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Posted on: June 26, 2019

On the Come Up

On the Come Up

Thomas’s highly anticipated follow up to The Hate U Give returns to Garden Heights, but her new protagonist, 16-year-old Brianna Jackson, faces different challenges than the previous novel’s Starr Carter. Bri’s mother, Jayda, a recovering crack a...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Where'd You Go, Bernadette?

Semple pieces together a modern-day comic caper full of heart and ingenuity. Eighth-grader Bee is the daughter of Microsoft genius Elgin Branch and Bernadette Fox, a once-famous architect who has become a recluse in her Seattle home. Bee has a simple requ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl

"Colfer's (Benny and Omar) crime caper fantasy, the first in a series, starts off with a slam-bang premise: anti-hero Artemis Fowl is a boy-genius last in line of a legendary crime family teetering on the brink of destruction. With the assistance of ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Fleishman Is In Trouble

Fleishman Is In Trouble

Dr. Toby Fleishman wakes up each morning surrounded by women. Women who are self-actualized and independent and know what they want--and, against all odds, what they want is Toby. Who knew what kind of life awaited him once he finally extracted himself fr...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

City of Girls

City of Girls

Beloved author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the New York City theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret (but mostly plea...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads Sing

For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast ; and in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark. Abandoned at age ten, she has surv...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Queenie

Queenie

Queenie Jenkins is a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman living in London, straddling two cultures and slotting neatly into neither. She works at a national newspaper, where she's constantly forced to compare herself to her white middle-class peers. After ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Motherless Brooklyn

Motherless Brooklyn

Hard-boiled crime fiction has never seen the likes of Lionel Essrog, the barking, grunting, spasmodically twitching hero of Lethem's gonzo detective novel that unfolds amidst the detritus of contemporary Brooklyn. Raised in a boys home that straddles an o...

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