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Donovan didn’t mean to leave the book on the kitchen table. Gideon hadn’t planned to ask the new boy, Roberto, to be his partner for their school project. And Rick didn’t know that the courage Oliver displayed on their latest adventure would make him realize “just how deeply he loved Oliver.” In acclaimed author David
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals My Oxford Year by Julia Whelan for $1.99 Sisters by Daisy Johnson for $1.99 My Heart Is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones for $2.99 The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America by Matt Kracht for $1.99 The Rakess
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There are times when only a gothic novel will do, and such times call for Gallant (7.5 hours) by V. E. Schwab, author of the Shades of Magic series. Everything you could possibly want is present in Schwab’s latest standalone: a mysterious manuscript, a haunted house (the titular Gallant) and an unlikely heroine in the
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To enjoy James Patterson and Dolly Parton’s Run, Rose, Run (10.5 hours) to the fullest, you must listen to the audiobook. Not only is it a necessary companion to Parton’s album of the same title (featuring songs inspired by the novel), but the cultural icon also voices one of the main characters, veteran country music
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The 1990s may be a decade often lamented for its generation of “slackers” and eternally epitomized in the TV series “Seinfeld” (frequently described as “a show about nothing”), but Chuck Klosterman has found a treasure trove of history, nostalgia and pop culture relics to explore in The Nineties (12.5 hours). Each chapter is devoted to
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Disappearance at Devil’s Rock by Paul Tremblay for $1.99 My Soul to Keep by Tananarive Due for $1.99 The Great Passage by Shion Miura, trans. by Juliet Winters Carpenter for $1.99 A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor by Hank Green for $1.99 When Sparks
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Literature has always had the power to create realities around itself. Indeed, this ability has been one of fiction’s obsessions over centuries. As different literary devices come in and out of style throughout history, one of them has remained relevant for at least a couple of millennia: the framed narrative. We are all familiar with
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Anna Hibiscus Atinuke (Too Small Tola, Catch That Chicken!), the acclaimed Nigerian-born author of Anna Hibiscus, is an accomplished traditional oral storyteller. In this illustrated chapter book, it’s easy to see why: Using straightforward yet elegant prose, she creates a sweetly moving and eminently memorable young protagonist. Anna is a bright, active girl who lives
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We tend to believe that some things get lost in translation, but perhaps, as Jhumpa Lahiri suggests in her absorbing new collection of essays, Translating Myself and Others, some things are also gained. Lahiri won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for her debut collection of short stories, Interpreter of Maladies, and has subsequently enraptured readers
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As we age, most of us will experience a debilitating or life-threatening illness at some point. Two nonfiction books take an unflinching look at this reality while painting a compassionate picture of how we and our health care providers could approach illness and death with more empathy, honesty and courage. Healing: When a Nurse Becomes
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I was only six months late turning in The Puzzler to my publisher. I say “only” because, honestly, I’m shocked I finished writing this book at all.  This is for two reasons. First, like most writers, I hate writing. By which I mean, the actual act of writing: sitting in a room alone, hunched over
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Wahala by Nikki May for $4.99 Force of Nature by Jane Harper for $2.99 This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel for $3.99 Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson for $4.99 Black Girls Must Die Exhausted by Jayne Allen for
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Malaysian author Hanna Alkaf’s Queen of the Tiles is a raw, moving exploration of complicated grief, a celebration of teenage determination and a nail-biting murder mystery set at a cutthroat Scrabble tournament in Kuala Lumpur. At last year’s Word Warrior Weekend competition, Trina Low, the titular Queen of the Tiles, made it all the way
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In the mid-20th century, air travel was considered glamorous, even romantic. Federal regulation kept fares high, and passengers were mostly businessmen en route to work destinations. And what did those men want to see at the end of a long work week? A blushing, girlish attendant who doted on them—or so the airlines assumed. A
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Taylor Johnson is the Guggenheim Museum’s first Poet-In-Residence for the year 2022. Johnson is an award-winning poet from Washington, D.C. and the author of Inheritance, The New York Times’ best poetry book of 2020. The Guggenheim Museum and the Academy of American Poets collaborated to make the new Poet-In-Residence position with funding from Van Cleefs &
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Life in space means big changes, and when Molly moves to an underground room on the moon along with her mom and her little brother, Luke, there are many new things to discover. Molly uses her imagination to make the most of her family’s limited resources. She creates a fort, a cape and a tea
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Twelve-year-old Sai is an assistant to master mapmaker Paiyoon. Sai loves her job and is good at it, but she has a secret mission: to save enough money to escape her home kingdom of Mangkon, where prospects for the future are inextricably bound up with family lineage. But on Sai’s 13th birthday, she will not
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What’s worse than being stood up on Valentine’s Day? Siobhan’s morning coffee date with her standing hookup was supposed to test the waters of them becoming more than just a good time. Miranda’s fancy lunch with her new beau was supposed to reinforce the seriousness of their relationship. And Jane’s date—well, Jane’s date was with
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Like a game of hide-and-seek, Kathryn Schulz’s memoir is both whimsical and a little terrifying. In three seemingly innocuous sections, titled “Lose,” “Find” and “And,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning author develops a fugue, incorporating etymology, personal narrative, philosophy and even a meteorite. But the heart of Lost & Found (7.5 hours) is Schulz’s focus on herself,
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The first trailer for the new Ms. Marvel Disney+ show dropped today, and it looks to be epic. The show stars Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan, the eponymous superhero, who gains stretching powers and becomes Jersey City’s newest hero. And based on how well Disney+ has done with their streaming series so far, from WandaVision
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A tiny owl becomes an unexpected hero in Knight Owl, a tale of dreams, dragons and determination. “Since the day he hatched, Owl had one wish. To be a knight.” Owl loves to envision himself armed with a sword and shield and bravely confronting a dragon. At Knight School, his hard work and resilience are
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In Sounds Wild and Broken: Sonic Marvels, Evolution’s Creativity, and the Crisis of Sensory Extinction, David George Haskell admits that, in all his formal training as a biologist, he was rarely asked to use his ears as an evaluative tool. This may come as a surprise to anyone who is familiar with Haskell’s work, which
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