Fiction

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The “memo” of the title is a recording that Warrant Officer Radebe Turner makes when he’s being hunted down in the Northern Cape.

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“The Liar's Child delivers a powerful psychological plot with heartbreaking emotion and well-fleshed-out characters that are thrown into an unwanted s

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“The mix of poets, styles, and topics makes for a collection that will prompt children and their parents and teachers to grab paper and pencil—or laptop and mouse—to try writing their own ‘

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It’s déjà vu all over again! Remember Rover? The eerie, icky white latex ball/balloon that bursts from the sea to envelop escapees from the Village?

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Titanshade satisfies well enough to make you start over at the beginning to see what you missed.”

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“a lot of fun, enlivened by Farley’s artwork. Charlotte is a bunny scientist you’ll find yourself cheering for!”

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“The Bird King is a beautiful read, paying fine attention to the natural environment and the nuances of the characters’ interactions.”

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“Share this entertaining and informative picture book with young readers for discussion about women’s rights and the many ways women and girls were (are) held back and discouraged from doin

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“Tyler Cross: Angola is the perfect graphic novel for those sick of superheroes. . . .

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Beautiful Days is a collection of short stories by author Joyce Carol Oates that originally appeared elsewhere.

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“Reynolds combines urban grit, suburban optimism, and just the right amount of snark to create an unforgettable love story.”

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“Who is this picture book for? Any child would find it a horror story about a destructive father and a mother who can't keep herself or her son safe.

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“full of compulsively readable little stories that each feel developed beyond their few pages.”

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“If this should happen to be the last novel in the series, the story couldn’t end in a better way.”

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“Berserk contains all of the primary ingredients: sex, violence, horror, sadism, and adventure. What is not to love about this manga?

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“The Quintland Sisters transports the reader to another time period . . .

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“The Handsome Monk and Other Stories is engaging, charming, and often dark. It offers a rare and apparently honest view of modern Tibet . . .”

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"This amazing, thoroughly researched historical novel by debut author Jess Montgomery shows how love, determination, and courage can overcome bitterness, deceit, and violence.

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“A lovely book, a worthy debut novel, a satisfying read.”

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“filled with a complex cast of characters imbued with both good and evil, as well a good man who walks the thin line between.”

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“an entertaining, imaginative piece of fiction, filled with enough historical facts to make it seem it could actually be true.”

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“Church’s characters are strong and believable, and the plot keeps the pages turning.”

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“the action never wanes, the story never dulls. An ageless tale of vengeance, violence, corruption and justice--or injustice—The Border is an epic conclusion to an epic series . .

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“The wall means having no choices. It means a bone-crunching ordeal of loneliness, isolation, hunger, and most of all penetrating cold.”

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“The Stranger Diaries is an ambitious, evocative, and thoroughly tantalizing offering from an author who is not afraid to stray beyond her comfort zone.

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