"Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one" – Augustine Birrell


Escapist Fiction

Artemis by Andy Weir

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Vacation Reads

“Read, read, read. Read everything — trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out of the window.”
― William Faulkner

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Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin


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Dear Reader

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Class Mom by Laurie Gelman

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The Breakdown by B.A. Paris

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Summer Reading


Nothing really says ‘summer’ to me like complicated narrative nonfiction about a child who was molested and murdered thirty years ago and the lawyer who grapples with her own painful past while trying to save him from a problematic death penalty sentence, am I right?  No?  Oh, yeah.


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Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy


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The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee


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