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The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536204315
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Published: Candlewick - May 5th, 2020

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A Winter's Promise: Book One of the Mirror Visitor Quartet Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9781609456078
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Published: Europa Editions - May 12th, 2020

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Figure It Out: Essays Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781593765958
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Published: Soft Skull Press - May 5th, 2020

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Just a Boy and a Girl in a Little Canoe Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062397102
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Published: HarperTeen - May 19th, 2020

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The Ten Thousand Doors of January Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316421973
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Published: Redhook - May 12th, 2020

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City of Girls: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781594634741
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 7th, 2020

Extraordinary Birds Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781547601431
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - April 28th, 2020

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A Book for Escargot Cover Image
By Dashka Slater, Sydney Hanson (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374312862
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - April 7th, 2020

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The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062862839
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Published: Ecco - April 28th, 2020

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The Map of Knowledge: A Thousand-Year History of How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781101974063
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Published: Anchor - April 14th, 2020

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Disappearing Earth Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525436225
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Published: Vintage - April 7th, 2020

The Poet X Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062662811
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Published: Quill Tree Books - April 7th, 2020

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Sex and Vanity: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385546270
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Published: Doubleday - June 30th, 2020

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Humankind: A Hopeful History Cover Image
By Rutger Bregman, Elizabeth Manton (Translated by), Erica Moore (Translated by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316418539
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 2nd, 2020

The Way to Rio Luna Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338239546
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 2nd, 2020

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The Guest List: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062868930
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Published: William Morrow - June 2nd, 2020

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The Beekeeper of Aleppo: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593128176
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 23rd, 2020

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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

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The Girl from Widow Hills: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781501165429
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 23rd, 2020

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Echo on the Bay Cover Image
By Masatsugu Ono, Angus Turvill (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781949641035
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Published: Two Lines Press - June 9th, 2020

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Lady in the Lake: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062390028
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 23rd, 2020

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One Hundred Daffodils: Finding Beauty, Grace, and Meaning When Things Fall Apart Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538732700
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - March 24th, 2020

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Aster and the Accidental Magic Cover Image
By Thom Pico, Karensac (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593118849
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Published: Random House Graphic - March 3rd, 2020

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The Nickel Boys: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780345804341
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Published: Anchor - June 30th, 2020

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Exhalation Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101972083
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Published: Vintage - June 30th, 2020

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Swan Song: An Odyssey Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525657545
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Published: Knopf - June 9th, 2020

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Pizza Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780385545723
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Published: Doubleday - June 9th, 2020

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Nothing Can Hurt You Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781635574883
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - June 23rd, 2020

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Tell Them of Battles, Kings, and Elephants Cover Image
By Mathias Énard, Charlotte Mandell (Translated by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811228947
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Published: New Directions - October 29th, 2019

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The Secrets We Kept: A novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525566106
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Published: Vintage - June 30th, 2020

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All Systems Red: The Murderbot Diaries Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780765397539
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Published: Tor.com - May 2nd, 2017

Cloud Atlas: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780375507250
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - August 17th, 2004

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Wilder Girls Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780525645610
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Published: Ember - June 2nd, 2020

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In Pieces Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781538763032
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 15th, 2019

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Such a Fun Age Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525541905
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - December 31st, 2019

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Virtuoso Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781937512873
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - January 14th, 2020

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This Is How You Lose the Time War Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781534430990
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - March 17th, 2020

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The City We Became: A Novel (The Great Cities Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316509848
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Published: Orbit - March 24th, 2020

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In the Dream House: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781644450031
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Published: Graywolf Press - November 5th, 2019

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Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead: A Novel Cover Image
By Olga Tokarczuk, Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translated by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525541332
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 13th, 2019

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The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Illustrated Cover Image
By Gertrude Stein, Maira Kalman (Illustrator)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781594204609
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Published: Penguin Press - March 3rd, 2020

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Wow, No Thank You.: Essays Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780525563488
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Published: Vintage - March 31st, 2020

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Everything I Know About Love: A Memoir Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062968784
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Published: Harper - February 25th, 2020

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Magic for Liars: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250174628
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Published: Tor Books - May 5th, 2020

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The Turn of the Key Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501188787
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - May 12th, 2020

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Network Effect: A Murderbot Novel (The Murderbot Diaries #5) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250229861
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Published: Tor.com - May 5th, 2020

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Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781524758776
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Published: Broadway Books - July 9th, 2019

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