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The Girl from Widow Hills: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781501165429
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 23rd, 2020

"Miranda had me on the edge of my seat! I was unable to put this down. Better yet, I was left guessing until the bitter end.  Read it!" - Anastasia at Bank Square Books


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Winter Counts: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062968944
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Published: Ecco - August 25th, 2020

"This story takes place on the Rosebud Indian reservation where a heroin crime fiction - a fast paced thriller that is so good!" - Annie owner of Bank Square Books and Savoy Bookshop & Café


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Hench: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062978578
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Published: William Morrow - September 22nd, 2020

"This book is a captivating and subversive story of revenge and ambition. It explores the question-- what is the true cost of saving the world? The themes and tropes in HENCH aren’t new but fresh and titled like a villainous smirk." - Dakota at Bank Square Books


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Crying in H Mart Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593396599
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Published: Random House Large Print - April 20th, 2021

From the indie rockstar of Japanese Breakfast fame, and author of the viral 2018 New Yorker essay that shares the title of this book, an unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity.


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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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Bluets Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781940696904
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Published: Wave Books - September 3rd, 2019

"A rumination on the color blue that is at once way, way more than that… and exactly that. Scraps of philosophy, literary criticism, anecdotes, confessions and sex. All woven together into something like a narrative. Visceral and profound." - Douglas at Bank Square Books


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The Arctic Fury Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728215693
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - December 1st, 2020

"This book follows Virginia Reeve through two separate timelines, one where she is on trial for murder, and one where she is the leader of an all female Arctic expedition. This was a unique story of female strength and friendship, and shows the lengths people will go to in order to keep secrets" - Evelyn at Bank Square Books


Rapunzel Cover Image
By Bethan Woollvin, Bethan Woollvin (Illustrator)
$9.15
ISBN: 9781682630037
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Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - October 1st, 2017

"The Princess saves herself in this one! The classic story we all love but now with contemporary illustrations and an updated ending." - Isabella at Bank Square Books


Socialist Realism (Emily Books) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566895514
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Published: Coffee House Press - August 13th, 2019

"In this searing meditation that leaps from discussions of postmodern performance art to the efficacy of revolution to the function of utopias, Low invites the reader to pose questions that have no definite answers." - Jack at Bank Square Books


The Crossing Places (Ruth Galloway Mysteries #1) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780547386065
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Published: Mariner Books - September 28th, 2010

"Forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway digs up bones on the beautiful, remote coast of Norfolk, but she also digs homicide detectives who need her help solving modern murders. If you like a little sassy romance with your mystery, try this series." - Jill at Bank Square Books


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The World Shines for You (A Shine Bright Book) Cover Image
By Jeffrey Burton, Don Clark (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781481496322
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Published: Little Simon - September 5th, 2017

“A Supernova of love.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

A gorgeous keepsake book that shines with emotion and foil on every spread, The World Shines for You is full of illumination and hope—perfect for the youngest readers in your life.

There is a tree in the forest
There are leaves on the wind
There are clouds in the


The Death of Vivek Oji: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525541608
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 4th, 2020

"As a mother tries to unravel the mysterious death of her son, Vivek, she discovers how little she really knew her son. Emezi shows the great lengths people will go to be free." - Katia at Bank Square Books


More Than This Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780763676209
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Published: Candlewick - July 22nd, 2014

"This is a dystopian novel that is less about dystopia and more about figuring out what really matters in life, discovering what is real and not real. The story starts out with Seth’s death. He remembers it; it’s cold, and painful, and he wishes it could just be over. And then it is over, and he finds himself naked and alone, laying on the pathway to his old house in England. How did he get here? Didn’t he die?Where is he? Where is everyone? Why does everything look abandoned? These are just a few of the questions that will haunt Seth throughout the thought-provoking story about love, loss, friendship, and deciding for one’s own self what truly matters in this journey we call life. " - Kelsy, General Manager of Bank Square Books and Savoy


Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393356496
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 1st, 2019

"Want to learn about economics without falling asleep? This is just the book for you!" - Margot at Bank Square Books


Darling Rose Gold Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593100073
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Published: Berkley - January 19th, 2021

"This is a chilling psychological thriller with strong, but mentally unhinged characters. It gives new meaning to the term “dysfunctional family”. Very quick reading!" - Michele at Bank Square Books


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


The Brain: Everything You Need To Know Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781473629370
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Published: Nicholas Brealey - October 6th, 2020

"Detailed, digestible, devourable.

An understandable account of all things “the brain”- how it functions with the outside world, how it works within itself, and why we (people) do the things we do. A must read!" - Ruth at Bank Square Books


The Queen's Gambit (Television Tie-in) (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780593314654
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Published: Vintage - December 15th, 2020

"Loved the Netflix show but sad that the actual chess games weren't shown in greater detail. Fullfill your chess crazing with this classic book from 1983!" - Kate at BSB.


Afropessimism Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781631496141
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Published: Liveright - April 7th, 2020

"Heavy, but necessary reading. The author of 'Incognegro' combines a beautifull written, lyrical memior and critical race metatheory. There's some very poignany ideas in this book that stuck with me after finishing." -Sierra at BSB.


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Prosper's Demon Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781250260512
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Published: Tordotcom - January 28th, 2020

Pitch-black socio-philosophical fable that is at turns hilarious and disturbing with more heft than any 100 page nobella has any right to possess. Gorgeous cover too, right?" - Douglas at BSB.


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Fifty Words for Rain: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781524746360
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Published: Dutton - September 1st, 2020

"If you are a fan of Lisa See you will love this novel. Set in Kyoto, a young girl is dropped off at her royal grandmother's with no history that she knows. A heartbreaking and raw story of a family dynasty, secrets and struggles." -Annie, owner of BSB and Savoy.


Well Played Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984805409
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Published: Berkley - September 22nd, 2020

"Reaissance Faire romance, small town, men in kilts, mistaken identity, long-distance tension-building. Will give you the warm fuzzies." -Olivia at BSB


Sea Wife: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525656494
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Published: Knopf - April 28th, 2020

A New York Times Notable Book


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Ninefox Gambit Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781781084496
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Published: Solaris - June 14th, 2016

"Such an immersive universe. I named my cat Shuos Mikodez afer one of the main characters in Raven Stratagem. A little confusing at first but worth it." - Kate at BSB.


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Ikenga Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593113523
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020

"This is a story that deals with heavy issues through the lens of a 12-year-old boy. Not too "kiddy" or "adult", this gives the respect and consideration needed. Pain of losing a father, changing bodies (strength) and mythology combine to make an unforgettable tale." - Kate at BSB.


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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.


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Signs Preceding the End of the World Cover Image
By Yuri Herrera, Lisa Dillman (Translator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781908276421
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Published: And Other Stories - March 10th, 2015

"A young woman crosses over from one world to another in search of her brother. Poetic and sparse and unforgettable. Makina is a protagonist you will take with you wherever you go. Like, say, the Underworld." - Douglas at Bank Square Books


Dead Style: A Long Strange Trip into the Magical World of Tie-Dye Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419742910
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Published: Abrams Image - July 7th, 2020

"Something's shakin' on Shakedown Street... an in-depth look at the style culture of Dead shows from the very cool, Mister Mort. A must if you like hippie culture, fashion, anthropology or photography." - Anastasia at Bank Square Books


Spark Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780358206385
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Published: Clarion Books - June 9th, 2020

"This is the perfect book to inspire any quiet kid to be heard while remaining true to themselves. Quiet kids can change the world without changing who they are intrinsically." - Kate at Bank Square Books


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This Is Chance!: The Shaking of an All-American City, A Voice That Held It Together Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525509912
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Published: Random House - March 24th, 2020

"Love this book! A true story of a woman of amazing resilence and strength during the 1964 Alaska earthquake. Vivid scenes, true humanity and kindness. A really well told story of humanity." - Annie at Bank Square Books and Savoy Bookshop


She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781982157289
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Published: Scribner - October 13th, 2020

"Calling all Dolly fans! A deeply personal analysis of Dolly's life and the way she represents lower-class women in ways no one else does. Mixed with tales from Smarsh's own childhood. This book screams 'girl power' in the best possible way." - Isabella at Bank Square Books


Dear Haiti, Love Alaine Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781335777096
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Published: Inkyard Press - September 3rd, 2019

"This is a fun story about the upper class in Haiti, a brilliantly down-to-earth girl who visits there and an OLD FAMILY CURSE! Alaine is someone I want to be friends with." - Kate at Bank Square Books


Questions I Am Asked about the Holocaust Cover Image
By Hédi Fried, Alice Olsson (Translator)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781947534599
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Published: Scribe Us - April 2nd, 2019

"Open and honest answers to questions that need to be examined. Required reading for every member of human race. An amazing account of resilience and compassion." - Tammy at Bank Square Books


The Reckless Oath We Made Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525541851
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 25th, 2020

"Zee doesn't fully understand why Gentry is always around, speaking Middle English and calling himself her champion. But when Zee's sister is abducted, she finally realizes that she might need to rely on someone other than herself to get her back." - Evelyn at Bank Square Books


The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780292745483
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Published: University of Texas Press - September 15th, 2015

Before her best-selling cookbook, 'Jubilee,' Tipton-Martin gave faces and voices to the women of color - and their female European overseers - who for decades were responsible for the 'feeding of the South as well as... birthing and nurturing replacement generations.' She shines a new light on these women who created the beloved Southern foodways America now holds so dear." - Jill at Bank Square Books


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Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780385543767
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Published: Doubleday - April 7th, 2020

"An amazing story and emotional journey. Six of the twelve children born into the Galvin family between 1945 and 1965 were diagnosed with schizophrenia. It's non-fiction and reads like fiction. The Galvin's were one of the first families studied by the National Institute of Mental Health so there's a lot of medical and scientific information included. It's heart-breaking but an eye-opener." - Sue Bank Square Books


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


The Cider House Rules: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780345417947
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 23rd, 1997

"Dr. Wilbur Larch is ahead of his time with his progressive beliefs in female reprodutive health. This story follows his life worling at St. Cloud's orphanage and it exposes the harsh realities of life as a woman, an orphan and a minority from the pre-and-post WWII era." - Katia


A Room Called Earth: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143135456
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Published: Penguin Books - August 18th, 2020

Ryan's writing is hard to put down. She loves each of the characters she creates which makes them all the more engaging. Ryan is an autistic author and her protagonist is as well. Their message of self love is one we could all take into our lives and better ourselves because of it. - Jack


Enter the Aardvark Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316536158
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - March 24th, 2020

Hilarious, pre-pandemic, contemporary American political satire with a giant taxidermied aardvark in a pivotal role. If you can still laugh at avarice, self obsessive and aggressive, power hunger disguised as public service, this one's for you. - Jill


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The Women in Black: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781982134082
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Published: Scribner - February 11th, 2020

“The book I most often give as a gift to cheer people up.” —Hilary Mantel

“Tart, beguiling, witty and compassionate, Madeleine St.


Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy, and the Fear of Female Power Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781612197920
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Published: Melville House - August 13th, 2019

Witches, mythical monsters, vampires, oh my! These are all things women have been portrayed as accused of being throughout history. Doyle does a phenomenal job of chronicling these tales/ representations spun by the patriarchy and debunking many of them. A feminist must-read! - Anastasia


The Slave Ship: A Human History Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143114253
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Published: Penguin Books - September 30th, 2008

Humanizes the horrors of the Middle Passage. Illuminates those who fought  back, took part, survived and were lost. Delves into the "floating dungeons" that were slave ships. - Olivia


The White Card: A Play Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781555978396
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 19th, 2019

There could not be a more griping or necessary play for the current age. Rankine examines the true motivations of white upper class philanthropy, specifically an art collector with a penchant for pieces depicting black suffering. - Isabella


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Family Happiness Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780060958978
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Published: Harper Perennial - December 5th, 2000

What is family happiness? Colwin walks in through a family torn apart by the wife's affair and throws out the question - what is family happiness or what you once believed it was? Colwin is her best! - Annie


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Modern Fantasy Cover Image
By Rafer Roberts, Kristen Gudsnuk (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781506707518
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Published: Dark Horse Books - January 22nd, 2019

Amazing artwork and a fun concept. Great quick read! - Kate


Cold Storage: A Novel Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780063023345
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Published: Ecco - July 28th, 2020

Written by the screenwriter for Jurassic Park this book masterfully combines bio-horror and sly humor. This book is a thrill to read! You'll never think about a mushroom the same way after this... - Dakota


An Absolutely Remarkable Thing: A Novel (The Carls #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781524743468
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Published: Dutton - July 30th, 2019

When giant robot statues show up in all of Earth's major cities, April Way's video about the phenomenon goes viral and she becomes instantly famous. This book is a commentary on human nature in the digital age with hints of sci-fi. I highly recommend it. - Evelyn


A Taste of Sage: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062974846
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - May 19th, 2020

Lumi is a chef you will fall in love with! She has the unique ability to taste food and know the emotion of the chef in the moemnt it was made. This works out fine for her... Until she goes to work for the mercurial chef Julien Dax. Lumi vows not to go near his exquisite yet volatile food, but how long can she ignore their intensifying connection? - Abby


The City in the Middle of the Night Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780765379979
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Published: Tor Books - February 11th, 2020

On the planet January, each side is constantly in light or darkness. The only way humans have been able to settle is in protected cities, but then Sophie is excluded to the dark outside... and lives. - Kate


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Third Policeman (John F. Byrne Irish Literature) Cover Image
By Flann O'Brien, Denis Donoghue (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781564782144
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Published: Dalkey Archive Press - March 1st, 1999

A supremely funny, dark, dreadful, deeply Irish novel unlike anything you've ever read.There are spoilers in the introduction, fair warning. As good as Beckett or Houce if not better. This is my favorite novel of all-time. GO on and properly disarrange your senses." - Douglas at Bank Square Books


Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780465060689
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Published: Basic Books - September 5th, 2017

A classic and essential reading towards understanding the dynamics of race in America and the psychology behind it. Direct and accessible language makes this a read for anyone and everyone. A must read for anyone struggling to find the language to talk about race. Anti-racism fuel! - Olivia at Bank Square Books


Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780425290439
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Published: Kokila - September 3rd, 2019

A young woman crosses over from one world to another in search of her brother. Poetic and sparse and unforgettable. Makins is a protagonist you will want to take with you wherever you go. Like say, the Underworld. - Douglas at Bank Square Books


Deja Dead: 10th Anniversary Edition (A Temperance Brennan Novel #1) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781416570981
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Published: Scribner - October 23rd, 2007

The first book of The Temperance Brennan Series - upon which the TV series "Bones" is based - is a tense delicious crime drama that leaves you wanting more. Reichs is a real forensic anthropologist so details and banter with Montreal detectives ring true. Like Jo Nesbo? Then you'll enjoy Kathy Reichs! - Jill at Bank Square Books


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Mother Daughter Widow Wife: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982139490
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Published: Scribner - July 7th, 2020

The shifting timeline and changing perspectives of this second novel work within a complelling story to explore how we define ourselves and to what extent we will go to alter that definition. - Jill at Bank Square Books


New Guinea Tapeworms and Jewish Grandmothers: Tales of Parasites and People Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393304268
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 17th, 1987

A humourous and wry read about the intersections of humans, culture, disease, and public health. Each chapter is standalone and Nantucket makes an appearance in Chapter 11. - Dakota at Bank Square Books


Dominicana: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250205933
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Published: Flatiron Books - September 3rd, 2019

Wow! A gorgeous look inside one woman's immigration from the DR to NYC. Vibrant, pulsing, sweet, and gut-wrenching all at once, this book allows readers to feel the simultaneous hope and depsiar of being a young woman in a new country. - Abby at Bank Square Books


Last Couple Standing: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984821065
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 17th, 2020

No one goes into a marriage expecting a divorce but when the Core Four starts falling apart, it is hard to think anyone is safe in their relationship. Life gets interesting real fast in their hilarious story about friends and family and what it means to love. - Megan at Bank Square Books


Cheshire Crossing: [A Graphic Novel] Cover Image
By Andy Weir, Sarah Andersen (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780399582073
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Published: Ten Speed Press - July 9th, 2019

Two phenomenal talents unite to bring us this wonderfully mashed-up world with Dorthoy from Wizard of Oz, Alice from Alice in Wonderland and Wendy from Peter Pan. - Kate at Bank Square Books


The Young Elites Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780147511683
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Published: Speak - August 25th, 2015

Follow Adelina Amouteru as she discovers and hones her abilities gifted to her through the Blood Fever. Rife with magic, power, darkness, greed and corruption, The Young Elites explores how deep into darkness one can fall and how we all play a part in that journey. - Abby at Bank Square Books


Shakespeare for Squirrels: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062434029
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Published: William Morrow - May 12th, 2020

Take a romp in the woods, on a midsummer adventure! This is too hilarious for words. Who knew fairies are so randy? - Carolyn at Savoy Bookshop & Café


The House in the Cerulean Sea Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250217288
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Published: Tor Books - March 17th, 2020

On an island out to sea, through some dark and twisted woods, is a house on a cliff. It's an orphanage, though it's common knowledge that no one will come here to adopt. These children have been marked as too dangerous, too "other" and they've been registered and tracked from infancy. But I love the, and I bet you will too. - Amy at Savoy Bookshop & Café


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Find Me: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374155018
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 29th, 2019

Great! Aciman truly has that rare ability to capture relatable human thought. His suspenseful and intriguing tale of romance especially shines here. If you liked the prequel Call Me By Your Name, this is a must try!! -Dalton at Savoy Bookshop & Café


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The Savage Detectives: A Novel Cover Image
By Roberto Bolaño, Natasha Wimmer (Translated by)
$21.00
ISBN: 9780312427481
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Published: Picador - March 4th, 2008

It's really hard to describe this novel. It's a mystery story about a poet who may have only written one illegible poem, but also an oral history of the effects of two vagabonds as they travel the world. If you like this one be sure to check out its spiritual sequel, 2666, my favorite novel of all time. #Latin American! #Epic #Mystery -Dan at Bank Square Books


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The New Iberia Blues: A Dave Robicheaux Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501176890
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 7th, 2020

Latest installment of the Dave Robicheaux saga is RIVETING! Hollywood comes to the bayou and Maltese crosses and tarot symbols start showing up on corpses!! Old Louisiana + Cajun + Creole tale! Brilliant storytelling! Flawed yet compelling characters! Twists and turns and sympathetic to imperfection. -Anna at Savoy Bookshop & Café


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The Parisian Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780802148803
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Published: Grove Press - December 17th, 2019

The prose alone made me weep! It's a love story, but so much more, in a place I know little of. It is the most remarkable work of art. Please read it! -Carolyn at Savoy Bookshop & Café


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Spinning Silver: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399180996
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Published: Del Rey - May 7th, 2019

I loved this book so much. It is winter ice, mythic kingdoms falling & rising, defiance in despair -- devils and Russia (or some Tsar-ruled fantasy kingdom) & money lenders and family and story and oh! so good. It is enchanting, & has been loved by even those who don't usually read genre fiction. #fairytale #beauty #BestFantasy #I had a free copy but bought it in hardcover I loved it so much #challengedbyfairies! #otherworlds #silverwinter #hygge -Jess at Savoy Bookshop & Café


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Like Lions: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250206947
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Published: Minotaur Books - April 30th, 2019

Like Lions is a classic 'some become cops and some become 'criminals' story. Drugs, violence, motorcycle clubs and family ties are rotting a community from the inside out and one man struggles to maintain law and order while also protecting his family. Super juicy! Rural Georgia! Compellingly flawed characters! Gang violence! Addiction! PTSD! Families! Domestic violence! -Anna at Savoy Bookshop & Café


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The Flight Portfolio: A novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307959409
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Published: Knopf - May 7th, 2019

It's a big book but if you're a lover of historical fiction - this is for you! Meticulously researched and based on the true story of Varian Fry, whose mission was to protect artists and writers from being deported to Nazis concentration camps. You will feel like you're on Fry's journey. His moral dilemma of who to save will make you think and you may understand more of the plight of refugees in today's world. -Sue at Savoy Bookshop & Café


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Follow Your Heart Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385316576
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Published: Delta - August 1st, 1996

This is my all time favorite -- a letter from an Italian grandmother to her estranged granddaughter in the US encouraging her to follow her heart. A wonderful gift for all! -Annie, Owner of Bank Square Books and Savoy Bookshop & Café


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Loose Lips: Fanfiction Parodies of Great (and Terrible) Literature from the Smutty Stage of Shipwreck Cover Image
By Amy Stephenson (Editor), Casey A. Childers (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781455566426
Availability: Special Order
Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 27th, 2016

A wonderfully inappropriate collection of smutty short stories based around characters from beloved classic novels. The Dorian Gray story is my favorite... -Kelsey at Savoy Bookshop & Café


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She Would Be King: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781555978174
Availability: Ships to Our Store in 1-5 Days
Published: Graywolf Press - September 11th, 2018

A beautiful tale of Libera's beginnings, spun across continents and communities. Three characters linked by a voice on the wind and their mysterious strengths. This book blew me away. -Amy at Savoy Bookshop & Café


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The Peppermint Tea Chronicles: 44 Scotland Street Series (13) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781984897817
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - December 3rd, 2019


 


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A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube Cover Image
By Patrick Leigh Fermor, Jan Morris (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781590171653
Availability: Backordered
Published: NYRB Classics - October 3rd, 2005

This beloved account about an intrepid young Englishman on the first leg of his walk from London to Constantinople is simply one of the best works of travel literature ever written.