New York

Hero

By by Mike Lupica

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Fourteen-year-old Zach learns he has the same special abilities as his father, who was the President's globe-trotting troubleshooter until "the Bads" killed him, and now Zach must decide whether to use his powers in the same way at the risk of his own life.

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The Friday Night Knitting Club

By Kate Jacobs

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Walker & Daughter is a little yarn shop in a quiet storefront in Manhattan. Its Friday Night Knitting Club members are almost a sisterhood, but everyone's lives are thrown into disarray when unexpected changes shake up the shop's comfortable world.
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Age of Innocence

Edith Wharton

"Winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize, The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton’s masterful portrait of desire and betrayal during the sumptuous Golden Age of Old New York, a time when society people 'dreaded scandal more than disease.'

9780140189704
Adult

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http://www.wsu.edu/~campbelld/wharton/bio.htm

 
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