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The Fraud

A must-buy audio. Smith’s intricately constructed pastiche of 19th-century British literature, an indictment of cultural hypocrisy, is superb.

Spin: How the World (and Almost Everything in It) Turns

An accessible and rewarding exploration of the physics of circular motion in everyday life.

Grizzly Bear Science and the Art of a Wilderness Life: Forty Years of Research in the Flathead Valley

Wildlife enthusiasts will get a front-row seat to the adventure and science of studying grizzly bears, while learning a great deal along the way.

The Spy and I

This mistaken-identity spy romance is fast-paced, mixing twists and turns with humor and not a small amount of chemistry. Recommend to fans of Gina Robinson’s “Agent X” series and The Blonde Identity by Ally Carter.

Curious Species: How Animals Made Natural History

Historians and biologists will enjoy this thoughtful history of how the animal kingdom was mapped out and how people are still discovering their place within it.

Blackbird: How Black Musicians Sang the Beatles into Being—and Sang Back to Them Ever After

An academic analysis of the Beatles as products and producers of music performed by Black musicians. This deep dive into music will entertain and influence listeners.


A surprisingly fun blend of nostalgia and disruption that’s at once eye-opening and reassuring, and appealing to both the artsy crowd and folks in Wrangler jeans.

Designing Libraries for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


Succulents for Your Home and Garden: A Guide to Growing 187 Beautiful Varieties & 18 Step-by-Step Crafts and Arrangements

An inventive guide that combines succulent insight with craft ideas. Best for readers who are familiar with succulents or skilled in creating crafty projects.

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