Category Archives: Acquisitions

PAT CONROY MONTH!!! Made Me Do it the First Time, But After That I Did it on my Own: Some Acquisitions (by Bethany)

I am officially regretting how zealously I attacked my first PAT CONROY MONTH! back in 2012. I read four of Conroy’s ten books that year. Then I read two more last year and The Death of Santini when it came … Continue reading

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An Acquisition

A couple of weeks ago, I woke up one morning and all I saw anywhere I looked was Matthew Thomas’ new novel We Are Not Ourselves. One week there was a full page spread in the New York Times Book … Continue reading

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Quick!! What do all of these books have in common?

What they have in common is essentially nothing, except that they are all sitting next to me on my couch.  And why do you get to see a picture of them?  Because it’s almost 10pm on Saturday night and we … Continue reading

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Recent Acquisitions (by Bethany)

I know – you probably haven’t spent all weekend worrying about my no-book-buying challenge. But as you may remember, I have made a commitment to mostly stop buying books – and to make exceptions for good reasons, which you can … Continue reading

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