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Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young

A rural island community steeped in the mystical superstitions of its founders and haunted by an unsolved murder is upended by the return of the suspected killer in this deeply atmospheric novel.Emery Blackwood’s life was forever changed on the eve of her high school graduation, when the love of her life, August Salt, was accused… Continue reading Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young

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The Change by Kirsten Miller

In the Long Island oceanfront community of Mattauk, three different women discover that midlife changes bring a whole new type of empowerment…After Nessa James’s husband dies and her twin daughters leave for college, she’s left all alone in a trim white house not far from the ocean. In the quiet of her late forties, the… Continue reading The Change by Kirsten Miller

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I Am Margaret Moore by Hannah Capin 

I am a girl. I am a monster, too.Each summer the girls of Deck Five come back to Marshall Naval School. They sail on jewel-blue waters; they march on green drill-fields; they earn sunburns and honors. They push until they break apart and heal again, stronger.Each summer Margaret and Rose and Flor and Nisreen come… Continue reading I Am Margaret Moore by Hannah Capin 

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Bones to Ashes (Temperance Brennan #10) by Kathy Reichs

For Temperance Brennan the discovery of a young girl's skeleton in Acadia, Canada, is more than just another assignment. Évangéline, Tempe's childhood best friend, was also from Acadia. Named for the character in the Longfellow poem, Évangéline was the most exotic person in Tempe's eight-year-old world. When Évangéline disappeared, Tempe was warned not to search… Continue reading Bones to Ashes (Temperance Brennan #10) by Kathy Reichs