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Early Morning Riser by Katherine Heiny

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ISBN: 9780593082720
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Published: Vintage - April 19th, 2022

 

New-in-town Jane falls for serial-seducer Duncan, and she's pulled into the social center of the town, for good and for ill. Humorous escapism in small town Michigan. A gentle gem for hard times.


Self-Portrait with Nothing by Aimee Pokwatka

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ISBN: 9781250820846
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Published: Tordotcom - October 18th, 2022

An adoptee finds that she is set to inherit from her birth mother, a famous artist who has gone missing and may or may not be dead. A story of identity becomes a mystery before twisting into a scifi thriller. An escapist page-turner of a debut.


The Electricity of Every Living Thing by Katherine May

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The Electricity of Every Living Thing: A Woman’s Walk In The Wild To Find Her Way Home  By Katherine May Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781612199603
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Published: Melville House - October 26th, 2021

The author of Wintering sets out on a solitary walking journey, questioning everything from her family and her career to her own mind. This book is a revelation for anyone who's ever questioned their place in the world.


The Great Offshore Ground by Vanessa Veselka

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The Great Offshore Grounds: A novel By Vanessa Veselka Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984899576
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Published: Vintage - June 29th, 2021

Two sisters attend their absent father's wedding, where he informs them of the family inheritance with a twist, setting the women on a cross-country road trip, a spiritual retreat, and a perilous job aboard a fishing boat. Juicy family secrets and compelling characters.


All the Secrets of the World by Steve Almond

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ISBN: 9781638930020
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Published: Zando - May 3rd, 2022

Scorpions, astrology, and Nancy Reagan combine in this literary thriller 30 years in the making from Dear Sugars podcast host Almond. Whichever TV drama is your favorite, this novel is even better.


Windswept: Walking the Paths of Trailblazing Women by Annabel Abbs

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ISBN: 9781951142704
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Published: Tin House Books - September 7th, 2021

Part memoir, part biography, this exploration of the walking lives of artistic godmothers encourages people to create art and to move boldly through the world. Read for wanderlust--whether you have it or whether you want it.


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