Mary

Mary likes fiction. Mary will never have time in her life to read all the fiction she would like to read.

Weather (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345806901
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Published: Vintage - January 19th, 2021

Quality vs quantity in a book that ponders a multitude of topics in a precise manner. Offill is a writer we are fortunate to experience. 200 pages, 6 short chapters = ideal for one weekend read. 


Monogamy: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062969651
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Published: Harper - September 8th, 2020

Graham and Annie are that fun couple everyone enjoys that host dinner parties in their charming home. He is the owner of a bookstore in Cambridge and she is a photographer. Watch Annie find her way back after loss. 


All Adults Here: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594634697
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 4th, 2020

Fellow bookseller Straub, of Books Are Magic, works her own magic writing a pitch-perfect family novel. Her characters are engaging in all their ways and interactions. 


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ISBN: 9781984898920
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Published: Vintage - September 1st, 2020

Reading this made me want to grab a camera and a journal and go on a journey. Patti Smith pays attention to the little and big things. 


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Anxious People: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501160837
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Published: Atria Books - September 8th, 2020

I had Stockholm Syndrome upon reading this book. Being held hostage with these characters was the perfect escape. Laugh, cry, laugh, cry...


Dear Edward: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984854803
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - February 2nd, 2021

This book is about humanity - how we live, how we die, and most importantly when we suffer, how we survive. 


Pretty Things: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525479123
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Published: Random House - April 21st, 2020

This well-written suspense novel uses multiple narrators to keep the story of deceit in the Lake Tahoe setting moving at a page-turning quick pace. Just the distraction I needed!


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Less (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize): A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316316132
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 22nd, 2018

I quoted this book nonstop!  It made me laugh and was so well-written.  I wanted more!


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ISBN: 9780735215092
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 5th, 2019

In the '60's four young siblings visit a psychic who tells each of them the day they will die.  Would you live your life differently if you knew the date of your death?  Would you want to know?  Free will or fate?  These and other questions are surrounded by beautiful writing that keeps you turning the pages to find the answers.


The Great Believers: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735223530
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Published: Penguin Books - June 4th, 2019

This book might break your heart as it beautifully tells a story of AIDS in the 1980's in Chicago but it will also make you reflective on close relationships and what it means to be a family.  Throw in art and Paris to balance it all out.


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Watch Me Disappear: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780812989489
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Published: Random House - May 8th, 2018

The fog in this San Francisco area based story draws a perfect parallel to the question of how well we know the other members of our family.  Brown draws you in as you slowly discover the truth regarding the disappearance of the wife/mom in her creative fictional tale.


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Arcadia: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316434706
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Published: Hachette Books - July 13th, 2016

Bit is born to idealist parents as they become founding members of a commune in the 70's. His observations throughout his life are gorgeous.

--Mary


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ISBN: 9780743264464
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Published: Scribner - June 13th, 2006

A must read for lovers of music, road trips, or just anyone who has obsessed over relationships! I should have read this ten years ago!


Unsheltered: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062684738
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 15th, 2019

Alternating in time 150 years apart, the main characters inhabit a once utopian village in New Jersey. Kingsolver employs her usual stellar science expertise in this tale of academia and friendship.


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ISBN: 9780802148537
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Published: Grove Press - March 3rd, 2020

Casey has had a few setbacks including the devastating recent loss of her mother. Her writing life, while living in a tiny rental in Cambridge MA, while also supporting herself as a waitress, is compromised, but you will cheer her on! 


Feast Your Eyes: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501197857
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Published: Scribner - February 18th, 2020

Goldberg masterfully uses words to provide snapshots of a photographer's life in this compelling novel. 


The Family Upstairs: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501190117
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Published: Atria Books - June 2nd, 2020

The settings of this story - taking place in Nice and London - will provide as much escape as the many surprises within the fast-paced plot. 


Did You Ever Have a Family Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476798189
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - May 17th, 2016

This is such a profound novel written in alternating various voices which are connected via a shared event.  So moving and redemptive.


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ISBN: 9781501107849
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Published: Scribner - June 14th, 2016

How refreshing!  This memoir is creative, honest, and beautifully written.  Read one letter and savor.  And, admire Parker's talent.  Then, repeat!


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