New titles in both fiction and non-fiction, hardcover and paperback, recommended by our staff.
A pioneering new graphic novel series by Dav Pilkey, the author and illustrator of the internationally bestselling Dog Man and Captain Underpants series.$28.00ISBN: 9781580059510Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Seal Press - December 1st, 2020
From the author of the New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race, a subversive history of white male American identity.
What happens to a country that tells generation after generation of white men that they deserve power? What happens when success is defined by status over women and people of color, instead of by actual accomplishments?$17.00ISBN: 9781250758217Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Picador - December 1st, 2020
A 2020 LOCUS AWARD FINALIST
Jeff VanderMeer's Dead Astronauts presents a City with no name of its own where, in the shadow of the all-powerful Company, lives human and otherwise converge in terrifying and miraculous ways. At stake: the fate of the future, the fate of Earth—all the Earths.$16.00ISBN: 9781644450383Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Graywolf Press - December 1st, 2020
A revolutionary memoir about domestic abuse by the award-winning author of Her Body and Other Parties$14.99ISBN: 9780062498588Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Balzer + Bray - December 1st, 2020
#1 New York Times bestseller · Seven starred reviews · Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book$17.00ISBN: 9780525540687Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Riverhead Books - December 1st, 2020
ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEARNAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY NPR, PARADE, REAL SIMPLE, and BUZZFEED AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER$27.00ISBN: 9781982121495Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria Books - November 24th, 2020
Named Best Book of the Year by Bustle
Named Most Anticipated Book of the Year by The Millions, Electric Literature, and HuffPost
Named Best Book of Fall by USA TODAY, PopSugar, Alma, and Goodreads
The author of the “vivid and urgent…important and timely” (The N$26.95ISBN: 9781524749361Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Pantheon - November 24th, 2020
In this latest installment in the cherished No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, Mma Ramotswe must balance family obligations with the growing needs of one of Charlie’s pet projects.
$13.99ISBN: 9781419746918Availability: BackorderedPublished: Harry N. Abrams - November 24th, 2020$21.99ISBN: 9781534463424Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Aladdin - November 17th, 2020
Book 8.5 in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series delivers what fans of the series have been begging for!$18.00ISBN: 9780399590610Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: One World - November 17th, 2020
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • From the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me, a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom.$16.00ISBN: 9780307948472Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Vintage - November 17th, 2020
2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
"One of the funniest books of the year. . . . A delicious, ambitious Hollywood satire." —The Washington Post$28.00ISBN: 9781538745359Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - November 17th, 2020From the charming and wickedly funny co-creator and star of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, a collection of hilarious personal essays, poems and even amusement park maps on the subjects of insecurity, fame, anxiety, and much more.$18.00ISBN: 9781250758187Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Picador - November 17th, 2020
From the iconic musicians Tegan and Sara comes a memoir about high school, detailing their first loves and first songs in a compelling look back at their humble beginnings$37.00ISBN: 9781787134829Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Quadrille Publishing - November 17th, 2020"Caroline Eden is an extraordinarily creative and gifted writer. Red Sands captures the sights, tastes and feel of Central Asia so well that when reading this book I was sometimes convinced I was there in person. A wonderful book from start to finish." Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads
$26.99ISBN: 9780062662620Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper Voyager - November 17th, 2020
The exciting end to The Poppy War trilogy, R. F.$30.00ISBN: 9780399589720Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House - November 17th, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • A powerful work of visual nonfiction about three generations of an Apache family struggling to protect sacred land from a multinational mining corporation, by MacArthur “Genius” and National Book Award finalist Lauren Redniss, the acclaimed author of Thunder & Lightning.$16.00ISBN: 9781984806680Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Berkley - November 17th, 2020
Chloe Neill brings her trademark wit and wild sense of adventure to a stunning seafaring fantasy starring a dauntless heroine in a world of magic and treachery.
$65.00ISBN: 9781597145237Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Heyday Books - November 17th, 2020
A new classic gets the deluxe treatment$27.99ISBN: 9780063032491Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ecco - November 10th, 2020
A new book of poetry from internationally acclaimed, award-winning and bestselling author Margaret Atwood$24.00ISBN: 9780593189481Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Riverhead Books - November 10th, 2020
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
“Every bit as beautiful and healing as the season itself. . . . This is truly a beautiful book.” —Elizabeth Gilbert
$26.95ISBN: 9780525656012Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - November 10th, 2020
From the author of Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone ("The Queen of Greens," The Washington Post)—a warm, bracingly honest memoir that also gives us an insider's look at the vegetarian movement.$28.99ISBN: 9780062955456Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - November 10th, 2020
Featuring his famous literary detective Atticus Pund and Susan Ryeland, hero of the worldwide bestseller Magpie Murders, a brilliantly complex literary thriller with echoes of Agatha Christie from New York Times bestselling author Anthony Horowitz.
Retired publisher Susan Ryeland is living the good life.$20.95ISBN: 9780525658221Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - November 10th, 2020
From the acclaimed author of Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space--an authoritative and accessible guide to the most alluring and challenging phenomena of contemporary science.$20.00ISBN: 9780399563263Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Books - November 10th, 2020
A New York Times Bestseller!
Chosen as one of Oprah's "Books That Help Me Through" for Oprah's Book Club!
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver presents a personal selection of her best work in this definitive collection spanning more than five decades of her esteemed literary career.$27.99ISBN: 9781627794909Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Henry Holt and Co. - November 10th, 2020
"Indispensable [reading] about the feminine journey through a man's world"
An intimate look at the lives of our most celebrated female musicians—and their challenges with fame—from a legendary music journalist$23.00ISBN: 9781250758156Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Picador - November 10th, 2020
A selection of essays on writing and reading by the master short-fiction writer Lydia Davis$14.99ISBN: 9781250756565Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tordotcom - November 10th, 2020
C. S. Malerich's The Factory Witches of Lowell is a riveting historical fantasy about witches going on strike in the historical mill-town of Lowell, Massachusetts.$29.99ISBN: 9780593233535Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Clarkson Potter - November 10th, 2020
From the host of the beloved Netflix series Time to Eat and winner of The Great British Baking Show come over 100 time-smart recipes to tackle family mealtime.$27.95ISBN: 9781641292696Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Soho Press - November 10th, 2020
“Jacqueline Winspear has created a memoir of her English childhood that is every bit as engaging as her Maisie Dobbs novels, just as rich in character and detail, history and humanity. Her writing is lovely, elegant and welcoming.”—Anne Lamott$27.99ISBN: 9781250800466Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book - November 10th, 2020
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
An urgent primer on race and racism, from the host of the viral hit video series
“Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man”$29.00ISBN: 9781538746837Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - November 10th, 2020NATIONAL BESTSELLER
Named One of The Best Books of 2020 by NPR's Fresh Air * Publishers Weekly * Marie Claire * Redbook * Vogue * Kirkus Reviews * Book Riot * Bustle
A Recommended Book by The New York Times * The Washington Post * Booklist * The Boston Globe * Amazon * Goodreads * Buzzfeed * Town & Country * Refinery29 * BookRiot * CrimeR$27.00ISBN: 9780735221253Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Press - November 10th, 2020
An instant New York Times bestseller
From the bestselling author of The Cost of These Dreams$17.99ISBN: 9780063008243Availability: Available from Warehouse - Usually Delivers in 3-14 DaysPublished: William Morrow Paperbacks - November 10th, 2020
An unforgettable historical tale set in fifteenth-century England of a brilliant woman’s defiance, courage, and ingenuity—from the author of The Locksmith’s Daughter and The Chocolate Maker’s Wife.$27.00ISBN: 9781984881168Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Press - November 10th, 2020
An instant New York Times bestseller!
“Rapinoe's 'signature pose' from the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup is synonymous to the feeling we got when finishing this book: heart full, arms wide and ready to take up space in this world.”—USA Today
$29.95ISBN: 9781788738910Availability: Available from Warehouse - Usually Delivers in 3-14 DaysPublished: Verso - November 10th, 2020
A literary history of walking From Dickens to Zizek
There is no such thing as the wrong step; every time we walk we are going somewhere. Moving around the modern city becomes more than from getting from A to B, but a way of understanding who and where you are. In a series of riveting intellectual rambles, Matthew Beaumont, retraces a history of the walker.$30.00ISBN: 9780316628242Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - November 3rd, 2020
“Genius… It is miraculous to read these pieces… You must read The Best of Me.” —Andrew Sean Greer, New York Times Book Review
David Sedaris’s best stories and essays, spanning his remarkable career—as selected by the author himself, and including a new essay
A New York Times Book Review Editor$18.00ISBN: 9780812986471Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Trade Paperbacks - November 3rd, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout continues the life of her beloved Olive Kitteridge, a character who has captured the imaginations of millions.$16.00ISBN: 9781501161162Availability: Available from Warehouse - Usually Delivers in 3-14 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster - November 3rd, 2020
In this “little gem” (Washington Independent Review of Books), Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist and New York Times bestselling author Dave Barry learns how to age happily from his old but joyful dog, Lucy.$16.95ISBN: 9788418133244Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nubeocho - November 3rd, 2020
D nde puede estar el sombrero del oso? Y si alguien lo hubiera robado? El oso pregunta a otros animales si lo vieron. Todos responden que no. Entonces, un ciervo hace una pregunta que despierta la memoria del oso... encontrar al ladr n?$27.00ISBN: 9780593087275Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Riverhead Books - October 27th, 2020
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR
A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK$28.99ISBN: 9780062868084Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - October 27th, 2020
“One of the most captivating novels of the year.” – Washington Post
NATIONAL BESTSELLER$35.00ISBN: 9781452182698Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Chronicle Books - October 27th, 2020Named one of the Best Fall Cookbooks 2020 by The New York Times, Eater, Epicurious, Food & Wine, Saveur, CNN Travel, The Kitchn, Chowhound, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, NPR Here & Now, Forbes, Martha Stewart Living, The Smithsonian, SF Chronicle, LA Times, Serious Eats, New Yorker, Washington Post, and many more.
$14.99ISBN: 9781419748684Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Amulet Books - October 27th, 2020
An instant #1 USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times bestseller!
In The Deep End, book 15 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney, Greg Heffley and his family hit the road for a cross-country camping trip, ready for the adventure of a lifetime.
&nbs$26.95ISBN: 9780385546553Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Doubleday - October 27th, 2020
“[Fortune Favors the Dead has] razor-sharp style, tons of flair, a snappy sense of humor, and all the most satisfying elements of a really good noir novel, plus plenty of original twists of its own.”—Tana French$38.00ISBN: 9780316480680Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Voracious - October 27th, 2020An Eater Best Cookbook of Fall 2020 • This groundbreaking new cookbook from chef, bestselling author, and TV star Marcus Samuelsson celebrates contemporary Black cooking in 150 extraordinarily delicious recipes.
It is long past time to recognize Black excellence in the culinary world the same way it has been celebrated in the worlds of music, spor$10.99ISBN: 9781989365366Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Wattpad Books - October 27th, 2020
None of them expected the nightmare to continue . . .
In the sequel to I’m a Gay Wizard, V.S. Santoni imagines a world where Johnny, Hunter, Alison, and Blake are forced once again to prove that love and magic can save the day.$25.99ISBN: 9780063051331Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper Perennial - October 27th, 2020
Instant National Bestseller$19.99ISBN: 9781250770288Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Griffin - October 27th, 2020
INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
NOW UPDATED WITH A NEW CHAPTER
In his first and only official autobiography, music icon Elton John reveals the truth about his extraordinary life, from his rollercoaster lifestyle as shown in the film Rocketman, to becoming a living legend.$17.00ISBN: 9781982113483Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria Books - October 27th, 2020
In this New York Times bestselling “imperative how-to for creativity” (Nick Offerman), Adam Savage—star of Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters—shares his golden rules of creativity, from finding inspiration to following through and successfully making your idea a reality.
Every Tool’s a Hammer is a chronicle of my lif$17.99ISBN: 9780316439145Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Back Bay Books - October 27th, 2020From the bestselling author of Rise of the Rocket Girls, the untold, "richly detailed" story of the women of Walt Disney Studios, who shaped the iconic films that have enthralled generations (Margot Lee Shetterly, New York Times bestselling author of Hidden Figures).
From Snow White to Moana, from Pinocchio to Frozen$17.99ISBN: 9780316508957Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 27th, 2020Morrigan battles a new evil as a strange, frightening illness takes hold of Nevermoor in this captivating and heart-pounding third book of the instant New York Times bestselling series.$24.00ISBN: 9781635576689Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 27th, 2020
From former Talking Heads frontman and multimedia visionary David Byrne and revered bestselling author, illustrator, and artist Maira Kalman--an inspiring celebration in words and art of the connections between us all.
Don't miss the Spike Lee film of the Broadway hit American Utopia--on HBO.
A Beat Most Anticipated Graphic Novel of Fall 2020