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Looking for the popular books that just hit the shelves or are coming soon in September? Find stories in every genre from historical fiction to mystery. Be the first to know the latest fiction and nonfiction reads! And to find out what’s trending right now, check out Today’s Top Books.

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    The War for Gloria Book Cover Picture
    The War for Gloria Book Cover Picture

    The War for Gloria

    by Atticus Lish

    Gritty, visceral, and profoundly stirring, The War for Gloria tells the story of a young man, straddling childhood and adulthood, whose yearning to protect his mother requires him to risk destroying his father. An indelible work from a strikingly original voice in American fiction.
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    The War for Gloria Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $28.00

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    No One Goes Alone Book Cover Picture

    No One Goes Alone

    by Erik Larson

    From New York Times bestselling author Erik Larson comes his first venture into fiction. Pioneering psychologist William James leads an expedition to a remote isle in search of answers after a family inexplicably vanishes. Was the root cause rooted in the physical world…or were there forces more paranormal and sinister at work? Available only on audio, because as Larson says, ghost stories are best told aloud.
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    Change Sings

    by Amanda Gorman

    In this stirring, much-anticipated picture book by presidential inaugural poet and activist Amanda Gorman, anything is possible when our voices join together. With lyrical text and rhythmic illustrations that build to a dazzling crescendo, Change Sings is a triumphant call for everyone to use their abilities to make a difference.
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    Change Sings Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $18.99

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    AI 2041

    by Kai-Fu Lee and Chen Qiufan

    How will artificial intelligence change our world within twenty years? In this provocative and original work, Kai-Fu Lee and Chen Qiufan try to imagine our world in 2041 and how it will be shaped by AI through ten gripping short stories. AI 2041 offers urgent insights into our collective future—while reminding readers that, ultimately, humankind remains the author of its destiny.
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    AI 2041 Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $30.00

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    Pony

    by R. J. Palacio

    The worldwide phenomenon Wonder showed millions of readers how to choose kind. Now, the bestselling author is back with an enthralling adventure that will show readers how to choose courage. A modern classic about a boy on a quest to rescue his father, with only a ghost as his companion and a mysterious pony as his guide.
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    My Life in Full Book Cover Picture

    My Life in Full

    by Indra Nooyi

    An intimate and powerful memoir by the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo. Generous, authoritative, and grounded in lived experience, My Life in Full is the story of an extraordinary leader’s life, a moving tribute to the relationships that created it, and a blueprint for 21st century prosperity.
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    Send for Me

    by Lauren Fox

    An achingly beautiful work of historical fiction that moves between Germany on the eve of World War II and present-day Wisconsin, unspooling a thread of love, longing, and the powerful bonds of family.
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    Send for Me Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $16.95

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    Beasts of Prey Book Cover Picture
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    Beasts of Prey

    by Ayana Gray

    In this much-anticipated series opener, fate binds two Black teenagers together as they strike a dangerous alliance to hunt down the creature menacing their home—and uncover ancient deadly secrets.
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    Beasts of Prey Book Cover Picture

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    Masters of Scale Book Cover Picture

    Masters of Scale

    by Reid Hoffman

    What can you learn from a Silicon Valley legend and a pantheon of iconic leaders? The key to scaling a successful business isn’t talent, network, or strategy. It’s an entrepreneurial mindset—and that mindset can be cultivated.
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    Masters of Scale Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $28.00

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    You'd Be Home Now Book Cover Picture

    You’d Be Home Now

    by Kathleen Glasgow

    A journey of one sister, one brother, one family, to finally recognize and love each other for who they are, not who they are supposed to be, You’d Be Home Now is Kathleen Glasgow’s glorious and heartbreaking story about the opioid crisis, and how it touches all of us.
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    The Man Who Died Twice Book Cover Picture
    The Man Who Died Twice Book Cover Picture

    The Man Who Died Twice

    by Richard Osman

    Richard Osman is back with everyone’s favorite mystery-solving quartet, and the second installment of The Thursday Murder Club series is just as clever and warm as the first—an unputdownable, laugh-out-loud pleasure of a read.
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    Beautiful Country

    by Qian Julie Wang

    An incandescent memoir from an astonishing new talent, Beautiful Country puts readers in the shoes of an undocumented child living in poverty in the richest country in the world. Qian Julie Wang has penned an essential American story about a family fracturing under the weight of invisibility, and a girl coming-of-age in the shadows, who never stops seeking the light.
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    Beautiful Country Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $28.95

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    Nina

    by Traci Todd

    The illuminating and defining picture book biography illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Christian Robinson, tells the story of little Eunice who grew up to become the acclaimed singer Nina Simone and her bold, defiant, and exultant legacy.
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    No Cure for Being Human Book Cover Picture
    No Cure for Being Human Book Cover Picture

    No Cure for Being Human

    by Kate Bowler

    Kate Bowler believed that life was a series of unlimited choices, until she discovered, at age 35, that her body was wracked with cancer. With dry wit and unflinching honesty, Bowler grapples with her diagnosis, her ambition, and her faith as she tries to come to terms with her limitations in a culture that says anything is possible.
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    No Cure for Being Human Book Cover Picture

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    This Is a Gift for You Book Cover Picture
    This Is a Gift for You Book Cover Picture

    This Is a Gift for You

    by Emily Winfield Martin

    A stunning companion to the bestselling The Wonderful Things You Will Be, this picture book celebrates how we say “I love you” with gifts as heartfelt as a daisy, as magical as a dream, and as comforting as a place to belong. It is a poetic tribute to the simple joys of life and nature, and a reminder that the greatest gift we have is time spent together.
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    This Is a Gift for You Book Cover Picture

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    Matrix Book Cover Picture
    Matrix Book Cover Picture

    Matrix

    by Lauren Groff

    Equally alive to the sacred and the profane, Matrix gathers currents of violence, sensuality, and religious ecstasy in a mesmerizing portrait of consuming passion, aberrant faith, and a woman that history moves both through and around. Lauren Groff’s new novel, her first since Fates and Furies, is a defiant and timely exploration of the raw power of female creativity in a corrupted world.
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    Matrix Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $28.00

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    Harlem Shuffle

    by Colson Whitehead

    Harlem Shuffle’s ingenious story plays out in a beautifully recreated New York City of the early 1960s. It’s a family saga masquerading as a crime novel, a hilarious morality play, a social novel about race and power, and ultimately a love letter to Harlem. But mostly, it’s a joy to read, another dazzling novel from the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning Colson Whitehead.
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    Harlem Shuffle Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $28.95

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    The Last Kids on Earth and the Doomsday Race Book Cover Picture

    The Last Kids on Earth and the Doomsday Race

    by Max Brallier

    In the highly-anticipated seventh book in the series, Jack Sullivan and his buddies are road-tripping towards the mysterious Tower, where they must once and for all stop the Destructor of Worlds from descending upon our dimension. But their journey is sidetracked when they are swept up by the Mallusk, an enormous centipede monster. Told in a mixture of text and illustration, this is the perfect series for any kid who’s ever dreamed of starring in their own comic book or video game.
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    The Last Kids on Earth and the Doomsday Race Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $14.99

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    The Book of Two Ways Book Cover Picture

    The Book of Two Ways

    by Jodi Picoult

    From the author of Small Great Things and A Spark of Light comes a powerful novel about the choices that alter the course of our lives, and confront questions like: What does a life well lived look like? Do we make choices…or do our choices make us? And who would you be if you hadn’t turned out to be the person you are right now?
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    The Book of Two Ways Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $17.00

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    As Good as Dead Book Cover Picture
    As Good as Dead Book Cover Picture

    As Good as Dead

    by Holly Jackson

    The highly anticipated finale to the A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder series, the instant New York Times bestsellers that read like your favorite true crime podcast or show. By the end of this mystery series, you’ll never think of good girls the same way again…
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    As Good as Dead Book Cover Picture

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    Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes Book Cover Picture
    Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes Book Cover Picture

    Please Don’t Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes

    by Phoebe Robinson

    Please Don’t Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes is the latest and timely essay collection from Phoebe Robinson. Each story in this collection will make you laugh until you pee a little, feel until you want to rage a little, and think until you go back to laughing a little.
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