Self-Isolation Reading List #2

Anna, Marielle & Sarah are buddy reading:

  • Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles

Anna's Picks

  • The Five by Hallie Rubenhold
  • Paris is Always a Good Idea by Jenn McKinlay
  • This is All Your Fault by Aminah Mae Safi

Hadley's Picks

  • Parakeet by Marie-Helene Bertino
  • Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe
  • The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel

Sarah's Picks

  • The Enigma Game by Elizabeth Wein
  • The Adventure Zone 1: Here There Be Gerblins by the McElroys
  • Kabul Beauty School by Deborah Rodriguez

Jennifer's Picks

  • All Adults Here by Emma Straub
  • The One and Only Bob by Katherine Applegate
  • Nobody Will Tell You This But Me by Bess Kalb

Mary's Picks

  • Finding Chika by Mitch Albom
  • Promise Me, Dad by Joe Biden
  • Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Pam's Pick

  • Writers & Lovers by Lily King
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Where Dreams Descend: A Novel (Kingdom of Cards #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250204356
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Published: Wednesday Books - August 25th, 2020

"Vibrant imagery, jaw-dropping set pieces, sizzling romantic tension, and unstoppable heroine Kallia bring this ambitious debut novel to spectacular life. Fans of Caraval and The Night Circus will be delighted!" - Claire Legrand, New York Times bestselling author of Furyborn


The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358299615
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Published: Mariner Books - March 3rd, 2020

Five devastating human stories and a dark and moving portrait of Victorian London—the untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper

Polly, Annie, Elisabeth, Catherine, and Mary Jane are famous for the same thing, though they never met. They came from Fleet Street, Knightsbridge, Wolverhampton, Sweden, and Wales.


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Paris Is Always a Good Idea Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593101353
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Published: Berkley - July 21st, 2020

One of Popsugar’s Best New Books for Summer 2020

A thirty-year-old woman retraces her gap year through Ireland, France, and Italy to find love—and herself—in this hilarious and heartfelt novel.


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$17.99
ISBN: 9781250242341
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 13th, 2020

Set over the course of one day, Aminah Mae Safi's This Is All Your Fault is a smart and voice-driven YA novel that follows three young women determined to save their indie bookstore.

Rinn Olivera is finally going to tell her longtime crush AJ that she’s in love with him.

Daniella Korres writes poetry for her own account, but nobody knows it’s her.


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Parakeet: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374229450
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 2nd, 2020

**Highly Anticipated at The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Vulture, Refinery29, Yahoo! Life, The Millions, Alma, The Rumpus, and Lit Hub**

"Miraculous: spry and mordant, with sentences that lull you with their rhythms, then twist suddenly and sting." —Lauren Groff, author of Florida


The Glass Hotel: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525521143
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Published: Knopf - March 24th, 2020

"The Glass Hotel may be the perfect novel for your survival bunker."
--Ron Charles, The Washington Post


Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307279286
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Published: Anchor - February 25th, 2020

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR NONFICTION

NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR

LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 

WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE

BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR - TIME MAGAZINE

A WASHINGTON POST TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


All Adults Here: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781594634697
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 4th, 2020

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK!
"In a time when all we want is hope, it’s a beautiful book to reach for." -Jenna Bush Hager

“Literary sunshine.”—New York Times

“The queen of the summer novel.”—Entertainment Weekly


The One and Only Bob Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062991317
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Published: HarperCollins - May 5th, 2020

A #1 New York Times bestseller!

Return to the unforgettable world of the Newbery Medal-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling novel The One and Only Ivan (soon to be a major motion picture!) in this incredible sequel, starring Ivan’s friend Bob!


Nobody Will Tell You This But Me: A true (as told to me) story Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525654711
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Published: Knopf - March 17th, 2020

"When I stop crying, I'm calling my mother immediately and making her read it." --Jodi Picoult

"Comic lines as good as in any movie, and pathos as deep as in any novel" --Mike Birbiglia


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Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062952394
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Published: Harper - November 5th, 2019

"Mitch Albom has done it again with this moving memoir of love and loss. You can’t help but fall for Chika. A page-turner that will no doubt become a classic.” --Mary Karr, author of The Liars’ Club and The Art of Memoir


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Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250171696
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 20th, 2018

The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller

“Promise Me, Dad is a brisk, often uplifting read, a consequence of its author’s congenital jollity and irrepressible candor.”
- Vanity Fair

A deeply moving memoir about the year that would forever change both a family and a country.


Where the Crawdads Sing Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735219090
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 14th, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING PHENOMENON
More than 7 million copies sold worldwide
A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick
A Business Insider Defining Book of the Decade 

"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon

"Painfully beautiful."--The New York Times Book Review


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$18.99
ISBN: 9781368012584
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 3rd, 2020

The hair stood up at the back of my neck. Those letters meant something. And with the cipher machine, I'd worked it out myself.


The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250153708
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Published: First Second - July 17th, 2018

Welcome to the Adventure Zone!

SEE! The illustrated exploits of three lovable dummies set loose in a classic fantasy adventure!

READ! Their journey from small-time bodyguards to world-class artifact hunters!


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.


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$27.00
ISBN: 9780802148537
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Published: Grove Press - March 3rd, 2020

Following the breakout success of her critically acclaimed and award-winning novel Euphoria, Lily King returns with an unforgettable portrait of an artist as a young woman.