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Find monthly adult fiction titles that our librarians recommend for discussion:
Here and Now and Then
Stranded for eighteen years since the 1990s, time-traveling agent Kin Stewart, suffering from memory loss, has started a new life, but when rescuers from the year 2142 finally arrive, he must choose between his current family and the one he left behind in the future.
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The Missing Pages: The Modern Life of a Medieval Manuscript, from Genocide to Justice
Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh
The biography of a manuscript that is at once art, sacred object, and cultural heritage. Its tale mirrors the story of its scattered community as Armenians have struggled to redefine themselves after genocide and in the absence of a homeland.
Subjects: Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval manuscripts, Art thefts
Page count: 436
The Rise of Wolf 8: Witnessing the Triumph of Yellowstone’s Underdog
Yellowstone National Park was once home to an abundance of wild wolves—but park rangers killed the last of their kind in the 1920s. Decades later, the rangers brought them back. This is the incredible true story of one of those wolves.
Subjects: Wolves, Reintroduction, Yellowstone National Park
Page count: 304
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The Renegades are human, but with extraordinary abilities. They emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they remain a symbol of hope and courage to everyone…except the villains they once overthrew.
Subjects: Adventure stories, Heroes, Villains
Page count: 556
Annie on My Mind
Liza tries to put aside her feelings for Annie after the disaster at Foster Academy, but eventually she allows love to triumph over the ignorance of others.
Subjects: Lesbian teenagers, First loves, Homophobia
Page Count: 263
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The Great Eggscape
The Good Egg and his pals escape their carton and drop into the store for a morning of fun.
Page count: 32
After being forced to give up his pet fox Pax, a young boy named Peter decides to leave home and get his best friend back.
Page count: 288
Bridge To Terabithia
Ten-year-old Jesse Aarons, who has lived all his life on a farm in Virginia, becomes friends with Leslie Burke, a “city girl” who has moved into a farmhouse down the road and opens doors to culture and imaginative play. But then tragedy strikes.
Page count: 208
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