Deon's Picks

Reading books is one of my pleasures.  I thoroughly enjoy sharing my favorites by recommending a book and finding out it was enjoyed by another reader.  Discovering a new author or book is one of life’s little delights. 

Eclectic might best describe my reading. Wonderful literature is a joy; my very favorite book is Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. I love reading Charles Dickens, Dumas, E. M. Forster, Victor Hugo and so many others.  More modern authors such as Ivan Doig, Vikram Chandra, Pam Houston, Garth Stein, Diana Abu-Jaber, Michael, Malone, Pat Conroy, Salmon Rushdie, and Isabel Allende are among my favorites. 

Sinking in with a good mystery is fun too.  I enjoy Craig Johnson, Michael Malone, PD James, Jacqueline Winspear, Spencer Quinn, MC Beaton, Mathew Pearl, Louis Bayard, Alexander McCall-Smith, Tana French, Rita Mae Brown,  Steig Larsson and many others.

Travel Essay is another genre I like to read, it is fun to explore far off places through the pages of a book.  Francis Mayes, Peter Mayle, Bill Bryson, and Freya Stark are some of my favorites. 

I love reading about animals.  James Herriot, Patricia McConnell,  Ian Dunbar, and Gary Paulson are some of the authors I enjoy.  And I read non fiction too.  Timothy Egan and Malcom Gladwell are favorites. .Here are a few of books I highly recommend. 

When not reading, I enjoy spending time with the furry members of our family, hiking, listening to music and enjoying the company of friends.

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The Western Star: A Longmire Mystery Cover Image
$28.00
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ISBN: 9780525426950
Published: Viking - September 5th, 2017

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American War: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101973134
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Published: Vintage - January 30th, 2018

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Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250151162
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Published: Picador - April 3rd, 2018

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We Were the Lucky Ones: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780399563096
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Published: Penguin Books - January 2nd, 2018

The Whole Art of Detection: Lost Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802127600
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Published: Mysterious Press - March 6th, 2018

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Cold Hearted River: A Sean Stranahan Mystery Cover Image
$28.60
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ISBN: 9780525429609
Published: Viking - July 4th, 2017

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The Women in the Castle: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062563675
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 2nd, 2018

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The Almost Sisters: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062105721
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 29th, 2018

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The Heart's Invisible Furies: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781524760793
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Published: Hogarth - March 6th, 2018

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The Bedlam Stacks Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781620409695
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - May 15th, 2018

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The Golden House: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399592829
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 5th, 2018

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The Confusion of Languages Cover Image
$17.60
ISBN: 9780399576416
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - June 5th, 2018