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Whitney Kaaz - Bookseller in Manchester

Whitney Kaaz"She liked anything orange: leaves; some moons; marigolds; chrysanthemums; cheese; pumpkin, both in pie and out; orange juice; marmalade. Orange is bright and demanding. You can't ignore orange things." from the novel The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente

Three Women by Lisa Taddeo - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781451642292
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - July 9th, 2019

A compelling expose that follows the story of three women whose lives were profoundly influenced by the male relationships they had in their formative years. Their honesty in revealing these often painful and deeply personal stories shows how their futures were shaped and how they live now. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Auntie Poldi and the Vineyards of Etna (An Auntie Poldi Adventure #2) by Mario Giordano - Book Review

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By Mario Giordano, John Brownjohn (Translated by)
ISBN: 9781328919021
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - March 5th, 2019

Auntie Poldi is back and sassier than ever! In this her second mystery she finds murder among the vines. Filled with beautiful scenery, delicious fare and a run in with the Mafia Poldi delivers once again! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

The Lost Night: A Novel by Andrea Bartz - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780525574712
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Published: Crown - February 26th, 2019

Set in hipster Brooklyn in the late 2000s, Lindsay Bach tries to piece together a fateful night in which one of her friends commits suicide...or does she? This drug- induced, alcohol- infused debut novel moves at such a clip you will not want to put it down!
If you like Marisha Pessl try this author's first novel! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Lost Children Archive: A novel by Valeria Luiselli - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780525520610
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Published: Knopf - February 12th, 2019

A timely novel involving themes of our current immigration system and Native American history. The author delves into the complexities of love, loss, marriage and family set against the harsh landscape of the American West. A powerful, eloquent exploration of the way we choose to preserve our past through sight and sound. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Ohio by Stephen Markley - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781501174476
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Simon & Schuster - August 21st, 2018

A bleak expose of a small rural town ravaged by addiction, dark secrets, and the repercussions of the recession. Years after graduating, high school classmates reunite, all trying to escape pieces of their pasts. Months after reading this brutally honest novel, I'm still haunted by its darkness and unfortunate reality. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


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