Britt's Picks

Britt's Picks

Parade: A Folktale Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9781593765804
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Published: Soft Skull - November 5th, 2019

As they prepare food, tsukiko tells sensei a story. Simple, quirky, sweet. Minimalist illustrations sprinkled throughout.

 


The Hole Cover Image
By Hiroko Oyamada, David Boyd (Translated by)
$12.95
ISBN: 9780811228879
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Published: New Directions - October 6th, 2020

Absurd and dreamlike. Asa goes through bizarre experiences as she tries to adjust to remote rural life in the Japanese countryside. With elements reminiscent of Alice in Wonderland. 

 


The Magic Fish: (A Graphic Novel) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984851598
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Published: Random House Graphic - October 13th, 2020

*Beautiful illustrations, heartwarming, lgbtq+* Shows how we use stories to cross the language barrier and share the deepest, most vulnerable parts of ourselves. 

 


Magic for Liars: A Novel Cover Image
$25.99
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ISBN: 9781250174611
Published: Tor Books - June 4th, 2019

*Realistic characters, fantasy setting, intriguing mystery* Detective noir set in an academy of magic. 

 


Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982167356
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Published: Atria Books - July 6th, 2021

An atheist lesbian accidentally gets a job at a Catholic church but she is too anxious to get out of it. Hilarious consequences ensue!

 


Cardcaptor Sakura Volume 1 Cover Image
By CLAMP, CLAMP (Illustrator)
$19.99
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ISBN: 9781595825223
Published: Dark Horse Manga - November 2nd, 2010

Sakura accidentally releases cards containing magic into the world.  With the help of the adorable guardian of the cards, Sakura must use each card she captures to capture the rest and restore order.  For fans of magical girl stories!

 


Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky (A Tristan Strong Novel, Book 1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781368042413
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - September 22nd, 2020

Tristan Strong is thrown from his grandparents’ home in Alabama to a world where African American folk legends and West African gods clash in this action-packed fantasy!

 


When We Were Magic Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534432888
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

*Tight-knit friends, magic, and dark humor* Queer teen witches involved in an accidental murder. 

 


Almond: A Novel Cover Image
By Won-pyung Sohn, Sandy Joosun Lee (Translated by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062961389
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Published: HarperVia - June 15th, 2021

*quick read, thought-provoking* Story about empathy and human connection. A boy who does not feel fear or anger develops an unlikely bond with his bully. 

 


Milk Fed: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
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ISBN: 9781982142506
Published: Scribner - August 3rd, 2021

Darkly humorous and sexy story about sexual desire, religion, and personal identity. 

 


The Seep Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781641290869
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Published: Soho Press - January 21st, 2020

*Utopia/dystopia, thought- provoking, grief* It’s a new world under the control of an alien entity called the seep. Trina, a fifty year old trans woman, must deal with her wife’s decision to be reborn as a baby. 

 


Bunny: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525559757
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Published: Penguin Books - June 9th, 2020

Trippy, bizarre, odd. The most fun I’ve had reading absurdist fiction. Read like a sorority horror film. But what’s real and what isn’t?


One Last Stop Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250244499
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 1st, 2021

Cynical August moves to NYC and meets punk lesbian Jane who’s stuck in the 70s. The story is magical and wholesome. The characters are fun and relatable. A must read for the queer hopeless romantic!