New Arrivals 9/23/14

New books on our shelves this week.

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Rose Gold Cover Image
$20.76
ISBN: 9780385535977
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Published: Doubleday Books - September 23rd, 2014

Rose Gold is two colors, one woman, and a big headache.


How to Build a Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$24.29
ISBN: 9780062335975
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Published: Harper - September 23rd, 2014

The New York Times bestselling author hailed as “the UK’s answer to Tina Fey, Chelsea Handler, and Lena Dunham all rolled into one” (Marie Claire) makes her fiction debut with a hilarious yet deeply moving coming of age novel.


Rooms: A Novel Cover Image
$23.39
ISBN: 9780062223197
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Published: Ecco - September 23rd, 2014

The New York Times bestselling author of Before I Fall and the Delirium trilogy makes her brilliant adult debut with this mesmerizing story in the tradition of The Lovely Bones, Her Fearful Symmetry, and The Ocean at the End of the Lane—a tale of family, ghosts, secrets, and mystery, in which the lives of the living and the dead intersect in shocking, s


Gutenberg's Apprentice: A Novel Cover Image
$25.19
ISBN: 9780062336019
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Published: Harper - September 23rd, 2014

An enthralling literary debut that evokes one of the most momentous events in history, the birth of printing in medieval Germany—a story of invention, intrigue, and betrayal, rich in atmosphere and historical detail, told through the lives of the three men who made it possible.


A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385349918
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - September 23rd, 2014

An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad--a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.


The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League Cover Image
$24.30
ISBN: 9781476731902
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Published: Scribner - September 23rd, 2014

A heartfelt, and riveting biography of the short life of a talented young African-American man who escapes the slums of Newark for Yale University only to succumb to the dangers of the streets—and of one’s own nature—when he returns home.

When author Jeff Hobbs arrived at Yale University, he became fast friends with the man who would be his college roommate for four years,


The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316230872
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - September 23rd, 2014

Renowned psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the famous Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it.

A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later. What will she do? And what are the implications for her behavior later in life?


The Simpsons Family History Cover Image
By Matt Groening, Inc. Matt Groening Productions (Other primary creator)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781419713996
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 23rd, 2014

Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General (Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780805096682
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - September 23rd, 2014

Readers around the world have thrilled to Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, and Killing Jesus--riveting works of nonfiction that journey into the heart of the most famous murders in history. Now from Bill O'Reilly, iconic anchor of The O'Reilly Factor, comes the most epic book of all in this multimillion-selling series: Killing Patton.


Bowie: The Biography Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476767079
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Published: Gallery Books - September 23rd, 2014

Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, the Thin White Duke. Gender Bender. Rebel. Songwriter. Fashion Icon. Rock God. One of the most influential creative artists of his generation, David Bowie morphed from one glittering incarnation to the next over the course of five decades—an enduring superstar who remained endlessly enigmatic and always ahead of his time.


How Google Works Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781455582341
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 23rd, 2014

Seasoned Google executives Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg provide an insider's guide to Google, from its business history and disruptive corporate strategy to developing a new managment philosophy and creating a corporate culture where innovation and creativity thrive.


The Thing The Book: A Monument to the Book as Object Cover Image
$31.99
ISBN: 9781452117201
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 23rd, 2014

What exactly is a book? This wildly inventive and thought-provoking volume asks that question of more than 30 of today's top creative visionaries, from Ed Ruscha to Miranda July, John Baldessari to Jonathan Lethem. Each traditional element of a book—from endpapers to footnotes—is assigned to a different artist or writer invited to use the space as a creative playground.


A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention Cover Image
$26.09
ISBN: 9780062284068
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Published: William Morrow - September 23rd, 2014

From Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technology’s vast influence on the human mind and society, dramatically-told through the lens of a tragic “texting-while-driving” car crash that claimed the lives of two rocket scientists in 2006.


An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781615192250
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Published: The Experiment - September 23rd, 2014

“A flawless compendium of flaws.” —Alice Roberts, PhD, anatomist, writer, and presenter of The Incredible Human Journey

The antidote to fuzzy thinking, with furry animals!

Have you read (or stumbled into) one too many irrational online debates? Ali Almossawi certainly had, so he wrote An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments!


One Pot: 120+ Easy Meals from Your Skillet, Slow Cooker, Stockpot, and More: A Cookbook Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9780307954411
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Published: Clarkson Potter - September 23rd, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Using just one pan, you can stew, steam, sauté, simmer, braise, or roast your way to a fuss-free meal—and minimal cleanup to boot.

 


Vogue and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute: Parties, Exhibitions, People Cover Image
By Hamish Bowles, Chloe Malle (Editor), Anna Wintour (Introduction by), Thomas P. Campbell (Foreword by)
$44.00
ISBN: 9781419714245
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 23rd, 2014

Fire Shut Up in My Bones Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544228047
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 23rd, 2014

A gorgeous, moving memoir of how one of America's most innovative and respected journalists found his voice by coming to terms with a painful past


New York Times
columnist Charles M.


Under the Wide and Starry Sky: A Novel Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780345516541
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 23rd, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH


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Horrorstor: A Novel Cover Image
$11.96
ISBN: 9781594745263
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Published: Quirk Books - September 23rd, 2014

A traditional haunted house story in a thoroughly contemporary setting, Horrorstör comes packaged in the form of a glossy mail order catalog, complete with product illustrations, a home delivery order form, and a map of Orsk’s labyrinthine showroom.


You'll Enjoy It When You Get There: The Stories of Elizabeth Taylor Cover Image
By Elizabeth Taylor, Margaret Drabble (Introduction by), Margaret Drabble (Selected by)
$16.16
ISBN: 9781590177273
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Published: NYRB Classics - September 23rd, 2014

AN NYRB CLASSICS ORIGINAL


Butterfly Skin Cover Image
By Sergey Kuznetsov, Andrew Bromfield (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781783290246
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Published: Titan Books - September 23rd, 2014

When a brutal and sadistic serial killer begins stalking the streets of Moscow, Xenia, an ambitious young newspaper editor, takes it upon herself to attempt to solve the mystery of the killer's identity.


Chaser: Unlocking the Genius of the Dog Who Knows a Thousand Words Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780544334595
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Published: Mariner Books - September 23rd, 2014

A New York Times Bestseller

"The most scientifically important dog in over a century." —Brian Hare


Chaser has fascinated dog lovers and scientists alike.


Mossad: The Greatest Missions of the Israeli Secret Service Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062123411
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Published: Ecco - September 23rd, 2014

"This book tells what should have been known and isn't—that Israel's hidden force is as formidable as its recognized physical strength."
— Israeli President Shimon Peres


The Chew: A Year of Celebrations: Festive and Delicious Recipes for Every Occasion Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484711088
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Published: Kingswell - September 23rd, 2014

The five hosts of ABC's hit show The Chew invite you to celebrate a full year of holidays, events, and special occasions.


Really Important Stuff My Dog Has Taught Me Cover Image
$10.36
ISBN: 9780761181798
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 23rd, 2014

A New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe and Indie Bestseller!

Playful spaniels completely covered with snow—“There’s no such thing as ‘bad’ weather.” Two happy dogs sleeping, one on top of the other— “Sometimes you need a pillow.


Afterworlds Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481422345
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Published: Simon Pulse - September 23rd, 2014

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld comes a smart, thought-provoking novel-within-a-novel that you won’t be able to put down.

Darcy Patel has put college on hold to publish her teen novel, Afterworlds. With a contract in hand, she arrives in New York City with no apartment, no friends, and all the wrong clothes.


Skink--No Surrender (Skink Series #7) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375870514
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 23rd, 2014

Carl Hiaasen serves up his unique brand of swamp justice in the New York Times bestseller Skink—No Surrender.
 
A National Book Award Longlist Selection
 


Krabat and the Sorcerer's Mill Cover Image
By Otfried Preussler, Anthea Bell (Translated by)
$14.36
ISBN: 9781590177785
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Published: NYR Children's Collection - September 23rd, 2014

New Year’s has passed. Twelfth Night is almost here. Krabat, a fourteen-year-old beggar boy dressed up as one of the Three Kings, is traveling from village to village singing carols. One night he has a strange dream in which he is summoned by a faraway voice to go to a mysterious mill—and when he wakes he is irresistibly drawn there.


Peanuts: A Scanimation Book Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780761181774
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 23rd, 2014

Good grief, the gang’s all here! Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Schroeder, Sally, and, of course, Snoopy—these cherished characters from the most popular comic strip of all time meet the magic of Scanimation.


Steelheart (The Reckoners #1) Cover Image
$8.79
ISBN: 9780385743570
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Published: Ember - September 23rd, 2014

The #1 New York Times bestseller 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. And don’t miss the rest of the Reckoners series: Firefight and Calamity.


On a Clear Day Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385387538
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 23rd, 2014

"Visionary. This book should be in every reader's hands." –JACQUELINE WOODSON, National Book Award-winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming


Messenger of Fear Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062207401
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 23rd, 2014

Michael Grant's Messenger of Fear is a haunting narrative that examines the nature of good and evil in every human. Fans of Michelle Hodkin's Mara Dyer trilogy and Stephen King will love this satisfyingly twisted series.


Reality Boy Cover Image
$8.79
ISBN: 9780316222716
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 23rd, 2014

Zombie Baseball Beatdown Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780316220798
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 23rd, 2014

Planet Tad Cover Image
By Tim Carvell, Doug Holgate (Illustrator)
$6.29
ISBN: 9780061934384
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Published: HarperCollins - September 23rd, 2014

Twelve-year-old Tad is a blogger with a plan, in the book Jon Stewart calls "hilarious to anyone who ever went through, is currently in, might go to, or flunked out of middle school."


Junie B. Jones #28: Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten (and Other Thankful Stuff) Cover Image
By Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780375871153
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 23rd, 2014

Meet the World's Funniest First Grader--Junie B. Jones!


The Farmer and the Clown (The Farmer Books) Cover Image
By Marla Frazee, Marla Frazee (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9781442497443
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Published: Beach Lane Books - September 23rd, 2014

Whimsical and touching images tell the story of an unexpected friendship and the revelations it inspires in this moving, wordless picture book from two-time Caldecott Honor medalist Marla Frazee.

A baby clown is separated from his family when he accidentally bounces off their circus train and lands in a lonely farmer’s vast, empty field.


While You Were Napping Cover Image
By Jenny Offill, Barry Blitt (Illustrator)
$15.29
ISBN: 9780375865725
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 23rd, 2014

In this hilarious read-aloud featuring robots, fire trucks, and pirates, meet an older sister who’s more than happy to fill her little brother in on all he missed while he was napping. Since none of the other neighborhood kids had to nap, they came over. Then came the robots, and of course the astronauts. It was tons of fun . . . and luckily for the boy (right?!), he slept through it all!


Counting on Letters: From A to Z and 1 to 26 Cover Image
$8.76
ISBN: 9781576877029
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Published: POW! - September 23rd, 2014

An alliterative romp through the alphabet that combines letters with numbers for a double-whammy of educational fun. 


What Can a Crane Pick Up? Cover Image
By Rebecca Kai Dotlich, Mike Lowery (Illustrator)
$6.39
ISBN: 9780385753838
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 23rd, 2014

A rollicking laugh-out-loud board book about cranes and construction!

What can a crane pick up . . . a truck?

Yes, a truck! And a truck . . . And a truck . . .
And a railroad car, if it gets stuck.


Draw Paint Print like the Great Artists Cover Image
$17.96
ISBN: 9781780672816
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - September 23rd, 2014

In this imaginative new activity book, Marion Deuchars makes learning about art fun. Young readers are introduced to more than thirty great artists, then encouraged to try out the techniques that lie behind their greatest works.


Circle, Square, Moose Cover Image
By Kelly Bingham, Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062290038
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 23rd, 2014

In this companion to the acclaimed Z Is for Moose, Moose infiltrates a book about shapes (because he loves shapes, naturally) and it is up to his best friend, Zebra, to restore order and save the day. Another triumph from the award-winning team of Kelly Bingham and Paul O. Zelinsky.


New Arrivals 9/16/14

New books on our shelves this week.

    

The Paying Guests Cover Image
$26.06
ISBN: 9781594633119
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 16th, 2014

The New York Times bestselling novel that has been called “a tour de force” (Wall Street Journal), “unputdownable” (The Washington Post), “a delicious hothouse of a novel” (USA Today), “effortless” (The Economist), “seductive” (Vanity Fair) and “pitch perfect” (Salon)


Edge of Eternity: Book Three of The Century Trilogy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525953098
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Published: Viking - September 16th, 2014

Ken Follett's extraordinary historical epic, the Century Trilogy, reaches its sweeping, passionate conclusion.


Wolf in White Van: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374292089
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 16th, 2014

The New York Times Bestseller
Long-listed for the 2014 National Book Award in fiction
Winner of the 2015 Alex Award for adult books with special appeal for young adults


Broken Monsters Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316216821
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Published: Mulholland Books - September 16th, 2014

A criminal mastermind creates violent tableaus in abandoned Detroit warehouses in Lauren Beukes's genre-bending novel of suspense.


Stone Mattress: Nine Tales Cover Image
$22.06
ISBN: 9780385539128
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Published: Nan A. Talese - September 16th, 2014

A collection of highly imaginative short pieces that speak to our times with deadly accuracy. Vintage Atwood creativity, intelligence, and humor: think Alias Grace.


Love Me Back Cover Image
$19.16
ISBN: 9780385538077
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Published: Doubleday Books - September 16th, 2014

From "5 Under 35" honoree and Rona Jaffe Award-winner comes an urgent, intensely visceral debut novel about a young waitress whose downward spiral is narrated in electric prose


A Little Lumpen Novelita Cover Image
By Roberto Bolaño, Natasha Wimmer (Translated by)
$17.96
ISBN: 9780811223355
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Published: New Directions - September 16th, 2014

A Little Lumpen Novelita percolates with a young writer's fierce ambitions and intensely tender love of women.

“Now I am a mother and a married woman, but not long ago I led a life of crime”: so Bianca begins her tale of growing up the hard way in Rome in A Little Lumpen Novelita.


Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385352031
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - September 16th, 2014

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
A gripping day-by-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Jimmy Carter persuaded Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East, one which endures to this day.


An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (ReVisioning American History #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807000403
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Published: Beacon Press - September 16th, 2014

2015 Recipient of the American Book Award

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples

 


Underwater Puppies Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316254892
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 16th, 2014

New York Times bestselling author and photographer Seth Casteel's follow-up to the phenomenal Underwater Dogs -- now with puppies!


Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9780804139298
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Published: Currency - September 16th, 2014

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


If you want to build a better future, you must believe in secrets.

The great secret of our time is that there are still uncharted frontiers to explore and new inventions to create. In Zero to One, legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shows how we can find singular ways to create those new things.


Cosby: His Life and Times Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781451697971
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 16th, 2014

The first major biography of an American icon, comedian Bill Cosby.


Sugar Skull (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$20.70
ISBN: 9780307907905
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Published: Pantheon - September 16th, 2014

The long, strange trip that began in X'ed Out and continued in The Hive reaches its mind-bending, heartbreaking end, but not before Doug is forced to deal with the lie he's been telling himself since the beginning. In this concluding volume, nightmarish dreams evolve into an even more dreadful reality...

(With full-color illustrations throughout.)


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The Parrots Cover Image
By Filippo Bologna, Howard Curtis (Translated by)
$11.95
ISBN: 9781782270393
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Published: Pushkin Press - September 16th, 2014

Three men are preparing to do battle. Their goal is a prestigious literary prize. And each man will do anything to win it. For the young Beginner, loved by critics more than readers, it means fame. For The Master, old, exhausted, preoccupied with his prostate, it means money. And for The Writer—successful, vain and in his prime—it is a matter of life and death.


The Dragon Man (A Hal Challis Investigation #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781616954482
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Published: Soho Crime - September 16th, 2014

Meet Hal Challis, Detective for the Mornington Peninsula police force in Southeast Australia, in the first investigation in this prize-winning crime series
 


The Target (Will Robie Series #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781455521180
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 16th, 2014

The world's greatest assassins are on a high-risk mission for the President--but a powerful mastermind wants them dead in this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller.


Strings Attached Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780316408899
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Published: Hachette Books - September 16th, 2014

Strings Attached is a powerful memoir about resilience in the face of unspeakable tragedy, an inspiring and poignant tale of how one man transformed his own heartache into a legacy of joy for his students.


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Men We Reaped: A Memoir Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9781608197651
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 16th, 2014

Named one of the Best Books of the Century by New York Magazine

Two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward (Salvage the Bones, Sing, Unburied, Sing) contends with the deaths of five young men dear to her, and the risk of being a black man in the rural South.


The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics, and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062079619
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 16th, 2014

Simon Winchester, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Atlantic and The Professor and the Madman, delivers his first book about America: a fascinating popular history that illuminates the men who toiled fearlessly to discover, connect, and bond the citizenry and geography of the U.S.A. from its beginnings.


Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062340399
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 16th, 2014

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of The New Republic, an extraordinary anthology of essays culled from the archives of the acclaimed and influential magazine.


The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire (The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780300209402
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Published: Yale University Press - September 30th, 2014

A unique account of the American Revolution, told from the perspective of the leaders who conducted the British war effort

The loss of America was a stunning and unexpected defeat for the powerful British Empire. Common wisdom has held that incompetent military commanders and political leaders in Britain must have been to blame, but were they?


The Infinite Sea: The Second Book of the 5th Wave Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780399162428
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 16th, 2014

The riveting follow-up to the New York Times bestselling The 5th Wave, hailed by Justin Cronin as “wildly entertaining.”
 
How do you rid the Earth of seven billion humans? Rid the humans of their humanity.


Fantasy League Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780399256073
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Published: Philomel Books - September 16th, 2014

From the #1 bestselling author of HeatTravel Team and Million-Dollar Throw comes a story of every football kid’s dream come true.
 


Mix It Up (Interactive Books for Toddlers, Learning Colors for Toddlers, Preschool and Kindergarten Reading Books) Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9781452137353
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 16th, 2014

An interactive picture book from the New York Times bestselling "Prince of Preschool"

Great for toddlers, preschoolers, and early readers to learn about combining colors in a fun and imaginative way.


Ah-Ha to Zig-Zag: 31 Objects from Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Cover Image
$16.16
ISBN: 9780847843770
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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.


Confessions: The Private School Murders Cover Image
$8.00
ISBN: 9780316207645
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Published: jimmy patterson - September 16th, 2014

In the sequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller Confessions of a Murder Suspect, James Patterson keeps the confessions coming breathlessly as Tandy Angel delves deeper into her own dark history.


The 8th Continent Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781595147547
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Published: Razorbill - September 16th, 2014

HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO CREATE A PLACE WHERE YOU COULD MAKE YOUR OWN RULES?


Counting by 7s Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780142422861
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Published: Puffin Books - September 16th, 2014

A New York Times Bestseller

In the tradition of Out of My Mind, Wonder, and Mockingbird, this is an intensely moving middle grade novel about being an outsider, coping with loss, and discovering the true meaning of family.


Blackbird Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780062299734
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Published: HarperTeen - September 16th, 2014

From the author of the Eve trilogy comes the breathless story of a girl racing to figure out who she is—and how to stay alive. When a nameless girl wakes up on the subway tracks, she knows only one thing for sure: people want her dead. Can she find them before they track her down?


The Burning Sky (Elemental Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062207302
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Balzer + Bray - September 16th, 2014

Magic, romance, and intrigue combine in this extraordinary novel—the first in the Elemental Trilogy—for fans of Cinda Williams Chima and Kristin Cashore. Publishers Weekly called it "a wonderfully satisfying magical saga" in a starred review, and Kirkus Reviews said it "bids fair to be the next big epic fantasy success."


Little Owl's Day Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780670016501
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 16th, 2014

Chikit-chikit-chik!


I am Albert Einstein (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780803740846
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Published: Dial Books - September 16th, 2014

We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of this New York Times Bestselling picture book biography series from historian and author Brad Meltzer.


Dinosaur vs. Santa (A Dinosaur vs. Book #4) Cover Image
By Bob Shea, Bob Shea (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781423168249
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 16th, 2014

The Classic Tale of Peter Rabbit Board Book: The Classic Edition Cover Image
By Charles Santore (Illustrator), Beatrix Potter
$7.16
ISBN: 9781604335118
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Applesauce Press - September 16th, 2014

The beloved classic tale of mischievous Peter Rabbit is now available in board book format featuring original illustrations from New York Times bestselling illustrator Charles Santore.

From a frightening journey out of Mr. McGregor’s garden to his fir-tree home with Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-tail, Peter Rabbit leads the most risky and adventurous life of the bunnies.


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