A visit to a magical small town that you don't want to end

Bookseller Susan Tank of Paulina Springs Books in Sisters, Ore., recommends one of her longtime favorites, the 2010 novel "Mink River" by Brian Doyle.

The 2010 novel "Mink River" by Brian Doyle
The 2010 novel "Mink River" by Brian Doyle

The novel interweaves a unique cast of characters in a small Oregon town, along with elements of magic. Tank called it the kind of book you slow down on reading toward the end in order to keep the story going as long as possible.

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