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Gabrielle Zevin

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry (Movie Tie-In Edition)

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry (Movie Tie-In Edition)

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"[A] book for people who love books, who recognize a story well-told for what it is, and for the power it contains." —The Globe and Mail

An irresistible novel about second chances and finding room for all the books—and all the love—that transform our lives.

A.J. Fikry's life is not at all what he expected it to be. His wife has died, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession—a rare collection of Poe poems—has been stolen. Slowly but surely, he is isolating himself from all the people of Alice Island, and even the books in his store have stopped holding pleasure for him. Then a mysterious package appears at the bookstore. It's a small package, though large in weight—an unexpected arrival that gives A.J. the opportunity to make his life over, the ability to see everything anew. It doesn't take long for the locals to notice the change overcoming A.J. As surprising as it is moving, The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry is an unforgettable tale of transformation and second chances, an irresistible affirmation of why we read, and why we love.
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