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The Maid's Version

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The Maid's Version: A Novel By Daniel Woodrell Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780316205887
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 9th, 2014

An unexplained catastrophe has slowed the rotation of the Earth. As people everywhere scramble to adjust and understand the inner life and normal concerns of Julia, 13 years old, beautiful and deeply moving- I picked this up on a whim and I read it in one sitting and have not stopped thinking about it since. ~ Reviewed by Mary Allen


My Bookstore

November is the month for giving thanks, and gratitude for local independent bookstores is the focus of the new book,My Bookstore.

On Friday, November 16th join us Jon Clinch celebrates the Northshire with his contribution to My Bookstore; a collection of essays featuring 75 authors paying enthusiastic, heartfelt, and sometimes humorous tribute to their favorite bookstores and booksellers.

We are asking the community to share some of their best bookstore memories and thoughts with us. If you have a thought, memory, comment about the Northshire we would love to hear from you, please leave a comment.

Jon Clinch is the author of FinnKings of the Earth, and the forthcoming The Thief of Auschwitz.

My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop By Ronald Rice (Editor) Cover Image
By Ronald Rice (Editor)
$23.95
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ISBN: 9781579129101
Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - November 13th, 2012

The End of Your Life Book Club

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The End of Your Life Book Club: A Memoir By Will Schwalbe Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780307739780
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Published: Vintage - June 4th, 2013

An extraordinary memoir, a testament to the author's mother, underscoring the enduring bond reading and sharing books can give any two, or more, people. I finished this book with reluctance - it gave me so much to think about and aspire to. ~ Reviewed by Mary Allen


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