Posted on August 4, 2020 at 3:37 PM by Genesis Gaule
These books are physical copies and can be checked out through our Front Door Pick Up Service or by scheduling an appointment to browse in the library.
A Gift From Darkness by Andrea Claudia Hoffmann
|Patience Ibrahim’s excitement about her pregnancy is short-lived because she is brutally abducted by Boko Haram. This powerful account of her story tells of her sheer determination to protect her baby and of their survival.
The Magical Language of Others by E. J. Koh
After living in America for over a decade, fifteen-year-old Eun Ji’s parents return to South Korea, leaving her and her brother abandoned. Eun Ji’s mother sends her letters over the years—letters Eun Ji can’t fully understand until years later as she grapples with her history and forgiveness.
Ancestral Night by Elizabeth Bear
Halmey Dz and Connla Kurucz are salvage operators, piloting their space ship looking for relics of lost vessels. But then they make a shocking discovery about an alien species that was long thought dead.
In West Mills by De’Shawn Charles Winslow
When motherhood looms, Azalea “Knot” Centre realizes that her carefree freedom has come at a high price. Low on money and ostracized by her parents, Knot turns to her neighbor Otis Lee in search of some semblance of family and home.
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