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New Fiction for Adults

Every summer after
Carley Fortune

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Demon Copperhead : a novel
Barbara Kingsolver

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Never never
Colleen Hoover

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New Nonfiction for Adults

100 plants to feed the birds : turn your home garden into a healthy bird habitat
Laura Erickson

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How to calm your mind : finding presence and productivity in anxious times
Chris Bailey

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Bigger than bravery : Black resilience and reclamation in a time of pandemic

Copies available

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