• Americanah

    Americanah

    Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi

    Ifemelu, a Nigerian woman studying in America, reflects on her love life, but it is her sharp, poignant observations about race that provide real energy and depth to this romantic, moving novel.

    Format: Book - 2013 First edition

    Holds: 9 on 3 copies

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  • Tell the Wolves I'm Home: A Novel

    Tell the Wolves I'm Home: A Novel

    Brunt, Carol Rifka

    When her uncle dies of AIDS, June loses her best friend and confidant. This coming-of-age debut novel is tender, subtle and expertly crafted as it explores love and loss.

    Format: Book - 2012 First edition

    Holds: 4 on 7 copies

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  • The Orchardist: A Novel

    The Orchardist: A Novel

    Coplin, Amanda

    In the early 1900s, William Talmadge quietly tends his orchards in eastern Washington until his life is upturned by the arrival of two pregnant teenage girls. Winner of the 2013 Washington State Book Award.

    Format: Book - 2012 First edition

    Holds: 40 on 8 copies

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  • Claire of the Sea Light

    Claire of the Sea Light

    Danticat, Edwidge

    Just before her father sends her away for a “chance at a better life,” Claire disappears. Islanders discover secrets and harsh truths as they search for her in this beautiful, haunting story.

    Format: Book - 2013 First edition

    Holds: 2 on 16 copies

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  • This Is How You Lose Her

    This Is How You Lose Her

    Díaz, Junot

    Yunior, a Dominican man in New Jersey, navigates life and relationships with a machismo swagger. This Pulitzer Prize–winning author brings comic and tragic weight to Yunior’s everyday struggles and triumphs.

    Format: Book - 2012

    Holds: 2 on 14 copies

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  • The Round House

    The Round House

    Erdrich, Louise

    Thirteen-year-old Joe's world is turned upside down after his mother is a victim of a horrific attack on their reservation. While tribal and federal authorities face off, Joe and his friends unravel the truth.

    Format: Book - 2012 First edition

    Holds: 7 on 21 copies

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  • My Brilliant Friend: Childhood, Adolescence

    My Brilliant Friend: Childhood, Adolescence

    Ferrante, Elena

    Elena and Lila grow up in 1950s Naples, Italy, where poverty and familial expectations determine young girls’ lives and education. First in a quartet, this compelling novel takes a powerful look at a complex lifelong friendship.

    Format: Book - 2012

    Holds: 28 on 35 copies

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  • Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

    Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

    Fountain, Ben

    Back from Iraq, Billy Lynn and the other surviving members of Bravo Company are invited to a Dallas Cowboys game on the final leg of their victory tour, with surreal results.

    Format: Book - 2012 First edition

    Holds: 0 on 8 copies

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  • We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

    We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

    Fowler, Karen Joy

    Growing up as part of an academic experiment in a college town in the 1970s, Rosemary Cook’s complicated relationship with her chimpanzee sibling continues to shape her into young adulthood.

    Format: Book - 2013

    Holds: 1 on 15 copies

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  • The Fault in Our Stars

    The Fault in Our Stars

    Green, John

    Teenagers Hazel and Gus meet in a cancer support group, fall in love and explore life's questions and uncertainties together in this honest, unforgettable story.

    Format: Book - 2012 First edition

    Holds: 3 on 22 copies

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