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Mar 28, 2018 Random Notes

Who better to give book recommendations than the bookish experts? Penguin Random House employees are sharing their favorite reads every month.

Amy, Marketing Manager

Amy reads excellent books and watches terrible movies. In her free time, you can find her biking around Brooklyn, lolling in a park, or wandering a museum. 


All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy

All the Pretty Horses

By Cormac McCarthy

The most tender, beautiful book—a Western that feels like a love letter and a time capsule. If the only Cormac McCarthy you know is the brutal genius of Blood Meridian or The Road, this is a gorgeous reintroduction to his work. Read more >

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

We Have Always Lived in the Castle

By Shirley Jackson

When I finally picked up this short classic, I didn’t know what to expect. I was completely delighted to feel real dread and to meet the creepiest, weirdest, best teenage protagonist. It’s a perfect little horror—I’ve read and reread.
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Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Little Fires Everywhere

By Celeste Ng

Celeste Ng’s book has been everywhere this past year, and for good reason. She’s so good at slowly unspooling secrets and weaving together the most satisfying novels. This sophomore novel is even richer than her beloved Everything I Never Told You.
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