New Arrivals 10/28/14

New books on our shelves this week.

The Peripheral Cover Image
$23.16
ISBN: 9780399158445
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Published: Berkley Books - October 28th, 2014

The New York Times bestselling author of Neuromancer and Zero History presents a fast-paced sci-fi thriller that takes a terrifying look into the future...


Prince Lestat: The Vampire Chronicles Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780307962522
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Published: Knopf - October 28th, 2014

A stunning departure, a surprising and compelling return…From Anne Rice, perennial best seller, single-handed reinventor of the vampire cosmology--a new, exhilarating novel, a deepening of her vampire mythology, and a chillingly hypnotic mystery-thriller.

"What can we do but reach for the embrace that must now
contain both heaven and hell: our doom again and again and


The Slow Regard of Silent Things (Kingkiller Chronicle) Cover Image
$15.16
ISBN: 9780756410438
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Published: DAW - October 28th, 2014

Discover #1 New York Times-bestselling Patrick Rothfuss’ epic fantasy universe of The Kingkiller Chronicle, in this illustrated companion novella, The Slow Regard of Silent Things.
 


The Book of Strange New Things Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780553418842
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Published: Hogarth - October 28th, 2014

A monumental, genre-defying novel that David Mitchell calls "Michel Faber's second masterpiece," The Book of Strange New Things is a masterwork from a writer in full command of his many talents.


The Handsome Man's de Luxe Cafe: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (15) Cover Image
$19.96
ISBN: 9780307911544
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Published: Pantheon Books - October 28th, 2014

The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency often helps people find things they have lost. But they have never had to help a client find herself until now, in this latest installment of Alexander McCall Smith's best-selling and beloved series.


Yes Please Cover Image
$23.19
ISBN: 9780062268341
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 28th, 2014

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307957047
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Published: Knopf - October 28th, 2014

From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence.


Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385531207
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Published: Doubleday Books - October 28th, 2014

The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428, has fascinated artistic figures as diverse as William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Voltaire, George Bernard Shaw, Bertolt Brecht, Carl Dreyer, and Robert Bresson. Was she a divinely inspired saint?


Make It Ahead: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780307464880
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 28th, 2014

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

For the first time, trusted and beloved cookbook author Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, answers the number one question she receives from cooks: Can I make it ahead?


33 Artists in 3 Acts Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393240979
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 3rd, 2014

This compelling narrative goes behind the scenes with the world’s most important living artists to humanize and demystify contemporary art.

The best-selling author of Seven Days in the Art World now tells the story of the artists themselves—how they move through the world, command credibility, and create iconic works.


Victoria: A Life Cover Image
$28.80
ISBN: 9781594205996
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Published: Penguin Press - October 23rd, 2014


PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography (2015 LONGLIST)
- A] shimmering and rather wonderful biography.---The Guardian (UK)


Food: A Love Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804140416
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Published: Crown Archetype - October 21st, 2014

What are my qualifications to write this book? None really. So why should you read it? Here's why: I m a little fat. If a thin guy were to write about a love of food and eating I d highly recommend that you do not read his book.


Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Cover Image
$25.46
ISBN: 9780670014712
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Published: Viking Books - October 23rd, 2014

The long-awaited memoir by one of the most influential and beloved musicians of our time


The Pollan Family Table: The Best Recipes and Kitchen Wisdom for Delicious, Healthy Family Meals Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476746371
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Published: Scribner - October 28th, 2014

A BookPage Best Cookbook of 2015

Winner of the Gourmand International Cookbook Award 2015, Best in the World, Best First Cookbook.

A gorgeous, fully illustrated collection of recipes, cooking techniques, and pantry wisdom for delicious, healthy, and harmonious family meals from the incredible Pollan family—with a foreword from Michael Pollan.

In The Pollan Family T


The Woman I Wanted to Be Cover Image
$23.40
ISBN: 9781451651546
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 28th, 2014

One of the most influential, admired, and innovative women of our time: fashion designer, philanthropist, wife, mother, and grandmother, Diane von Furstenberg offers a book about becoming the woman she wanted to be.

Diane von Furstenberg started out with a suitcase full of jersey dresses and an idea of who she wanted to be—in her words, “the kind of woman who is independent and


You Have to Fucking Eat (Go the Fuck to Sleep #2) Cover Image
By Adam Mansbach, Owen Brozman (Illustrator)
$11.95
ISBN: 9781617753787
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Published: Akashic Books - November 12th, 2014

A New York Times Best Seller

One of BookRiot's Must-Read Books from Indie Presses for 2014

One of Flavorwire's 50 Best Independent Fiction and Poetry Books of 2014

"You Have to F***ing Eat makes parents of picky eaters smile."
--TODAY Parents


Shake Puppies Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780062351722
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Published: Harper Design - October 28th, 2014

The highly anticipated follow-up to the bestselling book Shake, Shake Puppies also features 61 dogs caught mid-shake—only this time they’re even more adorable and laughter inducing.


Dogs in Cars Cover Image
$17.96
ISBN: 9781581572797
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Published: Countryman Press - November 3rd, 2014

The pure joy of a dog with his nose to the horizon, in a moving car--captured on the page.


Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found Cover Image
$25.16
ISBN: 9780871404541
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Published: Liveright - November 17th, 2014

A serious and seriously entertaining exploration of the dark and varied obsessions that the “civilized West” has had with decapitated heads and skulls.


Miracles: What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525954422
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Published: Viking - October 28th, 2014

An inspiring and eye-opening exploration of the phenomenon of miracles from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Bonhoeffer and Martin Luther

What are miracles, and why do so many people believe in them? What do they tell us about ourselves? And what do we do with experiences that we cannot explain? 


The Social Climber's Bible: A Book of Manners, Practical Tips, and Spiritual Advice for the Upwardly Mobile Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143125204
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Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

Welcome fledging Social Climbers! Allow us to show you the way.

Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it, so what’s the big deal? You shouldn’t be punished for wanting to improve your lot in life! This is America, after all. 


Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062078223
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Published: Harper - October 28th, 2014

New York Times Bestseller

The greatest Southern storyteller of our time, New York Times bestselling author Rick Bragg, tracks down the greatest rock and roller of all time, Jerry Lee Lewis—and gets his own story, from the source, for the very first time.


Play On: Now, Then, and Fleetwood Mac: The Autobiography Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316403429
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 28th, 2014

"After forty-six years of being on the road, this is the right time to look back in a way I've never done before: now and then. This is the story of my life in rock and roll -- and how the band that has meant everything to me came to define me. I'm looking forward to sharing it with you."


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What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316294591
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 28th, 2014

From the creative parents who brought the world the web sensation "Dinovember" comes photographic proof of what toys get up to when the rest of the house is asleep.


Is Your Neighbor a Zombie?: Compelling Philosophical Puzzles That Challenge Your Beliefs Cover Image
$16.20
ISBN: 9781620408414
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - October 28th, 2014

Philosophers have been devising thought experiments to challenge the mind for more than two millennia. Some of the greatest thinkers in history have grappled with such thorny issues as free will, personal identity, and the problem of other minds. The way we try to solve these problems and puzzles can tell us much about ourselves and the way we see the world.


Vivian Maier: A Photographer Found Cover Image
$64.00
ISBN: 9780062305534
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Published: Harper Design - October 28th, 2014

The definitive monograph of American photographer Vivian Maier, exploring the full range and brilliance of her work and the mystery of her life, written and edited by noted photography curator and writer Marvin Heiferman; featuring 250 black-and-white images, color work, and other materials never seen before; and a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman.


By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review Cover Image
By Pamela Paul (Editor), Scott Turow (Foreword by)
$25.20
ISBN: 9781627791458
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - October 28th, 2014


Sixty-five of the world's leading writers open up about the books and authors that have meant the most to them


The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire) Cover Image
$47.99
ISBN: 9780553805444
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Published: Bantam - October 28th, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Perfect for fans of A Song of Ice and Fire and HBO’s Game of Thrones—an epic history of Westeros and the lands beyond, featuring hundreds of pages of all-new material from George R. R. Martin!


The American Plate: A Culinary History in 100 Bites Cover Image
$24.29
ISBN: 9781492603023
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Published: Sourcebooks - November 11th, 2014

"Like many miniencyclopedias, this one is studded with often intriguing facts."--Kirkus

New York Post Required Reading and an Entertainment Weekly Top 3 Must-Read

From the chief historian at HISTORY(R) comes a rich chronicle of the evolution of American cuisine and culture, from before Columbus's arrival to today.


Bark: Stories (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780307740861
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Published: Vintage - October 28th, 2014

A New York Times Notable Book
A Washington Post Notable Book
A Best Book of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Financial Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, BookPage


An Officer and a Spy: A Spy Thriller Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9780345804853
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Published: Vintage - October 28th, 2014

NATIONAL BESTSELLER 

A whistle-blower.  A witch hunt. A cover-up. Secret tribunals, out-of-control intelligence agencies, and government corruption. Welcome to 1890s Paris.
 


The Case of the Love Commandos: From the Files of Vish Puri, India's Most Private Investigator Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9781451613285
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 28th, 2014

In one of the ten best mysteries of the year (Seattle Times), private investigator Vish Puri becomes embroiled in a high-stakes mystery involving one of India’s most controversial commodities: love.

When Ram and Tulsi fall in love, the young woman’s parents are dead set against the union.


A True Novel: A Remaking of Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781590517062
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Published: Other Press - October 28th, 2014

A remaking of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights set in postwar Japan
 


The Pushcart Prize XXXIX: Best of the Small Presses 2015 Edition Cover Image
$17.96
ISBN: 9781888889734
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Published: Pushcart Press - November 12th, 2014

"Like discovering yet one more galaxy." - World Literature Today


The Daring Ladies of Lowell Cover Image
$13.50
ISBN: 9780345802569
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Published: Anchor - October 28th, 2014

Eager to escape life on her family’s farm, Alice Barrow moves to Lowell in 1832 and throws herself into the hard work demanded of “the mill girls.”  The hours are long and the conditions are bad, but Alice soon finds a true friend in Lovey Cornell, a saucy, strong-willed girl who is outspoken about the dangers they face in the factories . . .


Spirit of Steamboat: A Longmire Story (A Longmire Mystery) Cover Image
$10.40
ISBN: 9780143125877
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Published: Penguin Books - October 22nd, 2014

A Christmas novella for fans of the hit drama series LONGMIRE now on Netflix and the New York Times–bestselling series. 

Craig Johnson's new novel, The Western Star, will be available from Viking in Fall 2017.


The Ship of Brides: A Novel Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780143126478
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Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Giver of Stars, in an earlier work available in the U.S. for the first time, a post-WWII story of the war brides who crossed the seas by the thousands to face their unknown futures.


There Once Lived a Mother Who Loved Her Children, Until They Moved Back In: Three Novellas About Family Cover Image
By Ludmilla Petrushevskaya, Anna Summers (Translated by), Anna Summers (Introduction by)
$15.30
ISBN: 9780143121664
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Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

From the author of the prizewinning memoir about growing up in Stalinist Russia, The Girl from the Metropol Hotel, the masterly novellas that established her as one of the greatest living Russian writers—including a new translation of the modern classic The Time Is Night 


Chaos in Kabul: A Malko Linge Novel Cover Image
$13.46
ISBN: 9780804169332
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Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - October 28th, 2014

As U.S. troops prepare to withdraw from Afghanistan, and the Taliban is poised to take over, the CIA calls upon the Austrian aristocrat Malko Linge to execute a dangerous and delicate plan to restore stability to the region.


Raising Steam Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780804169202
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Published: Anchor - October 28th, 2014

NATIONAL BESTSELLER 

Steam is rising over Discworld. . . .

 


Hild: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250056092
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Published: Picador - October 28th, 2014

WINNER OF THE WASHINGTON STATE BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION

In seventh-century Britain, a new religion is coming ashore and small kingdoms are merging, frequently and violently. Hild is the king's youngest niece, with a glittering mind and a natural authority.


Tooth for a Tooth (A DCI Andy Gilchrist Investigation #3) Cover Image
$13.46
ISBN: 9781616954598
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Published: Soho Crime - October 28th, 2014

Skeletons emerge from a St. Andrews graveyard—and from Detective Inspector Andy Gilchrist's own past


The Divorce Papers: A Novel Cover Image
$13.50
ISBN: 9780804137461
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Published: Broadway Books - October 28th, 2014

Sparkling and sophisticated, this sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking debut novel tells the story of a very messy, very high-profile divorce and the endearingly cynical young lawyer dragooned into handling it.
 


A History of the World in 12 Maps Cover Image
$18.40
ISBN: 9780143126027
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Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

A New York Times Bestseller
 
“Maps allow the armchair traveler to roam the world, the diplomat to argue his points, the ruler to administer his country, the warrior to plan his campaigns and the propagandist to boost his cause… rich and beautiful.” – Wall Street Journal


Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World--from the Trans-Siberian to the S outhwest Chief Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780143126348
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Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

An epic and revelatory narrative of the most important transportation technology of the modern world


The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey into the Dark Side of the Brain Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9781617230158
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Published: Portfolio - October 28th, 2014

“Compelling, essential reading for understanding the underpinnings of psychopathy.” — M. E. Thomas, author of Confessions of a Sociopath


It Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143126768
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Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

Now available in paperback: musings, inspirations, and styling tips from the darling of the fashion world


Vanished: The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594632860
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 4th, 2014

From a mesmerizing storyteller, the gripping search for a missing World War II crew, their bomber plane, and their legacy.


Travels with Epicurus: A Journey to a Greek Island in Search of a Fulfilled Life Cover Image
$11.20
ISBN: 9780143126621
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Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

Advice on achieving a fulfilling old age from one of the bestselling authors of Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .


Autobiography Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143107507
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Published: Penguin Classics - November 4th, 2014

“Spend the day in bed” with Autobiography by Morrissey, whose new album Low in High School is out November 17th


The President's Devotional: The Daily Readings That Inspired President Obama Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780062265296
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Published: HarperOne - October 28th, 2014

The President's Devotional lets you start each day with the words that have inspired President Barack Obama, collected by Joshua DuBois, President Obama's "Pastor-in-Chief" (Time magazine)—his spiritual advisor who also served as the executive director of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.


Servants: A Downstairs History of Britain from the Nineteenth Century to Modern Times Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9780393349801
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 17th, 2014

A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice

"Beautifully written, sparkling with insight, and a pleasure to read, Servants is social history at its most humane and perceptive." —Paul Addison, Times Literary Supplement


Double Down: Game Change 2012 Cover Image
$16.20
ISBN: 9780143126003
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Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times:


Mastering the Art of French Eating: From Paris Bistros to Farmhouse Kitchens, Lessons in Food and Love Cover Image
By Ann Mah
$13.60
ISBN: 9780143125921
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Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

The memoir of a young diplomat’s wife who must reinvent her dream of living in Paris—one dish at a time


Undisputed Truth Cover Image
By Mike Tyson, Larry Sloman (Contributions by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780142181218
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Published: Plume - October 28th, 2014

Be sure to check out IRON AMBITION: My Life with Cus D’Amato by Mike Tyson

“Raw, powerful and disturbing—a head-spinning take on Mr. Tyson's life.”—Wall Street Journal

 


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The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking Cover Image
$15.20
ISBN: 9781250063731
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Published: Picador - October 28th, 2014

A New York Times Notable Book of 2014
A Time Magazine Notable Book of 2014

Olivia Laing's widely acclaimed account of how writers in the grip of alcoholism created some of the greatest works of American literature


Debt - Updated and Expanded: The First 5,000 Years Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781612194196
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Published: Melville House - October 28th, 2014

Now in paperback, the updated and expanded edition : David Graeber’s “fresh . . . fascinating . . . thought-provoking . . . and exceedingly timely” (Financial Times) history of debt
 


Finding Jesus Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780553418002
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Published: Three Rivers Press (CA) - October 28th, 2014

On each page of "Finding Jesus," the Son of God is hidden in a crowded scene--from a rock concert to a wedding to a grocery store.


Atlantia Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9780525426448
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - October 28th, 2014

“Utterly captivating. A heroine unlike any I’d met before, a setting I’d never glimpsed, a story I’d never imagined. Atlantia is fresh, wild, and engrossing. I love Ally Condie.” —Shannon Hale, award-winning, bestselling author of Austenland and Dangerous

A New York Times Best Seller! 


Timmy Failure: We Meet Again Cover Image
By Stephan Pastis, Stephan Pastis (Illustrator)
$11.99
ISBN: 9780763673758
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Published: Candlewick - October 28th, 2014

From the New York Times best-selling creator of Timmy Failure comes a third adventure about the comically overconfident sleuth.


Hansel and Gretel Standard Edition: A Toon Graphic (Toon Graphics) Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Lorenzo Mattotti (Illustrator)
$13.56
ISBN: 9781935179627
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Published: Toon Graphics - October 28th, 2014

"If this isn't the definitive edition of Hansel and Gretel, it's absolutely necessary."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review


Waterfall (Teardrop #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385742672
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Published: Delacorte Press - October 28th, 2014

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the FALLEN series comes WATERFALL, a novel about love, betrayal, and epic consequences—a world-altering tale told by a girl whose tears have the power to raise the lost continent of Atlantis.


Teardrop Cover Image
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Published: Ember - October 28th, 2014

An epic saga of heart-stopping romance, devastating secrets, and dark magic . . . a world where everything you love can be washed away. The first book in the Teardrop series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fallen series


Mr. Tweed's Good Deeds Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781909263352
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Published: Flying Eye Books - November 11th, 2014

Mr. Tweed sets out on his afternoon stroll but soon finds some friends in need. Before you know it, everyone is calling upon Mr. Tweed's kind eye and generosity. Come to his aid and help him find what they are looking for! Hidden in pages of vibrant color and detailed illustrations lie objects waiting to be discovered!


Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood from America's Presidents (Kid Legends #1) Cover Image
By David Stabler, Doogie Horner (Illustrator)
$11.16
ISBN: 9781594747311
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Published: Quirk Books - October 28th, 2014

Hilarious childhood biographies and full-color illustrations show how George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, Barack Obama, and other presidents-to-be faced kid-sized problems growing up in America.
 


New Arrivals 10/21/14

New books on our shelves this week.

Beautiful You: A Novel Cover Image
$23.36
ISBN: 9780385538039
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Published: Doubleday - October 21st, 2014

"A billion husbands are about to be replaced."

From the author of Fight Club, the classic portrait of the damaged contemporary male psyche, now comes this novel about the apocalyptic marketing possibilities of a new product that gives new meaning to the term "self-help." 


Gray Mountain: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385537148
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Published: Doubleday - October 21st, 2014

John Grisham has a new hero . . . and she’s full of surprises


Last Winter, We Parted Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616954550
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Published: Soho Press - October 21st, 2014

Instantly reminiscent of the work of Osamu Dazai and Patricia Highsmith, Fuminori Nakamura's latest novel is a dark and twisting house of mirrors that philosophically explores the violence of aesthetics and the horrors of identity.


Bathing the Lion: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250048264
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 21st, 2014

In Jonathan Carroll's surreal masterpiece, Bathing the Lion, five people who live in the same New England town go to sleep one night and all share the same hyper-realistic dream. Some of these people know each other; some don't.


Shopaholic to the Stars: A Novel Cover Image
$24.30
ISBN: 9780812993868
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Published: The Dial Press - October 21st, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Frank Lloyd Wright: The Rooms: Interiors and Decorative Arts Cover Image
By Margo Stipe (Text by), Alan Weintraub (Photographs by), David A. Hanks (Foreword by)
$67.50
ISBN: 9780847843428
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Published: Rizzoli - October 21st, 2014

INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards -- 2014 BRONZE Winner for Architecture


My Favorite Things Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780062122971
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Published: Harper Design - October 21st, 2014

From Maira Kalman, the author of the bestsellers The Principles of Uncertainty and The Elements of Style, comes this beautiful pictorial and narrative exploration of the significance of objects in our lives, drawn from her personal artifacts, recollections, and selections from the collection of the Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.


George Marshall: A Biography Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780060577193
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Published: Harper - October 21st, 2014

A major historical biography of George C. Marshall—the general who ran the U.S. campaign during the Second World War, the Secretary of State who oversaw the successful rebuilding of post-war Europe, and the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize—and the first to offer a complete picture of his life.


Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780812994520
Availability: Backordered.
Published: Spiegel & Grau - October 21st, 2014

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX • A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.


The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780670026067
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Published: Viking Books - October 21st, 2014

A passionate hymn to the power of fiction to change people's lives, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran


Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard On You?: A Memoir Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9781476751078
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Published: Atria Books - October 21st, 2014

In this seminal music memoir, Father of Funk George Clinton talks four decades of hit songs, drug abuse, the evolution of pop, rock, and soul music, his legal pitfalls, and much much more.

George Clinton began his musical career in New Jersey, where his obsession with doo-wop and R&B led to a barbershop quartet—literally, as Clinton and his friends also styled hair in the local shop&#


Heritage Cover Image
By Sean Brock, Peter Frank Edwards (Photographs by)
$32.00
ISBN: 9781579654634
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Published: Artisan - October 21st, 2014

New York Times best seller
Winner, James Beard Award for Best Book in American Cooking
Winner, IACP Julia Child First Book Award
 
Named a Best Cookbook of the Season by Amazon, Food & Wine, Harper’s Bazaar, Houston Chronicle, Huffington Post, New York Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Vanity Fair, W


Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780470940587
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Published: Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 21st, 2014

The award-winning celebrity chef and New York Times best-selling author unwinds at home, sharing 150 relaxed, multicultural dishes
 
For two decades, Marcus Samuelsson has captivated food lovers with his brilliant culinary interpretations.


Twelve Recipes Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9780062270306
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Published: William Morrow Cookbooks - October 21st, 2014

Winner of the 2015 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Cookbook Award

Forewords by Alice Waters and Michael Pollan


Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250003638
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - October 21st, 2014

Peter Ackroyd has been praised as one of the greatest living chroniclers of Britain and its people.


Hillary: The Photographs of Diana Walker Cover Image
$36.00
ISBN: 9781476763378
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 21st, 2014

Rich full-color and stirring black-and-white photographs tell the story of Hillary Rodham Clinton's political life on stage and behind the scenes--from one of the world's most famous photojournalists--most published here for the first time.


Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy Cover Image
$22.36
ISBN: 9780525954408
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Published: Dutton Books - October 16th, 2014

The first complete moment-by-moment account of the largest Atlantic storm system ever recorded a hurricane like no other


Who We Be: A Cultural History of Race in Post-Civil Rights America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312571290
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 21st, 2014

Race. A four-letter word. The greatest social divide in American life, a half-century ago and today.


Does Santa Exist?: A Philosophical Investigation Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525954392
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Published: Dutton Books - October 16th, 2014

A humorous philosophical investigation into the existence of Santa from a co-executive producer ofThe Big Bang Theory


Fragrant: The Secret Life of Scent Cover Image
$22.36
ISBN: 9781594631412
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 16th, 2014

Winner of the 2016 Perfumed Plume Award

The “Alice Waters of American natural perfume” (indieperfume.com) and author of the Art of Flavor celebrates our most potent sense, through five rock stars of the fragrant world

 


Spineless Cover Image
By Susan Middleton, Sylvia A. Earle (Foreword by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781419710070
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 21st, 2014

The Lost Way: How Two Forgotten Gospels Are Rewriting the Story of Christian Origins Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062330482
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Published: HarperOne - October 21st, 2014

In this rigorously researched and thoughtful study, a leading Jesus Seminar scholar reveals the dramatic story behind the modern discovery of the earliest gospels, accounts that do not portray Jesus exclusively as a martyr but recover a lost ancient Christian tradition centered on Jesus as a teacher of wisdom.


If You Give a Mouse an iPhone: A Cautionary Tail Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780399169267
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Published: Blue Rider Press - October 21st, 2014

The perfect gift for parents everywhere, from the New York Times-bestselling author of Goodnight iPad

The parody of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie that every parent will relate to.


Letters of Not Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780007533107
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Published: Friday Project - October 21st, 2014

A collection of remarkable and completely made-up correspondence from the great and the good across history.


The First Phone Call from Heaven: A Novel Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780062294401
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - October 21st, 2014

"What if the end is not the end?"

From the beloved author of the number-one New York Times bestsellers Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven comes his most thrilling and magical novel yet—a page-turning mystery and a meditation on the power of human connection.


Andrew's Brain: A Novel Cover Image
$13.50
ISBN: 9780812980981
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - October 21st, 2014

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, SLATE, AND THE TELEGRAPH


The Four Corners of Palermo: A Novel Cover Image
By Giuseppe Di Piazza, Antony Shugaar (Translated by)
$13.40
ISBN: 9781590516652
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Published: Other Press - October 21st, 2014

A noir and sensual page-turner that cracks open the Mafia’s secret world through the stories of four lives


The Woman Who Borrowed Memories: Selected Stories (NYRB Classics) Cover Image
By Tove Jansson, Lauren Groff (Introduction by), Thomas Teal (Translated by), Silvester Mazzarella (Translated by)
$13.56
ISBN: 9781590177662
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Published: NYRB Classics - October 21st, 2014

An NYRB Classics Original
 


Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780812982671
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - October 21st, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“America’s favorite poet.”—The Wall Street Journal


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The Dream Songs: Poems (FSG Classics) Cover Image
By John Berryman, Daniel Swift (Editor), Michael Hofmann (Introduction by)
$15.20
ISBN: 9780374534554
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 21st, 2014

The complete Dream Songs-hypnotic, seductive, masterful-as thrilling to read now as they ever were


77 Dream Songs: Poems (FSG Classics) Cover Image
By John Berryman, Daniel Swift (Editor), Henri Cole (Introduction by)
$13.50
ISBN: 9780374534523
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 21st, 2014

A wild, masterful Pulitzer Prize-winning cycle of poems that half a century later still shocks and astounds
John Berryman was hardly unknown when he published 77 Dream Songs, but the volume was, nevertheless, a shock and a revelation. A "spooky" collection in the words of Robert Lowell-"a maddening work of genius."


Berryman's Sonnets Cover Image
By John Berryman, Daniel Swift (Editor), April Bernard (Introduction by)
$13.50
ISBN: 9780374534547
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 21st, 2014

A brilliant and fiercely pitched sonnet cycle about love: at once passionate, forbidden, and doomed


The Heart Is Strange: New Selected Poems Cover Image
By John Berryman, Daniel Swift (Editor), Daniel Swift (Introduction by)
$23.40
ISBN: 9780374221089
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 21st, 2014

A lively sampling from the work of one of the most celebrated and daring poets of the twentieth century


Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor Cover Image
$18.36
ISBN: 9781770461611
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - October 21st, 2014

The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap Cover Image
By Matt Taibbi, Molly Crabapple (Illustrator)
$13.60
ISBN: 9780812983630
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - October 21st, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST, NPR, AND KIRKUS REVIEWS

A scathing portrait of an urgent new American crisis

 
Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery:
 


Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062005618
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 21st, 2014

Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker is the first installment in the long-awaited portrait of one of the most talented and influential musicians of the twentieth century, from Stanley Crouch, one of the foremost authorities on jazz and culture in America.


CraftFail: When Homemade Goes Horribly Wrong Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780761179924
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 21st, 2014

Poor Bridgit, who overestimated the size of her head—her homemade frilly lace shower cap came straight down to her chin. And who can blame Lindsey for thinking “glitter shoes” sounded like a cool, easy project instead of what it turned out to be: a puddle of sparkling glop. And really, whoever posted that incredible Spaghetti-Stuffed Garlic Bread on Pinterest should be sued.


Fodor's Chicago 25 Best (Full-Color Travel Guide #8) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804143424
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Published: Fodor's Travel Publications - October 21st, 2014

Top lodging and dining picks for every budget
Classic Chicago, from the Loop to Lincoln Park to Wrigley Field
Essential museums, from the Art Institute to the Museum of Science and Industry
The dish on local restaurants
Performing arts and nightlife including the best theater and blues clubs
Boat and walking tours of Chicago's finest architecture


40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World Cover Image
$16.20
ISBN: 9781451687873
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 21st, 2014

With a foreword by Warren Buffett, 40 Chances is an “inspiring manifesto…both an informative guidebook and a catalyst for igniting real changes” (Booklist) in the struggle against world hunger.

If someone granted you $3 billion to accomplish something great in the world, what would you do?


Transformer: The Complete Lou Reed Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780007581894
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Published: Harper - October 23rd, 2014

'A triumph' - Time Out

Transformer is the only complete and comprehensive telling of the Lou Reed story.

Legendary songwriter and guitarist Lou Reed passed away on the 27th October 2013, but his musical influence is assured. Now discover the true story of the Velvet Underground pioneer in this update of Bockris's classic biography.


Rookie Yearbook Three Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781595147943
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Published: Razorbill - October 21st, 2014

Rookiemag.com is a website created by and for young women to make the best of the beauty, pain and awkwardness of being a teenager. When it becomes tough to appreciate such things, we have good plain fun and visual pleasure. When you're sick of having to be happy all the time, we have lots of rants, too. Every school year, we compile the best from the site into a print yearbook.


Rookie Yearbook Two Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781595148278
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Published: Razorbill - October 21st, 2014

Rookiemag.com is a website created by and for young women to make the best of the beauty, pain and awkwardness of being a teenager. When it becomes tough to appreciate such things, we have good plain fun and visual pleasure. When you're sick of having to be happy all the time, we have lots of rants, too. Every school year, we compile the best from the site into a print yearbook.


Rookie Yearbook One Cover Image
$23.96
ISBN: 9781595148261
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Published: Razorbill - October 21st, 2014

Rookiemag.com is a website created by and for young women to make the best of the beauty, pain and awkwardness of being a teenager. When it becomes tough to appreciate such things, we have good plain fun and visual pleasure. When you're sick of having to be happy all the time, we have lots of rants, too. Every school year, we compile the best from the site into a print yearbook.


Ah-Ha to Zig-Zag: 31 Objects from Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Cover Image
$16.16
ISBN: 9780847843770
Availability: Backordered.
Published: Skira Rizzoli - October 21st, 2014

Maira Kalman’s exuberant illustrations and humorous commentary bring design history to life in this inspired ABC book that celebrates thirty-one objects from the Cooper Hewitt, in time for its long-awaited reopening. "A. Ah-ha! There you Are." begins Maira Kalman’s joyfully illustrated romp through the treasures of Cooper Hewitt’s design collection.


Skippyjon Jones Snow What Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780803737891
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Published: Dial Books - October 21st, 2014

The #1 New York Times bestselling Skippyjon Jones stars in his own playful fairy tale set in a winter snowscape!


The Dragon & the Knight: A Pop-up Misadventure Cover Image
By Robert Sabuda, Robert Sabuda (Illustrator)
$23.99
ISBN: 9781416960812
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Published: Little Simon - October 21st, 2014

All of your favorite fairy tale characters come together in this original pop-up masterpiece, from expert craftsman Robert Sabuda.

In this brand-new pop-up adventure, a Dragon and a Knight race through a fairy tale treasury, visiting the worlds of all of your favorite stories—from Rapunzel to Aladdin, to Cinderella, The Three Little Pigs, and more!


Divergent Collector's Edition (Divergent Series #1) Cover Image
By Veronica Roth, Nicolas Delort (Photographs by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062352170
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - October 21st, 2014

The #1 New York Times bestseller that started a worldwide phenomenon and inspired a major motion picture is now available in a beautifully designed Collector's Edition. This deluxe package features:

72 pages of bonus content, including:


Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle, Book 3) Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780545424967
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 21st, 2014

Blue Sargent has found things. For the first time in her life, she has friends she can trust, a group to which she can belong. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one of their own. Their problems have become hers, and her problems have become theirs.



The trick with found things, though, is how easily they can be lost.



Friends can betray.


Picture Me Gone Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780147512260
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Published: Penguin Books - October 21st, 2014

Printz Award-winning author Meg Rosoff's latest novel is a gorgeous and unforgettable page-turner about the relationship between parents and children, love and loss. A National Book Award finalist!


The Mystery of the Missing Lion (Precious Ramotswe Mysteries for Young Readers #3) Cover Image
$5.59
ISBN: 9780804173278
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Published: Anchor - October 21st, 2014

A detective in the wild.
 


Marcel the Shell: the Most Surprised I've Ever Been Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781595144560
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Published: Razorbill - October 21st, 2014

One thing about a new day--you really never know where it will go, even if you know where it starts.


Coming and Going Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9781849761611
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Published: Tate - October 21st, 2014

Under the Ocean Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781849761598
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Published: Tate - October 21st, 2014

Hack Attack!: Sticker Activity Book (LEGO Ninjago) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780545685818
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 21st, 2014

Ninjago: Rebooted! The beloved, wise-cracking ninja are back with all-new adventures. This sticker activity book will be a must have for their millions of fans!


The action continues with all your favorite ninja! This book is packed with over one hundred stickers with the latest ninja heroes and villains.


Excavate! Dinosaurs: Paper Toy Paleontology Cover Image
$11.66
ISBN: 9781612125206
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - October 21st, 2014

Excavate! Dinosaurs is the perfect paper paleontology collection for dinosaur-loving kids ages 7 and up. With fun text and colorful illustrations, Jonathan Tennant explains the anatomy, habits, and diet of 12 iconic dinosaurs from the Cretaceous, Jurassic, and Triassic eras.


Minecraft: The Complete Handbook Collection Cover Image
$25.56
ISBN: 9780545685191
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 21st, 2014

Minecraft's four bestselling handbooks are available in this stunning, gold-foiled boxed set Includes the Essential Handbook, Redstone Handbook, Combat Handbook, and Construction Handbook.


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