Best Selling Books

Below are the best selling books at the shop and in the nation by category. Updated quarterly.

Science Fiction & Fantasy Books

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#1: The City of Lost Fortunes by Bryan Camp

The fate of New Orleans rests in the hands of a wayward grifter.

Maintaining a low profile in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, a street magician who inherited an ability to find lost things from his superhuman father is drawn back into the world by the murder of a Fortune god to whom he owes a debt.

Hardcover, $24.00

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#2: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Jimmy Fallon 2018 Book Club Pick!

Seventeen-year-old Zélie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic to the land and activate a new generation of magi, but they are ruthlessly pursued by the crown prince, who believes the return of magic will mean the end of the monarchy.

Hardcover, $18.99

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#3: The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

Winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel 2016

A first entry in a new trilogy by the award-winning author of The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms finds the sole continent of the earth threatened by murder, betrayal, a super-volcano, and overlords who use the planet’s power as a weapon.

Paperback, $15.99

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The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

A chilling look at the near future presents the story of Offred, a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, once the United States, an oppressive world where women are no longer allowed to read and are valued only as long as they are viable for reproduction.

Paperback, $15.95

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Circe by Madeline Miller

A highly anticipated follow-up to the award-winning The Song of Achilles follows the banished witch daughter of Titans as she hones her powers and interacts with famous mythological beings before a conflict with one of the most vengeful Olympians forces her to choose between the worlds of the gods and mortals. 
 
Hardcover, $27.00

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The Power by Naomi Alderman

Winner of the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction

In a novel of speculative fiction, an award-winning author contemplates a world where teenage girls now have immense physical power—they can cause agonizing pain and even death, drastically resetting the balance of the world.

Hardcover, $26.00

Children's Picture Books

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#1: Trombone Shorty by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews

A visual profile of the musical child prodigy and Grammy-nominated headliner at the legendary New Orleans Jazz Fest relates, through sumptuous artwork and text, the story about his childhood dream of becoming a musician against the odds. 

Hardcover, $17.95

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#2: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Follows the progress of a hungry caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep.

This is a board book edition of the classic picture book.

Board Book, $10.99

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#3: Andy Alligator

Andy Alligator and his friends enjoy making different sounds in their swamp.

This board book about a typical day in the life of snappy-jawed Andy Alligator features a finger lever that enables children to snap Andy’s jaws up and down.

Board Book, $7.99

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A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by Marlon Bundo

The story of a lonely bunny, Marlon Bundo, who lives with his Grampa, Mike Pence, the Vice President of the United States, and the very special day when he met another boy bunny named Wesley that changed his life forever.

Hardcover, $18.99

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Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly perch, Dr. Seuss addresses life’s ups and downs with his trademark humorous verse and illustrations, while encouraging readers to find the success that lies within. 

Hardcover, $18.99

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We Don't Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins

It’s the first day of school for Penelope Rex, and she can’t wait to meet her classmates. But it’s hard to make human friends when they’re so darn delicious! That is, until Penelope gets a taste of her own medicine and finds she may not be at the top of the food chain after all.

Hardcover, $17.99

Children's Middle Grade Books

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#1: Midnight Arcade by Gabe Soria

Trapped in a 80’s era haunted video arcade, Midnight Arcade is a play-your-way adventure tale in which the reader determines the course of action, ultimately controlling whether they live . . . or die!

Both games feature unique villains and life-like game play that will delight readers, and the most important choice in either game for those now trapped inside them, is the one that will keep them alive.

Hardcover, $13.99

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#2: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

Madeleine L’Engle’s ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, is now a major motion picture.

Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg’s father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government, in a re-release of the classic story.

A Newbery Medal Book. 

Paperback, $6.99

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#3: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place—he’s the only living resident of a graveyard. 

Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead?

The Graveyard Book is the winner of the Newbery Medal, the Carnegie Medal, the Hugo Award for best novel, and the Locus Award for Young Adult novel.

Paperback, $8.99

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Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol

All Vera wants to do is fit in—but that’s not easy for a Russian girl in the suburbs. Her friends live in fancy houses and their parents can afford to send them to the best summer camps. Vera’s single mother can’t afford that sort of luxury, but there’s one summer camp in her price range—Russian summer camp.

Paperback, $12.99

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A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

Madeleine L’Engle’s ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, is now a major motion picture.

Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg’s father, who has disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government, in a re-release of the classic story.

A Newbery Medal Book. 

Paperback, $6.99

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Wonder by R.J. Palacio

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JULIA ROBERTS, OWEN WILSON, AND JACOB TREMBLAY!

Born with a facial deformity that initially prevented his attendance at public school, Auggie Pullman enters the fifth grade at Beecher Prep and struggles with the dynamics of being both new and different, in a sparsely written tale about acceptance and self-esteem.

Hardcover, $16.99

Young Adult Books

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#1: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

William C. Morris Award Winner ∙ Printz Honor Book ∙ Coretta Scott King Honor Book 
 
After witnessing her friend’s death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter’s life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.
 
Hardcover, $18.99

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#2: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Jimmy Fallon 2018 Book Club Pick!

Seventeen-year-old Zélie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic to the land and activate a new generation of magi, but they are ruthlessly pursued by the crown prince, who believes the return of magic will mean the end of the monarchy.

Hardcover, $18.99

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#3: The Casquette Girls by Alys Arden

After the storm of the century rips apart New Orleans, sixteen-year-old Adele Le Moyne wants a return to normality. 

But strange events lead Adele to an attic that has been sealed for three hundred years. The chaos she accidentally unleashes threatens not only her but also everyone she knows.

Paperback, $9.99

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The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

William C. Morris Award Winner ∙ Printz Honor Book ∙ Coretta Scott King Honor Book 
 
After witnessing her friend’s death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter’s life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.
 
Hardcover, $18.99

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Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Jimmy Fallon 2018 Book Club Pick!

Seventeen-year-old Zélie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic to the land and activate a new generation of magi, but they are ruthlessly pursued by the crown prince, who believes the return of magic will mean the end of the monarchy.

Hardcover, $18.99

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Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now change-averse Simon has to find a way to step out of his comfort zone before he’s pushed out.

Paperback, $10.99

Graphic Novels

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#1: Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

A graphic novel debut based on the author’s critically acclaimed Web comic follows a nefarious plot by an impulsive young shapeshifter and a vengeful villain who want to defame their kingdom’s Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics. 

Paperback, $14.99

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#2: Redlands by Jordie Bellaire & Vanessa Del Rey

A mysterious and bloodthirsty matriarchal force runs the town of Redlands, Florida, and in order to stay on top, sacrifices must be made. Someone is intent on removing these women from the top of the food chain, and he’s ready to unleash their darkest secret.

Paperback, $9.99

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#3: Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan

From Brian K. Vaughan, writer of Saga, and Cliff Chiang, artist of Wonder Woman, comes the first volume of an all-new ongoing adventure.

Supernatural mysteries and suburban drama collide in the early hours after the Halloween of 1988 for four twelve-year-old newspaper delivery girls.

Paperback, $9.99

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Little Moments of Love by Catana Chetwynd

Little Moments of Love is a sweet collection of comics about the simple, precious, silly, everyday moments that make up a relationship.
 
What began as stray doodles on scraps of paper became an internet sensation when Catana Chetwynd’s boyfriend shared her drawings online. Little Moments of Love collects just that – the little moments that are the best parts of being with the person you love.
 
Hardcover, $14.99

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The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins by Clint & Griffin Mcelroy

The team behind the famed My Brother My Brother and Me podcast presents an uproarious graphic novel adaptation of their smash D&D-inspired farce, The Adventure Zone.

Join Taako the elf wizard, Merle the dwarf cleric, and Magnus the human warrior for an adventure they are poorly equipped to handle AT BEST, guided (“guided”) by their snarky DM.

Paperback, $19.99

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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi

New York Times Notable Book
Time Magazine “Best Comix of the Year”

The great-granddaughter of Iran’s last emperor and the daughter of ardent Marxists describes growing up in Tehran in a country plagued by political upheaval and vast contradictions between public and private life.

Paperback, $14.95