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Amy Palmer - Bookseller in Manchester

After pestering her mother to read her The Tale of Peter Rabbit for the hundredth time at the age of four, Amy was urged to, "Go read it yourself." She did, and hasn't stopped reading since. She mostly reads fiction, biography and memoir and enjoys depravity and murder. She looks for strong characters (fictional or non,) a powerful voice and something to stun her or shift her perspective.

Spy of the First Person by Sam Shepard - Book Review

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$18.00
ISBN: 9780525521563
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - December 5th, 2017

Sam Shepard’s poignant final work written as he is slowly and cruelly dying from ALS, is a beautiful rendering, part minute observation of the natural world, part reminiscence, spare and eloquent. Is Shepard the spy/watcher? Is it God? Or Death? Devoid of self-pity, Shepard remains curious about his own demise and his often hallucinatory prose makes one consider that which is important, or unimportant: those held close, snippets of partly remembered or imagined instances? A lovely read. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer


Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney - Book Review

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$26.99
ISBN: 9781250144843
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Flatiron Books - March 13th, 2018

This twisty psychological thriller blew my mind. Amber is in a coma, besieged by shards of memory, fighting her way to consciousness, while her would-be killer is in the room. You will not be able to drag your eyes away from this profoundly disturbing read. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer


Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver by Mary Oliver - Book Review

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$30.00
ISBN: 9780399563249
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Published: Penguin Press - October 10th, 2017

This magnificent collection of poems spanning Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver's brilliant career contains the very best of her work. Her liminal reflections and her deep affinity for the natural world become prayers of celebration for the beauty around us and for the grace within us all. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer


Sisters by Lily Tuck - Book Review

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$20.00
ISBN: 9780802127112
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - September 5th, 2017

A perfect novel detailing a troubled second marriage that is inhabited by the ghost of the first wife, referred to as she, with whom the narrator is obsessed. Scenes, memories. and reflections are delivered in searing minimalist prose, leading the reader inexorably to the novel's startling climax. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer


The Lying Game by Ruth Ware

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$26.99
ISBN: 9781501156007
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - July 25th, 2017

After a body is discovered in a marshy area called the Reach near the English Channel, three Englishwomen living in London receive a terse message from a fourth friend, I NEED YOU, forcing them to break a pact of silence stemming from a tumultuous year at boarding school 17 years earlier when lying led to murder. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer


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