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The Husbands: A Novel By Holly Gramazio Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780385550611
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Published: Doubleday - April 2nd, 2024

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • READ WITH JENNA’S APRIL BOOK CLUB PICK • An exuberant debut, The Husbands delights in asking: how do we navigate life, love, and choice in a world of never-ending options? (“A time-bending gem”—Gabrielle Zevin; “Kaleidoscopic and bright and very, very funny." –Claire Lombardo)


Table for Two: Fictions By Amor Towles Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593296370
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Published: Viking - April 2nd, 2024

New York Times Bestseller

“A knockout collection. ... Sharp-edged satire deceptively wrapped like a box of Neuhaus chocolates, Table for Two is a winner.” —The New York Times


The Cemetery of Untold Stories: A Novel By Julia Alvarez Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781643753843
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 2nd, 2024

Great American novelist Julia Alvarez, bestselling author of In the Time of the Butterflies and How the García Girls Lost Their Accents, returns with a luminescent novel about storytelling that reads like an instant classic.

“Only an alchemist as wise and sure as Alvarez could swirl the elements of folklore and the flavor of magical reali


Just for the Summer By Abby Jimenez Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781538704431
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Published: Forever - April 2nd, 2024

Instant #1 New York Times bestseller and a Good Morning America Book Club Pick!
This witty, slow-burn rom-com is the "ideal beach read." --Elle

Justin has a curse, and thanks to a Reddit thread, it's now all over the internet. Every woman he dates goes on to find their soul mate the second they break up.


We Loved It All: A Memory of Life By Lydia Millet Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781324073659
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2024

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2024 by the Washington Post, Oprah Daily, and Literary Hub

This lucent anti-memoir from celebrated novelist Lydia Millet explores the pain and joy of being a parent, child, and human at a moment when the richness of the planet’s life is deeply threatened.


A Short Walk Through a Wide World: A Novel By Douglas Westerbeke Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781668026069
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - April 2nd, 2024

“Imagine The Life of Pi, The Alchemist, and The Midnight Library rolled into one fantastical fable.” —The New York Times Book Review

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A dazzlingly epic debut that charts the incredible, adventurous life of one woman as she journeys the globe trying to outrun a mysterious cu


Tress of the Emerald Sea: A Cosmere Novel (Secret Projects) By Brandon Sanderson Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250899668
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Published: Tor Books - April 2nd, 2024

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson comes a rollicking, riveting tale set in the Cosmere universe—a standalone adventure perfect for fans of The Princess Bride.


Homecoming: A Historical Mystery By Kate Morton Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063020900
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Published: Mariner Books - April 2nd, 2024

New York Times bestseller

From the bestselling author of The Clockmaker’s Daughter, a sweeping novel that begins with a shocking crime, the effects of which echo across continents and generations.


Five Survive By Holly Jackson Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780593374191
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Published: Ember - April 2nd, 2024

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of the multimillion-copy bestselling A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder series comes a new blockbuster thriller about a road trip that turns deadly.

Eight hours. Six friends. Five survive.


The Wide Wide Sea: Imperial Ambition, First Contact and the Fateful Final Voyage of Captain James Cook By Hampton Sides Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385544764
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Published: Doubleday - April 9th, 2024

From New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides, an epic account of the most momentous voyage of the Age of Exploration, which culminated in Captain James Cook’s death in Hawaii, and left a complex and controversial legacy still debated to this day.


The Familiar: A Novel By Leigh Bardugo Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250884251
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 9th, 2024

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Leigh Bardugo comes a spellbinding novel set in the Spanish Golden Age.

A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2024 by The Washington Post, NPR, Goodreads, LitHub, The Nerd Daily, Paste Magazine, Today.com, and so much more!


Somehow: Thoughts on Love By Anne Lamott Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780593714416
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 9th, 2024

“Anne Lamott is my Oprah.” —Chicago Tribune

From the bestselling author of Dusk, Night, Dawn and Help, Thanks, Wow, a joyful celebration of love


Addie Ant Goes on an Adventure By Maren Morris, Karina Argow, Kelly Anne Dalton (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781797228914
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Published: Chronicle Chroma - April 9th, 2024

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Maren Morris and former schoolteacher Karina Argow have together written their picture-book debut, Addie Ant Goes on an Adventure.


Out of My Heart (The Out of My Mind Series) By Sharon M. Draper Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781665902175
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 9th, 2024

A New York Times bestseller!

Melody faces her fears to follow her passion in this stunning sequel to the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling middle grade novel Out of My Mind.

Melody, the huge-hearted heroine of Out of My Mind, is a year older, and a year braver.


The Fellowship of Puzzlemakers: A novel By Samuel Burr Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593470091
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Published: Doubleday - April 9th, 2024

An extraordinary, gloriously uplifting novel about the power of friendship and the puzzling ties that bind us


Close to Death: A Novel (A Hawthorne and Horowitz Mystery #5) By Anthony Horowitz Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063305649
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Published: Harper - April 16th, 2024

In New York Times bestselling author Anthony Horowitz’s ingenious fifth literary whodunnit in the Hawthorne and Horowitz series, Detective Hawthorne is once again called upon to solve an unsolvable case—a gruesome murder in an idyllic gated community in which suspects abound.


Saturday Night at the Lakeside Supper Club: A Novel By J. Ryan Stradal Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984881090
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Published: Penguin Books - April 16th, 2024

“Stradal serves up another saga of food and family, hurt and healing, pitched between cliff-hanger moments. . . that make the pages fly.” —People


A Book of Days By Patti Smith Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593730386
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 16th, 2024

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A deeply moving and brilliantly idiosyncratic visual book of days by the National Book Award–winning author of Just Kids and M Train, featuring more than 365 images and reflections that chart Smith’s singular aesthetic—inspired by her wildly popular Instagram.


Knife: Meditations After an Attempted Murder By Salman Rushdie Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593730249
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Published: Random House - April 16th, 2024

From internationally renowned writer and Booker Prize winner Salman Rushdie, a searing, deeply personal account of enduring—and surviving—an attempt on his life thirty years after the fatwa that was ordered against him
 


An Unfinished Love Story: A Personal History of the 1960s By Doris Kearns Goodwin Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982108663
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 16th, 2024

An Unfinished Love Story: A Personal History of the 1960s by Doris Kearns Goodwin, one of America’s most beloved historians, artfully weaves together biography, memoir, and history.


Funny Story By Emily Henry Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593441282
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Published: Berkley - April 23rd, 2024

Named a Most Anticipated book of 2024 by TIME ∙ The New York Times ∙ Goodreads Entertainment Weekly ∙ Today.com ∙ Paste ∙ SheReads ∙ BookPage Woman's World ∙ The Nerd Daily and more!


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Small Mercies: A Detective Mystery By Dennis Lehane Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062129499
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 23rd, 2024

Small Mercies is thought provoking, engaging, enraging, and can’t-put-it-down entertainment.” — Stephen King


The Backyard Bird Chronicles By Amy Tan, David Allen Sibley (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Amy Tan, David Allen Sibley (Foreword by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780593536131
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Published: Knopf - April 23rd, 2024

A gorgeous, witty account of birding, nature, and the beauty around us that hides in plain sight, written and illustrated by the best-selling author of The Joy Luck Club • With a foreword by David Allen Sibley

“Unexpected and spectacular” —Ann Patchett, best-selling author of These Precious Days


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The Making of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece: A novel By Tom Hanks, R. Sikoryak (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tom Hanks, R. Sikoryak (Illustrator)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780525565178
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Published: Vintage - April 23rd, 2024

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR • From the legendary actor and best-selling author: a novel about the making of a star-studded, multimillion-dollar superhero action film...and the humble comic books that inspired it.


The Paris Novel By Ruth Reichl Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780812996302
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Published: Random House - April 23rd, 2024

A dazzling, heartfelt adventure through the food, art, and fashion scenes of 1980s Paris—from the New York Times bestselling author of Save Me the Plums and Delicious!
 


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Lucky: A novel By Jane Smiley Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593535011
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Published: Knopf - April 23rd, 2024

From the best-selling, Pulitzer Prize–winning writer, a soaring, soulful novel about a folk musician who rises to fame across our changing times


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Real Americans: A novel By Rachel Khong Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593537251
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Published: Knopf - April 30th, 2024

A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK • From the award-winning author of Goodbye, Vitamin: How far would you go to shape your own destiny? An exhilarating novel of American identity that spans three generations in one family and asks: What makes us who we are? And how inevitable are our futures?


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The Demon of Unrest: A Saga of Hubris, Heartbreak, and Heroism at the Dawn of the Civil War By Erik Larson Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385348744
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Published: Crown - April 30th, 2024

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Splendid and the Vile brings to life the pivotal five months between the election of Abraham Lincoln and the start of the Civil War—a simmering crisis that finally tore a deeply divided nation in two.


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This Summer Will Be Different By Carley Fortune Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780593638880
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Published: Berkley - May 7th, 2024

A glorious and tantalizing new escape from #1 New York Times bestselling author Carley Fortune.

This summer they’ll keep their promise. This summer they won't give into temptation. This summer will be different.


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The Guest: A Novel By Emma Cline Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812988031
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 7th, 2024

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A young woman pretends to be someone she isn’t in this “spellbinding” (Vogue), “smoldering” (The Washington Post) novel by the New York Times bestselling author of The Girls.
 


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All Fours: A Novel By Miranda July Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593190265
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 14th, 2024

NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2024 BY OPRAH DAILY, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, NYLON AND THE GUARDIAN! 

The New York Times
bestselling author returns with an irreverently sexy, tender, hilarious and surprising novel about a woman upending her life


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Lies and Weddings: A Novel By Kevin Kwan Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780385546294
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Published: Doubleday - May 21st, 2024

A TIME MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK • From the iconic internationally bestselling author of the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy: A forbidden affair erupts volcanically amid a decadent tropical wedding in this outrageous comedy of manners from the iconic author of Crazy Rich Asians.
 


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World Travel: An Irreverent Guide By Anthony Bourdain, Laurie Woolever Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780062802767
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Published: Ecco - May 28th, 2024

A guide to some of the world’s most fascinating places, as seen and experienced by writer, television host, and relentlessly curious traveler Anthony Bourdain


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The Measure: A Read with Jenna Pick By Nikki Erlick Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063204218
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 28th, 2024

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The Read With Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!

"A story of love and hope as interweaving characters display: how all moments, big and small, can measure a life. If you want joy, love, romance, and hope—read with us." —Jenna Bush Hager


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What If We Get It Right?: Visions of Climate Futures By Ayana Elizabeth Johnson Cover Image
$34.00
ISBN: 9780593229361
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Published: One World - September 17th, 2024

Our climate future is not yet written. What if we act as if we love the future?

Sometimes the bravest thing we can do while facing an existential crisis is imagine life on the other side. This provocative and joyous book maps an inspiring landscape of possible climate futures.


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Into the Uncut Grass By Trevor Noah, Sabina Hahn (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Trevor Noah, Sabina Hahn (Illustrator)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593729960
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Published: One World - October 15th, 2024

A story for all ages from the author of the #1 bestselling Born a Crime
 
“What will we find in the uncut grass?”
“It depends on what we’re looking for.”


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Maybe You Should Talk To Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed By Lori Gottlieb Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780358299233
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - August 15th, 2025

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!


*Paperback includes an exclusive interview with the author and a reader's guide*


“Rarely have I read a book that challenged me to see myself in an entirely new light, and was at the same time laugh-out-loud funny and utterly absorbing.” — Katie Couric