Miami Book Fair 2020 Authors - CL through CU

Stream your favorite authors at home, beginning November 15th.


 

The Poisoned City: Flint's Water and the American Urban Tragedy Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250181619
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Published: Picador - July 23rd, 2019

When the people of Flint, Michigan, turned on their faucets in April 2014, the water pouring out was poisoned with lead and other toxins.


Shrinking Violet Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781416596967
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Published: MTV Books - May 5th, 2009

The inspiration for the Disney Channel original movie Radio Rebel!

High school senior Teresa Adams is so painfully shy that she dreads speaking to anyone in the hallways or getting called on in class.


Whale Day: And Other Poems Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399589751
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Published: Random House - September 29th, 2020

A wondrous collection from Billy Collins, former U.S. Poet Laureate and New York Times bestselling author of The Rain in Portugal
 
“The poems are marked by his characteristic humor and arise out of small, banal moments, unearthing the extraordinary or uncanny in the everyday.”—The Wall Street Journal


A Nervous Man Shouldn't Be Here in the First Place: The Life of Bill Baggs Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9780820354972
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Published: University of Georgia Press - October 20th, 2020

"This is not a simple life, my friend, and there are no simple answers."


Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, and Family Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735213463
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 7th, 2017

The New York Times bestselling memoir about identity, love and understanding. Now a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, and Lucas Hedges, directed by Joel Edgerton. “Every sentence of the story will stir your soul” (O Magazine).
 


The Law of Innocence (A Lincoln Lawyer Novel #6) Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316485623
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 10th, 2020

Lincoln Lawyer Mickey Haller is back on the job in this heart-stopping thriller from a renowned #1 New York Times bestselling author.

“One of the finest legal thrillers of the last decade” —Associated Press


On the night he celebrates a big win, defense attorney Mickey Haller is pulled over by police, who find the body of a former client in the


Poisoned Water: How the Citizens of Flint, Michigan, Fought for Their Lives and Warned the Nation Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547602322
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - May 19th, 2020

Based on original reporting by a Pulitzer Prize finalist and an industry veteran, the first book for young adults about the Flint water crisis


The Way to Rio Luna Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338239546
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 2nd, 2020

For fans of The Land of Stories comes an adventure that reveals the secret warnings hidden inside all classic tales -- beware fairyland at all costs.

Eleven-year-old Danny Monteverde believes in magic. He knows that pixie dust is real, that wardrobes act as portals, and that rabbit holes lead to Wonderland.


Guillotine: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450307
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Published: Graywolf Press - August 4th, 2020

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY

The astonishing second collection by the author of Slow Lightning, winner of the Yale Younger Poets Prize


The Daughter's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501187940
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Published: Washington Square Press - January 7th, 2020

From the internationally bestselling author of The German Girl, an unforgettable, “searing” (People) saga exploring a hidden piece of World War II history and the lengths a mother will go to protect her children—perfect for fans of Lilac Girls, We Were the Lucky Ones, and The Alice Network.

Seven decades of secrets unravel w


Democracy, If We Can Keep It: The Aclu's 100-Year Fight for Rights in America Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781620973837
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Published: New Press - July 7th, 2020

Published to coincide with the ACLU's centennial, a major new book by the nationally celebrated journalist and bestselling author


The Short Life and Curious Death of Free Speech in America Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780062999719
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Published: Amistad - September 15th, 2020

Named one of Newsweek’s "25 Must-Read Fall Fiction and Nonfiction Books to Escape the Chaos of 2020"


Halsey Street Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781503941168
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Published: Little a - June 26th, 2018

Finalist for the Kirkus Prize for Fiction.

A modern-day story of family, loss, and renewal, Halsey Street captures the deeply human need to belong--not only to a place but to one another.


Class Act Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062885517
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Published: Quill Tree Books - October 6th, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Jerry Craft returns with a companion book to New Kid, winner of the 2020 Newbery Medal, the Coretta Scott King Author Award, and the Kirkus Prize.


Dominicana: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250205940
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Published: Flatiron Books - August 25th, 2020

A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK

Shortlisted for the 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction, Angie Cruz's Dominicana is a vital portrait of the immigrant experience and the timeless coming-of-age story of a young woman finding her voice in the world


The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374313609
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 21st, 2020

2021 Pura Belpré Honor Book
NYPL Best Book of 2020

2020 Evanston Public Library Great Books for Kids


Flamer Cover Image
By Mike Curato, Mike Curato (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250756145
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks - September 1st, 2020

Award-winning author and artist Mike Curato draws on his own experiences in Flamer, his debut graphic novel, telling a difficult story with humor, compassion, and love.

"This book will save lives." —Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author of National Book Award Finalist Hey, Kiddo