Tamara's Picks

Tamara is really good at reading. She reads every day. What a superstar!

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The Idiot: A Novel By Elif Batuman Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143111061
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Published: Penguin Books - February 13th, 2018

Hilarious and weird in all the right ways. Batuman helped me feel compassion for my younger self that made questionable and arguably dumb decisions while trying to look intelligent and cool in front of my crush. This is the only book I've ever re-read and I want to read it over and over again.  -Tamara


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The Lost Dreamer (The Lost Dreamer Duology #1) By Lizz Huerta Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250754851
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 1st, 2022

Lizz Huerta is a genius!!!! I haven't been a big fan of YA books recently, but oh my am I happy I gave it another shot! The Lost Dreamer has gotten me so excited about this genre again and I already want to re-read this book. I absolutely fell in love with the characters and the colorful world Huerta creates for us. Not only ins the writing beautiful and honest, but the plot had me hooked! This book is truly a gift. I can't wait for the sequel!  -Tamara


All My Puny Sorrows By Miriam Toews Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781635574975
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 15th, 2019

Homegoing By Yaa Gyasi Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101971062
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Published: Vintage - May 2nd, 2017

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Parable of the Sower By Octavia E. Butler Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538732182
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 30th, 2019

I pretended to work for two days straight because I could not put this book down! Octavia Butler does not disappoint!  -Tamara


The Death of Vivek Oji: A Novel By Akwaeke Emezi Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525541622
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 25th, 2021

Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland By Patrick Radden Keefe Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780307279286
Availability: Out of stock. Available to order.
Published: Anchor - February 25th, 2020

Communion: The Female Search for Love (Love Song to the Nation #2) By bell hooks Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060938291
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - December 24th, 2002

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood By Trevor Noah Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399588198
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Published: One World - February 12th, 2019

We Do This 'Til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice By Mariame Kaba, Tamara K. Nopper (Editor), Naomi Murakawa (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Mariame Kaba, Tamara K. Nopper (Editor), Naomi Murakawa (Foreword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781642595253
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Published: Haymarket Books - February 23rd, 2021

In the Time of the Butterflies By Julia Alvarez Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781565129764
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 12th, 2010