Anne

Anne

Anne worked as a bookseller at Queen Anne Book Company and prior to that at Queen Anne Books for almost 20 years, until she retired in 2016. Anne's picks included well-written fiction and biographies, with the occasional light book for reading on a rainy day. 

 


 

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Tuesday Nights in 1980 Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501121043
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Gallery/Scout Press - April 5th, 2016

Manhattan 1980. The lives of an artist, his muse, an art critic and a small Argentinian boy intersect in this gritty yet lyrical novel.

A great read!!


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Euphoria Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802123701
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Published: Grove Press - April 14th, 2015

*Holiday Recommendation 2015*

Inspired by the life of Margaret Mead, this is a riveting and restrained reimagining of a chance encounter between Mead, her first husband, and her future husband in Papua New Guinea.


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Station Eleven Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780804172448
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Published: Vintage - June 2nd, 2015

*Holiday Recommendation 2015*

Brilliant interweaving of characters in this gripping and lyrical novel about a troupe of Shakespearean actors who wander from town to town after civilization has been destroyed by a pandemic flu. Dystopian, yes, but oh so much more!
 


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The Cuckoo's Calling Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316206846
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Published: Mulholland Books - April 30th, 2013

Once again, J. K. Rowling tells a great story. This time a page-turning who-done-it with an enigmatic and endearing Private Investigator. The first in a series. I can’t wait for the next.


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Let the Great World Spin Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812973990
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Published: Random House Trade - December 1st, 2009

Written and filled with the poetry and pain of humanity  this is hands down the best book I’ve read all year!

 


Doc Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812980004
Availability: Special Order
Published: Ballantine Books - March 6th, 2012

*ANNE'S SUMMER READING PICK*

Mary Doria Russell vividly imagines the man behind the legend of Doc Holliday in this well written, well researched and memorable novel.

Wild West legends Doc Holiday, Bar Masterson, and Wyatt Earp are brought to life in this memorable novel. 


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Mary Coin Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780399160707
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Blue Rider Press - March 7th, 2013

A haunting and beautiful imagining of the life of the “Migrant Mother”, whose face and plight were captured in a moment in a photograph taken by Dorethea Lange during the Great Depression.


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The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook: Recipes and Wisdom from an Obsessive Home Cook Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780307595652
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 30th, 2012

I love this cookbook. Easy instructions, beautiful pictures, entertaining stories and no-fail delicious food!!


The World's Strongest Librarian: A Memoir of Tourette's, Faith, Strength, and the Power of Family Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781592407873
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Gotham Books - May 2nd, 2013

*ANNE'S SUMMER READING PICK*

Well written, humorous must-read memoir for anyone who loves and values books.  


The Art Forger Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616203160
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Algonquin Books - May 21st, 2013

*ANNE'S SUMMER READING PICK*

Step into the world of art and art forgery with this literary thriller based on the 1990 theft of 13 masterpieces stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. 


Above All Things Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780399160585
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Amy Einhorn Books - February 12th, 2013

*ANNE'S SUMMER READING PICK*

Adventure, romance, tragedy all in this well-paced re-imagining of Mallory's final Everest expedition. 


The Key to Rebecca Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451163493
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Penguin Books - September 1st, 1981

*ANNE'S SUMMER READING PICK*

Exciting World War II suspense thriller set in Cairo. A real page-turner. 


Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307949332
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Published: Vintage Books - July 10th, 2012

Wide, witty, wonderful, both feet on the ground heartfelt advice from the author of Wild. Both books are not to me missed!


Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781416551775
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Published: Free Press - June 2nd, 2009

Tender, touching, funny and true. A wonderful love story of an owl and his girl.


The Other Typist Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780425268421
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Berkley Publishing Group - April 1st, 2014

Noir, psychological thriller set in the 1920s. Rose, a typist for the New York polic department falls under the spell of Odale, the seductive, enigmatic and somewhat shady other typist. 


The Lifeboat Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780316185912
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Published: Reagan Arthur Books - January 8th, 2013

A mysterious explosion sinks the ship that Grace and her husband are honeymooning on in the summer of 1914. Grace makes it onto a lifeboat that is overfull. She is now on trial for her life. 

A real page-turner!