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There's a Word for That

Sloane Tanen · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"Engrossing, hilarious, and tender... I couldn't put it down." ---Gretchen Rubin, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness ProjectA hilarious and moving chronicle of a wildly flawed family that comes together--in rehab, of all places--even as each member is on the verge...
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The Hello Girls: America's First Women Soldiers

Elizabeth Cobbs · Harvard University Press
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

In 1918, the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent 223 women to France at General Pershing's explicit request. They were masters of the latest technology: the telephone switchboard. While suffragettes picketed the White House and President Wilson struggled to persuade a segregationist Congress...
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The Last Book Party

Karen Dukess · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

*A July 2019 Indie Next List Great Read* *One of Parade's Most Anticipated Books of Summer 2019* *An O Magazine Best Beach Read of 2019**A New York Post Best Beach Read of 2019* "The Last Book Party is a delight. Reading this story of a young woman trying to find herself while surrounded...
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Body Leaping Backward: Memoir of a Delinquent Girlhood

Maureen Stanton · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The "mesmerizing . . . daring and important"* story of a risk-taking girlhood spent in a working-class prison town *Andre Dubus IIIFor Maureen Stanton's proper Catholic mother, the town's maximum security prison was a way to keep her seven children in line ("If you don't...
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The Long Flight Home

Alan Hlad · A John Scognamiglio Book
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Inspired by fascinating, true, yet little-known events during World War II, The Long Flight Home is a testament to the power of courage in our darkest hours - a moving, masterfully written story of love and sacrifice. It is September 1940 - a year into the war - and as German bombs fall...
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Reading behind Bars: A Memoir of Literature, Law, and Life as a Prison Librarian

Jill Grunenwald · Skyhorse
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

In December 2008, twentysomething Jill Grunenwald graduated with her master's degree in library science, ready to start living her dream of becoming a librarian. But the economy had a different idea. As the Great Recession reared its ugly head, jobs were scarce. After some searching, however,...
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Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss

Margaret Renkl · Milkweed Editions
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times opinion writer Margaret Renkl comes an unusual, captivating portrait of a family -- and of the cycles of joy and grief that inscribe human lives within the natural world. Growing up in Alabama, Renkl was a devoted reader, an explorer of riverbeds and red-dirt roads,...
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