Erica's New and Necessary Novels

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The Overstory Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393635522
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 3rd, 2018

A marvel. The lives of a scientist, a forest ranger, and an activist branch out, intersect, bud. You'll never see trees the same way again. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize.


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Little: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525534327
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 23rd, 2018

I turned the pages so fast I was able to heat my house with the energy I made. Set in revolutionary France, Marie (small in body; fierce in every other way) is really good a making wax heads. By hook and crook she makes her way to Versailles and things take a melty turn. 


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Melmoth: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062856395
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Published: Custom House - October 16th, 2018

So gothic, so fun. A translator in today's Prague; a man caring for his brother in Manila; a child in Nazi-riddled Czechoslovakia; a refugee from the Congo: all of them haunted by the witchy Melmoth the Witness. The sensibility of Jonathan Strange with the page-turningness of All the Light You Cannot See. Delish.


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Transcription: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316176637
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 25th, 2018

A veddy dry, veddy British take on the WWII thriller. A young woman's drawn into the spy life, unwittingly. Or is she? The great Kate's done it again.

 


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Riddance: Or: The Sybil Joines Vocational School for Ghost Speakers & Hearing-Mouth Children Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781936787999
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Published: Black Balloon Publishing - October 16th, 2018

As you read it, you'll find that your hair is blown back along your scalp, as if in a strong wind, simply due to her linguistic gymnastics. Black Balloon Press only publishes a couple of books a year: this was a good choice. The story of a school for children with Tourette's, this novel is one of a kind.