Customer Picks

We have some awesome readers, both young and old who help us pick and share the best books. Here are some of their reviews below. Please excuse any spelling or grammatical errors. 

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Cover Image
By J. K. Rowling, Mary GrandPre (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780545139700
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - July 7th, 2009

This is the final and epic end of the tales of Harry Potter. This exquisite story features the final battle between good and evil. Harry must battle his arch nemesis Voldimort [sic] for protection of the magical kingdom that Harry and his friends live in. But the question still remains, who will win? Read the book and find out for yourself. - Andrew, customer


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$18.99
ISBN: 9780425290217
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2018

The Smoke Thieves slowly drew me in until I couldn't put it down. The strong voices and the fact that the stories don't seem like one until you realize that they have become one. The plot was fast and entertaining. I loved this book and would recommend it to anybody who loves medieval fantasies. - Kaitlyn, customer age 13


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The Novice (Summoner Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250080059
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Square Fish - May 10th, 2016

The Novice may seem like the traditional hero fantasy adventure book, but is far more complex and full of many more charachters (good and bad) which contribute to the fast and rocky plot full of pot holes. The traditional hero part of this story attracts many readers while the excellent story telling by Matharu leaves us wanting mroe. - Kaitlyn, customer age 12


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All's Faire in Middle School Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780525429999
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Books - September 5th, 2017

Good for ages 10 to 13 and for anyone who enjoys tom boy or Roller girl with people who like middle school placed comic books with great drama and adventure through life. - Thomas, customer age 11


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The Familiars Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780061961106
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - June 7th, 2011

The story is about a [sic] ally cat a frog and a blue jay. These animals help out there [sic] masters in adventurs [sic]. These animals have special talents to help there masters. I like this book because it has a lot of adventurs. My favorit [sic] character is Gilbert the frog. The ally cat's name is Aldwin and Blue Jay's name is Skylar. - Rill, customer


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The Familiars Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780061961106
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Published: HarperCollins - June 7th, 2011

The book is about an alley cat that is being hunted by a hunter. Later Aldwyn, (the alley cat), stumbles across a store, that looks like a normal pet shop. But is actually a store that stores familiars. The familiars are helpers, that help young kids master their magic. In my opinion this book is very interesting, and adventurouse [sic]. The beginning of the story hooks you into the book, and doesn't let go until the end. This book takes you througha world of imagination. - Abraham, customer


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Life Is Like a Musical: How to Live, Love, and Lead Like a Star Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780762462643
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Published: Running Press Adult - October 3rd, 2017

A unique book with an even more unique message. Federle writes an inspirational book with hints of his own boyhood and tricks in Broadway. Life is Like a Musical shows us that your own story is not what your parents or your siblings think you should do but what you want. I would give this book to anyone who just needs a life boost. - Kaitlyn, customer age 12


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The Librarian of Auschwitz Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781627796187
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - October 10th, 2017

The librarian of Auschwitz was set in the Jewish confinement camps during WWII. THe new setting gave our hero Dita courage and spirit to spread knowledge amog the children by using the most outlawed item in camp, books. Iturbe tells us a beautiful story full of hardships and pain and made me realize that the Jews of WWII were some of the strongest people that I have ever known. - Kaitlyn, customer age 12


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Sanctuary (Sanctuary Novel) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534405332
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Simon Pulse - July 24th, 2018

Sanctuary had me turning every page and guessing what happened next. With superpowered teens and aliens bent on capturing the prisoners of Sanctuary. Lix crafted a story I wanted to continue reading even after the final chapter. The quick plot and beautiful characters made everything blend perfectly. I would definently say worth reading even if you don't like science-fiction. - Kaitlyn, customer age 13


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The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524767570
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2018

The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl is a book that changes the way you will see the world. The characters of the book perfectly and are kind, energetic, and well created. With a main character that is a secret genius you will always want to know what she is going to do next in this fast paced and exciting book. The challenges faced by all in McAnulty's new book are incredible and the way they are reacted to is magical and all around The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl is wonderful. - Kaitlyn, customer age 13


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A note of caution: this book will ensnare your life and you won’t be able to put it down until the final, anxiety-filled page is turned. On the surface, this is a pretty straightforward mystery: A supermodel with a troubled past is deemed by the police to have committed suicide when her body is found on the ground below the balcony of her posh London flat. But her brother thinks something more sinister is at play and enlists the help of private detective Cormoran Strike. But this book is anything but straightforward. Strike, a paraplegic war veteran investigates every claim with the precision he learned in the military. He also has a troubled past… his late mother lead a life riddled with addiction and adversity. And as Strike delves further into the life of the troubled model, his own past demons and memories color his investigation. Not only is this mystery masterfully written, plotted out, and riveting, it speaks authentically to a multitude of issues like how society judges women who lead unconventional lives, psychological trauma, and the trials and intricacies of family. (Also, this book was actually written by J.K. Rowling under a pseudonym). - Linnea