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    Book Jacket: Killers of the Flower Moon

    Killers of the Flower Moon
    by David Grann

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    Voted 2017 Best Nonfiction by BookBrowse's Subscribers

    The long, sorrowful list of injustices done to Native Americans by the U.S. Federal Government is well known by now. ...

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    Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary

    What do the following people have in common? James Earl Ray, who assassinated Martin Luther King; Former NFL star quarterback Michael Vick; and Carl Panzram, a confessed serial killer who committed more than 20 murders. If you have no idea, then ... Beyond the Book
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    Book Jacket: The Dry

    The Dry
    by Jane Harper

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    Voted 2017 Best Debut Novel by BookBrowse's Subscribers

    After receiving a letter from his childhood friend's father, Aaron Falk, a Melbourne police officer specializing in ...

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    The Big Dry - Rivers and Drought in Australia

    The Big Dry was a nine-year drought experienced in Southeastern Australia from 2003 to 2012. The region suffered the most severe dry period in recorded history and assumptions made by early pioneering colonists – that there would always be ... Beyond the Book
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    Book Jacket: Little Fires Everywhere

    Little Fires Everywhere
    by Celeste Ng

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    Voted 2017 Best Fiction by BookBrowse's Subscribers

    Small towns, big drama. Acclaimed author Celeste Ng's Little Fires Everywhere occasionally reads like an upscale ...

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    Erin Szczechowski
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    In Little Fires Everywhere, an intense custody battle divides the idyllic suburban town of Shaker Heights, Ohio, into two when Bebe Chow, a Chinese immigrant, attempts to regain the rights to her daughter. The baby is now living with a white family ... Beyond the Book
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    Book Jacket: La Belle Sauvage

    La Belle Sauvage
    by Philip Pullman

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    Voted 2017 Best Young Adult Novel by BookBrowse's Subscribers

    I wasn't quite sure what to expect when I heard that Philip Pullman would be revisiting the world he brought to ...

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    Michelle Anya Anjirbag
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    Godstow Abbey

    In his first trilogy, His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman brings readers into the story through an intense use of space; he gives us a fantastical Oxford, but described in such a way that readers could visit the real place and trace Lyra's adventures ... Beyond the Book

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    The Story of Arthur Truluv
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    An emotionally powerful novel from New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Berg.
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    Wonder Valley
    by Ivy Pochoda

    A visionary and masterful portrait of contemporary L.A. from the author of Visitation Street.
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    Winner of the McGinnis-Ritchie award for its first chapter, Emily Fridlund's propulsive and gorgeously written History of Wolves introduces a new writer of enormous range and ...

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