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Amy Palmer - Bookseller in Manchester

After pestering her mother to read her The Tale of Peter Rabbit for the hundredth time at the age of four, Amy was urged to, "Go read it yourself." She did, and hasn't stopped reading since. She mostly reads fiction, biography and memoir and enjoys depravity and murder. She looks for strong characters (fictional or non,) a powerful voice and something to stun her or shift her perspective.

You Should Have Left by Daniel Kehlmann - Book Review

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By Daniel Kehlmann, Ross Benjamin (Translator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781101871928
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Published: Pantheon Books - June 13th, 2017

A writer rents a house with his wife and small daughter in the mountains of Germany to work on a screenplay, but surreal forces outside of his control undermine his confidence and perceptions, even seeming to challenge the laws of physics in this mind-bending novel. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer


Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy by Anne Lamott - Book Review

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$20.00
ISBN: 9780735213586
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 4th, 2017

Lamott continues her musings on faith and the vulnerability of being human, while exploring the topic of mercy in her latest collection of essays, sharing her belief that despite all, we are capable of patience and great kindness. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer


Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy - Book Review

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$27.00
ISBN: 9780735216525
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 6th, 2017

Two families take a cruise to Central America, but when they disembark for an excursion ashore, a series of mishaps and impulsive decisions bring disaster, and children go missing in this fast-paced thrilling novel. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer


The Rules Do Not Apply: A Memoir by Ariel Levy - Book Review

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$27.00
ISBN: 9780812996937
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Published: Random House - March 14th, 2017

This riveting memoir by spirited author and New Yorker staff writer Ariel Levy begins with terrible loss. An honest,self-deprecating and emphatic self-examination of what it takes to survive grief, the author learns that life is not lived within circumscription, nor with the belief of "getting it all," but with courage, humility and empathy. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer


The Sleepwalker by Chris Bohjalian - Book Review

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$26.95
ISBN: 9780385538916
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Published: Doubleday Books - January 10th, 2017

When Annalee Ahlberg goes missing, her daughters fear that grievous harm has befallen her, especially because she is a sleepwalker prone to bizarre behavior. An interesting study in family dynamics, this novel will steer you through a maze of red herrings until the reason for her disappearance is revealed in its shocking conclusion. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer


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