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YA Fantasy Virtual Event with Maxine Kaplan and Django Wexler

Join us for an evening of epic YA fantasy! We are thrilled to have two authors of very different styles of fantasy novel in discussion with events coordinator Bookseller Anna. Django Wexler's books are available in store now; Maxine Kaplan's comes out on January 19, 2021.

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Published: Amulet Books - January 19th, 2021

A funny, fiercely feminist YA epic fantasy--following the adventures of a tavern wench

Tanya has worked at her tavern since she was able to see over the bar. She broke up her first fight at 11. By the time she was a teenager she knew everything about the place, and she could run it with her eyes closed. She'd never let anyone--whether it be a drunkard or a captain of the queen's guard--take advantage of her. But when her guardian dies, she might lose it all: the bar, her home, her purpose in life. So she heads out on a quest to petition the queen to keep the tavern in her name--dodging unscrupulous guards, a band of thieves, and a powerful, enchanted feather that seems drawn to her. Fast-paced, magical, and unapologetically feminist, Wench is epic fantasy like you've never seen it before.


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Published: Amulet Books - January 18th, 2021

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Published: Tor Teen - January 5th, 2021

Siege of Rage and Ruin is the explosive final adventure in Django Wexler's The Wells of Sorcery trilogy, an action-packed epic fantasy saga.

Isoka has done the impossible--she's captured the ghost ship Soliton.

With her crew of mage-bloods, including the love of her life Princess Meroe, Isoka returns to the empire that sent her on her deadly mission. She's ready to hand over the ghost ship as ransom for her sister Tori's life, but arrives to find her home city under siege. And Tori at the helm of a rebellion.

Neither Isoka's mastery of combat magic, nor Tori's proficiency with mind control, could have prepared them for the feelings their reunion surfaces. But they're soon drawn back into the rebels' fight to free the city that almost killed them.


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Published: Tor Teen - January 4th, 2021

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Published: Tor Teen - January 5th, 2021

Django Wexler's City of Stone and Silence is the second book in the cinematic fantasy Wells of Sorcery Trilogy featuring a fierce young woman skilled in the art of combat magic on an epic mission to steal a ghost ship.

After surviving the Vile Rot, Isoka, Meroe, and the rest of Soliton's crew finally arrive at Soliton's mysterious destination, the Harbor--a city of great stone ziggurats, enshrouded in a ghostly veil of Eddica magic. And they're not alone.

Royalty, monks, and madmen live in a precarious balance, and by night take shelter from monstrous living corpses. None know how to leave the Harbor, but if Isoka can't find a way to capture Soliton and return it to the Emperor's spymaster before a year is up, her sister's Tori's life will be forfeit.

But there's more to Tori's life back in Kahnzoka than the comfortable luxury Isoka intended for her. By night, she visits the lower wards, risking danger to help run a sanctuary for mage-bloods fleeing the Emperor's iron fist. When she discovers that Isoka is missing, her search takes her deep in the mires of intrigue and revolution. And she has her own secret--the power of Kindre, the Well of Mind, which can bend others to its will. Though she's spent her life denying this brutal magic, Tori will use whatever means she has to with Isoka's fate on the line...


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Published: Tor Teen - January 6th, 2020

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Published: Tor Teen - January 7th, 2020

Ship of Smoke and Steel is the launch of Django Wexler's cinematic, action-packed epic fantasy Wells of Sorcery trilogy.

A FIERCE WARRIOR. HER DEADLY MAGIC.
AN EPIC MISSION TO STEAL A GHOST SHIP.

In the lower wards of Kahnzoka, the great port city of the Blessed Empire, eighteen-year-old ward boss Isoka enforces the will of her criminal masters with the power of Melos, the Well of Combat. The money she collects goes to keep her little sister living in comfort, far from the bloody streets they grew up on.

When Isoka's magic is discovered by the government, she's arrested and brought to the Emperor's spymaster, who sends her on an impossible mission: steal Soliton, a legendary ghost ship--a ship from which no one has ever returned. If she fails, her sister's life is forfeit.

On board Soliton, nothing is as simple as it seems. Isoka tries to get close to the ship's mysterious captain, but to do it she must become part of the brutal crew and join their endless battles against twisted creatures. She doesn't expect to have to contend with feelings for a charismatic fighter who shares her combat magic, or for a fearless princess who wields an even darker power.


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Published: Tor Teen - January 21st, 2019

Parenting Goals: A Virtual Parenting Panel

We are thrilled to have the opportunity to offer a monthly virtual panel for the families in our community. In December, join three experts discussing different parenting goals as we prep for New Year's Resolution Season.

Melanie Dale, author of Calm the H*ck Down, discusses taking some of the pressure off ourselves so we can enjoy parenting.

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Published: Atria Books - December 8th, 2020

From author and speaker Melanie Dale comes a laugh-out-loud hilarious parenting book that teaches you how to dial back the stress of raising children with the simple premise that we all just need to lighten up a little bit.

Most of us thought we’d be amazing parents—and then we had kids. Now we spend what little free time we have comparing ourselves to other parents, comparing our kids to other kids, and panicking that everyone else is nailing it except us. Between constant social media postings to conflicting advice found in parenting books, we often have no choice but to freak out. But there is another way. We all just need to calm the h*ck down.

Melanie Dale—a special needs parent, adoptive parent, in vitro parent, and reluctant cheer mom—believes we are all putting too much pressure on ourselves and our kids to be perfect. Instead, she argues, we need to take a step back so we can actually enjoy this journey called parenting.

Calm the H*ck Down is filled with stories from Melanie’s own life, as well as real-life research for learning how to lighten up about every aspect of parenting—from poopy diapers and germs to family vacations and adolescent angst. She also discusses the pressure to knock it all out of the Pinterest park, the challenge of instilling some kind of faith into your kids, and worrying about their future while still trying to live in the present.

Infused with quirky humor, profound insight, and accessible advice, Calm the H*ck Down gives you the permission to finally relax and enjoy this ridiculous thing we do called parenting.


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Published: Atria Books - December 7th, 2020

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Raise your kids through positive parenting, understanding, and leadership...and be the ultimate influencer in their lives.

How do you raise a champion? After her son Adam Rippon, medaled in the 2018 Olympic Games, single mom Kelly Rippon found herself being asked this question all the time. Kelly had six children--what did she do to inspire them to their achievements and how did she raise confident, self-driven, emotionally intelligent children? Kelly realized that her unique parenting ideas shared the same leadership influence model she presented to audiences across the country as a motivational and professional development speaker.

Her philosophy is simple: a parent has the greatest opportunity to be the most significant influence in a child's life. Kelly shares ten key types of influence--from Optimism to Accountability--that will inspire your kids and build your own sense of purpose and self-worth. Illustrating her influencer philosophy with relatable anecdotes from her own life and raising gifted children, Kelly invites you into your own journey of self-discovery in one of the best books on parenting and child development. No matter the challenges, you can improve your life and empower your children when you Parent Up.


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Published: Sourcebooks - December 7th, 2020

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Published: Fremont Press - November 24th, 2020

There is nothing more vital to the very existence of human beings than food. Cooking, gathering, and eating have been essential to what makes us human since our ancestors began walking this planet. From the lavish feasts offered to royals, to a modest meal served to families gathered around a table to celebrate a holiday, food has always been central to human culture. Food has been used for celebration, tradition, healing, comforting, and pleasure for thousands of years. Cooking and eating connect each and every one of us, yet in our modern society, we have made what should be simple, pleasurable, and delicious a complicated matter ridden with guilt. Food is no longer about nourishment and comfort; rather, it’s a regimented routine meant to induce shame in those who can’t stick to a diet or plan. That’s where intuitive eating comes into play – an approach to becoming healthy and happy that doesn’t involve restriction or dieting. In her new book Kindred Table, Emily Weeks, RDN, LD allows you to break free from the shackles of modern dieting by using the intuitive approach designed specifically with families in mind. 

Families today are overstressed and overworked, resulting in a reliance on quick processed foods and drive-through meals. Family meals are happening less frequently, and the use of fad diets to lose weight and get healthy is increasing, especially among kids and teenagers. An astonishing number of diets fail, leaving us feeling defeated and frustrated. But what if we could live a life free from dieting, restriction, and the suffering that goes along with it? Kindred Table discusses why restriction doesn’t work and why striving for a certain weight does more harm than good. Instead, it explains how to introduce your family to intuitive eating and, most importantly, how to enjoy healthy and happy family meals.

Kindred Table includes:

  • Comprehensive guidance especially tailored for families, with tips for how introducing the intuitive approach to young children and teens
  • A special section on gentle nutrition—how to eat healthier as a family without feeling deprived or restricted
  • Tips for coming together for family meals, trying new foods, and reducing pickiness without a fight
  • Advice for how to become healthier as a family without focusing on weight or body size
  • Information about dealing with junk food and emotional eating as children and adults
  • Nutritionally balanced recipes for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, sides, desserts, and snacks


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Published: Victory Belt Publishing, Inc. - November 23rd, 2020

Marc Cameron presents Tom Clancy: Shadow of the Dragon

Bestselling author Marc Cameron joins us virtually for his latest book in the Jack Ryan series, Tom Clancy: Shadow of the Dragon.

We'll be discussing this newest book, continuing the Jack Ryan series, and Marc Cameron's history in law enforcement. Take your lunch break and join us for a thrilling event.

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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - November 17th, 2020

A missing Chinese scientist, unexplained noises emanating from under the Arctic ice, and a possible mole in American intelligence are just some of the problems that plague President Jack Ryan in the latest entry in Tom Clancy's #1 New York Times bestselling series.

 

Aboard an icebreaker in the Arctic Ocean a sonar operator hears an unusual noise coming from the ocean floor. She can't isolate it and chalks the event up to an anomaly in a newly installed system.

 

Meanwhile, operatives with the Chinese Ministry of State Security are dealing with their own mystery--the disappearance of brilliant but eccentric scientist, Liu Wangshu. They're desperate to keep his crucial knowledge of aerospace and naval technology out of their rivals' hands.

 

Finding Liu is too great an opportunity for any intelligence service to pass up, but there's one more problem. A high-level Chinese mole, codenamed Surveyor, has managed to infiltrate American Intelligence. President Jack Ryan has only one choice: send John Clark and his Campus team deep into China to find an old graduate student of the professor's who may hold the key to his whereabouts. It's a dangerous gamble, but with John Clark holding the cards, Jack Ryan is all in.


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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - November 16th, 2020

Tom Clancy Code of Honor (A Jack Ryan Novel #19) Cover Image
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Published: Berkley - October 13th, 2020

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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - November 18th, 2019

Tom Clancy Oath of Office (A Jack Ryan Novel #18) Cover Image
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Published: Berkley - November 5th, 2019

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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - November 26th, 2018

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Published: Berkley - November 6th, 2018

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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - November 27th, 2017

Dial Down the Stress: A Virtual Parenting Panel

We are thrilled to have the opportunity to offer a monthly virtual panel for the families in our community. In November, join three experts discussing how to dial down your stress as a parent as we prepare to enter the holiday season in our latest panel via Zoom Webinar.

Rachel Bertsche, author of The Kids Are in Bed, discusses creating free time for yourself between child obligations.

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Published: Plume - January 7th, 2020

Picture it--it's 8:30 p.m. You close the door to your child's room just as you hear your partner closing the dishwasher, and now it's time for an hour or two of glorious freedom. What do you do? Read the book you've been waiting to crack open all day? Chat on the phone with a friend, glass of wine in hand, or go out with pals and share a whole bottle? Or, like many modern parents, do you get caught up in chores, busywork, and social media black holes?

In an original survey conducted for this book, 71 percent of parents said their free time didn't feel free at all, because they were still thinking about all the things they should be doing for their kids, their jobs, and their households. Rachel Bertsche found herself in exactly that bind. After dozens of interviews with scientists and parenting experts, input from moms and dads across the country, and her own experiments with her personal time, Rachel figured out how to transform her patterns and reconnect to her pre-kids life. In The Kids Are in Bed, other parents can learn to do the same, and learn to truly enjoy the time after lights-out.


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Published: Plume - January 6th, 2020

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Published: Atria Books - March 31st, 2020

Cribsheet meets The Sh!t No One Tells You in this no-holds-barred, judgment-free parenting guide that sets the record straight on every hot-button parenting topic by longtime journalist and founder of the viral #NoShameParenting movement.

 

What if you could do more for your kids, by doing a whole lot less?

 

Parenting today has become a competitive sport, and it seems that everyone is losing. From the very moment that little line turns blue, parents-to-be find themselves in a brave new world where every decision they make is fraught, every action they take is judged, and everything they do seems to be the wrong thing.

 

Formula feed? Breast is best.
Breastfeed in public? That's indecent.
Cry it out? You're causing permanent harm to your child.
Don't sleep train? Your child will never learn to sleep on his or her own.
Stay home? You're setting a bad example for your kids.
Go back to work? Don't you love your kids more than your job?

 

Lindsay Powers--former editor-in-chief of Yahoo! Parenting, creator of the #NoShameParenting movement, and mom of two--is here to help parents everywhere breathe a collective sigh of relief. This laugh-out-loud funny, accessible, and reassuring book sets the record straight on all of the insane conflicts that parents face--from having a glass of wine while pregnant to sleep training, childcare, feeding, and even sex after baby.

 

Drawing on the latest research and delivered in a relatable, comforting voice, You Can't F*ck Up Your Kids demonstrates that it is possible to take the stress out of parenting and sit back and enjoy the ride.


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Published: Atria Books - March 30th, 2020

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Published: Dundurn Group - November 24th, 2020

A roadmap for parents who want to feel less pressure and more joy during the intense early years of childrearing.

Why is it that research suggests people who don't have kids are happier than people who do? Olivia Scobie provides practical solutions for parents who find themselves pushing beyond their capacity to meet impossible standards, and challenges parents to shift their thinking from child centred to family centred.

By naming today's unrealistic parenting expectations as impossible from the get-go, Impossible Parenting creates the space to acknowledge harmful expectations for new parents and begins a conversation that focuses on healing and doing the best one can with the resources available.


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Published: Dundurn - October 30th, 2020

Tickle Your Fantasy Virtual Panel

Join three authors of amazing fantasy for a lunchtime discussion of their latest books.

Sarah Kozloff discusses her completed Nine Realms quartet, culminating in The Cerulean Queen.

Brian Naslund presents Sorcery of a Queen, the second book in his Dragons of Terra series.

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Published: Tor Books - January 21st, 2020

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Published: Tor Books - January 20th, 2020

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Published: Tor Books - February 18th, 2020

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Published: Tor Books - February 17th, 2020

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Published: Tor Books - March 23rd, 2020

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Published: Tor Books - April 21st, 2020

Sarah Kozloff's breathtaking and cinematic epic fantasy series The Nine Realms, which began with A Queen in Hiding, comes to a thrilling conclusion in The Cerulean Queen.

The true queen of Weirandale has returned.

Cerulia has done the impossible and regained the throne. However, she's inherited a council of traitors, a realm in chaos, and a war with Oromondo.

Now a master of her Gift, to return order to her kingdom she will use all she has learned--humility, leadership, compassion, selflessness, and the necessity of ruthlessness.


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Published: Tor Books - April 20th, 2020

Blood of an Exile (Dragons of Terra #1) Cover Image
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Published: Tor Books - August 5th, 2019

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Published: Tor Books - August 11th, 2020

Sorcery of a Queen by Brian Naslund is a fast-paced adventure perfect for comic readers and fans of heroic fantasy

They called her the Witch Queen...

Driven from her kingdom, the would-be queen now seeks haven in the land of her mother, but Ashlyn will not stop until justice has been done. Determined to unlock the secret of powers long thought impossible, Ashlyn bends her will and intelligence to mastering the one thing people always accused her of, sorcery.

Meanwhile, having learned the truth of his mutation, Bershad is a man on borrowed time. Never knowing when his healing powers will drive him to a self-destruction, he is determined to see Ashlyn restored to her throne and the creatures they both love safe.


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Published: Tor Books - August 10th, 2020

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A retelling of Arthurian myth from World Fantasy Award-winner Lavie Tidhar, By Force Alone.

 

Everyone thinks they know the story of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table.

The fact is they don't know sh*t.

Arthur? An over-promoted gangster.
Merlin? An eldritch parasite.
Excalibur? A shady deal with a watery arms dealer.
Britain? A clogged sewer that Rome abandoned just as soon as it could.

A savage and cutting epic fantasy, equally poetic and profane, By Force Alone is a magical adventure and a subversive masterwork.


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Published: Tor Books - August 10th, 2020

Marissa Meyer presents Instant Karma

Marissa Meyer, photo credit: Connie RiggioYou all know Marissa Meyer from The Lunar Chronicles and Renegades, but she's publishing her first YA rom-com, Instant Karma, and we're cohosting the public launch event!

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Published: Feiwel & Friends - November 3rd, 2020

In Marissa Meyer's young adult contemporary romance, a girl is suddenly gifted with the ability to cast instant karma on those around her - both good and bad.

 

Chronic overachiever Prudence Daniels is always quick to cast judgment on the lazy, rude, and arrogant residents of her coastal town. Her dreams of karmic justice are fulfilled when, after a night out with her friends, she wakes up with the sudden ability to cast instant karma on those around her.

 

Pru giddily makes use of the power, punishing everyone from public vandals to mean gossips, but there is one person on whom her powers consistently backfire: Quint Erickson, her slacker of a lab partner. Quint is annoyingly cute and impressively noble, especially when it comes to his work with the rescue center for local sea animals.

 

When Pru resigns herself to working at the rescue center for extra credit, she begins to uncover truths about baby otters, environmental upheaval, and romantic crossed signals--not necessarily in that order. Her newfound karmic insights reveal how thin the line is between virtue and vanity, generosity and greed . . . love and hate... and fate.


Talk to Your Kids: A Virtual Parenting Panel

We are thrilled to have the opportunity to offer a monthly virtual panel for the families in our community. In October, join three experts discussing the conversations you need to be having with your kids and ways to do that in our latest panel via Zoom Webinar.

Dr. Abi Gewirtz, author of When the World Feels Like a Scary Place, discusses how to talk about subjects that cause anxiety for you and your child.

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In a lifesaving guide for parents, Dr. Abigail Gewirtz shows how to use the most basic tool at your disposal--conversation--to give children real help in dealing with the worries, stress, and other negative emotions caused by problems in the world, from active shooter drills to climate change.

But it's not just how to talk to your kids, it's also what to say: The heart of When the World Feels Like a Scary Place is a series of conversation scripts--with actual dialogue, talking points, prompts, and insightful asides--that are each age-appropriate and centered around different issues. Along the way are tips about staying calm in an anxious world; the way children react to stress, and how parents can read the signs; and how parents can make sure that their own anxiety doesn't color the conversation. Talking and listening are essential for nurturing resilient, confident, and compassionate children. And conversation will help you manage your anxieties too, offering a path of wholeness and security for everyone in the family.


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Published: Workman Publishing Company - May 11th, 2020

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Published: Bethany House Publishers - August 4th, 2020

Many great father-daughter books highlight the benefits of being an engaged father, cite statistics about the impact fathers have on a daughter's life, and give practical advice about how to foster such relationships. But once the stage has been set, many dads don't know what to say or how to approach conversations with their daughters.

Using her decades of experience in counseling young women and coaching fathers, Michelle Watson has created a step-by-step template for having conversations that build a stronger bond through laughter, vulnerability, honesty, and self-disclosure. Let's Talk is filled with dozens of scripted questions that walk fathers through the levels of creating a heart-to-heart connection with their daughters by communicating the right way. Through this easy-to-read guide, dads will learn how to listen and build trust as they move from get-to-know-you chats to deep discussions that dive into their daughters' struggles, hurts, and hopes.


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Published: Bethany House Publishers - August 3rd, 2020

Sex, Teens, and Everything in Between: The New and Necessary Conversations Today's Teenagers Need to Have about Consent, Sexual Harassment, Healthy Re Cover Image
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Published: Sourcebooks - September 3rd, 2019

The only sex education book you need to start a conversation with your kids about sexual harassment, consent, #metoo, and more

Being a teen in today's world can be hard. Raising a healthy, aware, and sex-positive teen can be even more of a challenge. When it comes to sexuality in adolescence, harassment, autonomy, advice, and consent, it's crucial that teens be able to ask hard questions about how to take care of themselves, make decisions that reflect their values, and stay safe. Enter: Sex, Teens, and Everything in Between, by veteran teen sex educator and mother of three Shafia Zaloom, which acts as a conversation starter to discuss a wide variety of sex-related topics with your teens, including:

  • How to get and give consent
  • What it means to have "good" sex
  • How to help prevent sexual harassment and assault
  • How to stay safe in difficult situations
  • The legal consequences of sexual harassment and assault, and what to do if a teen experiences assault or is accused of it
  • Stories from survivors of sexual assault

Talking to your child about sex and realizing it's perfectly normal is step one. Having proactive and engaged discussions about all that comes along with teen sex is step two, and that's where this book is here to help. Approachable, engaging, and with real-life scenarios and discussion questions in every chapter, Sex, Teens, and Everything in Between is a must-have resource that gives parents and educators the tools they need to have meaningful conversations with teens about what sex can and should be.


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Published: Sourcebooks - September 2nd, 2019

Entangled Teen Virtual YA Event

We are juxtaposing a rom-com with a darker paranormal thriller for a conversation that should cover a YA book for every reader!

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ISBN: 9781682814970
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Published: Entangled: Teen - August 18th, 2020

The Tech sisters don't date in high school. Not because they're not asked. Not because they're not interested. Not even because no one can pronounce their long, Thai last name--hence the shortened, awkward moniker. But simply because they're not allowed.

Until now.

In a move that other Asian American girls know all too well, six months after the older Tech twins got to college, their parents asked, "Why aren't you engaged yet?" The sisters retaliated by vowing that they won't marry for ten (maybe even twenty!) years, not until they've had lots of the dating practice that they didn't get in high school.

In a shocking war on the status quo, her parents now insist that their youngest daughter, Orrawin (aka "Winnie"), must practice fake dating in high school. Under their watchful eyes, of course--and organized based on their favorite rom-coms. 'Cause that won't end in disaster.

The first candidate? The son of their longtime friends, Mat Songsomboon--arrogant, infuriating, and way too good-looking. Winnie's known him since they were toddlers throwing sticky rice balls at each other. And her parents love him.

If only he weren't her sworn enemy.


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Published: Entangled: Teen - August 17th, 2020

Crush (Crave #2) Cover Image
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Published: Entangled: Teen - September 29th, 2020

Everything feels off--especially me. I've returned to Katmere Academy, but I'm haunted by fragments of days I have no recollection of living and struggling to understand who, or what, I really am.

Just when I start to feel safe again, Hudson is back with a vengeance. He insists there are secrets I don't know about, threatening to drive a wedge between Jaxon and me forever. But far worse enemies are at our doorstep.

The Circle is caught in a power play and the Vampire Court is trying to drag me out of my world and into theirs. The only thing Hudson and Jaxon agree on is that leaving Katmere would mean my certain death.

And not only am I fighting for my life, but now everyone else's is at stake--unless we can defeat an unspeakable evil. All I know is that saving the people I love is going to require sacrifice.

Maybe more than I'm able to give.


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Published: Entangled: Teen - September 28th, 2020

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Published: Entangled: Teen - April 7th, 2020

My whole world changed when I stepped inside the academy. Nothing is right about this place or the other students in it. Here I am, a mere mortal among gods...or monsters. I still can't decide which of these warring factions I belong to, if I belong at all. I only know the one thing that unites them is their hatred of me.

Then there's Jaxon Vega. A vampire with deadly secrets who hasn't felt anything for a hundred years. But there's something about him that calls to me, something broken in him that somehow fits with what's broken in me.
Which could spell death for us all.

Because Jaxon walled himself off for a reason. And now someone wants to wake a sleeping monster, and I'm wondering if I was brought here intentionally--as the bait.


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Published: Entangled: Teen - April 6th, 2020

Billionaire Romance Virtual Panel

Join three phenomenal authors of billionaire romance for an evening of decadent discussion.

#1 New York Times, #1 USA Today, and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author Helen Hardt presents Follow Me Darkly, the first book in her Follow Me series.

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Published: Entangled: Amara - September 29th, 2020

I've always been a control freak. But he makes me crave submission...

Working for a hotel heiress and social media influencer may not be my dream job, but at least it allows me time to do what I really love--take photographs. Pretty good for a wholesome farm girl from Kansas trying to make it in Boston. Life may not be easy working for a diva, but at least I know what to expect.

Until blue-collar billionaire Braden Black strides into the office. He's beyond handsome and sexy, but also domineering with a definite hard edge. I'm not sure why he's interested in me, but within a few weeks, he's showing me a world I never knew existed.

He's opened up a side of me I can only face in the dark, and it's quickly becoming an obsession. How can I give up something this addictive--even if his secrets could ultimately destroy me?


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Published: Entangled: Amara - September 28th, 2020

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Published: Martini & Olive - October 13th, 2020

His touch is her sin.

Her love is his salvation.

"J. Kenner knows how to deliver a tortured alpha that everyone will fall for hard. Saint is exactly the sinner I want in my bed." Laurelin Paige, NYT bestselling author

"I went into this story thinking that J. Kenner could not create a better place than Stark World. ... But boy was I wrong. From the very first interaction with Devlin the reader becomes instantly aware of the character's power and grace. With a plot that kept on changing and an awesome connection between Ellie and Devlin, J. Kenner has once again proved her writing skills with masterful story telling." -The Overflowing Bookcase

Charismatic. Confident. Powerful. Controlling.

A brilliant investor with a Midas touch, Devlin Saint turned a modest inherited fortune into billions, and now operates one of the world's foremost international philanthropic organizations. He's a man determined to help the underprivileged, to fight injustice, and to make the world a better place. And that, at least is true.

It's not, however, the full truth.

Because Devlin Saint is a man with a dangerous secret. One he'll do whatever it takes to protect. And when investigative reporter Ellie Holmes turns her attention to an unsolved murder, she finds herself caught in a web of intrigue and passion as Devlin draws her closer and closer. But as the intensity and sensuality of their relationship grows, so do Ellie's suspicions. Until she is no longer certain if the heat between her and Devlin is real, or only a facade he constructed to hide his dark and twisted secrets.

Don't miss this provocative first book in a brand-new trilogy...


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Published: Martini & Olive - September 14th, 2020

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Published: Carina Press - June 30th, 2020

A fake relationship could help Princesa Sofia save her kingdom. Only problem: she'll have to fake it with the man who broke her heart.

Ten years ago, wild child Princesa Sofia Maria Isabel de Esperanza y Santos fell in fast crazy love with heartbreaker Aish Salinger during one California harvest season. Now, all grown up and with the future of her kingdom on her shoulders, she hates him as passionately as she once loved him.

Even if her body hasn't gotten the hate memo.

Faking a relationship with the now-famous rock star for the press and public will ensure the success of her new winery and the prosperity of her kingdom. All she has to do is grit her teeth and bear his tattooed presence in her village and winery--her home--for a month.

Trying to recover from his own scandal, fallen superstar Aish Salinger jumps at the chance to be near Sofia again. Leaving her was the biggest mistake he's ever made, and he's waited ten years to win her back.

He never counted on finding a woman who despised him so much she didn't want to be anywhere near him.

A war of wills breaks out as the princess and rock star battle to control their fake relationship. She wants to dictate every action to keep him away from her. He wants to be as close as he can be. She's already lost so much because of Aish--he won't be the reason her people lose even more.

But he also won't make her break her life's most important vow: to never fall in love again.


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Published: Carina Press - June 28th, 2020

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Published: Carina Press - May 10th, 2020

Shady Syndicates Virtual Event

We are stoked to host this event with the authors of two very different takes on corporate corruption in sci-fi settings.

The Warehouse by Rob Hart is set in a near-future dystopia where Cloud has taken over much of the American economy, and some one is trying to take it down.

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Published: Ballantine Books - August 25th, 2020

Cloud isn't just a place to work. It's a place to live. And when you're here, you'll never want to leave.

"A thrilling story of corporate espionage at the highest level . . . and a powerful cautionary tale about technology, runaway capitalism, and the nightmare world we are making for ourselves."--Blake Crouch, New York Times bestselling author of Dark Matter

Film rights sold to Imagine Entertainment for director Ron Howard! - NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Financial Times Real Simple Kirkus Reviews

Paxton never thought he'd be working for Cloud, the giant tech company that's eaten much of the American economy. Much less that he'd be moving into one of the company's sprawling live-work facilities.

But compared to what's left outside, Cloud's bland chainstore life of gleaming entertainment halls, open-plan offices, and vast warehouses...well, it doesn't seem so bad. It's more than anyone else is offering.

Zinnia never thought she'd be infiltrating Cloud. But now she's undercover, inside the walls, risking it all to ferret out the company's darkest secrets. And Paxton, with his ordinary little hopes and fears? He just might make the perfect pawn. If she can bear to sacrifice him.

As the truth about Cloud unfolds, Zinnia must gamble everything on a desperate scheme--one that risks both their lives, even as it forces Paxton to question everything about the world he's so carefully assembled here.

Together, they'll learn just how far the company will go...to make the world a better place.

Set in the confines of a corporate panopticon that's at once brilliantly imagined and terrifyingly real, The Warehouse is a near-future thriller about what happens when Big Brother meets Big Business--and who will pay the ultimate price.


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Published: Ballantine Books - August 19th, 2019

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Published: Tor Books - September 8th, 2020

Millions died after the first contact. An alien weapon holds the key to redemption--or annihilation. Experience Karen Osborne's unforgettable science fiction debut, Architects of Memory.

Terminally ill salvage pilot Ash Jackson lost everything in the war with the alien Vai, but she'll be damned if she loses her future. Her plan: to buy, beg, or lie her way out of corporate indenture and find a cure. When her crew salvages a genocidal weapon from a ravaged starship above a dead colony, Ash uncovers a conspiracy of corporate intrigue and betrayal that threatens to turn her into a living weapon.


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Published: Tor Books - September 7th, 2020

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