Carol M's Picks

By Books on the Common

By Books on the Common

Metropolitan Stories

Christine Coulson

$23.00 $20.70

- Smart, funny, whimsical short stories about the Metropolitan Museum. And now with the Metropolitan museum being closed, it's like not touching my face, I want to visit it more than ever.

Twenty-One Truths about Love

Matthew Dicks

$26.99 $24.29

Who would have thought that a story put together entirely with lists that are written by one character could be so sweet and funny and compelling? This was quick, enjoyable read that has stayed with me.

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

Charlie Mackesy

$22.99 $20.69

A great read for difficult times. Sweet, encouraging, kind. A book for all ages.

A Gentleman in Moscow

Amor Towles

$29.00 $26.10

Lyrical, witty, intriguing writing with an interesting setting and entertaining characters.

The Things They Carried

Tim O'Brien

$15.99 $14.71

This is good fiction that reads like a really good memoir. If you only read one chapter, read the one where he is sitting in a rowboat close the Canadian border deciding if he should run to Canadian or be drafted.

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

Anne Lamott

$16.00 $14.72

A great instructional book on writing and life. Anne is funny and informative and if you have any desire to spark your creativity and get writing, now is a great time to do it and this is a great way to start.