Jamie's Favorites of 2021

The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316592550
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 26th, 2021

This tale is about defying expectations- in all the very best and most surprising ways. Have whatever expectations you may, but once reading you will be drawn into this cozy, bloody, icy, furry tale of humanity and and leave fulfilled and quite possibly happier. It's about love in all its forms. Unexpected and charming, brutal and soul-searching, these characters will not leave your thoughts for some time.


The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu Cover Image
By Tom Lin
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316542159
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 1st, 2021

A raucous romp through a nearly lawless post-Civil War American West. Ming Tsu’s story is captivating and impossible to put down; the cast of characters are just too odd to forget or dismiss. A blood-crusted gem of a tale.


Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982168438
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Published: Scribner - September 28th, 2021

This hits all the spots- five stories set in past, present and future with a common theme of yet another story. The five characters are different enough that there's something for everyone, but the overall story itself is so masterfully woven it's a delight to watch unfold. Loved it!


The Lincoln Highway: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780735222359
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Published: Viking - October 5th, 2021

Another spellbinding tale from a master storyteller... a jam-packed ten days journeying halfway across the country and back and forth in time. The characters have great depth and the historical details are a delight. Enjoy!


The Sweetness of Water (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316362481
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 15th, 2021

Georgia in the days immediately following the Emancipation Proclamation, Harris’ characters display the best and the worst responses to the new order. Brutal yet hopeful, this one’s a slow burn until you realize you’re so caught up in the story you can’t possibly stop reading.


All the Lonely People Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538720165
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - July 13th, 2021

This is one of those books that will make you cry, laugh, cry and wonder at the beauty of human relationships. Hubert, a Jamaican immigrant who lives outside London makes up the world around him because he's lonely, and in the process gets himself into a pickle. Fun twists and turns with a heartwarming, affirming story.


The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982115852
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 9th, 2021

A fascinating look into how science labs work, the politics of research and funding and of course, the relevance of MRNA to vaccines, which is very relevant to COVID-19. Also a great profile of women in science.


Olympus, Texas: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385545211
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Published: Doubleday - May 4th, 2021

Personalities and problems as big as the state of Texas, one family fights and drinks and blames their way through one particularly eventful week. It’s impossible to not want to read on, to see what the wreckage looks like and whether there are survivors. All in the name of love...


The Natural Navigation books are amazing- you'll learn to understand and read your surroundings so much better. I can drive down the road and understand what the sky is telling me - a change in the next few hours? Good weather ahead? To put a name to those familiar cloud forms is a lot of fun! Annoy your family and friends with your cloud knowledge today!


The Moon, the Stars, and Madame Burova: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063075436
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 21st, 2021

A charming, uplifting story with bittersweet and interesting characters. Just a gem to relax and enjoy!