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Kristen Iskandrian with MOTHEREST

Marrying the sharp insights of Jenny Offill with the dark humor of Maria Semple, Motherest is an inventive and moving coming-of-age novel that captures the pain of fractured family life, the heat of new love, and the particular magic of the female friendship--all through the lens of a fraying daughter-mother bond.

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$26.00
ISBN: 9781455594443
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Published: Twelve - August 1st, 2017

Finn Murphy with THE LONG HAUL

More than thirty years ago, Finn Murphy dropped out of college to become a long-haul trucker. Since then he’s covered more than a million miles packing, loading, and hauling people’s belongings all over America. Known by his trucker handle as U-Turn, he spends his days (and many of his nights) in a 53-foot eighteen-wheeler he calls Cassidy.

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$26.95
ISBN: 9780393608717
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 6th, 2017

Simeon Marsalis with AS LIE IS TO GRIN (at the Lyric)

David, the narrator of Simeon Marsalis’s singular first novel, is a freshman at the University of Vermont who is struggling to define himself against the white backdrop of his school. He is also mourning the loss of his New York girlfriend, whose grandfather’s alma mater he has chosen to attend. When David met Melody, he lied to her about who he was and where he lived, creating a more intriguing story than his own.

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781936787593
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Published: Catapult - October 10th, 2017

Catherine Lacey with THE ANSWERS

In Catherine Lacey’s ambitious second novel, Mary, a young woman living in New York City is struggling to cope with a body that has betrayed her. All but paralyzed with pain, Mary seeks relief from a New Agey treatment called Pneuma Adaptive Kinesthesia, PAKing for short. And, remarkably, it works. But PAKing is prohibitively expensive and Mary is dead broke.

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$26.00
ISBN: 9780374100261
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 6th, 2017

Will Schwalbe with BOOKS FOR LIVING

From the author of the bestselling and beloved The End of Your Life Book Club—a wonderfully engaging new book: both a celebration of reading in general and an impassioned recommendation of specific books that can help guide us through our daily lives.

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$16.00
ISBN: 9780804172752
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Published: Vintage - September 5th, 2017

Charlie Jane Anders with ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY

Childhood friends Patricia Delfine and Laurence Armstead didn't expect to see each other again, after parting ways under mysterious circumstances during middle school. After all, the development of magical powers and the invention of a two-second time machine could hardly fail to alarm one's peers and families.

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$15.99
ISBN: 9780765379955
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Published: Tor Books - April 11th, 2017

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