Mary's Picks

All the Little Bird-Hearts: A Novel By Viktoria Lloyd-Barlow Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781643756615
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Published: Algonquin Books - December 5th, 2023

“A poetic debut which masterfully intertwines themes of familial love, friendship, class, prejudice and trauma with psychological acuity and wit.” ─ The 2023 Booker Prize Judges

I lived for and loved a bird-heart that summer; I only knew it afterwards.
 
Sunday Forrester does things more carefully than most people.


Hell If We Don't Change Our Ways: A Memoir By Brittany Means Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9798985282894
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Published: Zibby Books - October 3rd, 2023

A PEOPLE magazine pick, Best Books Fall 2023: "A breathtaking memoir about surviving a horrifying childhood; Means...transforms memories...into a work of art."

Starred review from Kirkus: "This book is an outstanding debut...A harrowing and soulful memoir to be read, savored, and reread."


Same Bed Different Dreams: A Novel By Ed Park Cover Image
By Ed Park
$30.00
ISBN: 9780812998979
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Published: Random House - November 7th, 2023

New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice • A wild, sweeping novel that imagines an alternate secret history of Korea and the traces it leaves on the present—loaded with assassins and mad poets, RPGs and slasher films, pop bands and the perils of social media


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Straw Dogs of the Universe: A Novel By Ye Chun Cover Image
By Ye Chun
$27.00
ISBN: 9781646220625
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Published: Catapult - October 17th, 2023

Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medals of Excellence

A harrowing and redemptive immigrant story for readers of Pachinko

A Chinese railroad worker and his young daughter—sold into servitude—in 19th century California search for family, fulfillment, and belonging in a violent new land


"Heaven and earth do not pick and choose.


The Stolen Coast: A Novel By Dwyer Murphy Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593653678
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Published: Viking - July 11th, 2023

“A perfect summer escape.” Maureen Corrigan, NPR Fresh Air

“A twisty, enthralling heist yarn . . . loaded with the threat of a double cross any time. . . . smart and satisfying.”—The New York Times, Editors' Choice


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Rouge: A Novel By Mona Awad Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982169695
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Published: S&S/ Marysue Rucci Books - September 12th, 2023

A National Bestseller
A USA TODAY Bestseller
A New York Times Editors’ Choice
A Goodreads Choice Award Finalist
Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, Good Housekeeping, Electric Literature, Tor, and Literary Hub

From the critically acclaimed auth


Artificial: A Love Story By Amy Kurzweil Cover Image
$38.00
ISBN: 9781948226387
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Published: Catapult - October 17th, 2023

A visionary story of three generations of artists whose search for meaning and connection transcends the limits of life

How do we relate to—and hold—our family’s past? Is it through technology? Through spirit? Art, poetry, music? Or is it through the resonances we look for in ourselves?


Begin Again: How We Got Here and Where We Might Go - Our Human Story. So Far. By Oliver Jeffers, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Oliver Jeffers, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$26.99
ISBN: 9780593621554
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Published: Philomel Books - October 3rd, 2023

In his first illustrated book created specifically for readers of all ages, Oliver Jeffers shares a very brief history of humanity and shares his dreams for where we go from here.


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The Red Balcony: A Novel By Jonathan Wilson Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780805243697
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Published: Schocken - February 21st, 2023

Based on actual events, a gripping novel of sex, love, history and justice in the tinderbox of British Mandatory Palestine, by the acclaimed author of A Palestine Affair

"The story of what is arguably Israel’s foundational murder trial—a tale of multiple identities and loyalties." —Joshua Cohen, Pulitzer-Prize-winning author of The Netanyahus


A Man of Two Faces: A Memoir, a History, a Memorial By Viet Thanh Nguyen Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780802160508
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Published: Grove Press - October 3rd, 2023

LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD


The highly original, blistering, and unconventional memoir by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sympathizer, which has now sold over one million copies worldwide


The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present By Paul McCartney, Paul Muldoon (Editor) Cover Image
$100.00
ISBN: 9781631492563
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Published: Liveright - November 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A Washington Post Notable Book
Excerpted in The New Yorker


The Hive and the Honey: Stories By Paul Yoon Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781668020791
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Published: S&S/ Marysue Rucci Books - October 10th, 2023

Winner of The Story Prize
Longlisted for the Joyce Carol Oates Prize
A Time Top 10 Best Fiction Book of 2023 and Must Read Book of 2023
A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice
Named a Best Book of the Year by The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Library Journal, Electric Literature, and the New York


Good Night, Irene: A Novel By Luis Alberto Urrea Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316265850
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 30th, 2023

This New York Times bestselling novel tells an exhilarating World War II epic that chronicles an extraordinary young woman’s heroic frontline service in the Red Cross.

“Urrea’s touch is sure, his exuberance carries you through . . .


Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

A New York Times bestseller
A Washington Post bestseller
A Los Angeles Times bestseller
Named a "Best Essay Collection of the Decade" by Literary Hub
A Book Riot "Favorite Summer Read of 2020"


Grimoire Girl: A Memoir of Magic and Mischief By Hilarie Burton Morgan Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063222731
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Published: HarperOne - October 3rd, 2023

New York Times Bestseller 

The long-awaited next book from actress and New York Times bestselling author of The Rural Diaries, Hilarie Burton Morgan. Through memoir essays and magical practices, Grimoire Girl connects us to the enchantment that exists inside us all.


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Fly Already: Stories By Etgar Keret Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780399573026
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 1st, 2020

From a "genius" (New York Times) storyteller: a new, subversive, hilarious, heart-breaking collection.

"There is sweetheartedness and wisdom and eloquence and transcendence in his stories because these virtues exist in abundance in Etgar himself... I am very happy that Etgar and his work are in the world, making things better." --George Saunders


Chinese Menu: The History, Myths, and Legends Behind Your Favorite Foods By Grace Lin Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780316486002
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 12th, 2023

The perfect gift book for anyone who loves good food—and an even better story!

Newbery and Caldecott honoree and New York Times bestselling author Grace Lin delivers a groundbreaking, lushly illustrated, and beautifully written full-color book that explores the whimsical myths and stories behind your favorite American Chinese food.

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A Poem to Read Aloud Every Day of the Year By Liz Ison Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781849948463
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Published: Batsford - October 17th, 2023

A beautifully packaged anthology of poems from around the world and throughout history, all especially selected for reading aloud, with one glorious poem for every day of the year.


Take Back the Magic: Conversations with the Unseen World By Perdita Finn Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780762482504
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Published: Running Press Adult - September 12th, 2023

Renowned spiritual teacher and co-founder of The Way of the Rose Perdita Finn teaches the art and healing power of connecting with the dead, as she guides readers through the magical process of conversing with the unseen world.

"Finn weaves a spellbinding meditation . . .


Devil Makes Three: A Novel By Ben Fountain Cover Image
$31.99
ISBN: 9781250776518
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Published: Flatiron Books - September 26th, 2023

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2024 JOYCE CAROL OATES PRIZE A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITOR'S CHOICE
WASHINGTON POST BEST FICTION OF 2023 • From the award-winning, bestselling author of Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk comes a brilliant and propulsive new novel about greed, power, and American complicity set in Haiti


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The Great Transition: A Novel By Nick Fuller Googins Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781668010754
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Published: Atria Books - August 15th, 2023

This richly imaginative, immersive, and “electrifyingly relevant” (William Kent Krueger, New York Times bestselling author) debut novel follows a shocking disappearance amid the climate crisis of our near future—perfect for fans of Station Eleven and The Last Thing He Told Me.

Emi Vargas, whose parents helped save the world, is tir


Wednesday's Child: Stories By Yiyun Li Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374606374
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 5th, 2023

Finalist for the Story Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction
Named a Best Book of the Year by Los Angeles Times, Vulture, Esquire, NPR, and Kirkus Reviews


On Disinformation: How to Fight for Truth and Protect Democracy By Lee McIntyre Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780262546300
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Published: The MIT Press - August 22nd, 2023

A powerful, pocket-sized citizen’s guide on how to fight back against the disinformation campaigns that are imperiling American democracy, from the bestselling author of Post-Truth and How to Talk to a Science Denier.


Sing a Black Girl's Song: The Unpublished Work of Ntozake Shange By Ntozake Shange, Imani Perry (Editor), Tarana Burke (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Ntozake Shange, Imani Perry (Editor), Tarana Burke (Foreword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780306828515
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Published: Legacy Lit - September 12th, 2023

GMA’s 15 Spectacular New Books to Read in September 
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The List: A Good Morning America Book Club Pick By Yomi Adegoke Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063274877
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Published: William Morrow - October 3rd, 2023

GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK!


How Beautiful We Were: A Novel By Imbolo Mbue Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593132449
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 1st, 2022

A fearless young woman from a small African village starts a revolution against an American oil company in this sweeping, inspiring novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Behold the Dreamers.


Complicit: A Novel By Winnie M. Li Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781982190842
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Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - June 20th, 2023

“Like the best filmmakers, Li draws you to the edge of your seat and keeps you there.” —The New York Times Book Review

After a long-buried, harrowing incident, a woman whose promising film career was derailed contemplates revenge in this thriller about power, privilege, and justice “that is compelling, courageous, and brutal in the


Pockets: An Intimate History of How We Keep Things Close By Hannah Carlson Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781643751542
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 12th, 2023

“Who knew the humble pocket could hold so much history?


Stamped from the Beginning: A Graphic History of Racist Ideas in America By Ibram X. Kendi, Joel Christian Gill Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781984859433
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Published: Ten Speed Graphic - June 6th, 2023

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A striking graphic novel edition of the National Book Award-winning history of how racist ideas have shaped American life—from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to Be an Antiracist.

NOMINATED FOR THE NAACP IMAGE AWARD


Family Lore: A Good Morning America Book Club Pick By Elizabeth Acevedo Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063207264
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Published: Ecco - August 1st, 2023

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK!

Winner of the NAACP Image Award, Outstanding Literary Work, Fiction

Shortlisted for The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize


The Long Corner By Alexander Maksik Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781609459390
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Published: Europa Editions - September 5th, 2023

"The Long Corner is a riveting read by an abundantly talented writer and storyteller."--Scott Burton, The Los Angele Review of Books


"Eerie and moving...compelling...An argument for the necessity of irony, risk and integrity in the production of art as in life."--Will Stephenson, The New York Times Books Review


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The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store: A Novel By James McBride Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593422946
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 8th, 2023

THE RUNAWAY NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY NPR/FRESH AIR, WASHINGTON POST, THE NEW YORKER, AND TIME MAGAZINE

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2023


Wellness: A novel By Nathan Hill Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593536117
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Published: Knopf - September 19th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR • The New York Times best-selling author of The Nix is back with a poignant and witty novel about a modern marriage and the bonds that keep people together.


The Last Ranger: A novel By Peter Heller Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593535110
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Published: Knopf - July 25th, 2023

The best-selling author of The River returns with a vibrant, lyrical novel about an enforcement ranger in Yellowstone National Park who likes wolves better than most people. When a clandestine range war threatens his closest friend, he must shake off his own losses and act swiftly to discover the truth and stay alive.


Roman Stories By Jhumpa Lahiri, Jhumpa Lahiri (Translated by), Todd Portnowitz (Translated by) Cover Image
By Jhumpa Lahiri, Jhumpa Lahiri (Translated by), Todd Portnowitz (Translated by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593536322
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Published: Knopf - October 10th, 2023

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: THE NEW YORKER, NPR • The first short story collection by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author and master of the form since her number one New York Times best seller Unaccustomed Earth • Rome—metropolis and monument, suspended between past and future, multi-faceted and metaphysical—is the protagonist, not the setting, o


Absolution: A Novel By Alice McDermott Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374610487
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 31st, 2023

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Named a Best Book of the Year by Time, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Kirkus Reviews, Los Angeles Times, NPR, Oprah Daily, Real Simple, and Vogue


Family Lore: A Good Morning America Book Club Pick By Elizabeth Acevedo Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063207264
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Published: Ecco - August 1st, 2023

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK!

Winner of the NAACP Image Award, Outstanding Literary Work, Fiction

Shortlisted for The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize


But Will You Love Me Tomorrow?: An Oral History of the ’60s Girl Groups By Laura Flam, Emily Sieu Liebowitz Cover Image
$31.00
ISBN: 9780306829772
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Published: Hachette Books - September 5th, 2023

Featuring over 300 hours of new interviews with 100+ subjects, an oral history of the girl groups (such as The Ronettes, The Shirelles, The Supremes, and The Vandellas) that redefined the early 1960s    The girl group sound, made famous and unforgettable by acts like The Ronettes, The Shirelles, The Supremes, and The Vandellas, took over the airwaves by capturing the mixture of i


Harlem Shuffle: A Novel By Colson Whitehead Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525567271
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Published: Anchor - August 9th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys, this gloriously entertaining novel is “fast-paced, keen-eyed and very funny ... about race, power and the history of Harlem all disguised as a thrill-ride crime novel" (San Francisco Chronicle).


Democracy Awakening: Notes on the State of America By Heather Cox Richardson Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593652961
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Published: Viking - September 26th, 2023

A New York Times Bestseller

A vital and urgent call to action about the precarious state of American democracy, charting its historical challenges and current threats, from one of our era’s most important and insightful historians.

“Magisterial.” –The Washington Post


Where Reasons End: A Novel By Yiyun Li Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984801654
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 12th, 2021

A fearless writer confronts grief and transforms it into art, in a book of surprising beauty and love, "a masterpiece by a master” (Elizabeth McCracken, Vanity Fair).

"Li has converted the messy and devastating stuff of life into a remarkable work of art.”—The Wall Street Journal


The House of Broken Angels By Luis Alberto Urrea Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316154895
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Published: Back Bay Books - March 5th, 2019

In this "raucous, moving, and necessary" story by a Pulitzer Prize finalist (San Francisco Chronicle), the De La Cruzes, a family on the Mexican-American border, celebrate two of their most beloved relatives during a joyous and bittersweet weekend.

"All we do, mija, is love. Love is the answer. Nothing stops it. Not borders. Not death."


Wednesday's Child: Stories By Yiyun Li Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374606374
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 5th, 2023

Finalist for the Story Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction
Named a Best Book of the Year by Los Angeles Times, Vulture, Esquire, NPR, and Kirkus Reviews


A Marker to Measure Drift By Alexander Maksik Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345803863
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Published: Vintage - June 3rd, 2014

Now The Major Motion Picture DRIFT Starring Cynthia Erivo and Alia Shawkat • A New York Times Notable Book •  Hypnotic in its depiction of physical and spiritual hungers, this is a novel about ruin, faith, and the devastating memories that can destroy and redeem us. 


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The Man in the McIntosh Suit By Rina Ayuyang Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781770466661
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - May 2nd, 2023

A Filipino-American take on Depression-era noir featuring mistaken identities, speakeasies, and lost love.


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The Covenant of Water (Oprah's Book Club) By Abraham Verghese Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780802162175
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Published: Grove Press - May 2nd, 2023

OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK - INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - SUBJECT OF A SIX-PART SUPER SOUL PODCAST SERIES HOSTED BY OPRAH WINFREY


The Fraud: A Novel By Zadie Smith Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780525558965
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Published: Penguin Press - September 5th, 2023

The New York Times bestseller • One of the New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year • One of NPR's Best Books of the Year Named a Best Book of the Year by Publishers Weekly and BookPage • One of Oprah Daily's Best Novels of 2023


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Gingerbread: A Novel By Helen Oyeyemi Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781594634666
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2020

"Exhilarating...A wildly imagined, head-spinning, deeply intelligent novel." - The New York Times Book Review


Foster By Claire Keegan Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780802160140
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Published: Grove Press - November 1st, 2022

An international bestseller and one of The Times' "Top 50 Novels Published in the 21st Century," Claire Keegan's piercing contemporary classic Foster is a heartbreaking story of childhood, loss, and love; now released as a standalone book for the first time ever in the USIt is a hot summer in rural Ireland.


The Family Chao: A Novel By Lan Samantha Chang Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781324050469
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 20th, 2022

Featured on Barack Obama's 2022 Summer Reading List
An NPR and Vogue Best Book of the Year
Winner of the 2023 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
One of Literary Hub's and The Millions' Most Anticipated Books of 2022
A Goodreads Readers' Most Anticipated Mystery of 2022


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Hao: Stories By Ye Chun Cover Image
By Ye Chun
$16.95
ISBN: 9781646221554
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Published: Catapult - September 13th, 2022

Longlisted for the 2022 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction

An extraordinary debut collection of short stories by a three-time Pushcart Prize winner following Chinese women in both China and the United States who turn to signs and languages as they cross the alien landscapes of migration and motherhood.
 


The Sentence: A Novel By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780062671134
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 6th, 2022

"Dazzling. . . . A hard-won love letter to readers and to booksellers, as well as a compelling story about how we cope with pain and fear, injustice and illness. One good way is to press a beloved book into another's hands. Read The Sentence and then do just that."—USA Today, Four Stars


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Good Grief: On Loving Pets, Here and Hereafter By E.B. Bartels Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780358212331
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Published: Mariner Books - August 2nd, 2022

An unexpected, poignant, and personal account of loving and losing pets, exploring the singular bonds we have with our companion animals, and how to grieve them once they’ve passed.


Mr. Fox By Helen Oyeyemi Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781594486180
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 6th, 2012

Winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Fiction
One of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists


From the prizewinning young writer oWhat Is Not Yours Is Not Yours, Gingerbread, and Peaces comes a brilliant and inventive story of love, lies, and inspiration.


The Lioness of Boston By Emily Franklin Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781567927405
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - April 11th, 2023

BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER


"Brings Isabella Stewart Gardner fully, intimately alive--irrepressible and avid for life. In this richly compelling novel, Emily Franklin beautifully conjures this extraordinary woman and her world."--Claire Messud, author of The Emperor's Children


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Yonder: A Novel By Jabari Asim Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982163174
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 17th, 2023

The Water Dancer meets The Prophets in this spare, gripping, and beautifully rendered novel exploring love and friendship among a group of enslaved Black strivers in the mid-19th century.

They call themselves the Stolen. Their owners call them captives.


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Indian Horse By Richard Wagamese Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781571311306
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Published: Milkweed Editions - April 10th, 2018

Named a "Best Novel of the Decade" by Literary Hub


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The Covenant of Water (Oprah's Book Club) By Abraham Verghese Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780802162175
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Published: Grove Press - May 2nd, 2023

OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK - INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - SUBJECT OF A SIX-PART SUPER SOUL PODCAST SERIES HOSTED BY OPRAH WINFREY


The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: An Oprah's Book Club Pick By Honoree Fanonne Jeffers Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780062942951
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 10th, 2022

An instant New York Times, Washington Post and USA Today Bestseller • AN OPRAH BOOK CLUB SELECTION • ONE OF THE ATLANTIC'S "GREAT AMERICAN NOVELS" • BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2021 • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR FICTION


My What If Year: A Memoir By Alisha Fernandez Miranda Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781958506097
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Published: Zibby Books - February 7th, 2023

A People Magazine "Best New Book"
"Hailed as the next Eat, Pray, Love" -CNN International
The Perfect Book to Read at the Start of a New Year

An exuberant, hilarious memoir about a woman who pauses her successful career for a year and explores the "What If" jobs of her dreams.


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Still Life: A GMA Book Club Pick (A Novel) By Sarah Winman Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780593330760
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - September 13th, 2022

A Good Morning America Book Club Pick

A captivating, bighearted, richly tapestried story of people brought together by love, war, art, flood, and the ghost of E. M. Forster, by the celebrated author of Tin Man.


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Night of the Living Rez By Morgan Talty Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781953534187
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Published: Tin House Books - July 5th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Winner of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize, National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize, American Academy of Arts & Letters Sue Kaufman Prize, The New England Book Award, and the National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honoree


An Ambulance Is on the Way: Stories of Men in Trouble By Jonathan Wilson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400031238
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Published: Anchor - February 14th, 2006

National Jewish Book Award finalist Jonathan Wilson’s uproariously funny stories showcase the neuroses of suburban men as they ruminate, self-medicate, and acclimate to the rhythms of middle age.


Washington Black By Esi Edugyan Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525563242
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Published: Vintage - April 9th, 2019

MAN BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST • ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR • “A gripping historical narrative exploring both the bounds of slavery and what it means to be truly free.” —Vanity Fair


The Mountain: Stories By Paul Yoon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501154096
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Published: S&S/ Marysue Rucci Books - August 14th, 2018

In “a spectacular display of intelligence and feeling” (Publishers Weekly, starred review), Paul Yoon’s collection of short stories ranges throughout the world—from the Hudson Valley to the Russian Far East—across periods of time after World War II, hailed as a "genuine work of art...tough and elegant and true" (The Boston Globe).

In The


It Won't Always Be Like This: A Graphic Memoir By Malaka Gharib Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984860293
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Published: Ten Speed Graphic - September 20th, 2022

An intimate graphic memoir about an American girl growing up with her Egyptian father’s new family, forging unexpected bonds and navigating adolescence in an unfamiliar country—from the award-winning author of I Was Their American Dream.
 


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Little Matches: A Memoir of Finding Light in the Dark By Maryanne O'Hara Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063027770
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Published: HarperOne - April 19th, 2022

“Gripping and true in all ways. This fine, affecting memoir will stay with me for a very long time.”—Meg Wolitzer, author of The Female Persuasion


A Palestine Affair By Jonathan Wilson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400031221
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Published: Anchor - July 13th, 2004

In British-occupied Palestine after World War I, Mark Bloomberg, a beleaguered London painter, and Joyce, his American wife, witness the murder of a prominent Orthodox Jew. Joyce, a non-Jew and ardent Zionist, is drawn into an affair with the British investigating officer, while Mark seeks solace in the exotic colors and contours of the Middle Eastern landscape.


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Good Grief: On Loving Pets, Here and Hereafter By E.B. Bartels Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780358212331
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Published: Mariner Books - August 2nd, 2022

An unexpected, poignant, and personal account of loving and losing pets, exploring the singular bonds we have with our companion animals, and how to grieve them once they’ve passed.


Kindred By Octavia Butler Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807083697
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Published: Beacon Press - February 1st, 2004

Selected by The Atlantic as one of THE GREAT AMERICAN NOVELS.  ("You have to read them.")

From the New York Times bestselling author of Parable of the Sower and MacArthur “Genius” Grant, Nebula, and Hugo award winner


Small Things Like These By Claire Keegan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802158741
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Published: Grove Press - November 30th, 2021

Shortlisted for the 2022 Booker Prize

"A hypnotic and electrifying Irish tale that transcends country, transcends time." --Lily King, New York Times bestselling author of Writers & Lovers


Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk: A Novel By Ben Fountain Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060885618
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Published: Ecco - November 27th, 2012

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction and a finalist for the National Book Award

“Brilliantly done . . . grand, intimate, and joyous.” —New York Times Book Review


World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments By Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Fumi Nakamura (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781571313652
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 8th, 2020

"Hands-down one of the most beautiful books of the year." --NPR

From beloved, award-winning poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil comes a debut work of nonfiction--a collection of essays about the natural world, and the way its inhabitants can teach, support, and inspire us.


A Line in the World: A Year on the North Sea Coast By Dorthe Nors Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781644452097
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Published: Graywolf Press - November 1st, 2022

A celebrated Danish writer explores the unsung histories and geographies of her beloved slice of the world.

Me, my notebook and my love of the wild and desolate. I wanted to do the opposite of what was expected of me. It’s a recurring pattern in my life. An instinct.


What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us By Laura Van Den Berg Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781941531877
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Published: Dzanc Books - March 28th, 2017

The stories in Laura van den Berg's rich and inventive debut illuminate the intersection of the mythic and the mundane: A failed actress takes a job as a Bigfoot impersonator. A botanist seeking a rare flower crosses paths with a group of men hunting the Loch Ness Monster.


Snow Hunters: A Novel By Paul Yoon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476714820
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Published: S&S/ Marysue Rucci Books - August 19th, 2014

Winner of the Young Lions Fiction Award, Snow Hunters is “a subtle, elegant, poignant read” (Oprah.com), featuring a Korean War refugee who emigrates to Brazil to become a tailor’s apprentice and confronts the wreckage of his past.

“Exquisitely enigmatic…a small but radiant star in the current literary firmament” (The Dallas Morning News


Galatea: A Short Story By Madeline Miller Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063280519
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Published: Ecco - November 8th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

An enchanting short story from Madeline Miller that boldly reimagines the myth of Galatea and Pygmalion, now in hardcover for the first time

**A small hardcover edition featuring a new afterword by Madeline Miller**


Burst By Mary Otis Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781958506011
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Published: Zibby Books - April 4th, 2023

Longlisted for the 2024 Joyce Carol Oates Prize

Winner, Independent Publisher Book Awards, Silver Medal - Literary Fiction

Featured on PBS NewsHour

Named by Good Morning America, New York Post, and Los Angeles Daily News as one of the Best Books of Spring 2023


Sweet Days of Discipline By Fleur Jaeggy, Tim Parks (Translated by) Cover Image
By Fleur Jaeggy, Tim Parks (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9780811229036
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Published: New Directions - October 29th, 2019

On the heels of I Am the Brother of XX and These Possible Lives, here is Jaeggy's fabulously witchy first book in English, with a new Peter Mendelsund cover


Food for the Future: Sustainable Farms Around the World By Mia Wenjen, Robert Sae-Heng (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mia Wenjen, Robert Sae-Heng (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781646868407
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Published: Barefoot Books - May 23rd, 2023

★ "An exciting overview of traditional and innovative farming techniques that will warrant repeated reading, for casual browsing or classroom use." -Sally A.


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The Third Hotel: A Novel By Laura van den Berg Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250214881
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Published: Picador - August 13th, 2019

"[A] future cult classic." —The New York Times Book Review

"There’s Borges and Bolaño, Kafka and Cortázar, Modiano and Murakami, and now Laura van den Berg." —The Washington Post


Such a Fun Age: Reese's Book Club (A Novel) By Kiley Reid Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525541912
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 20th, 2021

A Best Book of the Year:


The Secret Life of Albert Entwistle: An Uplifting and Unforgettable Story of Love and Second Chances By Matt Cain Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496737755
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Published: A John Scognamiglio Book - May 31st, 2022

“This rollicking romance entrapped me! True in its detail and its scope, it is amusing yet heart-breaking.” —Ian McKellen


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Run Me to Earth By Paul Yoon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501154058
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Published: S&S/ Marysue Rucci Books - January 19th, 2021

From award-winning author Paul Yoon comes a “spellbinding” (The Washington Post) novel about three kids orphaned in 1960s Laos—and how their destinies are entwined across decades, anointed by Hernan Diaz as “one of those rare novels that stays with us to become a standard with which we measure other books.”

Alisak, Prany, and Noi—three orpha


Marc Chagall (Jewish Encounters Series) By Jonathan Wilson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780805242010
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Published: Schocken - March 13th, 2007

Part of the Jewish Encounter series


Hedge By Jane Delury Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781958506042
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Published: Zibby Books - June 6th, 2023

"As lush and inviting as the gardens created by its heroine, this novel...will wrap you in captivating, high-stakes drama."-People Magazine (Best Books Summer 2023)


Shelter in Place: A Novel By Alexander Maksik Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609453640
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Published: Europa Editions - September 13th, 2016

Named one of the San Francisco Chronicle's "Best Books of 2016"

Named one of The Guardian's "Best Books of 2016"


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Indian Horse By Richard Wagamese Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781571311306
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Published: Milkweed Editions - April 10th, 2018

Named a "Best Novel of the Decade" by Literary Hub


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The Christie Affair: A Novel By Nina de Gramont Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250792631
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 7th, 2023

Nina de Gramont's The Christie Affair is a stunning novel that reimagines the unexplained eleven-day disappearance of Agatha Christie that captivated the world.

"Sizzles from its first sentence."––The Wall Street Journal

A Reese's Book Club Pick


I'm Glad My Mom Died By Jennette McCurdy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982185824
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 9th, 2022

* #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER * MORE THAN 2 MILLION COPIES SOLD!

A heartbreaking and hilarious memoir by iCarly and Sam & Cat star Jennette McCurdy about her struggles as a former child actor—including eating disorders, addiction, and a complicated relationship with her overbearing mother—and how she retook co


Galatea: A Short Story By Madeline Miller Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780063280519
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Published: Ecco - November 8th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

An enchanting short story from Madeline Miller that boldly reimagines the myth of Galatea and Pygmalion, now in hardcover for the first time

**A small hardcover edition featuring a new afterword by Madeline Miller**


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Bunny: A Novel By Mona Awad Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525559757
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Published: Penguin Books - June 9th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Soon to be a major motion picture

"Jon Swift + Witches of Eastwick + Kelly 'Get In Trouble' Link + Mean Girls + Creative Writing Degree Hell! No punches pulled, no hilarities dodged, no meme unmangled! O Bunny you are sooo genius!" —Margaret Atwood, via Twitter


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Rouge: A Novel By Mona Awad Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982169695
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Published: S&S/ Marysue Rucci Books - September 12th, 2023

A National Bestseller
A USA TODAY Bestseller
A New York Times Editors’ Choice
A Goodreads Choice Award Finalist
Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, Good Housekeeping, Electric Literature, Tor, and Literary Hub

From the critically acclaimed auth


The Wild Robot Escapes By Peter Brown Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316479264
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

The thrilling sequel to the #1 New York Timesbestselling The Wild Robot, by award-winning author Peter Brown

Shipwrecked on a remote, wild island, Robot Roz learned from the unwelcoming animal inhabitants and adapted to her surroundings--but can she survive the challenges of the civilized world and find her way home to Brightbill and the island?


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Bunny: A Novel By Mona Awad Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525559757
Availability: Not in the store. We can order it and should have it in store in 3-5 business days.
Published: Penguin Books - June 9th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Soon to be a major motion picture

"Jon Swift + Witches of Eastwick + Kelly 'Get In Trouble' Link + Mean Girls + Creative Writing Degree Hell! No punches pulled, no hilarities dodged, no meme unmangled! O Bunny you are sooo genius!" —Margaret Atwood, via Twitter


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Rouge: A Novel By Mona Awad Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982169695
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Published: S&S/ Marysue Rucci Books - September 12th, 2023

A National Bestseller
A USA TODAY Bestseller
A New York Times Editors’ Choice
A Goodreads Choice Award Finalist
Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, Good Housekeeping, Electric Literature, Tor, and Literary Hub

From the critically acclaimed auth


The Wild Robot Escapes By Peter Brown Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316479264
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

The thrilling sequel to the #1 New York Timesbestselling The Wild Robot, by award-winning author Peter Brown

Shipwrecked on a remote, wild island, Robot Roz learned from the unwelcoming animal inhabitants and adapted to her surroundings--but can she survive the challenges of the civilized world and find her way home to Brightbill and the island?