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The American Girl
The American Girl
by Monika Fagerholm
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In 1969, a young girl makes a trip from Coney Island to the swampy coastland on the rural outskirts of Helsinki, Finland. There, her death will immediately become part of local mythology, furnishing boys and girls with fodder for endless romantic... (read more)

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Slow Moving Dreams
Slow Moving Dreams
by Tom Hardy
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Tom Hardy’s new novel, Slow Moving Dreams, tells the story of Tom Carter, a city man who is forced by the death of a cousin to return to his rural roots in West Texas. Hardy takes his readers along two journeys in this novel: the first is the... (read more)

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Rivka's War
Rivka's War
by Marilyn Oser
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"Rivka is a young Jewish girl in WWI-era Russia. While visiting her brother, she hears an inspirational speech by Yashka, a Russian woman and war veteran. Yashka is so zealous in her patriotism that she is formulating a battalion of women, a 'Battalion... (read more)

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Love Park
Love Park
by Jim Zervanos
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The story of a Greek-American family and a son who is searching for sex, manhood, and the meaning of life.... (read more)

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The House of Puppets
The House of Puppets
by Kay Holz
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Rusty van Wolkenten, an artist in her late thirties living with her husband, Sam, in San Francisco, is returning home to a small plantation on an island off the coast of Charleston, South Carolina. She is seeking answers from the three people who know... (read more)

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A Very Minor Prophet
A Very Minor Prophet
by James Bernard Frost
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A Very Minor Prophet is the story of how Barth Flynn, a barista swimming upstream against purposelessness in Portland, Oregon, becomes the faithful scribe of Joseph Patrick Booker. Booker is a dwarf preacher who serves Voodoo donuts, Stumptown coffee... (read more)

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Peculiar Memories of Thomas Penman
Peculiar Memories of Thomas Penman
by Bruce Robinson
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Meet thirteen-year-old Thomas Penman. Growing up in a household of eccentrics, including parents who wage a silent war against each other, Thomas downs his first drink, smokes his first cigarette, and pursues the beautiful Gwendolin Hackett. All the... (read more)

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The First Sandcastle
The First Sandcastle
by M. E. Delgado
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A mesmerizing novel you always seek yet seldom find. Marlo Clemente is confronted with continuous turmoil at home. His father's boisterous views of women haunt him, as he is told that all women are evil-wanting only the material and causing all men the... (read more)

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Ten Girls to Watch
Ten Girls to Watch
by Charity Shumway
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andlt;Bandgt;A radiant debut novel about stumbling through the early years of adulthoodandlt;Iandgt;and#8212; andlt;/Iandgt;and a love letter to the role models who light the way. andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Like so many other recent... (read more)

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Alumni Notes
Alumni Notes
by Andrew S. Levitas
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With its aspiring graduates, wise-cracking lovers, and crusading physicians, Andrew Levitas's debut novel is a thought-provoking page-turner, a cross between a screwball comedy and a Bildungsroman. Levitas captures the excitement of a memorable seminar... (read more)

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On Earth as It Is in Heaven
On Earth as It Is in Heaven
by Davide Enia
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A dark, gripping coming-of-age tale that explores violence, friendship, family, and what it means to be a man Palermo, the early 1980s. Mafia gang wars are tearing a precariously stitched-together city apart. A fatherless nine-year-old boy climbs into a... (read more)

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Breath
Breath
by Tim Winton
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Breath is Tim Winton at his finest: a beautiful, gripping, deeply moving novel about our need for excitement and to push ourselves to the limits; about the power of the sea; and how ordinary people live with tragedy. When Loonie and Pikelet started to... (read more)

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The Saints and Sinners of Dixon Falls
The Saints and Sinners of Dixon Falls
by Mary K. Hurt
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This is the story of a talented young girl and her journey among some colorful and peculiar folks in the Deep South of the 1940s.... (read more)

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Left Drowning
Left Drowning
by Jessica Park
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“The romance and intensity left me spinning, left me breathless, left me wanting more.” – JAMIE MCGUIRE, author of Beautiful Disaster and Walking Disaster“Left Drowning is a powerful, sexy, unflinching story about letting go and learning to love.... (read more)

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Three of Hearts
Three of Hearts
by Neal Wooten
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Set in the northeast corner of Alabama, on Sand Mountain and in the town of Fort Payne, Three of Hearts is based on a true coming-of-age story of a young man named Leo who is right out of high school and befriends a homeless man with artificial legs that... (read more)

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Swimming to Elba
Swimming to Elba
by Silvia Avallone
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A sensually charged novel about two girls growing up fast in a failing industrial town on the coast of Italy. Anna and Francesca are on the brink of everything: high school, adulthood, and the edge of ambition in their provincial town. It’s summer... (read more)

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The First Sandcastle
The First Sandcastle
by M. E. Delgado
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A mesmerizing novel you always seek yet seldom find. Marlo Clemente is confronted with continuous turmoil at home. His father's boisterous views of women haunt him, as he is told that all women are evil-wanting only the material and causing all men the... (read more)

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A Real Man
A Real Man
by Joshua Hughes
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A Real Man takes you on a lifelong journey through the eyes of Frank Smith. A story about a young kid who has it all: good looks, popularity, college coaches beating down his doors, and the most beautiful girl in the school as his lady. Somehow, Frank... (read more)

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Where the Sky Used to Be
Where the Sky Used to Be
by Zelda Leah Gatuskin
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Sixteen year old Claire is an artist. Or at least, she wants to be. But doing art and being an artist are still very different things for Claire. Between her suddenly distant best friend Lydia, her own budding sexuality and the boys who want to help her... (read more)

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Red Ruby Heart in a Cold Blue Sea
Red Ruby Heart in a Cold Blue Sea
by Morgan Callan Rogers
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“An authentic page turner…. Rogers [vividly] captures this era of Elvis records and small-town Maine fishing life.” —Down East In 1963, twelve-year-old Florine Gilham enjoys an idyllic childhood in small-town Maine—until... (read more)

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