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Marriage Be Hard: 12 Conversations to Keep You Laughing, Loving, and Learning with Your Partner By Kevin Fredericks, Melissa Fredericks Cover Image
$23.40
ISBN: 9780593240427
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Published: Convergent Books - September 13th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Discover the keys to upholding your vows while staying sane in this hilariously candid guide to relationships, from the husband-and-wife team of comedian Kevin Fredericks and influencer Melissa Fredericks


Problem Solvers: 15 Innovative Women Engineers and Coders (Women of Power #7) By P. J. Hoover Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9781641606387
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Published: Chicago Review Press - September 13th, 2022

When engineers are faced with an impossible problem, they don’t quit. They look for solutions.

These 15 women are coders and engineers who have faced impossible problems and found solutions. They are each doing amazing work in technical fields while facing unique challenges that are not equally faced by men.


Buckhead By Shobo Coker, George Kambadais (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shobo Coker, George Kambadais (Illustrator)
$13.49
ISBN: 9781684158478
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Published: BOOM! Box - September 13th, 2022

What strange secrets lie in the mysterious town of Buckhead, USA?

An astonishing Afrofuturist series from Shobo Coker (Outcasts of Jupiter) and George Kambadais (The Black Ghost) that blends the immigrant experience, African myth, and weird science in Small Town USA. Toba and his mother, a renowned scientist, have just immigrated to the US from Nigeria.


The Wolf's Story: What Really Happened to Little Red Riding Hood By Toby Forward, Izhar Cohen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Toby Forward, Izhar Cohen (Illustrator)
$8.09
ISBN: 9781536227802
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Published: Candlewick - September 13th, 2022

Little readers will love second-guessing this funny, fractured fairy tale that replays the story of Little Red Riding Hood from the poor maligned wolf's point of view.

No, please. Look at me.
Would I LIE to you?
It was the old woman who started it.


Down in the Dumps #1: The Mystery Box (HarperChapters) By Wes Hargis, Wes Hargis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Wes Hargis, Wes Hargis (Illustrator)
$5.39
ISBN: 9780062910127
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Published: HarperCollins - September 13th, 2022

The Secret Life of Pets meets The Bad Guys in DOWN IN THE DUMPS, an all-new, highly illustrated early chapter book series about three unlikely friends—a rotten banana, a broken tea pot, and a crusty blob of gum—and their adventures together in the local town landfill. 


Strangeville School Is Definitely Not Cursed By Darcy Miller, Brett Helquist (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Darcy Miller, Brett Helquist (Illustrator)
$16.19
ISBN: 9780593309933
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 13th, 2022

Get ready to laugh out loud at Strangeville Middle School, the wackiest (definitely not cursed) school ever! This highly illustrated new series is Sideways Stories from Wayside School for a new generation!


How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water: A Novel By Angie Cruz Cover Image
$25.19
ISBN: 9781250208453
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Published: Flatiron Books - September 13th, 2022

A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITOR'S CHOICE · REVIEWED ON THE FRONT COVER

From GMA BOOK CLUB PICK and WOMEN'S PRIZE FINALIST Angie Cruz, author of Dominicana, an electrifying new novel about a woman who has lost everything but the chance to finally tell her story


They Knew: How a Culture of Conspiracy Keeps America Complacent By Sarah Kendzior Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250210722
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Published: Flatiron Books - September 13th, 2022

“Every sentence delivered. The pathos of truth-seeking left me thinking of Herman Melville."
—Timothy Snyder, #1 New York Times bestselling author of On Tyranny


Profiles in Ignorance: How America's Politicians Got Dumb and Dumber By Andy Borowitz Cover Image
$26.09
ISBN: 9781668003886
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - September 13th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER * Named One of 7 Best Nonfiction Books of the Fall by Kirkus Reviews

Andy Borowitz, “one of the funniest people in America” (CBS Sunday Morning), brilliantly examines the intellectual deterioration of American politics, from Ronald Reagan to Dan Quayle, from George W.


Digital Madness: How Social Media Is Driving Our Mental Health Crisis--and How to Restore Our Sanity By Nicholas Kardaras Cover Image
$26.09
ISBN: 9781250278494
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 13th, 2022

From the author of the provocative and influential Glow Kids, Digital Madness explores how we’ve become mad for our devices as our devices are driving us mad, as revolutionary research reveals technology's damaging effect on mental illness and suicide rates—and offers a way out.


The Massively Multiplayer World of Ghosts, Volume 1: The King of Cheating (Saturday AM TANKS / MMWOG #1) By Oscar Fong, Frederick L. Jones, Saturday AM Cover Image
$12.59
ISBN: 9780760376881
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Published: Rockport Publishers - September 6th, 2022

To discover what happened to his long-lost mother, unassuming teenager Nilay Rao must step into a new world, the Massively Multiplayer World of Ghosts.

Coasting through life without ever spending much effort or committing to anything has made many people think less of Nilay Rao.


Victory Is Assured: Uncollected Writings of Stanley Crouch By Stanley Crouch, Glenn Mott (Editor), Jelani Cobb (Introduction by), Wynton Marsalis (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Stanley Crouch, Glenn Mott (Editor), Jelani Cobb (Introduction by), Wynton Marsalis (Afterword by)
$29.25
ISBN: 9781324090908
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Published: Liveright - September 13th, 2022

The grievous loss of Stanley Crouch, one of America’s most renowned intellectuals, is underscored by the posthumous appearance of these remarkable essays.


Easy to Learn, Difficult to Master: Pong, Atari, and the Dawn of the Video Game By David Kushner, Koren Shadmi (By (artist)) Cover Image
By David Kushner, Koren Shadmi (By (artist))
$15.29
ISBN: 9781568588766
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Published: Bold Type Books - September 13th, 2022

The gripping origin story of Pong, Atari, and the digital icons who defined the world of video games.

A deep, nostalgic dive into the advent of gaming, Easy to Learn, Difficult to Master returns us to the emerging culture of Silicon Valley.


White Fear: How the Browning of America Is Making White Folks Lose Their Minds By Roland Martin, Leah Lakins Cover Image
$21.56
ISBN: 9781637740286
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Published: BenBella Books - September 13th, 2022

White Fear has shaped our democracy and society from the beginning—and today, it’s more intense and visible than ever. To neutralize it, we must first understand it.


Balance Is Bullshit: A Realistic Approach to Integrating Healthier Habits into Your Life By Alicia McKenzie, Regina Shklovsky (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alicia McKenzie, Regina Shklovsky (Illustrator)
$17.06
ISBN: 9781951412302
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Published: The Collective Book Studio - September 12th, 2022

Life can be unpredictable and messy, and that’s OK! Balance Is Bullshit introduces the 4 pillars of wellness—physical, mental, financial, and social—and provides a blueprint for building a stable foundation for a healthy life. 

Balance Is Bullshit is a guided workbook/journal with exercises and challenges focusing on p


Bill Cohen's 1972 Campaign for Congress: An Oral History of the Walk That Changed Maine Politics By Christian P. Potholm II (Editor), Jed Lyons (With), William S. Hon Cohen (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Christian P. Potholm II (Editor), Jed Lyons (With), William S. Hon Cohen (Introduction by)
$22.46
ISBN: 9781538170922
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Published: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - September 16th, 2022

1972 was a true watershed in Maine politics. Following a hundred years of Republican dominance, Democrats led by Senator Ed Muskie had achieved a string of victories that threatened to sweep Republicans from the board of congressional and gubernatorial offices. On election day only the win by first time Republican congressional candidate Bill Cohen would stop the Democrat shut out.


When Mortals Play God: Eugenics and One Family's Story of Tragedy, Loss, and Perseverance By John Erickson, Molly Ladd-Taylor (Foreword by) Cover Image
By John Erickson, Molly Ladd-Taylor (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781538166697
Published: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - September 15th, 2022

American history is full of examples of discrimination in all forms, but never before has the wreckage from America's infatuation with eugenics and its state-sanctioned policy of hate toward the mentally ill been put in such personal terms.


The Seven Deadly Sins of White Christian Nationalism: A Call to Action (Religion in the Modern World) By Carter Heyward Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781538167892
Published: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - September 15th, 2022

Hear the call to overcome today's culture of hate and bring healing and hope into our life together. While right-wing conservatives dare to call themselves Christians as they tear down equality and justice, commit horrific acts of violence, and fan the flames of fascism in America, Carter Heyward issues a call to action for Christians to truly hear God's message of peace and love.


My Pet Feet By Josh Funk, Billy Yong (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Billy Yong (Illustrator)
$17.09
ISBN: 9781534486003
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 23rd, 2022

When the letter R suddenly vanishes, a whole town goes upside-down in this side-splitting picture book of alphabet chaos that’s Can I Be Your Dog? meets P Is for Pterodactyl.

A little girl wakes up one day to find that R, a vital piece of the alphabet, has vanished! Suddenly, she has pet feet instead of a ferret.


The Mamas: What I Learned About Kids, Class, and Race from Moms Not Like Me By Helena Andrews-Dyer Cover Image
$24.30
ISBN: 9780593240311
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Published: Crown - August 23rd, 2022

Can white moms and Black moms ever truly be friends? Not just mom friends, but like really real friends? And does it matter?


Democratic Justice: Felix Frankfurter, the Supreme Court, and the Making of the Liberal Establishment By Brad Snyder Cover Image
$40.50
ISBN: 9781324004875
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 23rd, 2022

The definitive biography of Felix Frankfurter, Supreme Court justice and champion of twentieth-century American liberal democracy.


Retail Gangster: The Insane, Real-Life Story of Crazy Eddie By Gary Weiss Cover Image
$26.10
ISBN: 9780306924552
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Published: Hachette Books - August 23rd, 2022

A biography of the spectacular rise and fall of Eddie Antar, better known as "Crazy Eddie," whose home electronics empire changed the world even as it turned out to be one of the biggest business scams of all time

Back in the fall of 2016 we heard the news about the passing of Eddie Antar, "Crazy Eddie" as he was known to millions of people, the man behind the