Want to Read

These are books I want to read. There are a lot of them and I’m always adding more. There’s no way I’ll actually read them all.

Dead Collections: A Novel
by Isaac Fellman

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World
by Virginia Postrel

Plain Bad Heroines: A Novel
by Emily M. Danforth

Catherine House: A Novel
by Elisabeth Thomas

Beginners: The Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning
by Tom Vanderbilt

The Blessing and the Curse: The Jewish People and Their Books in the Twentieth Century
by Adam Kirsch

Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
by David Epstein

Tom Stoppard: A Life
by Hermione Lee

We Play Ourselves: A Novel
by Jen Silverman

Bookish Broads: Women Who Wrote Themselves into History
by Lauren Marino

Chronicling Stankonia: The Rise of the Hip-Hop South
by Regina Bradley

Women and Other Monsters: Building a New Mythology
by Jess Zimmerman

Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction
by Lisa Kröger

Forces of Nature: The Women who Changed Science
by Anna Reser

The Swallowed Man: A Novel
by Edward Carey

How Humans Learn: The Science and Stories behind Effective College Teaching (Teaching and Learning in Higher Education)
by Joshua R. Eyler

Foreverland: On the Divine Tedium of Marriage
by Heather Havrilesky

When Women Invented Television: The Untold Story of the Female Powerhouses Who Pioneered the Way We Watch Today
by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

The Writer's Practice: Building Confidence in Your Nonfiction Writing
by John Warner

The Brilliant Abyss: True Tales of Exploring the Deep Sea, Discovering Hidden Life and Selling the Seabed
by Helen Scales

Reef Life
by Callum Roberts

Digital Black Feminism
by Catherine Knight Steele

Textual Poachers
by Henry Jenkins

The Secret History of Home Economics: How Trailblazing Women Harnessed the Power of Home and Changed the Way We Live
by Danielle Dreilinger

Blade of Secrets (Bladesmith, 1)
by Tricia Levenseller

Anya of Ark
by Kristian Joseph

Song of Blood & Stone
by L. Penelope

How to Fail at Flirting
by Denise Williams

The Lightmaker's Manifesto: How to Work for Change without Losing Your Joy
by Karen Walrond

Start Something That Matters
by Blake Mycoskie

Annotation (The MIT Press Essential Knowledge series)
by Remi H. Kalir

Do babies matter?: gender and family in the ivory tower
by Mary Ann. Mason

Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women in Computing
by Jane Margolis

The Curse of the Boyfriend Sweater: Essays on Crafting
by Alanna Okun

A Lesson in Vengeance
by Victoria Lee

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
by Margot Lee Shetterly

Books Promiscuously Read
by Heather Cass White

Thinking Inside the Box: Adventures with Crosswords and the Puzzling People Who Can't Live Without Them
by Adrienne Raphel

How to Write Qualitative Research
by Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower

Men Explain Things to Me
by Rebecca Solnit

Visual Research Methods: An Introduction for Library and Information Studies
by Bedi

Marginalized
by Casey Kayser

The Right to Sex
by Amia Srinivasan

Several Short Sentences About Writing
by Verlyn Klinkenborg

Hooked
by Sutton Foster

The Death of Jane Lawrence: A Novel
by Caitlin Starling

They Drown Our Daughters
by Katrina Monroe

Nightbitch: A Novel
by Rachel Yoder

The Tarot of Leonora Carrington
by Tere Arcq

The Art of Showing Up: How to Be There for Yourself and Your People
by Rachel Wilkerson Miller

The Coldest Touch
by Isabel Sterling

The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life
by Anya Kamenetz

Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny
by Kate Manne

Jane Steele
by Lyndsay Faye

Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger
by Rebecca Traister

Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women's Anger
by Soraya Chemaly

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower
by Brittney Cooper

The Library Book
by Susan Orlean

The Art of the Handwritten Note: A Guide to Reclaiming Civilized Communication
by Margaret Shepherd

Epic Cosplay Costumes: A Step-By-Step Guide to Making and Sewing Your Own Costume Designs
by Kristie Good

Tokyo Geek's Guide: Manga, Anime, Gaming, Cosplay, Toys, Idols More - The Ultimate Guide to Japan's Otaku Culture
by Gianni Simone

The Hero's Closet: Sewing for Cosplay and Costuming
by Gillian Conahan

Cosplay Basics: A Beginners Guide to the Art of Costume Play
by Yuki Takasou

The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy: A Handbook for Girl Geeks
by Sam Maggs

Chapelwood (The Borden Dispatches, #2)
by Cherie Priest

Styled: Secrets for Arranging Rooms, from Tabletops to Bookshelves
by Emily Henderson

Born to Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey
by Mark Dery

Gorey's Worlds
by Edward Gorey

Just a Note to Say . . .: The Perfect Words for Every Occasion
by Florence Isaacs

Spreading the News: The American Postal System from Franklin to Morse
by Richard R. John

The Woman Question in Plato's Republic
by Mary Townsend

Schadenfreude, A Love Story: Me, the Germans, and 20 Years of Attempted Transformations, Unfortunate Miscommunications, and Humiliating Situations That Only They Have Words For
by Rebecca Schuman

And Now We Have Everything: On Motherhood Before I Was Ready
by Meaghan O'Connell

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein
by Kiersten White

Space Opera
by Catherynne M. Valente

Silences
by Tillie Olsen

A Room of One's Own
by Virginia Woolf

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1)
by Tomi Adeyemi

Akata Witch (Akata Witch, #1)
by Nnedi Okorafor

Who Fears Death (Who Fears Death, #1)
by Nnedi Okorafor

The Night Masquerade (Binti, #3)
by Nnedi Okorafor

Throne of the Crescent Moon (The Crescent Moon Kingdoms, #1)
by Saladin Ahmed

Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession
by Alice Bolin

Tiger Lily
by Jodi Lynn Anderson

You Have the Right to Remain Fat
by Virgie Tovar

A Study in Scarlet Women (Lady Sherlock, #1)
by Sherry Thomas

Mostly Dead Things
by Kristen Arnett

The Ensemble
by Aja Gabel

Tell the Machine Goodnight
by Katie Williams

Florida
by Lauren Groff

Insomnia
by Marina Benjamin

Forget "Having It All": How America Messed Up Motherhood--and How to Fix It
by Amy Westervelt

Modern Motherhood: An American History
by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves

We Live for the We: The Political Power of Black Motherhood
by Dani McClain

Mothering While Black: Boundaries and Burdens of Middle-Class Parenthood
by Dawn Marie Dow

Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment
by Patricia Hill Collins

Matricentric Feminism
by Andrea O'Reilly

Modern Motherhood and Women's Dual Identities: Rewriting the Sexual Contract
by Petra Bueskens

The Way We Never Were: American Families & the Nostalgia Trap
by Stephanie Coontz

Mothers and Others: The Evolutionary Origins of Mutual Understanding
by Sarah Blaffer Hrdy

Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs
by Sally Mann

Dept. of Speculation
by Jenny Offill

The Argonauts
by Maggie Nelson

Weird Parenting Wins: Bathtub Dining, Family Screams, and Other Hacks from the Parenting Trenches
by Hillary Frank

Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution
by Adrienne Rich

The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters
by Priya Parker

Little Labors
by Rivka Galchen

Leading Men
by Christopher Castellani

Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh
by John Lahr

The Border of Paradise
by Esmé Weijun Wang

The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays
by Esmé Weijun Wang

[Don't] Call Me Crazy
by Kelly Jensen

Just Kids
by Patti Smith

Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy
by Angela Garbes

Making Up (London Celebrities, #3)
by Lucy Parker

Pretty Face (London Celebrities, #2)
by Lucy Parker

Melmoth
by Sarah Perry

The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror
by Mallory Ortberg

Monster Portraits
by Sofia Samatar

Motherhood
by Sheila Heti

My So-Called Bollywood Life
by Nisha Sharma

100 Essays I Don't Have Time to Write: On Umbrellas and Sword Fights, Parades and Dogs, Fire Alarms, Children, and Theater
by Sarah Ruhl

Information Services to Diverse Populations: Developing Culturally Competent Library Professionals
by Nicole A Cooke

Moon: A Brief History
by Bernd Brunner

One Hundred Aspects of the Moon: Japanese Woodblock Prints by Yoshitoshi
by Tamara Tjardes

Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language
by Gretchen McCulloch

Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
by David Epstein

Lovely War
by Julie Berry

Dancing at the Edge of the World: Thoughts on Words, Women, Places
by Ursula K. Le Guin

Immediate Family
by Sally Mann

Labor Day: Birth Stories for the Twenty-first Century: Thirty Artful, Unvarnished, Hilarious, Harrowing, Totally True Tales
by Eleanor Henderson

Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year
by Anne Lamott

A Life's Work: On Becoming a Mother
by Rachel Cusk

After Birth
by Elisa Albert

Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting
by Pamela Druckerman

Things That Helped: Essays
by Jessica Friedmann

The Best, Most Awful Job: Twenty Writers Talk Honestly About Motherhood
by Katherine May

The Ocean of Life: The Fate of Man and the Sea
by Callum Roberts

Blue Rooms
by John Jerome

Saltwater Buddha: A Surfer's Quest to Find Zen on the Sea
by Jaimal Yogis

The Fear Project: What Our Most Primal Emotion Taught Me About Survival, Success, Surfing . . . and Love
by Jaimal Yogis

All Our Waves Are Water: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment and the Perfect Ride
by Jaimal Yogis

Turtles Don't Surf
by Jaimal Yogis

Swim: Why We Love the Water
by Lynn Sherr

The Quiet Center: Isolation and Spirit
by John C. Lilly

Alone on a Wide Wide Sea
by Michael Morpurgo

Chuck Amuck: The Life and Time of an Animated Cartoonist
by Chuck Jones

Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer
by Peter Turchi

The Art of the Possible!: Comics Mainly Without Pictures
by Kenneth Koch

The Acme Novelty Library
by Chris Ware

Novels and Other Writings : The Dream Life of Balso Snell / Miss Lonelyhearts / A Cool Million / The Day of the Locust / Letters
by Nathanael West

Reinventing Comics: How Imagination and Technology Are Revolutionizing an Art Form
by Scott McCloud

McSweeney's #10 Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales (McSweeney's #10)
by Michael Chabon

Among the Missing
by Dan Chaon

You Remind Me of Me
by Dan Chaon

Magic for Beginners
by Kelly Link

Stranger Things Happen
by Kelly Link

Collected Hutch Owen, Vol. 1
by Tom Hart

Night Fisher
by R. Kikuo Johnson

The Believer Book of Writers Talking to Writers
by Vendela Vida

The Power of Maps
by Denis Wood

The Grotesque in Art and Literature
by Wolfgang Kayser

The Dead
by James Joyce

The Shining
by Stephen King

The Fortress of Solitude
by Jonathan Lethem

The Disappointment Artist
by Jonathan Lethem

A Cat of a Different Color
by Steven Bauer

Slaughterhouse-Five
by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Lincoln in the Bardo
by George Saunders

Crime and Punishment
by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Things They Carried
by Tim O'Brien

Catch-22
by Joseph Heller

Mothers & Other Monsters: Stories
by Maureen F. McHugh

The Start of Something: The Selected Stories of Stuart Dybek
by Stuart Dybek

Metamorphoses
by Ovid

American Splendor: The Life and Times of Harvey Pekar
by Harvey Pekar

The Feast of Love
by Charles Baxter

Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction
by Charles Baxter

Esther Stories
by Peter Orner

So Long, See You Tomorrow
by William Maxwell

Music Through the Floor
by Eric Puchner

Ideas of Heaven
by Joan Silber

The Second Coming of Mavala Shikongo
by Peter Orner

A Relative Stranger: Stories
by Charles Baxter

Believers: A novella and stories
by Charles Baxter

Lovesick Blues: The Life of Hank Williams
by Paul Hemphill

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
by Mark Twain

On the Road
by Jack Kerouac

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
by Hunter S. Thompson

Not Funny Ha-Ha: A Handbook for Something Hard
by Leah Hayes

Celebrated Summer
by Charles Forsman

Die, Vol. 1: Fantasy Heartbreaker
by Kieron Gillen

Finding Faeries: Discovering Sprites, Pixies, Redcaps, and Other Fantastical Creatures in an Urban Environment
by Alexandra Rowland

Mop Rides the Waves of Life: A Story of Mindfulness and Surfing
by Jaimal Yogis

West of Jesus: Surfing, Science and the Origins of Belief
by Steven Kotler

Web Project Management for Academic Libraries
by Jody Condit Fagan

The New Academic Librarian: Essays on Changing Roles and Responsibilities
by Rebeca Peacock

Content and Workflow Management for Library Web Sites: Case Studies
by Holly Yu

Learning Web Design: A Beginner's Guide to Html, Css, Javascript, and Web Graphics
by Jennifer Niederst Robbins

Responsive Web Design for Libraries: A Lita Guide
by Matthew Reidsma

Dragonflight (Dragonriders of Pern, #1)
by Anne McCaffrey

Original Sin (Seven Deadly Sins, #1)
by Allison Brennan

The Gift of Fire: A Novel from Crosstown to Oblivion
by Walter Mosley

The Bear and the Nightingale (The Winternight Trilogy, #1)
by Katherine Arden

The Just City (Thessaly, #1)
by Jo Walton

The Planet Savers
by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Fantasy Lover (Hunter Legends, #1)
by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Covet (Fallen Angels, #1)
by J.R. Ward

Blood Brothers (Sign of Seven, #1)
by Nora Roberts

Haunted (Harrison Investigation, #1)
by Heather Graham

The Fire Rose (Elemental Masters, #0)
by Mercedes Lackey

His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, #1)
by Naomi Novik

The Way of Tarot: The Spiritual Teacher in the Cards
by Alejandro Jodorowsky

Rachel Pollack's Tarot Wisdom: Spiritual Teachings and Deeper Meanings
by Rachel Pollack

Holistic Tarot: An Integrative Approach to Using Tarot for Personal Growth
by Benebell Wen

Motherpeace: A Way to the Goddess Through Myth, Art, and Tarot
by Vicki Noble

Seventy-Eight Degrees of Wisdom: A Book of Tarot
by Rachel Pollack

Advanced Magick for Beginners
by Alan Chapman

The First 20 Hours: How to Learn Anything...Fast
by Josh Kaufman

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
by Adam M. Grant

Refuse to Choose!: Use All of Your Interests, Passions, and Hobbies to Create the Life and Career of Your Dreams
by Barbara Sher

The Mothers
by Brit Bennett

Stevie Nicks: Visions, Dreams & Rumors
by Zoë Howe

Tao Te Ching
by Lao Tzu

The Intuitive Way: A Guide to Living from Inner Wisdom
by Penney Peirce

Outrageous Openness: Letting the Divine Take the Lead
by Tosha Silver

The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity
by Esther Perel

Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone
by Brené Brown

Crystal Muse: Everyday Rituals to Tune In to the Real You
by Heather Askinosie

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
by Brené Brown

Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions
by Guy Kawasaki

Sage Living: Decorate for the Life You Want
by Anne Sage

Inner Work: Using Dreams and Active Imagination for Personal Growth
by Robert A. Johnson

Immortal Hearts (Vampire Kisses, #9)
by Ellen Schreiber

The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #1)
by Lemony Snicket

Scary Godmother (Scary Godmother, #1)
by Jill Thompson

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (The Wolves Chronicles, #1)
by Joan Aiken

The Field Guide (The Spiderwick Chronicles, #1)
by Tony DiTerlizzi

The Witches
by Roald Dahl

The Dark Is Rising Sequence (The Dark is Rising, #1-5)
by Susan Cooper

Bizenghast, Volume 1 (Bizenghast, #1)
by M. Alice LeGrow

The Wee Free Men (Discworld, #30; Tiffany Aching, #1)
by Terry Pratchett

Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1)
by Anne Rice

Those Who Hunt the Night (James Asher #1)
by Barbara Hambly

The Delicate Dependency: A Novel of the Vampire Life
by Michael Talbot

Dark Dance (Blood Opera Sequence, #1)
by Tanith Lee

Gothique: A Vampire Novel
by Kyle Marffin

Hôtel Transylvania (Saint-Germain, #1)
by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Lost Souls
by Poppy Z. Brite

Bloodsucking Fiends (A Love Story, #1)
by Christopher Moore

The Stress of Her Regard
by Tim Powers

Sunshine
by Robin McKinley

Jane Eyre
by Charlotte Brontë

The Fall of the House of Usher
by Edgar Allan Poe

The Raven
by Edgar Allan Poe

Something Wicked This Way Comes (Green Town, #2)
by Ray Bradbury

The Gashlycrumb Tinies (The Vinegar Works, #1)
by Edward Gorey

Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the True Nature of the Universe
by Robert Lanza

A Field Guide to Lucid Dreaming: Mastering the Art of Oneironautics
by Dylan Tuccillo

Stop Worrying! There Probably Is an Afterlife
by Greg Taylor

Conversations with Ghosts
by Alex Tanous

The Boy Who Died and Came Back: Adventures of a Dream Archaeologist in the Multiverse
by Robert Moss

The Intention Experiment: Using Your Thoughts to Change Your Life and the World
by Lynne McTaggart

The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
by Michio Kaku

New Frontiers of the Mind: The Story of the Duke Experiments
by Joseph Banks Rhine

The Existentialist's Survival Guide: How to Live Authentically in an Inauthentic Age
by Gordon Marino

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life, The Little Book of Lykke, Lagom: The Swedish Art of Balanced Living
by Hector Garcia Puigcerver

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
by Greg McKeown

The Navigator's Touch (The Seafarer's Kiss, #2)
by Julia Ember

The Seafarer's Kiss (The Seafarer's Kiss #1)
by Julia Ember

The Fishy Business Handbook for Mermaids
by Raina Mermaid

"Fishy" Business: My Life as a Mermaid
by Raina Mermaid

Real World Research: A Resource for Social Scientists and Practitioner-Researchers
by Colin Robson

How to Prepare a Dissertation Proposal: Suggestions for Students in Education and the Social and Behavioral Sciences
by David R. Krathwohl

Mermaids: Nymphs of the Sea
by Theodore Gachot

The Sea Man
by Jane Yolen

The Siren's Secret
by Justine Brown

The Mermaid's Three Wisdoms
by Jane Yolen

Writing a Successful Thesis or Dissertation: Tips and Strategies for Students in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
by Fred C. Lunenburg

Making Is Connecting
by David Gauntlett

Homeward Bound: Why Women are Embracing the New Domesticity
by Emily Matchar

Power of Making: The Case for Making and Skills
by Daniel Charny

Makers: The New Industrial Revolution
by Chris Anderson

Hackerspaces: Making the Maker Movement
by Sarah R. Davies

Sirena
by Donna Jo Napoli

Part of Your World
by Liz Braswell

Renegade (The Elysium Chronicles, #1)
by J.A. Souders

Ripple
by Mandy Hubbard

Lost Voices (Lost Voices, #1)
by Sarah Porter

Sleeping with the Fishes (Fred the Mermaid, #1)
by MaryJanice Davidson

Misadventures and Merfolk
by Kelly Reno

The Armless Maiden: And Other Tales for Childhood's Survivors
by Terri Windling

Silver Birch, Blood Moon
by Ellen Datlow

Neptune Rising: Songs and Tales of the Undersea Folk
by Jane Yolen

The Complete Fairy Tales
by Hans Christian Andersen

The Fifty Minute Mermaid
by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill

Water and Dreams: An Essay on the Imagination of Matter (The Bachelard Translations)
by Gaston Bachelard

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes & Other Lessons from the Crematory
by Caitlin Doughty

Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death
by Caitlin Doughty

From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death
by Caitlin Doughty

Technologies of the Human Corpse
by John Troyer

The Envious Siblings: and Other Morbid Nursery Rhymes
by Landis Blair

Dark Archives: A Librarian's Investigation into the Science and History of Books Bound in Human Skin
by Megan Rosenbloom

Bibliostyle: How We Live at Home with Books
by Nina Freudenberger

A Tender Thing
by Emily Neuberger

OX (Of Man and Manta, #3)
by Piers Anthony

Cluster (Cluster, #1)
by Piers Anthony

Crochet Me
by Kim Piper Werker

Mighty Ugly: Exercises and Advice for Getting Creative Even When It Ain't Pretty
by Kim Piper Werker

Interweave Presents Crocheted Gifts: Irresistible Projects to Make & Give
by Kim Piper Werker

Get Hooked Again: Simple Steps to Crochet More Cool Stuff
by Kim Piper Werker

Get Hooked: Simple Steps to Crochet Cool Stuff
by Kim Piper Werker

Teach Yourself Visually Crocheting
by Cecily Keim

Crochet Visual Quick Tips
by Cecily Keim

Cascadia
by Fiona Mclean

Knitting Daily TV Series 300
by Eunny Jang

Daybook: The Journal of an Artist
by Anne Truitt

First We Read, Then We Write: Emerson on the Creative Process
by Robert D. Richardson Jr.

Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency
by Olivia Laing

How Children Learn
by John C. Holt

Teach Your Own: The John Holt Book Of Homeschooling
by John C. Holt

Learning All The Time
by John C. Holt

Henry David Thoreau: A Life
by Laura Dassow Walls

Lagoon
by Nnedi Okorafor

The Book of Phoenix (Who Fears Death, #0.5)
by Nnedi Okorafor

Kabu Kabu
by Nnedi Okorafor

The Shadow Speaker
by Nnedi Okorafor

The Search For Black Panther (Shuri #1)
by Nnedi Okorafor

Broken Places & Outer Spaces: Finding Creativity in the Unexpected
by Nnedi Okorafor

Hello, Moto
by Nnedi Okorafor

Wakanda Forever
by Nnedi Okorafor

24/7 Vibranium (Shuri #2)
by Nnedi Okorafor

Black Panther: Long Live the King
by Nnedi Okorafor

Chicken in the Kitchen
by Nnedi Okorafor

Long Juju Man
by Nnedi Okorafor

Ikenga
by Nnedi Okorafor

Without a Map
by Nnedi Okorafor

Unnatural Creatures
by Neil Gaiman

Antar: The Black Knight
by Nnedi Okorafor

Articulated Restraint
by Mary Robinette Kowal

The Fated Sky (Lady Astronaut Universe #2)
by Mary Robinette Kowal

The Relentless Moon (Lady Astronaut Universe #3)
by Mary Robinette Kowal

Word Puppets
by Mary Robinette Kowal

Ghost Talkers
by Mary Robinette Kowal

Of Noble Family (Glamourist Histories, #5)
by Mary Robinette Kowal

Forest of Memory
by Mary Robinette Kowal

First Flight
by Mary Robinette Kowal

Divine Passion (Whitehall #1.6)
by Mary Robinette Kowal

Skilled Artifice (Whitehall #1.2)
by Mary Robinette Kowal

Steal the Show: From Speeches to Job Interviews to Deal-Closing Pitches, How to Guarantee a Standing Ovation for All the Performances in Your Life
by Michael Port

The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
by James Gleick

Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar
by Cheryl Strayed

Bad Feminist
by Roxane Gay

The Faraway Nearby
by Rebecca Solnit

remembered rapture: the writer at work
by bell hooks

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
by Anne Lamott

Loitering: New & Collected Essays
by Charles D'Ambrosio

The Chronology of Water
by Lidia Yuknavitch

Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings
by Shirley Jackson

All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood
by Jennifer Senior

Eleanor & Park
by Rainbow Rowell

Ocean Oracle: What Seashells Reveal About Our True Nature
by Michelle Hanson

Surviving Your Stupid Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School
by Adam Ruben

How to Build a Life in the Humanities: Meditations on the Academic Work-Life Balance
by Greg Colón Semenza

The Creative Tarot: A Modern Guide to an Inspired Life
by Jessa Crispin

Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States
by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

A People's History of the United States
by Howard Zinn

Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
by James W. Loewen

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (ReVisioning American History, #3)
by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

An African American and Latinx History of the United States
by Paul Ortiz

The Making of Asian America: A History
by Erika Lee

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
by Ibram X. Kendi

Selkie Girl
by Laurie Brooks

Fathomless (Fairytale Retellings, #3)
by Jackson Pearce

FAB: The Coming Revolution on Your Desktop–from Personal Computers to Personal Fabrication
by Neil Gershenfeld

Aquamarine (Water Tales #1)
by Alice Hoffman

Proposals That Work: A Guide for Planning Dissertations and Grant Proposals
by Lawrence F. Locke

Mermaids on Parade
by Melanie Hope Greenberg

Handmade Nation: The Rise of DIY, Art, Craft, and Design
by Faythe Levine

Mermaid
by Carolyn Turgeon

Thinking Through Craft
by Glenn Adamson

I Will Teach You to Be Rich
by Ramit Sethi

The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture
by Glen Weldon

Muppets Meet the Classics: The Phantom of the Opera
by Erik Forrest Jackson

Leia: Princess of Alderaan (Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi, #3)
by Claudia Gray

Podcast Solutions: The Complete Guide to Podcasting
by Michael W. Geoghegan

The Beastly Bride: Tales of the Animal People
by Ellen Datlow

Going Public: A Guide for Social Scientists
by Arlene Stein

Forgive My Fins (Fins, #1)
by Tera Lynn Childs

My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales
by Kate Bernheimer

Tempest Rising (Tempest, #1)
by Tracy Deebs

Dreamland Social Club
by Tara Altebrando

Between the Sea and Sky
by Jaclyn Dolamore

Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet
by Claire L. Evans

Weaving the Web: The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide Web
by Tim Berners-Lee

After Henry
by Joan Didion

Journal Keeping: How to Use Reflective Writing for Learning, Teaching, Professional Insight and Positive Change
by Dannelle D. Stevens

Advice for New Faculty Members
by Robert Boice

Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success
by Wendy Laura Belcher

My So-Called Freelance Life: How to Survive and Thrive as a Creative Professional for Hire
by Michelle Goodman

Transitions: Making Sense of Life's Changes
by William Bridges

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
by Eckhart Tolle

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