Erin Kodicek
Sara Nelson
Before Erin was born, her mother worried that she’d be the only Kodicek to take pleasure in reading anything more substantial than a take-out menu. Erin has been happily hawking books for 15+ years. She enjoys literary fiction, narrative-driven nonfiction, and a well-written menu.

Recent posts by Erin

Botm

Best Books of the Month: Literature and Fiction

New novels from Ken Follett and Mark Helprin, a family drama from National Book Award finalist Janet Peery, and more...

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Witness

Weekend Reading

In this edition, 1950s America as seen through the eyes of a famed Swiss photographer, another of Margaret Atwood's works hits the little screen, a novel by one of Spain's most lauded writers, and more.

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Dukes

Freedom, or the Love of Your Life?: Shilpi Somaya Gowda Asks Kristopher Dukes About "The Sworn Virgin"

This debut explores a brutish Albanian tradition...

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Ng

Amazon's Best Books of September: Today's Releases

Check out the latest from the author who penned our favorite book of 2014, the true story of a bizarre crime, and a gut-punch of a novel tackles themes that are still horrifyingly resonant today...

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Wolf

Weekend Reading

In this edition, the story of a famous wolf, a novel inspired by a Camus quote, Richard Branson finds his virginity, and more...

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Child_finder

"How We Survive Terror": Rene Denfeld on "The Child Finder"

This unusual, and wonderful, thriller is full of horror--and hope.

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Good_bad

Amazon's Best Books of September: Today's Releases

Check out the latest from Salman Rushdie, National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward, John Le Carré, and more...

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Awful

Weekend Reading

In this edition, a laugh-out-loud book from the "Midwest’s biggest nerd," the highly-anticipated follow-up from the author of The Martian, and a cookbook for those of you with a sweet tooth...

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Sky

A Tale of Heroism, Adventure, and Love: Mark Sullivan on "Beneath a Scarlet Sky"

In a sea of WWII novels, what sets this one apart?

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Wiggs

Jane Green Interviews Susan Wiggs About "Map of the Heart"

Two author pals wax on about this moving historical drama...

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