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Perpetual West Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781643750941
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 25th, 2022

“Suspenseful, seductive . . .


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South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062977403
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Published: Ecco - January 25th, 2022

“An elegant meditation on the complexities of the American South—and thus of America—by an esteemed daughter of the South and one of the great intellectuals of our time. An inspiration.” —Isabel Wilkerson


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$17.99
ISBN: 9781534479210
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Published: Aladdin - February 1st, 2022

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


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$27.99
ISBN: 9780061763304
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Published: Ecco - February 1st, 2022

“Ms. Haigh is an expertly nuanced storyteller long overdue for major attention. Her work is gripping, real, and totally immersive, akin to that of writers as different as Richard Price, Richard Ford, and Richard Russo.”—Janet Maslin, New York Times


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$17.99
ISBN: 9781534488304
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 2022

From the New York Times bestselling author of Front Desk comes a poignant middle grade novel about courage, hope, and resilience as an Asian American boy fights to keep his family together and stand up to racism during the initial outbreak of the coronavirus.

When the coronavirus hits Hong Kong, ten-year-old Knox Wei-Evans’s mom makes t


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Come As You Are: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781771682251
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Published: Central Avenue Publishing - March 1st, 2022

Can we alter our dreams and stories from the past to create a better future for our children?
 
Zane and Skye are two misfit teens drawn together by their love of music and their loneliness, both part of Seattle’s grunge scene in the early ’90s.


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By Stuart Gibbs, Stacy Curtis (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534499256
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 2022

Join New York Times bestselling author Stuart Gibbs in this first book in a hilarious, highly illustrated new middle grade series about a peasant boy who wants to be a knight, perfect for fans of Max & the Midknights.

Tim is just a peasant, but he dreams big. He wants more out of life than to grow up to be a woodsman like his father.


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The Lightning Rod: A Zig & Nola Novel (Escape Artist #2) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062892409
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Published: William Morrow - March 8th, 2022

“Nola is the most accomplished kicker of ass since The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.” —A. J. Finn

Zig and Nola are back—in the hugely entertaining, highly anticipated follow-up to Brad Meltzer’s #1 New York Times bestselling thriller The Escape Artist.


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By Gregory Maguire, David Litchfield (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536211009
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Published: Candlewick - March 29th, 2022

A lavishly illustrated woodland tale with a classic sensibility and modern flair—from the fertile imagination behind Wicked


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The Diamond Eye: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062943514
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Published: William Morrow - March 29th, 2022

The New York Times bestselling author of The Rose Code returns with an unforgettable World War II tale of a quiet librarian who becomes history’s deadliest female sniper.


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By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534497177
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 29th, 2022

A lonely pegasus looks for the perfect friend in this sweet and adorable picture book companion to the bestselling Not Quite Narwhal!

Nimbus has always lived among the clouds. She’s a pegasus, after all, and the sky is where she belongs. She is one of a kind.


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$26.99
ISBN: 9781335425782
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Published: Hanover Square Press - April 5th, 2022

A PARADE MAGAZINE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF THE YEAR

In her first novel inspired by a true story, Jane Green re-imagines the life of troubled icon Talitha Getty in this transporting story from a forgotten chapter of the Swinging '60s


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By Mac Barnett, Marla Frazee (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534411548
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Published: Beach Lane Books - April 5th, 2022

From two bestselling and beloved creators comes a sweet and inspiring picture book about a runaway circus performer who learns to face his fears and follow his heart.

When The Great Zapfino climbs to the top of the circus platform, all eyes are on him, waiting for his incredible leap. But Zapfino is afraid of heights!


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$27.99
ISBN: 9780063056237
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Published: Ecco - April 12th, 2022

A candid, compulsively readable, hilarious, and heartbreaking memoir of resilience and redemption by comedic genius Molly Shannon


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$28.99
ISBN: 9780063080478
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Published: William Morrow - April 12th, 2022

Celebrated actor, personality, and all-around nerd, Wil Wheaton updates his memoir of collected blog posts with all new material and annotations as he reexamines one of the most interesting lives in Hollywood and fandom--and now for the first time in audio, narrated by Wil himself!


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Kingdom of Bones: A Thriller (Sigma Force Novels #22) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062892980
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Published: William Morrow - April 19th, 2022

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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City on Fire: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062851192
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Published: William Morrow - April 26th, 2022

From the #1 internationally bestselling author of the Cartel Trilogy (The Power of the Dog, The Cartel, and The Border), The Force, and Broken comes the first novel in an epic new triad.

“One of America’s greatest storytellers.” – Stephen King


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$16.99
ISBN: 9781525811579
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Published: Graydon House - April 26th, 2022

"I'm going to kill her. You'd better come if you want to save her."

Lorraine--"Rainy"--lives at the top of Tiger Mountain. Remote, moody, cloistered in pine trees and fog, it's a sanctuary, a new life. She can hide from the disturbing past she wants to forget.

If she's allowed to.


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$19.00
ISBN: 9781849354622
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Published: AK Press - May 3rd, 2022

What will the fracturing of the United States look like? After the Revolution is an edge-of-your-seat answer to that question. In the year 2070, twenty years after a civil war and societal collapse of the old United States, extremist militias battle in the crumbling Republic of Texas.


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Ballad & Dagger (An Outlaw Saints Novel) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781368070829
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - May 3rd, 2022

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Daniel José Older's music-and-magic-filled YA urban fantasy about two teens who discover each other and their powers during a political battle within a unique diaspora community.


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Bravely Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781368071345
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Published: Disney Press - May 3rd, 2022

What if you had one year to save everything you loved?

ONE PRINCESS. Merida of DunBroch needs a change. She loves her family—jovial King Fergus, proper Queen Elinor, the mischievous triplets— and her peaceful kingdom. But she’s frustrated by its sluggishness; each day, the same. Merida longs for adventure, purpose, challenge – maybe even, someday, love.


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By the Book: A Meant to be Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781368050395
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Published: Hyperion Avenue - May 3rd, 2022

Sometimes to truly know a person, you have to read between the lines.


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$15.99
ISBN: 9781368053389
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Published: Hyperion Avenue - May 3rd, 2022

Sometimes to truly know a person, you have to read between the lines.


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Hey, Bruce!: An Interactive Book (Mother Bruce Series) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368084116
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - July 5th, 2022

In Hey, Bruce!, Bruce the bear experiences . . . well, whatever readers want him to.


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By Meena Harris, Keisha Morris (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316232272
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 11th, 2022