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The Ladies Auxiliary: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345441263
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 5th, 2000

When free-spirited Batsheva moves into the close-knit Orthodox community of Memphis, Tennessee, the already precarious relationship between the Ladies Auxiliary and their teenage daughters is shaken to the core. In this extraordinary novel, Tova Mirvis takes us into the fascinating and insular world of the Memphis Orthodox Jews, one ripe with tradition and contradiction.


Visible City Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544483880
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 14th, 2015

“A glittering novel about fate, fantasy, and the anonymity of urban life.” —O, The Oprah Magazine

“Read Visible City. Tova Mirvis’s graceful yet vigorous New York novel is about the half-inadvertent window-peeping that city life enables, and where it can lead.” —New York Magazine


The Outside World (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400075287
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Published: Vintage - May 10th, 2005

Tzippy Goldman was born for marriage. She and her mother had always assumed she’d graduate high school, be set up with the right boy, and have a beautiful wedding with white lace and pareve vanilla cream frosting. But at twenty-two, Tzippy’s fast approaching spinsterhood.


The Weight Of Ink Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781328915788
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Published: Mariner Books - May 1st, 2018

WINNER OF A NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD
A USA TODAY BESTSELLER

"A gifted writer, astonishingly adept at nuance, narration, and the politics of passion."—Toni Morrison


Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of Ink is the interwoven tale of two women of remarkable intellect: Ester Ve


Tolstoy Lied: A Love Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780618919833
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Published: Mariner Books - September 11th, 2007

Tolstoy famously wrote, “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” To Tracy Farber, thirty-three, happily single, headed for tenure at a major university, and content to build a life around friends and work, this celebrated maxim is questionable at best.


Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312421700
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Published: Picador - April 1st, 2003

In gripping accounts of true cases, surgeon Atul Gawande explores the power and the limits of medicine, offering an unflinching view from the scalpel's edge. Complications lays bare a science not in its idealized form but as it actually is—uncertain, perplexing, and profoundly human.

Complications is a 2002 National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction.


Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312427658
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Published: Picador - January 22nd, 2008

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

The New York Times bestselling author of Being Mortal and Complications examines, in riveting accounts of medical failure and triumph, how success is achieved in a complex and risk-filled profession


The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312430009
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Published: Picador - January 4th, 2011

A New York Times Bestseller

In this bestseller, Atul Gawande shows what the simple idea of the checklist reveals about the complexity of our lives and how we can deal with it.


Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250076229
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Published: Picador - September 5th, 2017

Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review, NPR, and Chicago Tribune, now in paperback with a new reading group guide


The Swimming Pool Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307474445
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Published: Anchor - April 19th, 2011

Marcella Atkinson was a married woman when she fell in love with Cecil McClatchey, himself a married father of two. On the same night their romance abruptly ended, Cecil’s wife was found murdered.
 


The Half Brother Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307474452
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Published: Anchor - January 26th, 2016

Charlie Garrett was never sure of his place during his Atlanta childhood. His dad died in Vietnam before he was born; he always felt like a guest in his stepfather’s wealthy family. It is only as a young teacher at the shabby-genteel Abbott School in Massachusetts that he can finally find himself.


The Swerve: How the World Became Modern Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393343403
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 4th, 2012

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction • Winner of the National Book Award • New York Times Bestseller

Renowned scholar Stephen Greenblatt brings the past to vivid life in what is at once a supreme work of scholarship, a literary page-turner, and a thrilling testament to the power of the written word.


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Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393356977
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 14th, 2019

"Brilliant, beautifully organized, exceedingly readable." —Philip Roth

World-renowned Shakespeare scholar Stephen Greenblatt explores the playwright’s insight into bad (and often mad) rulers.


The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve: The Story That Created Us Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393356267
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - December 4th, 2018

“Endlessly illuminating and a sheer pleasure to read.” —Jack Miles, author of God: A Biography

Daring to take the great biblical account of human origins seriously, but without credulity.


Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393352603
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 4th, 2016

The Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist, reissued with a new afterword for the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.


Hamlet in Purgatory: Expanded Edition (Princeton Classics #4) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780691160245
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Published: Princeton University Press - October 20th, 2013

In Hamlet in Purgatory, renowned literary scholar Stephen Greenblatt delves into his longtime fascination with the ghost of Hamlet's father, and his daring and ultimately gratifying journey takes him through surprising intellectual territory.


Defending Jacob: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345533661
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Published: Bantam - September 3rd, 2013

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A legal thriller that’s comparable to classics such as Scott Turow’s Presumed Innocent . . . tragic and shocking.”—Associated Press


The Strangler: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345539465
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Published: Bantam - June 12th, 2012

Before the New York Times bestselling success of Defending Jacob, William Landay wrote this widely acclaimed second novel of crime and suspense, which was named a Favorite Crime Novel of the Year by the Los Angeles Times and several other newspapers.
 


Mission Flats: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345539458
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Published: Bantam - June 12th, 2012

Before the New York Times bestselling success of Defending Jacob, William Landay wrote this critically acclaimed first novel of crime and suspense—perfect for fans of John Grisham, Scott Turow, and Dennis Lehane.
 
“Landay writes with eloquent intensity.”—The New York Times Book Review
 


Jesse: A Mother's Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781439184325
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 5th, 2011

Originally published as Knowing Jesse, this “fine and moving” memoir (Los Angeles Times) by actress Marianne Leone tells the uplifting story of her son’s life.

Jesse Cooper was an honor-roll student who loved to windsurf and write poetry. He also had severe cerebral palsy and was quadriplegic, unable to speak, and wracked by seizures.


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Ma Speaks Up: And a First-Generation Daughter Talks Back Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807015827
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Published: Beacon Press - May 1st, 2018

The acclaimed actress and author of Jesse: A Mother’s Story tells the "entertaining and moving" story of her outspoken, frequently outrageous Italian immigrant mother (Tom Perrotta)


The Book with No Pictures Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780803741713
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - September 30th, 2014

A #1 New York Times bestseller, this innovative and wildly funny read-aloud by award-winning humorist/actor B.J. Novak will turn any reader into a comedian—a perfect gift for any special occasion!


One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804169783
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Published: Vintage - February 3rd, 2015

New York Times Bestseller

A startlingly original debut from the actor, writer, director, and executive producer hailed as “a gifted observer of the human condition and a very funny writer capable of winning that rare thing: unselfconscious, insuppressible laughter” (The Washington Post).


American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781610395465
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Published: PublicAffairs - June 9th, 2015

On June 27, 1844, a mob stormed the jail in the dusty frontier town of Carthage, Illinois. Clamorous and angry, they were hunting down a man they saw as a grave threat to their otherwise quiet lives: the founding prophet of Mormonism, Joseph Smith. They wanted blood.

At thirty-nine years old, Smith had already lived an outsized life.


The Red Tent - 20th Anniversary Edition: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312427290
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Published: Picador - August 21st, 2007

In this modern classic interpretation of the biblical story of Dinah, Anita Diamant imagines the traditions and turmoils of ancient womanhood--the world of The Red Tent, a New York Times bestseller and the basis of the A&E/Lifetime mini-series.

Twentieth Anniversary Edition


The Boston Girl: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781439199367
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Published: Scribner - August 4th, 2015

New York Times bestseller!

An unforgettable novel about a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early twentieth century, told “with humor and optimism…through the eyes of an irresistible heroine” (People)—from the acclaimed author of The Red Tent.

Anita Diamant’s “vivid, affectionate portrait of America


Good Harbor: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780743225724
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Published: Scribner - October 2nd, 2002

Anita Diamant, whose rich portrayal of the biblical world of women illuminated her acclaimed international bestseller The Red Tent, now crafts a moving novel of contemporary female friendship.

Good Harbor is the long stretch of Cape Ann beach where two women friends walk and talk, sharing their personal histories and learning life's lessons from each other.


The Jewish Wedding Now Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501153945
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Published: Scribner - June 6th, 2017

Newly revised and updated, the definitive guide to planning a Jewish wedding, written by bestselling novelist Anita Diamant—author of The Red Tent and The Boston Girl—and one of the most respected writers of guides to contemporary Jewish life.

This complete, easy-to-use guide explains everything you need to know to plan your own Jewish wedding in today’


Living a Jewish Life, Updated and Revised Edition: Jewish Traditions, Customs, and Values for Today's Families Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061173646
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 27th, 2007

The classic guide to the cultural and spiritual treasures of Judaism is now updated for the first time in 15 years to reflect changes in the modern Jewish community.


Saying Kaddish: How to Comfort the Dying, Bury the Dead, and Mourn as a Jew Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780805210880
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Published: Schocken - July 12th, 1999

From beloved New York Times bestselling author and award-winning journalist—the definitive guide to Judaism’s end-of-life rituals, revised and updated for Jews of all backgrounds and beliefs.


The Last Days of Dogtown: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780743225748
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Published: Scribner - July 18th, 2006

“An excellent novel.


Day After Night: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780743299855
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Published: Scribner - August 10th, 2010

Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post and The Salt Lake Tribune

Just as she gave voice to the silent women of the Hebrew Bible in The Red Tent, Anita Diamant creates a cast of breathtakingly vivid characters—young women who escaped to Israel from Nazi Europe—in this intensely dramatic novel.

Day After Night is based on th


Pitching My Tent: On Marriage, Motherhood, Friendship, and Other Leaps of Faith Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780743246170
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Published: Scribner - October 4th, 2005

From the bestselling author of The Red Tent and Good Harbor, a collection of intimate, autobiographical reflections on the milestones, revelations, and balancing acts of life as a wife, mother, friend, and member of a religious community.

Before The Red Tent won her international literary acclaim, Anita Diamant was a columnist in Boston. Over the course of


Francona: The Red Sox Years Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544227873
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Published: Mariner Books - April 1st, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. "Eloquent and dazzling," the story of Terry Francona's tenure as manager of the Boston Red Sox (Philadelphia Daily News).

When Terry Francona took over as manager of the Boston Red Sox in 2004, the storied franchise hadn’t won a World Series championship in eighty-six years.


The Curse of the Bambino Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142004760
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Published: Penguin Books - August 31st, 2004

The Boston Red Sox's loss to the New York Yankees in the 2003 playoffs has been called "the game of the century," evidence that the rivalry between the Red Sox and the Yankees was hotter than ever.


Senior Year: A Father, A Son, and High School Baseball Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547053820
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Published: Mariner Books - May 12th, 2008

In Senior Year, Dan Shaughnessy focuses his acclaimed sports writing talents on his son Sam's senior year of high school, a turning point in any young life and certainly in the relationship between father and son.


The Club: Johnson, Boswell, and the Friends Who Shaped an Age Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780300251784
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Published: Yale University Press - January 14th, 2020

The story of the group of extraordinary eighteenth-century writers, artists, and thinkers who gathered weekly at a London tavern

Named one of the 10 Best Books of 2019 by the New York Times Book Review  • A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019 •  A Kirkus Best Book of 2019
 
“Damrosc


Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780618872022
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Published: Mariner Books - August 14th, 2007

The philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau burst unexpectedly onto the eighteenth-century literary scene as a provocateur whose works electrified readers. An autodidact who had not written anything of significance by age thirty, Rousseau seemed an unlikely candidate to become one of the most influential thinkers in history.


Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780300205411
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Published: Yale University Press - August 5th, 2014

Winner of the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography:  The life of satirist Jonathan Swift, written by a master biographer and leading scholar of eighteenth-century literature

“Superb. . . .


Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame Cover Image
By Ty Burr
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ISBN: 9780307390844
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Published: Anchor - June 4th, 2013

With 8 Pages of Black-and-White Photographs


The Best Old Movies for Families: A Guide to Watching Together Cover Image
By Ty Burr
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ISBN: 9781400096862
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Published: Anchor - February 13th, 2007

If a child can watch Barney, can’t that same child also enjoy watching Charlie Chaplin or the Marx Brothers? And as they get older, wouldn’t they grow to like screwball comedies (His Girl Friday), women’s weepies (Imitation of Life), and westerns (The Searchers)?


Bowlaway: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062862860
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Published: Ecco - November 5th, 2019

A sweeping and enchanting new novel from the widely beloved, award-winning author Elizabeth McCracken about three generations of an unconventional New England family who own and operate a candlepin bowling alley

From the day she is discovered unconscious in a New England cemetery at the turn of the twentieth century—nothing but a bowling ball, a candlepin, and fi


An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316027663
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Published: Back Bay Books - February 22nd, 2010

"This is the happiest story in the world with the saddest ending," writes Elizabeth McCracken in her powerful, inspiring memoir. A prize-winning, successful novelist in her 30s, McCracken was happy to be an itinerant writer and self-proclaimed spinster.


The Giant's House: A Romance Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385340892
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - October 30th, 2007

“McCracken mixes the proper amount of lunacy with exactly the right amount of sorrow. The blend is reminiscent of such late-20th-century treasures as The Accidental Tourist, The World According to Garp, or A Confederacy of Dunces.”—Denver Post


Thunderstruck & Other Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812987676
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - August 18th, 2015

WINNER OF THE STORY PRIZE • LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NEWSDAY

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post  San Francisco Chronicle • O: The Oprah Magazine • The Miami Herald • Publishers Weekly • Kirkus Reviews


Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry: Stories (Art of the Story) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062873729
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Published: Ecco - February 5th, 2019

The singular, enchanting debut story collection from Elizabeth McCracken, now back in print as part of Ecco’s “Art of the Story” series, and with a new introduction from the author

Called “astonishingly assured” by The Guardian, the nine stories that make up Elizabeth McCracken’s debut story collection deal with oddball char


Niagara Falls All Over Again: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385336482
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - November 26th, 2002

By turns graceful and knowing, funny and moving, Niagara Falls All Over Again is the latest masterwork by National Book Award finalist and author of The Giant’s House, Elizabeth McCracken.


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

Part of the Jewish Encounter series


An Ambulance Is on the Way: Stories of Men in Trouble 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.


Kick and Run: Memoir with Soccer Ball Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781448213788
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Published: Bloomsbury Reader - October 22nd, 2013

Growing up Jewish in London with a difficult home life, Jonathan Wilson had plenty of reasons to feel he didn't belong, and one reason to feel certain he did: soccer. Wilson discovered his love for the game as a young boy; through his adolescence and adulthood and well into his later years it remained an important part of his life.


Dinner with Emerson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780986044595
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Published: Tiger Bark Press - March 15th, 2016

Poetry. Wendy Mnookin's poems are deft reports from the unkempt country of love. Her fierce lyrics, her 'choreography / of desire' shakes us again and again with intelligence, humor, and ardency. Mnookin's work bears abiding fidelity to Emerson's imperative to write it on the heart. This is a radiant collection that gathers us through 'whatever love has been rained on us all.'--Peter Shippy.


What He Took (American Poets Continuum #71) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781929918195
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Published: BOA Editions - May 1st, 2002

Beginning with an auto accident that occurred during a family outing that took the life of Ms. Mnookin's father, the ensuing poems track the effect of that tragedy and loss, as the family heals from disaster, as the child grows up in a household with a stepfather and makes her uneasy way into adulthood, all under the shadow of a psychic uneasiness born of loss and impermanence.


The Moon Makes Its Own Plea (American Poets Continuum) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781934414149
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Published: BOA Editions - October 1st, 2008

The Moon Makes Its Own Plea is a departure from Wendy Mnookin's previous work. Rather than considering a single experience that transforms her perception of her world (such as a child's illness, a father's death), Mnookin explores the idea of self and how that self is strengthened and challenged by relationships.


Angry Black White Boy: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400054879
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Published: Crown - March 8th, 2005

From the acclaimed author of Shackling Water comes the first great race novel of the twenty-first century, an incendiary and ruthlessly funny satire about violence, pop culture, and American identity.


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Sensation Machines Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781641291651
Published: Soho Press - July 7th, 2020

A razor-sharp, darkly funny, and deeply human rendering of a Post-Trump America in economic free fall
 


What's Important Is Feeling: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062284785
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 25th, 2014

Bankers prowl Brooklyn bars on the eve of the stock market crash. A debate over Young Elvis versus Vegas Elvis turns existential. Detoxing junkies use a live lobster to spice up their love life. Students on summer break struggle to escape the orbit of a seemingly utopic communal house.


Flatscreen: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062090331
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 21st, 2012

“OMFG, I nearly up and died from laughter when I read Flatscreen. This is the novel that every young turk will be reading on their way to a job they hate and are in fact too smart for.” —Gary Shteyngart, author of Super Sad True Love Story


The Girls' Almanac Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060873400
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 26th, 2006

The Girls' Almanac chronicles the lives of Jenna and Lucy—two thirty-something women who desperately long for a true friend—as well as the lives of the women and men who have touched them: friends, lovers, parents, and neighbors.


How to Spell  Chanukah...And Other Holiday Dilemmas: 18 Writers Celebrate 8 Nights of Lights Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781565129344
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 11th, 2012

Ring in the holiday with eighteen writers who extol, excoriate, and expand our understanding of this most merry of Jewish festivals as they offer up funny, irreverent, and, yes, even nostalgic takes on a holiday that holds a special place in Jewish hearts . . .


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Rabbit Cake Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781941040560
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Published: Tin House Books - March 7th, 2017

People Magazine Book of the Week

A Best Book of the Year at Kirkus Reviews, Book Riot, The Chicago Review of Books, Minnesota Public Radio, and more

An Indies Introduce and Indie Next Pick


Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616205492
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - October 6th, 2015

At Armstead Academy, everyone knows everything about everyone. Well, everyone thinks they know everything . . .

Leila has made it most of the way through Armstead Academy without having a crush on anyone, which is a relief. As an Iranian American, she’s different enough; if word got out that Leila liked girls, life would be twice as hard.


If You Could Be Mine: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616204556
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 9th, 2014

Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Children’s/Young Adult
One of Rolling Stone’s 40 Best YA Novels
A 2014 ALA Rainbow List Top 10 Title
A Booklist Top 10 First Novels for Youth 2013
A Chicago Public Library “Best of the Best” 2013


This Forbidden Romance Could Cost Them Their Lives


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Here to Stay Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616209858
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

“A powerful YA novel about identity and prejudice.” —Entertainment Weekly

Bijan Majidi is:

  • Shy around girls
  • Really into comics
  • Decent at basketball
Bijan Majidi is not:
  • A terrorist

What happens when a kid who’s flown under the radar for most of high sch


Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast: Volume 1 Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781454914044
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Published: Union Square Kids - September 1st, 2015

A thoroughly delicious rhyming story about the funniest food fight ever--perfect for fans of The Food Group series.

Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast have a beautiful friendship--until they discover that there's only one drop of maple syrup left The race is ON Off they go, racing past the Orange Juice Fountain, skiing through Sauerkraut Peak, and reeling down the linguini.


How to Code a Sandcastle Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780425291986
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 15th, 2018

From the computer science nonprofit Girls Who Code comes this lively and funny story introducing kids to computer coding concepts.


Dear Dragon: A Pen Pal Tale Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Rodolfo Montalvo (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780451472304
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2016

A sweet and clever friendship story in rhyme, about looking past physical differences to appreciate the person (or dragon) underneath.


How to Code a Rollercoaster Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780425292037
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 24th, 2019

Pearl and Pascal take their coding adventures to the amusement park in this follow-up picture book from our Girls Who Code program!


The Case of the Stinky Stench: Volume 2 (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast #2) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454919605
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Published: Union Square Kids - May 2nd, 2017

In the second adventure of the Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast series, our delectable rhyming friends are ready to solve a smelly mystery--perfect for fans of The Food Group series.


Mission Defrostable: Volume 3 (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast #3) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454928119
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Published: Union Square Kids - September 25th, 2018

In the third adventure of the Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast series, our delectable rhyming friends race against time to save their fridge--perfect for fans of The Food Group series.


It's Not Hansel and Gretel Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Edwardian Taylor (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781503902947
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Published: Two Lions - March 1st, 2019

Hansel and Gretel will not listen to their storyteller. For one thing, who leaves a trail of bread crumbs lying around, when there are people starving? Not Hansel, that's for sure And that sweet old lady who lives in a house made of cookies and candy?


Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience & Fortitude (A New York Public Library Book) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250155016
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 28th, 2018

Steadfast Fortitude and curious Patience are waiting every morning to greet visitors of the Library.

That is until, one early morning, when Fortitude finds Patience is missing. The city is about to awake, and the lions absolutely must be in their places before the sun rises. Now, Fortitude must abandon his own post to find his best friend in the Library’s labyrinthine halls.


It's Not Jack and the Beanstalk Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Edwardian Taylor (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781542045650
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Published: Two Lions - September 19th, 2017

"When I was a kid, my best friend was Josh Funk. Now he's becoming a friend to a whole new generation." --B.J. Novak, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Book with No Pictures


Albie Newton Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Ester Garay (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454922582
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Published: Union Square Kids - May 1st, 2018

"This engaging tale offers messages about being oneself, accepting differences, and forging friendships." --Publishers Weekly

Meet Albie Newton: child genius. He's a whiz at inventing things. But is he inventive enough to figure out how to make friends?


It's Not Little Red Riding Hood Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Edwardian Taylor (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781542006668
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Published: Two Lions - October 27th, 2020

Little Red likes to play by the rules. So when the narrator comes along and asks her to follow the story set out in her fairy tale, she grabs the basket for Grandma and goes. After all, she loves her grandma. But unfortunately, none of the other characters are quite what they're expecting....


Where Is Our Library?: A Story of Patience and Fortitude Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250241405
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 27th, 2020

Where Is Our Library? is a companion to Lost in the Library and our second picture book in partnership with the New York Public Library.

Curious Patience and steadfast Fortitude wait every morning to greet visitors of the New York Public Library—and slip away every night to read in the Children's Center.


No Cream Puffs Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375837760
Availability: Backordered at our distributor but we can check availability from the publisher.
Published: Yearling - March 9th, 2010

MADISON IS NOT your average 12-year-old girl from Michigan in 1980. She doesn’t use lipgloss, but she loves to play sports, and joins baseball for the summer—the first girl in Southern Michigan to play on a boys’ team. The press call her a star and a trailblazer, but Madison just wants to play ball. Who knew it would be so much pressure? Crowds flock to the games.


I'll Stay Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496711595
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Published: Kensington - January 30th, 2018

In this compelling, emotionally complex novel, a college friendship sparks a life-changing sacrifice that connects two women forever--even as it shatters their closeness . . .
 
“Let her go. I’ll stay.”
 


The Panic Virus: The True Story Behind the Vaccine-Autism Controversy Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781439158654
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 3rd, 2012

WHO DECIDES WHICH FACTS ARE TRUE?

In 1998 Andrew Wakefield, a British gastroenterologist with a history of self-promotion, published a paper with a shocking allegation: the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine might cause autism. The media seized hold of the story and, in the process, helped to launch one of the most devastating health scares ever.


Hard News: Twenty-one Brutal Months at The New York Times and How They Changed the American Media Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812972511
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - August 9th, 2005

On May 11, 2003, The New York Times devoted four pages of its Sunday paper to the deceptions of Jayson Blair, a mediocre former Times reporter who had made up stories, faked datelines, and plagiarized on a massive scale. The fallout from the Blair scandal rocked the Times to its core and revealed fault lines in a fractious newsroom that was already close to open revolt.


Even the Dark (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780809337491
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Published: Southern Illinois University Press - September 3rd, 2019

 The speaker in this collection seeks an understanding of the darkness of suicide and mortal illness in the light of Christian faith.


Margaret Fuller: A New American Life Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780544245617
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Published: Mariner Books - March 4th, 2014

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography

"Thoroughly absorbing, lively . . .


The Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780618711697
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Published: Mariner Books - May 11th, 2006

PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST: “A stunning work of biography” about three little-known New England women who made intellectual history (New York Times). This book is highly recommended for students and reading groups interested in American history, American literature, and women's studies.

Elizabeth, Mary, and Sophia Peabody were in many ways our American Brontës.


Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328745637
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Published: Mariner Books - December 5th, 2017

“A shapely experiment, mixing memoir with biography . . . [Elizabeth Bishop] fuses sympathy with intelligence, sending us back to Bishop’s marvelous poems.” — Wall Street Journal
 


Harvest the Wind: America's Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence, and Climate Stability Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780807000496
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Published: Beacon Press - April 23rd, 2013

Winds sweeping through the Great Plains once robbed the Farm Belt of its future, stripping away overworked topsoil and creating the dreaded Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Today, those winds are bringing new hope to the declining rural communities of the central United States.


Harness the Sun: America's Quest for a Solar-Powered Future Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780807033760
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Published: Beacon Press - September 8th, 2015

Going from the inner city to the open desert, a seasoned environmental advocate looks at solar energy’s remarkable ascent and its promise for America’s future
 


Madame Saqui: Revolutionary Rope Dancer Cover Image
By Lisa Robinson, Rebecca Green (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525579977
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - March 24th, 2020

A stunning picture book biography about the tightrope walker who dazzled Paris as she danced across the sky with impeccable balance and unparalleled skill during the French Revolution.


Pirates Don't Go to Kindergarten! Cover Image
By Lisa Robinson, Eda Kaban (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781542092753
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Published: Two Lions - August 1st, 2019

Yo, ho, ho It's a mutiny against kindergarten


Pippa's Night Parade Cover Image
By Lisa Robinson, Lucy Fleming (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781542093002
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Published: Two Lions - October 8th, 2019

Pippa's wonderfully wild imagination is perfect for dreaming up wildly adorable creations. But at night, her imagination runs a little too wild. That's when the villains and monsters and beasts sneak out of her storybooks to scare her. Pippa tries everything: from night-lights to triple knots to clever disguises.


Were I Not A Girl: The Inspiring and True Story of Dr. James Barry Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984849052
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - October 20th, 2020

This unique picture book biography tells the story of Dr. James Barry, born female, who lived as a man from age 18 to his death.


Ballpark Mysteries #16: The Colorado Curveball Cover Image
By David A. Kelly, Mark Meyers (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780525578987
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 4th, 2020

Batter up! Baseball action and exciting whodunits star in this chapter book series! Next up is Colorado!


Ballpark Mysteries Super Special #4: The World Series Kids Cover Image
By David A. Kelly, Mark Meyers (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780525578956
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

Batter up! Get ready to watch the kids' baseball team from Cooperstown compete in this Super Special edition of the Ballpark Mysteries--fun, accessible early chapter books that cross baseball action with puzzling whodunits!

Catch a baseball mystery with the World Series Kids!


Ballpark Mysteries Super Special #3: Subway Series Surprise Cover Image
By David A. Kelly, Mark Meyers (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780525578925
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 7th, 2018

Batter up! It's an NYC-themed Super Special! Ballpark Mysteries are fun, accessible early chapter books that cross baseball action with puzzling whodunits!

Catch a baseball mystery--in New York City!


Ballpark Mysteries #1: The Fenway Foul-up Cover Image
By David A. Kelly, Mark Meyers (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780375867033
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 22nd, 2011

Now leading off the line-up—book #1 in a brand-new early chapter book mystery series where each book is set in a different American ballpark!


MVP #1: The Gold Medal Mess (Most Valuable Players #1) Cover Image
By David A. Kelly, Scott Brundage (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780553513196
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2016

From the author of the Ballpark Mysteries comes a brand-new sports-themed chapter book series featuring the coolest club around—the Most Valuable Players!
 


MVP #3: The Football Fumble (Most Valuable Players #3) Cover Image
By David A. Kelly, Scott Brundage (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780553513257
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2016

From the author of the Ballpark Mysteries comes the coolest sports club around—the Most Valuable Players!
 


Ballpark Mysteries #15: The Baltimore Bandit Cover Image
By David A. Kelly, Mark Meyers (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524767549
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 5th, 2019

Batter up! Baseball action and exciting whodunits star in this chapter book series! Next up is Baltimore!


Ballpark Mysteries Super Special #1: The World Series Curse Cover Image
By David A. Kelly, Mark Meyers (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780385378840
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 13th, 2016

It’s the BIGGEST baseball mystery yet—at the WORLD SERIES!
 


Glee: Summer Break: An Original Novel Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780316123600
Availability: Backordered at our distributor but we can check availability from the publisher.
Published: Poppy - July 5th, 2011

Fans are clamoring for more showmance, more mash-ups, more Cheerios...more Glee! Now, Gleeks everywhere can spend more time with uber-ambitious Rachel Berry, outrageous Kurt Hummel, and dreamy Finn Hudson with these completely original stories about everyone's favorite glee club.


The First to Lie Cover Image
$27.99
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ISBN: 9781250258809
Published: Forge Books - August 4th, 2020

USA TODAY BESTSELLER!

Bestselling and award-winning author and investigative reporter Hank Phillippi Ryan delivers another twisty, thrilling, cat and mouse novel of suspense that will have you guessing, and second-guessing, and then gasping with surprise.


What You See: A Jane Ryland Novel Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780765374967
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Published: Forge Books - August 30th, 2016

What You See: another thrilling installment in Hank Phillippi Ryan's award-winning Jane Ryland mystery series.


Face Time: A Charlotte McNally Novel Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780765384782
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Published: Forge Books - April 12th, 2016

Veteran TV reporter Charlotte McNally fights for justice, journalism -- and the battle against on-air aging. She knows that despite years of experience, she's only as good as her most recent blockbuster story. The good news: she's got explosive evidence that could free an innocent woman from prison. Dorinda Keller confessed to killing her husband, but the evidence doesn't add up.


Air Time: A Charlotte McNally Novel Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780765384942
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Published: Forge Books - June 14th, 2016

Air Time: the Agatha and Anthony Award nominee Charlotte McNally novel from bestselling author Hank Phillippi Ryan, now back in print!


Drive Time: A Charlotte McNally Novel Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780765385062
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Published: Forge Books - August 9th, 2016

Drive Time: the Agatha and Anthony nominee from bestselling author Hank Phillippi Ryan, now back in print!

Investigative reporter Charlotte McNally is an expert at keeping things confidential, but suddenly everyone has a secret--and it turns out it is possible to know too much.


Say No More: A Jane Ryland Novel Cover Image
$7.99
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ISBN: 9780765385376
Published: Forge Books - August 29th, 2017

The thrilling fifth installment in Hank Phillippi Ryan's Award-Winning Jane Ryland Series!

"Downright superb! A rocket-paced thriller with one of the most compelling casts in recent literary history."--Jeffery Deaver on Say No More


Trust Me: A Novel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250232724
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Published: Forge Books - December 31st, 2018

Trust Me is the chilling novel of psychological suspense and manipulation that award-winning author and renowned investigative reporter Hank Phillippi Ryan was born to write.

“Ryan dazzles—a must read.”—Mary Kubica

“Mesmerizing!” —Lisa Gardner

“A knockout.”—Booklist (starred review)


The Wrong Girl (Jane Ryland #2) Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250773692
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Published: Forge Books - July 29th, 2014

Award-winning and Boston Globe bestselling author Hank Phillippi Ryan presents a spine-chilling, heart-wrenching suspense novel that explores a terrifying scenario striking at the heart of every family.


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Good Grief: On Loving Pets, Here and Hereafter Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780358212331
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
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.


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Unlikely Animals: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593160220
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 12th, 2022

“This tragicomic novel is heartfelt, touching, and delightfully quirky. You’ll fall in love with the offbeat cast of characters (both living and dead) and find yourself rooting for them right through the last page.”—Good Housekeeping (Book Club pick)