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Staff Picks: Books We’re Reading at Home

The Penguin Random House community has found a way to come together around books – the thread that unites us all.  Discover the stories that have distracted, calmed, and inspired us this past week.

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    Such a Fun Age Book Cover Picture
    Such a Fun Age Book Cover Picture

    Such a Fun Age

    by Kiley Reid

    “A cozy chair and an unputdownable read make life indoors much more bearable. Especially when it’s a delectable treat like Kiley Reid’s Such a Fun Age. It’s the perfect book to discuss with a virtual book club.” -Rachel Krupitsky, Director of Social Media Strategy
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    Such a Fun Age Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.00

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    The Secret History Book Cover Picture

    The Secret History

    by Donna Tartt

    “Finally cracking open the beautiful hardcover of The Secret History that my then-boyfriend, now-husband gave me many years ago.” -Liz Lesnick, Director, Consumer Marketing
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    The Secret History Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $17.00

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    Wow, No Thank You. Book Cover Picture
    Wow, No Thank You. Book Cover Picture

    Wow, No Thank You.

    by Samantha Irby

    “This book is absolutely cracking me up and bringing some brightness to a grim time.” -Katherine Harrison, Senior Editor at Knopf Books for Young Readers
    Wow, No Thank You. Book Cover Picture
    Wow, No Thank You. Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $15.95

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    The Bride Test Book Cover Picture
    The Bride Test Book Cover Picture

    The Bride Test

    by Helen Hoang

    “Escaped to the beach down in Surf City, NJ and diving into some feel-good, heartfelt romances. Up next, The Bride Test!” -Rianna Jobanputra, Senior Associate, Consumer Marketing
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    The Bride Test Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $15.00

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    Dear Edward Book Cover Picture

    Dear Edward

    by Ann Napolitano

    “In a time filled with uncertainty, Ann Napolitano exquisitely exposes the fortitude of the human spirit.” -Allyssa Fortunato, Publicity Manager, Avery and TarcherPerigee
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    Dear Edward Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $27.00

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    Save Me the Plums Book Cover Picture

    Save Me the Plums

    by Ruth Reichl

    “Temporarily replacing NYC restaurant nights with great foodie memoirs on the Upper East Side.” -Kathryn Santora, Agent Director, Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau
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    Save Me the Plums Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $18.00

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    Practical Magic Book Cover Picture

    Practical Magic

    by Alice Hoffman

    “There’s nothing like re-reading a feel-good story in these unsettling times. I’m diving back into Practical Magic this week!” -Haley Larson, Manager, Consumer Marketing
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    Practical Magic Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $17.00

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    Conversations with Friends Book Cover Picture

    Conversations with Friends

    by Sally Rooney

    “Distancing in Sea Girt, NJ. Reading so I don’t spiral into news-fueled madness.” -Carly Gorga, Director, Creative Strategy
    Conversations with Friends Book Cover Picture
    Conversations with Friends Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $17.00

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