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When there's a deal on a great book, we want you to know about it! Usually, we'll highlight Kindle books, just because they seem to have the best sales, but if there's a deal on a hard copy, we'll let you know about that, too. We will ONLY post sales for books someone on our staff has read and recommended (or, very occasionally, books that we really, really want to read but haven't gotten around to yet).



Suzanne and I talk about non-traditional approaches to language arts on the podcast, and we're both huge fans of this hilarious and fascinating exploration of why English is the way it is.


Cuckoo Song
By Frances Hardinge

Despite its needlessly creepy cover (all it needs is a clown to fuel all my nightmares), Suzanne and I both really dug this utterly weird, atmospheric, middle grades-to-YA horror novel. (Reviewed here.)


I'm such a fan of Robin McKinley's fairy tale retellings, and this one—her first—features a Beauty who isn't a beauty and whose true value lies in her intelligence, competence, and compassion.