Katie's Book Recommendations

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House of Leaves: The Remastered Full-Color Edition Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780375703768
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 7-10 Days due to Covid-19 shipping delays.
Published: Pantheon - March 7th, 2000

Reading this as a teenager forever changed the types of books, movies, and art I fell in love it. For over ten years I've kept this on my shelf and return to it over and over, always discovering something new.


Men Without Women: Stories (Vintage International) Cover Image
By Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel (Translated by), Ted Goossen (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101974520
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 7-10 Days due to Covid-19 shipping delays.
Published: Vintage - May 1st, 2018

If you love Murakami this collection of stories will deliver with talking cats, jazz music, and the Beatles. These seven stories follow various lonely men and their stories.


Monsoon Mansion: A Memoir Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781542046138
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Little a - May 1st, 2018

A memoir needs to be really special to blow me away and this memoir is beyond anything I have ever read! Barnes fairy tale life in the Phillipines quickly turns into a nightmare after a monsoon destroys her home. A dark coming-of-age memoir of survival and growing up with trauma.


Heart Berries: A Memoir Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781619023345
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 7-10 Days due to Covid-19 shipping delays.
Published: Counterpoint LLC - February 6th, 2018

A heartbreakingly stunning memoir. Mailhots's brutal honesty and transparency about her mental health and time spent in and out of a hospital. Mailhot takes her painful memories and opens herself up to the reader.


Everyone Knows You Go Home Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781542046374
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Little a - March 13th, 2018

A stunning and timely novel about love, death, and various stories of immigration both physical and spiritual. We follow Isabel and Martin, a newlywed couple visited by Omar, Martin's dead father on the day of their wedding.


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You Should Have Left: A Novel Cover Image
By Daniel Kehlmann, Ross Benjamin (Translated by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780525432913
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - June 12th, 2018

An excellent creepy little novella with echoes of The Shining. A screen writer, his wife and daughter rent a house in the secluded mountains of Germany, but the house and town are not what they seem.


Census Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062676139
Availability: Not On Our Shelves. Usually arrives in 7-10 Days due to Covid-19 shipping delays.
Published: Ecco - March 6th, 2018

Imagine if The Road by Cormac McCarthy were pre-apocalyptic. A father a son and a journey. Census is a beautiful tale about a fathers unconditional love for his son and his fears of letting him go.