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Descent: A Novel By Tim Johnston Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616204778
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Published: Algonquin Books - December 1st, 2015

A tightly constructed thriller about the disappearance of a teenage girl in the Rocky Mountains, and the fissure created by that loss in a family that clings fiercely and stoically to hope. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer

The Wild Truth

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The Wild Truth By Carine McCandless Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062325150
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Published: HarperOne - November 17th, 2015

The tragic story of Chris McCandless, the young man who hiked into the Alaskan wilderness and starved to death in a school bus in 1992 captured worldwide attention. What had prompted this lonely foray into the unknown? Carine McCandless's honest memoir offers insight into her brother's motivations, while revealing the pain and dishonesty beneath familial trauma. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer

Laughing Monsters

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The Laughing Monsters: A Novel By Denis Johnson Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250074911
Availability: Backordered
Published: Picador - October 13th, 2015

Rogue intelligence officer Roland Nair lands in Freetown, Sierra Leone ostensibly to reunite with his friend Michael Adriko, an African claiming to have served the Ghanian Army, the Kuwaiti Emiri Guard and the Green Berets on a variety of mysterious missions. This post-9/11 tale of intrigue, romance and deception, obscures the truth as both characters are drawn into a tangle of violence and disconnection. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer

Assassination of Margaret Thatcher

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The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories By Hilary Mantel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250074720
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Published: Picador - September 1st, 2015

In this edgy and complex collection of stories, Mantel is linguistically perfect. From the strained relations of female staff in a Harley Street office, to a vacation with disastrous consequences, to culture shock, to anorexia, these eerie contemporary fables will unnerve you to the core! ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer

Everything I Never Told You

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Everything I Never Told You: A Novel By Celeste Ng Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143127550
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Published: Penguin Books - May 12th, 2015

When tragedy strikes a Chinese American family living in a small mid-western town during the 1970s, the family spirals into chaos trying to determine what went wrong, what signals were missed, what crucial things were left unsaid. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer

The Invention of Wings

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The Invention of Wings: A Novel By Sue Monk Kidd Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143121701
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Published: Penguin Books - May 5th, 2015

This factually based novel traces the lives of two sisters born into a wealthy slave-owning family in Charleston who become Quakers, abolitionists and early feminists, while concurrently following the lives of two radical and courageous slave women willing to risk everything to attain freedom. ~ Reviewed by Amy Palmer


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