Kasey

Genres: Narrative Nonfiction, Memoir, Psychology, Literary Fiction, Fantasy, Historical Fiction

Favorite Books: Normal People - Sally Rooney, The Name of the Wind - Patrick Rothfuss, Quiet - Susan Cain, The Sparrow - Mary Doria Russell, Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass - Lewis Carroll, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay - Michael Chabon, The Time Traveler's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger, The Screwtape Letters - CS Lewis, Fun Home - Alison Bechdel, Devil in the White City - Erik Larson

Favorite Authors: Patrick Rothfuss, Michael Chabon, CS Lewis

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Exhalation: Stories Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781101947883
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Published: Knopf - May 7th, 2019

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Exhalation by Ted Chiang is a collection of short stories that will make you think, grapple with big questions, and feel more human. The best kind of science fiction.” —Barack Obama


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A Job You Mostly Won't Know How to Do Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640091771
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - May 7th, 2019

I'll be honest, this book took me a minute to get into. I couldn't tell who it was written for. As a recently married twenty-something, I knew the characters would likely be relatable and I'd be able to empathize with the main issue. Fromm used acronyms like OMG and WTF unironically.  At the same time I felt there was an "oh, remember when..." tone going on that I couldn't relate to and I thought would be better suited for my grandmother.

All that being said, I probably spent a only 6 hours completing this book, 5 of which were in a single sitting. I could place myself, my sister, my friend into the shoes of Taz or Elmo, and it seemed way too real. The two-year span of the book at first seemed daunting, but as I read, each new day for Taz and Midge was something I wanted to explore - I was looking forward to their future far more than Taz. The story flows so seamlessly, never missing a beat, and I just could not put it down.

 


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Normal People: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781984822178
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Published: Hogarth - April 16th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE • “A stunning novel about the transformative power of relationships” (People) from Sally Rooney, the author of Conversations with Friends and “a master of the literary page-turner” (J. Courtney Sullivan).
 


Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781571313782
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Published: Milkweed Editions - July 9th, 2019

An Indie Next Selection for July 2019
An Indies Introduce Selection for Summer/Fall 2019
A 2019 Okra Pick
A Publishers Weekly "Pick of the Week"


Gingerbread: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781594634659
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 5th, 2019

"Exhilarating...A wildly imagined, head-spinning, deeply intelligent novel." - The New York Times Book Review


Becoming Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781524763138
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Published: Crown - November 13th, 2018

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States
 
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER


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Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316505116
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Published: Hachette Books - January 22nd, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Evicted meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land's memoir about working as a maid, a beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in America. Includes a foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich.


Hearth: A Global Conversation on Identity, Community, and Place Cover Image
By Annick Smith (Editor), Susan O'Connor (Editor)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781571313799
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Published: Milkweed Editions - October 9th, 2018

A multicultural anthology, edited by Susan O'Connor and Annick Smith, about the enduring importance and shifting associations of the hearth in our world.


My Sister, the Serial Killer: A Novel Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780385544238
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Published: Doubleday - November 20th, 2018

"Pulpy, peppery and sinister, served up in a comic deadpan...This scorpion-tailed little thriller leaves a response, and a sting, you will remember."--NEW YORK TIMES

"The wittiest and most fun murder party you've ever been invited to."--MARIE CLAIRE

WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FOR MYSTERY/THRILLER


There Will Be No Miracles Here: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735214200
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 2nd, 2018

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2018 BY NPR AND THE NEW YORK TIMES
A PBS NEWSHOUR-NEW YORK TIMES BOOK CLUB PICK


Bridge of Clay Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781984830159
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

The unforgettable, New York Times bestselling family saga from Markus Zusak, the storyteller who gave us the extraordinary bestseller THE BOOK THIEF, lauded by the New York Times as "the kind of book that can be life-changing."


From the Corner of the Oval: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525509127
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - July 10th, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • What if you lived out the drama of your twenties on Air Force One?
 
“[This] breezy page turner is essentially Bridget Jones goes to the White House.”—The New York Times
 


My Own Devices: True Stories from the Road on Music, Science, and Senseless Love Cover Image
By Dessa
$26.00
ISBN: 9781524742294
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Published: Dutton - September 18th, 2018

“I love the way Dessa puts words together. In her songs, in her poetry, in her short stories, and now in this beautiful and candid memoir.  Wanna be an artist? Get this book.”
--Lin-Manuel Miranda