Staff Picks - Amelia

 

Amelia, Bookseller

 

The Kind Worth Killing Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062267535
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Published: William Morrow & Company - October 4th, 2016

Peter Swanson is my pick for breakout thriller author of the year. I read both these titles 3 times! Compelling characters, crystalline prose, and breathtakingly twisty plots make his novels impossible to put down. Each are Soup bestsellers!


Her Every Fear Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062427021
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Published: William Morrow & Company - January 10th, 2017

Cinnamon Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Divya Srinivasan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062399618
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Published: HarperCollins - May 2nd, 2017

Neil Gaiman's mythic tale of a talking tiger teaching a mute princess to speak is one of the most gorgeously illustrated books I've ever seen. Its story is both humorous and heartbreaking -- just lovely.  


Sophie Calle: Rachel Monique Cover Image
By Sophie Calle (Artist)
$75.00
ISBN: 9782365111171
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Published: Editions Xavier Barral - April 25th, 2017

A physically and emotionally beautiful requiem for the artist's late mother. Extracts from Maman's diaries married with pictures from her life unveil a complicated life and intense relationship with her daughter.


Kiss Me Like a Stranger: My Search for Love and Art Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780312337070
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Published: Griffin - March 7th, 2006

I found Mr. Wilder's memoir to be charming, sincere, and very, very candid. RIP, sir. We shall not see your like again.


Clifton's and Clifford Clinton: A Cafeteria and a Crusader Cover Image
By Edmond Clinton, Tom Sitton (Foreword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781626400221
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Published: Angel City Press - October 9th, 2015

The legendary cafeteria is now restored and open for business in DTLA! Clinton himself was a big humanitarian, and quite the badass. The corrupt LA government tried to blow up his house. But he won in the end.