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Bunny / Awad, Mona

Samantha feels like an outsider at her New England university, but an invitation from the rich girls of her class who call each other "Bunny", soon changes that.

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City of girls / Gilbert, Elizabeth

Beloved author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the New York City theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret (but mostly pleasure), City of Girls explores themes of female sexuality and promiscuity, as well as the idiosyncrasies of true love. In 1940, nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College, owing to her lackluster freshman-year performance. Her affluent parents send her to Manhattan to live with her Aunt Peg, who owns a flamboyant, crumbling midtown theater called the Lily Playhouse. There Vivian is introduced to an entire cosmos of unconventional and charismatic characters, from the fun-chasing showgirls to a sexy male actor, a grand-dame actress, a lady-killer writer, and no-nonsense stage manager. But when Vivian makes a personal mistake that results in professional scandal, it turns her new world upside down in ways that it will take her years to fully understand. Ultimately, though, it leads her to a new understanding of the kind of life she craves - and the kind of freedom it takes to pursue it. It will also lead to the love of her life, a love that stands out from all the rest. Now eighty-nine years old and telling her story at last, Vivian recalls how the events of those years altered the course of her life - and the gusto and autonomy with which she approached it. "At some point in a woman's life, she just gets tired of being ashamed all the time," she muses. "After that, she is free to become whoever she truly is." Written with a powerful wisdom about human desire and connection, City of Girls is a love story like no other.

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Enemy contact / Clancy, Tom
Tom Clancy, enemy contact
Cancer -- Patients -- Fiction
Intelligence officers -- Fiction
Political fiction
Ryan, Jack, Jr. (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Spy stories.
Suspense fiction.
Leaks (Disclosure of information) -- United States -- Fiction.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Corrupt practices -- Fiction.

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Every little piece of me / Jones, Amy

A novel about a big city family's efforts to run a Bed and Breakfast in small-town Nova Scotia.

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Frying plantain : stories / Reid-Benta, Zalika

Kara Davis is a girl caught in the middle -- of her Canadian nationality and her desire to be a "true" Jamaican, of her mother and grandmother's rages and life lessons, of having to avoid being thought of as too "faas" or too "quiet" or too "bold" or too "soft." Set in "Little Jamaica," Toronto's Eglinton West neighbourhood, Kara moves from girlhood to the threshold of adulthood, from elementary school to high school graduation, in these twelve interconnected stories. We see her on a visit to Jamaica, startled by the sight of a severed pig's head in her great aunt's freezer; in junior high, the victim of a devastating prank by her closest friends; and as a teenager in and out of her grandmother's house, trying to cope with the ongoing battles between her unyielding grandparents.

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Mrs. Everything : a novel / Weiner, Jennifer

A smart, thoughtful, and timely exploration of two sisters' lives from the 1950s to the present as they struggle to find their places--and be true to themselves--in a rapidly evolving world. Mrs. Everything is an ambitious, richly textured journey through history--and her story--as these two sisters navigate a changing America over the course of their lives.

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Park Avenue summer / Rosen, RenéE

It's 1965 in New York City and Helen Gurley Brown, the new editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, shocks America and saves a dying publication by daring to talk to women about everything off-limits. Alice Weiss is a single girl from a small midwestern town who unexpectedly lands a job at Cosmo, a job nothing could have prepared her for. When someone tries to pull Alice into a scene to sabotage her boss, she is more determined than ever to help Helen succeed. As pressure mounts and Alice struggles to make her way in New York, she quickly learns that in Helen's world, a woman can demand to have it all.

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Recursion : a novel / Crouch, Blake

False memory syndrome -- Fiction.
Neuroscientists -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction
New York (N.Y.). Police Department. -- Fiction.
Police -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction
Science fiction.
Suspense fiction.

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Spine of the dragon / Anderson, Kevin J.

Dragons -- Fiction
Epic fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Imaginary wars and battles -- Fiction
Magic -- Fiction
Serfs -- Fiction.

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Storm of locusts / Roanhorse, Rebecca.

Cults -- Fiction
Dystopias
Fantasy fiction.
Rescues -- Fiction