Vicky's Recommendations

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All the Children Are Home: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063045453
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 13th, 2021

A profound, realistic and beautifully written story of a foster family that I simply could not put down.  Written by the author of The Orphans of Race Point - at real favorite at our bookshop.


What Could Be Saved: A Novel Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9781982150617
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Published: Atria Books - January 12th, 2021

The story of an American family in Bangkok in the 1970s and the impact of the son's disappearance.  Brilliant writing, complex and nuanced characters and a vivid sense of place made this  story impossible to put down.  


Libertie: A Novel Cover Image
$21.56
ISBN: 9781616207014
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Published: Algonquin Books - March 30th, 2021

The Five Wounds: A Novel Cover Image
$21.56
ISBN: 9780393242836
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 30th, 2021

Remember: The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780593137956
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Published: Harmony - March 23rd, 2021

Migrations: A Novel Cover Image
$21.59
ISBN: 9781250204028
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Published: Flatiron Books - August 4th, 2020

The writing is so powerful and sparse - almost poetic. This is a story of nature at the brink of destruction, of great love and great loss. Brilliant, brilliant book!


Girl A: A Novel Cover Image
$21.60
ISBN: 9780593295847
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Published: Viking - February 2nd, 2021

Frighteningly realistic and gripping novel about a young girl and her siblings - victims of extreme abuse by their father with the passive support of their mother.  


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We Begin at the End Cover Image
$22.39
ISBN: 9781250759665
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - March 2nd, 2021

A Tale for the Time Being: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143124870
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Published: Penguin Books - December 31st, 2013

Major Pettigrew's Last Stand: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812981223
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - November 30th, 2010

The Widow's War: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060791582
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 30th, 2007

18th century Cape Cod comes alive through this wonderfully written story of a whaler's wife, who loses many of her rights after her husband is lost at sea.  Defying convention, she stays in the home she shared with her husband of 20 years - lving in the 1/3 she still has rights to. This is one of our bookshop's best selling novels and a great read!


No Angel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781585676071
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 5th, 2004

Fatal Decision: Edith Cavell, World War I Nurse Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781595983541
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Published: Henschelhaus Publishing, Inc. - November 12th, 2014

While I Was Away Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063017115
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Published: Quill Tree Books - January 26th, 2021

I loved Waka's voice as she recalls with such honestly the 5 month period when she left  her home in Kansas and went to Japan  to attend school and live with her stern grandmother.  This book offers such an honest and insightful view of Japanese and Japanese-American life and culture from a 12 year old's perspective.  It is a wonderful story of growing up and living between two cultures. 


The Pillars of the Earth: A Novel (Kingsbridge #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780451166890
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Published: Penguin Books - July 9th, 1990

Love, Death & Rare Books Cover Image
$21.56
ISBN: 9781883285852
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Published: Delphinium - March 17th, 2020

The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780671457112
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 12th, 1983

The Wild Robot Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316381994
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2016

The Boy Who Failed Show and Tell Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338647235
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 2nd, 2021

Any book by Jordan Sonnenblick is cause for celebration - and this newest book is another gem.  He recalls his 4th grade year such insight, humor and honesty.  Children will love the humor and will quickly empathize with his very real struggles with his teacher and parents, his inability to sit still in class, his anxieties and his friendships. 


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Shouting at the Rain Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399175152
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 7th, 2019

Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780345408778
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - September 18th, 2012

Cheaper by the Dozen Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060084608
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - August 27th, 2019