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ISBN: 9780307455925
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Published: Anchor - March 4th, 2014

Ifemelu left her home, family, and first love in Nigeria to pursue her dreams and education in America. Her story is one of becoming black in America, navigating the precarious line between fidelity to the old and assimilation to a new culture, and what happens when you become an outsider - an "Americanah" - in your home country. ~ Reviewed by Jess Hanlon

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft - Book Review

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By Mary Wollstonecraft, Miriam Brody (Introduction by), Miriam Brody (Notes by)
ISBN: 9780141441252
Availability: Backordered
Published: Penguin Classics - September 28th, 2004

Yet another essential feminist text from one of the mothers of feminism. Read it and join the movement!

Queen of the Dark Things

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ISBN: 9780062190468
Availability: Special Order
Published: Harper Voyager - January 27th, 2015

Centered in Austin, Texas, this intense sequel to Dreams and Shadows submerges the reader in folklore and mythology while, once again, raising philosophical questions about the nature of good and evil and the integrity of human nature when faced with tough choices. Cargill's screenwriting profession brings this fantastical world to life and keeps the reader hooked from start to finish.... and has this bookseller hoping Colby Stevens' narrative continues in future installments! ~ Reviewed by Jess Hanlon

Winter People

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ISBN: 9780804169967
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Published: Anchor - January 6th, 2015

Centered in West Hall, Vermont, this novel is a fantastic combination of old wives' tales and suspenseful thriller. When Sara Harrison Shea calls her beloved daughter Gertie back from the dead, the consequences span across generations and bring to life your worst nightmares. Eerily addictive! ~ Reviewed by Jess Hanlon


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ISBN: 9780062236654
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 6th, 2015

A dark historical novel that follows Elspeth, a midwife with an unsettling past, and her son Caleb, a boy who witnessed their family being slaughtered, as they seek revenge for their loss and uncover more than either of them bargained for. An incredible debut! ~ Reviewed by Jess Hanlon

Dogs in Cars by Lara Jo Regan - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781581574203
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Published: Countryman Press - September 13th, 2016

I can't wait to give this to my entire family for Christmas! These pups are so ute, my voice is hoarse from "aww"-ing so much! ~ Reviewed by Jess Hanlon


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