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A tale for the time being : a novel
Ozeki, Ruth L.
A novelist on a remote island in the Pacific is linked to a bullied and depressed Tokyo teenager after discovering a Hello Kitty lunchbox that washed ashore.

Landscape with headless mama
Givhan, Jennifer, author.
“Pardon me, but I’m shivering a bit at my core. These are restless, storm-hued stanzas, revelations of our dark cravings and hapless, woefully imperfect attempts at perfect love. Here are the dreams even our dreams won’

Protection spell : poems
Givhan, Jennifer, author.
Finalist, 2017 Miller Williams Poetry Prize, edited by Billy Collins “A poet of great heart and brave directness.” —Billy Collins In Protection Spell Jennifer Givhan explores the guilt, sadness, and freedom of relations

Shapeshift
Bitsui, Sherwin, 1975-
In words drawn from urban and Navajo perspectives, the poet articulates the challenge a Native American person faces in reconciling his or her inherited history of lore and spirit with the coldness of modern civilization.

The book of Ralph : a novel
McNally, John, 1965-
Promising eighth-grade student Hank befriends troublemaker Ralph, who encourages Hank to engage in unscrupulous activities in their 1978 Chicago neighborhood that set the groundwork for more serious behaviors in their adult l

Lord of the Ralphs
McNally, John, 1965- author.
The eighth grade holds promise for Hank Boyd until an oddball named Ralph decides they should be friends.

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