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Lately, we have received some excellent fiction titles, sure to please wide audiences. These books all received Starred reviews and glowing praise from our critics:
If you liked The Help, you’ll love this utterly charming collection of short stories that captures Southern women from the Lowcountry — the coastal region of South Carolina and Georgia — in all their quirky glory. Read review.
A worthy addition to the Jane Austen legacy, this story immediately grabs readers’ attention with the clumsy entrance of ebullient young Ashton Dennis to the staid perfection of the wigged, coiffed and gowned eligible young ladies at a ball. As he and Jane forge a relationship, they brush against the strict social mores of the time. Read review.
“I never meant to kill my dad.” So begins this touching story about a boy whose father is teaching him to drive when their car is broadsided and he is killed — leaving a son and mother to cope with their grief. With great heart and soul, this is a gem that is potent in its small moments. Read review.
Fantasy lovers will embrace this story about a group of kids searching for Yowies (Australia’s version of Bigfoot) in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales. Action-packed, breakneck paced, and powered throughout by Australian myth and history, it’s for YA readers and anyone else who loves a good adventure. Read review.
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