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The Heroic Legend of Arslan 3

(Available May 12, 2015)
The Heroic Legend of Arslan 3
Written by Hiromu Arakawa
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612629742
Our Price: $10.99
 Quantity: 1 
The Heroic Legend of Arslan 3

Written by Hiromu Arakawa


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $10.99

PRINCE ARSLAN TAKES A STAND

Though Arslan and his party have escaped Kharlan’s forces, Kharlan will stop at nothing to capture the former prince of Pars. To draw out Arslan, Kharlan has an underhanded plan to massacre innocent villagers until the prince makes his appearance, but Arslan will not stand idly... Read more >
The Big Princess

(Available May 12, 2015)
The Big Princess
Written by Taro Miura, Illustrated by Taro Miura
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763674595
Our Price: $14.99
 Quantity: 1 
The Big Princess

Written by Taro Miura
Illustrated by Taro Miura


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $14.99

A simple fairy tale meets bold, geometric art in this fresh, witty story from Japan.

Once upon a time, a king and queen discover among their flowers a lovely and very tiny princess perched on a leaf. Overjoyed to have found a daughter, they fashion for her a single-feather bed and watch... Read more >
Boo

(Available May 12, 2015)
Boo
Written by Neil Smith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171366
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
Boo

Written by Neil Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $14.95

Do you ever wonder, dear Mother and Father, what kind of toothpaste angels use in heaven? I will tell you. . . . This book I am writing to you about my afterlife will be your nitty-gritty. One day I hope to discover a way to deliver my story to you.

It... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Boo

Written by Neil Smith


Format: eBook0
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $9.99

Boo is the highly anticipated debut novel from one of the most incomparable voices in Canadian literature: Bang Crunch author Neil Smith.
          Oliver Dalrymple, nicknamed "Boo" because of his pale complexion and staticky hair, is an outcast at his Illinois middle school--more interested in biology and chemistry than the friendship of other kids. But... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Book of Aron

(Available May 12, 2015)
The Book of Aron
Written by Jim Shepard
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101874318
Our Price: $23.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Book of Aron
A novel
Written by Jim Shepard


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $23.95

The acclaimed National Book Award finalist—“one of the United States’ finest writers,” according to Joshua Ferris, “full of wit, humanity, and fearless curiosity”—now gives us a novel that will join the short list of classics about children caught up in the Holocaust.

Aron, the narrator, is an engaging if peculiar and... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
The Book of Aron
A novel
Written by Jim Shepard


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $11.99

The acclaimed National Book Award finalist—“one of the United States’ finest writers,” according to Joshua Ferris, “full of wit, humanity, and fearless curiosity”—now gives us a novel that will join the short list of classics about children caught up in the Holocaust.

Aron, the narrator, is an engaging if peculiar and... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
The Book of Aron
A novel
Written by Jim Shepard
Read by Michael Goldstrom


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $15.00

The acclaimed National Book Award finalist—“one of the United States’ finest writers,” according to Joshua Ferris, “full of wit, humanity, and fearless curiosity”—now gives us a novel that will join the short list of classics about children caught up in the Holocaust.

Aron, the narrator, is an engaging if peculiar and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
The Boys of Fire and Ash

(Available May 12, 2015)
The Boys of Fire and Ash
Written by Meaghan McIsaac
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385744454
Our Price: $16.99
 Quantity: 1 
The Boys of Fire and Ash

Written by Meaghan McIsaac


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $16.99

"The compelling mythology and dystopian setting will appeal to genre readers. Fans of James Dashner, Margaret Peterson Haddix, and Patrick Ness need look no further."--Kirkus 


Fans of Rick Riordan and Anthony Horowitz will want to read this action-filled debut novel that offers a new world to enjoy and a new underdog to root... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
The Boys of Fire and Ash

Written by Meaghan McIsaac


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $10.99

"The compelling mythology and dystopian setting will appeal to genre readers. Fans of James Dashner, Margaret Peterson Haddix, and Patrick Ness need look no further."--Kirkus 


Fans of Rick Riordan and Anthony Horowitz will want to read this action-filled debut novel that offers a new world to enjoy and a new underdog to root... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
The Boys of Fire and Ash

(Available May 12, 2015)
The Boys of Fire and Ash
Written by Meaghan McIsaac
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375991677
Our Price: $19.99
 Quantity: 1 
The Boys of Fire and Ash

Written by Meaghan McIsaac


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 336 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $19.99

"The compelling mythology and dystopian setting will appeal to genre readers. Fans of James Dashner, Margaret Peterson Haddix, and Patrick Ness need look no further."--Kirkus 


Fans of Rick Riordan and Anthony Horowitz will want to read this action-filled debut novel that offers a new world to enjoy and a new underdog to root... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Breaking Noah

Written by Missy Johnson and Ashley Suzanne


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $2.99

What happens when you start falling for your worst enemy? Fans of Abbi Glines and Monica Murphy will relish this addictive novel of smoking-hot seduction—and revenge gone so wrong, it’s right.
 
I wasn’t always this jaded. I had a clear head, things I wanted out of life, and a concise... Read more >
The Broad Fork

(Available May 12, 2015)
The Broad Fork
Written by Hugh Acheson, Photographed by Rinne Allen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385345026
Our Price: $35.00
 Quantity: 1 
The Broad Fork
Recipes for the Wide World of Vegetables and Fruits
Written by Hugh Acheson
Photographed by Rinne Allen


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $35.00

From James Beard Award winner Hugh Acheson comes a seasonal cookbook of 200 recipes designed to make the most of your farmers' market bounty, your CSA box, or your grocery produce aisle.
     In The Broad Fork, Hugh narrates the four seasons of produce, inspired by the most-asked question at the market: "What the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Broad Fork
Recipes for the Wide World of Vegetables and Fruits
Written by Hugh Acheson
Photographed by Rinne Allen


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $18.99

From James Beard Award winner Hugh Acheson comes a seasonal cookbook of 200 recipes designed to make the most of your farmers' market bounty, your CSA box, or your grocery produce aisle.
     In The Broad Fork, Hugh narrates the four seasons of produce, inspired by the most-asked question at the market: "What the... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
By the People

(Available May 12, 2015)
By the People
Written by Charles Murray
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385346511
Our Price: $27.00
 Quantity: 1 
By the People
Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission
Written by Charles Murray


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $27.00

The American way of life, built on individual liberty and limited government, is on life support.

American freedom is being gutted. Whether we are trying to run a business, practice a vocation, raise our families, cooperate with our neighbors, or follow our religious beliefs, we run afoul of the government—not because we...

Read more >
By the People
Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission
Written by Charles Murray


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $13.99

The American way of life, built on individual liberty and limited government, is on life support.

American freedom is being gutted. Whether we are trying to run a business, practice a vocation, raise our families, cooperate with our neighbors, or follow our religious beliefs, we run afoul of the government—not because we...

Read more >
By the People

(Available May 12, 2015)
By the People
Written by Charles Murray, Read by John H. Mayer
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553410167
Our Price: $40.00
 Quantity: 1 
By the People
Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission
Written by Charles Murray
Read by John H. Mayer


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $40.00

The American way of life, built on individual liberty and limited government, is on life support.

American freedom is being gutted. Whether we are trying to run a business, practice a vocation, raise our families, cooperate with our neighbors, or follow our religious beliefs, we run afoul of the government—not because we...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
By the People
Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission
Written by Charles Murray
Read by John H. Mayer


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $20.00

The American way of life, built on individual liberty and limited government, is on life support.

American freedom is being gutted. Whether we are trying to run a business, practice a vocation, raise our families, cooperate with our neighbors, or follow our religious beliefs, we run afoul of the government—not because we...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
The City Son

(Available May 12, 2015)
The City Son
Written by Samrat Upadhyay
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616955380
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
The City Son

Written by Samrat Upadhyay


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $16.00

Set in Samrat Upadhyay’s signature and timeless Nepal, The City Son offers a vivid portrait of a scorned woman’s lifelong obsession with revenge and the devastating ramifications for an impressionable young man.

Acclaimed and award-winning author Samrat Upadhyay—the first Nepaliborn novelist writing in English to be published in the West—has crafted a... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
The Communist Hypothesis

(Available May 12, 2015)
The Communist Hypothesis
Written by Alain Badiou
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781688700
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Communist Hypothesis

Written by Alain Badiou


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $14.95

“We know that communism is the right hypothesis. All those who abandon this hypothesis immediately resign themselves to the market economy, to parliamentary democracy—the form of state suited to capitalism—and to the inevitable and ‘natural’ character of the most monstrous inequalities.”—Alain Badiou

Alain Badiou’s “communist hypothesis,” first stated in 2008, cut through the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
The Communist Hypothesis

Written by Alain Badiou


Format: eBook0
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $14.95

“We know that communism is the right hypothesis. All those who abandon this hypothesis immediately resign themselves to the market economy, to parliamentary democracy—the form of state suited to capitalism—and to the inevitable and ‘natural’ character of the most monstrous inequalities.”—Alain Badiou 

Alain Badiou’s “communist hypothesis,” first stated in 2008, cut through the cant... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Concrete Park Volume 2: R-E-S-P-E-C-T

(Available May 12, 2015)
Concrete Park Volume 2: R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Written by Tony Puryear, Illustrated by Tony Puryear
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616556334
Our Price: $19.99
 Quantity: 1 
Concrete Park Volume 2: R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Written by Tony Puryear
Illustrated by Tony Puryear


Format: Hardcover0
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $19.99

Isaac and Luca's dangerous attraction ignites, and Scare City burns. A strange destiny awaits them in the ancient ruins the exiles call Concrete Park. Concrete Park--a dark, sexy sci-fi saga by Tony Puryear (Eraser) and Erika Alexander (Living Single)--concludes its "R-E-S-P-E-C-T" arc! Read more >
The Cow Tripped Over the Moon: A Nursery Rhyme Emergency

(Available May 12, 2015)
The Cow Tripped Over the Moon: A Nursery Rhyme Emergency
Written by Jeanne Willis, Illustrated by Joel Stewart
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763674021
Our Price: $15.99
 Quantity: 1 
The Cow Tripped Over the Moon: A Nursery Rhyme Emergency

Written by Jeanne Willis
Illustrated by Joel Stewart


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $15.99

Who is that bovine that just fell from a great height? What if the wind rocks the cradle a little too hard? Help, it’s a nursery rhyme emergency!

Here comes the ambulance! It’s on its way.
Who’s had an accident in Storyland today?

Jumping over the moon is fine as long as you... Read more >
The Daemon Knows

(Available May 12, 2015)
The Daemon Knows
Written by Harold Bloom
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812997828
Our Price: $35.00
 Quantity: 1 
The Daemon Knows
Literary Greatness and the American Sublime
Written by Harold Bloom


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $35.00

Hailed as “the indispensable critic” by The New York Review of Books, Harold Bloom—New York Times bestselling writer and Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University—has for decades been sharing with readers and students his genius and passion for understanding literature and explaining why it matters. Now he turns at long...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Daemon Knows
Literary Greatness and the American Sublime
Written by Harold Bloom


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $15.99

Hailed as “the indispensable critic” by The New York Review of Books, Harold Bloom—New York Times bestselling writer and Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University—has for decades been sharing with readers and students his genius and passion for understanding literature and explaining why it matters. Now he turns at long...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Dark Screams: Volume Three

Written by Peter Straub, Jack Ketchum and Jacquelyn Frank
Edited by Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar


Format: eBook, 108 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2015
Price: $2.99

Peter Straub, Jack Ketchum, Darynda Jones, Jacquelyn Frank, and Brian Hodge contribute five gloomy, disturbing tales of madness and horror to Dark Screams: Volume Three, edited by Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar of the celebrated Cemetery Dance Publications.
 
THE COLLECTED SHORT STORIES OF FREDDIE PROTHERO by Peter Straub
A... Read more >
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