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Dustborn Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358244431
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 20th, 2021

Delta of Dead River sets out to rescue her family from a ruthless dictator rising to power in the Wastes and discovers a secret that will reshape her world in this postapocalyptic Western mashup for fans of Mad Max and Gunslinger Girl.

Delta of Dead River has always been told to hide her back, where a map is branded on her skin to a rumored p


World Travel: An Irreverent Guide Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062802798
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Published: Ecco - April 20th, 2021

A guide to some of the world’s most fascinating places, as seen and experienced by writer, television host, and relentlessly curious traveler Anthony Bourdain


Out of Many, One: Portraits of America's Immigrants Cover Image
$38.00
ISBN: 9780593136966
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Published: Crown - April 20th, 2021

In this powerful new collection of oil paintings and stories, President George W. Bush spotlights the inspiring journeys of America’s immigrants and the contributions they make to the life and prosperity of our nation.
 


A Gambling Man (An Archer Novel) Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781538719671
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 20th, 2021

Aloysius Archer, the straight-talking World War II veteran fresh out of prison, returns in this riveting new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci.

The 1950s are on the horizon, and Archer is in dire need of a fresh start after a nearly fatal detour in Poca City.


Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781538750698
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Published: Twelve - April 20th, 2021

The definitive biography of Nancy Pelosi, the most powerful woman in American political history, written by New York Times bestselling author and USA Today Washington bureau chief Susan Page.
 
Featuring more than 150 exclusive interviews with those who know her best—and a series of in-depth, news-making interviews with Pelosi herself—MADAM SPEAKER i


Mirrorland Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982136352
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Published: Scribner - April 20th, 2021

“Dark and devious...


The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374158453
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 20th, 2021

"An engrossing and impossibly wide-ranging project . . . In The Free World, every seat is a good one." —Carlos Lozada, The Washington Post

Named a most anticipated book of April by The New York Times | The Washington Post | Oprah Daily


Goodbye, Again: Essays, Reflections, and Illustrations Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062880857
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 20th, 2021

The wonderfully original author of Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too gives us a collection of touching and hilarious personal essays, stories, poems—accompanied by his trademark illustrations—covering topics such as mental health, happiness, and what it means to belong.

Jonny Sun is back with a co


Growing Old: Notes on Aging with Something like Grace Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062956446
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Published: HarperOne - April 20th, 2021

From the revered author of the bestselling The Hidden Life of Dogs, a witty, engaging, life-affirming account of the joy, strength, and wisdom that comes with age.

Elizabeth Marshall Thomas has spent a lifetime observing the natural world, chronicling the customs of pre-contact hunter-gatherers and the secret lives of deer and dogs.


I Am a Girl from Africa Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982113018
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Published: Scribner - April 20th, 2021

The inspiring journey of a girl from Africa whose near-death experience sparked a dream that changed the world.

When severe draught hit her village in Zimbabwe, Elizabeth, then eight, had no idea that this moment of utter devastation would come to define her life purpose.


Kate in Waiting Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062643834
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 20th, 2021

From #1 New York Times bestselling author and rom-com queen Becky Albertalli comes a buoyant new novel about daring to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight in love, life, and, yes, theater.


Such a Fun Age Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525541912
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 20th, 2021

A Best Book of the Year:


Nobody Will Tell You This But Me: A True (As Told to Me) Story Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525563822
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Published: Vintage - April 20th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:
VOGUE • FORBES  BOOKPAGE • NEW YORK POST • WIRED

“I have not been as profoundly moved by a book in years.” —Jodi Picoult


Crying in H Mart: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525657743
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Published: Knopf - 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.


For the People: A Story of Justice and Power Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593132920
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Published: One World - April 20th, 2021

Philadelphia’s progressive district attorney offers an inspiring vision of how people can take back power to reform criminal justice, based on lessons from a life’s work as an advocate for the accused.


The Perfect Daughter: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250267924
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 20th, 2021

A thriller that explores the truth or lies behind a teenage girl's multiple personality disorder, from D.J. Palmer, the author of The New Husband.

Meet Ruby, who speaks with a British accent.

Then there’s Chloe, a perfectionist who strives for straight A’s in school.
And along comes Eve, who is spiteful and vicious.


Around the World in 80 Plants Cover Image
By Jonathan Drori, Lucille Clerc (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781786272300
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - April 20th, 2021

An inspirational and beautifully illustrated book that tells the stories of 80 plants from around the globe.


Cook This Book: Techniques That Teach and Recipes to Repeat: A Cookbook Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780593138274
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Published: Clarkson Potter - April 20th, 2021

A thoroughly modern guide to becoming a better, faster, more creative cook, featuring fun, flavorful recipes anyone can make.

“Surprising no one, Molly has written a book as smart, stylish, and entertaining as she is.”—Carla Lalli Music, author of Where Cooking Begins


Stop Saving the Planet!: An Environmentalist Manifesto Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9780393540871
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 20th, 2021

"Pithy, funny, exasperated, and informed…You cannot read a more important hundred pages than Stop Saving the Planet!" —Richard White, author of The Republic for Which It Stands


Margreete's Harbor: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250271549
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 20th, 2021

A literary novel set on the coast of Maine during the 1960s, tracing the life of a family and its matriarch as they negotiate sharing a home.

Eleanor Morse's Margreete’s Harbor begins with a fire: a fiercely-independent, thrice-widowed woman living on her own in a rambling house near the Maine coast forgets a hot pan on the stovetop, and nearly burns her place down.


Witches Steeped in Gold Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062945983
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Published: HarperTeen - April 20th, 2021

This Jamaican-inspired fantasy debut about two enemy witches who must enter into a deadly alliance to take down a common enemy has the twisted cat-and-mouse of Killing Eve with the richly imagined fantasy world of Furyborn and Ember in the Ashes.

Divided by their order. United by their vengeance.


How to Be Human: An Autistic Man's Guide to Life Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501180507
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 20th, 2021

An unforgettable, unconventional narrative that examines the many ways to be fully human, told by the first young adult with autism to attend Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar.

As a child, Jory Fleming was wracked by uncontrollable tantrums, had no tolerance for people, and couldn’t manage the outside world.


The Moment of Tenderness Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781538717837
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 20th, 2021

Discover stories that inspire a "great capacity for wonder" (New York Times) from the beloved author of A Wrinkle in Time: named one of the spring's most anticipated books (Good Housekeeping), this collection transcends generational divides to highlight the power of hope and joy.


The Man Who Lived Underground Cover Image
By Richard Wright, Malcolm Wright (Afterword by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781598536768
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Published: Library of America - April 20th, 2021

A major literary event: an explosive, previously unpublished novel from the 1940s by the legendary author of Native Son and Black Boy


Hot Stew Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781643751559
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 20th, 2021

FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST ELMET

Named One of the Most-Anticipated Books of 2021 by:
The Millions, BuzzFeed, The Stylist, The Guardian, and more


“[An] absurdly good read . . . A rollicking tale of . . .


F*ck It, I'll Start Tomorrow: A True Story Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781419744785
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Published: Abrams Image - April 20th, 2021

A no-holds-barred chronicle meets self-help guide from the bestselling author, rapper, artist, and chef Action Bronson

From the New York Times bestselling author, chef-turned-rapper, and host of Viceland’s F*ck, That’s Delicious and The Untitled Action Bronson Show, F*ck It, I’ll Start Tomorrow is a brutally honest chronicle about st


We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know Cover Image
By Traci Sorell, Frane Lessac (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781623541927
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Published: Charlesbridge - April 20th, 2021

Twelve Native American kids present historical and contemporary laws, policies, struggles, and victories in Native life, each with a powerful refrain: We are still here!


The Social Graces Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984802811
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Published: Berkley - April 20th, 2021

Named one of 2021’s Most Anticipated Historical Novels by SheReads ∙ Frolic ∙ BookReporter ∙ and more!


Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, Recipes, and Stories Cover Image
$31.99
ISBN: 9780063079540
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Published: Ecco - April 20th, 2021

“Food, for me, is a constant pleasure: I like to think greedily about it, reflect deeply on it, learn from it; it provides comfort, inspiration, meaning, and beauty…More than just a mantra, ‘cook, eat, repeat’ is the story of my life.” 

Cook, Eat, Repeat is a delicious and delightful combination of recipes intertwined wi


The Forest of Stolen Girls Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250229588
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - April 20th, 2021

Suspenseful and richly atmospheric, June Hur's The Forest of Stolen Girls is a haunting historical mystery sure to keep readers guessing until the last page.

1426, Joseon (Korea). Hwani's family has never been the same since she and her younger sister went missing and were later found unconscious in the forest near a gruesome crime scene.


The Galaxy, and the Ground Within: A Novel (Wayfarers #4) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062936042
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harper Voyager - April 20th, 2021

Return to the sprawling, Hugo Award-winning universe of the Galactic Commons to explore another corner of the cosmos—one often mentioned, but not yet explored—in this absorbing entry in the Wayfarers series, which blends heart-warming characters and imaginative adventure.

With no water, no air, and no native life, the planet Gora is unremarkable.


From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781324002871
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Published: Norton Young Readers - April 20th, 2021

A compelling account of the killing of Vincent Chin, the verdicts that took the Asian American community to the streets in protest, and the groundbreaking civil rights trial that followed. 


The Glitter in the Green: In Search of Hummingbirds Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541618190
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Published: Basic Books - April 20th, 2021

An acclaimed natural history writer follows the trail of the remarkable hummingbird all over the world.

Hummingbirds are a glittering, sparkling collective of over three hundred wildly variable species. For centuries, they have been revered by indigenous Americans, coveted by European collectors, and admired worldwide for their unsurpassed metallic plumage and immense character.


Vegetable Simple: A Cookbook Cover Image
By Eric Ripert, Nigel Parry (Photographs by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780593132487
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Published: Random House - April 20th, 2021

From one of the world’s most renowned chefs, 110 essential recipes that celebrate the beauty, simplicity, and elegance of vegetables

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 


Hannah and the Ramadan Gift Cover Image
By Qasim Rashid, Aaliya Jaleel (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593114667
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 20th, 2021

The debut picture book by author and human rights activist Qasim Rashid that celebrates good deeds during the month of Ramadan.


When a Stranger Comes to Town Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781335141477
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Published: Hanover Square Press - April 20th, 2021

"Exceptional... This is the best kind of anthology, consistently excellent and inventive." -Publishers Weekly, starred review

The latest Mystery Writers of America story collection, featuring surprising, page-turning twists on the genre from some of the top bestsellers and award winners in crime fiction


Popisho: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374602451
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 20th, 2021

An uproarious, sensual novel, Leone Ross's Popisho conjures a world where magic is everywhere, food is fate, politics are broken, and love awaits.


These Feathered Flames Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781335147967
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Published: Inkyard Press - April 20th, 2021

"These Feathered Flames is a stunning debut as dark, lush, and captivating as the best fairy tales."--Nina Varela, author of the Crier's War duology


The Unfit Heiress: The Tragic Life and Scandalous Sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538753354
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 20th, 2021

For readers of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and The Phantom of Fifth Avenue, a page-turning drama of fortunes, eugenics and women's reproductive rights framed by the sordid court battle between Ann Cooper Hewitt and her socialite mother.


The Ledger and the Chain: How Domestic Slave Traders Shaped America Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781541616615
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Published: Basic Books - April 20th, 2021

An award-winning historian reveals the harrowing forgotten story of America's internal slave trade—and its role in the making of America.

Slave traders are peripheral figures in most histories of American slavery.


The Next Everest: Surviving the Mountain's Deadliest Day and Finding the Resilience to Climb Again Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250272294
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 20th, 2021

One of Atlas & Boots' Top 10 Adventure Travel Books of 2021

A dramatic account of the deadly earthquake on Everest—and a return to reach the summit.


Stalin's War: A New History of World War II Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781541672796
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Published: Basic Books - April 20th, 2021

A prize-winning historian reveals how Stalin—not Hitler—was the animating force of World War II in this major new history.

World War II endures in the popular imagination as a heroic struggle between good and evil, with villainous Hitler driving its events. But Hitler was not in power when the conflict erupted in Asia—and he was certainly dead before it ended.


Ages of American Capitalism: A History of the United States Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780812995015
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Published: Random House - April 20th, 2021

A leading economic historian traces the evolution of American capitalism from the colonial era to the present—and argues that we’ve reached a turning point that will define the era ahead.


Everyone Dies Famous in a Small Town Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984892591
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - April 20th, 2021

A lyrical and heartfelt collection by an award-winning writer that connects the lives of young people from small towns in Alaska and the American west. Each story is unique, yet universal.


Three-Martini Afternoons at the Ritz: The Rebellion of Sylvia Plath & Anne Sexton Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982138394
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Published: Gallery Books - April 20th, 2021

A vividly rendered and empathetic exploration of how two of the greatest poets of the 20th century—Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton—became bitter rivals and, eventually, friends.


Superman's Not Coming: Our National Water Crisis and What We the People Can Do about It Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525434597
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Published: Vintage - April 20th, 2021

From the environmental activist, consumer advocate, and renowned crusader--a stirring call to action that gives us the tools we need to take action ourselves, to make our voices heard, to ensure our water is safe, and to finally bring about change.


Atlantis: The Accidental Invasion (Atlantis Book #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419738531
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Published: Amulet Books - April 20th, 2021

Perfect for fans of Percy Jackson and Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Atlantis: The Accidental Invasion launches an exciting, action-packed new series about the underwater lost city

Kaya, raised in the undersea, high-tech world of Atlantis, has always been fascinated by the legends about life above the water.


Popcorn Bob Cover Image
By Maranke Rinck, Martijn van der Linden (Illustrator), Nancy Forest-Flier (Translated by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781646140404
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Published: Levine Querido - April 20th, 2021

Ellis loves popcorn. Who doesn't?


Bird House Cover Image
By Blanca Gómez (Illustrator), Blanca Gómez
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419744082
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - April 20th, 2021

A grandmother and grandchild nurse an injured bird together in this touching story about caring for all creatures, the wonder of nature, and letting go

On a snowy day, a grandmother and grandchild find an injured bird. They take it home and care for it until it can fly around the living room. It is fantastic—just like everything at Abuela’s house!


Even the Smallest Will Grow Cover Image
By Lita Judge, Lita Judge (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534457256
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 20th, 2021

Beloved author-illustrator Lita Judge reminds readers that even the biggest and bravest were once small...and even the smallest can become anything they choose to be.

There is strength in even
the smallest things.
Just as a bird grows
within her egg,
and a cub becomes
a brave big bear,
you too will grow.
Patience, little one.
And remember…


How to Make a Bird Cover Image
By Meg McKinlay, Matt Ottley (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536215267
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Published: Candlewick - April 20th, 2021

Stunning imagery and moving language let imagination take flight in an ethereal primer on making a bird.

Breathe deeply and take your time.
The making of a bird is not a thing to be hurried.


Maggie Finds Her Muse: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250768339
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - April 20th, 2021

A sparkling romantic comedy starring a bestselling author who goes to Paris to overcome writer's block and rediscovers family, independence, and love along the way.


A Thousand Moons: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735223110
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Published: Penguin Books - April 20th, 2021

“A brave and moving novel [that] has a tender empathy with the natural world.” —Hermione Lee, The New York Review of Books

From the two-time Booker Prize finalist author, a dazzling new novel about memory and identity, set in Tennessee in the aftermath of the Civil War