Coming Soon! Available to Pre-Order

You can reserve a copy of your next favorite book with us!  We will have it waiting here for you or can ship it on the release date.

Order as usual.  We will charge your card or paypal when the book arrives, or you can pay in the store if you'll be picking the book up.

Below are just a few of the books coming soon, both big blockbusters and the smaller books we're excited to share.  (sometimes we'll even have signed copies or fun extras) 

Let us know if there is a book you're looking forward to and we'll reserve it for you.

Sooley Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385547680
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Published: Doubleday Books - April 27th, 2021

New York Times bestselling author John Grisham takes you to a different kind of court in his first basketball novel. Samuel "Sooley" Sooleymon is a raw, young talent with big hoop dreams ... and even bigger challenges off the court.


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By Ryan T. Higgins, Ryan Higgins, Ryan T. Higgins (Illustrator), Ryan Higgins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368028561
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 4th, 2021

Bonus for first 4 orders/purchases--a Bruce Swap  kite!  


Great Circle: A novel Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780525656975
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Published: Knopf - May 4th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER
A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK

 


Olympus, Texas: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385545211
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Published: Doubleday - May 4th, 2021

*A GOOD MORNING AMERICA Book Club Pick!*


"The Iliad meets Friday Night Lights in this muscular, captivating debut." --Oprah Daily
 
"Wildly entertaining." --Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls
 


Realm Breaker Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062872623
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Published: HarperTeen - May 4th, 2021

Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller! 

Irresistibly action-packed and full of lethal surprises, this stunning new fantasy series from Victoria Aveyard, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Red Queen series, begins where hope is lost and asks: When the heroes have fallen, who will take up the sword?


The Last Thing He Told Me: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501171345
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 4th, 2021

Now a Reese Witherspoon Book Club Selection!

A gripping mystery about a woman who thinks she’s found the love of her life—until he disappears.

Before Owen Michaels disappears, he smuggles a note to his beloved wife of one year: Protect her.


China: The Novel Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385538930
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Published: Doubleday - May 11th, 2021

The internationally bestselling author of Paris and New York takes on an exhilarating new world with his trademark epic style in China: The Novel


That Summer: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501133541
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Published: Atria Books - May 11th, 2021

“Weiner, the undisputed boss of the beach read, is back with another stunner.” —The New York Times

That Summer Is Your *IDEAL* Beach Read.” —Cosmopolitan

Named a Most Anticipated Book of Spring 2021 by Marie Claire, Bustle, Good Morning America, CNN, PopSugar, Good House


Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525557401
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Published: Viking - May 11th, 2021

"Masterly. An epic story of four Japanese-American families and their sons who volunteered for military service and displayed uncommon heroism... Propulsive and gripping, in part because of Mr. Brown's ability to make us care deeply about the fates of these individual soldiers...a page-turner." - Wall Street Journal


While Justice Sleeps Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780385546577
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Published: Doubleday Books - May 11th, 2021

From celebrated national leader and bestselling author Stacey Abrams, While Justice Sleeps is a gripping, complexly plotted thriller set within the halls of the U.S. Supreme Court.


The Plot Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781250790767
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Published: Celadon Books - May 11th, 2021

"Insanely readable." —Stephen King

Hailed as "breathtakingly suspenseful," Jean Hanff Korelitz’s The Plot is a propulsive read about a story too good not to steal, and the writer who steals it.


Freedom Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781982153410
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 18th, 2021

A profound rumination on the concept of freedom from the New York Times bestselling author of Tribe.

Throughout history, humans have been driven by the quest for two cherished ideals: community and freedom. The two don’t coexist easily. We value individuality and self-reliance, yet are utterly dependent on community for our most basic needs.


Hamnet Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781984898876
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2021

One of the best-reviewed books of 2020 in paperback.


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Talk Bookish to Me Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781525806438
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Published: Graydon House - May 25th, 2021

Inspiration can come from the most unlikely--and inconvenient--sources.

Kara Sullivan's life is full of love--albeit fictional. As a bestselling romance novelist and influential bookstagrammer, she's fine with getting her happily-ever-after fix between the covers of a book.


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Malibu Rising: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524798659
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 1st, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of Daisy Jones & The Six and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo . . . Four famous siblings throw an epic party to celebrate the end of the summer. But over the course of twenty-four hours, their lives will change forever.


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Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World's Largest Owl Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250798718
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Published: Picador - June 1st, 2021

A New York Times Notable Book of 2020
Longlisted for the National Book Award
Winner of the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award and the Minnesota Book Award for General Nonfiction
A Finalist for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year Award


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One Last Stop Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250244499
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 1st, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of Red, White & Royal Blue comes a new romantic comedy that will stop readers in their tracks...


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The Maidens Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250304452
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Published: Celadon Books - June 15th, 2021

"Stunning... The intelligent, cerebral plot finds contemporary parallels in Euripides's tragedies, Jacobean dramas such as The Duchess of Malfi, and Tennyson's poetry. The devastating ending shows just how little the troubled Mariana knows about the human psyche or herself. Michaelides is on a roll."
—Publishers Weekly, starred review


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Golden Girl Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316420082
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 1st, 2021

In this satisfying page-turner from "the queen of beach reads" (New York Magazine), a Nantucket novelist has one final summer to protect her secrets while her loved ones on earth learn to live without their golden girl.

On a perfect June day, Vivian Howe, author of thirteen beach novels and mother of three nearly grown children, is killed in a hit-and-run car


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For the Wolf (The Wilderwood #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316592789
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Published: Orbit - June 1st, 2021

The first daughter is for the Throne.
The second daughter is for the Wolf.

For fans of Uprooted and The Bear and the Nightingale comes a dark, sweeping debut fantasy novel about a young woman who must be sacrificed to the legendary Wolf of the Wood to save her kingdom.


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Wendy, Darling Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781789096811
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Published: Titan Books - June 1st, 2021

A lush, feminist re-imagining on what happened to Wendy after Neverland, for fans of Circe and The Mere Wife.



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Songs in Ursa Major: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780593318621
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Published: Knopf - June 22nd, 2021

A transporting love story of music, stardom, heartbreak, and a gifted young singer-songwriter who must find her own voice—“pure sun-soaked summer fun” (Kate Quinn, bestselling author of The Alice Network).
 


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Sunrise by the Sea: A Little Beach Street Bakery Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062911322
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 22nd, 2021

New York Times bestselling author Jenny Colgan returns to the setting of her beloved Little Beach Street Bakery series for a timely and heartfelt novel set in a Cornish seaside village.

Marisa Rosso can’t understand why everyone else is getting on with their lives as she still struggles to get over the death of her beloved grandfather, b


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The Personal Librarian Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593101537
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Published: Berkley - June 29th, 2021

The remarkable story of J. P. Morgan’s personal librarian, Belle da Costa Greene, the Black American woman who was forced to hide her true identity and pass as white to leave a lasting legacy that enriched our nation, from New York Times author Marie Benedict, and acclaimed author Victoria Christopher Murray.


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

A favorite now in paperback.

Migrations is an entrancing, yet unsettling novel.  Set in a near future of climate change and mass species extinction, Franny decides to follow the last migration of the Arctic Tern.  I found myself wondering if we have waited too long to do anything to stop what may be inevitable.

Carol


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All Our Shimmering Skies: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063075610
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Published: Harper Perennial - July 6th, 2021

From the internationally bestselling and beloved author of the critically acclaimed Boy Swallows Universe, a mesmerizing, uplifting novel of adventure and unlikely friendships in World War II Australia—calling to mind The Wizard of Oz as directed by Baz Luhrmann.


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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-


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

“Stunning and relentless. This is Jaws at 35,000 feet.” —Don Winslow
Falling is the best kind of thriller…Nonstop, totally authentic suspense.” —James Patterson
“Amazing...Intense suspense, shocks and scares...Chilling.” —Lee Child
“The perfect summer thriller.


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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


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The Guest List: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062868947
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - August 3rd, 2021

Now in paperback.  Another page-turner from Lucy Foley.  This closed room mystery is set on an Irish island--a weekend wedding and a murder.

Carol             


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Godspeed Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593190418
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - July 27th, 2021

In this riveting new novel by the bestselling and award-winning author of Shotgun Lovesongs, three troubled construction workers get entangled in a dangerous plan against an impossible deadline.


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Once There Were Wolves Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250244147
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Published: Flatiron Books - August 3rd, 2021

 I loved McConaghy's debut novel "Migrations", and now with "Once There Were Wolves", I know that she will be an author whose books I excitedly anticipate!  Inti and her twin sister move to Scotland, where Inti is re-introducing wolves to rewild the Highlands.  The haunting story asks what is wild and who or what is actually dangerous.

Carol


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Lightning Strike: A Novel (Cork O'Connor Mystery Series #18) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982128685
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Published: Atria Books - August 24th, 2021

This may be a Cork novel, but it takes place in 1963, when Cork is 12. We meet his Dad, who is sheriff of Aurora, his mother, his Ojibwe grandmother, and a much younger Henry.  Cork takes Henry's advice to follow the crumbs in a death his father is investigating, and we see the man that Cork will become start to take form.  Cork fans will be happy, but it also stands alone or as a place for readers new to the series to start.        Carol

We will have a limited number of signed copies for those who preorder.


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My Heart Is a Chainsaw Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982137632
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - August 31st, 2021

In her quickly gentrifying rural lake town Jade sees recent events only her encyclopedic knowledge of horror films could have prepared her for in this latest novel from the Jordan Peele of horror literature, Stephen Graham Jones.

“Some girls just don’t know how to die…”

Shirley Jackson meets Friday the 13th in My Heart Is a Chainsaw


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The Hill We Climb and Other Poems Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593465066
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Published: Viking Books - September 21st, 2021

A collection of poetry by presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman

Including The Hill We Climb, the stirring poem read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, this collection of the same name reveals an energizing and unforgettable new voice in America poetry.


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Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593203224
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

A lyrical picture book debut from presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long
 
"I can hear change humming
In its loudest, proudest song.
I don't fear change coming,
And so I sing along."