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A New Penny

Author: Bianca Bradbury ISBN: 9780395123638 Pages: 188 Description: Carey and Hank just moved into a two-room trailer while he attends the state college and she stays home taking care of their son Jody. Hank is studying science while working part-time as a janitor in one of the buildings. This leaves Carey home alone a lot …

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Lavinia

Author: Ursula K. Le Guin ISBN: 9780151014248 Pages: 279 Description: In a richly imagined, beautiful new novel, an acclaimed writer gives an epic heroine her voice. In The Aeneid, Virgil’s hero fights to claim the king’s daughter, Lavinia, with whom he is destined to found an empire. Lavinia herself never speaks a word. Now, Ursula …

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Title: Gods and Generals

Author: Jeff Shaara ISBN: 9781841580654 Pages: 498 Description: In a prequel of sorts to his father Michael Shaara’s 1974 epic novel The Killer Angels, Jeff Shaara explores the lives of Generals Lee, Hancock, Jackson and Chamberlain as the pivotal Battle of Gettysburg approaches. Shaara captures the disillusionment of both Lee and Hancock early in their …

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Walking to Bethlehem

Author: Katharine Barrett ISBN: Pages: 164 Description: It’s time to journey to Bethlehem! Join us on a four week, daily devotional journey as we celebrate the coming of Emmanuel! What will our footprints look like? How will we be released from hopelessness, unrest, sorrow and loneliness; into hope, peace, joy and love? As we journey …

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Leaving Las Vegas

Author: John O'Brien ISBN: 9780802134455 Pages: 200 Description: Leaving Las Vegas, the first novel by John O’Brien, is a disturbing and emotionally wrenching story of a woman who embraces life and a man who rejects it. Sera, a prostitute, and Ben, an alcoholic, stumble together and discover in each other a respite from their unforgiving …

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Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats

Author: Kristen Iversen ISBN: 9780307955630 Pages: 416 Description: Full Body Burden is a haunting work of narrative nonfiction about a young woman, Kristen Iversen, growing up in a small Colorado town close to Rocky Flats, a secret nuclear weapons plant once designated “the most contaminated site in America.” It’s the story of a childhood and …

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Touched by an Alien

Author: Gini Koch ISBN: 9780756406004 Pages: 389 Description: Marketing manager Katherine “Kitty” Katt had just finished a day on jury duty. When she stepped out of the Pueblo Caliente courthouse, all she was thinking about was the work she had to get caught up on. Then her attention was caught by a fight between a …

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