New Release Tuesday!

Check out our favorite new releases! New books are added to the top of the list every Tuesday!

Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580059510
Availability: Available
Published: Seal Press - December 1st, 2020

From the author of the New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race, a subversive history of white male American identity.

What happens to a country that tells generation after generation of white men that they deserve power? What happens when success is defined by status over women and people of color, instead of by actual accomplishments?

Off the Back of a Truck: Unofficial Contraband for the Sopranos Fan Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982139063
Availability: Available
Published: Tiller Press - December 1st, 2020

Unleash your inner Soprano and relive all your favorite moments with this companion guide to the award-winning television series The Sopranos.

We all know and love The Sopranos, one of the most important television dramas to ever hit the small screen, having run for six seasons on HBO.

All We Are Saying: The Last Major Interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250625069
Availability: Available
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - December 1st, 2020

The last major interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono, conducted by New York Times bestselling author David Sheff, featuring a new introduction that reflects on the fortieth anniversary of Lennon's death

Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250276759
Availability: Available
Published: St. Martin's Press - December 1st, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tears We Cannot Stop, a passionate call to America to finally reckon with race and start the journey to redemption.

Little Red Hoodie Cover Image
By Martha Freeman, Marta Sevilla (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780823446216
Availability: Available
Published: Holiday House - December 1st, 2020

It's not the big bad wolf that stops Little Red Hoodie from getting to grandma's house in this rollicking take on the fairy tale--Red can't follow directions!

"Follow Magic Wand Lane to Glass Slipper Boulevard, right on Beanstalk, left on Breadcrumb, down the Garden Path, and you're there," said Little Red Hoodie's mom, but Red wasn't exactly paying attention.

It's Never Too Late: Make the Next Act of Your Life the Best Act of Your Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9780785236641
Availability: Available
Published: Thomas Nelson - December 1st, 2020

Former Today show host Kathie Lee Gifford offers her personal story along with insights, wisdom, and inspiration for those women who are facing their own life changes.

What's holding you back from pursuing what truly matters to you and fulfilling your dreams?

Ice! Poems About Polar Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9780823441013
Availability: Available
Published: Holiday House - December 1st, 2020

Funny poems paired with intriguing facts introduce young readers to the fascinating creatures that live in Earth's polar regions.

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year!

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations (The Last Interview Series) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781612199191
Availability: Available
Published: Melville House - December 1st, 2020

The newest entry in the increasingly popular series collects fascinating and in-depth interviews with Bill Moyers, Nina Totenberg, and more, and conversations (with Antonin Scalia and high school students) from throughout the long, ground-breaking career of one of the greatest, most influential, and most exciting legal minds in American history.

Big Book of Firsts: 5 Stories & 5 Songs Cover Image
ISBN: 9781646380497
Availability: Backordered-*This will not arrive in time for the Holidays*
Published: Cottage Door Press - December 1st, 2020

Hi, neighbor Are you ready to try new things with Daniel Tiger?

Happiness Becomes You: A Guide to Changing Your Life for Good Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982152154
Availability: Available
Published: Atria Books - December 1st, 2020

Tina Turner—living legend, icon to millions, and author of the “brave and wry” (Vulture) memoir My Love Story—returns with a deeply personal book of wisdom that explores her longstanding faith in Buddhism and provides a guide to these timeless principles so you can find happiness in your own life.

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The Last Days of John Lennon Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316429061
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Little, Brown and Company - December 7th, 2020

The greatest true-crime story in music history, as only James Patterson can tell it.
With the Beatles, John Lennon surpasses his youthful dreams, achieving a level of superstardom that defies classification. “We were the best bloody band there was,” he says.

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Girl Gurl Grrrl: On Womanhood and Belonging in the Age of Black Girl Magic Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062987648
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Amistad - December 8th, 2020

“One of the year’s must-reads.” –ELLE

“[A] provocative, heart-breaking, and frequently hilarious collection.” –GLAMOUR

“Essential, vital, and urgent.” –HARPER’S BAZAAR

What Cats Want: An illustrated guide for truly understanding your cat Cover Image
ISBN: 9781526623065
Availability: Available
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - November 24th, 2020

From the top feline doctor in Japan comes a fun, practical, adorably illustrated “cat-to-human” translation guide to decoding your cat's feelings.

What makes cats climb into tiny spaces? Why do they sleep that much? And, most of all, how can we give them a good life?

The Neil Gaiman Library Volume 2 Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Mark Buckingham (Illustrator), Michael Zulli (Illustrator), John Bolton (Illustrator), Colleen Doran (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781506715940
Availability: Available
Published: Dark Horse Books - November 24th, 2020

A deluxe oversized collection of comic stories from celebrated and award-winning writer Neil Gaiman, in conjunction with some of comics' most acclaimed creators.

Passages Cover Image
By Mercedes Lackey (Editor)
ISBN: 9780756414726
Availability: Available
Published: DAW - November 24th, 2020

This fourteenth anthology of short stories set in the beloved Valdemar universe features tales by debut and established authors and a brand-new story from Lackey herself.

Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Motherhood Cover Image
ISBN: 9781938849664
Availability: Backordered-*This will not arrive in time for the Holidays*
Published: Prospect Park Books - November 24th, 2020

Carving Out a Humanity: Race, Rights, and Redemption Cover Image
ISBN: 9781620976203
Availability: Available
Published: New Press - November 24th, 2020

The preeminent civil rights attorneys and scholars of the past quarter-century weigh in on some of the most controversial aspects of race and the law, published to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the prestigious Derrick Bell Lecture Series

Escape Pod: The Science Fiction Anthology Cover Image
ISBN: 9781789095012
Availability: Available
Published: Titan Books - November 24th, 2020

The fifteenth anniversary of the Hugo-nominated science fiction podcast Escape Pod, featuring new and exclusive stories from today’s bestselling writers.

Finalist for the 2020 Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine.

Avatar: The Last Airbender  The Art of the Animated Series (Second Edition) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781506721699
Availability: Available
Published: Dark Horse Books - November 24th, 2020

The Bright Book of Life: Novels to Read and Reread Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525657262
Availability: Available
Published: Knopf - November 24th, 2020

In his first book devoted exclusively to narrative fiction, America's most original and controversial literary critic and legendary Yale professor writes trenchantly about fifty-two masterworks spanning the Western tradition.

Bustin' Balls: World Team Tennis 1974-1978, Pro Sports, Pop Culture and Progressive Politics Cover Image
ISBN: 9781627310994
Availability: Available
Published: Feral House - November 24th, 2020

Bustin' Balls tells the strange but true story of World Team Tennis (1974-1978) that attempted to transform the prim and proper individual sport of tennis into a rowdy blue-collar league.

A Murder Between the Pages Cover Image
ISBN: 9781492687801
Availability: Available
Published: Poisoned Pen Press - November 24th, 2020

Second book in the Main Street Book Club mysteries

You won't be able to stop turning the pages of this small town mystery, which is: Perfect for Fans of Ellery Adams and Lorna BarrettA riveting book club cozy mysteryFor readers of club mysteries and small-town cozy mysteries

This murder will have to be solved by the book...

A Promised Land Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524763169
Availability: Available
Published: Crown - November 17th, 2020

A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy


Frontier Follies: Adventures in Marriage and Motherhood in the Middle of Nowhere Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062962751
Availability: Available
Published: William Morrow - November 17th, 2020

A down-to-earth, hilarious collection of stories and musings on marriage, motherhood, and country life from the #1 New York Times bestselling author and star of the Food Network show The Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond.

No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250265616
Availability: Available
Published: Flatiron Books - November 17th, 2020

A moving account of resilience, hope, fear and mortality, and how these things resonate in our lives, by actor and advocate Michael J. Fox.

I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538745359
Availability: Backordered-*This will not arrive in time for the Holidays*
Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 17th, 2020

From the charming and wickedly funny co-creator and star of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, a collection of hilarious personal essays, poems and even amusement park maps on the subjects of insecurity, fame, anxiety, and much more.

Not My Idea: A Book about Whiteness (Ordinary Terrible Things) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948340403
Availability: Available
Published: Dottir Press - November 17th, 2020

Featuring brand-new activity pages and additional learning material, the paperback edition of Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness is a picture book about racism and racial justice, inviting white children and parents to become curious about racism, accept that it's real, and cultivate justice.

We Will Not Cancel Us: And Other Dreams of Transformative Justice Cover Image
ISBN: 9781849354226
Availability: Available
Published: AK Press - November 17th, 2020

Cancel culture addresses real harm...and sometimes causes more. It's time to think this through.

Against Amazon: And Other Essays (Biblioasis International Translation #30) Cover Image
By Jorge Carrión, Peter Bush (Translator)
ISBN: 9781771963039
Availability: Available
Published: Biblioasis - November 17th, 2020


Exploring the Elements: A Complete Guide to the Periodic Table Cover Image
By Sara Gillingham (By (artist)), Isabel Thomas
ISBN: 9781838662318
Availability: Available
Published: Phaidon Press - November 18th, 2020

A graphically stunning, comprehensive introduction to the chemical elements that make up our universe for ages 8-14

This artful and accessible guide to the periodic table — the ultimate reference tool for scientists worldwide — names all 118 chemical elements and helps young readers understand the remarkable ways we have learned to use them.

Baby Monster Cover Image
By Andrea Pfeiffer, Erin Barker (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781936669912
Availability: Available
Published: blue manatee press - November 17th, 2020

A baby monster that is loud, fussy, and picky about food can be hard to care for, wreaking havoc everywhere. But as two exhausted scientists find out, a baby monster can also be what makes them a family. This laugh-out-loud tale shows what every new parent knows: babies, even a baby monster, are messy, frustrating, lovable delights!

Pretending Cover Image
ISBN: 9780778331506
Availability: Available
Published: Mira Books - November 17th, 2020

"It made me cry and laugh and rage...A really important, timely book. Sheer brilliance." --Lucy Foley, New York Times bestselling author of The Guest List

"Thoughtful, smart and painfully true." --Cosmopolitan UK

You deserve to stop suffering because of what other people have done to you.

The Short, the Long and the Tall: Short Stories Cover Image
By Jeffrey Archer, Paul Cox (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250064905
Availability: Available
Published: St. Martin's Press - November 17th, 2020

New York Times number one bestselling author Jeffrey Archer is a master of the short-story form, creating classic tales beloved by his fans.

KitchenWise: Essential Food Science for Home Cooks Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982140687
Availability: Available
Published: Scribner - November 17th, 2020

The James Beard Award–winning, bestselling author of CookWise and BakeWise delivers priceless cooking techniques and know-how based on her expansive understanding of food science.

Want to cook fluffier scrambled eggs and more flavorful sauces, keep your greens brilliantly green, and make everything taste more delicious?

The Runaway No-wheeler Cover Image
By Peter Stein, Bob Staake (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593114209
Availability: Available
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - November 17th, 2020

Trucks! Counting! Tire-eating aliens! This wonderful, rhyming, super-silly book has it ALL...including Bob Staake's awesome artwork.

No One Asked for This: Essays Cover Image
ISBN: 9780358197027
Availability: Available
Published: Mariner Books - November 17th, 2020


"Blisteringly honest...kind of like if a David Sedaris book was written by an anxiety-ridden millennial who grew up in Hollywood."
Entertainment Weekly

"Cazzie David is the delicious antidote to the poison of basic influencer culture.

Teen Titans Go! Roll With It! Cover Image
By Heather Nuhfer, P. C. Morissey, Agnes Garbowska (Illustrator), Sandy Jarrell (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781779504302
Availability: Available
Published: DC Comics - November 10th, 2020

Heather Nuhfer and P.C. Morrissey team up in this fun story about game night with the Titans!

One Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984881168
Availability: Available
Published: Penguin Press - November 10th, 2020

An instant New York Times bestseller!

“Rapinoe's 'signature pose' from the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup is synonymous to the feeling we got when finishing this book: heart full, arms wide and ready to take up space in this world.”—USA Today 


Talking to GOATs: The Moments You Remember and the Stories You Never Heard Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062992062
Availability: Backordered-*This will not arrive in time for the Holidays*
Published: William Morrow - November 10th, 2020



The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook: From Delicious Dole Whip to Tasty Mickey Pretzels, 100 Magical Disney-Inspired Recipes (Unofficial Cookbook) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781507214510
Availability: Backordered-*This will not arrive in time for the Holidays*
Published: Adams Media - November 10th, 2020


Experience the magic of the Disney Parks right in your kitchen with these 100, easy and delicious recipes inspired by Walt Disney World!

Stroll right down the middle of Main Street USA, journey from Adventureland to Infinity and Beyond at Pixar Pier, and explore every avenue in between to taste the flavors of the Disney Parks…a

The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be Cover Image
By Joanna Gaines, Julianna Swaney (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781400314232
Availability: Backordered-*This will not arrive in time for the Holidays*
Published: Thomas Nelson - November 10th, 2020

The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be, the second children's book by New York Times bestselling author Joanna Gaines, illustrated by Julianna Swaney, celebrates how creativity and acceptance can come together to make for a bright and beautiful adventure. The book follows a group of children as they each build their very own hot-air balloons.

On the Stump Cover Image
By Chuck Brown, Prenzy (Artist)
ISBN: 9781534316089
Availability: Available
Published: Image Comics - November 10th, 2020

The campaign trail is paved with blood and broken bones.

You Poop Here Cover Image
ISBN: 9780823446018
Availability: Available
Published: Holiday House - November 10th, 2020

Potty time fun! Elephant poops on the grass. Fish poops in the water. Snake poops on the sand. Where do you poop?

Secret Santa Cover Image
ISBN: 9781683692058
Availability: Available
Published: Quirk Books - November 10th, 2020

The Office meets Stephen King, dressed up in holiday tinsel, in this fun, festive, and frightening horror-comedy set during the horror publishing boom of the ’80s, by New York Times best-selling satirist Andrew Shaffer.

Chock-full of peculiar puzzles, mind-bending mythbusters, and quirky questions, the fifth pop science book in the bestselling Science of Why series is perfect for anyone curious about the weird and wondrous world we live in.

Have you ever wondered if octopuses are from outer space? What Mexican jumping beans are?

Without a Brew: A Sloan Krause Mystery Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250205773
Availability: Available
Published: Minotaur Books - November 10th, 2020

Amateur sleuth Sloan Krause delves into a murderous winter wonderland in another delightful mystery from cozy writer Ellie Alexander, Without a Brew.

The Living Is Easy Cover Image
By Dorothy West, Morgan Jerkins (Foreword by), Adelaide M. Cromwell (Afterword by)
ISBN: 9781936932979
Availability: Available
Published: Feminist Press - November 10th, 2020

An insightful, witty novel set in early twentieth-century black Boston by the Harlem Renaissance's youngest member.

"A powerful work." --Essence

"Ricks knocks it out of the park with this jewel of a book. On every page I learned something new. Read it every night if you want to restore your faith in our country." — James Mattis, General, U.S. Marines (ret.) & 26th Secretary of Defense 

Goodbye Phone, Hello World: 65 Ways to Disconnect from Tech and Reconnect to Joy Cover Image
By Paul Greenberg, Emiliano Ponzi (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781452184524
Availability: Available
Published: Chronicle Books - November 10th, 2020

This book is not a phone! Goodbye Phone, Hello World features 65 bite-size, device-free activities scientifically proven to promote true happiness.

With wit, wisdom, and warmth, bestselling author Paul Greenberg presents practices for connection, mindfulness, conversation, creativity, and well-being.

Astrid the Unstoppable Cover Image
ISBN: 9781536213225
Availability: Available
Published: Candlewick - November 10th, 2020

Pippi Longstocking meets Heidi meets Anne Shirley in this tale of an irrepressible girl in a mountain village who navigates unexpected changes with warmth and humor.

Mr. Brown's Bad Day Cover Image
By Lou Peacock, Alison Friend (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781536214369
Availability: Available
Published: Nosy Crow - November 10th, 2020

Mr. Brown is a very important tiger who works in a very important office all day long. His briefcase contains some very important things, so he keeps it by his side at all times. When Mr. Brown’s briefcase goes missing, his world is turned upside down. He must get his briefcase back! Mr. Brown goes on a wild chase all over town. Will he find it—and what could possibly be inside?

The Girl Who Was Convinced Beyond All Reason That She Could Fly Cover Image
ISBN: 9781551528175
Availability: Available
Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - November 10th, 2020

In a rusted unnamed city full of five-dollar hotels and flea markets, a young homeless girl named Eggs is trying to make her way in the world. She's shy and bold at the same time, and wary of strangers, but she is convinced beyond all reason that she can fly.

Lame of Thrones: The Final Book in a Song of Hot and Cold Cover Image
ISBN: 9780306873676
Availability: Available
Published: Hachette Books - November 10th, 2020

From Harvard's legendary humor publication comes an outrageous, uproariously funny parody of Game of Thrones, in the tradition of their previous bestselling parody book classics Bored of the Rings, Nightlight, and The Hunger Pains.

MR Spock's Little Book of Mindfulness: How to Survive in an Illogical World Cover Image
ISBN: 9781858759531
Availability: Available
Published: Hero Collector - November 3rd, 2020

Who better to teach us mindfulness and wisdom than Mr. Spock, that beacon of calm, rational thought. With quotes from STAR TREK and timely insights about modern life this book will be your guide. In a universe that seems to have gone mad, we turn to mindfulness to restore sanity. When humanity has lost its way, it takes a Vulcan to raise an eyebrow at our folly and lead us towards the truth.

Happiness Now: 60 Ways to Experience Genuine Happiness (The Now Series) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250765543
Availability: Available
Published: St. Martin's Essentials - November 3rd, 2020

A bite-size book to help you find happiness—now!

Everyone is looking for happiness. But happiness isn’t about getting a raise or finding a spouse or losing ten pounds—it’s a choice that you can make every day regardless of your situation. Happiness Now includes simple actions you can take—any day and any time—to choose happiness in your life.

Always Together at Christmas Cover Image
By Sara Sargent, Mark Chambers (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593380840
Availability: Available
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - November 3rd, 2020

Help children discover the joy of Christmas 2020 with this timely picture book that affirms the special magic of the holidays even if we're physically separated from our loved ones!

Christmas will always mean love.
Even if love looks a little different this year.

I Don't Want to Be Quiet! Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593117286
Availability: Available
Published: Philomel Books - November 3rd, 2020

One little girl just doesn't want to be quiet, until she learns how much fun she can have without making a sound--especially in the library.

I don't want to be quiet,
I'd rather be LOUD!
I want to be HEARD and
stand out from the crowd!

Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781534444959
Availability: Available
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 13th, 2020

Jason Reynolds’s Newbery Honor, Printz Honor, and Coretta Scott King Honor–winning, #1 New York Times bestselling novel Long Way Down is now a gripping, galvanizing graphic novel, with haunting artwork by Danica Novgorodoff.

Will’s older brother, Shawn, has been shot.
Will feels a sadness so great, he can’t explain it.

Find Fergus Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984849021
Availability: Available
Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - November 3rd, 2020

Play the funniest game of hide and seek ever with Fergus, a bear who's very, very bad at hiding. 

Following Jesus in a Culture of Fear: Choosing Trust Over Safety in an Anxious Age Cover Image
ISBN: 9781587434525
Availability: Available
Published: Brazos Press - November 3rd, 2020

Kwame Alexander's Free Write: A Poetry Notebook (Ghostwriter) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781728222189
Availability: Available
Published: Sourcebooks Wonderland - November 3rd, 2020

From the Newbery-Medal winning author of The Crossover and The Undefeated comes an exciting, interactive, poetry notebook--empowering kids to express themselves in verse.

"Wanna be a writer? Wanna find your voice? It all starts here..."--Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series

Liberty & Justice for All: A Marvel: Xavier's Institute Novel (Marvel Heroines) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781839080586
Availability: Available
Published: Aconyte - November 3rd, 2020

Two exceptional students face their ultimate test when they answer a call for help, in the first thrilling Xavier’s Institute novel, focused on the daring exploits of Marvel’s mutant heroes

As part of their training at the New Charles Xavier Institute, Triage and Tempus are allowed to attempt their first solo flying mission.

Blue in Green Cover Image
By Ram V, Anand Rk (Artist)
ISBN: 9781534317130
Availability: Available
Published: Image Comics - November 3rd, 2020

Black Lotus 2: The Vow Cover Image
By K'Wan
ISBN: 9781617757679
Availability: Available
Published: Akashic Books - November 3rd, 2020

After the death of a police officer, assassin Kahllah (aka the Black Lotus) is forced out of retirement in an attempt to clear her name while outrunning a mysterious enemy.

"Black Lotus 2: The Vow is full of the cinematic action and drama that K'wan is known for. Readers will be anxiously waiting for the next installment."
--Urban Reviews

Dying is Easy Cover Image
By Joe Hill, Martin Simmonds (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781684057030
Availability: Available
Published: IDW Publishing - October 27th, 2020

Comedy is hard... but dying is easy! From New York Times bestselling author Joe Hill (Locke & Key) comes this new graphic novel mystery.

Pumpkin Baby!: A Hazy Dell Flap Book Cover Image
By Elias Barks, Meg Hunt (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781948931113
Availability: Available
Published: Hazy Dell Press - October 27th, 2020

Open the flaps to follow Pumpkin Baby over the course of a not-so-spooky evening on Pumpkin Baby's favorite night of the year: Halloween Classical Halloween iconography abounds in a magical imagining of an early 20th century New England town.

The Fangirl's Journal for Leveling Up: Conquer Your Life Through Fandom Cover Image
ISBN: 9781683692195
Availability: Available
Published: Quirk Books - October 27th, 2020

A companion to The Fangirl's Guide to the Universe, this guided journal by Sam Maggs includes prompts, interviews, and illustrations to help you get in touch with your dreams, plans, and faves.

Goliath Must Fall for Young Readers: Winning the Battle Against Your Giants Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400223633
Availability: Available
Published: Thomas Nelson - October 27th, 2020

Louie Giglio, the director of the Passion Movement that has reached more than a million young people, shares Goliath Must Fall for Young Readers, a children's book about facing fears and overcoming adversity by relying on God.

Pulpo Guisado Cover Image
ISBN: 9780823448647
Availability: Available
Published: Holiday House - October 27th, 2020

What do you do when an octopus captures Grandma? Put on your superhero cape and rescue her! Award-winning Afro-Latino artist Eric Velasquez's delightfully meta story is now in Spanish.

Minecraft Volume 2 (Graphic Novel) Cover Image
By Sfe R. Monster, Sarah Graley (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781506708362
Availability: Available
Published: Dark Horse Books - October 27th, 2020

The sequel graphic novel to the hit book Minecraft Volume 1, from the world's best-selling videogame Minecraft!

Even More Fantastic Failures: True Stories of People Who Changed the World by Falling Down First Cover Image
ISBN: 9781582707334
Availability: Available
Published: Aladdin/Beyond Words - October 27th, 2020

Even the most well-known people have struggled to succeed! This follow-up to Fantastic Failures offers up a second dose of fascinating stories featuring flops that turned into triumphs.

Kids today are under a lot of pressure to succeed, but failure has an important place in life as young people learn how to be a successful person.

A Quick & Easy Guide to Consent Cover Image
By Luke Howard (Illustrator), Isabella Rotman
ISBN: 9781620107942
Availability: Available
Published: Limerence Press - October 27th, 2020

"Accessible and inclusive to all genders, sexualities, and levels of comfort with sexual activity." —Foreword Reviews (starred review)

A quick, easy and important educational illustrated guide to giving and receiving consent in sex, relationships, and other physical contact. 

How do you tell someone you want to do stuff with them?

Traitor: A History of American Betrayal from Benedict Arnold to Donald Trump Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250228833
Availability: Available
Published: Thomas Dunne Books - October 27th, 2020

"Rothkopf does a brilliant job defining precisely how Trump has been aiding and abetting the enemy... compelling." --Financial Times

Political historian and commentator David Rothkopf shows how Trump will be judged by history (Spoiler alert: not well) in Traitor.

The Bible With and Without Jesus: How Jews and Christians Read the Same Stories Differently Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062560155
Availability: Available
Published: HarperOne - October 27th, 2020

The editors of The Jewish Annotated New Testament show how and why Jews and Christians read many of the same Biblical texts – including passages from the Pentateuch, the Prophets, and the Psalms – differently. Exploring and explaining these diverse perspectives, they reveal more clearly Scripture’s beauty and power.

Sir Cumference Gets Decima's Point Cover Image
By Cindy Neuschwander, Wayne Geehan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781570917646
Availability: Available
Published: Charlesbridge - October 27th, 2020

Part of the popular Sir Cumference series! Baker Pia is back with a handy way of counting by tens and fractions in this fun introduction to the decimal system.

What We Believe: A Black Lives Matter Principles Activity Book Cover Image
By Laleña Garcia, Caryn Davidson (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781643794778
Availability: Available
Published: Lee & Low Books - October 27th, 2020

This powerful activity book will engage hands, hearts, and minds as it introduces children to the guiding principles of the Black Lives Matter movement.

When the Black Lives Matter movement began in 2013, the three founders--Alicia Garza, Patrisse Khan-Cullors, and Opal Tometi--anchored its work in a list of guiding principles, developed through conversation with other activists.

Sapiens: A Graphic History: The Birth of Humankind (Vol. 1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063051331
Availability: Available
Published: Harper Perennial - October 27th, 2020

Instant National Bestseller

The Fangirl's Guide to the Universe: A Handbook for Girl Geeks Cover Image
ISBN: 9781683692317
Availability: Available
Published: Quirk Books - October 27th, 2020

From notable geek girl Sam Maggs, The Fangirl's Guide to the Universe is the ultimate handbook for teens living the nerdy life. 

Launching While Female: Smashing the System That Holds Women Entrepreneurs Back Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807042977
Availability: Available
Published: Beacon Press - October 27th, 2020

An exposé of the gender gap in entrepreneurship and a road map for a more inclusive and economically successful future for us all

The Suffragist Playbook: Your Guide to Changing the World Cover Image
ISBN: 9781536210330
Availability: Available
Published: Candlewick - October 27th, 2020

Do you have a cause you’re passionate about? Take a few tips from the suffragists, who led one of the largest and longest movements in American history.

Manipulating the Masses: Woodrow Wilson and the Birth of American Propaganda Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807170779
Availability: Available
Published: LSU Press - October 21st, 2020

Manipulating the Masses tells the story of the enduring threat to American democracy that arose out of World War I: the establishment of pervasive, systematic propaganda as an instrument of the state. During the Great War, the federal government exercised unprecedented power to shape the views and attitudes of American citizens.

The Neil Gaiman Reader: Selected Fiction Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Marlon James (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780063031852
Availability: Available
Published: William Morrow - October 20th, 2020

An outstanding array—52 pieces in all—of selected fiction from the multiple-award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman, introduced with a foreword by Booker Prize-winning author Marlon James

Small Happiness & Other Epiphanies Cover Image
By Sparrow
ISBN: 9781948626293
Availability: Available
Published: Monkfish Book Publishing - October 20th, 2020

"Happiness starts small; learn to recognize it.

Snapped (Playbook, The #4) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593102503
Availability: Available
Published: Berkley - October 20th, 2020

One of PopSugar's Best Romances of October

With the stakes this high, it’s no longer just a game for the Mustang’s quarterback in this
 romance by the author of Blitzed.

Tinderbox: Soldier of Indira Cover Image
ISBN: 9781949890532
Availability: Available
Published: Aethon Books, LLC - October 20th, 2020

From the imagination of actor Lou Diamond Phillips (La Bamba, Prodigal Son) comes an epic and unforgettable Science Fiction Fantasy tale.

Two worlds at war will bring them together... or tear them apart...

Can't Pay, Won't Pay: The Case for Economic Disobedience and Debt Abolition Cover Image
By Collective Debt, Astra Taylor (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781642592627
Availability: Special Order*This probably will not arrive in time for the Holidays*
Published: Haymarket Books - October 20th, 2020

Debtors have been mocked, scolded and lied to for decades. We have been told that it is perfectly normal to go into debt to get medical care, to go to school, or even to pay for our own incarceration. We 've been told there is no way to change an economy that pushes the majority of people into debt while a small minority hoard wealth and power.

GLORY: Magical Visions of Black Beauty Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250204561
Availability: Available
Published: St. Martin's Press - October 20th, 2020


From Kahran and Regis Bethencourt, the dynamite husband and wife duo behind CreativeSoul Photography, comes GLORY, a photography book that shatters the conventional standards of beauty for Black children.

Featuring a foreword by Amanda Seales

African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song (LOA #333): A Library of America Anthology Cover Image
By Kevin Young (Editor)
ISBN: 9781598536669
Availability: Backordered-*This will not arrive in time for the Holidays*
Published: Library of America - October 20th, 2020

A literary landmark: the biggest, most ambitious anthology of Black poetry ever published, gathering 250 poets from the colonial period to the present

Distracted: Why Students Can't Focus and What You Can Do About It Cover Image
ISBN: 9781541699809
Availability: Available
Published: Basic Books - October 20th, 2020

Keeping students focused can be difficult in a world filled with distractions -- which is why a renowned educator created a scientific solution to one of every teacher's biggest problems.

Revolution or Death: The Life of Eldridge Cleaver Cover Image
ISBN: 9781613739112
Availability: Available
Published: Lawrence Hill Books - October 20th, 2020

“An illuminating study of a complex, memorable historical figure.” Kirkus Reviews, starred review 

A remarkable biography that examines the notorious Black revolutionary meticulously within the context of his changing times 

Charismatic, brilliant, and courageous, Eldridge Cleav

Is It Christmas Yet? Cover Image
By Frederick Glasser, Edward Miller (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781419748196
Availability: Available
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 20th, 2020

The Verso Book of Feminism: Revolutionary Words from Four Millennia of Rebellion Cover Image
By Jessie Kindig (Editor)
ISBN: 9781788739269
Availability: Available
Published: Verso - October 20th, 2020

An unprecedented collection of feminist voices from four millennia of global history

The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X Cover Image
ISBN: 9781631491665
Availability: Available
Published: Liveright - October 20th, 2020

WINNER — 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION • TIME Magazine — 10 Best Nonfiction Books of 2020 • A New York Times Notable Book of 2020 and Editors' Choice Selection • Washington Post — 50 Notable Works of Nonfiction in 2020 •  Excerpted in The New Yorker • Longlisted — Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction • Best Books of 2020 — Chicago Publ

Willa the Wisp (The Fabled Stables Book #1) Cover Image
By Jonathan Auxier, Olga Demidova (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781419742699
Availability: Available
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 20th, 2020

Make Me Rain: Poems & Prose Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062995285
Availability: Available
Published: William Morrow - October 20th, 2020

One of America’s most celebrated poets challenges us with this powerful and deeply personal collection of verse that speaks to the injustices of society while illuminating the depths of her own heart.

My Rainbow Cover Image
By DeShanna Neal, Trinity Neal, Art Twink (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781984814609
Availability: Available
Published: Kokila - October 20th, 2020

A dedicated mom puts love into action as she creates the perfect rainbow-colored wig for her transgender daughter, based on the real-life experience of mother-daughter advocate duo Trinity and DeShanna Neal.

Cane Warriors Cover Image
ISBN: 9781617758553
Availability: Available
Published: Black Sheep - October 20th, 2020

Nobody free till everybody free.

Moa, a fourteen-year-old slave, gets caught up in the most significant slave rebellion in Jamaican history, paying homage to freedom fighters all over the world.

This Book Will Make You Kinder: An Empathy Handbook Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143135593
Availability: Available
Published: Penguin Books - October 20th, 2020

From the creator of Drawings of Dogs, a warmly illustrated and thoughtful examination of empathy and the necessity of being kinder

Inventing Equality: Reconstructing the Constitution in the Aftermath of the Civil War Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250091918
Availability: Available
Published: St. Martin's Press - October 20th, 2020

The evolution of the battle for true equality in America seen through the men, ideas, and politics behind the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments passed at the end of the Civil War.

Creativity Sucks: And 30 Other Things I've Learned while Living a Weird, Amazing, Crazy, Creative Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143131526
Availability: Available
Published: TarcherPerigee - October 20th, 2020

An essential guide for artists of all levels, on how to live and work as a creative, from a popular artist and TED speaker.

The Last Mirror on the Left (A Legendary Alston Boys Adventure) Cover Image
By Lamar Giles, Dapo Adeola (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780358129417
Availability: Available
Published: Versify - October 20th, 2020

In this new Legendary Alston Boys adventure from Edgar-nominated author Lamar Giles, Otto and Sheed must embark on their most dangerous journey yet, bringing a fugitive to justice in a world that mirrors their own but has its own rules to play by.

Unlike the majority of Logan County's residents, Missus Nedraw of the Rorrim Mirror Emporium remembers the time freeze from

Calm Christmas and a Happy New Year: A Little Book of Festive Joy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982151850
Availability: Available
Published: Scribner - October 20th, 2020

A delightful guide to a stress-free holiday season filled with mindfulness, joy, self-care, and festive magic.

What if the month of December were soothing instead of stressful? Now you can celebrate a new kind of holiday season—one where you radiate calm and cultivate delight.

Cary Grant: A Brilliant Disguise Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501192111
Availability: Available
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 20th, 2020

Film historian and acclaimed New York Times bestselling biographer Scott Eyman has written the definitive, “captivating” (Associated Press) biography of Hollywood legend Cary Grant, one of the most accomplished—and beloved—actors of his generation, who remains as popular as ever today.

Born Archibald Leach in 1904, he came to America as a

When Life Gives You Mangos Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593173978
Availability: Available
Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - October 20th, 2020

Imagination and adventure run wild in the most talked about middle grade debut of the year!  
A small village on a Jamaican island. 
A girl who doesn't remember the previous summer. 
A best friend who is no longer acting like one; a new girl who fills that hole in her heart. 

Merry Christmas, Corduroy! Cover Image
By Don Freeman (Created by), Jody Wheeler (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593203408
Availability: Backordered-*This will not arrive in time for the Holidays*
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 20th, 2020

Celebrate Christmas with Corduroy in this festive board book!

Corduroy is excited to celebrate Christmas! To get ready, he decorates his tree, bakes cookies, and wraps presents. When the snow starts falling on Christmas Eve, Corduroy hangs up his stocking and leaves a note for Santa. Merry Christmas, Corduroy!

Were I Not A Girl: The Inspiring and True Story of Dr. James Barry Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984849052
Availability: Available
Published: Schwartz & Wade - October 20th, 2020

This unique picture book biography tells the story of Dr. James Barry, born female, who lived as a man from age 18 to his death.

She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982157289
Availability: Available
Published: Scribner - October 13th, 2020

The National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author of Heartland focuses her laser-sharp insights on a working-class icon and one of the most unifying figures in American culture: Dolly Parton.

Growing up amid Kansas wheat fields and airplane factories, Sarah Smarsh witnessed firsthand the particular vulnerabilities—and strengths—of women

Charming as a Verb Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062824141
Availability: Available
Published: Balzer + Bray - October 13th, 2020

From the award-winning author of The Field Guide to the North American Teenager comes a whip-smart and layered romantic comedy. Perfect for fans of Nicola Yoon and Jenny Han. 

The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982129149
Availability: Available
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 13th, 2020

From the author of Bowling Alone and Our Kids, a “sweeping yet remarkably accessible” (The Wall Street Journal) analysis that “offers superb, often counterintuitive insights” (The New York Times) to demonstrate how we have gone from an individualistic “I” society to a more communitarian “We” society and then back again,

Daughters of Jubilation Cover Image
ISBN: 9781481459501
Availability: Available
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 13th, 2020

“A compelling story of first love and battling racism with a magical twist.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Well-told, fast-paced.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

From the award-winning author of The Truth of Right Now comes a stunning, grounded fantasy in the vein of Dread Nation that follow

The Thinking Woman Cover Image
By Julienne van Loon, Anne Summers (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781978819900
Availability: Available
Published: Rutgers University Press - October 16th, 2020

One of the age-old questions of philosophy is what does it mean to live a good life?

Attack Surface Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250757531
Availability: Available
Published: Tor Books - October 13th, 2020

Cory Doctorow's Attack Surface is a standalone novel set in the world of New York Times bestsellers Little Brother and Homeland.

Most days, Masha Maximow was sure she'd chosen the winning side.

Everything I Thought I Knew Cover Image
ISBN: 9781536207767
Availability: Available
Published: Candlewick - October 13th, 2020

A teenage girl wonders if she’s inherited more than just a heart from her donor in this compulsively readable debut.

This Just Speaks to Me: Words to Live By Every Day Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593191088
Availability: Available
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 13th, 2020

An instant New York Times bestseller!

In this all-new collection of beloved quotes, This Just Speaks to Me, #1 New York Times bestselling author Hoda Kotb offers inspiration, wisdom, and hope 365 days a year.

Which Side of History?: How Technology Is Reshaping Democracy and Our Lives Cover Image
ISBN: 9781797205168
Availability: Available
Published: Chronicle Prism - October 13th, 2020

"A valuable primer on this moment where humans are deciding how much power over their lives they give to monopolies and algorithms." —DAVE EGGERS, bestselling author of The Circle

Which Side of History? offers a collection of bold essays on how technology is affecting democracy, society, and our future.

The Popper Penguin Rescue Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316495424
Availability: Available
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 13th, 2020

From two-time National Book Award finalist Eliot Schrefer comes an original penguin-tastic adventure inspired by the beloved classic Mr. Popper's Penguins.

Happy Llamakkah! Cover Image
By Laura Gehl, Lydia Nichols (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781419743146
Availability: Available
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 13th, 2020

In the Study with the Wrench: A Clue Mystery, Book Two Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419739767
Availability: Available
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 13th, 2020


Thomas Edison, world-class inventor. You might know that he devised the electric light bulb and the phonograph. But what about his development of train-controlling sticks? Or his airborne way to send pancakes to his Cousin Fran in Texas?

Becoming Muhammad Ali Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316498166
Availability: Available
Published: jimmy patterson - October 5th, 2020

From two heavy-hitters in children's literature comes a critically acclaimed biographical novel of cultural icon Muhammad Ali.

*"This utterly delightful story about Ali's childhood is a smash hit."
--School Library Journal (starred review)

Five starred reviews!

Tristan Strong Destroys the World (A Tristan Strong Novel, Book 2) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781368042383
Availability: Available
Published: Rick Riordan Presents - October 6th, 2020

Bestselling author Rick Riordan presents the second book in the New York Times best-selling and award-winning Tristan Strong trilogy by Kwame Mbalia.

Let My People Vote: My Battle to Restore the Civil Rights of Returning Citizens Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807062326
Availability: Available
Published: Beacon Press - October 6th, 2020

The inspiring and eye-opening true story of one man’s undying belief in the power of a fully enfranchised nation.

Jamie and Bubbie: A Book About People’s Pronouns Cover Image
By Afsaneh Moradian, Maria Bogade (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781631985430
Availability: Backordered-*This will not arrive in time for the Holidays*
Published: Free Spirit Publishing - October 2nd, 2020

Jamie teaches respectful use of personal pronouns in this lighthearted, multigenerational story.

Jamie is excited to spend the day walking around the neighborhood with great-grandma Bubbie. They meet so many friends and neighbors throughout the dayalong the way . . . but Jamie has to correct Bubbie when she incorrectly assumes Ms.

The Grumbler's Guide to Giving Thanks: Reclaiming the Gifts of a Lost Spiritual Discipline Cover Image
By Dustin Crowe, Hannah Anderson (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780802419859
Availability: Available
Published: Moody Publishers - October 6th, 2020

Trade Grumbling for Gratitude—Experience God like Never Before

The apostle Paul instructed the Philippians to be anxious in nothing and thankful in everything. And when he said everything—he meant everything. We can all agree that this is easier said than done.

Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781633698352
Availability: Available
Published: Harvard Business Review Press - October 6th, 2020

There's an 80 percent chance you're poor. Time poor, that is.

Is This Anything? Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982112691
Availability: Available
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 6th, 2020

The first book in twenty-five years from Jerry Seinfeld features his best work across five decades in comedy.

Since his first performance at the legendary New York nightclub “Catch a Rising Star” as a twenty-one-year-old college student in fall of 1975, Jerry Seinfeld has written his own material and saved everything.

Reset: Reclaiming the Internet for Civil Society Cover Image
ISBN: 9781487008086
Availability: Available
Published: House of Anansi Press - October 6th, 2020

Bestselling author and renowned technology and security expert Ronald J. Deibert exposes the disturbing influence and impact of the internet on politics, the economy, the environment, and humanity.

Class Act Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062885500
Availability: Available
Published: Quill Tree Books - October 6th, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Jerry Craft returns with a companion book to New Kid, winner of the 2020 Newbery Medal, the Coretta Scott King Author Award, and the Kirkus Prize.

The Underground Church: Reclaiming the Subversive Way of Jesus Cover Image
ISBN: 9781506463377
Availability: Available
Published: Fortress Press - October 6th, 2020

Lucy Lopez: Coding Star (After-School Superstars #3) Cover Image
By Claudia Mills, Grace Zong (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780823446285
Availability: Available
Published: Margaret Ferguson Books - October 6th, 2020

Talented Lucy Lopez finds her passion when she joins an after-school coding camp, but can her older sister come to terms with their shared hobby?

Third-grader Lucy Lopez and her older sister Elena created the Let's Have Fun Club, where they designed their own badges to put in a handbook and make up lists of things they have to do to earn each one.

Happy Llamakkah! Cover Image
By Laura Gehl, Lydia Nichols (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781419743146
Availability: Available
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 13th, 2020