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Concrete Rose Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062846716
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 12th, 2021

International phenomenon Angie Thomas revisits Garden Heights seventeen years before the events of The Hate U Give in this searing and poignant exploration of Black boyhood and manhood.


Kamala's Way: An American Life Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982175764
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 12th, 2021

A revelatory biography of the first Black woman to stand for Vice President, charting how the daughter of two immigrants in segregated California became one of this country’s most effective power players.

There’s very little that’s conventional about Kamala Harris, and yet her personal story also represents the best of America.


Detransition, Baby: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593133378
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Published: One World - January 12th, 2021

“An unforgettable portrait of three women, trans and cis, who wrestle with questions of motherhood and family making . . . Detransition, Baby might destroy your book club, but in a good way.”—Andrea Lawlor, author of Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl
 


A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984856029
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Published: Random House - January 12th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling, Booker Prize–winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo and Tenth of December comes a literary master class on what makes great stories work and what they can tell us about ourselves—and our world today.


Aftershocks: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982111229
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 12th, 2021

In the tradition of The Glass Castle, a deeply felt memoir from Whiting Award–winner Nadia Owusu about the push and pull of belonging, the seismic emotional toll of family secrets, and the heart it takes to pull through.


The Captive: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062990976
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Published: Ecco - January 12th, 2021

A rural noir about a woman on a pulse-pounding expedition to deliver a fugitive—and forced to confront her own past on the journey

In a secessionist rural state that has cut itself off completely from urban centers, where living is hardscrabble and poor but “free,” Brooke Holland runs a farm with her husband, Milo, and two daught


First Platoon: A Story of Modern War in the Age of Identity Dominance Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524746667
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Published: Dutton - January 12th, 2021

An urgent investigation into warfare, good, and evil in the age of biometrics, the technology that would allow the government to identify anyone, anywhere, at any time
 


Tales from the Hinterland (The Hazel Wood) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250302724
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 12th, 2021

A gorgeously illustrated collection of twelve “lush and deliciously sinister fairy tales” (Kelly Link) by the New York Times bestselling author of The Hazel Wood and The Night Country!

Before The Hazel Wood, there was Althea Proserpine’s Tales from the Hinterland...


The Children's Blizzard: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399182280
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Published: Delacorte Press - January 12th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator’s Wife comes a story of courage on the prairie, inspired by the devastating storm that struck the Great Plains in 1888, threatening the lives of hundreds of immigrant homesteaders, especially schoolchildren.


Gone to the Woods: Surviving a Lost Childhood Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374314156
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 12th, 2021

A middle grade memoir from a living literary legend, giving readers a new perspective on the origins of Gary Paulsen's famed survival stories.


The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250257727
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 12th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

How can we summon a moment of lift for human beingsand especially for women? Because when you lift up women, you lift up humanity.


Waiting for the Night Song Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250269188
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Published: Forge Books - January 12th, 2021

A startling and timely debut, Julie Carrick Dalton's Waiting for the Night Song is a moving, brilliant novel about friendships forged in childhood magic and ruptured by the high price of secrets that leave you forever changed.

Cadie Kessler has spent decades trying to cover up one truth. One moment. But deep down, didn’t she always know her secret would surface?


The Listening Path: The Creative Art of Attention (A 6-Week Artist's Way Program) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250768582
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Published: St. Martin's Essentials - January 12th, 2021

A 6-week Artist’s Way Program from legendary author Julia Cameron

A Washington Post and Publisher's Weekly Bestseller

"Cameron's fans will love this"—Publishers Weekly


The Resisters: A novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525657224
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Published: Vintage - January 12th, 2021

The time: not so long from now. The place: AutoAmerica, a country surveilled by one “Aunt Nettie,” a Big Brother that is part artificial intelligence, part internet, and oddly human—even funny. The people: divided. The “angelfair” Netted have jobs and, what with the country half under water, literally occupy the high ground.


Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534419131
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 12th, 2021

From the Newbery Honor–winning author of Genesis Begins Again comes a shimmering picture book that shines the light on Zora Neale Hurston, the extraordinary writer and storycatcher extraordinaire who changed the face of American literature.

Zora was a girl who hankered for tales like bees for honey.


Yellow Wife: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982149109
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 12th, 2021

“A fully immersive, intricately crafted story inspired by the pages of history. In Pheby, Sadeqa Johnson has created a woman whose struggle to survive and to protect the ones she loves will have readers turning the pages as fast as their fingers can fly.


Kill Switch: The Rise of the Modern Senate and the Crippling of American Democracy Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781631497773
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Published: Liveright - January 12th, 2021

"An impeccably timed book. . . . Jentleson understands the inner workings of the institution, down to the most granular details, showing precisely how arcane procedural rules can be leveraged to dramatic effect." —Jennifer Szalai, New York Times


The Historians: A thrilling novel of conspiracy and intrigue during World War II Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063043008
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 12th, 2021

The Historians blends a fascinating historical intrigue with the quick pace and excitement of a thriller.”  — Ellen Keith, author of The Dutch Wife


The Children's Train: A Novel Cover Image
By Viola Ardone, Clarissa Botsford (Translated by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062940513
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Published: HarperVia - January 12th, 2021

“The innocence of childhood collides with the stark aftermath of war in this wrenching and ultimately redemptive tale of family, seemingly impossible choices, and the winding paths to destiny, which sometimes take us to places far beyond our imaginings.” – Lisa Wingate, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Before We Were Yours and The Book of L


Saving Justice: Truth, Transparency, and Trust Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250799128
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 12th, 2021

James Comey, former FBI Director and New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Loyalty, uses his long career in federal law enforcement to explore issues of justice and fairness in the US justice system.


Team Human Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393541533
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 12th, 2021

Porchlight’s Management and Workplace Culture Book of The Year

“[A] thoroughly fascinating exploration of the long interplay between power and the technologies of communication.” —Adam Frank, NPR


The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393541571
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 12th, 2021

New York Times Bestseller
With a New Afterword

“A comic book with zest and brains—one that just might help a reader understand the brave new world.” —The New Yorker


The Center of Everything Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640092341
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - January 12th, 2021

Set against the wild beauty of Montana as a woman attempts to heal from a devastating accident, this generational saga from the award-winning author of The Widow Nash is a heartfelt examination of how the deep bonds of family echo throughout our lives.


The House on Vesper Sands Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781951142247
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Published: Tin House Books - January 12th, 2021

Named Most Anticipated Book by Time, Newsweek, and O, The Oprah Magazine

"Funny, eerie, tender, haunting and unsettling, smokily atmospheric, and fantastically enjoyable." —Helen MacDonald, author of Vesper Flights


City of the Plague God Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368051507
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - January 12th, 2021

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents CITY OF THE PLAGUE GOD, an adventure based on ancient Mesopotamian mythology written by Sarwat Chadda, author of the Ash Mistry series.


The Scorpion's Tail (Nora Kelly #2) Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781538747278
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 12th, 2021

From #1 bestselling authors Preston & Child comes a thrilling novel following archaeologist Nora Kelly and FBI Agent Corrie Swanson as they work together to solve a twisted crime that reaches far beyond any of their worst fears.


The Lost Boys: A Decker/Lazarus Novel (Decker/Lazarus Novels #26) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062910455
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Published: William Morrow - January 12th, 2021

Faye Kellerman returns with an atmospheric, fast-paced mystery set in bucolic upstate New York, full of unexpected twists and turns that build to a shocking and surprising end—the latest thrilling entry in her New York Times bestseller Decker/Lazarus series.

When Bertram Telemann goes missing from a local diner near Greenbury, the entire community of the


Robert B. Parker's Someone to Watch Over Me (Spenser #49) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525536857
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 12th, 2021

In the latest thriller featuring the legendary Boston PI, Spenser and his young protégé Mattie Sullivan take on billionaire money manager running a network of underaged girls for his rich and powerful clients.


ADHD 2.0: New Science and Essential Strategies for Thriving with Distraction--from Childhood through Adulthood Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399178733
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Published: Ballantine Books - January 12th, 2021

A revolutionary new approach to ADD/ADHD featuring cutting-edge research and strategies to help readers thrive, by the bestselling authors of the seminal books Driven to Distraction and Delivered from Distraction


Oona Cover Image
By Kelly DiPucchio, Raissa Figueroa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062982247
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 12th, 2021

This comical and heartfelt picture book is a winning celebration of invention, creativity, and friendship. With gorgeous underwater scenes and a crowd-pleasing tale, this is one little mermaid who is here to make a splash! 


Off to See the Sea Cover Image
By Nikki Grimes, Elizabeth Zunon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492638292
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - January 12th, 2021

From Children's Literature Legacy Award-winning author Nikki Grimes and acclaimed illustrator Elizabeth Zunon comes an adventurous bath time story.


Fundamentals: Ten Keys to Reality Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735223790
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Published: Penguin Press - January 12th, 2021

One of our great contemporary scientists reveals the ten profound insights that illuminate what everyone should know about the physical world


Before the Ruins: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250759153
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - January 12th, 2021

Named a Best New Book of 2021 (so far) by Real Simple
Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by Lit Hub and Bustle

A gripping, multilayered debut in the tradition of Tana French and Donna Tartt about four friends, an empty manor, and a night that will follow them for the rest of their lives


Bravey: Chasing Dreams, Befriending Pain, and Other Big Ideas Cover Image
By Alexi Pappas, Maya Rudolph (Foreword by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984801128
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Published: The Dial Press - January 12th, 2021

The Olympic runner, actress, filmmaker and writer Alexi Pappas shares what she’s learned about confidence, self-reliance, mental health, embracing pain, and achieving your dreams.
 


Dear Miss Kopp (A Kopp Sisters Novel #6) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780358093121
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Published: Mariner Books - January 12th, 2021

Split apart by the war effort, the indomitable Kopp sisters take on saboteurs and spies and stand up to the Army brass as they face the possibility that their life back home will never be the same.

The U.S. has finally entered World War I.


Being Ram Dass Cover Image
By Ram Dass, Rameshwar Das, Anne Lamott (Introduction by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781683646280
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Published: Sounds True - January 12th, 2021

Set against a backdrop of nine decades of sweeping cultural change, Being Ram Dass shares this modern day luminary's journey from psychologist to renegade Harvard psychedelics researcher to beloved spiritual icon.


Summerwater: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780374105938
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 12th, 2021

A BEST BOOK OF JANUARY: O Magazine

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR in the UK: The Guardian, The Times


Sheepish (Wolf Under Cover) Cover Image
By Helen Yoon, Helen Yoon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536207323
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Published: Candlewick - January 12th, 2021

Hungry Wolf disguises himself as a sheep and nobody suspects a thing! (Or do they?)


Julian Bond's Time to Teach: A History of the Southern Civil Rights Movement Cover Image
By Julian Bond, Pamela Horowitz (Foreword by), Jeanne Theoharis (Introduction by), Danny Lyon (Photographs by), Vann R. Newkirk II. (Afterword by)
$29.95
ISBN: 9780807033203
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Published: Beacon Press - January 12th, 2021

A masterclass in the civil rights movement from one of the legendary activists who led it.


Three Wise Men: A Navy SEAL, a Green Beret, and How Their Marine Brother Became a War's Sole Survivor Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250253446
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 12th, 2021

From Beau Wise and Tom Sileo comes Three Wise Men, an incredible memoir of family, service and sacrifice by a Marine who lost both his brothers in combat--becoming the only "Sole Survivor" during the war in Afghanistan.


The Crooked Path to Abolition: Abraham Lincoln and the Antislavery Constitution Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324005858
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 12th, 2021

An award-winning scholar uncovers the guiding principles of Lincoln’s antislavery strategies.


Alone Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534467569
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Published: Aladdin - January 12th, 2021

Perfect for fans of Hatchet and the I Survived series, this harrowing middle grade debut novel-in-verse from a Pushcart Prize–nominated poet tells the story of a young girl who wakes up one day to find herself utterly alone in her small Colorado town.

When twelve-year-old Maddie hatches a scheme for a secret sleepover with her two best friends, she ends up waking up to a


The Nightmare Thief Cover Image
By Nicole Lesperance, Federica Fenna (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728215341
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Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - January 12th, 2021

For fans of A Snicker of Magic and The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl comes a suspenseful dark fantasy duology, perfect for middle school readers that love stories of magic and sisterhood with a dash of danger.


The Last Garden in England Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982107826
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Published: Gallery Books - January 12th, 2021

From the author of the international bestseller The Light Over London and The Whispers of War comes a poignant and unforgettable tale of five women living across three different times whose lives are all connected by one very special place.

Present day: Emma Lovett, who has dedicated her career to breathing new life into long-neglected gardens, has just been give


To Cook a Bear: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143133902
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Published: Penguin Books - January 12th, 2021

AN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER
A SUNDAY TIMES UK BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

“So much to relish here . . . and the writing is just lovely!” 
—Diane Setterfield, New York Times bestselling author of The Thirteenth Tale and Once Upon a River