On Our Front Tables, June 23rd, 2020

The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781982148034
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 23rd, 2020

As President Trump’s National Security Advisor, John Bolton spent many of his 453 days in the room where it happened, and the facts speak for themselves.

The result is a White House memoir that is the most comprehensive and substantial account of the Trump Administration, and one of the few to date by a top-level official.


Stranger Planet (Strange Planet Series) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063022607
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Published: Morrow Gift - June 16th, 2020

New York Times Bestseller

The sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon Strange Planet, featuring more hilarious and poignant adventures from the fascinating inhabitants of Nathan W. Pyle's colorful world.


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The Girl and the Witch's Garden Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534461581
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 23rd, 2020

“As enchanting as it is wise, the true magic of this secret garden story is in its unflinching, heart-wrenching exploration of grief, belonging, and inner strength.


The End of Policing Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781784782924
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Published: Verso - August 28th, 2018

The problem is not overpolicing, it is policing itself. Why we need to defund the police and how we get there.

Recent weeks have seen an explosion of protest against police brutality and repression. Among activists, journalists and politicians, the conversation about how to respond and improve policing has focused on accountability, diversity, training, and community relations.


The Mountains Wild: A Mystery Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250256430
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Published: Minotaur Books - June 23rd, 2020

"With its evocative Dublin setting, lyrical prose, tough but sympathetic heroine, and a killer twist in the plot, Sarah Stewart Taylor's The Mountains Wild should top everyone's must-read lists this year!" — New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie


Empty: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812992847
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Published: Random House - June 23rd, 2020

An editor at This American Life reveals the searing story of the secret binge-eating that dominated her adolescence and shapes her still.

“A smart, brave gift to the world. Bravo!”—Mary Karr, author of The Art of Memoir and The Liar’s Club


The Yellow House: A Memoir (2019 National Book Award Winner) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802125088
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Published: Grove Press - August 13th, 2019

Winner of the 2019 National Book Award for Nonfiction

A New York Times Bestseller

Named a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times Book Review

Named one of the "10 Best Books of 2019" by the New York Times Book Review, Seattle Times, Chicago Public Library, the Chicago Tribune, and Slate


The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero Who Infiltrated Auschwitz Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062561534
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Published: Custom House - June 23rd, 2020

COSTA BOOK AWARD WINNER: BOOK OF THE YEAR • #1 SUNDAY TIMES (UK) BESTSELLER


Exploding Kittens: A Field Guide to Unusual Cats Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780762497447
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Published: Running Press Adult - June 23rd, 2020

With inspiration from the #1 bestselling card game, this hilarious one-of-a-kind field guide features forty of the most frequently encountered cats from the Exploding Kittens universe -- including dozens of brand-new breeds.


Lost Companions: Reflections on the Death of Pets Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250202239
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Published: St. Martin's Press - June 23rd, 2020

A heartfelt exploration of human grief after the loss of a pet by the New York Times bestselling author of Dogs Never Lie About Love.


Unvarnished: A Gimlet-eyed Look at Life Behind the Bar Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062899286
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Published: Harper Wave - June 23rd, 2020

A Kitchen Confidential for the cocktail profession, Unvarnished is a fly-on-the-wall narrative peek at the joys, pains, and peculiarities of life “behind the stick.”

When it opened a decade ago, the acclaimed Los Angeles speakeasy The Varnish—owned, designed, and managed by award-winning cocktail aficionado Eric Alperin—qu


Desert Notebooks: A Road Map for the End of Time Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640093539
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - July 7th, 2020

Layering climate science, mythologies, nature writing, and personal experiences, National Magazine Award winner Ben Ehrenreich "has built a potent memorial to our own ongoing end-times" (The New York Times Book Review).


The Case of the Vanishing Blonde: And Other True Crime Stories Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802128447
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - July 7th, 2020

From Mark Bowden, a "master of narrative journalism" (New York Times), comes a true-crime collection both deeply chilling and impossible to put down.


Seeing Clearly: A Buddhist Guide to Life Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780190887506
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - July 1st, 2020

Many of us, even on our happiest days, struggle to quiet the constant buzz of anxiety in the background of our minds. All kinds of worries--worries about losing people and things, worries about how we seem to others--keep us from peace of mind.


Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525512363
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Published: One World - June 23rd, 2020

“An illuminating portrait of Baltimore in the aftermath of the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray . . . Readers will be enthralled by this propulsive account.”—Publishers Weekly
 


The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525522621
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Published: Penguin Press - June 23rd, 2020

How a New York Times bestselling author and New Yorker contributor parlayed a strong grasp of the science of human decision-making and a woeful ignorance of cards into a life-changing run as a professional poker player, under the wing of a legend of the game


Life Will Be the Death of Me: . . . And You Too! Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525511793
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - June 23rd, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The funny, sad, super-honest, all-true story of Chelsea Handler’s year of self-discovery—featuring a nerdily brilliant psychiatrist, a shaman, four Chow Chows, some well-placed security cameras, various family members (living and departed), friends, assistants, and a lot of edibles


Alone at Dawn: Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman and the Untold Story of the World's Deadliest Special Operations Force Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781538729663
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 23rd, 2020

The New York Times bestselling true account of John Chapman, Medal of Honor recipient and Special Ops Combat Controller, and his heroic one-man stand during the Afghan War, as he sacrificed his life to save the lives of twenty-three comrades-in-arms.


Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316477543
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 23rd, 2020

A journalist's twenty-year fascination with the Manson murders leads to shocking new revelations about the FBI's involvement in this riveting reassessment of an infamous case in American history.


Intuitive Eating, 4th Edition: A Revolutionary Anti-Diet Approach Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250255198
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Published: St. Martin's Essentials - June 23rd, 2020

Make peace with food.
Free yourself from chronic dieting forever.
Rediscover the pleasures of eating.

The go-to resource––now fully revised and updated––for building a healthy body image and making peace with food, once and for all.


Take a Hint, Dani Brown: A Novel (The Brown Sisters #2) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062941237
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Published: Avon - June 23rd, 2020

As seen in OprahMag, Bustle, Parade, PopSugar, New York Post, Essence, Travel & Leisure, Ms. Magazine, TheSkimm, Betches, Shondaland, and Buzzfeed! Named one of the Best Books of the Year (so far) by Apple and Amazon.


The Island: A Thriller (The Hulda Series #2) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250621856
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Published: Minotaur Books - June 23rd, 2020

The newest superstar on the Icelandic crime fiction scene has arrived with a superb followup to The Darkness.

Shortlisted for the Crime Novel of the Year Award in Iceland
Third Place, Novel of the Year Award 2016 in Iceland, selected by booksellers
One of the bestselling novels in Iceland in 2016


The Confessions of Frannie Langton: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062851802
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 23rd, 2020

This breathtaking debut, winner of the Costa First Novel Award, is a murder mystery that travels across the Atlantic and through the darkest channels of history. A brilliant, searing depiction of race, class, and oppression that penetrates the skin and sears the soul, it is the story of a woman of her own making in a world that would see her unmade. 


A Woman Alone Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781538715765
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 23rd, 2020

ONE OF POPSUGAR'S BEST NEW BOOKS TO DIVE INTO THIS SUMMER

ONE OF CRIME READS' MOST ANTICIPATED SUMMER CRIME BOOKS OF 2020

A house with the darkest of secrets.
A woman who is the only one who knows.


The Secret Messenger Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780008384623
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Published: Avon Books - June 23rd, 2020

The highly awaited new novel from the USA Today bestselling author of The German Midwife.

Venice, 1943


Party of Two Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593100820
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Published: Berkley - June 23rd, 2020

A chance meeting with a handsome stranger turns into a whirlwind affair that gets everyone talking in this New York Times bestseller. 


The Lager Queen of Minnesota: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399563065
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Published: Penguin Books - June 23rd, 2020

A National Bestseller!

The perfect pick-me-up on a hot summer day. 
—Washington Post

 
“[A] charmer of a tale. . . Warm, witty and--like any good craft beer--complex, the saga delivers a subtly feminist and wholly life-affirming message.”
—People Magazine


The Beekeeper of Aleppo: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593128176
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 23rd, 2020

This unforgettable novel puts human faces on the Syrian war with the immigrant story of a beekeeper, his wife, and the triumph of spirit when the world becomes unrecognizable.

“A beautifully crafted novel of international significance that has the capacity to have us open our eyes and see.”—Heather Morris, author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz


Lady in the Lake: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062390028
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 23rd, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller


A Dog's Promise: A Novel (A Dog's Purpose #3) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250163493
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Published: Forge Books - June 23rd, 2020

A Dog's Promise continues the story of Bailey, the good dog whose journey started in A Dog's Purpose and continued in A Dog's Journey (both major motion pictures).


A Sky Painted Gold Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593127223
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 23rd, 2020

The Great Gatsby meets I Capture the Castle in this gorgeously dreamy coming-of-age romance perfect for fans of A Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue.


Bestselling author Chris Grabenstein and the Mystery Writers of America bring together twenty peerless puzzles—from bestselling authors such as Peter Lerangis, Stuart Gibbs, Lauren Magaziner, Kate Milford, and, of course, Grabenstein himself—in an anthology of mystery short stories that invite readers to try to unravel the riddles themselves.