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The Rom-Commers

by Katherine Center

Emma Wheeler, a romantic comedy screenwriter, rewrites a script for her idol Charlie Yates in L.A. Their collaboration sparks unexpected romance and challenges Emma’s beliefs about love and fiction.

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The Rom-Commers

by Katherine Center

Horror Movie

by Paul Tremblay

In 1993, a guerrilla film crew made the disturbing Horror Movie. Now, Hollywood plans a reboot, and the lone surviving actor joins, haunted by the film’s secrets.

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Horror Movie

by Paul Tremblay

The Phoenix Ballroom

by Ruth Hogan

From the wildly popular bestselling author of The Keeper of Lost Things: a heartfelt and inspiring story about a wealthy widow who revives a beloved famous local landmark—and restores joy and sparkle to her own life in the process.

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The Phoenix Ballroom

by Ruth Hogan

Not in Love

by Ali Hazelwood

Biotech engineer Rue Siebert faces a hostile takeover led by Eli Killgore, blurring lines between loyalty and attraction as they engage in a forbidden affair.

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Not in Love

by Ali Hazelwood

The Housemaid is Watching

by Freida McFadden

A twisting, pulse-pounding thriller from Freida McFadden, the New York Times bestselling author of The Housemaid and The Coworker

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The Housemaid is Watching

by Freida McFadden

The Paris Widow

by Kimberly Belle

Stella thought Adam was a normal guy until he vanished after an explosion in Paris. Now, she’s caught in a web of intrigue, questioning his true identity and why someone is following her through the city streets.

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The Paris Widow

by Kimberly Belle

How to Age Disgracefully

by Clare Pooley

Lydia joins a Senior Citizens’ Social Club expecting tea and cards but finds a spirited group with surprising talents. They unite with daycare kids, a teenage father, and a dog to save their community center from closure.

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How to Age Disgracefully

by Clare Pooley

Moonbound

by Robin Sloan

In a remote village ruled by a wizard, Ariel meets a sentient AI from an ancient civilization. Together, they explore a world of challenges and discoveries, with the AI narrating human history as Ariel’s ally.

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Moonbound

by Robin Sloan

Home is Where the Bodies Are

by Jeneva Rose

After their mother’s death, Beth, Nicole, and Michael uncover a dark secret from 1999 involving their father and a dead body on old home videos. They must decide whether to bury the past or reveal the truth.

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Home is Where the Bodies Are

by Jeneva Rose

Eruption

by Michael Crichton

A history-making eruption is about to destroy the Big Island of Hawaii. But a secret held for decades by the US military is far more terrifying than any volcano.

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Eruption

by Michael Crichton

Drunk-ish

by Stefanie Wilder-Taylor

From the author of Sippy Cups are Not for Chardonnay, a hilariously candid and refreshingly honest account of Stefanie Wilder-Taylor’s journey to breaking up with alcohol for good.

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Drunk-ish

by Stefanie Wilder-Taylor

Grief is for people

by Sloane Crosley

A memoir about the suicide of the author’s closest friend and the ensuing grief process.

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Grief is for people

by Sloane Crosley

The House of Hidden Meanings

by RuPaul

International drag superstar RuPaul is at his most revealing: a brutally honest and deeply intimate memoir of growing up Black, poor, and queer in a broken home to discovering the power of performance and self-acceptance.

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The House of Hidden Meanings

by RuPaul

Everyone who is Gone is Here

by Jonathan Blitzer

An epic, heartbreaking, and deeply reported history of the disastrous humanitarian crisis at the southern border that tells the story of the migrants forced to risk everything and the policy makers determining their fate

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Everyone who is Gone is Here

by Jonathan Blitzer

Mostly What God Does

by Savannah Guthrie

In her first book, Emmy and Edward R. Murrow Award recipient, Savannah Guthrie, coanchor of the TODAY show, shares reflections on faith and life and offers inspiration for all of us to do what God does—love.

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Mostly What God Does

by Savannah Guthrie

A Map of Future Ruins

by Lauren Markham

When and how did migration become a crime? Why does ancient Greece remain so important to the West’s idea of itself? How does nostalgia fuel the exclusion and demonization of migrants today?

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A Map of Future Ruins

by Lauren Markham

The Bishop and the Butterfly

by Michael Wolraich

Vivian Gordon’s death in a Bronx park unveils ties to a corruption scandal involving influential figures exposed by Judge Samuel Seabury’s commission, linked to Tammany Hall under Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

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The Bishop and the Butterfly

by Michael Wolraich

Feel-Good Productivity

by Ali Abdaal

The secret to productivity isn’t discipline. It’s joy. We think that productivity is all about hard work. That the road to success is lined with endless frustration and toil. But what if there’s another way?

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Feel-Good Productivity

by Ali Abdaal

Be a Revolution

by Ijeoma Oluo

From the bestselling author of So You Want to Talk About Race and Mediocre, an eye-opening and galvanizing look at the current state of anti-racist activism across America.

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Be a Revolution

by Ijeoma Oluo

The Other Significant Others

by Rhaina Cohen

Why do we assume romantic relationships are more important than friendships? What do we lose when we expect a spouse to meet all our needs? And what can we learn about love and family when we put friendship at the center of our lives?

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The Other Significant Others

by Rhaina Cohen

 
 

 

 

Think Twice

by Harlan Coben

Three years ago, Myron Bolitar eulogized his client, Greg Downing. Now, agents reveal Greg is alive and a homicide suspect. Myron and his friend Win investigate, uncovering increasing danger.

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Think Twice

by Harlan Coben

Camino Ghosts

by John Grisham

On Camino Island, Bruce Cable tells Mercer Mann about a developer trying to take over a deserted island, opposed by its last inhabitant. The island’s history and rumored curse add intrigue.

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Camino Ghosts

by John Grisham

You Like It Darker (Stories)

by Stephen King

These stories, exploring fate, mortality, and luck, are both profound and enjoyable. Each story offers its own thrills, joys, and mysteries.

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You Like It Darker (Stories)

by Stephen King

For the Love of Summer

by Susan Mallery

Erica fears losing her daughter Summer to stepmom Allison. When Allison’s husband is arrested, Erica takes them in. Can they redefine the meaning of “family”?

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For the Love of Summer

by Susan Mallery

Mind Games

by Nora Roberts

The bestselling author of Identity presents a suspenseful new novel of tragedy and trauma, love and family, and the blessings and curses of power.

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Mind Games

by Nora Roberts

One Perfect Couple

by Ruth Ware

Lyla and Nico, dating for two years, join a reality show on a remote Indonesian island. Stranded after a storm, contestants face a battle for survival and hidden agendas emerge.

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One Perfect Couple

by Ruth Ware

Smolder

by Stuart Woods

In this latest adrenaline-fueled adventure in the bestselling series, Stone Barrington faces his most vindictive threat yet.

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Smolder

by Stuart Woods

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire (DVD)

“Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire” pits Kong and Godzilla against a colossal hidden threat, exploring their origins and the mysteries of Skull Island. Also available on Blu-Ray.

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Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire (DVD)

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire (Blu-Ray)

“Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire” pits Kong and Godzilla against a colossal hidden threat, exploring their origins and the mysteries of Skull Island. Also available on DVD.

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Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire (Blu-Ray)

Sailor Moon: Complete Fifth Season

Sailor Moon and the Guardians tackle high school while battling Queen Nehalennia’s return and the resistant Star Lights, all while Chibi-Usa prepares to return to the future.

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Sailor Moon: Complete Fifth Season

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

Marcel, a one-inch shell, lives with his grandmother until a viral documentary brings fans, dangers, and hope of finding his lost family in this heartwarming debut.

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Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

The Peasants

In a late 19th-century Polish village, Jagna, a determined young woman, clashes with deep-rooted patriarchy as she resists the desires of the richest farmer, his eldest son, and other men.

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The Peasants

The Taste of Things

Cook Eugenie and her boss Dodin, fond of each other for over 20 years, create impressive dishes together. Facing Eugenie’s reluctance to romantically commit, Dodin starts cooking for her.

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The Taste of Things

Kung Fu Panda 4

Po prepares to become the Valley of Peace’s spiritual leader and must train a new Dragon Warrior while facing the Chameleon, a villain who summons foes from the past.

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Kung Fu Panda 4

Bob Marley: One Love

“One Love” celebrates Bob Marley’s life and music, showcasing his journey and powerful message of love, peace, and unity that inspired generations and changed the world.

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Bob Marley: One Love

Arthur the King

“ARTHUR THE KING” follows racer Michael Light, who bonds with a stray dog named Arthur during a grueling 435-mile race, redefining victory, loyalty, and friendship.

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Arthur the King

Red Right Hand

Cash tries to lead a quiet life with his orphaned niece in Odim County, but when forced back into service by the town’s cruel kingpin, he discovers he’s willing to do anything, even kill, to protect his family.

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Red Right Hand

Cat from our World and the Forgotten Witch

by Hiro Kashiwaba

Former powerful witch Jeanne, now forgotten, lives alone in a secluded forest. When she accidentally summons a giant cat from Earth, can this feline companion ease her loneliness?

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Cat from our World and the Forgotten Witch

by Hiro Kashiwaba

Medalist vol. 1

by Tsurumaikada

This award-winning manga about one girl’s journey to the Olympic figure skating spotlight is enthralling readers around the world!

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Medalist vol. 1

by Tsurumaikada

Delicious Dungeon

by Ryoko Kui

After a disastrous dungeon raid leaves Lyos broke and his sister in peril of being digested by a dragon, they meet a dwarf who introduces them to dungeon meshi—a cuisine made from monster ingredients. We own Vol. 1-4!

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Delicious Dungeon

by Ryoko Kui

With a Little Luck

by Marissa Meyer

After being magically gifted with incredible luck, a boy discovers this gift just may be a curse when it comes to love, in this sweet romantic comedy by bestselling author Marissa Meyer.

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With a Little Luck

by Marissa Meyer

The Fox Maidens

by Robin Ha

From the bestselling, creator of Almost American Girl comes an epic new graphic novel fantasy–a queer, feminist reimagining of the Fox Maiden legend from Korean mythology. Perfect for fans of Nimona, Squire, and The Prince and the Dressmaker.

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The Fox Maidens

by Robin Ha

Blade Breaker

by Victoria Aveyard

Grieving immortal Dom, outcast assassin Sorasa, sorceress Valtik, and pirate’s daughter Corayne unite to fulfill an oath, face a haunting past, and confront Queen Erida’s forces, unaware of a lurking shadow that could consume the world before victory.

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Blade Breaker

by Victoria Aveyard

Snowglobe

by Soyoung Park

In a world of constant winter, only the citizens of Snowglobe escape the bitter cold–but when a teen girl unexpectedly gets the opportunity of a lifetime to join them, she discovers the society she’s idolized is hiding a frozen and dangerous heart.

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Snowglobe

by Soyoung Park

Wander in the Dark

by Jumata Emill

In this new pulse-pounding thriller from the author of The Black Queen, two brothers must come together to solve the murder of the most popular girl in school after one of them is caught fleeing the scene of her death.

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Wander in the Dark

by Jumata Emill

The Getaway List

by Emma Lord

Inescapably romantic and brimming with New York Times bestselling author Emma Lord’s signature cheer, The Getaway List is an uplifting and romantic read that will settle into your heart and never leave.

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The Getaway List

by Emma Lord

Freshman Year

by Sarah Mai

A stylish graphic novel about the unique angst, humor, and self-doubt that comes with going away to college–perfect for fans of Heartstopper.

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Freshman Year

by Sarah Mai

Nickelodeon All Star Brawl 2

Nickelodeon all-star brawl is back! All new gameplay, roguelike campaign, new characters, voice acting, and much much more! Bigger and better than ever, duke it out with the biggest and best fighting character roster from your favorite shows!

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Nickelodeon All Star Brawl 2

Bluey the Videogame

Play your favorite games and take on fun challenges in a brand-new story. You can be Bluey, Bingo, Chilli or Bandit! Grab up to 3 mates to play with. Hooray! Visit your favorite places like the beach and the creek!

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Bluey the Videogame

Dreamworks All Star Kart Racing

An all-star cast of some of your favorite DreamWorks characters brings the fun and hilarity to high-speed kart racing action like never before! Race on 20 different DreamWorks-themed tracks, including Shrek’s Swamp, New York City Zoo from Madagascar, Isle of Berk, and more! 20 of the most iconic DreamWorks characters: Shrek, Po, Tigress, Puss in Boots, Hiccup, Astrid, Boss Baby, and other top favorites all come together in a kart racing experience like no other.

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Dreamworks All Star Kart Racing

Legend of Heroes Trails into Reverie

In The Legend of Heroes: Trails Into Reverie gamers get an epilogue to the Crossbell and Erebonian arcs of Nihon Falcom’s long-running role-playing saga.

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Legend of Heroes Trails into Reverie

Naruto X Boruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections

Legendary ninjas reunite! Over 130 ninjas available! The history of Naruto & Sasuke’s rivalry has been recut and combined into one game! With a game exclusive Boruto story.

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Naruto X Boruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections

Octopath Traveler 2

A brand-new entry in the OCTOPATH TRAVELER series, the first installment of which was initially released in 2018 and sold over 3 million copies worldwide. In the world of Solistia, eight new travelers venture forth into an exciting new era. Where will you go? What will you do? Whose tale will you bring to life? Every path is yours to take.

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Octopath Traveler 2

Persona 5 Tactica

Join the Phantom thieves as they lead an uprising of the heart in a thrilling combat adventure set in Persona’s iconic universe!

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Persona 5 Tactica

Crash Team Rumble

Experience a whole new way to Crash in the all-new 4v4, cross-platform Crash Team Rumble. Jump, slide, smash and bash your way across nine wild arenas with eight unique characters all in pursuit of the delectable Wumpa Fruit. This is Crash like you’ve never played before.

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Crash Team Rumble

Apiary

Honeybee factions use human tech to explore, gather resources, and earn victory points in a hive-building challenge, racing against a year’s end and impending worker hibernation.

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Apiary

Inhuman Conditions

Interrogate citizens on their humanity in a tense head-to-head social deduction game.

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Inhuman Conditions

Turing Machine

Turing Machine is fast and intense! Use punch cards to find the Secret Code by overlaying three cards, questioning the machine, and deducing the answer before others.

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Turing Machine

Dorf Romantik

Cooperative tile placement game based upon the popular video game.

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Dorf Romantik

Next Station London

Flip and write game of sketching subway lines

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Next Station London

Mountain Goats

Race to the top, shove the greddy down, eat all you can, but always watch your back.

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Mountain Goats

Tokaido

The players are travelers in Japan in days of old. They will follow the prestigious Tokaido and try to make this journey as rich an experience as possible.

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Tokaido

Cascadia

Cascadia is a puzzly tile-laying and token-drafting game featuring the habitats and wildlife of the Pacific Northwest.

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Cascadia

Viticulture

In Viticulture you’ll plant vines, harvest grapes, age wines, and fill merchant orders to create the greatest winery in Italy.

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Viticulture

Four Gardens

The goal of Four Gardens is to accumulate the most points on the score board by completing landscape cards and finishing sets.

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Four Gardens

Housecat Trouble

by Mason Dickerson

When a scaredy-housecat is home alone for the first time, he and his furry friends are forced to face monsters and their fears on a quest to save the day. This middle-grade graphic novel series is filled with silly jokes, adventure, and a whole lot of fun.

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Housecat Trouble

by Mason Dickerson

Blue, Barry, & Pancakes: Mayhem on Wheels

by Dan Abdo

Blue, Barry, and Pancakes are best friends! They love roller skates, inflatable rubber ducks, and going on HIGH VELOCITY adventures!

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Blue, Barry, & Pancakes: Mayhem on Wheels

by Dan Abdo

Haru: Spring

by Joe Latham

Haru, a small bird who dreams of flying, and their best friend Yama, a talkative boar, are used to being in the shadows. But when Yama finds a strange artifact that causes sinister effects, the two are swept into an epic journey to destroy the artifact and save the world.

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Haru: Spring

by Joe Latham

Unicorn Boy

by Dave Roman

Go on a magical journey with this quirky, young reader’s graphic novel about a boy who sprouts a unicorn horn and uses his newfound powers to help those in need!

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Unicorn Boy

by Dave Roman

Monkey King and the World of Myths

by Maple Lam

Follow along as the legendary Monkey King tries to save the world from a mysterious new threat–and smashes his way through the world of ancient Greek mythology in the process!

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Monkey King and the World of Myths

by Maple Lam

Super Boba Cafe

by Nidhi Chanani

First in a series, Nidhi Chanani’s Super Boba Café is a sweet and magical middle-grade, full-color graphic novel about a secret teashop, an earthquake-causing monster, and an unforgettable summer.

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Super Boba Cafe

by Nidhi Chanani

Table Titans Club

by Scott Kurtz

Growing pains, adventure, and 20-sided dice abound in this new graphic novel series about a middle school Dungeon & Dragons club from award-winning cartoonist Scott Kurtz.

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Table Titans Club

by Scott Kurtz

Dog Man 12: Scarlet Shedder

by Dav Pilkey

After an encounter with a skunk, Dog Man, now scarlet red after being dunked in tomato juice, is exiled but must find a way to save those who shunned him when an all-new, never-before-seen villain unleashes an army of A.I. robots.

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Dog Man 12: Scarlet Shedder

by Dav Pilkey

Amulet 9: Waverider

by Kazu Kibuishi

After confronting Ikol, Emily grasps the stone’s power and her duty to protect Alledia. Meanwhile, as she heads to Typhon to aid her family, Prince Trellis rushes to save his kingdom from a usurper. With darkness looming, both must unite allies and face old enemies to prevail and endure.

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Amulet 9: Waverider

by Kazu Kibuishi

Cat Ninja 5: Cat's Claw

by Matthew Cody

Cat Ninja is back in an adventure-packed volume featuring new friends, old foes, and the Cat Lady who started it all!

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Cat Ninja 5: Cat's Claw

by Matthew Cody

Sonic the Hedgehog: The Complete Series

Sonic is back on Planet Mobius, using his supersonic speed and teenage irreverence to thwart the comedically despicable Dr. Robotnik.

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Sonic the Hedgehog: The Complete Series

Pokemon XY: 3 Movie Collection

Pokemon Movies 17-19 – Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, Hoopa and the Clash of Ages, and Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel.

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Pokemon XY: 3 Movie Collection

Paw Patrol: All Paws on Deck

Ryder calls on every member of the Paw Patrol to stop a hi-tech kid inventor from demolishing Adventure Bay so she can build her own dream city in its place?

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Paw Patrol: All Paws on Deck

Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go: Brand New Track

A younger Thomas the Tank Engine goes on adventures with all of his friends as they work on the island of Sodor.

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Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go: Brand New Track

Barbie: A Touch of Magic: Season 1

Barbie and Barbie discover a mysterious baby Pegasus on the beach and work to find out where the magical horse came from while protecting it from the danger that has followed it to Malibu.

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Barbie: A Touch of Magic: Season 1

Yoto Cards

Use these audio cards with your Yoto device. For all ages.

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Yoto Cards

Turing Tumble

A marble-powered computer! Check out for 1 week. Can be placed on hold. Ages 8+

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Turing Tumble

Raspberry Pi 3

A mini-computer you can program yourself. Checks out for 1 week. Can be placed on hold. Ages 14+

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Raspberry Pi 3

Mobile Hotspot

Checks out for 2 weeks. Can be placed on hold. Available for Highland Library cardholders only. Filtered. Ages 18+

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Mobile Hotspot

Surface Laptop

A portable laptop you can check out for 2 weeks. Complies with CIPA. Checkout by Highland Library cardholders 18+.

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Surface Laptop

Origami Kit

Paper, stickers, foam shapes, magnets and more for you to use up. Checks out for 1 week; Can be placed on hold. Ages 6+

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Origami Kit

Makedo Cardboard Creations

Tools and screws to create amazing things with cardboard. Checks out for 1 week. Can be placed on hold. Ages 8+

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Makedo Cardboard Creations

Ultimate Fort Kit

Make forts and other structures out of giant pegs and sockets. Checks out for 1 week; Can be placed on hold. Ages 5+

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Ultimate Fort Kit

NES Classic Edition

30 classic NES games, plus two controllers. Checks out for 1 week, Can place on hold. Ages 10+

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NES Classic Edition

Ukulele

Easy-playing soprano ukulele. Comes with instructions and carrycase. Checks out for 1 week. Can be placed on hold. Ages 8+

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Ukulele

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