Miami Book Fair 2020 Authors - F

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


Choose Your Own Adventure Spies: Harry Houdini Cover Image
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
ISBN: 9780374234324
Availability: Here in Miami
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 17th, 2020

"A true life medical thriller . . . If what we want in this moment is insight from this brilliant doctor about pandemics, he wants us to see that they do not occur in isolation." —Carolyn Kellogg, The Boston Globe

Dancing at the Pity Party Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525553021
Availability: Here in Miami
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
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.

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
ISBN: 9780810142015
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Published: Triquarterly - April 15th, 2020

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
ISBN: 9780813066653
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Published: University Press of Florida - October 6th, 2020

How to Be a Pirate Cover Image
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
ISBN: 9781683401155
Availability: NOT IN STOCK,,, but we can attempt to get it
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
ISBN: 9780062447869
Availability: Here in Miami
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
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
ISBN: 9780525560401
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Published: Penguin Press - March 10th, 2020

“An undisputed literary event.” — NPR

A new poetry collection of uncanny grace and moral force from one of our country's most celebrated poets

Sorry for Your Trouble: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062969804
Availability: Here in Miami
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
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
ISBN: 9781941681626
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Published: Burrow Press - April 21st, 2020

I Am a Promise Cover Image
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
ISBN: 9780804170963
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Published: Vintage - March 31st, 2020



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
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
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....