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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!

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
Availability: Backordered
Published: Skyhorse - October 3rd, 2017

The Resurrection of Joan Ashby: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250081438
Availability: Hard to Find - Unlikely to be Available
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
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ISBN: 9780062669001
Availability: Hard to Find - Unlikely to be Available
Published: Harper Wave - September 19th, 2017

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Solitude: In Pursuit of a Singular Life in a Crowded World Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250088604
Availability: Backordered
Published: Thomas Dunne Books - April 4th, 2017

Phoenix's 2017 Bestsellers: Adult Books

Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735219861
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
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
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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
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ISBN: 9781419725456
Availability: Hard to Find - Unlikely to be Available
Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 7th, 2017

March: Book One Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781603093002
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Good Night Books - May 28th, 2007

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #12: Getaway Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419725456
Availability: Hard to Find - Unlikely to be Available
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
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ISBN: 9780735219861
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Blue Rider Press - November 7th, 2017

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780618871711
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - June 5th, 2007

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The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780385490818
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Green Writers Press - September 8th, 2017

The Sun and Her Flowers Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781449486792
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 3rd, 2017

All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501173219
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner - April 4th, 2017

Senator Leahy: A Life in Scenes Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781512600568
Availability: Backordered
Published: University Press of New England - May 2nd, 2017

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393609394
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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

Phoenix Books Rutland's 2017 Bestsellers

In no particular order...

We Are One Rutland

Written by kids from the Rutland City Boys & Girls Club and designed by students at the Stafford Technical Center

$15.00

Pictured at left: Phoenix Bookseller Will Notte and 
We Are One Rutland coauthor Jeremy Gillespie.

 

 

 

 


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

Trace: A Joe Gunther Novel (Joe Gunther Series #28) Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250113269
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - September 26th, 2017

The Full Vermonty: Vermont in the Age of Trump Cover Image
By Bill Mares, Jeff Danziger (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780999076606
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Green Writers Press - September 8th, 2017

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The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780385490818
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Anchor - March 16th, 1998

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A Man Called Ove: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476738024
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Washington Square Press - May 5th, 2015

Vermont Wild: Adventures Of Vermont Fish And Game Wardens Cover Image
By Megan Price, Bob Lutz (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780982887219
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Pine Marten Press - November 1st, 2010

The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate--Discoveries from a Secret World Cover Image
By Peter Wohlleben, Tim Flannery (Foreword by), Jane Billinghurst (Translator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781771642484
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Published: Greystone Books - September 13th, 2016

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

Phoenix Books Misty Valley's 2017 Bestsellers

Local History

By Ron Patch

$20.00

 

 

 

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Lilac Girls: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101883082
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ballantine Books - February 28th, 2017

Vermont Wild: Adventures Of Vermont Fish And Game Wardens Cover Image
By Megan Price, Bob Lutz (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780982887219
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Pine Marten Press - November 1st, 2010

Trace: A Joe Gunther Novel (Joe Gunther Series #28) Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250113269
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - September 26th, 2017

Delorme New Hampshire Vermont Atlas & Gazetteer (Delorme Atlas & Gazetteer) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780899334417
Availability: Hard to Find - Unlikely to be Available
Published: Delorme Mapping Company - October 16th, 2015

The Woman in Cabin 10 Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501132957
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Gallery/Scout Press - April 11th, 2017

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The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399185045
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Published: Avery - September 20th, 2016

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A Man Called Ove: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476738024
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Washington Square Press - May 5th, 2015

All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501173219
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner - April 4th, 2017

We Love You, Charlie Freeman: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616206444
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 31st, 2017

December Picks - Picture Books

Read the Book, Lemmings! Cover Image
By Ame Dyckman, Zachariah OHora (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316343480
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 7th, 2017

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Cover Image
By Robert Frost, Susan Jeffers (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525467342
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 24th, 2001

December Picks - Non-Fiction

The Telescope in the Ice: Inventing a New Astronomy at the South Pole Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781137280084
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Published: St. Martin's Press - November 14th, 2017

Silence: In the Age of Noise Cover Image
By Erling Kagge, Becky L. Crook (Translated by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781524733230
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Published: Pantheon - November 21st, 2017

An Appeal to the World: The Way to Peace in a Time of Division Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062835536
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Published: William Morrow - November 7th, 2017

Answers to Questions You've Never Asked: Explaining the What If in Science, Geography and the Absurd Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781633536692
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Published: Mango - November 9th, 2017

Economics In Wonderland: Robert Reich's Cartoon Guide To A Political World Gone Mad And Mean Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781683960607
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Published: Fantagraphics - November 7th, 2017

Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780393245547
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 7th, 2017

Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544617063
Availability: Hard to Find - Unlikely to be Available
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - November 7th, 2017

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