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Quinnell has been an avid reader her entire life, indulging in many different genres and books for all ages! She loves reading and recommending books that transport you to a different world.
 

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Sea of Tranquility: A novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593321447
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Published: Knopf - April 5th, 2022

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Hamnet Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781984898876
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2021

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One Italian Summer: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982166793
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Published: Atria Books - March 1st, 2022

When Katy unexpectedly loses her mother, she is left feeling lost and heartbroken. The grief begins to affect her and the people around her, getting her into a sticky position with her childhood sweetheart and husband. To make matters worse, she must decide what to do with a pair of tickets that she had bought for her and her mother to visit Italy. She is left to go on this adventure alone.

Landed in Italy, ready to take on this beautiful landscape, she trips and finds herself 30 years in the past--the younger version her mother right in front of her. Over the course of her vacation, she is able to get to know the Carol that she used to be- not the Carol that Katy knew.

I felt every emotion right alongside Katy, which I think is what makes this book so magical. This story makes you want to hug your mom tight.


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Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love Cover Image
By Kim Fay
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593419335
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 8th, 2022

A young food blogger and older tv-personality chef begin to write letters to each other: sharing their recipes, love of food, and life stories. They form an unlikely friendship over years, and confide in each other during hardships and the war.

This book was short, sweet, and heartwarming. Great for those who love historical fiction, recipes, love, & saffron...


Elektra: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250773616
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 3rd, 2022

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The Diamond Eye: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062943514
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Published: William Morrow - March 29th, 2022

 
 
In this stunning historical fiction book, Kate Quinn takes you on the journey of Mila Pavlichenko, known as "Lady Death", the librarian turned sniper who made history in WW2. When Hitler invaded Russia and Ukraine, Mila made the hard decision to leave her job and son to fight in the war. Mila insisted on being a soldier, and was sent to the front lines with a rifle. She soon became one of the most successful snipers, with an estimated 309 kills. After an injury, the military sent her to a tour of the United States. She forged an unexpected friendship with First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and later found herself in deadly duels with an old enemy from her past...and a new one. Based on a true story, this novel of heroism will surely keep you at the edge of your seat.


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Where the Crawdads Sing Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735219106
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 30th, 2021

A beautiful, melancholy, and inspiring story about a girl, Kya, who is abandoned by her family to grow up in the marsh of North Carolina. Against all odds, she learns to live her life alone. Until she isn't, and then she must learn how to live amonst others...and all of the secrets about life in the real world are revealed to her when she is a suspect in a the murder of a man that she was close to.

I absolutely loved this book, the characters, settting, mystery, and thrill. I couldn't put it down, and every time I did I was itching to know more.


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The House in the Cerulean Sea Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250217318
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Published: Tor Books - December 29th, 2020

When Linus, a worker for DICOMY (department in charge of magical youth) gets assigned to a secluded house on an island, he isn't sure how to feel. He must live there for a month to observe the kids with magical abilities, as well as Arthur, the man who oversees them, to make sure he is a good fit to watch over these kids (some of them supposedly deadly).

The House in the Cerulean Sea tells a beautiful story about love, trust, and prejudice. There are no words to describe how this book made me feel. Something I think everyone should read!


The Wife Upstairs: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250245502
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - November 2nd, 2021

The Nature of Witches Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781728229423
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - June 1st, 2021

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Migrations: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250204035
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Published: Flatiron Books - July 6th, 2021

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Circe Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316556323
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 14th, 2020

Madeline Miller has done it again! This story of Circe, the goddess of magic, is one of my favorite greek retellings. Packed with beautiful prose and a story of heroism, you won't be able to forget this one.


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The School for Good Mothers: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982156121
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 4th, 2022

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The Love Hypothesis Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593336823
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Published: Berkley - September 14th, 2021

Malibu Rising: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524798659
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 1st, 2021

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All of Us Villains Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250789259
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Published: Tor Teen - November 9th, 2021

Every generation, when the Blood Moon arrives, seven families must name a champion to compete in a competition to the death. The victor wins control over a wellspring of magic-the most powerful resource in the world. But this year, the champions are given a choice: to rise to victory, or make history by ending tradition and re-writing their stories. Fans of The Hunger Games will love this magical story about family, betrayal, love, and loss.


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Project Hail Mary: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593135204
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 4th, 2021

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The Lost Apothecary Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780778311010
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Published: Park Row - March 2nd, 2021

A Court of Silver Flames (A Court of Thorns and Roses #5) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781681196282
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 16th, 2021

Bone Crier's Moon Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062798787
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 23rd, 2021

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The Dutch House: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780062963680
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 5th, 2021

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Tokyo Ever After: A Novel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250766601
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 18th, 2021

Omg…WOW!!

Going into this, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Mentally, I heard it was much like a crazy rich asians and princess diaries crossover. But it was so much more.

Following Izumi’s journey of finding her place in Tokyo was incredible. It was relatable, despite me not once experiencing finding out i was a princess at 18 years old. I would read this 100x over and feel the same emotions each time.

Read. This. Book.


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These Feathered Flames Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781335147967
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Published: Inkyard Press - April 20th, 2021

In the land of Tourin, twin heirs Izaveta and Asya are separated young when fate decides their life roles. Izaveta must stay in the kingdom to rule, while Asya must learn to be the firebird, an ancient creature that ensures the balance of magic in the world. When an assassin leaves their mother, the queen, dead, both girls must quickly learn the rules of their roles, or doom the kingdom and its inhabitants. For those looking for an intriguing fantasy novel, follow this story of two sisters learning to trust, love, and grow into who they were meant to be.


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Sharks in the Time of Saviors: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250787316
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Published: Picador - March 2nd, 2021

Decided to bring this one with me to Hawaii- what could be better than a book set in Hawaii, while experiencing it?

What I didn’t expect were the vast emotions I would feel while reading this. I loved following this family on their life journey. Growing up with the kids, and reading about realistic experiences (grief, loss, depression, homelessness, memory loss, ect) was emotional but something that I think every book needs to have. I will recommend this novel for ever and ever and ever and ever...


House of Earth and Blood (Crescent City) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781635577020
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 2nd, 2021

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The Starless Sea: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781101971383
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Published: Anchor - August 4th, 2020

Daisy Jones & The Six: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524798642
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Published: Ballantine Books - February 4th, 2020

Fable: A Novel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250254368
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Published: Wednesday Books - September 1st, 2020

King of Scars (King of Scars Duology #1) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250618979
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Published: Square Fish - December 29th, 2020

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House of Salt and Sorrows Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781984831958
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Published: Ember - August 4th, 2020

The plot twists in this book were insane and I will never forget the authors ability to paint such a picture in my head. The antagonists will haunt my nightmares, I’m sure of it.

I definitely recommend this for people who love fantasy with a paranormal/mystery twist.


Nala's World: One Man, His Rescue Cat, and a Bike Ride around the Globe Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538718780
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 29th, 2020

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Red, White & Royal Blue: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250316776
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 14th, 2019

A story of hatred, love, growth, family, and acceptance. What could be better than an entire book about a diverse family in the white house? What could be better about romance between two enemies? The answer is nothing.


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To Kill a Kingdom Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250112705
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Published: Square Fish - March 5th, 2019

A prince that kills sirens and a siren that kills princes end up on the same ship...what could go wrong?


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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501161933
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Published: Washington Square Press - May 29th, 2018

Such a great book. Following the life story of Evelyn Hugo and her extensive list of lovers was fun & exciting. At some times I felt that I was there- interviewing Evelyn Hugo herself. If you like heartwarming books with huge twists- this is the book for you!


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Throne of Glass Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781619630345
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - May 7th, 2013

Former assassin Celeana Sardothien, after years imprisoned in the salt mines, is released by the prince to compete in a tournament to become the royal assassin. If Celeana wins and serves the king, she will earn her freedom after 6 years. What she doesn't know is that the kingdom holds many secrets, and she must set out to unravel them, or doom the kingdom forever.


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The Song of Achilles: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062060624
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Published: Ecco - August 28th, 2012

Heartbreaking from start to finish. Beautifully written. One of those books that you wish you could read for the first time again. I’m still trying to process the ending, admittedly. But love this authors work and will recommend this book forever


The Night Circus Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307744432
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Published: Anchor - July 3rd, 2012

We Were Liars Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780385741279
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Published: Ember - May 29th, 2018

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A Court of Thorns and Roses Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781635575569
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - June 2nd, 2020

Inspired by Beauty and the Beast, A Court of Thorns and Roses takes you through a world full of fae, monsters, and magic. Feyre's survival rest on her hunting abilities. When she kills a wolf to feed her family, a creature arrives to demand payback. Taken to a magical world, away from her family, she must find a way to stop the curse that blankets the magical land. That, or doom them forever.

Read the rest of the series: A Court of Mist and Fury, A Court of Wings and Ruin, and A Court of Frost and Starlight. Coming soon: A Court of Silver Flames on February 16th, open for pre-order.


Shadow and Bone (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250027436
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Published: Square Fish - May 7th, 2013

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Six of Crows Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781250076960
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Published: Square Fish - February 6th, 2018

The Infinity Courts Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534456495
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

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$12.99
ISBN: 9780062457806
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Published: Quill Tree Books - December 18th, 2018

Wow. Not sure where to even start.

This gave me an entire new perspective on life and spending each day to the fullest. I didn’t cry; I’m not much of a crier when it comes to books unfortunately, but these characters and story will stick with me forever.

Please, read this book.


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The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780385490818
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Published: Anchor - March 16th, 1998

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The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, Book One): Book One (The Maze Runner Series #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780385737951
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Published: Delacorte Press - August 24th, 2010

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Elsewhere: A Novel Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780312367466
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Published: Square Fish - May 15th, 2007

After 15 year old Liz dies, she arrives at a place called Elsewhere. Similar to earth, but much more, Elsewhere is home to sprawling seas, tall mountains, and warm homes. You can't get sick, or older.

In fact, in Elsewhere, you age backwards until you are born again.

In this book about loss and grief, watch Liz deal with the hardships of aging back to her younger self, alongside her grandmother she has never met. Is it possible that a life lived in reverse is better than one lived forward?