Kathy's Picks

Check out some of Kathy's favorite books below!

Deacon King Kong: A Novel By James McBride Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735216730
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 2nd, 2021

Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Fiction
 
Winner of the Gotham Book Prize

One of Barack Obama's "Favorite Books of the Year"

Oprah's Book Club Pick

Named one of the Top Ten Books of the Year by the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly and TIME Magazine

Washington Post Notable Novel


The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires: A Novel By Grady Hendrix Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781683692515
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Published: Quirk Books - May 25th, 2021

“This funny and fresh take on a classic tale manages to comment on gender roles, racial disparities, and white privilege all while creeping me all the way out. So good.”—Zakiya Dalila Harris, author of The Other Black Girl


The Book of Lost Friends: A Novel By Lisa Wingate Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984819901
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 29th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the bestselling author of Before We Were Yours comes a dramatic historical novel of three young women searching for family amid the destruction of the post–Civil War South, and of a modern-day teacher who learns of their story and its vital connection to her students’ lives.


The Dutch House: A Novel By Ann Patchett Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780062963680
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 5th, 2021

New York Times Bestseller | A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick | New York Times Book Review Notable Book | TIME Magazine's 100 Must-Read Books of the Year


A Long Petal of the Sea: A Novel By Isabel Allende, Nick Caistor (Translated by), Amanda Hopkinson (Translated by) Cover Image
By Isabel Allende, Nick Caistor (Translated by), Amanda Hopkinson (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593157497
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 6th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home.


The Glass Hotel: A novel By Emily St. John Mandel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525562948
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Published: Vintage - February 16th, 2021

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER From the bestselling author of Station Eleven and Sea of Tranquility, an exhilarating novel set at the glittering intersection of two seemingly disparate eventsthe exposure of a massive criminal enterprise and the mysterious disappearance of a woman from a ship at sea.


The Sun Down Motel By Simone St. James Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780440000204
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Published: Berkley - October 20th, 2020

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Something hasn’t been right at the roadside Sun Down Motel for a very long time, and Carly Kirk is about to find out why in this chilling new novel from the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of The Broken Girls.


Never Have I Ever: A Novel By Joshilyn Jackson Cover Image
$16.99
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ISBN: 9780062855329
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 28th, 2020

“Wonderful—suspense and surprises, real characters, and a scary, ominous backbeat.  This feels like the book Jackson was born to write.” —Lee Child, New York Times bestselling author


Pretty Things: A Novel By Janelle Brown Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525479178
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 6th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Who’s really following you on social media? The scam of a lifetime brings together two wildly different women in this page-turning thriller about greed, legacy, and betrayal from the New York Times bestselling author of Watch Me Disappear.


Boy Swallows Universe: A Novel By Trent Dalton Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062898111
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 7th, 2020

"The best book I read this decade." —Sharon Van Etten in Rolling Stone


Before We Were Yours: A Novel By Lisa Wingate Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780425284704
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 21st, 2019

THE BLOCKBUSTER HIT—Over two million copies sold! A New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly Bestseller


American Spy: A Novel By Lauren Wilkinson Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812988284
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 17th, 2020

American Spy updates the espionage thriller with blazing originality.”—Entertainment Weekly
“There has never been anything like it.”—Marlon James, GQ
“So much fun . . . Like the best of John le Carré, it’s extremely tough to put down.”—NPR


The Child By Fiona Barton Cover Image
$16.00
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ISBN: 9781101990490
Published: Berkley - March 6th, 2018

An NPR Best Book of the Year
A Bustle Best Thriller Novel of the Year
 


No One Knows By J.T. Ellison Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501118487
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Published: Gallery Books - November 1st, 2016

With the same page-turning suspense as The Girl on the Train and The Husband’s Secret, New York Times bestselling author J.T.


Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI By David Grann Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307742483
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Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2018

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history, from the author of The Lost City of Z.


News of the World: A Novel By Paulette Jiles Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062409218
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 20th, 2017

Now a Major Motion Picture

National Book Award FinalistFiction


The Huntress: A Novel By Kate Quinn Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062740373
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 26th, 2019

Instant New York Times Bestseller!

"...compulsively readable historical fiction…[a] powerful novel about unusual women facing sometimes insurmountable odds with grace, grit, love and tenacity.” - Kristin Hannah, The Washington Post 


Spoonbenders: A novel By Daryl Gregory Cover Image
$16.95
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ISBN: 9780525432418
Published: Vintage - June 26th, 2018

WORLD FANTASY AWARD FINALIST • LOCUS AWARD FINALIST •  NEBULA AWARD FINALIST 
ONE OF NPR'S BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR


Cocoa Beach: A Novel By Beatriz Williams Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062404992
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 15th, 2018

The New York Times bestselling author of A Certain Age transports readers to sunny Florida in this lush and enthralling historical novel—an enchanting blend of love, suspense, betrayal, and redemption set among the rumrunners and scoundrels of Prohibition-era Cocoa Beach.


A Man Called Ove: A Novel By Fredrik Backman Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781476738024
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Published: Washington Square Press - May 5th, 2015

Now a major motion picture A Man Called Otto starring Tom Hanks!

#1 New York Times bestseller—more than 3 million copies sold!

Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse.


A Town Like Alice (Vintage International) By Nevil Shute Cover Image
$18.00
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ISBN: 9780307474001
Published: Vintage - February 9th, 2010

From the hugely acclaimed author of On the Beacha tale of love and war that follows its enterprising heroine from the Malayan jungle during World War II to the rugged Australian outback. • “Entertaining ... Dramatic ... Shute is a natural and effective story-teller.” —The New York Times


A Confederacy of Dunces (Evergreen Book) By John Kennedy Toole, Walker Percy (Foreword by) Cover Image
By John Kennedy Toole, Walker Percy (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802130204
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Published: Grove Press - January 21st, 1994

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

"A masterwork . . . the novel astonishes with its inventiveness . . . it is nothing less than a grand comic fugue."--The New York Times Book Review


A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Novel By John Irving Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062204097
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Published: Mariner Books - April 3rd, 2012

“A remarkable novel. . . . A Prayer for Owen Meany is a rare creation in the somehow exhausted world of late twentieth-century fiction—it is an amazingly brave piece of work . . . so extraordinary, so original, and so enriching. . . .


The Girls: A Novel By Emma Cline Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812988024
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 9th, 2017

THE INSTANT BESTSELLER • An indelible portrait of girls, the women they become, and that moment in life when everything can go horribly wrong


See What I Have Done By Sarah Schmidt Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802128133
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Published: Grove Press - June 12th, 2018

Lizzie Borden took an ax
And gave her mother forty whacks
When she saw what she had done,
She gave her father forty-one.

Or did she?

In this riveting debut novel, See What I Have Done, Sarah Schmidt recasts one of the most fascinating murder cases of all time into an intimate story of a volatile household and a family devoid of love.


The House in the Cerulean Sea By TJ Klune Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250217318
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Published: Tor Books - December 29th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, and WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER!
A 2021 Alex Award winner!
The 2021 RUSA Reading List: Fantasy Winner!
An Indie Next Pick!
One of Publishers Weekly's "Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2020"
One of Book Riot’s “20 Must-Read Feel-Good Fantasies”


Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children #1) By Ransom Riggs Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781594746031
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Published: Quirk Books - June 4th, 2013

The #1 New York Times best-selling series.

Includes an excerpt from Hollow City and an interview with author Ransom Riggs