New Arrivals 8/14/18

The Shakespeare Requirement: A Novel Cover Image
$20.76
ISBN: 9780385542340
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Published: Doubleday - August 14th, 2018

The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune keep hitting beleaguered English professor Jason Fitger right between the eyes in this hilarious and eagerly awaited sequel to the cult classic of anhedonic academe, the Thurber Prize-winning Dear Committee Members. Once more into the breach...


Ball Lightning Cover Image
By Cixin Liu, Joel Martinsen (Translated by)
$23.19
ISBN: 9780765394071
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Published: Tor Books - August 14th, 2018

A new science fiction adventure from the New York Times bestselling author of the Three-Body Trilogy, Cixin Lu's Ball Lightning is a fast-paced story of what happens when the beauty of scientific inquiry runs up against the drive to harness new discoveries with no consideration of their possible consequences.


Scarface and the Untouchable: Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780062441942
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Published: William Morrow - June 5th, 2018

At last, the definitive history of Al Capone, Eliot Ness's Untouchables, and gangster-era Chicago – a landmark magnum opus on America's great crime epic that reads like a novel


The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781476776620
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 14th, 2018

Nonpareil science writer David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology can change our understanding of evolution and life’s history, with powerful implications for human health and even our own human nature.

In the mid-1970s, scientists began using DNA sequences to reexamine the history of all life.


Bibliomysteries: Stories of Crime in the World of Books and Bookstores Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9781681777832
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Published: Pegasus Books - August 14th, 2018

Practicing Peace Cover Image
$10.36
ISBN: 9781611806137
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Published: Shambhala - August 14th, 2018

Inspiring teachings on what each of us can do to promote peace from the inside out.


Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World Cover Image
$8.79
ISBN: 9780425287552
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Published: Puffin Books - August 14th, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

Part how-to, part girl-empowerment, and all fun, from the leader of the movement championed by Sheryl Sandberg, Malala Yousafzai, and John Legend.

 


Percy Jackson and the Olympians the Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) Cover Image
By Rick Riordan, John Rocco (Illustrator)
$31.99
ISBN: 9781484787786
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - August 14th, 2018

Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school . . . again. And that's the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy's Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he's angered a few of them. Zeus's master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect.


Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have a Horse Cover Image
By Marcy Campbell, Corinna Luyken (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780735230378
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Published: Dial Books - August 14th, 2018

A classic in the making, this heartwarming story about empathy and imagination is one that families will treasure for years to come.

Adrian Simcox tells anyone who will listen that he has a horse--the best and most beautiful horse anywhere.


Eat Pete Cover Image
By Michael Rex, Michael Rex (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9781524738808
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 14th, 2018

From the creator of Goodnight Goon, a laugh-out-loud friendship story that perfectly captures the high and low moments of a typical playdate!

Pete couldn't be more thrilled when a monster shows up in his bedroom. Now Pete has someone to play with! And the hungry monster couldn't be more thrilled to be there, either. Now he can . . . EAT PETE!


New Arrivals 8/7/18

Certain American States: Stories Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9780374265892
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 7th, 2018

Named a Summer Read by Vanity Fair, The Guardian, Nylon, Bustle and Literary Hub


The Distance Home: A Novel Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9780525508748
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Published: Random House - August 7th, 2018

“[Paula] Saunders skillfully illuminates how time heals certain wounds while deepening others. . . . A mediation of the violence of American ambition.”—The New York Times Book Review


Through Two Doors at Once: The Elegant Experiment That Captures the Enigma of Our Quantum Reality Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9781101986097
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Published: Dutton - August 7th, 2018

The intellectual adventure story of the "double-slit" experiment, showing how a sunbeam split into two paths first challenged our understanding of light and then the nature of reality itself--and continues to almost 200 years later.


Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9780804138000
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Published: Crown - August 7th, 2018

It wasn’t supposed to be this hard. If America could send a man to the moon, shouldn’t the best surgeons in the world be able to build an artificial heart?


The Readymade Thief: A Novel Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780735221840
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Published: Penguin Books - August 7th, 2018

“The most must-read of all must-reads.” —Marie Claire

“A kickass debut from start to finish.” 
Colson Whitehead, author of The Underground Railroad

Lee Cuddy is seventeen years old and on the run.
 


Conversations with Friends: A Novel Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780451499066
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Published: Hogarth - August 7th, 2018

“Sharp, funny, thought-provoking . . . a really great portrait of two young women as they’re figuring out how to be adults.”
– Celeste Ng, "Late Night with Seth Meyers Podcast" 

Winner of the 2017 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year


The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell: Tales of a 6' 4
$12.80
ISBN: 9781101985885
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Published: Dutton - August 7th, 2018

A memoir and manifesto from the comedian, hit podcast host, and star of United Shades of America


My Own Words Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781501145254
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 7th, 2018

The New York Times bestselling book from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—“a comprehensive look inside her brilliantly analytical, entertainingly wry mind, revealing the fascinating life of one of our generation's most influential voices in both law and public opinion” (Harper’s Bazaar).

My Own Words “showcases Ruth Ginsburg


Catwoman: Soulstealer (DC Icons Series) Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780399549694
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 7th, 2018

Sizzling with action and suspense, #1 New York Times bestselling author SARAH J. MAAS delivers a coming-of-age Selina Kyle who will steal readers' hearts in a new, highly anticipated YA blockbuster: CATWOMAN!

When the Bat's away, the Cat will play. It's time to see how many lives this cat really has.


Girls Resist!: A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution Cover Image
By Kaelyn Rich, Giulia Sagramola (Illustrator)
$11.99
ISBN: 9781683690597
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Published: Quirk Books - August 7th, 2018

An activism handbook for teen girls ready to fight for change, social justice, and equality.


Lucy and the String Cover Image
By Vanessa Roeder, Vanessa Roeder (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780735230491
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Published: Dial Books - August 7th, 2018

A sweet and silly tale of unexpected friendship between a girl and the bear she finds at the end of a string.

When Lucy spots a string, she can't help but give it a yank, and before she knows it, she meets Hank! But this bear isn't quite sure what to make of Lucy, especially because the string is attached to his pants, and they're unraveling fast!


The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot Cover Image
By Margaret Mcnamara, Mark Fearing (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9780525578857
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - August 7th, 2018

A solar system adventure with Aliens and robots!


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