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Midnight at the Bright Ideas bookstore : a novel / Matthew Sullivan.

By: Sullivan, Matthew, 1970- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York Scribner 2017Edition: First Scribner hardcover editionDescription: 328 pages ; 24 cmISBN: 9781501116841; 1501116843; 9781501116858; 1501116851Subject(s): Bookstores -- Fiction | Psychological fiction | Clerks (Retail trade) -- Fiction | Suicide victims -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction. | Psychological fiction. DDC classification: 813/.6 Other classification: FIC025000 | FIC030000 | FIC019000 Summary: "When a bookshop patron commits suicide, his favorite store clerk must unravel the puzzle he left behind"--Summary: Lydia Smith, a clerk at the Bright Ideas bookstore, calls the lonely regulars who spend every day marauding the store's overwhelmed shelves "BookFrogs." When Joey Molina, a young BookFrog, kills himself in the bookstore's upper room, he bequeaths his meager worldly possessions to her. Trinkets and books; the detritus of a lonely, uncared for man. But they seem to contain a hidden message. As Lydia untangles the mystery of Joey's suicide, she unearths a long buried memory from her own violent childhood.
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"When a bookshop patron commits suicide, his favorite store clerk must unravel the puzzle he left behind"--

Lydia Smith, a clerk at the Bright Ideas bookstore, calls the lonely regulars who spend every day marauding the store's overwhelmed shelves "BookFrogs." When Joey Molina, a young BookFrog, kills himself in the bookstore's upper room, he bequeaths his meager worldly possessions to her. Trinkets and books; the detritus of a lonely, uncared for man. But they seem to contain a hidden message. As Lydia untangles the mystery of Joey's suicide, she unearths a long buried memory from her own violent childhood.

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