, readers get a unique look into the experience of severe depression, from the black cloud forming in the horizon, to the strained relationships, the side effects of anti-depressants, and the difficulty getting out of bed and functioning. For the many people who suffer from depression, this is a reminder that they are not alone and that their experiences are legitimate and deserve to be part of mainstream awareness. This is an engaging and uplifting story of an illness that has been stigmatized for too long"--

  • The wicked + the Divine Vol. 7The wicked + the Divine Vol. 7 / Mothering Invention

    Gillen, Kieron, writer.

    "Every ninety years, twelve gods are reincarnated as young people. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are all dead. It's happening now. It's happening again"--Page 4 of cover.

  • The wicked + the divine Vol. 6The wicked + the divine Vol. 6

    Gillen, Kieron, author.

  • Life of the partyLife of the party : poems

    Gatwood, Olivia, author.

    "A dazzling debut collection of raw and explosive poems about growing up in a sexist, sensationalized world, from a "ferocious" (BBC), "beautifully vulnerable" (Nylon) new talent. i'm a good girl, bad girl, sad girl, dream girl girl next door sunbathing in the driveway i wanna be them all at once, i wanna be all the girls i've ever loved Lauded for the power of her writing and having attracted an online fan base of millions for her extraordinary spoken-word performances, Olivia Gatwood is a thrilling new voice in contemporary feminist poetry. In Life of the Party, she weaves together her own coming of age with an investigation into our culture's romanticization of violence against women. In precise, searing language--at times blistering and riotous, at times soulful and exuberant--she explores the boundary between what is real and what is imagined in a life saturated with fear. How does one grow from a girl to a woman in a world wracked by violence? Where is the line between perpetrator and victim? What is the meaning of bravery? Visceral and haunting, this multifaceted collection illustrates that what happens to our bodies makes us who we are"--

  • Amazons, abolitionists, and activistsAmazons, abolitionists, and activists : a graphic history of women's fight for their rights

    Kendall, Mikki, author.

    "Graphic novel-style primer that covers the key figures and events that have advanced women's rights from antiquity to the modern era. ... Illuminates the stories of notable women throughout history--from queens and freedom fighters to warriors and spies--and the progressive movements led by women that have shaped history, including abolition, suffrage, labor, civil rights, LGBTQ liberation, reproductive rights, and more."--Cover flap.



    All Stevie Bell wanted was to find the key to the Ellingham mystery, but instead she found her classmate dead. And while she solved that murder, the crimes of the past are still waiting in the dark. Just as Stevie feels she’s on the cusp of putting it together, her parents pull her out of Ellingham academy.For her own safety they say. She must move past this obsession with crime. Now that Stevie’s away from the school of topiaries and secret tunnels, and her strange and endearing friends, she begins to feel disconnected from the rest of the world. At least she won’t have to see David anymore. David, who she kissed. David, who lied to her about his identity—son of despised politician Edward King. Then King himself arrives at her house to offer a deal: He will bring Stevie back to Ellingham immediately. In return, she must play nice with David. King is in the midst of a campaign and can’t afford his son stirring up trouble. If Stevie’s at school, David will stay put.

  • SupernovaSupernova / Renegades #3

    Meyer, Marissa, author.

    "All's fair in love and anarchy... Supernova, the epic conclusion to New York Times bestselling author Marissa Meyer's thrilling Renegades Trilogy finds Nova and Adrian struggling to keep their secret identities concealed while the battle rages on between their alter egos, their allies, and their greatest fears come to life. Secrets, lies, and betrayals are revealed as anarchy once again threatens to reclaim Gatlon City."--provided by publisher.

  • Phantoms in the brainPhantoms in the brain : probing the mysteries of the human mind

    Ramachandran, V. S. (Vilayanur S.), 1951-

    Dr. Ramachandran recounts how his work with patients who have bizarre neurological disorders has shed new light on the deep architecture of the brain, and what these findings tell us about who we are, how we construct our body image, why we laugh or become depressed, why we may believe in God, how we make decisions, deceive ourselves and dream, perhaps even why we're so clever at philosophy, music and art.

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