Summer Reads 2020

Summer arrived without warning and the temperatures are starting to settle in in Austin. As always, we plan on staying cool with hot titles recommended by our booksellers! Check out the list -- there's something for everyone.


 

Love and Theft: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780385545242
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Published: Doubleday - July 28th, 2020

Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525510567
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - July 14th, 2020

Speaking of Summer Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640093898
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - July 7th, 2020

Black Death at the Golden Gate: The Race to Save America from the Bubonic Plague Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393358155
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 7th, 2020

Three Women Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781451642308
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - July 7th, 2020

Action Park: Fast Times, Wild Rides, and the Untold Story of America's Most Dangerous Amusement Park Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143134510
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Published: Penguin Books - June 30th, 2020

Sex and Vanity: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385546270
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Published: Doubleday - June 30th, 2020

Mexican Gothic Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525620785
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Published: Del Rey - June 30th, 2020

Lady in the Lake: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062390028
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 23rd, 2020

Death in Her Hands: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984879356
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Published: Penguin Press - June 23rd, 2020

Party of Two Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593100820
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Published: Berkley - June 23rd, 2020

In West Mills Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781635575286
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - June 16th, 2020

Pizza Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780385545723
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Published: Doubleday - June 9th, 2020

Evvie Drake Starts Over: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525619260
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 2nd, 2020

The Vanishing Half: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525536291
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2020

The Lies That Bind: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399178955
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 2nd, 2020

The Guest List: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062868930
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Published: William Morrow - June 2nd, 2020

The Swimming Holes of Texas Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781477321522
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Published: University of Texas Press - June 1st, 2020

Something to Talk About Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593102527
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Published: Berkley - May 26th, 2020

Rodham: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590917
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Published: Random House - May 19th, 2020

Beach Read Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984806734
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Published: Berkley - May 19th, 2020

Out East: Memoir of a Montauk Summer Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538746660
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 5th, 2020

Trust Exercise: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250231260
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - May 5th, 2020

Magic for Liars: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250174628
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Published: Tor Books - May 5th, 2020

The Old Drift: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781101907153
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Published: Hogarth - May 5th, 2020

Rough Magic: Riding the World's Loneliest Horse Race Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781948226981
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Published: Catapult - April 28th, 2020

The End of October: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525658658
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Published: Knopf - April 28th, 2020

American Tacos: A History and Guide Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781477316528
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Published: University of Texas Press - April 15th, 2020

The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires: A Novel Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781683691433
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Published: Quirk Books - April 7th, 2020

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Godshot Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781948226486
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Published: Catapult - March 31st, 2020

It's Not All Downhill From Here: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984823748
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 31st, 2020

Best. Movie. Year. Ever.: How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501175398
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 31st, 2020

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Wow, No Thank You.: Essays Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780525563488
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Published: Vintage - March 31st, 2020

The City We Became: A Novel (The Great Cities Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316509848
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Published: Orbit - March 24th, 2020

American Spy: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812988284
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 17th, 2020

The Mountains Sing Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616208189
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Published: Algonquin Books - March 17th, 2020

The Island of Sea Women: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501154867
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Scribner - March 10th, 2020

A Hero Born: The Definitive Edition (Legends of the Condor Heroes #1) Cover Image
By Jin Yong, Anna Holmwood (Translated by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250220622
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - March 10th, 2020

The Deep Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525537908
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 10th, 2020

We Ride Upon Sticks: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781524748098
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Published: Pantheon - March 3rd, 2020

Writers & Lovers Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802148537
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Published: Grove Press - March 3rd, 2020

Everything I Know About Love: A Memoir Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062968784
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Published: Harper - February 25th, 2020

Black Leopard, Red Wolf (The Dark Star Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735220188
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 4th, 2020

Dune: Deluxe Edition Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780593099322
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Published: Ace - October 1st, 2019

The Memory Police: A Novel Cover Image
By Yoko Ogawa, Stephen Snyder (Translated by)
$25.95
ISBN: 9781101870600
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Pantheon - August 13th, 2019

Very Nice: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525655633
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Published: Knopf - July 2nd, 2019

The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101981634
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Published: Penguin Books - April 23rd, 2019

The Overstory: A Novel Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393356687
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2019

The Book of Delights: Essays Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781616207922
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Published: Algonquin Books - February 12th, 2019

Children of Time Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316452502
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Published: Orbit - December 11th, 2018

Kitchen Confidential Deluxe Edition: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062899545
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Published: Ecco - October 23rd, 2018

Intercepted (Playbook, The #1) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780451491954
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Published: Berkley - September 11th, 2018

Stay with Me: A novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101974414
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Published: Vintage - July 10th, 2018

The Heart's Invisible Furies: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524760793
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Published: Hogarth - March 6th, 2018

They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us Cover Image
By Hanif Abdurraqib, Eve L. Ewing (Foreword by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781937512651
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - November 7th, 2017

The Tea Dragon Society Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781620104415
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Published: Oni Press - October 31st, 2017

The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America's National Parks Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781250132147
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Published: Picador - July 3rd, 2017

Barkskins: A Novel Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780743288798
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Published: Scribner - April 11th, 2017

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The Deep: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501144837
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Published: Gallery Books - August 16th, 2016

Valley of the Dolls Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802125347
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Published: Grove Press - July 4th, 2016

Middlemarch: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By George Eliot, Rebecca Mead (Foreword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143107729
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Published: Penguin Classics - November 17th, 2015

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Braiding Sweetgrass Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 1st, 2014

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Station Eleven Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780804172448
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Published: Vintage - June 2nd, 2015

Beautiful Ruins: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061928178
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 2nd, 2013

Wolf Hall: A Novel (Wolf Hall Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780312429980
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Published: Picador - August 31st, 2010

The Long Ships Cover Image
By Frans G. Bengtsson, Michael Chabon (Introduction by), Michael Meyer (Translated by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781590173466
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Published: NYRB Classics - July 6th, 2010

The Summer Book Cover Image
By Tove Jansson, Kathryn Davis (Introduction by), Thomas Teal (Translated by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781590172681
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Published: NYRB Classics - May 20th, 2008

God's Middle Finger: Into the Lawless Heart of the Sierra Madre Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781416534402
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Published: Free Press - March 4th, 2008

Un Lun Dun Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780345458445
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Published: Del Rey - January 29th, 2008

Call Me by Your Name: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780312426781
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Published: Picador - January 22nd, 2008

Half of a Yellow Sun Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781400095209
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Published: Anchor - September 4th, 2007

Tales of the City: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061358302
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 29th, 2007

Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143036616
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Published: Penguin Books - March 28th, 2006

The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143036494
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Published: Penguin Books - October 4th, 2005

Summer Sisters: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385337663
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Published: Bantam - May 27th, 2003

Arctic Dreams Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375727481
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Published: Vintage - October 2nd, 2001

In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780141001821
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Published: Penguin Books - May 1st, 2001

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World (Vintage International) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780679743460
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Published: Vintage - March 2nd, 1993

Woman Hollering Creek: And Other Stories (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780679738565
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Published: Vintage - March 3rd, 1992

Gideon the Ninth (The Locked Tomb Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250313188
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Published: Tor.com - July 14th, 2020