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Hark Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501146060
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 15th, 2019

A brilliant send-up of our contemporary culture from Sam Lipsyte, the critically acclaimed author of Home Land, centered around an unwitting mindfulness guru and the phenomenon he initiates.

In an America convulsed by political upheaval, cultural discord, environmental collapse, and spiritual confusion, many folks are searching for peace, salvation, and—per


It Started in June Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496714220
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Published: Kensington - May 29th, 2018

Susan Kietzman’s engrossing and thought-provoking novel explores the choices and revelations that come with life’s most unexpected events.
 


What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399590856
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Published: One World - February 5th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • The dramatic story of the Flint water crisis, by a relentless physician who stood up to power.

“Stirring . . . [a] blueprint for all those who believe . . . that ‘the world . . . should be full of people raising their voices.’”—The New York Times


The Daughter's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501187933
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Published: Atria Books - May 7th, 2019

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

“[B]reathtakingly threaded together from start to finish with the sound of a beating heart.” —The New York Times

“Searing.” —People

“Immersive, both heartbreaking and redemptive, steeped in harrowing historical events and heroic acts of compassion that will have you refl


Science Comics: Volcanoes: Fire and Life Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781626723603
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Published: First Second - November 15th, 2016

Get ready to explore the depths of the ocean, the farthest reaches of space, and everything in between! Volcanic eruptions, vampire bats, feathered velociraptors, and more await you in SCIENCE COMICS.


The Book of Qualities Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780060962524
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 27th, 1988

From Beauty to Compassion, from Pleasure to Terror, from Resignation to Joy -- here is an insightful exploration of the rich diversity of human qualities. J. Ruth Gendler's evocative book has as its cast of familiar characters our own emotions, brought to life with a poet's wisdom and an artist's perceptive eye.


The Remains of the Day (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679731726
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Published: Vintage - September 12th, 1990

From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, here is the universally acclaimed novel—winner of the Booker Prize and the basis for an award-winning film.
 


A Little Life Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780804172707
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Published: Anchor - January 26th, 2016

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR


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Ordinary Grace: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781451645859
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Published: Atria Books - March 4th, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE 2014 EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL
WINNER OF THE 2014 DILYS AWARD
A SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF 2013

“That was it. That was all of it. A grace so ordinary there was no reason at all to remember it.


Remembering Laughter Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780140252408
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Published: Penguin Books - November 1996

Margaret Stuart, the proud wife of a prosperous Iowa farmer, sets high standards for herself and others. Happy in her marriage, she tries to look the other way when her genial husband, Alec, takes to the bottle.


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The Map of Salt and Stars: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501169052
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Published: Atria Books - March 12th, 2019

This powerful and lyrical debut novel is to Syria what The Kite Runner was to Afghanistan; the story of two girls living eight hundred years apart—a modern-day Syrian refugee seeking safety and an adventurous mapmaker’s apprentice—“perfectly aligns with the cultural moment” (The Providence Journal) and “shows how interconnected two suppos


Tin Man: A Novel Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780735218765
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 9th, 2019

"My favorite book of the year was Tin Man. Sparsely written and achingly beautiful... The most powerful take on love, loss and vulnerability I've read in years." --A Cup of Jo

From internationally bestselling author Sarah Winman comes an unforgettable and heartbreaking novel celebrating love in all its forms, and the little moments that make up the life of one man.