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A Woman of Endurance

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ISBN: 9780063062221
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Published: Amistad - April 12th, 2022

 

Pola, kidnapped in Africa and enslaved in Puerto Rico, escapes from a horrific plantation. She is captured and enslaved again, but in the process, she becomes part of a community that helps to heal her physical and emotional wounds and rediscover her own strength. (There are some pretty intense descriptions of physical and sexual violence.)

Sarah


The Secrets We Share

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$26.00
ISBN: 9781496735416
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Published: Kensington - March 29th, 2022

Two sisters -- a cop and an influencer -- dig through the secrets of their childhood as they start to wonder if the wrong person was accused of their father's murder. And then they start to wonder if they can trust anyone, including each other.

Sarah


The Dark Queens

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ISBN: 9781635574913
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 22nd, 2022

Two queens in medieval France fight, strategize, and outmaneuver each other in an attempt to claim everything for themselves and their children. Brunhild and Fredegund battled 1500 years ago, but they'd be quite at home on House of Cards or Succession today.

Sarah


A Song Called Home

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ISBN: 9780063044920
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 15th, 2022

Lou is in a new home now that her mom's married Steve. Which is not a terrible thing -- even though Lou doesn't want to like Steve, he's a pretty decent guy. But he's not her dad -- who comes with his own set of problems. Add a guitar, some music lessons, and an older sister who doesn't mind breaking the rules, and join Lou as she starts to figure things out.

Sarah


Star Child

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ISBN: 9780399187384
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - January 25th, 2022

Acclaimed novelist Ibi Zoboi illuminates the young life of the visionary storyteller Octavia E. Butler in poems and prose. Born into the Space Race, the Red Scare, and the dawning Civil Rights Movement, Butler experienced an American childhood that shaped her into the groundbreaking science-fiction storyteller whose novels continue to challenge and delight readers fifteen years after her death.

Sarah


Fadeout

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By Joseph Hansen, Michael Nava (Foreword by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9781681990460
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Published: Soho Syndicate - January 11th, 2022

A reissued 1960s detective novel with a solid mid-century vibe, starring a gay insurance investigator. It's a good mystery (the insurance company won't pay out if there's no body!) and a portrait of a long-past era, written by a gay author who's been mostly forgotten until now.

Sarah


The Upper World

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ISBN: 9780063078598
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Published: HarperTeen - December 7th, 2021

If you like your time travel novels with a smidge of Einstein, a smattering of social realism, and more than a pinch of spot-on London dialect, follow Esso and Rhia as they figure out themselves and the mysteries of spacetime.

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