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“[Fortune Favors the Dead has] razor-sharp style, tons of flair, a snappy sense of humor, and all the most satisfying elements of a really good noir novel, plus plenty of original twists of its own.”—Tana French
A Good Morning America Book Club Pick and a New York Times bestseller!
“A page-turner for booklovers everywhere! . . . A story of family ties, their lost dreams, and the redemption that comes from discovering truth.”—Adriana Trigiani, bestselling author of The Shoemaker's Wife
Death at High Tide is the delightful first installment in the Island Sisters series by Hannah Dennison, featuring two sisters who inherit an old hotel in the remote Isles of Scilly off the coast of Cornwall and find it full of intrigue, danger, and romance.
Not all magicians go to schools of magic.
Adam Binder has the Sight. It's a power that runs in his bloodline: the ability to see beyond this world and into another, a realm of magic populated by elves, gnomes, and spirits of every kind. But for much of Adam's life, that power has been a curse, hindering friendships, worrying his backwoods family, and fueling his abusive father's rage.
Hunting ghosts and solving the case before checkout? All in a weekend's work.
Read the novel that New York Times bestselling author, Chris Grabenstein calls, "My kind of mystery!"
An irresistible and engaging picture book perfect for story time, and for cat and bookstore lovers alike!
The bookstore cat is an adorable . . .
bossy . . .
Ninety crime writers from the world's oldest and most famous crime writing network give tips and insights into successful crime and thriller fiction.
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
"Reading a perfectly plotted Agatha Christie is like crunching into a perfect apple: that pure, crisp, absolute satisfaction.” —Tana French, New York Times bestselling author of the Dublin Murder Squad novels
Pulitzer Prize–winning literary critic Michiko Kakutani shares 100 personal, thought-provoking essays about books that have mattered to her and that help illuminate the world we live in today—with beautiful illustrations throughout.
“A book tailormade for bibliophiles.”—Oprah Winfrey (One of 6 Books Oprah Loves to Give as Gifts During the Holidays)
*OVER ONE MILLION COPIES SOLD*
*NOW AN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER*
The 50th anniversary collector's edition of legendary British mystery author Peter Lovesey's debut, handsomely reissued in hardcover with an introduction from bestselling author Jeffery Deaver.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A sharp, funny grammar guide they’ll actually want to read, from Random House’s longtime copy chief and one of Twitter’s leading language gurus
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY O: The Oprah Magazine • Paste • Shelf Awareness
“Jacqueline Winspear has created a memoir of her English childhood that is every bit as engaging as her Maisie Dobbs novels, just as rich in character and detail, history and humanity. Her writing is lovely, elegant and welcoming.”—Anne Lamott
Murder Most Puzzling is a gorgeous and witty book that invites readers to play detective and solve a series of absorbing, murder-mystery-themed puzzles.
Readers are cast as the faithful sidekick to amateur sleuth Medea Thorne in order to solve 20 puzzling cases.
$29.95ISBN: 9780385545969Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Doubleday - October 13th, 2020
Jake Brigance is back! The hero of A Time to Kill, one of the most popular novels of our time, returns in a courtroom drama that The New York Times says is "riveting" and "suspenseful."
$45.00ISBN: 9781524763169Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW$35.00ISBN: 9781984826961Availability: Able to BackorderPublished: Clarkson Potter - October 20th, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In her first cookbook, Bon Appétit and YouTube star of the show Gourmet Makes offers wisdom, problem-solving strategies, and more than 100 meticulously tested, creative, and inspiring recipes.$18.99SKU: S9781786277497
• 1000-PIECE PUZZLE featuring Sherlock Holmes' London in glorious detail
• SPOT FAMOUS CHARACTERS, crime-solving clues, and historical figures as you build the puzzle. Hunt for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most memorable characters, from the hound at Baskerville Hall to Moriarty, Dr. Watson, Mycroft and more, as well as real historical figures from the era.
• INCLUDES A FOLD-OUT POSTER featuring fun Sherlock facts
• STURDY & ATTRACTIVE BOX perfect for gifting and storage
Don your deerstalker and immerse yourself in Sherlock Holmes' London in this art jigsaw puzzle complete with bodies, boat chases, and, of course, 221B Baker Street. Perfect for avid puzzlers, families and bookworms$16.99SKU: S9780735364493
Award-winning designer, illustrator, creative director and best selling puzzle artist Michael Storrings has created a fun and festive holiday scene of 5th Avenue and the iconic NY Public Library. Piece together this Galison 1000 Piece puzzle during a snowy day at home or throughout the holidays with family.$27.00ISBN: 9780316479257Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown and Company - October 13th, 2020"He’s gone…"
When his daughter Samantha calls in the dead of night, John Rebus knows it’s not good news.$28.00ISBN: 9781538733639Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Grand Central Publishing - June 30th, 2020Sex, betrayal, and intrigue: A dream vacation on a luxurious yacht turns deadly in this pulse-pounding beach read "chock full of delicious characters who flaunt their sins . . . like the latest Birkin bag" (Adriana Trigiani).
Belle likes to think herself immune to the dizzying effects of fabulous wealth.$26.99ISBN: 9781250248732Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: St. Martin's Press - May 26th, 2020
* INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER *
"This novel delivers sweet, smart escapism." —People$27.99ISBN: 9780062838209Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: William Morrow - March 3rd, 2020
A Kirkus Best Fiction Book of 2020
“Swanson rips us from one startling plot twist to the next… A true tour de force.” —Lisa Gardner
"Fiendish good fun." —Anthony Horowitz$9.99ISBN: 9781524797157Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Dell - March 6th, 2018
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A delightfully lighthearted caper . . . [a] fast-moving, entertaining tale.”—Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a vault deep below Princeton University’s Firestone Library. Their loot is priceless, impossible to resist.
$27.99ISBN: 9781250753175Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Forge Books - September 22nd, 2020
“Sharp, witty and perfectly paced, And Now She’s Gone is one hell of a read!” —Wendy Walker, bestselling author of The Night Before
Isabel Lincoln is gone.
But is she missing?$27.99ISBN: 9781501188817Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Gallery/Scout Press - September 8th, 2020
“The Agatha Christie of our generation.” —David Baldacci, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“Diabolically clever.” —Riley Sager, author of Final Girls
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Turn of the Key and In a Dark Dark Wood returns with another suspenseful thriller set on a snow-c$26.99ISBN: 9781728215723Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Sourcebooks Landmark - June 23rd, 2020
The instant New York Times and USA Today bestseller$26.99ISBN: 9780765387561Availability: Able to BackorderPublished: Tor Books - October 6th, 2020
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
USA TODAY BESTSELLER
NATIONAL INDIE BESTSELLER
THE WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER
#1 Indie Next Pick—October 2020
Recommended by Entertainment Weekly, Real Simple, NPR, Slate, and Oprah Magazine$27.99ISBN: 9781250268501Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Flatiron Books - November 24th, 2020
From the duo behind the massively successful and award-winning podcast Stuff You Should Know comes an unexpected look at things you thought you knew.$14.00SKU: BookstoreDaySocks
Trying times call for meaningful socks. Show off your bookish values with these stylish, comfy sock. Only for Bookstore Day!
Sock Size 10-13
US Men's Shoe Size 8 1/2 - 12
US Womne's Shoe Size 9-12 1/2
60 % Cotton, 35% Spandex, 5% Nylon
Gibbs Smith socks are made of a 70% cotton, 28% polyester, 2% elastic blend. One-size-fits-most: Women 7.5-12; Men 6-11.$12.99SKU: 2222
Gibbs Smith socks are made of a 70% cotton, 28% polyester, 2% elastic blend. One-size-fits-most: Women 7.5-12; Men 6-11.$26.00ISBN: 9781984880963Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Pamela Dorman Books - September 22nd, 2020
"A little beacon of pleasure in the midst of the gloom...SUCH FUN!"
--Kate Atkinson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Sky
Amazon Best Mystery Thriller Suspense 2020
Four septuagenarians with a few tricks up their sleeves
A female cop with her first big case
A brutal murder
THE THURSDAY MURDER CLUB$16.95ISBN: 9781782275824Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Pushkin Press - September 1st, 2020
The delightful first title in a new collaboration with Channel 4's Walter Presents: a fast-paced comic mystery enriched by a deep love of books$26.99ISBN: 9781250755933Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Henry Holt and Co. - August 4th, 2020
A New York Times Top Ten Thriller of 2020
"Dizzying, dazzling… When did you last read a genuinely original thriller? The wait is over."
—A.J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window
"One of the most innovative mysteries in recent memory." - The Wall Street Journal$27.99ISBN: 9781335230003Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Hanover Square Press - October 6th, 2020
*NATIONAL BESTSELLER*A Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year A New York Times Editors' Choice Pick