Episode 93: Holiday Gifts!

Tender Is the Flesh By Agustina Bazterrica, Sarah Moses (Translated by) Cover Image
By Agustina Bazterrica, Sarah Moses (Translated by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982150921
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Published: Scribner - August 4th, 2020

Working at the local processing plant, Marcos is in the business of slaughtering humans—though no one calls them that anymore.

His wife has left him, his father is sinking into dementia, and Marcos tries not to think too hard about how he makes a living. After all, it happened so quickly.


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Man, Fuck This House By Brian Asman Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781736467725
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mutated Media - October 19th, 2021

With his "highly visual and cinematic worldbuilding" (Booklife by Publishers Weekly), Brian Asman spins a horrifying and imaginative tale of an ordinary family and their extraordinary new house...


Hell Bent: A Novel (Ninth House Series #2) By Leigh Bardugo Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250313102
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 10th, 2023

#1 New York Times BestsellerGoodreads Choice Award Winner

"A tour de force of suspenseful pacing and empathetic writing." ―The New York Times

"All hail the queen of dark academia!" ―NPR


Wayward: A Novel (Wanderers #2) By Chuck Wendig Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780593158777
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Del Rey - November 15th, 2022

“If King had written a sequel to The Stand, it might look something like this monumental epic of a story.”—James Rollins, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Kingdom of Bones


Kiss Her Once for Me: A Novel By Alison Cochrun Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982191139
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Published: Atria Books - November 1st, 2022

Winner of Lambda Literary Award for Best LGBTQ+ Romance
A Best New Holiday Romance by PopSugar, BuzzFeed, Refinery29, and more!

The author of the “swoon-worthy debut” (Harper’s Bazaar) The Charm Offensive returns with a festive romantic comedy about a woman who fakes an engagement with her landlord&hell


Astrid Parker Doesn't Fail By Ashley Herring Blake Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593336427
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Published: Berkley - November 22nd, 2022

An interior designer who is never without the perfect plan learns to renovate her love life without one in this new romantic comedy by Ashley Herring Blake, author of Delilah Green Doesn’t Care.
 


Even Though I Knew the End By C. L. Polk Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250849458
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Published: Tordotcom - November 8th, 2022

Winner of the Nebula Award!

Finalist for the Hugo Award!

Finalist for the World Fantasy Award!

A New York Times Best Romance of 2022!

C. L. Polk turns their considerable powers to a fantastical noir with Even Though I Knew the End.

“Eerie, sharp and fiercely bittersweet.” —The New York Times


How to Talk to a Goddess and Other Lessons in Real Magic By Emily Croy Barker Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781736407103
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Published: Semrland Books - June 29th, 2021

Nora knows she needs to move on, and forget about magic. She's back in graduate school, and her life is going surprisingly well. She doesn't need to think about other worlds, about enchantments and demons, or about magicians-even though she once aspired to become one herself.


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The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic: A Novel By Emily Croy Barker Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143125679
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Published: Penguin Books - July 29th, 2014

“If Hermione Granger had been an American who never received an invitation to Hogwarts, this might have been her story.” —People


Loyalty By Lisa Scottoline Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525539803
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 28th, 2023

#1 bestselling author Lisa Scottoline presents Loyalty, an emotional, action-packed epic of love and justice, set during the rise of the Mafia in Sicily.

Loyalty can save a soul—or destroy one.


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It Came from the Closet: Queer Reflections on Horror By Joe Vallese (Editor), Carmen Maria Machado (Contribution by), Bruce Owens Grimm (Contribution by) Cover Image
By Joe Vallese (Editor), Carmen Maria Machado (Contribution by), Bruce Owens Grimm (Contribution by)
$25.95
ISBN: 9781952177798
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Published: Feminist Press - October 4th, 2022

Through the lens of horror--from Halloween to Hereditary--queer and trans writers consider the films that deepened, amplified, and illuminated their own experiences.Horror movies hold a complicated space in the hearts of the queer community: historically misogynist, and often homo- and transphobic, the genre has also been inadvertently feminist and open to subversive readings.


White Horse: A Novel By Erika T. Wurth Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250847652
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 1st, 2022

"This ghost story is a perfect example of new wave horror that will also satisfy fans of classic Stephen King." —Silvia Moreno-Garcia, author of The Daughter of Doctor Moreau and Mexican Gothic


Manhunt By Gretchen Felker-Martin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250794642
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Published: Tor Nightfire - February 22nd, 2022

"By far the best book I've read this year.” —Roxane Gay


The Late Americans: A Novel By Brandon Taylor Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593332337
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 23rd, 2023

INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER

NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF THE YEAR BY VOGUE, ELLE, OPRAH DAILY, THE WASHINGTON POST, BUZZFEED AND VULTURE


The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida By Shehan Karunatilaka Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781324064824
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 1st, 2022

An Instant National Bestseller • One of the New York Times's 100 Notable Books of 2022 • An NPR Book We Loved in 2022 • Named a Best Fiction Book of 2022 by the Washington Post, Times (UK), Financial Times, and The Guardian.


The Song of Us By Kate Fussner Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063256941
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 30th, 2023

This stunning debut and wholly original queer middle grade novel-in-verse retelling of “Orpheus and Eurydice” adds a new chorus to the songs of great love, perfect for fans of Other Words for Home and Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World.


Fix Me a Plate: Traditional and New School Soul Food Recipes from Scotty Scott of Cook Drank Eat By Scotty Scott Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781645674504
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Published: Page Street Publishing - March 15th, 2022

Take an Amazing Soul Food Journey With 60 Authentic, Unique and Indulgent Recipes


Bring EPCOT’s beloved global fare right to your kitchen with this next installment to the bestselling Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook series.

The Honey Chocolate Baklava from Morocco all the way to the Tangerine Kakigōri from Japan, EPCOT arguably has the best food at the Disney Parks.


The Philosophy of Modern Song By Bob Dylan Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781451648706
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 1st, 2022

The Philosophy of Modern Song is Bob Dylan’s first book of new writing since 2004’s Chronicles: Volume One—and since winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016.

Dylan, who began working on the book in 2010, offers his extraordinary insight into the nature of popular music.


Our America: A Photographic History By Ken Burns, Ken Burns (Introduction by), Sarah Hermanson Meister (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Ken Burns, Ken Burns (Introduction by), Sarah Hermanson Meister (Introduction by)
$80.00
ISBN: 9780385353014
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Published: Knopf - November 1st, 2022

From one of our most treasured filmmakers, a pictorial history of America—a stunning and moving collection of some of Ken Burns’s favorite photographs, with an introduction by Burns, and an essay by longtime MoMA photography curator Sarah Hermanson Meister


Skip the crowded bar, coffee shop, and restaurant and bring the magic of Disney’s drinks right your home with over 100 easy, delicious drink recipes inspired by the Disney Parks.

Raise a glass to bringing the magic of Disney straight to your home with The Unofficial Disney Parks Drink Recipe Book.


Bloodmarked (The Legendborn Cycle #2) By Tracy Deonn Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534441637
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 8th, 2022

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller!
“Deonn expertly weaves together a universe that both shines a light on the pervasive nature of racism and also harnesses the complexity of Black identity within this space.


Daphne: A Novel By Josh Malerman Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593157015
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Published: Del Rey - September 20th, 2022

Horror has a new name: Daphne. A brutal, enigmatic woman stalks a high school basketball team in a reimagining of the slasher genre by the New York Times bestselling author of Bird Box.

“A superb serial killer novel and a great coming-of-age story.”—Gabino Iglesias, author of The Devil Takes You Home


Such Sharp Teeth By Rachel Harrison Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593545829
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Published: Berkley - October 4th, 2022

A young woman in need of a transformation finds herself in touch with the animal inside in this gripping, incisive USA Today bestselling novel from the author of Cackle and The Return.


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The Dead Romantics: A GMA Book Club Pick (A Novel) By Ashley Poston Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593336489
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Published: Berkley - June 28th, 2022

A New York Times Notable Book of 2022!

The New York Times Bestseller and Good Morning America Book Club Pick!


"I LOVED this book! ...Funny, breathtaking, hopeful, and dreamy.”—Ali Hazelwood, New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis


Darling Girl: A Novel of Peter Pan By Liz Michalski Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593185636
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Dutton - May 3rd, 2022

A Book of The Month Club pick 

In this beautiful dive into the world of J. M. Barrie’s classic, one woman must take on the infamous Peter Pan—who is not the innocent adventurer the fairy tales make him out to be—to save her daughter’s life. . . .


The Candy House: A Novel By Jennifer Egan Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781476716763
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Published: Scribner - April 5th, 2022

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

ONE of the TOP 10 BOOKS OF THE YEAR by THE NEW YORK TIMES * ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * SLATE* THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER *

Also named one of the BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by Vanity Fair, Time, NPR, The Guardian, Oprah Daily, Self, Vogue, The New Yorker, BBC, Vulture, and many more!

OLIVIA


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The Animal Adventurer's Guide: How to Prowl for an Owl, Make Snail Slime, and Catch a Frog Bare-Handed--50 Acti vities to Get Wild with Animals By Susie Spikol, Becca Hall (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Susie Spikol, Becca Hall (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781611809534
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Published: Roost Books - September 13th, 2022

Calling all animal lovers! 50 hands-on activities and adventures that bring you closer to wild animals than you’ve ever been.


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The Atlas Six (Atlas Series #1) By Olivie Blake Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250854544
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Published: Tor Books - September 6th, 2022

An Instant New York Times Bestseller
A Vulture Best Fantasy Novel of 2022
A Goodreads Best Fantasy Choice Award Nominee

The much-acclaimed viral sensation from Olivie Blake, The Atlas Sixnow newly revised and edited with additional content.


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Her Majesty's Royal Coven: A Novel (The HMRC Trilogy #1) By Juno Dawson Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143137146
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Published: Penguin Books - May 31st, 2022

“Superb and almost unbearably charming, Her Majesty’s Royal Coven… expertly launches an exciting new trilogy."The New York Times Book Review
 


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Moonage Daydream: The Life & Times of Ziggy Stardust By David Bowie, Mick Rock (Photographer) Cover Image
By David Bowie, Mick Rock (Photographer)
$60.00
ISBN: 9781905662722
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Published: Genesis Publications - October 4th, 2022

'The closest we'll ever get to a straight up Bowie autobiography -- but who'd ever want anything straight-up from Bowie?' - Rolling Stone


On Bowie By Rob Sheffield Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062562708
Availability: Special Order
Published: Dey Street Books - June 28th, 2016

From the New York Times bestselling author of Love Is a Mix Tape, a thoughtful and loving meditation on the life of the late David Bowie that explores his creative legacy and the enduring and mutual connection he enjoyed with his fans


The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present By Paul McCartney, Paul Muldoon (Editor) Cover Image
$100.00
ISBN: 9781631492563
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Published: Liveright - November 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A Washington Post Notable Book
Excerpted in The New Yorker


The Beatles: Get Back By The Beatles Cover Image
$60.00
ISBN: 9780935112962
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Published: Callaway - January 12th, 2021

Nowhere Girl By Magali Le Huche Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781913123192
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Published: Nobrow - September 13th, 2022

The story of a young Parisian girl lost in the gulf between childhood and adulthood, navigating depression... and discovering the Beatles.

“Le Huche deftly handles complex feelings about growing up in a soft visual style, similar to Reimena Yee's Séance Tea Party (2021).”
—Booklist


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Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story By Bono Cover Image
By Bono
$34.00
ISBN: 9780525521044
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Published: Knopf - November 1st, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • Bono—artist, activist, and the lead singer of Irish rock band U2—has written a memoir: honest and irreverent, intimate and profound, Surrender is the story of the remarkable life he’s lived, the challenges he’s faced, and the friends and family who have shaped and sustained him.


Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time By Rolling Stone Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9781419758775
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Published: Abrams - November 1st, 2022

From Rolling Stone, the definitive and beautiful companion book to one of the most popular and hotly debated lists in the music world.
 
In partnership with Abrams, Rolling Stone has created an oversize companion book to celebrate the updated 2020 list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, telling the stories behind every album through incredible Rolli


The Great Caper Caper: Volume 5 (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast) By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781454943631
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Published: Union Square Kids - November 15th, 2022

In the fifth adventure of the Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast series, our delectable rhyming friends find their home covered in darkness and embark on a Las Veggies heist--perfect for fans of The Food Group series.


Cozy in Love By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593109854
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - November 8th, 2022

This lovable companion to Jan Brett's instant New York Times bestselling winter classic, Cozy, shows that kindness and cleverness can capture a heart.

After losing a test of strength to another musk ox in his herd, Cozy is convinced he’ll never impress his crush, Lofti.
 


The Mermaid Moon By Briony May Smith Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984896568
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - October 4th, 2022

In this magical picture book perfect for all young mermaid lovers, two best friends--one who lives on land, the other in the water--share an exciting adventure on the night of the Mermaid Moon: the one time each year mermaids can leave the sea.


Margaret's Unicorn By Briony May Smith Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984896537
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - September 15th, 2020

A perfect gift for the unicorn lovers in your life, this lovely and utterly transporting picture book tells the story of what every little girl wishes would happen to her: a girl finds and takes care of a lost baby unicorn.


The Return of the Christmas Witch By Aubrey Plaza, Dan Murphy, Julia Iredale (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593350836
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 11th, 2022

In the much-anticipated follow-up to the bestselling The Legend of the Christmas Witch, Parks and Recreation star Aubrey Plaza and creative partner Dan Murphy's fiery heroine has returned. . . and this time she's taking on Christmas.