Karen Perry

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Playing with Matches

Recommended for large public libraries and for leisure collections in university libraries. ["With an ending twist that will hit readers like a splash of vodka and tonic in the face of their blind date, this novel is one to pack in your beach bag": LJ 6/1/18 review of the Touchstone hc.]
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The Melody

Highly recommended for adult collections of modern fiction or leisure listening in colleges, universities, and public libraries. ["Slim yet at times overextended, this wistful story of memory, family conflict, and human small-mindedness will satisfy literary readers in an autumnal mood": LJ 5/15/18 review of the Doubleday hc.]
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Happiness Is a Choice You Make: Lessons from a Year Among the Oldest Old

Listeners will want to find out exactly what happens to each individual profiled after the year ends. Highly recommended.
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The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath

Recommended for large public libraries.
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Girl Unknown

Two competing unreliable narrators create an unsettling, intense atmosphere in this domestic thriller. Though the foreshadowing can feel heavy-handed at times, Perry (The Innocent Sleep) delivers a twist ending that will make readers want to start again from the beginning. [See Prepub Alert, 8/13/17.]
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The Gift of Anger and Other Lessons Learned from My Grandfather Mahatma Gandhi

Recommended for large public libraries and university collections with a focus on social justice and peace.
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Worth It: Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms

Recommended as a secondary purchase for large libraries.
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Rise: How a House Built a Family

Highly recommended for all public libraries and university browsing sections.

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