New Arrivals 9/1/14

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New books on our shelves this week.

 

The Bone Clocks Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400065677
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Random House - September 2nd, 2014

The New York Times bestseller by the author of Cloud Atlas - Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize - Named One of the Top Ten Fiction Books of the Year by Time, Entertainment Weekly, and O: The Oprah Magazine - A New York Times Notable Book - An American Library Association Notable Book - Winner of the World Fantasy Award


The Secret Place: A Novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780670026326
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Viking - September 2nd, 2014

“An absolutely mesmerizing read. . . . Tana French is simply this: a truly great writer.” —Gillian Flynn

Read the New York Times bestseller by Tana French, “the most interesting, most important crime novelist to emerge in the past 10 years” (The Washington Post)--and don't miss her newest, The Trespasser, now available


10:04: A Novel: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780865478107
Availability: Not Available - Out of Print
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 2nd, 2014

In the last year, the narrator of 10:04 has enjoyed unlikely literary success, has been diagnosed with a potentially fatal medical condition, and has been asked by his best friend to help her conceive a child.


The Drop Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062365576
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: William Morrow - September 2nd, 2014

New York Times bestselling author Dennis Lehane returns to the streets of Mystic River with this love story wrapped in a crime story wrapped in a journey of faith—the basis for the major motion picture The Drop, from Fox Searchlight Pictures directed by Michaël Roskam, screenplay by Dennis Lehane, and starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, and James Gandolfini.<


Personal Cover Image
ISBN: 9780804178747
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Delacorte Press - September 2nd, 2014

#1"NEW YORK TIMES"BESTSELLER Jack Reacher returns in another fast-moving, action-packed, suspenseful book fromLee Child.
"You can leave the army, but the army doesn t leave you. Not always. Not completely, "notes Jack Reacher and sure enough, the retired military cop is soon pulled back into service. This time, for the State Department and the CIA.


Consumed Cover Image
ISBN: 9781416596134
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Scribner Book Company - September 30th, 2014

The exhilarating debut novel by iconic filmmaker David Cronenberg: the story of two journalists whose entanglement in a French philosopher's death becomes a surreal journey into global conspiracy.


Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good: The New Mitford Novel (A Mitford Novel #12) Cover Image
$25.16
ISBN: 9780399167447
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - September 2nd, 2014

“Karon knits Mitford’s small-town characters and multiple story lines into a cozy sweater of a book....Somewhere Safe hits the sweet spot at the intersection of your heart and your funny bone. 4/4 stars”—USA Today 


Island of a Thousand Mirrors: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250043931
Availability: Not Available - Out of Print
Published: St. Martin's Press - September 2nd, 2014

Before violence tore apart the tapestry of Sri Lanka and turned its pristine beaches red, there were two families. Yasodhara tells the story of her own Sinhala family, rich in love, with everything they could ask for.


The Emerald Light in the Air: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374280932
Availability: Not Available - Out of Print
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 2nd, 2014

Nothing is simple for the men and women in Donald Antrim's stories. As they do the things we all do—bum a cigarette at a party, stroll with a girlfriend down Madison Avenue, take a kid to the zoo—they're confronted with their own uncooperative selves.


Wittgenstein Jr Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781612193762
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Melville House - September 2nd, 2014

The writer Hari Kunzru says “made me feel better about the Apocalypse than I have in ages” is back—with a hilarious coming-of-age love story

The unruly undergraduates at Cambridge have a nickname for their new lecturer: Wittgenstein Jr. He’s a melancholic, tormented genius who seems determined to make them grasp the very essence of philosophical thought.


What I Know For Sure Cover Image
$22.49
ISBN: 9781250054050
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Published: Flatiron Books - September 2nd, 2014

As a creative force, student of the human heart and soul, and champion of living the life you want, Oprah Winfrey stands alone.


The Impulse Society: America in the Age of Instant Gratification Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781608198146
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 2nd, 2014

Paul Roberts' galvanizing, sweeping social critique of our Impulse Society confronts a world where business shamelessly seeks the fastest reward, regardless of the long-term social costs; where political leaders reflexively choose short-term fixes over broad, sustainable social progress; where individuals feel increasingly exploited by a marketplace obsessed with our private cravings but oblivious


Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War Cover Image
$25.19
ISBN: 9780062092892
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Harper - September 2nd, 2014

Karen Abbott, the New York Times bestselling author of Sin in the Second City and “pioneer of sizzle history” (USA Today), tells the spellbinding true story of four women who risked everything to become spies during the Civil War.


The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385536950
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Doubleday Books - September 2nd, 2014

In her groundbreaking history of175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague ourpublic schools today.


How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812993882
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Published: Random House - September 9th, 2014

In the tradition of The Power of Habit and Thinking, Fast and Slow comes a practical, playful, and endlessly fascinating guide to what we really know about learning and memory today—and how we can apply it to our own lives.


Seriously Delish: 150 Recipes for People Who Totally Love Food Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780544176492
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 2nd, 2014

The eagerly awaited first cookbook from the wildly popular blog How Sweet Eats

Jessica Merchant, creator of the popular food blog How Sweet Eats, has now created her first cookbook, Seriously Delish.


Golden Horse: The Legendary Akhal-Teke Cover Image
By Artur Baboev (By (photographer)), Aleksandr Klimuk
$50.00
ISBN: 9781419713910
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 2nd, 2014

How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are: Love, Style, and Bad Habits Cover Image
$22.50
ISBN: 9780385538657
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Doubleday - September 2nd, 2014

From four stunning and accomplished French women -- at last -- a fresh and spirited take on what it really means to be a Parisienne: how they dress, entertain, have fun and attempt to behave themselves.
 


Gwynne's Grammar: The Ultimate Introduction to Grammar and the Writing of Good English Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385352932
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Knopf - September 2nd, 2014

Anxious about apostrophes?
 
In a pickle over your pronouns and prepositions?
 
Fear not—Mr. Gwynne is here with his wonderfully concise and highly enjoyable book of grammar.
 
Within these pages, adults and children alike will find all they need to rediscover this lost science and sharpen up their skills.
 


Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer Cover Image
By Bettina Stangneth, Ruth Martin (Translator)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780307959676
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - September 2nd, 2014

A total and groundbreaking reassessment of the life of Adolf Eichmann a superb work of scholarship that reveals his activities and notoriety among a global network of National Socialists following the collapse of the Third Reich and that permanently challenges Hannah Arendt's notion of the banality of evil.


Mathematics and the Real World: The Remarkable Role of Evolution in the Making of Mathematics Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781616140915
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Prometheus Books - September 2nd, 2014

In this accessible and illuminating study of how the science of mathematics developed, a veteran math researcher and educator looks at the ways in which  our evolutionary makeup is both a help and a hindrance to the study of math.


Hyper: A Personal History of ADHD Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476702575
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Simon & Schuster - September 2nd, 2014

The first book of its kind, this compelling and moving memoir about what it’s like to be a child with ADHD also explains the history of the diagnosis and how we have come to medicate more than four million children today.

Among the first generation of boys prescribed medication for hyperactivity in the 1980s, Timothy Denevi took Ritalin at the age of six, and during the first week, it


Champagne Supernovas: Kate Moss, Marc Jacobs, Alexander McQueen, and the '90s Renegades Who Remade Fashion Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781451640533
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Touchstone - September 2nd, 2014

A glittering history of fashion in the 1990s, told through the lives of Kate Moss, Marc Jacobs, and Alexander McQueen—the three iconic personalities who defined the time.

The 1950s had rock ‘n’ roll and the 60s had the Beats. In the 70s and 80s, it was punk rock and modern art.


Gabriel: A Poem Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385353571
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Knopf - September 2nd, 2014

Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award


Collected Poems Cover Image
$25.20
ISBN: 9780375711763
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Published: Knopf - September 2nd, 2014

Gathered in this volume readers will find more than fifty years of poems by the incomparable Jack Gilbert, from his Yale Younger Poets prize-winning volume to glorious late poems, including a section of previously uncollected work.
 


Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay: Neapolitan Novels, Book Three Cover Image
By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translated by)
$16.20
ISBN: 9781609452339
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Europa Editions - September 2nd, 2014

Soon to be an HBO series, book three in the New York Times bestselling Neapolitan quartet about two friends in post-war Italy is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted epic by one of today's most beloved and acclaimed writers, Elena Ferrante, “one of the great novelists of our time.” (Roxana Robinson, The New York Times)


Arctic Summer Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9781609452346
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Europa Editions - September 2nd, 2014

The year is 1912, and the SS Birmingham is approaching India. On board is Edward Morgan Forster, a reserved man taunted by writer's block, attempting to come to terms with his art and his repressed sexuality. Damon Galgut's brilliant fictional biography lures readers into E.M.


The Mathematician's Shiva: A Novel Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9780143126317
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Published: Penguin Books - September 2nd, 2014

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING DEBUT FICTION

For readers of This Is Where I Leave You and Everything Is Illuminated, “a brilliant and compelling family saga full of warmth, pathos, history and humor” (Jonathan Evison, author of West of Here)

 


The Mathematician's Shiva: A Novel Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9780143126317
Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Published: Penguin Books - September 2nd, 2014

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING DEBUT FICTION

For readers of This Is Where I Leave You and Everything Is Illuminated, “a brilliant and compelling family saga full of warmth, pathos, history and humor” (Jonathan Evison, author of West of Here)

 


Eye for an Eye (A DCI Andy Gilchrist Investigation #1) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781616954680
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Published: Soho Crime - September 2nd, 2014

Meet Detective Inspector Andy Gilchrist of the constabulary of St. Andrews, Scotland, as he races the clock to stop a serial killer
 


The Wind Is Not a River: A Novel Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062279989
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Published: Ecco - September 2nd, 2014

The Wind Is Not a River is Brian Payton's gripping tale of survival and an epic love story in which a husband and wife—separated by the only battle of World War II to take place on American soil—fight to reunite in Alaska's starkly beautiful Aleutian Islands.


Black Skies: An Inspector Erlendur Novel (An Inspector Erlendur Series #8) Cover Image
By Arnaldur Indridason, Victoria Cribb (Translated by)
$15.30
ISBN: 9781250055880
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Published: Picador - September 2nd, 2014

THE MOST GRIPPING ENTRY YET IN ARNALDUR INDRIDASON'S CELEBRATED INSPECTOR ERLENDUR SERIES.


Conversations with Beethoven (NYRB Classics) Cover Image
By Sanford Friedman, Richard Howard (Introduction by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590177624
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Published: NYRB Classics - September 2nd, 2014

An NYRB Classics Original


Totempole (NYRB Classics) Cover Image
By Sanford Friedman, Peter Cameron (Afterword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590177617
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: NYRB Classics - September 2nd, 2014

Totempole is Sanford Friedman’s radical coming-of-age novel, featuring Stephen Wolfe, a young Jewish boy growing up in New York City and its environs during the Depression and war years.


The Captain's Daughter Cover Image
By Alexander Pushkin, Robert Chandler (Translated by), Elizabeth Chandler (Translated by)
$14.00
ISBN: 9781590177242
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: NYRB Classics - September 2nd, 2014

An NYRB Classics Original


The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend Cover Image
$16.20
ISBN: 9781451654684
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 2nd, 2014

The acclaimed New York Times bestselling biography of the legendary Sioux warrior Red Cloud: “a page-turner with remarkable immediacy…and the narrative sweep of a great Western” (The Boston Globe).

Red Cloud was the only American Indian in history to defeat the United States Army in a war, forcing the government to sue for


Wilson Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780425270066
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Published: Berkley - September 2nd, 2014

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author, "a brilliant biography"* of the 28th president of the United States.
*Doris Kearns Goodwin


Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9780451467096
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Published: Dutton - September 2nd, 2014

Parks and Recreation actor and Making It co-host Nick Offerman shares his humorous fulminations on life, manliness, meat, and much more in this New York Times bestseller.


Forgotten Ally: China's World War II, 1937-1945 Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780544334502
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Published: Mariner Books - September 2nd, 2014

An Economist Book of the Year
A Financial Times Book of the Year


“A book that has long cried out to be written.” — Observer (UK), Books of the Year

In 1937, two years before Hitler invaded Poland, Chinese troops clashed with Japanese occupiers in the first battle of World War II.


Forgotten Ally: China's World War II, 1937-1945 Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9780544334502
Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Published: Mariner Books - September 2nd, 2014

An Economist Book of the Year
A Financial Times Book of the Year


“A book that has long cried out to be written.” — Observer (UK), Books of the Year

In 1937, two years before Hitler invaded Poland, Chinese troops clashed with Japanese occupiers in the first battle of World War II.


The Family: A Journey into the Heart of the Twentieth Century Cover Image
$16.20
ISBN: 9780143125891
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Published: Penguin Books - September 2nd, 2014

The author of the The Children’s Blizzard delivers an epic work of twentieth century history through the riveting story of one extraordinary Jewish family


Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781608194025
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 2nd, 2014

A groundbreaking exploration of the intertwined histories of slavery, racism, and higher education in America, from a leading African American historian.


The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780807061213
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Published: Beacon Press - September 2nd, 2014

The story of the growing resistance of Mexican communities to the poverty that forces people to migrate to the United States
 


The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062011312
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Published: HarperOne - September 2nd, 2014

Rescuing John's Gospel from Its Creedal Captivity


The Imaginary World Of... Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9780399165252
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Published: Penguin Books - September 2nd, 2014

From the internationally bestselling creator of Wreck This Journal, a guide to building your own perfect world.

In The Imaginary World of…, Keri Smith asks readers to imagine something new: a unique world of their own making.


The Art of Communicating Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062224668
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Published: HarperOne - September 2nd, 2014

Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, bestselling author of Peace Is Every Step and one of the most respected and celebrated religious leaders in the world, delivers a powerful path to happiness through mastering life's most important skill.


Happiness Is . . .: 500 Things to Be Happy About (Pursuing Happiness Book, Happy Kids Book, Positivity Books for Kids) Cover Image
$11.66
ISBN: 9781452136004
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 2nd, 2014

This is THE new happiness book. From Ralph Lazar and Lisa Swerling, famed illustrators and New York Times bestselling authors of Me Without You, this adorable gift book illustrates 500 things to be happy about. Happiness is . . . an unexpected bouquet, watching the sea, fixing something, a good high five, and so much more!


The Bhagavad-Gita: A New Translation Cover Image
By Georg Feuerstein (Translated by), Brenda Feuerstein (Translated by)
$34.95
ISBN: 9781611800388
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Published: Shambhala - September 2nd, 2014

A fresh English translation laid out facing the original Sanskrit for easy reference and accompanied by a wealth of essential ancillary materials that make this book a complete course on the Bhagavad-Gītā in a single volume.


After We Kill You, We Will Welcome You Back as Honored Guests: Unembedded in Afghanistan Cover Image
ISBN: 9780809023400
Availability: Not Available - Out of Print
Published: Hill and Wang - September 2nd, 2014

An unflinching account—in words and pictures—of America's longest war by our most outspoken graphic journalist

Ted Rall traveled deep into Afghanistan—without embedding himself with U.S. soldiers, without insulating himself with flak jackets and armored SUVs—where no one else would go (except, of course, Afghans).


Musashi (A Graphic Novel) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781611801354
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Published: Shambhala - September 2nd, 2014

A graphic novel version of the life of legendary samurai Miyamoto Musashi.


Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Crossword Puzzles and News Trivia Cover Image
By David Levinson Wilk, Peter Sagal (Foreword by)
$8.96
ISBN: 9781452123318
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 2nd, 2014

Filled with puzzles and trivia taken directly from NPR's popular news quiz show Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!©, this crossword puzzle book is for every fan who's been itching to put their own trivia powers to the test!


Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$15.26
ISBN: 9781419712197
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 2nd, 2014

Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$15.26
ISBN: 9781419712197
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 2nd, 2014

Life of Zarf: The Trouble with Weasels: The Trouble with Weasels Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780803741034
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Published: Dial Books - September 2nd, 2014

Shrek meets Dork Diaries in this epically funny tale of a troll trying to figure out how to be more popular


The Scavengers Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062026163
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: HarperCollins - September 2nd, 2014

Jeanne DuPrau's The City of Ember meets Louis Sachar's Holes in this imaginative and humorous middle grade debut from Michael Perry, New York Times bestselling author of the adult novels Population: 485 and Truck: A Love Story.


The Jewel (Lone City Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062235794
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Published: HarperTeen - September 2nd, 2014

New York Times bestselling author Amy Ewing delivers a dark and riveting tale that "will have fans of Oliver’s Delirium, Cass’s The Selection, and DeStefano’s Wither breathless.”*

The Jewel has many meanings: wealth, beauty, royalty. But for Violet, the Jewel has always meant servitude.


Don't Touch Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062220936
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Published: HarperTeen - September 2nd, 2014

Step on a crack, break your mother's back,
Touch another person's skin, and Dad's gone for good . . .

Caddie has a history of magical thinking—of playing games in her head to cope with her surroundings—but it's never been this bad before.


Rose Under Fire Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781423184690
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 2nd, 2014

While flying an Allied fighter plane from Paris to England, American ATA pilot and amateur poet, Rose Justice, is captured by the Nazis and sent to Ravensbrück, the notorious women's concentration camp. Trapped in horrific circumstances, Rose finds hope in the impossible through the loyalty, bravery and friendship of her fellow prisoners.


Girl Defective Cover Image
By Simmone Howell, Henry Beer (By (photographer))
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442497603
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 2nd, 2014

In the tradition of High Fidelity and Empire Records, this is the literary soundtrack to Skylark Martin’s strange, mysterious, and extraordinary summer.

This is the story of a wild girl and a ghost girl; a boy who knew nothing and a boy who thought he knew everything.

It’s a story about Skylark Martin, who lives with her father and brother in a vinta


Hider, Seeker, Secret Keeper (The Bolshoi Saga #2) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616954123
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Soho Teen - September 2nd, 2014

The Bolshoi Saga: Lana

Lana Dukovskaya is an up and coming talent at the Bolshoi Ballet, where her mother, Marina, also danced until her career came to a mysterious end. On the eve of an international tour, Lana’s best friend and chief rival is brutally attacked, making Lana both the substitute soloist and the prime suspect.


100 Sideways Miles Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9781442444959
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 2nd, 2014

Destiny takes a detour in this heartbreakingly hilarious novel with five starred reviews, from the acclaimed author of Winger, which Kirkus Reviews called “smart” and “wickedly funny.”

Finn Easton sees the world through miles instead of minutes.


Anatomy of a Misfit Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062313645
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Published: HarperTeen - September 2nd, 2014

“It’s rare that a book can be as funny and absolutely delightful as it is moving and thought provoking, and Anatomy of a Misfit is both.” —Lauren Oliver, author of Before I Fall


Anatomy of a Misfit Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062313645
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Published: HarperTeen - September 2nd, 2014

“It’s rare that a book can be as funny and absolutely delightful as it is moving and thought provoking, and Anatomy of a Misfit is both.” —Lauren Oliver, author of Before I Fall


Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass #2) Cover Image
$10.79
ISBN: 9781619630642
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - September 2nd, 2014

Celaena Sardothien is the king's Champion-yet she is far from loyal to the crown, for the man she serves is bent on evil. But working against her master in secret is no easy task. As Celaena tries to untangle the mysteries buried within the glass castle, she can trust no one, not even her supposed allies Crown Prince Dorian, Captain of the Guard Chaol, and foreign princess Nehemia.


Trial by Fire (The Worldwalker Trilogy #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250050885
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 2nd, 2014

"A Must Read Romance. This is one of the best books I've read this year. It has everything a book should have: action, adventure, violence, a butt-kicking heroine and one hot hero." —USA Today


Half a World Away Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442412750
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 2nd, 2014

A kid who considers himself an epic fail discovers the transformative power of love when he deals with adoption in this novel from Cynthia Kadohata, winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award.

Eleven-year-old Jaden is adopted, and he knows he’s an “epic fail.’ That’s why his family is traveling to Kazakhstan to adopt a new baby—to replace him, he&#


The Key That Swallowed Joey Pigza Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374300838
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 2nd, 2014

The fifth and final book in the groundbreaking Joey Pigza series brings the beloved chronicle of this wired, wacky, and wonderful boy to a crescendo of chaos and craziness, as everything goes topsy-turvy for Joey just as he starts to get his feet on the ground.


The Boy on the Porch Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780061892387
Availability: Backordered at least 2 weeks or possibly unavailable.
Published: HarperCollins - September 2nd, 2014

“This quiet novel sings. A graceful profound story for all ages that speaks well beyond its intended audience.” Kirkus (starred review)

Fans of Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech's Ruby Holler will love this tween novel about opening your heart and finding family when you least expect it.


Perfect Game (Little League #4) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316199124
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 2nd, 2014

The Little League World Series is within reach


The Graham Cracker Plot Cover Image
ISBN: 9781596439887
Availability: Not Available - Out of Print
Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 2nd, 2014

Meet Daisy Bauer and her sometimes best friend, Graham, who are determined to break Daisy's dad out of prison in this hilarious middle-grade debut.


The Graham Cracker Plot Cover Image
ISBN: 9781596439887
Availability: Not Available - Out of Print
Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 2nd, 2014

Meet Daisy Bauer and her sometimes best friend, Graham, who are determined to break Daisy's dad out of prison in this hilarious middle-grade debut.


El Deafo Cover Image
$11.69
ISBN: 9781419712173
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 2nd, 2014

And Two Boys Booed Cover Image
By Judith Viorst, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780374303020
Availability: Not Available - Out of Print
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 2nd, 2014

On the day of the talent show, a boy is ready to sing his song, and he isn't one bit scared because he has practiced a billion times, plus he's wearing his lucky blue boots and his pants with all ten pockets. But as all of the other kids perform before him, he gets more and more nervous.


I'm Brave! Cover Image
By Kate McMullan, Jim McMullan (Illustrator)
$15.29
ISBN: 9780062203182
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 2nd, 2014

For fans of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Steam Train, Dream Train comes the perfect noisy addition to this hilarious read-aloud series from the popular creators of I Stink!, and I'm Dirty!—now a streaming animated series!


The Boxtrolls: Meet the Boxtrolls (Passport to Reading) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316332668
Availability: Unavailable.
Published: LB Kids - September 2nd, 2014

A leveled reader based on the new feature film. The Boxtrolls have raised an orphaned human boy, Eggs, since infancy as one of their dumpster-diving and mechanical junk-collecting own.


First 100 Animals Lift-the-Flap: Over 50 Fun Flaps to Lift and Learn Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780312517526
Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Published: Priddy Books US - September 2nd, 2014

This interactive board book in the new First 100 Lift-the-Flap series is the ideal tool to help babies and toddlers learn all about their first animals. Organized into categories such as pets and on the farm for ease of use, there are over 50 flaps to lift which reveal hidden photographs of animals underneath.


Besos for Baby: A Little Book of Kisses Cover Image
By Jen Arena, Blanca Gomez (By (artist))
$7.19
ISBN: 9780316230377
Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Published: LB Kids - September 2nd, 2014

Everyone has kisses for Baby, from Mami and Papi to perro and gato. Using simple Spanish words, this charming read-aloud proves that love is the same in every language! Parents won't be able to resist giving baby muchos besos as they share this bilingual read aloud, filled with bold, graphic illustrations, with their little bébé!


Who Built That? Modern Houses: An Introduction to Modern Houses and Their Architects Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9781616892630
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - September 2nd, 2014

Who Built That? Modern Houses takes readers on a fun-filled tour through ten of the most important houses by the greatest architects of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.


The Heaven of Animals Cover Image
By Nancy Tillman, Nancy Tillman (Illustrator)
$17.09
ISBN: 9780312553692
Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)
Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 2nd, 2014

With all of my heart, I believe it is true
that there is a heaven for animals, too.

The heaven of animals is a magical place. Angels know every dog's favorite game; cats bask in their own rays of sunshine; horses thunder across the sky.