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Elayna's Favorite Books of 2019!
"How do we become who we are in the world? We ask the world to teach us."
A young woman leaves Appalachia for life as a classical musician—or so she thinks.
"The Secret Life of Pets meets The Walking Dead" in this big-hearted, boundlessly beautiful romp through the Apocalypse, where a foul-mouthed crow is humanity's only chance to survive Seattle's zombie problem (Karen Joy Fowler, PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author).$24.95ISBN: 9780385537070Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Doubleday - July 16th, 2019
In this Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times bestselling follow-up to The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys unjustly sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.
$24.99ISBN: 9781250224774Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Flatiron Books - October 8th, 2019
Shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award
From White Review Short Story Prize winner Julia Armfield, a brilliant, provocative debut story collection for fans of Carmen Maria Machado and Kelly Link.$28.00ISBN: 9781101907146Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Hogarth - March 26th, 2019
“A dazzling debut, establishing Namwali Serpell as a writer on the world stage.”—Salman Rushdie, The New York Times Book Review
$26.95ISBN: 9780393609455Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - May 7th, 2019
A spine-chilling saga of virulent racism, human folly, and the ultimate triumph of scientific progress.$29.99ISBN: 9780062060877Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harper - March 12th, 2019
A blend of Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs, and Steel and Simon Winchester’s Pacific, a thrilling intellectual detective story that looks deep into the past to uncover who first settled the islands of the remote Pacific, where they came from, how they got there, and how we know.$35.00ISBN: 9780735219847Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Avery - April 2nd, 2019
The ultimate guide for cooking outrageously delicious, vegetable-packed meals every day of the week, from bestselling author of The Love & Lemons Cookbook.