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Catherynne M. Valente

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Catherynne M. Valente is a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author of forty books of fantasy and science fiction
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A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor
A Novel (The Carls)
Hank Green - 2021-07-13
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April May and the Carls are back in the much-anticipated sequel to Hank Green's #1 New York Times bestselling debut novel, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing.The Carls disappeared the same way they appeared, in an instant. While they were on Earth, they caused confusion and destruction without ever lifting a finger. Well, that’s not exactly true. Part ...
Catherynne M. Valente
2021-06-06T02:18:04.000Z
@cookedinwine @Noahpinion I LOVED those books! @hankgreen      source
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An Absolutely Remarkable Thing
A Novel (The Carls)
Hank Green - 2019-07-30 (first published in 2018)
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The Carls just appeared.Roaming through New York City at three AM, twenty-three-year-old April May stumbles across a giant sculpture. Delighted by its appearance and craftsmanship—like a ten-foot-tall Transformer wearing a suit of samurai armor—April and her best friend, Andy, make a video with it, which Andy uploads to YouTube. The next day, April...
Catherynne M. Valente
2021-06-06T02:18:04.000Z
@cookedinwine @Noahpinion I LOVED those books! @hankgreen      source
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Sunshine
Robin McKinley - 2010-04-29 (first published in 2003)
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There had not been any trouble out at the lake in years. Sunshine just needed a spot where she could be alone with her thoughts for a minute. But then the vampires found her . . . Now, chained and imprisoned in a once-beautiful decaying mansion, alone but for the vampire, Constantine, shackled next to her, Sunshine realizes that she must call on he...
Catherynne M. Valente
2021-03-18T03:22:55.000Z
@kithrup I love that book.      source
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Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
Judy Blume - 2014-04-29 (first published in 1970)
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Margaret Simon, almost twelve, likes long hair, tuna fish, the smell of rain, and things that are pink. She’s just moved from New York City to Farbook, New Jersey, and is anxious to fit in with her new friends—Nancy, Gretchen, and Janie. When they form a secret club to talk about private subjects like boys, bras, and getting their first periods, Ma...
Catherynne M. Valente
2020-09-15T17:41:31.000Z
Today is the 50th anniversary of Are you There God, It’s Me, Margaret. This book was so much to me as a girl. Yeah, the belts confused. But no other book was talking about how I might *feel* about menarche or even *gasp* look forward to it #thanksmargaret @judyblume @SimonKIDS      source
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Momo
Michael Ende - 2013-08-13 (first published in 1973)
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The Neverending Story is Michael Ende’s best-known book, but Momo—published six years earlier—is the all-ages fantasy novel that first won him wide acclaim. After the sweet-talking gray men come to town, life becomes terminally efficient. Can Momo, a young orphan girl blessed with the gift of listening, vanquish the ashen-faced time thieves before ...
Catherynne M. Valente
2020-07-29T16:28:58.000Z
This is one of my favorite books!      source