New Arrivals 05/19/15

New books on our shelves this week.

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$27.99
ISBN: 9780062190376
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Published: William Morrow & Company - May 19th, 2015

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Anathem, Reamde, and Cryptonomicon comes an exciting and thought-provoking science fiction epic a grand story of annihilation and survival spanning five thousand years

What would happen if the world were ending?


$21.59
ISBN: 9780062364777
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Published: Ecco Press - May 19th, 2015

From the inimitable and utterly unconventional voice of Nell Zink comes a wickedly humorous and sharply observed novel that exposes all of our assumptions about race and racism, sexuality and desire, through the making and unmaking of one American family.


$20.80
ISBN: 9781476775425
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Published: Scribner Book Company - May 19th, 2015

In a superb, rare literary collaboration, two major new talents join their voices to tell the story of a generation at a crossroads, and a friendship that stretches over continents and crises--from the liberal arena of Boston academia to the military occupation of Iraq--in this ambitious and electrifying debut novel.


$21.56
ISBN: 9781616955588
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Published: Soho Crime - May 19th, 2015

Laos, 1979: Dr. Siri Paiboun, the twice retired ex-National Coroner of Laos, receives an unmarked package in the mail. Inside is a handwoven "pha sin," a colorful traditional skirt worn in northern Laos. A lovely present, but who sent it to him, and why? And, more importantly, why is there a severed human finger stitched into the "sin"'s lining?


$21.56
ISBN: 9780399173394
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Published: Blue Rider Press - May 19th, 2015

I read"The Life and Death of Sophie Stark"with my heart in my mouth. Not only a dissection of genius and the havoc it can wreak, but also a thunderously good story. Emma Donoghue, author of"Room"

Gripping and provocative, "The Life and Death of Sophie Stark" is a haunting story of fame, love, and legacy told through the propulsive rise of an iconoclastic artist.


$20.79
ISBN: 9780062362254
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Published: Harper - May 19th, 2015

What if you realized the terrifying book you were reading was all about you?

A brilliantly conceived, deeply disturbing psychological thriller about a woman haunted by secrets and the price she will pay for concealing the truth.


$21.59
ISBN: 9781250055804
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Published: St. Martin's Press - May 19th, 2015

"The Scarlet Gospels" takes readers back many years to the early days of two of Barker's most iconic characters in a battle of good and evil as old as time: The long-beleaguered detective Harry D'Amour, investigator of all supernatural, magical, and malevolent crimes faces off against his formidable, and intensely evil rival, Pinhead, the priest of hell.


$23.16
ISBN: 9780670026531
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Published: Viking - May 19th, 2015

The "New York Times" bestselling author explains why any attempt to make religion compatible with science is doomed to fail


$21.59
ISBN: 9780062366788
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Published: Dey Street Books - May 19th, 2015

The key to a happy life . . . is a healthy brain


$19.99
ISBN: 9781627791892
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - May 19th, 2015

A spirited, wry, and utterly original memoir about one woman's struggle to make her way and set up a life after doctors discover a hole the size of a lemon in her brain.


$23.19
ISBN: 9780062301239
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Published: Ecco Press - May 19th, 2015

Elon Musk is the most daring entrepreneur of our time


$22.39
ISBN: 9780062384393
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Published: Harper - May 19th, 2015

The acclaimed historian Helen Castor--bestselling author and BBC broadcaster of She-Wolves, the story of England's queens before Elizabeth I--returns with the incredible story of Joan of Arc, as only a biographer of Castor's enormous talents can tell it.


$21.59
ISBN: 9781250063502
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 19th, 2015

After twenty consecutive losing seasons for the Pittsburgh Pirates, team morale was low, the club's payroll ranked near the bottom of the sport, game attendance was down, and the city was becoming increasingly disenchanted with its team. Pittsburghers joked their town was the city of champions and the Pirates.


$19.20
ISBN: 9781476761831
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Published: Scribner Book Company - May 19th, 2015

Pop culture history meets blood-soaked memoir as a horror film aficionado and screenwriter recalls a life spent watching blockbuster slasher films, cult classics, and everything in between.


$18.39
ISBN: 9781476777771
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Published: Howard Books - May 19th, 2015

From a former criminal and now chaplain for the San Francisco 49ers and the Golden State Warriors, comes a riveting, behind-the-bars look at one of America's most feared prisons: San Quentin. Reverend Earl Smith shares the most important lessons he's learned from years of helping inmates discover God's plan for them.


$11.96
ISBN: 9781616955861
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Published: Soho Crime - May 19th, 2015

The road to hell is paved with all sorts of intentions, as Oxford private investigator ZoE Boehm discovers when a straightforward jewelry store robbery turns out to be anything but.


$12.79
ISBN: 9780765332684
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Published: Tor Books - May 19th, 2015

It's 2015, and Patricia Cowan is very old. "Confused today," read the notes clipped to the end of her bed. She forgets things she should know-what year it is, major events in the lives of her children. But she remembers things that don't seem possible. She remembers marrying Mark and having four children. And she remembers not marrying Mark and raising three children with Bee instead.


$12.80
ISBN: 9781609452674
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Published: Europa Editions - May 19th, 2015

Set in 1926, two years after the end of The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price, Purveyor of Superior Funerals, Wendy Jones The World is a Wedding finds Wilfred Price married to Flora Myfanwy and trying to be the perfect husband. His efforts only intensify when he learns that Flora is expecting. But something doesn t feel right to Flora: she doesn t feel at home.


$12.80
ISBN: 9781455515820
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 19th, 2015

Detective Alex Cross is being stalked by a psychotic genius, forced to play the deadliest game of his career. Cross's family--his loving wife Bree, the wise and lively Nana Mama, and his precious children--have been ripped away. Terrified and desperate, Cross must give this mad man what he wants if he has any chance of saving the most important people in his life.


$11.99
ISBN: 9781476724874
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Published: Atria Books - May 19th, 2015

"Abigail Tarttelin is a fearless writer." --Emily St. John Mandel, author of the National Book Award finalist, "Station Eleven
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From the critically acclaimed, award-winning author of "Golden Boy" comes Abigail Tarttelin's debut novel, written when she was just nineteen and never before published in America, a modern-day "Romeo and Juliet "about sex, love, and growing up.


$15.99
ISBN: 9780316194761
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 19th, 2015

The definitive biography of the most legendary basketball player of all time.


By Dan Ariely, William Haefeli (Illustrator)
$12.79
ISBN: 9780062379993
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 19th, 2015

New York Times bestselling author Dan Ariely teams up with legendary New Yorker cartoonist William Haefeli to present an expanded, illustrated anthology of his immensely popular Wall Street Journal advice column, "Ask Ariely."


By Herodotus, Tom Holland (Translator), Paul Cartledge (Introduction by)
$18.40
ISBN: 9780143107545
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Published: Penguin Books - May 19th, 2015

"Unquestionably the best English translation of Herodotus to have appeared in the past half-century." --"The Times Literary Supplement"


$11.99
ISBN: 9780062371287
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 19th, 2015

Discovering George Michael's Faith confirmed for David Crabb what every bully already knew: he was gay. What saved him from high school was finding a group of outlandish friends who reveled in being outsiders.


$15.99
ISBN: 9781416550204
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 19th, 2015

""Supreme City" captures a vanished Gotham in all its bustle, gristle, and glory" ("Vanity Fair"). In the 1920s midtown Manhattan became the center of New York City, and the cultural and commercial capital of America. This is the story of the people who made it happen.


$11.99
ISBN: 9781940450643
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Published: McSweeney's Books - June 9th, 2015

In "That Thing You Do With Your Mouth, " actress and voice-over artist Samantha Matthews offers--in the form of an extended monologue, prompted and arranged by "New York Times" bestselling author (and Matthews's cousin once removed) David Shields--a vivid investigation of her startling sexual history.


$12.80
ISBN: 9781455547210
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 19th, 2015

Bill Geist--the beloved, award-winning, long-time special correspondent for "CBS: Sunday Morning," whose debut "Little League Confidential" was a "New York Times" bestseller in hardcover and paper--and Willie Geist, the Today Show host, popular member of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," and author of the best-selling "American Freak Show"--have begun an extended conversation between father and son on areas


$11.99
ISBN: 9781629911823
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Published: Super Genius - May 12th, 2015

From the mind of New York Times Best-selling author and Eisner Award-winning author Neil Gaiman, Lady Justice is the living embodiment of justice, possessing oppressed women and giving them the ability to fight their tormentors. In times of trouble, the spirit of Justice appears before women and offers them the chance to take revenge on their male abusers.


$14.39
ISBN: 9780062272775
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 19th, 2015

Perfect for fans of Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist and The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, The Improbable Theory of Ana and Zak is Stonewall Award-winning author Brian Katcher's hilarious he said/she said romance about two teens discovering themselves on an out-of-this-world accidental first date at a sci-fi convention.


$14.39
ISBN: 9780062067999
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Published: Harper Teen - May 19th, 2015

The heart-pounding conclusion to the bestselling InterWorld series, from Neil Gaiman, Michael Reaves, and Mallory Reaves Eternity's Wheel is full of time and space travel, magic, science, and the bravery of a young boy who must now face his destiny as a young man.


$10.39
ISBN: 9780062278074
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Published: HarperCollins - May 19th, 2015

The Stick Dog series continues in author-illustrator Tom Watson's hilarious Stick Dog Dreams of Ice Cream. In the follow-up to Stick Dog, Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog, and Stick Dog Chases a Pizza, Stick Dog and his pals are back, but this time the temperature is rising and they're all feeling the heat. They need cold, cold ice cream on this hot, hot day.


$15.20
ISBN: 9780316370349
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 19th, 2015

From the world of "Beautiful Creatures"--a dangerous new tale of love and magic continues in the sequel to "Dangerous Creatures."


$15.20
ISBN: 9780316207508
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Published: Little Brown and Company - May 18th, 2015

THE NINTH AND ULTIMATE MAXIMUM RIDE STORY IS HERE Legions of Max fans won't be disappointed by this encore episode in the beloved series about the incredible adventures of a teenage girl who can fly. As Maximum Ride boldly navigates a post-apocalyptic world, she and her broken flock are roaming the earth, searching for answers to what happened.


$7.99
ISBN: 9780062184696
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 19th, 2015

In Wild Awake, Hilary T. Smith's exhilarating and heart-wrenching YA debut novel, seventeen-year-old Kiri Byrd has big plans for her summer without her parents. She intends to devote herself to her music and win Battle of the Bands with her bandmate and best friend, Lukas. Perhaps then, in the excitement of victory, he will finally realize she's the girl of his dreams.


$14.39
ISBN: 9781481402880
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Published: Simon Pulse - May 19th, 2015

In the heart-pounding sequel to the "zippy, gripping psychological drama" ("Kirkus Reviews") "Killer Instinct," teen vigilante Lane must face the secrets and unexpected consequences that arise in the wake of her first kill.


$8.79
ISBN: 9781481402866
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Published: Simon Pulse - May 19th, 2015

A teen girl version of "Dexter" meets the high stakes danger and mystery of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" in this "unique, beautifully twisted, and rich" (#1 "New York Times "bestselling author, Jennifer L. Armentrout) debut.


$14.39
ISBN: 9781423197386
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 19th, 2015

*"Both hopeful and devastatingly real."
--Kirkus, starred review
*"A poignant look at the messiness of love, faith, and humanity."
--School Library Journal, starred review
*"Gilbert respectfully and sensitively handles themes of faith, religion, and family a] moving debut."
--Booklist, starred review


$14.40
ISBN: 9780316283939
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 19th, 2015

Meet Scarlett, a smart, sarcastic fifteen-year-old, ready to take on crime in her hometown. When Scarlett agrees to investigate a local boy's suicide, she figures she's in for an easy case and a quick buck. But it doesn't take long for suicide to start looking a lot like murder.


$7.99
ISBN: 9780316205160
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 19th, 2015

The Icons came from the sky. They belong to an inhuman enemy. They ended our civilization, and they can kill us.
"Most" of us.


$7.99
ISBN: 9781423161110
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 19th, 2015

Magic is power, and power is magic...
Once they were inseparable, just two little girls playing games in a mighty castle. Now Princess Marie-Victoria, heir to the mightiest empire in the world, and Aelwyn Myrddyn, a bastard mage, face vastly different futures.


$13.59
ISBN: 9781250066022
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - May 19th, 2015

Olivia Grace Clarisse Mignonette Harrison is a completely average twelve-year-old: average height, average weight, average brown hair of average length, average brown skin and average hazel eyes.


$13.59
ISBN: 9781481415750
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 19th, 2015

Milo's Louisiana bayou is overrun with alien bug invaders and magical creatures in this start to a breathtaking series from bestselling author Jonathan Maberry.


By Watty Piper, Pseud, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9780399173875
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Published: Philomel Books - May 19th, 2015

THE LITTLE ENGINE IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR LITTLE HANDS--THE ALL-TIME CLASSIC, RE-ILLUSTRATED BY THE CREATOR OF "OTIS"


$5.59
ISBN: 9780545688864
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Published: Cartwheel Books - January 27th, 2015

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