Carrie's Book List

Here are some of the books that Carrie is thinking about right now.

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A Ghost in the Throat Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781771964111
Published: Biblioasis - June 1st, 2021

It is only right to read  A Ghost in the Throat  in the precious stolen moments of your own chaotic life. This book is a continued echo of silenced sighs of women, passed into words for each following generation to scour.


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One Last Stop Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250244499
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 1st, 2021

Sexy and thoughtful. This queer romance also has a time portal and a healthy dose of history. McQuiston does it again.


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We Begin at the End Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250759665
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - March 2nd, 2021

Some books defy genre, this one holds them all in a tightly packed, and slightly shattered, snow globe. It is a mystery, a literary masterpiece, a coming of age for every age, and a raw edged western all grown up. Ride into the sunset readers . . . ride on.


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Heaven Cover Image
By Mieko Kawakami, Sam Bett (Translator), David Boyd (Translator)
$23.00
ISBN: 9781609456214
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Published: Europa Editions - May 25th, 2021

A contemplation of cruelty and crisis. A tiny novel with a powerful gut punch. 


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Daughters of Sparta: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593184370
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Published: Dutton - June 22nd, 2021

A well done retelling of the sisters of Sparta, Helen and Klytemnestra.  Well researched and solid writing. Perfect for reading after a Madeline Miller kick.


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The Woman in the Purple Skirt: A Novel Cover Image
By Natsuko Imamura, Lucy North (Translated by)
$23.00
ISBN: 9780143136026
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Published: Penguin Books - June 8th, 2021

Uncomfortable and perfect. The Woman in the Purple Skirt is unapologetically filled with all of the wrong choices, made for all of the wrong reasons. The reader is expertly turned into a voyeur, a stalker, and we are forced to question why we are still watching.


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The Phone Booth at the Edge of the World: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781419754302
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Published: The Overlook Press - March 9th, 2021

A gentle and beautiful exploration of grief and love. Be sure to look into the real life inspiration for this novel!


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$25.95
ISBN: 9780393531824
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 15th, 2021

You will care about the environmental, economic, and social justice issues of these stories as if they are in your own backyard . . . because they are.


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Never Saw Me Coming Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780778311553
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Published: Park Row - September 7th, 2021

An on campus study actively brings in students diagnosed with varying degrees of psychopathy. What goes wrong is as fascinating as what doesn’t. A unique and crafty thriller.


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The Very Nice Box Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780358540113
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Published: Mariner Books - July 6th, 2021

Half Romance, half Thriller, and the best of both. A carefully plotted, fully human story of grief, recovery, and looking life directly in the eye. Quirky in all the right ways. The Very Nice Box is the sort of book you can’t stop reaching for.