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Go Set a Watchman
Go Set a Watchman
by Harper Lee
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Having sat unpublished for over half a century, the release of Harper Lee's first novel, set 20 years after To Kill a Mockingbird, is truly a literary event. Go Set a Watchman offers an illuminating look at familiar characters and places (Jean Louise... (read more)

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Between the World and Me
Between the World and Me
by Ta-Nehisi Coates
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I could say that Between the World and Me, a piercing exploration of race in America, is a book that is timely and important. There's no doubt that it is. But it also has a purity and intensity that demands it be read. I cannot think of another book in... (read more)

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The Small Backs of Children
The Small Backs of Children
by Lidia Yuknavitch
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Lidia Yuknavitch revisits the aching wound of her stillborn child in The Small Backs of Children. While fiction, this moving novel reads like nonfiction — it is so personal. Yuknavitch has the rare and almost magical ability to write beautifully... (read more)

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What Pet Should I Get? (Classic Seuss)
What Pet Should I Get? (Classic Seuss)
by Dr. Seuss
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Who better to explore the world of our most beloved friends — pets — than the equally beloved Dr. Seuss? With his signature kooky creatures and whimsical verse, this new, never-before-seen book is an enchanting way to learn about the dilemma... (read more)

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Nimona
Nimona
by Noelle Stevenson
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Archvillain Lord Ballister Blackheart and spunky sidekick Nimona battle the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics, but who are the real heroes and who are the real evildoers? This brilliantly complex graphic novel is filled with science, dragons... (read more)

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The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery
The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery
by Sam Kean
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Kean's latest achievement, lauded as his best yet, is a book about neuroscience, but don't let that intimidate you. Anyone who enjoys reading popular science books will appreciate the easy-to-understand explanations and wonderfully engaging stories that... (read more)

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Sick in the Head: Conversations about Life and Comedy
Sick in the Head: Conversations about Life and Comedy
by Judd Apatow
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Judd Apatow's lifelong passion for comedy burns brightly in this new collection of interviews. Many of the best-known comedians working today are represented here: Jon Stewart, Louis C. K., Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld. When Apatow was 15, he took a job... (read more)

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All This Life
All This Life
by Joshua Mohr
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Mohr is a favorite of several Powell's employees, and his fifth novel does not disappoint. All This Life explores how a mass suicide affects the people who witnessed it, and the ripple effects that follow one teenager's posting of the event online. Mohr... (read more)

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Words and Rules: The Ingredients of Language
Words and Rules: The Ingredients of Language
by Steven Pinker
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Pinker's book is an absolute treat for lovers of language and anyone fascinated by the human mind. You'll come away with a much greater understanding of how words form in our mouths and how language gets passed on, and altered, from generation to... (read more)

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Vanishing Games
Vanishing Games
by Roger Hobbs
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The Ghostman returns in this thrilling, page-turning, whip-smart read. Hobbs has nailed it again with a story of jewel theft gone wrong set in the glittering casinos and crumbling slums of the gambling city of Macao.... (read more)

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Circling the Sun
Circling the Sun
by Paula McLain
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Before she became a pilot, Beryl Markham trained racehorses, married twice, and was nearly eaten by a lion. Circling the Sun brings Markham to life in sparkling color, giving readers a fresh perspective on the beloved author of West with the Night... (read more)

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On Writing
On Writing
by Charles Bukowski
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No matter how you feel about the writing of Charles Bukowski, there's no denying he's become a much-emulated and lauded author of mid- to late-century American literature and poetry. This volume of Bukowski's letters to friends and colleagues reveals his... (read more)

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Smokejumper: A Memoir by One of America's Most Select Airborne Firefighters
Smokejumper: A Memoir by One of America's Most Select Airborne Firefighters
by Jason A. Ramos and Julian Smith
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Smokejumper is a fascinating look at the elite men and women who parachute into raging forest fires, risking their lives daily. Ramos provides a lively historical account of firefighting in the wilderness and takes us to the front lines, where fires can... (read more)

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Ninja Bunny
Ninja Bunny
by Jennifer Gray Olson
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"Rule 1: a super awesome ninja must always work alone." But what happens when a super awesome ninja meets up with a super huge, ferocious bear? With sweet, whimsical drawings, Ninja Bunny is a super fun, action-packed story about determination and... (read more)

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The Long Way Home (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel #10)
The Long Way Home (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel #10)
by Louise Penny
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Louise Penny continues her wonderful Chief Inspector Gamache series with this psychologically nuanced, elegantly plotted 10th installment. Gamache's neighbor Clara's husband has not come home as promised on the anniversary of their separation. As Gamache... (read more)

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Palimpsest: A History of the Written Word
Palimpsest: A History of the Written Word
by Matthew Battles
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If you love the written word, then you'll love its rich history. Palimpsest traces the advancement of writing from Mesopotamia all the way up to the digital age, offering much more than a dry account: we learn as much about the cultural implications as... (read more)

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The Unnoticeables
The Unnoticeables
by Robert Brockway
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A '70s street punk and a new millennia stuntwoman team up to fight evil angels and their minions, who are quietly destroying humanity. Irreverent and funny with heart-pounding action, The Unnoticeables is a hard-rocking summer read. Best read while... (read more)

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The Hand That Feeds You
The Hand That Feeds You
by A. J. Rich
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Amy Hempel cowriting a mystery (with Jill Ciment, under the pseudonym A. J. Rich)? That was unexpected! What perhaps shouldn't have been: it's one of the best-written thrillers you'll read this year. Throw in misunderstood dogs, an unusual heroine, and... (read more)

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The Phantom Bully (Star Wars: Jedi Academy #3)
The Phantom Bully (Star Wars: Jedi Academy #3)
by Jeffrey Brown
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Talent shows, pranks, romance, obstacle challenges, lightsaber duels... It's middle-schooler Roan Novachez's final year of Padawan training, and what a year it is. This super-satisfying third installment in the Jedi Academy series is packed with humor... (read more)

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The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate (Calpurnia Tate)
The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate (Calpurnia Tate)
by Jacqueline Kelly
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Calpurnia (who wants to be a nature scientist), her loveable granddaddy, her brother Travis (who is prone to adopting stray animals), and the rest of her family will entertain and warm your heart. This is a wonderful companion to the award-winning... (read more)

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