Miami Book Fair 2020 Authors - F

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


 

Choose Your Own Adventure Spies: Harry Houdini Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781937133368
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Published: Chooseco - May 1st, 2020

YOU are America's first celebrity superhero, Harry Houdini, "The King of Cuffs." You have enchanted audiences across the United States with your death-defying live escapes. When you challenge local police to defy your skills by locking you up, they grow angry that you always get away. Reporters follow this story, and so do jealous rivals.


Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola and the Ravages of History Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374234324
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 17th, 2020

"[The] history is as powerfully conveyed as it is tragic . . . Illuminating . . . Invaluable." —Steven Johnson, The New York Times Book Review


Dancing at the Pity Party Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525553021
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

Part poignant cancer memoir and part humorous reflection on a motherless life, this debut graphic novel is extraordinarily comforting and engaging.


Carville's Cure: Leprosy, Stigma, and the Fight for Justice Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781631495038
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Published: Liveright - July 14th, 2020

The unknown story of the only leprosy colony in the continental United States, and the thousands of Americans who were exiled—hidden away with their “shameful” disease.


Badass Black Girl: Questions, Quotes, and Affirmations for Teens (Teen and YA Maturing, Cultural Heritage, Women Biographies) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781642501728
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Published: Mango - January 14th, 2020

A Daily Dose of Affirmations for Black Girls

"You'll come away from Badass Black Girl feeling as if you've known the author your entire life, and it's a rare feat for any writer." --"Mike, the Poet," author of Dear Woman and The Boyfriend Book.


Love Child's Hotbed of Occasional Poetry: Poems & Artifacts Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780810142015
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Published: Triquarterly - April 15th, 2020

Finalist, Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Poetry

Love Child’s Hotbed of Occasional Poetry is a twenty-first-century paean to the sterling love songs humming throughout four hundred years of black American life.


Jacksonville and the Roots of Southern Rock Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780813066653
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Published: University Press of Florida - October 6th, 2020

How to Be a Pirate Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681197784
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - March 3rd, 2020

A National Bestseller!

"A beautiful, generous, fun collaboration of story and illustration and pirate tattoos. Seriously wise pirate advice for everyone." - Jon Scieszka, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature


The Greenway Imperative: Connecting Communities and Landscapes for a Sustainable Future Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781683401155
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Published: University of Florida Press - March 3rd, 2020

Trailblazing greenway projects from vision to reality In this eye-opening journey through some of America's most innovative landscape architecture projects, Charles Flink shows why we urgently need greenways.


Love, Jacaranda Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062447869
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Published: HarperTeen - July 7th, 2020

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beastly, Alex Flinn, comes a new contemporary novel about one girl’s journey to find her voice and let love in.


Hot Comb Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781770463486
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - June 18th, 2019

Appeared on best of the year lists from The Washington Post, NPR, The Guardian, and more! Nominated for an NAACP Image Award and Winner of the Believer Book Award for Fiction!


In the Lateness of the World: Poems Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780525560401
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Published: Penguin Press - March 10th, 2020

“An undisputed literary event.” —NPR

“History—with its construction and its destruction—is at the heart of In the Lateness of the World. . . . In [it] one feels the poet cresting a wave—a new wave that will crash onto new lands and unexplored territories.” —Hilton Als, The New Yorker


Sorry for Your Trouble: Stories Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062969804
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Published: Ecco - May 12th, 2020

A landmark new collection of stories from Richard Ford that showcases his brilliance, sensitivity, and trademark wit and candor

In Sorry for Your Trouble, Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times-bestselling author Richard Ford enacts a stunning meditation on memory, love and loss.


Crooked Hallelujah Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802149121
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Published: Grove Press - July 14th, 2020

"A book that you want to share with everyone you know and one that you are desperate to keep in your own possession.


A Sinking Ship Is Still a Ship: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781941681626
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Published: Burrow Press - April 21st, 2020

I Am a Promise Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781617757648
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Published: Black Sheep - February 4th, 2020

An inspiring children's picture book about the indomitable spirit of Jamaican six-time Olympic medal winner Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce

"Pryce, who earned her fame as an illustrious athlete before putting pen to paper, remains an influential voice for young men and women the world over...She lives the promise entrusted to her."
--Jamaica Gleaner


Lost and Wanted: A novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780804170963
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Published: Vintage - March 31st, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:
VOGUE • FRESH AIR

As a professor of physics at MIT, Helen Clapp disdains notions of the supernatural in favor of rational thought and proven ideas. So it’s perhaps especially vexing when, on an otherwise unremarkable Wednesday in June, she gets a phone call from a friend who has just died.


The Growing Season: How I Built a New Life--and Saved an American Farm Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593129395
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Published: Ballantine Books - August 25th, 2020

“A gutsy success story” (The New York Times Book Review) about one tenacious woman’s journey to escape rural poverty and create a billion-dollar farming business—without ever leaving the land she loves


Alias City Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781941196953
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Published: Madhat, Inc. - January 27th, 2020

There is something astonishing about the ardor with which Carol Frost articulates and sings the sorrows of our disappearing. There's something so wise in the song, in the music of her tough, clear seeing. Her poems have a fierce, unswerving purity of purpose and design, their embodying language rich, dense, and passionate....