New Arrivals 1/27/15

New books on our shelves this week.

The Unfortunate Importance of Beauty Cover Image
$23.36
ISBN: 9780393243871
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 16th, 2015

"Readers who'd like to spend a little time at the corner where a brisker Haruki Murakami meets a drier '30 Rock' would do well to seek out Filipacchi's radiantly intelligent and very funny novel." San Francisco Chronicle


Inside a Silver Box Cover Image
$20.79
ISBN: 9780765375216
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Tor Books - January 27th, 2015

Walter Mosley's talent knows no bounds. "Inside a Silver Box "continues to explore the cosmic questions entertainingly discussed in his "Crosstown to Oblivion." From life's meaning to the nature of good and evil, Mosley takes readers on a speculative journey beyond reality.


One Step Too Far: A Novel Cover Image
$23.39
ISBN: 9780062340078
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: William Morrow - January 27th, 2015

The #1 international bestseller reminiscent of After I’m Gone, Sister, Before I Go to Sleep, and The Silent Wife—an intricately plotted, thoroughly addictive thriller that introduces a major new voice in suspense fiction—a mesmerizing and powerful novel that will keep you guessing to the very end.


Blood-Drenched Beard Cover Image
$22.91
ISBN: 9781594205743
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Penguin Press - January 22nd, 2015

From Brazil's most acclaimed young novelist, the mesmerizing story of how a troubled young man's restorative journey to the seaside becomes a violent struggle with his family's past
So why did they kill him?
I m getting there. Patience, tche. I wanted to give you the context. Because it's a good story, isn t it?


Frog Cover Image
By Mo Yan, Howard Goldblatt (Translator)
$23.76
ISBN: 9780525427988
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Viking - January 22nd, 2015

A NEW YORK TIMES TOP BOOK OF 2015

WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK


The Sacrifice: A Novel Cover Image
$24.29
ISBN: 9780062332974
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Ecco - January 27th, 2015

New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates returns with an incendiary novel that illuminates the tragic impact of sexual violence, racism, brutality, and power on innocent lives and probes the persistence of stereotypes, the nature of revenge, the complexities of truth, and our insatiable hunger for sensationalism.


Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange: The First English Translation of a Medieval Arab Fantasy Collection Cover Image
By Malcolm C. Lyons (Translator), Robert Irwin (Introduction by), Coralie Bickford-Smith (Illustrator)
$24.00
ISBN: 9780141395036
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Penguin Books - February 18th, 2015

The first English translation of this spectacular collection of medieval Arab fantasy stories


The Mime Order: The Bone Season Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781620408933
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - January 27th, 2015

Paige Mahoney has escaped the brutal prison camp of Sheol I, but her problems have only just begun: many of the survivors are missing and she is the most wanted person in London . . .


Schubert's Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession Cover Image
$26.10
ISBN: 9780307961631
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - January 27th, 2015

An exploration of the world's most famous and challenging song cycle, Schubert's Winter Journey (Winterreise), by a leading interpreter of the work, who teases out the themes--literary, historical, psychological--that weave through the twenty-four songs that make up this legendary masterpiece.


One Nation, Under Gods: A New American History Cover Image
$23.80
ISBN: 9780316100038
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Little Brown and Company - January 27th, 2015

A groundbreaking new look at the story of America


When the Facts Change: Essays, 1995-2010 Cover Image
By Tony Judt, Jennifer Homans (Introduction by)
$25.46
ISBN: 9781594206009
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Penguin Press - January 22nd, 2015

In an age in which the lack of independent public intellectuals has often been sorely lamented, the historian Tony Judt played a rare and valuable role, bringing together history and current events, Europe and America, what was and what is with what should be.


The Brain's Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity Cover Image
$23.96
ISBN: 9780670025503
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Viking - January 27th, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The New York Times-bestselling author of The Brain That Changes Itself presents astounding advances in the treatment of brain injury and illness. Now in an updated and expanded paperback edition.


Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe Cover Image
$26.06
ISBN: 9780385536332
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Doubleday Books - January 27th, 2015

A major new book by New York Times bestselling author and geopolitical forecaster George Friedman (The Next 100 Years), with a bold thesis about coming events in Europe. This provocative work examines "flashpoints," unique geopolitical hot spots where tensions have erupted throughout history, and where conflict is due to emerge again.


All the Wrong Places: A Life Lost and Found Cover Image
$23.36
ISBN: 9780393088762
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 16th, 2015

In his debut Fire Season, Philip Connors recounted with lyricism, wisdom, and grace his decade as a fire lookout high above remote New Mexico. Now he tells the story of what made solitude on the mountain so attractive: the years he spent reeling in the wake of a family tragedy.


Lincoln's Greatest Case: The River, the Bridge, and the Making of America Cover Image
$24.26
ISBN: 9780871407849
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - February 9th, 2015

In the early hours of May 6, 1856, the steamboat Effie Afton barreled into a pillar of the Rock Island Bridge--the first railroad bridge ever to span the Mississippi River. Soon after, the newly constructed vessel, crowded with passengers and livestock, erupted into flames and sank in the river below, taking much of the bridge with it.


Lincoln's Body: A Cultural History Cover Image
$26.06
ISBN: 9780393065305
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 9th, 2015

In a stunning feat of scholarship, insight, and engaging prose, Lincoln's Body explores how a president ungainly in body and downright "ugly" of aspect came to mean so much to us.


The B Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song Cover Image
$23.76
ISBN: 9781594488498
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Riverhead Books - January 22nd, 2015

From an acclaimed cultural critic, a narrative and social history of the Great American Songwriting era.


The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers Cover Image
$25.19
ISBN: 9781250045447
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 27th, 2015

The Instant New York Times Bestseller by Co-Star of Fox's American Grit and Legendary Ranger Nick Irving


Gotti's Rules: The Story of John Alite, Junior Gotti, and the Demise of the American Mafia Cover Image
$25.19
ISBN: 9780062346872
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Published: Dey Street Books - January 27th, 2015

From the New York Times bestselling author of Blood and Honor and The Last Gangster—“one of the most respected crime reporters in the country” (60 Minutes)—comes the sure to be headline-making inside story of the Gotti and Gambino families, told from the unique viewpoint of notorious mob hit-man John Alite, a close associate of Junior


Ripper: A Novel Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780062291424
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 27th, 2015

Isabel Allende—the New York Times bestselling author whose books, including Maya’s Notebook, Island Beneath the Sea, and Zorro, have sold more than 57 million copies around the world—demonstrates her remarkable literary versatility with Ripper, an atmospheric, fast-paced mystery involving a brilliant teenage sleuth who must unmask a serial k


Rodin's Lover Cover Image
$13.50
ISBN: 9780142181751
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Published: Plume Books - January 27th, 2015

A mesmerizing tale of art and passion in Belle poque France


In His Keeping: A Slow Burn Novel (Slow Burn Novels #2) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062312488
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Published: Avon - January 27th, 2015

#1 bestselling author Maya Banks continues her suspenseful and steamy Slow Burn series with this second book—a twisting tale featuring a strong yet vulnerable heroine in danger and the sexy alpha hero who must save her.


Orphan Choir Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9781250063755
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Published: St. Martins Press-3pl - January 27th, 2015

A MOTHER WITH AN EMPTY NEST IS BEING HAUNTED BY A GHOSTLY CHILDREN'S CHOIR. ARE THEY GIVING HER AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE THAT ONLY SHE CAN HEAR, OR ARE THEIR MOTIVES MORE SINISTER?


Queen Sugar Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780143126232
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Published: Penguin Books - January 27th, 2015

The inspiration for the acclaimed OWN TV series produced by Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay, returning for season three on May 29th and 30th


The Guts Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780143126096
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Published: Penguin Books - January 27th, 2015

Jimmy Rabbitte of The Commitments returns in the triumphant new novel from the Booker Prize-winning author of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha

Watch for Roddy Doyle's new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017


Family Life Cover Image
$11.96
ISBN: 9780393350609
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 2nd, 2015

We meet the Mishra family in Delhi in 1978, where eight-year-old Ajay and his older brother Birju play cricket in the streets, waiting for the day when their plane tickets will arrive and they and their mother can fly across the world and join their father in America.


The Book of Jonah Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781250062116
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Picador USA - January 27th, 2015

"THE STORYTELLING, INFUSED WITH ENERGY THROUGHOUT, GATHERS MOMENTUM AND CULMINATES IN AN ENIGMATIC, UNEXPECTED ENDING." "The New York Times Book Review"
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The Cairo Affair Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781250036155
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Picador USA - January 27th, 2015

AN INDIE NEXT PICK
A BOOKLIST BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR
A CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR BEST BOOK OF THE MONTH
AN AMAZON BEST BOOK OF THE MONTH
A POPSUGAR BEST BOOK OF THE MONTH

From the author of New York Times bestseller The Tourist...


Waiting for Wednesday: A Frieda Klein Mystery Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780143127178
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Published: Penguin Books - January 27th, 2015

"Another compelling entry in this complex, suspenseful series." --Booklist (starred review)

In the third volume of the bestselling Frieda Klein Mystery series, the brilliant but troubled London psychotherapist returns--only to journey into a darkness from which there may be no return.


Love Hotel Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780811222709
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - February 10th, 2015

Working on behalf of a cunning and mysterious couple, a woman embarks on a haunting search for a stranger (a child? somebody's lover? a ghost?) and undertakes a perplexing, dangerous, deeply layered, and apparently timeless journey originating on a secluded country estate and leading deep into the erotic center of a transient location in the city.


Black August (Inspector Trotti #4) Cover Image
$13.46
ISBN: 9781616955762
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Soho Crime - January 27th, 2015

Commissario Trotti of Italy's Polizia di Stato is called to the scene of the brutal murder of an old friend, schoolteacher Rosanna Belloni, who has been found bludgeoned in her apartment. Trotti's superiors warn him off the case, but he is determined to hunt down the killer.


The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780143126355
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Published: Penguin Books - January 27th, 2015

"That certain groups do much better in America than others--as measured by income, occupational status, test scores, and so on--is difficult to talk about. In large part this is because the topic feels racially charged. The irony is that the facts actually debunk racial stereotypes.


Social Physics: How Social Networks Can Make Us Smarter Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780143126331
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Published: Penguin Books - January 27th, 2015

From one of the world's leading data scientists, a landmark tour of the new science of idea flow, offering revolutionary insights into the mysteries of collective intelligence and social influence


How to Grow Up: A Memoir Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780142181195
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Published: Plume Books - January 27th, 2015

"A gutsy, wise memoir-in-essays from a writer praised as 'impossible to put down'"--People

From the author of the acclaimed genre-bending Black Wave comes this moving personal essay collection about the trials and triumphs of shedding your vices in order to find yourself.


Changing the Conversation: The 17 Principles of Conflict Resolution Cover Image
$16.20
ISBN: 9780143126867
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Published: Penguin Books - January 27th, 2015

The seventeen key principles for transforming conflict--in a beautiful package from the creator of The 48 Laws of Power


I Was Here Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780451471475
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 27th, 2015

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of If I Stay comes "a heartbreaking novel about coping with loss" (People).


Book of the Dead (Tombquest, Book 1) Cover Image
$10.39
ISBN: 9780545723381
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Scholastic Inc. - January 27th, 2015

Nothing can save Alex Sennefer's life. That's what all the doctors say, but his mother knows it's not true. She knows that the Lost Spells of the Egyptian Book of the Dead can crack open a door to the afterlife and pull her son back from the brink. But when she uses the spells, five evil ancients--the Death Walkers--are also brought back to life.


Harlem Renaissance Party Cover Image
By Faith Ringgold, Faith Ringgold (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780060579111
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: HarperCollins - January 27th, 2015

Caldecott Honor artist Faith Ringgold takes readers on an unforgettable journey through the Harlem Renaissance.


Finding Spring Cover Image
By Carin Berger, Carin Berger (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062250193
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Greenwillow Books - January 27th, 2015

Instead of hibernating as he should, a little bear cub goes out in search of spring—and he thinks he's found it! Gloriously illustrated with dioramas and cut-paper collages by the award-winning designer and illustrator Carin Berger, this stunning picture book celebrates the changing of the seasons.


Waiting for Unicorns Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780525426318
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Published: Philomel Books - January 22nd, 2015

A novel about one girl's journey to the arctic, where she discovers the power of letting go of pain and opening up to second chances


Cress (Lunar Chronicles #3) Cover Image
$8.79
ISBN: 9781250007223
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Published: Square Fish - January 27th, 2015

The third book in the #1 New York Times- and USA Today-Bestselling Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer The evil space queen gives an imprisoned hacker orders to track down our cyborg heroine and her team of reimagined fairytale characters. Can the Rapunzel-like hacker break free and help them instead?


Vitro Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781595146069
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Razorbill - January 22nd, 2015

"Magnificent and unsettling." --Marie Lu, New York Times Bestselling author of the Legend Trilogy

A death-defying tropical adventure delivers a frightening message about dabbling with creation, perfect for fans of Orphan Black.


Landry Park Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142425480
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Speak - January 22nd, 2015

"Downton Abbey" meets The Selection in this dystopian tale of love and betrayal


The Honest Truth Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780545665735
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 27th, 2015

The debut of a phenomenal new middle-grade talent.
In all the ways that matter, Mark is a normal kid. He's got a dog named Beau and a best friend, Jessie. He likes to take photos and write haiku poems in his notebook. He dreams of climbing a mountain one day.


Honey Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780545465571
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 27th, 2015

Melody has lived in Royal, Indiana, for as long as she can remember. It's been just her and her father, and she's been okay with that. But then she overhears him calling someone Honey -- and suddenly it feels like everyone in Royal has a secret. It's up to Melody and her best friend, Nick, to piece together the clues and discover why Honey is being hidden.


Hold Fast Cover Image
$5.59
ISBN: 9780545299893
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - January 27th, 2015

From NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Blue Balliett, the story of a girl who falls into Chicago's shelter system, and from there must solve the mystery of her father's strange disappearance.
Where is Early's father? He's not the kind of father who would disappear. But he's gone . . . and he's left a whole lot of trouble behind.


The Dark Wild Cover Image
$14.44
ISBN: 9780670015559
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 22nd, 2015

Twelve-year-old Kester Jaynes thought he had discovered the last wild animals in the land. He thought his adventure was over. He was wrong. Below the sparkling city of Premium, deep underground, a dark wild remains: animals who believe the time is right to rise up against their human enemies. And soon Kester realizes: he is the only one who can stop them. Kester Jaynes saved the animals.


The Genius Files #5: License to Thrill Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780062236326
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Published: HarperCollins - January 27th, 2015

The wackiest road trip in history comes to an action-packed conclusion in book five of the New York Times bestselling Genius Files series.


P.S. Be Eleven Cover Image
$6.39
ISBN: 9780061938641
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Amistad - January 27th, 2015

The Gaither sisters are at it again! A sequel to the Newbery Honor Book One Crazy Summer, this Coretta Scott King Award-winning novel will find a home in the hearts of readers who loved Brown Girl Dreaming and As Brave as You.


The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond Cover Image
$6.39
ISBN: 9780147514301
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Published: Puffin Books - January 22nd, 2015

Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brenda Woods' moving, uplifting story of a girl finally meeting the African American side of her family explores racism and how it feels to be biracial, and celebrates families of all kinds.

Violet is biracial, but she lives with her white mother and sister, attends a mostly white school in a white town, and sometimes feels like a brown leaf on a pile of snow.


Glamourpuss Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780545609548
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Scholastic Press - February 24th, 2015

Glamourpuss has it all.
She has style.
She has charm.
And she knows how to strike a pose.
Glamourpuss loves being the center of attention. So when an unwelcome guest (a dog, no less ) steals the spotlight with some tasteless bow-wowing and undignified tail-wagging, Glamourpuss worries that she's going to fall out of fashion.


Ella Cover Image
By Mallory Kasdan, Marcos Chin (Illustrator)
$16.19
ISBN: 9780670016754
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 22nd, 2015

A clever parody about a little girl living in a hipster hotel.


New Arrivals 1/20/15

New books on our shelves this week.

The Same Sky Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780553390506
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Ballantine Books - January 20th, 2015

From the acclaimed author of "How to Be Lost "and" Close Your Eyes" comes a beautiful and heartrending novel about motherhood, resilience, and faith a ripped-from-the-headlines story of two families on both sides of the American border.


Glow Cover Image
$22.06
ISBN: 9780385352604
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - January 20th, 2015

South London, May 2010: foxes are behaving strangely, Burmese immigrants are going missing, and everyone is trying to get hold of a new party drug called Glow.


Mobile Library Cover Image
$22.50
ISBN: 9781476749433
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Scribner Book Company - January 20th, 2015

From the award-winning novelist David Whitehouse, hailed by The New York Times as "a writer to watch," a tragicomic adventure about a troubled adolescent boy who escapes his small town in a stolen library-on-wheels.


Cinderella, or The Little Glass Slipper Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780062333919
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Harper Design - January 20th, 2015

From the acclaimed and popular illustrator of the New York Times bestseller Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Snow White, comes a unique and visually stunning spin on Cinderella—published to coincide with the release of the major-motion picture from Walt Disney directed by Kenneth Branagh and featuring an all-star cast.


Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad Cover Image
$24.26
ISBN: 9780393244076
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 19th, 2015

More than any other scholar, Eric Foner has influenced our understanding of America's history. Now, making brilliant use of extraordinary evidence, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian once again reconfigures the national saga of American slavery and freedom.


The Train to Crystal City: Fdr's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781451693669
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Scribner Book Company - January 20th, 2015

The dramatic and never-before-told story of a secret FDR-approved American internment camp in Texas during World War II, where thousands of families--many US citizens--were incarcerated.


How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery Cover Image
$22.36
ISBN: 9780385538596
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Doubleday Books - January 20th, 2015

As a technology pioneer at MIT and as the leader of three successful start-ups, Kevin Ashton experienced firsthand the all-consuming challenge of creating something new. Now, in a tour-de-force narrative twenty years in the making, Ashton leads us on a journey through humanity's greatest creations to uncover the surprising truth behind who creates and how they do it.


Getting to Yes with Yourself: (and Other Worthy Opponents) Cover Image
$21.59
ISBN: 9780062363381
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: HarperOne - January 20th, 2015

William Ury, coauthor of the international bestseller Getting to Yes, returns with another groundbreaking book, this time asking: how can we expect to get to yes with others if we haven’t first gotten to yes with ourselves?


Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully Cover Image
$25.19
ISBN: 9780062269485
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Harper - January 20th, 2015

Winner of the Edgar® Award for Best Fact Crime

The true account of one boy’s lifelong search for his boarding-school bully.


The Man Who Couldn't Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought Cover Image
$22.10
ISBN: 9780374223953
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Sarah Crichton Books - January 20th, 2015

An intimate look at the power of intrusive thoughts, how our brains can turn against us, and living with obsessive compulsive disorder


The Moral ARC: How Science Makes Us Better People Cover Image
$28.80
ISBN: 9780805096910
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Henry Holt & Company - January 20th, 2015


Bestselling author Michael Shermer's exploration of science and morality that demonstrates how the scientific way of thinking has made people, and society as a whole, more moral


Chasing the Scream: The Opposite of Addiction Is Connection Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9781620408902
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Bloomsbury USA - January 20th, 2015

The New York Times Bestseller
The Book Behind the Viral TED Talk

For the first time, the startling full story of the disastrous war on drugs--propelled by moving human stories, revolutionary insight into addiction, and fearless international reporting.


Guantanamo Diary Cover Image
By Larry Siems (Editor), Larry Siems (Introduction by), Mohamedou Ould Slahi
$23.20
ISBN: 9780316328685
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Little Brown and Company - January 20th, 2015


No Simple Highway: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead Cover Image
$24.29
ISBN: 9781250010629
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: St. Martin's Press - January 20th, 2015

For almost three decades, the Grateful Dead was America's most popular touring band. No Simple Highway is the first book to ask the simple question of why--and attempt to answer it.


40 Days of Dating: An Experiment Cover Image
$26.96
ISBN: 9781419713842
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: ABRAMS - January 20th, 2015

When New York-based graphic designers and long-time friends Timothy Goodman and Jessica Walsh found themselves single at the same time, they decided to try an experiment. The old adage says that it takes 40 days to change a habit--could the same be said for love?


The Days of Anna Madrigal: A Novel (Tales of the City #9) Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780062196279
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Harper Perennial - January 20th, 2015

The ninth novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga, soon to return to television as a Netflix original series once again starring Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis.


Love and Treasure Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9780307739575
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Anchor Books - January 20th, 2015

A Washington Post Best Book of the Year
An Oprah.com Best Book of the Year


The Globe: The Science of Discworld II: A Novel (Anchor Books Original) Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9780804168960
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Anchor Books - January 20th, 2015

Roundworld, aka Earth, is under siege. Are three wizards and an orangutan Librarian enough to thwart the Elvish threat?


Veronica Mars (2): An Original Mystery by Rob Thomas: Mr. Kiss and Tell Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780804170727
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Vintage - January 20th, 2015

In the second book in the New York Times bestselling mystery series, Veronica Mars is back with a case that will expose the hidden workings of one of Neptune's most murderous locations.


Migratory Animals: A Novel Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062346032
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Harper Perennial - January 20th, 2015

Winner of the Texas Institute of Letters Award and the Writer's League of Texas Fiction Award

A February 2015 Indie Next Selection

A January Apple iBook Selection

An Austin American-Statesman Selects Book


A Replacement Life: A Novel Cover Image
$13.49
ISBN: 9780062287885
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Harper Perennial - January 20th, 2015

Winner of the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award

Winner of the American Library Association's Sophie Brody Medal

Finalist for the National Jewish Book Award


All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780062072245
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Ecco - January 20th, 2015

“Salted with insights and epigrams, the book is argued with bracing honesty and flashes of authentic wisdom…[an] excellent book.” —Andrew Solomon, The New York Times Book Review

"[A] richly woven, entertaining, enlightening, wrenching and funny book.” —The Washington Post


Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program That Brought Nazi Scientists to America Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780316221030
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Back Bay Books - January 20th, 2015

The author of the acclaimed bestseller Area 51 reveals the explosive dark secrets behind America's post-WWII science programs.


Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure Cover Image
$17.06
ISBN: 9781590177808
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: New York Review of Books - January 20th, 2015

Patrick Leigh Fermor's enviably colorful life took off when in 1934, at the age of eighteen, he decided to walk across Europe. In just over a year he had trekked through nine countries and taught himself three languages, and his enthusiasm and curiosity for every kind of experience made him equally happy in caves or country houses, among shepherds or countesses.


The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos (Nyrb Classics) Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9781590177792
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Published: New York Review of Books - January 20th, 2015

In the winter of 1933, eighteen-year-old Patrick ("Paddy") Leigh Fermor set out on a walk across Europe, starting in Holland and ending in Constantinople.


Love Haiku: Japanese Poems of Yearning, Passion, and Remembrance Cover Image
By Patricia Donegan (Translator), Patricia Donegan (Editor), Yoshie Ishibashi (Translator)
$14.40
ISBN: 9781611801880
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Shambhala - January 20th, 2015

An exquisite collection of love poems in a striking gift book format--published just in time for Valentine's Day.


Insurgent (Divergent Series #2) Cover Image
$10.39
ISBN: 9780062024053
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 20th, 2015

One choice can destroy you. Veronica Roth's second #1 New York Times bestseller continues the dystopian thrill ride that began in Divergent.


Twisted Fate Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780062272041
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 20th, 2015

Told in alternating points of view by a wide cast of characters, Twisted Fate is a tensely wrought psychological thriller, perfect for fans of We Were Liars by E. Lockhart.

Two sisters. One mysterious boy.


Rags & Bones: New Twists on Timeless Tales Cover Image
By Melissa Marr (Editor), Tim Pratt (Editor)
$11.69
ISBN: 9780316212939
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 20th, 2015

"The best writers of our generation retell classic tales."


Blown Away Cover Image
By Rob Biddulph, Rob Biddulph (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062367242
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: HarperCollins - January 20th, 2015

Come on an unexpected journey with a fearless blue penguin in Rob Biddulph's debut picture book, Blown Away. In this brilliantly captivating and gloriously illustrated story, a brave young penguin takes a kite flight to a tropical paradise. But in the end, he realizes that home is where his igloo is.


Maybe One Day Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062279217
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: HarperTeen - January 20th, 2015

In the tradition of The Fault in Our Stars, critically acclaimed author Melissa Kantor masterfully captures the joy of friendship, the agony of loss, and the unique experience of being a teenager in this poignant new novel about a girl grappling with her best friend's life-threatening illness.


Palace of Dreams (Familiars #4) Cover Image
$5.59
ISBN: 9780062120311
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Published: HarperCollins - January 20th, 2015

The familiars Aldwyn the cat, Skyler the blue jay, and Gilbert the tree frog are off on an all-new adventure in the series that Michael Buckley, bestselling author of The Sisters Grimm and NERDS series, says "combines the magic of Harry Potter and the adventure of Warriors." With inventive magic, laugh-out-loud humor, and a mysterious conspiracy that will take all the familiars' wits to unravel


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