A True Account by Katherine Howe

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Desperate to be the lead in her own life, Hannah Masury deserts her pre-revolutionary Boston life on a whim. After hearing of a treasure waiting in the Caribbean, she disguises herself as a cabin boy and makes her way on board a pirate ship headed south. In 1930, Professor Marian Beresford comes across Hannah’s account of her journey and, finding companionship among the pages, follows in her footsteps. Hoping to uncover the treasure Hannah may have left behind, Marian is in for more than she bargained for when her own team comes up empty-handed. Howe’s meticulous research and impeccable storytelling deliver a compelling page-turner rooted in history, legend, and girl power.  

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ISBN: 9781250304889
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - November 21st, 2023

A Guest in the House by Emily Carroll

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Abby is newly married to her small town’s fresh face, David, but why did he choose her? She’s plain, quiet, and unsure. Nevertheless, she takes care of her spouse and stepdaughter, Crystal, dutifully preparing dinner, keeping house, and staying out of the way. But secrets surround her predecessor; David’s first wife and Crystal’s mother, Sheila. Abby knows she died, but no one can tell her how. No one except for Sheila herself, who haunts Abby in her lakeside home and slowly unravels the mysteries David has weaved. Still, all is not what it seems. A master of graphic horror, Carroll delivers another bone-chilling tale sure to keep you wide-eyed and guessing—and maybe sleeping with the light on. 

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ISBN: 9781250255525
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Published: First Second - August 15th, 2023

Lone Women by Victor LaValle

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It’s a Western! It’s a coming-of-age story! It’s horror! It’s…great! Perfect for fans of Alma Katsu, Lone Women follows Adelaide, a single Black homesteader dragging a mysterious locked trunk to a remote Montana town. Upon arrival, she raises a few eyebrows but soon meets a cast of characters with their own pasts, secrets, and family burdens. Then just as things start to fall into place, Adelaide comes home to find her trunk open--and secrets and lives no longer safe.  

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ISBN: 9780525512080
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: One World - March 28th, 2023