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Sarah McCoy, author of Marilla of Green Gables

Marilla Cuthbert is 13 years old when her beloved mother dies in childbirth, and she suddenly must bear the responsibilities of a farm wife. Her one connection to the wider world is Aunt Elizabeth "Izzy" Johnson, her mother’s sister, who managed to escape to the bustling city of St. Catharines. Aunt Izzy’s talent as a seamstress has allowed her to build a thriving business and make her own way in the world. Emboldened by her aunt, Marilla dares to venture beyond the safety of Green Gables and discovers new friends and new opportunities.

Week of October 7, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of October 7th include REDEMPTION, the fifth installment in David Baldacci's Memory Man series, in which Detective Amos Decker discovers that a mistake he made as a rookie detective may have led to deadly consequences; HAZARDS OF TIME TRAVEL, Joyce Carol Oates' ingenious dystopian novel of one young woman’s resistance against the constraints of an oppressive society; ALASKAN HOLIDAY by Debbie Macomber, a magical Christmas tale about finding love where it’s least expected; THE SPLENDOR BEFORE THE DARK, in which Margaret George weaves a web of politics and passion, as ancient Rome’s most infamous emperor cements his place in history; and MARILLA OF GREEN GABLES, a marvelously entertaining and moving historical novel from Sarah McCoy that imagines the young life of spinster Marilla Cuthbert, and the choices that will open her life to the possibility of heartbreak --- and unimaginable greatness.