Libby Loves


Libby likes to read mainly novels, and loves to get sucked into a good story. Libby's favorite books are classic novels, include strong female leads, sci-fi/fantasy, and historical fiction. Right now, she's enjoying engaging in learning from non-fiction books as well! 

 

 

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Such a Fun Age By Kiley Reid Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525541912
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 20th, 2021

This book is witty and fun, but with not-so-subtle comments on race and racism too. A fun read! Can't wait for her next novel.


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The Nickel Boys: A Novel By Colson Whitehead Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345804341
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Published: Anchor - June 30th, 2020

The author's second Pulitzer, and for good reason! He tells an unknown, heartbreaking story in such a beautiful way. A great read!


The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person By Frederick Joseph Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536217018
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Published: Candlewick - December 1st, 2020

A very approachable and "friendly" book about the important work of anti-racism, with very tangible suggestions on how to do it!


The Night Watchman: A Novel By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780062671196
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 23rd, 2021

So, so deserving of the Pulitzer. Erdich tells a story of her grandfather and his fight to save his tribe, plus weaves in other characters effortlessly.


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Know My Name: A Memoir By Chanel Miller Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735223721
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Published: Penguin Books - August 18th, 2020

Miller's re-telling of such a traumatic and high-profile event is brave and powerful.


The Vanishing Half: A Novel By Brit Bennett Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525536963
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 1st, 2022

My favorite book of 2020! Amazing character development and storytelling, with commentary on race, family, and love. SO good!


How We Show Up: Reclaiming Family, Friendship, and Community By Mia Birdsong Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580058070
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Published: Hachette Go - June 2nd, 2020

Birdsong offers a lot of tangible ways that we can all show up for ourselves and others, and poses many thought-provoking questions to push us all to be better.


Funny, You Don't Look Autistic: A Comedian's Guide to Life on the Spectrum By Michael McCreary Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9781773212579
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Published: Annick Press - March 12th, 2019

A funny but important memoir from the autistic community that educates with humor.


Dune By Frank Herbert Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780441013593
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Published: Ace - August 2nd, 2005

If you love sci-fi, you have to read this one! Herbert is a master of world-building and character development. I couldn't put it down!


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A Place for Us: A Novel By Fatima Farheen Mirza Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524763565
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Published: SJP for Hogarth - March 5th, 2019

A beautiful story of family, tradition, expectations, and how those bonds of family stay strong.


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Mrs. Everything: A Novel By Jennifer Weiner Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501133497
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Published: Washington Square Press - April 7th, 2020

A story that follows two sisters navigating their lives as they dramatically change from their plans, and how they grow together and apart.


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A Long Petal of the Sea: A Novel By Isabel Allende, Nick Caistor (Translated by), Amanda Hopkinson (Translated by) Cover Image
By Isabel Allende, Nick Caistor (Translated by), Amanda Hopkinson (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781984820150
Published: Ballantine Books - January 21st, 2020

Historical fiction of a story I hadn't heard about before - Spaniards fleeing to Chile. I got interested in the characters and their journey in such a beautiful way.


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This Is Your Mind on Plants By Michael Pollan Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593296905
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Published: Penguin Press - July 6th, 2021

An in depth look at 3 plant substances and how they affect human consciousness. Fascinating and a fun read!