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Books to Discuss in BookBrowse's Book Club

  • Waiting for the Night Song Jacket
    Waiting for the Night Song
    by Julie Carrick Dalton

    Forge Books
    Publishes: 01/12/2021
    Genre: Novels
    336 pages

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    About this Book
    A startling and timely debut, Julie Carrick Dalton's Waiting for the Night Song is a moving, brilliant novel about friendships forged in childhood magic and ruptured by the high price of secrets that leave you forever changed.

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  • The Moment of Lift Jacket
    The Moment of Lift:
    How Empowering Women Changes the World
    by Melinda Gates

    Flatiron Books
    Publishes: 01/12/2021
    Genre: Advice
    304 pages

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    About this Book
    How can we summon a moment of lift for human beings―and especially for women? Because when you lift up women, you lift up humanity.

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Books to Read & Review for First Impressions

  • The Narrowboat Summer Jacket
    The Narrowboat Summer
    by Anne Youngson

    Flatiron Books
    Publishes: 01/26/2021
    Genre: Novels
    336 pages

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    About this Book
    From the author of Meet Me at the Museum, a charming novel of second chances, about three women, one dog, and the narrowboat that brings them together.

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