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Lo, a journalist for a travel magazine, gets a lucky break when she receives an assignment on a luxury cruise. Her ideal job turns into a nightmare when she believes she witnesses a body being thrown overboard in the night. However, all passengers are accounted for, and Lo finds herself an unlikely detective as she refuses to believe she imagined the murder. She is pushed to overcome her personal insecurities in order to solve a mystery that apparently does not exist. - Sara

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The Woman in Cabin 10 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501132957
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - April 11th, 2017

Murder, revenge and unforgivable transgressions scar the pages of Tóibín’s latest novel. In his brutal retelling of the classical Greek tragedy, Clytemnestra vows revenge after Agamemnon’s sacrificial slaughter of their eldest daughter. I appreciated the first-person narrative accounts of the women in this book, although they were rife with hostility. Not recommended for the faint of heart! - Ashley

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House of Names Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501140211
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Published: Scribner Book Company - May 9th, 2017

Learn more about the first American woman in space! This richly detailed biography examines Sally Ride's early life, her work in NASA, and her foundation, which inspires girls in science to dream big. It chronicles her struggles and triumphs, both personal and professional, and shows how she led her life with a quiet and unshakeable confidence. - Benay

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Sally Ride: America S First Woman in Space Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476725772
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 24th, 2015

"PERFECT" and "AWESOME" are two words that come to mind when describing this book. I've already made half a dozen soups, including Hamhock & Potato Chowder (January 4th) and Cream of Mushroom (April 29th) and they were both delicious and easy recipes to follow. Because each day of the year has its own recipe, I've had the best time soupifying everyone's birthdays <3 - Megan

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Soup of the Day (REV Edition): 365 Recipes for Every Day of the Year Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781681881393
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Published: Weldon Owen - October 25th, 2016

Want to learn how to meditate, but don’t care to learn a whole bunch of dogma? This is the ultimate secular guide to the science of meditation by neurologist and outspoken atheist Sam Harris. You will enjoy the skillful he presents a case for Buddhism, as a philosophy and a practice, but not as a religion to join. For one month, I read Waking Up at night before bed, and it calmed me to sleep every time. - Jason

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Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781451636024
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 16th, 2015

This graphic novel has everything I want: friendship, feminism, and shenanigans. It’s the story of three young girls starting college while they navigate the tricky world of dating, parties, and—oh yeah—actually attending classes. This book is like a walking advertisement for the Bechdel test. The art is wonderfully stylistic. I love it so much I just want to squish it forever. - Ivy

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Giant Days, Volume 1 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781608867899
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Published: Boom Box - December 1st, 2015

The fictional retelling of the life story of Anita Hemmings, who, in 1896, while passing as white, was the first black woman to attend Vassar. This story is eye-opening and well told. Tanabe made me immediately look up Hemmings’ story to learn more about this relatively unsung American hero. - Karena

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The Gilded Years Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501110450
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Published: Washington Square Press - June 7th, 2016

Fates and Furies meets The Terminator! It takes a literary look at time travel, and contemplates feelings of being in love while experiencing loss. The structurally unique narrative bounces between the titular wife, an artist whose loneliness inspires angelic sculptures, and the time-traveling husband, whose journeys always lead him back to pivotal moments in her life. - Jason

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The Time Traveler's Wife Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476764832
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Published: Scribner Book Company - May 6th, 2014

What do you do when you know your future? You meet the love of your life when you’re six. . .though he won't meet you until you’re twenty. You know where you'll live, who your friends will be, and that he will constantly disappear from your life without warning. And one day he won't come back. So you love your husband, and live your life, because all we have is the moment we live in. - Jocelyn

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The Time Traveler's Wife Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476764832
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Published: Scribner Book Company - May 6th, 2014

Whether you’re a social butterfly or a loner, I hope you’re a person who has been lucky enough to experience a friendship like this – the kind that not only supports you, but defines who you are. This book fills me with hope and love, and reminds me how lucky I am for the friends I had as I discovered who I am. - Jocelyn

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781442408937
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2014

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