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New Fiction for Adults

The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store
James McBride

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The housemaid's secret
Freida McFadden

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The Breakaway : a novel
Jennifer Weiner

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New Nonfiction for Adults

Valiant women : the extraordinary American servicewomen who helped win World War II
Lena S Andrews

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Elon Musk
Walter Isaacson

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Return to you : a postpartum plan for new moms
Natasha K Sriraman

Copies available

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