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Where the Crawdads Sing Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735219090
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 14th, 2018

Probably trhe most beautiful book I have ever read.  I couldn't put it down.  Between the twisting plotline and the stunning descriptions of nature, it's the most satisfying reading event !

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ISBN: 9781250105714
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Published: Wednesday Books - September 4th, 2018

This is a fresh and riveting take on a classic runaway teen novel.  It is a mixture of triumph, sadness, and the ever-popular true-crime podcast.

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Sharp Objects (Movie Tie-In): A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525575740
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Published: Broadway Books - June 12th, 2018

A deeply memorable cast of characters swept up in the hrash realities of a murder mystery.  Strong writing and a pulse-0pounding plot.  I couldn't put it down!

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Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385542869
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Doubleday - September 18th, 2018

An important lesson on human empathy in our modern world.  It focuses on Derek Block, a boiy groomed to take over the white supremacy movement in America, but who attends college and learns to view people differently.  This true story contains interviews from Derek, his friends, and his family.

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ISBN: 9780440000785
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Published: Berkley - August 21st, 2018

A must-read for all! This is the Handmaid's Tale of our generation. An unsettlingly realistic novel of the not-too-distant future where women's words are counted and those who go over their 100-word limit are punished.

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