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A Deadly Education: A Novel (The Scholomance #1) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593128503
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Published: Del Rey - May 4th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Uprooted and Spinning Silver comes the first book of the Scholomance trilogy, the story of an unwilling dark sorceress who is destined to rewrite the rules of magic.


Goat Song: A Seasonal Life, A Short History of Herding, and the Art of Making Cheese Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781416561002
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Published: Scribner - June 8th, 2010

Goat Song is the story of a year in the life of a couple who abandoned their one-bedroom apartment in New York City to live on seventy-five acres in Vermont and raise Nubian goats. In poetic, reverent detail, Brad Kessler explores our ancient relationship to the land and our gradual alienation from the animals that feed us.


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A Big Storm Knocked It Over: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063046436
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 20th, 2021

“Laurie Colwin’s beautiful final book, A Big Storm Knocked It Over, is funny and moving and rich with complicated happiness—a love story for anyone who tends to overthink things, a comic novel about trying to find a place in the world.” — Maile Meloy, author of Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It


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How to Be an Antiracist Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509288
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Published: One World - August 13th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a “groundbreaking” (Time) approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society—and in ourselves.


The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a  Very Famous Family Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781681376073
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Published: New York Review Books - June 22nd, 2021


A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2021

A WALL STREET JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF 2021

A KIRKUS BEST FICTION BOOK OF 2021

"Absorbing, delightful, hilarious, breathtaking and the best and most relevant novel I’ve read in what feels like forever."  —Taffy Brodesser-Akner, The New York Times Book Review


No Fuzzball! Cover Image
By Isabella Kung, Isabella Kung (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338565423
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Published: Orchard Books - August 4th, 2020

"A seriously spoiled + mischievous kitty gets a dose of reality when her family leaves for the day. When are her “loyal subjects” coming back? What has gotten into them!?" - Olivia at Bank Square Books


Mother Daughter Widow Wife: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781982139506
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Published: Scribner - July 13th, 2021

*Finalist for the 2021 Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction​*

From the author of Girls on Fire comes a “sharp and soulful and ferociously insightful” (Leslie Jamison) novel centered around a woman with no memory, the scientists studying her, and the daughter who longs to understand.

Wendy Doe is a woman with no past and no future.


Winter's Orbit Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250758842
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Published: Tor Books - December 28th, 2021

A Sunday Times Bestseller!

“Sparks fly” (NPR) in Everina Maxwell’s gut-wrenching and romantic space opera debut.


We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781538746851
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 14th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Named One of The Best Books of 2020 by NPR's Fresh Air * Publishers Weekly * Marie Claire * Redbook * Vogue * Kirkus Reviews * Book Riot * Bustle

A Recommended Book by The New York Times * The Washington Post * Booklist * The Boston Globe * Amazon * Goodreads * Buzzfeed * Town & Country * Refinery29 * BookRiot * CrimeReads


Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501144325
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Published: Scribner - June 19th, 2018

Why We Sleep is an important and fascinating book…Walker taught me a lot about this basic activity that every person on Earth needs.


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World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781571313652
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 8th, 2020

A New York Times Best Seller
Barnes & Noble 2020 Book of the Year
A Kirkus Prize Finalist for Nonfiction
A Southern Book Prize Finalist
An NPR Best Book of 2020
An Esquire Best Book of 2020
A BookPage Best Book of 2020
A New York Public Library Best Book of 2020


Some Faraway Place: A Bright Sessions Novel (The Bright Sessions #3) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250297570
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Published: Tor Teen - September 28th, 2021

Some Faraway Place, the third Bright Sessions novel from creator Lauren Shippen, features Rose, who has her humdrum life flipped upside down when she starts to travel into dreams.

Rose’s mother can see the future. Her father can move things with his mind. Her brother, Aaron, can read thoughts. And Rose, well… she makes a mean spaghetti bolognese.


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The Daughter's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501187940
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Published: Washington Square Press - January 7th, 2020

From the internationally bestselling author of The German Girl, an unforgettable, “searing” (People) saga exploring a hidden piece of World War II history and the lengths a mother will go to protect her children—perfect for fans of Lilac Girls, We Were the Lucky Ones, and The Alice Network.

Seven decades of secrets unravel w


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The Birds of Opulence (Kentucky Voices) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780813174990
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Published: University Press of Kentucky - February 23rd, 2018

From the critically acclaimed, award-winning author of Blackberries, Blackberries and Water Street comes an astonishing new novel. A lyrical exploration of love and loss, The Birds of Opulence centers on several generations of women in a bucolic southern black township as they live with and sometimes surrender to madness.


Winter Counts: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062968951
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Published: Ecco - July 6th, 2021

ANTHONY AWARD WINNER FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL

THRILLER AWARD WINNER FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL

EDGAR AWARD NOMINEE FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL


Behind the Red Door: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982130404
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Published: Atria Books - May 18th, 2021

A haunting thriller” (PopSugar) about a woman who believes that she has a connection to a decades old kidnapping and begins a frantic investigation to find out what really happened when the victim goes missing again.

When Fern Douglas sees the news about Astrid Sullivan, a thirty-four-year-old missing woman from Maine, she is positive that she


A Conspiracy of Truths Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534412811
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - July 23rd, 2019

A wrongfully imprisoned storyteller spins stories from his jail cell that just might have the power to save him—and take down a corrupt government.

Arrested on accusations of witchcraft and treason, Chant finds himself trapped in a cold, filthy jail cell in a foreign land.


All Adults Here: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781594634703
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 13th, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK!
"In a time when all we want is hope, it’s a beautiful book to reach for." -Jenna Bush Hager

“Literary sunshine.”—New York Times

“The queen of the summer novel.”—Entertainment Weekly


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Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781455563920
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 14th, 2017

A New York Times Top Ten Book of the Year and National Book Award finalist, Pachinko is an "extraordinary epic" of four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family as they fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan (San Francisco Chronicle).


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Miracle Creek: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250251305
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Published: Picador - April 7th, 2020

WINNER OF THE EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL

The “gripping… page-turner” (Time) hitting all the best of summer reading lists, Miracle Creek is perfect for book clubs and fans of Liane Moriarty and Celeste Ng


How far will you go to protect your family? Will you keep their secrets? Ignore their lies?


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Raymie Nightingale Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763696917
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Published: Candlewick - April 10th, 2018

Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo returns to her roots in this 2016 National Book Award Finalist — a moving, masterful story of an unforgettable friendship.


Wow, No Thank You.: Essays Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780525563488
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Published: Vintage - March 31st, 2020

Winner of 2021 Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Nonfiction #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From Samantha Irby, beloved author of We Are Never Meeting in Real Life, a rip-roaring, edgy and unabashedly raunchy new collection of hilarious essays.


Oryx and Crake (The MaddAddam Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780385721677
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Published: Anchor - March 30th, 2004

NATIONAL BESTSELLER At once an unforgettable love story and a compelling vision of the futurefrom the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale


The Grief Keeper Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514022
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - June 11th, 2019

This stunning YA debut is a timely and heartfelt speculative narrative about healing, faith, and freedom.


Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
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ISBN: 9781982167356
Published: Atria Books - July 6th, 2021

In this “fun, page-turner of a novel” (Sarah Haywood, New York Times bestselling author) that’s perfect for fans of Mostly Dead Things and Goodbye, Vitamin, a morbidly anxious young woman stumbles into a job as a receptionist at a Catholic church and soon finds herself obsessed with her predecessor’s mysterious death.


One Last Stop Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250244499
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 1st, 2021

*INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*
*INSTANT USA TODAY BESTSELLER*
*INSTANT #1 INDIE BESTSELLER*


From the New York Times bestselling author of Red, White & Royal Blue comes a new romantic comedy that will stop readers in their tracks...


Bunny: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
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ISBN: 9780525559757
Published: Penguin Books - June 9th, 2020

"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

"A wild, audacious and ultimately unforgettable novel." Michael Schaub, Los Angeles Times 


Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky (A Tristan Strong Novel, Book 1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781368042413
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - September 22nd, 2020

Winner of a Coretta Scott King Author Honor
Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Kwame Mbalia's epic fantasy, a middle grade American Gods set in a richly-imagined world populated with African American folk heroes and West African gods.


Milk Fed: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982142506
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Published: Scribner - August 3rd, 2021

Named a Best Book of the Year by Entertainment Weekly, Vogue, Time, Esquire, BookPage, and more

This darkly hilarious and “delicious new novel that ravishes with sex and food” (The Boston Globe) from the acclaimed author of The Pisces an


Firekeeper's Daughter Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250766564
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 16th, 2021

A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB YA PICK

An Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller

Soon to be adapted at Netflix for TV with President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's production company, Higher Ground.

“One of this year's most buzzed about young adult novels.” —Good Morning America


My Dark Vanessa: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062941510
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 2nd, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 

“[An] exceedingly complex, inventive, resourceful examination of harm and power.” —The New York Times Book Review, Editors’ Choice


Hardly Haunted Cover Image
By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534441705
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 20th, 2021

From the bestselling creator of Not Quite Narwhal comes a delightfully spooky story about an old house who wants to be a home…even if her new family isn’t what she expected.

House has a problem.

She’s a little spooky. She’s a little cobwebby. Oh, no! What if she’s haunted?

She’s not sure, but…her hinges creak.


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Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812978902
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 5th, 2018

"Good Overview of our long history of unreasonable behavior. How we got here!" - Dan at Bank Square Books


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The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101911532
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Published: Vintage - January 30th, 2018

A National Geographic Best Book of the Year 

National Bestseller


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Animal Wife Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781597098847
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Published: Red Hen Press - September 8th, 2020

"In villages where women bore most of the weight of a constricted life, witches flew by night on broomsticks," said Italo Calvino of the way imagination bridges the gap between everyday existence and an idealized alternative.


The Sympathizer: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802124944
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Published: Grove Press - April 12th, 2016

Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
Winner of the 2016 Edgar Award for Best First Novel
Winner of the 2016 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction

" A] remarkable debut novel." --Philip Caputo, New York Times Book Review (cover review)


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Darkness at Noon: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501161315
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Published: Scribner - September 17th, 2019

"Guy is silenced (and coerced) by a political apparatus that will do anything to enforce its beliefs. First written in 1940 and not at all applicable to this day and age (cc sarcasm). A great thrilling read." - Douglas at BSB.


The Great Offshore Grounds: A novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984899576
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Published: Vintage - June 29th, 2021

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD NOMINEE A wildly original, cross-country novel that subverts a long tradition of family narratives and casts new light on the mythologies—national, individual, and collective—that drive and define us.


The Capybaras Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771647823
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Published: Greystone Kids - April 13th, 2021

Named a Best Book of the Year by Kirkus and the New York Public Library

"Purely exquisite."--Kirkus (Starred)

For kids ages 4-8, a charming and hilarious tale about capybaras: the beloved animal sensation capturing children's hearts


God I Feel Modern Tonight: Poems from a Gal About Town Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593318331
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Published: Knopf - February 2nd, 2021

Poems of heartbreak and sex, self-care and self-critique, urban adventures and love on the road from the millennial quarantine queen and comedy sensation.
 
in L.A. we got naked and swam in the ocean
we ate cured meats and carrots
& sat in the back of a red pickup truck
like we were in a film where two old friends fight


The Way She Blooms Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780578684291
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Published: Grace Gegenheimer - July 24th, 2020

'The Way She Blooms' is the long-awaited debut poetry collection of grace gegenheimer. These are the poems, the experiences and the wisdom from her 26 years of life featuring themes of childhood, growth, spirituality and nature.


Marshmallow & Jordan Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250300614
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Published: First Second - October 26th, 2021

Alina Chau's Marshmallow & Jordan is a middle-grade graphic novel about a disabled, sports-loving Jordan, and the magical elephant named Marshmallow who she befriends.


L'Origine: The Secret Life of the World's Most Erotic Masterpiece Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781954854147
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Published: Girl Friday Books - October 12th, 2021

"L'Origine got me hooked--what a story Milgrom brings the reader right along on her adventures as a copyist of one of the most well-known paintings in all the world." --Harriet Welty Rochefort, author of French Fried, French Toast, Joie de Vivre, and Final Transgression

The riveting odyssey of one of the world's most scandalous works of art.


Things I Learned from Falling: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063070172
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Published: HarperOne - May 25th, 2021

The gripping first-person account of one woman's survival in Joshua Tree National Park against the odds.


French Like Moi: A Midwesterner in Paris Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781609521837
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Published: Travelers' Tales - July 7th, 2020

A Midwest Indie Bestseller


The Faceless Old Woman Who Secretly Lives in Your Home: A Welcome to Night Vale Novel Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780062889003
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 24th, 2020

“A chilling ghost story. . . . A decades long, globe-spanning saga of adventure, betrayal, love, and fate [about] one of Welcome to Night Vale’s most enigmatic and terrifying characters. . . How these stories converge and how the narrator becomes immortal are merciless in their ingenuity and immensely satisfying. . . .


The Lady's Guide to Celestial Mechanics: Feminine Pursuits Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062931795
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Published: Avon Impulse - July 23rd, 2019

As Lucy Muchelney watches her ex-lover’s sham of a wedding, she wishes herself anywhere else. It isn’t until she finds a letter from the Countess of Moth, looking for someone to translate a groundbreaking French astronomy text, that she knows where to go. Showing up at the Countess’ London home, she hoped to find a challenge, not a woman who takes her breath away.


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Crazy Brave: A Memoir Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393345438
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 29th, 2013

"Harjo's writing is beautifully poetic (she is the current Poet Laureate), you won't want to put it down. Her coming of age narrative is near universally understandable and filled with witty remarks that'll have you grinning from ear to ear one moment and tearing up the next." - Jack at Bank Square Books


Transcendent Kingdom: A novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984899767
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Published: Vintage - July 6th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Yaa Gyasi's stunning follow-up to her acclaimed novel Homegoing is "a book of blazing brilliance" (The Washington Post)—a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama.

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK! • Finalist for the WOMEN'S PRIZE


Big Summer: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501133527
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Published: Washington Square Press - April 6th, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Sexy and satisfying, Big Summer is the perfect quarantine read.” —USA TODAY

“The beach read to end all beach reads.” —Entertainment Weekly

“Big fun, and then some.


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Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316508896
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 25th, 2018

A breathtaking, enchanting new series by debut author Jessica Townsend, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world--but is then tested beyond her wildest imagination.


To Break a Covenant Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781645672067
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Published: Page Street Kids - September 21st, 2021

Debut voice Alison Ames delivers with a chilling, feminist thriller, perfect for fans of Wilder Girls and Sawkill Girls.


The Poet X Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062662811
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Published: Quill Tree Books - April 7th, 2020

Winner of the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the Michael L. Printz Award, and the Pura Belpré Award!


Hurricane Child (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338129311
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 1st, 2019

Prepare to be swept up by this exquisite novel that reminds us that grief and love can open the world in mystical ways.

Winner of the Stonewall Book AwardWinner of the Lambda Literary AwardCaroline Murphy is a Hurricane Child.Being born during a hurricane is unlucky, and 12-year-old Caroline has had her share of bad luck lately.


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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (with bonus content): A Novel Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780812983586
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 12th, 2012

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The epic, beloved novel of two boy geniuses dreaming up superheroes in New York’s Golden Age of comics, now with special bonus material by the author—soon to be a Showtime limited series
 


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Lumberjanes Vol. 1: Beware The Kitten Holy Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781608866878
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Published: BOOM! Box - April 7th, 2015

Five best friends spending the summer at Lumberjane scout camp...defeating yetis, three-eyed wolves, and giant falcons...what’s not to love?!

Friendship to the max! Jo, April, Mal, Molly and Ripley are five best pals determined to have an awesome summer together...and they’re not gonna let any insane quest or an array of supernatural critters get in their way!


Seafire Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780451478825
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Published: Razorbill - June 11th, 2019

"One of the year's most anticipated new fantasies." --Entertainment Weekly

"A fast-paced, thrilling tale." --BuzzFeed

"The best kind of fantasy. . . . impossible to put down." --Paste

"[Seafire] will leave readers craving more." --School Library Connection, starred review


Estranged Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062653864
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Published: HarperAlley - August 7th, 2018

Rising star author-illustrator Ethan M. Aldridge delivers a fantasy adventure with all the makings of a classic. Illustrated with over two-hundred pages of watercolor paintings, this epic graphic novel is perfect for fans of Amulet.


Beetle & the Hollowbones Cover Image
By Aliza Layne, Aliza Layne (Illustrator), Kristen Acampora (Assisted by), Natalie Riess (Assisted by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534441545
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 2020

A Stonewall Honor Book

An enchanting, riotous, and playfully illustrated debut graphic novel following a young goblin trying to save her best friend from the haunted mall—perfect for fans of Steven Universe and Adventure Time.

In the eerie town of ‘Allows, some people get to be magical sorceresses, while other people have their s


All Systems Red: The Murderbot Diaries Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780765397539
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Published: Tordotcom - May 2nd, 2017

Winner: 2018 Hugo Award for Best Novella
Winner: 2018 Nebula Award for Best Novella
Winner: 2018 Alex Award
Winner: 2018 Locus Award
One of the Verge's Best Books of 2017
A New York Times and USA Today Bestseller


Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375725845
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Published: Vintage - February 13th, 2001

An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind’s classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man’s indulgence in his greatest passion—his sense of smell—leads to murder.


Love Your Body: Your body can do amazing things... Cover Image
By Jessica Sanders, Carol Rossetti (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780711252424
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 3rd, 2020

* 2021 Notable Social Studies Trade Books *

What if every young girl loved her body? Love Your Body encourages you to admire and celebrate your body for all the amazing things it can do (like laugh, cry, hug, and feel) and to help you see that you are so much more than your body.


Bodies come in all different forms and abilities.


Cinderella Is Dead Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781547606641
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - June 29th, 2021

"Wholly original and captivating." - Brigid Kemmerer, New York Times bestselling author of A Curse So Dark and Lonely

Girls team up to overthrow the kingdom in this unique and powerful retelling of Cinderella from a stunning new voice that's perfect for fans of Dhonielle Clayton and Melissa Albert.


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Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735224315
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Published: Penguin Books - May 7th, 2019

The #1 New York Times bestseller!

Now a Hulu original series starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington.

“I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting.” —Jodi Picoult


The Changeling: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812985870
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Published: One World - March 6th, 2018

“[This] haunting tale weaves a mesmerizing web around fatherhood, racism, horrific anxieties and even To Kill a Mockingbird. And the backdrop for this rich phantasmagoria? The boroughs of New York.”—The New York Times


The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water Cover Image
By Zen Cho
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250269256
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Published: Tordotcom - June 23rd, 2020

A 2021 Locus Award Finalist!

A Lambda Literary Award Finalist


A Book Riot Must-Read Fantasy of 2020

Amazon's Best of 2020 So Far


“Fantastic, defiant, utterly brilliant.” —Ken Liu


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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


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Daughter of Smoke & Bone Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780316459181
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 1st, 2020

 A Time Magazine 100 Best YA Books of All Time Selection

In a nation on the brink of war, a young art student's star-crossed love begins to bloom in the first book of the New York Times bestselling epic fantasy trilogy by award-winning author Laini Taylor.

Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who hav


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Published: Hogarth - February 18th, 2020

NOW AN EMMY-NOMINATED HULU ORIGINAL SERIES • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A stunning novel about the transformative power of relationships” (People) from the author of Conversations with Friends, “a master of the literary page-turner” (J. Courtney Sullivan).
 


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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - June 2nd, 2020

The sexy, action-packed first book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Court of Thorns and Roses series from Sarah J. Maas.


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Soon to be a Netflix film starring Millie Bobbie Brown! In this feminist, suspenseful thriller the daughter of a con artist is taken hostage in a bank heist—and will need to tap into all her skills in order to survive.

A BUSTLE, REFINERY29, COSMOPOLITAN, BUZZFEED and MARIE CLAIRE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK of 2021


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Published: Quirk Books - May 25th, 2021

“This funny and fresh take on a classic tale manages to comment on gender roles, racial disparities, and white privilege all while creeping me all the way out. So good.”—Zakiya Dalila Harris, author of The Other Black Girl


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The Family Upstairs: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Atria Books - June 2nd, 2020

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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“Rich, dark, and intricately twisted, this enthralling whodunit mixes family saga with domestic noir to brilliantly chilling effect.” —Ruth Ware, New York Times bestselling author

“A haunting, atmospheric, stay-up-way


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Published: Anchor - July 30th, 2019

NOMINATED FOR THE 2019 BOOKER PRIZE 
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Published: Flame Tree Press - June 22nd, 2021

"In the age of phony fiction, V. Castro is the voice of authenticity; una voz que lucha por la igualdad. Dark, atmospheric, sexy, and dangerous, her fiction brings readers her unfiltered Latinx essence and a unique pulpy flavor. Her work matters.