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ISBN: 9780671021009
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Pocket Books - June 1st, 1998

In Wally Lamb's "She's Come Undone," we watch the main character, Dolores, grow from age 4 to age 34.  We witness her tragedy, trudge through her insanity, and cheer her on when it seems she is finally in reach of contentedness.  Easy, quick read.  Though most readers likely won't want to compare themselves to Dolores, she is remarkably relatable.

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ISBN: 9780452296367
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Plume Books - July 6th, 2010

"This Is Where I Leave You" is an easy, relatable, very funny read for the next time you're in the mood for zany characters and familial craziness.  3 grown brothers and their sister (kids and partners in tow) are forced to head back to their childhood home for 7 days to sit Shiva after their father's death.

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ISBN: 9780312674397
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Square Fish - May 10th, 2011

Laurie Halse Anderson's SPEAK is an essential read for any adolescent, but particularly those who are about to enter 9th grade. Though ultimately uplifting, the author walks us through the emotional Hell that is high school.  Funny but dark, we follow the main character's journey through freshman year, which begins with a traumatic incident.

One for the Money Cover Image
ISBN: 9780312990459
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: St. Martin's Press - April 14th, 2003

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