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Start Reading Homing Instincts by Sarah Menkedick…
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Pittsburgher Sarah Menkedick‘s work has been featured in Harper’s, Pacific Standard, Oxford American, Aeon, Guernica, The Paris Review Daily, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in nonfiction from the University of Pittsburgh, and she was a 2015-2016 Fulbright fellow in Mexico. She’s also the founder of Vela, an online magazine of nonfiction writing by women.

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Start reading Almost Missed You by Jessica Strawser…
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By day, Jessica Strawser — a Pittsburgh native — is the Editorial Director of Writer’s Digest magazine, North America’s leading publication for aspiring and working writers since 1920. By night, she is a fiction writer with a debut novel, Almost Missed You, forthcoming in 2017 from St. Martin’s Press and another stand-alone novel to follow in 2018.

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Start Reading All That’s Left to Tell by Daniel Lowe…
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Daniel Lowe teaches writing at the Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and received his MFA in fiction writing from the University of Pittsburgh. His debut novel, All That’s Left to Tell, “celebrates not just the power of storytelling but the deeply human need for it in even the most dire situations” (Stewart O’Nan).

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Chalk’s Outline by J.J. Hensley
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We’re thrilled to be able to share the first chapter of Chalk’s Outline by J.J. Hensley, a former police officer, a former Special Agent with the U.S. Secret Service, and a citizen of Littsburgh.

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Whisper by Dana Faletti
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War and Wonder, the third book in Littsburgher Dana Faletti’s Young Adult paranormal romance series, The Whisper Trilogy, will be available as an e-book on December 1st. On Thursday, Dec. 17th, Gifted Hands Gift Shop in Wexford will be hosting a book launch to celebrate the release of the paperback.

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Far from the Tree by Andrew Solomon
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We’re thrilled to be able to share with you this excerpt from Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity by National Book Award–winning and New York Times bestselling author Andrew Solomon.

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Oh, Baby!
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Oh, Baby!: True Stories About Conception, Adoption, Surrogacy, Pregnancy, Labor, and Love (edited by Lee Gutkind and Alice Bradley) is now available from In Fact Books,…

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Carry On by Rainbow Rowell…
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Littsburgh is so excited to be able to share with you the first chapter of Carry On by #1 New York Times bestselling author Rainbow Rowell (courtesy of St. Martin’s Griffin)!