New Arrivals 2/17/15

New books on our shelves this week.

                               

Satin Island Cover Image
$19.20
ISBN: 9780307593955
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - February 17th, 2015

Short-listed for the Man Booker Prize
From the author of Remainder and C (short-listed for the Man Booker Prize), and a winner of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize, comes Satin Island, an unnerving novel that promises to give us the first and last word on the world--modern, postmodern, whatever world you think you are living in.


Welcome to Braggsville: A Novel Cover Image
$20.79
ISBN: 9780062302120
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Published: William Morrow - February 17th, 2015

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2015 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2015 BY THE WASHINGTON POSTTIMEMEN’S JOURNAL, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, KANSAS CITY STAR, BROOKLYN MAGAZINE, NPR, HUFFINGTON POST, THE DAILY BEAST, AND BUZZFEED


The Whites: A Novel Cover Image
$25.20
ISBN: 9780805093995
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - February 14th, 2015

By the co-writer of the HBO miniseries The Night Of

Richard Price's New York Times bestseller, The Whites, is an electrifying tale of a New York City police detective under siege-by an unsolved murder, by his own dark past, and by a violent stalker seeking revenge.


Doctor Death: A Madeleine Karno Mystery Cover Image
$21.25
ISBN: 9781476731384
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Atria Books - February 17th, 2015

From the coauthor of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller The Boy in the Suitcase, a "gripping plot" (Publishers Weekly, starred review) and captivating historical thriller.


A Touch of Stardust Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780385539043
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Published: Doubleday Books - February 17th, 2015

From the New York Times bestsellingauthor of The Dressmaker comes a blockbuster novel that takes you behind the scenes of the filming of Gone with the Wind, while turning the spotlight on the passionate romance between its dashing leading man, Clark Gable, and the blithe, free-spirited actress Carole Lombard.


A Spool of Blue Thread: A novel Cover Image
$20.76
ISBN: 9781101874271
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Published: Knopf - February 10th, 2015

Short-listed for the Man Booker Prize 


The Country of Ice Cream Star Cover Image
$24.29
ISBN: 9780062227096
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Published: Ecco - February 10th, 2015

In the aftermath of a devastating plague, a fearless young heroine embarks on a dangerous and surprising journey to save her world in this brilliantly inventive dystopian thriller, told in bold and fierce language, from a remarkable literary talent.

My name be Ice Cream Fifteen Star and this be the tale of how I bring the cure to all the Nighted States . . .


When the Doves Disappeared: A novel Cover Image
By Sofi Oksanen, Lola Rogers (Translated by)
$23.36
ISBN: 9780385350174
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Published: Knopf - February 10th, 2015

From the acclaimed author of Purge (“a stirring and humane work of art” —The New Republic) comes a riveting, chillingly relevant new novel of occupation, resistance, and collaboration in Eastern Europe.


Dreaming Spies: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9780345531797
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Published: Bantam - February 17th, 2015

"NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE AGATHA AWARD FOR BEST HISTORICAL NOVEL NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST MYSTERIES OF THE YEAR BY "THE SEATTLE TIMES
"


Creatures of a Day: And Other Tales of Psychotherapy Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780465029648
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Basic Books - February 24th, 2015

"The publication of Creatures of a Day is reason to celebrate." --Steven Pinker


The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game Cover Image
$24.30
ISBN: 9781608199631
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - February 14th, 2015

The Monopolists reveals the unknown story of how Monopoly came into existence, the reinvention of its history by Parker Brothers and multiple media outlets, the lost female originator of the game, and one man's lifelong obsession to tell the true story about the game's questionable origins.


Is Shame Necessary?: New Uses for an Old Tool Cover Image
$20.40
ISBN: 9780307907578
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Published: Pantheon Books - February 17th, 2015

An urgent, illuminating exploration of the social nature of shame and of how it might be used to promote large-scale political change and social reform.


Believer: My Forty Years in Politics Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594205873
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Published: Penguin Press - February 10th, 2015

New York Times Book Review
“A stout defense--indeed, the best I have read--of the Obama years."

A New York Times Bestseller


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780062316097
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Published: Harper - February 10th, 2015

Official U.S. edition with full color illustrations throughout.

New York Times Bestseller

A Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg


The Wes Anderson Collection: The Grand Budapest Hotel Cover Image
By Matt Zoller Seitz, Anne Washburn (Introduction by)
$27.99
ISBN: 9781419715716
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - February 10th, 2015

The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9781476749051
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Atria / 37 INK - February 10th, 2015

The “brilliantly wry” (Lena Dunham) and “lovably awkward” (Mindy Kaling) New York Times bestseller from the creator of HBO’s Insecure.

In the bestselling tradition of Sloane Crosley’s I Was Told There’d Be Cake and Mindy Kaling’s Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, a collection of humorous essays on what i


He Wanted the Moon: The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and His Daughter's Quest to Know Him Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780804137478
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - February 17th, 2015

Soon to be a major motion picture, from Brad Pitt and Tony Kushner
A Washington Post Best Book of 2015
A mid-century doctor's raw, unvarnished account of his own descent into madness, and his daughter's attempt to piece his life back together and make sense of her own.


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The Room: A Novel Cover Image
$11.20
ISBN: 9780804139984
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Published: Hogarth - February 17th, 2015

Funny, clever, surreal, and thought-provoking, this Kafkaesque masterpiece introduces the unforgettable Bjorn, an exceptionally meticulous office worker striving to live life on his own terms.
 


The Serpent of Venice: A Novel Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780061779770
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 17th, 2015

New York Times bestselling author Christopher Moore channels William Shakespeare and Edgar Allan Poe in The Serpent of Venice, a satiric Venetian gothic that brings back the Pocket of Dog Snogging, the eponymous hero of Fool, along with his sidekick, Drool, and pet monkey, Jeff.


The Good Luck of Right Now: A Novel Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062285614
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - February 10th, 2015

From Matthew Quick, the New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook, comes The Good Luck of Right Now, a funny and tender story about family, friendship, grief, acceptance, and Richard Gere—an entertaining and inspiring tale that will leave you pondering the rhythms of the universe and marveling at the power of kindness and love.


The Librarian Cover Image
By Mikhail Elizarov, Andrew Bromfield (Translated by)
$17.06
ISBN: 9781782270270
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Published: Pushkin Press - February 10th, 2015

If Ryu Murakami had written War and Peace


Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers (44 Scotland Street Series #9) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780804170000
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Published: Anchor - February 17th, 2015

Alexander McCall Smith's wildly popular 44 Scotland Street series chronicles life in a corner of Edinburgh brimming with wit and humor.


Murder at Cape Three Points (A Darko Dawson Mystery #3) Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9781616954833
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Published: Soho Crime - February 17th, 2015

Accra’s hotshot Detective Inspector Darko Dawson returns to solve a complex mystery that will take him out of the city to the beautiful coasts of Ghana, where a grim double-murder seems to have larger political implications.


This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress (Edge Question Series) Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062374349
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 17th, 2015

The bestselling editor of This Explains Everything brings together 175 of the world’s most brilliant minds to tackle Edge.org’s 2014 question: What scientific idea has become a relic blocking human progress?


The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9780307473349
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Published: Anchor - February 17th, 2015

Michio Kaku, the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible and Physics of the Future tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human brain.


Glitter and Glue: A Memoir Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780345532855
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Published: Ballantine Books - February 17th, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A memoir from the author of The Middle Place about mothers and daughters—a bond that can be nourishing, exasperating, and occasionally divine.
 


The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780374535001
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Published: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giro - February 14th, 2015

In The Improbability Principle, the renowned statistician David J. Hand argues that extraordinarily rare events are anything but. In fact, they're commonplace. Not only that, we should all expect to experience a miracle roughly once every month.


Astoria: Astor and Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Tale of Ambition and Survival on the Early American Frontier Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780062218308
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Published: Ecco - February 10th, 2015

In the tradition of The Lost City of Z and Skeletons in the Zahara, Astoria is the thrilling, true-adventure tale of the 1810 Astor Expedition, an epic, now forgotten, three-year journey to forge an American empire on the Pacific Coast.


Textastrophe: A Collection of Hilariously Catastrophic Text Pranks Cover Image
$10.39
ISBN: 9781250051400
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 17th, 2015

Once upon a time, prank phone calls were the best way to procrastinate, but in 2015, they're so passe. Instead, Matt Andrews has mastered the art of prank texting. What happens when you offer to barter two sub-sandwiches for a used motorcycle? Who do you call when you want to build a mysterious man cave in your basement?


Listen, Slowly Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780062229182
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Published: HarperCollins - February 17th, 2015

This remarkable and bestselling novel from Thanhha Lai, author of the National Book Award–winning and Newbery Honor Book Inside Out & Back Again, follows a young girl as she learns the true meaning of family.


Red Queen Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062310637
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Published: HarperTeen - February 10th, 2015

The #1 New York Times bestselling series!

Red Queen, by #1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Aveyard, is a sweeping tale of power, intrigue, and betrayal, perfect for fans of George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series.


Seeker Cover Image
$15.19
ISBN: 9780385744072
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Delacorte Press - February 10th, 2015

"Katniss and Tris would approve."--TeenVogue.com

The night Quin Kincaid takes her Oath, she will become what she has trained to be her entire life. She will become a Seeker. This is her legacy, and it is an honor.


Click, Clack, Peep! (A Click Clack Book) Cover Image
By Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9781481424110
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 10th, 2015

Farmer Brown, oh-so-sleepy, has a new, adorable—and LOUD—duckling to deal with in this addition to the award-winning Click, Clack series from the New York Times bestselling team who brought you Click, Clack, Moo and Click, Clack, Boo!

There’s more trouble on the farm, but Duck has nothing to do with it, for once.


Insurgent Movie Tie-in Edition (Divergent Series #2) Cover Image
$10.39
ISBN: 9780062372857
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 17th, 2015

This unique edition of the second book in Veronica Roth's Divergent series features cover artwork from the major motion picture of Insurgent starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, and Octavia Spencer.


New Arrivals 2/3/15

New books on our shelves this week.

                                                           

Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances Cover Image
$21.59
ISBN: 9780062330260
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Published: William Morrow - February 3rd, 2015

Multiple award winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of short fiction following Smoke and Mirrors and Fragile Things—which includes a never-before published American Gods story, “Black Dog,” written exclusively for this volume.


Of Things Gone Astray Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780007562473
Availability: Subject to Availability.
Published: Friday Project - February 3rd, 2015

Here is a quirky and fantastical novel about things lost and things found from a startling new voice in fiction.

On a seemingly normal morning in London, a group of people all lose something dear to them, something dear but peculiar: the front of their house, their piano keys, their sense of direction, their place of work.


I Take You Cover Image
$20.40
ISBN: 9780553417821
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - May 5th, 2015

Meet Lily Wilder: New Yorker, lawyer extraordinaire, blushing bride. And totally incapable of being faithful to one man.


We Are Pirates: A Novel Cover Image
$23.40
ISBN: 9781608196883
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - February 3rd, 2015

A boat has gone missing. Goods have been stolen. There is blood in the water. It is the twenty-first century and a crew of pirates is terrorizing the San Francisco Bay.

Phil is a husband, a father, a struggling radio producer, and the owner of a large condo with a view of the water. But he'd like to be a rebel and a fortune hunter.


A History of Loneliness: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374171339
Availability: Not Available - Out of Print
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 3rd, 2015

The riveting narrative of an honorable Irish priest who finds the church collapsing around him at a pivotal moment in its history


The Nightingale: A Novel Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9780312577223
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 3rd, 2015

A #1 New York Times bestseller, Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year, and soon to be a major motion picture, this unforgettable novel of love and strength in the face of war has enthralled a generation.


The Marauders Cover Image
$20.80
ISBN: 9780804140560
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - February 3rd, 2015

When the BP oil spill devastates the Gulf coast, those who made a living by shrimping find themselves in dire straits. For the oddballs and lowlifes who inhabit the sleepy, working class bayou town of Jeannette, these desperate circumstances serve as the catalyst that pushes them to enact whatever risky schemes they can dream up to reverse their fortunes.


Holy Cow: A Novel Cover Image
$19.20
ISBN: 9780374172077
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 3rd, 2015

A New York Times bestseller, Holy Cow is a rollicking, globe-trotting adventure with a twist: a four-legged heroine you won't soon forget


The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins Cover Image
$22.10
ISBN: 9780385539388
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Published: Doubleday Books - February 3rd, 2015

The famed some would say notorious author of"Trainspotting"and many other brilliant offenses against common literary decency comes at last to America, with a dark and twisted tale of personal training and abject codependency in the fading glitter of Miami's South Beach, with a novel that asks the provocative question: Why"would"you want to be "the Biggest Loser" anyway?


The Sculptor Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781596435735
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Published: First Second - February 3rd, 2015

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money Cover Image
$21.59
ISBN: 9780062247018
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Published: Harper - February 3rd, 2015

In the spirit of Wendy Mogel’s The Blessing of a Skinned Knee and Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman’s Nurture Shock, New York Times “Your Money” columnist Ron Lieber delivers a taboo-shattering manifesto that explains how talking openly to children about money can help parents raise modest, patient, grounded young adults who are financially wise beyond the


Tales from Both Sides of the Brain: A Life in Neuroscience Cover Image
$26.09
ISBN: 9780062228802
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Published: Ecco - February 3rd, 2015

Michael S. Gazzaniga, one of the most important neuroscientists of the twentieth century, gives us an exciting behind-the-scenes look at his seminal work on that unlikely couple, the right and left brain. Foreword by Steven Pinker.


Letter to a Future Lover: Marginalia, Errata, Secrets, Inscriptions, and Other Ephemera Found in Libraries Cover Image
$17.60
ISBN: 9781555977061
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Published: Graywolf Press - February 3rd, 2015

An exuberant, expansive cataloging of the intimate physical relationship between a reader and a book


A way to leave a trace of us, who we were or wanted to be, what we read and could imagine, what we did and what we left for you.


A Kim Jong-il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator's Rise to Power Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9781250054265
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 3rd, 2015

"The 1978 abductions of the South Korean actress Choi-Eun-hee and her ex-husband, the director Shin Sang-ok, in Hong Kong is the true crime at the center of Paul Fischer's gripping and surprisingly timely new book."
"-The New York Times"


Hell and Good Company: The Spanish Civil War and the World it Made Cover Image
$25.50
ISBN: 9781451696219
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Simon & Schuster - February 3rd, 2015

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning and bestselling author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb—the remarkable story of the Spanish Civil War through the eyes of the reporters, writers, artists, doctors, and nurses who witnessed it.

The Spanish Civil War (1936–1939) inspired and haunted an extraordinary number of exceptional artists and writers, including Pablo Picasso, Joa


God's Bankers: A History of Money and Power at the Vatican Cover Image
$28.80
ISBN: 9781416576570
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Simon & Schuster - February 3rd, 2015

A deeply reported, fast-paced exposé of the money and the cardinals-turned-financiers at the heart of the Vatican—the world’s biggest, most powerful religious institution—from an acclaimed journalist with “exhaustive research techniques” (The New York Times).

From a master chronicler of legal and financial misconduct, a magnificent investigation nin


The Man Who Touched His Own Heart: True Tales of Science, Surgery, and Mystery Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9780316225793
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - February 3rd, 2015

The secret history of our most vital organ--the human heart


life.love.beauty Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781250065704
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: St. Martin's Press - February 3rd, 2015

Ingram and Publishers Weekly bestseller!

"This book takes you on a photographic voyage through my life so far." -Keegan Allen


Soul Food Love: Healthy Recipes Inspired by One Hundred Years of Cooking in a Black Family Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780804137935
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Published: Clarkson Potter - February 3rd, 2015

NAACP Image Award Winner

A mother-daughter duo reclaims and redefines soul food by mining the traditions of four generations of black women and creating 80 healthy recipes to help everyone live longer and stronger.

 


One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780804169783
Availability: Backordered
Published: Vintage - February 3rd, 2015

New York Times Bestseller

A startlingly original debut from the actor, writer, director, and executive producer hailed as “a gifted observer of the human condition and a very funny writer capable of winning that rare thing: unselfconscious, insuppressible laughter” (The Washington Post).


Chestnut Street Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780804170086
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Published: Anchor - February 3rd, 2015

Chestnut Street is a place in Dublin where neighbors come and go. Behind their doors, we encounter very different people with different life circumstances, occupations, sensibilities—and stories.


Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9780767929646
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Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - February 3rd, 2015

Millions of men and (no doubt many) women have watched famed black porn queen Debbie Dare—she of the blond wig and blue contacts—“do it” on television and computer screens in every combination of partners and positions imaginable.


Shotgun Lovesongs: A Novel Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9781250039828
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 3rd, 2015

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

"Impressively original." —The New York Times

"Sparkles in every way. A love letter to the open lonely American heartland…A must-read." —People

"The kind of book that restores your faith in humanity." —Toronto Star

Welcome to Little Wing.


In Paradise: A Novel Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781594633522
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 3rd, 2015

The bestselling final novel by a writer of incomparable range, power, and achievement, a three-time winner of the National Book Award.
 
Peter Matthiessen was a literary legend, the author of more than thirty acclaimed books. In this, his final novel, he confronts the legacy of evil, and our unquenchable desire to wrest good from it.
 


Remember Me Like This: A Novel Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780812971880
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 3rd, 2015

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • Esquire • BookPage


Seducing Ingrid Bergman: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250062277
Availability: Not Available - Out of Print
Published: Picador - February 3rd, 2015

THE TRUE STORY OF THE BEAUTIFUL CASABLANCA STAR, THE WORLD'S GREATEST WAR PHOTOGRAPHER, AND THE SECRET LOVE AFFAIR THAT WOULD CHANGE THEIR LIVES FOREVER.


Casebook Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9780345807281
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Published: Vintage - February 3rd, 2015

An Oprah.com Best book of the Year


The Swan Gondola: A Novel Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781594633430
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 3rd, 2015

For readers of Water for Elephants or The Night Circus, a lush and thrilling romantic fable about two lovers set against the scandalous burlesques, midnight séances, and aerial ballets of the 1898 Omaha World’s Fair.


Fire Flowers Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9781609452483
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Published: Europa Editions - February 3rd, 2015

August, 1945. Japan has just surrendered to the Allied forces after suffering such a devastating and horrific loss of life and sense of nationhood. Fire Flowers explores a post-war Japan and the many people from both sides tasked with rebuilding their lives.


I Regret Everything: A Love Story Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9781609452476
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Published: Europa Editions - February 3rd, 2015

A modern love story, I Regret Everything confronts the oceanic uncertainty of what it means to be alive, and in love. Jeremy Best, a Manhattan-based trusts and estates lawyer, leads a second life as published poet Jinx Bell.  To his boss’s daughter, Spaulding Simonson, at 33 years old, Jeremy is already halfway to dead.


The Word Exchange Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9780345806031
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Published: Anchor - February 3rd, 2015

Books, libraries, and newspapers have at last become things of the past. Now handheld Memes allow for constant communication and entertainment. They can even anticipate our needs, dialing the doctor before we know we’re sick, or prompting us with words we can’t recall.


Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9780307744258
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Published: Vintage - February 3rd, 2015

Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse.


The Queen's Bed: An Intimate History of Elizabeth's Court Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250062307
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Published: Picador - February 3rd, 2015

WINNER OF THE 2015 PEN/JACQUELINE BOGRAD WELD AWARD FOR BIOGRAPHY


Gandhi Before India Cover Image
$15.16
ISBN: 9780307474780
Availability: Backordered
Published: Vintage - February 3rd, 2015

A New York Times Notable Book and a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year


How to Be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading too Much Cover Image
$11.96
ISBN: 9781101872093
Availability: Backordered
Published: Vintage - February 3rd, 2015

While debating literature’s greatest heroines with her best friend, thirtysomething playwright Samantha Ellis has a revelation—her whole life, she's been trying to be Cathy Earnshaw of Wuthering Heights when she should have been trying to be Jane Eyre.


Knit Your Own Boyfriend: Easy-to-Follow Patterns for 13 Men Cover Image
$10.36
ISBN: 9781579129903
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - February 3rd, 2015

The Perfect Man Is Hard to Find. Stitching One Is Easy.

It's not easy to find the perfect man, so why not knit your own? With easy-to-follow instructions for 13 different types, Knit Your Own Boyfriend is an irresistible guide to creating the man you've been "yarning" for.


A Cruel and Shocking Act: The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination Cover Image
$18.70
ISBN: 9781250060754
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Picador - February 3rd, 2015

FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE COMMISSION: THE UNCENSORED HISTORY OF THE 9/11 INVESTIGATION


Masterminds Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780062299963
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 3rd, 2015

The first book in the action-packed trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman is perfect for fans of Stranger Things and James Patterson. 


Hero Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780062122384
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 3rd, 2015

From the author of A Dog Called Homeless, winner of the Schneider Family Book Award, comes an action-filled adventure about friendship, imagination, and what it means to be a hero, perfect for fans of classic dog and friendship stories like Because of Winn-Dixie and Shiloh.


Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy, Star of Stage and Screen Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062269645
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: HarperCollins - February 3rd, 2015

For young readers who grew up with the bestselling picture books, Nancy Clancy stars in her own chapter books!

Nancy Clancy is ready for her close-up in the fifth installment in the Nancy Clancy chapter book series by New York Times bestselling team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser!


Red: A Crayon's Story Cover Image
By Michael Hall, Michael Hall (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062252074
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Greenwillow Books - February 3rd, 2015

A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as "red" suffers an identity crisis in this picture book by the New York Times–bestselling creator of My Heart Is Like a Zoo and It's an Orange Aardvark! Funny, insightful, and colorful, Red: A Crayon's Story, by Michael Hall, is about being true to your inner self and following your own path despite obstacles that may c


Wildwood Imperium (Wildwood Chronicles #3) Cover Image
By Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062024763
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Balzer + Bray - February 3rd, 2015

From Colin Meloy, lead singer of the Decemberists, and Carson Ellis, acclaimed illustrator of The Mysterious Benedict Society, comes the stunning third book in the New York Times bestselling fantasy-adventure series the Wildwood Chronicles.


Smoke Cover Image
$10.39
ISBN: 9781416983293
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - February 3rd, 2015

Pattyn’s father is dead. Now she’s on the run in this riveting companion to New York Times bestseller Burned, which Kirkus Reviews calls “a strong, painful, and tender piece about wresting hope from the depths of despair.”

Pattyn Von Stratten’s father is dead, and Pattyn is on the run.


The Gospel of Winter Cover Image
$10.39
ISBN: 9781442484900
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - February 3rd, 2015

“In a lyrical and hard-hitting exploration of betrayal and healing, the son of a Connecticut socialite comes to terms with his abuse at the hands of a beloved priest” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

As sixteen-year-old Aidan Donovan’s fractured family disintegrates around him, he searches for solace in a few bumps of Adderall, his father’s wet bar, and the


The Real Boy Cover Image
By Anne Ursu, Erin McGuire (Illustrator)
$5.59
ISBN: 9780062015082
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Walden Pond Press - February 3rd, 2015

National Book Award Longlist * Bank Street Children's Book Committee Best Book of the Year

"Beautifully written and elegantly structured, this fantasy is as real as it gets."—Franny Billingsley, author of Chime


The Carpet People Cover Image
$6.39
ISBN: 9780544439542
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Clarion Books - February 3rd, 2015

"In the beginning, there was nothing but endless flatness. Then came the Carpet." That’s the old story everyone knows. But now a new story is in the making. The story of Fray, sweeping a trail of destruction across the Carpet—and of two brothers on an adventure to end all adventures.


Countdown Zero (Codename Conspiracy #2) Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780062120113
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Walden Pond Press - February 3rd, 2015

From Chris Rylander, author of the breakout hit the Fourth Stall saga, comes the second book in the Codename Conspiracy series, a funny and clever mash-up of middle grade school story and spy adventure.


Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Tales Cover Image
By Terry Pratchett, Mark Beech (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9780544466593
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Clarion Books - February 3rd, 2015

This never-before-published collection of fourteen funny and inventive tales by acclaimed author Sir Terry Pratchett features a memorable cast of inept wizards, sensible heroes, and unusually adventuresome tortoises.
 
Including more than one hundred black-and-white illustrations, the appealingly designed book celebrates Pratchett’s inimitable wordplay and irrev


The Center of Everything Cover Image
$5.59
ISBN: 9780544340695
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - February 3rd, 2015

For Ruby Pepperdine, the “center of everything” is on the rooftop of Pepperdine Motors in her donut-obsessed town of Bunning, New Hampshire, stargazing from the circle of her grandmother Gigi’s hug.  That’s how everything is supposed to be—until Ruby messes up and things spin out of control. But she has one last hope.


Streetball Crew Book Two Stealing the Game Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9781423178712
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Disney-Hyperion - February 3rd, 2015

Finding Serendipity (Tuesday McGillycuddy Adventures) Cover Image
By Angelica Banks, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$13.59
ISBN: 9781627791540
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - February 3rd, 2015

A magical journey into the land where stories come from

“[A] sweet-toned, summer-fun story.” —The New York Times Book Review


Cartboy and the Time Capsule (Cartboy Series #1) Cover Image
$6.29
ISBN: 9780765378446
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Starscape - February 3rd, 2015

Cartboy and the Time Capsule by L. A. Campbell is a laugh-out-loud debut novel for young readers about sixth-grader Hal Rifkind-unfortunately nicknamed "Cartboy"-and his horribly historic, hilarious year.


Fancy Nancy: Peanut Butter and Jellyfish (I Can Read Level 1) Cover Image
$3.99
ISBN: 9780062269751
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Published: HarperCollins - February 3rd, 2015

Join Fancy Nancy on an exciting trip to the aquarium in New York Times bestselling team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser's beginning reader Fancy Nancy: Peanut Butter and Jellyfish. This Level One I Can Read book is perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.


Splat the Cat and the Hotshot (I Can Read Level 1) Cover Image
By Rob Scotton, Rob Scotton (Illustrator)
$3.19
ISBN: 9780062294159
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: HarperCollins - February 3rd, 2015

Splat goes on a Cat Scouts trip in this hilarious I Can Read book from New York Times bestselling author-artist Rob Scotton. Splat can hardly wait to put on his uniform, tie knots, and build a fire. But when a new member of the group does everything just a bit better than everyone else, Splat wishes he could have a chance to shine.


Super Sasquatch Showdown: Sasquatch and Aliens Cover Image
$12.59
ISBN: 9780805096224
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - February 3rd, 2015

When Morgan and Lewis receive a cryptic letter and a key from Mr. Lee, they get to enter his garage studio and see his life-like costume creations. Is the alien they meet there just another one of Mr. Lee's movie robots or is it a bonafide extraterrestrial?


Fancy Nancy 10th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062352149
Availability: Not Available - Out of Print
Published: HarperCollins - February 3rd, 2015

*NOW A HIT TV SERIES ON DISNEY JUNIOR*

Fancy Nancy celebrates a decade (that’s a fancy word for TEN years)!


Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome Cover Image
$17.59
ISBN: 9780062358684
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: HarperCollins - February 3rd, 2015

"This is LIFE, people! You've got air coming through your nose! You've got a heartbeat! That means it's time to do something!" announces Kid President in his book, Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome.


Fancy Nancy's Perfectly Pink Playtime Purse Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062269621
Availability: Not in Stock. Estimated Order Time 1-5 days.
Published: HarperFestival - February 3rd, 2015

From the New York Times bestselling team of Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser comes the ultimate Fancy Nancy activity book.


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