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Oct 3, 2018 Blog

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

Haley, Consumer Marketing

Haley is a marketer with the heart of a nerd, writing and running the social media accounts for Unbound Worlds, Penguin Random House’s sci-fi and fantasy site. When not at work, she’s off traipsing through imaginary worlds and trying to find room for her ever-growing book collection.

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner

By Khaled Hosseini

This powerful story of friendship, betrayal and forgiveness traces the relationship between a wealthy boy in Afghanistan and the son of his father’s servant. Set in a time of great political upheaval, the complicated, often heartbreaking, love of friendship and family follows them throughout the course of their... Read more >

The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman

The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials

By Philip Pullman

Banned for its supposed anti-religion messages, The Golden Compass is an intricately woven fantasy that makes you truly believe in the power of a small girl to change the world – especially when she’s got a daemon and an armored bear at her side. Just one warning: once you pick up this book, you won’t want... Read more >

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Beloved

By Toni Morrison

If you’ve never read this mesmerizing tale of memory, loss, and the inescapable power of trauma, now is the time. Sethe escaped slavery eighteen years ago, but those memories still haunt her, along with the ghost of the baby she lost. When a young woman shows up bearing the name of the word on her daughter’s... Read more >

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