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The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs

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ISBN: 9781250006301
Availability: Out of Print
Published: St. Martin's Press - September 8th, 2015

When the ever passive Caroline Jacobs tells off the president of the PTO with a pretty four letter word, no one is more shocked than she is. But this outburst seems to release 25 years of pent up emotion. Acting on impulse, Caroline decides to drive to her hometown and confront her childhood bully with her teenage daughter in tow. With genuine wit and charm, this book couldn't be more enjoyable! ~ Reviewed by Jessica Elder


The Secret Chord

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$27.95
ISBN: 9780670025770
Availability: Special Order
Published: Viking - October 6th, 2015

Geraldine Brooks is a master of taking a minor thread of a well known history and bringing it to light flawlessly. The Secret Chord is the story of King David as told by his most trusted prophet Nathan. The Bible mentions a book of Nathan but it has never been found. From David's time as a young shepherd fighting the giant of Gath to his struggles as the King of Israel, Brooks has filled in the gaps and brought this biblical hero to life. Nathan's voice paints the story with captivating description and insight. Geraldine Brooks has done it once again. This is historical fiction as its best! ~ Reviewed by Jessica Elder


The Bean Trees

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ISBN: 9780062277756
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 7th, 2013

I could have read about Taylor and Turtle forever. Try this book and its sequel, Pigs in Heaven, but be prepared to fall in love with these wonderful people. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Elder


California

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ISBN: 9780316250832
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Published: Back Bay Books - July 7th, 2015

I'm not usually a fan of books with a lot of hype but "California" blew me away. While set in a near future dystopian society, this book is for more than just the scifi lover. Mysterious, emotional, witty and thought-provoking, "California" will not disappoint you. For fans of Station Eleven! ~ Reviewed by Jessica Elder


Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780812984965
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Published: One World - August 18th, 2015

On the fence about reading this one? Just listen to his TED talk and you'll be back for one for you and a friend! What an incredible individual! ~ Reviewed by Jess Elder


Night Sister

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ISBN: 9780385538510
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Doubleday Books - August 4th, 2015

Do you believe in monsters? Well you might after reading this one! This supernatural thriller follows three generations of women as two sisters try to piece together the murder-suicide that their childhood friend is accused of committing. Creepy, suspenseful, and set perfectly in a rural Vermont motel, "Night Sisters" will keep you up at night in more ways than one. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Elder


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