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Gail Godwin, author of Flora

Ten-year-old Helen and her summer guardian, Flora, are isolated together in Helen's decaying family house while her father is doing secret war work in Oak Ridge during the final months of World War II. Helen is desperate to keep her house intact with all its ghosts and stories. Flora, her late mother's 22-year old first cousin, is ardently determined to do her best for Helen. Their relationship and its fallout will haunt Helen for the rest of her life.

Week of March 3, 2014

Releases for the week of March 3rd include ORDINARY GRACE, a departure from William Kent Krueger's Cork O'Connor series and a 2014 Edgar Award nominee for Best Novel; DON'T GO, Lisa Scottoline's story of a soldier who discovers what it means to be a man, a father, and ultimately, a hero; Z, a novel by Therese Anne Fowler that brings Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald's romantic, tumultuous, extraordinary journey to life; and UNTIL I SAY GOODBYE, a moving and inspirational memoir by Susan Spencer-Wendel, who makes the most of her final days after discovering she has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).