Teena's Books She Never Would Have Read (and Loved) if She Had Never Become a Book Seller

From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes incredible stories of science, history, finance, mythology, the arts, medicine, and more, as told by the Periodic Table.

Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin Marie Curie's reputation? And why is gallium (Ga, 31) the go-to element for laboratory pranksters?


The Deep By Rivers Solomon, Daveed Diggs, William Hutson, Jonathan Snipes Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781534439870
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - August 4th, 2020

Octavia E. Butler meets Marvel’s Black Panther in The Deep, a story rich with Afrofuturism, folklore, and the power of memory, inspired by the Hugo Award–nominated song “The Deep” from Daveed Diggs’s rap group Clipping.


Homegoing By Yaa Gyasi Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101971062
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Published: Vintage - May 2nd, 2017

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • Ghana, eighteenth century: two half sisters are born into different villages, each unaware of the other. One will marry an Englishman and lead a life of comfort in the palatial rooms of the Cape Coast Castle. The other will be captured in a raid on her village, imprisoned in the very same castle, and sold into slavery.


The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel (Winternight Trilogy #1) By Katherine Arden Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101885956
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Published: Del Rey - June 27th, 2017

Katherine Arden’s bestselling debut novel spins an irresistible spell as it announces the arrival of a singular talent with a gorgeous voice.
 
“A beautiful deep-winter story, full of magic and monsters and the sharp edges of growing up.”—Naomi Novik, bestselling author of Uprooted


Gingerbread: A Novel By Helen Oyeyemi Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781594634666
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2020

"Exhilarating...A wildly imagined, head-spinning, deeply intelligent novel." - The New York Times Book Review


The Starless Sea: A Novel By Erin Morgenstern Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781101971383
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Published: Anchor - August 4th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the bestselling author of The Night Circus, a timeless love story set in a secret underground world—a place of pirates, painters, lovers, liars, and ships that sail upon a starless sea.