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The Female Persuasion: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399573231
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 21st, 2019

A book all about being a woman, friendship, mentoring others, and making your way in the world. Although set in 2006 and written a while ago, it is so relevant for today's women, especially in light of the "Me Too" and "Time's Up" movements. a must read for anyone interested in feminism, relationships, and life in general. -Polly


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Before We Were Yours: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425284704
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 21st, 2019

Although this is fiction, the story is based on horrifying and true events in the 1930s Memphis at the Tennessee Children's Home Society run by Georgia Tanu (a real person). Two stories (past and present) focusin on one fictional family forever changed by the actions of this dreadful woman. Heart-rending - I was shocked when I found it was baed on fact. Well worth the read. -Polly


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The Au Pair Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780440000457
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Published: Berkley - January 8th, 2019

A quick, fun read full of family secrets, mysterious relationships, and mistaken identities. Set on the Norfolk coast of England and interweaving two time periods, this is an impressive debut novel, full of twists and turns that will have you up late at night to finish it! -Polly


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Ghosted: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525522799
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Published: Penguin Books - May 28th, 2019

I loved this! It took a while to take off, but stick with it. An emotional love story about loss and second chances, with secrets and plot twists you won't see coming. Every time I thought I had it all figured out, I was wrong! If you want a captivating distraction, this is the book you want. -Polly


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Wonder Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375869020
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2012

This book is essentially aimed at tweens, but in my opinon, everyone should read it! It's the first book I've read from start to fnish in one sitting for a very long time. It touched me very much and made me laugh, cry, and wish I'd had a teacher like Mr Brown. Simply but beautifully written, and passes along a true lesson in compassion, acceptance, and understanding. -Polly


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I Miss You When I Blink: Essays Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982102807
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Published: Atria Books - April 2nd, 2019

A memoir in short essays. Insightful, moving, laugh-out-loud funny, and so relatable that, at times, I thought she was writing about me! For "women of a certain age" this will have you shouting "yes, yes, yes... what she said!" Rest assured that whatever is going on in life, you're not alone. Delightful!! -Polly


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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735220690
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Published: Penguin Books - June 5th, 2018

Eleanor has no filter - she is blunt... very blunt! She is the very definition of socially awkward. She exists by strict routine but doesn't "live." After she strikes up an unlikely friendship at work, slowly the underlying dark mystery of her traumatic past is revealed. Quirky characters and a plot where kindness wins the day makes a great read! -Polly