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The Wife Between Us: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250133311
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Published: St. Martin's Paperbacks - October 27th, 2020

You think you will know how The Wife Between Us is going to end, just you wait. An ending you would never suspect; this book puts you on a literary roller coaster. 


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The Last Story of Mina Lee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780778310174
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Published: Park Row - September 1st, 2020

Margot and her mother Mina Lee's relationship was far from perfect. Helping her friend move to LA, Margot visits her mother only to find her dead body. Although the police rule it an open-and-shut case, Margot suspects otherwise. Unraveling her mother's past with clues from her apartment Margot discovers things about her mother she never knew. This interwoven mother-daughter story is not only touching but eye-opening. 


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The Bright Side Sanctuary for Animals: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982112981
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 4th, 2020

I love this book! I love that each chapter focuses on a different character; it really lets you connect to them. Mona and her daughter, Ariel's future were not one in the same. Six years has passed that they haven't spoken, the Bright Side is up for sale and Ariel feels the need to go home and help her mother. But will her mother accept? So much change, tragedy and heartbreak; a mother-daughter relationship that is so complicated yet filled with love. 


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Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062248572
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Published: Ecco - July 28th, 2020

Natasha's strength to put her story to paper is undeniable. Natasha's stepfather shot and killed her mother when she was only 19 years old. Her memories of growing up in the segregated south with domestic abuse and racism brings us a memoir that is heartbreaking and beautiful at the same time. 


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The Girl from Widow Hills: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501165429
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 23rd, 2020

The mystery behind Olivia Meyer's story leaves you with questions after every chapter. Filled with suspense, anticipation and an unforeseen ending you won't want to put this book down. 


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Once More We Saw Stars: A Memoir of Life and Love After Unimaginable Loss Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525435341
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Published: Vintage - May 12th, 2020

This book follows the story of a parent’s worst nightmare and the aches that come with it. When it comes to grieving, Jayson and his wife are not prepared. The loss of their two-year-old daughter only leaves them in shock. Jayson takes us through his battle with the stages of grieving; the pain, the hate, the strength, the love. This book leaves you in tears but also shows you how to heal.


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The Roxy Letters: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982121433
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 7th, 2020

Cute, funny and heartwarming. Twenty eight year old Roxy is trying to find her purpose in life and true love. Austin, TX native, Roxy and her grrrl gang are out to save the city from corporations and gentrification. Roxy writes letters to her ex boyfriend (and current roommate) venting about her job, her sex life and Lululemon. This was a fun read with lots of laughs.


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The Art of Racing in the Rain Movie Tie-in Edition: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062370945
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Published: Harper - July 30th, 2019

A book for dog lovers told by a dog's point of view. Enzo tells the ups and downs of his loving family and the struggles life throws at them. A tearjerker through and through with such a sweet ending. 


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