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We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas; design by Christopher Lin (Simon & Schuster / August Best Books Of 2014, New Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Books 2016, Fall Books, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Reading Room

We Are Not Ourselves: A Novel

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2014 * Washington Post Top 50 Fiction List for 2014 * Entertainment Weekly Ten Best Fiction Books of 2014 * Esquire 5 Most Important Books of 2014 * Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2014 * One of Janet Maslin’s Ten Favorite Books of the Year in The New York Times The instant New York Times bestseller the Washington Post calls a “stunning…superbly rendered” novel, and Entertainment Weekly describes as “a gripping family saga, maybe the best…since The…

The Wonder by Emma Donoghue reached on the Globe and Mail Canadian Fiction Bestsellers List and on the Toronto Star Canadian Fiction Bestseller List for May Patricia Briggs, James Baldwin, Dan Brown, Room Emma Donoghue, John Boyne, Pan Macmillan, Toronto Star, This Is A Book, First Novel

The Wonder: A Novel

An Irish village is mystified by what appears to be a miracle but may actually be murder in the next masterpiece from New York Times—bestselling author Emma Donoghue. A village in 1850s Ireland is baffled by Anna O’Donnell’s fast. A little girl appears to be thriving after months without food, and the story of this ''wonder'' has reached fever pitch. Tourists flock in droves to the O''Donnell family''s modest cabin, and an international journalist is sent to cover the sensational story…

OkCupid co-founder Christian Rudder uses big data to explore identity in "Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking). New Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Life Online, Online Dating, Think, Human Behavior, Science Books, Human Nature

Dataclysm: Who We Are (when We Think No One's Looking)

Provocative, illuminating, and visually arresting, Dataclysm is a portrait of how big data reveals our essential selves—and a first look at a revolution in the making. What is the secret to a stable marriage? How many gay people are still in the closet? Do we truly live in a postracial society? Has Twitter made us dumber? These are just a few of the questions Christian Rudder answers in Dataclysm, a smart, funny, irreverent look at how we act when we think no one''s looking…

Described as better than Gone Girl and Girl on a Train - I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh Good New Books, I Love Books, Books To Read, My Books, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Reading Room, Reading Goals, Reading Time

I Let You Go

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER One of The New York Times Book Review ’s 10 Best Crime Novels of 2016! The blockbuster thriller for those who loved The Girl on the Train and The Widow …“[A] finely crafted novel with a killer twist.”—#1 New York Times bestselling author Paula Hawkins On a rainy afternoon, a mother’s life is shattered as her son slips from her grip and runs into the street… I Let You Go follows Jenna Gray as she moves to a ramshackle cottage on the remote Welsh coast…

Faithful by Alice Hoffman is not a novel for the faint of heart. The pace is a slow burn, with a great deal of heartache, angst, and grief along the way. Books 2016, New Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Fall Books, Up Book, Love Book, Book Nerd, Alice Hoffman Books

Faithful: A Novel

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Marriage of Opposites and The Dovekeepers comes a soul-searching story about a young woman struggling to redefine herself and the power of love, family, and fate. Growing up on Long Island, Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl until one night an extraordinary tragedy changes her fate. Her best friend’s future is destroyed in an accident, while Shelby walks away with the burden of guilt. What happens when a life is turned inside out? When love…

The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan [Kindle Edition] Jenny Nordberg Great Books, New Books, Books To Read, Ansel Adams, This Is A Book, The Book, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Romance

The Underground Girls Of Kabul: In Search Of A Hidden Resistance In Afghanistan

An investigative journalist uncovers a hidden custom in Afghanistan that will transform your understanding of what it means to grow up as a girl. In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is cause for celebration and the arrival of a daughter is often mourned as misfortune. A bacha posh (literally translated from Dari as “dressed up like a boy”) is a third kind of child--a girl temporarily raised as a boy and presented as such to the outside world. Jenny…

A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride - Winner of the 2014 Desmond Elliott Prize for new Fiction and the 2014 Australian Book Design Awards - Designers' Choice Best Cover of the Year. Great Books, New Books, Books To Read, Best Book Covers, Beautiful Book Covers, Cover Books, This Is A Book, The Book, Best Books Of 2014

A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing

Taking the literary world by storm, Eimear McBride’s internationally praised debut is one of the most acclaimed novels in recent years; it is “subversive, passionate, and darkly alchemical. Read it and be changed” (Eleanor Catton). Eimear McBride’s debut tells, with astonishing insight and in riveting detail, the story of a young woman’s relationship with her brother, the long shadow cast by his childhood brain tumour, and her harrowing sexual awakening. Not so much a…

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A selection of General Store gifts for the holidays by Roots.

"What are the best Southern Gothic Books?" We looked at 218 of the top Southern Gothic books, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question! 100 Best Books, Best Books Of All Time, Famous Books, Good Books, Books To Read, William Faulkner, James Faulkner, Gothic Books, Great Novels

The Sound And The Fury

The Sound and the Fury is the tragedy of the Compson family, featuring some of the most memorable characters in literature: beautiful, rebellious Caddy; the manchild Benjy; haunted, neurotic Quentin; Jason, the brutal cynic; and Dilsey, their black servant. Their lives fragmented and harrowed by history and legacy, the character’s voices and actions mesh to create what is arguably Faulkner’s masterpiece and one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century. “I give you the mausoleum of…

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When in French : love in a second language by Lauren Collins. Collins, a New Yorker staff writer married to a Frenchman, writes a very personal memoir about love and language, shrewdly assessing how language affects our lives. Great Books To Read, New Books, Good Books, Learn A New Language, Second Language, Foreign Language, When In French, Buzzfeed Books, Lauren Collins

When In French: Love In A Second Language

A language barrier is no match for love. Lauren Collins discovered this firsthand when, in her early thirties, she moved to London and fell for a Frenchman named Olivier—a surprising turn of events for someone who didn’t have a passport until she was in college. But what does it mean to love someone in a second language? Collins wonders, as her relationship with Olivier continues to grow entirely in English. Are there things she doesn’t understand about Olivier, having never spoken to him in…

These cookie cutters in the shapes of a moose, squirrel and polar bear are perfect for baking holiday cookies. Their stainless steel edge makes allows you to. Cooking Equipment, Cooking Tools, Reds Bbq, Bear Photos, Old Mattress, Cookie Cutter Set, Shaped Cookie, Holiday Cookies, Kitchen Tools

Zone Maison

Zone est avant tout des points de vente d'accessoires de décoration qui misent particulièrement sur les articles de base de la maison (lampes, meubles, miroirs, rideaux, articles pour la cuisine, accessoires de salle de bain, etc.) et qui proposent également plusieurs articles décoratifs (vases, chandeliers, encadrements) et utilitaires (porte-clés, réveils, montres, bijoux, etc.).

Up Ghost River: A Chief's Journey Through the Turbulent W. A powerful, raw yet eloquent memoir from a residential school survivor and former First Nations Chief, Up Ghost River is a necessary step toward our collective healing. Indigenous Knowledge, Youth Worker, Residential Schools, University Of Alberta, Schools First, First Nations, Oppression, Memoirs, Trauma

Up Ghost River: A Chief's Journey Through The Turbulent Waters Of Native History

A powerful, raw yet eloquent memoir from a residential school survivor and former First Nations Chief, Up Ghost River is a necessary step toward our collective healing. In the 1950s, 7-year-old Edmund Metatawabin was separated from his family and placed in one of Canada’s worst residential schools. St. Anne’s, in north­ern Ontario, is an institution now notorious for the range of punishments that staff and teachers inflicted on students. Even as Metatawabin built the trappings of a…

Country Girl is Edna O'Brien's exquisite account of her dashing, barrier-busting, up-and-down life. --National Public Radio When Edna O'Brien's first novel, The Country Girls , was published in Books To Read, My Books, First Novel, Girl Online, Lectures, So Little Time, Country Girls, Memoirs, Reading Online

Country Girl: A Memoir

"Country Girl is Edna O''Brien''s exquisite account of her dashing, barrier-busting, up-and-down life."-National Public Radio When Edna O''Brien''s first novel, The Country Girls , was published in 1960, it so scandalized the O''Briens'' local parish that the book was burned by its priest. O''Brien was undeterred and has since created a body of work that bears comparison with the best writing of the twentieth century. Country Girl brings us face-to-face with a life of high drama and…