Episode 51: Physical Books: A Sight to Behold!

While We Were Dating By Jasmine Guillory Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593100851
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley - July 13th, 2021

An instant New York Times bestseller!

One of TIME Magazine's 100 Must-Reads of 2021!

Two people realize that it’s no longer an act when they veer off-script in this sizzling romantic comedy by New York Times bestselling author Jasmine Guillory.


The Book of Accidents: A Novel By Chuck Wendig Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780399182136
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Del Rey - July 20th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A family returns to their hometown—and to the dark past that haunts them still—in this masterpiece of literary horror by the New York Times bestselling author of Wanderers


The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires: A Novel By Grady Hendrix Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781683692515
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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


Bubble By Jordan Morris, Sarah Morgan, Tony Cliff (Illustrator), Natalie Riess (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Jordan Morris, Sarah Morgan, Tony Cliff (Illustrator), Natalie Riess (Contributions by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250245564
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Published: First Second - July 13th, 2021

Based on the smash-hit audio serial, Bubble is a hilarious high-energy graphic novel with a satirical take on the “gig economy.”


Great Circle: A novel By Maggie Shipstead Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780525656975
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Knopf - May 4th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK • The unforgettable story of a daredevil female aviator determined to chart her own course in life, at any cost: an “epic trip—through Prohibition and World War II, from Montana to London to present-day Hollywood—and you’ll relish every minute” (People).


Light Perpetual: A Novel By Francis Spufford Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982174149
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Published: Scribner - May 18th, 2021

Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, NPR, Slate, Lit Hub, Fresh Air, and more

From the critically acclaimed and award‑winning author of Golden Hill, an “extraordinary…symphonic…casually stunning” (The Wall Street Journal) novel tracing the infinite possibilities of five


Golden Hill: A Novel of Old New York By Francis Spufford Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501163883
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Published: Scribner - February 6th, 2018

A Wall Street Journal Top Ten Fiction Book of 2017 * A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book of the Year * A Seattle Times Favorite Book of 2017 * An NPR Best Book of 2017 * A Kirkus Reviews Best Historical Fiction Book of the Year * A Library Journal Top Historical Fiction Book of the Year * Winner of the Costa First Novel Award, the RSL Ondaatje Prize, and th


Klara and the Sun: A novel By Kazuo Ishiguro Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593318171
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Published: Knopf - March 2nd, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • Once in a great while, a book comes along that changes our view of the world. This magnificent novel from the Nobel laureate and author of Never Let Me Go is “an intriguing take on how artificial intelligence might play a role in our futures ... a poignant meditation on love and loneliness” (The Associated Press).


Billy Summers By Stephen King Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982173616
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Published: Scribner - August 3rd, 2021

Master storyteller Stephen King, whose “restless imagination is a power that cannot be contained” (The New York Times Book Review), presents an unforgettable and relentless #1 New York Times bestseller about a good guy in a bad job.

Chances are, if you’re a target of Billy Summers, two immutable truths apply: You’ll never even know what hit you,


Putting It Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created
$40.00
ISBN: 9780374200091
Availability: Special Order
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 3rd, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the iconic musical Sunday in the Park with George


How to be both: A novel By Ali Smith Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307275257
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - October 13th, 2015

MAN BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST • A novel all about art's versatility, borrowing from painting’s fresco technique to make an original literary double-take.


Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel By George Saunders Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812985405
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 6th, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE

The “devastatingly moving” (People) first novel from the author of Tenth of December: a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented


To Be or Not To Be: A Chooseable-Path Adventure By Ryan North Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780735212190
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 6th, 2016

From the bestelling author of Romeo and/or Juliet and How to Invent Everything, the greatest work in English literature, now in the greatest format of English literature: a chooseable-path adventure!
 


Romeo and/or Juliet: A Chooseable-Path Adventure By Ryan North Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781101983300
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 7th, 2016

The New York Times bestseller from the author of How to Invent Everything and To Be or Not To Be

Romeo loves Juliet. Or Rosaline. And Juliet loves Romeo. Or Viola. Or Orlando. It's Shakespeare as you've never played him before.


Plain Bad Heroines: A Novel By Emily M. Danforth, Sara Lautman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emily M. Danforth, Sara Lautman (Illustrator)
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062942852
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Published: William Morrow - October 20th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“A delectable brew of gothic horror and Hollywood satire . . . [and] what makes all this so much fun is Danforth’s deliciously ghoulish voice . . . exquisite." —Ron Charles, THE WASHINGTON POST


This deluxe boxed set collects the first three volumes of the New York Times–bestselling Adventure Zone graphic novel series from the McElroy brothers—Here There Be Gerblins, Murder on the Rockport Limited! and Petals to the Metal—plus an exclusive poster!


Station Eleven: A Novel (National Book Award Finalist) By Emily St. John Mandel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780804172448
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - June 2nd, 2015

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • A PEN/FAULKNER AWARD FINALIST • Set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse—the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity.


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S. By J. J. Abrams (Created by), Doug Dorst Cover Image
By J. J. Abrams (Created by), Doug Dorst
$45.00
ISBN: 9780316201643
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Published: Mulholland Books - October 29th, 2013

This one-of-a-kind bestseller from J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst captures the excitement of solving a mystery like no other book: "Both as literature and as a physical object, S. is a profound and tremendous work of art" (Miami Herald). 

One book. Two readers.


House of Leaves: The Remastered Full-Color Edition By Mark Z. Danielewski Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780375703768
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pantheon - March 7th, 2000

THE MIND-BENDING CULT CLASSIC ABOUT A HOUSE THAT’S LARGER ON THE INSIDE THAN ON THE OUTSIDE • A masterpiece of horror and an astonishingly immersive, maze-like reading experience that redefines the boundaries of a novel.


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Horrorstor: A Novel By Grady Hendrix Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781594745263
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Published: Quirk Books - September 23rd, 2014

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires comes a hilarious and terrifying haunted house story in a thoroughly contemporary setting: a furniture superstore.


Hamilton: The Revolution By Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeremy McCarter Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9781455539741
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 12th, 2016

A backstage pass to the groundbreaking, hit musical Hamilton, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, including the award-winning libretto, behind-the-scenes photos and interviews, and exclusive footnotes from composer-lyricist-star Lin-Manuel Miranda, now streaming on Disney+ with the original cast.


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What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions By Randall Munroe Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780544272996
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dey Street Books - September 2nd, 2014

How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler By Ryan North Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735220157
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 17th, 2019

"How to Invent Everything is such a cool book. It's essential reading for anyone who needs to duplicate an industrial civilization quickly." --Randall Munroe, xkcd creator and New York Times-bestselling author of What If?

The only book you need if you're going back in time


Readers rejoice! Learn amazing facts about authors and their books, from Jane Austen to JRR Tolkien.

"With sumptuous, visually stimulating spreads, this book delivers on its promise– to unearth strange stories, bizarre facts, or unexpected details about the books on our shelves.


The Madman's Library: The Strangest Books, Manuscripts and Other Literary Curiosities from History By Edward Brooke-Hitching Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781797207308
Availability: Backordered
Published: Chronicle Books - April 6th, 2021

This fascinating and bizarre collection compiles the most unusual, obscure books from the far reaches of the human imagination throughout history.


Norwegian Wood: Chopping, Stacking, and Drying Wood the Scandinavian Way By Lars Mytting Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9781419717987
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Abrams Image - October 6th, 2015

The latest Scandinavian publishing phenomenon is not a Stieg Larsson thriller, and it’s not the comfort of Danish Hygge.


Buchanan-Smith’s Axe Handbook: Knowing, Buying, Using, Hanging, Restoring & Adorning By Peter Buchanan-Smith, Ross McCammon, Nick Zdon, Michael Getz Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419747670
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Published: Abrams Image - May 11th, 2021

Buchanan-Smith’s Axe Handbook is a trusted resource for anyone looking to reconnect with handcraft and the outdoors. Beautifully designed and lavishly illustrated, this handbook will inspire readers to rediscover the great outdoors.
 
Peter Buchanan-Smith founded Best Made Co.


American Axe: The Tool That Shaped a Continent By Brett McLeod Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781635861396
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - October 13th, 2020

From hand-forged axes of the Viking conquests to the American homesteader’s felling axe, this is a tool that has shaped human history like few others. American Axe pays tribute to this iconic instrument of settlement and industry, with rich history, stunning photography, and profiles of the most collectible vintage axes such as The Woodslasher, Keen Cutter, and True Temper Perfect.


Woodland Craft By Ben Law Cover Image
By Ben Law
$35.00
ISBN: 9781861089366
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: GMC Publications - January 29th, 2016

Celebrate the splendor of wood with these wood-crafting projects. From simple woven panels to making a functional yurt, Woodland Craft features an array of easy-to-follow projects that include crafts for the farm, garden, wood fuel, building and domestic use.


The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing (The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up) By Marie Kondo Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781607747307
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ten Speed Press - October 14th, 2014

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The book that sparked a revolution and inspired the hit Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo: the original guide to decluttering your home once and for all.

ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS OF THE DECADE—CNN
 


In the Mood for Colour: Perfect palettes for creative interiors By Hans Blomquist Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781788793568
Availability: Special Order
Published: Ryland Peters & Small - August 10th, 2021

Bring the transformative power of color into your life with the help of Hans Blomquist, whose inspiring interiors will enable you to find the right colors for your home

Color is powerful—it can change our moods or raise our spirits. It can be positively life-enhancing, yet so many of us struggle to choose the right shades for our homes.


The Seed Garden: The Art and Practice of Seed Saving By Lee Buttala (Editor), Shanyn Siegel (Editor), Jared Zystro (Contribution by) Cover Image
By Lee Buttala (Editor), Shanyn Siegel (Editor), Jared Zystro (Contribution by)
$39.95
ISBN: 9780988474918
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seed Savers Exchange - May 4th, 2015

Winner of the American Horticultural Society Award for Excellence In Garden Book Publishing

Winner of the Silver Medal for Best Reference from the Garden Writer's Association