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Hell and Other Destinations: A 21st-Century Memoir Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062802255
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Published: Harper - April 14th, 2020

Six-time New York Times bestselling author and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright—one of the world’s most admired and tireless public servants—reflects on the final stages of one’s career, and working productively into your later decades in this revealing, funny, and inspiring memoir.

In 2001, when Madeleine Albright was leavi


Simon the Fiddler: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062966742
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Published: William Morrow - April 14th, 2020

The critically acclaimed, bestselling author of News of the World and Enemy Women returns to Texas in this atmospheric story, set at the end of the Civil War, about an itinerant fiddle player, a ragtag band of musicians with whom he travels trying to make a living, and the charming young Irish lass who steals his heart.

In March 1865, the long and bit


The One and Only Bob Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062991317
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Published: HarperCollins - May 5th, 2020

Return to the unforgettable world of the Newbery Medal-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling novel The One and Only Ivan (soon to be a major motion picture!) in this incredible sequel, starring Ivan’s friend Bob!


Hello, Neighbor!: The Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823446186
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Published: Neal Porter Books - May 5th, 2020

Kindness, caring, and reliance on our neighbors are more important now than ever before. We all need more Mister Rogers in our lives.

In difficult times, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood provided a refuge for children and their families alike; a way to understand and talk about what was happening, and find hope for a brighter tomorrow.


The New One: Painfully True Stories from a Reluctant Dad Cover Image
By Mike Birbiglia, J. Hope Stein (Supplement by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538701515
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 5th, 2020

With laugh-out-loud funny parenting observations, the NYT bestselling author and award-winning comedian delivers a book that is perfect for anyone who has ever raised a child, been a child, or refuses to stop acting like one.


Felix Ever After Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062820259
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 5th, 2020

From Stonewall and Lambda Award–winning author Kacen Callender comes a revelatory YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity and self-discovery while falling in love for the first time.


Welcome to the Party Cover Image
By Gabrielle Union, Ashley Evans (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062978615
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Published: HarperCollins - May 5th, 2020

Inspired by the eagerly awaited birth of her daughter, Kaavia James Union Wade, New York Times bestselling author and award-winning actress Gabrielle Union pens a festive and universal love letter from parents to little ones, perfect for welcoming a baby to the party of life!


The New One: Painfully True Stories from a Reluctant Dad Cover Image
By Mike Birbiglia, J. Hope Stein (Supplement by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538701515
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 5th, 2020

With laugh-out-loud funny parenting observations, the NYT bestselling author and award-winning comedian delivers a book that is perfect for anyone who has ever raised a child, been a child, or refuses to stop acting like one.


Shakespeare for Squirrels: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062434029
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Published: William Morrow - May 12th, 2020

Shakespeare meets Dashiell Hammett in this wildly entertaining murder mystery from New York Times bestselling author Christopher Moore—an uproarious, hardboiled take on the Bard’s most performed play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, featuring Pocket, the hero of Fool and The Serpent of Venice, along with his sidekick, Drool, and pet monke


The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781338635171
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 19th, 2020

Ambition will fuel him.
Competition will drive him.
But power has its price.

 
It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games.


Curse of the Night Witch Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781492697206
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Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - June 9th, 2020

A fast-paced series starter perfect for fans of Aru Shah and the End of Time and filled with adventure, mythology, and an unforgettable trio of friends.

On Emblem Island all are born knowing their fate. Their lifelines show the course of their life and an emblem dictates how they will spend it.


The Girl from Widow Hills: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781501165429
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 23rd, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Last House Guest—a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick—comes a riveting new novel of psychological suspense about a young woman plagued by night terrors after a childhood trauma who wakes one evening to find a corpse at her feet.

Everyone knows the story of “the girl from Widow Hills.”

Arden


The Empire of Gold: A Novel (The Daevabad Trilogy #3) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062678164
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Published: Harper Voyager - June 30th, 2020

“No series since George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire has quite captured both palace intrigue and the way that tribal infighting and war hurt the vulnerable the most.” —Paste Magazine


Her Last Flight: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062834782
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Published: William Morrow - June 30th, 2020

The beloved author returns with a remarkable novel of both raw suspense and lyric beauty— the story of a lost pilot and a wartime photographer that will leave its mark on your soul. 

In 1947, photographer and war correspondent Janey Everett arrives at a remote surfing village on the Hawaiian island of Kauai to research a planned biography of forgotten aviation pio


Mother Daughter Widow Wife: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982139490
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Published: Scribner - July 7th, 2020

“[An] utterly enthralling piece of music, sharp and soulful and ferociously insightful all at once…This singular, spellbinding novel is…an exploration of identity itself.” —Leslie Jamison, author of The Recovering and Make It Scream, Make It Burn

“Wasserman has a unique gift for describing the turbulent intersection of love and


Becoming Duchess Goldblatt Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780358216773
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - July 7th, 2020

One of the New York Times' 20 Books to Read in 2020

"Unforgettable...Behind her brilliantly witty and uplifting message is a remarkable vulnerability and candor that reminds us that we are not alone in our struggles—and that we can, against all odds, get through them."
Lori Gottlieb, New York Times-bestselling author of Maybe Y


Faith: Taking Flight Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062899651
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Published: Balzer + Bray - July 7th, 2020

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.


We Will Rock Our Classmates (Penelope #2) Cover Image
By Ryan T. Higgins, Ryan T. Higgins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368059596
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - July 7th, 2020

Readers will twist and shout for this headbanging companion to the #1 New York Times best-selling We Don't Eat Our Classmates.



Crooked Hallelujah Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802149121
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Published: Grove Press - July 14th, 2020

It's 1974 in the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and fifteen-year-old Justine grows up in a family of tough, complicated, and loyal women, presided over by her mother, Lula, and Granny. After Justine's father abandoned the family, Lula became a devout member of the Holiness Church - a community that Justine at times finds stifling and terrifying.


The Order: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062834843
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Published: Harper - July 14th, 2020

From Daniel Silva, author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers The New Girl and The Other Woman, comes a stunning new action-packed thriller of high stakes international intrigue featuring the enigmatic art restorer and master spy Gabriel Allon.


Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062248572
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Published: Ecco - July 28th, 2020

A chillingly personal and exquisitely wrought memoir of a daughter reckoning with the brutal murder of her mother at the hands of her former stepfather, and the moving, intimate story of a poet coming into her own in the wake of a tragedy

At age nineteen, Natasha Trethewey had her world turned upside down when her former stepfather shot and killed her mother.


Relentless: A Drizzt Novel (Generations #3) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062688675
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Published: Harper Voyager - July 28th, 2020

The epic conclusion to the long-awaited trilogy featuring one of the most beloved characters in all of fantasy—Drizzt Do'Urden—a rollicking tale of life, death, intrigue, magic, danger, and the timeless bonds of family and friendship from New York Times bestselling author R. A.


The Cloven: Book One Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781683963103
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Published: Fantagraphics - July 14th, 2020

The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Art of Racing in the Rain and the co-creator of Stumptown, now a hit series on ABC TV, team up for an action-packed coming of age story about a mutant from the Pacific Northwest. 


The Silent Wife: A Novel (Will Trent #10) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062858108
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Published: William Morrow - July 28th, 2020

Atlanta, Georgia. Present day. A young woman is brutally attacked and left for dead. The police investigate but the trail goes cold. Until a chance assignment takes GBI investigator Will Trent to the state penitentiary, and to a prisoner who says he recognizes the MO. The attack looks identical to the one he was accused of eight years earlier.


Sweet Sorrow: The long-awaited new novel from the best-selling author of ONE DAY Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358248361
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Published: Mariner Books - August 4th, 2020

From the best-selling author of One Day comes a bittersweet and brilliantly funny coming-of-age tale about the heart-stopping thrill of first love—and how just one summer can forever change a life.
 
Now: On the verge of marriage and a fresh start, thirty-eight year old Charlie Lewis finds that he can’t stop thinking


I Promise Cover Image
By LeBron James, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062971067
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Published: HarperCollins - August 11th, 2020

NBA champion and cultural icon LeBron James pens a slam-dunk picture book inspired by his foundation’s I PROMISE program that motivates children everywhere to always #StriveForGreatness.


The Lying Life of Adults Cover Image
By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translator)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781609455910
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Published: Europa Editions - September 1st, 2020

A powerful new novel set in a divided Naples by Elena Ferrante, the beloved best-selling author of My Brilliant Friend.

Giovanna's pretty face has changed: it's turning into the face of an ugly, spiteful adolescent. But is she seeing things as they really are? Into which mirror must she look to find herself and save herself?


The Illustrated Crystallary: Guidance and Rituals from 36 Magical Gems and Minerals (Wild Wisdom) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781635862225
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - September 1st, 2020

In the ancient world there were three medicine kingdoms: animal, vegetable, and mineral.


Monogamy: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062969651
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Published: Harper - September 8th, 2020

A brilliantly insightful novel, engrossing and haunting, about marriage, love, family, and heartache, from New York Times bestselling author Sue Miller.

Graham and Annie have been married for nearly thirty years. A golden couple, their effortless devotion has long been the envy of their circle of friends and acquaintances.


Piranesi Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781635575637
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 15th, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, an intoxicating, hypnotic new novel set in a dreamlike alternative reality.


Everything Beautiful in Its Time: Seasons of Love and Loss Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062960627
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Published: William Morrow - September 15th, 2020

Jenna Bush Hager, the former first daughter and granddaughter, bestselling author, and coanchor of the Today show, shares moving, funny stories about her beloved grandparents and the wisdom they passed on that has shaped her life.


The Exiles: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062356345
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Published: William Morrow - September 15th, 2020

The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Orphan Train returns with an ambitious, emotionally resonant historical novel that captures the hardship, oppression, opportunity and hope of a trio of women’s lives—two English convicts and an orphaned Aboriginal girl — in nineteenth-century Australia.


The End of the Day Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781476798202
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - September 29th, 2020

“Reading [The End of the Day] is like studying a stained-glass window up close, each piece bright and sharply cut, but when you step back and see it as a whole you discover a large, beautiful, mysterious work of art.” —David Ebershoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Danish Girl and The 19th Wife

Following his acclaimed N


The Tower of Nero (Trials of Apollo, The Book Five) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781484746455
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 29th, 2020

At last, the breathtaking, action-packed finale of the #1 bestselling Trials of Apollo series is here! Will the Greek god Apollo, cast down to earth in the pathetic moral form of a teenager named Lester Papadopoulos, finally regain his place on Mount Olympus?


The Cold Millions: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062868084
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Published: Harper - October 6th, 2020

The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Beautiful Ruins delivers another “literary miracle” (NPR)—a propulsive, richly entertaining novel about two adventure-seeking brothers, the enemies who threaten them, and the women who reveal to them an unjust world on the brink of upheaval.

The Dolan brothers live by their wits, jumping freight


A Wild Winter Swan: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062980786
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Published: William Morrow - October 6th, 2020

After brilliantly reimagining the worlds of Oz, Wonderland, Dickensian London, and the Nutcracker, the New York Times bestselling author of Wicked turns his unconventional genius to Hans Christian Andersen's "The Wild Swans," transforming this classic tale into an Italian-American girl's poignant coming-of-age story, set amid the magic of Christmas in 1960s New York.


Make Me Rain Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062995285
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Published: William Morrow - October 20th, 2020

One of America’s most celebrated poets challenges us with this powerful and deeply personal collection of verse that speaks to the injustices of society while illuminating the depths of her own heart.


The Arrest: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062938787
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Published: Ecco - November 10th, 2020

From the award-winning author of The Feral Detective and Motherless Brooklyn comes an utterly original postapocalyptic yarn about two siblings, the man that came between them, and a nuclear-powered super car.


The Paris Library: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982134198
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Published: Atria Books - February 2nd, 2021

Based on the true World War II story of the heroic librarians at the American Library in Paris, this is an unforgettable story of romance, friendship, family, and the power of literature to bring us together, perfect for fans of The Lilac Girls and The Paris Wife.