Annabel

By Kathleen Winter

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In 1968, into a remote coastal town of Labrador, Canada, a child is born: a baby who appears to be neither fully boy nor fully girl, but both at once. The parents decide to raise the child as a boy named Wayne.

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At Home

By Bill Bryson

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Bill Bryson “writes a history of the world without leaving home.” The bathroom provides the occasion for a history of hygiene; the bedroom, sex, death, and sleep; the kitchen, nutrition and the spice trade; and so on.

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Atonement

By Ian McEwan

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Thirteen-year-old Briony witnesses a moment’s flirtation between her older sister, Cecilia, and Robbie Turner. But Briony’s incomplete grasp of adult motives brings about a crime that will change all their lives.

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Ava Comes Home

By Lesley Crewe

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Ava Harris is a famous actress living the life in L.A. when a family crisis calls her home. It’s been ten years since she’s set foot in Glace Bay — back when she was plain old Libby MacKinnon. Why she ran away, no one knows.

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