On Our Front Tables, May 19, 2020

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781338635171
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 19th, 2020

Ambition will fuel him.
Competition will drive him.
But power has its price.


Little Bear's Treasures Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771646536
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Published: Greystone Kids - June 2nd, 2020

A book to inspire children to look for treasures in the great outdoors, where everyday objects take on new, magical meanings with a little imagination.

"Alive with modest wonder--a treasure."
--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


Empire City: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501177798
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Published: Atria Books - April 28th, 2020

Empire City is a dark, nimble book that pulls no punches. While the novel tracks an alternate historical reality, time and again I found myself taken aback at just how prescient and applicable its insight is to our very real present.


The Paladin: A Spy Novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393254174
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 5th, 2020

When a daring, high-tech CIA operation goes wrong and is disavowed, Michael Dunne sets out for revenge.


Robert B. Parker's Grudge Match (Sunny Randall #8) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525539322
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - May 5th, 2020

Robert B. Parker's beloved PI Sunny Randall returns on a case that blurs the line between friend and foe...and if Sunny can't tell the difference, the consequences may be deadly.


Exile Music: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525561811
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Published: Viking - May 5th, 2020

Based on an unexplored slice of World War II history, Exile Music is the captivating story of a young Jewish girl whose family flees refined and urbane Vienna for safe harbor in the mountains of Bolivia


Old Lovegood Girls Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781632868220
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - May 5th, 2020

"As always, wry, beady­eyed, acute." —Margaret Atwood, via Twitter

From the bestselling, award-winning author of Flora and Evensong comes the story of two remarkable women and the complex friendship between them that spans decades.


Network Effect: A Murderbot Novel (The Murderbot Diaries #5) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250229861
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Published: Tor.com - May 5th, 2020

The first full-length novel in Martha Wells' New York Times and USA Today bestselling Murderbot Diaries series.

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I caught myself rereading my favorite parts... and I can’t recommend it enough." — New York Times


The Book of V.: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250257017
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - May 5th, 2020

A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK

A BELLETRIST BOOK CLUB PICK

For fans of The Hours and Fates and Furies, a bold, kaleidoscopic novel intertwining the lives of three women across three centuries as their stories of sex, power, and desire finally converge in the present day.


The Paris Hours: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250307187
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 5th, 2020

“Like All the Light We Cannot See, The Paris Hours explores the brutality of war and its lingering effects with cinematic intensity. The ending will leave you breathless.” —Christina Baker Kline, author of Orphan Train and A Piece of the World

One day in the City of Light. One night in search of lost time.


All Adults Here: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781594634697
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 4th, 2020

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


Hello, Summer Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250256928
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Published: St. Martin's Press - May 5th, 2020

New York Times bestselling author and Queen of the Beach Reads Mary Kay Andrews delivers her next blockbuster, Hello Summer.

It’s a new season...


The Index of Self-Destructive Acts Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781947793828
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Published: Tin House Books - May 5th, 2020

“A significant novel, beautifully crafted and deeply felt. Beha creates a high bonfire of our era's vanities. . . .This is a novel to savor.” —Colum McCann

Through baseball, finance, media, and religion, Beha traces the passing of the torch from the old establishment to the new meritocracy, exploring how each generation’s failure helped land us where we are today.


Strange Hotel: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780374270629
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 5th, 2020

From Eimear McBride, author of the award-winning A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing, comes the beguiling travelogue of a woman in exile: from her past, her ghosts, and herself.


The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill America's 16th President--and Why It Failed Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250317476
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 5th, 2020

Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch, the bestselling authors of The First Conspiracy, which covers the secret plot against George Washington, now turn their attention to a little-known, but true story about a failed assassination attempt on the sixteenth president in The Lincoln Conspiracy.


Fire in Paradise: An American Tragedy Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324005148
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 5th, 2020

The harrowing story of the most destructive American wildfire in a century.


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Dirt: Adventures in Lyon as a Chef in Training, Father, and Sleuth Looking for the Secret of French Cooking Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780307271013
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Published: Knopf - May 5th, 2020

A hilariously self-deprecating, highly obsessive account of the author's adventures, in the world of French haute cuisine, for anyone whose ever found joy in cooking and eating food with their family--from the author of the best-selling, widely acclaimed Heat.

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice


Economic Dignity Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984879875
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Published: Penguin Press - May 5th, 2020

“A timely and important new book…It should be our North Star for the recovery and beyond.” -Hillary Clinton


The Hour of Fate: Theodore Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan, and the Battle to Transform American Capitalism Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781635572490
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - May 5th, 2020

A riveting narrative of Wall Street buccaneering, political intrigue, and two of American history's most colossal characters, struggling for mastery in an era of social upheaval and rampant inequality.


The Hilarious World of Depression Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250209283
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Published: St. Martin's Press - May 5th, 2020

"[A] path to deeper understanding and openness, by way of laughter in the dark" —The New York Times Book Review

"...Filled with heart, humor and hope." —People

One of Todays's Ten Best Inspirational Books, 2020 | One of Huff Post's 10 Most Anticipated Book Releases Of May 2020


Neurodharma: New Science, Ancient Wisdom, and Seven Practices of the Highest Happiness Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780593135464
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Published: Harmony - May 5th, 2020

LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER • “An easy-to-follow road map for creating day-to-day inner peace in today’s increasingly complex world.”—Lori Gottlieb, MFT, New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone


Pelosi Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250252869
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - May 5th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

An intimate, fresh perspective on the most powerful woman in American political history, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, by award-winning political journalist Molly Ball


A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings: A Year of Keeping Bees Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781524747862
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Published: Pantheon - May 5th, 2020

An inspiring, up-close portrait of tending to a honeybee hive—a year of living dangerously—watching and capturing the wondrous, complex universe of honeybees and learning an altogether different way of being in the world.


The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735223011
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Published: Penguin Press - May 5th, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Genius of Birds, a radical investigation into the bird way of being, and the recent scientific research that is dramatically shifting our understanding of birds -- how they live and how they think.


James Monroe: A Life Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780451477262
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Published: Dutton - May 5th, 2020

The extraordinary life of James Monroe: soldier, senator, diplomat, and the last Founding Father to hold the presidency, a man who helped transform thirteen colonies into a vibrant and mighty republic.

“A first-rate account of a remarkable life.”—Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of America