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The Maidens

Alex Michaelides · Celadon Books
Pages: 336
Format: Book

Edward Fosca is a murderer. Of this Mariana is certain. But Fosca is untouchable. A handsome and charismatic Greek tragedy professor at Cambridge University, Fosca is adored by staff and students alike--particularly by the members of a secret society of female students known as The Maidens.

Mariana...

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In the Heights: Finding Home

Lin-Manuel Miranda · Random House
Format: Hardcover

In 2008, In the Heights, a new musical from up-and-coming young artists, electrified Broadway. The show's vibrant mix of Latin music and hip-hop captured life in Washington Heights, the Latino neighborhood in upper Manhattan. It won four Tony Awards and became an international hit,...
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Hairpin Bridge: A Novel

Taylor Adams
Format: Book

Three months ago, Lena Nguyen's estranged twin sister, Cambry, drove to a remote bridge seventy miles outside of Missoula, Montana, and jumped two hundred feet to her death. At least, that is the official police version.

But Lena isn't buying it.

Now she's...

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The Damage: A Novel

Caitlin Wahrer
Format: Hardcover

Tony has always looked out for his younger brother, Nick. So when he's called to a hospital bed where Nick is lying battered and bruised after a violent sexual assault, his protective instincts flare, and a white-hot rage begins to build.As a small-town New England lawyer, Tony's...
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She Memes Well: Essays

Quinta Brunson · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

Quinta Brunson is a master at breaking the internet. Before having any traditional background in media, her humorous videos were the first to go viral on Instagram's platform. From there, Brunson's wryly observant POV helped cement her status in the comedy world at large, with roles...
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Widespread Panic: A novel

James Ellroy · Knopf
Format: Hardcover

Freddy Otash is the man in the know and the man to know in 50s L.A. He operates with two simple rules--he'll do anything but commit murder, and he'll never work with the commies.Freddy is an ex-L.A. cop on the skids. He snuffed a cop killer in cold blood--and it got to him bad....
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A Quantum Life: My Unlikely Journey from the Street to the Stars

Hakeem Oluseyi
Format: Hardcover

Born into extreme poverty and emotional deprivation, James Edward Plummer was blessed with a genius I.Q. and a love of science. But in his community, a young bookworm quickly becomes a target for violence and abuse. As he struggles to survive his childhood in some of the toughest cities...
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Brainscapes: The Warped, Wondrous Maps Written in Your Brain―And How They Guide You

Rebecca Schwarzlose · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Book

Your brain is a collection of maps. That is no metaphor: scrawled across your brain's surfaces are actual maps of the sights, sounds, and actions that hold the key to your survival. Scientists first began uncovering these maps over a century ago, but we are only now beginning to unlock...

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Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism

Amanda Montell · Harper Wave
Format: Hardcover

The author of the widely praised Wordslut analyzes the social science of cult influence: how cultish groups from Jonestown and Scientology to SoulCycle and social media gurus use language as the ultimate form of power.What makes "cults" so intriguing and frightening? What makes...
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Morningside Heights: A Novel

Joshua Henkin · Pantheon
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A tender, powerful, and big-hearted novel about love in the face of loss, from the award-winning author of The World Without You and Matrimony When Ohio-born Pru Steiner arrives in New York in 1976 after graduating from Yale, she follows in a long tradition of young people determined to take...
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