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Eva Evergreen, Semi-Magical Witch Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316493888
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 2020

Midnight Sun Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780316707046
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 2020

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Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419749094
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Published: Amulet Books - August 4th, 2020

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Igniting Darkness (Courting Darkness duology) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780544991095
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 2020

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The Woman in Red Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538717417
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 4th, 2020

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The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Riddle of Ages Cover Image
By Trenton Lee Stewart, Manu Montoya (By (artist))
$9.99
ISBN: 9780316452625
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 2020

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Beetle & the Hollowbones Cover Image
By Aliza Layne, Aliza Layne (Illustrator), Kristen Acampora (Colorist), Natalie Riess (Colorist)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534441545
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 2020

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Agent Moose Cover Image
By Mo O'Hara, Jess Bradley (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250222213
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - August 4th, 2020

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A Dog-Friendly Town Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374306441
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - August 4th, 2020

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Lobizona: A Novel (Wolves of No World #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250239129
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Published: Wednesday Books - August 4th, 2020

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All Together Now (Eagle Rock Series #2) Cover Image
By Hope Larson, Hope Larson (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780374313654
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - August 4th, 2020

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The Challenger: Contender Book 2 Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250138729
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - August 11th, 2020

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$18.99
SKU: 9781534455405a
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SKU: 9781419739828a
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Order by August 15th for a signed and personalized copy!

Raybearer  -- the strongest fantasy book AND debut of the fall season -- is the book that Leigh Bardugo and Tomi Adeyemi fans have been waiting for.  Adventure, fantasy, magic, love and loyalty are at the heart of Tarasai’s unthinkable quest in this Nigerian-inspired tale.  Epic and cinematic, this is world-building par excellence.  Jordan Ifueko has herself a series opener that will knock off your socks and steal your heart.  Thrilling! 

— From Staff Picks by Maureen

Immerse yourself in a rich fantasy world with wishes to cheat death, struggles for power, and hopes to find love. Jordan Ifueko has given us the start of a series where peace may not be as it seems and who you are vs. who the world tells you to be can have life-threatening and history-shaping consequences. One of my favorite aspects is the chants, prayers, and songs that are essential to the story and the narrator rhythmically and culturally enriches the reading. 

Listen to Raybearer as an audiobook!

— From Staff Picks by Jessica

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Lumberjanes Vol. 15 Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781684155514
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Published: BOOM! Box - August 18th, 2020

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Don't Ask Me Where I'm From Cover Image
By Jennifer De Leon, Elena Garnu (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534438248
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 18th, 2020

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The Faithless Hawk (The Merciful Crow Series #2) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250191946
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 18th, 2020

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Silver Batal: Race for the Dragon Heartstone Cover Image
By K. D. Halbrook, Ilse Gort (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250181091
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 18th, 2020

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Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593121368
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020

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Albert Hopper, Science Hero Cover Image
By John Himmelman, John Himmelman (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250230164
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 25th, 2020

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All the Devils Are Here: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel #16) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250145239
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Published: Minotaur Books - September 1st, 2020

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The Sound of Danger (Mac B., Kid Spy #5) Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Mike Lowery (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338594263
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Published: Orchard Books - September 1st, 2020

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I Have Something to Tell You: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982138127
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Published: Atria Books - September 1st, 2020

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Short & Sweet, Volume 4 (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast #4) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454934271
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - September 1st, 2020

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The Lost Book of the White (The Eldest Curses #2) Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781481495127
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 1st, 2020

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Dog Man: Grime and Punishment: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #9) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator), Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338535624
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Published: Graphix - September 1st, 2020

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Cemetery Boys Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250250469
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Published: Swoon Reads - September 1st, 2020

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$8.99
SKU: 9781534424777a
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The Barren Grounds: The Misewa Saga, Book 1 Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735266100
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Published: Puffin Canada - September 8th, 2020

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Happy Narwhalidays (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #5) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780735262515
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Published: Tundra Books - September 8th, 2020

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The Lying Life of Adults Cover Image
By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translator)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781609455910
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Published: Europa Editions - September 1st, 2020

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The Cycle of the Red Moon Volume 1: The Harvest of Samhein Cover Image
By José Antonio Cotrina, Kate LaBarbera (Translated by), Gabriella Campbell (Translated by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781506716800
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Published: Dark Horse Books - September 1st, 2020

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Just Us: An American Conversation Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781644450215
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 8th, 2020

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Dragon Slayers (The Unwanteds Quests #6) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534416079
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Published: Aladdin - September 8th, 2020

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More Happy Than Not (Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Adam Silvera, Angie Thomas (Introduction by)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781641291941
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Published: Soho Teen - September 8th, 2020

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Legendborn Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534441606
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 15th, 2020

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The Evening and the Morning (Kingsbridge #4) Cover Image
$36.00
ISBN: 9780525954989
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Published: Viking - September 15th, 2020

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Three Keys (A Front Desk Novel) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338591385
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 15th, 2020

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Fart Quest Cover Image
By Aaron Reynolds, Cam Kendell (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250206367
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 15th, 2020

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Next to Last Stand: A Longmire Mystery Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525522539
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Published: Viking - September 22nd, 2020

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Sun Flower Lion Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062866103
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 22nd, 2020

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The Farmer and the Monkey (The Farmer Books) Cover Image
By Marla Frazee, Marla Frazee (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534446199
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Published: Beach Lane Books - September 22nd, 2020

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Kenny & the Book of Beasts (Kenny & the Dragon) Cover Image
By Tony DiTerlizzi, Tony DiTerlizzi (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781416983163
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2020

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Escape Goat Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062883391
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Published: HarperCollins - September 22nd, 2020

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She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game Cover Image
By Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593114544
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Published: Philomel Books - September 22nd, 2020

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Saucy Cover Image
By Cynthia Kadohata, Marianna Raskin (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442412781
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - September 29th, 2020

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Grumpy Monkey Up All Night Cover Image
By Suzanne Lang, Max Lang (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593119754
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

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Class Act Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062885500
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Published: Quill Tree Books - October 6th, 2020

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The Invasion (Animorphs Graphix #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338538090
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Published: Graphix - October 6th, 2020

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The Captive Kingdom (The Ascendance Series, Book 4) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338551082
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 6th, 2020

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Field Trip (Mr. Wolf’s Class #4) (Mr. Wolf's Class #4) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338617634
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Published: Graphix - October 6th, 2020

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The Tower of Nero (Trials of Apollo, The Book Five) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781484746455
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - October 6th, 2020

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Julián at the Wedding Cover Image
By Jessica Love, Jessica Love (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536212389
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Published: Candlewick - October 6th, 2020

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Return of the Thief (Queen's Thief #6) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062874474
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 6th, 2020

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781733329293
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Published: Rebel Girls - October 13th, 2020

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Legacy (Keeper of the Lost Cities #8) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534427341
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Published: Aladdin - October 13th, 2020

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Dork Diaries 15: Tales from a Not-So-Posh Paris Adventure Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534480483
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Published: Aladdin - October 13th, 2020

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His Dark Materials: Serpentine Cover Image
By Philip Pullman, Tom Duxbury (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593377680
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2020

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: MinaLima Edition (Harry Potter, Book 1) Cover Image
$37.99
ISBN: 9781338596700
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 20th, 2020

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The Deep End (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 15) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419748684
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Published: Amulet Books - October 27th, 2020

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Unlocked Book 8.5 (Keeper of the Lost Cities) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534463424
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Published: Aladdin - November 17th, 2020

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Cat Kid Comic Club (Captain Underpants) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator), Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338712766
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Published: Graphix - December 1st, 2020

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A Sky Beyond the Storm (An Ember in the Ashes #4) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780448494531
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Published: Razorbill - December 1st, 2020

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Staff Picks

LA foodies, look no further. This is the perfect summer read filled with the amazing flavors and feelings only an LA summer can bring. Clara is forced to work in her dad's Korean-Brazilian food truck this summer in order to pay off some completely accidental school property damage with her long time rival. Chaos ensues. This story is so vivdly set in our city filled with freeway humor and the diversity that makes our city amazing. Highly recomend this book for laugh out loud reading. - Jessica