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    The Queen's Gambit (Television Tie-in) Book Cover Picture
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    The Queen’s Gambit (Television Tie-in)

    by Walter Tevis

    Engaging and fast-paced, this gripping coming-of-age novel of chess, feminism, and addiction speeds to a conclusion as elegant and satisfying as a mate in four. Now a highly acclaimed, award-winning Netflix series.
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    The Good Lord Bird (TV Tie-in) Book Cover Picture
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    The Good Lord Bird

    by James McBride

    Now a Showtime limited series starring Ethan Hawke and Daveed Diggs, this award-winning story follows a young boy born a slave who joins John Brown’s antislavery crusade—and who must pass as a girl to survive.
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    You Love Me

    by Caroline Kepnes

    The highly anticipated new thriller in Caroline Kepnes’s hit You series, now a blockbuster Netflix show—a compulsively readable trip into the deviant mind of the uniquely antisocial, savvy bookseller Joe Goldberg.
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    Little Fires Everywhere (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture
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    Little Fires Everywhere

    by Celeste Ng

    From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Little Fires Everywhere explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, and the ferocious pull of motherhood—and the danger of believing that following the rules can avert disaster.
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    Passing

    by Nella Larsen

    Clare Kendry is living on the edge. Light-skinned, elegant, and ambitious, she is married to a racist white man unaware of her African American heritage, and has severed all ties to her past after deciding to “pass” as a white woman. Passing is a powerful, thrilling, and tragic tale about the fluidity of racial identity that continues to resonate today. Now a major motion picture starring Tessa Thompson and Alexander Skarsgård.
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    Normal People

    by Sally Rooney

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    Normal People: The Scripts

    by Sally Rooney

    Delve deeper into the Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated Hulu series based on Sally Rooney’s bestselling novel with this must-have collection of the Normal People scripts, featuring behind-the-scenes photos and an introduction by director Lenny Abrahamson.
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    A Tale Dark & Grimm Book Cover Picture
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    A Tale Dark & Grimm

    by Adam Gidwitz

    Hansel and Gretel walk out of their own story and into eight other classic Grimm (and Grimm-inspired) fairy tales. As the siblings roam a forest brimming with menacing foes, they learn the true story behind the famous tales, as well as how to take charge of their destinies and create their own happily ever after. Soon to be a Netflix animated series!
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    Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture
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    Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

    by August Wilson

    The time is 1927. The place is a run-down recording studio in Chicago. Ma Rainey, the legendary blues singer, is due to arrive with her entourage to cut new sides of old favorites. Waiting for her are her black musician sidemen, the white owner of the record company, and her white manager. What goes down in the session to come is more than music. It is a riveting portrayal of black rage, of racism, of the self-hate that racism breeds, and of racial exploitation.
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    Station Eleven (Television Tie-in)

    by Emily St. John Mandel

    An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse—the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity. Soon to be a Max Original Limited Series on HBO Max.
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    Watchmen

    by Alan Moore

    A hit HBO original series, Watchmen, the groundbreaking series from award-winning author Alan Moore, presents a world where the mere presence of American superheroes changed history, the U.S. won the Vietnam War, Nixon is still president, and the Cold War is in full effect. Considered the greatest graphic novel in the history of the medium, the Hugo Award-winning story chronicles the fall from grace of a group of superheroes plagued by all-too-human failings. Along the way, the concept of the superhero is dissected as an unknown assassin stalks the erstwhile heroes.
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    Foundation (Apple Series Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture
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    Foundation (Apple Series Tie-in Edition)

    by Isaac Asimov

    The Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov are among the most influential in the history of science fiction, celebrated for their unique blend of breathtaking action, daring ideas, and extensive worldbuilding. In Foundation, Asimov has written a timely and timeless novel of the best—and worst—that lies in humanity, and the power of even a few courageous souls to shine a light in a universe of darkness.
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    The Handmaid's Tale (Movie Tie-in) Book Cover Picture
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    The Handmaid’s Tale

    by Margaret Atwood

    In Margaret Atwood’s dystopian future, environmental disasters and declining birthrates have led to a Second American Civil War. The result is the rise of the Republic of Gilead, a totalitarian regime that enslaves the few remaining fertile women. Offred is one of these, a Handmaid bound to produce children for one of Gilead’s commanders. At once a scathing satire, an ominous warning, and a tour de force of narrative suspense, The Handmaid’s Tale is a modern classic and now an award-winning Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss.
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    The Crown: The Official Companion, Volume 2

    by Robert Lacey

    In this eye-opening companion to seasons 2 and 3 of Netflix’s acclaimed series The Crown, renowned biographer and historical consultant Robert Lacey takes us through the real history that inspired the drama.
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    Visions from the Upside Down: Stranger Things Artbook Book Cover Picture
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    Visions from the Upside Down: Stranger Things Artbook

    by Netflix

    More than two hundred artists, drawn from the earthly dimensions of comics, illustration, fine art, videogames, and animation, have come together to bring us a unique vision of the world of Hawkins, Indiana. Come dig into this collection of more than two hundred brand-new images and see what new worlds you might discover lurking just beneath the surface.
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    There’s Someone Inside Your House

    by Stephanie Perkins

    It’s been almost a year since Makani Young came to live with her grandmother and she’s still adjusting to her new life in rural Nebraska. Then, one by one, students at her high school begin to die in a series of gruesome murders, each with increasing and grotesque flair. As the body count rises and the terror grows closer, can Makani survive the killer’s twisted plan?
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    Big Little Lies (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture
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    Big Little Lies

    by Liane Moriarty

    Madeline is a force to be reckoned with. She’s funny, biting, and passionate; she remembers everything and forgives no one. Celeste is the kind of beautiful woman who makes the world stop and stare but she is paying a price for the illusion of perfection. New to town, single mom Jane is so young that another mother mistakes her for a nanny. She comes with a mysterious past and a sadness beyond her years. These three women are at different crossroads, but they will all wind up in the same shocking place.
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    The Underground Railroad (Television Tie-in)

    by Colson Whitehead

    In Colson Whitehead’s ingenious conception, the Underground Railroad is no mere metaphor: engineers and conductors operate a secret network of actual tracks and tunnels beneath the Southern soil. The Underground Railroad—now an original Amazon Prime Video series—is both the gripping tale of one woman’s will to escape the horrors of bondage and a powerful meditation on the history we all share.
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    Modern Love, Revised and Updated

    by Daniel Jones

    These are just a few of the people who tell their stories in Modern Love, Revised and Updated, featuring dozens of the most memorable essays to run in The New York Times “Modern Love” column since its debut in 2004. Some of the stories are unconventional, while others hit close to home. Some reveal the way technology has changed dating forever; others explore the timeless struggles experienced by anyone who has ever searched for love. But all of the stories are, above everything else, honest. Together, they tell the larger story of how relationships begin, often fail, and—when we’re lucky—endure.
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    High Fidelity (TV Tie-in)

    by Nick Hornby

    Now a Hulu series starring Zoe Kravitz, High Fidelity is a wise and hilarious novel about love, heartbreak, and rock and roll from the bestselling author of About a Boy and A Long Way Down.
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    Orange Is the New Black (Movie Tie-in Edition) Book Cover Picture
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    Orange Is the New Black

    by Piper Kerman

    With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, Kerman learns to navigate this strange world with its strictly enforced codes of behavior and arbitrary rules. She meets women from all walks of life, who surprise her with small tokens of generosity, hard words of wisdom, and simple acts of acceptance. Heartbreaking, hilarious, and at times enraging, Kerman’s story offers a rare look into the lives of women in prison—why it is we lock so many away and what happens to them when they’re there.
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    Darkly Dreaming Dexter

    by Jeff Lindsay

    The basis for a new Showtime Original series starring Michael C. Hall, meet Dexter Morgan, a polite wolf in sheep’s clothing. He’s a serial killer whose one golden rule makes him immensely likeable: he only kills bad people. But when a series of brutal murders—bearing a striking similarity to his own style—start turning up, Dexter is caught between being flattered and being frightened—of himself or some other fiend.
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    Cry Macho

    by N. Richard Nash

    Cry Macho is a riveting novel of an aging rodeo star’s last ride. Originally published in 1976, N. Richard Nash’s novel of friendship and the search for identity is now a major motion picture directed by and starring Clint Eastwood.
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    Karen M. McManus 2-Book Box Set: One of Us Is Lying and One of Us Is Next

    by Karen M. McManus

    “When it comes to YA suspense, Karen M. McManus is in a league of her own” (EW). A must-have for every library, this 2-book box set includes the New York Times bestseller, One of Us Is Lying and its sequel One of Us is Next.
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