The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: Free Preview plus Bonus Material
Publish date: February 10th 2014
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Edition language: English
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I should have loved this book. It was a book about books. It had quirky characters. There was a love story. There was a mystery. There was a baby. Add sugar and this book should be on my favorites shelf. It is not. The author chose to go the unexpected route and throw some tragedy i...
ARC provided by Algonquin Books through Netgalley I am constantly saying this, but with this story I think I've hit the jackpot: This is the most difficult book I've ever had to review. (badly, some of you will probably say) Conceptually speaking, this is a five star rating. This ...
Curmudgeonly widowed not-quite-forty bookseller A.J. Fikry receives what at first seems like a magical gift; over the years, the lives of the people he interacts with (grudgingly & then less so) on Alice Island (a stand-in for Martha's Vineyard/Nantucket) unfold, as does his. Everyone is changed b...