Tag Archives: Coach House Books

Joy Is So Exhausting by Susan Holbrook. Recommended by Dani Couture.

Joy Is So Exhausting by Susan Holbrook Published: October 2009, Coach House Books (@coachhousebooks) ISBN: 9781552452226 The Recommend: How could I not fall head over heels over head again for a poetry collection with a title that nods to one … Continue reading

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The Certainty Dream by Kate Hall. Recommended by Sheryda Warrener.

The Certainty Dream by Kate Hall Published October 2009 by Coach House Books ISBN: 978-1552452233 The Recommend: With certainty “folded into a featherless bird,” I’m left suspended in a complex and expanded universe, where nothing and everything is real: your … Continue reading

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Amphibian by Carla Gunn. Recommended by Clare Hitchens.

Amphibian by Carla Gunn Published: April 2009, Coach House Books (@coachhousebooks) ISBN: 9781552452141 The Recommendation: Phineas wants to save the planet, and his class frog, but nobody will listen because he’s only nine. At turns funny, sweet, and heartbreaking, Amphibian … Continue reading

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Lemon by Cordelia Strube. Recommended by Lindsay Williams

Lemon by Cordelia Strube Published October 2009 by Coach House Books. ISBN 978-1552452202 The Recommend: Yes, it’s true! There is someone out there who thinks the same type of obscure thoughts as you might, and weaves a riveting story around … Continue reading

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The Show That Smells by Derek McCormack. Recommended by Evan Munday.

The Show That Smells by Derek McCormack Published October 2008 ECW Press ISBN: 978-1550228557 The Recommend: The kids love the vampires, and there’s no better recent vampire tale than Derek McCormack’s The Show That Smells. Mixing high fashion, the supernatural and … Continue reading

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When I Forgot, Elina Hirvonen (translated by Douglas Robinson). Recommended by Christina Palassio.

When I Forgot, Elina Hirvonen (translated by Douglas Robinson) Published May 2009 by  Tin House Books ISBN: 9780980243659 The Recommend: A first novel, quiet, raw and smart, published by a great small press. Manic depression, 9/11, bitter cold and broken … Continue reading

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All My Friends Are Superheroes by Andrew Kaufman. Recommended by Rebecca Rosenblum.

All My Friends Are Superheroes by Andrew Kaufman Published: October 2003, Coach House Books (@coachhousebooks) The Recommend: Andrew Kaufman’s All My Friends Are Superheroes is strangely, magically familiar. It’s about friends, jobs, and struggling to believe in love when it’s … Continue reading

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