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Amanda enjoys science and nature writing...

Amanda enjoys science and nature writing, historical and speculative fiction, fantasy, and books about books and writing. Captivating prose, though, is always more important than any specific genre.

-Bookie since 2017-

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88 Names: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062854674
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Published: Harper - March 17th, 2020

Miss Austen Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250252203
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 7th, 2020

The Starless Sea: A Novel Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385541213
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Published: Doubleday - November 5th, 2019

Gideon the Ninth (The Locked Tomb Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250313195
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Published: Tor.com - September 10th, 2019

Nottingham Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250195609
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Published: Forge Books - August 6th, 2019

The Ten Thousand Doors of January Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316421997
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Published: Redhook - September 10th, 2019

Hollow Kingdom Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538745823
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 6th, 2019

The History of Living Forever: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374170660
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 11th, 2019

The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Sarah Jacoby (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062393449
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 21st, 2019

Westside: A Novel Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062853998
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Published: Harper Voyager - May 7th, 2019

Carl and the Meaning of Life Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780451474988
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2019

Foucault in California: [a True Story--Wherein the Great French Philosopher Drops Acid in the Valley of Death] Cover Image
By Simeon Wade, Heather Dundas (Foreword by)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781597144636
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Published: Heyday Books - March 5th, 2019

The Priory of the Orange Tree Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781635570298
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 26th, 2019

Black Leopard, Red Wolf (The Dark Star Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780735220171
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 5th, 2019

Once Upon a River: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780743298087
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Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - July 2nd, 2019

I Think, Therefore I Draw: Understanding Philosophy Through Cartoons Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143133025
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Published: Penguin Books - October 30th, 2018

Year of Wonder: Classical Music to Enjoy Day by Day Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062856203
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Published: Harper - October 30th, 2018

The Travelling Cat Chronicles Cover Image
By Hiro Arikawa, Philip Gabriel (Translated by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780451491336
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Published: Berkley - October 23rd, 2018

Little: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525534327
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 23rd, 2018

A Winter's Promise: Book One of the Mirror Visitor Quartet Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781609454838
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Published: Europa Editions - September 25th, 2018

Rosewater (The Wormwood Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316449052
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Published: Orbit - September 18th, 2018

Foundryside: A Novel (The Founders Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525573845
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Published: Broadway Books - May 21st, 2019

Meet Me at the Museum: A Novel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250295170
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Published: Flatiron Books - August 6th, 2019

Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541699533
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Published: Basic Books - September 3rd, 2019

Spinning Silver: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399180996
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Published: Del Rey - May 7th, 2019

Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of Earth's Most Awesome Creatures Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735224582
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Published: Penguin Books - June 25th, 2019

Mozart's Starling Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316370905
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - May 15th, 2018

The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101981634
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Published: Penguin Books - April 23rd, 2019

Magpie Murders: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062645234
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 27th, 2018

Soon: An Overdue History of Procrastination, from Leonardo and Darwin to You and Me Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062491596
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Published: Dey Street Books - December 31st, 2018

The Philosopher's Flight: A Novel (The Philosophers Series #1) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781476778150
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 13th, 2018

I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life Cover Image
By Ed Yong
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062368607
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Published: Ecco - January 16th, 2018

Grand Hotel Abyss: The Lives of the Frankfurt School Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781784785697
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Published: Verso - September 26th, 2017

The California Field Atlas Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781597144025
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Published: Heyday Books - September 5th, 2017

Time Travel: A History Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780804168922
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Published: Vintage - September 5th, 2017

The Last Days of Night: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812988925
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 23rd, 2017

Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780306825330
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Published: Da Capo Press - April 25th, 2017

All the Birds in the Sky Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780765379955
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Published: Tor Books - April 11th, 2017

The Devourers: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101967539
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Published: Del Rey - February 21st, 2017

Neuromancer (Sprawl Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780441007462
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Published: Ace - July 1st, 2000

Why Fonts Matter Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781584236313
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Published: Gingko Press - May 1st, 2016

The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicle #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780756404741
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Published: DAW - April 1st, 2008

The Club Dumas Cover Image
By Arturo Perez-Reverte, Sonia Soto (Translated by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780156032834
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Published: Mariner Books - May 1st, 2006

The Shadow of the Wind Cover Image
By Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Lucia Graves (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143034902
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Published: Penguin Books - January 25th, 2005

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393324822
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 17th, 2004

Crow (Animal) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781861891945
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Published: Reaktion Books - April 4th, 2004

Altered Carbon (Takeshi Kovacs #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345457684
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Published: Del Rey - March 4th, 2003

Perdido Street Station (Bas-Lag #1) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780345443021
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Published: Del Rey - February 27th, 2001

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780375725845
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Published: Vintage - February 13th, 2001

On a Pale Horse (Incarnations of Immortality #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780345338587
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Published: Del Rey - September 12th, 1986