April — Collection

The April theme for our "Read with The Snail" Reading Challenge is Collection - think poems, short stories, essays or more!  We love this prompt since collections can be picked up from time to time or read in one sitting.   Here's a list to get you started. 

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Table for Two: Fictions By Amor Towles Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593296370
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Published: Viking - April 2nd, 2024

You Are Here: Poetry in the Natural World By Ada Limón (Editor) Cover Image
By Ada Limón (Editor)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781571315687
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Published: Milkweed Editions - April 2nd, 2024

This collection is edited and introduced by Ada Limón, the twenty-fourth Poet Laureate of the United States.


A Year of Last Things: Poems By Michael Ondaatje Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593801567
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Published: Knopf - March 19th, 2024

The Short Stories of Virginia Woolf By Virginia Woolf Cover Image
$32.49
ISBN: 9781528771061
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Published: Read & Co. Classics - October 7th, 2022

Don't miss the first story in this collection of Woolf's work as it was the inspiration for The Snail's name! 


Happy Dreams of Liberty: An American Family in Slavery and Freedom By R. Isabela Morales Cover Image
$37.99
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ISBN: 9780197531792
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - May 2nd, 2022

Like Love: Essays and Conversations By Maggie Nelson Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781644452813
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Published: Graywolf Press - April 2nd, 2024

This Is the Honey: An Anthology of Contemporary Black Poets By Kwame Alexander Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780316417525
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - January 30th, 2024

Fourteen Days: A Collaborative Novel By The Authors Guild, Margaret Atwood, Douglas Preston Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780358616382
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Published: Harper - February 6th, 2024

Reparations Now! By Ashley M. Jones Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781938235863
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Published: Hub City Press - September 7th, 2021

As the Poet Laureate of the State of Alabama, Ashley M. Jones' work is a must-read!


And Yet: Poems By Kate Baer Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780063115552
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Published: Harper Perennial - November 8th, 2022

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The Comfort of Crows: A Backyard Year By Margaret Renkl Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781954118461
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - October 24th, 2023

This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage: A Reese's Book Club Pick By Ann Patchett Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780062236685
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 7th, 2014

I Guess I Haven't Learned That Yet: Discovering New Ways of Living When the Old Ways Stop Working By Shauna Niequist Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780310355564
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Published: Zondervan - April 12th, 2022

Poetry Unbound: 50 Poems to Open Your World By Pádraig Ó. Tuama Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781324074809
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 9th, 2024

Globetrotting: Writers Walk the World By Duncan Minshull (Editor), Duncan Minshull (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Duncan Minshull (Editor), Duncan Minshull (Introduction by)
$21.95
ISBN: 9781912559459
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Published: Notting Hill Editions - April 2nd, 2024

The Faraway World: Stories By Patricia Engel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982159528
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - January 24th, 2023

The Book of (More) Delights: Essays By Ross Gay Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781643753096
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 19th, 2023

So Late in the Day: Stories of Women and Men By Claire Keegan Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780802160850
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Published: Grove Press - November 14th, 2023

We Loved It All: A Memory of Life By Lydia Millet Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781324073659
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2024

I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death By Maggie O'Farrell Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525436058
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Published: Vintage - March 26th, 2019

Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life By Cleo Wade Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781501177347
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Published: Atria Books - March 6th, 2018

Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver By Mary Oliver Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780399563263
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Published: Penguin Books - November 10th, 2020

Call Us What We Carry: Poems By Amanda Gorman Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780593465066
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Published: Viking Books - December 7th, 2021

Marple: Twelve New Mysteries By Agatha Christie, Naomi Alderman, Leigh Bardugo, Alyssa Cole, Lucy Foley, Elly Griffiths, Natalie Haynes, Jean Kwok, Val McDermid, Karen M. McManus, Dreda Say Mitchell, Kate Mosse, Ruth Ware Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063136069
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 5th, 2023

Wow, No Thank You.: Essays (Lambda Literary Award) By Samantha Irby Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525563488
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Published: Vintage - March 31st, 2020

Out There Screaming: An Anthology of New Black Horror By Jordan Peele (Editor), John Joseph Adams (Editor), Jordan Peele (Introduction by), N. K. Jemisin (Contributions by), Rebecca Roanhorse (Contributions by), Tananarive Due (Contributions by), Nnedi Okorafor (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Jordan Peele (Editor), John Joseph Adams (Editor), Jordan Peele (Introduction by), N. K. Jemisin (Contributions by), Rebecca Roanhorse (Contributions by), Tananarive Due (Contributions by), Nnedi Okorafor (Contributions by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593243794
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Published: Random House - October 3rd, 2023

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Stories from the Tenants Downstairs By Sidik Fofana Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982145828
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Published: Scribner - August 1st, 2023

Congratulations, The Best Is Over!: Essays By R. Eric Thomas Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593496268
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Published: Ballantine Books - August 8th, 2023

It Was an Ugly Couch Anyway: And Other Thoughts on Moving Forward By Elizabeth Passarella Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781400219018
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Published: Thomas Nelson - May 2nd, 2023