Ariana

Name: Ariana (She/Her/Hers)

Favorite 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, A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

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Love in the Big City Cover Image
By Sang Young Park, Anton Hur (Translator)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802158789
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Published: Grove Press - November 16th, 2021

Love in the Big City is the English-language debut of Sang Young Park, one of Korea's most exciting young writers. A runaway bestseller, the novel hit the top five lists of all the major bookstores and went into nine printings.


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Fox and I: An Uncommon Friendship Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781954118003
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - July 6th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
2021 Summer Reading Pick by * BUZZFEED * NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW * KIRKUS * TIME MAGAZINE * GOOD MORNING AMERICA * PEOPLE MAGAZINE * THE WASHINGTON POST

"The book everyone will be talking about ... full of tenderness and understanding." - The New York Times


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Afterparties: Stories Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063049901
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Published: Ecco - August 3rd, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A Roxane Gay's Audacious Book Club Pick!

Named a Best Book of Summer by: Wall Street Journal * Thrillist * Vogue * Lit Hub * Refinery29 * New York Observer * The Daily Beast * Time * BuzzFeed * Entertainment Weekly 


Mrs. March: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781631498619
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Published: Liveright - August 10th, 2021

“I read Virginia’s novel in one sitting and was so captured by it I knew I had to make it and play Mrs. March. As a character, she is fascinating, complex, and deeply human and I can’t wait to sink my teeth into her.” —Elisabeth Moss

A Jenny Lawson "Fantastic Strangeling Book Club" Selection
Oprah Daily • Best of the Month
USA Today • Books Not to Miss


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The Center of Everything: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640092341
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Published: Counterpoint - January 12th, 2021

Set against the wild beauty of Montana as a woman attempts to heal from a devastating accident, this generational saga from the award-winning author of The Widow Nash is a heartfelt examination of how the deep bonds of family echo throughout our lives.


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Missing from the Village: The Story of Serial Killer Bruce McArthur, the Search for Justice, and the System That Failed Toronto's Queer Community Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780771048647
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Published: McClelland & Stewart - September 29th, 2020

The tragic and resonant story of the disappearance of eight men--the victims of serial killer Bruce McArthur--from Toronto's queer community.
 
Shortlisted for the 2021 Toronto Book Awards



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You Should See Me in a Crown Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338503265
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 2nd, 2020

A TIME Magazine Best YA Book of All Time

A Stonewall Honor Book

A Reese's Book Club YA Pick

Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town.


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My Autobiography of Carson McCullers: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781951142292
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Published: Tin House Books - January 5th, 2021

Winner of the Publishing Triangle Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction, Phi Beta Kappa Christian Gauss Award, and a Lambda Literary Award

Finalist for the National Book Award

Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction


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The Echo Wife Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250174666
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Published: Tor Books - February 16th, 2021

Sarah Gailey's The Echo Wife is “a trippy domestic thriller which takes the extramarital affair trope in some intriguingly weird new directions.”--Entertainment Weekly

I’m embarrassed, still, by how long it took me to notice. Everything was right there in the open, right there in front of me, but it still took me so long to see the person I had married.


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Plain Bad Heroines: A Novel Cover Image
By Emily M. Danforth, Sara Lautman (Illustrator)
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062942852
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Published: William Morrow - October 20th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“A delectable brew of gothic horror and Hollywood satire . . . [and] what makes all this so much fun is Danforth’s deliciously ghoulish voice . . . exquisite." —Ron Charles, THE WASHINGTON POST


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Hamnet Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525657606
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Published: Knopf - July 21st, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD 

“Of all the stories that argue and speculate about Shakespeare’s life… here is a novel … so gorgeously written that it transports you." —The Boston Globe


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The Cold Millions: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062868084
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Published: Harper - October 27th, 2020

“One of the most captivating novels of the year.” – Washington Post 

NATIONAL BESTSELLER


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Skunk and Badger (Skunk and Badger 1) Cover Image
By Amy Timberlake, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781643750057
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

Learn how Skunk and Badger first became roommates before embarking on their latest adventure, Egg Marks the Spot, now on sale!

Best Book of 2020: People * Kirkus Reviews Booklist  * School Library Journal * Publishers Weekly * Shelf Awareness for Readers * New York Public Library *


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A Whale of the Wild Cover Image
By Rosanne Parry, Lindsay Moore (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062995926
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 1st, 2020

A spellbinding, heart-stopping adventure.” —Booklist (starred review)

“A dreamily written, slyly educational, rousing maritime adventure.”New York Times Book Review


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rough house: a memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780870710339
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Published: Oregon State University Press - September 30th, 2020

Tina Ontiveros was born into timber on both sides of the family.


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The Book of Atlantis Black: The Search for a Sister Gone Missing Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781947793774
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Published: Tin House Books - August 4th, 2020

An NPR Best Book of the Year

"A haunting, mind-bending memoir. . . . riveting." —New York Times

"A mixture of biography and true crime, this narrative . . . offers more plot twists, shocking revelations and shady characters than most contemporary thrillers." —NPR


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Mostly Dead Things Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781947793835
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Published: Tin House Books - April 21st, 2020

The celebrated New York Times Bestseller

A Best Book of the Year pick at the New York TimesNPRThe New YorkerTIMEWashington PostOprahmag.comThrillistShelf Awareness, Good Housekeeping and more.


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American Zion: Cliven Bundy, God & Public Lands in the West Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781948814140
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Published: Torrey House Press - March 24th, 2020

A deep, fascinating dive into a uniquely American brand of religious zealotry that poses a grave threat to our national parks, wilderness areas, wildlife sanctuaries, and other public lands. It also happens to be a delight to read.
--JON KRAKAUER


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Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393346619
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 9th, 2013

A masterpiece of science reporting that tracks the animal origins of emerging human diseases, Spillover is “fascinating and terrifying … a real-life thriller with an outcome that affects us all” (Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction).


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Such a Fun Age Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525541905
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - December 31st, 2019

A Best Book of the Year:


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They Say Sarah: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635429855
Published: Other Press - June 2nd, 2020

Named a Best Book of the Year by PopMatters  

A literary sensation in France, this poetic, thrilling debut charts the all-consuming passion between two women and the ruin it leaves in its wake.


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A Good Girl's Guide to Murder Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984896360
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Published: Delacorte Press - February 4th, 2020

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES • Everyone is talking about this addictive must-read mystery with shades of Serial and Making a Murderer about an investigation turned obsession, full of twists and turns and with an ending you'll never expect.

Everyone in Fairview knows the story.


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From the Desk of Zoe Washington Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062875853
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 14th, 2020

#1 Kids Indie Next List * Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year * Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book of the Year * SLJ Best Book of the Year * Kirkus Best Book of the Year * Junior Library Guild Selection * Edgar Award Nominee * Four Starred Reviews


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New Kid Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062691194
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019

Winner of the Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature! 


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This Was Our Pact Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781626720534
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Published: First Second - June 11th, 2019

A 2019 Booklist Editor's Choice
A 2019 Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year
A 2019 Parents Magazine Best Children's Books of the Year


Ryan Andrews's This Was Our Pact is an astonishing, magical-realist adventure story for middle-grade readers.