Savannah's Picks

They Called Us Enemy By George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, Harmony Becker (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781603094504
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - July 16th, 2019

New York Times Bestseller!

A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon -- and America itself -- in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love.


Your Driver Is Waiting: A Novel By Priya Guns Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593469330
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Published: Vintage - January 9th, 2024

In this electrifyingly fierce and funny social satire—a gender-flipped reboot of the iconic 1970s film Taxi Driver—a ride share driver is barely holding it together on the hunt for love, dignity, and financial security...until she decides she's done waiting.


Room: A Novel By Emma Donoghue Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316098328
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 18th, 2011

The award-winning bestseller that became one of the most talked about and memorable novels of the decade, Room is "utterly gripping...a heart-stopping novel" (San Francisco Chronicle).


The Thursday Murder Club: A Novel (A Thursday Murder Club Mystery #1) By Richard Osman Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984880987
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Published: Penguin Books - August 3rd, 2021

A New York Times bestseller | Soon to be a major motion picture from Steven Spielberg at Amblin Entertainment

“Witty, endearing and greatly entertaining.” —Wall Street Journal
 


Gender Queer: A Memoir By Maia Kobabe Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781549304002
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Published: Oni Press - May 28th, 2019

2020 ALA Alex Award Winner
2020 Stonewall — Israel Fishman Non-fiction Award Honor Book

In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir pronouns, thought that a comic of reading statistics would be the last autobiographical comic e would ever write. At the time, it was the only thing e felt comfortable with strangers knowing about em. Now, Gender Queer is here.


Franny and Zooey By J. D. Salinger Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780316769495
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 1st, 1991

"Perhaps the best book by the foremost stylist of his generation" (New York Times), J. D. Salinger's Franny and Zooey collects two works of fiction about the Glass family originally published in The New Yorker.


The Couple Next Door: A Novel By Shari Lapena Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735221109
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Published: Penguin Books - May 30th, 2017

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Another thrilling domestic suspense novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Not a Happy Family

“The twists come as fast [as] you can turn the pages.” —People


Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011 By Lizzy Goodman Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062233103
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Published: Dey Street Books - November 13th, 2018

Joining the ranks of the classics Please Kill Me, Our Band Could Be Your Life, and Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, an intriguing oral history of the post-9/11 decline of the old-guard music industry and rebirth of the New York rock scene, led by a group of iconoclastic rock bands.


Ocean State By Stewart O'Nan Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802162335
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Published: Grove Press - March 7th, 2023

Set in a working-class town on the Rhode Island coast, O'Nan's latest is a crushing, beautifully written, and profoundly compelling novel about sisters, mothers, and daughters, and the terrible things love makes us do.


Bad Gays: A Homosexual History By Huw Lemmey, Ben Miller Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781839763281
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Published: Verso - May 30th, 2023

These “very funny-deep dives into the lives of the most dastardly queer people in history” offer a passionate argument for rethinking gay politics beyond identity (Vogue).

What can we learn from the homosexual villains, failures, and baddies of our past?


Against White Feminism: Notes on Disruption By Rafia Zakaria Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781324035992
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 20th, 2022

A radically inclusive, intersectional, and transnational approach to the fight for women’s rights.


The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat: And Other Clinical Tales By Oliver Sacks Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593466674
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Published: Vintage - September 14th, 2021

In his most extraordinary book, the bestselling author of Awakenings and "poet laureate of medicine” (The New York Times) recounts the case histories of patients inhabiting the compelling world of neurological disorders, from those who are no longer able to recognize common objects to those who gain extraordinary new skills.


Iris Kelly Doesn't Date By Ashley Herring Blake Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593550571
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Published: Berkley - October 24th, 2023

A fake relationship after a horrible one-night stand is anything but an act in this witty and heartfelt new romantic comedy by Ashley Herring Blake.
 


killing rage: Ending Racism By bell hooks Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780805050271
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - October 15th, 1996

“hooks’s books help us not only to decolonize our minds, souls, and bodies; on a deeper level, they touch our lives.” —Cornel West


Symphony of Secrets: A novel By Brendan Slocumb Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593315453
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Published: Vintage - January 23rd, 2024

A gripping page-turner from the celebrated author of book club favorite The Violin Conspiracy: Music professor Bern Hendricks discovers a shocking secret about the most famous American composer of all time—his music may have been stolen from a Black Jazz Age prodigy named Josephine Reed.


Heart Is A Lonely Hunter By Carson McCullers Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780618526413
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Published: Mariner Books Classics - April 21st, 2004

The beloved classic that turned Carson McCullers into an overnight literary sensation and one of the Modern Library's top 20 novels of the 20th century.

“A remarkable book…From the opening page, brilliant in its establishment of mood, character, and suspense, the book takes hold of the reader.”


The Bell Jar By Sylvia Plath Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780060837020
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - August 2nd, 2005

One of The Atlantic’s Great American Novels

A realistic and emotional novel about a woman battling mental illness and societal pressures written by the iconic American writer Sylvia Plath.


The Art Thief: A True Story of Love, Crime, and a Dangerous Obsession By Michael Finkel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525657323
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Published: Knopf - June 27th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • One of the most remarkable true-crime narratives of the twenty-first century: the story of the world’s most prolific art thief, Stéphane Breitwieser. • “The Art Thief, like its title character, has confidence, élan, and a great sense of timing."—The New Yorker


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Sister, Maiden, Monster By Lucy A. Snyder Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250825650
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Published: Tor Nightfire - February 21st, 2023

“Absolutely recommended for readers of the cosmic and gloriously horrific.” ―Seanan McGuire, New York TImes bestselling author


The Woman in Cabin 10 By Ruth Ware Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781501132957
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - April 11th, 2017

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER

FROM THE AUTHOR OF IN A DARK, DARK WOOD

Featured in TheSkimm

An Entertainment Weekly “Summer Must List” Pick

A New York Post “Summer Must-Read” Pick

Included in Summer Book Guides from Bustle, Oprah.com, PureWow, and USA TODAY


Good Girls Don't Die By Christina Henry Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593638194
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Published: Berkley - November 14th, 2023

A sharp-edged, supremely twisty thriller about three women who find themselves trapped inside stories they know aren’t their own, from the author of Alice and Near the Bone.


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Book Lovers By Emily Henry Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593334836
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Published: Berkley - May 3rd, 2022

“One of my favorite authors.”—Colleen Hoover

An insightful, delightful, instant #1 New York Times bestseller from the author of Beach Read and People We Meet on Vacation.


Slow Horses (Deluxe Edition) (Slough House #1) By Mick Herron Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781641292979
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Published: Soho Crime - November 24th, 2020

Now an Apple Original series streaming on Apple TV+ starring Gary Oldman and Kristin Scott Thomas.

Welcome to the thrilling and unnervingly prescient world of the slow horses. This team of MI5 agents is united by one common bond: They've screwed up royally and will do anything to redeem themselves.


Carrie By Stephen King Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780307743664
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Published: Vintage - August 30th, 2011

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • 50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY MARGARET ATWOOD •  Stephen King's legendary debut, the bestselling smash hit that put him on the map as one of America's favorite writers • In a world where bullies rule, one girl holds a secret power.


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


Circe By Madeline Miller Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316556323
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 14th, 2020

This #1 New York Times bestseller is a "bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story" that brilliantly reimagines the life of Circe, formidable sorceress of The Odyssey (Alexandra Alter, TheNew York Times).

In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born.


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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


Love in the Time of Serial Killers By Alicia Thompson Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593438657
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Published: Berkley - August 16th, 2022

One of Cosmopolitan's Best Romance Novels Ever

Turns out that reading nothing but true crime isn't exactly conducive to modern dating—and one woman is going to have to learn how to give love a chance when she's used to suspecting the worst.

 


It Happened One Summer: A Novel (Bellinger Sisters #1) By Tessa Bailey Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063045651
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Published: Avon - July 13th, 2021

The first in a spicy and unforgettable rom-com duology from #1 New York Times bestseller and tik tok favorite Tessa Bailey, in which a Hollywood “It Girl” is cut off from her wealthy family and exiled to a small Pacific Northwest beach town... where she butts heads with a surly, sexy local who thinks she doesn’t belong. 


Girl, Interrupted: A Memoir By Susanna Kaysen Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780679746041
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Published: Vintage - April 19th, 1994

30th ANNIVERSARY EDITION NATIONAL BESTSELLER • In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she'd never seen before, eighteen-year-old Susanna Kaysen was put in a taxi and sent to McLean Hospital. Her memoir of the next two years is a "poignant, honest ... triumphantly funny ... and heartbreaking story" (The New York Times Book Review).


Becoming Eve: My Journey from Ultra-Orthodox Rabbi to Transgender Woman By Abby Stein Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781580059169
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Published: Seal Press - November 12th, 2019

The powerful coming-of-age story of an ultra-Orthodox child who was born to become a rabbinic leader and instead became a woman