Ariana

Genres: I try to read across genres, but I do keep finding myself drawn to mysteries and literary fiction from around the globe. I also love great narrative nonfiction.

Favorite Authors: Haruki Murakami, P. D. James, Henning Mankell, Margaret Atwood, Jess Walter, Sherman Alexie, Jo Nesbo, Maile Meloy, Jhumpa Lahiri, Lydia Millet, J. R. R. Tolkien, John Green

Favorite Books: Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery, True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex, Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood, Heart Earth by Ivan Doig, Willful Creatures by Aimee Bender, The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid, Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk, A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

All I Want Is What You've Got Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780991065769
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Published: Dock Street Press - April 15th, 2016

Fiction. In the twelve new stories of ALL I WANT IS WHAT YOU'VE GOT, award-winning author Glen Chamberlain deftly writes about the fragility of small town life. Chamberlain ushers us amongst half-broken lives, sharing moments of regret, yet allowing the redemptive qualities of her characters to ultimately shine through.


The Vegetarian Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9780553448184
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Published: Hogarth Press - February 2nd, 2016

Winner of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize


Rogue Male Cover Image
By Geoffrey Household, Victoria Nelson (Introduction by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781590172438
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Published: New York Review of Books - November 6th, 2007

1930-something: a professional hunter is passing through an unnamed Central European country that is in the thrall of a vicious dictator. The hunter wonders whether he can penetrate undetected into the dictator's private compound. He does. He has the potential target in his sites and is wondering whether to pull the trigger when security catches up with him.


A Colony in a Nation Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393254228
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 21st, 2017

America likes to tell itself that it inhabits a postracial world, yet nearly every empirical measure--wealth, unemployment, incarceration, school segregation--reveals that racial inequality has barely improved since 1968, when Richard Nixon became our first "law and order" president.


City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393239782
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 21st, 2017

Appointed to conquer the "crime capital of the world," the first police chief of Paris faces an epidemic of murder in the late 1600s. Assigned by Louis XIV, Nicolas de La Reynie begins by clearing the streets of filth and installing lanterns throughout Paris, turning it into the City of Light.


Bob Stevenson Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781942658160
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Published: Bellevue Literary Press - October 11th, 2016

"A witty, roller-coaster ride of uncertain identity set against the gritty certainties of New York City. In compelling, unadorned prose, Richard Wiley gives us a bewitching and ultimately moving tale." --Caryl Phillips, author of A Distant Shore and The Lost Child


Don't Look Back Cover Image
By Karin Fossum, Felicity David (Translator), Random House Uk (Other)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780156031363
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Published: Harvest Books - June 2005

Meet Inspector Sejer: smart and enigmatic, tough but fair. At the foot of the imposing Kollen Mountain lies a small, idyllic village, where neighbors know neighbors and children play happily in the streets. But when the body of a teenage girl is found by the lake at the mountaintop, the town's tranquility is shattered forever. Annie was strong, intelligent, and loved by everyone.


Her Every Fear Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062427021
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Published: William Morrow & Company - January 10th, 2017

The author of the wildly popular The Kind Worth Killing returns with an electrifying and downright Hitchcockian psychological thriller--as tantalizing as the cinema classics Rear Window and Wait Until Dark--involving a young woman caught in a vise of voyeurism, betrayal, manipulation, and murder.

The danger isn't all in your head . . .


The Hate U Give Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062498533
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - February 28th, 2017

Eight Starred Reviews #1 New York Times Bestseller

"Absolutely riveting " --Jason Reynolds

"Stunning." --John Green

"This story is necessary. This story is important." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)