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1 - Black Sun

Rebecca Roanhorse · Gallery / Saga Press

From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Resistance Reborn comes the first book in the Between Earth and Sky trilogy, inspired by the civilizations of the Pre-Columbian Americas and woven into a tale of celestial prophecies, political intrigue, and forbidden magic.A god will...
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2 - The House in the Cerulean Sea

TJ Klune · Tor Books

Lambda Literary Award-winning author TJ Klune's breakout contemporary fantasy

Linus Baker is a by-the-book case worker in the Department in Charge of Magical Youth. He's tasked with determining whether six dangerous magical children are likely to bring about the end of the world.

Arthur...

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3 - The Impossible First

Colin O'Brady · Scribner

Colin O'Brady's awe-inspiring memoir recounts his triumphant recovery from a tragic accident and his gripping 932-mile crossing of the landmass of Antarctica solo, unsupported, and human powered - the first to accomplish this extraordinary feat. Prior to December 2018, no individual...
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4 - Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio

Derf Backderf · Abrams ComicArts

From bestselling author Derf Backderf comes the untold story of the Kent State shootings - timed for the 50th anniversary On May 4, 1970, the Ohio National Guard gunned down unarmed college students protesting the Vietnam War at Kent State University. In a deadly barrage of 67 shots,...
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5 - The Kids Are Gonna Ask

Anthony, Gretchen · PARK ROW BOOKS

In this poignant and humorous novel, twin siblings become a national phenomenon when they launch a podcast to find the biological father they never knew. "This journey is ours to start. And we hope you'll come with us--all the way to the end." Thomas and Savannah McClair aren't...
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6 - The Only Good Indians

Stephen Graham Jones · Gallery / Saga Press

Seamlessly blending classic horror and a dramatic narrative with sharp social commentary, The Only Good Indians follows four American Indian men after a disturbing event from their youth puts them in a desperate struggle for their lives. Tracked by an entity bent on revenge, these childhood...
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7 - Plain Bad Heroines: A Novel

Emily M. Danforth · William Morrow

"Brimming from start to finish with sly humor and gothic mischief. Brilliant." - SARAH WATERSThe Favourite meets The Haunting of Hill House in this highly imaginative and original horror-comedy centered around a cursed New England boarding school for girls, a wickedly whimsical...
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8 - Riot Baby

Tochi Onyebuchi · Tor.com

"Riot Baby bursts at the seams of story with so much fire, passion and power that in the end it turns what we call a narrative into something different altogether." -- Marlon James

Rooted in foundational loss and the hope that can live in anger, Riot Baby...

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9 - Solutions and Other Problems

Allie Brosh · Gallery Books

For the first time in seven years, Allie Brosh - beloved author and artist of the extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller Hyperbole and a Half - returns with a new collection of comedic, autobiographical, and illustrated essays. Solutions and Other Problems includes humorous stories...
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10 - We Ride Upon Sticks: A Novel

Quan Barry · Vintage

TIME * BOOK RIOT KIRKUS REVIEWSIn the town of Danvers, Massachusetts, home of the original 1692 witch trials, the 1989 Danvers Falcons will do anything to make it to the state finals - even if it means tapping into some devilishly dark powers. Against a background of irresistible 1980s...
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