2022 Movable Feast & Parapalooza Books

Here are the books featured at this year's Movable Feast & Parapalooza!

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Carolina Built: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982163686
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Published: Gallery Books - February 22nd, 2022

A vivid and moving novel based on the incredible life of real estate magnate Josephine N. Leary—a previously untold story of passion, perseverance, and building a legacy after emancipation in North Carolina.

Josephine N. Leary is determined to build a life of her own and a future for her family.


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Don't Cry for Me Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781335425737
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Published: Hanover Square Press - February 1st, 2022

NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK IN ESSENCE MAGAZINE AND THE MILLIONS


"Don't Cry for Me is a perfect song."--Jesmyn Ward


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Where I Can't Follow: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728226392
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - February 15th, 2022

"Haunting and hopeful...a magic so vivid it feels more like a memory than a work of fiction."—Alix E. Harrow, New York Times bestselling author of The Once and Future Witches


Even as We Breathe Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781950564064
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Published: Fireside Industries - September 8th, 2020

Nineteen-year-old Cowney Sequoyah yearns to escape his hometown of Cherokee, North Carolina, in the heart of the Smoky Mountains. When a summer job at Asheville's luxurious Grove Park Inn and Resort brings him one step closer to escaping the hills that both cradle and suffocate him, he sees it as an opportunity.


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The Christie Affair: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250274618
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 1st, 2022

Nina de Gramont's The Christie Affair is a beguiling novel of star-crossed lovers, heartbreak, revenge, and murder—and a brilliant re-imagination of one of the most talked-about unsolved mysteries of the twentieth century.

Every story has its secrets.
Every mystery has its motives.


The Hookup Dilemma Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781682815724
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Published: Entangled: Amara - November 16th, 2021

What happens when a random hookup turns into the ultimate dilemma?

Rashida Howard has never been a one-night-stand kind of woman, but she has good reason for making an exception with Elliott after meeting him in a bar. Cliché? Yes. Utterly amazing? Absolutely. Regrets? None.


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The Other Dr. Gilmer: Two Men, a Murder, and an Unlikely Fight for Justice Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593355169
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 1st, 2022

A powerful true story about a shocking crime and a mysterious illness that will forever change your notions of how we punish and how we heal—an expansion on one of the most popular This American Life episodes of all time


Blind Man's Bluff: A Memoir Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780393867176
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 3rd, 2021

A Washington Independent Review of Books Favorite Book of 2021


Finding Refuge: Heart Work for Healing Collective Grief Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781611809367
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Published: Shambhala - July 13th, 2021

Learn how to process your own grief--as well as family, community, and global grief--with this fierce and openhearted guide to healing in an unjust world.


Summer Sons Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250790286
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Published: Tordotcom - September 28th, 2021

Lee Mandelo's debut Summer Sons is a sweltering, queer Southern Gothic that crosses Appalachian street racing with academic intrigue, all haunted by a hungry ghost.


Perpetual West Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781643750941
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 25th, 2022

“Suspenseful, seductive . . .


Doctors and Friends Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984802866
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Published: Berkley - November 9th, 2021

“A prescient, human and hopeful portrait of medical experts on a pandemic’s frontlines.”—People

Hannah, Compton, and Kira have been close friends since medical school, reuniting once a year for a much-needed vacation. Just as they gather to travel in Spain, an outbreak of a fast-spreading virus throws the world into chaos.
 


McMullen Circle Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781646030767
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Published: Regal House Publishing - January 17th, 2022

The twelve linked stories in McMullen Circle explore the intertwined lives of faculty families at the McMullen Boarding School in Tonola Falls, Georgia in 1969–70. The school community is isolated and idyllic, yet issues of race and the Vietnam War still intrude.


Must Love Books Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728240732
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - January 18th, 2022

"A heartfelt and exciting debut...a wise and honest story of how it feels to be a young woman in search of yourself."—Taylor Jenkins Reid, New York Times bestselling author of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo and Malibu Rising


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Sisters of Night and Fog: A WWII Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593102169
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Published: Berkley - March 1st, 2022

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2022 by Buzzfeed · Bookbub · BookTrib · and more!

Two women, two countries. Nothing in common but a call to fight.


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The Violin Conspiracy Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593315415
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Published: Anchor - February 1st, 2022

A riveting page-turner about a Black classical musician’s desperate quest to recover his lost violin on the eve of the most prestigious musical competition in the world


The Sum of Trifles Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780820360416
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Published: University of Georgia Press - November 1st, 2021

When Julia Ridley Smith's parents died, they left behind a virtual museum of furniture, books, art, and artifacts. Between the contents of their home, the stock from their North Carolina antiques shop, and the ephemera of two lives lived, Smith faced a monumental task. What would she do with her parents' possessions?


Fight Songs: A Story of Love and Sports in a Complicated South Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781949467697
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Published: Blair - September 7th, 2021

A wry and witty commentary on college sports and identity in the complicated social landscape of the South.


No Gods, No Monsters (Convergence Saga #1) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982603724
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Published: Blackstone Publishing - September 7th, 2021

The captivating first novel in The Convergence Saga by Cadwell Turnbull, the award-winning author of The Lesson

An Indie Next Pick

A LibraryReads Pick

Named A Most Anticipated Book by Bustle, Buzzfeed, Forbes, GoodReads, Marie Claire, The Millions, and Tor.com


Call It Horses Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781950539253
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Published: Dzanc Books - March 23rd, 2021

Winner of the 2019 Dzanc Prize for Fiction


All the Little Hopes Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728232744
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - July 27th, 2021

A Southern story of friendship forged by books and bees, when the timeless troubles of growing up meet the murky shadows of World War II.


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Beyond Innocence: The Life Sentence of Darryl Hunt Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802159373
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - March 8th, 2022

A deeply reported, gripping narrative of injustice, exoneration, and the lifelong impact of incarceration, Beyond Innocence is the poignant saga of one remarkable life that sheds vitally important light on the failures of the American justice system at every levelIn June 1985, a young Black man in Winston-Salem, N.C.