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The Invisible Library

The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

Kitchen sink fantasy moves briskly despite hazy world-building, ill-defined characters.

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The Day The World Came To Town (Non-Fiction, Recommended)

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The Day The World Came To Town by Jim DeFede.

Stories of extraordinary kindness creating family of extraordinarily diverse strangers

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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (Highly Recommended)

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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman.

Hilariously over-confident, socially inept, hopeful young woman with horrible past.

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Outlander (Recommended)

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Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

So much sex and brutality. Romance, history and implausible survival.

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Mrs. Fletcher

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Mrs. Fletcher by Tom Perrotta.

Empty-nest MILF discovers porn, sexting. Son’s a Kavanaugh. Anti-feminist ending.

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Yiddish Policeman’s Union (Highly Recommended)

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Yiddish Policeman’s Union by Michael Chabon.

Savor brilliant, hilarious, perfect wordplay while devouring hard-boiled detective mystery.

 

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The Princess Diarist

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The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher

Clever, wry, self-aware Carrie on Harrison, celebrity. YA poetry interval.

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