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Our bookseller Kathy has spent 20 years with us at The Book Stall! Apart from reading the latest fiction, Kathy loves traveling, playing bridge, exercising, and gardening. Kathy is a lifelong reader one of the book clubs she participated in started over 45 years ago!

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The Book of Lost Friends: A Novel By Lisa Wingate Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984819901
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Ballantine Books - June 29th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the bestselling author of Before We Were Yours comes a dramatic historical novel of three young women searching for family amid the destruction of the post–Civil War South, and of a modern-day teacher who learns of their story and its vital connection to her students’ lives.


How Much of These Hills Is Gold: A Novel By C Pam Zhang Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525537212
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 6th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES  NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR

ONE OF NPR'S BEST BOOKS OF 2020 

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZE

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE


April in Spain By John Banville Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781335471406
Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 Days
Published: Hanover Square Press - October 5th, 2021

*NATIONAL BESTSELLER*

Booker Prize winner John Banville returns with a dark and evocative new mystery set on the Spanish coast


Don't disturb the dead...


Harlem Shuffle: A Novel By Colson Whitehead Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385545136
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Published: Doubleday - September 14th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys, this gloriously entertaining novel is  “fast-paced, keen-eyed and very funny ... about race, power and the history of Harlem all disguised as a thrill-ride crime novel" (San Francisco Chronicle).


Hamnet By Maggie O'Farrell Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781984898876
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2021

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Of all the stories that argue and speculate about Shakespeare’s life ... here is a novel ... so gorgeously written that it transports you." —The Boston Globe


The Boy in the Field: A Novel By Margot Livesey Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062946409
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Published: Harper Perennial - July 27th, 2021

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year | An O Magazine Best Book of the Year


Parakeet: A Novel By Marie-Helene Bertino Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250798510
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Picador - June 1st, 2021

A Best Book of 2020 at Lit Hub, Electric Literature, and Refinery29
A Best Book of Summer at Vulture, Refinery29, Yahoo! Life, Alma, Subway Book Review, and Lit Hub
A Best Book of the Month at Entertainment Weekly, Hello Giggles, and PopSugar