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Adult Books We're Anticipating: Pre-order Now!

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Why do pre-orders matter? Publishers prioritize a book's first week sales. Placing a pre-order for your favorite authors and anticipated reads ensures sales will be counted on the publication date and be more likely to end up on bestseller lists. Plus, you get to support an indie bookstore in the process. 

Check out some of the books we're excited about below! 

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NOTE: This genral pre-order list is updated regularly. 

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Teaching Black History to White People Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781477324851
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Published: University of Texas Press - September 14th, 2021

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Tolstoy Together: 85 Days of War and Peace with Yiyun Li Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781734590760
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Published: Public Space Books - September 14th, 2021

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A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries (2003-2020) Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780316558792
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 5th, 2021

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The Mexican American Experience in Texas: Citizenship, Segregation, and the Struggle for Equality Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781477324370
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Published: University of Texas Press - January 11th, 2022

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My Annihilation Cover Image
By Fuminori Nakamura, Sam Bett (Translated by)
$27.95
ISBN: 9781641292726
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Published: Soho Crime - January 11th, 2022

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Greedy: Notes from a Bisexual Who Wants Too Much Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781982179175
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Published: Atria Books - October 5th, 2021

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The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times (Global Icons Series) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781250784094
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Published: Celadon Books - October 19th, 2021

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Speaking of Race: Why Everybody Needs to Talk About Racism—and How to Do It Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063098152
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Published: Harper Wave - November 2nd, 2021

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How High? -- That High Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781641293068
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Published: Soho Press - October 12th, 2021

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Who Got the Camera?: A History of Rap and Reality (American Music) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781477321348
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Published: University of Texas Press - October 5th, 2021

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Shoot the Moonlight Out: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781643138251
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Published: Pegasus Crime - November 2nd, 2021

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Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli: The Epic Story of the Making of The Godfather Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781982158590
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Published: Gallery Books - October 19th, 2021

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12 Bytes: How We Got Here. Where We Might Go Next Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802159250
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Published: Grove Press - October 12th, 2021

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Concepcion: An Immigrant Family's Fortunes Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593086087
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 12th, 2021

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I Love You but I've Chosen Darkness: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593330210
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 5th, 2021

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Matrix Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594634499
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 7th, 2021

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Fiona and Jane Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593296042
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Published: Viking - January 4th, 2022

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Shit Cassandra Saw: Stories Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143136620
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Published: Penguin Books - January 11th, 2022

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A Lot Like Adiós: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062959966
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Published: Avon - September 14th, 2021

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The Last Graduate: A Novel (The Scholomance #2) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593128862
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Published: Del Rey - September 28th, 2021

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Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593298299
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Published: Viking - September 28th, 2021

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The Book of Magic: A Novel (The Practical Magic Series #4) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982151485
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 5th, 2021

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Trust Cover Image
By Domenico Starnone, Jhumpa Lahiri (Translator)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781609457037
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Published: Europa Editions - October 19th, 2021

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The Writer's Crusade: Kurt Vonnegut and the Many Lives of Slaughterhouse-Five (Books About Books) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781419744891
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Published: Abrams Press - October 12th, 2021

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God of Mercy: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781662600838
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Published: Astra House - November 2nd, 2021

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This Weightless World: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781662600630
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Published: Astra House - November 9th, 2021

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Age of Cage: Four Decades of Hollywood Through One Singular Career Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250773043
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - October 19th, 2021

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Taste: My Life Through Food Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982168018
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Published: Gallery Books - October 5th, 2021

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Fan Fiction: A Mem-Noir: Inspired by True Events Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250274366
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 5th, 2021

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Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780525561996
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Published: Viking - September 28th, 2021

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Our Biggest Experiment: An Epic History of the Climate Crisis Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781640094338
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Published: Counterpoint - September 21st, 2021

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Hero of Two Worlds: The Marquis de Lafayette in the Age of Revolution Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541730335
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Published: PublicAffairs - August 24th, 2021

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Pastoral Song: A Farmer's Journey Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063073272
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Published: Custom House - August 3rd, 2021

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People from My Neighborhood: Stories Cover Image
By Hiromi Kawakami, Ted Goossen (Translated by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781593767112
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Published: Soft Skull - November 30th, 2021

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The Taking of Jemima Boone: Colonial Settlers, Tribal Nations, and the Kidnap That Shaped America Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062937780
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Published: Harper - October 5th, 2021

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The Best Short Stories 2021: The O. Henry Prize Winners (The O. Henry Prize Collection) Cover Image
By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Editor), Jenny Minton Quigley (Series edited by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780593311257
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Published: Anchor - September 14th, 2021

Rhode Island Red (A Nanette Hayes Mystery #1) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780593314104
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Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - July 27th, 2021

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Tacky: Love Letters to the Worst Culture We Have to Offer Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780593312728
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Published: Vintage - November 2nd, 2021

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Jacket Weather Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781593766931
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Published: Soft Skull - October 12th, 2021

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The End of Bias: A Beginning: The Science and Practice of Overcoming Unconscious Bias Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250186188
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Published: Metropolitan Books - September 21st, 2021

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The Kaepernick Effect: Taking a Knee, Changing the World Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781620976753
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Published: New Press - September 14th, 2021

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Assembly Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780316268264
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 14th, 2021

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Something New Under the Sun: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984826305
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Published: Hogarth - August 3rd, 2021

Razorblade Tears: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250252708
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Published: Flatiron Books - July 6th, 2021

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The Manningtree Witches Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781646220649
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Published: Catapult - August 10th, 2021

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The Glassy, Burning Floor of Hell Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566896115
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Published: Coffee House Press - August 3rd, 2021

This Is Your Mind on Plants Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593296905
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Penguin Press - July 6th, 2021

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The Body Scout: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316628723
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Published: Orbit - September 21st, 2021

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The President and the Frog Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593318416
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - August 3rd, 2021

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Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982168438
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Published: Scribner - September 28th, 2021

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Harlem Shuffle Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385545136
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Published: Doubleday Books - September 14th, 2021

Filthy Animals Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525538912
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - June 22nd, 2021

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Beautiful World, Where Are You: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374602604
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 7th, 2021

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Antoni: Let's Do Dinner Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780358395324
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Published: Mariner Books - September 14th, 2021

When the Sparrow Falls Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250784216
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Published: Tor Books - June 29th, 2021

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Crossroads: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374181178
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 5th, 2021

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How to Be Heard Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062845931
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Published: Harper - March 8th, 2022

New Teeth: Stories Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316536684
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 27th, 2021

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A Touch of Jen Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316704267
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 13th, 2021

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All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780316561693
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Published: Little Brown and Company - August 3rd, 2021

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The Hill We Climb and Other Poems Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593465066
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Published: Viking Books - December 7th, 2021

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Feral Creatures Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538735244
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 24th, 2021

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Leave Society (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
By Tao Lin
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101974476
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Published: Vintage - August 3rd, 2021

Intimacies: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399576164
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 20th, 2021