New Releases

Welcome to this week's new releases. Here you will find, roughly in the following order:

Fiction (adults)

Mystery (adults)

Poetry (adults)

Non-fiction (adults)

Kids, YA, and teens

Octavia E. Butler: Kindred, Fledgling, Collected Stories (LOA #338) Cover Image
By Octavia Butler, Gerry Canavan (Editor), Nisi Shawl (Editor)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781598536751
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: Library of America - January 19th, 2021

The definitive edition of the complete works of the "grand dame" of American science fiction begins with this volume gathering two novels and her collected stories


The Rib King: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062979063
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Published: Amistad - January 19th, 2021

“Ultimately the reason to read The Rib King is not its timeliness or its insight into politics or Black culture, but because it accomplishes what the best fiction sets out to do: It drops you into a world you could not otherwise visit and makes you care deeply about what happens there.”--BookPage (starred review)


Weather (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345806901
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Published: Vintage - January 19th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER

From the beloved author of the nationwide best seller Dept. of Speculation--one of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the Year--a "darkly funny and urgent" (NPR) tour de force about a family, and a nation, in crisis


Remote Control Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250772800
Availability: This book is out of stock at the warehouse but still available to order. We cannot promise that it will arrive by Christmas.
Published: Tordotcom - January 19th, 2021

An alien artifact turns a young girl into Death's adopted daughter in Remote Control, a thrilling sci-fi tale of community and female empowerment from Nebula and Hugo Award-winner Nnedi Okorafor

“She’s the adopted daughter of the Angel of Death. Beware of her. Mind her. Death guards her like one of its own.”


At the Edge of the Haight Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781643750231
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 19th, 2021

The 10th Winner of the 2019 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction, Awarded by Barbara Kingsolver

“What a read this is, right from its startling opening scene. But even more than plot, it’s the richly layered details that drive home a lightning bolt of empathy.


Darling Rose Gold Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593100073
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Published: Berkley - January 19th, 2021

THE USA TODAY BESTSELLER

"If you enjoyed The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides, read Darling Rose Gold."Washington Post

“Sensationally good - two complex characters power the story like a nuclear reaction...”—Lee Child

 


Homo Irrealis: Essays Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374171872
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 19th, 2021

The New York Times–bestselling author of Find Me and Call Me by Your Name returns to the essay form with his collection of thoughts on time, the creative mind, and great lives and works

Irrealis moods are the set of verbal moods that indicate that something is not actually the case or a certain situation or action is not known to have happened . . .


Where the Light Enters: Building a Family, Discovering Myself Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250182340
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Published: Flatiron Books - August 4th, 2020

An intimate look at the love that built the Biden family and the delicate balancing act of the woman at its center.

"How did you get this number?" Those were the first words Jill Biden spoke to U.S. senator Joe Biden when he called her out of the blue to ask her on a date.


Pet Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593175446
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
STONEWALL BOOK AWARD WINNER

"[A] beautiful, genre-expanding debut. . . . Pet is a nesting doll of creative possibilities." -The New York Times


Hard-Boiled Bugs for Breakfast: And Other Tasty Poems Cover Image
By Jack Prelutsky, Ruth Chan (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063019133
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Published: Greenwillow Books - January 19th, 2021

A new collection from the celebrated first Young People’s Poet Laureate and bestselling poet Jack Prelutsky, featuring more than one hundred original poems!

Hard-Boiled Bugs for Breakfast is guaranteed to make readers laugh, imagine, write, and dream.


Baby Young, Gifted, and Black: With a Mirror! Cover Image
By Jamia Wilson, Andrea Pippins (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780711261419
Availability: This book is out of stock at the warehouse but still available to order. We cannot promise that it will arrive by Christmas.
Published: Wide Eyed Editions - January 5th, 2021

"There are so many things I am and can be... There's a whole world waiting for me." 

Introduce your baby to Black excellence with this lyrical board-book edition of Young, Gifted and Black.