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The Unwilling Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780778309406
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Published: Mira Books - February 11th, 2020

I picked this up because I wanted a fund diverting fantasy, maybe with a light romance thrown in for flavor. 

Instead I got this dark, convoluted monster of a novel, in which nothing is simple, event the characters you love can be terrible, ad all your expectations are brought into a startling, hideous light.

This book gave me nothing I wanted, but what it gave me instead was much better. It is not for the feint of hearth. Read it



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The Thief (Queen's Thief #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062642967
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 28th, 2017

When I was in high school my dear friend Heather put this book in my hands, smiled mysteriously, and said, "Trust me." 

I devoured it in one sitting.

It is intricate, clever, and excruciatingly satisying. Pay close attention - Megan Whalen Turner is as tricky as her thief and you don't want to miss a thing!

This book came out in 1995. The final book in the series comes out next year. Now is the time folks - trust me.



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The Starless Sea: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101971383
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Published: Anchor - August 4th, 2020

I recommend sinking into The Starless Sea and luxuriating there. This is not a book to rush. The scope is enormous, the plot is stranger and intricate. This book will take you may places and you'll have to trust it but you should you're in very good hands. I found it delicious and rewarding.



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The Nickel Boys: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780345804341
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Published: Anchor - June 30th, 2020

Whitehead lined up the plot of this novel as meticulously as dominos and then with a flick tore everything down in moments.

I sobbed at the end. Read it read it read it.



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An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace Cover Image
By Tamar Adler, Alice Waters (Foreword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781439181881
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Published: Scribner - June 19th, 2012

Need to learn to cook? This book will teach you. Lesson one: How to Boil Water.

And if you know how to cook read this anyways - it makes the tedium of daily cooking feel like magic.