Heat Wave!

If you live in Michigan, you'll know we've been in the midst of a heat wave that's pushed temperatures into the 90s on a daily basis.  So now might be the perfect time to stay indoors and enjoy your scalding hot settings in the pages of a book instead.  Of course, if you'd rather escape the heat entirely, we've got a list for you, too.


 

The City of Brass: A Novel (The Daevabad Trilogy) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062678119
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Voyager - July 3rd, 2018

For a refreshing change from the murky European woodlands of so much popular fantasy fiction, check out S. A. Chakraborty's Daevabad trilogy, based on Middle Eastern mythology.

-Caitlin


Beach Read Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984806734
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley - May 19th, 2020

If you're wanting to lean into the small, beachside town vibes, this is the perfect little getaway.

-Kendall


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The Water Knife Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780804171533
Availability: Ships from our warehouse today
Published: Vintage - April 5th, 2016

Dry Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781481481977
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2019

If you ever find a book that makes you want a glass of water more than this one, let me know.

- Kendall


Lost Children Archive: A novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525436461
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - February 4th, 2020

Sand Cover Image
By Wolfgang Herrndorf, Tim Mohr (Translated by), Michael Maar (Afterword by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781681372013
Availability: Ships from our warehouse today
Published: NYRB Classics - June 12th, 2018

A literary thriller set in North Africa in 1972 involving a hippie commune, murder, a missing suitcase full of money, and a man with no memory -Anthony


Mostly Dead Things Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781947793835
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Published: Tin House Books - April 21st, 2020

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The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781455540013
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 5th, 2017

Not only oppressive heat and humidity, but also dangerous wildlife.  What could possibly go wrong?

-Caitlin


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Inland: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812992861
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House - August 13th, 2019

A Western set in 1890s Arizona territory, this book is full of myth, ghosts, and unexpected ungulates.  Thirst and want literally haunt these pages, perfect for the seekers out there that dream of the West, and appreciate a beautifully woven tale. I loved it!  

-Rachel