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Coming of Age


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Love and Lament
Love and Lament
by John Milliken Thompson
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A dauntless heroine coming of age at the turn of the twentieth century confronts the hazards of patriarchy and prejudice, and discovers the unexpected opportunities of World War I Set in rural North Carolina between the Civil War and the Great War, Love... (read more)

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Perla (Vintage Contemporaries)
Perla (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Carolina De Robertis
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A coming-of-age story, based on a recent shocking chapter of Argentine history, about a young woman who makes a devastating discovery about her origins with the help of an enigmatic houseguest. Perla Correa grew up a privileged only child in Buenos Aires,... (read more)

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The Funeral Dress
The Funeral Dress
by Susan Gregg Gilmore
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A deeply touching Southern story filled with struggle and hope.      Emmalee Bullard and her new baby are on their own. Or so she thinks, until Leona Lane, the older seamstress who sat by her side at the local shirt factory where both... (read more)

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Secret Life of Bees (08 Edition)
Secret Life of Bees (08 Edition)
by Sue Monk Kidd
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Sue Monk Kidd’s The Secret Life of Bees, a heartwarming coming of age tale set in 1960s South Carolina, a multi-million copy New York Times bestseller, now an award-winning film starring Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson and Alicia... (read more)

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Plan B
Plan B
by Jonathan Tropper
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In his debut, acclaimed bestselling author Jonathan Tropper captured the anxiety and humor of a group of friends as they near their thirtieth birthdays and have to come to terms with a milestone that they never thought would be like this. Ten years ago,... (read more)

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Citrus County (McSweeney's Rectangulars)
Citrus County (McSweeney's Rectangulars)
by John Brandon
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John Brandon's dazzling and dark novel quickly draws you inside a world of characters that both repel and intrigue. Coupled with his rich imagination and wit, Citrus County is an entertaining and admirable read.... (read more)

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The Love Song of Jonny Valentine
The Love Song of Jonny Valentine
by Teddy Wayne
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One of the most critically acclaimed books of the year, Whiting Award-winner Teddy Wayne’s second novel is “more than a scabrous sendup of American celebrity culture; it’s also a poignant portrait of one young artist’s coming of... (read more)

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All about Lulu
All about Lulu
by Jonathan Evison
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Weakness has always been a concern for William Miller, but he is further weakened by his irrepressible crush on his new step-sister, Lulu. Once Lulu departs for college, Will attempts to find himself--discovering Western philosophy, a cruel dating world,... (read more)

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The River Caught Sunlight
The River Caught Sunlight
by Katie Andraski
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Janice Westfahls career is on fire, and she is offered a dream job at Godspeed Books, a small evangelical publisher outside of Chicago. But before she leaves her mother is diagnosed with terminal cancer, and her beloved farmer, the love of her life... (read more)

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The Adults
The Adults
by Alison Espach
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In her ruefully funny and wickedly perceptive debut novel, Alison Espach deftly dissects matters of the heart and captures the lives of children and adults as they come to terms with life, death, and love. At the center of this affluent suburban universe... (read more)

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Not Walking on Water
Not Walking on Water
by James S. Reiley
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Waking up to the idea that there may be more to the universe than he learned in Sunday School, Paul Bradley sets off to make sense of all manner of newly discovered spiritual notions. Fortunately he is guided by another computer software guy named Bob... (read more)

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Class Collision: Phoenix Rising
Class Collision: Phoenix Rising
by Annette Mackey
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David Bastien was born into one of the wealthiest families on the eastern seaboard, but lost everything when he was kidnapped for ransom. Now, years later he and Linda are on the run from his former boss, Linda's father; but after learning that David has... (read more)

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The Fields
The Fields
by Kevin Maher
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A warm and funny debut about a young man in trouble and a family in love and in pieces. It's the first summer of lust for 14-year-old Jim Finnegan, a boy trying to become a man in 1980s Dublin. Jim's vivid and winning voice leaps off the page and... (read more)

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Forbidden Sister
Forbidden Sister
by V. C. Andrews
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I had every reason to hate her, my forbidden sister. She was like someone who had died but wouldn’t stay buried. . . . Emmie Wilcox was only six when her older sister, Roxy, was thrown out of their New York City apartment. Their stern father’... (read more)

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Leaving Paradise #2: Return to Paradise
Leaving Paradise #2: Return to Paradise
by Simone Elkeles
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Caleb Becker left Paradise eight months ago, taking with him the secret he promised to take to his grave. If the truth got out, it would ruin everything. Maggie Armstrong tried to be strong after Caleb broke her heart and disappeared. Somehow, she... (read more)

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The Center of Everything
The Center of Everything
by Laura Moriarty
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Now in paperback, Laura Moriarty's breakthrough novel of growing up and growing wise. Critics and readers everywhere stood up and took notice when Laura Moriarty's captivating debut novel hit the stores in June '03. Janet Maslin of the New York Times... (read more)

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Half (Peace in the Storm Publishing Presents)
Half (Peace in the Storm Publishing Presents)
by S. D. Denny
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Life was just as normal for Carmen O'Malley as it was for anyone, until thetender age of eight when her eyes were suddenly opened to the fact that herfather was white and she was not. From that moment forward, she spent herlife trying to fit in. Carmen... (read more)

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Grow Up
Grow Up
by Ben Brooks
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In this bawdy, raucous, and unabashedly frank novel, youth is certainly not wasted on the young Hailed as "one of the most hilarious and well-observed accounts of teenage debauchery you are ever likely to read" by the trendsetting British... (read more)

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Alice Bliss
Alice Bliss
by Laura Harrington
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When Alice learns that her father is being deployed to Iraq, she's heartbroken. Matt Bliss is leaving just as his daughter blossoms into a full-blown teenager. She will learn to drive, shop for a dress for her first dance, and fall in love, all while... (read more)

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Alumni Notes
Alumni Notes
by Andrew S. Levitas
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This novel, set in the turbulent colleges and cities of the American northeast, tells the story of a love shaped, thwarted and reborn in the dying and regenerating society of the 1960s.It is April 1973. Paul Seitz (Nott College 68, Einstein College of... (read more)

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