Coming of Age

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“Slated for film, Hick is a gripping, gut-wrenching story depicting the harsh realities of the life of a young, defenseless runaway.

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If a typical plot structure is and then, and then, and then, Jennifer Close’s plot in Girls in White Dresses might be described as and again, and again, and again, and again.

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“Camille Noe Pagán’s debut sweeps the reader up and effortlessly carries them across decades of friendship, heartache, and pain.”

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Skinny, by Diana Spechler is as divine, decadent, and sumptuous as a gourmet dessert.

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Bonnie Jo Campbell (a National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) takes on tough subjects in her fiction, and this tale of a rebellious wilderness girl in Michigan is no ex

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Primarily a World War One story, but also a coming-of-age novel and a tale about fathers and sons and brothers, Andrew Krivak’s well-researched and well-told tale, The Sojourn, is a valuab

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John Grisham is famous for his two-dozen bestselling adult thrillers, including The Firm, The Pelican Brief, and The Client.

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 Nobunny’s Perfect is a simply illustrated, 32-page picture book that teaches children about different kinds of behavior and about using good manners. Nobunny’s Perfect uses bunny chi

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Cat the Cat, Who is THAT? Is a simply written story that teaches friendship to children up to five years of age.

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I must begin by declaring a huge appreciation of Lorrie Moore’s writing, impatiently waiting for her to produce another book since the publication of Birds of America in 1998.

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Already short-listed for the 2010 Man Booker Prize, Tom McCarthy’s new novel C is rightly deserving of the highest accolades, both on and off the literary podium.

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Alienation, teen angst, and loneliness are the themes of this debut novel by the youngest winner of Italy’s prestigious literary award, “The Prima Strega.”

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