Daniel's Staff Recommendations

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The Five Wounds: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393242836
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 30th, 2021

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Early Morning Riser: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525659341
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Published: Knopf - April 13th, 2021

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Leonard and Hungry Paul Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781612199085
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Published: Melville House - May 11th, 2021

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Gold Diggers: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984882035
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Published: Penguin Press - April 6th, 2021

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Swimming Back to Trout River: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982129392
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 11th, 2021

We once treated punctuation as an art, but much the way the prescriptives triumphed over the descriptives in dictionaries, the grammar police created absolute rules for semicolons, and in that way, made them almost as rare as the iterrobang. Watson, historian, philosopher of science, and faculty member of Bard College’s Language and Thinking program, argues for the mark’s comeback, referencing the work of great semicolon users such as Herman Melville, Raymond Chandler, and Rebecca Solnit, and showing how artistic license can lead to a more joyfully nuanced reading life.


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Shape: The Hidden Geometry of Information, Biology, Strategy, Democracy, and Everything Else Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984879059
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Published: Penguin Press - May 25th, 2021

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Night Came with Many Stars Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781567927030
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - June 8th, 2021

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The Guncle Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525542285
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - May 25th, 2021

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Punch Me Up to the Gods: A Memoir Cover Image
By Brian Broome, Yona Harvey (Introduction by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780358439103
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Published: Mariner Books - May 18th, 2021

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The Kindest Lie: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063005631
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Published: William Morrow - February 2nd, 2021

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The Bombay Prince (A Perveen Mistry Novel #3) Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781641291057
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Published: Soho Crime - June 1st, 2021

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L.A. Weather: A Novel Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9781250802569
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Published: Flatiron Books - September 7th, 2021

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Klara and the Sun: A novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593318171
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Published: Knopf - March 2nd, 2021

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Murder at Wedgefield Manor (A Jane Wunderly Mystery #2) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781496725882
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Published: Kensington - March 30th, 2021

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The Breaker (A Peter Ash Novel #6) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525535478
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 12th, 2021

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All the Lonely People Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538720165
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - July 13th, 2021

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The Bombay Prince (A Perveen Mistry Novel #3) Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781641291057
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Published: Soho Crime - June 1st, 2021

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The Secret History of Food: Strange but True Stories About the Origins of Everything We Eat Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9780062973214
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Published: Ecco - August 31st, 2021

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Brood: A Novel Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780385546751
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Published: Doubleday - March 9th, 2021

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Mary Jane: A Novel Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9780063052291
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Published: Custom House - May 11th, 2021

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The True Definition of Neva Beane Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338324891
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 15th, 2020

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Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780525657194
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Published: Knopf - October 5th, 2021

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The Grammarians: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250758231
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Published: Picador - November 10th, 2020

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Clark and Division Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781641292498
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Published: Soho Crime - August 3rd, 2021

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Giannis: The Improbable Rise of an NBA MVP Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780306924125
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Published: Hachette Books - August 10th, 2021

Great Circle: A novel Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780525656975
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Published: Knopf - May 4th, 2021

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How to Find What You're Not Looking For Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780525555032
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Published: Kokila - September 14th, 2021

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A Peculiar Combination: An Electra McDonnell Novel (Electra McDonnell Series #1) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250780485
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Published: Minotaur Books - May 25th, 2021

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Milk Blood Heat Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780802158154
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Published: Grove Press - February 2nd, 2021

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Secrets of Happiness Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781640094451
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Published: Counterpoint - May 4th, 2021

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The Lives of Edie Pritchard Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643751429
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Published: Algonquin Books - June 8th, 2021

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Send for Me: A novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101972045
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Published: Vintage - September 7th, 2021

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Shoulder Season: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250239631
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Published: St. Martin's Press - July 6th, 2021

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Clarice the Brave Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593323373
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 12th, 2021

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Playing the Cards You're Dealt Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338348538
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 5th, 2021