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Meddling Kids Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385541992
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Published: Doubleday Books - July 11th, 2017

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"Freaky pleasure...it scratches a nostalgic itch for those who grew up on Saturday morning Scooby-Doo cartoons and sugar-bombed breakfast cereal"
--USA Today

"Deliriously wild, funny and imaginative. Cantero is an original voice."
--Charles Yu, author of How to Live in a Science Fictional Universe


Less Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316316125
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Published: Lee Boudreaux Books - July 18th, 2017

"I could not love LESS more."--Ron Charles, Washington Post


Amanda Wakes Up Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399563997
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Published: Viking - July 25th, 2017

The Devil Wears Prada meets Primary Colors in this breezy summer read, as seen in The New York Times, People, and O Magazine


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The Golden House Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780399592805
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Published: Random House - September 5th, 2017

A modern American epic set against the panorama of contemporary politics and culture--a hurtling, page-turning mystery that is equal parts The Great Gatsby and The Bonfire of the Vanities


Who Is Rich? Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812997989
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Published: Random House - July 4th, 2017

A provocative satire of love, sex, money, and politics that unfolds over four wild days in so-called "paradise"--the long-awaited first novel from the acclaimed author of Sam the Cat

"I seriously, deeply love this book."--Michael Cunningham


Pussy Cover Image
By Howard Jacobson, Chris Riddell (Illustrator)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781787330207
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Published: Random House UK - May 15th, 2017

Pussy is the story of Prince Fracassus, heir presumptive to the Duchy of Origen, famed for its golden-gated skyscrapers and casinos, who passes his boyhood watching reality shows on TV, imagining himself to be the Roman Emperor Nero, and fantasizing about hookers.


Mad Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781101985991
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Published: Dutton Books - June 13th, 2017

In this compulsively readable debut, set between London and Sicily over one blood-drenched week in the dead of summer, an identical twin reveals the crazy lies and twists she'll go through to not only steal her sister's perfect life, but to keep on living it.


Class Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781612195933
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Published: Melville House Publishing - May 30th, 2017

"Plainly the work of a forceful and ambitious writer... (Class) is like little else I've read in recent years." --Dwight Garner, The New York Times

The breakout novel by Francesco Pacifico, one of Italy's most acclaimed writers, hailed by Dana Spiotta as "brilliantly funny and weirdly subversive"


The Blue Spong and the Flight from Mediocrity Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781590216088
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Published: Lethe Press - June 25th, 2017

Has something gone amiss at the Chicago home of the Clam Sisters? When one purchases a rare blue spong from a songbird dealer, the aristocratic sisters and their household staff find themselves exposed to a flying koan, provoking them to cast off their commonplace mores, their staid lives, for something altogether bold and ribald.


The Asylum of Dr. Caligari Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781616962654
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Published: Tachyon Publications - June 20th, 2017

If you think today's profiteers are diabolical, blink again.


The Assistants Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780399185175
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - May 2nd, 2017

The debut novel that J. Courtney Sullivan calls "addictive, hilarious, and smart. It's "9 to 5 for the student loan generation" and Publishers Weekly describes as "if the characters from HBO's Girls were capable of larceny and blackmail."


Village: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781945652950
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Published: Leaf Storm Press - May 9th, 2017

This rollicking ride through a single day in the ill-fated village of San Marcos will leave you reeling with laughter, even as you cringe at the misadventures of the hapless Porter Clapp and his pitiable wife, Steph; the jaundiced Onesimo Moro and his ever-watchful spouse, Isabel; and the rest of Crawford's riotous cast.


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