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10 THINGS I CAN SEE FROM HERE by Carrie Mac
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"With Maeve, Mac delivers a character who's heartwarmingly real and sympathetic, and her story provides a much needed mirror for anxious queer girls everywhere. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A white teen with severe anxiety struggles to manage her mental health and finds joy in a budding relationship with a new girlfriend. Read full book review >

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ANNIE SALEM by Mac Wellman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 1996

"A wacky blend of fantasy, whimsy, and satire from an author who clearly knows what he's doing, even if almost no one else will."
Eccentric and appealing fiction from the prolific, Obie-winning Wellman. Read full book review >

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EXIT MUSIC by Mac Randall
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 19, 2000

"Radiohead is important, as these things go, and Randall does a thoughtful, literate job of tracing the group's career over the last decade."
A better-than-average biography of a better-than-average pop band. Read full book review >

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Hallow Mass by J.P. Mac
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 29, 2016

"An imaginative back story and a rollicking plot make this an entertaining addition to the genre of occult fiction."
A university gets ensnared in a paranormal battle over a dangerous book in this debut horror novel. Read full book review >

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THE MANOR by Mac Griswold
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 2, 2013

"A deeply researched, painstakingly detailed story of a forgotten chapter of our nation's history. Highly recommended."
Northern slavery, often overlooked by historians, is the subject of this detailed history of a well-preserved plantation at the far end of Long Island. Read full book review >

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CHRISTANNA by Mac Laird
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 20, 2013

"A well-researched, engaging novel that presents an interesting vision of early Colonial life from the view of some of Virginia's earliest residents."
A historical novel set in Colonial Virginia. Read full book review >

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BY HIS OWN BLOOD by John Montandon
Released: Feb. 27, 2012

"Starts slow but ends as a beautiful, memorable story of one family's love and the tragic death of its patriarch."
Montandon's first novel is a fictionalized account of his family's happy life on their rural west Texas farm before his father's tragic death from AIDS. Read full book review >

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PEEING ON HOT COALS by Pat Montandon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 25, 2014

"A memoir that's a wild, wrenching ride but one worth taking."
An account of a wide-ranging life that embodies the phrase, "You can't make this stuff up." Read full book review >

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CHLOE AND THE LION by Mac Barnett
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 3, 2012

"Clever and funny, though it's possible that only a niche audience will want repeat readings. (Picture book. 4-8)"
This meta-picture book offers plenty of sly giggles (and knows it). Read full book review >

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IT HAPPENED ON A TRAIN by Mac Barnett
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"Mention of the next adventure at mystery's close will make Brixton fans smile. (Humorous mystery. 10-14)"
The Brixton Brothers Detective Agency is no more. Read full book review >

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THE SKUNK by Mac Barnett
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"Peculiar, perplexing, and persistent—training wheels for Samuel Beckett. (Picture book. 6-10)"
When is a skunk not a skunk? When it's a…skunk. Read full book review >