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The Mothers by Brit Bennett

The Mothers by Brit Bennett– 278 pages – Audio Book Blurb: It is the last season of high school life for Nadia Turner, a rebellious, grief-stricken, seventeen-year-old beauty. Mourning her own mother’s recent suicide, she takes up with the local pastor’s son. Luke Sheppard is twenty-one, a former football star whose injury has reduced him […]

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All The Ugly And Wonderful Things

All The Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood

All The Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood – 346 pages Book Blurb: As the daughter of a meth dealer, Wavy knows not to trust people, not even her own parents. Struggling to raise her little brother, eight-year-old Wavy is the only responsible “adult” around. She finds peace in the starry Midwestern night sky […]

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The Orphan Keeper

The Orphan Keeper by Camron Wright

The Orphan Keeper by Camron Wright– 432 pages ARC from NetGalley and Shadow Mountain Book Blurb: Seven-year-old Chellamuthu’s life is forever changed when he is kidnapped from his village in India, sold to a Christian orphanage, and then adopted by an unsuspecting couple in the United States. It takes months before the boy can speak […]

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Cruel Beautiful World

Cruel Beautiful World by Caroline Leavitt

Cruel Beautiful World by Caroline Leavitt – 354 pages ARC from Algonquin Publishing Book Blurb: It’s 1969, and sixteen-year-old Lucy is about to run away with a much older man to live off the grid in rural Pennsylvania, a rash act that will have vicious repercussions for both her and her older sister, Charlotte. As […]

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Faithful

Faithful by Alice Hoffman

Faithful by Alice Hoffman – 272 pages ARC from Simon & Schuster Book Blurb: Growing up on Long Island, Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl until one night an extraordinary tragedy changes her fate. Her best friend’s future is destroyed in an accident, while Shelby walks away with the burden of guilt. What happens when […]

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The Good Goodbye

The Good Goodbye by Carla Buckley

The Good Goodbye by Carla Buckley –352 pages Book Blurb: Two cousins, Rory and Arden, lie unconscious in a hospital burn unit. The fire, which broke out in their shared college dorm room, killed another student, and the police want answers. Tension between Rory and Arden’s parents was already at an all-time high before the […]

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