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At seventeen, in medieval England, Sarah makes the ultimate commitment as a woman of God: she is voluntarily enclosed in a cell for the rest of her life, the door nailed shut, to pray and be kept pure for Christ. Yet memories haunt her—the childbirth-related deaths of her mother and younger sister, the bones of the cell’s previous anchoress buried under her—and her grip on reality loosens. Slowly we discover that the reasons for her denunciation of earthly world are more complex than a desire to be close to God. - Julia

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ISBN: 9781250094674
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Published: Picador USA - June 14th, 2016

Jeff Change writes with clear and fluid prose simply but rigorously sourced facts to excavate and historically contextualize an important sample of the issues of race in our culture today – from political correctness to #BlackLivesMatter, Donald Trump to Beyonce. I walked into this book thinking I already knew what it had to teach me. I’m thankful to say I write here humbled, but much better educated and touched by this slim volume. - Jocelyn

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Published: Picador USA - September 13th, 2016

When a high school crush inadvertently ignites Rebecca Schuman’s love for all things German, she follows her passion and doesn’t recoil when things get weird. From illegal basement bars in East Germany to pursuing a graduate degree in German --and having to explain why-- Schuman is hilarious. Quirky and quick-witted, she dishes on Kafka, kissing, and everything in between. - Jade

This is a gut-wrenching, heart-opening memoir. As Glennon recovers from multiple addictions, and deals with her husband’s infidelity, she goes on a deep spiritual journey, and in so doing rediscovers herself and a new relationship with god. She is a living example of how to be a Christian, a mother, AND a feminist. Uplifting, and impossible to put down, my wife and I both read this book in three days. - Jason

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Published: Flatiron Books - September 6th, 2016

In these pages, nature writer and activist Terry Tempest Williams intimately and gracefully shares her reflections on our national parks, piecing together personal memoir, history, social critique, and beautiful black and white photos. Take your time reading this book, as you may have to put it down to go take a road trip, picking it up again only when you're ready for another journey. - N.D.

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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - May 31st, 2016

It begins with a terrorist attack on San Francisco – but this book is about the resistance, led by a teenage boy caught in the aftermath, to the totalitarian-like crackdown of Homeland Security that follows. Doctorow has unabashedly laced a manual for modern-day resistance against a surveillance state in a fast-paced exciting story full of hope and heart. - Jocelyn

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ISBN: 9780765323118
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Published: Tor Books - April 13th, 2010

The first in a trilogy, A Darker Shade of Magic involves four Londons, each with varying levels of magic, a bi-eyed boy with an ever-changing coat who can traverse them, a thief who finds herself in a London not her own, and a prince who is terrified by the responsibilities that are expected of him. I found it to be a fun adventure with compelling characters. - Karena

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Published: Tor Books - January 19th, 2016

A treasure trove for Twin Peaks fans, this book bridges the gap between the original episodes and the upcoming season. It provides new clues about the original mystery, fresh insights into the characters, and features illustrations, documents, and photographs that supplement the story. If you’ve missed Agent Cooper, the Log Lady, Deputy Hawk, or any of the other wonderful characters from the original series, The Secret History of Twin Peaks will tide you over until the new episodes air.                                      —Jade

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ISBN: 9781250075581
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Published: Flatiron Books - October 18th, 2016

“The Art of Waiting is an eye-opening, gorgeously written blend of memoir, reportage, and cultural analysis....Examining infertility and childlessness through the lens of her own struggle to become pregnant, Boggs presents not only a courageous account of her personal experience but an illuminating, wide-ranging study of the medical, psychological, social, and historical aspects of a condition that affects one in eight couples nationwide.” —Boston Globe

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Published: Graywolf Press - September 6th, 2016

When her marriage falls apart, Melton (a blogger by trade) does the only thing she can: She writes every brutal truth with surgical precision for the world to see. Glennon speaks secrets about being a person that you feel never should be voiced, but in a way that compels you to look at your own shortcomings and come to terms with them. This book tore me to pieces but left me with a pleasant ache of hope.  —Ivy

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