New Arrivals 6/4/19

 

1919 Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781608465989
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Published: Haymarket Books - June 11th, 2019

O Magazine Best Books by Women of Summer 2019
Chicago Tribune 25 hot books of summer 2019
The Millions
Must-Read Poetry of June 2019
LitHub Most Anticipated Reads of Summer 2019
Buzzfeed 29 Summer Books To Get Excited About
Chicago Review of Books Best New Books of June 2019


City of Girls: A Novel Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9781594634734
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 4th, 2019

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!


Siege: Trump Under Fire Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781250253828
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - June 4th, 2019

Michael Wolff, author of the bombshell bestseller Fire and Fury, once again takes us inside the Trump presidency to reveal a White House under siege.


Underland: A Deep Time Journey Cover Image
$22.36
ISBN: 9780393242140
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 4th, 2019

Hailed as "the great nature writer of this generation" (Wall Street Journal), Robert Macfarlane is the celebrated author of books about the intersections of the human and the natural realms. In Underland, he delivers his masterpiece: an epic exploration of the Earth's underworlds as they exist in myth, literature, memory, and the land itself.


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The Great Believers: A Novel Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780735223530
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Published: Penguin Books - June 4th, 2019

FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE IN FICTION
WINNER OF THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL
WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FOR FICTION
WINNER OF THE STONEWALL BOOK AWARD
SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

Soon to Be a Major Television Event, optioned by Amy Poehler


Lake Success: A Novel Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780812987201
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 4th, 2019

“Spectacular.”—NPR • “Uproariously funny.”—The Boston Globe • “An artistic triumph.”—San Francisco Chronicle • “A novel in which comedy and pathos are exquisitely balanced.”—The Washington Post • “Shteyngart’s best book.”—The


Scarface and the Untouchable: Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780062441959
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 4th, 2019

The new definitive history of gangster-era Chicago–a landmark work that is as riveting as a thriller. Now featuring a new preface and bonus material.

A CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR


She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781101984611
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Published: Dutton - June 4th, 2019

2019 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Finalist
"Science book of the year"The Guardian

One of New York Times 100 Notable Books for 2018
One of Publishers Weekly's Top Ten Books of 2018
One of Kirkus's Best Books of 2018 
One of Mental Floss's Best Books of 2018


The Haunted Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780451481467
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Published: Razorbill - June 4th, 2019

ONE OF ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY'S "BIGGEST AND BEST YA BOOKS OF THE SUMMER"

From Danielle Vega, YA's answer to Stephen King, comes a new paranormal novel about dark family secrets, deep-seated vengeance, and the horrifying truth that evil often lurks in the unlikeliest of places.


Escape from the Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel (The Descendants) Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9781368020053
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - June 4th, 2019

Mal, Evie, Jay, and Carlos may have once been the baddest of the bad, but their wicked ways are (mostly) behind them-and now graduation is almost here! But before the seniors can don their custom-designed caps and gowns, courtesy of Evie, they've got an epic plan to put into action.


All the Greys on Greene Street Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780451479532
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 4th, 2019

"A dazzling debut novel about resilience, courage, home and family."--Rebecca Stead, Newbery Award-winning author of When You Reach Me


Refugee 87 Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780316423038
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 4th, 2019

A young refugee crosses continents in this timely, heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting novel of survival.


New Arrivals 5/28/19

The Sentence Is Death: A Novel Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9780062676832
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Published: Harper - May 28th, 2019

Death, deception, and a detective with quite a lot to hide stalk the pages of Anthony Horowitz's brilliant murder mystery, the second in the bestselling series starring Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne.

“You shouldn’t be here. It’s too late . . . ”


How Not to Die Alone Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9780525539889
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - May 28th, 2019

Smart, darkly funny, and life-affirming, How Not to Die Alone is the bighearted debut novel we all need, for fans of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, it's a story about love, loneliness, and the importance of taking a chance when we feel we have the most to lose.

"Wryly funny and quirkily charming."--Eleanor Brown, author of The Weird Sisters


This America: The Case for the Nation Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9781631496417
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - May 28th, 2019


With dangerous forms of nationalism on the rise, Lepore, a Harvard historian and New Yorker staff writer, repudiates nationalism here by explaining its long history--and the history of the idea of the nation itself--while calling for a "new Americanism" a generous patriotism that requires an honest reckoning with America's past.


Ernesto: The Untold Story of Hemingway in Revolutionary Cuba Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781612196381
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Published: Melville House - May 28th, 2019

From the first North American scholar permitted to study in residence at Hemingway's beloved Cuban home comes a radically new understanding of “Papa’s” life in Cuba


Ghosted: A Novel Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780525522799
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Published: Penguin Books - May 28th, 2019

Instant New York Times bestseller!

"I absolutely loved this book and didn't want it to end." --Liane Moriarty, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little Lies

“This is an ‘accidentally stayed up until 4 a.m. because it's impossible to put down’ kind of novel.” --USA Today


The Rosie Result Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9781925773828
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Published: Text Publishing Company - May 28th, 2019

Don and Rosie are about to face their most important project.


A Little History of Archaeology (Little Histories) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780300243215
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Published: Yale University Press - May 28th, 2019

The thrilling history of archaeological adventure, with tales of danger, debate, audacious explorers, and astonishing discoveries around the globe

What is archaeology? The word may bring to mind images of golden pharaohs and lost civilizations, or Neanderthal skulls and Ice Age cave art.


Tip of the Iceberg: My 3,000-Mile Journey Around Wild Alaska, the Last Great American Frontier Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781101985120
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Published: Dutton - May 28th, 2019

**The National Bestseller**

From the acclaimed, bestselling author of Turn Right at Machu Picchu, a fascinating, wild, and wonder-filled journey into Alaska, America's last frontier


Other Words for Home Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780062747808
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 28th, 2019

A gorgeously written, hopeful middle grade novel in verse about a young girl who must leave Syria to move to the United States, perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Aisha Saeed.


The Last Chance Hotel Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9781338323627
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Published: Chicken House - May 28th, 2019

Seth is a kitchen boy at the remote Last Chance Hotel. His father has long ago left, leaving him imprisoned until he is old enough to set out on his own. If there's any hope he has, it's to be the greatest chef that ever lived... just like his father.


Nightmare at Camp SMELLY Lake (Tales from Mad Libs) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524792145
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Published: Mad Libs - May 28th, 2019

Twenty-one fill-in-the-blank chapters, one ADJECTIVE horror story... endless possibilities! Write your own adventure with Tales from Mad Libs in stories that change with every reader, every time.


What Kind of Car Does a T. Rex Drive? Cover Image
By Mark Lee, Brian Biggs (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9781524741235
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 28th, 2019

Dinosaurs find their ideal vehicles in this hilarious, crowd-pleasing read-aloud, perfect for fans of Dragons Love Tacos and Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site. It's the perfect gift for dinosaur lovers and fans of cars, trucks, and all things that go!


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