Liz's Top 5 of 2022

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Black Cake: A Novel By Charmaine Wilkerson Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593358351
Availability: IN STOCK - On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ballantine Books - November 29th, 2022

COMING SOON TO HULU • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • READ WITH JENNA BOOK CLUB PICK AS FEATURED ON TODAY • Two estranged siblings delve into their mother’s hidden past—and how it all connects to her traditional Caribbean black cake—in this immersive family saga, “a character-driven, multigenerational story that’s meant to be savored&r

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Carrie Soto Is Back: A Novel By Taylor Jenkins Reid Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593158685
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Published: Ballantine Books - August 30th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “An epic adventure about a female athlete perhaps past her prime, brought back to the tennis court for one last grand slam” (Elle), from the author of Malibu Rising, Daisy Jones & The Six, and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

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The Measure: A Read with Jenna Pick By Nikki Erlick Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063204201
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Published: William Morrow - June 28th, 2022

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The Read With Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!

"A story of love and hope as interweaving characters display: how all moments, big and small, can measure a life. If you want joy, love, romance, and hope—read with us." —Jenna Bush Hager

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The Sign for Home: A Novel By Blair Fell Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982175955
Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - April 5th, 2022

"The Sign For Home" is a breakthrough in fiction representing people with disabilities, specifically the deafblind. Arlo Dilly is a young man who is enrolling in a community college writing class. Arlo struggles with English; it is his second language. His first language is ASL. Arlo has Usher's Syndrome. Arlo is interested in school and improving his writing skills to enable him to preach as a missionary of his Jehovah's Witnesses Congregation. He wants to meet new people especially new girls his age. Due to his religious beliefs, he is ashamed of himself for desiring to meet and have a relationship with a young woman. His perceptions of people are entirely based on touching and smelling them. I love his unique voice. "The Sign For Home" is a powerful story of Arlo and his quest to find forbidden love and live the life he wants. Arlo's family and interpreters can be helpful but primarily are obstacles and overprotective. Arlo must learn to advocate for himself. He knows what he wants but ironically few people listen to him. The writing is superb and the content is original and much needed! Thank you Blair Fell.

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Crocs: A Sharks Incorporated Novel By Randy Wayne White Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250813510
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 1st, 2022

The trio of brave friends who make up Sharks, Inc.—Luke, Maribel and Sabina—dive into a crocodile-filled adventure in Crocs, the third book in bestselling author Randy Wayne White’s Sharks Incorporated series.