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The Kitchen House

A Novel

by Kathleen Grissom
edition: Paperback
tagged: historical, coming of age, sagas

The New York Times bestselling book club favorite—about a white indentured servant girl who unwittingly unleashes tragedy in Virginia’s plantation society—celebrates its tenth anniversary with a new edition featuring a new cover, introduction, and much more.

Orphaned while onboard a ship from Ireland, seven-year-old Lavinia has no choice but …

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Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters

A Novel

by Anita Kushwaha
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback Paperback
tagged: coming of age, contemporary women

A breathtaking novel about the ties that bind mothers and daughters together and the secrets that tear them apart.

Veena, Mala and Nandini are three very different women with something in common. Out of love, each bears a secret that will haunt her life—and that of her daughter—because the risk of telling the truth is too great. But secrets have …

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The Music Game

by Stéfanie Clermont, translated by J. C. Sutcliffe
edition: Paperback
tagged: coming of age

When their friend dies by suicide in a vacant lot in Montreal's impoverished East End, three young women strike out into the world of the 2010s to define their identities, sexualities and political commitments. From the precariousness of growing up speaking French in an English-speaking city to the grind of service jobs and the elation of romantic …

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The Renter

by Michael Tregebov
edition: Paperback
tagged: jewish, literary, coming of age

The Renter, Michael Tregebov's fourth novel, is set in Winnipeg Beach, Manitoba's version of cottage country, ca. 1967. Once the preserve of the city's establishment, by the time the events of the novel take place, Winnipeg Beach has declined to the point that even the city's middle classes, including its prosperous Jewish citizens, could afford ad …

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Wings of Fury

by Emily R. King
also available: Paperback
tagged: historical, coming of age, action & adventure

From Emily R. King, author of the Hundredth Queen series, comes an epic novel of ancient Greece, Titans and treachery, and the women who dare to rise up against the tyranny of the Golden Age.

My mother told me that men would speak about the Golden Age as a time of peace and happiness for all… However, the women of our age would tell a very differe …

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The Crash Palace

by Andrew
edition: eBook
tagged: literary, small town & rural, coming of age

A joy ride set on a crash course with the past.

Audrey Lane has always loved to drive. Anytime, anywhere, any car: a questionable rustbucket, a family sedan, the SUV she was paid to drive around the oil fields. From the second she learned to drive, she’s always found a way to hit the road.

Years ago, when she abandoned her oil field job, she found …

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Chasing Painted Horses

by Drew Hayden Taylor
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
tagged: literary, non-classifiable, native american & aboriginal, coming of age

When Ralph Thomas comes across graffiti of a horse in an alleyway in the early hours of the morning, he is stopped in his tracks. He recognizes this horse. A half-asleep Indigenous homeless man sees Ralph’s reaction to the horse and calls out to him. Over the course of a morning’s worth of hot coffee on a bitterly cold day, Ralph and the homele …

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The Shape of Family

A Novel

by Shilpi Somaya Gowda
edition: Paperback
tagged: family life, coming of age

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER

From the internationally bestselling author of Secret Daughter and The Golden Son comes a poignant, unforgettable novel about a family’s growing apart and coming back together in the wake of tragedy

The Olanders embody a modern family in a globalized world. Jaya, the cultured daughter of an Indian diplomat, and Keith, an ambit …

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