Marissa

Genres: Nature and Science, History, Sociology, Literature, Historical Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy

Favorite Authors: China Miéville, Ann Leckie, N.K. Jemisin, Annie Proulx, David Quammen, Carl Zimmer, Natalie Angier, John McPhee, Robin Wall Kimmerer, Mary Roach, Oliver Sacks, Robin Hobb, Robin McKinley, David Sedaris 

Favorite Books: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie, Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer, Hild by Nicola Griffith, H Is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald, Life Everlasting: The Animal Way of Death by Bernd Heinrich, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman   

 

 

 

 

 

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Barkskins: A Novel Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780743288798
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Published: Scribner - April 11th, 2017

Finalist for the Kirkus Prize for Best Novel
A New York Times Notable Book
A Washington Post Best Book of the Year


From the Pulitzer Prize-­­winning author of The Shipping News and “Brokeback Mountain,” comes the New York Times bestselling epic about the demise of the world’s forests: “Barkskins is grand en


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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781439170915
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Published: Scribner - August 9th, 2011

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and now a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS, The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence.

Physician, resea


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Her Body and Other Parties: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781555977887
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 3rd, 2017

Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction

“[These stories] vibrate with originality, queerness, sensuality and the strange.”—Roxane Gay

“In these formally brilliant and emotionally charged tales, Machado gives literal shape to women’s memories and hunger and desire. I couldn’t put it down.”—Karen Russell


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H Is for Hawk Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802124739
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Published: Grove Press - March 8th, 2016

One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year


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Ninefox Gambit Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781781084496
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Published: Solaris - June 14th, 2016

From New York Times best-selling author Yoon Ha Lee!


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The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook: Recipes and Wisdom from an Obsessive Home Cook Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780307595652
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Published: Knopf - October 30th, 2012

The New York Times bestselling, IACP award-winning cookbook (and a Cooking Light Top 100 Cookbook of the Last 25 Years) from the celebrated food blogger and founder of smittenkitchen.com.
 


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Buck, Buck, Moose: Recipes and Techniques for Cooking Deer, Elk, Moose, Antelope and Other Antlered Things Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780996944809
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Published: H&h Books - March 2nd, 2017

A new wild game cookbook by the James Beard Award-winning author of Hunt, Gather, Cook, and Duck, Duck, Goose


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Cantoras: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525521693
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Published: Knopf - September 3rd, 2019

"Cantoras is a stunning lullaby to revolution—and each woman in this novel sings it with a deep ferocity. Again and again, I was lifted, then gently set down again—either through tears, rage, or laughter. Days later, I am still inside this song of a story." —Jacqueline Woodson, National Book Award–winning author


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The Library Book Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781476740188
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 16th, 2018

A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK

A WASHINGTON POST TOP 10 BOOK OF THE YEAR * A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER and NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018

“A constant pleasure to read…Everybody who loves books should check out The Library Book.” —The Washington Post
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Inland: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812992861
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Published: Random House - August 13th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The bestselling author of The Tiger’s Wife returns with “a bracingly epic and imaginatively mythic journey across the American West” (Entertainment Weekly).


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The City in the Middle of the Night Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765379962
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Published: Tor Books - February 12th, 2019

*The Verge's Science Fiction and Fantasy Book We're Looking Forward to in 2019
*AV Club's 15 Most Anticipated Books of 2019
*Book Riot's Most Anticipated Books of 2019
*Kirkus' 30 Speculative Fiction Books You Should Read in February 2019
*Bookish's Winter's Must-Read Sci-fi & Fantasy


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Out of Darkness, Shining Light: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982110338
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Published: Scribner - September 10th, 2019

“Engrossing, beautiful, and deeply imaginative, Out of Darkness, Shining Light is a novel that lends voice to those who appeared only as footnotes in history, yet whose final, brave act of loyalty and respect changed the course of it.


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The Future of Another Timeline Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765392107
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Published: Tor Books - September 24th, 2019

A revolution is happening in speculative fiction, and Annalee Newitz is leading the vanguard."--Wil Wheaton


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Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316246620
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Published: Orbit - October 1st, 2013

Ancillary Justice is Ann Leckie's stunning debut -- the only novel to ever win the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke awards -- about a ship's AI who becomes trapped in a human body and her quest for revenge. A must read for fans of Ursula K. Le Guin and James S. A. Corey.


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Hild: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250056092
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Published: Picador - October 28th, 2014

WINNER OF THE WASHINGTON STATE BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION

In seventh-century Britain, a new religion is coming ashore and small kingdoms are merging, frequently and violently. Hild is the king's youngest niece, with a glittering mind and a natural authority.