Reviews, Recommendations & New Arrivals

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Reviews, Recommendations & Best-Of Lists:


NEW Music

Gold: Greatest Hits - ABBA
Ma - Devendra Banhart
Yellow Submarine - The Beatles
When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go - Billie Eilish
Elvis - Elvis Presley
Greatest Hits - Fleetwood Mac
Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost: Part 1 - The Foals
Because The Internet - Childish Gambino
Cuz I Love You - Lizzo
Dirty Computer - Janelle Monáe
Purple Rain - Prince and The Revolution
Greatest Hits II - Queen
We The Common - Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
The Kids Are Coming - Tones and I


Avengers: Endgame
Captain Marvel
The Curse of the Weeping Woman
Fighting With My Family
Five Feet Apart
The Kindergarten Teacher
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part
Leon: The Professional
My Neighbor Totoro
Pet Sematary
A Separation
Top End Wedding

NEW Fiction

Big Sky - Kate Atkinson
The Testaments - Margaret Atwood
Whisper Network - Chandler Baker
The Divers' Game - Jesse Ball
Speaking of Summer - Kalisha Buckhanon
No Second Chance - Harlan Coben
Toffee - Sarah Crossan
Recursion - Blake Crouch
Akin - Emma Donoghue
The Lightest Object in the Universe - Kimi Eisele
This is How You Lose the Time War - Amal El-Mohtar
Ordinary People - Diana Evans
Girl, Woman, Other - Bernardine Evaristo
Sabrina and Corina: Stories - Kali Fajardo-anstine
American Assassin - Vince Flynn
Half A World Away - Mike Gayle
City of Girls - Elizabeth Gilbert
An Anonymous Girl - Hendricks Greer
Night Road - Kristin Hannah
Expectation - Anna Hope
Codename Villanelle - Luke Jennings
Miracle Creek - Angie Kim
The Institute - Stephen King
Flight Behaviour - Barbara Kingsolver
I Owe You One - Sophie Kinsella
The Wall - John Lanchester
The Unpassing - Chia-Chia Lin
Too Much Lip - Melissa Lucashenko
The Swallows - Lisa Lutz
The Soldier's Girl - Sharon Maas
After The End - Clare Mackintosh
A Fire Sparkling - Julianne MacLean
The Passengers - John Marrs
The Rapture - Claire McGlasson
Middlegame - Seanan McGuire
The Chain - Adrian McKinty
The Silent Patient - Alex Michaelides
The Last House Guest - Megan Miranda
Cilka's Journey - Heather Morris
The Warlow Experiment - Alix Nathan
The Heavens - Sandra Newman
Sweet Sorrow - David Nicholls
An Orchestra of Minorities - Chigozie Obioma
The Memory Police - Yoko Ogawa
The Flatshare - Beth O'Leary
Gingerbread - Helen Oyeyemi
The Overstory - Richard Powers
Pleasures and Days - Marcel Proust
The Secret Runners of New York - Matthew Reilly
Anchor Point - Alice Robinson
The Labyrinth of the Spirits - Zafon Carlos Ruiz
Quichotte - Salman Rushdie
Say Say Say - Lila Savage
10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World - Elif Shafak
Quo Vadis - A Narrative of the Time of Nero - Henryk K Sienkiewicz
More Happy Than Not - Adam Silvera
The Last Widow - Karin Slaughter
Marilou is Everywhere - Sarah Elaine Smith
Turbulence David Szalay
Three Women - Lisa Taddeo
A Prayer for Travelers - Ruchika Tomar
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous - Ocean Vuong
A Bond Undone - Jin Yong
Tokyo Ueno Station – Miri Yu


NEW Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Suspicious Minds - Gwenda Bond
Dark Age - Pierce Brown
Brief Cases - Jim Butcher
To Be Taught, If Fortunate - Becky Chambers
Exhalation - Ted Chiang
Tiamat's Wrath - James S.A. Corey
The Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing - Hank Green
Salvation - Peter F. Hamilton
Descendant of the Crane - Joan He
Darkdawn - Jay Kristoff
Serpent & Dove - Shelby Mahurin
Snakeskins - Tim Major
In an Absent Dream - Seanan McGuire
The Archived - Victoria Schwab
Children of Time - Adrian Tchaikovsky
Children of Ruin - Adrian Tchaikovsky

NEW Plays & Poetry 

A Fortune for Your Disaster - Hanif Abdurraqib
Shelley: Selected Poetry, Prose and Letters - Percy Shelley
Michael Dransfield Collected Poems - Rodney Hall
Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Letters to Mrs. David Ogilvy - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Lucifer at the Starlite: Poems - Kim Addonizio
Folk Songs of Australia
In Her Feminine Sign - Dunya Mikhail
The Penguin Book of American Verse - Geoffrey Moore
Collected Poems: 1936-1967 - Douglas Stewart
Twentieth-Century Russian Poetry - Yevgeny Yevtushenko

NEW Non-Fiction & Biography 

The Novel Cure: An A to Z of Literary Remedies - Ella Berthoud
No Friend but the Mountains - Behrouz Boochani
ANSCR : The Alpha-numeric System for Classification of Recording - Saheb-ettaba Caroline
The New Plant Parent - Darryl Cheng
Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones - James Clear
This Is Not A Drill - Rebellion Extinction
My Own Words - Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know - Malcolm Gladwell
The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs, Cassettes and LPs. - Edward Greenfield
Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom - Rick Hanson
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera - Rosenthal Harold
Waking Up: Searching for Spirituality Without Religion - Sam Harris
Pocket Dictionary of Music - Frank Harrison
Memory Craft - Lynne Kelly
Social: Why our brains are wired to connect - Matthew D. Lieberman
Everything Is F*cked: A Book About Hope - Mark Manson
Yoko's Diary - Yoko Moriwaki
An Edited Life - Anna Newton
Unnatural Causes - Richard Shepherd
Can you Die of a Broken Heart - Nikki Stamp
The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays - Esme Weijun Wang


NEW Cookbooks

The Slow Life Cookbook - HERRON
The Noma Guide to Fermentation (Foundations of Flavor) - Rene Redzepi
The Geeky Chef Cookbook - Cassandra Reeder


NEW Graphic Novels & Manga

Superman: Issue 1 - 5 (bound) - Brian Michael Bendis
Dc Comics Bombshells Vol. 1 - Marguerite Bennett
DC Comics Bombshells - Marguerite Bennett
Batman: Issue 61 - 65 (bound) - Tom King
Batman Detective: Issue 991-999 (bound) - David Baron
Speed of Darkness - Joshua Williamson
Rogues Reloaded - Joshua Williamson
Running Scared - Joshua Williamson
Negative - J. Williamson
Wonder Woman: Issue 60 - 65 (bound) - G. Willow Wilson
Gender Queer: A Memoir - Maia Kobabe
Brandon Sanderson's White Sand: Volume 3 - Brandon Sanderson
Blankets - Craig Thompson
Runaways: Issue 1 - 7 (bound) - Rainbow Rowell
The Walking Dead Volume 32 - Robert Kirkman
Monstress: Haven - Marjorie Liu
Heartstopper Volume Two - Alice Oseman
The Steel Prince - Victoria Schwab
Dallas - Gerard Way
Hotel Oblivion - Gerard Way
Paper Girls: Volume 5 - K. Vaughan Brian
One Piece Vol. 91 Wano Part 2 - Eiichiro Oda
Tokyo Ghoul: re Vol. 11 - Sui Ishida
Tokyo Ghoul: re Vol. 12 - Sui Ishida

NEW Chinese Language

三体 - 黑暗森林 /sān tǐ : hei an sen lin / The Three-body problem 2 - ixin Liu
哈利.波特与密室/ Ha Li Bo Te Yu Mi Shi/ Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - J.K. Rowling
哈利.波特与阿兹卡班囚徒/ Ha Li Bo Te Yu A Zi Ka Ban Qiu Tu/ Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - J.K. Rowling
哈利.波特与魔法石/ Ha Li Bo Te Yu Mo Fa Shi/ Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - J.K. Rowling
剑桥雅思真题精讲/ Jian Qiao Ya Si Zhen Ti Jing Jiang / Cambridge IELTS11 Academic - Chenggang Zhou
Short Stories in Chinese: Parallel Texts - John Balcom

NEW Spanish & French

Harry Potter a l'ecole des sorciers / Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter et la chambre des secrets / Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - J.K. Rowling
Mon Ami Maigret - Georges Simenon
Le Chien Jaune - Georges Simenon
Short Stories in French: Parallel Texts - Richard Coward
Short Stories in Spanish: Parallel Texts - John R. (Ed.) King

NEW German

Holzfällen: Eine Erregung / Woodcutters - Thomas Bernhard
Sechs Koffer / Six Suitcases - Maxim Biller
Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder / Mother Courage and Her Children - Bertolt Brecht
Hundert Gedichte / Selected Poems - Bertolt Brecht
Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder / Mother Courage and Her Children - Bertolt Brecht
Die Leiden Des Jungen Werther / The Sorrows of Young Werther - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Marmelade in Herzen - Hilly Martinek
Das Buch der Lieder / The Book of Songs - Heinrich Heine
Tschick / Why We Took the Car - Wolfgang Herrndorf
Der Steppenwolf - Hermann Hesse
Narziß und Goldmund / Death and the Lover - Hermann Hesse
Der Process / The Trial - Franz Kafka
Great Stories by Kafka and Rilke-Du - Franz Kafka
Die Verwandlung / The Metamorphosis - Franz Kafka
Kurzgeschichten / Short stories - Marie Luise Kaschnitz
Die Vermessung der Welt / Measuring the world - Daniel Kehlmann
Imperium - Christian Kracht
Archipel / Archipelago - Inger-Maria Mahlke
Der Tod in Venedig und andere Erzahlungen / Death in Venice & other stories - Thomas Mann
Die Hauptstadt / The Capital - Robert Menasse
Nachtzug nach Lissabon / A Night Train to Lisbon - Pascal Mercier
Günter Grass - Die Blechtrommel: Kommentar und Materialien / The Tin Drum - Volker Neuhaus
Im Westen nichts Neues: Roman. Ohne Materialien / All Quiet on the Western Front - Erich Maria Remarque
Gedichte / Selected Poems - Rainer Maria Rilke
Briefe an einen jungen Dichter / Letters to a Young Poet - Rainer Maria Rilke
Rilke's Book of Hours: Love Poems to God - Rainer Maria Rilke
Shantaram -  Gregory David Roberts
Harry Potter Und Der Stein Der Weisen / Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter 2 und die Kammer des Schreckens / Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter 3 und der Gefangene von Askaban / Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - J. K. Rowling
Der Vorleser / The Reader - Bernhard Schlink
Das Parfum / Perfume - Peter Suskind
Die Erfindung der Roten Armee Fraktion durch einen manisch-depressiven Teenager im Sommer 1969 / The invention of the Red Army faction by a manic-depressive teenager in the summer of 1969 - Frank Witzel
Short Stories in German: Parallel Texts - Ernst Zillekens

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