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Sylvia Hooks

Sylvia Hooks

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Toxic reading

 I'm kind of horrified to think of an unwitting bibliophile stumbling upon an old book and cracking it open to see what's inside -- only to be assaulted by arsenic fumes.


Hooray for Lauren!

How lucky are we? Ampersand is tickled pink to have Lauren Oliver -- author of BEFORE I FALL and REPLICA -- going live in our app this weekend. Happy dance!

Ameprsand BookCon booth1923

Ampersand's first BookCon

Ampersand is the new kid on the block. In fact, we're not quite even moved in yet. But we couldn't resist coming to BookCon in NYC because everyone we want to know is there, too! So yes, we're still in testing phase, but we're packing our booth..