August Recommendations 2018

Check out all these beautiful books we just got in. You might be wondering what these books all have in common? Well, they are all recent releases. They all have lovely covers. They all have at least 4.5 stars. They are all featured in this months issue of the Indie Next List and they are all on display on our front counter!
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“Beautifully written and deeply moving, Meet Me at the Museum is a superb―and tenderhearted―debut that will interest anyone who's ever questioned how they became the person they are today.”
Shelf Awareness
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“One of the summer’s most exciting literary breakthroughs, Cherry is a profane, raw, and harrowingly timely account of the effects of war and the perils of addiction.” —Entertainment Weekly
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Where Wheeze the Crawdads Sing - “Reminiscent of Barbara Kingsolver, this Southern-set period novel unfurls a whodunit against a typical coming-of-age tale, when a mysterious “Marsh Girl” becomes the primary suspect of a grisly crime.” —Entertainment Weekly
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The Fruit of the Drunken Tree-
"A coming of age story, an immigrant story, a thrilling mystery novel, thoroughly lived and felt—this is an exciting debut novel that showcases a writer already in full command of her powers.  Make room on your shelves for a writer whose impressive debut promises many more."
--JULIA ALVAREZ
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America for Beginners-
“Compelling… a strong contemporary story about cross-cultural alliances, the bonds of family and what it means to ‘learn America.’” (USA Today)