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January 2018 Book of the Month

Every month, the avid readers in our Books department choose one new title that needs to be shared. It's a book we've read, a book that's made us fall in love, and one that lingered with us long after the last page had been turned.

We're so invested in getting more people to read this book that as added encouragement, you save 25% when you buy it during its featured month.

January Title: No Time to Spare

This month, we're introducing you to the latest from legendary author Ursula K. Le Guin.

Science fiction and fantasy legend Ursula K. Le Guin was first published in the 1960s. Since then, she has won the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, and World Fantasy Award multiple times. She's written essays, poetry, picture books, fiction, and non-fiction. Now in her 80s, she even has her own blog.

No Time to Spare is a witty and introspective collection of the best essays she's written for the web. In these thought-provoking pieces, she meditates everything from aging and politics to opera, literature, and uniforms. Filled with truth, compassion, and charm, they give us a look into the mind of one of our literary heroes. She challenges us to reconsider the things we accept on a daily basis, offers insight into some of life's big questions, and wonders at the peculiar behaviors of her cat, Pard.

Broken into short, insightful tidbits, it's the perfect book for your bedside table or enjoying in those unexpected moments quiet during a busy day.

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