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Seed of the Future: Yosemite and the Evolution of the National Park Idea(Yosemite Conservancy, paperback, $27)By Dayton DuncanThe idea of the national park wasn’t always a given in America; it all started with Yosemite. In this historical account, Duncan recounts how Yosemite came about and the people who were instrumental in making it happen.Out: November 26
Morning Glory (Plume, paperback, $9)By Sarah JioA mystery set in a floating community in Seattle, Morning Glory introduces us to Ada Santorini. Ada has just moved into a boathouse in Boat Street when she discovers an old trunk that launches her on a journey into the past.Out: November 26
ArtSpeak: A Guide to Contemporary Ideas, Movements, and Buzzwords, 1945 to the Present(Abbeville Press, paperback, $16)By Robert AtkinsWith nearly 150 alphabetical entries, mini-essays on the key art movements and terms, and more than 80 images, veteran art critic Robert Atkins has compiled another editions of his supreme reference on postwar and cotemporary art. And it's written in snappy, readable language!Out: November 26
The Supreme Macaroni Company(Harper, paperback, $11)By Adriana TrigianiBeginning on the eve of a wedding in New York and ending in Tuscany, this story revolves around the unexpected events life can throw at us. A tale of family, heartbreak, work, and marriage, The Supreme Macaroni Company is a narrative that fans of The Shoemaker’s Wife will probably like.Out: November 25
Cross My Heart(Little Brown & Company, paperback, $13)By James PattersonIn the latest Alex Cross mystery, the former FBI agent is faced with losing his family. This time, a killer is hunting Cross, result in a suspense-filled novel that will have readers guessing until the end.Out: November 25
The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly: A Novel(Penguin, paperback, $10)By Sun-mi Hwang (Author), Nomoco (Illustrator) and Chi-Young Kim (Translator)Compared to Jonathan Livingston Seagull and Charlotte’s Web, Compared to Jonathan Livingston Seagull and Charlotte’s Web, The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly is a metaphor for freedom, individuality, and motherhood. It tells the story of a hen who is tired of laying eggs on a command and having them taken away. Glimpsing other animals that roam free, the hen devises her escape so she can be the master of her own fate.Out: November 26
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