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Harlem Shuffle: A Novel By Colson Whitehead Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525567271
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Published: Anchor - August 9th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys, this gloriously entertaining novel is  “fast-paced, keen-eyed and very funny ... about race, power and the history of Harlem all disguised as a thrill-ride crime novel" (San Francisco Chronicle).


Path Lit by Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe By David Maraniss Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781476748412
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 9th, 2022

A riveting new biography of America’s greatest all-around athlete by the bestselling author of the classic biography When Pride Still Mattered.

Jim Thorpe rose to world fame as a mythic talent who excelled at every sport.


About Time: A History of Civilization in Twelve Clocks By David Rooney Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781324021957
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 9th, 2022

A captivating, surprising history of timekeeping and how it has shaped our world.


The Family Remains: A Novel By Lisa Jewell Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982178895
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Published: Atria Books - August 9th, 2022

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jewell


The Reading List: A Novel By Sara Nisha Adams Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063025295
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - August 9th, 2022


A BEST OF SUMMER READ ACCORDING TO NEWSWEEK, PARADE MAGAZINE, NBC NEWS, LITHUB, AND POPSUGAR!

"The most heartfelt read of the summer...a surprising delight of a novel."--Shondaland


Mercury Pictures Presents: A Novel By Anthony Marra Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780451495204
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Published: Hogarth - August 2nd, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The epic tale of a brilliant woman who must reinvent herself to survive, moving from Mussolini’s Italy to 1940s Los Angeles—a timeless story of love, deceit, and sacrifice from the award-winning author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena


On Critical Race Theory: Why It Matters & Why You Should Care By Victor Ray Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593446447
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Published: Random House - August 2nd, 2022

What exactly is critical race theory? This concise and accessible exploration demystifies a crucial framework for understanding and fighting racial injustice in the United States.

“A clear-eyed, expert field guide.”—Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom, author of Thick

 


The Book Eaters By Sunyi Dean Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250810182
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Published: Tor Books - August 2nd, 2022

Sunyi Dean's The Book Eaters is “a darkly sweet pastry of a book about family, betrayal, and the lengths we go to for the ones we love. A delicious modern fairy tale.”— Christopher Buehlman, Shirley Jackson Award-winning author

Truth is found between the stories we're fed and the stories we hunger for.


Inventor of the Future: The Visionary Life of Buckminster Fuller By Alec Nevala-Lee Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780062947222
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Published: Dey Street Books - August 2nd, 2022

Nominated for The Next Big Idea Club

From Alec Nevala-Lee, the author of the Hugo and Locus Award finalist Astounding, comes a revelatory biography of the visionary designer who defined the rules of startup culture and shaped America’s idea of the future. 


The Last White Man: A Novel By Mohsin Hamid Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593538814
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 2nd, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE SUMMER BY TIME, ELLE, USA TODAY, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY AND MORE


“Perhaps Hamid’s most remarkable work yet … an extraordinary vision of human possibility.” –Ayad Akhtar, author of Homeland Elegies


Asian American Histories of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY) By Catherine Ceniza Choy Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780807050798
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Published: Beacon Press - August 2nd, 2022

An inclusive and landmark history, emphasizing how essential Asian American experiences are to any understanding of US history


The Many Daughters of Afong Moy: A Novel By Jamie Ford Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982158217
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Published: Atria Books - August 2nd, 2022

A Read With Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!

“One of the most beautiful books of motherhood and what we pass on to those that come after us.” —Jenna Bush Hager

The New York Times bestselling author of the “mesmerizing and evocative” (Sara Gruen, author of Water for Elephants) Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sw


Knocking Myself Up: A Memoir of My (In)Fertility By Michelle Tea Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063210622
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Published: Dey Street Books - August 2nd, 2022

From PEN/America Award winner, 2021 Guggenheim fellow, and beloved literary and tarot icon Michelle Tea, the hilarious, powerfully written, taboo-breaking story of her journey to pregnancy and motherhood as a 40 year-old, queer, uninsured woman


Billy Summers By Stephen King Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781982173623
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Published: Gallery Books - August 2nd, 2022

Master storyteller Stephen King, whose “restless imagination is a power that cannot be contained” (The New York Times Book Review), presents an unforgettable and relentless #1 New York Times bestseller about a good guy in a bad job.

Billy Summers is a man in a room with a gun. He’s a killer for hire and the best in the business.


Noor By Nnedi Okorafor Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780756418304
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Published: DAW - July 26th, 2022

Now in paperback, from Africanfuturist luminary Okorafor comes a new science fiction novel of intense action and thoughtful rumination on biotechnology, destiny, and humanity in a near-future Nigeria.


The Man Who Died Twice: A Thursday Murder Club Mystery By Richard Osman Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984881014
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Published: Penguin Books - July 26th, 2022

An instant New York Times bestseller!

The second gripping novel in the New York Times bestselling Thursday Murder Club series, soon to be a major motion picture from Steven Spielberg at Amblin Entertainment


Nobody's Princess (The Wild Wynchesters #3) By Erica Ridley Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781538719589
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Published: Forever - July 26th, 2022

A fun and feminist Regency romp from a master of the genre hailed as "a delight" by Bridgerton author Julia Quinn.

Nothing happens in London without Graham Wynchester knowing. His massive collection of intelligence is invaluable to his family’s mission of aiding those most in need.


The Daughter of Doctor Moreau By Silvia Moreno-Garcia Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593355336
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Published: Del Rey - July 19th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the bestselling author of Mexican Gothic and Velvet Was the Night comes a lavish historical drama reimagining of The Island of Doctor Moreau set against the backdrop of nineteenth-century Mexico.


Just Like Home By Sarah Gailey Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250174727
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Published: Tor Books - July 19th, 2022

Just Like Home is a darkly gothic thriller from nationally bestselling author Sarah Gailey, perfect for fans of Netflix's The Haunting of Hill House as well as HBO's true crime masterpiece I'll Be Gone in the Dark.


America on Fire: The Untold History of Police Violence and Black Rebellion Since the 1960s By Elizabeth Hinton Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781324092001
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Published: Liveright - July 19th, 2022

“Not since Angela Davis’s 2003 book, Are Prisons Obsolete?, has a scholar so persuasively challenged our conventional understanding of the criminal legal system.” —Ronald S. Sullivan, Jr., Washington Post

From one of our top historians, a groundbreaking story of policing and “riots” that shatters our understanding of the post–civil rights era.


Apples Never Fall By Liane Moriarty Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250220271
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - July 19th, 2022

#1 New York Times Bestseller

From Liane Moriarty, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little Lies and Nine Perfect Strangers, comes Apples Never Fall, a novel that looks at marriage, siblings, and how the people we love the most can hurt us the deepest.


Heat Wave (The Extraordinaries #3) By TJ Klune Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250203731
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Published: Tor Teen - July 19th, 2022

Heat Wave is the explosive finale to the thrilling and “uproariously funny” (Sophie Gonzales) Extraordinaries trilogy by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author TJ Klune!

Nick, Seth, Gibby, and Jazz are back in action bringing justice, protection, and disaster energy to the people of Nova City.


Other Terrors: An Inclusive Anthology By Vince A. Liaguno, Rena Mason Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358658894
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 19th, 2022

An anthology of original horror stories edited by Bram Stoker Award® winners Vince A. Liaguno and Rena Mason that showcases authors from historically excluded backgrounds telling terrifying tales of what it means to be, or merely to seem, “other.”


Portrait of an Unknown Woman: A Novel By Daniel Silva Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062834850
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Published: Harper - July 19th, 2022

In a spellbinding new masterpiece by #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva, Gabriel Allon undertakes a high-stakes search for the greatest art forger who ever lived


A Master of Djinn (Dead Djinn Universe #1) By P. Djèlí Clark Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250267665
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Published: Tordotcom - July 19th, 2022

Nebula, Locus, and Alex Award-winner P. Djèlí Clark goes full-length for the first time in his dazzling debut novel, A Master of Djinn.

A 2022 RUSA Reading List Fantasy Winner
A 2021 NEIBA Book Award Finalist
Included in NPR’s Favorite Sci-Fi And Fantasy Books Of The Past Decade (2011-2021)


The Bodyguard: A Novel By Katherine Center Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250219398
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Published: St. Martin's Press - July 19th, 2022

Katherine Center's The Bodyguard is “My perfect 10 of a book. As funny and sweet as all the very best nineties rom-coms, but with Center’s signature heart-tugging depth. I wish I could erase it from my mind just to read it again for the first time. A shot of pure joy.”—Emily Henry, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Book Lovers


Lore Olympus: Volume Two By Rachel Smythe Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9780593356081
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Published: Random House Worlds - July 5th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Witness what the gods do after dark in the second volume of a stylish and contemporary reimagining of one of the best-known stories in Greek mythology, featuring a brand-new, exclusive short story from creator Rachel Smythe.


Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: A novel By Gabrielle Zevin Cover Image
$28.00
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ISBN: 9780593321201
Published: Knopf - July 5th, 2022

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • A JIMMY FALLON BOOK CLUB PICK In this exhilarating novel by the best-selling author of The Storied Life of A. J.


Build Your House Around My Body: A Novel By Violet Kupersmith Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780812983487
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - July 5th, 2022

Part puzzle, part revenge tale, part ghost story, this ingenious novel spins half a century of Vietnamese history and folklore into “a thrilling read, acrobatic and filled with verve” (The New York Times Editors’ Choice).
 


Imagine a City: A Pilot's Journey Across the Urban World By Mark Vanhoenacker Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525657507
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Published: Knopf - July 5th, 2022

This love letter to the cities of the world—from the airline pilot–author of Skyfaring—is "a journey around both the author's mind and the planet's great cities that leaves us energized, open to new experiences and ready to return more hopefully to our lives" (Alain de Botton, author of The Art of Travel).


We Were Never Here: A Novel By Andrea Bartz Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984820488
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Published: Ballantine Books - July 5th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK • “This book is every suspense lover’s dream and it kept me up way too late turning pages. . . . A novel with crazy twists and turns that will have you ditching your Friday night plans for more chapters.”—Reese Witherspoon