Jennie's Picks

I read a ton of literary fiction (mostly modern, both adult and young adult), but have found that my tastes are morphing (or "maturing" as I like to put it) as I get older. I have in fact read three amazing non-fiction books this year (The Warmth of Other Suns, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, and the awesome, eye-opening When Everything Changed: the Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present ), which have given me a new appreciation for books that are about real events. It turns out that true stories can be just as interesting as made up stories! Who would've thunk it? I'm also a big fan of graphic novels; usually I stick to the non-superhero, harrowing-war-memoir type, but I may also be found reading Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 comics from time to time. Like I said--"maturing" tastes...

The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015 Cover Image
By Adam Johnson (Editor), 826 National (Editor)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780544569638
Availability: Special Order
Published: Mariner Books - October 6th, 2015

Portlandness: A Cultural Atlas Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781632170002
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sasquatch Books - October 27th, 2015

Americanah Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307455925
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Published: Anchor Books - March 4th, 2014

The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780307952509
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Published: Broadway Books - July 14th, 2015

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062415837
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dey Street Books - October 27th, 2015

State of Wonder Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062049810
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - May 8th, 2012

Little Failure Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780812982497
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Published: Random House Trade - October 7th, 2014

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812976366
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Trade - March 8th, 2011

Cutting for Stone Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375714368
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Published: Vintage - January 26th, 2010

A Clash of Kings Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780553579901
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Published: Spectra Books - September 5th, 2000

Palestine Cover Image
By Joe Sacco, Edward W. Said (Introduction by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781560974321
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Published: Fantagraphics Books - December 17th, 2001

West of Here Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616200824
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 31st, 2012

My Life in France Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307277695
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor Books - October 9th, 2007

Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780142001431
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - April 30th, 2002

Habibi Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780375424144
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Published: Pantheon Books - September 20th, 2011

The Tiger's Wife Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385343848
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Published: Random House Trade - November 1st, 2011

Naked Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780316777735
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - June 1998

Half Empty Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780767929059
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Published: Anchor Books - September 6th, 2011

When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780316014045
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - October 21st, 2010

F 'Em!: Goo Goo, Gaga, and Some Thoughts on Balls Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781580053600
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Published: Seal Press (CA) - September 27th, 2011

Sacre Bleu: A Comedy D'Art Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780061779749
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Published: William Morrow & Company - April 3rd, 2012

Bossypants Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316056861
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Published: Reagan Arthur Books - April 5th, 2011

On the Move: A Life Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780804170932
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Published: Vintage - February 23rd, 2016

The Incarnations Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501106781
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Published: Touchstone Books - August 18th, 2015

Creaturepedia: Welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781847806963
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - August 6th, 2015

The Bone Clocks Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812976823
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Published: Random House Trade - June 16th, 2015

         

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