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Circe

Madeline Miller · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

"A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 New York Times bestseller "manages to be both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right" (Alexandra Alter, The New York Times)...
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We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights

Adam Winkler · Liveright
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

We the Corporations chronicles the revelatory story of one of the most successful, yet least known, "civil rights movements" in American history. In this groundbreaking portrait of corporate seizure of political power, We the Corporations reveals how American businesses won equal...
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Little Fires Everywhere

Celeste Ng · Penguin Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Soon to be a Hulu limited series, starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington!Named a Best Book of the Year by: People, The Washington Post, Bustle, Esquire, Southern Living, The Daily Beast, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Audible, Goodreads, Library...
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The Woman in the Window: A Novel

A. J. Finn · William Morrow
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The #1 Instant New York Times Bestseller - Soon to be a Major Motion Picture"Astounding. Thrilling. Amazing." - Gillian Flynn"Unputdownable." - Stephen King"A dark, twisty confection." - Ruth Ware"Absolutely gripping." - Louise PennyFor readers...
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Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge UniversityBook Club Pick for Now Read This, from PBS NewsHour and The New York Times "A coming-of-age memoir reminiscent...
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The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels

JON MEACHAM · Random House
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear.NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR * The Christian...
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The Books of Earthsea: The Complete Illustrated Edition

Ursula K. Le Guin · Saga Press
Pages: 1008
Format: Hardcover

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the timeless and beloved A Wizard of Earthsea - " ... reads like the retelling of a tale first told centuries ago," (David Mitchell) - comes this complete omnibus edition of the entire Earthsea chronicles, including over fifty illustrations...
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The death of Mrs. Westaway

Ruth Ware
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

"The highly anticipated fourth novel from Ruth Ware, The Globe and Mail and New York Times bestselling author of the In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, and The Lying Game. Harriet Westaway-better known as Hal-makes ends meet as a tarot reader, but she doesn't believe in the power...
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A Mind Unraveled: A Memoir

KURT EICHENWALD

The compelling story of an acclaimed journalist and New York Times bestselling author's ongoing struggle with epilepsy - his torturous decision to keep his condition a secret to avoid discrimination, and his ensuing decades-long battle to not only survive, but to thrive.
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The Great Alone

NOT AVAILABLE. · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 440
Format: Hardcover

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller! "A TOUR DE FORCE." -- Kirkus (starred review) Alaska, 1974.Unpredictable. Unforgiving. Untamed.For a family in crisis, the ultimate test of survival.Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile...
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Unsheltered: A Novel

BARBARA KINGSOLVER · Harper
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestsellerAn NPR pick for Best Books of 2018One of Christian Science Monitor's best fiction reads of 2018 One of Newsweek's Best Books of the yearThe New York Times bestselling author of Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, and The Poisonwood Bible and recipient of numerous literary...
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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America

BETH MACY · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Factory Man comes the only book to fully chart the opioid crisis in America-an unforgettable portrait of the families and first responders on the front lines.In this masterful work, Beth Macy takes us into the epicenter of America's twenty-plus...
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Untitled

Reese Witherspoon · Touchstone
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Academy Award-winning actress, producer, and entrepreneur Reese Witherspoon invites you into her world, where she infuses the southern style, parties, and traditions she loves with contemporary flair and charm.Reese Witherspoon's grandmother Dorothea always said that a combination of beauty...
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25: Untitled: A Novel

JOHN GRISHAM · Doubleday
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author John Grisham returns to Clanton, Mississippi, to tell the story of an unthinkable murder and the bizarre trial that follows it, in this powerful new legal thriller. Pete Banning was Clanton's favorite son, a returning war hero, the patriarch of a prominent...
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Where the Crawdads Sing

Delia Owens · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times BestsellerA Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon"Painfully beautiful."--The New York Times Book Review"Perfect for fans of Barbara...
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I Just Ate My Friend

Heidi McKinnon · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A creature has eaten his friend. Now he's on a journey to find a new one with hilarious consequences in this bright, subversive debut picture book.A little creature is looking for a new friend, but he's not having any luck. Why is he looking for a new friend, you ask? Because he ate his old one!...
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