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How to Be an Antiracist By Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525509301
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Published: One World - January 31st, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a “groundbreaking” (Time) approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society and in ourselves—now updated, with a new preface.


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The Match By Harlan Coben Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781538748299
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - February 7th, 2023

A shocking genetic match exposes a family's darkest secret in this gripping #1 New York Times bestselling thriller from the creator of the #1 hit Netflix series Stay Close

After months away, Wilde has returned to the Ramapo Mountains in the wake of a failed bid at domesticity that confirms what he's known all along: He belongs on his own, free from the comfor


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Victory City: A Novel By Salman Rushdie Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593243398
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Published: Random House - February 7th, 2023

The epic tale of a woman who breathes a fantastical empire into existence, only to be consumed by it over the centuries—from the transcendent imagination of Booker Prize–winning, internationally bestselling author Salman Rushdie


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Someone Else's Shoes: A Novel By Jojo Moyes Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781984879295
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Published: Pamela Dorman Books - February 7th, 2023

A story of mix-ups, mess-ups and making the most of second chances, this is the new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Jojo Moyes, author of Me Before You and The Giver of Stars

Who are you when you are forced to walk in someone else’s shoes?


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Moon Witch, Spider King (The Dark Star Trilogy #2) By Marlon James Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735220218
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 14th, 2023

“Masterfully flips the first installment on its head... James makes the mythic tantalizingly real.’” —Esquire
 
"Even more brilliant than the first.” —Buzzfeed

An Instant New York Times Bestseller and NPR Best Book of 2022 pick

 


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Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents By Isabel Wilkerson Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593230275
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 14th, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times


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The Climate Book: The Facts and the Solutions By Greta Thunberg Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593492307
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Published: Penguin Press - February 14th, 2023

We still have time to change the world. From Greta Thunberg, the world's leading climate activist, comes the essential handbook for making it happen.

You might think it's an impossible task: secure a safe future for life on Earth, at a scale and speed never seen, against all the odds. There is hope - but only if we listen to the science before it's too late.


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I Have Some Questions for You: A Novel By Rebecca Makkai Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593490143
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Published: Viking - February 21st, 2023

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2023 by TIME, NPR, USA Today, Elle, Newsweek, Salon, Bustle, AARP, The Millions, Good Housekeeping, and more

“Unputdownable and unforgettable.” —Andrew Sean Greer, author of Less is Lost


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French Braid: A novel By Anne Tyler Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593466407
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Published: Vintage - February 21st, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the beloved Pulitzer Prize–winning author—a funny, joyful, brilliantly perceptive journey deep into one Baltimore family’s foibles, from a boyfriend with a red Chevy in the 1950s up to a longed-for reunion with a grandchild.


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The Paris Apartment: A Novel By Lucy Foley Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063003064
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 21st, 2023

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Told in rotating points of view, this Tilt-A-Whirl of a novel brims with jangly tension – an undeniably engrossing guessing game.”  — Vogue


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The Crane Husband By Kelly Barnhill Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250850973
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Published: Tordotcom - February 28th, 2023

Award-winning author Kelly Barnhill brings her singular talents to The Crane Husband, a raw, powerful story of love, sacrifice, and family.

“If I had to nominate a worthy successor to Angela Carter, I would nominate Kelly Barnhill. "—Laura Ruby

A Most Anticipated in 2023 Pick for BuzzFeed | The Minneapolis Star Tribune


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Yearbook By Seth Rogen Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984825421
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Published: Crown - March 7th, 2023

#2 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER* • “Rogen’s candid collection of sidesplitting essays . . . thrives at both explaining and encapsulating a generational comedic voice.”—The Washington Post


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Old Babes in the Wood: Stories By Margaret Atwood Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385549073
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Published: Doubleday - March 7th, 2023

A dazzling collection of short stories from the internationally acclaimed, award-winning author of The Handmaid's Tale and The Testaments, stories that look deeply into the heart of family relationships, marriage, loss and memory, and what it means to spend a life together


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Saving Time: Discovering a Life Beyond the Clock By Jenny Odell Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593242704
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Published: Random House - March 7th, 2023

We are living on the wrong clock, and it is destroying us. The New York Times bestselling author of How to Do Nothing offers us different ways to experience time in this dazzling, subversive, and deeply hopeful book.


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Hello Beautiful: A Novel By Ann Napolitano Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593243732
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Published: The Dial Press - March 14th, 2023

From the New York Times bestselling author of Dear Edward comes a poignant and engrossing family story that asks: Can love make a broken person whole?


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To Paradise: A Novel By Hanya Yanagihara Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593315651
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Published: Anchor - March 21st, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the award-winning, best-selling author of the classic A Little Life—a bold, brilliant novel spanning three centuries and three different versions of the American experiment, about lovers, family, loss and the elusive promise of utopia.


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Poverty, by America By Matthew Desmond Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593239919
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Published: Crown - March 21st, 2023

The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling author of Evicted reimagines the debate on poverty, making a new and bracing argument about why it persists in America: because the rest of us benefit from it.
 
ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2023: The Washington Post, Time, Newsweek, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Elle, Salon, Lit Hub, Kirkus Reviews


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Crying in H Mart: A Memoir By Michelle Zauner Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984898951
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Published: Vintage - March 28th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the indie rock sensation known as Japanese Breakfast, an unforgettable memoir about family, food, grief, love, and growing up Korean American—“in losing her mother and cooking to bring her back to life, Zauner became herself” (NPR) • CELEBRATING OVER ONE YEAR ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER LIST


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Sea of Tranquility: A novel By Emily St. John Mandel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593466735
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Published: Vintage - March 28th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • WINNER OF THE GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD • The award-winning, best-selling author of Station Eleven and The Glass Hotel returns with a novel of art, time travel, love, and plague that takes the reader from Vancouver Island in 1912 to a dark colony on the moon five hundred years later, unfurling a story of humanity across cen


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Sweet Enough: A Baking Book By Alison Roman Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781984826398
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Published: Clarkson Potter - March 28th, 2023

A simple, stylish cookbook full of desserts that come together faster than you can eat them—from the New York Times bestselling author of Dining In and Nothing Fancy.


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Rooted: Life at the Crossroads of Science, Nature, and Spirit By Lyanda Lynn Haupt Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316426497
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - April 4th, 2023

Deepen your connection to the natural world with this inspiring meditation, "a path to the place where science and spirit meet" (Robin Wall Kimmerer).

In Rooted, cutting-edge science supports a truth that poets, artists, mystics, and earth-based cultures across the world have proclaimed over millennia: life on this planet is radically interconnected.


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School Trip: A Graphic Novel By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062885531
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Published: Quill Tree Books - April 4th, 2023

New York Times bestselling author Jerry Craft is back with the newest adventures of Jordan, Drew, Liam, and all the characters that fans first met in New Kid, winner of the Newbery Award and the Coretta Scott King Author Award!


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On the Origin of Time: Stephen Hawking's Final Theory By Thomas Hertog Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593128442
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Published: Bantam - April 11th, 2023

Stephen Hawking’s closest collaborator offers the intellectual superstar’s final thoughts on the cosmos—a dramatic revision of the theory he put forward in A Brief History of Time.


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The Daughter of Doctor Moreau By Silvia Moreno-Garcia Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593355350
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Published: Del Rey - April 11th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the bestselling author of Mexican Gothic and Velvet Was the Night comes a lavish historical drama reimagining of The Island of Doctor Moreau set against the backdrop of nineteenth-century Mexico.


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The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder By David Grann Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385534260
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Published: Doubleday - April 18th, 2023

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a page-turning story of shipwreck, survival, and savagery, culminating in a court martial that reveals a shocking truth.


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Happy Place By Emily Henry Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593441275
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Published: Berkley - April 25th, 2023

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2023 by BuzzFeed ∙ Paste Magazine ∙ Southern Living ∙ and more!

A couple who broke up months ago pretend to still be together for their annual weeklong vacation with their best friends in this glittering and wise new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Emily Henry.

 


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All In: An Autobiography By Billie Jean King, Johnette Howard, Maryanne Vollers Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781101971475
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Published: Vintage - April 25th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER An inspiring and intimate self-portrait of the champion of equality that encompasses her brilliant tennis career, unwavering activism, and an ongoing commitment to fairness and social justice.


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Chain Gang All Stars: A Novel By Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593317334
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Published: Pantheon - May 2nd, 2023

The explosive, hotly-anticipated debut novel from the New York Times-bestselling author of Friday Black, about two top women gladiators fighting for their freedom within a depraved private prison system not so far-removed from America’s own.


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The Ferryman: A Novel By Justin Cronin Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525619475
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 2nd, 2023

“Next to impossible to put down . . . exciting, mysterious, and totally satisfying.”—STEPHEN KING
 
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Passage comes a riveting standalone novel about a group of survivors on a hidden island utopia—where the truth isn't what it seems.


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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)
$32.50
ISBN: 9780525655596
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Published: Knopf - May 9th, 2023

From the Academy Award-winning 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. Funny, touching, and wonderfully thought-provoking, while also capturing the changes in America and American culture since World War II.


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The Guest: A Novel By Emma Cline Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812998627
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Published: Random House - May 16th, 2023

A young woman pretends to be someone she isn’t in this stunning novel by the New York Times bestselling author of The Girls.


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The World: A Family History of Humanity By Simon Sebag Montefiore Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780525659532
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Published: Knopf - May 16th, 2023

A magisterial world history unlike any other that tells the story of humanity through the one thing we all have in common: families • From the New York Times best-selling author of The Romanovs


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When Women Were Dragons: A Novel By Kelly Barnhill Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593466575
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Published: Anchor - May 16th, 2023

BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: BUZZFEED, GOODREADS, BOOKRIOT A rollicking feminist tale set in 1950s America where thousands of women have spontaneously transformed into dragons, exploding notions of a woman’s place in the world and expanding minds about accepting others for who they really are.


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Quietly Hostile: Essays By Samantha Irby Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593315699
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Published: Vintage - May 16th, 2023

A much-anticipated, hilarious new essay collection from #1 New York Times bestselling unabashed fan-favorite Samantha Irby invites us to share in the gory particulars of her real life, all that festers behind the glitter and glam.

“America’s most talented comic writer.” —The New Republic