New Arrivals 6/9/15

New books on our shelves this week.

The Sunken Cathedral Cover Image
$22.50
ISBN: 9781476799322
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Scribner Book Company - June 9th, 2015

From the National Book Award nominee and author of the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling A Short History of Women, a deeply moving, "lyrical, ominous, and unexpectedly funny" (Tom Perrotta, author of The Leftovers) novel that follows a cast of characters as they negotiate one of Manhattan's swiftly changing neighborhoods, extreme weather, and the unease of twenty-first-cen


Second Life Cover Image
$24.29
ISBN: 9780062060587
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Harper - June 9th, 2015

From the New York Times bestselling author of Before I Go to Sleep, a sensational new psychological thriller about a woman with a secret identity that threatens to destroy her.

How well can you really know another person? How far would you go to find the truth about someone you love?


I Saw a Man Cover Image
$23.36
ISBN: 9780385529075
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Nan A. Talese - June 9th, 2015

An utterly stunning novel of love, loss, the insidious nature of secrets, and the transformative power of words. I Saw a Man fulfills the promise of Owen Sheers's acclaimed novel, Resistance.


Book of Numbers Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780812996913
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Random House - June 9th, 2015

NATIONAL BESTSELLER - NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY VULTURE AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR AND THE WALL STREET JOURNAL - A monumental, uproarious, and exuberant novel about the search--for love, truth, and the meaning of Life With The Internet.


The Wolf Border Cover Image
$23.39
ISBN: 9780062208477
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Harper - June 9th, 2015

From the award-winning author of The Electric Michelangelo, one of the most decorated young British writers working today, comes a literary masterpiece: a breathtaking work that beautifully and provocatively surveys the frontiers of the human spirit and our animal drives.


Something Must Be Done about Prince Edward County: A Family, a Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle Cover Image
$20.79
ISBN: 9780062268679
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Harper - June 9th, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Combining hard-hitting investigative journalism and a sweeping family narrative, this provocative true story reveals a little-known chapter of American history: the period after the Brown v. Board of Education decision when one Virginia school system refused to integrate.


Nabokov in America: On the Road to Lolita Cover Image
$25.20
ISBN: 9780802743633
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Bloomsbury USA - June 9th, 2015

A unique portrait of Vladimir Nabokov told through the lens of the years he spent in a land that enchanted him, America.


The Strange Case of the Rickety Cossack: And Other Cautionary Tales from Human Evolution Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9781137278890
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: St. Martin's Press - June 9th, 2015

In his new book The Strange Case of the Rickety Cossack, human paleoanthropologist Ian Tattersall argues that a long tradition of "human exceptionalism" in paleoanthropology has distorted the picture of human evolution.


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A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781101903438
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Hogarth Press - June 9th, 2015

The dazzling, fearless debut novel that won the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction and the book the New York Times hails as "a future classic."


The Magician's Land Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780147516145
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Penguin Books - June 9th, 2015

The stunning conclusion to the #1 New York Times bestselling Magicians trilogy, now an original series on Syfy

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR


Rose Gold Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780307949790
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - June 9th, 2015

In the sixties era of black nationalism, political abductions, and epidemic police corruption, Easy's latest case will pull him--unremittingly and inevitably--into the darkest underbelly of Los Angeles.


The Monogram Murders: A New Hercule Poirot Mystery Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062297228
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: William Morrow & Company - June 9th, 2015

"I'm a dead woman, or I shall be soon . . ."


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The Dog Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9780307472946
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Vintage - June 9th, 2015

A New York Times Notable Book
Nominated for the Man Booker Prize


Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - And Helped Save an American Town Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780316231411
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Back Bay Books - June 9th, 2015

The instant New York Times bestseller about one man's battle to save hundreds of jobs by demonstrating the greatness of American business.


How We Learn: The Surprising Truth about When, Where, and Why It Happens Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780812984293
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Random House Trade - June 9th, 2015

In the tradition of The Power of Habit and Thinking, Fast and Slow comes a practical, playful, and endlessly fascinating guide to what we really know about learning and memory today--and how we can apply it to our own lives.


The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780316182355
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Back Bay Books - June 9th, 2015

From the author of the bestsellers "The Disappearing Spoon" and "The Violinist's Thumb," fascinating tales of the brain and the history of neuroscience.


Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78 RPM Records Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781451667066
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Scribner Book Company - June 9th, 2015

"A thoughtful, entertaining history of obsessed music collectors and their quest for rare early 78 rpm records" (Los Angeles Times), Do Not Sell at Any Price is a fascinating, complex story of preservation, loss, obsession, and art.


Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada Cover Image
By Jimmy Fallon, Miguel Ordonez (Illustrator)
$13.59
ISBN: 9781250009340
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Feiwel & Friends - June 9th, 2015

Your baby's first word will be . . .

"Dada "

Right?

Everyone knows that fathers wage a secret campaign to ensure that their babies' first word is "Dada "

But how does it work?

One of the most popular entertainers in the world and NBC's The Tonight Show host, Jimmy Fallon, shows you how.


The Land of Stories: A Grimm Warning Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316406826
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 9th, 2015

In the third book in the New York Times bestselling series by Chris Colfer, the Brothers Grimm have a warning for the Land of Stories.


The Stars Never Rise Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780385744171
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Delacorte Press - June 9th, 2015

A girl must join forces with rogue exorcists to save her sister and, ultimately, humanity, in the first in a must-read paranormal duology from New York Times bestselling author Rachel Vincent.
The Church is everywhere.It runs the city. It defends the populace from the demons beyond the wall. But what if it's the church that should be feared?


Finding Audrey Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780553536515
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Delacorte Press - June 9th, 2015

A New York Times Bestseller & A ZOELLA Book Club Pick

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Shopaholic series comes a terrific blend of comedy, romance, and psychological recovery in a contemporary YA novel sure to inspire and entertain.


New Arrivals 6/2/15

New books on our shelves this week.

In the Unlikely Event Cover Image
$22.36
ISBN: 9781101875049
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - June 2nd, 2015

In her highly anticipated new novel, Judy Blume, the New York Times # 1 best-selling author of Summer Sisters and of young adult classics such as Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret, creates a richly textured and moving story of three generations of families, friends and strangers, whose lives are profoundly changed by unexpected events.


Finders Keepers Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781501100079
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Scribner Book Company - June 2nd, 2015

Now an AT&T Audience Original Series

A masterful, intensely suspenseful novel about a reader whose obsession with a reclusive writer goes far too far--a book about the power of storytelling, starring the same trio of unlikely and winning heroes King introduced in Mr. Mercedes.


Saint Mazie Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781455599899
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 2nd, 2015

Meet Mazie Phillips: big-hearted and bawdy, she's the truth-telling proprietress of The Venice, the famed New York City movie theater. It's the Jazz Age, with romance and booze aplenty--even when Prohibition kicks in--and Mazie never turns down a night on the town. But her high spirits mask a childhood rooted in poverty, and her diary, always close at hand, holds her dearest secrets.


Muse Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780385353342
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - June 2nd, 2015

From the publisher of Farrar, Straus and Giroux: a first novel, at once hilarious and tender, about the decades-long rivalry between two publishing lions, and the iconic, alluring writer who has obsessed them both.


Lists of Note: An Eclectic Collection Deserving of a Wider Audience Cover Image
$31.99
ISBN: 9781452144573
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Chronicle Books - June 16th, 2015

Lists of Note curates 125 unputdownable entries from a list of names that are as eclectic and intriguing as its contents, which include myriad reasons given by ancient Egyptians for missing work, Albert Einstein's demands of his estranged wife, F. Scott Fitzgerald's extensive conjugation of "to cocktail," and many more.


Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780062206107
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Harper - June 2nd, 2015

Winner of the Plutarch Award for Best Biography

PEN Literary Award Finalist

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist

New York Times Notable Book

Washington Post Notable Book

Boston Globe Best Book of the Year


Judge This Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9781476784786
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Simon & Schuster/ Ted - June 2nd, 2015

A fun, playful look at the importance of first impressions--in design and in life--from acclaimed book designer Chip Kidd.


In a Dark Wood: What Dante Taught Me about Grief, Healing, and the Mysteries of Love Cover Image
$23.39
ISBN: 9780062357519
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Harper Wave - June 2nd, 2015

In the aftermath of a heartbreaking tragedy, a scholar and writer uses Dante's Divine Comedy to shepherd him through the dark wood of grief and mourning--a rich and emotionally resonant memoir of suffering, hope, love, and the power of literature to inspire and heal the most devastating loss.


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Station Eleven Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780804172448
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Vintage - June 2nd, 2015

A National Book Award Finalist
A PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist


Kirsten Raymonde will never forget the night Arthur Leander, the famous Hollywood actor, had a heart attack on stage during a production of King Lear. That was the night when a devastating flu pandemic arrived in the city, and within weeks, civilization as we know it came to an end.


The Silkworm Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780316206891
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Mulholland Books - June 2nd, 2015

Private investigator Cormoran Strike returns in a new mystery from Robert Galbraith, author of the #1 international bestseller The Cuckoo's Calling.


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Bellweather Rhapsody Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780544483910
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Mariner Books - June 2nd, 2015

Winner of a 2015 Alex Award

"Delightfully odd...A fine cast of misfits and dreamers and foes. A." --Entertainment Weekly

"A deliciously dark confection of a novel, and one of the most thoroughly enjoyable books I've read in years." --Celeste Ng, author of Everything I Never Told You


The Vacationers Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781594633881
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2015

"Delicious . . . richly riveting . . . The Vacationers offers all the delights of a fluffy, read-it-with-sunglasses-on-the-beach read, made substantial by the exceptional wit, insight, intelligence and talents of its author."--People (four stars)


Paper Lantern: Love Stories Cover Image
$11.20
ISBN: 9780374535384
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 2nd, 2015

A new collection of short stories by a master of the form with a common focus on the turmoils of romantic love


We Are Not Ourselves Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781476756677
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Simon & Schuster - June 2nd, 2015

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2014 * Washington Post Top 50 Fiction List for 2014 * Entertainment Weekly Ten Best Fiction Books of 2014 * Esquire 5 Most Important Books of 2014 * Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2014 * One of Janet Maslin's Ten Favorite Books of the Year in The New York Times


The Miniaturist Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780062306845
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Ecco Press - June 2nd, 2015

Set in seventeenth century Amsterdam--a city ruled by glittering wealth and oppressive religion--a masterful debut steeped in atmosphere and shimmering with mystery, in the tradition of Emma Donoghue, Sarah Waters, and Sarah Dunant.

"There is nothing hidden that will not be revealed . . ."


I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780316322423
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Back Bay Books - June 2nd, 2015

A MEMOIR BY THE YOUNGEST RECIPIENT OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE
"I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday."
When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education.


The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9781592409402
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Avery Publishing Group - June 2nd, 2015

The story of an infamous crime, a revered map dealer with an unsavory secret, and the ruthless subculture that consumed him


Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780399165580
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Tarcherperigee - June 2nd, 2015

The author of "Reading the OED" presents an eye-opening look at language mistakes and how they came to be accepted as correct or not.


Circus Mirandus Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780525428435
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Dial Books - June 2nd, 2015

A New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of 2015

A New York Times Bestseller

Fans of The Magician's Elephant, Savvy, and Roald Dahl will fall in love with Circus Mirandus, which celebrates the power of seeing magic in the world.


Dork Diaries 9: Tales from a Not-So-Dorky Drama Queen Cover Image
$11.19
ISBN: 9781442487697
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - June 2nd, 2015

Nikki Maxwell's worst nightmare comes true in book nine of the #1 New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series

A certain member of the CCP girls Dork fans know all about has gotten her hands on Nikki's diary and has decided to share some thoughts of her own...Find out what happens when Nikki's worst nightmare becomes a reality. Welcome to Mackenzie's world.


I Will Take a Nap! Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781484716304
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Disney-Hyperion - June 2nd, 2015

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.

Gerald and Piggie are best friends.

In I Will Take a Nap Gerald is tired and cranky. Will Piggie be in his dreams? Or will she keep Gerald from dreaming at all?


Billy's Booger Cover Image
By William Joyce, Moonbot, William Joyce (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9781442473515
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2015

A young lad who would rather draw than do math, spell, or gargle finds the perfect outlet for his always-on imagination in this manifesto to creative joie de vivre, featuring a book within a book, from the brilliant minds that brought you The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.


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