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The Book Eaters By Sunyi Dean Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250810182
Availability: On Our Shelves
Published: Tor Books - August 2nd, 2022

"I devoured this."—V. E. Schwab, New York Times bestselling author of The Invisible Life of Addie La Rue

International Bestseller
Indie Next Pick
Goodreads Most Anticipated of 2022
BookPage Best Books of 2022


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Jane and the Year Without a Summer (Being a Jane Austen Mystery #14) By Stephanie Barron Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781641292474
Availability: On Our Shelves
Published: Soho Crime - February 8th, 2022

"If you have a Jane Austen-would-have-been-my-best-friend complex, look no further . . . [Barron] has painstakingly sifted through the famed author's letters and writings, as well as extensive biographical information, to create a finely detailed portrait of Austen's life—with a dash of fictional murder . . .


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Lost In Time By A G. Riddle Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781804541760
Availability: On Our Shelves
Published: Head of Zeus - September 1st, 2022

The SUNDAY TIMES bestseller

"Amazing! One of the twistiest time-tales I've ever read."
–Diana Gabaldon

"Crichtonesque thrillers don't come much better than this...


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Fairy Tale By Stephen King Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781668002179
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Published: Scribner - September 6th, 2022

Legendary storyteller Stephen King goes into the deepest well of his imagination in this spellbinding novel about a seventeen-year-old boy who inherits the keys to a parallel world where good and evil are at war, and the stakes could not be higher—for that world or ours.

Charlie Reade looks like a regular high school kid, great at baseball and football, a decent student.


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Mount Chicago: A Novel By Adam Levin Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385548243
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Published: Doubleday - August 9th, 2022

From the award-winning author of Bubblegum and The Instructions, a daring new novel about the irony, the humor, and the heartbreak of survivorship.

"Adam Levin is one of our wildest writers and our funniest." –George Saunders, bestselling, award-winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo


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Build Your House Around My Body: A Novel By Violet Kupersmith Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780812983487
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - July 5th, 2022

Part puzzle, part revenge tale, part ghost story, this ingenious novel spins half a century of Vietnamese history and folklore into “a thrilling read, acrobatic and filled with verve” (The New York Times Editors’ Choice).
 


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Miles on Miles: Interviews and Encounters with Miles Davis (Musicians in Their Own Words) By Paul Maher , Jr. (Editor), Michael K. Dorr (Editor) Cover Image
By Paul Maher , Jr. (Editor), Michael K. Dorr (Editor)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781641604673
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Published: Chicago Review Press - June 15th, 2021

Gathering the 30 most vital Miles Davis interviews—on his music, his life, and his philosophy—this collection reveals the jazz icon as a complex and contradictory man, secretive at times but extraordinarily revealing at others.


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So Happy for You By Celia Laskey Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781335426901
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Published: Hanover Square Press - June 7th, 2022

*A PureWow Best Beach Read of Summer 2022*
*A Washington Post Best Book of June*
*An Entertainment Weekly Best Book for Summer*?
*A Glamour Best New Book to Get Your Summer Started*
*A Vogue Queer Book to Read This Summer*


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Dial A for Aunties By Jesse Q. Sutanto Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593333037
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Published: Berkley - April 27th, 2021

"Sutanto brilliantly infuses comedy and culture into the unpredictable rom-com/murder mystery mashup as Meddy navigates familial duty, possible arrest and a groomzilla. I laughed out loud and you will too.”—USA Today (four-star review)


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I Am From Here: Stories and Recipes from a Southern Chef By Vishwesh Bhatt, John Currence (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Vishwesh Bhatt, John Currence (Foreword by)
$37.50
ISBN: 9781324006060
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 16th, 2022

One of the South’s best chefs invites you to grill, stew, and fry your own way to a more expansive and delicious dinner.


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Why Patti Smith Matters (Music Matters) By Caryn Rose Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781477320112
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Published: University of Texas Press - May 31st, 2022

Patti Smith arrived in New York City at the end of the Age of Aquarius in search of work and purpose. What she found—what she fostered—was a cultural revolution. Through her poetry, her songs, her unapologetic vocal power, and her very presence as a woman fronting a rock band, she kicked open a door that countless others walked through.


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Laundry Love: Finding Joy in a Common Chore By Patric Richardson, Karin B. Miller Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250235190
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Published: Flatiron Books - March 30th, 2021

"Patric is going to be the Ina Garten of laundry." —Good Day L.A.

A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK by GMA.com, The Washington Post, Working Mother, Good Day L.A., and more!

Patric Richardson, aka the "Laundry Evangelist,” reveals his revolutionary methods for cleaning clothes—and making laundry loads more fun.


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We Are the Light: A Novel By Matthew Quick Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781668005422
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - November 1st, 2022

From Matthew Quick, the New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook—made into the Academy Award–winning movie starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper—comes a poignant and hopeful novel about a widower who takes in a grieving teenager and inspires a magical revival in their small town.

Lucas Goodgame lives in Majestic,


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Indigenous Continent: The Epic Contest for North America By Pekka Hämäläinen Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781631496998
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Published: Liveright - September 20th, 2022

New York Times • "15 Works of Nonfiction to Read This Fall"

“[C]asts the story of America in an astonishing new light.” —Publishers Weekly, *starred review*
“An essential work of Indigenous studies that calls for rethinking North American history generally.” —Kirkus Reviews, *starred review*


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The Puppeteer's Daughters By Heather Newton Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781684428588
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Published: Keylight Books - July 26th, 2022

A new novel by the award-winning author of Under the Mercy Trees.


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The Whalebone Theatre: A novel By Joanna Quinn Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593321706
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Published: Knopf - October 4th, 2022

A transporting, irresistible debut novel that takes its heroine, Cristabel Seagrave, from a theatre in the gargantuan cavity of a beached whale into undercover operations during World War II—a story of love, family, bravery, lost innocence, and self-transformation.


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City Witchery: Accessible Rituals, Practices & Prompts for Conjuring and Creating in a Magical Metropolis By Lisa Marie Basile Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780760370810
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Published: becker&mayer! books - September 14th, 2021

City Witchery is an accessible and intuitive guide to making and finding magic as a city dweller, traveler, or someone living in a small apartment.

In this gorgeous book, author of Light Magic for Dark Times and The Magical Writing Grimoire, Lisa Marie Basile, shows how you can maintain a practical, potent, and poetic practice when nature, time,


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Just Like Home By Sarah Gailey Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250174727
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Published: Tor Books - July 19th, 2022

Just Like Home is a darkly gothic thriller from nationally bestselling author Sarah Gailey, perfect for fans of Netflix's The Haunting of Hill House as well as HBO's true crime masterpiece I'll Be Gone in the Dark.


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If You Ask Me By Libby Hubscher Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593199442
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Published: Berkley - March 8th, 2022

When an advice columnist’s picture-perfect life implodes, she opts to go rogue in this hilarious, heartwarming romance from the author of Meet Me in Paradise.


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The Cousins By Karen M. McManus Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525708001
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Published: Delacorte Press - December 1st, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying comes your next obsession. You'll never feel the same about family again.


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The Dead Romantics By Ashley Poston Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593336489
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Published: Berkley - June 28th, 2022

The New York Times Bestseller and Good Morning America Book Club Pick!

"I LOVED this book! ...Funny, breathtaking, hopeful, and dreamy.”—Ali Hazelwood, New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis


"One of the Summer's Hottest Reads"—Entertainment Weekly


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The It Girl By Ruth Ware Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781982155261
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - July 12th, 2022

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the “claustrophobic spine-tingler” (People) One by One returns with an unputdownable mystery following a woman on the search for answers a decade after her friend’s murder.


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Leviathan Wakes (The Expanse #1) By James S. A. Corey Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316129084
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Published: Orbit - June 15th, 2011

From a New York Times bestselling and Hugo award-winning author comes a modern masterwork of science fiction, introducing a captain, his crew, and a detective as they unravel a horrifying solar system wide conspiracy that begins with a single missing girl.


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Who Killed Jane Stanford?: A Gilded Age Tale of Murder, Deceit, Spirits and the Birth of a University By Richard White Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781324004332
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 17th, 2022

A premier historian penetrates the fog of corruption and cover-up still surrounding the murder of a Stanford University founder to establish who did it, how, and why.


A humorous and rousing set of literal and figurative sojourns as well as a mission statement about comprehending, protecting, and truly experiencing the outdoors, fueled by three journeys undertaken by actor, humorist, and New York Times bestselling author Nick Offerman


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The Marriage Portrait: A novel By Maggie O'Farrell Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593320624
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Published: Knopf - September 6th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • The author of HamnetNew York Times best seller and National Book Critics Circle Award winner—brings the world of Renaissance Italy to jewel-bright life in this unforgettable fictional portrait of the captivating young duchess Lucrezia de' Medici as she makes her way in a troubled court.


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Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: A novel By Gabrielle Zevin Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593321201
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Published: Knopf - July 5th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER In this exhilarating novel by the best-selling author of The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry two friends—often in love, but never lovers—come together as creative partners in the world of video game design, where success brings them fame, joy, tragedy, duplicity, and, ultimately, a kind of immortality.


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Thank You for Listening: A Novel By Julia Whelan Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063095564
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Published: Avon - August 2nd, 2022

From the author of My Oxford Year, Julia Whelan’s uplifting novel tells the story of a former actress turned successful audiobook narrator—who has lost sight of her dreams after a tragic accident—and her journey of self-discovery, love, and acceptance when she agrees to narrate one last romance novel.

For Sewanee Chester, being an audiobook n


INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From decorated Green Beret sniper, UFC headliner, and all around badass, Tim Kennedy, a rollicking, inspirational memoir offering lessons in how to embrace failure and weather storms, in order to unlock the strongest version of yourself.

Tim Kennedy has a problem; he only feels alive right before he’s about to die.


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Jane Eyre: Introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett (Everyman's Library Classics Series) By Charlotte Bronte, Lucy Hughes-Hallett (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Charlotte Bronte, Lucy Hughes-Hallett (Introduction by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9780679405825
Availability: Backordered
Published: Everyman's Library - October 15th, 1991

Jane Eyre, a penniless orphan, is engaged as governess at Thornfield Hall by the mysterious Mr Rochester. Her integrity and independence are tested to the limit as their love for each other grows, and the secrets of Mr Rochester's past are revealed.


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Mirrors in the Earth: Reflections on Self-Healing from the Living World By Asia Suler Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781623176914
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Published: North Atlantic Books - June 28th, 2022

A nature therapy session for the soul--encounter the benevolence of the living world through 12 essays on the Earth-healing powers of self-compassion and empathy.

When healing is needed at the deepest level, nature will always call us back home--not only to the oak woods or water-filled coves, but to the homes within ourselves.


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Reluctant Immortals By Gwendolyn Kiste Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982172350
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - August 23rd, 2022

For fans of Mexican Gothic, from three-time Bram Stoker Award–winning author Gwendolyn Kiste comes a novel inspired by the untold stories of forgotten women in classic literature—from Lucy Westnera, a victim of Stoker’s Dracula, and Bertha Mason, Mr.


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How to Fake It in Hollywood: A Novel By Ava Wilder Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593358955
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Published: Dell - June 14th, 2022

A talented Hollywood starlet and a reclusive A-lister enter into a fake relationship . . . and discover that their feelings might be more than a PR stunt in this sexy debut for fans of Beach Read and The Unhoneymooners.


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Solito: A Memoir By Javier Zamora Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593498064
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Published: Hogarth - September 6th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • READ WITH JENNA BOOK CLUB PICK AS FEATURED ON TODAY • A young poet tells the unforgettable story of his harrowing migration from El Salvador to the United States at the age of nine in this moving, page-turning memoir hailed as “the mythic journey of our era” (Sandra Cisneros)


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Carrie Soto Is Back: A Novel By Taylor Jenkins Reid Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593158685
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Published: Ballantine Books - August 30th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “An epic adventure about a female athlete perhaps past her prime, brought back to the tennis court for one last grand slam” (Elle), from the author of Malibu Rising, Daisy Jones & The Six, and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo


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Razzmatazz: A Novel By Christopher Moore Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062434128
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Published: William Morrow - May 17th, 2022

New York Times Bestseller

“Smart and funny and all sorts of raunchy in the best way.” — San Francisco Chronicle


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Wastelands: The True Story of Farm Country on Trial By Corban Addison, John Grisham (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Corban Addison, John Grisham (Foreword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593320822
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Published: Knopf - June 7th, 2022

"Beautifully written, impeccably researched, and told with the air of suspense that few writers can handle, Wastelands is a story I wish I had written." —From the Foreword by John Grisham
 


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The Cherry Robbers By Sarai Walker Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780358251873
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Published: Harper - May 17th, 2022

"Sarai Walker has done it again. With The Cherry Robbers she upends the Gothic ghost story with a fiery feminist zeal." Maria Semple


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Something Wilder By Christina Lauren Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982173401
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Published: Gallery Books - May 17th, 2022

The “reigning romance queens” (PopSugar) and New York Times bestselling authors of The Soulmate Equation and The Unhoneymooners present a charming and laugh-out-loud funny novel filled with adventure, treasure, and, of course, love.

Growing up the daughter of notorious treasure hunter and absentee father Duke Wilder left Lily without muc


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PlantYou: 140+ Ridiculously Easy, Amazingly Delicious Plant-Based Oil-Free Recipes By Carleigh Bodrug, Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, MD (Foreword by) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780306923043
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Published: Hachette Go - February 15th, 2022

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Plant-based eating doesn't have to be complicated!


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Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention--and How to Think Deeply Again By Johann Hari Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593138519
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Published: Crown - January 25th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Our ability to pay attention is collapsing. From the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing the Scream and Lost Connections comes a groundbreaking examination of why this is happening—and how to get our attention back.


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Sea of Tranquility: A novel By Emily St. John Mandel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593321447
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Published: Knopf - April 5th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • The award-winning, best-selling author of Station Eleven and The Glass Hotel returns with a novel of art, time travel, love, and plague that takes the reader from Vancouver Island in 1912 to a dark colony on the moon five hundred years later, unfurling a story of humanity across centuries and space.


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Four Treasures of the Sky: A Novel By Jenny Tinghui Zhang Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250811783
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 5th, 2022

A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITOR'S CHOICE · REVIEWED ON THE FRONT COVER · INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

“Zhang’s blend of history and magical realism will appeal to fans of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ The Water Dancer as well as Amy Tan's The Valley of Amazement.” —Booklist (starred review)


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Far Side of the Moon: Apollo 8 Commander Frank Borman and the Woman Who Gave Him Wings By Liisa Jorgensen Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781641606066
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Published: Chicago Review Press - December 7th, 2021

The decades-long love story of a NASA commander and the leader of the Astronaut Wives Club

Far Side of the Moon  is the untold, fully authorized story of the lives of Frank and Susan Borman. One was a famous astronaut—an instrumental part of the Apollo space program—but the other was just as much a warrior.


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Left on Tenth: A Second Chance at Life: A Memoir By Delia Ephron Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316267656
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 12th, 2022

The bestselling, beloved writer of romantic comedies like You've Got Mail tells her own late-in-life love story in her "resplendent memoir," complete with a tragic second act and joyous resolution (Adriana Trigiani, bestselling author of The Good Left Undone).

Delia Ephron had struggled through several years of heartbreak.


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If We Were Villains: A Novel By M. L. Rio Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250095299
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 17th, 2018

“Much like Donna Tartt’s The Secret History, M. L. Rio’s sparkling debut is a richly layered story of love, friendship, and obsession...will keep you riveted through its final, electrifying moments.”
—Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, New York Times bestselling author of The Nest

"Nerdily (and winningly) in love with Shakespeare…Readable, smart.”


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M.R. James Ghost Stories (Gothic Fantasy) By M.R. James, Robert Lloyd Parry (Foreword by) Cover Image
By M.R. James, Robert Lloyd Parry (Foreword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781839647710
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Published: Flame Tree Collections - February 25th, 2022

M.R. James's celebrated ghost stories resonate still, their chilling narratives drawing us unsuspecting into the deadly shadows. His tales are haunted, bleak disturbances of the soul, carefully crafted from the stuff of human fears. A towering presence in literature, TV and the movies, his work is much admired today.


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In Love: A Memoir of Love and Loss By Amy Bloom Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593243947
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Published: Random House - March 8th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A powerful memoir of a love that leads two people to find a courageous way to part—and a woman’s struggle to go forward in the face of loss—that “enriches the reader’s life with urgency and gratitude” (The Washington Post)


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The Violin Conspiracy: A Novel By Brendan Slocumb Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593315415
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Published: Anchor - February 1st, 2022

GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK! • Ray McMillian is a Black classical musician on the rise—undeterred by the pressure and prejudice of the classical music worldwhen a shocking theft sends him on a desperate quest to recover his great-great-grandfather’s heirloom violin on the eve of the most prestigious musical competition in the world.


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Organizing for the Rest of Us: 100 Realistic Strategies to Keep Any House Under Control By Dana K. White Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781400231430
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Published: Thomas Nelson - January 11th, 2022

So you want to keep your kitchen counter clean but you aren't ready to toss the toaster? You want to be able to find your kids' socks but aren't looking to spend your 401(k) on clear bins? You long for a little more peace but minimalism isn't sparking joy? Decluttering expert and self-proclaimed recovering slob Dana K.


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Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship (Inalienable Rights) By Nadine Strossen Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780190089009
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - March 2nd, 2020

The updated paperback edition of HATE dispels misunderstandings plaguing our perennial debates about hate speech vs. free speech, showing that the First Amendment approach promotes free speech and democracy, equality, and societal harmony.


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The Museum of Rain By Dave Eggers, Angel Chang Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9781952119354
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Published: McSweeney's - September 7th, 2021

Ois n Mahoney is an American Army vet in his 70s who is asked to lead a group of young grand-nieces and grand-nephews on a walk through the hills of California's Central Coast. Walking toward a setting sun, their destination is a place called The Museum of Rain, which may or may not still exist, and whose origin and meaning are elusive to all.


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Gender Queer: A Memoir By Maia Kobabe Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781549304002
Availability: Backordered
Published: Oni Press - May 28th, 2019

2020 ALA Alex Award Winner
2020 Stonewall — Israel Fishman Non-fiction Award Honor Book

In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir pronouns, thought that a comic of reading statistics would be the last autobiographical comic e would ever write. At the time, it was the only thing e felt comfortable with strangers knowing about em. Now, Gender Queer is here.


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The Sentence By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062671127
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Published: Harper - November 9th, 2021

"Dazzling. . . . A hard-won love letter to readers and to booksellers, as well as a compelling story about how we cope with pain and fear, injustice and illness. One good way is to press a beloved book into another's hands. Read The Sentence and then do just that."—USA Today, Four Stars


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The Maid: A Novel By Nita Prose Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593356159
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Published: Ballantine Books - January 4th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK • “A heartwarming mystery with a lovable oddball at its center” (Real Simple), this cozy whodunit introduces a one-of-a-kind heroine who will steal your heart.
 


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Yours Cruelly, Elvira: Memoirs of the Mistress of the Dark By Cassandra Peterson Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780306874352
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Published: Hachette Books - September 21st, 2021

The woman behind the icon known as Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, the undisputed Queen of Halloween, reveals her full story filled with intimate bombshells—told by the bombshell herself. 

On Good Friday in 1953, at only 18 months old, 25 miles from the nearest hospital in Manhattan, Kansas, Cassandra Peterson reached for a pot on the stove and doused herself in boiling w


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The Exiled Fleet (The Divide Series #2) By J. S. Dewes Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250236364
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Published: Tor Books - August 17th, 2021

J. S. Dewes continues her fast paced, science fiction action adventure series, the Divide, with The Exiled Fleet, where The Expanse meets The Black Company—the survivors of The Last Watch refuse to die.

The Sentinels narrowly escaped the collapsing edge of the Divide.


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Hamlet (Play on Shakespeare) By William Shakespeare, Lisa Peterson (Translated by) Cover Image
By William Shakespeare, Lisa Peterson (Translated by)
$9.95
ISBN: 9780866986663
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Published: ACMRS Press - October 6th, 2021

To thine own text be true—Lisa Peterson’s translation of Hamlet into contemporary American English makes the play accessible to new audiences while keeping the soul of Shakespeare’s writing intact. 
 
Lovers of Shakespeare’s language take heart: Lisa Peterson’s translation of Hamlet into contemporar


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Slewfoot: A Tale of Bewitchery By Brom Cover Image
By Brom
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250622006
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Published: Tor Nightfire - September 14th, 2021

Set in Colonial New England, Slewfoot is a tale of magic and mystery, of triumph and terror as only dark fantasist Brom can tell it.

Connecticut, 1666.

An ancient spirit awakens in a dark wood. The wildfolk call him Father, slayer, protector.

The colonists call him Slewfoot, demon, devil.


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Girly Drinks: A World History of Women and Alcohol By Mallory O'Meara Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781335282408
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Published: Hanover Square Press - October 19th, 2021

*A Finalist for the Spirited Award for Best New Book on Drinks Culture, History or Spirits*

"At last, the feminist history of booze we've been waiting for "
--Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist

The James Beard Award-winning history of women drinking through the ages


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The Death of Jane Lawrence: A Novel By Caitlin Starling Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250272584
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 5th, 2021

***AN INSTANT BESTSELLER!***
Best Books of 2021 ·
NPR
ALA/The Reading List Best Horror 2021 Pick
Longlisted for the Bram Stoker Awards for Superior Achievement in a Novel, 2021


From the Bram Stoker-nominated author of The Luminous Dead comes a gothic fantasy horror
The Death of Jane Lawrence.


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1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir By Ai Weiwei, Allan H. Barr (Translated by) Cover Image
By Ai Weiwei, Allan H. Barr (Translated by)
$32.00
ISBN: 9780553419467
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Published: Crown - November 2nd, 2021

The “intimate and expansive” (Time) memoir of “one of the most important artists working in the world today” (Financial Times), telling a remarkable history of China over the last hundred years while also illuminating his artistic process
 


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A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries (2003-2020) By David Sedaris Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780316558792
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 5th, 2021

A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice: There’s no right way to keep a diary, but if there’s an entertaining way, David Sedaris seems to have mas­tered it.
 
If it’s navel-gazing you’re after, you’ve come to the wrong place; ditto treacly self-examination.


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Your Guide to Not Getting Murdered in a Quaint English Village By Maureen Johnson, Jay Cooper Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984859624
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 14th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Considering a trip to a quaint English village? You’ll think twice after learning about the countless murderous possibilities lurking behind the bucolic façades, thanks to this illustrated guide from #1 bestselling author Maureen Johnson and illustrator Jay Cooper—perfect for fans of cozy mysteries.


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Renegades: Born in the USA By Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780593236314
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Published: Crown - October 26th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Two longtime friends share an intimate and urgent conversation about life, music, and their enduring love of America, with all its challenges and contradictions, in this stunningly produced expansion of their groundbreaking Higher Ground podcast, featuring more than 350 photographs, exclusive bonus content, and never-before-seen archival material.


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Fisherman's Apprentice: The Making of a Fisher of Men By Dan Floen Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781950995288
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Published: Dan Floen - April 10th, 2021

Fisherman's Apprentice tells the inspiring true story of how God trained one stubborn fisherman to think and act more like a fisher of men. When the ride gets bumpy, the fisherman's prayer life kicks into high gear, but this is just the beginning. Financial ruin, a death sentence, and breaking the fisherman's will are all yet to come.


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The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels (Dangerous Damsels #1) By India Holton Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593200162
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Published: Berkley - June 15th, 2021

A New York Times Notable Book of 2021

“The kind of book for which the word “rollicking” was invented.”—New York Times Book Review

A prim and proper lady thief must save her aunt from a crazed pirate and his dangerously charming henchman in this fantastical historical romance.


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The Cipher By Kathe Koja Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781946154330
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Published: Meerkat Press - September 15th, 2020

Winner of the Bram Stoker Award and Locus Awards, finalist for the Philip K. Dick Award, and named one of io9.com's "Top 10 Debut Science Fiction Novels That Took the World By Storm." With a new afterword by Maryse Meijer, author of Heartbreaker and Rag. "Black.


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Dark Archives: A Librarian's Investigation into the Science and History of Books Bound in Human Skin By Megan Rosenbloom Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250800169
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Published: Picador - October 19th, 2021

On bookshelves around the world, surrounded by ordinary books bound in paper and leather, rest other volumes of a distinctly strange and grisly sort: those bound in human skin. Would you know one if you held it in your hand?


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A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life By George Saunders Cover Image
$28.00
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ISBN: 9781984856029
Published: Random House - January 12th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the Booker Prize–winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo and Tenth of December comes a literary master class on what makes great stories work and what they can tell us about ourselves—and our world today.


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Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness By Ingrid Fetell Lee Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316399272
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - June 8th, 2021

Make small changes to your surroundings and create extraordinary happiness in your life with groundbreaking research from designer and TED star Ingrid Fetell Lee.

Next Big Idea Club selection—chosen by Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, Dan Pink, and Adam Grant as one of the "two most groundbreaking new nonfiction reads of the season!"

"This book has th


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A Good Drink: In Pursuit of Sustainable Spirits By Shanna Farrell Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781642831436
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Published: Island Press - September 16th, 2021

“Insightful tour de force… Farrell’s writing is as informative as it is intoxicating”  -- Publishers Weekly


Shanna Farrell loves a good drink. As a bartender, she not only poured spirits, but learned their stories—who made them and how.


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The Once and Future Witches By Alix E. Harrow Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316422048
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Published: Redhook - October 13th, 2020

"A gorgeous and thrilling paean to the ferocious power of women. The characters live, bleed, and roar.


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Intimacies: A Novel By Katie Kitamura Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399576164
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 20th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 BOOK OF 2021

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2021 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN FICTION


ONE OF BARACK OBAMA’S FAVORITE 2021 READS

AN INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER


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A Psalm for the Wild-Built (Monk & Robot #1) By Becky Chambers Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9781250236210
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Published: Tordotcom - July 13th, 2021

Winner of the Hugo Award!

In A Psalm for the Wild-Built, bestselling Becky Chambers's delightful new Monk and Robot series, gives us hope for the future.


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The Therapist: A Novel By B.A. Paris Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250274120
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Published: St. Martin's Press - July 13th, 2021

The multimillion-copy New York Times bestselling author B.A. Paris returns to her heartland of gripping psychological suspense in The Therapista powerful tale of a house that holds a shocking secret.


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Lucky Girl By Jamie Pacton Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781645672081
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Published: Page Street Kids - May 11th, 2021

A hilarious and poignant reflection on what money can and cannot fix

58,642,129. That’s how many dollars seventeen-year-old Fortuna Jane Belleweather just won in the lotto jackpot. It’s also about how many reasons she has for not coming forward to claim her prize.


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Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning By Cathy Park Hong Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984820389
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Published: One World - March 2nd, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • ONE OF TIME’S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE • A ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged, and utterly original exploration of Asian American consciousness


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People We Meet on Vacation By Emily Henry Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984806758
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Published: Berkley - May 11th, 2021

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Book Lovers and Beach Read comes a sparkling novel that will leave you with the warm, hazy afterglow usually reserved for the best vacations.

Two best friends. Ten summer trips. One last chance to fall in love.


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First Comes Like: A Novel By Alisha Rai Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062878151
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Published: Avon - February 16th, 2021

The author of The Right Swipe and Girl Gone Viral returns with a story about finding love in all the wrong inboxes...


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The First Ten Years: Two Sides of the Same Love Story By Joseph Fink, Meg Bashwiner Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780063027251
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 11th, 2021

A sometimes hilarious, occasionally heartbreaking, and always entertaining joint memoir by Joseph Fink, cocreator of Welcome to Night Vale, and his wife, writer and performer Meg Bashwiner, chronicling the first ten years of their relationship from both sides.

There are two sides to every love story.


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Broken (in the best possible way) By Jenny Lawson Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250077035
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - April 6th, 2021

An Instant New York Times Bestseller

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Furiously Happy and Let’s Pretend This Never Happened comes a deeply relatable book filled with humor and honesty about depression and anxiety.


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The Old Boat By Jarrett Pumphrey, Jerome Pumphrey Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324005179
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Published: Norton Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

Washington Post Best Children's Book of 2021

A New York Public Library Best Book of 2021

The creators of The Old Truck set sail with an old boat and an evocative, intricately crafted exploration of home and family.

Off a small island,

an old boat sets sail

and a young boy

finds home.


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Hamnet By Maggie O'Farrell Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525657606
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Published: Knopf - July 21st, 2020

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Of all the stories that argue and speculate about Shakespeare’s life ... here is a novel ... so gorgeously written that it transports you." —The Boston Globe


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Amelia Unabridged: A Novel By Ashley Schumacher Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250253026
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Published: Wednesday Books - February 16th, 2021

Sparks fly between two teens as they grapple with grief, love, and the future in this unforgettable debut novel sure to entice fans of Jandy Nelson and Jennifer E. Smith


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Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America By Alec MacGillis Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374159276
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 16th, 2021

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

"A grounded and expansive examination of the American economic divide . . . It takes a skillful journalist to weave data and anecdotes together so effectively." —Carolyn Kellogg, Los Angeles Times


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The Baddest Girl on the Planet By Heather Frese Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781949467161
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Published: Blair - March 2nd, 2021

WINNER of the LEE SMITH NOVEL PRIZE

"This sun-and-salt-kissed coming-of-age story reads like a wry, honest chat with a close friend." --Jaclyn Fulwood, Shelf Awareness


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Luster: A Novel By Raven Leilani Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374194321
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 4th, 2020

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

WINNER of the NBCC John Leonard Prize, the Kirkus Prize, the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, the Dylan Thomas Prize, and the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award

One of Barack Obama's Favorite Books of 2020


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Chlorine Sky By Mahogany L. Browne Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593176399
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 12th, 2021

"An absolute masterpiece." -Elizabeth Acevedo, New York Times bestselling author of The Poet X


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Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 By Ibram X. Kendi (Editor), Keisha N. Blain (Editor) Cover Image
By Ibram X. Kendi (Editor), Keisha N. Blain (Editor)
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593134047
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Published: One World - February 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A chorus of extraordinary voices tells the epic story of the four-hundred-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present—edited by Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antiracist, and Keisha N. Blain, author of Set the World on Fire.


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The Four Winds: A Novel By Kristin Hannah Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250178602
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 2nd, 2021

"The Bestselling Hardcover Novel of the Year."--Publishers Weekly


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Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner's Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause By Ty Seidule Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250239266
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 26th, 2021

"Ty Seidule scorches us with the truth and rivets us with his fierce sense of moral urgency." --Ron Chernow

In a forceful but humane narrative, former soldier and head of the West Point history department Ty Seidule's Robert E. Lee and Me challenges the myths and lies of the Confederate legacy—and explores why some of this country’s oldest wounds have never healed.


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The Fortunate Ones By Ed Tarkington Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616206802
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 5th, 2021

The perfect read for fans of The White Lotus or Succession

“As a novelist, Tarkington is the real deal.


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Solutions and Other Problems By Allie Brosh Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982156947
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Published: Gallery Books - September 22nd, 2020

INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

For the first time in seven years, Allie Brosh—beloved author and artist of the extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller Hyperbole and a Half—returns with a new collection of comedic, autobiographical, and illustrated essays.


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The Prophets By Robert Jones, Jr. Cover Image
$27.00
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ISBN: 9780593085684
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 5th, 2021

Best Book of the Year
NPR • The Washington Post • Boston Globe • TIME • USA Today • Entertainment Weekly • Real Simple • Parade • Buzzfeed • Electric Literature • LitHub • BookRiot • PopSugar • Goop • Library Journal • BookBub • KCRW


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The Neil Gaiman Reader: Selected Fiction By Neil Gaiman, Marlon James (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Marlon James (Foreword by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780063031852
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Published: William Morrow - October 20th, 2020

An outstanding array—52 pieces in all—of selected fiction from the multiple-award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman, introduced with a foreword by Booker Prize-winning author Marlon James


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Bullshit Jobs: A Theory By David Graeber Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501143335
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 7th, 2019

From David Graeber, the bestselling author of The Dawn of Everything and Debt—“a master of opening up thought and stimulating debate” (Slate)—a powerful argument against the rise of meaningless, unfulfilling jobs…and their consequences.

Does your job make a meaningful contribution to the world?


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Shuggie Bain: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) By Douglas Stuart Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802148506
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Published: Grove Press - October 13th, 2020

WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD


A stunning debut novel by a masterful writer telling the heartwrenching story of a young boy and his alcoholic mother, whose love is only matched by her pride.


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Cursed Objects: Strange but True Stories of the World's Most Infamous Items By J. W. Ocker Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781683692362
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Published: Quirk Books - September 15th, 2020

Beware...this book is cursed! These strange but true stories of the world’s most infamous items will appeal to true believers as well as history buffs, horror fans, and anyone who loves a good spine-tingling tale. 


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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue By V. E. Schwab Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780765387561
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Published: Tor Books - October 6th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
USA TODAY BESTSELLER
NATIONAL INDIE BESTSELLER
THE WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER

Recommended by Entertainment Weekly, Real Simple, NPR, Slate, and Oprah Magazine
#1 Library Reads PickOctober 2020


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Anxious People: A Novel By Fredrik Backman Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501160837
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Published: Atria Books - September 8th, 2020

Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller

A People Book of the Week, Book of the Month Club selection, and Best of Fall in Good Housekeeping, PopSugar, The Washington Post, New York Post, Shondaland, CNN, and more!

[A] quirky, big-hearted novel…Wry, wise, and often laugh-out-loud funny, it&rsqu


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Borges and Me: An Encounter By Jay Parini Cover Image
$27.95
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ISBN: 9780385545822
Published: Doubleday - August 18th, 2020

In this evocative work of what the author in his afterword calls “a kindof novelistic memoir,” Jay Parini takes us back fifty years, when he fled the United States for Scotland—in flight from the Vietnam War and desperately in search of his adult life. There, through unlikely circumstances, he meets the famed Argentinian author Jorge Luis Borges.


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Legendborn (The Legendborn Cycle) By Tracy Deonn Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534441606
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 15th, 2020

An Instant New York Times Bestseller!
Winner of the Coretta Scott King - John Steptoe for New Talent Author Award

Filled with mystery and an intriguingly rich magic system, Tracy Deonn’s YA contemporary fantasy Legendborn offers the dark allure of City of Bones with a modern-day twist on a classic legend and a lot of Southern Black Girl Magic


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Finding François: A Story about the Healing Power of Friendship By Gus Gordon, Gus Gordon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gus Gordon, Gus Gordon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525554004
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Published: Dial Books - July 7th, 2020

For fans of A Sick Day for Amos McGee and In a Jar comes a tender and gently adventurous gem about the power of friends to soothe aches big and small.


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Becoming Duchess Goldblatt By Anonymous Cover Image
$24.00
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ISBN: 9780358216773
Published: Mariner Books - July 7th, 2020

One of the New York Times’ 20 Books to Read in 2020

“A tonic . . . Splendid . . . A respite . . . A summer cocktail of a book.”
Washington Post

“Unforgettable . . .


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Axiom's End: A Novel (Noumena #1) By Lindsay Ellis Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250256737
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Published: St. Martin's Press - July 21st, 2020

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The alternate history first contact adventure Axiom's End is an extraordinary debut from Hugo finalist and video essayist Lindsay Ellis.


Truth is a human right.


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Rules for Visiting: A Novel By Jessica Francis Kane, Edward Carey (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525559245
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Published: Penguin Books - April 28th, 2020

“An elegant and deeply moving meditation on friendship, family, and life on earth. Rules for Visiting is a wonderful novel.” —Emily St. John Mandelauthor of Sea of Tranquility, The Glass Hotel, and Station Eleven

The national bestseller and an Indie Next List pick


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Mem By Bethany C. Morrow Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781944700867
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Published: Unnamed Press - March 19th, 2019

"Bethany C. Morrow achieves the nearly impossible feat of creating truly new speculative fiction; reading it feels like discovery." -- BuzzFeed In Jazz Age Montreal, an underground Vault imprisons living memories. Known as Mems, theses physical clones of other people are doomed to experience a single memory over and over--one that belongs not to them, but to the memory's original Source.


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The Humans: A Novel By Matt Haig Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781476730592
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 12th, 2014

The bestselling, award-winning author of The Midnight Library offers his funniest, most devastating dark comedy yet, a “silly, sad, suspenseful, and soulful” (Philadelphia Inquirer) novel that’s “full of heart” (Entertainment Weekly).

When an extra-terrestrial visitor arrives on Earth, his first impressions of the human species are l


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Baking with Kim-Joy: Cute and Creative Bakes to Make You Smile By Kim-Joy Kim-Joy Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781787134584
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Published: Quadrille Publishing - September 3rd, 2019

Infuse your baking with a sprinkle of glitter, a rainbow of colors and a menagerie of woodland creatures with the help of this unique baking book from everyone's favorite Great British Bake Off finalist, Kim-Joy!


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The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming By Henri J. M. Nouwen Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385473071
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Published: Image - March 1st, 1994

With over a million copies sold, this classic work is essential reading for all who ask, “Where has my struggle led me?”
 


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To Live Woke: Thoughts to Carry in Our Struggle to Save the Soul of America By Rupert Nacoste Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781627202695
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Published: Apprentice House - June 1st, 2020

He grew up in the Jim-Crow South. A black male, born in 1951 in deep-South Jim-Crow legally segregated, Louisiana, Nacoste has seen so much. From his education in segregated schooling, to living through the 1973 race riot aboard the U.S.S. Intrepid, Navy aircraft carrier, to his becoming a scholar of intergroup tensions, Nacoste has experienced, learned and taught so much.


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The New One: Painfully True Stories from a Reluctant Dad By Mike Birbiglia, J. Hope Stein (Supplement by) Cover Image
By Mike Birbiglia, J. Hope Stein (Supplement by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538701515
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 16th, 2020

With laugh-out-loud funny parenting observations, the New York Times bestselling author and award-winning comedian delivers a book that is perfect for anyone who has ever raised a child, been a child, or refuses to stop acting like one.

*A Finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor*


In 2016 comedian Mike Birbiglia and poet Jennifer Hope Stein took th


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Hollywood Park: A Memoir By Mikel Jollett Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250621566
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Published: Celadon Books - May 26th, 2020

**THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**

“A Gen-X This Boy’s Life...Music and his fierce brilliance boost Jollett; a visceral urge to leave his background behind propels him to excel... In the end, Jollett shakes off the past to become the captain of his own soul. Hollywood Park is a triumph."
O, The Oprah Magazine


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The Priory of the Orange Tree (The Roots of Chaos) By Samantha Shannon Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781635570304
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 18th, 2020

The New York Times bestselling "epic feminist fantasy perfect for fans of Game of Thrones" (Bustle).

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY:
AMAZON (Top 100 Editors Picks and Science Fiction and Fantasy) * CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY * BOOKPAGE * AUTOSTRADDLE

A world divided.
A queendom without an heir.
An ancient enemy awakens.


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Nine Bar Blues By Sheree Renée Thomas Cover Image
$16.95
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ISBN: 9780997457896
Published: Third Man Books - May 26th, 2020

The stories collected in Nine Bar Blues weave emotion, spirit, and music, captivating readers with newfound alchemy and the murmurs of dark gods. Rooted in rhythm, threaded with magic, these tales encompass worlds that begin in river bottoms, pass through spectral gates, and end in distant uncharted worlds.


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The Museum of Whales You Will Never See: And Other Excursions to Iceland's Most Unusual Museums By A. Kendra Greene Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780143135463
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Published: Penguin Books - May 12th, 2020

“Filled with charming illustrations, this delightful book about Iceland’s 265 museums is as quirky and mesmerizing as the country’s dreamscape itself.” Forbes


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Network Effect: A Murderbot Novel (The Murderbot Diaries #5) By Martha Wells Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250229861
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Published: Tordotcom - May 5th, 2020

WINNER of the 2021 Hugo, Nebula and Locus Awards!

The first full-length novel in Martha Wells' New York Times and USA Today bestselling Murderbot Diaries series.

An Amazon's Best of the Year So Far Pick

Named a Best of 2020 Pick for NPR | Book Riot | Polygon


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Sin Eater: A Novel By Megan Campisi Cover Image
$27.00
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ISBN: 9781982124106
Published: Atria Books - April 7th, 2020

“A riveting depiction of hard-won female empowerment that weaves together meticulous research, unsolved murder—and an unforgettable young heroine.” —The Washington Post

The Handmaid’s Tale meets Alice in Wonderland in this gripping and imaginative historical novel about a shunned orphan girl in 16th-century England who is ensnare


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Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval Queens Book One By Alison Weir Cover Image
$20.00
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ISBN: 9781101966686
Published: Ballantine Books - September 4th, 2018

In the first volume of an exciting new series, bestselling author Alison Weir brings the dramatic reigns of England’s medieval queens to life.


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Sing Backwards and Weep: A Memoir By Mark Lanegan Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780306922800
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Published: Hachette Books - April 28th, 2020

This gritty bestselling memoir by the singer Mark Lanegan of Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age, and Soulsavers documents his years as a singer and drug addict in Seattle in the '80s and '90s.

When Mark Lanegan first arrived in Seattle in the mid-1980s, he was just "an arrogant, self-loathing redneck waster seeking transformation through rock 'n' roll.&


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Storm Front (Dresden Files #1) By Jim Butcher Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451457813
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Published: Roc - April 1st, 2000

In the first novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Dresden Files series, Harry Dresden’s investigation of a grisly double murder pulls him into the darkest depths of magical Chicago…


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Neil Gaiman's A Study in Emerald By Neil Gaiman, Rafael Albuquerque, Rafael Scavone, Rafael Albuquerque (Illustrator), Dave Stewart (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781506703930
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Published: Dark Horse Books - July 10th, 2018

This supernatural mystery set in the world of Sherlock Holmes and Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos features a brilliant detective and his partner as they try to solve a horrific murder.


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Useless Magic: Lyrics and Poetry By Florence Welch Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780525577157
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Published: Crown Archetype - July 10th, 2018

Lyrics and never-before-seen poetry and sketches from the iconic musician of Florence and the Machine

Songs can be incredibly prophetic, like subconscious warnings or messages to myself, but I often don't know what I'm trying to say till years later. Or a prediction comes true and I couldn't do anything to stop it, so it seems like a kind of useless magic.