February 2020

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Verge: Stories Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525534877
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 4th, 2020

Tales from the St. Louis Blues Locker Room: A Collection of the Greatest Blues Stories Ever Told (Tales from the Team) Cover Image
By Bob Plager, Tom Wheatley (With), Laura Astorian (Contributions by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781683583653
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Published: Sports Publishing - February 11th, 2020

Upright Women Wanted Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9781250213587
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Published: Tordotcom - February 4th, 2020

A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump's Testing of America Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781984877499
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Published: Penguin Press - January 21st, 2020

The King of Crows (The Diviners #4) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316126090
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 4th, 2020

Dave Brubeck: A Life in Time Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780306921643
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Published: Da Capo Press - February 18th, 2020

Amnesty: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982127244
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Published: Scribner - February 18th, 2020

Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; Essays Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525621034
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Published: Ballantine Books - February 18th, 2020

Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781524731670
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Published: Knopf - February 18th, 2020

The Lost Future of Pepperharrow Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781635573305
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 18th, 2020

Prosper Redding The Last Life of Prince Alastor Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781484799895
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - February 4th, 2020

Three hundred years ago, fate bound Prosper Redding and Prince Alastor of the Third Realm together. Now the human boy and fiend heir to the demon kingdom must put aside a centuries-old blood feud to save everything they love.
Alastor will guide Prosper through the demon realm-under one huge condition: Prosper must enter into a contract with the malefactor residing in him, promising eternal servitude in the afterlife. With Prosper's sister in the clutches of the evil queen Pyra, Prosper has no choice but to agree.


But when they arrive in Alastor's deliciously demonic home, the realm is almost as alien to Alastor as it is to Prosper-the lowest fiends have dethroned the ruling malefactors, while an unfathomable force called the Void is swiftly consuming the realm. The desperate fiends cling to the one person who says she can stop it: Pyra.


Apeirogon: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781400069606
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Published: Random House - February 25th, 2020

From the National Book Award-winning and bestselling author of Let the Great World Spin comes an epic novel rooted in the unlikely real-life friendship between two fathers.

 

Bassam Aramin is Palestinian. Rami Elhanan is Israeli. They inhabit a world of conflict that colors every aspect of their lives, from the roads they are allowed to drive on to the schools their children attend to the checkpoints, both physical and emotional, they must negotiate.

 

But their lives, however circumscribed, are upended one after the other: first, Rami's thirteen-year-old daughter, Smadar, becomes the victim of suicide bombers; a decade later, Bassam's ten-year-old daughter, Abir, is killed by a rubber bullet. Rami and Bassam had been raised to hate one another. And yet, when they learn of each other's stories, they recognize the loss that connects them. Together they attempt to use their grief as a weapon for peace--and with their one small act, start to permeate what has for generations seemed an impermeable conflict.


The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780385348713
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Published: Crown - February 25th, 2020

On Winston Churchill's first day as prime minister, Adolf Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium. Poland and Czechoslovakia had already fallen, and the Dunkirk evacuation was just two weeks away. For the next twelve months, Hitler would wage a relentless bombing campaign, killing 45,000 Britons. It was up to Churchill to hold his country together and persuade President Franklin Roosevelt that Britain was a worthy ally--and willing to fight to the end.

 

In The Splendid and the Vile, Erik Larson shows, in cinematic detail, how Churchill taught the British people "the art of being fearless." It is a story of political brinkmanship, but it's also an intimate domestic drama, set against the backdrop of Churchill's prime-ministerial country home, Chequers; his wartime retreat, Ditchley, where he and his entourage go when the moon is brightest and the bombing threat is highest; and of course 10 Downing Street in London. Drawing on diaries, original archival documents, and once-secret intelligence reports--some released only recently--Larson provides a new lens on London's darkest year through the day-to-day experience of Churchill and his family: his wife, Clementine; their youngest daughter, Mary, who chafes against her parents' wartime protectiveness; their son, Randolph, and his beautiful, unhappy wife, Pamela; Pamela's illicit lover, a dashing American emissary; and the advisers in Churchill's "Secret Circle," to whom he turns in the hardest moments.