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Member: N1na

Book tastes

I like literary fiction, historical fiction, and short stories collections. I prefer books written by women, POC, and LGBTQA authors. I enjoy nonfiction books about Renaissance era European monarchy (love those scandalous queens of yore), books about books, the evolution of the English language, travel, and feminism. This year I loved Transcription (Kate Atkinson), Florida (Lauren Groff), Circe (Madeline Miller), The Library Book (Susan Orlean), Home Fire (Kamila Shamsie), and We Were Feminists Once (Andi Zeisler).

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Romance, thriller, horror, YA, books in a series

Other notes

My LT catalog is up to date. When I’m looking for inspiration, I go to books listed on the Women’s Prize for Fiction, @thereadingwomen, and @mariskreizman.

Country

United States


Santa: Select books from Barnes & Noble

Store: Barnes & Noble (https://www.barnesandnoble.com)

Amount to spend: $30.00 USD

saresmoore's picks so far.

ISBN/ASINLinkTitlePrice
9780393354720https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/do-not-say-we-have-nothing-madeline-thien/1124390531?ean=9780393354720#/Do Not Say We Have Nothing15.26
9781328916204https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/sympathy-olivia-sudjic/1124079671?ean=9781328916204Sympathy14.74

Secret Santa

N1na's Secret Santa is saresmoore. Help saresmoore pick the right book.

Comments/suggestions

mmseiple: She might like Disoriental by Négar Djavadi (author is a woman from Iran, LGBTQA themes). (Sat, 01 Dec 2018 18:36:46 -0500)

saresmoore: An alternate if one of the prices changes or tax puts it over the limit: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-light-and-the-dark-mikhail-shishkin/1114504056?ean=9781623658779 (The Light and the Dark, ISBN 9781623658779) (Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:36:37 -0500)

saresmoore: Anita, I think you have excellent taste in books! I picked a couple of stand out favorites of mine and I hope you'll enjoy them, too. Happy holidays and merry reading!

-Sara (Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:40:24 -0500)

Cariola: Putting you on my interesting library list--we share a lot of the same favorites! (Mon, 03 Dec 2018 23:01:53 -0500)

lorannen: Done. (Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:33:37 -0500)

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