Book Release

Sarah Henning: The Queen Will Betray You launch party with Ashley Poston

The Queen Will Betray You (Kingdoms of Sand and Sky #2) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250237460
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Published: Tor Teen - July 6th, 2021

The breathtaking sequel to Sarah Henning's The Princess Will Save You--a brilliantly-executed YA fantasy homage to The Princess Bride

KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE CROWN…


The Princess Will Save You (Kingdoms of Sand and Sky #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250237422
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Published: Tor Teen - July 7th, 2020

DON’T MESS WITH THE CROWN…

When her father dies, Princess Amarande is given an ultimatum: marry the leader of a neighboring kingdom, or lose her crown—and possibly her life. To force her hand, her beloved, the stableboy Luca, is kidnapped. But Amarande was raised to be a warrior, not a sacrifice. And nothing will stop her from saving her true love.


Throw Like a Girl Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316529495
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Published: Poppy - July 20th, 2021

Friday Night Lightsmeets Morgan Matson's The Unexpected Everything in this contemporary debut where swoonworthy romance meets underdog sports story.


Sea Witch Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062438805
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - July 9th, 2019

Wicked meets "The Little Mermaid" in the captivating origin story of the sea's most iconic villainess, perfect for fans of Heartless and Dorothy Must Die.

Ever since her best friend Anna died, Evie has been an outcast in her small fishing town. Hiding her talents, mourning her loss, drowning in her guilt.


Sea Witch Rising Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062931481
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - August 18th, 2020

“The Little Mermaid” takes a twisted turn in this thrilling sequel to villainess origin story Sea Witch, as the forces of land and sea clash in an epic battle for freedom, redemption, and true love. 


Among the Beasts & Briars Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062847362
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 20th, 2020

Ashley Poston, acclaimed author of Heart of Iron, returns with a dark, lush fairy tale–inspired fantasy for fans of Sara Raasch and Susan Dennard.


Bookish and the Beast (Once Upon A Con #3) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781683691938
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Published: Quirk Books - August 4th, 2020

A tale as old as time is made new in Ashley Poston's fresh, geeky retelling of Beauty and the Beast.
 


Geekerella: A Fangirl Fairy Tale (Once Upon A Con #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781683690436
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Published: Quirk Books - May 15th, 2018

Cinderella goes to the con in this fandom-fueled twist on the classic fairy tale romance—now in paperback, with a special Starfield bonus scene!


How to Resist Amazon and Why: Book Launch

Note: this is a virtual event. RSVP here!

The Raven presents the book launch for the much-anticipated book-length version of Danny Caine's How to Resist Amazon and Why! Join us for an informal, informative discussion from an all-star group of book folks, including:

How to Resist Amazon and Why: The Fight for Local Economics, Data Privacy, Fair Labor, Independent Bookstores, and a People-Powered Future! (Real World) Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781621067061
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Published: Microcosm Publishing - March 9th, 2021

When a company's workers are literally dying on the job, when their business model relies on preying on local businesses and even their own vendors, when their CEO is the richest person in the world while their workers make low wages with impossible quotas... wouldn't you want to resist?


Natalie C. Parker in conversation with Tochi Onyebuchi: STORMBREAK

Natalie C. Parker launches the thrilling conclusion to her Seafire trilogy with special guest Tochi Onyebuchi! This one is not to miss!

This is a virtual event! Register and attend here! And Preorder a signed copy here; if you'd like a custom dedication, just write instructions in the order comments field!

Stormbreak (Seafire #3) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780451478863
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Published: Razorbill - February 9th, 2021

In this epic conclusion to the Seafire trilogy, which Booklist called "Mad Max by way of Davy Jones," Caledonia Styx will risk everything--her heart, her crew, and even her life--to defeat Lir and take back the Bullet Seas once and for all.


Steel Tide (Seafire #2) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780451478849
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Published: Razorbill - September 22nd, 2020

The second book in a heart-stopping trilogy that follows the captain of an all-female ship hellbent on taking down a vicious warlord's powerful fleet, which Kirkus Reviews called "an immersive, adventurous pleasure that improves on the first book."


Seafire Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451478825
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Published: Razorbill - June 11th, 2019

"One of the year's most anticipated new fantasies." --Entertainment Weekly

"A fast-paced, thrilling tale." --BuzzFeed

"The best kind of fantasy. . . . impossible to put down." --Paste

"[Seafire] will leave readers craving more." --School Library Connection, starred review


Riot Baby Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250214751
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Published: Tordotcom - January 21st, 2020

A 2021 Hugo Award Finalist!

A 2021 Nebula Award Finalist!

A 2021 Locus Award Finalist!

A 2021 World Fantasy Award Finalist!

Winner of the 2020 New England Book Award for Fiction!

Winner of an 2021 ALA Alex Award!


Winner of the 2021 AABMC Literary Award!

A 2021 Ignyte Award Finalist!


Beasts Made of Night Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9780448493909
Published: Razorbill - October 31st, 2017

"...The beginning of a great saga..." —NPR.org

"This compelling Nigerian-influenced fantasy has a wonderfully unique premise and lush, brilliant worldbuilding that will consume you until the last page."—Buzzfeed

"...Unforgettable in its darkness, inequality, and magic." —VOYA, Starred Review


War Girls Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780451481696
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Published: Razorbill - September 8th, 2020

Two sisters are torn apart by war and must fight their way back to each other in a futuristic, Black Panther-inspired Nigeria.

The year is 2172. Climate change and nuclear disasters have rendered much of earth unlivable. Only the lucky ones have escaped to space colonies in the sky.


Jane Harper in conversation with Michael Koryta: THE SURVIVORS launch event

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A New York Times bestselling master of thrills returns to the Raven!

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The Survivors: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250232427
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 2nd, 2021

Instant New York Times Bestseller

“As always, Harper skillfully evokes the landscape as she weaves a complicated, elegant web, full of long-buried secrets ready to come to light.”
-The New York Times Book Review

Kieran Elliott's life changed forever on the day a reckless mistake led to devastating consequences.


Sarah Henning: The Princess Will Save You launch

 

Note: This event will be held virtually via Crowdcast. Register here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/sarahhenning

Sarah Henning will appear in conversation with Amanda Sellet to celebrate the launch of The Princess Will Save You

 

The Princess Will Save You (Kingdoms of Sand and Sky #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250237422
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: Tor Teen - July 7th, 2020

DON’T MESS WITH THE CROWN…

When her father dies, Princess Amarande is given an ultimatum: marry the leader of a neighboring kingdom, or lose her crown—and possibly her life. To force her hand, her beloved, the stableboy Luca, is kidnapped. But Amarande was raised to be a warrior, not a sacrifice. And nothing will stop her from saving her true love.


After Moby-Dick: An Anthology of New Poetry Book Launch

Join the Lawrence Arts Center and the Raven Book Store for a book launch and poetry reading with editor and esteemed Melville scholar Elizabeth Schultz.

After Moby~Dick is an anthology that includes sixty-one poems inspired by Melville’s seafaring epic novel. Poets include Dan Beachy-Quick, Susan Howe, Jeffrey Yang, Rachel Richardson, and Jessica Cuello.

About the Co-editors:

Doug Bornemann Book Launch

We are delighted to host the launch of local author Doug Bornemann’s latest book, A House of Cards. The second book in the Heiromancer Trilogy, this period fantasy uses an ensemble cast to explore how perceptions of inequity drive and define us.

A House of Cards Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780990628156
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This book cannot be returned. This often refers to low quality print editions. Please bear this in mind if ordering this book.
Published: Sorcelerity - June 23rd, 2019

For A House of Cards: As tensions escalate between Church and Crown, Dona finds herself trapped within the Church-occupied College. It's only a matter of time before Inquisitors come knocking, and after several high-profile magical attacks against them, they'll be out for blood.


Wyatt Townley Book Launch: Rewriting The Body

Former Kansas poet laureate Wyatt Townley launches her new book of poems, Rewriting the Body.

Rewriting the Body Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9781622882168
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Published: Stephen F. Austin University Press - October 15th, 2018

The body is a poem we are writing with every breath, says Townley, who in her dual life has taught yoga for decades.


An Evening with Author Christina Lauren

New York Times bestselling romance author Christina Lauren is actually two writers (and best friends!) who are visiting us to launch their brand new book, The Unhoneymooners. The authors will discuss their writing process, their books and will answer questions.
Book sales courtesy of Raven Book Store.

The Unhoneymooners Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501128035
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Published: Gallery Books - May 14th, 2019

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!


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