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 By Margarita Montimore Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250236609
Published: Flatiron Books - February 25th, 2020




"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 By Richard Preston Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385495226
Availability: Backordered - Usually Ships in 14-90 days
Published: Anchor - June 15th, 1999

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. "This work of nonfiction is more terrifying than any sci-fi nightmare." —USA TODAY

Also 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 By Rebecca Solnit Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593083338
Published: Viking - March 10th, 2020

Shortlisted for the James Tait Black Prize for Biography
Longlisted for The Orwell Prize for Political Writing

An electric portrait of the artist as a young woman that asks how a writer finds her voice in a society that prefers women to be silent, from the author of Orwell's Roses

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In Five Years: A Novel By Rebecca Serle Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982137441
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Published: Atria Books - March 10th, 2020


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 By Maria Shriver Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525522607
Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Pamela Dorman Books - February 27th, 2018


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

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Little Women: A Novel By Louisa May Alcott Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143135562
Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 Days
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 By Deborah Rodriguez, Kristin Ohlson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812976731
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 By Katharine McGee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984830173
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES • 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.