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Life Will Be the Death of Me: . . . And You Too! Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525511793
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - June 23rd, 2020

Chelsea Handler delivers another laugh out loud memoir. All of her usual humor and antics delivered along with a more thoughtful and reflective Handler. She will evoke plenty of laughs and quite possibly some tears as she hones on the importance of relationships and honesty in life. In a delightful surprise of vulnerability you will finish feeling like you have a new best friend. 


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My Friend Anna: The True Story of a Fake Heiress Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982114091
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Published: Gallery Books - July 23rd, 2019

The story of Anna Delvey is being developed into two series for HBO and Netflix. This recounting, written by one of Anna’s former closest friends, brings you on a tumultuous true adventure as one of New York’s most recent notorious con artists dupes elite socialites and banking institutions alike. Layers of deception as the story unravels it makes it possible to start to understand how one could be deceived so ruthlessly.


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The Henna Artist Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780778331476
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Published: Mira Books - April 6th, 2021

I really enjoyed this story of adventure, loss, and growth set in India. You will find yourself rooting for Lakshmi's success in her career as a Henna Artist for distinguished clients after breaking free from an abusive relationship. As she carves out her own space and designs her independence the culture of Jaipur will come to life around you. 


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Arsenic and Adobo (A Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593201671
Availability: Backordered
Published: Berkley - May 4th, 2021

This mystery has the twists and turns you want plus treats! Lila returns home to help her aunt's struggling restaurant when her ex-boyfriend dies in front of her. As she sleuths to the bottom of things Lila, an aspiring dessert chef, shares her Filipino desserts that will make your mouth water. Learning a bit about Filipino American culture through this light and fun mystery is what pushed this book to be a new favorite of mine.


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Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the Watermen of Vanishing Tangier Island Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062661401
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Published: Dey Street Books - February 18th, 2020

The east coast’s Tangier Island is disappearing and will most likely turn the island’s population into climate crisis refugees within three decades. Discovering this American island and learning about its crabby waterways and the families that have inhabited this land, some for seven generations, fascinated me and saddened me as some of the coastal community deny the true cause as their land slips out from beneath them.  


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Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982111915
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 6th, 2021

As we grow and life pushes on, our friendships take on strains and challenges that can cause them to unnecessarily fizzle out. I turned to this book as I started to age out of my childhood friendships and a year of COVID seclusion to help me identify the friendships that were worth the work to me. Sow & Friedman share how to invest in and properly value the important people in one’s life outside of family.


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A Children's Bible: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393867381
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 16th, 2021

One of my favorite books of the year. Millet brings you on a chaotic journey through global warming's final acts on humankind. A group of teenagers vacationing with their parents face the reality of the world their elders have left for them and try to survive as honestly and best they can. 


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Severance: A Novel Cover Image
By Ling Ma
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250214997
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Published: Picador - May 7th, 2019

An apocalyptic adventure that explores themes of capitalism, pandemics, and office culture. Beginning in New York City, a lethal illness begins to sweep the globe. When Candace is one of the few not to fall ill; she finds herself still tied to her desk, unable to abandon mundane office tasks. As she documents, through photography, the ghost town NYC has become she realizes she needs to find others who are immune to survive. 


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Belabored: A Vindication of the Rights of Pregnant Women Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781541762831
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Published: Bold Type Books - August 11th, 2020

Lyz Lenz exposes the reality for pregnant people in America, reflecting on history, current laws and cultural customs, and her own pregnancies. For those who have been pregnant, want to be pregnant, or perhaps most importantly were once born; this is an important read that is delivered in a digestible and engaging way. One of my favorite books of the year, I finished feeling awakened and inspired on behalf of pregnant people. 


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