Kim B.'s Top Books to Give 2020

Kim Brack is one of our most established booksellers. She is a lover of mystery, horror, travel, and all things bookish. These are her favorite books to gift.

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Circe Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316556323
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 14th, 2020

This is simply my favorite book. Circe is a feminist re-telling of Odysseus. This is a great gift for any reader and story lover.


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The Socrates Express: In Search of Life Lessons from Dead Philosophers Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501129018
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - August 25th, 2020

This one is for lovers of Philosophy and/or travel writing.
 


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$26.99
ISBN: 9781250301697
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Published: Celadon Books - February 5th, 2019

This is for those who love a really well done psychological thriller, mystery. 
 


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I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer Cover Image
By Michelle McNamara, Gillian Flynn (Introduction by), Patton Oswalt (Afterword by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062319791
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 26th, 2019

For fans of true crime, this is the pinnacle.
 


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The Book of Longings: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525429760
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Published: Viking - April 21st, 2020

For lovers of historical fiction, Kidd does her homework historically when telling the fictitious tale of Jesus' wife. 
 


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So You Want to Talk About Race Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580058827
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Published: Seal Press - September 24th, 2019

 This is an important short book to help the conversation.
 


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Transcendent Kingdom: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525658184
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Published: Knopf - September 1st, 2020

Transcendent Kingdom is beautifully written, poignant, reminiscent of a memoir.