The author of The Professor and the Madman and The Perfectionists explores the notion of property—our proprietary relationship with the land—through human history, how it has shaped us and what it will mean for our future.
Land—whether meadow or mountainside, desert or peat bog, parkland or pasture, suburb or city—is central to
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner, a propulsive thriller featuring an ordinary woman who will stop at nothing to find the missing people that the rest of the world has forgotten
Artemis Fowl meets Men in Black in this exhilarating debut middle grade fantasy, the first in a trilogy filled with #blackgirlmagic. Perfect for fans of Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, the Percy Jackson series, and Nevermoor.
Anyone who's ever been underestimated or overshadowed will find inspiration in this empowering new picture book from Meena Harris, New York Times-bestselling author of Kamala and Maya's Big Idea, which is based on a true story about her aunt, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, and her mother, Maya Harris.$27.99ISBN: 9781250202185Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Minotaur Books - January 19th, 2021
Following #1 Sunday Times bestseller The Burning Chambers, New York Times bestseller Kate Mosse returns with The City of Tears, a sweeping historical epic about love in a time of war.
Alliances and Romance$30.00ISBN: 9781635574586Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 19th, 2021
A groundbreaking and endlessly surprising history of how artisans created America, from the nation's origins to the present day.$27.95ISBN: 9780393635546Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - January 19th, 2021
"Janice P. Nimura has resurrected Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell in all their feisty, thrilling, trailblazing splendor." —Stacy Schiff$4.99ISBN: 9780593384480Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Workshop - January 19th, 2021
The inspiring story of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris told in the new Who HQ NOW format for trending topics.$17.99ISBN: 9780593407141Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dial Books - January 19th, 2021
A picture book about Champ and Major, President-elect Joe Biden's two adorable dogs! Major will be the first shelter dog in the White House, and Champ can't wait to show him around.$16.00ISBN: 9780345806901Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Vintage - January 19th, 2021
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERFrom the beloved author of the nationwide best seller Dept. of Speculation--one of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the Year--a "darkly funny and urgent" (NPR) tour de force about a family, and a nation, in crisis$28.00ISBN: 9781982165338Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - January 19th, 2021
A vivid, sweeping history of mankind’s battles with infectious disease, for readers of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Yuval Harari’s Sapiens and John Barry’s The Great Influenza.
For four thousand years, the size and vitality of cities, economies, and empires were heavily determined by infection.$29.00ISBN: 9780316457330Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Spark - January 19th, 2021
How to create the change you want to see in the world using the paradigm-busting ideas in this "utterly fascinating" (Adam Grant) big-idea book.
Most of what we know about how ideas spread comes from bestselling authors who give us a compelling picture of a world, in which "influencers" are king, "sticky" ideas "g$17.00ISBN: 9780593084694Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Riverhead Books - January 19th, 2021
#1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERThe book-length answer to anyone who ever put their hand up in math class and asked, "When am I ever going to use this in the real world?"
AN ADAM SAVAGE BOOK CLUB PICK$17.00ISBN: 9781501154058Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - January 19th, 2021
From award-winning author Paul Yoon comes a “spellbinding” (The Washington Post) novel about three kids orphaned in 1960s Laos—and how their destinies are entwined across decades, anointed by Hernan Diaz as “one of those rare novels that stays with us to become a standard with which we measure other books.”
Alisak, Prany, and Noi—three orpha$13.99ISBN: 9780358269618Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021From the best-selling author of the How to Be a Supervillain series comes this laugh-out-loud, heavily illustrated story of a shy boy, his best-friend-turned-ghost, and their bucket list of adventures and dares. Perfect for fans of the Timmy Failure and Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
Larry’s got a few problems.$16.99ISBN: 9781538748091Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - January 26th, 2021Two formidable men collide in this "first-class legal thriller" and New York Times bestseller about a celebrated criminal defense lawyer and the prosecution of his lifelong friend -- a doctor accused of murder (David Baldacci).$19.99ISBN: 9780803741508Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dial Books - January 19th, 2021
The highly anticipated next book in the New York Times bestselling, award-winning Graceling Realm series, which has sold 1.7 million copies.$19.99ISBN: 9781250772800Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tordotcom - January 19th, 2021
An alien artifact turns a young girl into Death's adopted daughter in Remote Control, a thrilling sci-fi tale of community and female empowerment from Nebula and Hugo Award-winner Nnedi Okorafor
“She’s the adopted daughter of the Angel of Death. Beware of her. Mind her. Death guards her like one of its own.”$19.99ISBN: 9780374311575Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 19th, 2021
The second book in the Sands of Arawiya duology by the masterful Hafsah Faizal—the follow-up to the smash New York Times bestselling novel We Hunt the Flame.
Darkness surged in his veins. Power bled from her bones.$27.00ISBN: 9780593187838Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 19th, 2021
In this propulsive locked-room thriller debut, a reunion weekend in the French Alps turns deadly when five friends discover that someone has deliberately stranded them at their remote mountaintop resort during a snowstorm.$30.00ISBN: 9780525561750Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Press - January 19th, 2021
"This book is a tour de force." -- Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take
A revolutionary new history of humankind through the prism of work by leading anthropologist James Suzman$26.00ISBN: 9780593102565Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Berkley - January 19th, 2021
An audacious novel of feminine rage about one of the most prolific female serial killers in American history--and the men who drove her to it.
They whisper about her in Chicago. Men come to her with their hopes, their dreams--their fortunes. But no one sees them leave. No one sees them at all after they come to call on the Widow of La Porte.$25.95ISBN: 9780593315750Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Pantheon - January 19th, 2021
Pictures capture moments in time, presenting the viewer with a window into another life. But a picture can go only so far. Who are the people in the image? What are their fears? What are their dreams? In the fourteen delightful tales in this collection, Alexander McCall Smith imagines the lives and loves of some of the everyday people pictured in these twentieth-century photographs.$27.95ISBN: 9780593318232Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - January 19th, 2021
From the award-winning, best-selling author comes a rollicking novel with a dark undertow, set around three unforgettable individuals and a doomed movie set.$27.99ISBN: 9780063012196Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: William Morrow - January 19th, 2021
Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by Entertainment Weekly * CNN * Harper's BAZAAR * E! Online * Refinery 29 * Bustle * Shondaland * Vulture * The Millions * Lit Hub * Electric Literature * Parade * MSN * and more!$18.99ISBN: 9780525555254Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dutton Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021
Acclaimed author of Ash Malinda Lo returns with her most personal and ambitious novel yet, a gripping story of love and duty set in San Francisco's Chinatown during the 1950s.$16.00ISBN: 9780593237779Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Del Rey - January 19th, 2021
From the New York Times bestselling author of Bird Box and Malorie comes a haunting tale of love and mystery, as the date of a lifetime becomes a maddening exploration of the depths of the heart.$16.99ISBN: 9780316417365Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021Discover an "absurd, funny, and thought-provoking" book perfect for "anyone who has ever felt socially awkward or inadequate" (Louis Sachar, author of Holes and the Wayside School series).
Dear weird toes, crooked nose, stressed out, left out, freaked out
Dear missing parts, broken hearts, picked-on, passed up, misunderstood,
$27.99ISBN: 9780062979063Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Amistad - January 19th, 2021
“Ultimately the reason to read The Rib King is not its timeliness or its insight into politics or Black culture, but because it accomplishes what the best fiction sets out to do: It drops you into a world you could not otherwise visit and makes you care deeply about what happens there.”--BookPage (starred review)$17.95ISBN: 9780884488897Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tilbury House Publishers - January 19th, 2021
A tender and powerful affirmation that Black lives have always mattered.
Black lives matter. That message would be self-evident in a just world, but in this world and this America, all children need to hear it again and again, and not just to hear it but to feel and know it.$16.99ISBN: 9780593302279Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021
From the award-winning author of The Boy at the Back of the Class comes a middle grade novel about the power of hope to sustain even when tragedy strikes.$28.99ISBN: 9780062882868Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper Wave - January 19th, 2021
Break the rules, not the fast with world-renowned biohacker and New York Times bestselling author Dave Asprey.
For more than a decade, Bulletproof founder Dave Asprey has shared his unique point of view and expertise to help fans become the best versions of themselves.$26.99ISBN: 9781250270269Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Press - January 19th, 2021
All he needs is to find her. First, he must remember who she is.
Jenny Ashcroft's "Meet Me in Bombay is a powerful, poignant and deeply emotional tale of love, mystery, loss and joy." –Kate Furnivall, New York Times bestselling author$27.99ISBN: 9781250274847Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Press - January 19th, 2021
The thrilling and definitive account of the Abdication Crisis of 1936$18.99ISBN: 9780062955708Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Katherine Tegen Books - January 19th, 2021
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel comes to high school in acclaimed author Katie Henry’s coming-of-age YA contemporary about a girl who accidentally falls into the world of stand-up comedy. Perfect for fans of John Green and Becky Albertalli!$16.99ISBN: 9780374313791Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 19th, 2021
E. L. Shen's The Comeback is a heartfelt, #OwnVoices middle-grade debut about a young girl trying to be a champ—in figure skating and in life.$29.99ISBN: 9781250301567Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Henry Holt and Co. - January 19th, 2021
From journalist Peter Ames Carlin—the New York Times bestselling music biographer who chronicled the lives and careers of Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, the Beach Boys, and Paul Simon—Sonic Boom captures the rollicking story of the most successful record label in the history of rock and roll, Warner Bros Records, and the remarkable secret to its meteoric rise.$35.00ISBN: 9781598536751Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Library of America - January 19th, 2021
The definitive edition of the complete works of the "grand dame" of American science fiction begins with this volume gathering two novels and her collected stories$27.00ISBN: 9780756417031Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: DAW - January 19th, 2021
The first book in a new environmental epic fantasy series set in a world where ships kept afloat by magical hearthfires sail an endless grass sea.$27.99ISBN: 9780062964083Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Amistad - January 19th, 2021
Afrofuturism, a movement that began in the Black community during the early 20th Century as an escape from racial hostility, economic turmoil, and aggressive policing, is enjoying a renaissance witnessed by the record-breaking success of creative projects, including the Oscar-winning Marvel Studios film, Black Panther; Regina King’s Emmy-winning HBO superhero tale, Watchmen$45.00ISBN: 9780525657668Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - January 19th, 2021
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE$17.00ISBN: 9781635570113Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 19th, 2021
From the author of Junkyard Planet, "an anthem to decluttering, recycling, making better quality goods and living a simpler life with less stuff." -Associated Press$30.00ISBN: 9781448217908Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury Caravel - January 19th, 2021
'My New Year's Eve Toast: to all the devils, lusts, passions, greeds, envies, loves, hates, strange desires, enemies ghostly and real, the army of memories, with which I do battle - may they never give me peace'
PATRICIA HIGHSMITH (New Year's Eve, 1947)$7.99ISBN: 9780062895943Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Greenwillow Books - January 5th, 2021
A New York Times bestseller! “Don’t miss this dazzling tour de force.”—Katherine Applegate, Newbery Medal winning author of The One and Only Ivan$19.99ISBN: 9781534460713Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 19th, 2021
American Street meets Long Way Down in this searing and gritty debut novel that takes an unflinching look at the harsh realities of gang life in Jamaica and how far a teen is willing to go for family.
Things can change in a second:
The second Frankie Green gets that scholarship letter, he has his ticket out of Jamaica.
The second his longtime crush, Leah$17.99ISBN: 9781982133122Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - January 19th, 2021
Colin O’Brady’s awe-inspiring, New York Times bestselling memoir recounting his recovery from a tragic accident and his record-setting 932-mile solo crossing of Antarctica is a “jaw-dropping tale of passion and perseverance” (Angela Duckworth, New York Times bestselling author of Grit).$17.00ISBN: 9781501190414Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - January 19th, 2021
The American Civil Liberties Union partners with award-winning authors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman in this “forceful, beautifully written” (Associated Press) collection that brings together many of our greatest living writers, each contributing an original piece inspired by a historic ACLU case.$16.99ISBN: 9781580899321Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Charlesbridge - January 19th, 2021
Go on a snowy, sandy shore walk in a story where every single word starts with the letter S!