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Did you know that you can pre-purchase any upcoming release at Boulder Book Store? On our website, simply search for a title and click "Add to Cart." Or if you're in the store, ask a Bookseller to place a pre-purchase for you. You can pick up your book at the store once it is released, or you can have it shipped to you- simple as that!

Pre-purchasing books at Boulder Book Store helps authors and you'll be supporting a locally owned, independent business. It's a win-win!

Keep an eye on this page for upcoming releases we think you'll love, and to take advantage of EXCLUSIVE pre-purchase gifts like pins, tote bags, bookmarks, and signed copies or bookplates. *All pre-purchase gifts are available only while supplies last.*


 

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The Cousins Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525708001
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Delacorte Press - December 1st, 2020

Release date: 12/1/20

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying comes your next obsession. You'll never feel the same about family again.


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Barack Before Obama: Life Before the Presidency Cover Image
By David Katz, Barack Obama (Foreword by)
$39.99
ISBN: 9780063028746
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Ecco - December 1st, 2020

Release date: 12/01/20

A personal, intimate photographic celebration of President Barack Obama, featuring over 200 rare and never-before seen images from the years prior to his presidency, from photographer, friend, and former aide David Katz.


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Cat Kid Comic Club: From the Creator of Dog Man Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator), Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338712766
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Published: Graphix - December 1st, 2020

Release date: 12/01/20

A pioneering new graphic novel series by Dav Pilkey, the author and illustrator of the internationally bestselling Dog Man and Captain Underpants series.


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Bag Man: The Wild Crimes, Audacious Cover-Up, and Spectacular Downfall  of a Brazen Crook in the White House Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593136683
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Crown - December 8th, 2020

Release date: 12/08/20

The knockdown, drag-out, untold story of the other scandal that rocked Nixon’s White House, and reset the rules for crooked presidents to come—with new reporting that expands on Rachel Maddow’s Peabody Award-nominated podcast.


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Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781580059510
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Seal Press - December 1st, 2020

Release date: 12/01/20

From the author of the New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race, a subversive history of white male American identity.


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Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250276759
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - December 1st, 2020

Release date: 12/01/20

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tears We Cannot Stop, a passionate call to America to finally reckon with race and start the journey to redemption.


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Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights Open Media) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780872868090
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: City Lights Books - December 1st, 2020

Release date: 12/01/20

Essays on racial flashpoints, white denial, violence, and the manipulation of fear in America today.


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Black and Buddhist: What Buddhism Can Teach Us about Race, Resilience, Transformation, and Freedom Cover Image
By Pamela Ayo Yetunde (Editor), Cheryl A. Giles (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781611808650
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Published: Shambhala - December 8th, 2020

Release date: 12/08/20

Leading African American Buddhist teachers offer lessons on racism, resilience, spiritual freedom, and the possibility of a truly representative American Buddhism. With contributions by Acharya Gaylon Ferguson, Cheryl A. Giles, Gyōzan Royce Andrew Johnson, Ruth King, Kamilah Majied, Lama Rod Owens, Lama Dawa Tarchin Phillips, Sebene Selassie, and Pamela Ayo Yetunde.


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Alone Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534467569
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Aladdin - January 12th, 2021

Release date: 01/12/21

Perfect for fans of Hatchet and the I Survived series, this harrowing middle grade debut novel-in-verse from a Pushcart Prize–nominated poet tells the story of a young girl who wakes up one day to find herself utterly alone in her small Colorado town.


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Rise of the Red Hand (The Mechanists #1) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781645660101
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Published: Erewhon - January 19th, 2021

Release date: 01/19/21

A rare, searing portrayal of the future of climate change in South Asia. A streetrat turned revolutionary and the disillusioned hacker son of a politician try to take down a ruthlessly technocratic government that sacrifices its poorest citizens to build its utopia


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Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food, from Sustainable to Suicidal Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781328974624
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - February 2nd, 2021

Release date: 02/02/21

From hunting and gathering to GMOs and ultraprocessed foods, this expansive tour of human history rewrites the story of our species—and points the way to a better future.


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The Nightland Express Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781645660033
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Published: Erewhon - March 2nd, 2021

Release date: 03/02/21

In antebellum America, two teens bury their secrets and join the historic Pony Express, and soon discover the mortal world is not the only one on the brink of war.