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  • American Dirt Jacket
    American Dirt:
    A Novel
    by Jeanine Cummins

    Flatiron Books
    Publishes: 01/21/2020
    Genre: Novels
    400 pages

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    About this Book
    Already being hailed as "a Grapes of Wrath for our times" and "a new American classic", American Dirt is a rare exploration into the inner hearts of people willing to sacrifice everything for a glimmer of hope.

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  • Remembrance Jacket
    Remembrance
    by Rita Woods

    Forge Books
    Publishes: 01/21/2020
    Genre: Historical Fiction
    416 pages

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    About this Book
    Remembrance by Rita Woods is a breakout historical debut with modern resonance, perfect for the many fans of The Underground Railroad and Orphan Train.

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  • The Splendid and the Vile Jacket
    The Splendid and the Vile:
    A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz
    by Erik Larson

    Crown
    Publishes: 02/25/2020
    Genre: History, Science & Current Affairs
    608 pages

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    About this Book
    The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers a fresh and compelling portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz.

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  • The Women with Silver Wings Jacket
    The Women with Silver Wings:
    The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II
    by Katherine Sharp Landdeck

    Crown
    Publishes: 04/21/2020
    Genre: History, Science & Current Affairs
    464 pages

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    About this Book
    The thrilling true story of the daring female aviators who helped the United States win World War II--only to be forgotten by the country they served.

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  • The Secrets of Love Story Bridge Jacket
    The Secrets of Love Story Bridge:
    A Novel
    by Phaedra Patrick

    Prospect Park Books
    Publishes: 04/28/2020
    Genre: Novels
    352 pages

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    About this Book
    A single father's act of bravery leads him to a surprise second chance at love in the heartwarming new novel from the author of The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

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  • The Mountains Sing Jacket
    The Mountains Sing
    by Que Mai Phan Nguyen

    Algonquin Books
    Publishes: 03/17/2020
    Genre: Novels
    352 pages

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    "An epic account of Việt Nam's painful 20th century history, both vast in scope and intimate in its telling ... Moving and riveting." - Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of The Sympathizer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize

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