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Crying in H Mart: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525657743
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Published: Knopf - April 20th, 2021

How to Be Human: An Autistic Man's Guide to Life Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501180507
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 20th, 2021

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Whereabouts: A novel Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593318317
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Published: Knopf - April 27th, 2021

I got lost in the solitude, the honesty, and the curious actions of the narrator in this lovely book. At first I was a little lost, thinking I had opened a memoir and finding myself judging the author's actions and decisions. But then, I realized it was a work of fiction and was enthralled and couldn't put it down. The writing is lovely, as I expected it to be from Lahiri, and translated from Italian to English it flows beautifully as the narrator examines her loneliness and previous lives lived.

-Jessica, Bar Manager


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Folklorn Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781645660163
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Published: Erewhon - April 27th, 2021

Powerful and complex, Folklorn is quite unlike anything I’ve read before!

-Becky, Book Buyer


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Project Hail Mary: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593135204
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 4th, 2021

Andy Weir makes hard sci fi approachable and fun! Project Hail Mary is everything we’ve done to expect from Weir and more! A perfect follow up to his previous two novels and a must read for anyone who loves a great story!

-Becky, Book Buyer


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Great Circle: A novel Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780525656975
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Published: Knopf - May 4th, 2021

Reading this book is like drinking salt water; the more I gulp, the more I thirst. Shipstead's writing entices the reader into a feral need to know more. Astounding.

Rachel - Assistant Bar Manager


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Stone Fruit Cover Image
By Lee Lai
$24.99
ISBN: 9781683964261
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Published: Fantagraphics - May 11th, 2021

A poignant story about break ups, queer love, and family. But mostly, it's about finding the joyful innocence of children in yourself. The art lends so much to the story telling with vibrant line work that conveyed the powerful emotions of the story. It was so real and wonderful.

-Jessica, Bar Manager


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Lulu & Rocky in Rocky Mountain National Park Cover Image
By Barbara Joosse, Ren Graef (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534111332
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - May 15th, 2021

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The Girl from the Sea Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338540574
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Published: Graphix - June 1st, 2021

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One Last Stop Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250244499
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 1st, 2021

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With Teeth Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593191507
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 1st, 2021

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The Other Black Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982160135
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Published: Atria Books - June 1st, 2021

A fantastic debut! Zakiya Dalila Harris combines humor, a little dash of horror, social commentary, and the uncomfortable realities of the publishing world into a debut that is compulsively readable!

-Becky, Book Buyer


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Lesson In Red Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781640094314
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Published: Counterpoint - June 1st, 2021

This follow up to Hummel’s Still Lives examines the unfortunate differences between how men and women are treated within the art scene—specifically at the academic level. Who gets to make art, who gets paid big money to make art, and how women are often times not recognized or chosen to do so. I do wish that I’d read Sill Lives first, but I still found this to be an explosive read!

-Becky, Book Buyer


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Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781524748067
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Published: Pantheon Books - July 6th, 2021

A wonderfully well-researched examination of American loneliness and it's affect on our culture. From big city living to the unique ways we make our lives "easier", Kristen Radtke gives us all the tools to better understand our struggles and might help you embrace your solitude after a year of pandemic-forced alone time. I loved the way the art helped convey the emotions of this story.

-Jessica, Bar manager


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Morningside Heights: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781524748357
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Published: Pantheon - June 15th, 2021

Morningside Heights is a brutually glorious account chronicling the typical American family. It is an honest tale of Pru and her husband, Spence and their 30 marriage and all that life throws at you. No one gets through life without scars and Joshua Henkin's story eloquently and gracefully illustrates these hardships though love, obligation, friendships, and doing whatever it takes. Bravo to Henkin's! This is a book with filled with heart, compassion, empathy, and a story you'll want to share with your parents, your children, your friends. Morningside Heights is a masterpiece of the lives we all are leading and the hope that comes of the despair.

-Marilyn, Children's Book Buyer

Morningside Heights makes you fall in love with a family; it shows you its genesis, dynamics, and the microscopic sinew that holds the unit together. Each character of the family is so nuanced you can't but help celebrating their triumphs and mourning their loses. This book showed me it's possible to have your heart break and become whole simultaneously. It's a true treasure.

-Conner, Assistant Book Manager


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Nightbitch Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780385546812
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Published: Doubleday Books - July 20th, 2021

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All's Well: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982169664
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 3rd, 2021

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The Manningtree Witches Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781646220649
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Published: Catapult - August 10th, 2021

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My Heart Is a Chainsaw Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982137632
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - August 31st, 2021

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Certain Dark Things: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250785589
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Published: Tor Nightfire - September 7th, 2021

Sylvia Moreno-Garcia has kind of flipped the vampire genre on its head here, combining Aztec and other lore to create a world with ten different kinds of vampires. And in this world, the vampires have become drug lords - warring against one another and human gangs as well. Drug wars, vampires, Mexico City and a smidge of history besides, and all set in the very near future, Certain Dark Things is a fabulous read. Fabulous! And highly original! And definitely one I'm recommending to EVERYONE!

-Becky, Book Buyer


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The Hill We Climb and Other Poems Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593465066
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Published: Viking Books - September 21st, 2021

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Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593203224
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

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Under the Whispering Door Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250217349
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Published: Tor Books - September 21st, 2021

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HEX Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250780935
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Published: Tor Nightfire - September 21st, 2021

From the start, Thomas Olde Heuvelt carefully and quietly builds an atmosphere of utter and complete dread. When we meet Black Spring, they’ve grown a bit ambivalent and have started to take Katherine for granted. Some folks fear her, sure, but others mock the witch and flaunt the town’s centuries-old laws concerning her. This is due in part to the fact that no one has really witnessed Katherine’s powers for quite some time: the last real incident was back in the 60s, after all, and though everyone knows of the deaths that occurred then many of them have brushed it off. It’s clear from the beginningof Hex that something bad is coming and that tension and suspense escalates fabulously throughout the book, bringing it to an eventual frenzied climax of some of the most awesome horrific imagery ever. Thomas Olde Heuvelt’s US debut is exactly the kind of book any horror fan will delight in reading and I absolutely can’t wait to see more from this Dutch author.

-Becky, Book Buyer