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When the Stars Go Dark: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593237892
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 13th, 2021

GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK • “A total departure for the author of The Paris Wife, McLain’s emotionally intense and exceptionally well-written thriller entwines its fictional crime with real cases.”—People (Book of the Week)
 


Permission to Dream Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780063031562
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Published: Amistad - April 13th, 2021

In the spirit of The Last Lecture, The Secret, and The Alchemist, this small book presents BIG ideas for turning your “one day” into today, including the generational transfer of a dream and a powerful blueprint for a masterpiece life—from the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir and major motion picture The Pursuit of Happynes


The House of Grass and Sky Cover Image
By Mary Lyn Ray, E. B. Goodale (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536200973
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Published: Candlewick - April 13th, 2021

A luminous picture-book tribute to house and home gently evokes the passage of time, the solace of memory, and the joys of preservation and renewal.


Susan, Linda, Nina, and Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781419750403
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 13th, 2021

The Third Pole: Mystery, Obsession, and Death on Mount Everest Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781524745578
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Published: Dutton - April 13th, 2021

*One of the 57 Most Anticipated Books Of 2021—Elle 

Shivering, exhausted, gasping for oxygen, beyond doubt . . .

 


Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385545686
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Published: Doubleday - April 13th, 2021

A grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin, by the prize-winning, bestselling author of Say Nothing
 


The Bookseller of Florence: The Story of the Manuscripts That Illuminated the Renaissance Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780802158529
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - April 13th, 2021

The Renaissance in Florence conjures images of beautiful frescoes and elegant buildings--the dazzling handiwork of the city's skilled artists and architects.


Malice: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984818652
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Published: Del Rey - April 13th, 2021

A princess isn’t supposed to fall for an evil sorceress. But in this “bewitching and fascinating” (Tamora Pierce) retelling of “Sleeping Beauty,” true love is more than a simple fairy tale.
 


The Triumph of Nancy Reagan Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781501165191
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 13th, 2021

The definitive biography of the fiercely vigilant and politically astute First Lady who shaped one of the most consequential presidencies of the 20th century: Nancy Reagan.

The made-in-Hollywood marriage of Ronald and Nancy Reagan is more than a love story—it’s the partnership that made him president.


The Rock from the Sky Cover Image
By Jon Klassen, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536215625
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Published: Candlewick - April 13th, 2021

Look up! From the Caldecott Medal–winning creator of the Hat Trilogy comes a new deadpan gem.

There is a spot.
It is a good spot.
It is the perfect spot to stand.
There is no reason to ever leave.
But somewhere above there is also a rock.
A rock from the sky.


Stargazer: A Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062908339
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Published: Harper - April 13th, 2021

Murder, deception, Navajo tradition, and the stars collide in this enthralling entry in New York Times bestselling author Anne Hillerman’s Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito series, set amid the beautiful landscape of the American Southwest.

What begins as a typical day for Officer Bernadette Manuelito—serving a bench warrant, dealing with a herd of ca


The Light of the Midnight Stars Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316483469
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Published: Redhook - April 13th, 2021

Experience an evocative combination of fantasy, history, and Jewish folklore in this fairytale-inspired novel from the author of The Sisters of the Winter Wood.

"The Light of the Midnight Stars is storytelling as spellcasting.


The Hero Code: Lessons Learned from Lives Well Lived Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781538719961
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 13th, 2021

From the acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Make Your Bed—a short, inspirational book about the qualities of true, everyday heroes.

THE HERO CODE is Admiral McRaven's ringing tribute to the real, everyday heroes he's met over the years, from battlefields to hospitals to college campuses, who are doing their part to save the world.


Turn a Blind Eye: A Detective William Warwick Novel (William Warwick Novels #3) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250200808
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 13th, 2021

Turn a Blind Eye is the third installment in the gripping story of Detective Inspector William Warwick, by the master storyteller and #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Clifton Chronicles.


Early Morning Riser: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525659341
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Published: Knopf - April 13th, 2021

New York Post Best New Novel * An Esquire Best Book of 2021 * An E!


Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525510321
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 13th, 2021

“Merlin Sheldrake’s marvelous tour of these diverse and extraordinary life forms is eye-opening on why humans should consider fungi among the greatest of earth’s marvels. . . . Wondrous.”—Time 


All Adults Here: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781594634703
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 13th, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK!
"In a time when all we want is hope, it’s a beautiful book to reach for." -Jenna Bush Hager

“Literary sunshine.”—New York Times

“The queen of the summer novel.”—Entertainment Weekly


The Night Library of Sternendach: A Vampire Opera in Verse Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781941360514
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Published: Lanternfish Press - April 13th, 2021

Jackpot: How the Super-Rich Really Live—and How Their Wealth Harms Us All Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982127213
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 13th, 2021

A senior editor at Mother Jones dives into the lives of the extremely rich, showing the fascinating, otherworldly realm they inhabit—and the insidious ways this realm harms us all.

Have you ever fantasized about being ridiculously wealthy? Probably.


The Souvenir Museum: Stories Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062971289
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Published: Ecco - April 13th, 2021

A Most Anticipated Book From: OprahMag.com * Refinery 29 * Seattle Times * LitHub * Houston Chronicle * The Millions * Buzzfeed


These Women: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062656391
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Published: Ecco - April 13th, 2021

SHORTLISTED FOR THE EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL

A Recommended Book From
The New York Times Book Review * The Washington Post * Vogue * Entertainment Weekly * Elle * People * Marie Claire * Vulture * The Minneapolis Star-Tribune * LitHub * Crime Reads * PopSugar * AARP * Book Marks * South Florida Sun Sentinel


The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062968821
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Published: Ecco - April 13th, 2021

Los Angeles Times Bestseller

IndieBound Bestseller

One of USA Today’s “5 Books Not to Miss”

One of Forbes’ “Best Summer Reads"


Little Pieces of Me: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062934871
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 13th, 2021

Following her acclaimed debut novel, You and Me and Us, Alison Hammer offers a deeply moving story of family and identity. When a DNA test reveals a long-buried secret, a woman must look to the past to understand her mother and herself.


What Comes After: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593085998
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 13th, 2021

“Nail-biting wallop of a debut ... a thoughtful, unexpectedly optimistic tale.” -- The New York Times


On the House: A Washington Memoir Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250238443
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 13th, 2021

“A rollicking, foil-mouthed” [memoir]....Boehner has delivered a classic Washington “tell-all,” albeit one with his typical jocular style.” --The Washington Post

Former Speaker of the House John Boehner shares colorful tales from the halls of power, the smoke-filled rooms around the halls of power, and his fabled tour bus.


Ocean Prey (A Prey Novel #31) Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593087022
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 13th, 2021

Fan-favorite heroes Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers join forces on a deadly maritime case in the remarkable new novel from #1 New York Times-bestselling author John Sandford.


Hana Khan Carries On Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593336366
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Published: Berkley - April 13th, 2021

One of Amazon's Best Romances of the Month!

For fans of "You’ve Got Mail," a young woman juggles pursuing her dream job in radio while helping her family compete with the new halal restaurant across the street, in this sparkling new rom-com by the author of Ayesha at Last


Under the Wave at Waimea Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780358446286
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 13th, 2021

“Theroux’s work is like no one else’s.” –Francine Prose, New York Times Book Review

From legendary writer Paul Theroux comes an atmospheric novel following a big-wave surfer as he confronts aging, privilege, mortality, and whose lives we choose to remember.

Now in his sixties, big-wave surfer Joe Sharkey has passed his prime a


Becoming Duchess Goldblatt Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780358569831
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Published: Mariner Books - April 13th, 2021

One of the New York Times’ 20 Books to Read in 2020

“A tonic . . . Splendid . . . A respite . . . A summer cocktail of a book.”
Washington Post

“Unforgettable . . .


Yes & No Cover Image
By Elisha Cooper, Elisha Cooper (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250257338
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 13th, 2021

From Caldecott Honor author/illustrator Elisha Cooper comes Yes & No, a timeless tale of friendship, adjusting your perspective, and the joys (and trials) of siblinghood.

Good morning, good morning. It's time to wake up!


Book Nerd (gift book for readers) Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781523510269
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 13th, 2021

Book nerds rule!


The Good Sister: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250120953
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 13th, 2021

"A stunningly clever thriller made doubly suspenseful by not one, but two unreliable narrators." People

Sally Hepworth, the author of The Mother-In-Law delivers a knock-out of a novel about the lies that bind two sisters in The Good Sister.


Victories Greater Than Death (Unstoppable #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250317315
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Published: Tor Teen - April 13th, 2021

Outsmart Your Enemies. Outrun the Galaxy.

“Just please, remember what I told you. Run. Don’t stop running for anything.”


Amira's Picture Day Cover Image
By Reem Faruqi, Fahmida Azim (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823440191
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Published: Holiday House - April 13th, 2021

Ramadan has come to an end, and Amira can't wait to stay home from school to celebrate Eid. There's just one hiccup: it's also school picture day. How can Amira be in two places at once?


Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing: Essays Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780593080764
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Published: Vintage - April 13th, 2021

"A memoir in essays about so many things—growing up in an abusive cult, coming of age as a lesbian in the military, forced out by homophobia, living on the margins as a working class woman and what it’s like to grow into the person you are meant to be. Hough’s writing will break your heart." —Roxane Gay


Nuclear Folly: A History of the Cuban Missile Crisis Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780393540819
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 13th, 2021

A harrowing account of the Cuban missile crisis and how the US and USSR came to the brink of nuclear apocalypse.


The Prison Healer Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358434559
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 13th, 2021

“Lynette Noni is a masterful storyteller. A must-read for any fantasy lover!” — SARAH J.


The Passenger: A Novel Cover Image
By Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz, Philip Boehm (Translated by), André Aciman (Introduction by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250317148
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Published: Metropolitan Books - April 13th, 2021

Hailed as a remarkable literary discovery, a lost novel of heart-stopping intensity and harrowing absurdity about flight and persecution in 1930s Germany


Antiquities Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9780593318829
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Published: Knopf - April 13th, 2021

From one of our most preeminent writers, a tale that captures the shifting meanings of the past, and how our experience colors those meanings.


Regina Is NOT a Little Dinosaur Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593127285
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - April 13th, 2021

Meet a young dinosaur seeking her independence in this hilarious picture book from the author of WOLF CAMP and SWEETY.


Genesis: The Story of How Everything Began Cover Image
By Guido Tonelli, Erica Segre (Translated by), Simon Carnell (Translated by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374600488
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 13th, 2021

A breakout bestseller in Italy, now available for American readers for the first time, Genesis: The Story of How Everything Began is a short, humanistic tour of the origins of the universe, earth, and life—drawing on the latest discoveries in physics to explain the seven most significant moments in the creation of the cosmos.


Come On Over: 111 Fantastic Recipes for the Family That Cooks, Eats, and Laughs Together Cover Image
By Jeff Mauro, Sebastian Maniscalco (Foreword by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062997081
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Published: William Morrow Cookbooks - April 13th, 2021

Bursting with personality and mouthwatering dishes, a cookbook for family and friendly gatherings from celebrity chef Jeff Mauro, co-host of Food Network’s The Kitchen.

When Jeff Mauro was growing up in his big Italian American family in Chicago, his mother would often be on the phone talking to cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and family friends.


The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock: An Anatomy of the Master of Suspense Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781324002390
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 13th, 2021

A fresh, innovative biography of the twentieth century’s most iconic filmmaker.

In The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock, Edward White explores the Hitchcock phenomenon—what defines it, how it was invented, what it reveals about the man at its core, and how its legacy continues to shape our cultural world.


If I Had Your Face: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593129487
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 13th, 2021

A riveting debut novel set in contemporary Seoul, Korea, about four young women making their way in a world defined by impossible standards of beauty, after-hours room salons catering to wealthy men, ruthless social hierarchies, and K-pop mania
 


Sensational: The Hidden History of America's “Girl Stunt Reporters” Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062843616
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Published: Harper - April 13th, 2021

"A gripping, flawlessly researched, and overdue portrait of America’s trailblazing female journalists. Kim Todd has restored these long-forgotten mavericks to their rightful place in American history." Abbott Kahler, author (as Karen Abbott) of The Ghosts of Eden Park and Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy 


An Apprenticeship or The Book of Pleasures Cover Image
By Clarice Lispector, Stefan Tobler (Translated by), Sheila Heti (Afterword by), Benjamin Moser (Series edited by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9780811230612
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Published: New Directions - April 13th, 2021

A love story by the great Clarice Lispector that asks: Just how might two people be joined?


The Funny Thing about Norman Foreman Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780778331957
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Published: Mira Books - April 13th, 2021

"Charming, warm and uplifting...there is so much to love about this book."--Laurie Frankel, New York Times bestselling author of This is How It Always Is

A triumphant and touching debut about the unlikeliest superstar you'll ever meet.


A Short History of Humanity: A New History of Old Europe Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593229422
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Published: Random House - April 13th, 2021

“Thrilling . . . a bracing summary of what we have learned [from] ‘archaeogenetics’—the study of ancient DNA . . . Krause and Trappe capture the excitement of this young field.”—Kyle Harper, The Wall Street Journal


Second Chances: A Marine, His Dog, and Finding Redemption Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780063009523
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Published: William Morrow - April 13th, 2021

The author of the heartwarming Craig and Fred tells the deeply emotional and inspiring story of the next phase of their lives together: working closely with prison inmates in Maine who raise and train puppies to become service dogs.

Former US Marine Craig Grossi and his dog Fred appeared on the "Today Show' and 'Rachael Ray', and in schools, bookstores, a


Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250249869
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 13th, 2021

Blending evidence across science and design, Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less offers a revolution in problem-solving: proving why we overlook subtraction, and how we can access its true potential


The Threads of Magic Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536207194
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Published: Candlewick - April 13th, 2021

In a gripping stand-alone fantasy from the acclaimed Alison Croggon, a pickpocket steals the cursed Stone Heart and is propelled into a power struggle, woven with witchcraft, that will change the kingdom forever.


Collected Poems Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780807026526
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Published: Beacon Press - April 13th, 2021

A representative collection of the life work of the much-honored poet and a founder of the Black Arts movement, spanning the 4 decades of her literary career.


Your Future Is Bright Cover Image
By Corey Finkle, Shelley Couvillion (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250621443
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 13th, 2021

Celebrate the boundless possibilities of the future with this uplifting picture book about the potential in every child, perfect for fans of Oh, the Places You’ll Go! and The Wonderful Things You Will Be.

Today is a triumph! It’s awesome! You’re great!
The things you’ve accomplished are truly first rate.


I Had a Brother Once: A Poem, A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593134795
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Published: One World - April 13th, 2021

A brilliant, genre-defying work—both memoir and epic poem—about the struggle for wisdom, grace, and ritual in the face of unspeakable loss