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interesting perspective on"life" as a teen....Good book! "never judge a book by its cover...or young ladies".

The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls, Anton DiSclafani. Exiled to an equestrian boarding school at the height of the Great Depression, teen Thea Atwell grapples with painful memories while acclimating to the school's strict environment.

History books to read if you love learning about the past | The 10 Hottest New Historical Fiction Books of the Summer

The 10 Hottest New Historical Fiction Books of the Summer

This summer brought us some hot new historical fiction books. Here's the list that will take you away to another time and place.

Books If You Like 'Gone Girl':

9 Books That Are So Much More Than the Next 'Gone Girl'

29 Books You Should Definitely Bring To The Beach This Summer

29 Books You Should Definitely Bring To The Beach This Summer

A couple of months ago, one of my trusty literary friends with whom I often share must-read titles told me about seeing ‘everyone’ carrying this novel around last fall. So she decided to see for herself what the hubbub was about. Once she started, she confessed, she couldn’t put One down. “[O]n a windless night in the summer of 1983,” the accidental death of a 10-year-old girl who was inexplicably walking on a dark country road far past bedtime, alters lives forever.

Carry the One. Carol Anshaw “[O]n a windless night in the summer of the accidental death of a girl who was inexplicably walking on a dark country road far past bedtime, alters lives forever.

15 Amazing books to read in 2016- something for everyone on this list! Many of these will be made into movies so get a jumpstart on the book before the film comes out.

15 Books to Read in 2016

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I am frequently asked this question at Lisle Library's Connection Desk. It seems as though Flynn fans can't get enough psychological suspense, so I've created the below list of Gone Girl read alike.

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30 - Huffington Post

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The Secret History, Donna Tartt’s bestselling first novel, deserves the accolade "a modern classic." Tartt worked with UM writers in residence Willie Morris and Barry Hannah during her freshman year at UM.

A collection of 30 books you should read in 2015. These books are highly recommended!

30 Books You Should Read in 2015

A wealthy blue-blooded college student invites her ordinary roommate to her family's summer compound and she unravels secrets the family has kept buried for over a century.

Suspenseful and cinematic, Bittersweet exposes the gothic underbelly of an idyllic world of privilege and an outsider’s hunger to belong. On scholarship at a prestigious East Coast college, ordinary Mabel Dagma.

"What the color is, who the daddy be, who the mama is don’t mean nothin’. We a family, carin’ for each other. Family make us strong in times of trouble. We all stick together, help each other out. That the real meanin’ of family." - The Kitchen House

The Kitchen House: A Novel

The Kitchen House-Orphaned while onboard ship from Ireland, seven-year-old Lavinia arrives on the steps of a tobacco plantation where she is to live and work with the slaves of the kitchen house. Highly recommend this book.

When Will There Be Good News? by Kate Atkinson (Three lives come together in unexpected and deeply thrilling ways in the latest novel from Kate Atkinson, the critically acclaimed author who Harlan Coben calls "an absolute must-read.")

When will there be good news? by Kate Atkinson.On a hot summer day, Joanna Mason's family slowly wanders home along a country lane. A moment later, Joanna's life is changed forever.

To finish this list, you'd have to read approx. 1 book every day between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Totally doable, right?

The Ultimate Summer Reading List: 100 Beach Reads

To finish this list, you'd have to read approx. 1 book every day between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Totally doable, right?

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