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Orphan Train

Christina Baker Kline · William Morrow
Pages: 278
Format: Paperback

Between 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of abandoned children whose fates would be determined by pure luck. Would they be adopted by a kind and loving family, or would they face a childhood...
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Heft: A Novel

Liz Moore · W.W. Norton
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A heartwarming novel about larger-than-life characters and second chances.

Former academic Arthur Opp weighs 550 pounds and hasn't left his rambling Brooklyn home in a decade. Twenty miles away, in Yonkers, seventeen-year-old Kel Keller navigates life as the poor kid in a rich school...
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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

Alan Bradley · Delacorte Press
Pages: 373
Format: Book

In his wickedly brilliant first novel, Debut Dagger Award winner Alan Bradley introduces one of the most singular and engaging heroines in recent fiction: eleven-year-old Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison. It is the summer of 1950 - and a series of inexplicable...
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel

Maria Semple · Little
Pages: 330
Format: Print book

Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in Seattle, she's a disgrace; to design mavens, she's a revolutionary architect, and to 15-year-old Bee, she is a best friend and, simply, Mom.

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Tell the Wolves I'm Home: A Novel

Carol Rifka Brunt · Dial Press
Pages: 360
Format: Book

The Wall Street Journal * O: The Oprah Magazine * BookPage * Kirkus Reviews * BOOKLIST * School Library Journal

In this striking literary debut, Carol Rifka Brunt unfolds a moving story of love, grief, and renewal...

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Just listen : a novel

Sarah Dessen · Viking Publishers
Pages: 371
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestseller

To find the truth you've got to be willing to hear it.

When she's modeling, Annabel is the picture of perfection.

But her real life is far from perfect.

Fortunately, she's got Owen. He's intense, music-obsessed, and dedicated...
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Lock In

John Scalzi · St Martins Pr
Pages: 336
Format: Book

A blazingly inventive near-future thriller from the best-selling, Hugo Award-winning John Scalzi.

Not too long from today, a new, highly contagious virus makes its way across the globe. Most who get sick experience nothing worse than flu, fever and headaches. But for the unlucky...

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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Ransom Riggs · Quirk Books
Pages: 352
Format: Audiobook

A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs.

It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. As our story opens,...
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The Book Thief

Markus Zusak · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.

It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier...
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The Fault in Our Stars

John Green · Dutton Books
Pages: 318
Format: Paperback

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about...
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