New Arrivals 7/21/15

New books on our shelves this week.

Lovers on All Saints' Day: Stories Cover Image
$22.36
ISBN: 9781594634260
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Riverhead Books - July 21st, 2015

From the award-winning, bestselling author of The Sound of Things Falling and Reputations, a brilliant collection of stories that showcases why he is one of the best writers in any language working today.


The Novel Habits of Happiness Cover Image
$22.46
ISBN: 9780307907356
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Pantheon Books - July 21st, 2015

The insatiably curious Edinburgh philosopher and amateur sleuth Isabel Dalhousie returns, taking on a case unlike any she's had before--this one with paranormal implications--in the eagerly anticipated new installment of Alexander McCall Smith's beloved and best-selling series.


A Cure for Suicide Cover Image
$19.20
ISBN: 9781101870129
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Pantheon Books - July 21st, 2015

***LONG-LISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD***
From the author of Silence Once Begun, a beguiling new novel about a man starting over at the most basic level, and the strange woman who insinuates herself into his life and memory.


Agents of the Internet Apocalypse Cover Image
$21.24
ISBN: 9781250048394
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Thomas Dunne Books - July 21st, 2015

Gladstone, the so-called Internet Messiah, has not only failed to bring back the World Wide Web, which disappeared mysteriously several months earlier, but his search has also landed him in a New York City psychiatric ward.


Love Lies Beneath Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9781476743653
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Atria Books - July 21st, 2015

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Collateral comes a gripping novel about a woman caught in a love affair that could be her salvation...or her undoing.

Tara is gorgeous, affluent, and forty. She lives in an impeccably restored Russian Hill mansion in San Francisco. Once a widow, twice divorced, she's a woman with a past she prefers keeping to herself.


Green Hills of Africa Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781476787558
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Scribner Book Company - July 21st, 2015

The most intimate and elaborately enhanced addition to the Hemingway Library series: Hemingway's memoir of his safari across the Serengeti--presented with archival material from the Hemingway Collection at the John F. Kennedy Library, and with the never-before-published safari journal of Hemingway's second wife, Pauline Pfeiffer.


Death in Florence: The Medici, Savonarola, and the Battle for the Soul of a Renaissance City Cover Image
$26.96
ISBN: 9781605988269
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Pegasus Books - August 15th, 2015

By the end of the fifteenth century, Florence was well established as the home of the Renaissance.


Applied Minds: How Engineers Think Cover Image
$24.26
ISBN: 9780393239874
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 3rd, 2015

Dubai's Burj Khalifa--the world's tallest building--looks nothing like Microsoft's Office Suite, and digital surround sound doesn't work like a citywide telecommunication grid. Yet these engineering feats have much in common.


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The Rise & Fall of Great Powers Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780812982398
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Dial Press - July 21st, 2015

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
NPR - The Seattle Times - The Globe and Mail - Kirkus Reviews - Daily Mail - The Vancouver Sun

From the author of The Italian Teacher and The Imperfectionists comes a brilliant, intricately woven novel about a young woman who travels the world to make sense of her puzzling past.


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Beautiful You Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780345807113
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Anchor Books - July 21st, 2015

Penny Harrigan is a low-level associate in a big Manhattan law firm. She has an apartment, but no love life. When C. Linus Maxwell, a mega-billionaire and international playboy, invites her to dinner and then whisks her off to a hotel in Paris, where he brings her to undreamed-of heights of sexual gratification for days on end, Penny is, well, pleased.


The Story of Land and Sea Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780062335951
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Harper Perennial - July 21st, 2015

Set in a small coastal town in North Carolina during the waning years of the American Revolution, this incandescent debut novel follows three generations of family--fathers and daughters, mother and son, master and slave, characters who yearn for redemption amidst a heady brew of war, kidnapping, slavery, and love.


Land of Love and Drowning Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781594633812
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Riverhead Books - July 21st, 2015

A critically acclaimed debut from an award-winning writer--an epic family saga set against the magic and the rhythms of the Virgin Islands.


Maeve's Times: In Her Own Words Cover Image
By Maeve Binchy, Gordon Snell (Introduction by)
$12.76
ISBN: 9780804172769
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Anchor Books - July 21st, 2015

Five decades of selected writings from theIrish Timesby the beloved and best-selling author, filled with her hallmark humor, candor, and wisdom-a timeless gift to her legion of fans.


Suspicious Minds: How Culture Shapes Madness Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9781439181560
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Free Press - July 21st, 2015

A "clear, witty, and engaging" (The Boston Globe) journey through the brain that connects neuroscience, biology, and culture. An "intellectual landmark" (Edward Shorter, Literary Review of Canada).


The School for Good and Evil #3: The Last Ever After Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062104953
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: HarperCollins - July 21st, 2015

In the riveting third installment of the New York Times bestselling School for Good and Evil series, everything old is new again, as Sophie and Agatha fight the past as well as the present to find the perfect end to their fairy tale.


The New Order Cover Image
$17.10
ISBN: 9780316226301
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 21st, 2015

They thought they were the only ones left. They were wrong.


Pretending to Be Erica Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780670014972
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - July 21st, 2015

"We Were Liars" meets "Heist Society" in a riveting debut


The Revenge of Seven Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062194732
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: HarperCollins - July 21st, 2015

The fifth book of the #1 New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series

The Garde have suffered an unbearable loss. Number Five has betrayed them. Eight is gone forever. Ella has been kidnapped. The others are now scattered.


New Arrivals 07/14/15

New books on our shelves this week.

Go Set a Watchman Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9780062409850
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Harper - July 14th, 2015

A historic literary event: the publication of a newly discovered novel, the earliest known work from Harper Lee, the beloved, bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, To Kill a Mockingbird.


Armada Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9780804137256
Availability: Backordered
Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - July 14th, 2015

From the author of Ready Player One, a rollicking alien invasion thriller that embraces and subverts science-fiction conventions as only Ernest Cline can.


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Between the World and Me Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780812993547
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Spiegel & Grau - July 14th, 2015

Hailed by Toni Morrison as "required reading," a bold and personal literary exploration of America's racial history by "the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States" (The New York Observer)


Dylan Goes, Electric!: Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night That Split the Sixties Cover Image
$24.29
ISBN: 9780062366689
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Dey Street Books - July 14th, 2015

One of the music world's pre-eminent critics takes a fresh and much-needed look at the day Dylan -went electric- at the Newport Folk Festival, timed to coincide with the event's fiftieth anniversary.


Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots Cover Image
$24.29
ISBN: 9780062266682
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Ecco Press - August 25th, 2015

As robots are increasingly integrated into modern society--on the battlefield and the road, in business, education, and health--Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times science writer John Markoff searches for an answer to one of the most important questions of our age: will these machines help us, or will they replace us?


Zerozerozero: Look at Cocaine and All You See Is Powder. Look Through Cocaine and You See the World. Cover Image
By Roberto Saviano, Virginia Jewiss (Translator)
$23.95
ISBN: 9781594205507
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Penguin Press - July 14th, 2015

From the author of the #1 international bestseller Gomorrah comes anelectrifying investigation of the international cocaine trade, as viciousas it is powerful, and its hidden role in the global economy


Miss Emily Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780143126751
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - July 14th, 2015

An Amazon Canada Best Book of the Year, the American debut of an award-winning Irish writer that brings to life Emily Dickinson and will enthrall fans of Longbourn and Mrs. Poe and the film A Quiet Passion, starring Cynthia Nixon as Emily Dickinson.


The Heart Has Its Reasons Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781451668353
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Atria Books - July 14th, 2015

Declared "a writer to watch" (Publishers Weekly, starred review), New York Times bestselling author Maria Duenas pours heart and soul into this story of a woman who discovers the power of second chances.


The Bone Seeker: An Edie Kiglatuk Mystery Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780143127475
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Penguin Books - July 14th, 2015

In her third arctic mystery, longlisted for the CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger award, the intrepid Edie Kiglatuk discovers one of her female students dead in a toxic lake


The Endless Practice: Becoming Who You Were Born to Be Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781476774664
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Atria Books - July 14th, 2015

Poet, philosopher, and cancer survivor Mark Nepo has been breaking a path of spiritual inquiry for more than forty years. In his latest book, the #1 New York Times bestselling author "writes reflectively and poetically about the lifelong spiritual journey" (Publishers Weekly).


The Golden Specific Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780670785032
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - July 14th, 2015

The eagerly-awaited sequel to the best-selling The Glass Sentence -- a historical, fantastical adventure perfect for fans of Philip Pullman


Side Effects May Vary Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062245373
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - July 14th, 2015

For fans of John Green and Rainbow Rowell comes this powerful novel about a girl with cancer who creates a take-no-prisoners bucket list that sets off a war at school--only to discover she's gone into remission.


Fantasy League Cover Image
$6.39
ISBN: 9780147514943
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Puffin Books - July 14th, 2015

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of HEAT, TRAVEL TEAM and MILLION-DOLLAR THROW comes a story of every football kid's dream come true.


I Am Lucille Ball Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780525428558
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Dial Books - July 14th, 2015

"We can all be heroes" is the message of this picture-book biography series from #1 New York Times Bestselling author Brad Meltzer.


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