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Featured Adult Nonfiction Preorders

Most upcoming books are available for pre-order; our offerings are not limited to the books listed below.

If you add a book to your cart while ordering online, please indicate if you only want it if it is signed, or only want it if it is a first edition.

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The Lives We Actually Have: 100 Blessings for Imperfect Days By Kate Bowler, Jessica Richie Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593193709
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Published: Convergent Books - February 14th, 2023

Warm and witty blessings found within the struggles of our shared humanity, from the New York Times bestselling authors of Good Enough

Blessed are you, the strange duck.
You with the very intense hobbies.
Or the collection of movies or mugs or sneakers.
You with the hometown or home team that makes you very, very proud.


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How to Be Heard By Roxane Gay Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062845931
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Published: Harper - February 15th, 2023

Roxane Gay, the prominent novelist, New York Times bestselling author of Hunger and Bad Feminist, cultural critic, and columnist provides practical guidance for everyone who wants to use their voice to write powerful work to share with the world.


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Enchantment: Awakening Wonder in an Anxious Age By Katherine May Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593329993
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 28th, 2023

British author Katherine May knows exactly what I need when I need it. I read her book, Wintering, during the hardest days of the pandemic. She wrote of a time in her life, pre-pandemic, when she felt hopeless, but her words resonated with my feelings of despair during the isolation of 2020. Her newest book, Enchantment: Awakening Wonder in an Anxious Age, is just as timely. Though very personal, she addresses the universality of our shock at the fallout from the pandemic and how we can recover some of our contentment and joy. The book is beautifully written, and there are many lines that will linger with me.

— Mamie


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The Wisdom of the Bullfrog: Leadership Made Simple (But Not Easy) By Admiral William H. McRaven Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781538707944
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 4th, 2023

From the acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Make Your Bed—a short, inspirational book of advice and leadership lessons that Admiral McRaven collected over his four decades as a Navy SEAL.

The title “Bullfrog” is given to the Navy SEAL who has served the longest on active duty.


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This Isn't Going to End Well: The True Story of a Man I Thought I Knew By Daniel Wallace Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781643752105
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 11th, 2023

In this powerful memoir, the bestselling author of Big Fish tries to come to terms with the life and death of his multi-talented longtime friend and brother-in-law, who had been his biggest hero and inspiration, in a poignant, lyrical, and moving memoir.

If we’re lucky, we all encounter at least one person whose life elevates and inspires our own.


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Tasting History: Explore the Past through 4,000 Years of Recipes (A Cookbook) By Max Miller, Ann Volkwein Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982186180
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Published: S&S/Simon Element - April 18th, 2023

Begin your very own food journey through the centuries and around the world with the first cookbook from the beloved YouTube channel Tasting History with Max Miller

What began as a passion project when Max Miller was furloughed during Covid-19 has become a viral YouTube sensation.


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Walking with Sam: A Father, a Son, and Five Hundred Miles Across Spain By Andrew McCarthy Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538709207
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 9th, 2023

An intimate, funny, and poignant travel memoir following New York Times bestselling author and actor Andrew McCarthy as he walks the Camino de Santiago with his son Sam in an effort to get to know each other as adults.
 

When Andrew McCarthy's eldest son began to take his first steps into adulthood, McCarthy found himself wishing time would slow down.


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Talk of Champions: Stories of the People Who Made Me: A Memoir By Kenny Smith Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780385548052
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(NOTE: This book cannot be returned and may not be eligible for discounts.)
Published: Doubleday - May 9th, 2023

A poignant, humorous, behind-the-scenes memoir from Kenny “The Jet” Smith—superstar basketball commentator, host of top-rated Inside the NBA, and two-time NBA champion. Smith reveals memorable inside stories of his playing and broadcasting careers, focusing on the star players, coaches, and mentors who inspired him along the way.
 


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Quietly Hostile: Essays By Samantha Irby Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593315699
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Published: Vintage - May 16th, 2023

A much-anticipated, hilarious new essay collection from #1 New York Times bestselling unabashed fan-favorite Samantha Irby invites us to share in the gory particulars of her real life, all that festers behind the glitter and glam.

“America’s most talented comic writer.” —The New Republic


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Black Af History: The Un-Whitewashed Story of America By Michael Harriot Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780358439165
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Published: Dey Street Books - September 19th, 2023

From acclaimed columnist and political commentator Michael Harriot, a searingly smart and bitingly hilarious retelling of American history that corrects the record and showcases the perspectives and experiences of Black Americans.


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I Curse You with Joy By Tiffany Haddish Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780063249356
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Published: Amistad - September 15th, 2024

Tiffany Haddish is back with her highly anticipated new essay collection, I Curse You With Joy. In more than a dozen stories Tiffany is candid about her highs, lows, and everything in between. If you thought you knew Tiffany Haddish, oh you had no idea.


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