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The queen's gambit —Tevis, Walter S.

Beth Harmon becomes an orphan when her parents are killed in an automobile accident. At eight years old, she is placed in an orphanage in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, where the children are given a tranquillizer twice a day...

A little life : a novel —Yanagihara, Hanya, author.

Yanagihara has fashioned an epic about love and friendship, that is both a tragic and transcendent illustration of brotherly love, a masterful depiction of heartbreak, and a dark examination of the tyranny of memory and ...

Mary Jane : a novel —Blau, Jessica Anya, author.

"Almost Famous meets Daisy Jones and the Six in this funny, wise and tender novel about a fourteen-year-old girl's coming of age in 1970s Baltimore, caught between her straight-laced family and the progressive family she...

The perks of being a wallflower —Chbosky, Stephen, author.

A coming of age novel about Charlie, a freshman in high school who is a wallflower, shy and introspective, and very intelligent. He deals with the usual teen problems, but also with the suicide of his best friend.

Meant to be —Deveraux, Jude, author.

The award-winning author of "A Knight in Shining Armor" presents a historical family saga chronicling the lives and loves of three generations of women in a small Kansas community.

Keeper'n me —Wagamese, Richard, author.

When Garnet Raven was three years old, he was taken from his home on an Ojibway Indian reserve and placed in a series of foster homes. Having reached his mid-teens, he escapes at the first available opportunity, only to ...

The mothers : a novel —Bennett, Brit, author.

"A dazzling debut novel from an exciting new voice, The Mothers is a surprising story about young love, a big secret in a small community--and the things that ultimately haunt us most. Set within a contemporary black com...

Her heart for a compass : a novel —Ferguson, Sarah, Duchess of York, 1959- author.

Queen Victoria's close friend, the Scottish Duke of Buccleuch, Lady Margaret Montagu Scott is expected to make an advantageous marriage. But Margaret is an impulsive and outspoken girl in a repressive society where women...

Concrete rose —Thomas, Angie, author.

"A gang leader's son finds his effort to go straight for the sake of his child challenged by a loved one's brutal murder, in a poignant exploration of Black coming-of-age set seventeen years before the events of the awar...

Lost on the prairie —Driedger, MaryLou, 1953- author.

"Set between Kansas and Saskatchewan in 1907, this middle-grade novel follows a young boy who gets separated from his family en route to Canada and must find his way alone across the immense prairie landscape. Following ...

Astra —Bowers, Cedar, author.

"Raised on a remote BC commune by a neglectful father, Astra Brine eventually leaves for Calgary, where she struggles to find her way in the world, her life becoming a study of the thin line between dependence and love, ...

The people we keep —Larkin, Allie, author.

"Little River, New York, 1994: April Sawicki is living in a run-down motorhome, flunking out of school, and picking up shifts at the local diner. But when April realizes she's finally had enough-enough of her selfish, ab...

Dear Edward : a novel —Napolitano, Ann, author.

A twelve-year-old boy struggles with the worst kind of fame--as the sole survivor of a notorious plane crash.

Call me by your name —Aciman, André.

The sudden and powerful attraction between a teenage boy and a summer guest at his parents' house on the Italian Riviera has a profound and lasting influence that will mark them both for a lifetime.

Home stretch : a novel —Norton, Graham, 1963- author.

"It is 1987 and a small Irish community is preparing for a wedding. The day before the ceremony a group of young friends, including the bride and groom, drive out to the beach. There is an accident. Three survive, but th...

Kiss of the fur queen —Highway, Tomson, 1951- author.

Kiss of the Fur Queen is a novel by Tomson Highway, first published by Doubleday Canada in September 1998. The novel's main characters are Champion and Ooneemeetoo Okimasis, two young Cree brothers from Eemanipiteepitat ...

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