Summer 2022 Avid Reader Press Catalog
Pub Month: July 2022
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TitleHuman Blues
AuthorAlbert, Elisa
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Feminist
Category Full 3FICTION / Family Life/General
ISBN-139781982167868
On Sale07/05/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages416
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From an author whose writing has been praised as “blistering” (The New Yorker), “virtuosic” (The Washington Post), and “brilliant” (The New York Times) comes a provocative and entertaining novel about a woman who desperately wants a child but struggles to accept the use of assisted reproductive technology—a hilarious and ferocious send-up of feminism, fame, art, commerce, and autonomy.
TitleFrom the River to the Sea
AuthorSedgwick, John
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/19th Century
Category Full 2TRANSPORTATION / Railroads/History
Category Full 3TECHNOLOGY / History
ISBN-139781982104290
On Sale07/05/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$19.99
CDN Price$26.99
Pages352
Cover StatusReady to Feed
“Riveting...A great read, full of colorful characters and outrageous confrontations back when the west was still wild.” —George R.R. Martin

A propulsive and panoramic history of one of the most dramatic stories never told—the greatest railroad war of all time, fought by the daring leaders of the Santa Fe and the Rio Grande to seize, control, and create the American West.
TitlePretty Baby
AuthorBelcher, Chris
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / LGBTQ+
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
ISBN-139781982175825
On Sale07/12/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages224
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A queer teen rebel escapes small-town Appalachia and becomes Los Angeles’s Renowned Lesbian Dominatrix in this searing and darkly funny memoir that upends our understanding of sexuality, class, and power.
TitleThe Deadline Effect
AuthorCox, Christopher
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Skills
Category Full 2PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology
Category Full 3PSYCHOLOGY / Industrial & Organizational Psychology
ISBN-139781982132286
On Sale07/12/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$24.99
Pages240
Cover StatusReady to Feed
In the tradition of Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit, a wise and fascinating book that shows us how “we can make deadlines work for us instead of the other way around” (The Wall Street Journal).
TitleThe Art of Teaching Children
AuthorDone, Phillip
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader Press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1EDUCATION / Essays
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Educators
Category Full 3FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting/General
ISBN-139781982165666
On Sale07/26/22
Title StatusNYP
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages480
Cover StatusReady to Feed
An essential guide for teachers and parents that’s destined to become a classic, The Art of Teaching Children is one of those rare and masterful books that not only defines a craft but offers a magical reading experience.