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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

November 2012

Meet Me at Emotional Baggage Claim by Francesca Serritella - Essays, Humor, Memoir, Nonfiction, Women's Interest

Macmillan Audio | 9781427225917 | Published November 13, 2012

Lisa and Francesca’s mother-daughter turned best-friends bond will strike a familiar note to many. But now that Lisa is a suburban empty-nester and Francesca is an independent 20-something in the big city, they have to learn how to stay close while living apart. How does a mother’s love translate across state lines and over any semblance of personal boundaries? You’ll laugh out loud as they face-off over the proper technique for packing dishes, the importance of bringing a coat in the summertime, and the dos and don’ts of dating at any age. 

Downton Abbey: The Essential Collection by John Lunn - Music

Decca Records | 0602537144655 | Published November 19, 2012

Original music from the British TV series, Downton Abbey, featuring songs by Emmy-award winning composer John Lunn as well as Rebecca Ferguson's "I'll Count the Days" and Scala and Kolacny Brothers' covers of "Every Breath You Take" and "With or Without You",  which were used in promotional trailers for seasons one and two.

Hardcover

Abelard by Renaud Dillies and Régis Hautière

NBM Publishing | 9781561637010 | Published November 1, 2012

Colin Fischer by Ashley Edward Miller and Zack Stentz - Fiction, Mystery, Young Adult 12+

Razorbill | 9781595145789 | Published November 1, 2012

Colin Fischer cannot stand to be touched. He does not like the color blue. He needs index cards to recognize facial expressions. But when a gun is found in the school cafeteria, interrupting a female classmate's birthday celebration, Colin is the only for the investigation. It's up to him to prove that Wayne Connelly, the school bully and Colin's frequent tormenter, didn't bring the gun to school.

The Music of James Bond by Jon Burlingame - History, Movies, Music

Oxford University Press, USA | 9780199863303 | Published November 1, 2012

The story of the music that accompanies the cinematic adventures of Ian Fleming's intrepid Agent 007 is one of surprising real-life drama. In The Music of James Bond, author Jon Burlingame throws open studio and courtroom doors alike to reveal the full and extraordinary history of the sounds of James Bond, spicing the story with a wealth of fascinating and previously undisclosed tales.

Magnificence by Lydia Millet - Fiction

W. W. Norton & Company | 9780393081701 | Published November 5, 2012

Susan Lindley is a woman adrift after her husband’s death. Suddenly gifted her great uncle’s Pasadena mansion, Susan decides to restore his extensive collection of preserved animals, tending to “the fur and feathers, the beaks, the bones and shimmering tails.” Meanwhile, a menagerie of uniquely damaged humans --- including a cheating husband and a chorus of eccentric elderly women --- joins her in residence.

Black House: A Novel by Stephen King and Peter Straub - Fiction, Thriller

Scribner | 9781451694925 | Published November 6, 2012

Twenty years ago, a boy named Jack Sawyer traveled to a parallel universe called the Territories to save his mother and her “Twinner” from an agonizing death that would have brought cataclysm to the other world. Now Jack is a retired Los Angeles homicide detective living in the  hamlet of Tamarack, Wisconsin. When a series of gruesome murders occur in western Wisconsin that are reminiscent of those committed several decades earlier, Jack’s buddy, the local chief of police, begs Jack to help find the killer. But are these new killings merely the work of a disturbed individual, or has a mysterious and malignant force been unleashed in this quiet town?

Both Flesh and Not: Essays by David Foster Wallace - Essays, Nonfiction

Little, Brown and Company | 9780316182379 | Published November 6, 2012

BOTH FLESH AND NOT gathers 15 of David Foster Wallace’s essays never published in book form, including "Federer Both Flesh and Not," considered by many to be his nonfiction masterpiece; "The (As it Were) Seminal Importance of Terminator 2," which deftly dissects James Cameron's blockbuster; and "Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young," an examination of television's effect on a new generation of writers.

Collateral by Ellen Hopkins - Fiction

Atria Books | 9781451626377 | Published November 6, 2012

Collateral centers on Ashley, an MFA student at San Diego State University. She grew up reading books and never dreamed she would become a military wife. One night she meets a handsome soldier named Cole. heir relationship evolves into a sexually charged love affair that goes on for five years and survives four deployments. Cole wants Ashley to marry him, but when she meets another man, a professor with similar pursuits and values, she begins to see what life might be like outside the shadow of war.

Custer by Larry McMurtry - History, Nonfiction

Simon & Schuster | 9781451626209 | Published November 6, 2012

Larry McMurtry has long been fascinated by George Custer and his rightful place in history. In CUSTER, he examines how the “Boy General,” who graduated last in his class at West Point, went on to earn distinction in the Civil War and rose through the ranks. In this lavishly illustrated volume, McMurtry delivers an honest assessment of Custer’s legacy and redefines our understanding of the American West.