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Gift Ideas for those who like a thought provoking book.

Any of these books would be a great choice for someone who likes a thought provoking book. These books would also make great choices for book clubs. But who ever really knows the experience of another?”     Klara is an AF (artificial friend) waiting in a store window when she first sees Josie.   This novel explores our relationships with each other, as well as our relationship to our own planet.   I could not help but think that Patricia Lockwood is incredibly talented, and at the same time her talent is so distinctly of her generation.   Claude McKay Love is coming of age in Chicago’s South Shore- just as Obama is rising in politics.  I loved Claude McKay Love- one of my favorite characters in 2021!   Best first line of a novel-  “It was her idea to tie up the nun”.   In the spring of 2020 a group of old friends gather at a rural compound in upstate New York to wait out the new pandemic that has hit the country.   Akwaeke Emezi has a gift.  Her plot keeps you interested, but it is her well-drawn characters that make her a special writer.

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