New Arrivals 8/21/18

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A Key to Treehouse Living Cover Image
$15.96
ISBN: 9781947793040
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Published: Tin House Books - September 4th, 2018

A Key to Treehouse Living is the adventure of William Tyce, a boy without parents who grows up near a river in the rural Midwest. In a glossary-style list, he imparts his particular wisdom on subjects ranging from ASPHALT PATHS, BETA FISH, and MULLET to MORTAL BETRAYAL, NIHILISM, and REVELATION.


Whiskey When We're Dry Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9780735220447
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Published: Viking - August 21st, 2018

Named a Best Book by Entertainment Weekly, O Magazine, Goodreads, Southern Living, Outside Magazine, Oprah.com, HelloGiggles, Parade, Fodor’s Travel, Sioux City Journal, Read it Forward, Medium.com, and NPR’s All Things Considered.
 


Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence--The Groundbreaking Meditation Practice Cover Image
$22.40
ISBN: 9781101993040
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Published: TarcherPerigee - August 21st, 2018

New York Times bestseller · This groundbreaking new book from New York Times bestselling author Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., introduces readers to his pioneering, science-based meditation practice.


Godless Citizens in a Godly Republic: Atheists in American Public Life Cover Image
$21.56
ISBN: 9780393254969
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 21st, 2018

From colonial times into the twentieth century, our laws and court cases ignored atheism, assuming that all good Americans were religious. Americans came to associate atheism with radical social philosophies that advocated violence--especially anarchism and communism. Avowed nonbelievers were derided, even the famous patriot Thomas Paine.


Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780374537692
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 21st, 2018

WINNER OF THE 2018 PULITZER PRIZE IN POETRY
WINNER OF THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY

The collected works of one of contemporary poetry’s most original voices


A Distant View of Everything: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel (11) (Isabel Dalhousie Series #11) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780804169929
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Published: Anchor - August 21st, 2018

In this installment of the beloved Isabel Dalhousie series, Isabel is called upon to navigate complex social situations both at home and in her community.


The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9781611805963
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Published: Shambhala - August 21st, 2018

Lifelong guidance for learning to change the way we relate to the scary and difficult moments of our lives, showing us how we can use all of our difficulties and fears as a way to soften our hearts and open us to greater kindness.


A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9781328915368
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Published: Mariner Books - August 21st, 2018

Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize
One of Science News’ Favorite Books of the Year

 
“Required reading for every concerned citizen.” — New York Review of Books
 
“The future is in our hands as never before, and this book explains the stakes like no other.” George L


The Phantom Tower Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9781524739522
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 21st, 2018

Twin brothers discover their new home is also a portal--for an hour a day--to a parallel dimension in this rollicking middle-grade adventure, perfect for fans of The Mysterious Benedict Society


Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9781101997260
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 21st, 2018

One boy's search for his father leads him to Puerto Rico in this moving middle grade novel, for fans of Ghost and See You in the Cosmos.

Marcus Vega is six feet tall, 180 pounds, and the owner of a premature mustache. When you look like this and you're only in the eighth grade, you're both a threat and a target.


The Red Fox Clan (Ranger's Apprentice: The Royal Ranger #2) Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9781524741389
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Published: Philomel Books - August 21st, 2018

#1 New York Times bestselling author John Flanagan returns to the world of Ranger's Apprentice, continuing the story arc starring fan favorites, Will and Maddie (The Royal Ranger: A New Beginning).


Gods and Heroes: Mythology Around the World Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781523503780
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Published: Workman Publishing - July 10th, 2018

Meet the Original Superheroes.


New Arrivals 8/14/18

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

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


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

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


Scarface and the Untouchable: Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780062441942
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Published: William Morrow - August 14th, 2018

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


The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781476776620
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 14th, 2018

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction

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


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

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

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


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

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

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

 


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

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


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

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

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


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

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

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


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