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Saturday, March 26, 2011

Friday Reads - Updated!

Love this because it's a reflection of what people are READING, not just what they BOUGHT. My commentary in BLUE.

Top 25 Best Read List (March 18, 2011)

1. SWAMPLANDIA by Karen Russell - we have it and just sold one last night. Asked customer to let us know what she thinks since it's been slow to move here at OMP

2. THE TIGER'S WIFE by Téa Obreht - sold out first weekend, but we have more

3. A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES by Deborah Harkness - we've got one copy left!

4. JANE EYRE by Charlotte Bronte - Of course we have. :)

5. ROOM by Emma Donoghue - we have, but NO ONE buys (even thought it's a great book)

6. HUNGER GAMES by Suzanne Collins - we have all three in the series

7. JUST KIDS by Patti Smith - we have and sell a lot! (fantastic book!)
THE WEIRD SISTERS by Eleanor Brown -  we have and sell a lot! (a store favorite)
WAR AND PEACE by Leo Tolstoy - have
WATER FOR ELEPHANTS by Sara Gruen - have; movie coming out soon

11. CUTTING FOR STONE by Abraham Verghese - we have and it's our book discussion pick for April 5
SING YOU HOME by Jodi Picoult - have
THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE by Stieg Larsson - of course, one of my favorites

14. WISE MAN'S FEAR by Patrick Rothfuss - have
THE NAME OF THE WIND by Patrick Rothfuss- have

16. ACROSS THE UNIVERSE by Beth Revis- have and highly recommended by one of our YA customers and staff
MAJOR PETTIGREW'S LAST STAND by Helen Simonson - have and she'll be at OMP on Thurs, May 5th

18. LOVING by Henry Green - do not have -- must look into this one
THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS by Rebecca Skloot - have, in paperback now
WOLF HALL by Hilary Mantel - have, Terry is reading now

21. UNBROKEN by Laura Hillenbrand - just sold out last night, more on order!
WITHER by Lauren DeStefano - have and highly recommended by staff

23. A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD by Jennifer Egan -have, now out in paperback
GREAT HOUSE by Nicole Krauss - have
INCARCERON by Catherine Fisher - have, highly recommended by YA customer (male).  Second in series, Sapphique, is also on the shelf

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