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The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: A Novel - Gabrielle Zevin
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: A Novel
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Format: kindle
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it
4.0 The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
"You know everything you need to know about a person from the answer to the question: What is your favorite book?"In this delightful, offbeat novel centered around an independent bookstore at a small island town, the characters are all book people: a prickly bookstore owner, a sales rep at a publish...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleThis is a really hard review to write. Overall, I liked the book, but it is kind of hard to put into words what I did and did not like. I found the book interesting enough. The story was unique in it's overall arch, although it utilized a lot of not-so...
Michael's Book Babble
Michael's Book Babble rated it
5.0 Truly Wonderful
Damn, is this book charming. And heartbreaking. It’s been a while since I’ve read a novel that can affect me the way this one did. I didn’t even know a thing about it, which is why I’m very reluctant to say too much about it. Also, I’m terrible at story summaries. This book was such an excellent...
Ned Hayes Writing
Ned Hayes Writing rated it
4.5 Storied Life
A slight whimsical novel that encapsulates the important moments in the life of an over-educated curmudgeonly bookseller who unexpectedly meets the love of his life, a child to raise and complications that open up his hermetic island existence. A lovely book about a man who loves words and storie...
Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
2.0 The Storied Life of AJ Fikry ★★☆☆☆
I sort of liked this book, until the 88% mark, at which the narrative took a turn that I found unredeemably distasteful. Until then, my thoughts about the book: This is a mildly interesting, if a little maudlin, romance about a grumpy lover of literary fiction (AJ) who is saved by love for the amazi...
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