Sara's Staff Picks

A Fine Balance Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781400030651
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Published: Vintage - November 30th, 2001

With a compassionate realism and narrative sweep that recall the work of Charles Dickens, this magnificent novel captures all the cruelty and corruption, dignity and heroism, of India. The time is 1975. The place is an unnamed city by the sea.


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The Magician's Assistant Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780156006217
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Published: Harvest Books - September 17th, 2004

"A beautiful novel about grief and how tenuous our connections with loved ones can be, but how they can ultimately save us." - Sara


I Loved You More Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780986000782
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Published: Hawthorne Books - April 1st, 2014

Tom Spanbauer's first novel in seven years is a love story triangle akin to The Marriage Plot and Freedom, only with a gay main character who charms gays and straights alike. I Loved You More is a rich, expansive tale of love, sex, and heartbreak, covering twenty-five years in the life of a striving, emotionally wounded writer.


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Howl's Moving Castle Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780061478789
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Published: Eos - April 22nd, 2008

"You've probs seen the Hayao Miyazaki movie, so fall in love with Sophie and Howl and Calcifer in a completely new way!" - Sara


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Bastard Out of Carolina Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780452297753
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Published: Plume Books - February 28th, 2012

"The OG Hillbilly Elegy, but way better. beautiful & sad, and so worth it for the awareness of U.S. class issues." - Sara


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Rose Under Fire Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423184690
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 2nd, 2014

"A WWII concentration camp story that's worth the emotional work. Get to know the Ravensbrück rabbits who will inspire you to fight the system!" - Sara