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Be With By Forrest Gander Cover Image
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Published: New Directions - August 28th, 2018

WINNER OF THE 2019 PULITZER PRIZE IN POETRY
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
Publishers Weekly Best Poetry Book of 2018


Forrest Gander’s first book of poems since his Pulitzer finalist Core Samples from the World: a startling look through loss, grief, and regret into the exquisite nature of intimacy


Mickey: The Giveaway Boy By Barbara Lockwood (Editor), Robert Shafer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781947041318
Published: Running Wild Press - March 15th, 2019

For nine-year-old Mickey, the early fifties were not the Ozzie and Harriet fantasy of love and security. Instead, they were years of abandonment, unimaginable cruelty, and virtual slavery. This memoir reveals Mickey’s devastating experiences of being handed off from one abusive person to another ... all in the name of survival.


Hollow Kingdom By Kira Jane Buxton Cover Image
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 6th, 2019

A finalist for the 2020 Thurber Prize for American Humor!

"The Secret Life of Pets meets The Walking Dead" in this big-hearted, boundlessly beautiful romp through the Apocalypse, where a foul-mouthed crow is humanity's only chance to survive Seattle's zombie problem (Karen Joy Fowler, PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author). S.T., a domestic


Underland: A Deep Time Journey By Robert Macfarlane Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393242140
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 4th, 2019

National Bestseller • New York Times “100 Notable Books of the Year” • NPR “Favorite Books of 2019” • Guardian “100 Best Books of the 21st Century” • Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award

From the best-selling, award-winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet’s past and future.


The Mere Wife: A Novel By Maria Dahvana Headley Cover Image
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Published: Picador - July 16th, 2019

New York Times bestselling author Maria Dahvana Headley presents a modern retelling of the literary classic Beowulf, set in American suburbia as two mothers—a housewife and a battle-hardened veteran—fight to protect those they love in The Mere Wife.


Each Tiny Spark By Pablo Cartaya Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451479723
Published: Kokila - August 6th, 2019

From award-winning author Pablo Cartaya comes a deeply moving middle grade novel about a daughter and father finding their way back to each other in the face of their changing family and community.

A SCHNEIDER FAMILY BOOK AWARD HONOR FOR MIDDLE GRADE


White Bird: A Wonder Story (A Graphic Novel) By R. J. Palacio Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525645535
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

Soon to be a major motion picture, starring Helen Mirren and Gillian Anderson! R. J. Palacio’s unforgettable graphic novel debut is a story about the power of kindness and unrelenting courage in a time of war.

SYDNEY TAYLOR AWARD WINNER • A NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Guts: A Graphic Novel By Raina Telgemeier Cover Image
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Published: Graphix - September 17th, 2019

A true story from Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile, Sisters, Drama, and Ghosts!

Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach. Her mom has one, too, so it's probably just a bug.


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Ashes in a Coconut By Bo Kearns Cover Image
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Published: Moonshine Cove Publishing, LLC - May 15th, 2019

To save her marriage, Laura Harrison accompanies her husband Jack to Indonesia where he is to take over as president of troubled bank; but when her premonitions become reality, events spin out of control.


The Man Without a Party: The Trials of Carl von Ossietzky By Richard Tres Cover Image
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Published: Beacon Publishing Group - April 12th, 2019

The Kaiser fined him for his writings; he refused to pay. The Weimar Republic charged him with treason for publishing the truth about their illegal military build-up. He fought them in court and went to prison. In early 1933, when Hitler took power, journalist Carl von Ossietzky was one of the first thrown into the new concentration camps.


Hollow Kingdom By Kira Jane Buxton Cover Image
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 6th, 2019

A finalist for the 2020 Thurber Prize for American Humor!

"The Secret Life of Pets meets The Walking Dead" in this big-hearted, boundlessly beautiful romp through the Apocalypse, where a foul-mouthed crow is humanity's only chance to survive Seattle's zombie problem (Karen Joy Fowler, PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author). S.T., a domestic


The Nickel Boys (Winner 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction): A Novel By Colson Whitehead Cover Image
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Published: Doubleday - July 16th, 2019

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER NATIONAL BESTSELLER • This follow-up to The Underground Railroad brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys unjustly sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida. • "One of the most gifted novelists in America today." —NPR
 


The Lager Queen of Minnesota: A Novel By J. Ryan Stradal Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399563058
Published: Pamela Dorman Books - July 23rd, 2019

A National Bestseller!

The perfect pick-me-up on a hot summer day. 
—Washington Post

 
“[A] charmer of a tale. . . Warm, witty and--like any good craft beer--complex, the saga delivers a subtly feminist and wholly life-affirming message.”
—People Magazine
 


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The Buddha Sat Right Here: A Family Odyssey Through India and Nepal By Dena Moes Cover Image
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Published: She Writes Press - April 2nd, 2019

Stressed-out midwife Dena Moes longed to escape the hamster wheel of her life-so she tore off her Supermom cape, shuttered the house, and took her husband and preteen daughters on a yearlong odyssey through India and Nepal.


Guesthouse for Ganesha By Judith Teitelman Cover Image
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Published: She Writes Press - May 7th, 2019

Gold Award in the Regional Fiction (Europe) category of the 2020 IPPY Awards
Gold Medal in the Fiction-Literary category of the 2020 Readers' Favorite Book Awards
Silver Award in the Audiobook: Fiction category of the 2020 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards


Celebrate Rosé: Cocktails & Parties for Life's Rosiest Moments By Ashley Rose Conway Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781681884608
Published: Weldon Owen - July 2nd, 2019

With an intoxicating collection of rosé-based cocktails for fun, sun-splashed occasions, this charming book by a cocktail maven also offers stylish entertaining ideas, food pairings, bar techniques, and a wealth of insider know-how for lovers of this delightful pink drink.

This enchanting book extols the many virtues of rosé—and shows how to craft enticing cocktai


A Wolf Called Wander (A Voice of the Wilderness Novel) By Rosanne Parry, Mónica Armiño (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rosanne Parry, Mónica Armiño (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062895936
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 7th, 2019

A New York Times bestseller! “Don’t miss this dazzling tour de force.”—Katherine Applegate, Newbery Medal winning author of The One and Only Ivan


The Peculiar Pig By Joy Steuerwald, Joy Steuerwald (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joy Steuerwald, Joy Steuerwald (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780399548871
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - June 18th, 2019

* "An excellent, gently told addition to anti-bullying, adoption, and individuality storytimes."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

There was a different sort of piglet in the pigpen one cool spring morning.


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Racial Ecologies By Leilani Nishime (Editor), Kim D. Hester Williams (Editor) Cover Image
By Leilani Nishime (Editor), Kim D. Hester Williams (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780295743738
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Published: University of Washington Press - July 2nd, 2018

From the Flint water crisis to the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy, environmental threats and degradation disproportionately affect communities of color, with often dire consequences for people's lives and health.


Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made a Nation By Jon Meacham, Tim McGraw Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593132951
Published: Random House - June 11th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A celebration of American history through the music that helped to shape a nation, by Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham and music superstar Tim McGraw

“Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw form an irresistible duo—connecting us to music as an unsung force in our nation's history.”—Doris Kearns Goodwin


Big Sky (Jackson Brodie #5) By Kate Atkinson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316523097
Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 25th, 2019

Iconoclastic detective Jackson Brodie returns in a triumphant new novel about secrets, sex, and lies.
Jackson Brodie has relocated to a quiet seaside village, in the occasional company of his recalcitrant teenage son and an aging Labrador, both at the discretion of his ex-partner Julia. It's picturesque, but there's something darker lurking behind the scenes.


Hair of the Dog: 80 Hangover Cocktails and Cures By Salvatore Calabrese Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781454934288
Published: Union Square & Co. - June 4th, 2019

From one of the world's leading bartenders, award-winning mixologist, and author of The Complete Home Bartender's Guide comes the answer, once and for all, to the question, "How to get rid of a hangover?" Within the pages of this unique drink recipe book, you'll find hangover remedies, including non-alcoholic options, as well as an entire chapter on how to prevent a hangover in the fi


Breakfast: The Cookbook By Emily Elyse Miller, Reem Kassis (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Emily Elyse Miller, Reem Kassis (Contributions by)
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ISBN: 9780714878041
Published: Phaidon Press - May 29th, 2019

Start the day with the definitive cookbook of authentic home-cooking breakfast dishes from around the world

Breakfast is the most important – and comforting – time of day for billions of people everywhere. Here, for the first time, a collection of hundreds of home-cooking recipes celebrates morning meals as they're prepared in kitchens across the globe.


The Beholder By Anna Bright Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062845429
Published: HarperTeen - June 4th, 2019

“Sparkles with beauty, intrigue, and romance.”—Kiera Cass, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Selection series

Selah has waited her whole life for a happily ever after. As the only daughter of the leader of Potomac, she knows her duty is to find the perfect match.


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Sustainability: A Love Story (21st Century Essays) By Nicole Walker Cover Image
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Published: Mad Creek Books - August 17th, 2018

In Sustainability: A Love Story, Nicole Walker questions what it means to live sustainably while still being able to have Internet and eat bacon. After all, who wants to listen to a short, blond woman who is mostly a hypocrite anyway—who eats cows, drives a gasoline-powered car, who owns no solar panels—tsk-tsking them?


Rise of the Necrofauna: The Science, Ethics, and Risks of De-Extinction By Britt Wray, George Church (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Britt Wray, George Church (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781771644723
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Published: Greystone Books - May 21st, 2019

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by The New Yorker and Science News


Dancing on the Spider's Web By Sasha Paulsen Cover Image
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Published: Tempest Books, Ltd. - May 8th, 2019

Is love incompatible with intelligence? Sarah Glass suspects this is the case. The shy, serious medical student would be the first to tell you that the heart is merely a muscle that beats or does not, the latter to the disadvantage of its owner. A heart cannot soar, leap, melt, or break.

And this is why it's so bewildering when it happens to her.


Tasting the Past: One Man’s Quest to Discover (and Drink!) the World’s Original Wines By Kevin Begos Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616209377
Published: Algonquin Books - June 4th, 2019

"A vintner’s blend of science, history, travel, and tantalizing drink recommendations." --Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist


Worm Loves Worm By J. J. Austrian, Mike Curato (Illustrator) Cover Image
By J. J. Austrian, Mike Curato (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062386335
Published: Balzer + Bray - January 5th, 2016

One of Time Out'“LGBTQ+ books for kids to read during Pride Month,” this irresistible picture book is a celebration of love in all its splendid forms from debut author J. J. Austrian and the acclaimed author-illustrator of Little Elliot, Big City, Mike Curato.


And Tango Makes Three By Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell, Henry Cole (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2005

And Tango Makes Three is the bestselling, heartwarming true story of two penguins who create a nontraditional family.

At the penguin house at the Central Park Zoo, two penguins named Roy and Silo were a little bit different from the others. But their desire for a family was the same.


How to Be a Lion By Ed Vere Cover Image
By Ed Vere
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ISBN: 9780525578055
Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - June 26th, 2018

From the New York Times bestselling author/illustrator of Max the Brave comes an inspiring and adorable picture book about a pair of unlikely friends who face down a pack of bullies.


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From two-time Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie to physicist Chien-Shiung Wu and obstetrical anesthesiologist Virginia Apgar, M.D., this book celebrates the lives and hard-earned accomplishments of ten women from around the world who forever changed astronomy, physics, chemistry, medicine, and biology.


When Einstein Walked with Gödel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought By Jim Holt Cover Image
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 14th, 2019

From Jim Holt, the New York Times bestselling author of Why Does the World Exist?, comes an entertaining and accessible guide to the most profound scientific and mathematical ideas of recent centuries in When Einstein Walked with Gödel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought.


Ask Again, Yes: A Novel By Mary Beth Keane Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982106980
Published: Scribner - May 28th, 2019

The triumphant New York Times Bestseller *The Tonight Show Summer Reads Pick*

Named one of the Best Books of the Year by People, Vogue, Parade, NPR, and Elle

"A gem of a book." —Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

How much can a family forgi


Eat Like You Give a Fork: The Real Dish on Eating to Thrive By Mareya Ibrahim Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250189776
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 4th, 2019

Eighty recipes support eight essential nutritional strategies to help you look and feel amazing

"Ibrahim's thoughtful recipes and sense of humor ("Greens are your new friends with bennies") keep this book entertaining and accessible." —Publishers Weekly


Cece Loves Science and Adventure By Kimberly Derting, Vashti Harrison (Illustrator), Shelli R. Johannes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062499622
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Published: Greenwillow Books - June 4th, 2019

“Smart girls, friendship, and fun: a winning combination.” —Kirkus

“A wonderful book.” —School Library Journal

Cece loves science and adventure!


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Every Tool's a Hammer: Life Is What You Make It By Adam Savage Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982113476
Published: Atria Books - May 7th, 2019

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“An imperative how-to for creativity.” —Nick Offerman

Adam Savage—star of Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters and one of the most beloved figures in science and tech—shares his golden rules of creativity, from finding inspiration to following through and successfully making your idea a reali


Good Enough: The Tolerance for Mediocrity in Nature and Society By Daniel S. Milo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780674504622
Published: Harvard University Press - June 18th, 2019

In this spirited and irreverent critique of Darwin's long hold over our imagination, a distinguished philosopher of science makes the case that, in culture as well as nature, not only the fittest survive: the world is full of the "good enough" that persist too.


Mostly Dead Things By Kristen Arnett Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781947793309
Published: Tin House Books - June 4th, 2019

The celebrated New York Times Bestseller

A Best Book of the Year pick at the New York TimesNPRThe New YorkerTIMEWashington PostOprahmag.comThrillistShelf Awareness, Good Housekeeping and more.


On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel By Ocean Vuong Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Press - June 4th, 2019

The instant New York Times Bestseller • Nominated for the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction

“A lyrical work of self-discovery that’s shockingly intimate and insistently universal…Not so much briefly gorgeous as permanently stunning.” —Ron Charles, The Washington Post


Drive Through Napa: Your Ultimate Companion to Napa Valley's Wine Regions By Paul Hodgins, Kathy Lajvardi (Designed by), Naushad Huda (Editor) Cover Image
By Paul Hodgins, Kathy Lajvardi (Designed by), Naushad Huda (Editor)
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Published: Iltg Media, Inc. - February 13th, 2019

YOUR COMPANION TO NAPA VALLEY'S WINES

Facts, history, interviews, and price-to-value charts about Napa Valley's 16 wine sub-regions in an easy-to-read, beautifully designed format. Read time, 90 min or 3 glasses of wine

WHAT'S INSIDE

* Gain confidence on Napa Valley wineries by learning about Napa's 16 wine regions.


Alphabet Trains By Samantha R. Vamos, Ryan O'Rourke (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Samantha R. Vamos, Ryan O'Rourke (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781580895934
Published: Charlesbridge - June 4th, 2019

All aboard for a train ride through the alphabet! Whether chug-chug-chugging up a mountainside in an Incline train or zipping at super speed in a Bullet train, trains will get you where you need to be—A to Z!


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How To Write a Page Turner: Craft a Story Your Readers Can't Put Down By Jordan Rosenfeld Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781440354342
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Published: Writer's Digest Books - March 19th, 2019

Infuse Your Fiction with the Powerful Tug of Tension!

Tension is the heart of conflict, the backbone of uncertainty, the hallmark of danger. It keeps readers guessing and characters on their toes. When you've got tension in place, stories leave readers breathless and wanting more. When it's missing, scenes feel inconsequential, plots drag, and characters meander.


This America: The Case for the Nation By Jill Lepore Cover Image
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Published: Liveright - May 28th, 2019

A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice Selection
One of President Bill Clinton’s “Best Things I’ve Read This Year”

From the acclaimed historian and New Yorker writer comes this urgent manifesto on the dilemma of nationalism and the erosion of liberalism in the twenty-first century.


Cari Mora: A Novel By Thomas Harris Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781538750148
Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 21st, 2019

A resilient young woman must outwit a sadistic psychopath in this pulse-pounding thriller from the author of The Silence of the Lambs, a "master still at the top of his strange and chilling form" (Wall Street Journal).

Twenty-five million dollars in cartel gold lies hidden beneath a mansion on the Miami Beach waterfront.


My Mexico City Kitchen: Recipes and Convictions [A Cookbook] By Gabriela Camara, Malena Watrous Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399580574
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Published: Lorena Jones Books - April 30th, 2019

The innovative chef and culinary trend-setter named one of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world shares 150 recipes for her vibrant, simple, and sophisticated contemporary Mexican cooking.


The Yoga House By Jesse Bennett Cover Image
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Published: Archway Publishing - September 21st, 2018

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Revenge of the She-Punks: A Feminist Music History from Poly Styrene to Pussy Riot By Vivien Goldman 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.


The Beatles A to Z: The Iconic Band - from Apple to Zebra Crossings By Steve Wide, Chantel de Sousa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Steve Wide, Chantel de Sousa (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781925418903
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.


The Big Book of Rock & Roll Names tells the behind-the-scenes stories of how the world’s most popular and influential rock and pop acts got their names. By turns fascinating, funny, and bizarre, the pages offer insight into the peculiar choices and idiosyncratic psychologies of hundreds of top musicians from the 1960s to the present.


Nothing's Bad Luck: The Lives of Warren Zevon By C. M. Kushins Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780306921483
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 By Nolan Gasser Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250057198
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 why we respond to music the way we do.

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 By Adah Nuchi, Rob Polivka (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Adah Nuchi, Rob Polivka (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781368015769
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2018

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

Persecuted as Jews, Izzy Baline and his family emigrated from Russia to New York, where he fell in love with his new country. He heard music everywhere and was full to bursting with his own. Izzy’s thump-two-three, ting-a-ling, whee tunes soon brought him acclaim as the sought-after songwriter Irving Berlin.


Operatic By Kyo Maclear, Byron Eggenschwiler (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kyo Maclear, Byron Eggenschwiler (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781554989720
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Published: Groundwood Books - April 1st, 2019

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


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Listen to this week's book talk here!

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 By Megan Griswold Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635652208
Published: Rodale Books - January 22nd, 2019

LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSLLER • WINNER OF THE NAUTILUS BOOK AWARD • “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 By David McCullough Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501168680
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 7th, 2019

The #1 New York Times bestseller by Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important chapter in the American story that’s “as resonant today as ever” (The Wall Street Journal)—the settling of the Northwest Territory by courageous pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would


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

A "riveting and illuminating" Bill Gates Summer Reading pick about how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don't (Yuval Noah Harari), by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the landmark bestseller Guns, Germs, and Steel.


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

Instant New York Times Bestseller
Longlisted for Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence
2020 New England Society Book Award Winner for Fiction

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


Wine Country Table: With Recipes that Celebrate California's Sustainable Harvest By Janet Fletcher, Robert Holmes (Photographs by), Sara Remington (Photographs by) Cover Image
By Janet Fletcher, Robert Holmes (Photographs by), Sara Remington (Photographs by)
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ISBN: 9780847865437
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 By Elizabeth Acevedo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062662835
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 7th, 2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award–winning 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. Winner of the California Young Reader Medal!


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