Kristi

Genres: Fiction, Memoir, Nature, Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Favorite Books: Poisonwood Bible, Wee Free Men, The Liar's Club, When Women Were Birds, The Tao of Motherhood, Sisters Brothers, The Horizontal World

 
 
 
 
 
 
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780805095159
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Published: Metropolitan Books - October 7th, 2014


In "Being Mortal," bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending


Leaving Before the Rains Come Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781594205866
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Published: Penguin Press - January 22nd, 2015

New York Times Bestseller
"One of the gutsiest memoirs I've ever read. And the writing--oh my god the writing." --Entertainment Weekly


The Liars' Club: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143035749
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Published: Penguin Books - May 31st, 2005

The dazzling, prizewinning, wickedly funny tale of Mary Karr's hardscrabble Texas childhood--the book that sparked a renaissance in memoir


How to Sit Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781937006587
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Published: Parallax Press - March 7th, 2014

The first book in the Mindfulness Essentials Series by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, "How to Sit" offers clear, simple directions and inspiration for anyone wanting to explore mindfulness meditation. In short, single-paragraph chapters, Nhat Hanh shares detailed instructions, guided breathing exercises and visualizations, as well as his own personal stories and insights.


Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781622030637
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Published: Sounds True - November 2013

The mind contains the seeds of its own awakening--seeds that we can cultivate to bring forth the fruits of a life lived consciously.


Badluck Way: A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476710839
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Published: Atria Books - January 7th, 2014

The gripping memoir of a young man, a wolf, their parallel lives and ultimate collision, Badluck Way is also an ode to the satisfaction of hard work on some of the wildest and most beautiful land in the world.
"Mine might have been a simple, pretty story, if not for the wolves. In late July, they emerged from the foothills . . ."


The Ocean at the End of the Lane Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062255655
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Published: William Morrow & Company - June 18th, 2013

A brilliantly imaginative and poignant fairy tale from the modern master of wonder and terror, The Ocean at the End of the Lane is Neil Gaiman's first new novel for adults since his #1 New York Times bestseller Anansi Boys.

This bewitching and harrowing tale of mystery and survival, and memory and magic, makes the impossible all too real...


The Good Lord Bird Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781594486340
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 20th, 2013

Winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Liev Schreiber and Jaden Smith
A Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Oprah Magazine Top 10 Book of the Year
Winner of the Morning News Tournament of Champions


The Dog Stars Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307950475
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Published: Vintage Books - May 7th, 2013

Hig somehow survived the flu pandemic that killed everyone he knows. Now his wife is gone, his friends are dead, and he lives in the hangar of a small abandoned airport with his dog, Jasper, and a mercurial, gun-toting misanthrope named Bangley.


The Miseducation of Cameron Post Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062020574
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - May 28th, 2013

Set in rural Montana in the early 1990s, emily m. danforth's The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a powerful and widely acclaimed YA coming-of-age novel in the tradition of the classic Annie on My Mind.


Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802120878
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Published: Grove Press - March 12th, 2013

-Magnificent . . . A tour de force of literature and love.---Vogue
-Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? is raucous. It hums with a dark refulgence from its first pages. . . . Singular and electric . . . Winterson's] life with her adoptive parents was often appalling, but it made her the writer she is.---The New York Times


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