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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America By Beth Macy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316551243
Published: Little, Brown and Company - August 7th, 2018

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Don't You Ever: My Mother and Her Secret Son By Mary Carter Bishop Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062400734
Published: Harper - July 3rd, 2018

Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South By Beth Macy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316337526
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Published: Back Bay Books - October 17th, 2017

The League of Wives: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the U.S. Government to Bring Their Husbands Home By Heath Hardage Lee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250161109
Published: St. Martin's Press - April 2nd, 2019

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Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II By Liza Mundy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316352536
Published: Hachette Books - October 10th, 2017

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The Substitution Order: A novel By Martin Clark Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525656326
Published: Knopf - July 9th, 2019

Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town By Beth Macy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316231411
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 9th, 2015

Bone's Gift (Ghosts of Ordinary Objects) By Angie Smibert Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781684373734
Published: Astra Young Readers - March 12th, 2019

Lingering Echoes (Ghosts of Ordinary Objects) By Angie Smibert Cover Image
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Published: Astra Young Readers - May 5th, 2020

The Truce (Ghosts of Ordinary Objects) By Angie Smibert Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781629798523
Published: Astra Young Readers - May 26th, 2020

Lost Places: On Losing and Finding Home By Cathryn Hankla Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780881466485
Published: Mercer University Press - April 2nd, 2018

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Don't You Ever: My Mother and Her Secret Son By Mary Carter Bishop Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062400741
Published: Harper Paperbacks - July 30th, 2019

As Close to Us as Breathing: A Novel By Elizabeth Poliner Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316384131
Published: Lee Boudreaux / Back Bay Books - November 1st, 2016

Swiss Vendetta: A Mystery (Agnes Luthi Mysteries #1) By Tracee de Hahn Cover Image
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Published: Minotaur Books - January 9th, 2018

A Spider Sat Beside Her: The Melt Trilogy - Book One By K. E. Lanning Cover Image
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Published: K.E. Lanning - July 17th, 2017

Thanks, You're Awesome! A Little Person's Guide to Creating Good Vibes in the World By Jill Harrison, Toobz Muir (Illustrator), Allison Cassels (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jill Harrison, Toobz Muir (Illustrator), Allison Cassels (Illustrator)
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Published: Buddha Baby Books - December 11th, 2017

Faith, Family, & Fun: Monthly Lessons to Color and Connect with God's Love By Cathy D. Dudley Cover Image
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Published: Blessing2upublishing - September 27th, 2019

Wish You Well By David Baldacci Cover Image
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 3rd, 2007

Moon, Gorgeous Moon By Koraljka (Illustrator), M. H. Bradford Cover Image
By Koraljka (Illustrator), M. H. Bradford
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Published: Ivory Dog Press LLC - November 24th, 2017

Downtown Roanoke By Nelson Harris Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738516271
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - April 21st, 2004

This Is Where You Belong: Finding Home Wherever You Are By Melody Warnick Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Books - July 4th, 2017

Let's Sit Down, Figure This Out By Grant Kittrell Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780997676679
Published: Groundhog Poetry Press LLC - October 4th, 2017

The Bedford Boys: One American Town's Ultimate D-day Sacrifice By Alex Kershaw Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780306813559
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Published: Da Capo Press - May 12th, 2004

Chick and Brain: Smell My Foot! By Cece Bell, Cece Bell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cece Bell, Cece Bell (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763679361
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Published: Candlewick - September 3rd, 2019

Chasing Utopia: A Hybrid By Nikki Giovanni Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062562883
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 20th, 2016

Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South By Beth Macy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316337540
Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 18th, 2016

Tippy Toes Hot By Ginger Dakin, Vladimir Milosavljavic (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780692118481
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Published: Gingerdakin. LLC - September 15th, 2018

Jesus Saves By Darcey Steinke Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802147141
Published: Grove Press - June 18th, 2019

Wild Styles By Michelle Kyger (Illustrator), M. H. Bradford Cover Image
By Michelle Kyger (Illustrator), M. H. Bradford
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ISBN: 9780692068632
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Published: Ivory Dog Press LLC - April 6th, 2018

Death on the River: A Fiancee's Dark Secrets and a Kayak Trip Turned Deadly By Diane Fanning Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250092045
Published: St. Martin's True Crime - April 30th, 2019

Roanoke Valley By Nelson Harris, Harold McLeod on Behalf of the Historica Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738586663
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - January 3rd, 2011

Chasing the Powhatan Arrow: A Travelogue in Economic Geography By Michael Abraham Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780996774420
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Published: Pileated Press - October 18th, 2016

Norfolk and Western Railway By Nelson Harris Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738515274
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - June 17th, 2003

Yellow Stonefly: A Novel By Tim Poland Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804012072
Published: Swallow Press - November 8th, 2018

Great Bear By Cathryn Hankla Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780997676600
Published: Groundhog Poetry Press LLC - September 1st, 2016

Michael Jordan: The Life By Roland Lazenby Cover Image
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 19th, 2015

What We Keep Is Not Always What Will Stay By Amanda Cockrell Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738726151
Published: Flux - June 8th, 2011

After Virginia Tech: Guns, Safety, and Healing in the Era of Mass Shootings By Thomas P. Kapsidelis Cover Image
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Published: University of Virginia Press - April 16th, 2019

Galaxies: Poems By Cathryn Hankla Cover Image
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Published: Mercer University Press - February 1st, 2021

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek By Annie Dillard Cover Image
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - September 10th, 2013

Showboat: The Life of Kobe Bryant By Roland Lazenby Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316387149
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Published: Back Bay Books - December 12th, 2017

The Jezebel Remedy (Vintage Contemporaries) By Martin Clark Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804172905
Published: Vintage - June 14th, 2016

Take Care By Madelyn Rosenberg, Giuliana Gregori (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807577325
Published: Albert Whitman & Company - January 1st, 2018

The Legal Limit (Vintage Contemporaries) By Martin Clark Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - June 2nd, 2009

Salem and Roanoke County in Vintage Postcards (Postcard History) By Nelson Harris Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738518381
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - August 17th, 2005

The Sting of the Bee: The Melt Trilogy - Book Two By K. E. Lanning Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780999121023
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Published: K.E. Lanning - April 4th, 2018

Big Stone Gap: A Novel By Adriana Trigiani Cover Image
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 3rd, 2001

The Night Dahlia (Nightwise #2) By R. S. Belcher Cover Image
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Published: Tor Books - April 3rd, 2018

Suicide Blonde By Darcey Steinke, Maggie Nelson (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Darcey Steinke, Maggie Nelson (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9780802127341
Published: Grove Press - June 13th, 2017

The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded: Poems By Molly McCully Brown Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780892554782
Published: Persea - March 7th, 2017

Listen to the Birds: The Melt Trilogy - Book Three By K. E. Lanning Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780999121047
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Published: K.E. Lanning - April 4th, 2019

Nightwise By R. S. Belcher Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250178916
Published: Tor Books - January 16th, 2018

The Selection By Kiera Cass Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062059949
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Published: HarperTeen - March 26th, 2013