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Atomic Reading Club 2021 - Rockers

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  What is the perfect rock book? Is there a perfect rock book? Can such a thing even exist? Our 2021 theme is Rockers - what we've missed the most during the pandemic is live music, communing with artists, and what better way to remind ourselves about the meaning of music and the arts in our lives than reading about it and talking about it? OUR 2021 ROCKERS READING LIST January - Song For A New Day by Sarah Pinsker February - 33 1/3: Black Sabbath Master Of Reality by John Darnielle March - Clothes Clothes Clothes Boys Boys Boys by Viv Albertine April - Please Kill Me by Legs McNeil May - Trouble Boys by Bob Mehr June - Girl In A Band by Kim Gordon July - The Final Revival Of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton August - A Visit From The Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan September - Vernon Subutex 1 by Despentes October - Destroy All Monsters by Jeff Jackson November - What Are You Doing Here? by Laina Dawes December - Wicked + Divine Vol. 1 by Kieron Gillen / Jam

Atomic Books' Best Selling Art/Coffee Table/Gift/Cook Books of 2020

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1. Super Good Baking for Kids by Duff Goldman 2. Indecent Exposure by John Waters 3. A Beautiful Ghetto by Devin Allen 4. What It's Like To Be A Bird by David Allen Sibley 5. How To Talk To Your Cat About Gun Safety by The American Association Of Patriots 6. Cool Beans by Joe Yonan 7. Dolly Parton Songteller by Dolly Parton / Robert K. Oermann 8. Scream With Me by Tom Bejgrowicz / Jeremy Dean 9. That Was Awkward by Emily Flake 10. Basquiat by Jean-Michel Basquiat    

Atomic Books' Best Selling Non-Fiction Of 2020

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1. Mr. Know-It-All by John Waters 2. I Got A Monster by Baynard Woods / Brandon Soderberg 3. Flowers In The Gutter by K.R. Gaddy 4. Antiracist by Kondwani Fidel 5. 18 Tiny Deaths by Bruce Goldfarb 6. How To Be An Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi 7. Promised Land by Barack Obama 8. 2015 Baltimore Uprising by various 9. Role Models by John Waters 10. White Fragility by Robin Diangelo 11. Carsick by John Waters 12. Killers Of The Flower Moon by David Grann 13. If You Love Baltimore It Will Love You Back by Ron Cassie 14. Not In My Neighborhood by Antero Pietila 15. Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates  16. Five Days by Wes Moore  17. Mutations by Sam McPheeters  18. We Speak for Ourselves by D. Watkins 19. Little Weirds by Jenny Slate 20. Action Park by Andy Mulvihill / Jake Rossen 21. Wow No Thank You by Samantha Irby 22. So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo 23. Come and Be Shocked by Mary Rizzo 24. Color Of Law by Richard Rothstein 25. Splendid And

Atomic Books' Best Selling Fiction & Poetry of 2020

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1. Dune by Frank Herbert 2. Parable Of The Sower by Octavia E. Butler 3. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott 4. Severance by Ling Ma 5. Normal People by Sally Rooney 6. Girls Like Us by Elizabeth Hazen 7. City We Became by N.K. Jemisin 8. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem   9. Song For A New Day by Sarah Pinsker   10. Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett 11. A Brief History Of Seven Killings by Marlon James 12. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng 13. Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes by Suzanne Collins 14. Death On The Nile by Agatha Christie 15. Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson 16. Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu   17. Agency by William Gibson 18. The Searcher by Tana French 19. Death In Her Hands by Ottessa Moshfegh 20. Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern 21. Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut 22. Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia 23. Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel 24. Piranesi by Susanna Clarke 25. Overstory by Richard Powers 26. Fifth Season by N.K. Je

BLACK FRIDAY & SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

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Running through Saturday, November 28, here's what we we're doing to celebrate Black Friday and Small Business Saturday: free Atomic Books Stay Home tote when you spend $75 or more (while supplies last)   double Big Spender Card marks for instore, doorfront, curbside pickup and free local delivery shopping only (sorry not available for regular mail order)

Atomic Books Best Sellers During The COVID Pandemic: The First 5 Months

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These are our best selling titles from March 2020 through July 2020. ***BEST SELLING FICTION*** 1. Dune by Frank Herbert 2. Girls Like Us: Poems by Elizabeth Hazen 3. The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin 4. Normal People by Sally Rooney 5. Severance by Ling Ma 6. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem 7. A Brief History Of 7 Killings by Marlon James 8. Death on the Nile: A Hercule Poirot Mystery by Agatha Christie 9. Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins 10. Dark Tower by Stephen King ***BEST SELLING NON-FICTION*** 1. How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi 2. I Got A Monster by Baynard Woods / Brandon Soderberg 3. White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo 4. 2015 Baltimore Uprising by various 5. Mr. Know It All by John Waters 6. Wow No Thank You: Essays by Samantha Irby 7. Killers Of The Flower Moon by David Grann 8. Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City by Wes Moore 9. Beautiful Ghetto by Devin Allen 10. We Speak For Ourselves by D. Watkins **

The Charmery X Atomic Books

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We've teamed up with our friends at The Charmery! We picked two of our favorite books, and asked The Charmery to come up with new flavors.  Now you can pre-order a pint of the ice cream and a copy of the book! From The Charmery: How lucky are we? The best bookshop in the entire galaxy happens to be right down the street from us in Hampden! Our Master Creamer David got together with Owner and Book Guru Benn Ray to pair some essential summer reading with essential summer ice cream. These flavors are available first only as a Pints & Pages combo. $25 gets you one book and one paired pint. For the Kids: Book: Unstoppable Ice Cream: Black Forest Brownie About the book from Benn Ray: With irresistible art by Laura Park, Adam Rex's clever book is about the importance of cooperation and environmental protection. It's a book about community. About the ice cream from David Alima: Inspired by the love and respect given to the natural world this flavor is a chocolate and roasted ch

New Comics - May 27, 2020

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NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Atomic Books is not currently open to the public, but you can order for curbside pickup, you can have things shipped, and we're doing free local delivery within 3 miles of the store. Subscribers can also still pick up your books between 11-5 (Mon. - Sat.) - just email us first and we'll send you an invoice you can pay for your books via email. For more information, please see our Atomic Books COVID-19 Operations Policy . These are all the comics arriving Atomic Books. Quantities are limited. Some titles go fast . NEW COMICS THROUGH MAY 27, 2020 Amazing Spider-Man #43 - $3.99 American Jesus Volume 1: Chosen - $9.99 American Jesus Volume 2: New Messiah - $9.99 Anti Hero - $9.99 Basketful Of Heads #7 - $3.99 Basquiat - $19.99 Batman And The Outsiders #12 - $3.99 Blue Flag Volume 1 - $12.99 Bog Bodies - $12.99 Books Of Magic #19 - $3.99 Camp Spirit - $19.99 CARtoons Magazine #26 - $6.99 Churchill: A Graphic

Comics Are Back - Here's How To Get Them!

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In mid-March, Diamond Comics Distributors (the exclusive distributor of most comics) temporarily ceased distribution of new comics due to the COVID-19 crisis. This coming Wednesday, May 20, new comics start regularly coming out again. If you do not have a comics subscription box with us, will need to order comics from our website. You can choose to pick them up via curbside pickup, use free local (3-mile) delivery or select our regular mail-order. HOW TO GET YOUR OWN COMICS SUBSCRIPTION BOX AT ATOMIC If you want to set up a comics subscription box with us, email benn [at] atomicbooks [dot] com with a list of titles you would like to get every month. You must get a minimum of 3 monthly ongoing comics. You get a 15% discount off of every title you subscribe to, but you must buy every title you subscribe to and you have to pick them up at least once a month. If you are already one of our comics subscribers... WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOUR SUBSCRIPTION Ideally, this will be seamle