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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.


The Voting Booth Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781368053297
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - July 7th, 2020

From Stonewall Award-winning author Brandy Colbert comes an all-in-one-day love story perfect for fans of The Sun is Also A Star.

Marva Sheridan was born ready for this day. She's always been driven to make a difference in the world, and what better way than to vote in her first election?


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, the internationally acclaimed #1 New York Times–bestselling author, comes a riveting new thriller featuring art restorer and legendary spy Gabriel Allon.


Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982111908
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 14th, 2020

A close friendship is one of the most influential and important relationships a human life can contain. Anyone will tell you that!


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 21st, 2020

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



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
$24.99
ISBN: 9781683963103
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Published: Fantagraphics - July 28th, 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. 


His & Hers: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250266071
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Published: Flatiron Books - July 28th, 2020

FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF Sometimes I Lie
“Stunning. Addictive. This book should not be missed!” —Samantha Downing
“Deliciously dark…will have readers tearing through the pages.” —Mary Kubica
“Gives Gone Girl a run for its money…I couldn’t stop reading.” —Christina Dalcher


The Silent Wife: A Novel (Will Trent #10) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062858108
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Published: William Morrow - August 4th, 2020

“If you’re into mystery thrillers, then you’re into Karin Slaughter.” —THESKIMM

He watches. He waits. He takes. Who will be next . . .

THE SILENT WIFE


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.


Sitting Pretty: The View from My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062936790
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Published: HarperOne - August 25th, 2020

A memoir-in-essays from disability advocate and creator of the Instagram account @sitting_pretty Rebekah Taussig, processing a lifetime of memories to paint a beautiful, nuanced portrait of a body that looks and moves differently than most.


Vesper Flights Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802128812
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Published: Grove Press - August 25th, 2020

Animals don't exist in order to teach us things, but that is what they have always done, and most of what they teach us is what we think we know about ourselves.


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

Soon to be a NETFLIX Original Series.

A POWERFUL NEW NOVEL set in a divided Naples by ELENA FERRANTE, the New York Times best-selling author of My Brilliant Friend and The Lost Daughter.

"There's no doubt the publication of The Lying Life of Adults] will be the literary event of the year."--Elle


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, happiness and sorrow, from New York Times bestselling author Sue Miller.

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


American Utopia Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781635576689
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 8th, 2020

From former Talking Heads frontman and multimedia visionary David Byrne and revered bestselling author, illustrator, and artist Maira Kalman-an inspiring celebration in words and art of the connections between us all.


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 8th, 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.


A Cry from the Far Middle: Dispatches from a Divided Land Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802157737
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - September 15th, 2020

P.J. O'Rourke says we've worked ourselves into a state of anger and perplexity, and it's no surprise because perplexed and angry is what America has always been about. This uproarious look at the current state of these United States includes essays like "Woke to the Sound of Laughter," about the upside of being "woke" (and unable to get back to sleep); "Sympathy vs.


The Exiles: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062356345
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Published: Custom House - August 25th, 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.


Alone Together: Love, Grief, and Comfort in the Time of COVID-19 Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781771682282
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Published: Central Avenue Publishing - September 1st, 2020

ALONE TOGETHER: Love, Grief, and Comfort During the Time of COVID-19 is a collection of essays, poems, and interviews to serve as a lifeline for negotiating how to connect and thrive during this stressful time of isolation as well as a historical perspective that will remain relevant for years to come.


Punching the Air Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062996480
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 1st, 2020

From award-winning, bestselling author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five comes a powerful YA novel in verse about a boy who is wrongfully incarcerated. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds, Walter Dean Myers, and Elizabeth Acevedo. 

The story that I thought

was my life


Just Us: An American Conversation Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781644450215
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 8th, 2020

Claudia Rankine’s Citizen changed the conversation—Just Us urges all of us into it


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 - October 6th, 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.


Earthlings Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780802157003
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Published: Grove Press - October 6th, 2020

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781733329293
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Published: Rebel Girls - October 13th, 2020

The latest installment in the New York Times bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series, featuring 100 immigrant women who have shaped, and will continue to shape, our world.

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World is the third book in the New York Times bestselling series for children.


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 Couch Potato Cover Image
By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062954534
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Published: HarperCollins - November 3rd, 2020

Meet your new pal-tato in the fourth picture book from the #1 New York Times bestselling creators of The Bad Seed, The Good Egg, and The Cool Bean, Jory John and Pete Oswald.


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.


The Committed Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802157065
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Published: Grove Press - March 2nd, 2021

The long-awaited new novel from one of America's most highly regarded contemporary writers, The Committed follows the Sympathizer as he arrives in Paris as a refugee. There he and his blood brother Bon try to escape their pasts and prepare for their futures by turning their hands to capitalism in one of its purest forms: drug dealing.