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

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)
$26.00
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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$27.00
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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$27.95
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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$27.00
ISBN: 9781501174476
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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


Snow (Four Seasons of Walter de la Mare) by Walter de la Mare - Book Review

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By Walter de la Mare, Carolina Rabei (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780571312191
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Published: Faber & Faber Childrenas - October 4th, 2018

Rhyming text accompanies a beautiful yet simple color palette, evoking a feeling of peace and tranquility as the children explore the wonders of a snowy day! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


The Ink House by Rory Dobner - Book Review

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By Rory Dobner (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781786270771
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - October 9th, 2018

Celebrate the magic of ink and paper in this incredibly intricate black and white gem! A sophisticated picture book for children and adults of all ages! Don’t miss the search and find at the end of book! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


Archie and the Bear by Zanni Louise - Book Review

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By Zanni Louise, David Mackintosh (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781328973412
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Published: Clarion Books - September 18th, 2018

Archie is convinced he is a bear even though everyone around him thinks he is a boy. Until one day when he ventures into the forest only to find a bear...who thinks he’s a boy! They end their day together enjoying the things both boys and bears love: warm quilts, warm fires, and honey sandwiches. The perfect bedtime story! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


Katerina by James Frey - Book Review

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$26.99
ISBN: 9781982101442
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - September 11th, 2018

A prequel to the controversial Million Little Pieces, this book is Frey's love letter to Henry Miller. After selling enough drugs to live in Paris for a year and escape "the creaking machinery of humanity," he spends his time in a drug-induced fog drinking, sleeping around, and writing. At this story's heart is a tragic love story borne from reckless behavior and youthful ambitions. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


Cherry: A novel by Nico Walker - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780525520139
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Published: Knopf - August 14th, 2018

Nico Walker saw over 200 missions in Iraq as an army medic, came home with severe PTSD, became addicted to heroin and then started robbing banks. In a voice reminiscent of Holden Caulfield, Walker recounts his story as fiction with beautiful simplistic raw emotion, tinged with dark humor. The creation of this book was as fascinating as the novel itself! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


See All the Stars by Kit Frick - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781534404373
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - August 14th, 2018

Ellory May has everything going for her. The promise of art school,four close friends and boyfriend she adores. But what happens when the truth emerges from the sea of lies? This debut novel is an expertly woven story that alternates between past and present and ends in a gripping reveal. I read it in one sitting and promise you will have a hard time putting it down! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


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