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The third title in Roxane Gay Books' inaugural list, Hot Springs Drive is an urgent, vicious blade of a novel about a shocking betrayal and its aftermath, asking just how far you'll go to have everything you wantA standout in an impressive body of work that has been called "mesmerizing . . . visceral . . . exquisite" (Chicago Tribune) , Hot Springs Drive is a twisting literary page-turner that will appeal to readers of Celeste Ng and Mary Gaitskill. Jackie Stinson's best friend is dead, and everyone knows who killed her. Jackie wants to be many things, but a martyr has never been one of them. She is an ex-emotional eater and mother of four, who has finally lost the weight she long yearned to be free of. In her new, sharp-edged body, she goes by Jacqueline.

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Lindsay Hunter

Lindsay Hunter's first book, Daddy's, a collection of flash fiction, was published in 2010 by featherproof books, a boutique press in Chicago. Her second collection, DON'T KISS ME, was published by FSG Originals in 2013 and was named one of Amazon's 10 Best Books of the Year: Short Stories. Her first novel, Ugly Girls, was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in November 2014. The Huffington Post called it "a story that hits a note that's been missing from the chorus of existing feminist literature." Her next novel, Eat Only When You're Hungry, will be available August 8, 2017.

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