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The Child Finder, by Rene Denfeld

Naomi is known as the “child finder” because she specializes in locating missing children. She has a connection with those children, because she was once a lost child herself. The time before she was found is a blank, though – … Continue reading

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Mrs. Fletcher, by Tom Perrotta

Eve Fletcher is a divorced single mom whose only son has just gone off to his freshman year of college. As she struggles with empty nest syndrome, she finds herself addicted to internet smut, while simultaneously taking a class in … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Brain-dead

Once upon a time, in the dim recesses of my past: April 2003. I’ve just passed my 24th birthday. I have two boys at home, one that’s 2.5 years old and one that’s not quite a year. I’m working as … Continue reading

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My Best Friend’s Exorcism, by Grady Hendrix

Sophomore year, 1988, and a stupid girls’ night out changes everything for Abby and her best friend Gretchen. Gretchen just doesn’t seem to be herself anymore, and the changes in her go from disturbing to worse. Soon Abby has to … Continue reading

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Becoming Amanda

Earlier this summer, Maggie Stiefvater posted a Q&A on Instagram about identity and being true to yourself. I loved the things she said, which got me thinking a lot about my last few years. During that time, I’ve transitioned from … Continue reading

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Protected: A Beautiful, Terrible Thing, by Jen Waite

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The Perfect Stranger, by Megan Miranda

Leah Stevens is looking to start over, anonymous, after a scandal at her previous job as a journalist. Emmy Grey, her former roommate from years ago, is also looking for a fresh start. The two of them relocate to a … Continue reading

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