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Mercury Stardust

Mercury Stardust (@mercurystardust), the Trans Handy Ma'am, is a professional home maintenance technician and award-winning activist. Mercury credits her TikTok success to her experience teaching burlesque, where she learned to communicate and create a safe space for students who had frequently experienced trauma. She's been featured in stories by NBC, NPR, Buzzfeed, Newsweek, Washington Post, and Pink News. Her leadership within the trans community has led to collaborations with such brands as Dolby, Lowe’s, and Point of Pride.

Books

Bright and Bold Giftable Books

You have our permission to judge these books by their covers! These bright, bold, and eye-catching books are just as lovely inside as their beautiful outsides suggest. This season, shoppers are scouring stores for the perfect gift. They want to give their friends and family something that feels special, something that will light them up

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Notable Books of 2023

2023 has been another fantastic year for Penguin Random House books. And, as the year draws to a close, the world is taking notice; naming oodles of PRH and our distribution partners’ books to their notable books of the year lists. First up is the New York Times Book Review and their 100 Notable Books

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Staff Picks + Upcoming Titles: August

Just in time for the end of summer vacation, August brings a new crop of books to help you settle back into familiar routines. Hone your DIY skills with TikTok’s favorite Trans Handy Ma’am, Mercury Stardust, in her new book Safe and Sound. Go to Pie School and perfect your favorite recipe before the holidays,

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