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VIEW FROM OUR SHELVES A Publication Volume 9 April 2021 VIEW FROM OUR SHELVES showcases titles that are new releases arriving in the month of April hand selected by us We are working to re open our doors by June 1 2021 Please support us by shopping at Rainy Day Books donating to Rainy Day Books and sharing this catalog with friends and family Thank you Vivien and Roger Curbside Pick Up Service of Orders only is available at the present time Pick Up is Available Mondays to Fridays from 10 00 AM to 4 00 PM and Saturdays from 10 00 AM to 2 00 PM Donate

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VIEW FROM OUR SHELVES Newly Released Titles from Rainy Day Books A selection of titles that we recommend HOW TO USE THIS BOOK A Guide to Virtual Browsing 1 Navigational tools are your friend Use the arrows on either side of the page to turn the page Almost as fun as turning a real book s page 2 CLICK Throughout the catalog each book listing has a clickable link Feel free to click on them to follow your favorite books back to RainyDayBooks com 3 SHARE with your friends Click on this symbol in the bottom right corner 4 You can download and install the catalog on your device for Offline Viewing using the Chrome Browser by Google Click on this icon 5 Enjoy the browse And remember there s more to see at RainyDayBooks com

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Mary s FICTION STAFF PICK All Adults Here Sooley Emma Straub John Grisham Paperback Hardcover A warm funny and keenly perceptive novel about the life cycle of one family as the kids become parents grandchildren become teenagers and a matriarch confronts the legacy of her mistakes From the New York Times bestselling author of Modern Lovers and The Vacationers New York Times bestselling author John Grisham takes you to a different kind of court in his first basketball novel Samuel Sooley Sooleymon is a raw young talent with big hoop dreams and even bigger challenges off the court Big Summer The Henna Artist Jennifer Weiner Alka Joshi Paperback Paperback A deliciously funny remarkably poignant and simply un put downable novel about the power of friendship the lure of frenemies and the importance of making peace with yourself through all life s ups and downs From the 1 New York Times bestselling author of Good in Bed and Best Friends Forever Big Summer is the perfect escape with one of the most lovable heroines to come to the page in years Vivid and compelling in its portrait of one woman s struggle for fulfillment in a society pivoting between the traditional and the modern The Henna Artist opens a door into a world that is at once lush and fascinating stark and cruel Mary s Lisa s STAFF PICK STAFF PICK The Last Bookshop in London A Novel of WWII Claire Lombardo Madeline Martin Paperback Paperback In this rich complex family saga USA Today full of long buried family secrets Marilyn Connolly and David Sorenson fall in love in the 1970s blithely ignorant of all that awaits them By 2016 they have four radically different daughters each in a state of unrest An irresistible tale which showcases the transformative power of literacy reminding us of the hope and sanctuary our neighborhood bookstores offer during the perilous trials of war and unrest 3 The Most Fun We Ever Had

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Mary s FICTION STAFF PICK Mary s STAFF PICK Friends and Strangers Good Company J Courtney Sullivan Cynthia D Aprix Sweeney Paperback Hardcover From the best selling author of Maine a gorgeous compulsively readable novel that tells the story of the complex relationship between two women Elisabeth a privileged new mother and writer attempting to find her footing after childbirth and Sam the idealistic workingclass college student she hires to nanny her young son A warm incisive new novel about the enduring bonds of marriage and friendship from Cynthia D Aprix Sweeney author of the instant New York Times bestseller The Nest Mary s STAFF PICK What Comes After A Gambling Man Joanne Tompkins David Baldacci Hardcover Hardcover After the shocking death of two teenage boys tears apart a community in the Pacific Northwest a mysterious pregnant girl emerges out of the woods and into the lives of those same boys families a moving and hopeful novel about forgiveness and human connection Aloysius Archer the straighttalking World War II veteran fresh out of prison returns in this riveting new thriller from 1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci Cate s STAFF PICK A Long Petal of the Sea The Other Bennet Sister Isabel Allende Janice Hadlow Paperback Paperback From the author of The House of the Spirits this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home Mary the bookish ugly duckling of Pride and Prejudice s five Bennet sisters emerges from the shadows and transforms into a desired woman with choices of her own 4

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FICTION Peggy s STAFF PICK Peggy s The Book of Speculation STAFF PICK Helen Oyeyemi Erika Swyler Hardcover Paperback The prize winning bestselling author of Gingerbread Boy Snow Bird and What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours returns with a vivid and inventive new novel about a couple forever changed by an unusual train voyage As Simon a lonely research librarian searches frantically for the key to a curse that might be killing the women in his family he learns strange and fascinating secrets about their past A tale full of magic and family mystery The Book of Speculation will keep you up all night reading The Paris Apartment Kelly Bowen The Moment of Tenderness Paperback Madeleine L Engle This heart wrenching novel about family and war unearths generations of secrets and sacrifices perfect for fans of The Paris Orphan and The Lost Girls of Paris Paperback Becci s Simon the Fiddler 5 Peaces STAFF PICK This powerful collection of short stories traces an emotional arc inspired by Madeleine L Engle s early life and career from her lonely childhood in New York to her life as a mother in smalltown Connecticut In a selection of eighteen stories discovered by one of L Engle s granddaughters we see how L Engle s personal experiences and abiding faith informed the creation of her many cherished works These Women Paulette Jiles Ivy Pochoda Paperback Paperback The critically acclaimed bestselling author of News of the World and Enemy Women returns to Texas in this atmospheric story set at the end of the Civil War about an itinerant fiddle player a ragtag band of musicians with whom he travels trying to make a living and the charming young Irish lass who steals his heart From the award winning author of Wonder Valley and Visitation Street comes a serial killer story like you ve never seen before a literary thriller of female empowerment and social change

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FICTION How Much of These Hills is Gold The Night Always Comes C Pam Zhang Willy Vlautin Paperback Hardcover An electric debut novel set against the twilight of the American gold rush two siblings are on the run in an unforgiving landscape trying not just to survive but to find a home Award winning author Willy Vlautin explores the impact of trickledown greed and opportunism of gentrification on ordinary lives in this scorching novel that captures the plight of a young woman pushed to the edge as she fights to secure a stable future for herself and her family Cate s The Nine Lives of Rose Napolitano STAFF PICK The Music of Bees Eileen Garvin Donna Freitas Hardcover Hardcover Following three lonely strangers in a rural Oregon town each working through grief and life s curveballs who are brought together by happenstance on a local honeybee farm where they find surprising friendship healing and maybe even a second chance just when they least expect it An emotional novel about motherhoo about a woman who has never thought she wanted to become a mother and how she does or does not decide to go ahead and have a child Peggy s STAFF PICK Early Morning Riser Hardcover Lorna Mott Comes Home Katherine Heiny Diane Johnson A wise bighearted boundlessly joyful novel of love disaster and unconventional family from the celebrated author of Standard Deviation Hardcover From the author of the bestselling Le Divorce and Le Mariage a sly subversive comedy of contemporary manners morals ex marriages and motherhood past present and future about an American woman an art lecturer in her sixties leaving her 20 year marriage to her French second husband returning to her native San Francisco to pick up a life hardly recognizable she left behind and the entwining lives of her children and grandchildren going slightly awry

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MYSTERY THRILLER Mary s STAFF PICK Northern Spy Flynn Berry When the Stars Go Dark Hardcover Paula McLain The acclaimed author of Under the Harrow and A Double Life returns with her most thrilling novel to date the story of two sisters who become entangled with the IRA Hardcover Mirrorland The Law of Innocence Carole Johnstone Michael Connelly Hardcover Paperback With the startling twists of Gone Girl and the haunting emotional power of Room Mirrorland is a thrilling work of psychological suspense about twin sisters the man they both love and the dark childhood they can t leave behind Lincoln Lawyer Mickey Haller is back on the job in this heart stopping thriller from a renowned 1 New York Times bestselling author Vivien s Lisa s STAFF PICK STAFF PICK Mother May I 7 From the New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Wife comes an atmospheric novel of intertwined destinies and heartwrenching suspense A detective hiding away from the world A series of disappearances that reach into her past Can solving them help her heal Joshilyn Jackson The Vanishing Museum on the Rue Mistral Hardcover Paperback The New York Times bestselling author of the critically acclaimed Never Have I Ever returns with an even more addictive novel of domestic suspense in which a mother must decide how far she is willing to go to protect her child and the life she loves an unforgettable tale of power privilege lies revenge and the choices we make ones that transform our lives in unforeseen ways M L Longworth A breezy charming and perfectly escapist mystery set in the heart of sun and wine soaked Aixen Provence where murder investigations are always put on hold for lunch and the only thing more sweeping than the story is the Mediterranean coastline

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MYSTERY THRILLER Becci s STAFF PICK The Shooting at Ch teau Rock The Devil s Hand Jack Carr Martin Walker Hardcover The fourth thriller in the so powerful so pulse pounding so well written Brad Thor 1 New York Times bestselling author Terminal List series follows former Navy SEAL James Reece as he is entrusted with a top secret CIA mission of retribution twenty years in the making Paperback Bruno s back In his newest adventure the chief of police finds himself tangled in a mystery that brings together a Russian oligarch and a rock star and of course Bergerac red and white Becci s STAFF PICK Hid From Our Eyes The Drowning Kind Julia Spencer Fleming Jennifer McMahon Hardcover Hardcover New parents Clare Fergusson and police chief Russ Van Alstyne tackle three copycat murders and one testy baby in this riveting addition to an acclaimed series From the New York Times bestselling author of The Invited and The Winter People comes a chilling new novel about a woman who returns to the old family home after her sister mysteriously drowns in its swimming pool but she s not the pool s only victim Geoffrey s STAFF PICK Perfect Little Children A Shadow Intelligence Sophie Hannah Paperback Paperback A modern but classically styled spy novel in the spirit of John le Carr and Chris Pavone A Shadow Intelligence follows a mercurial MI6 agent Elliot Kane as he goes off script to find his lover who went missing while embroiled in a dangerous scheme in Kazakhstan The New York Times bestselling author of The Monogram Murders and Woman with a Secret returns with a sharp captivating and expertly plotted tale of psychological suspense Oliver Harris 8

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BIOGRAPHY MEMOIR My Broken Language Michelle Zauner Quiara Alegr a Hudes Hardcover Hardcover From the indie rockstar of Japanese Breakfast fame and author of the viral 2018 New Yorker essay that shares the title of this book an unflinching powerful memoir about growing up Korean American losing her mother and forging her own identity A Pulitzer Prize winning playwright tells her lyrical story of coming of age against the backdrop of an ailing Philadelphia barrio with her sprawling Puerto Rican family as a collective muse Quiara Alegr a Hudes is in her own league Her sentences will take your breath away How lucky we are to have her telling our stories Lin Manuel Miranda award winning creator of Hamilton I Am A Girl from Africa Elizabeth Nyamayaro Hardcover When severe draught hit her village in Zimbabwe Elizabeth then eight had no idea that this moment of utter devastation would come to define her life purpose Unable to move from hunger she encountered a United Nations aid worker who gave her a bowl of warm porridge and saved her life This transformative moment inspired Elizabeth to become a humanitarian and she vowed to dedicate her life to giving back to her community her continent and the world Madam Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power Susan Page Hardcover The definitive biography of Nancy Pelosi the most powerful woman in American political history written by New York Times bestselling author and USA Today Washington bureau chief Susan Page Allegorizings For the People Jan Morris Larry Krasner Hardcover Hardcover Not so long ago feeling intimations of mortality Jan Morris embarked on a wholly novel literary enterprise What began as a series of high minded letters to her late daughter quickly transformed itself into a potpourri of mini essays and vibrant reminiscences organized around experiences both majestic and mundane 9 Crying in the H Mart Philadelphia s progressive district attorney offers an inspiring vision of how people can take back power to reform criminal justice based on lessons from a life s work as an advocate for the accused Larry Krasner is at the forefront of a movement to disrupt a system This is a story that needs to be read by millions Bryan Stevenson author of Just Mercy

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BIOGRAPHY MEMOIR Lisa s STAFF PICK Bicycling with Butterflies My 10 201 Mile Journey Following Monarch Migration The Unfit Heiress The Tragic Life and Scandalous Sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt Sara Dykman Audrey Clare Farley Hardcover Hardcover In Bicycling with Butterflies Dykman recounts her incredible journey and the dramatic ups and downs of the nearly nine month odyssey With both humor and humility Dykman offers a compelling story confirming the urgency of saving the threatened monarch migration and the other threatened systems of nature that affect the survival of us all The Next Everest Surviving the Mountain s Deadliest Day and Finding the Resilience to Climb Again Jim Davidson Hardcover A dramatic account of the deadly earthquake on Everest and a return to reach the summit Heart of Fire An Immigrant Daughter s Story For readers of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and The Phantom of Fifth Avenue a page turning drama of fortunes eugenics and women s reproductive rights framed by the sordid court battle between Ann Cooper Hewitt and her socialite mother Philip Roth The Biography Blake Bailey Hardcover Appointed by Philip Roth and granted independence and complete access Blake Bailey spent years poring over Roth s personal archive interviewing his friends lovers and colleagues and engaging Roth himself in breathtakingly candid conversations The result is an indelible portrait of an American master and of the postwar literary scene Mazie K Hirono Why Fish Don t Exist A Story of Loss Love and the Hidden Order of Life Hardcover Lulu Miller The intimate and inspiring life story of Mazie Hirono the first Asian American woman and the only immigrant serving in the U S Senate Paperback A remarkable Los Angeles Times seductive The Wall Street Journal debut from the new cohost of Radiolab Why Fish Don t Exist is a dark and astonishing tale of love chaos scientific obsession and possibly even murder

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NON FICTION Lisa s Vivien s STAFF PICK STAFF PICK The Bomber Mafia A Dream A Temptation and the Longest Night of the Second World War Empire of Pain The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty Patrick Radden Keefe Hardcover A grand devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family famed for their philanthropy whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin by the prize winning bestselling author of Say Nothing Malcolm Gladwell Hardcover In The Bomber Mafia Malcolm Gladwell weaves together the stories of a Dutch genius and his homemade computer a band of brothers in central Alabama a British psychopath and pyromaniacal chemists at Harvard to examine one of the greatest moral challenges in modern American history Blood and Treasure Daniel Boone and the Fight for America s First Frontier What Happened to You Conversations on Trauma Resilience and Healing Bob Drury Tom Clavin Oprah Winfrey Bruce D Perry Hardcover The explosive true saga of the legendary figure Daniel Boone and the bloody struggle for America s frontier by two bestselling authors at the height of their writing power Bob Drury and Tom Clavin Cate s Have you ever wondered Why did I do that or Why can t I just control my behavior Others may judge our reactions and think What s wrong with that person When questioning our emotions it s easy to place the blame on ourselves holding ourselves and those around us to an impossible standard It s time we started asking a different question Geoffrey s STAFF PICK STAFF PICK Book Nerd 1 1 Hardcover Holly Maguire Penny A Graphic Memoir Hardcover Karl Stevens A gift book for book lovers a charmingly illustrated celebration of the joys of being a book nerd from towering piles on the bedside table to the intoxicating scent of a bookstore Hardcover Told through a collection of stories Penny A Graphic Memoir wanders through her colorful imagination as she recalls her humble beginnings on the streets of New York and waxes poetic about the realities of her sheltered life living in an apartment with her owners

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NON FICTION Vivien s STAFF PICK Out of Many One Portraits of America s Immigrants The Free World Art and Thought in the Cold War George W Bush Louis Menand Hardcover Hardcover In this powerful new collection of oil paintings and stories President George W Bush spotlights the inspiring journeys of America s immigrants and the contributions they make to the life and prosperity of our nation In his follow up to the Pulitzer Prize winning The Metaphysical Club Louis Menand offers a new intellectual and cultural history of the postwar years Lisa s STAFF PICK The Bookseller of Florence The Story of the Manuscripts That Illuminated the Renaissance The God Equation The Quest for a Theory of Everything Michio Kaku Hardcover Michio Kaku renowned theoretical physicist and 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Future of the Mind and The Future of Humanity tells the story of the greatest quest in all of science Ross King Hardcover The bestselling author of Brunelleschi s Dome and Michelangelo and the Pope s Ceiling captures the excitement and spirit of the Renaissance in this chronicle of the life and work of the king of the world s booksellers and the technological disruption that forever changed the ways knowledge spread Claire s STAFF PICK The Alchemy of Us How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another Anissa Ramirez Paperback In the bestselling tradition of Stuff Matters and The Disappearing Spoon a clever and engaging look at materials the innovations they made possible and how these technologies changed us The Natural History of Edward Lear Robert McCracken Peck forward by David Attenborough Paperback A beautifully illustrated exploration of Edward Lear s little known career as a natural history artist now in a new expanded paperback edition 12

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FOR THE HOME The Book of Difficult Fruit Arguments for the Tart Tender and Unruly with recipes Kate Lebo The Pepper Thai Cookbook Family Recipes from Everyone s Favorite Thai Mom Hardcover Pepper Teigen Renowned interior designer and Inspired by twenty six fruits the essayist poet and pie lady Kate Lebo expertly blends natural culinary medical and personal history Hardcover The New Mindful Home And How to Make it Yours Joanna Thornhill Paperback The New Mindful Home explores how you can use interiors to aid living with intention slow living creating supportive room layouts considering mindful effects of color and embracing plants and natural elements in our homes Enhanced by beautiful contemporary photography this book will provide interior design inspiration for a generation who want to consider how they can live more mindfully Bringing Up Bookmonsters The Joyful Way to Turn Your Child into a Fearless Ravenous Reader Amber Ankowski Paperback A playful guide for parents on how to nurture their distracted pluggedin child into a voracious reader and fill in their educational gaps at home rooted in developmental psychology Christopher Kimball Table Recipes for Cooking and Eating the French Way Hardcover Rebekah Peppler From the James Beard awardwinning Milk Street team enjoy 125 easy weeknight dinners that bring the flavors of the Mediterranean into your home with most meals ready in under 45 minutes Hardcover Milk Street Tuesday Nights Mediterranean 13 80 stir fried saucy sweet andtangy mostly Thai ish recipes from the mom who taught Chrissy almost everything she knows Pepper Teigen Table Recipes for Cooking and Eating the French Way is an alluring delicious invitation to the French table from Paris based American food writer and stylist Rebekah Peppler It is both a repertoirebuilding cookbook and a stylish guide that will make readers feel as though they are traveling through France with a close friend

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FOR THE HOME Peggy s STAFF PICK Vegetable Simple One Bowl Meals Eric Ripert Maria Zizka Hardcover Hardcover Eric Ripert is the co owner of the acclaimed restaurant Le Bernadin and the winner of countless Michelin stars He is well known for his exquisite clean seafood centered cuisine but now in Vegetable Simple he turns his singular culinary imagination to vegetables A versatile and tasty approach to creating a complete meal One Bowl Meals features 30 compositions made from a variety of bases and mix and match component toppings offering endless possibility and inspiration Peggy s STAFF PICK Home Sweet Houseplant A Roomby Room Guide to Plant Decor How to Raise a Feminist Son Motherhod Masculinity and the Making of My Family Baylor Chapman Sonora Jha Hardcover Hardcover The complete guide to adding plant life to your spaces with ideas and inspiration for adding plants to every room in your home This book is both an incredibly moving mother son love story told in personal essays and a parenting manual with concrete advice and actionable takeaways for feminists of all stripes hoping to dismantle toxic masculinity one sweet boy at a time Claire s STAFF PICK The Flower Yard Growing Flamboyant Flowers in Containers Arthur Parkinson Cook This Book Techniques That Teach and Recipes to Repeat Hardcover Molly Baz Arthur Parkinson s town garden is like a path of pots a tiny exposed stage on bricks Despite its small size a flower filled jungle in Venetian tones is grown here each year in defiance of urbanisation This is gardening done entirely in pots yet on a grand scale that will inspire anyone who wants their doorstep or patio to be a glamorous Hardcover A thoroughly modern guide to becoming a better faster more creative cook featuring fun flavorful recipes anyone can make 14

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BABY BOOKS Mamasaurus Learn and Explore Touch and Feel Colors Board Book Stephan Lomp Roger Priddy Babysaurus can t find his mother so he and his prehistoric friends set off to find her Is his Mamasaurus the fastest in the jungle No Is she the best flyer No Of course Mamasaurus has been right there all along and when Babysaurus needs a little help she is ready with a big hug Stephen Lomp has created a fresh twist on a perennial theme that will win the hearts of little ones and their mamas alike Board Book Roger Priddy s Learn and Explore Touch and Feel Colors introduces young children to their first colors using beautiful illustrations of everyday objects and touch andfeel novelties to make the colors stand out on every spread Lisa s STAFF PICK Trucker and Train Grow Hannah Stark Illus by Bob Kolar Hsulynn Pang Board Book Pull tabs transform this book into a plant that can be displayed in a new baby s home The perfect gift for new parents and sure to be a hit at baby showers Kindness and friendship triumph over bullying in this action packed gently abridged board book that s perfect for fans of Little Blue Truck and Loren Long s Otis stories and for every vehicle obsessed little one 15 Board Book Little Penguin Little Zebra Julie Abery Illus by Suzie Mason Julie Abery Illus by Suzie Mason Board Book Board Book Written by preschool teacher Julie Abery and captured by Suzie Mason s beautiful artwork this book in Little Animal Friends board book series will delight babies and toddlers and demand to be read again and again Written by preschool teacher Julie Abery and captured by Suzie Mason s beautiful artwork this book in Little Animal Friends board book series will delight babies and toddlers and demand to be read again and again

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BABY BOOKS Indestructibles It s Bath Time Indestructibles Rhyme with Me Amy Pixton Amy Pixton Novelty Book Novelty Book It s Bath Time is perfect for reading right in the bath yes INDESTRUCTIBLES can hold up to that too Baby will delight in seeing a muddy baby elephant being sprayed down by its mom a content infant gorilla being groomed and a happy baby splashing around in a sudsy tub All clean Books babies can really sink their teeth into What s a word that rhymes with tree KNEE How about a rhyme for cat Yes a HAT Do you know what rhymes with pie A FLY in the SKY Have fun with rhyming in a book that s INDESTRUCTIBLE Let s Look at Numbers Let s Look at Shapes Marion Denchars Board Book Board Book Learn all about shapes with this stunning board book perfect for sharing with your baby or toddler Marion Deuchars Introduce numbers from 1 to 10 with this stunning board book perfect for sharing with your baby or toddler Peggy s STAFF PICK Love World of Wonder Robert Sabuda Yas Imamura Pop up Book Board Book Tender expressions of the different guises of love spring from the pages of this charming pop up book from master paper artist Robert Sabuda Brief passages beginning with the words I love you because are illustrated with six captivating pop up spreads making for a warm bedtime story a token of affection for loved ones and a beautiful keepsake for readers of all ages Introduce your baby to a world of wonder with this keepsake tummy time accordion book that reverses to a beautiful growth chart to use for years to come 16

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PICTURE BOOKS Claire s Geoffrey s STAFF PICK STAFF PICK What Would You Do in a Book About You The Rock from the Sky Jean Reidy Illus by Joey Chou Hardcover Hardcover When you use your imagination and tell your own stories there are endless possibilities for magic mayhem fun and learning The layered geometric illustrations burst with life and movement The text has a call and response feel that lends itself to reading out loud I Sang You Down From the Stars Tasha Spillett Sumner Illus by Michaela Goade Hardcover This unique baby book sings with Native cultural detail while striking a universal chord in its celebration of the blossoming of love that comes with expecting and welcoming a new baby with art by New York Times bestselling illustrator and Caldecott Medalist Michaela Goade 17 Jon Klassen Here comes The Rock from the Sky a hilarious meditation on the workings of friendship fate shared futuristic visions and that funny feeling you get that there s something off somewhere but you just can t put your finger on it Merging broad visual suspense with wry wit celebrated picture book creator Jon Klassen gives us a wholly original comedy for the ages Hello Rain Kyo Maclear Illus by Chris Turnham Hardcover A picture book celebrating all the reasons to love the rain Flowers bloom in the garden Umbrellas bloom on the streets There are puddles for jumping and later a cozy home for hot chocolate and books A Pizza with Everything on It The Sharey Godmother Kyle Scheele Illus by Andy J Pizza Samantha Berger Illus by Mike Curato Hardcover Hardcover When a pizzeria owner s son requests a pizza with everything his father helps him add sauce a house penguins and more until they accidentally create a pizza black hole Shari T Fairy loves sharing so much she is called the Share y Godmother but when some of her friends question whether so much sharing is good she tries being less generous

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PICTURE BOOKS Lisa s STAFF PICK Your Future is Bright All Kinds of Awesome Corey Finkle Illus by Shelley Couvillion Jess Hitchman Illus by Vivienne To Hardcover Celebrate the boundless possibilities of the future with this uplifting picture book about the potential in every child perfect for fans of Oh the Places You ll Go and The Wonderful Things You Will Be Hardcover Jess Hitchman s joyful playful picture book All Kinds of Awesome celebrates children finding their passions and embracing their own awesomeness and is paired with adorable illustrations by Vivienne To of a diverse and multicultural group of kids all coming together on the final line of You will always be awesome to me Your Mama Curiosity Is NoNieqa Ramos Illus by Jacqueline Ale ntara H A Rey Hardcover A sweet twist on the age old yo mama joke celebrating fierce moms everywhere with playful lyricism and gorgeous illustrations Perfect for Mother s Day Hardcover Curious George knows that with a little curiosity you can do anything A perfect gift for preschool graduates or any kid who loves asking questions this rhyming picture book has surprise die cut reveals on every page Dear Treefrog Free Joyce Sidman Illus by Diana Sudyka Sam Usher Hardcover When a boy and his grandad take care of a little bird the boy wants to keep it but Grandad knows it must return to its natural habitat in the wild where it can spread its wings and be free And so begins an exhilarating journey into the mountains to return the bird to where it belongs Capturing the joy of finding a kindred spirit this stunning picture book by Newbery Honor winning poet Joyce Sidman tells the story of a lonely girl moving into a new home and the little treefrog that helps her connect to the beautiful world around her Perfect for fans of A Butterfly Is Patient and They Saw a Cat Hardcover 18

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MIDDLE READER Billy Miller Makes a Wish Aru Shah and the City of Gold A Pandava Novel Kevin Henkes Roshani Chokshi Hardcover Hardcover Billy Miller is back The stand alone companion to two time Newbery Honor author Kevin Henkes s awardwinning acclaimed and bestselling The Year of Billy Miller Billy Miller Makes a Wish is a laugh out loud funny and accessible story about summer family and wishes that almost come true A great choice for young middle grade readers Aru Shah and her sisters including one who also claims to be the Sleeper s daughter must find their mentors Hanuman and Urvashi in Lanka the city of gold before war breaks out between the devas and asuras Ivy Bean Get to Work Book 12 The Tyrant s Tomb The Trials of Apollo Book 4 Annie Barrows Sophie Blackall Rick Riordan Hardcover In his penultimate adventure now in paperback a devastated but determined Apollo travels to Camp Jupiter where he must learn what it is to be a hero or die trying After meeting Herman the Treasure Hunter during a career fair at Emerson School every secondgrader is looking for treasure and finding it except for Ivy and Bean in the final story in the New York Times bestselling early chapter book series The 130 Story Treehouse The Messengers Greystone Secrets 3 Andy Griffiths Terry Denton Margaret Peterson Haddix Hardcover New York Times bestselling team Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton invite readers to come hang out with them in their 130 Story Treehouse the tenth book in the illustrated chapter book series filled with Andy and Terry s signature slapstick humor 19 Hardcover Hardcover In the dazzling conclusion to the Greystone Secrets series from New York Times bestselling author Margaret Peterson Haddix the Greystones and their doubles the Gustanos must team up to save the alternate world before both worlds are lost All secrets are revealed in this page turning suspenseful story that shows the importance of teamwork telling your story and taking action when it matters most

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MIDDLE READER Stella Endicott and the Anything isPossible Poem Flight A Novel of a Daring Escape During World War II Kate DiCamillo Chris Van Dusen Vanessa Harbour Paperback From Vanessa Harbour comes Flight a middle grade historical fiction novel about a Jewish boy and a Roma girl leading a group of horses across mountains to escape Nazis during WWII Hardcover Metaphor alert An ode to a certain pig kicks off one wild school day in Kate DiCamillo s latest stop on Deckawoo Drive Peggy s STAFF PICK Charlie Thorne and the Lost City Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery Stuart Gibbs Ally Carter Hardcover Hardcover In this sequel to the New York Times bestselling Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation which 1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Grabenstein called a real page burner Charlie searches for Charles Darwin s hidden treasure in South America Five orphans Two sword wielding vigilantes One mansion No rules April thought she had her happy ending After all she has her new house and new friends and new guardian But she also has a very big new secret The kids of Winterborne House are the only ones who know that Gabriel Winterborne famous billionaire and terrible cook is really a sword wielding vigilante What they don t know is that he s not the only one Amber Clay Airman Laura Amy Schlitz Eoin Colfer Hardcover Paperback The Newbery Medal winning author of Good Masters Sweet Ladies gives readers a virtuoso performance in verse in this profoundly original epic pitched just right for fans of poetry history mythology and fantasy Zorro meets The Count of Monte Cristo in this dazzling action packed classic from the author of the Artemis Fowl series now with a snazzy new look for this paperback reissue 20

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YOUNG ADULT FICTION They Went Left Monica Hesse Victories Greater Than Death Paperback Charlie Jane Anders The New York Times bestselling Sydney Taylor Honor winning critically acclaimed tour de force historical mystery from Monica Hesse author of Girl in the Blue Coat Hardcover Buckle up your seatbelt for this thrilling YA sci fi adventure set against an intergalactic war from internationally bestselling author Charlie Jane Anders Claire s STAFF PICK 21 Shadow and Bone The Prison Healer Leigh Bardugo Lynette Noni Paperback Hardcover Enter the Grishaverse with book one of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy coming soon to Netflix as an original series Read book one now From Australia s 1 best selling YA author Lynette Noni comes a dark thrilling YA fantasy about Kiva a girl forced to heal prisoners of war who must wager her life in a series of deadly elemental trials all to save the rebel force s queen Kate in Waiting The Empire of Dreams Becky Albertalli Rae Carson Hardcover Paperback From 1 New York Times bestselling author and rom com queen Becky Albertalli comes a buoyant new novel about daring to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight in love life and yes theater New York Times bestselling author Rae Carson makes a triumphant return to the world of her awardwinning Girl of Fire and Thorns trilogy in this extraordinary standalone novel Fans of Leigh Bardugo Kendare Blake and Tomi Adeyemi won t want to put this book down

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YOUNG ADULT FICTION Thornlight The Great Godden Claire Legrand Meg Rosoff Hardcover Hardcover Resourceful twin sisters and a desperate queen must find a new source of magic to stop their kingdom from being consumed by darkness This classic fantasyadventure from bestselling author Claire Legrand is full of twists turns and unforgettable moments From National Book Award Finalist Meg Rosoff comes a lyrical compulsively readable coming of age tale that is heady irresistible and timeless Call Down the Hawk Maggie Stiefvater A Song of Wraiths and Ruin Paperback Roseanne A Brown From the 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Raven Boys a mesmerizing story of dreams and desires death and destiny Paperback One True King The School for Good and Evil 6 Oddity Soman Chainani Paperback In this sixth and final installment in Soman Chainani s New York Times bestselling epic fantasy fairy tale series the School for Good and Evil Camelot s crown and the fate of the Endless Woods are up for grabs The first in a gripping fantasy duology inspired by West African folklore in which a grieving crown princess and a desperate refugee find themselves on a collision course to murder each other despite their growing attraction from debut author Roseanne A Brown This New York Times bestseller is perfect for fans of Tomi Adeyemi Ren e Ahdieh and Sabaa Tahir Eli Brown Hardcover The daughter of a murdered physician vows to protect the magical Oddity he left behind in an alternate nineteenth century where a failed Louisiana Purchase has locked a young Unified States into conflict with France 22

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