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Axiom's End: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250256737
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Published: St. Martin's Press - July 21st, 2020

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 Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525559245
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Published: Penguin Books - April 28th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER!

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY: O Magazine * Good Housekeeping * Real Simple * Vulture * Chicago Tribune
 
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE SUMMER BY: “The Today Show” * “Good Morning America” * Wall Street Journal * San Francisco Chronicle * Southern Living
 


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Mem 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 Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476730592
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 12th, 2014

The bestselling, award-winning author of The Radleys is back with 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 less than p


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Baking with Kim-Joy: Cute and Creative Bakes to Make You Smile 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 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 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 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.


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Hollywood Park: A Memoir 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 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 Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780997457896
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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 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) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250229861
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Published: Tor.com - May 5th, 2020

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

"
I caught myself rereading my favorite parts... and I can’t recommend it enough." — New York Times


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Sin Eater: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982124106
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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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101966686
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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 Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780306922800
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Published: Hachette Books - April 28th, 2020

*INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER*


A gritty, gripping memoir by the singer Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age, Soulsavers), chronicling his years as a singer and drug addict in Seattle in the '80s and '90s



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Storm Front (Dresden Files #1) 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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Meet Mr. Product, Vol. 1: The Graphic Art of the Advertising Character Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781608873593
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Published: Insight Editions - April 14th, 2015

Meet Mr. Product! Meet Chiquita, Tony the Tiger, Elsie the Cow, and hundreds more well-known and not-so-well-known personalities in this colorful celebration of the history and art of advertising characters.

We share our dinner table with them and trust them with our cars and children, and whether we realize it or not, we’ve been listening to their counsel for generations.


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The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s: An Oral History Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524744977
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Published: Dutton - March 24th, 2020

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The untold stories behind The Office, one of the most iconic television shows of the twenty-first century, told by its creators, writers, and actors.

 


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The Life of Lou Reed: Notes from the Velvet Underground Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781635766387
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Published: Diversion Books - September 10th, 2019

Fifty years after the concerts captured on the legendary album 1969: The Velvet Underground Live comes this illuminating biography of Lou Reed.


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My Week Beats Your Year: Encounters with Lou Reed Cover Image
By Heath (Compiled by), Pat Thomas (Editor)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780996744775
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Published: Hat & Beard Press - May 1st, 2019

Hardcover, 304 pages
6 9 in.
15.24 22.86 cm.

During his first major sit-down with the music press in 1977, between claiming all his songs were about guilt and revenge, Elvis Costello casually remarked, "I don't really listen to Lou Reed's records, but I never miss an interview with him."


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Cleaning Sucks: An Unf*ck Your Habitat Guided Journal for Less Mess, Less Stress, and a Home You Don't Hate Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250219725
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - January 7th, 2020

Let go of perfect and embrace good enough!


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Unwind Your Mind: The Life-Changing Power of ASMR (Emma WhispersRed ASMR) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062996428
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Published: HarperOne - November 12th, 2019

Ease Anxiety, Improve Sleep, and Find Calm Through ASMR


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The Velvet Underground Experience: Lou Reed, John Cale, Moe Tucker, Sterling Morrison, Nico, Andy Warhol & Friends Cover Image
By Fevret (Editorial Coordination by), Carole Mirabello (Editorial Coordination by), J. C. Gabel (Editor)
$60.00
ISBN: 9781732056138
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Published: Hat & Beard Press - May 1st, 2019

Hardcover, 216 pages
8.5 11 in.
21.59 27.94 cm


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Frances Mayes Always Italy Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781426220913
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Published: National Geographic - March 31st, 2020

The world's favorite expert on la dolce vita (Under the Tuscan Sun author) guides readers through Italy's iconic regions, replete with lavish National Geographic images.


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The Abstainer: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593133873
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Published: Random House - September 15th, 2020

“A brilliant historical novel; part Cormac McCarthy and part Raymond Chandler.”—Philipp Meyer, author of The Son

An Irishman in nineteenth-century England is forced to take sides when his nephew joins the bloody underground movement for independence in this propulsive novel from the acclaimed author of The North Water.
 


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Why Fish Don't Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501160271
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 14th, 2020

A “remarkable” (Los Angeles Times), “seductive” (The Wall Street Journal) debut from an extraordinary new voice in nonfiction, Why Fish Don’t Exist is a dark and astonishing tale of love, chaos, scientific obsession, and—possibly—even murder.

“At one point, Miller dives into the ocean into a school of fis


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Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982: A Novel Cover Image
By Cho Nam-Joo, Jamie Chang (Translated by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781631496707
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Published: Liveright - April 14th, 2020

A New York Times Editors Choice Selection

A fierce international bestseller that launched Korea’s new feminist movement, Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 follows one woman’s psychic deterioration in the face of rigid misogyny.

Truly, flawlessly, completely, she became that person.


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The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires: A Novel Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781683691433
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Published: Quirk Books - April 7th, 2020

The New York Times Best Seller
#1 April LibraryReads Pick
April Indie Next Pick

Goodreads Big Book of Spring

Steel Magnolias 
meets Dracula in this '90s-set horror novel about a women's book club that must do battle with a mysterious newcomer to their small Southern town, perfect for murderinos and fans of Stephen King.


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How Much of These Hills Is Gold: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525537205
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 7th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
A GOOP Book Club Pick

"A fully immersive epic drama packed with narrative riches and exquisitely crafted prose."—
San Francisco Chronicle

"Belongs on a shelf all of its own." —NPR

“Outstanding.”—The Washington Post


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The Faceless Old Woman Who Secretly Lives in Your Home: A Welcome to Night Vale Novel Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780062889003
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 24th, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling authors of Welcome to Night Vale and It Devours! and the creators of the hit podcast, comes a new novel set in the world of Night Vale and beyond.


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The House in the Cerulean Sea Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250217288
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Published: Tor Books - March 17th, 2020

Lambda Literary Award-winning author TJ Klune’s bestselling, breakout contemporary fantasy

A USA Today Bestseller!
An Indie Next Pick!
One of Publishers Weekly's "Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2020"
One of Book Riot’s “20 Must-Read Feel-Good Fantasies”


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This Is How You Lose the Time War Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534430990
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - March 17th, 2020

“[An] exquisitely crafted tale...Part epistolary romance, part mind-blowing science fiction adventure, this dazzling story unfolds bit by bit, revealing layers of meaning as it plays with cause and effect, wildly imaginative technologies, and increasingly intricate wordplay...This short novel warrants multiple readings to fully unlock its complexities.” —Publishers Weekly <


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In Five Years: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982137441
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Published: Atria Books - March 10th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A Good Morning America, FabFitFun, and Marie Claire Book Club Pick

In Five Years is as clever as it is moving, the rare read-in-one-sitting novel you won’t forget.” —Chloe Benjamin, New York Times bestselling author of The Immortalists

Perfect for


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Asperfell Cover Image
$18.50
ISBN: 9781949671063
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Published: Uproar Books - March 5th, 2020

"Wonderfully inventive... Sure to win over fantasy readers." - Publishers Weekly (starred review) Only the darkest and most dangerous of Mages are sentenced to pass through the gate to Asperfell. Not one has ever returned. Never did Briony dream she might set foot in the otherworldly prison of Asperfell. She was, after all, neither Mage nor criminal.


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Deacon King Kong: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735216723
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2020

OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


From the author of the National Book Award-winning The Good Lord Bird and the bestselling modern classic The Color of Water, comes one of the most celebrated novels of the year.


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Writers & Lovers Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802148537
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Published: Grove Press - March 3rd, 2020

Following the breakout success of her critically acclaimed and award-winning novel Euphoria, Lily King returns with an unforgettable portrait of an artist as a young woman.


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You Are Not Alone: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250202031
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Published: St. Martin's Press - March 3rd, 2020

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

One of Newsweek's Most Anticipated Books of 2020
One of SheReads Most Anticipated Books of 2020
One of PopSugar's Most Anticipated Books of 2020
One of HelloGiggles’ Most Anticipated Books of 2020
One of Marie Claire’s Best Fiction by Women in 2020


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Frida in America: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250113382
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Published: St. Martin's Press - March 3rd, 2020

The riveting story of how three years spent in the United States transformed Frida Kahlo into the artist we know today

"[An] insightful debut....Featuring meticulous research and elegant turns of phrase, Stahr’s engrossing account provides scholarly though accessible analysis for both feminists and art lovers." —Publisher's Weekly


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The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780385348713
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Published: Crown - February 25th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz—an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprecedented crisis


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The Adventurer's Son: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062876607
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Published: William Morrow - February 18th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER 

“A brave and marvelous book. A page-turner that will rip your heart out.” —Jon Krakauer


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Tyll: A Novel Cover Image
By Daniel Kehlmann, Ross Benjamin (Translated by)
$26.95
ISBN: 9781524747466
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Published: Pantheon - February 11th, 2020

From the internationally best-selling author of You Should Have Left, Measuring the World, and F, a transfixing retelling of the German myth of Tyll Ulenspiegel: a story about the devastation of war and a beguiling artist’s decision never to die
 


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Weather: A novel Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9780385351102
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Published: Knopf - February 11th, 2020

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER 

From the beloved author of the nationwide best seller Dept. of Speculationone of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the Yeara “darkly funny and urgent” (NPR) tour de force about a family, and a nation, in crisis


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Wildland: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781643852928
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Published: Crooked Lane Books - February 11th, 2020

For fans of Jodi Picoult and Anita Shreve comes an exhilarating debut novel of one woman's courage in the face of catastrophe.

She'll do anything to save them.
But what will she do to save herself?


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Three Californias: The Wild Shore, The Gold Coast, and Pacific Edge Cover Image
By Kim Stanley Robinson, Francis Spufford (Introduction by)
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250307569
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Published: Tor Books - February 4th, 2020

From the internationally bestselling author of the Mars Trilogy and New York 2140


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These Marvelous Beasts: The Complete Frost & Filigree Series Cover Image
$34.99
ISBN: 9781645540243
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Published: Falstaff Books, LLC - January 30th, 2020

After centuries of adventures, arguments, and unrequited love, Nerissa Waldemar, a lamia, finds herself retiring to Tarrytown, New York with the very object of her affection, the deadly and beautiful sylph, Vivienne du Lac. She's hoping for some time alone to share her dark hearts' innermost thoughts; but of course, even lamia's plans often fall astray.


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Show Them a Good Time Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781635574296
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 28th, 2020

"Show Them a Good Time is a master class in the short story-bold, irreverent and agonizingly funny." Sally Rooney, Author of Normal People and Conversations with Friends

Named A Most Anticipated Novel of 2020 by


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The Seep Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781641290869
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Published: Soho Press - January 21st, 2020

 “A unique alien invasion story that focuses on the human and the myriad ways we see and don’t see our own world. Mesmerizing.” 
—Jeff VanderMeer

A blend of searing social commentary and speculative fiction, Chana Porter’s fresh, pointed debut explores a strange new world in the wake of a benign alien invasion.

 


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American Dirt (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250209764
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 21st, 2020

#1 New York Times Bestseller
OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK

Extraordinary.”
Stephen King

“This book is not simply the great American novel; it’s the great novel of las Americas. It’s the great world novel! This is the international story of our times. Masterful.”
—Sandra Cisneros


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Follow Me to Ground: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781982133634
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Published: Scribner - January 21st, 2020

Palm Beach Post, BuzzFeed, and LitHub’s Most Anticipated of 2020

A haunted, surreal debut novel about an otherworldly young woman, her father, and her lover that culminates in a shocking moment of betrayal—one that upends our understanding of power, predation, and agency.


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Dear Edward: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984854780
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Published: The Dial Press - January 6th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • #ReadWithJenna Book Club Pick as Featured on Today • A “dazzling” novel that “will break your heart and put it back together again” (J. Courtney Sullivan, bestselling author of Saints for All Occasions) about a young boy who must learn to go on after surviving tragedy
 


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Big Lies in a Small Town: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250087331
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 14th, 2020

From New York Times bestselling author Diane Chamberlain comes a novel of chilling intrigue, a decades-old disappearance, and one woman’s quest to find the truth…

“A novel about arts and secrets...grippingly told...pulls readers toward a shocking conclusion.”—People magazine, Best New Books

North Carolina, 2018:


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Wilmington's Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780802128386
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - January 7th, 2020

From Pulitzer Prize-winner David Zucchino comes a searing account of the Wilmington riot and coup of 1898, an extraordinary event unknown to most Americans


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Naked Came the Florida Man: A Novel (Serge Storms #23) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062796004
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Published: William Morrow - January 7th, 2020

"Can it still be hurricane season? Must be, because here come Serge A. Storms and his perpetually stoned bro, Coleman, in Tim Dorsey’s gonzo crime caper.” –The New York Times Book Review


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Come Tumbling Down (Wayward Children #5) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780765399311
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Published: Tor.com - January 7th, 2020

The fifth installment in New York Times bestselling author Seanan McGuire's award-winning Wayward Children series, Come Tumbling Down picks up the threads left dangling by Every Heart a Doorway and Down Among the Sticks and Bones


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Long Bright River: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525540670
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Published: Riverhead Books - January 7th, 2020

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK


"[Moore’s] careful balance of the hard-bitten with the heartfelt is what elevates Long Bright River from entertaining page-turner to a book that makes you want to call someone you love.” – The New York Times Book Review
 


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The Clergyman's Wife: A Pride & Prejudice Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062942913
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - December 3rd, 2019

For everyone who loved Pride and Prejudice—and legions of historical fiction lovers—an inspired debut novel set in Austen’s world.


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On Swift Horses: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525538110
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 5th, 2019

A Lambda Literary Award Finalist, 2020.

New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice. Named a Most Anticipated Book of Fall by The New York Times, Real Simple, Electric Literature, and more.

 


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The Deep Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534439863
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - November 5th, 2019

ONE OF NPR’S BEST BOOKS OF 2019

The water-breathing descendants of African slave women tossed overboard have built their own underwater society—and must reclaim the memories of their past to shape their future in this brilliantly imaginative novella inspired by the Hugo Award–nominated song “The Deep” from Daveed Diggs’s rap group clipping<


The never-before-told true account of the design and development of the first desktop computer by the world's most famous high-styled typewriter company, more than a decade before the arrival of the Osborne 1, the Apple 1, the first Intel microprocessor, and IBM's PC5150.


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In the Dream House: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781644450031
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Published: Graywolf Press - November 5th, 2019

A revolutionary memoir about domestic abuse by the award-winning author of Her Body and Other Parties


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Nothing to See Here Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062913463
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Published: Ecco - October 29th, 2019

A New York Times Bestseller  •  A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!


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Threads of Life: A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781419739538
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Published: Abrams Press - October 15th, 2019

A globe-spanning history of sewing, embroidery, and the people who have used a needle and thread to make their voices heard 

In 1970s Argentina, mothers marched in headscarves embroidered with the names of their “disappeared” children.


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Fishnet Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982116156
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - October 15th, 2019

A “thoughtful, bruising, poignant, and poetic” (Ian Rankin) debut in which a woman’s search for her missing sister leads her into the world of contemporary sex work.

Rona Leonard was only twenty-years-old when she walked out of her sister Fiona’s flat and disappeared.

Six years later—worn down by a tedious job, childcare, and an aching absence in


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Olive, Again: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812996548
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Published: Random House - October 15th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout continues the life of her beloved Olive Kitteridge, a character who has captured the imaginations of millions.


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Unsheltered: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062684738
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 15th, 2019

A New York Times Bestseller

Named one of the Best Books of the Year (2018) by NPR, O, The Oprah Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Christian Science Monitor and Newsweek


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Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374162559
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 15th, 2019

Girl, Edna O’Brien’s hotly anticipated new novel, envisages the lives of the Boko Haram girls in a masterpiece of violence and tenderness.

I was a girl once, but not anymore.


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Grand Union: Stories Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525558996
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Published: Penguin Press - October 8th, 2019

Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal! 

A dazzling collection of short fiction


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A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of the Vanderbilts Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250095480
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 1st, 2019

The riveting novel of iron-willed Alva Vanderbilt and her illustrious family as they rule Gilded-Age New York, written by Therese Anne Fowler, the New York Times bestselling author of Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald.


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The Girl Who Reads on the Métro: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250315427
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Published: Flatiron Books - October 8th, 2019

“With a cast of characters reminiscent of the French film Amélie, Féret-Fleury creates a world that is delightful and enchanting…Light and sweet as a bonbon, this little confection of a book is delicious.” —Kirkus Reviews


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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 8th, 2019

A lively, intimate memoir from a marriage equality icon of the gay rights movement, describing gay life in the 1950s and 60s New York City and her longtime activism.

"Brash, funny and brave." —NPR

“A captivating and inspiring story of a queer woman who believed in her right to take up space and be seen.”—BuzzFeed


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The Topeka School: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 1st, 2019

FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE

WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE

ONE OF THE
NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR

A TIME, GQ, Vulture, and WASHINGTON POST TOP 10 BOOK of the YEAR
ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR


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ISBN: 9780525657682
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Published: Knopf - September 24th, 2019

New York Times Best Seller

From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids and M Train, a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year.


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The Dutch House: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062963673
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Published: Harper - September 24th, 2019

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize


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The Water Dancer: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590597
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Published: One World - September 24th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • From the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me, a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom.


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The World That We Knew: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501137570
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 24th, 2019

This instant New York Times bestseller and longlist recipient for the 2020 Andrew Carnegie Medal takes place in 1941, during humanity’s darkest hour, and follows three unforgettable young women who must act with courage and love to survive.

“[A] hymn to the power of resistance, perseverance, and enduring love in dark times…gravely beautiful…Hoffm


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Red at the Bone: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525535270
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 17th, 2019

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

One of OPRAH MAGAZINE’S "BEST BOOKS OF 2019"

NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

"A spectacular novel that only this legend can pull off." -Ibram X. Kendi, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of  HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST, in The Atlantic


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Opioid, Indiana Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781641290784
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Published: Soho Press - September 17th, 2019

"Full of gorgeous language and wild insights."—Nick Flynn


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ISBN: 9780316478526
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 10th, 2019

A Best Book of the Year: The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune, and Detroit Free Pres


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Akin Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316491990
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 10th, 2019

This "soul stirring" novel by the New York Times bestselling author of Room (O Magazine) is one of the New York Post's best books of the year.


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The Divers' Game: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062676108
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Published: Ecco - September 10th, 2019

From the inimitable mind of award-winning author Jesse Ball, a novel about an unsettlingly familiar society that has renounced the concept of equality—and the devastating consequences of unmitigated power

The old-fashioned struggle for fairness has finally been abandoned. It was a misguided endeavor. The world is divided into two groups, pats and quads.


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Published: Redhook - September 10th, 2019

"A gorgeous, aching love letter to stories, storytellers and the doors they lead us through...absolutely enchanting."--Christina Henry, bestselling author of Alice and Lost Boys

LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER!


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Bloomland Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781945814938
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Published: Dzanc Books - September 10th, 2019

Winner of the Dzanc Books Prize for Fiction
An Indies Introduce pick
A September Indie Next pick
"Hugely important, hauntingly brutal--Englehardt has just announced himself as one of America's most talented emerging writers." --Kirkus starred review


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Published: Vintage - September 3rd, 2019

“Patiently, and unflinchingly, Ackerman is becoming one of the great poet laureates of America’s tragic adventurism across the globe.” —Pico Iyer


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Quichotte: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593132982
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Published: Random House - September 3rd, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An epic Don Quixote for the modern age, “a brilliant, funny, world-encompassing wonder” (Time) from internationally bestselling author Salman Rushdie
 


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Who Are You, Calvin Bledsoe?: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616208219
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Published: Algonquin Books - August 27th, 2019

“A story in which anything and everything can happen, and mostly does. This is a book of many trips—across oceans, back to the past, and, most profoundly, into the infinite deep space of the human heart.


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The Beekeeper of Aleppo: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984821218
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Published: Ballantine Books - August 27th, 2019

This unforgettable novel puts human faces on the Syrian war with the immigrant story of a beekeeper, his wife, and the triumph of spirit when the world becomes unrecognizable.

“A beautifully crafted novel of international significance that has the capacity to have us open our eyes and see.”—Heather Morris, author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz


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Inland: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
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Published: Random House - August 13th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The bestselling author of The Tiger’s Wife returns with “a bracingly epic and imaginatively mythic journey across the American West” (Entertainment Weekly).


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The Women of the Copper Country: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Atria Books - August 6th, 2019

From the bestselling and award-winning author of The Sparrow comes an inspiring historical novel about “America’s Joan of Arc” Annie Clements—the courageous woman who started a rebellion by leading a strike against the largest copper mining company in the world.

In July 1913, twenty-five-year-old Annie Clements had seen enough of the world to know that


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ISBN: 9781538745823
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 6th, 2019

"The Secret Life of Pets meets The Walking Dead" in this big-hearted, boundlessly beautiful romp through the Apocalypse, where a foul-mouthed crow is humanity's only chance to survive Seattle's zombie problem (Karen Joy Fowler, PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author).


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What We Were Promised Cover Image
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Published: Back Bay Books - August 6th, 2019

Set in modern Shanghai, a debut by a Chinese-American writer about a prodigal son whose unexpected return forces his newly wealthy family to confront painful secrets and unfulfilled promises.


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Chances Are . . .: A novel Cover Image
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Published: Knopf - July 30th, 2019

“[Russo’s] first novel in ten years hits the ball out of the park. . . . You’ll lap up this gripping, wise, and wonderful summer treat.” —The Boston Globe


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Stronghold: One Man's Quest to Save the World's Wild Salmon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984801692
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Published: Random House - July 23rd, 2019

PNBA BESTSELLER • “A powerful and inspiring story. Guido Rahr’s mission to save the wild Pacific salmon leads him into adventures that make for a breathtakingly exciting read.”—Ian Frazier, author of Travels in Siberia


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The Lager Queen of Minnesota: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399563058
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Published: Pamela Dorman Books - July 23rd, 2019

A National Bestseller!

The perfect pick-me-up on a hot summer day. 
—Washington Post

 
“[A] charmer of a tale. . . Warm, witty and--like any good craft beer--complex, the saga delivers a subtly feminist and wholly life-affirming message.”
—People Magazine


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ISBN: 9781937512811
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - July 16th, 2019

*The Believer Book Awards, 2019: Editors' Longlists in Fiction
*The Northern California 'Golden Poppy' Book Awards 2019, Fiction longlist
*Nominee for the 2019 Shirley Jackson Awards for Novel
*2020 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award Longlist
*A Best Book of 2019 --Vulture, Entropy, Buzzfeed, Thrillist


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The Nickel Boys (Winner 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction): A Novel Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780385537070
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Published: Doubleday - July 16th, 2019

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR


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The Vagabonds: The Story of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison's Ten-Year Road Trip Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501159305
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 9th, 2019

The fascinating story of two American giants—Henry Ford and Thomas Edison—whose annual summer sojourns introduced the road trip to our culture and made the automobile an essential part of modern life, even as their own relationship altered dramatically.

In 1914 Henry Ford and naturalist John Burroughs visited Thomas Edison in Florida and toured the Everglades.


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Three Women Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781451642292
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - July 9th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER * #1 INDIE NEXT PICK

A Best Book of the Year: The Washington Post * NPR * The Atlantic * New York Public Library * Vanity Fair * PBS * Time * Economist * Entertainment Weekly * Financial Times * Shelf Awareness * Guardian * Sunday Times * B


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The Saturday Night Ghost Club: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143133933
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Published: Penguin Books - July 9th, 2019

An irresistible and bittersweet coming-of-age story in the vein of Stranger Things and Stand by Me about a group of misfit kids who spend an unforgettable summer investigating local ghost stories and urban legends


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Casting into the Light: Tales of a Fishing Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524747640
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Published: Pantheon - July 2nd, 2019

Tales of a champion surfcaster: the education of a young woman hell-bent on following her dream and learning the mysterious and profound sport, and art, of surfcasting, on the island of Martha’s Vineyard.
 


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Very Nice: A novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525655633
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Published: Knopf - July 2nd, 2019

"A story of sex and intrigue set amid rich people in a beautiful house with a picturesque swimming pool . . . Very funny." Rumaan Alam, The Washington Post

A brilliantly funny novel of bad behavior in the post-Obama era, featuring a wealthy Connecticut divorcée, her college-age daughter, and the famous novelist who is seduced by them both.


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Deep River Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802125385
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - July 2nd, 2019

Karl Marlantes's debut novel Matterhorn has been hailed as a modern classic of war literature. In his new novel, Deep River, Marlantes turns to another mode of storytelling--the family epic--to craft a stunningly expansive narrative of human suffering, courage, and reinvention.


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Wanderers: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399182105
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Published: Del Rey - July 2nd, 2019

A decadent rock star. A deeply religious radio host. A disgraced scientist. And a teenage girl who may be the world’s last hope. From the mind of Chuck Wendig comes “a magnum opus . . . a story about survival that’s not just about you and me, but all of us, together” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).


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Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of Earth's Most Awesome Creatures Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735224582
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Published: Penguin Books - June 25th, 2019

“A palaeontological howdunnit…[Spying on Whales] captures the excitement of…seeking answers to deep questions in cetacean science.” —Nature
 


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Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316477550
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 25th, 2019

A journalist's twenty-year fascination with the Manson murders leads to shocking new revelations about the FBI's involvement in this riveting reassessment of an infamous case in American history.


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Fleishman Is in Trouble: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525510871
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Published: Random House - June 18th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD LONGLIST • “A feminist jeremiad nested inside a brilliant comic novel—a book that makes you laugh so hard you don’t notice till later that your eyebrows have been singed off.”—Ron Charles, The Washington Post


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FKA USA: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250108890
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 18th, 2019

“Mr. King looks at all our upcoming problems, and imagines a local reaction to each one. The result is often funny, usually sardonic, and always imaginative, what with all the mole rats, flesh drones, dimeheads, and especially ‘The Grifter’s Guide to the Territories FKA USA,’ a notable addition to the line of imaginary authorities.”
The Wall Street Journal


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Silver in the Wood (The Greenhollow Duology #1) Cover Image
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Published: Tor.com - June 18th, 2019

From Astounding Award Finalist Emily Tesh

An ALA RUSA Reading List Selection

"A true story of the woods, of the fae, and of the heart. Deep and green and wonderful.”—New York Times bestselling author Naomi Novik


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Published: Coffee House Press - June 11th, 2019

A newborn's absent face appears on the back of someone else's head, a filmmaker goes to gruesome lengths to achieve the silence he's after for his final scene, and a therapist begins, impossibly, to appear in a troubled patient's room late at night. In these stories of doubt, delusion, and paranoia, no belief, no claim to objectivity, is immune to the distortions of human perception.


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Bunny: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525559733
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Published: Viking - June 11th, 2019

"Jon Swift + Witches of Eastwick + Kelly 'Get In Trouble' Link + Mean Girls + Creative Writing Degree Hell! No punches pulled, no hilarities dodged, no meme unmangled! O Bunny you are sooo genius!" —Margaret Atwood, via Twitter

"A wild, audacious and ultimately unforgettable novel." Michael Schaub, Los Angeles Times 


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One Giant Leap: The Impossible Mission That Flew Us to the Moon Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781501106293
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 11th, 2019

The remarkable story of the trailblazers and the ordinary Americans on the front lines of the epic mission to reach the moon.

President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced to Congress that the United States should land a man on the Moon by 1970.


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Fall; or, Dodge in Hell: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062458711
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Published: William Morrow - June 4th, 2019

A New York Times Notable Book


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The Land of Flickering Lights: Restoring America in an Age of Broken Politics Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802147813
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - June 4th, 2019

We had become the land of flickering lights, in which the standard of success was not what we were doing for the next generation of Americans, or to enhance our role in the world, but instead whether we had kept government open for another few minutes."--Michael Bennet

The Land of Flickering Lights is a unique contribution to American political writing at this or any other time.


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Magic for Liars: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250174611
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Published: Tor Books - June 4th, 2019

A 2020 LOCUS AWARD FINALIST FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL

Sharp, mainstream fantasy meets compelling thrills of investigative noir in Magic for Liars, a fantasy debut by rising star Sarah Gailey.


Ivy Gamble was born without magic and never wanted it.


Ivy Gamble is perfectly happy with her life – or at least, she’s perfectly fine.


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On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525562023
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Published: Penguin Press - June 4th, 2019

An instant New York Times Bestseller! 

Longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction, the Carnegie Medal in Fiction, the 2019 Aspen Words Literacy Prize, and the PEN/Hemingway Debut Novel Award

Shortlisted for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize 

Winner of the 2019 New England Book Award for Fiction! 


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Biloxi: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781631492167
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Published: Liveright - May 21st, 2019

Mary Miller seizes the mantle of southern literature with Biloxi, a tender, gritty tale of middle age and the unexpected turns a life can take.


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How to Think Like a Fish: And Other Lessons from a Lifetime in Angling Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780306845314
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Published: Da Capo Press - May 21st, 2019

The star of the Animal Planet's River Monsters and author of the bestselling companion book shares a meditation on fishing--and life.


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Disappearing Earth: A novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525520412
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Published: Knopf - May 14th, 2019

One of The New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year

National Book Award Finalist
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize
Finalist for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize


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Orange World and Other Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525656135
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Published: Knopf - May 14th, 2019

From the Pulitzer Finalist and universally beloved author of the New York Times best sellers Swamplandia! and Vampires in the Lemon Grove, a stunning new collection of short fiction that showcases Karen Russell’s extraordinary, irresistible gifts of language and imagination.
 


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Out East: Memoir of a Montauk Summer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781538746653
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 14th, 2019

An "extraordinary" debut memoir of first love, identity, and self-discovery among a group of friends who became family in a Montauk summer house (Andrew Solomon, National Book Award winner).


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Red, White & Royal Blue: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250316776
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 14th, 2019

* Instant NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestseller *
* GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD WINNER for BEST DEBUT and BEST ROMANCE of 2019 *

* BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR* for VOGUE, NPR, VANITY FAIR, and more! *

What happens when America's First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales?


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Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101947869
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Published: Knopf - May 7th, 2019

ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2019

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2019 BY Time, LitHub, Vulture, Glamour, O Magazine, Town and Country, Suspense Magazine, Inside Hook

New York Times
Best Seller

 


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Exhalation: Stories Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781101947883
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Published: Knopf - May 7th, 2019

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:


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Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781101947869
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Published: Knopf - May 7th, 2019

ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2019

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2019 BY Time, LitHub, Vulture, Glamour, O Magazine, Town and Country, Suspense Magazine, Inside Hook

New York Times
Best Seller

 


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The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781492671527
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - May 7th, 2019

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
THE USA TODAY BESTSELLER

The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything--everything except books, that is. Thanks to Roosevelt's Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome's got its very own traveling librarian, Cussy Mary Carter.


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The Smart Neanderthal: Cave Art, Bird Catching, and the Cognitive Revolution Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780198797524
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - May 1st, 2019

Since the late 1980s the dominant theory of human origins has been that a 'cognitive revolution' (C.50,000 years ago) led to the advent of our species, Homo sapiens. As a result of this revolution our species spread and eventually replaced all existing archaic Homo species, ultimately leading to the superiority of modern humans.

Or so we thought.


The Death of Mrs. Westaway Cover Image
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - April 30th, 2019

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A New York Public Library Best Book of 2019

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, and The Lying Game comes Ruth Ware’s fourth novel, “her best yet” (Library Journal, starred review).

On a day that begins like a


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Machines Like Me: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385545112
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Published: Nan A. Talese - April 23rd, 2019

New from Ian McEwan, Booker Prize winner and international bestselling author of Atonement and The Children Act


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Normal People: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781984822178
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Published: Hogarth - April 16th, 2019

NOW A HULU ORIGINAL SERIES • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A stunning novel about the transformative power of relationships” (People) from the author of Conversations with Friends, “a master of the literary page-turner” (J. Courtney Sullivan).
 


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Women Talking Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635572582
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - April 2nd, 2019

National Bestseller
Winner of the Brooklyn Public LIbrary Literary Prize for Fiction
Shortlisted for the Governor General's Award for Fiction
Shortlisted for the Reading Women Award


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The River: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525521877
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Published: Knopf - March 5th, 2019

A Nominee for the 2020 Edgar Allan Poe Awards

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

"A fiery tour de force… I could not put this book down. It truly was terrifying and unutterably beautiful." –Alison Borden, The Denver Post


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Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735218826
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 5th, 2019

THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER

"Transformative ... If Tobia aspires to the ranks of comic memoirists like David Sedaris and Mindy Kaling, Sissy succeeds." --The New York Times Book Review

A heart-wrenching, eye-opening, and giggle-inducing memoir about what it's like to grow up not sure if you're (a) a boy, (b) a girl, (c) something in between, or (d) all of the above.


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Territory of Light: A Novel Cover Image
By Yuko Tsushima, Geraldine Harcourt (Translated by)
$24.00
ISBN: 9780374273217
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 12th, 2019

From one of the most significant contemporary Japanese writers, a haunting, dazzling novel of loss and rebirth

“Yuko Tsushima is one of the most important Japanese writers of her generation.” —Foumiko Kometani, The New York Times

I was puzzled by how I had changed. But I could no longer go back . . .


The Girls at 17 Swann Street: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 5th, 2019

*A BookMovement Group Read*
**A People Pick for Best New Books**


Yara Zgheib’s poetic and poignant debut novel is a haunting portrait of a young woman’s struggle with anorexia on an intimate journey to reclaim her life.


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The House Witch: Your Complete Guide to Creating a Magical Space with Rituals and Spells for Hearth and Home Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781507209462
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Published: Adams Media - November 20th, 2018

Everything you need to know to create your very own “sacred space”—perfect for practicing home-based witchcraft including spells, rituals, herbalism, and more!—from the author of The Green Witch.

Your home is an important part of who you are—it makes sense to tie your practice of witchcraft closely to the place where you build your life.


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Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735211285
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 6th, 2018

"A book full of wonders" —Helen Macdonald, author of H Is for Hawk

"Witty, insightful. . . .The story of jellyfish. . . is a significant part of the environmental story. Berwald's engaging account of these delicate, often ignored creatures shows how much they matter to our oceans' future." —New York Times Book Review 


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City of Ash and Red: A Novel Cover Image
By Hye-young Pyun, Sora Kim-Russell (Translated by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781628727814
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Published: Arcade - November 6th, 2018

NAMED AN NPR GREAT READ OF 2018

From the Shirley Jackson Award–winning author of The Hole, a Kafkaesque tale of crime and punishment hailed by Korea’s Wall Street Journal as “an airtight masterpiece.”

Distinguished for his talents as a rat killer, the nameless protagonist of Hye-young Pyun's City of Ash and Red is


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Alice Isn't Dead: A Novel Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062844132
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 30th, 2018

A New York Times Bestseller

From the bestselling co-author of It Devours! and Welcome to Night Vale comes a fast-paced thriller about a truck driver searching across America for the wife she had long assumed to be dead.


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The Bullet Journal Method: Track the Past, Order the Present, Design the Future Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525533337
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Published: Portfolio - October 23rd, 2018

New York Times bestseller! A powerful goal-setting and time-management system for anyone trying to organize their lives by the founder of the enormously popular Bullet Journal® planner.


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An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up from My American Dream Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316252164
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 16th, 2018

Julian Castro, 2020 Presidential candidate, keynote speaker at the 2012 DNC, and former San Antonio mayor and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, tells his remarkable and inspiring life story.


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There's No Bones in Ice Cream: Sylvain Sylvain's Story of the New York Dolls Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781785585135
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Published: Omnibus Press - October 15th, 2018

Sylvain Sylvain and The New York Dolls were called many thingsglam, proto-punk, hard rockbut are probably best understood as a "dirty rock & roll" band.


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The Last Palace: Europe's Turbulent Century in Five Lives and One Legendary House Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780451495785
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Published: Crown - September 4th, 2018

A sweeping yet intimate narrative about the last hundred years of turbulent European history, as seen through one of Mitteleuropa’s greatest houses—and the lives of its occupants
 


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Foundryside: A Novel (The Founders Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525573845
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Published: Broadway Books - May 21st, 2019

"The exciting beginning of a promising new epic fantasy series. Prepare for ancient mysteries, innovative magic, and heart-pounding heists."—Brandon Sanderson

“Complex characters, magic that is tech and vice versa, a world bound by warring trade dynasties: Bennett will leave you in awe once you remember to breathe!”—Tamora Pierce


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Waterproof Bible-Esv-Brown Cover Image
By Bardin & Marsee Publishing (Manufactured by)
$59.95
ISBN: 9781609690571
Availability: Backordered
Published: Bardin & Marsee Pub - August 13th, 2018

€ Made with the 25% lighter weight paper

€ Extremely Durable Synthetic Pages Sewn and Glued into Spine

€ 100% Worry Free

€ Stain Resistant

€ Ultra Clear Text

€ Ideal for Gear Bag or Backpack

€ Dry Highlight

€ Write and Underline with pencil or ball point pen

€ No Bleed Thru

€ F L O A T S


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The Distance Home: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525508748
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Published: Random House - August 7th, 2018

“[Paula] Saunders skillfully illuminates how time heals certain wounds while deepening others. . . . A mediation of the violence of American ambition.”—The New York Times Book Review

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY REAL SIMPLE


Judas: How a Sister's Testimony Brought Down a Criminal Mastermind Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316475334
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Published: Mulholland Books - August 27th, 2019

The incredible true story of a woman who risked everything to put her brother, a murderous psychopath and one of the world's most infamous crime bosses, behind bars.


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The Reservoir Tapes Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781948226332
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Published: Catapult - July 16th, 2019

"A companion piece to his Man Booker-longlisted Reservoir 13, McGregor's latest works perfectly well as a standalone, offering an alternately sweet and suspenseful depiction of a community as it reacts, person by person, to the disappearance of a teenage girl." --Entertainment Weekly


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Neil Gaiman's A Study in Emerald Cover Image
$17.99
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 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.


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Spinning Silver: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399180996
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Published: Del Rey - May 7th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “One of the year’s strongest fantasy novels” (NPR), an imaginative retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale from the bestselling author of Uprooted.


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Eye of the Shoal: A Fishwatcher's Guide to Life, the Ocean and Everything Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781472936844
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Published: Bloomsbury Sigma - June 19th, 2018

There's something about fish that leaves a cold, slimy whiff in many people's minds. Either that, or fish are simply “food”; catching fish to eat is so deeply ingrained that we fish for fish, but we don't pigeon a pigeon or deer a deer.


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The World of Lore: Wicked Mortals Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781524797997
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Published: Del Rey - May 29th, 2018

A chilling, lavishly illustrated who’s who of the most despicable people ever to walk the earth, featuring stories from the Lore podcast—now a streaming television series—including “Black Stockings,” “Half-Hanged,” and “The Castle,” as well as rare material.


Dragon Teeth: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062473387
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - May 22nd, 2018

Michael Crichton, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Jurassic Park, returns to the world of paleontology in this recently discovered novel—a thrilling adventure set in the Wild West during the golden age of fossil hunting.


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Everybody, Always: Becoming Love in a World Full of Setbacks and Difficult People Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780718078133
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Published: Thomas Nelson - April 17th, 2018

New York Times Bestseller

What happens when we give away love like we're made of it?

In his entertaining and inspiring follow-up to Love Does, Bob Goff takes readers on a journey into the secret of living without fear, constraint, or worry.


The Hearts of Men: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062469694
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Published: Ecco - December 26th, 2017

"[A] tender, insightful book... Perfectly paced and leavened with humor, it's a wonderful read." -- People

*SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 WILLIAM SAROYAN INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR WRITING*


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Devotion (Why I Write) Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780300240221
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Published: Yale University Press - September 4th, 2018

Devotion is short enough to devour at one enjoyable sitting and thought-provoking enough to deserve re-reading.”—Suzi Feay, Financial Times
 
Devotion shows rather than tells what it means to give a life to writing.


Reasons to Stay Alive Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143128724
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Published: Penguin Books - February 23rd, 2016

Matt Haig’s accessible and life-affirming memoir of his struggle with depression, and how his triumph over the illness taught him to live.

From the internationally bestselling author of How To Stop Time and Notes on a Nervous Planet.

"Destined to become a modern classic." —Entertainment Weekly


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All In*: You Are One Decision Away from a Totally Different Life Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780310341826
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Published: Zondervan - January 20th, 2015

The Gospel costs nothing. You can't earn it or buy it. It can only be received as a free gift which is compliments of God's grace. It doesn't cost anything, but it demands everything. It demands that we go "all in," putting all that we have into God's hands. And that's where we get stuck--in spiritual no man's land.


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Jesus Feminist: An Invitation to Revisit the Bible's View of Women Cover Image
By Sarah Bessey, Rachel Held Evans (Foreword by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781476717258
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Published: Howard Books - November 5th, 2013

Written with poetic rhythm, a prophetic voice, and a deeply biblical foundation, this loving yet fearless book urges today’s church to move beyond man-made restrictions and fully welcome women’s diverse voices and experiences.

A freedom song for the church.

Sarah Bessey didn’t ask for Jesus to come in and mess up all her ideas about a woman’s pl


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Wayfinding Bible-NLT Cover Image
By Tyndale (Created by), Doris Rikkers (Notes by), Jeannette Taylor (Concept by)
$34.99
ISBN: 9781414361925
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Published: Tyndale House Publishers - October 1st, 2013

ECPA 2014 Christian Book Award Finalist
What if you had a trusted friend to guide you through God's Word every day? Whether you want a fast overview of the grand story of the Bible or a deeper exploration of the riches of Scripture, The Wayfinding Bible is that guide.


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The Snow Child: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316175661
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Published: Back Bay Books - November 6th, 2012

In this magical debut, a couple's lives are changed forever by the arrival of a little girl, wild and secretive, on their snowy doorstep.


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Walking the Amazon: 860 Days. One Step at a Time. Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780452298262
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Published: Plume - August 28th, 2012

From the star of Discovery Channel's Naked and Marooned comes a a riveting, adventurous account of one man’s history-making journey along the entire length of the Amazon—and through the most bio-diverse habitat on Earth.  Fans of Turn Right at Machu Piccu and readers of Jon Krakauer and Bill Bryson and will revel in Ed Stafford's extraordinary prose and lus


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Peterson Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes, Second Edition (Peterson Field Guides) Cover Image
By Lawrence M. Page, Brooks M. Burr, Eugene C. Beckham (Illustrator), Justin Sipiorski (Illustrator), Joseph Tomelleri (Illustrator), John P. Sherrod (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9780547242064
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 21st, 2011

There are nearly 1,000 species of freshwater fishes in North America alone, and identifying them can sometimes be a daunting task. In fact, in just the twenty years since publication of the first edition of the Peterson Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes, the number of species has risen by almost 150, including 19 marine invaders and 16 newly established nonnative species.


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Master of Reality (33 1/3 #56) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780826428998
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Published: Continuum - April 15th, 2008

Black Sabbath's Master of Reality has maintained remarkable historical status over several generations; it's a touchstone for the directionless, and common coin for young men and women who've felt excluded from the broader cultural economy.


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The Replacements' Let It Be (33 1/3 #16) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780826416339
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Published: Continuum - August 10th, 2004

One of the greatest moments of College Rock in the 1980s, Let It Be had a huge impact on the fans who fell under its spell. For Colin Meloy, growing up in Montana - a state that's strangely missing from the tour itineraries of almost every band - the album was a lifeline and an inspiration.


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Prey: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062227201
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - February 5th, 2013

Michael Crichton's Prey is a terrifying page-turner that masterfully combines a heart–pounding thriller with cutting-edge technology.