Bookstr’s Three to Read This Week 6/19/19

Bookstr’s Three to Read This Week 6/19/19

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When it comes to taking a vacation from your life, there’s no better bang for your buck than a good book. It’s irrefutable: books are magic. You might not be able to fit a queen-sized bed into your humbly-sized room, but you CAN fit hundreds of entire worlds. You can’t find a plane ticket to Kyoto, Istanbul, or Vienna for under a few hundred dollars, but you can go as far as outer space for less than $20. What is there not to love? That is, besides the fact that you don’t actually OWN our Three to Read selections yet. …

Holocaust Biography ‘The Cut Out Girl’ Named Costa Book of the Year

Holocaust Biography ‘The Cut Out Girl’ Named Costa Book of the Year

The Costa Book Awards are a unique combination of prestige and populism, their esteem recognized throughout the world. The aim of these awards is to honor serious literary achievement while also recognizing books that spread the joy of reading to as broad an audience as possible. Their consideration of the general public-not just the literary elite-is their main distinction from the Booker Prize. Named for their sponsor, Costa Coffee, the awards honor authors who have resided in the UK or Ireland for at least six months in each of the past three years.   Image Via Waterstones   There are …