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The Maidens: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250304469
Availability: Estimated arrival to store from West coast warehouse: 2 days. From East coast warehouse: 8 to 10 days.
Published: Celadon Books - May 24th, 2022

**THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**

"Alex Michaelides’s long-awaited next novel, 'The Maidens,' is finally here...the premise is enticing and the elements irresistible."
—The New York Times


The Madness of Crowds: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel #17) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250145277
Availability: Estimated arrival to store from West coast warehouse: 2 days. From East coast warehouse: 8 to 10 days.
Published: Minotaur Books - May 24th, 2022

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache returns to Three Pines in #1 New York Times bestseller Louise Penny's latest spellbinding novel, The Madness of Crowds.

You’re a coward.

Time and again, as the New Year approaches, that charge is leveled against Armand Gamache.

It starts innocently enough.


You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982188702
Availability: Estimated arrival to store from West coast warehouse: 2 days. From East coast warehouse: 8 to 10 days.
Published: Atria Books - May 24th, 2022

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2022 by The Washington Post, Oprah Daily, Vulture, Harper’s Bazaar, Thrillist, Essence, Good Housekeeping, Glamour, Marie Claire, Parade, Bustle, BuzzFeed, Refinery29, Busin


Helgoland: Making Sense of the Quantum Revolution Cover Image
By Carlo Rovelli, Erica Segre (Translated by), Simon Carnell (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593328897
Availability: Estimated arrival to store from West coast warehouse: 2 days. From East coast warehouse: 8 to 10 days.
Published: Riverhead Books - May 24th, 2022

Named a Best Book of 2021 by the Financial Times and a Best Science Book of 2021 by The Guardian

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


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Happy-Go-Lucky Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316392457
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 31st, 2022

David Sedaris, the “champion storyteller,” (Los Angeles Times) returns with his first new collection of personal essays since the bestselling Calypso.

Back when restaurant menus were still printed on paper, and wearing a mask—or not—was a decision made mostly on Halloween, David Sedaris spent his time doing normal things.


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My Mechanical Romance Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823450107
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Published: Holiday House - May 31st, 2022

Opposites attract in this battle-robot-building YA romance from the NYT best-selling author of The Atlas Six.


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Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525562191
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Published: Penguin Books - May 31st, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Travels with George . . . is quintessential Philbrick—a lively, courageous, and masterful achievement.” The Boston Globe

 


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Yerba Buena: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250810465
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 31st, 2022

Yerba Buena is the debut adult novel by the bestselling and award-winning YA author Nina LaCour, following two women on a star-crossed journey toward each other.


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Her Majesty's Royal Coven: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143137146
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Published: Penguin Books - May 31st, 2022

“A shimmering, irresistible cauldron’s brew of my favorite things: a thrilling, witchy plot; a diverse, compelling, and beautifully drawn cast; complex relationships with real heart; laugh-out-loud banter; and the kind of dazzling magic I wish existed. You won’t be able to put it down.”


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The Latecomer: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781250790798
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Published: Celadon Books - May 31st, 2022

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Plot, Jean Hanff Korelitz’s The Latecomer is a layered and immersive literary novel about three siblings, desperate to escape one another, and the upending of their family by the late arrival of a fourth.


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Beautiful World, Where Are You: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250859044
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Published: Picador - June 7th, 2022

AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Beautiful World, Where Are You
is a new novel by Sally Rooney, the bestselling author of Normal People and Conversations with Friends


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Woman of Light: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525511328
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Published: One World - June 7th, 2022

A dazzling epic of betrayal, love, and fate that spans five generations of an Indigenous Chicano family in the American West, from the author of the National Book Award finalist Sabrina & Corina


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Nightcrawling: A novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593318935
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Published: Knopf - June 7th, 2022

A NEW YORK TIMES WRITER TO WATCH A dazzling novel about a young Black woman who walks the streets of Oakland and stumbles headlong into the failure of its justice system—the debut of a blazingly original voice that “bursts at the seams of every page and swallows you whole” (Tommy Orange, best-selling author of There There)


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The Other Black Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982160142
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Published: Atria Books - June 7th, 2022

“Riveting, fearless, and vividly original” (Emily St.


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Ordinary Monsters: A Novel (The Talents #1) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250833662
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 7th, 2022

MOST ANTICIPATED SFF BOOK of 2022 by Tor, The Nerd Daily, CrimeReads, BookBub and more!


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Afterparties: Stories Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063049895
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Published: Ecco - June 7th, 2022

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE’S JOHN LEONARD PRIZE FOR BEST FIRST BOOK 

WINNER OF THE FERRO-GRUMLEY AWARD FOR LGBTQ FICTION


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Never: A Novel Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593300039
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Published: Penguin Books - June 7th, 2022

New York Times Bestseller

The new must-read epic from master storyteller Ken Follett: more than a thriller, it’s an action-packed, globe-spanning drama set in the present day.
 
“A compelling story, and only too realistic.” —Lawrence H. Summers, former U.S. Treasury Secretary


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Horse: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399562969
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Published: Viking - June 14th, 2022

A discarded painting in a junk pile, a skeleton in an attic, and the greatest racehorse in American history: from these strands, a Pulitzer Prize winner braids a sweeping story of spirit, obsession, and injustice across American history


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How to Raise an Antiracist Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593242537
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Published: One World - June 14th, 2022

The book that every parent, caregiver, and teacher needs to raise the next generation of antiracist thinkers, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to Be an Antiracist and recipient of the MacArthur “Genius” Grant.


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The Book of Form and Emptiness: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399563669
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Published: Penguin Books - June 14th, 2022

“No one writes like Ruth Ozeki—a triumph.” —Matt Haig, New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight Library

“Inventive, vivid, and propelled by a sense of wonder.” —TIME


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The Final Girl Support Group Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593201244
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Published: Berkley - June 14th, 2022

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

VOTED GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD BEST HORROR NOVEL OF 2021

A Good Morning America Buzz Pick

“The horror master…puts his unique spin on slasher movie tropes.”-USA Today


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Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525565994
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Published: Vintage - June 21st, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the world's leading forest ecologist who forever changed how people view trees and their connections to one another and to other living things in the forest—a moving, deeply personal journey of discovery


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Hell of a Book: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593330982
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Published: Dutton - June 28th, 2022

***2021 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER***

***THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER***

Winner of the 2021 Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Fiction, Joyce Carol Oates Literary Prize Finalist, 2022 Chautauqua Prize Finalist, Willie Morris Award for Southern Writing Shortlist, and the 2021 Aspen Words Literary Prize shortlist


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The Last Graduate: A Novel (The Scholomance #2) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593128886
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Published: Del Rey - June 28th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The specter of graduation looms large as Naomi Novik’s groundbreaking, New York Times bestselling trilogy continues in the stunning sequel to A Deadly Education.


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State of Terror: A Novel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781982173685
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Published: Simon & Schuster/St. Martin’s Press - June 28th, 2022

AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER​

Named one of the most anticipated novels of the season by People, Associated Press, Time, Los Angeles Times, Parade, St.


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

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


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Amazing Spider-Man Epic Collection: Great Power Cover Image
By Stan Lee, Steve Ditko (By (artist)), Jack Kirby (By (artist))
$44.99
ISBN: 9781302946852
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Published: Marvel - July 5th, 2022

In 1962, in the pages of a comic book slated for cancellation, Stan Lee and Steve Ditko gave birth to one of the most enduring icons in American popular culture: the Amazing Spider-Man! Turning the concept of a super hero on its head, they imbued the young, guilt-ridden Peter Parker with the fantastic powers of an arachnid and the fantastic pressures of an everyday teenager.


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Silverview: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593490631
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Published: Penguin Books - July 5th, 2022

An instant New York Times bestseller!

In his last completed novel, John le Carré turns his focus to the world that occupied his writing for the past sixty years—the secret world itself.


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Clap When You Land Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062882776
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Published: Quill Tree Books - July 5th, 2022

In a novel-in-verse that brims with grief and love, National Book Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss, the difficulty of forgiveness, and the bittersweet bonds that shape our lives.


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

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


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This Is Your Mind on Plants Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593296929
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Published: Penguin Books - July 19th, 2022

The instant New York Times bestseller | A Washington Post Notable Book | One of NPR's Best Books of the Year

“Expert storytelling . . . [Pollan] masterfully elevates a series of big questions about drugs, plants and humans that are likely to leave readers thinking in new ways.”—New York Times Book Review


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The Daughter of Doctor Moreau Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593355336
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Published: Del Rey - July 19th, 2022

From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic and Velvet Was the Night comes a dreamy reimagining of The Island of Doctor Moreau set against the backdrop of nineteenth-century Mexico.


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The Man Who Died Twice: A Thursday Murder Club Mystery Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984881014
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Published: Penguin Books - July 26th, 2022

An instant New York Times bestseller!

The second gripping novel in the New York Times bestselling Thursday Murder Club series, soon to be a major motion picture from Steven Spielberg at Amblin Entertainment


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The Last White Man: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593538814
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 2nd, 2022

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE SUMMER BY TIME, ELLE, USA TODAY, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY AND MORE

“Perhaps Hamid’s most remarkable work yet … an extraordinary vision of human possibility.” –Ayad Akhtar, author of Homeland Elegies


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Billy Summers Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781982173623
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Published: Gallery Books - August 2nd, 2022

Master storyteller Stephen King, whose “restless imagination is a power that cannot be contained” (The New York Times Book Review), presents an unforgettable and relentless #1 New York Times bestseller about a good guy in a bad job.

Billy Summers is a man in a room with a gun. He’s a killer for hire and the best in the business.


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The Many Daughters of Afong Moy: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982158217
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Published: Atria Books - August 2nd, 2022

The New York Times bestselling author of the “mesmerizing and evocative” (Sara Gruen, author of Water for Elephants) Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet returns with a powerful exploration of the love that binds one family across the generations.

Dorothy Moy breaks her own heart for a living.


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Mercury Pictures Presents: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780451495204
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Published: Hogarth - August 2nd, 2022

The epic tale of a brilliant woman who must reinvent herself to survive, moving from Mussolini's Italy to 1940s Los Angeles—a timeless story of love, deceit, and sacrifice from the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2022—BookPage


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Amari and the Great Game (Supernatural Investigations #2) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062975195
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Published: Balzer + Bray - August 30th, 2022

Sequel to the New York Times bestseller Amari and the Night Brothers!


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Hey, Bruce!: An Interactive Book (Mother Bruce Series) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368084116
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 20th, 2022

In Hey, Bruce!, Bruce the bear experiences . . . well, whatever readers want him to.


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Loud Mouse Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368078061
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 27th, 2022

From writer and teacher Cara Mentzel and her sister, Tony Award-winner Idina Menzel, comes this stunning picture book about a little mouse finding her big voice.


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The Smallest Spot of a Dot: The Little Ways We're Different, the Big Ways We're the Same Cover Image
By Linsey Davis, Lucy Fleming (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780310748809
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Published: Zonderkidz - January 31st, 2023

Linsey Davis, bestselling children's author, Emmy-winning correspondent, and host for ABC News brings us The Smallest Spot of a Dot: The Little Ways We're Different, The Big Ways We're the Same--a playful and poignant picture book that celebrates how we are all part of the human race.