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Solutions and Other Problems Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982156947
Availability: Backordered - Please Call
Published: Gallery Books - September 22nd, 2020

For the first time in seven years, Allie Brosh—beloved author and artist of the extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller Hyperbole and a Half—returns with a new collection of comedic, autobiographical, and illustrated essays.


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


Trumpty Dumpty Wanted a Crown: Verses for a Despotic Age Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781797209463
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Published: Chronicle Prism - September 29th, 2020

Following the success of his New York Times bestseller Dumpty, award-winning actor, author, and illustrator John Lithgow presents a brand-new collection of satirical poems chronicling the despotic age of Donald Trump.


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!


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
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802157003
Availability: We can get this book for you, usually within two days.
Published: Grove Press - October 6th, 2020

From the beloved author of cult sensation Convenience Store Woman, which has now sold more than one million copies worldwide and has been translated into thirty-three languages, comes a spellbinding and otherworldly novel about a woman who believes she is an alien

Sayaka Murata's Convenience Store Woman was one of the most unusual and refreshing bestsellers of recent years


Snow Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781335230003
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Published: Hanover Square Press - October 6th, 2020

The incomparable Booker Prize winner's next great crime novel--the story of a family whose secrets resurface when a parish priest is found murdered in their ancestral home


The Princess in Black and the Giant Problem Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781536202229
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Published: Candlewick - October 6th, 2020

With a noisy giant crashing around the kingdom, the Princess in Black uses the Sparkle Signal to call ALL her heroic friends together—for the biggest adventure yet.


Little Audrey's Daydream: The Life of Audrey Hepburn Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781616899912
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - October 6th, 2020

Little Audrey's Dream introduces kids to the life of one of the most beloved actresses. It covers her childhood, living in Europe during WWII and the German Occupation. After the war, she enrolls in a premier ballet school, and from there becomes a performer, acting, singing and dancing. She starts acting in small productions of plays and musicals and is cast in a film.


Oh, The Things We're For! Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781644210147
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Published: Triangle Square - October 6th, 2020

A new book by the author of A is for Activist is a rhyming, boldly illustrated vision of a better world.

When you go to a march
And raise your sign high
You'll make people smile
who thought you were shy
And you'll make people wonder, does that kid really know why?
You DO know of course


American Utopia Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781635576689
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 27th, 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.

Don't miss the Spike Lee film of the Broadway hit American Utopia--on HBO.


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.


Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781571311771
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Published: Milkweed Editions - October 13th, 2020

Updated with a new introduction from Robin Wall Kimmerer, the special edition of Braiding Sweetgrass, reissued in honor of the fortieth anniversary of Milkweed Editions, celebrates the book as an object of meaning that will last the ages. Beautifully bound in stamped linen cloth with a bookmark ribbon and a deckled edge, this edition features five brilliantly colored illustrations by


Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781733329293
Availability: Coming Soon - Please Pre-Order Now
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: Poems & Prose 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 Cold Millions: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062868084
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Published: Harper - October 27th, 2020

One of the most anticipated books of the season: The Millions, Vogue, People, New York Post, Medium, The Philadelpiha Inquirer, Newsday, St. Louis Post-Dispatch


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.


Fortune and Glory: A Novel (A Stephanie Plum Novel #27) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781982154837
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Published: Atria Books - November 3rd, 2020

The twenty-seventh entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series isn’t just the biggest case of Stephanie Plum’s career.


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 post-collapse yarn about two siblings, the man that came between them, and a nuclear-powered super car.


Dark Tides: A Novel (The Fairmile Series #2) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501187186
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Published: Atria Books - November 24th, 2020

#1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory’s new historical novel tracks the rise of the Tidelands family in London, Venice, and New England.

Midsummer Eve 1670. Two unexpected visitors arrive at a shabby warehouse on the south side of the River Thames. The first is a wealthy man hoping to find the lover he deserted twenty-one years before.


The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536217018
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Published: Candlewick - December 1st, 2020

Writing from the perspective of a friend, Frederick Joseph offers candid reflections on his own experiences with racism and conversations with prominent artists and activists about theirs—creating an essential read for white people who are committed anti-racists and those newly come to the cause of racial justice.


Loveoid Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9781941861547
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Published: Harvard Square Editions - December 6th, 2020

An American euthanasist and an Egyptian astrological farmer delve into the evolution of the collective soul as an extremophile virus targets a select few.


D (a Tale of Two Worlds) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781335916747
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Published: Hanover Square Press - December 8th, 2020

A stunning modern-day Dickensian fable and a celebration of friendship and bravery for freethinkers everywhere.


Lore Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781484778203
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - January 5th, 2021

From the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Darkest Minds comes a sweepingly ambitious, high-octane tale of power, destiny, love, and redemption.


A Vow So Bold and Deadly (The Cursebreaker Series) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547602582
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - January 12th, 2021

Kingdoms will clash.
Choose your side.

The incredible conclusion to New York Times bestselling author Brigid Kemmerer's Cursebreaker series.


Face your fears, fight the battle.


The Paris Library: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982134198
Availability: Not Yet Published - Please Pre-Order Now
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 Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks (Young Readers Edition) (ReVisioning History for Young People) Cover Image
By Jeanne Theoharis, Brandy Colbert (Adapted by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780807067574
Availability: Not Yet Published - Please Pre-Order Now
Published: Beacon Press - February 2nd, 2021

This biography examines Parks's life and 60 years of activism and brings the multifaceted, decades-long civil rights movement in the North and South to life for young readers.


The Vineyard at Painted Moon Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781335912794
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Published: Hqn - February 9th, 2021

Step into the vineyard with Susan Mallery's most irresistible novel yet, as one woman searches for the perfect blend of love, family and wine.


We Run the Tides: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062936233
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Published: Ecco - February 9th, 2021

An achingly beautiful story of female friendship, betrayal, and a mysterious disappearance set in the changing landscape of San Francisco 


The Lost Apothecary Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780778311010
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Published: Park Row - March 2nd, 2021

"A bold, edgy, accomplished debut " --Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network and The Huntress


Kingdom of Bones: A Thriller (Sigma Force Novels #22) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062892980
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Published: William Morrow - March 9th, 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 . . .


The Consequences of Fear: A Novel (Maisie Dobbs #16) 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.


Goodbye, Again: Essays, Reflections, and Illustrations Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062880857
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 23rd, 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 collection


Mother May I: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062855343
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Published: William Morrow - April 6th, 2021

"A master of domestic suspense." —Entertainment Weekly


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

Award-winning author Elizabeth McCracken is an undisputed virtuoso of the short story, and this new collection features her most vibrant and heartrending work to date