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  • Roanoke
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    The Roanoke Girl by Amy Engel

    Upon finishing this book, I took a long moment to wonder what the hell I’d just read. This book makes Flowers in the Attic look conventional. The Roanoke Girls* tells the tale…

  • River
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    The River at Night by Erica Ferencik

    Winifred Allen needs a vacation. She, along with three of her friends, decide that vacation is going to be rafting down a virtually uncharted section of the Allagash River, led by an…

  • Hearts of men
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    The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler

    I am, barring any unseen literary missteps, now a lifelong fan of Nickolas Butler. Beginning with the superb Shotgun Lovesongs, following that with Beneath the Bonfire, and now releasing The Hearts of…

  • Guin
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    The Guineveres by Sarah Domet

    Sarah Domet’s debut novel takes its name from the four protagonists, all named Guinevere and all abandoned at the Sisters of the Supreme Adoration convent. Vere, Win, Ginny, and Gwen are desperate to…

  • Summer Adirondacks
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    Lately

    Making: Tortellini soup, it’s surprisingly good, and kid friendly. Drinking: Water. It’s one of my goals for the year. Reading: Ill Will by Dan Chaon Organizing: This year’s travel plans (which may include…