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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: 9780062268341
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    Published: Dey Street Books - October 28th, 2014

    In a perfect world . . .

    ISBN: 9780143126027
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    Published: Penguin Books - October 28th, 2014

    " A] mesmerizing and beautifully illustrated book." --"The Telegraph" (London)

    ISBN: 9781250056092
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    Published: Picador USA - October 28th, 2014

    In seventh-century Britain, a new religion is coming ashore and small kingdoms are merging, frequently and violently. Hild is the king's youngest niece, with a glittering mind and a natural authority.

    By Jenny Erpenbeck, Susan Bernofsky (Translator)
    ISBN: 9780811221924
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    Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - November 11th, 2014

    The End of Days, by acclaimed German writer Jenny Erpenbeck, consists essentially of five books, each leading to a different death of an unnamed woman protagonist. How could it all have gone differently? the narrator asks in the intermezzos between. The first chapter begins with the death of a baby in the early twentieth-century Hapsburg Empire.