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  • The Atomic Weight of Love Jacket
    The Atomic Weight of Love
    by Elizabeth J. Church

    Algonquin Books
    Published: 05/03/2016
    Genre: Historical Fiction
    320 pages

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    About this Book
    In the spirit of The Aviator's Wife and Loving Frank, this resonant debut spans the years from World War II through the Vietnam War to tell the story of a woman whose scientific ambition is caught up in her relationships with two very different men.

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  • Lola Jacket
    Lola:
    A Novel
    by Melissa Scrivner Love

    Crown
    Publishes: 03/21/2017
    Genre: Novels
    336 pages

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    An astonishing debut crime thriller about an unforgettable woman who combines the genius and ferocity of Lisbeth Salander with the ruthless ambition of Walter White.

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  • No One Is Coming to Save Us Jacket
    No One Is Coming to Save Us:
    A Novel
    by Stephanie Powell Watts

    Ecco
    Publishes: 04/04/2017
    Genre: Novels
    368 pages

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    About this Book
    The Great Gatsby brilliantly recast in the contemporary South: a powerful first novel about an extended African-American family and their colliding visions of the American Dream.

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  • Tell Me How This Ends Well Jacket
    Tell Me How This Ends Well:
    A Novel
    by David Samuel Levinson

    Hogarth Books
    Publishes: 04/04/2017
    Genre: Novels
    416 pages

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    About this Book
    An ambitious, gripping, darkly funny family drama about the reckoning of three adult siblings with their profoundly flawed parents, set during Passover in a near-future America rife with anti-Semitism and terror, from an award-winning short-story writer.

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  • My Last Lament Jacket
    My Last Lament
    by James William Brown

    Berkley Books
    Publishes: 04/04/2017
    Genre: Novels
    352 pages

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    About this Book
    James William Brown, author of the critically acclaimed Blood Dance, is a former Wallace Stegner Fellow in Fiction at Stanford and has also been a writing fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. The recipient of two fellowships from National Endowment for the Arts, he has also directed the editorial departments of textbook publishers in New York, Boston, and Athens, Greece. Previously he lived and taught in Greece for ten years.

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  • The Book of Summer Jacket
    The Book of Summer:
    A Novel
    by Michelle Gable

    Thomas Dunne Books
    Publishes: 05/09/2017
    Genre: Novels
    416 pages

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    About this Book
    The bestselling author of The Paris Apartment and I'll See You in Paris, Michelle Gable now transports readers to Nantucket.

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  • The Stars Are Fire Jacket
    The Stars Are Fire:
    A novel
    by Anita Shreve

    Knopf
    Publishes: 04/18/2017
    Genre: Novels
    256 pages

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    About this Book
    From the New York Times best-selling author of The Weight of Water and The Pilot's Wife (an Oprah's Book Club selection): an exquisitely suspenseful new novel about an extraordinary young woman tested by a catastrophic event and its devastating aftermath--based on the true story of the largest fire in Maine's history.

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