Staff Picks - Angela

 
Angela Mann was raised and educated in England, worked in publishing companies on both sides of the Atlantic, and is now the youth events director for Kepler’s. She reads voraciously and eclectically, usually falling for whatever calls loudest from her bookshelf despite all other obligations, searching for things either funny, offbeat, apocalyptic, provocative, beautiful, or true.

 

My Real Children (Hardcover)

$25.99
ISBN-13: 9780765332653
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Published: Tor Books, 5/2014

The Rosie Project (Paperback)

$15.99
ISBN-13: 9781476729091
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Published: Simon & Schuster, 6/2014
Angela Loves This Book!

$24.95
ISBN-13: 9781616203214
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Published: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 4/2014

Red Rising (Hardcover)

$25.00
ISBN-13: 9780345539786
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Published: Del Rey, 2/2014

$25.00
ISBN-13: 9780316278157
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Published: Orbit, 6/2014
Every morning Melanie waits to be collected for class. She's kept at gunpoint and strapped into a wheelchair. She is a very special girl and this is a sensational thriller with a BRILLIANT ending. Shocking and thrilling, a multifaceted character-driven Zombie novel that actually breaks new ground. Loved it! - Angela

Life After Life (Paperback)

$18.00
ISBN-13: 9780316176491
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Published: Back Bay Books, 9/2013
Ursula is born in 1910 and is fated to die and be reborn time and time again to the same family at the same time. Atkinson takes us over and over, from multiple perspectives, through both world wars. If you've ever looked back and wondered "what if" at the major junctures of your life, this is the book for you. I love this. - Angela

$15.99
ISBN-13: 9780062110848
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Published: Harper Perennial, 12/2013
A mix of historical fiction and magical realism, combining both Jewish mysticism and Arab folklore, in turn of the century New York. The story of the chance meeting of Chava, a golem, and Ahmed, a jinni captured in human form - how they relate to each other and react to the outside world. It's multilayered and beautifully written, about creation and art, love and what it means to be human. - Angela

The Bees (Hardcover)

$25.99
ISBN-13: 9780062331151
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Published: Ecco, 5/2014