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Boy, Snow, Bird Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781594633409
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2015

As seen on the cover of the New York Times Book Review, where it was described as "gloriously unsettling... evoking Toni Morrison, Haruki Murakami, Angela Carter, Edgar Allan Poe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Chris Abani and even Emily Dickinson," and already one of the year's most widely acclaimed novels:


Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780062348678
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - April 7th, 2015

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

William C. Morris Award Winner: Best Young Adult Debut of the Year * National Book Award Longlist

"A remarkable gift of a novel."--Andrew Smith, author of Grasshopper Jungle

"I am so in love with this book."--Nina LaCour, author of Hold Still


The Inheritance Trilogy Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780316334006
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Published: Orbit - December 9th, 2014

The Inheritance Trilogy omnibus includes the novels: The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, The Broken Kingdoms, The Kingdom of Gods, and a brand new novella set in the same world: The Awakened Kingdom.

A REALM OF GODS AND MORTALS.


Sin and Syntax: How to Craft Wicked Good Prose Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780385346894
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Published: Three Rivers Press (CA) - August 13th, 2013

A fully revised and updated edition with challenges and writing prompts in every chapter


Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales Cover Image
$23.39
ISBN: 9780590473705
Availability: Special Order
Published: Blue Sky Press - November 1995

In the tradition of Hamilton's The People Could Fly and In the Beginning, a dramatic new collection of 25 compelling tales from the female African American storytelling tradition. Each story focuses on the role of women--both real and fantastic--and their particular strengths, joys and sorrows. Full-color illustrations.


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At Her Feet Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9781602829480
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Published: Bold Strokes Books - September 17th, 2013

During a night of Web surfing for celeb gossip and masturbatory material, digital marketing producer Suzanne Kim stumbles across an intriguing thread while checking her profile on kinklife.com. Suzanne isn't exactly looking, but the request for a very specific type of submissive from the attractive mistress, Mami-P, is hard to resist.


Let the Lover Be Cover Image
$13.46
ISBN: 9781626390775
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Published: Bold Strokes Books - August 19th, 2014

Functional alcoholic Kiana Lewis is looking for a way out. Running away from the memories of her mother's horrific death and her own dead-end existence, she decides to crash her ex-lover's New Orleans wedding and put a stop to the whole thing. She arrives in the Big Easy to reclaim her old love, and hopefully, reclaim her own life.


Abeng Cover Image
$12.60
ISBN: 9780452274839
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Published: Plume Books - May 2008

Ever since Abeng was first published in 1984, Michelle Cliff has steadily become a literary force. Her novels evoke both the clearly delineated hierarchies of colonial Jamaica and the subtleties of present-day island life. Nowhere is her power felt more than in Clare Savage, her Jamaican heroine, who appeared, already grown, in No Telephone to Heaven.


Thunder Rose Cover Image
By Jerdine Nolen, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9780152060060
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Published: Voyager Paperbacks - September 2007

Thunder Rose vows to grow up to be more than just big and strong, thank you very kindly--and boy, does she ever But when a whirling storm on a riotous rampage threatens, has Rose finally met her match?


Full Woman, Fleshly Apple, Hot Moon: Selected Poems of Pablo Neruda Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780060928773
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - February 1st, 1998

Praise for Stephen Mitchell's translation of Rilke: "Perhaps the most beautiful group of poetic translations this century has produced." -- Chicago Tribune


Boy-Wives and Female-Husbands: Studies in African Homosexualities Cover Image
$51.70
ISBN: 9780312238292
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Published: Palgrave MacMillan - March 2nd, 2001

Claims concerning the presence and status of homosexuality in historic African cultures have become central points of contention in debates among contemporary African Americans. Some of those involved in the debate have even asserted that the original languages of Africa contained no words for gay or lesbian, therefore concluding that they did not exist.


A Writer's Book of Days: A Spirited Companion & Lively Muse for the Writing Life Cover Image
By Judy Reeves, Janet Fitch (Foreword by)
$17.06
ISBN: 9781577319368
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Published: New World Library - August 24th, 2010

First published a decade ago, A Writer's Book of Days has become the ideal writing coach for thousands of writers. Newly revised, with new prompts, up-to-date Web resources, and more useful information than ever, this invaluable guide offers something for everyone looking to put pen to paper a treasure trove of practical suggestions, expert advice, and powerful inspiration.