Mary

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

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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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The Immortalists Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735213180
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 9th, 2018

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 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735223523
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Published: Viking - June 19th, 2018

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: Spiegel & Grau - 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.


The People We Hate at the Wedding: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250095220
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 5th, 2018

Of course I was drawn to this book by the title.  Ultimately though, it brings a funny family story back around to those people the family loves at the wedding.


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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


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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The Bookseller: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062333018
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - March 22nd, 2016

It's about books, of course, but more importantly it's about relationships and Denver in the 1960's. Ultimately, it's about love.

--Mary


Dear Mr. You Cover Image
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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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Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780743264464
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Published: Scribner Book Company - 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!


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