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Boy21

A novel about broken lives and basketball.

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The Disenchantments

Unsure of what to do after high school, a young man decides to tour the Pacific Northwest with his rock band.

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

A lonely boy finds hope in friendship.

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Steve Jobs: Thinking Differently

A new biography of the great innovator is intended for middle-grade readers.

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The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight

Falling head over heels at 30,000 feet.

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The Fault in Our Stars

Two teens stare down death, unafraid to laugh.

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Why We Broke Up

An odd couple falls in, then out of, love.

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Everything You Need to Survive the Apocalypse

A romance between a young unbeliever and a dedicated churchgoer leads to new questions on both sides.

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Still Waters

At a remote lake house, a mismatched couple dredges up the past.

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The Pledge

In a dystopian future, language is the key to uniting a fractured society.

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The Brixton Brothers Series

An homage to the Hardy Boys that delivers thrills and laughs.

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Past Perfect

Summer love in a village committed to colonial reenactment.

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The Apothecary

Plucked from her California home, a young girl discovers a world of magical potions in 1950s London.

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City of Orphans

When a street urchin's sister is framed, he must venture into the cesspool of New York City to clear her name.

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Burnout

The morning after a crazy night forces a young woman to ask herself some serious questions.

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The Isle of Blood

An apprentice in the disciple of "monstrumology" must choose between an ordinary life and the thrill of the hunt.

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Wildwood

The lead singer of the Decembrists pens a novel filled with characters you might find in one of his songs.

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The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

Something strange is afoot in this new novel about a "B student with a body count."

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Perfect

An arresting new novel-in-verse follows four Nevada teens as they try to come to terms with their flaws and limitations.

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Chike and the River

The celebrated Nigerian novelist's tale of a child's journey into a larger world appears in its first American edition.

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Dreams of Significant Girls

Three girls from very different worlds find camaraderie in an old-fashioned boarding school facing radically changing times.

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April 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysely Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.

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The People's Platform

Why is the Internet - once touted as the democratizer of the future - ruled by a few corporate giants, while countless aspirants work for free? Astra Taylor diagnoses why the web has failed to be a utopian playing field, and offers compelling ways we can diversify the marketplace and give voice to the marginalized.

A Private Venus

Dubbed "the Italian Simenon," Giorgio Scerbanenco (1911-1969) began his crime-writing career with books set in the USA, but quickly shifted scene closer to home, the city of Milan.  In this adventure, appearing in English for the first time, his underdog hero Dr. Duca Lamberti finds himself in the middle of a seedy, scantily clad criminal racket, where the presence of an outsider could result in death.

The Promise of Hope

Killed last year in the infamous terror attack at Nairobi's Westgate mall, Kofi Awoonor was a national treasure in his native Ghana.  His career began in 1964 with Rediscovery, and this magnum opus serves as a tribute to his entire long journey charting his beloved nation's course through his accomplished poetry.