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Sandy’s Selections: Best New Books for Holiday Reading

Every month, Sandy Dominy presents us with an assortment of the best new books, and suggests similar reading you might enjoy. Let's take a look at the novels, biographeis and non-fiction selections that can take you through any holiday downtime.  The Reckoning by John Grisham October 2018, Fiction, #1 Best… Read More
  • Sandy Dominy |
  • November 3, 2018
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Making the Monster: The Science Behind Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Halloween 2018 marks the 200th anniversary of publishing the classic gothic novel, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, which many consider to be the first true science fiction story. Making the Monster examines the science and the scientists that influenced Mary Shelley and inspired her famous creation, Victor Frankenstein, to make the… Read More
  • Sandy Dominy |
  • October 26, 2018
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Sandy’s Selections: Good New Books to Read This Fall

New releases are out, and if you are looking for good books to read, you're in luck! You might as well call this the Female Empowerment book list. If they're not written by women, they are written about women, from Steve Job's daughter Lisa Brennan-Jobs, to a re-imagining of Homer's… Read More
  • Sandy Dominy |
  • October 2, 2018
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Sandy’s Selections: Great New Books to Read in September

This month brings us a wide selection of new, great books to read from some talented writers. Among those featured you'll find fiction, nonfiction and memoirs, so hopefully there is something for everyone. The Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams 2018, Fiction The Summer Wives is a story of love, class,… Read More
  • Sandy Dominy |
  • September 2, 2018
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Sandy’s Selections: Best New Books to Read for End of Summer

August is here and Sandy is sharing with us her recommendations for great books to read. Grab a cup of tea, coffee (or wine) and curl up in a comfortable spot with one of these just released selections. The Other Woman by Daniel Silva 2018, #1 NYT Best Fiction The Other… Read More
  • Sandy Dominy |
  • August 1, 2018
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Sandy’s Selections: Great New Books to Read This Month

Summer is in full swing, and Sandy is sharing with us her recommendations for great new books to read this month. So, whether you are sitting by the pool, or relaxing on your couch in the air conditioning, these are the recently released books that should be close at hand.… Read More
  • Sandy Dominy |
  • June 30, 2018
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Sandy’s Selections: Must-Read Summer Books

Summer has finally arrived, and it's the perfect time to catch up on reading your favorite summer books. No matter where vacation takes you, this list of summer books will keep you entertained with stories of Hemingway, Eleanor Roosevelt, politics, foreign lands and intrigue. Take a look and make your… Read More
  • Sandy Dominy |
  • June 3, 2018
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Sandy’s Selections: Book Recommendations for Spring Reading

Sandy Dominy is what we'd call a "professional reader," and she will be sharing her book recommendations with us each month. Enjoy! The Shape of Water by Guillermo Del Toro and Daniel Kraus Sci-Fi/Fantasy The Best Picture Academy Award winner of 2017 was released in book version two days after the… Read More
  • Sandy Dominy |
  • April 24, 2018
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Books You Should Read Now

Reading is such a wonderful source of pleasure, but let's face it, the demands on our time allow very little opportunity for page turning. So, how do you choose a great book from all the options out there today? Allow me to help. Below is my list of books you… Read More
  • Sandy Dominy |
  • March 11, 2018

About Sandy Dominy

Sandy Dominy

Sandy opened a Barnes & Noble Booksellers location in Houston 9 years ago and currently serves as the Customer Service and Book Club Leader. Reading and recommending books is an important and the most enjoyable part of her job. Previously she worked in the publishing business for 20 years, lived overseas for 10 years and has traveled to 91 countries. Since books and travel are such an important part of her life, she enjoys sharing her experiences as a PrimeWoman book and travel contributor.