Staff Picks - Pamela

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Pam Anderson is a literary agent at D4EO Literary and the online personality Bookalicious. Pam loves helping (pushing) people find books they will absolutely love.
 

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Asian-American: Proudly Inauthentic Recipes from the Philippines to Brooklyn Cover Image
By Dale Talde, JJ Goode (With)
$35.20
ISBN: 9781455585267
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Published: Grand Central Life & Style - September 15th, 2015

Dale takes Filipino (and other Asian) cuisine and turns it upside down in this fusion cookbook. I’ve made a ton of the recipes and every one has been super tasty. I also love the intimate family stories and the argument for MSG tucked away inside of its pages. --Pam A.


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Shadow and Bone Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250027436
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Square Fish - May 7th, 2013

Part epic fantasy and part crack. You will not be able to put down the story of Alina. Bardugo paints her world with Russian lore. This is a great crossover title for adults. --Pam A.


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The Name of the Wind Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780756404741
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Published: Daw Books - April 1st, 2008

Kvothe isn’t your everyday fantasy hero. He lies and cheats and loses everything he holds dear. His story of worthy revenge is epic and ongoing. My absolute favorite fantasy novel of all time. --Pam A.


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George Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545812542
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 25th, 2015

Touching and diverse GEORGE tells the story of a young child finding their true selves. Gino paints a perfect picture of friendship and feeling out of place in your own skin. Winner of the 2016 Stonewall Award. --Pam A.


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Dragons Love Tacos Cover Image
By Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780803736801
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - June 14th, 2012

And so do I! Kids and adults will delight in the wonderful language and silly story. Never feed a dragon a spicy taco though. Unless you want to call the fire services. --Pam A.


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Beowulf Cover Image
By Gareth Hinds (Adapted by), Gareth Hinds (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780763630232
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - March 13th, 2007

The song of Beowulf has never been sung in such glory. This was made for graphic format. -- Pam A.


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Doctor Who Coloring Book Cover Image
By James Newman Gray (Illustrator), Lee Teng Chew (Illustrator), Jan Smith (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780399542299
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Price Stern Sloan - February 23rd, 2016

Color through space and time. This wibbly wobbly timey wimey coloring book helps you relive your favorite Doctor Who moments. You never forget your first Doctor and now this expansive universe will help you find that childhood love of coloring you left back in time.


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I'll Give You the Sun Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803734968
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Published: Dial Books - September 16th, 2014

Jandy Nelson's books are a masterful YA contemporary literature.  The plot is perfect and Jandy's literary bent takes center stage. Gripping, poignant, and important. A great read for the young and young at heart.  --Pamela


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The Sword of Summer Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781423160915
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - October 6th, 2015

Riordan is back and this time his hero is taking on the Norse Gods! Magnus goes from homeless teen to being taken to Valhalla by a valkyrie that happens to be the daughter of Loki. Classic Riordan. Great read. --Pamela


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Sabriel Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062315557
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Published: HarperCollins Publishers - June 3rd, 2014

First book in the Abhorsen trilogy. Sabriel must go on an epic fanasty style quest to save her father from the realm of the dead. Aussie lit at it's finest.  --Pamela


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Seraphina Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780375866227
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Published: Ember - December 23rd, 2014

Because who doesn't love a literary fantasy about dragons? Seraphina pulls you into a magic world of courtly intrigue, political strife, and a war on the horizan.  --Pamela


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Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780811877824
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - May 4th, 2011

A not so classic take on the classic goodnight book. Children love the interactive component of saying goodnight to the diggers and big trucks while parents enjoy the beautiful prose and illustrations that pepper the pages.


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The Ice Dragon Cover Image
By George R. R. Martin, Luis Royo (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780765378774
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Published: Tor Teen - October 21st, 2014

Before Game of Thrones there was a girl born of winter. This is the tale of Adara and the ice dragon that loved her when all the summer people couldn't. A beautiful tale for young or young at heart.


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A Court of Thorns and Roses Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781619634442
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Published: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books - May 5th, 2015

Intrigue. Assassins. Super hot elfish boy kings. Maas takes her heroine on an painstakingly beautiful journey to her true self. A lush fantasy world awaits with homage paid to Beauty and the Beast.