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The Books Sure to Be on Everyone’s Holiday List

 Get a head start on holiday shopping with stories that your friends and family will be asking for this year! Find gift ideas for your loved ones and maybe a little something for  yourself too.

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    Memorial Book Cover Picture
    Memorial Book Cover Picture

    Memorial

    by Bryan Washington

    A funny and profound story about family in all its strange forms, joyful and hard-won vulnerability, becoming who you’re supposed to be, and the limits of love.
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    Memorial Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $27.00

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    Transcendent Kingdom Book Cover Picture
    Transcendent Kingdom Book Cover Picture

    Transcendent Kingdom

    by Yaa Gyasi

    Yaa Gyasi’s stunning follow-up to her acclaimed national best seller Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama.
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    Transcendent Kingdom Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $27.95

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    The Gifts of Imperfection: 10th Anniversary Edition Book Cover Picture
    The Gifts of Imperfection: 10th Anniversary Edition Book Cover Picture

    The Gifts of Imperfection

    by Brené Brown

    In hardcover for the first time, this tenth-anniversary edition of the game-changing bestseller features a new foreword and brand-new tools to make the work your own.
    The Gifts of Imperfection: 10th Anniversary Edition Book Cover Picture
    The Gifts of Imperfection: 10th Anniversary Edition Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $25.00

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    A Promised Land Book Cover Picture
    A Promised Land Book Cover Picture

    A Promised Land

    by Barack Obama

    In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency—a time of dramatic transformation and turmoil.
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    A Promised Land Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $45.00

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    Royal Holiday Book Cover Picture
    Royal Holiday Book Cover Picture

    Royal Holiday

    by Jasmine Guillory

    From the author of The Proposal and a “rising star in the romance genre” (Entertainment Weekly) comes a dazzling new novel about a spontaneous holiday vacation that turns into an unforgettable romance.
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    Royal Holiday Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $16.00

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    What Can I Do? Book Cover Picture
    What Can I Do? Book Cover Picture

    What Can I Do?

    by Jane Fonda

    A call to action from Jane Fonda, one of the most inspiring activists of our time, urging us to wake up to the looming disaster of climate change and equipping us with the tools we need to join her in protest.
    What Can I Do? Book Cover Picture
    What Can I Do? Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $30.00

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    Super Fake Love Song Book Cover Picture
    Super Fake Love Song Book Cover Picture

    Super Fake Love Song

    by David Yoon

    From the bestselling author of Frankly in Love comes a contemporary YA rom-com where a case of mistaken identity kicks off a string of (fake) events that just may lead to (real) love.
    Super Fake Love Song Book Cover Picture
    Super Fake Love Song Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $18.99

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    Just Like You Book Cover Picture
    Just Like You Book Cover Picture

    Just Like You

    by Nick Hornby

    This warm, wise, highly entertaining twenty-first century love story is about what happens when the person who makes you happiest is someone you never expected.
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    Just Like You Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $27.00

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    God-Level Knowledge Darts Book Cover Picture
    God-Level Knowledge Darts Book Cover Picture

    God-Level Knowledge Darts

    by Desus & Mero

    Who could have predicted that, after a fateful meeting in a Bronx summer school in the 1990s, Desus & Mero would turn their friendship into an empire of talking to each other. Discover the wild, hilarious guide to life from the hosts of the hit late-night show Desus & Mero and the Bodega Boys podcast.
    God-Level Knowledge Darts Book Cover Picture
    God-Level Knowledge Darts Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.00

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    Total Meditation Book Cover Picture
    Total Meditation Book Cover Picture

    Total Meditation

    by Deepak Chopra, M.D.

    For the past thirty years, Deepak Chopra has been at the forefront of the meditation revolution in the West. Total Meditation offers a complete exploration and reinterpretation of the physical, mental, emotional, relational, and spiritual benefits that this practice can bring.
    Total Meditation Book Cover Picture
    Total Meditation Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $24.00

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    The Searcher Book Cover Picture
    The Searcher Book Cover Picture

    The Searcher

    by Tana French

    Tana French, “one of the greatest crime novelists writing today” (Vox), weaves a masterful, atmospheric tale of suspense, asking what we sacrifice in our search for truth and justice, and what we risk if we don’t.
    The Searcher Book Cover Picture
    The Searcher Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $27.00

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    Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice Book Cover Picture
    Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice Book Cover Picture

    Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice

    by Michelle Obama

    What’s your journey of becoming? Based on Michelle Obama’s bestselling memoir, this gorgeous journal features an intimate and inspiring introduction by the former First Lady and more than 150 inspiring questions and quotes to help you discover—and rediscover—your story.
    Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice Book Cover Picture
    Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $19.99

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    One Life Book Cover Picture
    One Life Book Cover Picture

    One Life

    by Megan Rapinoe and Emma Brockes

    Megan Rapinoe, Olympic gold medalist and two-time Women’s World Cup champion, has become a galvanizing force for social change; here, she urges all of us to take up the mantle, with actions big and small, to continue the fight for justice and equality.
    One Life Book Cover Picture
    One Life Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $27.00

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    The Evening and the Morning Book Cover Picture
    The Evening and the Morning Book Cover Picture

    The Evening and the Morning

    by Ken Follett

    Escape into a thrilling and addictive new novel–a prequel to The Pillars of the Earth–set in England at the dawn of a new era: the Middle Ages.
    The Evening and the Morning Book Cover Picture
    The Evening and the Morning Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $36.00

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    Ready Player Two Book Cover Picture
    Ready Player Two Book Cover Picture

    Ready Player Two

    by Ernest Cline

    Discover the highly anticipated sequel to the beloved worldwide bestseller Ready Player One, the “ridiculously fun and large-hearted” (NPR) near-future adventure that inspired the blockbuster Steven Spielberg film.
    Ready Player Two Book Cover Picture
    Ready Player Two Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $28.99

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    The Book of Two Ways Book Cover Picture
    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 riveting novel about the choices that alter the course of our lives.
    The Book of Two Ways Book Cover Picture
    The Book of Two Ways Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $28.99

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    Modern Comfort Food Book Cover Picture
    Modern Comfort Food Book Cover Picture

    Modern Comfort Food

    by Ina Garten

    A collection of all-new soul-satisfying dishes from America’s favorite home cook! In Modern Comfort Food, Ina Garten shares 85 new recipes that will feed your deepest cravings.
    Modern Comfort Food Book Cover Picture
    Modern Comfort Food Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $35.00

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    Greenlights Book Cover Picture

    Greenlights

    by Matthew McConaughey

    Matthew McConaughey shares an unconventional memoir filled with raucous stories, outlaw wisdom, and lessons learned the hard way about living with greater satisfaction.
    Greenlights Book Cover Picture
    Greenlights Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $30.00

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    A Time for Mercy Book Cover Picture
    A Time for Mercy Book Cover Picture

    A Time for Mercy

    by John Grisham

    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 showcases John Grisham at the height of his storytelling powers.
    A Time for Mercy Book Cover Picture
    A Time for Mercy Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $29.95

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    This Just Speaks to Me Book Cover Picture
    This Just Speaks to Me Book Cover Picture

    This Just Speaks to Me

    by Hoda Kotb

    In this all-new collection of beloved quotes, This Just Speaks to Me, bestselling author Hoda Kotb offers inspiration, wisdom, and hope 365 days a year.
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    This Just Speaks to Me Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $24.00

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