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"I enjoy fiction and memoirs-- mostly humorous. anything that will have me dying to get to the next page. I like to be moved by sadness, hopelessness and angst that ends up being resolved to the best of the authors ability."

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Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security (City Lights Open Media) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780872867154
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Published: City Lights Books - September 12th, 2017

It's mind-blowing how Miller fuses climate change, immigration, and current politics into one interconnected study.


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The Worm and the Bird Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780143132868
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Published: Penguin Books - October 10th, 2017

The Worm and the Bird is a gorgeous picture book with beautiful illustrations and colors, accompanied by a dark short story that is relatable to all who feel overwhelmed by the expectations of life. Though imbued with dread, this book is a reminder to all pessimists of the gift of choice and the endless possibilities that life has to offer.


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Drown Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781573226066
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 1997

Eclectic. Raw. Cuentas para chingones. Junot Diaz delivers a voice for Latino youth. From the barrios of Santo Domingo to New Jersey hoods, Diaz delivers Coming of Age stories and stories that touch on the American dream with raw and fresh grace.


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So Sad Today: Personal Essays Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781455562725
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - March 15th, 2016

So Sad Today is a beautiful collection of essays that focuses on depression, self-image, love, and death. Often uncomfortable and hard to read, you find yourself relating to Broder along the way. If you can’t get enough, follow her equally hilarious and cringe-worthy page on twitter where it all began @sosadtoday


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Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's
By Lena Dunham, Joana Avillez (Illustrator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780812985177
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - October 20th, 2015

Hilarious Lena Dunham takes us behind the scenes (and back in time) into her compelling, complicated, yet prosperous life. Not That Kind of Girl is a wonderfully detailed memoir that focuses on self-doubt, anxiety, friendship, and love.