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Find Me Unafraid

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Find Me Unafraid: Love, Loss, and Hope in an African Slum Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062292858
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Published: Ecco - October 13th, 2015

A truly inspirational story of how an American young woman and a charismatic young Kenyan came together to dedicate themselves to transform a Kenyan slum by first targeting its most vulnerable and promising population: pre-school girls. A searing look into despair and hope, and the power of love and perseverance. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


Truth According to Us

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The Truth According to Us: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385342957
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - June 14th, 2016

The acclaimed co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society and writer of the Ivy Bean series for children has broken out with a splendid historical novel set in a small town in West Virginia at the end of the Depression. A story that thoroughly engages through a complexity of emotions, humor, and intrigue. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee - Book Review

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Go Set a Watchman: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062409867
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - May 3rd, 2016

Acclaimed and criticized, this is an important book! Scout, as an adult, returns to her hometown after escaping to the North, and finds a very different South than the one she remembered. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss by Anderson Cooper - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780062454942
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Published: Harper - April 5th, 2016

A beautifully written mother/son memoir, revealing each as fascinating and driven individuals and the mutual love and understanding between them. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


Shelter by Jung Yun - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781250075611
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Published: Picador - March 15th, 2016

An incredibly compelling novel about a South Korean family having tried to live the American dream, and running into psychological, cultural and personal obstacles. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


The Improbability of Love

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ISBN: 9781101874141
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - November 3rd, 2015

A wonderfully intricate novel about the provenance of an 18th century painting, coupled with a complex and mysterious cast of characters involving the Holocaust as well as the modern day London art scene. A tour de force, beautifully written. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


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