Book list: The cover was purple...

Thursday 08 March 2018

To celebrate International Women's Day, we've gathered an eclectic list of books with just one thing in common; they all have purple covers!


Smoke and Mirrors / Neil Gaiman

Explore a new reality -- obscured by smoke and darkness, yet brilliantly tangible -- in this extraordinary collection of short works by a master prestidigitator. It will dazzle your senses, touch your heart, and haunt your dreams.


Welcome to Night Vale / Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor 

Located in a nameless desert somewhere in the great American Southwest, Night Vale is a small town where ghosts, angels, aliens and government conspiracies are all commonplace parts of everyday life. It is here that the lives of two women, with two mysteries, will converge


Cover Her Face / P.D. James 

Investigating the violent death at the manor house, Detective Chief Inspector Adam Dalgliesh is embroiled in the complicated passions beneath the calm surface of English village life.


Tolstoy and the Purple Chair / Nina Sankovitch

After losing her sister to cancer, Nina Sankovitch found herself running faster and faster away from sorrow, guilt, and fear. This book tells the story of how she read one book a day for one year and, in her year of magical reading, found healing, joy and wisdom.


The Bone Witch / Rin Chupeco

Tea's gift for death magic means that she is a bone witch, a title that makes her feared and ostracized by her community, but when an older bone witchtrains her to become an asha--one who can wield elemental magic--Tea will have to overcome her obstacles and make a powerful choice in the face of danger as dark forces approach.


The Color Purple / Alice Walker

Set in the period between the world wars, this novel tells of two sisters, their trials, and their survival.


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