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

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

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A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984801197
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Published: Random House - March 30th, 2021

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People We Meet On Vacation Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984806758
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Published: Berkley - May 11th, 2021

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Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 Cover Image
By Ibram X. Kendi (Editor), Keisha N. Blain (Editor)
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593134047
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Published: One World - February 2nd, 2021

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One Last Stop Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250244499
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 1st, 2021

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Broken (in the best possible way) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250077035
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - April 6th, 2021

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How to Catch a Queen: Runaway Royals Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062933966
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Published: Avon - December 1st, 2020

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Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781580059510
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Published: Seal Press - December 1st, 2020

The Thirty Names of Night: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982121495
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Published: Atria Books - November 24th, 2020

Dune: Book 1 Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419731501
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 24th, 2020

One Night Two Souls Went Walking Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566895972
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Published: Coffee House Press - November 10th, 2020

The Law of Innocence (A Lincoln Lawyer Novel) Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316485623
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 10th, 2020

Ready Player Two: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781524761332
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Published: Ballantine Books - November 24th, 2020

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They Just Seem a Little Weird: How KISS, Cheap Trick, Aerosmith, and Starz Remade Rock and Roll Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780306845192
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Published: Hachette Books - December 1st, 2020

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Badass Habits: Cultivate the Awareness, Boundaries, and Daily Upgrades You Need to Make Them Stick Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781984877437
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Published: Penguin Life - December 1st, 2020

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Summerwater: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780374105938
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 12th, 2021

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The Listening Path: The Creative Art of Attention (A 6-Week Artist's Way Program) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250768582
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Published: St. Martin's Essentials - January 12th, 2021

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A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984856029
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Published: Random House - January 12th, 2021

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Homo Irrealis: Essays Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374171872
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 19th, 2021

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Let the Lord Sort Them: The Rise and Fall of the Death Penalty Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524760267
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Published: Crown - January 26th, 2021

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The Swallowed Man: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593188873
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Published: Riverhead Books - January 26th, 2021

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The Survivors: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250232427
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 2nd, 2021

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The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250756121
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 2nd, 2021

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Milk Fed: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982142490
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Published: Scribner - February 2nd, 2021

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A Bright Ray of Darkness: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780385352383
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Published: Knopf - February 2nd, 2021

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The Four Winds: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250178602
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 2nd, 2021

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The Galaxy, and the Ground Within: A Novel (Wayfarers #4) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062936042
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Published: Harper Voyager - April 20th, 2021

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The Echo Wife Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250174666
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Published: Tor Books - February 16th, 2021

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No One Is Talking About This: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593189580
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 16th, 2021

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The Removed: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062997548
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Published: Ecco - February 2nd, 2021

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Klara and the Sun: A novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593318171
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Published: Knopf - March 2nd, 2021

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Who Will Pay Reparations on My Soul?: Essays Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781631496486
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Published: Liveright - March 9th, 2021

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Last Call: A True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781250224354
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Published: Celadon Books - March 9th, 2021

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Act Your Age, Eve Brown: A Novel (The Brown Sisters #3) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062941275
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Published: Avon - March 9th, 2021

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Taking A Long Look: Essays on Culture, Literature and Feminism in Our Time Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781788739771
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Published: Verso - March 16th, 2021

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There's No Such Thing as an Easy Job Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781635576917
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 23rd, 2021

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Girlhood Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781635572520
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 30th, 2021

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Of Women and Salt Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250776686
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 6th, 2021

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Hummingbird Salamander: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374173548
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Published: MCD - April 6th, 2021

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The Five Wounds: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393242836
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 6th, 2021

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Crying in H Mart: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525657743
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Published: Knopf - April 20th, 2021

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White Magic Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781951142391
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Published: Tin House Books - April 27th, 2021

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Heaven Cover Image
By Mieko Kawakami, Sam Bett (Translator), David Boyd (Translator)
$24.00
ISBN: 9781609456214
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Published: Europa Editions - May 25th, 2021

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Cowboy Graves: Three Novellas Cover Image
By Roberto Bolaño, Natasha Wimmer (Translated by)
$24.00
ISBN: 9780735222885
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Published: Penguin Press - February 16th, 2021

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The Man Who Lived Underground Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781598536768
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Published: Library of America - April 6th, 2021

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Unti on Writing Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062845931
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Published: Harper - September 15th, 2021

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New Teeth: Stories Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316536684
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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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The Republican Party of Texas: A Political History Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781477322512
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Published: University of Texas Press - June 1st, 2021

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Kraftwerk: Future Music from Germany Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780141986753
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Published: Penguin Books - June 1st, 2021

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The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu Cover Image
By Tom Lin
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316542159
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 1st, 2021

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The Portrait of a Mirror: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781419752162
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Published: The Overlook Press - June 1st, 2021

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All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days: The American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316561693
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Published: Little Brown and Company - May 11th, 2021

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The Unfit Heiress: The Tragic Life and Scandalous Sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538753354
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 20th, 2021

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Second Nature: Scenes from a World Remade Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374106034
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Published: MCD - April 6th, 2021

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Peaces: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593192337
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 6th, 2021

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Gold Diggers: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984882035
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Published: Penguin Press - April 6th, 2021

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Sarahland Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781538735060
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - March 9th, 2021

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Germs: A Memoir of Childhood Cover Image
By Richard Wollheim, Sheila Heti (Introduction by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781681374963
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Published: NYRB Classics - February 2nd, 2021

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Justine Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781951142339
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Published: Tin House Books - March 2nd, 2021