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The Secret Life of Bees
Sue Monk Kidd - 2003-01-28 (first published in 2001)
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A moving novel about a young girl, Lily Owens, who discovers the hidden secrets of her mother's past. Set in 1964 South Carolina, Lily escapes with her fierce-hearted black "stand-in mother," Rosaleen, to Tiburon where they meet an eccentric trio of black beekeeping sisters. As Lily is introduced to the mesmerizing world of bees and honey, she learns about the Black Madonna and the power of female strength. A remarkable story that will resonate with women for generations.
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Tell the Wolves I'm Home
Carol Rifka Brunt - 2012-01-01
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A moving coming-of-age story of love, grief, and friendship set in 1987, the protagonist June finds solace only in the company of her uncle, renowned painter Finn Weiss. But when Finn dies, June's world is turned upside down. A surprise acquaintance, Toby, enters her life and helps her heal while revealing unknown truths about Finn and her own heart. Touching and unforgettable, this novel shows how compassion can make us whole again.
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Cordelia Jensen - 2015-06-02
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"Skyscraping" is a poignant novel in verse about family, identity, and forgiveness. When Mira discovers her father's secret relationship, her world is turned upside down, and she must confront the lies and betrayals that have defined her family. This heartrending story explores themes of healing, acceptance, and the complexities of what it means to be a family.
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The Book of Lost Things
John Connolly - 2006-11-07
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Enter a world of dark, twisted fairy tales in which the stories come to life. After the death of his mother, David is transported to a world where he encounters characters from the stories he used to read. But these stories are different, and the danger lurking in the shadows threatens his entire future. Will he find his way home with the help of the Book of Lost Things?
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The Scent Keeper
A Novel
Erica Bauermeister - 2019-05-21
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This coming-of-age novel is a captivating exploration of childhood memories and the power of fragrance to shape our lives. Emmeline enjoys an idyllic childhood on a remote island with her father, who teaches her about the natural world through her senses. But as she grows older, she becomes increasingly curious about the mysterious scents stored in their cabin. When she is unexpectedly thrust into the real world, Emmeline embarks on a journey of self-discovery that challenges her heart and imagination. With lyrical prose and immersive storytelling, The Scent Keeper is a thought-provoking ode to the beauty of scent and its ability to reveal hidden truths.
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John Belushi Is Dead
Kathy Charles - 2010-08-24 (first published in 2009)
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Explore the dark side of LA with two unconventional teenagers in this captivating book. Hilda and Benji's love for macabre takes them on a journey to infamous crime scenes in Hollywood in search of mementos from celebrities' deaths. Things take a surprising turn when they meet Hank, an elderly tenant with a disturbing past. But with the arrival of Jake, a handsome screenwriter, Hilda must choose between her fascination with death and living life to the fullest.
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Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
Matthew Quick - 2013-08-13
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A troubled teenager plans to kill his ex-best friend and himself on his birthday, but not before saying goodbye to four important people in his life. Through his interactions with them, the truth behind his intentions unfolds. This powerful and honest book by acclaimed author Matthew Quick explores difficult decisions and the hope that lives within every person.
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Laurie Halse Anderson - 2007-03-20
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A high school senior's life changes dramatically after getting caught doing graffiti at school. He suddenly stands out due to his new physique, catching the attention of the popular girl who also happens to be his secret crush and biggest enemy's sister. This New York Times bestseller has readers questioning their place in the world just like the protagonist.
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Anything Could Happen
Will Walton - 2015-05-26
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Small-town teenager Tretch has a big problem: he's in love with his straight best friend. As he struggles with his feelings and the fear of being himself, Tretch realizes that living a lie can slowly take over his life. With his family, friends, and classmates unaware of who he really is, Tretch must find the courage to step out of his comfort zone and be true to himself. Anything Could Happen is a poignant and heartfelt coming-of-age tale about love, self-discovery, and acceptance.
Anatomy of a Misfit by Andrea Portes
Paper Covers Rock by Jenny Hubbard
The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Blankets by Craig Thompson
Looking for Alaska by John Green
All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher