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  • WHITE PLAGUE. by Abel, James (pseudonym of Bob Reiss)
    Abel, James (pseudonym of Bob Reiss)
    WHITE PLAGUE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Berkley, (2014). First edition - The first book in a new series of science-based thrillers, and the first published by Reiss under this pseudonym. "In the frozen waters of the Arctic, Marine bioterror expert Joe Rush races to save a submarine crew from a lethal threat." 324 pp.

    Condition: Fine in embossed white wrappers.

    Book ID: 63496
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  • ORIGIN. by Abu-Jaber, Diana
    Abu-Jaber, Diana
    ORIGIN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Norton, (2007). First edition - Her third novel, fourth book - a suspenseful literary mystery set in Syracuse, New York, where there is a number of unexplained 'crib deaths.' 388 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (some light toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 58218
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  • Ackroyd, Peter
    THE TRIAL OF ELIZABETH CREE: A Novel of the Limehouse Murders

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, 1995. First edition - Historical novel set in Victorian England, with Ackroyd's usual fiendish - and brilliant - mixing of fact and fiction.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 9039
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  • NO EXIT. by Adams, Taylor.
    Adams, Taylor.
    NO EXIT.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2019). First edition - The author's third novel - "A brilliant, edgy thriller about four strangers, a blizzard, a kidnapped child, and a determined young woman desperate to unmask and outwit a vicious psychopath. . . On her way to Utah to see her dying mother, college student Darby Thorne gets caught in a fierce blizzard in the mountains of Colorado. With the roads impassable, shes forced to wait out the storm at a remote highway rest stop. Inside are some vending machines, a coffee maker, and four complete strangers.." Outside is a little girl locked in a van. 335 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76275
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  • THE ALEXANDER CIPHER. by Adams, Will.
    Adams, Will.
    THE ALEXANDER CIPHER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2009). First edition - The first international thriller featuring archeologist Daniel Knox and linguist Gaille Bonnard, set in Egypt - in Alexandria, the desert and Siwa. A fast moving, action packed story. 320 pp.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrapper (upper corner bumped).

    Book ID: 70004
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  • SAINT FRIEND. by Adamshick, Carl.
    Adamshick, Carl.
    SAINT FRIEND.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (slim trade paperback format. )

    San Francisco: McSweeney's Publishing, (2014). First edition - A title in the McSweeney's Poetry Series and the author's second collection of poetry (his first received the Walt Whitman Award), This is "a freewheeling explosion of celebrations, elegies, narratives, psychologically raw persona pieces (one in the voice of Amelia Earhart), and a handful of punchy lyric poems with a desperate humor.. . Opening with a five-page anthem called 'Layover,' it begins:'They keep paging Kenneth Koch at the airport./Someone should let the announcer know/ he is dead, that there is no city he can go to,/ that no one is expecting him. Once, I applied/ to be a horse'." 59 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77670
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  • A WALK ACROSS THE SUN. by Addison, Corban.
    Addison, Corban.
    A WALK ACROSS THE SUN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & London: SilverOak, (2012. SIGNED first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, interwoven stories of two young Indian girls who are swept up into the international sex trade and the young American lawyer who becomes involved in trying to rescue them. INSCRIBED on the half title page. 370 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 54938
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  • Addison, Corban.
    A WALK ACROSS THE SUN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & London: SilverOak, (2012. SIGNED first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, interwoven stories of two young Indian girls who are swept up into the international sex trade and the young American lawyer who becomes involved in trying to rescue them. SIGNED on the half title page. 370 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 54939
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  • IN THE LAND OF INVISIBLE WOMEN: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom by Ahmed, Qanta.
    Ahmed, Qanta.
    IN THE LAND OF INVISIBLE WOMEN: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks, (2008). First edition - When she was denied a visa to remain in the United States, Qanta Ahmed, a young British Muslim doctor, accepted a position in Saudi Arabia. She saw this as more than a new job, but also a chance at adventure in an exotic land she thinks she understands, a place she hopes she will belong. Instead she discovers that The Kingdom is a world apart - she finds rejection and scorn in the places she believed would most embrace her, but also humor, honesty, loyalty and love - and she finds a life-changing pilgrimage back to her Muslim faith. Endnotes. ix, 444 pp plus a reading group guide.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 79367
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  • AT NIGHT WE WALK IN CIRCLES. by Alarcon, Daniel.
    Alarcon, Daniel.
    AT NIGHT WE WALK IN CIRCLES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Riverhead Books, (2013). First edition - The second novel, third book, by this award-winning author born in Peru, but now living in California. In 2010, he was chosen by the New Yorker as one of the 20 best writers in the US under the age of 40. 372 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 72599
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  • Albert, Susan Wittig.
    INDIGO DYING.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Berkley, (2003.). First edition - A China Bayles mystery, one set in a small town in Texas which is undergoing a revival as artists flock there.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 22718
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  • INDIGO DYING. by Albert, Susan Wittig.
    Albert, Susan Wittig.
    INDIGO DYING.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Berkley, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A China Bayles mystery, set in a small town in Texas which is undergoing a revival as artists flock there. INSCRIBED on the title page. Includes a note to the reader, list of resources. x. 304 pp. ISBN: 0-425188280.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78149
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  • A DILLY OF A DEATH. by Albert, Susan Wittig.
    Albert, Susan Wittig.
    A DILLY OF A DEATH.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Berkley, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A China Bayles mystery, set in a small town in Texas which is hosting the annual pickle festival. SIGNED on the title page. Includes a note to the reader, resources and recipes. 323 pp. ISBN: 0-425193993.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78524
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  • LEELA'S BOOK. by Albinia, Alice.
    Albinia, Alice.
    LEELA'S BOOK.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Norton, (2011). First edition - The author's first novel (second book). Set in India, this has been described as a 'multi-threaded, raucous epic about family and faith.' 422 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 58227
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  • THE COUNTERFEIT HEIRESS: A Lady Emily Mystery. by Alexander, Tasha.
    Alexander, Tasha.
    THE COUNTERFEIT HEIRESS: A Lady Emily Mystery.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2014). First edition - A novel of historical suspense combining mystery, romance and intrigue, set in the 1890s and featuring Lady Emily Ashton, now Lady Emily Hargreaves. Author's note. 292 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64199
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  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME: A Memoir. by Alexie, Sherman.
    Alexie, Sherman.
    YOU DON'T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME: A Memoir.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2017). First edition - A very highly praised memoir by this award-winning writer - a "look at the complicated relationship between a remarkable mother and an equally remarkable son, set, mostly, in the Spokane Indian Reservation where Alexie spent his childhood. His whip-smart, sometimes cruel mother saved the family when she stopped drinking, but was inexplicably tough on her kids something Alexie traces back to mental illness, sexual assault, and the Indian experience of violence and oppression." Response to this book has been complicated by charges of sexual harrassment against Alexie, and he declined the Carnegie Medal. 417 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 72386
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  • BLASPHEMY: New and Selected Stories. by Alexie, Sherman.
    Alexie, Sherman.
    BLASPHEMY: New and Selected Stories.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grove Press, (2012.). SIGNED first edition - Collects fifteen of his best stories along with sixteen new stories. A fantastic collection by this award-winning (National Book Award, Pen-Faulkner and more) Native American author.SIGNED on the title page. 464 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 55193
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  • MAD SCIENCE: Einstein's Fridge, Dewar's Flask, Mach's Speed, and 362 Other Inventions and Discoveries that Made Our World. by Alfred, Randy, editor.
    Alfred, Randy, editor.
    MAD SCIENCE: Einstein's Fridge, Dewar's Flask, Mach's Speed, and 362 Other Inventions and Discoveries that Made Our World.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2012). SIGNED first edition - 365 days of inventions, discoveries, science, and technology - from the first proof of bacteria (May 26, 1676) to the first tweet (March 21, 2006) - from the editors of Wired Magazine. SIGNED by Randy Alfred on the half title page. 372 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 72451
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  • ALENTEJO BLUE. by Ali, Monica.
    Ali, Monica.
    ALENTEJO BLUE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Scribner, (2006). First edition - The second novel by this award winning writer who was born in Bangladesh, but grew up in England. This is the story of a village community in Portugal as it adapts to the modern world. 226 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (toning to the pages, lower corner somewhat bumped)

    Book ID: 64715
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  • RAILS UNDER MY BACK. by Allen, Jeffery Renard.
    Allen, Jeffery Renard.
    RAILS UNDER MY BACK.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2000. First edition - First novel by this young African American writer (preceded by a book of poetry), a long, beautfully written and complex work, one which explores the destinies of two brothers married to two sisters. 556 pp..

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 66959
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  • THE JAPANESE LOVER. by Allende, Isabel.
    Allende, Isabel.
    THE JAPANESE LOVER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Atria / Simon & Schuster, 2015. First edition - A "love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from San Francisco in the present-day to Poland and the United States during the Second World War. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis, young Alma BelascoÕs parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent mansion in San Francisco. There, as the rest of the world goes to war, she encounters Ichimei Fukuda, the quiet and gentle son of the familyÕs Japanese gardener." Translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson. 322 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 67162
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  • THE INFINITE PLAN. by Allende, Isabel
    Allende, Isabel
    THE INFINITE PLAN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: HarperCollins, (1993). First edition - The fourth novel by this Chilean writer. Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden. 380 pp. Much less common than the trade edition which had a planned first printing of 100,000 copies.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (some wear to the covers).

    Book ID: 66961
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  • THE WATCHMEN. by Altman, John.
    Altman, John.
    THE WATCHMEN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, (2004). First edition - A modern spy thriller, involving the CIA and an Al Queda prisoner. "In a remote safe house in the American Northeast, a terrorist is questioned, a psychiatrist is tested, and an assassin is dispatched..." 262 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 70001
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  • SAVING THE WORLD. by Alvarez, Julia.
    Alvarez, Julia.
    SAVING THE WORLD.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, (2006.). First edition - A novel which goes back and forth between two centuries - from the fight against AIDS in the modern Dominican Republic to the 1803 smallpox expedition of Francisco Xavier Balmis. 368 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 72659
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  • RETURN TO SENDER. by Alvarez, Julia.
    Alvarez, Julia.
    RETURN TO SENDER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (2009.). First edition - After Tyler's father is injured in a tractor accident, his family is forced to hire migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure. A moving story, with no easy answers, inspired by Alvarez's own work with the increasing number of Mexican farm workers and their children in Vermont. The title of the book refers to the name given by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents (the ICE or "la migra") to their raids in 2006 - Operation Return to Sender. Unlike most ARCs, this advance issue has a very different cover than the design used on the dust jackets of the trade edition. Author's letter to the reader. 302 pp. ISBN: 0-375-858385.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 45682
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  • SALT HOUSES. by Alyan, Hala.
    Alyan, Hala.
    SALT HOUSES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2017. First edition - The author's first novel, the story of a Palestinian family forced first from their home in the wake of the Six-Day War of 1967 and then from Kuwait in 1990 when Saddam Hussein invaded it. A book which tells the story of those caught up in Mideast conflicts. 321 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 71625
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  • THE NEW CITY: A Novel. by Amidon, Stephen.
    Amidon, Stephen.
    THE NEW CITY: A Novel.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, 2000. First edition - In a planned community in Maryland in 1973, two men and their families struggle with failing ideals, racism and the exodus from urban space to "shiny new suburbs."

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 19876
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  • THE GLOVES: A Boxing Chronicle. by Anasi, Robert.
    Anasi, Robert.
    THE GLOVES: A Boxing Chronicle.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: North Point Press, (2002). First edition - First time author Robert Anasi writes a personal memoir of amateur boxing today - at the age of thirty-two, the last year of his eligibilty, he sets out to train for the Golden Gloves tournament. 238 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59855
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  • THE CITY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT. by Anders, Charlie Jane.
    Anders, Charlie Jane.
    THE CITY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2019). SIGNED first edition - Award-winning author's second novel, a story of the bonds formed by three women, and set on a "dying planet - divided between a permanently frozen darkness on one side, and blazing endless sunshine on the other. Humanity clings to life, spread across two archaic cities built in the sliver of habitable dusk." SIGNED on the title page.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 74997
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  • THE CITY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT. by Anders, Charlie Jane.
    Anders, Charlie Jane.
    THE CITY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2019). SIGNED first edition - Award-winning author's second novel, a story of the bonds formed by three women, and set on a "dying planet - divided between a permanently frozen darkness on one side, and blazing endless sunshine on the other. Humanity clings to life, spread across two archaic cities built in the sliver of habitable dusk." SIGNED on the title page.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (lower corner of front cover creased).

    Book ID: 74998
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