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The instant #1 New York Times bestseller (January 2019)!
Seeking women ages 18–32 to participate in a study on ethics and morality. Generous compensation. Anonymity guaranteed.
The feel-good book of the year: a delightful novel of friendship, community, and the way small acts of kindness can change your life, by the bestselling author of The Story of Arthur Truluv
A major new book from #1 New York Times bestseller and sports-writing legend John Feinstein, QUARTERBACK dives deep into the most coveted and hallowed position in the NFL - exploring the stories of five top quarterbacks and taking readers inside their unique experiences of playing the position and holding the keys to their multi-billion-dollar teams.
A People Magazine Book of the Week and New York Post Best Book of the Week
Love, ambition, and the consequences of both lie at the heart of this spellbinding epic of two working-class kids who become a successful singing act during the big band era of the 1940s.
For readers of beloved memoirs like Educated and The Glass Castle, a riveting and profoundly moving memoir set in rural Mississippi during the Civil Rights era about a white girl coming of age in a repressive society and the woman who gave her the strength to forge her own path—the black nanny who cared for her.
A follow-up to Blue Blood that tells the recent history of the Duke-Carolina college basketball rivalry
“Ben Fountain’s BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY BURN AGAIN is the bravest, boldest, most bracing political book of the year.” –Bill Moyers
By the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a powerful true story of adventure and obsession in the Antarctic, lavishly illustrated with color photographs
One of O: The Oprah Magazine's Top Books of Summer"Old in Art School is a glorious achievement--bighearted and critical, insightful and entertaining. This book is a cup of courage for everyone who wants to change their lives." --Tayari Jones, author of An American Marriage and Silver Sparrow
“The ultimate literary bucket list.” —The Washington Post
“If there’s a heaven just for readers, this is it.” —O, The Oprah Magazine
Celebrate the pleasure of reading and the thrill of discovering new titles in an extraordinary book that’s as compulsively readable, entertai$29.00ISBN: 9781538763025Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - September 18th, 2018In this intimate, haunting literary memoir and New York Times Notable Book of the year, an American icon tells her own story for the first time -- about a challenging and lonely childhood, the craft that helped her find her voice, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a mother.$35.00ISBN: 9781469640501Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: University of North Carolina Press - April 9th, 2018
Early in life, North Carolinian Debbie Moose encountered fish primarily in stick form, but once she experienced her first raw oyster and first fried soft-shell crab, their pure flavors switched her on to shellfish and fish forever.$14.95ISBN: 9780932112491Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Carolina Wren Press - July 30th, 2005$26.99ISBN: 9780765388971Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tor Books - October 16th, 2018
New York Times Best Seller
USA Today Best Seller
io9's New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books You Need to Put On Your Radar This Fall
Kirkus' SF/F Books to Watch Out for in 2018
Popular Mechanics Best Books of 2018 (So Far)
Goodreads' Most Anticipated Fantasy and Science Fiction Books$27.00ISBN: 9780316262378Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Orbit - October 23rd, 2018Red Moon is a magnificent novel of space exploration and political revolution from New York Times bestselling author Kim Stanley Robinson.It is thirty years from now, and we have colonized the moon.$29.00ISBN: 9781538761571Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - November 13th, 2018
Introducing a remarkable new character from #1 New York Times bestselling writer David Baldacci: Atlee Pine, an FBI agent with special skills assigned to the remote wilds of the southwestern United States who must confront a new threat . . . and an old nightmare.
Eeny, meeny, miny, moe. Catch a tiger by its toe.$25.00ISBN: 9780316450508Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - November 13th, 2018Let Her Fly traces the inspirational journey of Malala Yousafzai's father, Ziauddin, from a boy in Shangla to a man who broke with tradition and proves there are many faces of feminism.With humor and sincerity, Yousafzai describes his life before the Talibanization of Mingora, scenes of his sons Khusal and Atal fighting kites on the roof, his pr$16.95ISBN: 9780932112767Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Blair - October 23rd, 2018
In the title story of this timely and innovative collection, a young woman wearing a Prada coat attempts to redeem a coupon for plastic storage bins while her in-laws are at home watching the Chinese news and taking her private phone calls. It is the lively and wise juxtaposition of cultures, generations, and emotions that characterize May-lee Chai's amazing stories.$19.99ISBN: 9780062844132Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper Perennial - October 30th, 2018
New York Times bestseller
From the New York Times 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.$49.95ISBN: 9780714878515Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Phaidon - November 5th, 2018
Annie Leibovitz, our most celebrated living photographer, explains how her pictures are made Leibovitz addresses young photographers and readers interested in what photographers do, but any reader interested in contemporary history will be fascinated by her account of one of the richest bodies of work in the photographic canon.$27.95ISBN: 9781616203580Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Algonquin Books - October 16th, 2018The bestselling author of The Art Forger and The Muralist delivers a page-turning historical thriller of art and revenge, of history and love, that will transport readers to 1920s Paris and America.
It’s the summer of 1922, and nineteen-year-old Paulien Mertens finds herself in Paris—broke, disowned, and completely alone.$28.00ISBN: 9780316252164Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - October 16th, 2018
The keynote speaker at the 2012 DNC, former San Antonio mayor and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Julian Castro, tells his remarkable and inspiring life story.$26.99ISBN: 9780778330738Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Park Row - May 15th, 2018
Stay and die, or run and survive.Twins Virginia and Tommy Matthews have been on their own since they were orphaned at the age of five, surviving a merciless foster care system by relying on each other. Twelve years later, the world begins to collapse around them as a deadly contagion steadily wipes out entire populations and a devastating world war rages on.$26.00ISBN: 9781524743444Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dutton - September 25th, 2018
THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Entertainment Weekly’s 20 New Books to Read in September
Nylon’s 12 Great New Books to Read This September
Newsweek’s Best Books to Read in September 2018
Paste's 12 Best Novels of 2018
Library Journal’s Best Debut Novels of 2018$28.99ISBN: 9780345544988Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ballantine Books - October 2nd, 2018
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of Small Great Things returns with a powerful and provocative new novel about ordinary lives that intersect during a heart-stopping crisis.
“Picoult at her fearless best . . . Timely, balanced and certain to inspire debate.”—The Washington Post$26.95ISBN: 9780393608465Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - February 6th, 2018
Robert Coover has been playing by his own rules for more than half a century, earning the 1987 Rea Award for the Short Story as "a writer who has managed, willfully and even perversely, to remain his own man while offering his generous vision and versions of America." Coover finds inspiration in everything from painting, cinema, theater, and dance to slapstick, magic acts, puzzles, and riddles.$27.00ISBN: 9780374203061Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 3rd, 2017
The first collection of short fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey Eugenides$21.99ISBN: 9780062476050Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper Perennial - October 17th, 2017
A new page-turning mystery about science, faith, love and belonging, set in a friendly desert community where ghosts, angels, aliens, and government conspiracies are commonplace parts of everyday life. Welcome to Night Vale…$17.00ISBN: 9780802126757Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grove Press - June 13th, 2017
"A rare and extraordinary book . . . heart-stopping . . . spellbinding."--San Francisco Chronicle"A page turner that attains the status of literature."--Newsweek "Finely drawn, full of dark beauty and presentiment."--New Yorker "An astonishing first novel."--New York Review of Books$27.99ISBN: 9780062391223Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - October 3rd, 2017
"A book for any of us, gay or straight, who have had to find our family. Maupin is one of America’s finest storytellers."—Neil Gaiman
"I fell in love with Maupin’s effervescent Tales of the City decades ago, and his genius turn at memoir is no less compelling. Logical Family is a must read."—Mary Karr$27.99ISBN: 9781481481441Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Saga Press - April 4th, 2017
A Washington Post Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Selection of 2017"Charming, sexy." --The Washington Post John Kessel, one of the most visionary writers in the field, has created a rich matriarchal utopia, set in the near future on the moon, a society that is flawed by love and sex, and on the brink of a destructive civil war.$27.99ISBN: 9780062430991Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - September 12th, 2017
A New York Times Notable Book of 2017
Named Best Book of 2017 by Esquire, Times Literary Supplement, Elle Magazine, LitHub, Publishers Weekly, Financial Times, Guardian, Refinery29, Popsugar, and Globe and Mail$25.95ISBN: 9780393635027Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - August 29th, 2017
Julia and Cassie have been friends since nursery school. They have shared everything, including their desire to escape the stifling limitations of their birthplace, the quiet town of Royston, Massachusetts. But as the two girls enter adolescence, their paths diverge and Cassie sets out on a journey that will put her life in danger and shatter her oldest friendship.$25.95ISBN: 9780393292909Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - January 2nd, 2018
In this stunning novel, prize-winning author Neel Mukherjee wrests open the central, defining events of our century: displacement and migration.$28.00ISBN: 9780812996067Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House - March 20th, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Captures the angst and anxiety of modern life with . . . astute observations about interactions between the haves and have-nots, and the realities of life among the long-married.”—USA Today$26.00ISBN: 9781250128508Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Henry Holt and Co. - March 13th, 2018
Named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year
Shortlisted for the Center For Fiction First Novel Prize
Named a Booklist Best Book of the Year
A mesmerizing, indelible coming-of-age story about a girl in Boston's tightly-knit Ethiopian community who falls under the spell of a charismatic hustler out to change the world$27.00ISBN: 9780399592492Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House - October 24th, 2017
This inspiring memoir by the Muslim American Gold Star father and captivating DNC speaker is the story of one family’s pursuit of the American dream.
NAMED ONE OF THE FIVE BEST MEMOIRS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST
$12.95ISBN: 9781565120013Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Algonquin Books - September 30th, 2003Jo Spencer is a girl who knows what to be and how to be it-straight-A student, cheerleader, May Queen, popular and cute and virginal, and in perfect control. But halfway through her first year in college in the early seventies, her carefully normal life explodes and she comes completely undone.$26.95ISBN: 9780393652598Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - May 1st, 2018
People pass the word only to those they trust most: Adjustment Day is coming. They've been reading a mysterious book and memorizing its directives. They are ready for the reckoning.$26.00ISBN: 9780316261357Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - May 3rd, 2016
FINALIST for the PULITZER PRIZE
LONG-LISTED for the NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
WINNER of the LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE
FINALIST for the NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
FINALIST for the KIRKUS PRIZE
LONG-LISTED for the ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL$23.95ISBN: 9780299320904Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: University of Wisconsin Press - September 18th, 2018"It was a huge and powerful ship with a tall, handsome pilothouse and big smoking stacks, no place for a girl, though I loved it, I cannot tell you how much I loved it." In her eighty-fifth year, Fern Halvorson tells the story of a childhood journey across Lake Michigan and the secret she has kept since that ill-fated voyage.
As his wife lies dying in the brutally cold winter of$27.00ISBN: 9780399576744Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - July 17th, 2018
In the new novel from New York Times-bestselling crime master Ace Atkins, violence comes in many forms...and this time it may be more than Quinn Colson can handle.$28.00ISBN: 9781455536429Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - April 10th, 2018DANGEROUSLY GOOD. DISTINCTIVELY DEAVER.Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs return to New York City to confront a killer terrorizing couples at their happiest--and most vulnerable.$16.99ISBN: 9780785216483Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Thomas Nelson - August 7th, 2018
"With this exquisitely composed essay collection], Patrice Gopo sets herself apart as one of the most promising and talented writers of faith of our time. All the Colors We Will See is evocative, compelling, surprising, and brave.$17.00ISBN: 9781250183897Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Picador - July 3rd, 2018
"A stunning tale of a little-known figure in history. Robert Smalls' astounding heroism during the Civil War helped convince Lincoln and the country that African Americans were extraordinarily capable of fighting for their freedom.$24.95ISBN: 9781938235429Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hub City Press - September 18th, 2018
The Columbia space shuttle and its contents rain down on the people of Kiser, Texas, in Kathryn Schwille's imaginative debut novel set six weeks before the invasion of Iraq.$27.99ISBN: 9781250087300Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Press - October 2nd, 2018
New York Times bestselling author Diane Chamberlain delivers a thrilling, mind-bending novel about one mother's journey to save her child.$32.95ISBN: 9780393246940Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - October 30th, 2018
Before World War II, Manila was a slice of America in Asia, populated with elegant neoclassical buildings, spacious parks, and home to thousands of U.S. servicemen and business executives who enjoyed the relaxed pace of the tropics. The outbreak of the war, however, brought an end to the good life.$22.95ISBN: 9780821423028Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ohio University Press - January 8th, 2018
Chaos. Frustration. Compassion. Desperation. Hope. These are the five words that author Wendy Welch says best summarize the state of foster care in the coalfields of Appalachia.$22.95ISBN: 9780821422977Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ohio University Press - February 26th, 2018
When Deborah Gold and her husband signed up to foster parent in their rural mountain community, they did not foresee that it would lead to a roller-coaster fifteen years of involvement with a traumatized yet resilient birth family.$25.95ISBN: 9781588383471Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: NewSouth Books - June 1st, 2018
Katie Sinclair climbed up a loblolly pine just to see if she could. And then she stayed, creating a media sensation and more than a little trouble for the folks in Jones County, North Carolina. There is a lot of speculation about why the state employee took to the tree. Some think she is making a political statement about the destruction of forests for urban development.$27.00ISBN: 9780553447583Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hogarth - March 13th, 2018
“Funny, bighearted...Miles specializes in giving fully rounded humanity to characters who might elsewhere be treated as stock figures...pitch-perfect.”
— New York Times Book Review
"Miles is a writer so virtuosic that readers will feel themselves becoming better, more observant people from reading him."$26.99ISBN: 9781620973271Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: New Press - September 25th, 2018
"An ambitious look at the cost of urban gentrification.""Kelley could have written a fine book about Charlotte's drug trade in the '80s and '90s, filled with shoot-outs and flashy jewelry. What she accomplishes with Money Rock, however, is far more laudable."
--Charlotte Magazine$26.00ISBN: 9780316465953Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - May 2nd, 2017A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year
The first collection of short stories from the critically acclaimed, prize-winning author of To Rise Again at a Decent Hour.
$29.00ISBN: 9781538761397Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - April 17th, 2018
Star FBI detective Amos Decker and his colleague Alex Jamison must solve four increasingly bizarre murders in a dying rust belt town--and the closer they come to the truth, the deadlier it gets in this rapid-fire #1 New York Times bestseller.$26.95ISBN: 9780385542418Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Doubleday - March 13th, 2018
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER
A USA TODAY BESTSELLER
A NATIONAL INDIEBOUND BESTSELLER$26.99ISBN: 9781250087270Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: St. Martin's Press - October 3rd, 2017
Steeped in history and filled with heart-wrenching twists, The Stolen Marriage is an emotionally captivating novel of secrets, betrayals, prejudice, and forgiveness. It showcases Diane Chamberlain at the top of her talent.
One mistake, one fateful night, and Tess DeMello’s life is changed forever.$27.00ISBN: 9781938235382Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hub City Press - March 8th, 2018
O, The Oprah Magazine's Best Books of the SummerLonglisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Set in contemporary Louisville, Leesa Cross-Smith's mesmerizing first novel surrounding the death of a police officer is a requiem for marriage, friendship and family, from an author Roxane Gay has called "a consummate storyteller."$27.99ISBN: 9781250012302Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Press - February 27th, 2018
New York Times bestseller
The only writer in history to win consecutive Edgar Awards for Best Novel, New York Times bestselling author John Hart returns to the world of his most beloved novel, The Last Child$26.00ISBN: 9781250169082Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Picador - June 5th, 2018
"I can’t remember the last time I read a book I wish so much I’d written. Treeborne is beautiful, and mythic in ways I would never have been able to imagine...I can’t say enough about this book."—Daniel Wallace, national bestselling author of Extraordinary Adventures and Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions$27.00ISBN: 9780735220508Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking - April 3rd, 2018
The nineteenth installment of the beloved and New York Times bestselling Miss Julia series$24.99ISBN: 9781496421746Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tyndale Momentum - May 8th, 2018
"A touching tale." --Kirkus Reviews
The heartwarming true story of a blind horse named Joey.$59.95ISBN: 9781640140158Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Camden House - April 22nd, 2018
At the end of the First World War, German Jewish journalist, theater critic, and political activist Kurt Eisner (1867-1919), just released from prison, led a nonviolent revolution in Munich that deposed the monarchy and established the Bavarian Republic. Local head of the Independent Socialists, Eisner had been jailed for treason after organizing a munitions workers' strike to force an armistice.$35.00ISBN: 9780813175454Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: University Press of Kentucky - May 22nd, 2018
Bobbie Ann Mason burst onto the American literary scene during a renaissance of short fiction that Raymond Carver called a "literary phenomenon." Anne Tyler hailed Mason as "a full-fledged master of the short story." Mason's work, charged with a spirit of exploration, garnered both popular and critical acclaim.$40.00ISBN: 9780735220744Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking - May 8th, 2018
A fully illustrated guide to Deborah Harkness's #1 New York Times bestselling All Souls trilogy--"an irresistible . . . wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy" (People)$25.95ISBN: 9781101870754Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Pantheon - January 9th, 2018
Shortlisted for the British Book Award – Fiction Book of the Year and the Orwell Prize for Political Writing$17.99ISBN: 9781633980051Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Chatwin Books - February 4th, 2017
Harvest of Ashes is the second book in the Darkness Before Mourning series.$26.99ISBN: 9781681443010Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Quercus - April 10th, 2018"ACTION-PACKED THRILL RIDE." --KARIN SLAUGHTER"SENSATIONAL." --LEE CHILD"HIGH STAKES, UP-TO-THE-MINUTE REALISM, AND NONSTOP ACTION." --KAREN DIONNE