With starred reviews from publications including Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and Library Journal—your patrons will want to read these much-anticipated books that reviewers are raving about.


FICTION


Alias Emma by Ava Glass

“In the pseudonymous Glass’s superb debut, a series launch, British intelligence agent Emma Makepeace undertakes her first truly important assignment from her boss, Charles Ripley…Intense, cinematic action propels this terrific old-fashioned thriller neatly brought up to date. Glass is off to an impressive start.”Publishers Weekly, starred review

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On sale August 2, 2022 | Available in hardcover, eBook,  and audio download editions


Flying Solo by Linda Holmes

“A delight from start to finish. Holmes has clearly done her research into how public librarians spend their time, and she also asks serious questions about how to make hard choices and live one’s life.” —Library Journal, starred review

“Holmes blends humor, emotional depth, and small-town charm in this delightful story about the bonds of family and friendship, showing how even the most independent people need someone to lean on. Readers will love spending time with Laurie and her friends.”—Booklist, starred review

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On sale June 14, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  Audio Download, and Large Print editions


Sirens & Muses by Antonia Angress

“A highly recommended novel of art and heart that viscerally represents the act of creation while balancing multiple themes to perfection.” —Library Journal, starred review

“[A] winning debut . . . Angress nimbly embodies each of her characters, allowing her exceptional storytelling abilities to shine. . . . [Sirens & Muses] is a standout.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

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On sale July 12, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  and Audio Download editions


NONFICTION


A Place in the World: Finding the Meaning of Home by Frances Mayes

“Novelist Mayes (See You in the Piazza) delivers a soulful meditation on “what home means, how it hooks the past and pushes into the future” in her spellbinding latest…As she meanders through her memories, poignant takes on transience and mortality mingle with tributes to the people who bring her homes their vitality” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

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On sale August 23, 2022 | Available in hardcover, eBook,  and audio download editions


An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us by Ed Yong

“Pulitzer-winning journalist Yong (I Contain Multitudes) reveals in this eye-opening survey animals’ world through their own perceptions. Every animal is “enclosed within its own unique sensory bubble,” he writes, or its own “perceptual world.” This is science writing at its best.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

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On sale June 21, 2022 | Available in hardcover, eBook,  and audio download editions


Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of Black Women in Pop by Danyel Smith

“Music journalist and host of the podcast Black Girl Songbook Smith (More Like Wrestling) has made it her life’s work to uplift Black women artists and give them the credit they are due. This book is the culmination of years of interviews, research, and personal appreciation for the music that shaped the author’s own life.” —Library Journal, starred review

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On sale April 19, 2022 | Available in hardcover, eBook,  and audio download editions


The Pope at War: The Secret History of Pius XII, Mussolini, and Hitler by David I. Kertzer

“Drawing on recently unsealed documents from the Vatican archives, Pulitzer winner Kertzer (The Pope and Mussolini) delivers a devastating look at how Pope Pius XII put the preservation of the Catholic Church ahead of “courageous moral leadership” during WWII…Scrupulous and authoritative, this is a damning case built by a master prosecutor.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

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On sale June 7, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  and Audio Download editions


The Red Truck Bakery Farmhouse Cookbook: Sweet and Savory Comfort Food from America’s Favorite Rural Bakery by Brian Noyes

“Noyes (The Red Truck Bakery Cookbook), owner of the Virginia bakery that gives his book its name, returns with a delectable odyssey through the flavors of the South. When the author, a California native who spent childhood summers with his North Carolinian grandmother, left publishing to pursue his passion for baking, he took to heart her credo that “cooking was about creating comfort, not just feeding people” and showcases that sentiment with recipes inspired by his love of the region’s bounty and rich culinary history.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

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On sale August 2, 2022 | Available in hardcover and eBook editions


Turkey and the Wolf: Flavor Trippin’ in New Orleans by Mason Hereford, with JJ Goode

“Southern food gets a kick in the pants in this exuberant and irreverent debut, a collection of high/low recipes from Hereford, whose buzzy New Orleans restaurant gives the book its title…The recipes are blazing and the tone delightfully profane, making this perfect for anyone ready to check their pretensions and get a little messy.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

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On sale June 21, 2022 | Available in hardcover and eBook editions


 

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