Lonesome Dove

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Wed, 05/23/2018 - 1:33pm
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Lonesome Dove: A Novel By Larry McMurtry Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781439195260
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 15th, 2010

In this epic there's room under the sky for characters taciturn and loyal, loving and illogical, searching, settling, surviving. If you read only one Western, this should be it. [Raissa]


Virgin

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:16am
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Virgin: Poems By Analicia Sotelo Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571315007
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Published: Milkweed Editions - February 20th, 2018

I tore through this book of poems. Deep and heartfelt, Sotelo's work resonates with me as a woman but also speak to the larger human experience. [Karen]


The Break

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:46pm
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The Break By Katherena Vermette Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781487001117
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Published: House of Anansi Press - March 6th, 2018

It's winter in Winnipeg and this book literally comes with a trigger warning for violence. It's a gritty novel, and there are no easy solutions for these Indigenous women. If you like intergenerational stories that explore resiliency and love, are emotionally demanding, and told with great depth, try The Break. The story will stick with you, as it has with me. [Tanya]


Emergency Contact

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Wed, 04/04/2018 - 7:29pm
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Emergency Contact By Mary H. K. Choi Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534408968
Availability: Special Order
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 27th, 2018

The payoff is sooooo satisfying. Strong focus on character development and I'm honestly still thinking about Penny and Sam all the time. Choi wanted to write a YA book about a blossoming friendship where "high-key nothing happens"—much of the book unfolds through texting (which is written exceptionally well, not forced LiKe 0Mgz at all)—and I'm maybe obsessed. Introverts and millennials will especially enjoy this contemporary, dual perspective novel, which also touches on anxiety, awkwardness, and class. It's a lighthearted but not fluffy read. I loved this. [Tanya]


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