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


Afterlives by Abdulrazak Gurnah

The latest novel from Nobel laureate Gurnah resists categorization… Absorbing, powerful, and enduring, Afterlives is an extraordinary reading experience by one of the great writers of our time.” —Booklist, starred review

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On sale August 23, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook, Audio Download, and Large Print editions


Dogs of Summer by Andrea Abreu

“Abreu’s emotionally resonant debut charts the tumultuous friendship between two 10-year-old girls over the course of the summer of 2005 in the Canary Islands… Abreu’s exhilarating chronicle of a young friendship is not to be missed.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

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


Perish by Latoya Watkins

“In this devastating and gut-wrenching debut, Watkins explores the generational trauma and violence endured by a Black Texas family… With grace and aplomb, Watkins electrifies and shatters.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

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On sale August 23, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  and Audio Download editions


NONFICTION


Evolutions in Bread: Artisan Pan Breads and Dutch-Oven Loaves at Home by Ken Forkish

“Chef Forkish (The Elements of Pizza), founder of Ken’s Artisan Pizza, turns his attention to developing doughs and techniques specifically for pans and Dutch ovens in his magnificent latest.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

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On sale September 20, 2022 | Available in Hardcover and eBook editions


Girls That Never Die: Poems by Safia Elhillo

“Though many poems address the darker aspects of life as a woman, Elhillo also celebrates the powerful bonds among women who support one another, as in “Ode to My Homegirls,” in which she exalts the joys of female friendship. This is an astonishing paean to the women who endure and triumph together.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

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


Go-To Dinners: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina Garten

“Coming out of the pandemic with a renewed appreciation for dishes that can be frozen and prepped in advance as well as simply assembled, cookbook doyenne Garten (Modern Comfort Food) serves up a delicious, no-nonsense collection of weeknight recipes that are “simple to follow and work every time.”Publishers Weekly, starred review

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On sale October 25, 2022 | Available in Hardcover and eBook editions


Half-American: The Epic Story of African Americans Fighting World War II at Home and Abroad by Matthew F. Delmont

“Revelatory . . . an eloquent and essential corrective to the historical record.”
Publishers Weekly, starred review

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On sale October 18, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  and Audio Download editions


Home Bound by Vanessa A. Bee

“What emerges is a rich and enthralling story of finding oneself outside of the bounds of borders and beliefs. This offers radiant hope in the face of darkness.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Bee’s lyrical, emotive prose takes readers through her life with an intimacy that draws and keeps them close. . . . [Home Bound will] appeal to a variety of reader, challenging singular beliefs of what it means to be a daughter, sister, lover, wife, lawyer, and mother.” —Library Journal, starred review

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On sale October 11, 2022 | Available in Hardcover and eBook editions


Morgenthau: Power, Privilege, and the Rise of an American Dynasty by Andrew Meier

“A Jewish family climbs the heights of American statesmanship in this sweeping group biography… It’s also a vivid panorama of the New York that made the Morgenthaus: Robert’s career furnishes a string of true crime stories, including the notorious “Central Park jogger” rape case, that illustrate the city’s racial tensions, mob corruption, and white-collar thievery.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

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On sale October 11, 2022 | Available in Hardcover and eBook editions


Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Extra Good Things: Bold, Vegetable-Forward Recipes Plus Homemade Sauces, Condiments, and More to Build a Flavor-Packed Pantry by Noor Murad and Yotam Ottolenghi

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On sale October 18, 2022 | Available in Trade paperback and eBook editions


This Story Will Change by Elizabeth Crane

“Reading about another person’s pain should not be this enjoyable, but Crane’s writing, full of wit and charm, makes it so.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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On sale August 9, 2022 | Available in Hardcover and eBook editions


Audiobooks


Hilo: Books 1–3 by Judd Winick: Read by full cast

“For modern kids who would have been glued to every episode of the 1940s’ The Green Hornet and all kid superhero fans, this is a great listen.“ — Booklist, starred review

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