New Books! 11/3/15

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Avenue of Mysteries by John Irving (speaking & signing in our store 11/12! Tickets available online.)

Juan Diego a fourteen-year-old boy, who was born and grew up in Mexico has a thirteen-year-old sister. Her name is Lupe, and she thinks she sees what’s coming specifically, her own future and her brother’s. Consider what a terrible burden it is, if you believe you know the future, especially your own future, or, even worse, the future of someone you love. What might a thirteen-year-old girl be driven to do, if she thought she could change the future? Juan Diego grew up in Mexico, but as an older man traveling in the Philippines, but what travels with him are his dreams and memories; he is most alive in his childhood and early adolescence in Mexico. Avenue of Mysteries is the story of what happens to Juan Diego in the Philippines, where…

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