New Hardbacks 09/16/2014

Bad Magic Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316320382
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 16th, 2014

The magical, bestselling series from Pseudonymous Bosch, the author of the Secret Series
Magic is BAD.As in fake. Cheesy. Unreal. At least, that's what Clay, who has seen one magic show too many, thinks.

The Whispering Skull Cover Image
ISBN: 9781423164920
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 16th, 2014

In the six months since Anthony, Lucy, and George survived a night in the most haunted house in England, Lockwood & Co. hasn't made much progress. Quill Kipps and his team of Fittes agents keep swooping in on Lockwood's investigations.

Evidence of Things Not Seen Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374300609
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - September 16th, 2014

When high school junior Tommy Smythe goes missing, everyone has a theory about what happened to him. He was an odd kid, often deeply involved in particle physics, so maybe he just got distracted and wandered off. He was last seen at a pullout off the highway, so maybe someone snatched him. Tommy believes that everything is possible, and that until something can be proven false, it may be true.

Being Audrey Hepburn Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250001467
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 16th, 2014

In "Being Audrey Hepburn, Clarissa Explains It All-"creator, Mitchell Kriegman, tells the story of a 19-year-old girl from Jersey who finds herself thrust into the world of socialites after being seen in Audrey Hepburn's dress from the film "Breakfast at Tiffany's."

Sammy Keyes and the Kiss Goodbye Cover Image
ISBN: 9780375870552
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 9th, 2014

The final mystery starring Sammy Keyes: "the most winning junior detective ever in teen lit. (Take that, Nancy Drew )" --Midwest Children's Book Review

Of Monsters and Madness Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781606844632
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Published: Egmontusa - September 9th, 2014

A romantic, historical retelling of classic Gothic horror featuring Edgar Allan Poe and his character Annabel Lee, from a "New York Times "best-selling author.
Annabel Lee is summoned from Siam to live with her father in 1820's Philadelphia shortly after her mother's death, but an unconventional upbringing makes her repugnant to her angry, secretive father.

The Swallow: A Ghost Story Cover Image
ISBN: 9781770495913
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Published: Tundra Books (NY) - September 9th, 2014

In 1960s Toronto, two girls retreat to their attics to escape the loneliness and isolation of their lives. Polly lives in a house bursting at the seams with people, while Rose is often left alone by her busy parents. Polly is a down-to-earth dreamer with a wild imagination and an obsession with ghosts; Rose is a quiet, ethereal waif with a sharp tongue.

Broadchurch Cover Image
By Erin Kelly, Chris Chibnall (Based on a TV Series)
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ISBN: 9781250055507
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Published: Minotaur Books - September 16th, 2014

In the sleepy British seaside town of Broadchurch, Detective Ellie Miller has just returned from vacation, only to learn that she's been passed over for a promotion at work in favor of outsider Alec Hardy. He, escaping the spectacular failure of his last case, is having trouble finding his way into this tight-knit community wary of new faces.

Bitter Remedy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620406854
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - September 16th, 2014

Commissario Alec Blume, on leave for health problems and fleeing his partner, Caterina, and their newborn daughter, retreats to a villa somewhere in central Italy, where he enrolls in a natural remedies class conducted by a young woman named Silvana.

Life Deluxe Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307377500
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Published: Pantheon Books - September 16th, 2014

The final chapter in the electrifying Stockholm Noir Trilogy, which has been translated into more than thirty languages worldwide: here is the no-holds-barred, rapid-fire tale of a supreme struggle for the legacy of the Swedish underworld, as the power, honor, and respect commanded by Stockholm's largest criminal organization are passed from father to daughter.

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ISBN: 9781605986258
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Published: Pegasus Books - October 15th, 2014

Sam returns to his hometown of Black River Falls, where he works as a lawyer (and part-time investigator) for the court of the snobbish but amusing Judge Esme Ann Whitney

Two of Sam's oldest friends are caught up in this same battle. Veteran Steve Donovan brutally belittles and finally savagely beats his old friend veteran Will Cullen when Cullen announces he's joined the anti-war group.

Cry Father Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476734354
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Published: Gallery Books - September 16th, 2014

The second novel from the critically acclaimed writer of Pike, which was nominated for France's prestigious Grand Prix de Litterature Policiere crime fiction award and "easily rivals Larry Brown's most renowned novels" (Spinetingler Magazine). In the tradition of Cormac McCarthy and Larry Brown comes a haunting story about men, their fathers, their sons, and the legacy of violence.