Paul Auster – 4 3 2 1
From the bestselling author of THE BROOKLYN FOLLIES, and ORACLE NIGHT comes Paul Auster’s first novel in seven years. replete with his trademark prose and talent for crafting worlds both fantastic and realistic comes the story of a young man whose life, from birth, takes four separate and distinct fictional paths. Full of great tenderness and fierce attachment to history and life itself, $#@! promises to be an unforgettably affecting tour de force
Marissa Meyer – Wires and Nerve
When you need your dose of fairytale-inspired sci-fi infused with strong female characters leading the resistance against tyranny, return to Marissa Meyer’s world of THE LUNAR CHRONICLES. New today is Meyer’s first ever graphic novel, illustrated by Douglas Holgate, following the story of Iko, android with the heart of (mechanized) gold!
Stephanie Garber – Caraval
An elaborate performance, a game of love, heartbreak and magic, and the unbreakable bond between sisters–CARAVAL is the enchanting, fascinating, sensational debut from Stephanie Garber.
Colleen Oakes – Blood Of Wonderland
Revolution is rising in Wonderland as the twisted origin story Colleen Oakes began in QUEEN OF HEARTS continues in BLOOD OF WONDERLAND. Vibrant and treacherous with war threatening to spill onto Wonderland and the battle has just begun.
Timothy B. Tyson – The Blood of Emmett Till
The definitive reconsctruction of the Emmett Till lynching, a 14-year-old black boy murdered by a group of grown white men in the wake of white terrorism following the 1954 Supreme Court segregation decision.The national coalition organized to protest the Till lynching became the foundation of the modern civil rights movement. Only weeks later, Rosa Parks thought about young Emmett as she refused to move to the back of a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Five years later, the Emmett Till generation, forever marked by the vicious killing of a boy their own age, launched sit-in campaigns that turned the struggle into a mass movement.
Patricia Hubry Powell – Loving Vs Virginia
Illustrated by Shadra Strickland
From award-winning author Patricia Hubry Powell and acclaimed illustrator Shadra Strickland comes the story of a landmark civil rights case, told in spare and gorgeous verse. In 1955, in Caroline County, Virginia, amidst segregation and prejudice, injustice and cruelty, two teenagers fell in love. Their life together broke the law, but their determination would change it. Richard and Mildred Loving were at the heart of a Supreme Court case that legalized marriage between races, and a story of the devoted couple who faced discrimination, fought it, and won.
Shaka Senghor – Writing My Wrongs
Now in paperback! The critically acclaimed story of a man who went from being an honor roll student to a 19-year old convicted murderer, twenty years later becoming a lecturer at the University of Michigan, a mentor and motivational speaker at TED and Aspen Ideas, a leading voice for criminal justice reform and an inspiration to thousands. WRITING MY WRONGS is a page-turning portrait of life in the shadow of violence and fear; an unforgettable redemption story, and a compelling witness to our country’s need for change in how it approaches crime, prison, and the men and women who are sent there.
Sybrina Fulton – Rest In Power
On February 26, 2017, it will be the fifth anniversary since Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by George Zimmerman of the neighborhood watch, shattering his parents hearts. REST IN POWER goes beyond the news cycle, controversies, and familiar images to give a deeper account: The story of the beautiful and complex child Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin lost, the grief and confusion that followed, the cruel unresponsiveness of the police and the hostility of the legal system, and how these two humble, hardworking parents, powered by love for their lost son, made his life matter, even in death.
Sarah Pinborough – Behind Her Eyes
Sarah Pinborough’s mind-blowing new thriller, BEHIND HER EYES, is the most twisted book of the year! After nearly hooking up with a married man in a bar, a woman is shocked to discover the next morning that her new friend is her new boss. She quickly establishes boundaries, but is drawn into an intense friendship with her boss’s wife, while still finding him attractive. Pinborough’s latest is not just the story of a love triangle, however – sinister agendas, hidden at first, arise and reshape our perceptions of characters, plotlines, and even reality itself. Read the book, then join us for an event with the author Sat, FEB 18 at 3PM!
Ian Rankin – Rather Be The Devil
Ian Rankin’s investigator darling is back, only having just settled into an uneasy retirement, a cold case sudden blazes red hot reuniting Reebus with old pals and older rivalries. Raul, our first floor inventory manager calls Ian Rankin’s newest novel “another winning read from a master mystery writer” and says “fans will appreciate the humorous dialogue between Rebus and all the other characters.” Can’t wait to see y’all at the event with Ian Rankin, FEB 16th at 7PM.
Michael Bennett & Sarah Bennett – F*ck Love
From the authors of the best-selling F*CK FEELINGS–one of the only self-help books some of us have read–comes a brand new, seriously irreverent book just in time for National Singles Awareness Day. With helpful quizzes, case studies, and unscientific flow charts, F*ck Love is packed with enough advice and wisdom to help you avoid the relationship nightmares that led you to this book in the first place.