Syd's FICTION picks

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The Death of Vivek Oji: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525541608
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 4th, 2020

This is a devasting book. Every word is beautiful. You'll cry for every character. I listened to the audio and then had to buy a physical copy just to hold the words in my hands.


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The Searcher: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735224650
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Published: Viking - October 6th, 2020

The newest Tana French is one of her best! The Searcher follows an American Ex-pat trying to peacefully retire in Ireland. Of course, he is pulled into the mystery of a missing young man and some secretive locals.


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The Four Winds: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250178602
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 2nd, 2021

Another gorgeous novel from Hannah. Set during the dust bowl and the westward migrations of poor families seeking work. It amplifies the toil, the pain, the desperation that people went through and how they fought for a better life.


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Whiskey When We're Dry: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735220454
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Published: Penguin Books - July 2nd, 2019

A gritty western with a girl protagonist! Sharp shooting, lgbt characters, family drama and more!


Empire of Wild: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062975942
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Published: William Morrow - July 28th, 2020

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The Lost Queen: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781501191428
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Published: Atria Books - June 4th, 2019

The Lost Queen tells the story of Merlin's sister! Great story for lovers of Arthurian legend!


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$28.00
ISBN: 9780316420105
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - January 14th, 2020

An original read about awakenings, mysteries, survival, and relationships.


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The Bear Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781942658702
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Published: Bellevue Literary Press - February 11th, 2020

A sparsely told tale of the last person on earth, the bear that saves her, and human memory


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In the Woods: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143113492
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Published: Penguin Books - May 27th, 2008

Tana French is the reason I started to read mysteries/thrillers. Start with In the Woods or The Likeness and go from there! You'll love the Dublin Murder Squad!


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Devolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984826787
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Published: Del Rey - June 16th, 2020

You know a sasquatch massacre is going to happen and this book delivers. Max Brooks knows how to turn a slow burn into a gruesome climax.


Greenwood: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984822000
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Published: Hogarth - February 25th, 2020

What I thought was going to be a sort of dystopian book turned out to be a sprawling historical fiction. I won't soon forget the Greenwood brothers


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The Pull of the Stars: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316499019
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 21st, 2020

A few days in the life of a midwife during the 1918 flu pandemic. Donoghue knows how to pull you in and tug at your heartstrings with the story of an Irish nurse, her patients, and a fiesty volunteer helper.


A Witch in Time Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316493611
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Published: Redhook - August 18th, 2020