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The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: A Novel (original 2014; edition 2014)
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin (2014)
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(3zsFunny, tender, and moving, The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry reminds us all exactly why we read and why we love.(3ys* A. J. Fikry?s life is not at all what he expected it to be. He lives alone, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. But when a mysterious package appears at the bookstore, its unexpected arrival gives Fikry the chance to make his life over--and see everything anew. (3zsThis novel has humor, romance, a touch of suspense, but most of all love--love of books and bookish people and, really, all of humanity in its imperfect glory.(3y s?Eowyn Ivey, author of The Snow Child (3zsMarvelously optimistic about the future of books and bookstores and the people who love both.(3y s?The Washington Post (3zsYou won?t want it to end.(3y s?Family Circle (3zsA natural for book groups.(3y s?Richmond Times-Dispatch (3zsA reader?s paradise of the first order.(3y s?The Buffalo News (3zsA fun, page-turning delight.(3y s?Minneapolis Star Tribune (3zsCaptures the joy of connecting people and books . . . Irresistible.(3y s?Booklist (3zsA wonderful, moving, endearing story of redemption and transformation that will sing in your heart for a very, very long time.(3y s?Garth Stein, author of The Art of Racing in the Rain (3zsReaders who delighted in The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, and Letters from Skye will be equally captivated by this novel.(3y s?*Library Journal, starred revie
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