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    The Road Narrows As You Go Paperback Lee Henderson 9780143172369 $20.00 FICTION Jun 23, 2015
    From the award-winning author of The Man Game comes a highly entertaining and unendingly surprising novel about love, comics, Ronald Reagan - and the true meaning of success.All Wendy Ashbubble has ever wanted is to draw comics as good as Charles Schultz’s Peanuts—and to one day see her creations grace the pages of a major daily newspaper. Growing up in Victoria in the 1970s, Wendy dreams of getting away to pursue her dream, but she also harbours a secret belief that her unknown father is Ronald Reagan. When she has a chance meeting with a mys... + Read More
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    The Courtesan A Novel in Six Parts Paperback Alexandra Curry 9780143197591 $24.95 FICTION Sep 08, 2015
    An astonishing debut novel inspired by the life of the legendary Qing dynasty courtesan, Sai Jinhua.The year is 1881, the era of China’s humiliation at the hands of imperialist Europe. Seven-year-old Jinhua’s life is transformed after her mandarin father’s summary execution for the crime of speaking the truth. As an orphan, she endures the brutal logic of a brothel-keeper and she survives the worst of human nature with the friendship and wisdom of the crippled brothel maid. When a scholar takes Jinhua as his concubine, she leaves both the traum... + Read More
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    Series: A Lady Helen Novel The Dark Days Club Book 1 of The Dark Days Club Trilogy Hardcover Alison Goodman 9780670067534 $23.99 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 14 Jan 26, 2016
    New York Times bestseller Alison Goodman’s eagerly awaited new project—a Regency adventure starring a stylish and intrepid demon-hunter!London, April 1812. On the eve of 18-year-old Lady Helen Wrexhall’s presentation to the Queen, one of her family’s housemaids disappears—and Helen is drawn into the shadows of Regency London. There, she meets Lord Carlston, one of the few who can stop the perpetrators: a cabal of demons infiltrating every level of society. Dare she ask for his help, when his reputation is almost as black as his lingering eyes? ... + Read More
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    Love, Tanya Hardcover Tanya Burr 9781405921404 $24.99 SELF-HELP Mar 31, 2015
    Love, Tanya is the first book from YouTube sensation Tanya Burr.Hi everyone and welcome to Love, Tanya! This book is really close to my heart, because it’s inspired by my journey to becoming confident and feeling happy about who I am. I wanted to write a book to share the things I’ve learnt with you - to reveal my top tips on fashion, beauty, love, friendship, YouTube…and loads more! Plus, there is room for you to list your own hopes and dreams alongside mine - so get creative and get involved! I’d love it if this book became a keepsake you can... + Read More
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    Flash Boys A Wall Street Revolt Paperback Michael Lewis 9780393351590 $22.95 BUSINESS & ECONOMICS Mar 24, 2015
    #1 New York Times Bestseller — With a new Afterword “Guaranteed to make blood boil.” —Janet Maslin, New York Times In Michael Lewis’s game-changing bestseller, a small group of Wall Street iconoclasts realize that the U.S. stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders. They band together—some of them walking away from seven-figure salaries—to investigate, expose, and reform the insidious new ways that Wall Street generates profits. If you have any contact with the market, even a retirement account, this story is happening to you.
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    Genius At Play The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway Hardcover Siobhan Roberts 9781620405932 $34.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Jul 14, 2015
    Winnerof the 2017 JPBM Communications Award for Expository and Popular Books.“A delightful meta-biography--playful indeed--of a brilliant iconoclast.” --James Gleick, author ofThe InformationJohn Horton Conway is a singular mathematician with a lovely loopy brain. He is Archimedes, Mick Jagger, Salvador Dali, and Richard Feynman all rolled into one--he boasts a rock star’s charisma, a slyly bent sense of humor, a polymath’s promiscuous curiosity, and an insatiable compulsion to explain everything about the world to everyone in it. At Cambridge,... + Read More
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    Paper Towns Media tie-in Paperback John Green 9780147517654 $12.99 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 14 May 19, 2015
    Soon to be a major motion picture!The #1 New York Times BestsellerWinner of the Edgar AwardPublishers Weekly and USA Today BestsellerMillions of Copies SoldQuentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificent Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life—summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge—he follows. When their all-nighter ends and a new day breaks, Margo has disappeared. But Q soon learns that there are clues—and they’re for him. Embarking on an exhilarating adventure to... + Read More
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    Series: A Mitford Novel Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good The New Mitford Novel Paperback Jan Karon 9780425276211 $23.00 FICTION Aug 04, 2015
    #1 New York Times-bestselling author Jan Karon invites her millions of fans to join her in Mitford.Welcome home to Mitford. We’ve been waiting for you.After five hectic years of retirement from Lord’s Chapel, Father Tim Kavanagh returns with his wife, Cynthia, from the land of his Irish ancestors. While he’s glad to be at home in Mitford, something is definitely missing from his life: a pulpit. But when he’s offered one, he decides he doesn’t want it.For years, he believed he had a few answers. Now he has questions. How can he possibly help Doo... + Read More
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    Eye of the Needle A Novel Paperback Ken Follett 9780451476807 $10.49 FICTION Jul 07, 2015
    The worldwide phenomenon from the bestselling author of The Pillars of the Earth, World Without End, and A Column of FireHis code name was “The Needle.” He was a German aristocrat of extraordinary intelligence—a master spy with a legacy of violence in his blood, and the object of the most desperate manhunt in history. . . .    But his fate lay in the hands of a young and vulnerable English woman, whose loyalty, if swayed, would assure his freedom—and win the war for the Nazis. . . . 
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    Series: A Jack Ryan Jr. Novel Tom Clancy Under Fire Hardcover Grant Blackwood 9780399175756 $37.95 FICTION Jun 16, 2015
    On a routine intelligence gathering mission in Tehran, Jack Ryan, Jr., has lunch with his oldest friend, Seth Gregory, an engineer overseeing a transcontinental railway project. As they part, Seth gives Jack a key, along with a perplexing message.The next day Jack is summoned to an apartment where two men claim Seth has disappeared—gone to ground with funds for a vital intelligence operation.  Jack’s oldest friend has turned, they insist.They leave Jack with a warning:  If you hear from Seth Gregory, call us immediately. And do not get involved... + Read More
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    The Mockingbird Next Door Life with Harper Lee Paperback Marja Mills 9780143127666 $19.00 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY May 05, 2015
    Marja Mills’s New York Times bestselling intimate memoir of the lives of Harper Lee and her sister Alice, and the world that gave us To Kill a MockingbirdTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is one of the best loved novels of the twentieth century. But for the last fifty years, the novel’s celebrated author, Harper Lee, has said almost nothing on the record. Journalists have trekked to her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, where Harper Lee, known to her friends as Nelle, has lived with her sister, Alice, for decades, trying and failing to get an... + Read More
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    Devotion A Rat Story Hardcover Maile Meloy 9781594634598 $10.95 FICTION Apr 28, 2015
    From one of the most popular and acclaimed story writers of her generation, a single-volume short story from the author of 2017’s Do Not Become Alarmed, a beautifully packaged palm-sized gift book.“That the yellow house was thrillingly affordable might have been a warning sign, if Eleanor had known how to read it. But she’d been desperate. She was sharing a room with her four-year-old daughter, Hattie, in her parents’ house, and she had to get out.”  From the award-winning novelist and short story writer Maile Meloy, Devotion: A Rat Story is an... + Read More
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    Billie Holiday The Musician and the Myth Hardcover John Szwed 9780670014729 $33.00 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Mar 31, 2015
    • Kirkus Best Books of 2015 selection for Biography •Published in celebration of Holiday’s centenary, the first biography to focus on the singer’s extraordinary musical talentWhen Billie Holiday stepped into Columbia’s studios in November 1933, it marked the beginning of what is arguably the most remarkable and influential career in twentieth-century popular music. Her voice weathered countless shifts in public taste, and new reincarnations of her continue to arrive, most recently in the form of singers like Amy Winehouse and Adele.Most of the ... + Read More
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    Thomas Heatherwick Making Paperback Thomas Heatherwick 9781580934503 $58.00 ARCHITECTURE Jul 07, 2015
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    The Islam Quintet 5-Volume Set Tariq Ali 9781844676583 $85.00 FICTION Jul 07, 2015
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    The Diary of a Teenage Girl, Revised Edition An Account in Words and Pictures Paperback Phoebe Gloeckner 9781623170349 $24.95 COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Jul 21, 2015
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    Series: Chi's Sweet Home The Complete Chi's Sweet Home 1 Paperback Konami Kanata 9781942993162 $27.95 COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Jul 28, 2015
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    Giorgio Armani Deluxe Edition Hardcover Giorgio Armani 9780847847242 $350.00 DESIGN Sep 29, 2015

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