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The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women

Kate Moore · Sourcebooks
Pages: 496
Format: Book

Recommended by K.P., Medina Library.

The gut wrenching story of the young ladies who painted radium luminescent dials in the 1910-1930’s. They were instructed to “point” their paint brushes by putting the brush into their mouth and twirling it to get the finest...

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Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows: A Novel

BALLI KAUR JASWAL · WILLIAM MORROW
Pages: 304
Format: Book

Recommended by Mary Olson, RA Librarian.

Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows is a sexy, charming novel with a mysterious twist. Nikki is a modern girl, flummoxed by her sister's desire for a traditional arranged marriage. On the marriage board where she places her sister's...

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Homegoing: A novel

Yaa Gyasi · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 305
Format: Book

Recommended by B.C., Brunswick Library.

If you like family sagas, history, and heartbreak, this is the book for you! Homegoing follows one descendant per generation of two sisters who never met. Readers travel from Ghana to southern plantations to Baltimore...

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Dry.

Jane Harper · Flatiron Books
Pages: 320
Format: Book

Recommended by S.S., Reference and Children's Depts.

Federal Agent Aaron Falk returns to his hometown in Australia to mourn, and inevitably investigate, his best friend's apparent suicide. Aaron's return forces him to deal with many issues from his childhood,...

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All Our Wrong Todays: A Novel

Elan Mastai · Dutton
Pages: 373
Format: Book

Recommended by A.H., Seville Library.

You don't have to be a Science Fiction fan to enjoy this debut novel. While there is time travel involved, it doesn't get too technical. Instead, it is told memoir-style by Tom Barren, a character who finds himself between two versions...

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