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New and Notable

Find your next great read among these notable, new, and upcoming titles! Once you find a title you love, you can order online or give us a ring so we can put a copy on hold (or on order) for you. Remember, not all books featured on our website are necessarily in stock at our bricks-and-mortar locations, but we're always happy to special order a book for you to pick up at the store. Special orders almost always come in quickly, and don't involve any extra fees. Happy browsing!

March Picks - Nonfiction

I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525520221
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Published: Knopf - February 6th, 2018

Educated: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590504
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Published: Random House - February 20th, 2018

Feel Free: Essays Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594206252
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Published: Penguin Press - February 6th, 2018

A Girl's Guide to Joining the Resistance: A Feminist Handbook on Fighting for Good Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062748089
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 27th, 2018

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780525427575
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Published: Viking - February 13th, 2018

The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780385542760
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Published: Doubleday - February 20th, 2018

Limits of the Known Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393609868
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 20th, 2018

The Healthy Teen Cookbook: Around the World in 80 Fantastic Recipes Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781633536654
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Published: Mango - March 13th, 2018

February Picks - Nonfiction

How to Write Anything: A Complete Guide Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780393355185
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - December 5th, 2017

The Meaning of Birds Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781681776262
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Published: Pegasus Books - January 2nd, 2018

Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501126413
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Published: 37 Ink - January 9th, 2018

The Last of the Hill Farms: Echoes of Vermont's Past Cover Image
By Richard Brown, Richard W. Brown (Photographer)
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ISBN: 9781567926057
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Davd R. Godine - January 2018

It Occurs to Me That I Am America: New Stories and Art Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501179600
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Published: Atria Books - January 16th, 2018

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250171085
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 16th, 2018

The Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow's World Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780307961693
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Published: Knopf - January 23rd, 2018

Norwich: One Tiny Vermont Town's Secret to Happiness and Excellence Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501119897
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 23rd, 2018

The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101911532
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Published: Vintage - January 30th, 2018

The March Against Fear: The Last Great Walk of the Civil Rights Movement and the Emergence of Black Power Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781426326653
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - January 3rd, 2017

February Picks - Young Adult

Before I Let Go Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492642282
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - January 2nd, 2018

Meet Cute Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328759870
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - January 2nd, 2018

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The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316310277
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 2nd, 2018

Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780451477545
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 16th, 2018

February Picks - Fiction

Points North: Stories Cover Image
$30.15
ISBN: 9781250161932
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 23rd, 2018

The Girl in the Tower: A Novel (Winternight Trilogy #2) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781101885963
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Published: Del Rey - December 5th, 2017

The Woman in the Window: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062678416
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Published: William Morrow - January 2nd, 2018

The Immortalists Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735213180
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 9th, 2018

Heart Spring Mountain: A Novel Cover Image
$30.15
ISBN: 9780062444424
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Published: Ecco - January 9th, 2018

Red Clocks Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780316434805
Availability: Available Now
Published: Little, Brown and Company - January 16th, 2018

Everything Here Is Beautiful Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735221963
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Pamela Dorman Books - January 16th, 2018

Eternal Life Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780393608533
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 23rd, 2018

A Piece of the World: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062356277
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 30th, 2018

New Years Resolutions 2018

Looking for inspiration for the New Year?  Scroll down for a collection of titles that will motivate you to see your resolution through.

Here are five more bonus resolutions that require personalized recommendations.  Stop by, and a bookseller will help you find a book that fits!

  1. Read a book about a character who is different from you in some way (e.g. race, gender identity, nationality, etc.)
  2. Read a book in a genre you've never read before.
  3. Read a book by an author who is from a country you've never been to.
  4. Read a book you've pretended you've read, but haven't (yet).
  5. Read a book about an activity you've never done, or an experience you've never had.


Once you find a title you love, you can order online or give us a ring so we can put a copy on hold (or on order) for you. Not all books featured on our website are necessarily in stock at all of our bricks-and-mortar locations, but we're always happy to special order a book for you to pick up at the store. Special orders almost always come in quickly, and don't involve any extra fees.

 

 

The Vermont Non-GMO Cookbook: 125 Organic and Farm-to-Fork Recipes from the Green Mountain State Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781510722729
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Published: Skyhorse - October 3rd, 2017

The Resurrection of Joan Ashby: A Novel Cover Image
$32.47
ISBN: 9781250081438
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Published: Flatiron Books - August 29th, 2017

Hot (broke) Messes: How to Have Your Latte and Drink It Too Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780446555425
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Published: Business Plus - May 20th, 2010

Ordinary Light: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345804075
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Published: Vintage - March 8th, 2016

Letters to a Young Poet Cover Image
By Rainer Maria Rilke, Charlie Louth (Translated by), Lewis Hyde (Introduction by)
$14.00
ISBN: 9780141192321
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Published: Penguin Classics - March 25th, 2014

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing (The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781607747307
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 14th, 2014

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We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062669001
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Published: Harper Wave - September 19th, 2017

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Solitude: In Pursuit of a Singular Life in a Crowded World Cover Image
$30.15
ISBN: 9781250088604
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - April 4th, 2017

Phoenix's 2017 Bestsellers: Adult Books

Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance Cover Image
$25.52
ISBN: 9780735219861
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Published: Blue Rider Press - November 7th, 2017

The Full Vermonty: Vermont in the Age of Trump Cover Image
By Bill Mares, Jeff Danziger (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780999076606
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Published: Green Writers Press - September 8th, 2017

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The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780385490818
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Published: Anchor - March 16th, 1998

All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501173219
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Published: Scribner - April 4th, 2017

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A Man Called Ove: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476738024
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Published: Washington Square Press - May 5th, 2015

Milk and Honey Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781449474256
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 6th, 2015

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Lilac Girls: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101883082
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Published: Ballantine Books - February 28th, 2017

The Sleepwalker: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780804170994
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Published: Vintage - October 3rd, 2017

The Woman in Cabin 10 Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501132957
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - April 11th, 2017

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393609394
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 2nd, 2017

Phoenix's 2017 Bestsellers: Children's Books

A Farm for Maisie (Sweet Pea & Friends #3) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316273602
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2017

The SheepOver (Sweet Pea & Friends #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316273558
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Published: LB Kids - January 24th, 2017

Brave Little Finn (Sweet Pea & Friends #2) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316273596
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 4th, 2016

Good Night Vermont (Good Night Our World) Cover Image
By Michael Tougias, Cooper Kelly (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781602190177
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Published: Good Night Books - May 28th, 2007

The SheepOver (Sweet Pea & Friends #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316273565
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 8th, 2015

The Book of Dust:  La Belle Sauvage (Book of Dust, Volume 1) Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780375815300
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 19th, 2017

Turtles All the Way Down Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525555360
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - October 10th, 2017

The Exact Location of Home Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781681195483
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - September 12th, 2017

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #12: Getaway Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781419725456
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 7th, 2017

March: Book One Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781603093002
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 13th, 2013

Phoenix Books Essex's 2017 Bestsellers

In no particular order...


Vermont Wild Vol. 5

By Megan Price

$19.95

 

 


A Farm for Maisie (Sweet Pea & Friends #3) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316273602
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2017

The SheepOver (Sweet Pea & Friends #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316273558
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: LB Kids - January 24th, 2017

Brave Little Finn (Sweet Pea & Friends #2) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316273596
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 4th, 2016

The Exact Location of Home Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781681195483
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - September 12th, 2017

The SheepOver (Sweet Pea & Friends #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316273565
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 8th, 2015

Good Night Vermont (Good Night Our World) Cover Image
By Michael Tougias, Cooper Kelly (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781602190177
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Published: Good Night Books - May 28th, 2007

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #12: Getaway Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781419725456
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 7th, 2017

Brown Girl Dreaming Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780147515827
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Published: Puffin Books - October 11th, 2016

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A Man Called Ove: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476738024
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Published: Washington Square Press - May 5th, 2015

Phoenix Books Burlington's 2017 Bestsellers

Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance Cover Image
$25.52
ISBN: 9780735219861
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Published: Blue Rider Press - November 7th, 2017

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780618871711
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Published: Mariner Books - June 5th, 2007

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The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780385490818
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Published: Anchor - March 16th, 1998

Milk and Honey Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781449474256
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 6th, 2015

The Full Vermonty: Vermont in the Age of Trump Cover Image
By Bill Mares, Jeff Danziger (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780999076606
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Published: Green Writers Press - September 8th, 2017

The Sun and Her Flowers Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781449486792
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 3rd, 2017

All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501173219
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Published: Scribner - April 4th, 2017

Senator Leahy: A Life in Scenes Cover Image
$40.60
ISBN: 9781512600568
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Published: University Press of New England - May 2nd, 2017

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393609394
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 2nd, 2017

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On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780804190114
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Published: Tim Duggan Books - February 28th, 2017

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