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Powell’s Books will buy your used (loved) books!

Do you have some gently loved books that you would like to rehome? Need to make room for new releases and add to your ever-growing TBR? Head over to Powell’s Books to learn more about their used book buying program. They allow you to enter the ISBN for each book, see a quote instantly and…

Book Review: Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett

“No one’s capacity was infinite.” Imagine Me Gone follows a family through the trenchs of mental illness. “Against the monster, I’ve always wanted meaning. Not for its own sake, because in the usual course of things, who needs the self-consciousness of it? Let meaning be immanent, noted in passing, if at all. But that won’t…

Book Review: Zero K by Don DeLillo

“Do we see ourselves living outside time, outside history?” Cerebral, pensive and deeply philosophical Zero K examines our struggle with time and mortality. We meet three characters- Ross, the father, Artis the second wife and Jeffery, the son. Ross and Artis have joined the Convergence-  a group of people attempted to break the chains of…

Book Review: Maestra by L.S. Hilton

“Desire and lack, I told myself, and the space between them, was what I had to negotiate. I sometimes saw my life as a web of tightropes to be walked, stretched between what I could give, or make believe I gave, and what I would possess.” Maestra follows Judith Rashleigh as she grows from an…

Book Review: The One-in-a-Million Boy by Monica Wood

“They take up room. So much room. I was married to Howard for twenty-eight years and yet he made only a piddling dent in my memory. A little nick. But certain others, they move in and make themselves at home and start flapping their arms in the story you make of your life. They have…

Book Review: Glory Over Everything by Kathleen Grissom

“I know it doesn’t seem right, but I guess his fear of getting caught was bigger than anything else. I suppose I did the same thing last night. My fear just took over.”He sniffed loudly before he turned to me. “And what was you so afraid of?”he asked. Kathleen Grissom, author of The Kitchen House, returns…