Renee's Picks

Renee Reiner, a veteran bookseller since she and Mike bought The Book Rack and Children's Pages in 1995, took the lead in opening our second location in downtown Burlington. "Having successfully created a vibrant community bookstore," she says, "I will look back many years from now and say I've lived a good life."

The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka

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Renee
Julie Otsuka's The Buddha in the Attic tells the story of the Japanese Picture Brides toward the second world war.  The language is remarkably sparse and yet the topic is both powerful and difficult.  A fabulous book group selection.
The Buddha in the Attic By Julie Otsuka Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307744425
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Published: Vintage - March 20th, 2012

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

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Renee

My all-time favorite.  A delicious love story.  Gives me goose bumps every time I read it.  More this book to the top of your list.

Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Novel By Zora Neale Hurston Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780060838676
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Published: Amistad - March 19th, 2013

Their Eyes Were Watching God By Zora Neale Hurston Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780061120060
Availability: Not in stock. At Our Partner Warehouse: Usually Ships in 4-7 Days
Published: Amistad - May 30th, 2006

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