Diana's Picks

Diana is the store manager (and Poppy's owner!)  While the locals seem to think that Diana is always at Forever Books, she can also often be found biking the roads of southwest Michigan.  She enjoys reading anything of substance (no chick-lit, please), cookbooks, and she has a private book collection rivaling the store.  She has three daughters who have inherited her love of books.

 

 

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Fellowship Point: A Novel By Alice Elliott Dark Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781982131814
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Published: Scribner / Marysue Rucci Books - July 5th, 2022

Agnes is a celebrated children's author, who also writes a series for adults under a pen name. Now in her eighties, she is writing the last in the series and has writer's block. Time is running short for her, and she and her lifelong friend are fighting to save their beloved Fellowship Point before family and friends sell it off to a corporation who wants to build condominiums. I fell in love with the beauty of this story that deals with friendship, family, and love.


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Tracy Flick Can't Win: A Novel By Tom Perrotta Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501144066
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Published: Scribner - June 7th, 2022

Tracy, an overachieving forty-yr-old assistant high achool principal, is overjoyed at first when the currant principal is retiring, thinking she is a shoe-in for the job. Then things slowly take a turn, leaving Tracy wondering if she will ever get her due. Perotta gives us a witty story of suburban America.


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Speak: Find Your Voice, Trust Your Gut, and Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be By Tunde Oyeneyin Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982195441
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - May 3rd, 2022

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Properties of Thirst By Marianne Wiggins Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781416571261
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 2nd, 2022

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Oh William!: A Novel By Elizabeth Strout Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812989441
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 26th, 2022

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Other Birds: A Novel By Sarah Addison Allen Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250019868
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Published: St. Martin's Press - August 30th, 2022

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Has Anyone Seen My Toes? By Christopher Buckley Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982198046
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 6th, 2022

The Good Son By Jacquelyn Mitchard Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780778311799
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Published: Mira Books - January 18th, 2022

Our Country Friends: A Novel By Gary Shteyngart Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984855121
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Published: Random House - November 2nd, 2021

The Sentence By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062671127
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Published: Harper - November 9th, 2021

Crossroads: A Novel By Jonathan Franzen Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374181178
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 5th, 2021

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The Brides of Maracoor: A Novel (Another Day #1) By Gregory Maguire Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063093973
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 13th, 2022

The Book of Form and Emptiness: A Novel By Ruth Ozeki Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399563669
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Published: Penguin Books - June 14th, 2022

Beautiful World, Where Are You: A Novel By Sally Rooney Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250859044
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Published: Picador - June 7th, 2022

The Book of Magic: A Novel (The Practical Magic Series #4) By Alice Hoffman Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982151485
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 12th, 2021

The Taking of Jemima Boone: Colonial Settlers, Tribal Nations, and the Kidnap That Shaped America By Matthew Pearl Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062937780
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Published: Harper - October 5th, 2021

The Paper Palace: A Novel By Miranda Cowley Heller Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593329832
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 19th, 2022

The Sweetness of Water (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel By Nathan Harris Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316461245
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 3rd, 2022

The Plot: A Novel By Jean Hanff Korelitz Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250790750
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Published: Celadon Books - May 3rd, 2022

Klara and the Sun: A novel (Vintage International) By Kazuo Ishiguro Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780593311295
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Published: Vintage - March 1st, 2022

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The Children's Blizzard: A Novel By Melanie Benjamin Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399182303
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Published: Bantam - January 11th, 2022

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator’s Wife comes a story of courage on the prairie, inspired by the devastating storm that struck the Great Plains in 1888, threatening the lives of hundreds of immigrant homesteaders, especially schoolchildren. Moving and uplifting. 


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What Could Be Saved: A Novel By Liese O'Halloran Schwarz Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982150624
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Published: Washington Square Press - August 31st, 2021

Alternating between past and present as all of the secrets are revealed, What Could Be Saved is an unforgettable novel about a family shattered by loss and betrayal, and the beauty that can exist even in the midst of brokenness. Delicious and riveting.


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Magic Lessons: Book #1 of the Practical Magic Series By Alice Hoffman Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982108854
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Published: Scribner / Marysue Rucci Books - September 7th, 2021

In an unforgettable novel that traces a centuries-old curse to its source, beloved author Alice Hoffman unveils the story of Maria Owens, accused of witchcraft in Salem, and matriarch of a line of the amazing Owens women and men featured in Practical Magic and The Rules of Magic. Magic Lessons is a celebration of life and love and a showcase of Alice Hoffman’s masterful storytelling.


White Ivy: A Novel By Susie Yang Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982100605
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 27th, 2021

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The Devil and the Dark Water By Stuart Turton Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728234298
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - July 6th, 2021

The extraordinary new thriller from Stuart Turton, author of the bestselling murder mystery The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle. A murder on the high seas. A remarkable detective duo. A demon who may or may not exist. For fans of Steven King, The Devil and the Dark Water brings a chilling new spin to the Sherlock Holmes detective duo in a thriller of supernatural horror, occult suspicion, and paranormal mystery on the high seas.


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Where the Crawdads Sing By Delia Owens Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735219106
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 30th, 2021

At the age of 6 Kaya Clark is abandoned by her mother and much older siblings, and eventually by her abusive father, leaving her to fend for herself in the marshes off the South Carolina coast.  After many years of being alone, she becomes involved with two young men: one who educates her, and the other found dead.  Kaya, the quiet marsh girl, is the prime suspect.  I fell in love with this strong, intelligent little girl, as she stoically becomes a woman!


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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue By V. E. Schwab Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780765387561
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Published: Tor Books - October 6th, 2020

France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever—and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents, across history and art, as a young woman learns how far she will go to leave her mark on the world. But everything changes when, after nearly 300 years, Addie stumbles across a young man in a hidden bookstore and he remembers her name.