What is Janice Penner Reading?

Janice will read almost anything.  In fact she has long suffered from abibliophobia, fear of running out of reading material!  After retiring as a teacher/librarian she discovered a cure...working at a bookstore.  Now the only discussion is whether she needs to get rid of some of her books or get more bookshelves.  Of course there is only one correct answer to that question!

2020 Reads

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The Survivors: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250232427
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 2nd, 2021

Jane Harper has done it again!  An intriguing plot, small town secrets and a small coastal town in Tasmania combine to make this a book that you won't want to put down!


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$17.99
ISBN: 9781338129335
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

Winner of the 2020 National Book Award for Young People's Literature!  King is dealing with the death of his big brother and so much more.  This coming of age story tackles some serious issues in a candid and empathic way.


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Send for Me: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781101947807
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Published: Knopf - February 2nd, 2021

Alternating between Germany during the beginning of WW II and present day Wisconsin, this beautifully written novel of historical fiction traces the bonds of family.