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Last Wednesday of the Month Book Group: My Favorite Thing Is Monsters

My Favorite Thing Is Monsters Cover Image
By Emil Ferris, Emil Ferris (Artist)
$39.99
ISBN: 9781606999592
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Published: Fantagraphics Books - February 14th, 2017

Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late '60s Chicago, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the fictional graphic diary of 10-year-old Karen Reyes, filled with B-movie horror and pulp monster magazines iconography. Karen Reyes tries to solve the murder of her enigmatic upstairs neighbor, Anka Silverberg, a holocaust survivor, while the interconnected stories of those around her unfold.


Last Wednesday of the Month Book Group: Lost in Shangri-La

Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061988356
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 24th, 2012

A New York Times bestseller, the extraordinary World War II mission to rescue survivors of a U.S.


Last Wednesday of the Month Book Group: Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316013697
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2009

Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.


Last Wednesday of the Month Book Group: Fatelessness

Fatelessness (Vintage International) Cover Image
By Imre Kertesz, Tim Wilkinson (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781400078639
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Published: Vintage - December 7th, 2004

At the age of 14 Georg Koves is plucked from his home in a Jewish section of Budapest and without any particular malice, placed on a train to Auschwitz. He does not understand the reason for his fate. He doesn't particularly think of himself as Jewish.


Last Wednesday of the Month Book Group: Beneath a Scarlet Sky

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$14.95
ISBN: 9781503943377
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Published: Lake Union Publishing - May 1st, 2017

An Amazon Charts Most Read and Most Sold book.

Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, USA Today bestseller Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man's incredible courage and resilience during one of history's darkest hours.


Last Wednesday of the Month Book Group: Homegoing

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$16.00
ISBN: 9781101971062
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Published: Vintage - May 2nd, 2017

Winner of the PEN/ Hemingway Award
Winner of the NBCC's John Leonard Award
Shortlisted for the British Book Award - Debut of the Year
A New York Times Notable Book
A Washington Post Notable Book


Last Wednesday of the Month Book Group: The Radium Girls

The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781492649359
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Published: Sourcebooks - April 18th, 2017

A New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller
Emma Watson's Our Shared Shelf Bookclub Selection - May/June 2018

"the glowing ghosts of the radium girls haunt us still."--NPR Books

The incredible true story of the women who fought America's Undark danger


Last Wednesday of the Month Book Group: Keep the Aspidistra Flying

Keep the Aspidistra Flying (Harvest Book) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780156468992
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Published: Mariner Books - March 19th, 1969

Gordon Comstock is a poor young man who works in a grubby London bookstore and spends his evenings shivering in a rented room, trying to write. He is determined to stay free of the "money world" of lucrative jobs, family responsibilities, and the kind of security symbolized by the homely aspidistra plant that sits in every middle-class British window.


Last Wednesday of the Month Book Group: Grandma Gatewood's Walk

Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781613734995
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Published: Chicago Review Press - April 1st, 2016

Emma Gatewood told her family she was going on a walk and left her small Ohio hometown with a change of clothes and less than two hundred dollars. The next anybody heard from her, this genteel, farm-reared, sixty-seven-year-old great-grandmother had walked 800 miles along the 2,050-mile Appalachian Trail.


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