February 2018 Fiction

WBW had big off-site and in-store events in February which is reflected in the month's fiction and poetry titles.

Don't Skip Out on Me: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062684455
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 13th, 2018

From Willy Vlautin,  award-winning author of Lean on Pete and The Motel Life, comes a powerful exploration of identity and loneliness pulled from deep within America's soul.


Starlings Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616960568
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Published: Tachyon Publications - February 13th, 2018

"Starlings isn't really a short-story collection. It's something better: a written showreel, illustrating yet again that Walton's] imagination stretches to the stars (or the starlings), and that she's endlessly inventive in finding new methods to express it."--NPR Books.

Promise of Blood (The Powder Mage Trilogy #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316219044
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Published: Orbit - April 8th, 2014

The Age of Kings is dead . . . and I have killed it.

It's a bloody business overthrowing a king...

The Forgetting Moon (The Five Warrior Angels #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781481465229
Availability: Backordered
Published: Saga Press - August 30th, 2016

A massive army on the brink of conquest looms large in a world where prophecies are lies, magic is believed in but never seen, and hope is where you least expect to find it.

Welcome to the Five Isles, where war has come in the name of the invading army of Sør Sevier, a merciless host driven by the prophetic fervor of the Angel Prince, Aeros, toward the last unconquered kingdom of Gul K

Call Me by Your Name: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780312426781
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Published: Picador - January 22nd, 2008

Now a Major Motion Picture from Director Luca Guadagnino, Starring Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet, and Written by Three-Time Oscar™ Nominee James Ivory

The Basis of the Oscar-Winning Best Adapted Screenplay

A New York Times Bestseller
A USA Today Bestseller
A Los Angeles Times Bestseller

The Just City (Thessaly #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780765332660
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Published: Tor Books - January 13th, 2015

"Here in the Just City you will become your best selves. You will learn and grow and strive to be excellent."

Tooth and Claw Cover Image
ISBN: 9780765319517
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Published: Orb Books - January 6th, 2009

A tale of contention over love and money—among dragons

Jo Walton burst onto the fantasy scene with The King's Peace, acclaimed by writers as diverse as Poul Anderson, Robin Hobb, and Ken MacLeod. In 2002, she was voted the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer.

Extreme Makeover: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780765385635
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Published: Tor Books - November 15th, 2016

Dan Well's Extreme Makeover is a satirical new suspense about a health and beauty company that accidentally develops a hand lotion that can overwrite your DNA.

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Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812985405
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 6th, 2018


The long-awaited first novel from the author of Tenth of December: a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented

Howl and Other Poems (Pocket Poets #4) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780872860179
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Published: City Lights Books - January 1st, 2001

Allen Ginsberg's Howl and Other Poems was originally published by City Lights Books in the Fall of 1956. Subsequently seized by U.S. customs and the San Francisco police, it was the subject of a long court trail at which a series of poets and professors persuaded the court that the book was not obscene.