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    Looking for something new and different? Here are some recent recommendations from our partnership with Largehearted Boy.

    In the Largehearted Word series, the WORD staff highlights several new books released this week.

    WORD also hosts the monthly Largehearted Lit reading series, featuring authors who participated in this blog's Book Notes series and musical guests.

    Find out more at Largehearted Boy.

    ISBN: 9781476788005
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    Published: Touchstone Books - October 21st, 2014

    "One of the sharpest, funniest voices on YouTube" ("Forbes"), comedian Grace Helbig offers an irreverent and illustrated guide to life for anyone faced with the challenge of growing up.

    ISBN: 9781476706511
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    Published: Simon & Schuster - October 14th, 2014

    A hilarious and informative primer on the most urgent issues of our day, from the creators and co-hosts of "Citizen Radio," a 100% listener-supported show whose slogan is "independent radio that won't lead you to war."

    ISBN: 9781595147943
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    Published: Razorbill - October 21st, 2014

    " is a website created by and for young women to make the best of the beauty, pain and awkwardness of being a teenager. When it becomes tough to appreciate such things, we have good plain fun and visual pleasure. When you're sick of having to be happy all the time, we have lots of rants, too. Every school year, we compile the best from the site into a print yearbook.

    ISBN: 9781934200858
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    Published: Fence Books - November 4th, 2014

    Selected for the inaugural Fence Modern Prize in Prose by Rivka Galchen.

    "Short-fiction genius Ottessa Moshfegh's first novel is a gorgeously sordid story of love and murder on the high seas and in reeky corners of mid-nineteenth-century New York and points North. "McGlue" is a wonderwork of virtuoso prose and truths that will make you squirm and concur."--Gary Lutz