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From Anne Lamott, the New York Times-bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow, comes the book we need from her now: How to bring hope back into our lives.
The riveting novel of iron-willed Alva Vanderbilt and her illustrious family as they rule Gilded-Age New York, from the New York Times bestselling author of Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald.
“The ultimate literary bucket list.” —THE WASHINGTON POST
Celebrate the pleasure of reading and the thrill of discovering new titles in an extraordinary book that’s as compulsively readable, entertaining, surprising, and enlightening as the 1,000-plus titles it recommends.
Covering fiction, poetry,$28.00ISBN: 9781538728529Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - October 16th, 2018Get swept up in an epic romance from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Notebook, a heartbreaking love story spanning decades and continents--from North Carolina to Zimbabwe.$27.95ISBN: 9781616203580Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Algonquin Books - October 16th, 2018FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE ART FORGER AND THE MURALIST
“Dazzling and seductive, a tour de force, The Collector’s Apprentice is an exhilarating tale of shifting identities, desire, and intrigue set between 1920s Paris and Philadelphia.”—Dawn Tripp, bestselling author of Georgia
It’s th$32.50ISBN: 9780062380227Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - October 16th, 2018
From Jane Leavy, the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Boy and Sandy Koufax, comes the definitive biography of Babe Ruth—the man Roger Angell dubbed "the model for modern celebrity."$28.00ISBN: 9780316252164Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - October 16th, 2018
The keynote speaker at the 2012 DNC, former San Antonio mayor and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Julian Castro, tells his remarkable and inspiring life story.$30.00ISBN: 9780316421829Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - October 16th, 2018From Pete Souza, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Obama: An Intimate Portrait, comes a potent commentary on the Presidency--and our country.$26.99ISBN: 9780778330738Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Park Row - May 15th, 2018
Stay and die, or run and survive.Twins Virginia and Tommy Matthews have been on their own since they were orphaned at the age of five, surviving a merciless foster care system by relying on each other. Twelve years later, the world begins to collapse around them as a deadly contagion steadily wipes out entire populations and a devastating world war rages on.$25.95ISBN: 9780525520375Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - June 5th, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLER$26.00ISBN: 9781524743444Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dutton - September 25th, 2018
THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Entertainment Weekly’s 20 New Books to Read in September
Nylon’s 12 Great New Books To Read This September
Newsweek’s Best Books to Read in September 2018
Library Journal’s Best Debut Novels of 2018
BookPage’s Most Anticipated Fall 2018 Fiction$28.99ISBN: 9780345544988Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ballantine Books - October 2nd, 2018
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of Small Great Things returns with a powerful and provocative new novel about ordinary lives that intersect during a heart-stopping crisis.
“Picoult at her fearless best . . . Timely, balanced and certain to inspire debate.”—The Washington Post$28.00ISBN: 9780316392389Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - May 29th, 2018
David Sedaris returns with his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book.
If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong.$26.95ISBN: 9780393608465Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - February 6th, 2018
Robert Coover has been playing by his own rules for more than half a century, earning the 1987 Rea Award for the Short Story as "a writer who has managed, willfully and even perversely, to remain his own man while offering his generous vision and versions of America." Coover finds inspiration in everything from painting, cinema, theater, and dance to slapstick, magic acts, puzzles, and riddles.$27.00ISBN: 9780374203061Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 3rd, 2017
The first collection of short fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey Eugenides$21.99ISBN: 9780062476050Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper Perennial - October 17th, 2017
A new page-turning mystery about science, faith, love and belonging, set in a friendly desert community where ghosts, angels, aliens, and government conspiracies are commonplace parts of everyday life. Welcome to Night Vale…$17.00ISBN: 9780802126757Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grove Press - June 13th, 2017
"A rare and extraordinary book . . . heart-stopping . . . spellbinding."--San Francisco Chronicle"A page turner that attains the status of literature."--Newsweek "Finely drawn, full of dark beauty and presentiment."--New Yorker "An astonishing first novel."--New York Review of Books$27.00ISBN: 9781594634512Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Riverhead Books - June 5th, 2018
FINALIST FOR THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
The universally acclaimed return of the New York Times bestselling author of Fates and Furies.
"Restorative fiction for these urgent times." (The New York Times)
"Outstanding." (The Boston Globe)
"Marvelous." (The Economist)$26.00ISBN: 9780735212176Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Riverhead Books - March 7th, 2017
WINNER OF THE 2018 LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FOR FICTION and THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE
TEN BEST BOOKS OF 2017, NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
“A breathtaking novel…[that] arrives at an urgent time.” –NPR
$27.99ISBN: 9780062391223Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - October 3rd, 2017
"A book for any of us, gay or straight, who have had to find our family. Maupin is one of America’s finest storytellers."—Neil Gaiman
"I fell in love with Maupin’s effervescent Tales of the City decades ago, and his genius turn at memoir is no less compelling. Logical Family is a must read."—Mary Karr$27.99ISBN: 9781481481441Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Saga Press - April 4th, 2017
A Washington Post Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Selection of 2017"Charming, sexy." --The Washington Post John Kessel, one of the most visionary writers in the field, has created a rich matriarchal utopia, set in the near future on the moon, a society that is flawed by love and sex, and on the brink of a destructive civil war.$27.99ISBN: 9780062430991Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - September 12th, 2017
A New York Times Notable Book of 2017
Named Best Book of 2017 by Esquire, Times Literary Supplement, Elle Magazine, LitHub, Publishers Weekly, Financial Times, Guardian, Refinery29, Popsugar, and Globe and Mail$26.00ISBN: 9780812996722Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House - October 13th, 2015
NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY CHICAGO TRIBUNE AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review NPR Los Angeles Times The Boston Globe The Seattle Times The Independent$25.95ISBN: 9780393635027Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - August 29th, 2017
Julia and Cassie have been friends since nursery school. They have shared everything, including their desire to escape the stifling limitations of their birthplace, the quiet town of Royston, Massachusetts. But as the two girls enter adolescence, their paths diverge and Cassie sets out on a journey that will put her life in danger and shatter her oldest friendship.$25.95ISBN: 9780393292909Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - January 2nd, 2018
In this stunning novel, prize-winning author Neel Mukherjee wrests open the central, defining events of our century: displacement and migration.$28.00ISBN: 9780812996067Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House - March 20th, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Captures the angst and anxiety of modern life with . . . astute observations about interactions between the haves and have-nots, and the realities of life among the long-married.”—USA Today$26.00ISBN: 9781250128508Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Henry Holt and Co. - March 13th, 2018
A mesmerizing, indelible coming-of-age story about a girl in Boston's tightly-knit Ethiopian community who falls under the spell of a charismatic hustler out to change the world$29.00ISBN: 9781538763025Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - September 18th, 2018In this intimate, haunting literary memoir, an American icon tells her story for the first time, and in her own gorgeous words--about a challenging and lonely childhood, the craft that helped her find her voice, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a mother.$27.00ISBN: 9780399592492Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House - October 24th, 2017
This inspiring memoir by the Muslim American Gold Star father and captivating DNC speaker is the story of one family’s pursuit of the American dream.
NAMED ONE OF THE FIVE BEST MEMOIRS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST
$12.95ISBN: 9781565120013Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Algonquin Books - September 30th, 2003Jo Spencer is a girl who knows what to be and how to be it-straight-A student, cheerleader, May Queen, popular and cute and virginal, and in perfect control. But halfway through her first year in college in the early seventies, her carefully normal life explodes and she comes completely undone.$27.99ISBN: 9781250297792Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tor Books - September 18th, 2018
Legion: The Many Lives of Stephen Leeds, is #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson's novella collection of science fiction thrillers that will make you question reality--including a never-before-published story.
Stephen Leeds is perfectly sane. It's his hallucinations who are mad.$26.95ISBN: 9780393652598Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - May 1st, 2018
People pass the word only to those they trust most: Adjustment Day is coming. They've been reading a mysterious book and memorizing its directives. They are ready for the reckoning.$26.00ISBN: 9780316261357Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - May 3rd, 2016
FINALIST for the PULITZER PRIZE
LONG-LISTED for the NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
WINNER of the LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE
FINALIST for the NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
FINALIST for the KIRKUS PRIZE
LONG-LISTED for the ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL$28.99ISBN: 9780062563170Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - October 2nd, 2018
Bernard Cornwell’s epic story of the making of England continues in this eleventh installment in the bestselling Saxon Tales series—"like Game of Thrones, but real" (The Observer)—the basis of the hit Netflix television series The Last Kingdom.$27.00ISBN: 9780802128782Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grove Press - October 2nd, 2018
The first novel in ten years from award-winning, million-copy bestselling author Leif Enger, Virgil Wander is an enchanting and timeless all-American story that follows the inhabitants of a small Midwestern town in their quest to revive its flagging heart$23.95ISBN: 9780299320904Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: University of Wisconsin Press - September 18th, 2018"It was a huge and powerful ship with a tall, handsome pilothouse and big smoking stacks, no place for a girl, though I loved it, I cannot tell you how much I loved it." In her eighty-fifth year, Fern Halvorson tells the story of a childhood journey across Lake Michigan and the secret she has kept since that ill-fated voyage.
As his wife lies dying in the brutally cold winter of$27.00ISBN: 9780399576744Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - July 17th, 2018
In the new novel from New York Times-bestselling crime master Ace Atkins, violence comes in many forms...and this time it may be more than Quinn Colson can handle.$28.00ISBN: 9781455536429Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - April 10th, 2018DANGEROUSLY GOOD. DISTINCTIVELY DEAVER.Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs return to New York City to confront a killer terrorizing couples at their happiest--and most vulnerable.$16.99ISBN: 9780785216483Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Thomas Nelson - August 7th, 2018
"With this exquisitely composed essay collection], Patrice Gopo sets herself apart as one of the most promising and talented writers of faith of our time. All the Colors We Will See is evocative, compelling, surprising, and brave.$17.00ISBN: 9781250183897Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Picador - July 3rd, 2018
"A stunning tale of a little-known figure in history. Robert Smalls' astounding heroism during the Civil War helped convince Lincoln and the country that African Americans were extraordinarily capable of fighting for their freedom.$28.95ISBN: 9781400040414Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - April 24th, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
From the beloved, best-selling author of All Over but the Shoutin', a delectable, rollicking food memoir, cookbook, and loving tribute to a region, a vanishing history, a family, and, especially, to his mother. Including seventy-four mouthwatering Bragg family recipes for classic southern dishes passed down through generations.$27.00ISBN: 9781501167942Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Touchstone - October 2nd, 2018
For readers of beloved memoirs like Educated and The Glass Castle, a riveting and profoundly moving memoir set in rural Mississippi during the Civil Rights era about a white girl coming of age in a repressive society and the woman who gave her the strength to forge her own path—the black nanny who cared for her.$24.95ISBN: 9781938235429Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hub City Press - September 18th, 2018
The Columbia space shuttle and its contents rain down on the people of Kiser, Texas, in Kathryn Schwille's imaginative debut novel set six weeks before the invasion of Iraq.$27.99ISBN: 9781250087300Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Press - October 2nd, 2018
New York Times bestselling author Diane Chamberlain delivers a thrilling, mind-bending novel about one mother's journey to save her child.$32.95ISBN: 9780393246940Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - October 30th, 2018
By early 1945, the war against Japan was at its height and General Douglas MacArthur began to fulfill his vow of liberating the Philippines. He was already planning his own victory parade down Dewey Boulevard in Manila, a city he loved dearly. But the Japanese had other plans.$25.95ISBN: 9781588383471Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: NewSouth Books - June 1st, 2018
Katie Sinclair climbed up a loblolly pine just to see if she could. And then she stayed, creating a media sensation and more than a little trouble for the folks in Jones County, North Carolina. There is a lot of speculation about why the state employee took to the tree. Some think she is making a political statement about the destruction of forests for urban development.$16.99ISBN: 9780785216483Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Thomas Nelson - August 7th, 2018
"With this exquisitely composed essay collection], Patrice Gopo sets herself apart as one of the most promising and talented writers of faith of our time. All the Colors We Will See is evocative, compelling, surprising, and brave.$27.00ISBN: 9780553447583Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hogarth - March 13th, 2018
“Funny, bighearted...Miles specializes in giving fully rounded humanity to characters who might elsewhere be treated as stock figures...pitch-perfect.”
— New York Times Book Review
"Miles is a writer so virtuosic that readers will feel themselves becoming better, more observant people from reading him."$28.00ISBN: 9780316477604Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - September 11th, 2018
"A dream of a novel... Part mystery, part war story, part romance." --Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See$28.00ISBN: 9781469640822Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: University of North Carolina Press - September 4th, 2018
Telling the stories of twelve North Carolina heritage foods, each matched to the month of its peak readiness for eating, Georgann Eubanks takes readers on a flavorful journey across the state. She begins in January with the most ephemeral of southern ingredients--snow--to witness Tar Heels making snow cream.$26.99ISBN: 9781620973271Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: New Press - September 25th, 2018
"This book would pair well with Richard Rothstein's The Color of Law. . . . Incisive. . . . Highly recommended."
--Library Journal (starred review)$28.00ISBN: 9781400068265Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House - February 16th, 2016
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - In this mesmerizing novel, Ethan Canin, the author of America America and The Palace Thief, explores the nature of genius, rivalry, ambition, and love among multiple generations of a gifted family.$27.95ISBN: 9780393244106Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - October 2nd, 2018
For as long as she can remember, Susan Dunn has been trying to escape. But peace and happiness have always eluded her--now an adjunct professor, she is tortured by the novel she cannot finish, and a lack of feeling toward a husband who loves her.$26.00ISBN: 9780316465953Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - May 2nd, 2017A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year
The first collection of short stories from the critically acclaimed, prize-winning author of To Rise Again at a Decent Hour.
$29.00ISBN: 9781538761397Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - April 17th, 2018
The closer Amos Decker comes to the truth, the deadlier it gets in David Baldacci's latest #1 New York Times bestselling Memory Man thriller.
Something sinister is going on in Baronville. The rust belt town has seen four bizarre murders in the space of two weeks. Cryptic clues left at the scenes--obscure bible verses, odd symbols--have the police stumped.$26.95ISBN: 9780385542418Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Doubleday - March 13th, 2018
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER
A USA TODAY BESTSELLER
A NATIONAL INDIEBOUND BESTSELLER$26.99ISBN: 9781250087270Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Press - October 3rd, 2017
Steeped in history and filled with heart-wrenching twists, The Stolen Marriage is an emotionally captivating novel of secrets, betrayals, prejudice, and forgiveness. It showcases Diane Chamberlain at the top of her talent.
One mistake, one fateful night, and Tess DeMello’s life is changed forever.$27.00ISBN: 9781938235382Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hub City Press - March 8th, 2018
O, The Oprah Magazine's Best Books of the SummerLonglisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Set in contemporary Louisville, Leesa Cross-Smith's mesmerizing first novel surrounding the death of a police officer is a requiem for marriage, friendship and family, from an author Roxane Gay has called "a consummate storyteller."$27.99ISBN: 9781250012302Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Press - February 27th, 2018
New York Times bestseller
The only writer in history to win consecutive Edgar Awards for Best Novel, New York Times bestselling author John Hart returns to the world of his most beloved novel, The Last Child$26.00ISBN: 9781250169082Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Picador - June 5th, 2018
"I can’t remember the last time I read a book I wish so much I’d written. Treeborne is beautiful, and mythic in ways I would never have been able to imagine...I can’t say enough about this book."—Daniel Wallace, national bestselling author of Extraordinary Adventures and Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions$25.95ISBN: 9781588383471Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: NewSouth Books - June 1st, 2018
Katie Sinclair climbed up a loblolly pine just to see if she could. And then she stayed, creating a media sensation and more than a little trouble for the folks in Jones County, North Carolina. There is a lot of speculation about why the state employee took to the tree. Some think she is making a political statement about the destruction of forests for urban development.$27.00ISBN: 9780735220508Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking - April 3rd, 2018
The nineteenth installment of the beloved and New York Times bestselling Miss Julia series$24.99ISBN: 9781496421746Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tyndale Momentum - May 8th, 2018
"A touching tale." --Kirkus Reviews
The heartwarming true story of a blind horse named Joey.$59.95ISBN: 9781640140158Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Camden House - April 22nd, 2018
At the end of the First World War, German Jewish journalist, theater critic, and political activist Kurt Eisner (1867-1919), just released from prison, led a nonviolent revolution in Munich that deposed the monarchy and established the Bavarian Republic. Local head of the Independent Socialists, Eisner had been jailed for treason after organizing a munitions workers' strike to force an armistice.$26.95ISBN: 9780393635447Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - May 22nd, 2018
Nikola Tesla invented the radio, robots, and remote control. His electric induction motors run our appliances and factories, yet he has been largely overlooked by history. In Tesla, Richard Munson presents a comprehensive portrait of this farsighted and underappreciated mastermind.$27.00ISBN: 9781938235382Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hub City Press - March 8th, 2018
O, The Oprah Magazine's Best Books of the SummerLonglisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Set in contemporary Louisville, Leesa Cross-Smith's mesmerizing first novel surrounding the death of a police officer is a requiem for marriage, friendship and family, from an author Roxane Gay has called "a consummate storyteller."$35.00ISBN: 9780813175454Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: University Press of Kentucky - May 22nd, 2018
Bobbie Ann Mason burst onto the American literary scene during a renaissance of short fiction that Raymond Carver called a "literary phenomenon." Anne Tyler hailed Mason as "a full-fledged master of the short story." Mason's work, charged with a spirit of exploration, garnered both popular and critical acclaim.$26.00ISBN: 9781501193293Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Gallery Books - May 22nd, 2018
Whisking you back to the shores of her bestselling Beach House series, Mary Alice Monroe weaves together a tale of the struggles and triumphs of the historic Rutledge family of Charleston, South Carolina.$40.00ISBN: 9780735220744Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking - May 8th, 2018
A fully illustrated guide to Deborah Harkness's #1 New York Times bestselling All Souls trilogy--"an irresistible . . . wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy" (People)$26.00ISBN: 9780756413002Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: DAW - July 3rd, 2018
Hadrian Marlowe, a man revered as a hero and despised as a murderer, chronicles his tale in the galaxy-spanning debut of the Sun Eater series, merging the best of space opera and epic fantasy.
It was not his war.$25.95ISBN: 9781101870754Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Pantheon - January 9th, 2018
Shortlisted for the British Book Award – Fiction Book of the Year and the Orwell Prize for Political Writing$17.99ISBN: 9781633980051Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Chatwin Books - February 4th, 2017
Harvest of Ashes is the second book in the Darkness Before Mourning series.$26.99ISBN: 9781681443010Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Quercus - April 10th, 2018"ACTION-PACKED THRILL RIDE." --KARIN SLAUGHTER"SENSATIONAL." --LEE CHILD"HIGH STAKES, UP-TO-THE-MINUTE REALISM, AND NONSTOP ACTION." --KAREN DIONNE