“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”  Neil Gaiman, Coraline
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A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning Cover Image
By Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780064407663
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Published: HarperCollins - August 25th, 1999

Lemony Snickett is the perfect author for those of us who love hope and triumph and the bond of family, but also love the darkest part of the human soul.  Fun for kids and adults alike, the witty style and impressive vocabulary will have you devouring the entire series and then begging others to read them too!

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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393324822
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 17th, 2004

The funniest book about corpses you will ever read! If you've ever wondered what happens to a body after death but don't want to be depressed Mary Roach will satisfy.

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Lily and the Octopus Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501126239
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 30th, 2017

Quirky, sweet, everything I want in a novel.  Join our intreped adventurer on an epic battle against the octopus attempting to devour his best friend!

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Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060853983
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Published: William Morrow - November 28th, 2006

Hands down my favorite book of all time.  I have read, listened to and encouraged others to enjoy this book for years and it has never failed to bring me pure joy in the reading.  Two of the most accessably unique authors of our time join together to tackle the Apopocolypse with their signature humor, insight and satirical wit.  Soon to be a hit Amazon Original mini-series!

The Secret of Nightingale Wood Cover Image
ISBN: 9781338157475
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Published: Chicken House - October 31st, 2017

Secret is a book that is both classic and modern.  Children's fiction perfect for a read-a-loud bedtime routine or an under-blanket with a flashlight binge. This is the book your daughter, grand-daughter, niece or god-child will treaure and lovingly read to her own child one day.

Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400080465
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Published: Broadway Books - December 6th, 2005

The Wild Robot Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316381994
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2016

In the words of my son "Momn, you HAVE to read this book.  It's sad, but then it gets happy." This super sweet series about a robot who wakes up on an island and has to find her place is one of the most beautiful kids books I've read in a while.  Fall in love with Roz and her woodland friends as they discover what makes them THEM.

Norse Mythology Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393356182
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 6th, 2018

Traditional Norse myths as told by Neil Gaiman?!?! Why are you still reading this review? Just click BUY already!  I promise you will not regret it!

The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375725609
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Published: Vintage - February 10th, 2004

This is the book that convinced me to venture into the non-fiction racks.Larson tells the stories of the 1893 World's Fair intertwined with the story of America's first serial killer, HH Holmes. 

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ISBN: 9780735213180
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 9th, 2018

Experienced chicken lovers and chicken newbi3es will all find something to learn in Storey's updated guide to raising a flock. Information you will reach for again and again, it is a must-have for anyone who raises chickens, backyard hobbiests to full farm operations.  Easy to read, full of diagrams and charts, and just about all the information you will ever need--all right here in this volume!

Star Wars Are You Scared, Darth Vader? Cover Image
By Adam Rex, Adam Rex (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781484704974
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Published: Disney Lucasfilm Press - July 3rd, 2018

My current favorite read-a-loud book, even my big kids will curl up and listen raptly! Get your best Vader voice ready--you'll be giggling in no time!