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New titles in both fiction and non-fiction, hardcover and paperback, recommended by our staff.

 

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Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525560562
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Published: Penguin Books - February 23rd, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“One of the most important books of the current moment.”—Time

 
“A rousing call to action... It should be required reading for everyone.”—Gabrielle Union, author of We’re Going to Need More Wine
 


Love Is for Losers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374313975
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - February 23rd, 2021

This is a laugh-out-loud exploration of sexuality, family, female friendship, grief, and community. With the heart and hilarity of Netflix's critically-acclaimed Sex Education, Wibke Brueggemann's sex positive debut Love Is for Losers is required reading for Generation Z teens.

Did you know you can marry yourself? How strange / brilliant is that?


The Desolations of Devil's Acre (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children #6) Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780735231535
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - February 23rd, 2021

Instant #1 bestseller!

The epic conclusion to the #1 bestselling Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series by Ransom Riggs.


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The Girl with the Louding Voice: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524746094
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Published: Dutton - February 23rd, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A READ WITH JENNA TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK! 

“Brave, fresh . . . unforgettable.”The New York Times Book Review


The Smash-Up: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593229651
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Published: Random House - February 23rd, 2021

A marriage spirals out of control when the issues of our day—cultural, political, and social—become intensely personal in this fresh, whip-smart novel for readers of Meg Wolitzer and Fleishman Is in Trouble
 
“A fun, timely novel that’s unexpectedly full of hope.”—People


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Conjure Women Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525511502
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Published: Random House Trade - February 23rd, 2021

A mother and daughter with a shared talent for healing--and for the conjuring of curses--are at the heart of this dazzling first novel

LONGLISTED FOR THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE - NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times - NPR - Parade - Book Riot - PopMatters


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How to Change Everything: The Young Human's Guide to Protecting the Planet and Each Other Cover Image
By Naomi Klein, Rebecca Stefoff (Adapted by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534474529
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 23rd, 2021

An empowering, engaging young readers guide to understanding and battling climate change from the expert and bestselling author of This Changes Everything and On Fire, Naomi Klein.

Warmer temperatures. Fires in the Amazon. Superstorms.


Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534430662
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 23rd, 2021

“Poignant and important.” —Refinery29
“A bright and sparkly celebration of love and self-acceptance.” —Kirkus Reviews

Judy Blume meets RuPaul’s Drag Race in this funny, feel-good debut novel about a queer teen who navigates questions of identity and self-acceptance while discovering the magical world of dra


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Black Sunday: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781646220526
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Published: Catapult - February 23rd, 2021

Named a Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction Book of the Year and called "simultaneously unique and universal," this fiercely original debut novel follows the fate of four siblings over the course of two decades in Nigeria as they search for agency, love, and meaning in a society rife with hypocrisy (NPR).


The Deep Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525537922
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 23rd, 2021

From the acclaimed and award-winning author of The Hunger comes a haunting psychological twist on one of the world's most renowned tragedies, the sinking of the Titanic and the ill-fated sail of its sister ship, the Britannic.


The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525509561
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Published: One World - February 16th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • One of today’s most insightful and influential thinkers offers a powerful exploration of inequality and the lesson that generations of Americans have failed to learn: Racism has a cost for everyone—not just for people of color.
 


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The Glass Hotel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525562948
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Published: Vintage - February 16th, 2021

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:
THE NEW YORKER - NPR - TIME - THE WASHINGTON POST- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY - AND MORE

"The perfect novel. . . . Freshly mysterious." --The Washington Post


Writers & Lovers Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802148544
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Published: Grove Press - February 16th, 2021

I loved this book not just from the first chapter or the first page but from the first paragraph... The voice is just so honest and riveting and insightful about creativity and life. --Curtis Sittenfeld


Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399589171
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Published: Random House Trade - February 16th, 2021

The gripping true story of a murder on an Indian reservation, and the unforgettable Arikara woman who becomes obsessed with solving it--an urgent work of literary journalism.


Days of Distraction: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062951793
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Published: Ecco - February 16th, 2021

“Startlingly original and deeply moving.... Chang here establishes herself as one of the most important of the new generation of American writers.”   — George Saunders


Rules for Vanishing Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781984837035
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Published: Penguin Books - February 16th, 2021

In the faux-documentary style of The Blair Witch Project comes the campfire story of a missing girl, a vengeful ghost, and the girl who is determined to find her sister--at all costs.


The Body Is Not an Apology, Second Edition: The Power of Radical Self-Love Cover Image
By Sonya Renee Taylor, Ijeoma Oluo (Foreword by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781523090990
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Published: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - February 9th, 2021

New York Times bestseller! "To build a world that works for everyone, we must first make the radical decision to love every facet of ourselves. . . . 'The body is not an apology' is the mantra we should all embrace."
—Kimberlé Crenshaw, legal scholar and founder and Executive Director, African American Policy Forum
 


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The Rain Heron: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780374539306
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Published: FSG Originals - February 9th, 2021

"Astonishing...With the intensity of a perfect balance between the mythic and the real, The Rain Heron keeps turning and twisting, taking you to unexpected places. A deeply emotional and satisfying read. Beautifully written." --Jeff VanderMeer, author of Borne. One of LitHub's Most Anticipated Books of 2021.


We Run the Tides: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062936233
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Published: Ecco - February 9th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER 

An achingly beautiful story of female friendship, betrayal, and a mysterious disappearance set in the changing landscape of San Francisco 


Let's Talk about Death (over Dinner): An Invitation and Guide to Life's Most Important Conversation Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780738235301
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Published: Hachette Go - February 9th, 2021

"These are the conversations that will help us to evolve."
--Arianna Huffington on Death Over Dinner

“Wise, poignant, compelling--Hebb tackles hard issues with honesty and good taste.
This book is food for the soul."
--- Ira Byock, MD, author of Dying Well and The Best Care Possible


Death is one of the most importan


Zorrie Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781635575361
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 9th, 2021

“It was Indiana, it was the dirt she had bloomed up out of, it was who she was, what she felt, how she thought, what she knew.”


The End of the Ocean: A Novel Cover Image
By Maja Lunde, Diane Oatley (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9780062951380
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Published: HarperVia - February 9th, 2021

From the author of the number-one international bestseller The History of Bees, a captivating story of the power of nature and the human spirit that explores the threat of a devastating worldwide drought, witnessed through the lives of a father, a daughter, and a woman who will risk her life to save the future.

In 2019, seventy-year-old Signe sets sail alone o


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Oona Out of Order: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250236616
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 9th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK

"With its countless epiphanies and surprises, Oona proves difficult to put down." —USA Today

"By turns tragic and triumphant, heartbreakingly poignant and joyful, this is ultimately an uplifting and redemptive read." —The Guardian


Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062666987
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - February 9th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


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

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


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Milo Imagines the World Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399549083
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021

The team behind the Newbery Medal winner and Caldecott Honor book Last Stop on Market Street and the award-winning New York Times bestseller Carmela Full of Wishes once again delivers a poignant and timely picture book that's sure to become an instant classic.


Claudia and the New Girl (The Baby-sitters Club Graphic Novel #9) (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #9) Cover Image
By Ann M. Martin, Gabriela Epstein (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338304572
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Published: Graphix - February 2nd, 2021

A brand-new Baby-sitters Club graphic novel adapted by newcomer Gabriela Epstein!

Claudia has always been the most creative kid in her class... until Ashley Wyeth comes along.


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The Bad Muslim Discount: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385545259
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Published: Doubleday - February 2nd, 2021

“Masood’s novel presents a stereoscopic, three-dimensional view of contemporary Muslim America: the way historical conflict in the Middle East lingers in individual lives, the way gossip travels in a close-knit immigrant community.” The New York Times Book Review


100 Boyfriends Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780374538989
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Published: MCD x FSG Originals - February 2nd, 2021

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. "This hurricane of delirious, lonely, lewd tales is a taxonomy and grand unified theory of the boyfriend, in every tense." --Parul Sehgal, The New York Times


Winter's Orbit Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250758835
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Published: Tor Books - February 2nd, 2021

A Sunday Times Bestseller!

“Sparks fly” (NPR) in Everina Maxwell’s gut-wrenching and romantic space opera debut.


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How to Not Die Alone: The Surprising Science That Will Help You Find Love Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982120627
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 2nd, 2021

Named one of the “must-read” books of the season from Time, PopSugar, Behavioral Scientist, and more!

A funny and practical guide to help you find, build, and keep the relationship of your dreams.

Have you ever looked around and wondered, “Why has everyone found love except me?” You’re not the only one.


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The Best Laid Plans Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780593114933
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Published: Razorbill - February 2nd, 2021

High school senior Keely Collins takes on firsts, lasts, and everything in between in this sweet, sex-positive rom-com for fans of Meg Cabot and Jenny Han.

It seemed like a good plan at first.


My Dark Vanessa: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062941510
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 2nd, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 

“[An] exceedingly complex, inventive, resourceful examination of harm and power.” —The New York Times Book Review, Editors’ Choice


Deacon King Kong: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735216730
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 2nd, 2021

Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Fiction
 
Winner of the Gotham Book Prize

One of Barack Obama's "Favorite Books of the Year"

Oprah's Book Club Pick

Named one of the Top Ten Books of the Year by the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly and TIME Magazine

Washington Post Notable Novel


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Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780525575481
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - February 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Big Oil and Gas Versus Democracy--Winner Take All

"A rollickingly well-written book, filled with fascinating, exciting, and alarming stories about the impact of the oil and gas industry on the world today."--The New York Times Book Review


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Muted Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338673524
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 2nd, 2021

A ripped-from-the-headlines novel of ambition, music, and innocence lost, perfect for fans of Elizabeth Acevedo and Jason Reynolds!

Be bold. Get seen. Be Heard.

For seventeen-year-old Denver, music is everything.


Ground Zero Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338245752
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 2nd, 2021

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller.

In time for the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, master storyteller Alan Gratz (Refugee) delivers a pulse-pounding and unforgettable take on history and hope, revenge and fear -- and the stunning links between the past and present.

September 11, 2001, New York City: Brandon is visiting his dad at work, on the


Dear Edward: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984854803
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - February 2nd, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Read with Jenna 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
 


African Samurai: The True Story of Yasuke, a Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal Japan Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781335044983
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Published: Hanover Square Press - February 2nd, 2021

Warrior. Samurai. Legend.

When Yasuke arrived in Japan in the late 1500s, he had already traversed much of the known world. Kidnapped as a child in Northeast Africa, he served as a bodyguard to the head of the Jesuits in Asia, traveling to India and China, and eventually arriving in Japan, where everything would change.


The Mysterious Disappearance of Aidan S. (as told to his brother) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984848598
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021

New York Times bestselling author David Levithan takes young readers on twisting journey through truth, reality, and fantasy and belief.


Apeirogon: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812981933
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Published: Random House Trade - February 2nd, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "A quite extraordinary novel. Colum McCann has found the form and voice to tell the most complex of stories, with an unexpected friendship between two men at its powerfully beating heart."--Kamila Shamsie, author of Home Fire


You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735224117
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Published: Penguin Books - February 2nd, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
AN NPR CONCIERGE BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

“In her form-shattering and myth-crushing book….Coe examines myths with mirth, and writes history with humor… [You Never Forget Your First] is an accessible look at a president who always finishes in the first ranks of our leaders.” —Boston Globe


Recipe for a Perfect Wife: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524744953
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Published: Dutton - February 2nd, 2021

#1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER


Just as I Am: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062931061
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Published: HarperCollins Publishers - January 26th, 2021

“In her long and extraordinary career, Cicely Tyson has not only succeeded as an actor, she has shaped the course of history.” –President Barack Obama, 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony


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The Only Good Indians: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982136468
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - January 26th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From USA TODAY bestselling author Stephen Graham Jones comes a “masterpiece” (Locus Magazine) of a novel about revenge, cultural identity, and the cost of breaking from tradition.


Everybody Has a Podcast (Except You): A How-to Guide from the First Family of Podcasting Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062974808
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 26th, 2021

From the #1 New York Times bestselling McElroy Brothers, creators of the hit podcasts My Brother, My Brother and Me and The Adventure Zone, comes a helpful and hilarious how-to podcast guide covering everything you need to know to make, produce, edit, and promote a podcast…and get rich* doing it!


The Hidden Girl and Other Stories Cover Image
By Ken Liu
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982134044
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - January 26th, 2021

“I know this is going to sound hyperbolic, but when I’m reading Ken Liu’s stories, I feel like I’m reading a once-in-a-generation talent.


The Unspoken Name (The Serpent Gates #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250238924
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Published: Tor Books - January 26th, 2021

A. K. Larkwood's The Unspoken Name is a stunning debut fantasy about a young priestess sentenced to die, who at the last minute escapes her fate; only to become an assassin for the wizard who saved her.

What if you knew how and when you will die?


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Pet Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593175446
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021

Now in paperback, the National Book Award finalist and genre-defying novel by award-winning author Akwaeke Emezi that explores themes of identity and justice. Pet is here to hunt a monster. Are you brave enough to look?


Run Me to Earth Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501154058
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 19th, 2021

From award-winning author Paul Yoon comes a “spellbinding” (The Washington Post) novel about three kids orphaned in 1960s Laos—and how their destinies are entwined across decades, anointed by Hernan Diaz as “one of those rare novels that stays with us to become a standard with which we measure other books.”

Alisak, Prany, and Noi—three orpha


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Remote Control Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250772800
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Published: Tordotcom - January 19th, 2021

An alien artifact turns a young girl into Death's adopted daughter in Remote Control, a thrilling sci-fi tale of community and female empowerment from Nebula and Hugo Award-winner Nnedi Okorafor

“She’s the adopted daughter of the Angel of Death. Beware of her. Mind her. Death guards her like one of its own.”


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Weather (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345806901
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Published: Vintage - January 19th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER

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


The Mask of Mirrors (Rook & Rose #1) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316539678
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Published: Orbit - January 19th, 2021

"Lush, engrossing, and full of mystery and dark magic." BookPage
"Immersive…a feast to savor slowly."BuzzFeed News
"An excellent fantasy novel."Los Angeles Review of Books

Darkly magical and intricately imagined, The Mask of Mirrors is the unmissable start to the Roo


Sanctuary: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525510949
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Published: Random House - January 19th, 2021

“[An] often beautiful jewel of a book . . . Black’s power as a writer means she can take us with her to places that normally our minds would refuse to go.”—The New York Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice)


Layoverland Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781984836144
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Published: Razorbill - January 19th, 2021

"A cheeky take on the afterlife brimming with sass, angst, and heart." --Christine Riccio, New York Times bestselling author of Again, but Better

Beatrice Fox deserves to go straight to hell.


Vita Nostra: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063054158
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Published: Harper Voyager - January 19th, 2021

“Vita Nostra” — a cross between Lev Grossman’s “The Magicians” and Elizabeth Kostova’s “The Historian” [...] is the anti-Harry Potter you didn’t know you wanted.” -- The Washington Post


Why We Can't Sleep: Women's New Midlife Crisis Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802148575
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Published: Grove Press - January 19th, 2021

When Ada Calhoun found herself in the throes of a midlife crisis, she thought that she had no right to complain. She was married with children and a good career. So why did she feel miserable? And why did it seem that other Generation X women were miserable, too?