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    Book Jacket: Holding Up the Universe

    Holding Up the Universe
    by Jennifer Niven

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    Jennifer Niven's spectacular Holding Up the Universe has everything that I love about Young Adult fiction. Begin with the characters. Libby Strout and Jack Masselin are ...

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      by Rainbow Rowell
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      by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
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    Book Jacket: Coffin Road

    Coffin Road
    by Peter May

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    From its richly atmospheric opening to its dramatic conclusion, Peter May's Coffin Road is a treat for lovers of crime fiction.

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    1. The Loney
      by Andrew Hurley
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      by Abby Geni
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    Book Jacket: The Guineveres

    The Guineveres
    by Sarah Domet

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    It's a human need to know one's own identity, to belong to someone, to yearn for a place one can truly call home. For many, this is an illusion, a dream that may or ...

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    1. The Wonder
      by Emma Donoghue
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      by Helen Castor
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    Book Jacket: El Paso

    El Paso
    by Winston Groom

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    History is not static and staid, merely cataloged events that happened to other people. At least author Winston Groom doesn't think so. His signature fictional creation, ...

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      by Brian Panowich
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      by Richard Wagamese

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