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Every week the team at Powell's gathers to put newly released titles to the test, sending them through a brutal gauntlet of criticism. After hours of heated discussions, those with only the most merit rise to the top and are deemed the best books of the season, our New Favorites.

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The Alex Crow

Andrew Smith

Hold on to your hats. It's time for another wild ride, and Andrew Smith is driving. Time, place, and point of view are expertly mixed to offer us: Ariel, a 15-year-old refugee from the Middle East in summer camp for tech detox, a historic Arctic... (read more)

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Alice Hoffman

Two hundred years ago, a witch placed a curse on Twig's family. This summer, it's time to break the spell. A magical, enchanting story about a village that believes in fairy tales, a hidden "monster," and the conquering power of love.... (read more)

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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

Erik Larson

Spiked with suspense that builds toward inevitable disaster, this gripping story of the ill-fated luxury liner, Lusitania, demonstrates once again Larson's unparalleled skill at narrative history. For all of us who waited in anticipation of his next book,... (read more)

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  1. The First Bad Man
    Sale Hardcover $17.50
  2. The Buried Giant
    Sale Hardcover $18.87
  3. The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural... Sale Trade Paper $11.20
  4. 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice...
    Sale Trade Paper $11.19
  5. Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and...
    Sale Hardcover $18.89
  6. Home
    Sale Hardcover $11.89
  7. Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the...
    Sale Hardcover $19.60
  8. My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope,... Sale Trade Paper $11.87
  9. Redeployment Sale Trade Paper $11.20
  10. The Whites
    Sale Hardcover $19.60
  11. Roller Girl Sale Trade Paper $9.09
  12. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Sale Hardcover $20.99
  13. Red Queen Sale Hardcover $12.59
  14. Fourth of July Creek Sale Trade Paper $11.19
  15. Yeti and the Bird Sale Hardcover $12.59
  16. Tales from Both Sides of the Brain:... Sale Hardcover $20.29
  17. Family Life Sale Trade Paper $10.47
  18. The Fifth Gospel Sale Hardcover $18.19
  19. The Haunting of Sunshine Girl: Book One Sale Hardcover $11.20
  20. Rust: The Longest War Sale Hardcover $18.87
  21. A Little Life Sale Hardcover $21.00
  22. Nightbird Sale Hardcover $11.89
  23. Counting Crows Sale Hardcover $10.47
  24. Meet Me in Atlantis: My Obsessive... Sale Hardcover $19.57
  25. Daily Dishonesty: The Daily Note... Sale Trade Paper $9.07

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