New Arrivals 1/13/15

New books on our shelves this week.

      

The Girl on the Train: A Novel Cover Image
$21.56
ISBN: 9781594633669
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Published: Riverhead Books - January 13th, 2015

The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt.
 
The debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people's lives, from the author of Into the Water.
 


The First Bad Man: A Novel Cover Image
$22.50
ISBN: 9781439172568
Availability: Backordered.
Published: Scribner - January 13th, 2015

From the acclaimed filmmaker, artist, and bestselling author of No One Belongs Here More Than You, a spectacular debut novel that is so heartbreaking, so dirty, so tender, so funny—so Miranda July—that readers will be blown away.

Here is Cheryl, a tightly-wound, vulnerable woman who lives alone, with a perpetual lump in her throat.


Outline: A Novel (Outline Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9780374228347
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 13th, 2015

Literary Hub, Best Books of the Decade
A Finalist for the Folio Prize, the Goldsmiths Prize, the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction
One of The New York Times' Top Ten Books of the Year


West of Sunset Cover Image
$22.36
ISBN: 9780670785957
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Published: Viking - January 13th, 2015

A rich, sometimes heartbreaking (Dennis Lehane) novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald's last years in Hollywood
Look out for City of Secrets coming from Viking on April 26, 2016


The Last American Vampire Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781455502127
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 13th, 2015

Vampire Henry Sturges returns in the highly anticipated sequel to Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter-a sweeping, alternate history of twentieth-century America by New York Times bestselling author Seth Grahame-Smith.

THE LAST AMERICAN VAMPIRE


Amnesia Cover Image
$22.06
ISBN: 9780385352772
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - January 13th, 2015

The two-time Booker Prize winner now gives us an exceedingly timely, exhilarating novel at once dark, suspenseful, and seriously funny that journeys to the place where the cyber underworld collides with international power politics.


The Just City (Thessaly #1) Cover Image
$24.29
ISBN: 9780765332660
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Published: Tor Books - January 13th, 2015

"Here in the Just City you will become your best selves. You will learn and grow and strive to be excellent."


The Carrier Cover Image
$23.76
ISBN: 9780670785865
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 8th, 2015

The latest in Sophie Hannah's internationally bestselling Zailer & Waterhouse series, named by The Sunday Times as one of the 50 Best Thrillers of the Last Five Years


How We Are: Book One of the How to Live Trilogy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374172107
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - December 30th, 2014

How We Are is the first part of the monumental How to Live trilogy, a profound and ambitious series that gets to the heart of what it means to be human: how we are, how we break, and how we mend.


Publishing: A Writer’s Memoir Cover Image
$22.50
ISBN: 9781620408247
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - January 13th, 2015

Publishing is a personal story of a writer's hunger to be published, the pursuit of that goal, and then the long haul--for Gail Godwin, forty-five years of being a published writer and all that goes with it. A student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1958, Godwin met with Knopf scouts who came to campus every spring in search of new talent.


Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781451687750
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Published: Atria Books - January 13th, 2015

The inside story behind one of the most revered bands in music history during the early days of punk rock in New York, from legendary drummer Marky Ramone.

Rolling Stone ranked the Ramones at #26 on its list of the “100 Greatest Artists of All Time.” They received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011 and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002.


The Radical King (King Legacy #11) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807012826
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Published: Beacon Press - January 13th, 2015

A revealing collection that restores Dr. King as being every bit as radical as Malcolm X


The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society Cover Image
$23.96
ISBN: 9781594204340
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Published: Penguin Press - January 8th, 2015

A majestic big-picture account of the Great Society and the forces thatshaped it, from Lyndon Johnson and members of Congress to the civilrights movement and the media


Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat Cover Image
$23.40
ISBN: 9781451685008
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Published: Scribner - January 13th, 2015

A fascinating and deeply researched investigation into the mysteries of flavor—from the first bite taken by our ancestors to scientific advances in taste and the current “foodie” revolution.

Taste has long been considered the most basic of the five senses because its principal mission is a simple one: to discern food from everything else.


The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan for End-of-Life Care Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9781620408544
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - January 13th, 2015

There is an unspoken dark side of American medicine--keeping patients alive at any price. Two thirds of Americans die in healthcare institutions tethered to machines and tubes at bankrupting costs, even though research shows that most prefer to die at home in comfort, surrounded by loved ones.


The Diabetes Reset: Avoid It. Control It. Even Reverse It. A Doctor's Scientific Program Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780761175926
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - January 13th, 2015

Imagine controlling—avoiding—reversing!—the “health hazard of the 21st century” (World Health Organization), the disease that afflicts nearly 26 million Americans and is an imminent threat to an additional 80 million adults and children. That’s exactly the promise of The Diabetes Reset by Dr.


Binary Star Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781937512255
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - January 13th, 2015

*Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist.
*A Best Book of 2015
--NPR, BuzzFeed, Vanity Fair, Flavorwire, Largehearted Boy


The Ways of Evil Men (A Chief Inspector Mario Silva Investigation #7) Cover Image
$13.46
ISBN: 9781616954772
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Published: Soho Crime - January 13th, 2015

The Awana tribe, who live in the remote Amazon jungle in the Brazilian state of Pará, have dwindled to only 41 members—and now 39 of them have dropped dead of what looks like poison.


Radiance of Tomorrow: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374246020
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - January 7th, 2014

A haunting, beautiful first novel by the bestselling author of A Long Way Gone


Unlucky 13 (Women's Murder Club #13) Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781455516001
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 13th, 2015

The Women's Murder Club is stalked by a killer with nothing to lose.

San Francisco Detective Lindsay Boxer is loving her life as a new mother. With an attentive husband, a job she loves, plus best friends who can talk about anything from sex to murder, things couldn't be better.


Flappers: Six Women of a Dangerous Generation Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780374535049
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - January 13th, 2015

By the 1920s, women were on the verge of something huge. Jazz, racy fashions, eyebrowraising new attitudes about art and sex—all of this pointed to a sleek, modern world, one that could shake off the grimness of the Great War and stride into the future in one deft, stylized gesture.


Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9781250062093
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Published: Picador - January 13th, 2015

"Reading Why I Read delivers all the pleasure of discussing one's favorite books with a marvelously articulate, intelligent, opinionated friend. It's like joining the book club of your dreams."—Francine Prose


The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250062109
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Published: Picador - January 13th, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR'S CHOICE
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE RECOMMENDED BOOK
WINNER OF THE BANCROFT PRIZE


Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe Cover Image
$18.40
ISBN: 9781250062024
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Published: Picador - January 13th, 2015

LONGLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE, A CHARMINGLY PERSONAL HISTORY OF HABSBURG EUROPE BY THE AUTHOR OF GERMANIA

From the end of the Middle Ages to the First World War, Europe was dominated by one family: the Habsburgs. Their unprecedented rule is the focus of Simon Winder's vivid third book, Danubia.


1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die: A Food Lover's Life List Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780761141686
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - January 13th, 2015

The ultimate gift for the food lover. In the same way that 1,000 Places to See Before You Die reinvented the travel book, 1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die is a joyous, informative, dazzling, mouthwatering life list of the world’s best food. The long-awaited new book in the phenomenal 1,000 . . .


The Age of Atheists: How We Have Sought to Live Since the Death of God Cover Image
$18.90
ISBN: 9781476754321
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Published: Simon & Schuster - December 23rd, 2014

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2014

From one of England's most distinguished intellectual historians comes "an exhilarating ride...that will stand the test of time as a masterful account of" (The Boston Globe) one of the West's most important intellectual movements: Atheism.


The Like Switch: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Influencing, Attracting, and Winning People Over Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781476754482
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Published: Atria Books - January 13th, 2015

From a former FBI Special Agent specializing in behavior analysis and recruiting spies comes a handbook filled with his proven strategies on how to instantly read people and influence how they perceive you, so you can easily turn on the like switch.

The Like Switch is packed with all the tools you need for turning strangers into friends, whether you are on a sales call,


Looking for Alaska Deluxe Edition Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525428022
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - January 13th, 2015

A gorgeous collector's edition of the critically acclaimed debut novel by John Green, #1 bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars

A perfect gift for every fan, this deluxe hardcover features a stunning special edition jacket and 50 pages of all-new exclusive content, including:

- An introduction by John Green


Audacity Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399168994
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Published: Philomel Books - January 8th, 2015

A 2015 National Jewish Book Award finalist

The inspiring story of Clara Lemlich, whose fight for equal rights led to the largest strike by women in American history


The Terrible Two Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Jory John (With), Kevin Cornell (Illustrator)
$11.16
ISBN: 9781419714917
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - January 13th, 2015

I am Jackie Robinson (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780803740860
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Published: Dial Books - January 8th, 2015

This New York Times Bestselling picture book biography series by Brad Meltzer has an inspiring message: We can all be heroes.


The Darkest Part of the Forest Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316213073
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 13th, 2015

A girl makes a secret sacrifice to the faerie king in this lush New York Times bestselling fantasy by author Holly Black

In the woods is a glass coffin. It rests on the ground, and in it sleeps a boy with horns on his head and ears as pointed as knives....


The Conspiracy of Us Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399166501
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 13th, 2015

A fast-paced international escapade, laced with adrenaline, glamour, and romance--perfect for fans of Ally Carter


Half Bad (The Half Bad Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780147511461
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Published: Speak - January 13th, 2015

“An enthralling fantasy in the Harry Potter tradition.”— Time magazine

“A bewitching new thriller.” — The Wall Street Journal


The Well's End Cover Image
$8.49
ISBN: 9780147514363
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Published: Speak - January 8th, 2015

"A smart and wonderfully throwback adventure. Philip Pullman fans take notice. Don't miss."
--Matthew Quick, New York Times Bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook and Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock.
Nowhere to escape but below.


The War that Saved My Life Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780803740815
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Published: Dial Books - January 8th, 2015

#1 New York Times Bestseller
Newbery Honor Book
Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award (Middle School)
Wall Street Journal Best Children's Books of 2015
New York Public Library's 100 Books for Reading and Sharing 


The Accelerati Trilogy, Book One Tesla's Attic (The Accelerati Trilogy, Book One) Cover Image
$6.39
ISBN: 9781423155133
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - January 13th, 2015

After their home burns down, fourteen-year-old Nick, his younger brother, and their father move into a ramshackle Victorian house they've inherited. When Nick opens the door to his attic room, he's hit in the head by a toaster. That's just the beginning of his weird experiences with the old junk stored up there.


Beast Keeper #1 (Beasts of Olympus #1) Cover Image
By Lucy Coats, Brett Bean (Illustrator)
$5.59
ISBN: 9780448461939
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Published: Penguin Workshop - January 8th, 2015

Beasts of Olympus is a series of 144-page illustrated chapter books set in a magical Ancient Greece where strange things still walk the Earth. Beast Keeper tells the story of Pandemonius (a.k.a. "Demon," the half-god son of Pan) who, on his tenth birthday, is called upon to look after all the mythical creatures that belong to the stables of Olympus.


Hound of Hades #2 (Beasts of Olympus #2) Cover Image
By Lucy Coats, Brett Bean (Illustrator)
$5.59
ISBN: 9780448461946
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Published: Penguin Workshop - January 8th, 2015

Beasts of Olympus is a series of 144-page illustrated chapter books set in a magical Ancient Greece where strange things still walk the Earth.


Around the Clock Cover Image
By Roz Chast, Roz Chast (Illustrator)
$17.09
ISBN: 9781416984764
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 13th, 2015

This wacky romp from New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast includes entertaining antics for every hour, on the hour.


Freedom's School Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9781423161035
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Published: Jump At The Sun - January 13th, 2015

When Lizzie's parents are granted their freedom from slavery, Mama says its time for Lizzie and her brother Paul to go to a real school--a new one, built just for them. Lizzie can't wait. The scraps of learning she has picked up here and there have just made her hungry for more.

The walk to school is long. Some days it's rainy, or windy, or freezing cold.


The Little Engine That Could Cover Image
$9.59
ISBN: 9780448487311
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - January 8th, 2015

I think I can, I think I can! 

This classic story is now in a lap-book format. The story has been slightly abridged and features the famous illustrations from the original Hauman edition. Toddlers can cheer on the little blue engine and that "can-do" attitude that keeps her chugging along.


Tumford the Terrible Cover Image
By Nancy Tillman, Nancy Tillman (Illustrator)
$7.19
ISBN: 9781250033642
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 13th, 2015

Tumford isn't really a terrible cat. He just has a way of finding mischief—tracking dirt into the house, knocking over breakable things, and disrupting fancy parties. But even though he feels bad, he has a hard time saying, "I'm sorry." Will the fact that his owners love him, no matter what, help Tummy say the magic words?


Sweet Dreams, Pout-Pout Fish (A Pout-Pout Fish Mini Adventure) Cover Image
By Deborah Diesen, Dan Hanna (Illustrator)
$4.79
ISBN: 9780374380106
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 13th, 2015

A short and sweet mini-adventure especially created to introduce the youngest guppies to the popular Pout-Pout Fish

Feeling sleepy? It's time for bed! Toddlers will love swimming along with the Pout-Pout Fish as he turns little frowns into sleepy smiles.


The Very Fairy Princess Doodle Book Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316283076
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Published: LB Kids - January 13th, 2015

Get your glitter pens and favorite markers ready -- it's time to channel your inner artist with the Very Fairy Princess! Create your very own tiara, design gorgeous fairy princess wings, and draw unique costumes and creations in this book brimming with activities bound to entertain and delight for hours on end.


Passenger on the Pearl: The True Story of Emily Edmonson’s Flight from Slavery Cover Image
$16.16
ISBN: 9781616201968
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - January 13th, 2015

The page-turning, heart-wrenching true story of one young woman willing to risk her safety and even her life for a chance at freedom in the largest slave escape attempt in American history.

In 1848, thirteen-year-old Emily Edmonson, five of her siblings, and seventy other enslaved people boarded the Pearl under cover of night in Washington, D.C., hoping to sail no


New Arrivals 1/6/14

New books on our shelves this week.

The Secret Wisdom of the Earth Cover Image
$23.40
ISBN: 9781455551927
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 6th, 2015

"A marvelous debut...has everything a big, thick novel should have, and I hated to put it down." - John Grisham

"A page-turner." - New York Times Book Review


The Empty Throne: A Novel (Saxon Tales #8) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062250711
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Published: Harper - January 6th, 2015

The eighth installment of Bernard Cornwell’s bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real” (The Observer, London)—the basis for The Last Kingdom, the hit BBC America television series.

My name is Uhtred. I am the son of Uhtred, who was the son of Uhtred . . .’


A Fine Summer's Day: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries #17) Cover Image
$24.29
ISBN: 9780062237125
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Published: William Morrow - January 6th, 2015

New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd takes readers on a trip to Ian Rutledge's past, with the story of the last case the Scotland Yard detective tackles before he goes off to fight in World War I. New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd takes readers into Scotland Yard detective Ian Rutledge's past-to his perplexing final case before the outbreak of World War I.


As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780345539939
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Published: Delacorte Press - January 6th, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Golden Son (Red Rising Series #2) Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9780345539816
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Published: Del Rey - January 6th, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Red Rising hit the ground running and wasted no time becoming a sensation. Golden Son continues the stunning saga of Darrow, a rebel forged by tragedy, battling to lead his oppressed people to freedom.


Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781451673210
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Published: Scribner - January 6th, 2015

New York Times bestselling author, comedian, and actor Patton Oswalt shares his entertaining memoir about coming of age as a performer and writer in the late ’90s while obsessively watching classic films at the legendary New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles.

Between 1995 and 1999, Patton Oswalt lived with an unshakeable addiction. It wasn’t drugs, alcohol, or sex.


The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9780062067845
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Published: Harper - January 6th, 2015

A New York Times Bestseller

Renowned neurologist Dr. Frances E. Jensen offers a revolutionary look at the brains of teenagers, dispelling myths and offering practical advice for teens, parents and teachers.


Rare: The High-Stakes Race to Satisfy Our Need for the Scarcest Metals on Earth Cover Image
$22.50
ISBN: 9781616149727
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Published: Prometheus Books - January 6th, 2015

How will your life change when the supply of tantalum dries up? You may have never heard of this unusual metal, but without it smartphones would be instantly less omniscient, video game systems would falter, and laptops fail.  Tantalum is not alone.  Rhodium. Osmium. Niobium.


The 20/20 Diet: Turn Your Weight Loss Vision Into Reality Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9781939457318
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Published: Bird Street Books - January 6th, 2015

In The 20/20 Diet, Dr. Phil McGraw identifies seven reasons other diets fail people over and over again: hunger, cravings, feeling of restriction, impracticality and expense, boredom, temptations, and disappointing results or plateaus.


Simply Good News: Why the Gospel Is News and What Makes It Good Cover Image
$22.49
ISBN: 9780062334343
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Published: HarperOne - January 6th, 2015

The bishop, Bible scholar, modern heir to C. S. Lewis, and revered author of Simply Christian and Simply Jesus offers a fresh look at the Gospel, explaining why Jesus’ message is “good news” and why it is more timely and transforming today than we know.


The Hollow Land Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9781609452469
Availability: Backordered.
Published: Europa Editions - January 6th, 2015

The barren, beautiful Cumbrian fells provide the bewitching setting for the adventures of Bell and Harry, two children who find enchanting wonder at every turn, as they explore THE HOLLOW LAND. Everyday challenges give a daring edge to this rural work and play.


All Our Names Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780345805669
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Published: Vintage - January 6th, 2015

Named a best book of the year by The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Daily Beast


Astonish Me (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780345804617
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Published: Vintage - January 6th, 2015

For years Joan has been trying to forget her past, to find peace and satisfaction in her role as wife and mother. Few in her drowsy California suburb know her thrilling history: as a young American ballerina in Paris, she fell into a doomed, passionate romance with Soviet dance superstar Arslan Rusakov.


The Kept: A Novel Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062236654
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 6th, 2015

Set in rural New York state at the turn of the twentieth century, The Kept is the superb literary debut by James Scott —a propulsive novel reminiscent of the works of Michael Ondaatje, Cormac McCarthy, and Bonnie Jo Campbell, in which a mother and her young son embark on a quest to avenge a terrible and violent tragedy that has shattered their secluded family.


The Pagan Lord: A Novel (Saxon Tales #7) Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780061969720
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - January 6th, 2015

The seventh installment of Bernard Cornwell’s New York Times bestselling series chronicling the epic saga of the making of England, “like Game of Thrones, but real” (The Observer, London)—the basis for The Last Kingdom, the hit television series.


The Weight of Blood: A Novel Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780812985337
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - January 6th, 2015

For fans of Gillian Flynn, Scott Smith, and Daniel Woodrell comes a gripping, suspenseful novel about two mysterious disappearances a generation apart.

INTERNATIONAL THRILLER WRITERS AWARD WINNER AND BARRY AWARD NOMINEE FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BOOKPAGE
 


Death of a Nightingale (A Nina Borg Novel #3) Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9781616954512
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Published: Soho Crime - January 6th, 2015

From the Nordic noir duo who brought you The New York Times bestseller The Boy in the Suitcase comes a chilling new thriller with a mystery seventy-years in the making.

Nina. Natasha. Olga. Three women united by one terrifying secret. But only one of them has killed to keep it.


The Resistance Man: A Mystery of the French Countryside (Bruno, Chief of Police Series #7) Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780345804808
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Published: Vintage - January 6th, 2015

The seventh installment in the delightful, internationally acclaimed series featuring Chief of Police Bruno.


Wrongful Death: An Anna Travis Novel (Anna Travis Series #9) Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062355935
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Published: Bourbon Street Books - January 6th, 2015

London’s Detective Chief Inspector Anna Travis must decide where her loyalties lie, duty to the job or personal ambition, in this masterful tale of suspense from the award-winning, international bestselling author of the Prime Suspect series—one of today’s finest crime writers, alongside such talents as Sophie Hannah, Ruth Rendell, Kate Atkinson, and Ian Rankin.


All the Birds, Singing: A Novel Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9780345802507
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Published: Vintage - January 6th, 2015

From one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists, an emotionally powerful, award-winning novel about an outsider haunted by an inescapable past.


Night in Shanghai Cover Image
$11.96
ISBN: 9780544334458
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Published: Mariner Books - January 6th, 2015

“Historical fiction at its best.” —Alan Cheuse, All Things Considered

Sailing to Shanghai in 1936, Thomas Greene goes from playing classical piano for pennies in segregated Baltimore to living in a mansion with his own servants, the leader of a black jazz orchestra.


Arrows of Rain Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781616954574
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Published: Soho Press - January 6th, 2015

This debut novel from the author of the powerful, universally acclaimed Foreign Gods, Inc. looks at a woman’s drowning and the ensuing investigation in an emerging African nation.


Quarry's Choice Cover Image
$8.96
ISBN: 9781783290840
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Published: Hard Case Crime - January 6th, 2015

Quarry is a pro in the murder business. When the man he works for becomes a target himself, Quarry is sent South to remove a traitor in the ranks. But in this wide-open city – with sin everywhere, and betrayal around every corner – Quarry must make the most dangerous choice of his deadly career: who to kill?


Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9780307456724
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Published: Vintage - January 6th, 2015

Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention crowd-sourcing and cable news? The acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein provides a dazzlingly original plunge into the drama of philosophy, revealing its hidden role in today’s debates on religion, morality, politics, and science.


Cubed: The Secret History of the Workplace Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9780345802804
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Published: Anchor - January 6th, 2015

A New York Times Notable Book Daily Beast Best Nonfiction of 2014  Inc. Magazine's Most Thought-Provoking Books of the Year

“Man is born free, but he is everywhere in cubicles.”


Mindwise: Why We Misunderstand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780307743565
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Published: Vintage - January 6th, 2015

Winner of the 2015 Book Prize for the Promotion of Social and Personality Science (Society for Personality and Social Psychology)


The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780812983678
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 6th, 2015

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER  • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE


It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The 7 Secrets of Awakening the Highly Effective Four-Hour Giant, Today Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780062225115
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Published: Dey Street Books - January 6th, 2015

“The Gang” from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia attempts their most ill-conceived, get-rich quick scheme yet: publishing a “self-help book” to hilarious, sometimes dangerous, and often revolting, results.


I'll Have What She's Having: My Adventures in Celebrity Dieting Cover Image
$13.46
ISBN: 9781101872437
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Published: Vintage - January 6th, 2015

A hilarious look at the eating habits of the fit and famous--from Gwyneth's goji berry and quail egg concoctions to Jackie Kennedy's baked potato and Beluga caviar regimen--Rebecca Harrington leaves no cabbage soup unstirred in her wickedly funny, wildly absurd quest to diet like the stars.


Money: The Unauthorized Biography--From Coinage to Cryptocurrencies Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9780345803559
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Published: Vintage - January 6th, 2015

What is money, and how does it work? In this tour de force of political, cultural, and economic history, Felix Martin challenges nothing less than our conventional understanding of one of humankind’s greatest inventions.


The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914-1940 Cover Image
$16.16
ISBN: 9780307742360
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Published: Anchor - January 6th, 2015

Spanning the turbulent decades between the World Wars, The Embrace of Unreason casts new light on the darkest years in modern French history.


The Last Pirate: A Father, His Son, and the Golden Age of Marijuana Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9780307739483
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Published: Anchor - January 6th, 2015

A haunting and often hilarious memoir of growing up in 80s Miami as the son of Big Tony, a flawless model of the great American pot baron. 
 


The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation Cover Image
$16.16
ISBN: 9780307389695
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Published: Vintage - January 6th, 2015

Winner of the  National Book Critics Circle Award 2014


Decoding Your Dog: Explaining Common Dog Behaviors and How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780544334601
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Published: Mariner Books - January 6th, 2015

“Although this book has a scientific basis, it was written in a manner that is easily understandable for laypersons.


The Testing Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780544336230
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - January 6th, 2015

It’s graduation day for sixteen-year-old Malencia Vale, and the entire Five Lakes Colony (the former Great Lakes) is celebrating. All Cia can think about—hope for—is whether she’ll be chosen for The Testing, a United Commonwealth program that selects the best and brightest new graduates to become possible leaders of the slowly revitalizing post-war civilization.


Codename Zero (Codename Conspiracy #1) Cover Image
$5.59
ISBN: 9780062120090
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Published: Walden Pond Press - January 6th, 2015

From Chris Rylander, author of the breakout hit Fourth Stall saga, comes an incredibly funny and clever mash-up of middle grade school story and spy adventure.


No One Else Can Have You (Kippy Bushman) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062211200
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Published: HarperTeen - January 6th, 2015

Sara Shepard's Pretty Little Liars series meets the cult classic film Fargo in this gripping, dark comedy by debut author Kathleen Hale.


The One and Only Ivan Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780061992278
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Published: HarperCollins - January 6th, 2015

Soon to be a major motion picture!

Winner of the Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller


All the Bright Places Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780385755887
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 6th, 2015

SOON TO BE A NETFLIX FILM, STARRING ELLE FANNING AND JUSTICE SMITH!

The New York Times bestselling love story about two teens who find each other while standing on the edge.


Firefight (The Reckoners #2) Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780385743587
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Published: Delacorte Press - January 6th, 2015

The #1 New York Times bestseller and sequel to Steelheart from Brandon Sanderson, the author of Oathbringer, coauthor of Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time series, and creator of the internationally bestselling Mistborn trilogy, presents the second book in the Reckoners series: Firefight.


X: A Novel Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780763669676
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Published: Candlewick - January 6th, 2015

A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book

Cowritten by Malcolm X’s daughter, this riveting and revealing novel follows the formative years of the man whose words and actions shook the world.


Seekers: Return to the Wild #4: Forest of Wolves Cover Image
$5.59
ISBN: 9780061996450
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Published: HarperCollins - January 6th, 2015

Erin Hunter's New York Times bestselling Seekers series continues in the fourth book in the Return to the Wild story arc. With its thrilling blend of action and suspense, this epic animal fantasy is perfect for fans of the #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series.


Seekers: Return to the Wild #5: The Burning Horizon Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780061996467
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Published: HarperCollins - January 6th, 2015

Erin Hunter's New York Times bestselling Seekers series continues in the fifth book in the Return to the Wild story arc. With its thrilling blend of action and suspense, this epic animal fantasy is perfect for fans of the #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series.


One Direction: Where We Are: Our Band, Our Story: 100% Official Cover Image
$11.69
ISBN: 9780062219053
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Published: HarperCollins - January 6th, 2015

Join the band on their journey to superstardom.

This is the only official book from 1D charting their journey since 2012—from the places they visited and fans they met, to their thoughts and feelings, hopes and dreams, highs and lows. It was a phenomenal time—and this is a phenomenal story.


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