Self-Isolation Reading List #4

Mary's Picks

  • Home by Julie Andrews
  • Home Work by Julie Andrews

Jennifer's Picks

  • Alice's Farm by Maryrose Wood

Anna's Picks

  • Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Marielle's Picks

  • Quiet Girl in a Noisy World by Debbie Tung
  • Book Love by Debbie Tung
  • The Great British Baking Show: The Big Book of Amazing Cakes

Pam's Picks

  • Age of Witches by Louisa Morgan
  • Girl Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis
  • I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt

Sarah's Picks

  • At Bertram's Hotel by Agatha Christie
  • Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore
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Home: A Memoir of My Early Years Cover Image
ISBN: 9780786884759
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Published: Hachette Books - April 1st, 2009

Since her first appearance on screen in Mary Poppins, Julie Andrews has played a series of memorable roles that have endeared her to generations. But she has never told the story of her life before fame.

Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316349253
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Published: Hachette Books - October 15th, 2019

In this New York Times bestselling follow-up to her critically acclaimed memoir, Home, Julie Andrews reflects on her astonishing career, including such classics as Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and Victor/Victoria.

Alice's Farm: A Rabbit's Tale Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250224552
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 1st, 2020

In Maryrose Wood's stunning middle-grade novel, Alice's Farm, a brave young rabbit must work with her natural predators to save her farmland home and secretly help the farm’s earnest but incompetent new owners.

Station Eleven Cover Image
ISBN: 9780804172448
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Published: Vintage - June 2nd, 2015

An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity. 

A National Book Award Finalist

Quiet Girl in a Noisy World: An Introvert's Story Cover Image
ISBN: 9781449486068
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - November 7th, 2017

Sweet, funny, and quietly poignant, Debbie Tung’s comics reveal the ups and downs of coming of age as an introvert.

This illustrated gift book of short comics illuminates author Debbie Tung's experience as an introvert in an extrovert’s world.

Book Love Cover Image
ISBN: 9781449494285
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - January 1st, 2019

Bookworms rejoice! These charming comics capture exactly what it feels like to be head-over-heels for hardcovers. And paperbacks! And ebooks! And bookstores! And libraries!

Book Love is a gift book of comics tailor-made for tea-sipping, spine-sniffing, book-hoarding bibliophiles.

The Great British Baking Show: The Big Book of Amazing Cakes Cover Image
By The Baking Show Team, Paul Hollywood (Foreword by), Prue Leith (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780593138397
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 29th, 2019

The ultimate cake-baking bible: the first official, Americanized cookbook from The Great British Baking Show

The Age of Witches: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316419512
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Published: Redhook - April 7th, 2020

In Gilded Age New York, a centuries-long clash between two magical families ignites when a young witch must choose between love and loyalty, power and ambition, in this magical novel by Louisa Morgan.

Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies about Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400201655
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Published: Thomas Nelson - February 6th, 2018


Do you ever suspect that everyone else has life figured out and you don't have a clue? If so, Rachel Hollis has something to tell you: that's a lie.

If you have ever said any of these things to yourself . . .

I Heard You Paint Houses: Frank
ISBN: 9781586422387
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Published: Steerforth - June 29th, 2016

The inspiration for the major motion picture, THE IRISHMAN. Includes an Epilogue and a Conclusion that detail substantial post-publication corroboration of Frank Sheeran's confessions to the killings of Jimmy Hoffa and Joey Gallo.

At Bertram's Hotel: A Miss Marple Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries #11) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062073693
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 12th, 2011

At Bertram’s Hotel the intrepid Miss Marple, on holiday in London, must solve a deadly mystery at the end of a chain of very violent events.

An old-fashioned London hotel is not quite as reputable as it makes out to be.…

Bringing Down the Duke (A League of Extraordinary Women #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984805683
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Published: Berkley - September 3rd, 2019

"There is nothing quite so satisfying as seeing such a man brought to his knees by a beautiful woman with nothing to her name except an inviolable sense of her own self-worth."NPR

“With her sterling debut, Evie Dunmore dives into a fresh new space in historical romance that hits all the right notes”Entertainment Weekly