Fall 2019 Publisher Rep picks, part 2

Publisher reps from five publishing houses banded together to put together their picks for the upcoming season; for holiday gift-giving, and for their favorite reads. Have a look below at some of their picks!

Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders Cover Image
$37.50
ISBN: 9781523506484
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 15th, 2019

Discover wonder.

“A wanderlust-whetting cabinet of curiosities on paper.”— New York Times


Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura is a phenomenon of a travel book that shot to the top of bestseller lists when it was first published and changed the way we think about the world, expanding our sense of how strange and m


Emily Dickinson's Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Iconic Poet Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781604698220
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Published: Timber Press - October 1st, 2019

“A visual treat as well as a literary one, Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life will be deeply satisfying for gardeners and garden lovers, connoisseurs of botanical illustration, and those who seek a deeper understanding of the life and work of Emily Dickinson.” —The Wall Street Journal

Emily Dickinson was a keen observer of the natural world, b


Indestructibles: The Itsy Bitsy Spider Cover Image
By Maddie Frost, Amy Pixton (From an idea by)
$5.95
ISBN: 9781523505098
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 16th, 2019

Sing a nursery rhyme with a book that’s Indestructible!

Indestructibles is the trusted series for easing little ones into story time.


Indestructibles: Baby, See the Colors! Cover Image
By Ekaterina Trukhan (Illustrator), Amy Pixton (From an idea by)
$5.95
ISBN: 9781523506231
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 3rd, 2019

The sky is blue—and so are blueberries! Tomatoes are red, just like ladybugs and stop signs! Flowers and giraffes are yellow—school buses, too!
 
See all the colors in a book that’s indestructible!
 
Indestructibles is the trusted series for easing little ones into story time.


The Kids' Book of Paper Love: Write. Craft. Play. Share. (Flow) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781523508143
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 15th, 2019

A surprise on every page!
 
Brimming from cover to cover with projects and other paper surprises, The Kids’ Book of Paper Love, from the bestselling editors of Flow magazine and books, is a bounty of a book that begs to be folded, cut up, collaged, doodled on, and shared.
 
Loop paper strips into a paper chain. Snip out bookmarks.


Paint by Sticker Masterpieces: Re-create 12 Iconic Artworks One Sticker at a Time! Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780761189510
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 20th, 2016

Paint by Sticker is a compelling new activity for crafters and artists, doodlers and coloring book enthusiasts of all ages. Masterpieces encourages everyone to channel their inner da Vinci and create twelve iconic works of art.

Paint by Sticker Masterpieces includes everything you need to create twelve vibrant, full-color “paintings”—the st


Paint by Sticker Kids: Christmas Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781523506750
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 1st, 2019

It's hours of jolly holiday fun—including glitter stickers!
 
New in this bestselling activity series, Paint by Sticker Kids: Christmas includes everything kids need to create ten vibrant images, including Santa, a snowman, stockings filled with presents, and a dazzling Christmas tree—with glitter stickers that make the images shine.
 


An American Marriage (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781616208684
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Published: Algonquin Books - February 5th, 2019

A NEW YORK TIMES AND WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK

A 2018 BEST OF THE YEAR SELECTION OF NPR  * TIME  * BUSTLE  * O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE  * THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS  * AMAZON.COM

OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB 2018 SELECTION


WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION


The Current: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781616209834
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Published: Algonquin Books - November 5th, 2019

"A first-rate thriller . . . Past and present merge in The Current, Tim Johnston's atmospheric, exquisitely suspenseful novel of two murders separated by ten years." 
The Washington Post

“Gripping . .


Purple Hibiscus: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616202415
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 17th, 2012

“One of the most vital and original novelists of her generation.” —Larissa MacFarquhar, The New Yorker

From the bestselling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists


Fifteen-year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a privileged life in Enugu, Nigeria.


Barracoon: The Story of the Last
By Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker (Foreword by), Deborah G. Plant (Introduction by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062748218
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Amistad - January 7th, 2020

New York Times Bestseller •  TIME Magazine’s Best Nonfiction Book of 2018 • New York Public Library’s Best Book of 2018 • NPR’s Book Concierge Best Book of 2018 • Economist Book of the Year • SELF.com’s Best Books of 2018 • Audible’s Best of the Year • BookRiot’s Best Audio Boo


Census: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062676146
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Published: Ecco - May 7th, 2019

NAMED A RECOMMENDED BOOK OF 2018 BY


French Exit: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062846938
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Published: Ecco - June 11th, 2019

A Recommended Book of the Season from
Vanity Fair * Entertainment Weekly * Vulture * The Millions * Publishers Weekly * Esquire


Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062699879
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Published: Ecco - May 14th, 2019

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

ONE OF JANET MASLIN’S MUST-READ BOOKS OF THE SUMMER

A NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR'S CHOICE

ONE OF OUTSIDE MAGAZINE’S BEST BOOKS OF THE SUMMER


Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062846662
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Published: Dey Street Books - June 11th, 2019

"Lands of Lost Borders carried me up into a state of openness and excitement I haven’t felt for years. It’s a modern classic."—Pico Iyer


The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062859969
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 10th, 2019

Shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for FictionA Refinery 29 Favorite Book of the Year • A Booklist Top 10 First Novels of the Year • A People Best Book of the Fall


The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062652560
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 7th, 2019

The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement—precision—in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future.


The Song of Achilles: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062060624
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Published: Ecco - August 28th, 2012

“At once a scholar’s homage to The Iliad and startlingly original work of art by an incredibly talented new novelist….A book I could not put down.”
—Ann Patchett


Tangerine: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062686695
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Published: Ecco - January 8th, 2019

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“A juicy melodrama cast against the sultry, stylish imagery of North Africa in the fifties.” —The New Yorker


Trinity: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062851970
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Published: Ecco - August 27th, 2019

From the acclaimed author of Speak comes a kaleidoscopic novel about Robert Oppenheimer—father of the atomic bomb—as told by seven fictional characters


Unsheltered: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062684738
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 15th, 2019

New York Times bestseller

An NPR pick for Best Books of 2018

An O, The Oprah Magazine's Best Book of 2018

A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2018

One of Christian Science Monitor's best fiction reads of 2018


Why Religion?: A Personal Story Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062368546
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Ecco - January 21st, 2020

New York Times bestseller

One of PW’s Best Books of the Year

One of Amazon’s Best Books of the Month


The Andromeda Evolution Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062473271
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Published: Harper - November 12th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Fifty years after The Andromeda Strain made Michael Crichton a household name—and spawned a new genre, the technothriller—the threat returns, in a gripping sequel that is terrifyingly realistic and resonant.

The Evolution is Coming.


The Double Dangerous Book for Boys Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062857972
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Published: William Morrow - October 8th, 2019

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Dangerous Book for Boys comes the long-awaited sequel – another action-packed adventure guide featuring full-color illustrations, perfect for dads, grads, and boys of all ages.


The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062820693
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Published: Dey Street Books - September 10th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER

NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2019

“A must-read for anyone who cares about our role in a changing world.”—President Barack Obama


The End Is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments, from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062868046
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Published: Harper - October 29th, 2019

The creator of the wildly popular award-winning podcast Hardcore History looks at some of the apocalyptic moments from the past as a way to frame the challenges of the future.


Face It: A Memoir Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780060749583
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 1st, 2019

Filled with never-before-seen photos and art throughout, the much-anticipated autobiography from rock icon and lead singer of Blondie, Debbie Harry

BRAVE, BEAUTIFUL AND BORN TO BE PUNK 


Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062952394
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Published: Harper - November 5th, 2019

"Mitch Albom has done it again with this moving memoir of love and loss. You can’t help but fall for Chika. A page-turner that will no doubt become a classic.” --Mary Karr, author of The Liars’ Club and The Art of Memoir


The Little Book of Otter Philosophy Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780008347963
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Published: HarperCollins - October 8th, 2019

Otters are some of the most delightful animals on the planet.

These long, lean, furry creatures embody pure joy in so many ways - they live for napping, playing, making friends and eating, and forget about the rest. Pretty inspiring, right?

In a world that can often seem divided, lonely, and just plain cruel, the otter reminds us of what's important in life.


Nothing to See Here Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062913463
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Published: Ecco - October 29th, 2019

A New York Times Bestseller  •  A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!


The Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062982551
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Published: Harper - October 29th, 2019

THE OFFICIAL BOOK, FULLY ENDORSED BY QUEEN ELIZABETH II


Sontag: Her Life and Work Cover Image
$39.99
ISBN: 9780062896391
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Published: Ecco - September 17th, 2019

One of O Magazine’s Best Books of the Year

One of the New York Times’ 17 New Books to Watch For in September

One of the Washington Post’s Ten Books to Read this September


Strange Planet Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062970701
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Published: Morrow Gift - November 19th, 2019

Straight from the mind of New York Times bestselling author Nathan W. Pyle, Strange Planet is an adorable and profound universe in pink, blue, green, and purple, based on the phenomenally popular Instagram of the same name!

Strange Planet covers a full life cycle of the planet’s inhabitants, including milestones such as:


The Girl Who Lived Twice: A Lisbeth Salander novel, continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series Cover Image
By David Lagercrantz, George Goulding (Translated by)
$27.95
ISBN: 9780451494344
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Published: Knopf - August 27th, 2019

The sixth Lisbeth Salander story--the crime-fiction phenomenon that has sold more than 90 million copies worldwide.


The Secrets We Kept: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525656159
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Published: Knopf - September 3rd, 2019

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 
A HELLO SUNSHINE x REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICK


Year of the Monkey Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780525657682
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Published: Knopf - September 24th, 2019

New York Times Best Seller

From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids and M Train, a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year.


Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385353656
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Published: Knopf - October 1st, 2019

From the award-winning and nationally best-selling author of Hemingway's Boat and Sons of Mississippi--an illuminating, pathbreaking biography that will change the way we understand the life, mind, and work of the premier American architect.


Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781524732363
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Published: Knopf - October 15th, 2019

"A delight, full of heart and hijinks and humor . . . McDougall is a gifted storyteller who gets to the heart of the human-animal connection." --John Grogan, author of Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog


Felidia: Recipes from My Flagship Restaurant Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781524733087
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Published: Knopf - October 29th, 2019

Beloved chef and best-selling author Lidia Bastianich shares, for the first time, the timeless recipes that have made her flagship restaurant, Felidia, a New York City dining legend for almost four decades.


The Body: A Guide for Occupants Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385539302
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Published: Doubleday - October 15th, 2019

One of The Washington Post's 50 Most Notable Works of Nonfiction 2019 

Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As addictive as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's manual for everybody.


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The Starless Sea: A Novel Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385541213
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Published: Doubleday - November 5th, 2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Night Circus, a timeless love story set in a secret underground world—a place of pirates, painters, lovers, liars, and ships that sail upon a starless sea.


Elsey Come Home Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525562559
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Published: Vintage - November 5th, 2019

When Elsey's husband, Lukas, hands her a brochure for a weeklong mountain retreat, she knows he is really giving her an ultimatum: Go, or we’re done. Once a successful painter, Elsey set down roots in China after falling in love with Lukas.


Heirs of the Founders: Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the Second Generation of American Giants Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780525433903
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Published: Anchor - October 1st, 2019

From New York Times bestselling historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how, in nineteenth-century America, a new set of political giants battled to complete the unfinished work of the Founding Fathers and decide the future of our democracy


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781400032716
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2004

A bestselling modern classic—both poignant and funny—about a boy with autism who sets out to solve the murder of a neighbor's dog and discovers unexpected truths about himself and the world.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


The Night Circus Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307744432
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Published: Anchor - July 3rd, 2012

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 
Two starcrossed magicians engage in a deadly game of cunning in The Night Circus, the spellbinding bestseller that has captured the world's imagination. 


Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307476074
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Published: Vintage - March 26th, 2013

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER


Cutting for Stone Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780375714368
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Published: Vintage - January 26th, 2010

A sweeping, emotionally riveting novel with over one million copies sold—an enthralling family saga of Africa and America, doctors and patients, exile and home.


The Woman Upstairs (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307743763
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Published: Vintage - February 4th, 2014

Told with urgency, intimacy, and piercing emotion, this New York Times bestselling novel is the riveting confession of a woman awakened, transformed, and abandoned by a desire for a world beyond her own.


St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307276674
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Published: Vintage - August 14th, 2007

Here is the debut short story collection from the author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist Swamplandia! and the New York Times bestselling Vampires in the Lemon Grove.


In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307946911
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Published: Anchor - May 26th, 2015

A Best Book of the Year
USA Today * Time Magazine * Washington Post * Miami Herald * Richmond Times Dispatch * Christian Science Monitor * Daily Beast * Minneapolis Star Tribune

On July 8, 1879, Captain George Washington De Long and his team of thirty-two men set sail from San Francisco on the USS Jeanette.


Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781400032808
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Published: Anchor - June 8th, 2004

This extraordinary work of investigative journalism takes readers inside America’s isolated Mormon Fundamentalist communities, where some 40,000 people still practice polygamy. Defying both civil authorities and the Mormon establishment in Salt Lake City, the renegade leaders of these Taliban-like theocracies are zealots who answer only to God.