Sonia

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Sonia is a new bookseller and a sophomore at Menlo-Atherton High School. When she's not curled up with a book, you can find her making new Spotify playlists, talking about how much she likes to read, baking banana bread, talking about how much she likes to read, journaling, talking about how much she likes to read, and watching Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Favorite Genres: 
Children's Lit
Dystopia
Fiction
Romance
Science Fiction
Young Adult
Book Recommendations: 
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The Phantom Tollbooth Cover Image
By Norton Juster, Jules Feiffer (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780394820378
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Yearling - October 12th, 1988

 I don't care how old I get, I will always have time for my thousandth re-read of The Phantom Tollbooth. Clever Milo always gets me out of a reading slump and his adventures will put you in touch with your adventurous inner child! --Sonia


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Looking for Alaska Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780142402511
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Penguin Books - December 28th, 2006

Looking for Alaska made me cry, and that's a RARE privilege for a book to earn. Big shoutout to Alaska and Miles for making me want to read for "10 more minutes" about 40 times. --Sonia


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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735220690
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Penguin Books - June 5th, 2018

This is one of the most unique books I have read in a long time. Eleanor has such a fresh and different voice, and she really changed my outlook on my own life. Absolutely a wonderful read, and if you don't like it I will be shocked (because my mom and I both liked it.) --Sonia


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The House on Mango Street (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780679734772
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 1991

House on Mango Street is beautiful in every way. I was touched by the images and emotions each short story stirred up in me, and wanted more as soon as I finished the last page. --Sonia


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The Martian Chronicles Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781451678192
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - April 17th, 2012

The Martian Chronicles are guaranteed to have you thinking about the stories Bradbury has spun at least 3 years later (trust me, I know from personal experience). His version of Mars is spooky, fascinating, and each word will draw you further in. --Sonia


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A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet #1) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780312367541
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Square Fish - May 1st, 2007

This is another superhero against my book slump villains! When I remember Meg Murry, Charles Wallace, and their adventures into strange worlds, I immediately want to drop whatever I'm doing and crack open another book. This is a classic and a necessity to have on your shelf! --Sonia


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Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made Cover Image
By Stephan Pastis, Stephan Pastis (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763669270
Availability: In Stock at Kepler's Now
Published: Candlewick - April 14th, 2015

In middle school, my brother read Stephen Pastis like a lullaby to my whole family every night, causing my dad to laugh to the point of tears at (no joke) almost every page. The legend of Timmy Failure has never left my mind, and this is a perfect pick for anyone looking for a fun read. --Sonia