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Migrations: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250204028
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Published: Flatiron Books - August 4th, 2020

A tale weaving together climate change, personal struggle & change, and a thrilling nautical adventure. A must read for anyone who loves being outdoors.

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When No One Is Watching: A Thriller Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062982650
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 1st, 2020

Author Alyssa Cole takes on gentrification in this thrilling novel set in Brooklyn. Cole weaves together a fast paced story of community, current events, and an unexpected relationship. This reminded me of the movie Get Out. 

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In Winter's Kitchen: Growing Roots and Breaking Bread in the Northern Heartland Cover Image
ISBN: 9781571313614
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Published: Milkweed Editions - October 11th, 2016

Local food writer Beth Dooley moves from New Jersey to Minnesota and discovers all of the community based agriculture that contributes to our developing food, coop, and farmers market scene. Part memior, part local food study, Dooley write a book that is essential reading for Minnesotans.

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984820365
Availability: Backordered - Expected Delays in Delivery
Published: One World - February 25th, 2020

Hong weaves her personal experience with the broader Asian American experience. Her essays are full of history, emotion, and humor. Folks who enjoy reading memiors, immigration stories, or witty personal anecdotes will love this collection.

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Patron Saints of Nothing Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525554929
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Published: Penguin Books - April 21st, 2020

I can imagine this book in every high school aross the US. There are so many complicated topics covered in this book, but all are presented in an approachable way that begs for conversation.