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Revenge of the She-Punks: A Feminist Music History from Poly Styrene to Pussy Riot Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781477316542
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Published: University of Texas Press - May 7th, 2019

As an industry insider and pioneering post-punk musician, Vivien Goldman's perspective on music journalism is unusually well-rounded. In Revenge of the She-Punks, she probes four themes--identity, money, love, and protest--to explore what makes punk such a liberating art form for women.


The Beatles A to Z: The Iconic Band - from Apple to Zebra Crossings Cover Image
By Steve Wide, Chantel de Sousa (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781925418903
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Published: Smith Street Books - May 7th, 2019

An illustrated A to Z celebrating the unparalleled impact of the cultural phenomenon that was the Beatles--the greatest band of all time.


Big Book of Rock & Roll Names: How Arcade Fire, Led Zeppelin, Nirvana, Vampire Weekend, and 532 Other Bands Got Their Names Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419732591
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - May 7th, 2019

Nothing's Bad Luck: The Lives of Warren Zevon Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780306921483
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Published: Da Capo Press - May 7th, 2019

Biography of legendary singer-songwriter Warren Zevon, spanning his nomadic youth and early recording career to his substance abuse, final album, and posthumous Grammy Awards


Why You Like It: The Science and Culture of Musical Taste Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250057198
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 30th, 2019

From the chief architect of the Pandora Radio’s Music Genome Project comes a definitive and groundbreaking examination of how your mind, body, and upbringing influence the music you love.

Everyone loves music. But what is it that makes music so universally beloved and have such a powerful effect on us?


God Bless America: The Story of an Immigrant Named Irving Berlin Cover Image
By Adah Nuchi, Rob Polivka (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781368015769
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - June 5th, 2018

An inspiring portrait of an immigrant and the gift he gave his new home.


Operatic Cover Image
By Kyo Maclear, Byron Eggenschwiler (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781554989720
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Published: Groundwood Books - April 2nd, 2019

Somewhere in the universe, there is the perfect tune for you.


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I made a mistake! With the Fire on High is NOT a novel in poetry, unlike Elizabeth Acevedo's first book. Please pardon my error, I wasn't quite as awake as I thought I was!

The Book of Help: A Memoir in Remedies Cover Image
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Published: Rodale Books - January 22nd, 2019

LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSLLER • “In a world full of spiritual seekers, Megan Griswold is an undisputed all-star. What a delightful journey!”—Elizabeth Gilbert, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Magic and Eat, Pray, Love


The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501168680
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 7th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important and dramatic chapter in the American story—the settling of the Northwest Territory by dauntless pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would come to define our country.

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Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316409131
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 7th, 2019

A Bill Gates Summer Reading Pick

A "riveting and illuminating" (Yuval Noah Harari) new theory of how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don't, by the Pulitzer-Prize-winning author of the landmark bestsellers Guns, Germs, and Steel and Collapse.


The Guest Book: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250110251
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 7th, 2019

Instant New York Times Bestseller

The Guest Book is monumental in a way that few novels dare attempt.” —The Washington Post

The thought-provoking new novel by New York Times bestselling author Sarah Blake

A lifetime of secrets. A history untold.


Wine Country Table: With Recipes that Celebrate California's Sustainable Harvest Cover Image
By Janet Fletcher, Robert Holmes (Photographs by), Sara Remington (Photographs by)
$45.00
ISBN: 9780847865437
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Published: Rizzoli - March 26th, 2019

Celebrating the Golden State's wine-growing regions, Wine Country Table features compelling stories and recipes that showcase the range of the state's agricultural bounty and the seasonal spirit that continues to define the produce-driven and ethnically influenced essence of California wine country cooking.


With the Fire on High Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062662835
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Published: HarperTeen - May 7th, 2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award longlist title The Poet X comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright.


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Zelda, the Queen of Paris: The True Story of the Luckiest Dog in the World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780997640557
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Published: Val de Grace - November 13th, 2018

Move over, Marley: here comes Zelda, a scruffy, high-spirited dog struggling to survive in the mean streets of India -- until she charms her way into an American family and goes on to fame and glory in Paris, Italy, and California Wine Country.


Black Death at the Golden Gate: The Race to Save America from the Bubonic Plague Cover Image
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 7th, 2019

For Chinese immigrant Wong Chut King, surviving in San Francisco meant a life in the shadows. His passing on March 6, 1900, would have been unremarkable if a city health officer hadn't noticed a swollen black lymph node on his groin--a sign of bubonic plague. Empowered by racist pseudoscience, officials rushed to quarantine Chinatown while doctors examined Wong's tissue for telltale bacteria.


Machines Like Me: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385545112
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Published: Nan A. Talese - April 23rd, 2019

New from Ian McEwan, Booker Prize winner and international bestselling author of Atonement and The Children Act


Normal People: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984822178
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Published: Hogarth - April 16th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE • “A stunning novel about the transformative power of relationships” (People) from Sally Rooney, the author of Conversations with Friends and “a master of the literary page-turner” (J. Courtney Sullivan).
 


Love and Lemons Every Day: More than 100 Bright, Plant-Forward Recipes for Every Meal Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735219847
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Published: Avery - April 2nd, 2019

The ultimate guide for cooking outrageously delicious, vegetable-packed meals every day of the week, from bestselling author of The Love & Lemons Cookbook.


The Line Tender Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735231603
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - April 16th, 2019

Funny, poignant, and deeply moving, The Line Tender is a story of nature's enduring mystery and a girl determined to find meaning and connection within it.


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The Bunny Poets Dyslexic Font Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781365861383
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Published: MacLaren-Cochrane Publishing - March 20th, 2018

This book is printed in the Dyslexic font, the typeface for people with dyslexia. Go to www.mcp-store.com to find out more about the typeface and discounts.

When two best bunny friends go on a picnic and writ a poem. The joy of friendship come to life on the page. Tempoary JUNK


Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393241020
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 29th, 2019

On her 120-acre homestead high in the Colorado Rockies, beloved writer Pam Houston learns what it means to care for a piece of land and the creatures on it. Elk calves and bluebirds mark the changing seasons, winter temperatures drop to 35 below, and lightning sparks a 110,000-acre wildfire, threatening her century-old barn and all its inhabitants.


Joy from Fear: Create the Life of Your Dreams by Befriending Your Fear Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781641701211
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Published: Familius - April 2019

If you find yourself running away from fear, you're running in the wrong direction. Fear demands that we move toward it, face it, and hear its messages. When we fail to do this, the price is high--chronic anxiety, sleeplessness, damaged relationships, skyrocketing pharmaceutical use, and more. In her enlightening book Joy from Fear, clinical psychologist Dr.


The Oasis This Time: Living and Dying with Water in the West Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781937226930
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Published: Torrey House Press - April 2nd, 2019

"The problem of dominion that has always complicated humanity's relationship with wild places is at the center of Rebecca Lawton's essay collection...her expertise is apparent, as is her enthusiasm."
--THE WALL STREET JOURNAL


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Chefs, Drugs and Rock & Roll: How Food Lovers, Free Spirits, Misfits and Wanderers Created a New American Profession Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062225863
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Published: Ecco - March 12th, 2019

An all-access history of the evolution of the American restaurant chef


Operation BBQ: 200 Smokin' Recipes from Competition Grand Champions Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781624143595
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Published: Page Street Publishing - April 9th, 2019

The Most Comprehensive Collection of Award-Winning BBQ Recipes in Print


Thank You for Smoking: Fun and Fearless Recipes Cooked with a Whiff of Wood Fire on Your Grill or Smoke r: A Cookbook Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780399582134
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Published: Ten Speed Press - March 26th, 2019

Award-winning author and grilling expert Paula Disbrowe shows home cooks how to elevate everyday meals with seductive, smoky flavors in this collection of 100 recipes for smoking meats, fish, poultry, vegetables, nuts, grains, pantry staples, and even cocktails on a smoker or grill in as little as 30 minutes.


Martha Stewart's Grilling: 125+ Recipes for Gatherings Large and Small: A Cookbook Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524763374
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Published: Clarkson Potter - March 26th, 2019

With more than 100 recipes from the trusted editors at Martha Stewart Living, this indispensable guide to grilling has everything you need to create delicious, inviting meals for everyday dinners and backyard feasts.


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Humanimal: How Homo sapiens Became Nature’s Most Paradoxical Creature—A New Evolutionary History Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781615195312
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Published: The Experiment - March 19th, 2019

“Rutherford describes Humanimal as being about the paradox of how our evolutionary journey turned ‘an otherwise average ape’ into one capable of creating complex tools, art, music, science, and engineering.


Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781603589086
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - March 8th, 2019

WINNER of the 2019 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

Washington Post "50 Notable Works of Nonfiction"

Science News "Favorite Science Books of 2018"

Booklist "Top Ten Science/Technology Book of 2018"


Lights All Night Long: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525558736
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Published: Penguin Press - April 2nd, 2019

A gripping and deftly plotted narrative of family and belonging, Lights All Night Long is a dazzling debut novel from an acclaimed young writer

"A luminous debut. . . . It's hard not to read the book in a single sitting."--The Los Angeles Times


Big Salads: The ultimate fresh, satisfying meal, on one plate Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781787132108
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Published: Quadrille Publishing - March 5th, 2019

Everyone loves a big salad: it's how many of us prefer to eat either when cooking for a crowd or eating alone. Summer or winter, one-plate salads make for a delicious, fresh and healthy meal.


The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524767600
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Published: Yearling - April 2nd, 2019

A lightning strike gave her a super power...but even a super genius can't solve the problem of middle school. This smart and funny novel is perfect for fans of The Fourteenth Goldfish, Rain Reign, and Counting by Sevens.


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Hidden History of Napa Valley by Alexandria Brown

Dare to Create by Dr. Monroe Katz

How to be Gluten-Free and Keep your Friends: Recipes & Tips Cover Image
By Anna Barnett, Quadrille (Text by), Kim Lightbody (Photographs by)
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ISBN: 9781787132917
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Published: Quadrille Publishing - February 19th, 2019

Grocery stores now stock gluten-free options, your grandma has heard of the term, and you've never felt better – so why is it still so tricky to navigate life as a gluten-free diner? From going out for dinner, to staying in with friends, it can be a challenge to cook, eat, and socialize in a world of gluten-eaters.


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The Secret Wisdom of Nature: Trees, Animals, and the Extraordinary Balance of All Living Things --- Stories from Science and Observation Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781771643887
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Published: Greystone Books - March 5th, 2019

The third book in The Mysteries of Nature Trilogy by New York Times bestselling author Peter Wohlleben. Book one, The Hidden Life of Trees, and the second book, The Inner Life of Animals, are available now.


First: Sandra Day O'Connor Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780399589287
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Published: Random House - March 19th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The intimate, inspiring, and authoritative biography of Sandra Day O’Connor, America’s first female Supreme Court justice, drawing on exclusive interviews and first-time access to Justice O’Connor’s archives—by the New York Times bestselling author Evan Thomas.


Lost Children Archive: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525520610
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Published: Knopf - February 12th, 2019

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 BOOKER PRIZE

“The novel truly becomes novel again in Luiselli’s hands—electric, elastic, alluring, new.” --Parul Sehgal, The New York Times

"Impossibly smart, full of beauty, heart and insight . . . Everyone should read this book." --Tommy Orange


Where to Drink Wine: An essential guide to the world's must-visit wineries Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781787132252
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Published: Quadrille Publishing - March 19th, 2019

Wherever you are in the world, there's a winery worth visiting, a vineyard ready to be explored and a cellar packed with bottles of juicy wines begging to be drunk.


Bloodleaf (The Bloodleaf Trilogy) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781328496300
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2019

“Enchanting, visceral, and twisty”— New York Times bestselling author of Ash Princess, Laura Sebastian

“BLOODLEAF feels like a classic in the making.” – Sara Holland, New York Times bestselling author of Everless

A roar of a dark and luscious epic fantasy that’s layered with heady romanc


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Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393635065
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 12th, 2019

Frans de Waal has spent four decades at the forefront of animal research. Following up on the best-selling Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?, which investigated animal intelligence, Mama's Last Hug delivers a fascinating exploration of the rich emotional lives of animals.


Gingerbread: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594634659
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 5th, 2019

"Exhilarating...A wildly imagined, head-spinning, deeply intelligent novel." - The New York Times Book Review


The Island of Sea Women: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501154850
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Published: Scribner - March 5th, 2019

A new novel from Lisa See, the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, about female friendship and family secrets on a small Korean island.

Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are best friends that come from very different backgrounds.


Daisy Jones & The Six: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524798628
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 5th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous breakup.


Husbands That Cook: More Than 120 Irresistible Vegetarian Recipes and Tales from Our Tiny Kitchen Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250151544
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - March 12th, 2019

FEATURED IN: LA Times • Relish Magazine • Epicurius.com • Eat Your Books • The Eagle Rock Boulevard-Sentinel Men's Vow's • Powell's Books Blog • Bay Area Reporter Passport Magazine

Gaby Dalkin says: "Adam and Ryan make vegetarian recipes that are not only delicious but they'll satisfy any meat lover too!"


The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid Cover Image
By Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062342461
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 5th, 2019

From the creators of the New York Times bestselling Wildwood Chronicles comes an original, humorous, and fast-paced middle grade novel about a band of child pickpockets—imagine The Invention of Hugo Cabret meets Oliver Twist.


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Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062310736
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Published: Ecco - March 5th, 2019

A Finalist for the PEN/Bograd Weld Prize for Biography

Four influential women we thought we knew well—Jane Jacobs, Rachel Carson, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters—and how they spearheaded the modern progressive movement


Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait?: Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson, and the Fight for the Right to Vote Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501177767
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Published: 37 Ink - March 5th, 2019

In this “heroic narrative” (The Wall Street Journal), discover the inspiring and timely account of the complex relationship between leading suffragist Alice Paul and President Woodrow Wilson in her fight for women’s equality.


The House of Broken Angels Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316154895
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Published: Back Bay Books - March 5th, 2019

In this "raucous, moving, and necessary" (San Francisco Chronicle) story by a Pulitzer Prize finalist, the De La Cruzes, a family on the Mexican-American border, celebrate two of their most beloved relatives during a joyous and bittersweet weekend.


The Sea Beast Takes a Lover: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101986639
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Published: Dutton - March 5th, 2019

“This debut author rightfully earns his place on the storytelling totem pole with this wildly original short story collection.”San Francisco Chronicle


Us Against You: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501160806
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Published: Washington Square Press - March 5th, 2019

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and Beartown returns with an unforgettable novel “about people—about strength and tribal loyalty and what we unwittingly do when trying to show our boys how to be men” (Jojo Moyes).

Have you ever seen a town fall? Ours did.
Have you ever seen a town rise?


Kill the Farm Boy: The Tales of Pell Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524797768
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Published: Del Rey - February 26th, 2019

In an irreverent series in the tradition of Monty Python, the bestselling authors of the Iron Druid Chronicles and Star Wars: Phasma reinvent fantasy, fairy tales, and floridly written feast scenes.

“Ranks among the best of Christopher Moore and Terry Pratchett.”—Chuck Wendig


A Woman's Place: The Inventors, Rumrunners, Lawbreakers, Scientists, and Single Moms Who Changed the World with Food Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316452243
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - March 5th, 2019

Discover the trailblazing women who changed the world from their kitchens.

If "a woman's place is in the kitchen," why is the history of food such an old boys' club?

A Woman's Place sets the record straight, sharing stories of more than 80 hidden figures of food who made a lasting mark on history.


Mary Wears What She Wants Cover Image
By Keith Negley, Keith Negley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062846792
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 15th, 2019

From the award-winning creator of My Dad Used to Be So Cool and Tough Guys Have Feelings Too comes a charming picture book inspired by the true story of Mary Edwards Walker, a trailblazing 19th-century doctor who was arrested many times for wearing pants.


History vs Women: The Defiant Lives that They Don't Want You to Know Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250146731
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 2nd, 2018

Rebels, rulers, scientists, artists, warriors and villains
Women are, and have always been, all these things and more.


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