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

Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982167356
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Published: Atria Books - July 6th, 2021

This hilarious and profound debut for fans of Mostly Dead Things and Goodbye, Vitamin, follows a morbidly anxious young woman—“the kindhearted heroine we all need right now” (Courtney Maum, New York Times bestselling author)—who stumbles into a job as a receptionist at a Catholic church and beco


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-


Parable of the Sower: A Graphic Novel Adaptation Cover Image
By Octavia E. Butler, Damian Duffy (Adapted by), John Jennings (Illustrator), Hopkinson Nalo (Introduction by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419754050
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - July 6th, 2021

The graphic-novel adaptation of Octavia E. Butler’s groundbreaking dystopian novel, Parable of the Sower, the follow-up to Kindred, a #1 New York Times bestseller

In this graphic-novel adaptation of Octavia E.


Incense and Sensibility: A Novel (The Rajes Series #3) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063051805
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 6th, 2021

Yash Raje, California’s first Indian-American gubernatorial candidate, has always known exactly what he wants—and how to use his privileged background to get it. He attributes his success to a simple mantra: control your feelings and you can control the world.


Dear Miss Metropolitan: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250793614
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - July 6th, 2021

Introducing an extraordinary and original writer whose first novel explores the intersections of grief and rage, personal strength and healing--and what we owe one another.


Out of Darkness, Shining Light: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982110345
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Published: Scribner - July 6th, 2021

“Engrossing, beautiful, and deeply imaginative” (Yaa Gyasi, author of Homegoing), this epic novel about the explorer David Livingstone and the extraordinary group of Africans who carry his body across impossible terrain “illuminates the agonies of colonialism and blind loyalty” (O, The Oprah Magazine).


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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Via Negativa Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780593081006
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Published: Vintage - July 6th, 2021

A heartfelt, daring, divinely hilarious debut novel about a priest who embarks on a fateful journey with a pistol in his pocket and an injured coyote in his backseat.

A beautiful and meditative exploration of shattered faith. --Brit Bennett, author of The Vanishing Half


The Jane Austen Society: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250797179
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - July 6th, 2021

* INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER *

"This novel delivers sweet, smart escapism."
People


Antkind: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399589690
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - July 6th, 2021

The bold and boundlessly original debut novel from the Oscar®-winning screenwriter of Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and Synecdoche, New York.


The Exiles: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062356338
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Published: Custom House - July 6th, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

OPTIONED FOR TELEVISION BY BRUNA PAPANDREA, THE PRODUCER OF HBO'S BIG LITTLE LIES


Build Your House Around My Body Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812993325
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Published: Random House - July 6th, 2021

Part puzzle, part revenge tale, part ghost story, this kaleidoscopic novel spins half a century of Vietnamese history and folklore into a "brilliant, sweeping epic that swaps spirits and sheds time like snakeskin" (Paul Tremblay, author of A Head Full of Ghosts and Survivor Song).


A Boring Wife Settles the Score Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781487009373
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Published: Arachnide Editions - July 6th, 2021

The eagerly anticipated sequel to the critically beloved and bestselling Autopsy of a Boring Wife finds the saucy and ever-appealing Diane, now turning fifty and with the wreckage of her marriage behind her, setting off on a new and hilarious journey for romance.


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Migrations: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250204035
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Published: Flatiron Books - July 6th, 2021

* INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER *

"Visceral and haunting" (New York Times Book Review) · "Hopeful" (Washington Post) · "Powerful" (Los Angeles Times) · "Thrilling" (TIME) · "Tantalizingly beautiful" (Elle) · "Suspenseful, atmospheric" (Vogue) · "Aching and poignant" (Guardian)
· "Gripping" (The Economist)


Island Queen: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063002845
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Published: William Morrow - July 6th, 2021


“Riveting and transformative, evocative and immersive...by turns vibrant and bold and wise, discovering Dorothy’s story is a singular pleasure.”--The New York Times


Brotherhood Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781609456726
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Published: Europa Editions - July 6th, 2021

WINNER of the French Voices Grand Prize, Prix Ahmadou Kourouma, and Grand Prix du Roman M tis

Mohamed Mbougar Sarr's searing and thought-provoking debut novel, Brotherhood takes place in the imaginary town of Kalep, where a fundamentalist Islamist government has spread its brutal authority.


The Beginners Cover Image
By Anne Serre, Mark Hutchinson (Translated by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811230315
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Published: New Directions - July 6th, 2021

Quintessential Anne Serre—this restless, prowling novel explores love as a form of greed, and confused need as one shape of bereftness


The Lost Book of Adana Moreau Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781335147356
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Published: Hanover Square Press - July 6th, 2021

*Winner of the Chicago Review of Books Award for Fiction*

A Heartland Booksellers Award Nominee

An NPR Best Book of the Year

A BookPage Best Book of the Year

A Library Journal Best Winter/Spring Debut of 2020


Razorblade Tears: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250252708
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Published: Flatiron Books - July 6th, 2021

*INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*
“Provocative, violent — beautiful and moving, too.” —Washington Post

“Superb...Cuts right to the heart of the most important questions of our times.” —Michael Connelly

“A tour de force – poignant, action-packed, and profound.” —Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Silver Tears Cover Image
By Camilla Läckberg, Ian Giles (Translator)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525657996
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - July 6th, 2021

From the internationally bestselling author of The Golden Cage comes a bold, mesmerizing thriller of seduction, deceit, and female power, in which a woman's secret cannot stay buried forever.


The Lantern Men (Ruth Galloway Mysteries) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358522454
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Published: Mariner Books - July 6th, 2021

Forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway changed her life—until a convicted killer tells her that four of his victims were never found, drawing her back to the place she left behind.

Everything has changed for Ruth Galloway. She has a new job, home, and partner, and she is no longer north Norfolk police’s resident forensic archaeologist.


The Hollywood Spy: A Maggie Hope Mystery Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593156926
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Published: Bantam - July 6th, 2021

Maggie Hope is off to California to solve a crime that hits too close to home--and confront the very evil she thought she had left behind in Europe--as the acclaimed World War II mystery series from New York Times bestselling author Susan Elia MacNeal continues.


Falling: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982177881
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - July 6th, 2021

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER * INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“T. J. Newman has written the perfect thriller! A must-read.” —Gillian Flynn
“Stunning and relentless.


Black Bottom Saints: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062970862
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Published: Amistad - July 6th, 2021

An enthralling literary tour-de-force that pays tribute to Detroit's legendary neighborhood, a mecca for jazz, sports, and politics, Black Bottom Saints is a powerful blend of fact and imagination reminiscent of E.L. Doctorow's classic novel Ragtime and Marlon James' Man Booker Award-winning masterpiece, A Brief History of Seven Killings.


The Bone Code: A Temperance Brennan Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982139964
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Published: Scribner - July 6th, 2021

#1 New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs returns with her twentieth gripping novel featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, whose examinations, fifteen years apart, of unidentified bodies ignite a terrifying series of events.

On the way to hurricane-ravaged Isle of Palms, a barrier island off the South Carolina coast, Tempe receives a call from the Charle


An Irish Hostage: A Novel (Bess Crawford Mysteries #12) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062859853
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Published: William Morrow - July 6th, 2021

“[Readers] are bound to be caught up in the adventures of Bess Crawford . . . While her sensibility is as crisp as her narrative voice, Bess is a compassionate nurse who responds with feeling.”— The New York Times Book Review


Survivor Song: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062679178
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 6th, 2021

A propulsive and chillingly prescient novel of suspense and terror from the Bram Stoker award–winning author of The Cabin at the End of the World and A Head Full of Ghosts.

“Absolutely riveting.” — Stephen King


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The Collection Plate: Poems Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063048478
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Published: Ecco - July 6th, 2021

A deeply wrought and joyful debut poetry collection from an exciting new voice 


Black Earth: Selected Poems and Prose Cover Image
By Osip Mandelstam, Peter France (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811230971
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Published: New Directions - July 6th, 2021

Russia’s foremost modernist master in a major new translation


Somebody Else Sold the World (Penguin Poets) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143136446
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Published: Penguin Books - July 6th, 2021

A resonant new collection on love and persistence from the author of The Big Smoke, a finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize


The Sound of the Sea: Seashells and the Fate of the Oceans Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393651447
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 6th, 2021

A compelling history of seashells and the animals that make them, revealing what they have to tell us about nature, our changing oceans, and ourselves.

Seashells have been the most coveted and collected of nature’s creations since the dawn of humanity. They were money before coins, jewelry before gems, art before canvas.


BBQ Revolution: Innovative Barbecue Recipes from an All-Star Pitmaster Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781592339952
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Published: Harvard Common Press - July 6th, 2021

From classic, competition-winning recipes to boundary-pushing ’que, join the founder of Meat Mitch competition BBQ team and Char Bar Smoked Meat and Amusements for a BBQ Revolution!

Mitch Benjamin has helped open BBQ restaurants in Paris, served his smoked meat to baseball legends at Yankee Stadium, and taken home some serious hardware from just abo


The Vapors: A Southern Family, the New York Mob, and the Rise and Fall of Hot Springs, America's Forgotten Capital of Vice Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781250782748
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Published: Picador - July 6th, 2021

A 2020 New York Times notable book | One of the Chicago Tribune's best nonfiction books of 2020

"Complex, turbulent, as haunting as a pedal steel solo"
—Jonathan Miles, The New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice)


The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic: Revised and Expanded Edition Cover Image
By Jessica Hopper, Samantha Irby (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780374538996
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Published: MCD x FSG Originals - July 6th, 2021

"Jessica Hopper's criticism is a trenchant and necessary counterpoint not just on music, but on our culture at large." —Annie Clark, St. Vincent

An acclaimed, career-spanning collection from a fiercely feminist and revered contemporary rock critic, reissued with new material


Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780062873064
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Published: Harper Perennial - July 6th, 2021

One of TIME's 100 Must Read Books of 2020 and one of Good Housekeeping's Best Books of the Year

“One of the smartest young writers of her generation.”—Book Riot


This Is Your Mind on Plants Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593296905
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Published: Penguin Press - July 6th, 2021

The instant New York Times bestseller

"Expert storytelling . . . Pollan] masterfully elevates a series of big questions about drugs, plants and humans that are likely to leave readers thinking in new ways."--New York Times Book Review


Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982111915
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 6th, 2021

A close friendship is one of the most influential and important relationships a human life can contain. Anyone will tell you that!


Sitting Pretty: The View from My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062936806
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Published: HarperOne - July 6th, 2021

A memoir-in-essays from disability advocate and creator of the Instagram account @sitting_pretty Rebekah Taussig, processing a lifetime of memories to paint a beautiful, nuanced portrait of a body that looks and moves differently than most.


Books Promiscuously Read: Reading as a Way of Life Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780374115265
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 6th, 2021

The critic and scholar Heather Cass White offers an exploration of the nature of reading


Goodnight Everyone Cover Image
By Chris Haughton, Chris Haughton (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536217957
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - July 6th, 2021

From the creator of Shh We Have a Plan comes a mesmerizing bedtime tale of a forest settling into slumber and one little bear trying to stay awake.


The Queen Will Betray You (Kingdoms of Sand and Sky #2) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250237460
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Published: Tor Teen - July 6th, 2021

The breathtaking sequel to Sarah Henning's The Princess Will Save You--a brilliantly-executed YA fantasy homage to The Princess Bride

KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE CROWN…


The Princess Will Save You (Kingdoms of Sand and Sky #1) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781250237439
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Published: Tor Teen - July 6th, 2021

Now in paperback! Sarah Henning's YA fantasy adventure inspired by The Princess Bride, in which a princess must rescue her stable boy true love, from the acclaimed author of Sea Witch.

DON’T MESS WITH THE CROWN…


Second Helpings: A Jessica Darling Novel Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250781819
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Published: Wednesday Books - July 6th, 2021

Second Helpings continues Megan McCafferty's New York Times bestselling series - now with a new foreword by New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Serle


What We Devour Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781492679257
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - July 6th, 2021

Miller always delivers on queer fantasy.--Dahlia Adler, Buzzfeed
Anyone who reads Linsey Miller knows that her worldbuilding, characters, and tense plot lines make for some of the best dark fantasy novels in the YA genre.--Brianna Robinson, The Young Folks


The Okay Witch and the Hungry Shadow Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534431485
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Published: Aladdin - July 6th, 2021

“A satisfying, brilliant sequel, solidifying Steinkellner’s reputation as a graphic novelist to watch.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

In this hilarious and heartwarming sequel to the bestselling and critically acclaimed graphic novel, The Okay Witch, half-witch Moth Hush uses magic to boost her confidence with disastrous results


Any Way the Wind Blows (Simon Snow Trilogy #3) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250254337
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Published: Wednesday Books - July 6th, 2021

New York Times bestselling author Rainbow Rowell's epic fantasy, the Simon Snow trilogy, concludes with Any Way the Wind Blows.