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Books to Discuss in BookBrowse's Book Club

  • The Lighthouse Jacket
    The Lighthouse
    by Christopher Parker
    Beacon Press
    Publishes: 10/26/2021
    Genre: Mysteries
    368 pages

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    About this Book
    The Lighthouse examines how far we'll go for the ones we love, as well as the personal journey we each take to rebuild after tragedy and loss. Parker's dazzling debut is a moving exploration of grief and grieving, of mental health and illness, and ultimately of human resilience.

    This book is only available in e-book format. Please only request if you're willing and able to read ebooks. The discussion will open on Nov 6 and will stay open for at least six weeks.

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  • When Two Feathers Fell from the Sky Jacket
    When Two Feathers Fell from the Sky
    by Margaret Verble
    Mariner Books
    Publishes: 10/12/2021
    Genre: Historical Fiction
    384 pages

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    About this Book
    Louise Erdrich meets Karen Russell in this deliciously strange and daringly original novel from Pulitzer Prize finalist Margaret Verble: An eclectic cast of characters—both real and ghostly—converge at an amusement park in Nashville, 1926.

    Those assigned this book will receive a print copy by mail. The discussion will open on Oct 23 and will stay open for at least six weeks.

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Books to Read & Review for First Impressions

  • How to Find Your Way Home Jacket
    How to Find Your Way Home
    by Katy Regan
    Berkley Books
    Publishes: 02/15/2022
    Genre: Novels
    368 pages

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    About this Book
    A warm, uplifting novel about the unshakable bond between siblings, and what happens when a sister discovers her long-missing brother in the most unexpected place, from the author of Little Big Love.

    This book is only available in e-book format. Please only request if you're willing and able to read ebooks.

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  • The Fields Jacket
    The Fields:
    A Novel
    by Erin Young
    Flatiron Books
    Publishes: 01/25/2022
    Genre: Novels
    352 pages

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    About this Book
    A gripping crime thriller, The Fields is immersed in small-town Iowa, where horrific murders keep happening and the police investigator must confront her own dark past to make it stop.

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  • Housebreaking Jacket
    Housebreaking
    by Colleen Hubbard
    Berkley Books
    Publishes: 04/19/2022
    Genre: Novels
    368 pages

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    About this Book
    Following a long-standing family feud and looking to settle the score, a woman decides to dismantle her family home—alone and by hand—and move it across a frozen pond during a harsh New England winter in this mesmerizing debut.

    This book is only available in e-book format. Please only request if you're willing and able to read ebooks.

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  • The Latinist Jacket
    The Latinist:
    A Novel
    by Mark Prins
    W.W. Norton & Company
    Publishes: 01/04/2022
    Genre: Novels
    336 pages

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    About this Book
    A contemporary reimagining of the Daphne and Apollo myth, The Latinist is a page-turning exploration of power, ambition, and the intertwining of love and obsession.

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