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The Lost Notebook of Édouard Manet: A Novel Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393867152
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 7th, 2021

Set in the richly drawn art world of nineteenth-century Paris, this stunning historical novel imagines Édouard Manet’s last days in an indelible snapshot of genius, illness, and the dying embers of passion.


The Actual Star: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063002890
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Published: Harper Voyager - September 14th, 2021

David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas meets Octavia Butler’s Earthseed series, as acclaimed author Monica Byrne (The Girl in the Road) spins a brilliant multigenerational saga spanning two thousand years, from the collapse of the ancient Maya to a far-future utopia on the brink of civil war.


When We Cease to Understand the World Cover Image
By Benjamin Labatut, Adrian Nathan West (Translated by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781681375663
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Published: New York Review Books - September 28th, 2021

One of The New York Times Book Review’s “10 Best Books of 2021”

Shortlisted for the 2021 International Booker Prize
 
A fictional examination of the lives of real-life scientists and thinkers whose discoveries resulted in moral consequences beyond their imagining.


Purgatory's Shore (Artillerymen #1) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593200711
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Published: Ace - September 21st, 2021

On their way to fight in the Mexican-American War, a group of American soldiers are swept away to a strange and deadly alternate Earth in this thrilling new adventure set in the world of the New York Times bestselling Destroyermen series.


The Once and Future Witches Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316422017
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Published: Redhook - September 28th, 2021

"A gorgeous and thrilling paean to the ferocious power of women. The characters live, bleed, and roar.


1637: No Peace Beyond the Line (Ring of Fire #29) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781982125745
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Published: Baen - October 26th, 2021

THE BATTLE FOR THE NEW WORLD IS A FIGHT TO THE FINISH! A NEW RING OF FIRE NOVEL BY BEST-SELLING WRITING TEAM ERIC FLINT AND CHARLES E. GANNON

A New Day in the New World

It’s 1637 in the Caribbean.


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She Who Became the Sun Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250621801
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Published: Tor Books - July 20th, 2021

“Magnificent in every way."—Samantha Shannon, author of The Priory of the Orange Tree

"A dazzling new world of fate, war, love and betrayal."—Zen Cho, author of Black Water Sister

She Who Became the Sun reimagines the rise to power of the Ming Dynasty’s founding emperor.


Winds of Wrath (Destroyermen #15) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780399587580
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Published: Ace - August 3rd, 2021

Matt Reddy and the crew of the USS Walker are positioned to push the line of battle to the breaking point on an alternate Earth, in the thrilling return to the New York Times bestselling Destroyermen series.


Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063140219
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 22nd, 2021

“Dazzling and audacious. . . Nothing short of astounding.” —Philadelphia Inquirer

The critically acclaimed debut novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Overstory and the forthcoming Bewilderment.


The Freedom Race (The Dreambird Chronicles #1) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250258908
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Published: Tor Books - July 13th, 2021

The Freedom Race, Lucinda Roy’s explosive first foray into speculative fiction, is a poignant blend of subjugation, resistance, and hope.


Another Now Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781612199573
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Published: Melville House - September 14th, 2021

What would a fair and equal society actually look like? The world-renowned economist and bestselling author Yanis Varoufakis presents his radical and subversive answer in a work of speculative fiction that recalls William Morris and William Gibson

The year: 2035.


Invisible Sun (Empire Games #3) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250807090
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Published: Tor Books - September 28th, 2021

The alternate timelines of Charles Stross' Empire Games trilogy have never been so entangled than in Invisible Sun—the techno-thriller follow up to Dark State—as stakes escalate in a conflict that could spell extermination for humanity across all known timelines.

An inter-timeline coup d'état gone awry.