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  • The Almost Sisters Jacket
    The Almost Sisters:
    A Novel
    by Joshilyn Jackson

    William Morrow
    Publishes: 07/11/2017
    Genre: Novels
    352 pages

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    About this Book
    With empathy, grace, humor, and piercing insight, the author of gods in Alabama pens a powerful, emotionally resonant novel of the South that confronts the truth about privilege, family, and the distinctions between perception and reality---the stories we tell ourselves about our origins and who we really are.

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  • The Story of Arthur Truluv Jacket
    The Story of Arthur Truluv:
    A Novel
    by Elizabeth Berg

    Random House
    Publishes: 07/25/2017
    Genre: Novels
    240 pages

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    About this Book
    An emotionally powerful novel about three people who each lose the one they love most, only to find second chances where they least expect them—from New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Berg.

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  • The Resurrection of Joan Ashby Jacket
    The Resurrection of Joan Ashby:
    A Novel
    by Cherise Wolas

    Flatiron Books
    Publishes: 08/29/2017
    Genre: Novels
    544 pages

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    About this Book
    Epic, propulsive, incredibly ambitious, and dazzlingly written, The Resurrection of Joan Ashby is a story about sacrifice and motherhood, the burdens of expectation and genius. Cherise Wolas's gorgeous debut introduces an indelible heroine candid about her struggles and unapologetic in her ambition.

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  • Seven Days of Us Jacket
    Seven Days of Us:
    A Novel
    by Francesca Hornak

    Berkley Books
    Publishes: 10/17/2017
    Genre: Novels
    368 pages

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    A warm, wry, sharply observed debut novel about what happens when a family is forced to spend a week together in quarantine over the holidays...

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