On Our Front Tables, May 26th, 2020

New releases this week!

Hollywood Park: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250621566
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Published: Celadon Books - May 26th, 2020


“A Gen-X This Boy’s Life...Music and his fierce brilliance boost Jollett; a visceral urge to leave his background behind propels him to excel... In the end, Jollett shakes off the past to become the captain of his own soul. Hollywood Park is a triumph."
O, The Oprah Magazine

How Did We Get Here?: From Theodore Roosevelt to Donald Trump Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062872999
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Published: Harper - May 26th, 2020

The award-winning, New York Times bestselling historian considers the vast array of triumphs and failures of America’s modern presidents that paved a path to Donald Trump, offering an understanding of our current moment and hope for a way back to true leadership.

The struggle to preserve the Republic has never been easy or without perils.

This Is What America Looks Like: My Journey from Refugee to Congresswoman Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062954213
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Published: Dey Street Books - May 26th, 2020

"Ilhan has been an inspiring figure well before her time in Congress. This book will give you insight into the person and sister that I see—passionate, caring, witty, and above all committed to positive change. It's an honor to serve alongside her in the fight for a more just world." —Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062968814
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Published: Ecco - May 26th, 2020

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

One of Forbes’ “Best Summer Reads for Those Stuck Inside Working Remotely”

One of the LA Times’ “21 New and Classic Books to Keep You in Touch with the Natural World”

Something to Talk About Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593102527
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Published: Berkley - May 26th, 2020

A showrunner and her assistant give the world something to talk about when they accidentally fuel a ridiculous rumor in this debut romance.

Fair Warning (Jack McEvoy #3) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316539425
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 26th, 2020

The hero of The Poet and The Scarecrow is back in the new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly. Jack McEvoy, the journalist who never backs down, tracks a serial killer who has been operating completely under the radar--until now.

Hideaway Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735237810
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Published: Viking - July 9th, 2019

"Authentic, disturbing and unbearably tense, Hideaway will leave you reeling." --Shari Lapena, #1 internationally bestselling author of The Couple Next Door

The Shooting at Chateau Rock: A Bruno, Chief of Police Novel (Bruno, Chief of Police Series #15) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525656654
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Published: Knopf - May 26th, 2020

When a local's troubling death is linked to a Russian oligarch and his multinational conglomerate, Bruno faces one of his toughest cases yet, one that brings together a French notary and a rock star--and, of course, Bergerac red and white.

Quichotte: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593133002
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 26th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An epic Don Quixote for the modern age, “a brilliant, funny, world-encompassing wonder” (Time) from internationally bestselling author Salman Rushdie

The Queen's Secret: A Novel of England's World War II Queen Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062885487
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 19th, 2020

If you love Jennifer Robson or The Crown you will love New York Times bestselling author Karen Harper’s novel about Elizabeth, The Queen Mother.

Daughter of the Reich: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062964052
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 12th, 2020

“A beautifully written and emotional wrenching journey into World War II tumult and tragedy…its dynamic characters present a timely truth we should all grasp and embrace: We must stand up against those who preach hate.” —Karen Harper, New York Times bestselling author of The Queen

The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812993264
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Published: Random House - April 16th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Everybody tells you to live for a cause larger than yourself, but how exactly do you do it? The author of The Road to Character explores what it takes to lead a meaningful life in a self-centered world.

“Deeply moving, frequently eloquent and extraordinarily incisive.”—The Washington Post

Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense: The Courtroom Battle to Save His Legacy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781335081919
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Published: Hanover Square Press - May 26th, 2020


2020 Audie Finalist--History/Biography

A Mental Floss Book to Read in Summer 2019

"Gripping.... Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense is a must-read." --NPR

Becoming Dr. Seuss: Theodor Geisel and the Making of an American Imagination Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524742799
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Published: Dutton - May 26th, 2020

The definitive, fascinating, all-reaching biography of Dr. Seuss.

The Witches of Willow Cove Cover Image
ISBN: 9781945654497
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Published: Owl Hollow Press, LLC - May 26th, 2020

It's not easy being a teenage witch. Seventh grader Abby Shepherd is just getting the hang of it when weird stuff starts happening all around her hometown of Willow Cove. Green slime bubbling to life in science class. Giant snakes slithering around the middle school gym. Her best friend suddenly keeping secrets and telling lies.

Llama Unleashes the Alpacalypse (A Llama Book #2) Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Heather Fox (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250222855
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 5th, 2020

In the hilarious follow-up to Llama Destroys the World, author/illustrator team Jonathan Stutzman and Heather Fox give Llama another shot at saving the world…from himself, in Llama Unleashes the Alpacalypse.

Llama’s back and ready to destroy the world AGAIN… this time with his best camelid, Alpaca!