Rebecca

THE NIGHT SISTER

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ISBN: 9780385538510
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Published: Doubleday Books - August 4th, 2015

1955: From the run­down Tower Motel, Sylvie Slater writes letters to Alfred Hitchcock and dreams of being an actress. 1989: Best friends Piper, Amy, and Margot discover a packed suitcase belonging to Sylvie, who supposedly ran away to Hollywood decades earlier. 2013: Amy and her family are violently murdered, and no one has solved the case. This deliciously chilling tale spans decades and generations, and is perfect for shivery October nights.

REBECCA

 


This Monstrous Thing

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ISBN: 9780062382771
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 22nd, 2015

One stormy night in Geneva, Alasdair Finch  watches his brother Oliver die...and vows to bring him back to life. But in a world where clockwork creations are illegal, Alasdair's actions have far-reaching consequences. When an incendiary book about reanimation stirs dangerous sentiment across Europe, Alasdair realizes that someone knows his secret...and that he and his brother will never be safe. This  innovative  Frankenstein reimagining (from a PSB bookseller!) is perfect for chilly autumn nights.

Rebecca


DEVOTED

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ISBN: 9781596439115
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - June 2nd, 2015

Rachel is a teenager brought up in highly religious community modeled on the Quiverfull movement who begins to question her faith when she starts dreaming of life beyond the prospect of submissive motherhood. This contemporary novel is quiet, contemplative, and so satisfying.

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THE FIFTH SEASON

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ISBN: 9780316229296
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Published: Orbit - August 4th, 2015

When Essun discovers that her husband has killed their son because of his frightening power, she quests across a vast crumbling continent in search of him. Jemisin imagines a world in which the continued survival of civilization rests on the forced labor of "oregenes," humans with the power to control earthquakes. Dark, terrifying, brilliantly creative, THE FIFTH SEASON is an unsettling analogue of our own world.

REBECCA

 


Between Shades of Gray

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ISBN: 9780142420591
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Published: Speak - April 3rd, 2012

Fifteen-year-old Lina lives an ordinary life in Lithuania until Soviet soldiers pack her family onto a train and send them to a work camp in Siberia. There Lina must fight to survive while maintaining hope that her father may still be alive, and they will one day be reunited. A nuanced look at one of the lesser-known atrocities of World War II. For fans of The Book Thief and Code Name Verity.

Rebecca

 


THE WORLD WITHOUT US

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ISBN: 9780312427900
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Published: Picador USA - August 5th, 2008

What would happen to the world if humans were to vanish into thin air? How long would our bridges survive? Would our nuclear reactors collapse? What creatures would thrive, and which would disappear? Alan Weisman's well-researched thought experiment is creative, illuminating, and ultimately hopeful.

Rebecca

 


The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly

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ISBN: 9780803740709
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Published: Dial Books - June 9th, 2015

Minnow Bly lost everything to the Kevinian cult: twelve years of life, her family, and, after she rebels, even her hands. Now the Kevinian leader is dead, the cult camp in flames, and Minnow may be the only person who knows what happened. But she's not talking... This book is at once an indictment of the juvenile justice system and an exploration of faith and misuse of power. Simultaneously breathtaking and harrowing.

Rebecca

 


UPROOTED

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ISBN: 9780804179034
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Published: Del Rey Books - May 19th, 2015

Every ten years, the Dragon descends from his keep to take a new girl from the village. This is the price they pay for protection against the evil Wood. Agnieszka knows that she will never be picked she's not pretty or brave enough. But then the Dragon comes. You think you know where this story goes. You don't. UPROOTED takes everything gorgeous about classic fantasy and gives it an utterly fresh twist. Read if you loved McKinley's BEAUTY.

Rebecca


NONE OF THE ABOVE

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ISBN: 9780062335319
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Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen - April 7th, 2015

All Kristin wants is to go to college on an athletic scholarship, spend time with her best friends, and get closer to her boyfriend. But her entire life is shaken when a visit to the doctor reveals that Kristin is intersex -- though she is outwardly a girl, she has both male and female chromosomes. Gregorio (a medical doctor turned writer) delivers a relatable heroine and truly compelling storyline in this coming-of-age book that sheds light on a very real and generally misunderstood condition.

Rebecca


THIS IS THE STORY OF A HAPPY MARRIAGE

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ISBN: 9780062236685
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 7th, 2014

An incisive collection of essays from the acclaimed author of Bel Canto. Seemingly disparate pieces come together in a nuanced exploration of the reading, writing, and empathetic life. Read for inspiration, reflection, and Patchett's luminous prose.

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