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

 

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On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525562047
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Published: Penguin Books - June 1st, 2021

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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We Are What We Eat: A Slow Food Manifesto Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525561538
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Published: Penguin Press - June 1st, 2021

From chef and food activist Alice Waters, an impassioned plea for a radical reconsideration of the way each and every one of us cooks and eats


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Long Division: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982174828
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Published: Scribner - June 1st, 2021

From Kiese Laymon, author of the critically acclaimed memoir Heavy, comes a “funny, astute, searching” (The Wall Street Journal) debut novel about Black teenagers that is a satirical exploration of celebrity, authorship, violence, religion, and coming of age in post-Katrina Mississippi.


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Riviera Gold: A novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525620853
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Published: Bantam - June 1st, 2021

Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes turn the Riviera upside down to crack their most captivating case yet in the New York Times bestselling series that Lee Child called “the most sustained feat of imagination in mystery fiction today.”


Malibu Rising: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524798659
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 1st, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Read with Jenna Book Club Pick as Featured on Today • From the author of Daisy Jones & The Six and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo . . .


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Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062248589
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Published: Ecco - June 1st, 2021

An Instant New York Times Bestseller 

A New York Times Notable Book 

One of Barack Obama's Favorite Books of 2020


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Bestiary: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593132593
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Published: One World - June 1st, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS’ CHOICE • Three generations of Taiwanese American women are haunted by the myths of their homeland in this spellbinding, visceral debut about one family’s queer desires, violent impulses, and buried secrets.


The Girl from the Sea Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338540574
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Published: Graphix - June 1st, 2021

From the author of The Witch Boy trilogy comes a graphic novel about family, romance, and first love.

Fifteen-year-old Morgan has a secret: She can't wait to escape the perfect little island where she lives.


Instructions for Dancing Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781524718961
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Published: Delacorte Press - June 1st, 2021

THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The critically acclaimed author of Everything, Everything and The Sun is Also a Star is back with her eagerly anticipated third novel. With all the heart and hope of her last two books, this is an utterly unique romance.


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Surviving Autocracy Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593332245
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 1st, 2021

“When Gessen speaks about autocracy, you listen. The New York Times

“A reckoning with what has been lost in the past few years and a map forward with our beliefs intact.” Interview


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Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250783493
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Published: Celadon Books - June 1st, 2021

From bestselling author of She’s Not There, New York Times opinion columnist, and human rights activist Jennifer Finney Boylan, Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs, a memoir of the transformative power of loving dogs.

This is a book about dogs: the love we have for them, and the way that love helps us understand the people we have been.


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Future Feeling: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781593766887
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Published: Soft Skull - June 1st, 2021

An embittered dog walker obsessed with a social media influencer inadvertently puts a curse on a young man—and must adventure into mysterious dimension in order to save him—in this wildly inventive, delightfully subversive, genre-nonconforming debut novel about illusion, magic, technology, kinship, and the emergent future.


Broken People Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781335900999
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Published: Hanover Square Press - June 1st, 2021

"He fixes everything that's wrong with you in three days."


Rodham: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399590931
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 1st, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of American Wife and Eligible . . . He proposed. She said no. And it changed her life forever.
 
“A deviously clever what if.”—O: The Oprah Magazine
“Immersive, escapist.”—Good Morning America


Rebel Chef: In Search of What Matters Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735224766
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Published: Penguin Books - June 1st, 2021

The inspiring and deeply personal memoir from highly acclaimed chef Dominique Crenn


When We Were Magic Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534432888
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

“Profoundly thoughtful…An intimate portrait of female friendship laced with literal and metaphorical magic.” —Kirkus Reviews
“A laugh-out-loud, exciting ride…a darkly comedic coming-of-age story.” —School Library Journal

A moving, darkly funny novel about six teens whose magic goes wildly awry from Magi


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Sword in the Stars: A Once & Future Novel Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316322164
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

In this epic sequel to Once & Future, Ari and her Rainbow knights must pull off a Holy Grail heist thousands of years in the past -- without destroying their own destinies.

Ari Helix may have won her battle against the tyrannical Mercer corporation, but the larger war has just begun.


Shakespeare for Squirrels: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062434043
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 25th, 2021

New York Times Bestseller!


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Homeland Elegies: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316496414
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 25th, 2021

This "beautiful novel . . .


Helgoland: Making Sense of the Quantum Revolution Cover Image
By Carlo Rovelli, Erica Segre (Translated by), Simon Carnell (Translated by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593328880
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 25th, 2021

“Rovelli is a genius and an amazing communicator… This is the place where science comes to life.” Neil Gaiman

“One of the warmest, most elegant and most lucid interpreters to the laity of the dazzling enigmas of his discipline...[a] momentous book” ―John Banville, The Wall Street Journal


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Sex and Vanity: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593081938
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Published: Anchor - May 25th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A Good Morning America Book Club Pick
 
The author of the New York Times bestselling phenomenon Crazy Rich Asians takes you from Capri to NYC, where Lucie Tang Churchill finds herself torn between two men—and two very different cultures.


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Heaven Cover Image
By Mieko Kawakami, Sam Bett (Translator), David Boyd (Translator)
$23.00
ISBN: 9781609456214
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Published: Europa Editions - May 25th, 2021

From the bestselling author of Breasts and Eggs and international literary sensation Mieko Kawakami, a sharp and illuminating novel about the impact of violence and the power of solidarity.


Pawcasso Cover Image
By Remy Lai, Remy Lai (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250774491
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks - May 25th, 2021

Remy Lai, the award-winning creator of Pie in the Sky makes her middle-grade graphic novel debut, Pawcasso, about the unexpected friendship between the loneliest girl in class and the coolest canine in town.

"It's tail-wagging entertaining!" —Kelly Yang, New York Times bestselling author of Front Desk


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The Death of Vivek Oji: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525541622
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 25th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Electrifying." — O: The Oprah Magazine
 


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The End of the Golden Gate: Writers on Loving and (Sometimes) Leaving San Francisco Cover Image
By Gary Kamiya (Introduction by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781797210285
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Published: Chronicle Prism - May 25th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER! Capturing an ever-changing San Francisco, 25 acclaimed writers tell their stories of living in one of the most mesmerizing cities in the world.


Pumpkin (Dumplin') Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062880451
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 25th, 2021

Return to the beloved world of Julie Murphy’s #1 New York Times bestselling Dumplin’—now a popular Netflix feature film starring Jennifer Anistonin this fabulously joyful, final companion novel about drag, prom, and embracing your inner Queen.


Languages of Truth: Essays 2003-2020 Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593133170
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Published: Random House - May 25th, 2021

Newly collected, revised, and expanded nonfiction from the first two decades of the twenty-first century—including many texts never previously in print—by the Booker Prize–winning, internationally bestselling author


A Sitting in St. James Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062367297
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 25th, 2021

6 starred reviews!

"Monumental." —Booklist (starred review)

"A marathon masterpiece."—Kirkus (starred review)

"Necessary."—SLJ (starred review)

"Shocking and dramatic."—Shelf Awareness (starred review)


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The Black Flamingo Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062990303
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 25th, 2021

Stonewall Book Award Winner!

A fierce coming-of-age verse novel about identity and the power of drag, from acclaimed poet and performer Dean Atta. Perfect for fans of Elizabeth Acevedo, Jason Reynolds, and Kacen Callender.


Faith: Taking Flight Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062899668
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 25th, 2021

From Julie Murphy, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dumplin’, comes the first in a two-book origin story of Faith, a groundbreaking, plus-sized superhero from the Valiant Entertainment comics.


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This Is Ruby Cover Image
By Sara O'Leary, Alea Marley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735263611
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Published: Tundra Books - May 25th, 2021

Ruby is curious about her world and has big ideas about how it works. A delightful picture book celebration of science and creativity, and a welcome companion to Sara O'Leary's beloved This Is Sadie.


In this “deeply personal and lyrical book” (Publishers Weekly) from the New York Times bestselling author of The Horse, Wendy Williams explores the lives of one of the world’s most resilient creatures—the butterfly—shedding light on the role that they play in our ecosystem and in our human lives.

“[A] glorious and exuberant cel


The Blacktongue Thief Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250621191
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Published: Tor Books - May 25th, 2021

Set in a world of goblin wars, stag-sized battle ravens, and assassins who kill with deadly tattoos, Christopher Buehlman's The Blacktongue Thief begins a 'dazzling' (Robin Hobb) fantasy adventure unlike any other.


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The Anthropocene Reviewed (Signed Edition): Essays on a Human-Centered Planet Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525555216
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Published: Dutton - May 18th, 2021

Instant #1 bestseller! A deeply moving collection of personal essays from John Green, the author of The Fault in Our Stars and Turtles All the Way Down.

“The perfect book for right now.” –People


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Hamnet Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781984898876
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD 

“Of all the stories that argue and speculate about Shakespeare’s life ... here is a novel ... so gorgeously written that it transports you." —The Boston Globe


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Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062975621
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Published: HarperOne - May 18th, 2021

A paradigm-shifting book in the vein of Sapiens that brings a crucial Indigenous perspective to historical and cultural issues of history, education, money, power, and sustainability—and offers a new template for living.


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That Thing about Bollywood Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534466739
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 18th, 2021

Bollywood takes over in this contemporary, magical middle grade novel about an Indian American girl whose world turns upside down when she involuntarily starts bursting into glamorous song-and-dance routines during everyday life.

You know how in Bollywood when people are in love, they sing and dance from the mountaintops?


Trouble with Tattle-Tails (The Fabled Stables Book #2) Cover Image
By Jonathan Auxier, Olga Demidova (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419742729
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Published: Amulet Books - May 18th, 2021

Book 2 in The Fabled Stables series from New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Auxier introduces a new one-of-a-kind creature: the Tattle-Tail!

Auggie and his magical companions are tending to the Fabled Stables when the building shakes and shudders to make room for a new arrival: the Tattle-Tail.


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Some Girls Do Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593112533
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 18th, 2021

In this YA contemporary queer romance from the author of Hot Dog Girl, an openly gay track star falls for a closeted, bisexual teen beauty queen with a penchant for fixing up old cars.

“Earnest, wistful, romantic, and real.” —Casey McQuiston, New York Times bestselling author of Red, White & Royal Blue


Boys of Alabama: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781631499029
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Published: Liveright - May 18th, 2021

A “soul-stirring debut,” Boys of Alabama tells the “bewitching” (Michelle Hart, O, The Oprah Magazine) tale of sixteen-year-old Max’s first year in America.

 


Billie Eilish Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781538720479
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 11th, 2021

Legendary recording artist Billie Eilish shares an intimate inside look at her life—both on and off the stage—in this stunning, photo-filled book.

Billie Eilish is a phenomenon. With distinctive visual flare and darkly poignant lyrics that are unparalleled among music icons of the 21st century, Billie is a musician who stands out from the crowd.


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While Justice Sleeps Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780385546577
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Published: Doubleday Books - May 11th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER - From celebrated national leader and bestselling author Stacey Abrams, a gripping thriller set within the halls of the U.S. Supreme Court--where a young law clerk finds herself embroiled in a shocking mystery plotted by one of the most preeminent judges in America.


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Son of the Storm (The Nameless Republic #1) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316428941
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Published: Orbit - May 11th, 2021

From one of the most exciting new storytellers in epic fantasy, Son of the Storm is a sweeping tale of violent conquest and forgotten magic set in a world inspired by the pre-colonial empires of West Africa.

"Everything I love in a fantasy novel. Damn good stuff!" —Jenn Lyons, author of The Ruin of Kings

In the ancient.


Squeeze Me Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525435280
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Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - May 11th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER - A hilarious novel of social and political intrigue, set against the glittering backdrop of Florida's gold coast, from the author of Skinny Dip and Razor Girl

"If you could use some wild escapism right now, Hiaasen is your guy." --The New York Times

WITH A NEW EPILOGUE


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Mary Jane: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063052291
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Published: Custom House - May 11th, 2021

"The best book of the summer." -- InStyle

"I LOVED this novel....If you have ever sung along to a hit on the radio, in any decade, then you will devour Mary Jane at 45 rpm." —Nick Hornby


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

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! 


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Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593129289
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 11th, 2021

Discover the “extraordinary” (The Washington Post) debut novel that “announces the arrival of a literary supernova” (The New York Times Book Review),“a drama of childhood that is as wild as it is intimate” (Chigozie Obioma).
 


Extra Bold is the inclusive, practical, and informative (design) career guide for everyone!

Part textbook and part comic book, zine, manifesto, survival guide, and self-help manual, Extra Bold is filled with stories and ideas that don't show up in other career books or design overviews.


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Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered: The Definitive How-To Guide Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250759221
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Published: Forge Books - May 11th, 2021

The instant #1 New York Times and USA Today best seller by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, the voices behind the hit podcast My Favorite Murder now available in paperback. Includes special bonus material!


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

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

There are two sides to every love story.


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Bress 'n' Nyam: Gullah Geechee Recipes from a Sixth-Generation Farmer Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781682686041
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Published: Countryman Press - May 11th, 2021

More than 100 heirloom recipes from a dynamic chef and farmer working the lands of his great-great-great grandfather.


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Summer (Seasonal Quartet) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101969977
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Published: Anchor Books - May 11th, 2021

Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, The Guardian (UK), Kirkus Reviews

The fourth novel in the Seasonal Quartet by Man Booker Prize Finalist Ali Smith is "a prose poem in praise of memory, forgiveness, getting the joke, and seizing the moment" (The New York Times).


A Master of Djinn (Dead Djinn Universe #1) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250267689
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Published: Tordotcom - May 11th, 2021

Nebula, Locus, and Alex Award-winner P. Djèlí Clark goes full-length for the first time in his dazzling debut novel

Cairo, 1912: Though Fatma el-Sha’arawi is the youngest woman working for the Ministry of Alchemy, Enchantments and Supernatural Entities, she’s certainly not a rookie, especially after preventing the destruction of the universe last summer.


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Juliet Takes a Breath Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780593108192
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Published: Dial Books - May 11th, 2021

A People magazine Best Book of Fall 2019
An Amazon Best Young Adult Book of 2019
"F***ing outstanding."--Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author


Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316167581
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

This chapter book edition of the groundbreaking #1 bestseller by luminaries Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds is an essential introduction to the history of racism and antiracism in America

 
RACE. Uh-oh.


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Fly on the Wall Cover Image
By Remy Lai, Remy Lai (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250314123
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Published: Square Fish - May 11th, 2021

In Fly on the Wall, a moving and hilarious diary-style illustrated novel from the award-winning author of Pie in the Sky, a twelve-year-old boy goes on a (forbidden) solo adventure halfway around the world to prove his independence to his overprotective family.


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Black Water Sister Cover Image
By Zen Cho
$17.00
ISBN: 9780425283431
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Published: Ace - May 11th, 2021

"A twisty, feminist, and enthralling page-turner."—BuzzFeed

"A sharp and bittersweet story of past and future, ghosts and gods and family."—Naomi Novik, New York Times bestselling author of A Deadly Education


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Crying in H Mart Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593396599
Availability: Backordered
Published: Random House Large Print - May 11th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • A Best Book of 2021: AV Club • Bustle • Entertainment Weekly • Good Morning America • Chicago Review of Books • Fortune • TIME • CNN Underscored • Apartment Therapy


Where I Come From: Life Lessons from a Latino Chef Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781419747663
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - May 4th, 2021

Something to Say Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062836724
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 4th, 2021

From the author of A Good Kind of Trouble, a Walter Dean Myers Honor Book, comes another unforgettable story about finding your voice—and finding your people. Perfect for fans of Sharon Draper, Meg Medina, and Jason Reynolds.


You're Dad: A Little Book for Fathers (And the People Who Love Them) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250228130
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 4th, 2021

The hilarious and heartwarming companion to international bestselling author Liz Climo’s You’re Mom

From new dads to those who’ve been around the block, dads who go to work to those who are at home, and all the dads in between, You're Dad is a touching tribute to fathers everywhere.


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Monogamy: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780062969668
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 4th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2020!

NPR BEST BOOK OF 2020

PEOPLE MAGAZINE TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR

BOOKPAGE BEST BOOK OF 2020

GOOD HOUSEKEEPING BEST BOOK OF 2020


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The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735223035
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Published: Penguin Books - May 4th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Genius of Birds, a radical investigation into the bird way of being, and the recent scientific research that is dramatically shifting our understanding of birds -- how they live and how they think.


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Utopia Avenue: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812987218
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 4th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The long-awaited new novel from the bestselling, prize-winning author of Cloud Atlas and The Bone Clocks.


Olympus, Texas: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385545211
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Published: Doubleday - May 4th, 2021

*A GOOD MORNING AMERICA Book Club Pick!*

"The Iliad meets Friday Night Lights in this muscular, captivating debut." Oprah Daily
 
"Wildly entertaining." Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls
 


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Pizza Girl Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984899002
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Published: Anchor Books - May 4th, 2021

*LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD FINALIST*

An audacious and wryly funny coming-of-age story about a pregnant pizza delivery girl who becomes obsessed with one of her customers.


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Fresh Water for Flowers Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781609456764
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Published: Europa Editions - May 4th, 2021

A 2020 INDIES INTRODUCE & INDIE NEXT LIST PICK

A #1 best-seller in France and in Italy, where it was dubbed Italy's favorite "lockdown novel," Fresh Water for Flowers is an intimately told story about a woman who defiantly believes in happiness, despite it all.


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A Deadly Education Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593128503
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Published: Del Rey Books - May 4th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - From the author of Uprooted and Spinning Silver comes the first book of the Scholomance trilogy, the story of an unwilling dark sorceress who is destined to rewrite the rules of magic.

FINALIST FOR THE LODESTAR AWARD - "The dark school of magic I've been waiting for." Katherine Arden, author of Winternight Trilogy


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Providence Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593085196
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - May 4th, 2021

From the ingenious author of Jennifer Government and Lexicon: a brilliant work of science fiction that tells the intimate tale of four people facing their most desperate hour--alone, together, at the edge of the universe.


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Second Place: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780374279226
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 4th, 2021

A haunting fable of art, family, and fate from the author of the Outline trilogy.


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On Juneteenth Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781631498831
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Published: Liveright - May 4th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The essential, sweeping story of Juneteenth’s integral importance to American history, as told by a Pulitzer Prize–winning historian and Texas native.


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Little Eyes: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525541370
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 4th, 2021

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

"Her most unsettling work yet — and her most realistic." --New York Times

Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York TimesO, The Oprah Magazine, NPR, Vulture, Bustle, Refinery29, and Thrillist


Ariadne: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250773586
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 4th, 2021

A mesmerizing debut novel for fans of Madeline Miller's Circe.

Ariadne, Princess of Crete, grows up greeting the dawn from her beautiful dancing floor and listening to her nursemaid’s stories of gods and heroes. But beneath her golden palace echo the ever-present hoofbeats of her brother, the Minotaur, a monster who demands blood sacrifice.


The Mysteries Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781635576443
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - May 4th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of Mary Coin, a masterful, intimate story of two young girls, joined in an unlikely friendship, whose lives are shattered in a single, unthinkable moment.


The Haunting of Alma Fielding: A True Ghost Story Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525557920
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Published: Penguin Press - April 27th, 2021

Shortlisted for the 2020 Baillie Gifford Prize * New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice

“Prepare not to see much broad daylight, literal or metaphorical, for days if you read this.... The atmosphere evoked is something I will never forget.”—The Times (London)


Friends and Strangers: A novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525436478
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Published: Vintage - April 27th, 2021

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK!


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Whereabouts: A novel Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593318317
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Published: Knopf - April 27th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER

A marvelous new novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Lowland and Interpreter of Maladies—her first in nearly a decade—about a woman questioning her place in the world, wavering between stasis and movement, between the need to belong and the refusal to form lasting ties.
 


How to Write a Mystery: A Handbook from Mystery Writers of America Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982149437
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Published: Scribner - April 27th, 2021

From the most successful mystery writers in the business, an invaluable guide to crafting mysteries—from character development and plot to procedurals and thrillers—a must-have for every aspiring mystery writer.

Mystery Writers of America (MWA) is known for providing unparalleled resources on the craft, art, and business of storytelling, helping writers of all levels impr


Ways to Make Sunshine (A Ryan Hart Story) Cover Image
By Renée Watson, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781547606658
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - April 27th, 2021

From Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award winner Renée Watson comes the first book in a young middle grade series about Ryan Hart, a girl who is pure spirit, kindness, and sunshine.


Ways to Grow Love (A Ryan Hart Story #2) Cover Image
By Renée Watson, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781547600588
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - April 27th, 2021

Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award winner Renée Watson continues her charming young middle grade series starring Ryan Hart, a girl who is pure spirit and sunshine.


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Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781631495878
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Published: Liveright - April 27th, 2021

Library Journal • "Books and Authors to Know: Titles to Watch 2021"


White Magic Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781951142391
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Published: Tin House Books - April 27th, 2021

"Beguiling and haunting. . . . Washuta's voice sears itself onto the skin." —The New York Times Book Review

Bracingly honest and powerfully affecting, White Magic establishes Elissa Washuta as one of our best living essayists.


Little Family: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735211780
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 27th, 2021

From the #1 New York Timesbestselling author of A Long Way Gone.

A powerful novel about young people living at the margins of society, struggling to replace the homes they have lost with the one they have created together.


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Echo Mountain Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525555582
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - April 27th, 2021

★ “Historical fiction at its finest.” –The Horn Book

“T
here has never been a better time to read about healing, of both the body and the heart. –The New York Times Book Review

Echo Mountain is an acclaimed best book of 2020! 


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$7.99
ISBN: 9780062875808
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Published: HarperCollins - April 27th, 2021

Perfect for fans of Wing & Claw, this must-have middle grade novel is from We Need Diverse Books cofounder Ellen Oh!

“Filled with strange terrains, creatures, and magic, this is an enthralling read!”—Soman Chainani, author of the New York Times bestselling School for Good and Evil series


Soñadores Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823446735
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Published: Neal Porter Books - April 27th, 2021

This Spanish language edition of Yuyi Morales's Pura Belpré Award winner and New York Times Bestseller Dreamers is now available in paperback!