Beat the Heat

As the heat wave marches on, it's time to escape to somewhere cooler with stories set amidst icebergs, blizzards, and other icy climes that all sound pretty good right about now.


 

Last Night at the Lobster Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143114420
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Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2008

A book we frequently gift to visiting authors, Stewart O’Nan’s spare novella  tells the poignant story of a man navigating the last shift of a failing Red Lobster in the midst of a blizzard.  A paean to the working-class, O’Nan’s observations and empathy for his characters make this a warm slice of reality that will stay with you for a while.


The Snow Child: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316175661
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Published: Back Bay Books - November 6th, 2012

Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube: Chasing Fear and Finding Home in the Great White North Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062311573
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Published: Ecco - March 21st, 2017

If you want a sneak peek of Braverman's self-deprecating humor, indominable spirit, and the gritty reality of life in the North, check out her Twitter feed (@BlairBraverman).  Or, you know.  Read the book.


Snow Falling on Cedars: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780679764021
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Published: Vintage - September 26th, 1995

The Wolf in the Whale Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316417150
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Published: Redhook - January 29th, 2019

Based on ancient Inuit culture and mythology, this is a tale that bends all the rules we think we know.


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Migrations: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250204028
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Published: Flatiron Books - August 4th, 2020

Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries #10) Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780062073495
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 18th, 2011

Stuck on a train in the snow with a murderer.  Sounds like a nice vacation, no?


Spinning Silver: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399180996
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Published: Del Rey - May 7th, 2019

Arctic Dreams Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375727481
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Published: Vintage - October 2nd, 2001

His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass (Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics Series) Cover Image
By Philip Pullman, Lucy Hughes-Hallett (Introduction by), Philip Pullman (Preface by)
$36.00
ISBN: 9780307957832
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Published: Everyman's Library - December 6th, 2011