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The Best of Me Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316242400
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 7th, 2021

“Genius… It is miraculous to read these pieces… You must read The Best of Me.” —Andrew Sean Greer, New York Times Book Review

New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice

A CNN and Christian Science Monitor Best Book of the Month

For more than twenty-five years, David Sedaris h


Just Us: An American Conversation Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781644450635
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 7th, 2021

Now in paperback, Claudia Rankine’s “skyscraper in the literature on racism” (Christian Science Monitor)


At Night All Blood Is Black: A Novel Cover Image
By David Diop, Anna Moschovakis (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250800206
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Published: Picador - August 17th, 2021

*WINNER OF THE 2021 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE*
*A BARACK OBAMA SUMMER READING LIST SELECTION*

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for fiction


"Astonishingly good."
—Lily Meyer, NPR
"So incantatory and visceral I don’t think I’ll ever forget it." Ali Smith, The Guardian | Best Books of 2020


The Guest List: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062868947
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - August 3rd, 2021

A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST THRILLERS OF 2020


Leave Society (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
By Tao Lin
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101974476
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Published: Vintage - August 3rd, 2021

From the acclaimed author of Taipei, a bold portrait of a writer working to balance all his lives--artist, son, loner--as he spins the ordinary into something monumental. An engrossing, hopeful novel about life, fiction, and where the two blur together.


The City We Became: A Novel (The Great Cities Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316509886
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Published: Orbit - July 27th, 2021

Three-time Hugo Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author N.K. Jemisin crafts her most incredible novel yet, a "glorious" story of culture, identity, magic, and myths in contemporary New York City. In Manhattan, a young grad student gets off the train and realizes he doesn't remember who he is, where he's from, or even his own name.


Anxious People: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501160844
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Published: Washington Square Press - July 6th, 2021

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller, the new novel from the author of A Man Called Ove is a “quirky, big-hearted novel….Wry, wise and often laugh-out-loud funny, it’s a wholly original story that delivers pure pleasure” (People).

Looking at real estate isn’t usually a life-


Transcendent Kingdom: A novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984899767
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Published: Vintage - July 6th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK! • Finalist for the WOMEN'S PRIZE

Yaa Gyasi's stunning follow-up to her acclaimed national bestseller Homegoing is "a book of blazing brilliance" (The Washington Post)—a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama
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A Burning: A novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593081259
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Published: Vintage - June 29th, 2021

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK!
A New York Times Notable Book

A National Book Award Longlist honoree and “gripping thriller with compassionate social commentary” (USA Today)


Tokyo Ueno Station: A Novel Cover Image
By Yu Miri
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593187524
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 22nd, 2021

WINNER OF THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN TRANSLATED LITERATURE

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

A surreal, devastating story of a homeless ghost who haunts one of Tokyo's busiest train stations.


Death in Her Hands: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984879370
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Published: Penguin Books - June 22nd, 2021

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2020 by: The Washington Post, Vogue, Marie Claire, Entertainment Weekly, The Millions, New York Magazine, Paste Magazine, LitHub, E! News Online, and many more


Mexican Gothic Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525620808
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Published: Del Rey Books - June 15th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "It's Lovecraft meets the Bront's in Latin America, and after a slow-burn start Mexican Gothic gets seriously weird."--The Guardian


On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525562047
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Published: Penguin Books - June 1st, 2021

An instant New York Times Bestseller! 

Longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction, the Carnegie Medal in Fiction, the 2019 Aspen Words Literacy Prize, and the PEN/Hemingway Debut Novel Award

Shortlisted for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize 

Winner of the 2019 New England Book Award for Fiction! 


Luster: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250798671
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Published: Picador - June 8th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR


Homeland Elegies: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316496414
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 25th, 2021

This "beautiful novel . . .


Hamnet Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781984898876
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD 

“Of all the stories that argue and speculate about Shakespeare’s life ... here is a novel ... so gorgeously written that it transports you." —The Boston Globe


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Home Baked: My Mom, Marijuana, and the Stoning of San Francisco Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358505020
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Published: Mariner Books - April 20th, 2021

Winner of the California Bookseller Association's Golden Poppy Award for Nonfiction
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography
A San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller

“A portrait of a heroics, innovation, grit, and pot-baking . . . strikingly relevant . . .


Where the Crawdads Sing Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735219106
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 30th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING PHENOMENON
More than 10 million copies sold worldwide
A Reese’s Book Club Pick
A Business Insider Defining Book of the Decade 

"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon

"Painfully beautiful."--The New York Times Book Review


The Night Watchman: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780062671196
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 23rd, 2021

WINNER OF THE 2021 PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WASHINGTON POST, AMAZON, NPR, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, KIRKUS, CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY, AND GOOD HOUSEKEEPING BEST BOOK OF 2020


Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984820389
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Published: One World - March 2nd, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST - NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER - ONE OF TIME'S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE - A ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged, and utterly original exploration of Asian American consciousness