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Thin Girls

Recommended for readers who like well-drawn, character-driven stories but can also handle detailed descriptions of eating disorder behavior. [See Prepub Alert, 12/2/19.]
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The Boy in the Field

There are perhaps a few too many coincidences in an attempt to tie up loose ends, but Livesey does well by her teenage protagonists while offering a vivid portrait of life among intellectuals in an Oxford-vicinity village.
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Fear Is a Choice: Tackling Life’s Challenges with Dignity, Faith, and Determination

This memoir will find a home among not just sports fans, but those who enjoy motivational memoirs.
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The Influence of Soros: Politics, Power, and the Struggle for an Open Society

Readers who enjoy political history and international relations will find this book informative and useful.

Love in the Blitz: The Long-Lost Letters of a Brilliant Young Woman to Her Beloved on the Front

This treasure trove of love letters, cultural history, and memoir should make a wonderful addition to all World War II collections.
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The Wife Stalker

The Constantine sisters (The Last Mrs. Parrish) have done it again: crafted a psychological thriller that keeps readers squirming until the last harrowing page, as it alternates between the two voices. Readers will enjoy the twists, turns, and surprises as the story unfolds. [See Prepub Alert, 10/18/19.]
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Dead Reckoning: The Story of How Johnny Mitchell and His Fighter Pilots Took on Admiral Yamamoto and Avenged Pearl Harbor

Lehr’s skills as a journalist dig deep into the lives of Yamamoto and Mitchell, shining light on the public and private life of each. Anyone interested in World War II, and especially the war in the Pacific, will find this account fascinating. [See Prepub Alert, 11/4/19.]

Hell and Other Destinations: A 21st-Century Memoir

This passionately told account of Albright’s “afterlife” will inspire readers to become involved in the issues meaningful to them. Recommended for all interested in politics, leadership, and women’s studies. [See Prepub Alert, 12/1/19.]
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Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots

Recommend to readers seeking spiritually-informed black narratives or oral histories and fans of Jerkins’s first book; less useful for readers seeking factual histories of the Great Migration. [See Prepub Alert, 11/4/19.]

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