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Book Suggestions By WCPL Staff

Complicit by Stephanie Kuehn

Jamie and his older sister Cate had a tough start in life. Their mother was just a teenager when they were born. She was raising them in a run-down basement apartment in a rough neighborhood near San Francisco when she bled to death from a gunshot wound. 213 more words

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Murphy’s Law by Rhys Bowen

Murphy’s Law is the first book in the Molly Murphy mystery series. Molly Murphy, the main character in this story, is a spunky 19th-century Irish heroine. 327 more words

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The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

Elegance of the Hedgehog was a selection for my book club. I never wanted to read this book. I felt it would be too anecdotal and not enough plot for my taste. 306 more words

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Amy Falls Down by Jincy Willett

The Big Event in this book happens right up front, which is a bit of a jolt. Amy Gallup is an older, moderately successful author and writing instructor, who is moderately satisfied with her dog Alphonse and her life as a hermit in her moderately comfortable suburban California home, sometimes meditating on her past and her late husband. 175 more words

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Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward

It wasn’t that the Batiste family decided to stay in their home while Hurricane Katrina pummeled the Gulf Coast, it was that they had bigger battles consuming their lives. 350 more words

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Little Face by Sophie Hannah

Alice was clinically depressed and alone in the world when she met David Fancourt. David was wealthy, attractive, and gentlemanly. So what if his mother was a little controlling or his relationship with his ex-wife was especially acrimonious. 246 more words

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