New Releases - 5/7/2019

Some great titles out this week! I'm really looking forward to Furious Hours by Casey Cep about a merder trial in Alabama in the late 1970s but also about teh book Harper Lee was trying to write about said trial. This is going to be a big one, y'all!

Books: 
Mr. Lemoncello's All-Star Breakout Game (Mr. Lemoncello's Library #4) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525646440
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2019

Mr. Lemoncello is going live with a brand-new televised BREAKOUT game! Discover what James Patterson calls "the coolest library in the world" in the fourth puzzle-packed adventure in Chris Grabenstein's New York Times bestselling MR. LEMONCELLO series!


The Last Kids on Earth Survival Guide Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781984835406
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2019

See if you have what it takes to survive the monster-zombie apocalypse in this interactive guided journal from the New York Times bestselling Last Kids on Earth series, soon to be a Netflix original animated series!


Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781101947869
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Published: Knopf - May 7th, 2019

ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2019

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2019 BY Time, LitHub, Vulture, Glamour, O Magazine, Town and Country, Suspense Magazine, Inside Hook

New York Times
Best Seller

 


Exhalation: Stories Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781101947883
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Published: Knopf - May 7th, 2019

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:


Becoming Dr. Seuss: Theodor Geisel and the Making of an American Imagination Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781524742782
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Published: Dutton - May 7th, 2019

The definitive, fascinating, all-reaching biography of Dr. Seuss


The Art of Noticing: 131 Ways to Spark Creativity, Find Inspiration, and Discover Joy in the Everyday Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780525521242
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Published: Knopf - May 7th, 2019

An imaginative, thought-provoking gift book to awaken your senses and attune them to the things that matter in your life.

Welcome to the era of white noise. Our lives are in constant tether to phones, to email, and to social media. In this age of distraction, the ability to experience and be present is often lost: to think and to see and to listen.


Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780316409131
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 7th, 2019

A "riveting and illuminating" Bill Gates Summer Reading pick about how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don't (Yuval Noah Harari), by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the landmark bestseller Guns, Germs, and Steel.


The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062862822
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Published: Ecco - May 7th, 2019

From Calabria to Connecticut: a sweeping family saga about sisterhood, secrets, Italian immigration, the American dream, and one woman's tenacious fight against her own fate


The Killer Across the Table: Unlocking the Secrets of Serial Killers and Predators with the FBI's Original Mindhunter Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062910639
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Published: Dey Street Books - May 7th, 2019

The legendary FBI criminal profiler, number-one New York Times bestselling author, and inspiration for the hit Netflix show Mindhunter delves deep into the lives and crimes of four of the most disturbing and complex predatory killers, offering never-before-revealed details about his profiling process, and divulging the strategies used to crack som


Knights vs. Monsters Cover Image
By Matt Phelan, Matt Phelan (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062686268
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 7th, 2019

Renowned for their courage, their chivalry, and their ability to fight mythical creatures, the Knights of the Round Table face a new band of dangerous opponents—MONSTERS!


The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501168680
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 7th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important and dramatic chapter in the American story—the settling of the Northwest Territory by dauntless pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would come to define our country.

As part of the Treaty of Paris, i


With the Fire on High Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062662835
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 7th, 2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning title The Poet X comes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright.


Disaster Strikes!: The Most Dangerous Space Missions of All Time Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984812759
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Published: Philomel Books - May 7th, 2019

Twelve thrilling and terrifying space-mission failures, told by the bestselling author of Apollo 13!


Endling #2: The First Cover Image
By Katherine Applegate, Max Kostenko (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062335562
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Published: HarperCollins - May 7th, 2019

Endling #2: The First is the second book in an epic middle grade animal fantasy series by Katherine Applegate, Newbery Medal-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author of The One and Only Ivan, Wishtree, and CrenshawThis middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially duri


A Wolf Called Wander Cover Image
By Rosanne Parry, Mónica Armiño (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062895936
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 7th, 2019

A New York Times bestseller

“Don’t miss this dazzling tour de force.”—Katherine Applegate, Newbery Medal winning author of The One and Only Ivan


Broken Throne: A Red Queen Collection Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062423023
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Published: HarperTeen - May 7th, 2019

Return once more to the deadly and dazzling world of Red Queen in Broken Throne, a beautifully designed, must-have companion to the chart-topping series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Aveyard.


Birds by the Shore: Observing the Natural Life of the Atlantic Coast Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143134183
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Published: Penguin Books - May 7th, 2019

From the bestselling author of The Genius of Birds, the revised and reissued edition of her beloved book of essays describing her forays along the Delaware shore


Spinning Silver: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399180996
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Published: Del Rey - May 7th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “One of the year’s strongest fantasy novels” (NPR), an imaginative retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale from the bestselling author of Uprooted.


Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781335461605
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Published: Hanover Square Press - May 7th, 2019

Instant New York Times bestseller

A Washington Independent Review of Books Favorite Book of 2018

A Suspense Magazine Best Book of 2018


The Word Is Murder: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062676801
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 7th, 2019

SHE PLANNED HER OWN FUNERAL. BUT DID SHE ARRANGE HER OWN MURDER?

New York Times bestselling author of Magpie Murders and Moriarty, Anthony Horowitz has yet again brilliantly reinvented the classic crime novel, this time writing a fictional version of himself as the Watson to a modern-day Holmes.


Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735224315
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Published: Penguin Books - May 7th, 2019

The #1 New York Times bestseller!

Now a Hulu original series starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington.

“I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting.” —Jodi Picoult


The Bookshop of Yesterdays Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780778369080
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Published: Park Row - May 7th, 2019

Look for Amy Meyerson's new novel The Imperfects, a captivating literary page-turner.

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER


The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781492671527
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - May 7th, 2019

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
THE USA TODAY BESTSELLER

The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything--everything except books, that is. Thanks to Roosevelt's Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome's got its very own traveling librarian, Cussy Mary Carter.


A Court of Frost and Starlight (A Court of Thorns and Roses) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781547600502
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - May 7th, 2019

Narrated by Feyre and Rhysand, this bridges the events in A Court of Wings and Ruin and the upcoming novels in the series.

New in the #1 New York Times bestselling Court of Thorns and Roses series, A Court of Frost and Starlight is a glimpse into the lives of Feyre and Rhysand as they begin to recover from the war that changed their world.


This Is the Construction Worker Cover Image
By Laura Godwin, Julian Hector (Illustrator), Julian Hector (Cover design or artwork by)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781368046930
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2019

Available as a board book for our youngest readers, this step-by-step journey will delight little ones as a construction worker goes about her day on the job. With compelling details, vibrant color, and a driving rhythm, This Is the Construction Worker builds up excitement as the high rise project in the illustrations grows taller and taller.


I Will Be Fierce Cover Image
By Bea Birdsong, Nidhi Chanani (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250295088
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 23rd, 2019

Written by Bea Birdsong and illustrated by Nidhi Chanani, I Will Be Fierce is a powerful picture book about courage, confidence, kindness, and finding the extraordinary in everyday moments.

Today, I will be fierce!


Llama Destroys the World (A Llama Book #1) Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Heather Fox (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250303172
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 7th, 2019

Meet Llama, the next great picture-book megastar, who has most definitely driven a bus and who loves tacos way more than you.

He also loves cake, and that’s where our story begins.

On Monday, Llama discovers a pile of cake, which he promptly eats.
On Tuesday, Llama squeezes into his dancing pants, which he promptly rips.


My Book About Me By ME Myself (Classic Seuss) Cover Image
By Dr. Seuss, Roy McKie (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780394800936
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers -

Tell your own story with a little help from Dr. Seuss in this DIY dream activity book that's all about YOU!

How tall are YOU? How many teeth do YOU have? Where do YOU live? What do YOU like to eat?


How to Be a Grouch (Sesame Street) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781984894328
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2019

A guide to being grouchy, written and illustrated by the world's greatest grouch--Sesame Street's Oscar!


Dr. Seuss's I Love Pop!: A Celebration of Dads Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984848123
Availability: Backordered
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2019

Say thank you to Dad with this perfect-for-Father's-Day gift book that features art from Dr. Seuss! Includes unrhymed lines about fatherly love and makes an ideal choice instead of a card!


Papa Put a Man on the Moon Cover Image
By Kristy Dempsey, Sarah Green (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735230743
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Published: Dial Books - May 7th, 2019

In time for the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing, this father-daughter story celebrates a small community's big contribution to one of America's greatest accomplishments.


Harold & Hog Pretend For Real! (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781368027168
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - May 7th, 2019


Hog is careful. Harold is not.
Harold cannot help smiling. Hog can.
Hog worries so that Harold does not have to.

Harold and Hog are best friends. But can Harold and Hog's friendship survive a game of pretending to be Elephant & Piggie?


Stories for Kids Who Dare to Be Different: True Tales of Amazing People Who Stood Up and Stood Out Cover Image
By Ben Brooks, Quinton Wintor (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780762468553
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Published: Running Press Kids - May 7th, 2019

Boys will be boys and girls will be girls? Not in this book.


Clue by Clue (Carmen Sandiego) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781328553089
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2019

Crack the code with Carmen Sandiego! In this original story, a special clue-decoding wheel built into the front cover allows readers to hunt for long-lost pirate's treasure alongside the world's greatest thief.


Moon Mission: The Epic 400-Year Journey to Apollo 11 Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781525300363
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Published: Kids Can Press - May 7th, 2019

This riveting narrative told from the astronauts' points of view offers a unique approach to the story behind Apollo 11's successful --- though nearly disastrous --- 1969 moon landing. Readers are brought along on the ride of a lifetime, as they relive every step of the mission, including the nail-biting (and relatively unknown) crucial moments when it came close to failure.


Pete the Cat and the Itsy Bitsy Spider Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062675446
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Published: HarperCollins - May 7th, 2019

Pete the Cat’s cool adaptation of the classic children’s song "Itsy Bitsy Spider" will have have young readers laughing and singing along.

The itsy bitsy spider climbed up the water spout. Down came the rain....

As the itsy bitsy spider struggles, Pete and his friends know just what to do to help out!


Lambslide Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062883384
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Published: HarperCollins - May 7th, 2019

From the international bestselling author of Bel Canto and Commonwealth, Ann Patchett, and the bestselling illustrator of the Fancy Nancy series, Robin Preiss Glasser, comes a hilarious children’s story about a slide made just for lambs.


You Made Me a Dad Cover Image
By Laurenne Sala, Mike Malbrough (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062396945
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Published: HarperCollins - May 7th, 2019

A picture book for expectant fathers and already-fathers everywhere—a perfect gift for Father's Day and baby showers.

In this touching celebration of fatherhood, the close bond between parent and child comes to life with heartwarming resonance.


Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale Cover Image
By Lauren Myracle, Isaac Goodhart (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781401285913
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Published: DC Ink - May 7th, 2019

Selina Kyle is fiercer than she knows. For 15 years, she's put up with her mother's string of bad boyfriends, but when Dernell, her mom's current beau, proves crueler than the others, Selina reevaluates her place in her home. There's no way Selina and Dernell can live under the same roof, and since Dernell won't leave, Selina must.


Sports Sticker Activity Book Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781426333651
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - May 7th, 2019

Kick! Pass! Swing! Shoot! Score! Sporty kids will go ball-istic over this supercool new sticker activity book from National Geographic Kids!


What Was the Vietnam War? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Jim O'Connor, Who HQ, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524789770
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Published: Penguin Workshop - May 7th, 2019

Learn how the United States ended up fighting for twenty years in a remote country on the other side of the world.


What Is NASA? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Sarah Fabiny, Who HQ, Ted Hammond (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524786038
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Published: Penguin Workshop - May 7th, 2019

Find out all about NASA in this out-of-this-world addition to the What Was? series.


Kick It, Mo! (Mo Jackson #4) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780425289839
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Published: Penguin Young Readers - May 7th, 2019

This fourth title in the perenially popular, Geisel Award-winning Level 2 readers series features a sport that's a kid favorite: soccer!


Pio Peep! Traditional Spanish Nursery Rhymes: Bilingual Spanish-English Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064438681
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Published: HarperCollins Espanol - May 7th, 2019

This groundbreaking bilingual collection of traditional rhymes celebrates childhood and Latin American heritagea perfect book for those learning Spanish and fluent speakers alike.


Bob Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250308696
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Published: Square Fish - May 7th, 2019

Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead, two masterminds of classic, middle-grade fiction come together to craft this magical story about the enduring power of friendship.

It’s been five years since Livy and her family have visited Livy’s grandmother in Australia. Now that she’s back, Livy has the feeling she’s forgotten something really, really important about Gran’s house.


Just Jaime (Emmie & Friends) Cover Image
By Terri Libenson, Terri Libenson (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062851062
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 7th, 2019

Another spot-on story of middle school drama and friendship from Terri Libenson, national bestselling author of graphic novel favorites Invisible Emmie and Positively Izzy.

Friends. Frenemies. Middle school...

The last day of seventh grade has Jaime and Maya wondering who their real friends are.