Lacey's Picks

Lacey's avatar Lacey can be found in various sections within the store, providing some tender loving care to books by alphabetizing and rearranging. If you can’t find her sitting on the floor surrounded by piles of books, she’s probably off dreaming up road trips across the states, planning backpacking trips through Europe or an epic adventure to New Zealand. Her favorite words are paradigm, aesthetic and coffee.
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The Luminaries Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780316074292
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Published: Back Bay Books - October 7th, 2014

Lively right from the start, the pages easily fly by. Set in the 1860's, The Luminaries mixes history with stellar and planetary positions to create strange characters and mysterious twists and turns that will keep you awake at night. —Lacey


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A House in the Sky Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781451645613
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Published: Scribner Book Company - June 17th, 2014

This story will haunt you long after you read it. Amanda is incredibly brave and as terrifying as some of her stories may seem, they are powerful and need to be read. —Lacey


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How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are: Love, Style, and Bad Habits Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780385538657
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Published: Doubleday Books - September 2nd, 2014

Just like the women who wrote it, this book is all things cool. Inside are tips for first dates, surviving parties, getting through hangovers, and how to trick friends into thinking it was all so effortless. There's sections on style, a Parisian's favorite books, and a peek into their address book for the best places to go in Paris. This book is mischievous, surprising, and very, very funny. —Lacey


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Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780061581076
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Published: HarperOne - November 10th, 2015

“This is a book about food, but it's really a book about love.” This book is truly about love. We MUST not lose our love or our gratitude for the foods we eat and the people that do everything they can to keep that food from disappearing. If you have no idea what or how important biodiversity is, you will after this book. Sethi turns a seemingly difficult subject to wrap your head around into something you're striving to know more about. —Lacey


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M Train Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781101875100
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 6th, 2015

Composed of experiences and various adventures, this is an incredibly beautiful story of love, loss, and what can be found. In M Train you will discover Smith's wit and undeniable strength as she faces life without her love Fred “Sonic” Smith and how she finds peace through grief. A very personal look into Smith's life, this book is just as special, if not more so, than her first, Just Kids. —Lacey


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Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way Through Great Books Cover Image
By Cara Nicoletti, Marion Bolognesi (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780316242998
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Little Brown and Company - August 18th, 2015

You will be hungry the entire time you read this. I promise. Nicoletti is a baking genius and will have you rushing to the kitchen to create the recipes that inspired her throughout her life. —Lacey


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Last Night at the Viper Room: River Phoenix and the Hollywood He Left Behind Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062273154
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Published: It Books - October 22nd, 2013

Equally personal and professional, Last Night at the Viper Room no only talks about River's journey but the journeys of other well-known actors that in one way or another crossed paths with River along the way. In this well-written biography, Gavin Edwards writes about River's dreams, accomplishments, what he was passionate about and the impact he had on Hollywood. –Lacey


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Mere Christianity Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060652920
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Published: HarperOne - February 6th, 2001

C.S. Lewis covers the core of Christianity and some misconceptions people commonly have regarding Christianity with the unique perspective of someone who practiced atheism before becoming a Christian. This is a great book. If you want a book on Christianity, this is the one! –Lacey


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The Beautiful and Damned Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780307476357
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Published: Vintage Books USA - August 10th, 2010

Tragic and beautiful all at the same time. F. Scott Fitzgerald is brilliant, using his own marriage as inspiration for the story of Anthony and Gloria Patch gives these fictional characters depth. Dive into New York City in the 1920s and witness this couple's life slowly disintegrate. –Lacey


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The Flower Recipe Book Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781579655303
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Published: Artisan Publishers - April 2nd, 2013

Elegant, beautiful, and inspiring. It's perfect!―Lacey


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Typography Sketchbooks Cover Image
By Steven Heller (Editor), Talarico Lita (Editor)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781616890421
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - December 28th, 2011

Brain candy for all artists and designers. Just open it up and see what's inside! It's great. –Lacey


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Things Come Apart: A Teardown Manual for Modern Living Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780500516768
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Published: Thames & Hudson - May 31st, 2013

Take a look, it's really cool. You'll never look at your possessions the same way again! –Lacey


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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) Cover Image
By J. K. Rowling, Kazu Kibuishi (Illustrator), Mary GrandPre (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545582889
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 27th, 2013

This is where it begins. The story of Harry, Ron, and Hermione will stay with me forever. When I'm 80 years old and sitting in my rocking chair, I'll be reading Harry Potter. And my family will say to me, “After all this time?” And I will say, “Always.” This quote describes perfectly how I feel about this series. It is a series I will always hold close to my heart and will definitely be reading again in the years to come. –Lacey