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Like everyone else we have our opinions of which authors and books are worth considering.  Additionally, we get comments and recommendations from customers and our supply sources.  This page will include our picks along with a brief review.  Also, if you’ve found something you think is worth our recommendation please let us know and we’ll check it out and share it with others.  

My Wish List: A Novel By Gregoire Delacourt, Anthea Bell (Translated by) Cover Image
By Gregoire Delacourt, Anthea Bell (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143124658
Availability: Special Order
Published: Penguin Books - March 25th, 2014

City of Thieves: A Novel By David Benioff Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780452295292
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Published: Penguin Books - March 31st, 2009

The Companion By Lorcan Roche Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781933372846
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Published: Europa Editions - June 29th, 2010

You Can Only Yell at Me for One Thing at a Time: Rules for Couples By Patricia Marx, Roz Chast (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Patricia Marx, Roz Chast (Illustrator)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250225139
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Published: Celadon Books - January 14th, 2020

Abigail By Magda Szabo, Len Rix (Translated by) Cover Image
By Magda Szabo, Len Rix (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781681374031
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: NYRB Classics - January 21st, 2020

The Gift of Rain: A Novel By Tan Twan Eng Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781602860742
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Published: Hachette Books - May 5th, 2009

Year of the Monkey By Patti Smith Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780525657682
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Published: Knopf - September 24th, 2019

Angle of Repose By Wallace Stegner Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781101872765
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - November 4th, 2014

The Deserter: A Novel By Nelson DeMille, Alex DeMille Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781501101755
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 22nd, 2019

The Portable Veblen: A Novel By Elizabeth McKenzie Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101981597
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Published: Penguin Books - November 1st, 2016

Paris in the Present Tense: A Novel By Mark Helprin Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781468316681
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: The Overlook Press - November 6th, 2018

Vinegar Girl: William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew Retold: A Novel (Hogarth Shakespeare) By Anne Tyler Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780804141284
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Published: Hogarth - March 28th, 2017

Ready Player One: A Novel By Ernest Cline Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307887443
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 5th, 2012

Olive, Again: A Novel By Elizabeth Strout Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812996548
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Published: Random House - October 15th, 2019

The Distant Marvels: A Novel By Chantel Acevedo Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781609452520
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Europa Editions - April 7th, 2015

Lila (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel By Marilynne Robinson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250074843
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Picador - October 6th, 2015

Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom By Thomas E. Ricks Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143110880
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - May 1st, 2018

Did You Ever Have a Family By Bill Clegg Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781476798189
Availability: Special Order
Published: Gallery/Scout Press - May 17th, 2016

I Regret Everything: A Love Story By Seth Greenland Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781609452476
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Published: Europa Editions - February 3rd, 2015

Dad's Maybe Book By Tim O'Brien Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780618039708
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Published: Mariner Books - October 14th, 2019