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Golden Gate (City Spies #2) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534414945
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Published: Aladdin - March 9th, 2021

In this second installment in the New York Times bestselling series from Edgar Award winner James Ponti, the young group of spies returns for another international adventure perfect for fans of Spy School and Mrs.


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The Consequences of Fear: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062868022
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Published: Harper - March 23rd, 2021

As Europe buckles under Nazi occupation, Maisie Dobbs investigates a possible murder that threatens devastating repercussions for Britain's war efforts in this latest installment in the New York Times bestselling mystery series.


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Dog Man: Mothering Heights: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #10) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338680454
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Published: Graphix - March 23rd, 2021

Dog Man and Petey face their biggest challenges yet in the tenth Dog Man book from worldwide bestselling author and illustrator Dav Pilkey.

Dog Man is down on his luck, Petey confronts his not so purr-fect past, and Grampa is up to no good. The world is spinning out of control as new villains spill into town. Everything seems dark and full of despair. But hope is not lost.


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The Bounty: A Novel (A Fox and O'Hare Novel #7) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982157135
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Published: Atria Books - March 23rd, 2021

FBI agent Kate O’Hare and charming criminal Nick Fox race against time to uncover a buried train filled with Nazi gold in this thrilling adventure in the “romantic and gripping” (Good Housekeeping) Fox and O’Hare series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich.

Straight as an a


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A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984801197
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Published: Random House - March 30th, 2021

A stirring meditation on Black performance in America from the New York Times bestselling author of Go Ahead in the Rain


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Girlhood Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781635572520
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 30th, 2021

Named a Most Anticipated Book by:
The New York Times * Buzzfeed * Time.com * OprahMag.com * The Millions * The Rumpus * LitHub * Paperback Paris * The Lily (Washington Post) * Ms. *

A gripping set of stories about the forces that shape girls and the adults they become. A wise and brilliant guide to transforming the self and our society.


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Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571313836
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Published: Milkweed Editions - March 30th, 2021

Selected as a TODAY Show #ReadWithJenna book club pick, Late Migrations is an unusual, captivating portrait of a family--and of the cycles of joy and grief that inscribe human lives within the natural world--from beloved New York Times opinion writer Margaret Renkl.


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Mother May I: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062855343
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Published: William Morrow - April 6th, 2021

"Chilling, thought-provoking, and hauntingly written, Mother May I kept me on the edge of my seat with its breathless race against time." — Megan Miranda, New York Times bestselling author of The Girl from Widow Hills


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Good Company: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062876003
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Published: Ecco - April 6th, 2021

A Most Anticipated Book From: OprahMag.com * Refinery29 * Houston Chronicle * The Millions * Elle * Buzzfeed


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Unstoppable: Siggi B. Wilzig's Astonishing Journey from Auschwitz Survivor and Penniless Immigrant to Wall Street Legend Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781647222154
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Published: Insight Editions - April 6th, 2021

Unstoppable recounts the fascinating life of Siggi Wilzig, who survived the hell of Hitler and Auschwitz to become one of the biggest success stories in post-World War II American business—a true embodiment of the American Dream.


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The Souvenir Museum: Stories Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062971289
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Published: Ecco - April 13th, 2021

A Most Anticipated Book From: OprahMag.com * Refinery 29 * Seattle Times * LitHub * Houston Chronicle * The Millions * Buzzfeed


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Goodbye, Again: Essays, Reflections, and Illustrations Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062880857
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 20th, 2021

The wonderfully original author of Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too gives us a collection of touching and hilarious personal essays, stories, poems—accompanied by his trademark illustrations—covering topics such as mental health, happiness, and what it means to belong.

Jonny Sun is back with a co


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Authentic: A Memoir by the Founder of Vans Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781641120241
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Published: Vertel Publishing - April 27th, 2021

In the tradition of bestsellers such as Shoe Dog, Authentic is a surprisingly candid, compelling memoir by a high school dropout who went on to establish one of the world's most iconic brands.

You may not know their creator, but you certainly know the shoes: for more than a generation, Vans shoes have been synonymous with cool.

Now in this refreshin


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The Bruce Swap Cover Image
By Ryan T. Higgins, Ryan Higgins, Ryan Higgins (Illustrator), Ryan T. Higgins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368028561
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 4th, 2021

Bruce is a bear who struggles with fun.
When Bruce says no to fun one too many times, Nibbs, Thistle, and Rupert secretly wish Bruce was more fun. And the geese secretly wish for sandwiches. The next morning, all their wishes come true. Bruce is cheerful. Bruce is adventurous. Bruce has pizzazz . . . and a basket of sandwiches.


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The Woman with the Blue Star Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780778389385
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Published: Park Row - May 4th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Lost Girls of Paris comes a riveting tale of unfathomable sacrifice and unlikely friendship during World War II.


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Ariadne: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250773586
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 4th, 2021

A mesmerizing debut novel for fans of Madeline Miller's Circe.

Ariadne, Princess of Crete, grows up greeting the dawn from her beautiful dancing floor and listening to her nursemaid’s stories of gods and heroes. But beneath her golden palace echo the ever-present hoofbeats of her brother, the Minotaur, a monster who demands blood sacrifice every year.


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ISBN: 9781338665857
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 4th, 2021

From Kwame Mbalia and Prince Joel David Makonnen comes an Afrofuturist adventure about a mythical Ethiopian empire. Sci-fi and fantasy combine in this epic journey to the stars.

Yared Heywat lives an isolated life in Addis Prime -- a hardscrabble city with rundown tech, lots of rules, and not much to do. His worrywart Uncle Moti and bionic lioness Besa are his only family...


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Mary Jane: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063052291
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Published: Custom House - May 11th, 2021

Almost Famous meets Daisy Jones and the Six in this funny, wise, and tender novel about a fourteen-year-old girl’s coming of age in 1970s Baltimore, caught between her straight-laced family and the progressive family she nannies for—who happen to be secretly hiding a famous rock star and his movie star wife for the summer.


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Mister Impossible (Dreamer Trilogy #2) (The Dreamer Trilogy #2) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338188363
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 18th, 2021

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Raven Boys, a mesmerizing story of dreams and desires, death and destiny.

Something is happening to the source of the dreamers' power. It is blocked. Diminished. Weak.


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Kennedy's Avenger: Assassination, Conspiracy, and the Forgotten Trial of Jack Ruby Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781335914033
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Published: Hanover Square Press - June 1st, 2021

New York Times bestselling authors Dan Abrams and David Fisher bring to life the incredible story of one of America's most publicized--and most surprising--criminal trials in history.


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Our Woman in Moscow: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063020788
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Published: William Morrow - June 1st, 2021

The New York Times bestselling author of Her Last Flight returns with a gripping and profoundly human story of Cold War espionage and family devotion.


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The Hidden Palace: A Novel of the Golem and the Jinni Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062468710
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Published: Harper - June 8th, 2021

In this enthralling historical epic, set in New York City and the Middle East in the years leading to World War I— the long-awaited follow-up to the acclaimed New York Times bestseller The Golem and the Jinni—Helene Wecker revisits her beloved characters Chava and Ahmad as they confront unexpected new challenges in a rapidly changing human world.


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Pops: My Father, Our Journey, and What I'm Still Learning About Being a Dad Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063071995
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Published: William Morrow - June 15th, 2021

A powerful, intimate memoir and exploration of fatherhood and race from Craig Melvin, news anchor of NBC’s Today show. 


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The Bone Code: A Temperance Brennan Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982139964
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Published: Scribner - July 6th, 2021

#1 New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs returns with her twentieth gripping novel featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, whose examinations, fifteen years apart, of unidentified bodies ignite a terrifying series of events.

On the way to hurricane-ravaged Isle of Palms, a barrier island off the South Carolina coast, Tempe receives a call from the Charle


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The Cellist: A Novel (Gabriel Allon #21) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062834867
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Published: Harper - July 13th, 2021

Master of international intrigue Daniel Silva follows up his acclaimed #1 New York Times bestsellers The Order, The New Girl, and The Other Woman with this riveting, action-packed tale of espionage and suspense featuring art restorer and spy Gabriel Allon.


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False Witness: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062858092
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Published: William Morrow - July 20th, 2021

He saw what you did.

He knows who you are…

From the New York Times bestselling author of Pieces of Her and The Silent Wife, an electrifying standalone thriller.

AN ORDINARY LIFE …


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Meant to Be: If the Shoe Fits Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781368050388
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - August 3rd, 2021

"If the Shoe Fits encompasses everything I love about rom-coms. I laughed, I swooned, I smiled. Another hit for Julie Murphy!"

—Colleen Hoover, #1 New York Times best-selling author of Hopeless


If the shoe doesn’t fit, maybe it’s time to design your own.


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Vortex: An FBI Thriller Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063004085
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Published: William Morrow - August 10th, 2021

#1 New York Times bestselling Catherine Coulter returns with a brilliant new thriller in her FBI series, in which agents Sherlock and Savich find themselves dealing with very powerful figures from the past who could wreak havoc in the present.

Seven years ago, Mia Briscoe was at a college frat rave with her best fr


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Kingdom of Bones: A Thriller (Sigma Force Novels #22) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062892980
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Published: William Morrow - August 17th, 2021

From #1 New York Times bestselling author James Rollins, the latest riveting, deeply imaginative thriller in the Sigma Force series, told with his trademark blend of cutting-edge science, historical mystery, and pulse-pounding action.

It begins in Africa . . .


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Norman Didn't Do It!: (Yes, He Did) (Mother Bruce Series) Cover Image
By Ryan T. Higgins, Ryan Higgins, Ryan Higgins (Illustrator), Ryan T. Higgins (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781368026239
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 7th, 2021

Ryan T. Higgins, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of the Mother Bruce series, delivers a contemporary tale of friendship.
Norman is a porcupine. Mildred is a tree. Norman and Mildred are best friends. Just the two of them. And only the two of them. But when a surprise pops up, life will never be the same again.


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Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593203224
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

A lyrical picture book debut from presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long
 
"I can hear change humming
In its loudest, proudest song.
I don't fear change coming,
And so I sing along."