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August - A book from an independent bookstore
It's the month of Independent Bookstore Day! Celebrate by finishing your indie bookstore purchase.
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Cent ans de solitude

Claude Durand, Gabriel García Márquez, Carmen Durand

fiction classics magical realism
reflective slow-paced

460 pages | first published 1967

The Heroides: Or, Epistles of the Heroines, the Amours, Art of Love, Remedy of Love, and Minor Works of Ovid

Ovid

informative medium-paced

576 pages | first published 2013

Love in the Time of Cholera

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

fiction classics literary
reflective slow-paced

348 pages

You Deserve a Drink: Boozy Misadventures and Tales of Debauchery

Mamrie Hart

nonfiction biography memoir
funny lighthearted fast-paced

274 pages | first published 2015

Night School: A Reader for Grownups

Péter Nádas, Jim Tucker, Zsófia Bán

fiction short stories
challenging reflective slow-paced

213 pages | first published 2007

Children of Virtue and Vengeance

Legacy of Orïsha #2

Tomi Adeyemi

fiction fantasy young adult
fast-paced

448 pages | first published 2019

With the Fire on High

Elizabeth Acevedo

fiction contemporary young adult
emotional hopeful inspiring fast-paced

400 pages | first published 2019

The Fifth Season

The Broken Earth #1

N.K. Jemisin

fiction fantasy
challenging dark mysterious medium-paced

512 pages | first published 2015