Gift Guide: For Your Best Friend

Three cheers for books that feature friendship for you to share with the platonic loves of your life.

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We Need to Hang Out: A Memoir of Making Friends Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982111083
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - January 26th, 2021

In this “entertaining mix of social science, memoir, and humor, as if a Daniel Goleman book were filtered through the lens of Will Ferrell” (The New York Times Book Review) a middle-aged man embarks on an entertaining and relatable quest to reprioritize his ties with his buddies and forge new friendships, all while balancing work, marriage, and kids.

At the age of


Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982111915
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 6th, 2021

A close friendship is one of the most influential and important relationships a human life can contain. Anyone will tell you that!


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Catch the Rabbit Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781632062895
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Published: Restless Books - June 1st, 2021

Winner of the 2020 European Union Prize for Literature, Lana Bastasic's powerful debut novel Catch the Rabbit is an emotionally rich excavation of the complicated friendship between two women in a fractured, post-war Bosnia as they venture into the treacherous terrain of the Balkan wonderlands and their own history.


I Miss You When I Blink: Essays Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982102807
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Published: Atria Books - April 2nd, 2019

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A charmingly relatable and wise memoir-in-essays by acclaimed writer and bookseller Mary Laura Philpott, the modern day reincarnation ofNora Ephron, Erma Bombeck, Jean Kerr, and Laurie Colwinall rolled into one (The Washington Post), about what happened after she checke


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Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802156983
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Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - November 5th, 2019

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WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE


I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538745359
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 17th, 2020

A collection of sidesplitting personal essays, poems, and even amusement park maps on the subjects of insecurity, fame, anxiety, and much more from the charming and wickedly funny co-creator and star of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.
Rachel Bloom has felt  out of place her whole life, whether in the hallowed halls of Manhattan Beach Middle School or on Twitter.


Future Feeling: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781593766887
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Published: Soft Skull - June 1st, 2021

An embittered dog walker obsessed with a social media influencer inadvertently puts a curse on a young man—and must adventure into mysterious dimension in order to save him—in this wildly inventive, delightfully subversive, genre-nonconforming debut novel about illusion, magic, technology, kinship, and the emergent future.


Serena Singh Flips the Script Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593100936
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Published: Berkley - February 16th, 2021

"Sonya Lalli's savvy novel puts relationships in all of their forms--family, friends, and romance--on even footing as a young woman works to find happiness."--Shelf Awareness


Homie: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450109
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Published: Graywolf Press - January 21st, 2020

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR POETRY
FINALIST FOR THE 2021 NAACP IMAGE AWARD FOR POETRY

Danez Smith is our president


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The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780063017504
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 1st, 2021

“A beautiful debut, funny, tender, and animated by a willingness to confront life’s obstacles and find a way to survive. . . . It celebrates friendship, finds meaning in difficulty and lets the reader explore dark places while always allowing for the possibility of light.


And Then the Gray Heaven Cover Image
By Re Katz
$15.26
ISBN: 9781950539277
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Published: Dzanc Books - June 15th, 2021

RE Katz's And Then the Gray Heaven centers on Jules, whose partner B has recently died in a freak accident. Confronting the red tape of the hospital, the dissociation and cruelty of B's family, and the unimaginable void now at the center of their lives, Jules and new friend Theo embark on a road trip to bury two-thirds of B's ashes in the places they most belong.