Self Isolation Reading List #1

Self Isolation Reading List #1

From Jennifer, Pam & Sarah

Our booksellers, who are also HUGE book lovers, have assembled what they've been reading during this past week of self-isolation. Here is the first of what promises to be many lists from Jennifer, Pam and Sarah.

Jennifer is Reading

  • Oona Out of Order by Margarite Montimore
  • The Hot Zone by Richard Preston
  • Recollections of My Nonexistance by Rebecca Solnit

Pam is Reading

  • In Five Years by Rebecca Serle
  • I've Been Thinking by Maria Shriver

Sarah is Reading

  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (a re-read)
  • Kabul Beauty School by Deborah Rodriguez (a nonfiction book club pick)
  • American Royals by Katharine McGee
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Oona Out of Order: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250236609
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - February 25th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK

"With its countless epiphanies and surprises, Oona proves difficult to put down." —USA Today

"By turns tragic and triumphant, heartbreakingly poignant and joyful, this is ultimately an uplifting and redemptive read." —The Guardian


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The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780385495226
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - June 15th, 1999

The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus.

Now a mini-series drama starring Julianna Margulies, Topher Grace, Liam Cunningham, James D'Arcy, and Noah Emmerich on National Geographic.


Recollections of My Nonexistence: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593083338
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Published: Viking - March 10th, 2020

"At the same time that [Solnit] describes her forays into her past, she invites us to connect pieces of her story to our own, as a measure of how far we've come and how far we have left to go." —Jenny Odell, The New York Times Book Review


In Five Years: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982137441
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atria Books - March 10th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A Good Morning America, FabFitFun, and Marie Claire Book Club Pick

In Five Years is as clever as it is moving, the rare read-in-one-sitting novel you won’t forget.” —Chloe Benjamin, New York Times bestselling author of The Immortalists

Perfect for


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I've Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780525522607
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pamela Dorman Books - February 27th, 2018

INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“[I've Been Thinking…] is beautiful...I felt your soul on these pages.” –Oprah Winfrey


Little Women: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143135562
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - November 19th, 2019

The perfect holiday read and just in time for the major feature film, a timeless new edition of one of the most beloved novels of all time.


Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812976731
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - December 18th, 2007

Soon after the fall of the Taliban, in 2001, Deborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a group offering humanitarian aid to this war-torn nation. Surrounded by men and women whose skills–as doctors, nurses, and therapists–seemed eminently more practical than her own, Rodriguez, a hairdresser and mother of two from Michigan, despaired of being of any real use.


American Royals Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984830173
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2019

New York Times Bestseller

What if America had a royal family? If you can't get enough of Harry and Meghan or Kate and William, meet American princesses Beatrice and Samantha. Crazy Rich Asians meets The Crown. Perfect for fans of Red, White, and Royal Blue and The Royal We!


Two princesses vying for the ultimate crown.