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The River by Peter Heller
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Starts out slow but gets interesting as the race for survival picks up, and of course, the forest throws many obstacles that get in the way of safety. It's a great story, written well, that combines the outdoors, friendship, and suspense.
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The Family Tabor by Cherise Wolas
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The Family Tabor is an evocative family saga that explores hidden secrets, repressed memories, and ultimately, the power of atonement.
Harry and Rona seemingly have the perfect marriage and are still passionately in love after 44 years. Their three ch
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Bullshit Jobs by David Graeber
Bullshit Jobs: A Theory
by David Graeber (Goodreads Author)
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In 2013, London School of Economics professor David Graeber wrote an editorial for an obscure leftist online magazine entitled “On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs.” In it, Graeber hypothesized that huge swaths of employment are bullshit. Even though ...more
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Bearskin by James A. McLaughlin
Bearskin
by James A. McLaughlin (Goodreads Author)
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Rice Moore is the caretaker on a private nature preserve in the Virginia panhandle. Moore is the sole human inhabitant in this pristine 7,000 acre wilderness. One sweltering summer day, he discovers a mutilated bear carcass on his property. He sets o ...more
Tangerine by Christine Mangan
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The location is Tangiers, Morocco, and the time period is the early 1950’s. Our two main characters, Lucy Mason and Alice Shipley, met as roommates at prestigious Bennington College in Vermont. They were very close, living together all four years. Al ...more
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Three Floors Up by Eshkol Nevo
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Eshkol Nevo is a best-selling Israeli author whose books have earned top literary prizes and been translated into many languages. His latest book, Three Floors Up, is a psychological study of the residents of an apartment building in Tel Aviv. The bu ...more
Mrs. Caliban by Rachel Ingalls
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The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
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The Essex Serpent represents the best in current historical fiction. A second novel by British author, Sarah Perry, it was named Book of the Year by the Waterstone’s Bookstore. Set in 1893, the book explores many themes—among them, friendship, scienc ...more
Quiet Until the Thaw by Alexandra Fuller
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Fuller, born in Britain, and raised in Zimbabwe, has previously written several very well-received memoirs about living in Africa. Among them are Leaving Before the Rains Came and Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight.

After the author moved to Wyoming,
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The Garden of Small Beginnings by Abbi Waxman
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Just in time for summer reading, this paperback was published May 2, 2017

An uplifting story about a garden; planted, nourished, and enjoyed by a broad cast of varied, likeable, realistic quirky characters. Young widow Lilian, an illustrator, has been
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