Episode 12: 'Tis the Season for All of the Books!

Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All By Laura Ruby Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062317643
Availability: Special Order
Published: Balzer + Bray - October 1st, 2019

National Book Award 2019 Finalist!

From the author of Printz Medal winner Bone Gap comes the unforgettable story of two young women—one living, one dead—dealing with loss, desire, and the fragility of the American dream during WWII.


Bone Gap By Laura Ruby Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062317629
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 26th, 2016

National Book Award Finalist * Printz Award Winner for Best Young Adult Book of the Year

“Ruby’s novel deserves to be read and reread. It is powerful, beautiful, extraordinary.”—School Library Journal

Everyone knows Bone Gap is full of gaps.


The Binding: A Novel By Bridget Collins Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062838100
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 21st, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE

Proclaimed as “truly spellbinding,” a “great fable” that “functions as transporting romance” by the Guardian, the runaway #1 international bestseller


The Price of Salt: Or Carol By Patricia Highsmith Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780486800295
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dover Publications - January 14th, 2015

A chance encounter between two lonely women leads to a passionate romance in this lesbian cult classic. Therese, a struggling young sales clerk, and Carol, a homemaker in the midst of a bitter divorce, abandon their oppressive daily routines for the freedom of the open road, where their love can blossom.


Wow, No Thank You.: Essays (Lambda Literary Award) By Samantha Irby Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525563488
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - March 31st, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Nonfiction Award Winner • A rip-roaring, edgy and unabashedly raunchy new collection of hilarious essays from the New York Times bestselling author of We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.


We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.: Essays By Samantha Irby Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101912195
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - May 30th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • This essay collection from the “bitches gotta eat” blogger, writer on Hulu’s Shrill and HBO's And Just Like That, and “one of our country’s most fierce and foulmouthed authors” (Amber Tamblyn, Vulture) is sure to make you alternately cackle with glee and cry real tears.


Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation By Andrew Marantz Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525522287
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Published: Penguin Books - September 15th, 2020

"Trenchant and intelligent." --The New York Times

As seen/heard on NPR, New Yorker Radio Hour, The New York Book Review Podcast, PBS Newshour, CNBC, and more.

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

A New York Times Notable Book of 2019


Crime in Progress: Inside the Steele Dossier and the Fusion GPS Investigation of Donald Trump By Glenn Simpson, Peter Fritsch Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593134153
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Published: Random House - November 26th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “I’ve read kind of all the books on this subject . . . and this is the one you want to read.”—Rachel Maddow


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An Absolutely Remarkable Thing: A Novel (The Carls #1) By Hank Green Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781524743468
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dutton - July 30th, 2019

THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Sparkling with mystery, humor and the uncanny, this is a fun read. But beneath its effervescent tone, more complex themes are at play.” —San Francisco Chronicle


A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor: A Novel (The Carls #2) By Hank Green Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781524743475
Availability: Backordered
Published: Dutton - July 7th, 2020

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Who has the right to change the world forever? 

How will we live online? 
How do we find comfort in an increasingly isolated world?
 


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In Other Lands By Sarah Rees Brennan Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781618731661
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Big Mouth House - August 6th, 2019

Elliot doesn't want to fight, keeps saying the wrong thing, and is definitely the grouchiest human in fantasyland.


The World of IT: The Official Behind-the-Scenes Companion to IT and IT CHAPTER TWO By Ms. Alyse Wax, Mr. Andy Muschietti (Foreword by) Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781419740473
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Published: Abrams Books - September 6th, 2019

An official behind-the-scenes companion to New Line Cinema’s IT and IT CHAPTER TWO, the globally popular blockbusters based on the bestseller by Stephen King.
 
Collecting the best artwork produced during the making of both of these sophisticated and visually enthralling films—including concept art, sketches, storyboards, and behind-the-scenes phot


Once & Future By Cory McCarthy, A. R. Capetta Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316449274
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Published: Jimmy Patterson - March 26th, 2019

King Arthur as you've never seen her! This bold, sizzling YA novel reimagines the Once and Future King as a teenage girl determined to save the universe from an evil curse. My name is Ari Helix. I have a magic sword, a cranky wizard, and a revolution to start. I've been chased my whole life.


Sword in the Stars: A Once & Future Novel By Cory McCarthy, A. R. Capetta Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316449298
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Published: Jimmy Patterson - April 7th, 2020

In this epic sequel to Once & Future, Ari and her Rainbow knights must pull off a Holy Grail heist thousands of years in the past -- without destroying their own destinies.


The Once and Future King By T. H. White Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780441627400
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ace - July 15th, 1987

T. H. White’s masterful retelling of the saga of King Arthur is a fantasy classic as legendary as Excalibur and Camelot, and a poignant story of adventure, romance, and magic that has enchanted readers for generations.
 


The Mists of Avalon: A Novel By Marion Zimmer Bradley Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780345350497
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ballantine Books - May 12th, 1987

The magical saga of the women behind King Arthur's throne.

“A monumental reimagining of the Arthurian legends . . . reading it is a deeply moving and at times uncanny experience. . . . An impressive achievement.”—The New York Times Book Review


The Starless Sea: A Novel By Erin Morgenstern Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781101971383
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - August 4th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the 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.


Beastie Boys Book By Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780812995541
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Published: Random House - October 30th, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A panoramic experience that tells the story of Beastie Boys, a book as unique as the band itself—by band members ADROCK and Mike D, with contributions from Amy Poehler, Colson Whitehead, Wes Anderson, Luc Sante, and more.


The Beautiful Ones By Prince Cover Image
By Prince
$32.00
ISBN: 9780399589652
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Published: One World - October 29th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The brilliant coming-of-age-and-into-superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time, in his own words—featuring never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the exquisite memoir he began writing before his tragic death


Movies (And Other Things) By Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres (Illustrator)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781538730195
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Published: Twelve - October 8th, 2019

INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER
BARNES & NOBLE BESTSELLER
AMAZON BESTSELLER


Basketball (and Other Things): A Collection of Questions Asked, Answered, Illustrated By Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres (Illustrator), Reggie Miller (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres (Illustrator), Reggie Miller (Foreword by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419726477
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Published: Abrams Image - October 10th, 2017

#1 New York Times bestseller

Who is the greatest dunker of all time? Which version of the Michael Jordan was the best Michael Jordan? What is allowed and absolutely not allowed in a game of pickup basketball?


Joy of Cooking: 2019 Edition Fully Revised and Updated By Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker, Ethan Becker, John Becker, Megan Scott Cover Image
$42.00
ISBN: 9781501169717
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - November 12th, 2019

“Generation after generation, Joy has been a warm, encouraging presence in American kitchens, teaching us to cook with grace and humor.


The ultimate kitchen companion, completely updated and better than ever, now for the first time featuring color photos
 


Essential Ottolenghi [Special Edition, Two-Book Boxed Set]: Plenty More and Ottolenghi Simple By Yotam Ottolenghi Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9781984858337
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Published: Ten Speed Press - November 5th, 2019

Experience Yotam Ottolenghi’s wholly original approach to Middle Eastern-inspired, vegetable-centric cooking with over 280 recipes in a deluxe boxed set of the beloved New York Times bestselling cookbooks Plenty More and Ottolenghi Simple, now in paperback for the first time.


Prune: A Cookbook By Gabrielle Hamilton Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780812994094
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House - November 4th, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From Gabrielle Hamilton, bestselling author of Blood, Bones & Butter, comes her eagerly anticipated cookbook debut filled with signature recipes from her celebrated New York City restaurant Prune.
 
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY PUBLISHERS WEEKLY


You Suck at Cooking: The Absurdly Practical Guide to Sucking Slightly Less at Making Food: A Cookbook By You Suck at Cooking Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525576556
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 15th, 2019

Do you crave food all the time? Do you think you might want to eat again in the future? Do you suck at cooking? Inspired by the wildly popular YouTube channel, these 60+ recipes will help you suck slightly less
 


A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction (Center for Environmental Structure) By Christopher Alexander Cover Image
$67.99
ISBN: 9780195019193
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - August 25th, 1977

You can use this book to design a house for yourself with your family; you can use it to work with your neighbors to improve your town and neighborhood; you can use it to design an office, or a workshop, or a public building. And you can use it to guide you in the actual process of construction.


At Home: A Short History of Private Life By Bill Bryson Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780767919395
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - October 4th, 2011

In these pages, the beloved Bill Bryson gives us a fascinating history of the modern home, taking us on a room-by-room tour through his own house and using each room to explore the vast history of the domestic artifacts we take for granted.


Fire, Ice, and Physics: The Science of Game of Thrones By Rebecca C. Thompson, Sean Carroll (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Rebecca C. Thompson, Sean Carroll (Foreword by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780262043076
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: The MIT Press - October 29th, 2019

Exploring the science in George R. R. Martin's fantastical world, from the physics of an ice wall to the genetics of the Targaryens and Lannisters.

Game of Thrones is a fantasy that features a lot of made-up science—fabricated climatology (when is winter coming?), astronomy, metallurgy, chemistry, and biology. Most fans of George R. R.


Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds: 100 New Ways to See the World By Ian Wright Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781615196258
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Published: The Experiment - November 5th, 2019

A singular atlas of 100 infographic maps from thought-provoking to flat-out fun. And don’t miss the next book in the series, North American Maps for Curious Minds!


The Crayons' Christmas By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525515746
Availability: Backordered
Published: Penguin Workshop - October 15th, 2019

Celebrate the holidays with the Crayons in this festive story from #1 New York Times best-selling duo Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers. This special book has letters, games, ornaments, a poster, and even a pop-up Christmas tree!


The Day the Crayons Quit By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399255373
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Philomel Books - June 27th, 2013

The hilarious, colorful #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon that every kid wants! Gift a copy to someone you love today.


Angelina Ballerina By Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534451513
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little Simon - August 27th, 2019

In an encore performance, Angelina Ballerina returns in this refreshed picture book from acclaimed author Katharine Holabird and celebrated artist Helen Craig!

Angelina is a pretty little mouse who wants nothing more than to be a ballerina. She dances all the time—at home, at school, even in her dreams!


Gideon the Ninth (The Locked Tomb Series #1) By Tamsyn Muir Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250313188
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tordotcom - July 14th, 2020

15+ pages of new, original content, including a glossary of terms, in-universe writings, and more!

A USA Today Best-Selling Novel, and one of the Best Books of 2019 according to NPR, the New York Public Library, Amazon, BookPage, Shelf Awareness, BookRiot, and Bustle!

WINNER of the 2020 Crawford Award


Ninth House (Ninth House Series #1) By Leigh Bardugo Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250751362
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - October 20th, 2020

"The best fantasy novel I’ve read in years, because it’s about real people... Impossible to put down." —Stephen King

The smash New York Times bestseller from Leigh Bardugo, a mesmerizing tale of power, privilege, and dark magic set among the Ivy League elite.


Goodreads Choice Award Winner
Locus Finalist


Change Is the Only Constant: The Wisdom of Calculus in a Madcap World By Ben Orlin Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780316509084
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 8th, 2019

The next book from Ben Orlin, the popular math blogger and author of the underground bestseller Math With Bad Drawings.Change Is The Only Constant is an engaging and eloquent exploration of the intersection between calculus and daily life, complete with Orlin's sly humor and wonderfully bad drawings.