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Posted on: January 21, 2015

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry - Zevin

storied life of AJ Fikry by Zevin

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin (all ebooks systems-3M, Freading, Enki). Small town bookstore owner A.J. wasn't the most social person before his wife died, but now he's always isolated and angry. Then a toddler is abandoned in his store. A.J. can't stand to see the bright little girl disappear into the foster care system, and his drive to adopt Maya has him expanding into the community. He even starts a book group for moms to cadge advice. This book was a 2014 top pick from Library Reads, and I found it to be funny, awkward and sweet by turns.Read on...