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recognized and read for their quality.

Grief: the great yearning, by Pat Bertram


Grief: The Great Yearning is not a how-to but a how-done, a compilation of letters, blog posts, and journal entries Pat Bertram wrote while struggling to survive her first year of grief. This is an exquisite book, wrenching to read, and at the same time full of profound truths. 

Shy Violet, by Sherrie Hansen


A bagpiper whose music spans the centuries. A pirate ship that goes where it will. A castle with a troubled history. Violet is fleeing the present only to collide with the past -- and run headfirst into her dream. Shy Violet - the adventure continues with another Wildflowers of Scotland novel. 

Celia Whitfield's Boy, by Bill Thompson


Celia Whitfield’s Boy is a riveting, bittersweet, funny and historically accurate account of a talented young man coming of age in a changing, challenging time. Set in the lumber country of eastern North Carolina in the early days of the 20th century, the novel allows us to watch the growth and challenges faced by of young people against a backdrop racism, economic change and politics. Written with great insight and unfailing authenticity, Celia Whitfield’s Boy transports, beguiles and awakens readers.