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December 13, 2017

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Books, Movies & Music : Girls in Book Titles

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You've probably noticed the word "girl" in many (many!) book titles the past few years. Our librarians thoroughly examined this trend and came up with these top 10 "girl in the book title" books of the past year for you.

 

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13 Ways of Looking at A Fat Girl

13 Ways of Looking at A Fat Girl
Awad, Mona

Follows Lizzie, a young woman growing up in Mississauga, as she fights her way from fat to thin, but who still, even as a married adult woman, sees herself as a fat girl.


Format: Book
Holds: 3 on 12 copies

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The Girls: A Novel

The Girls: A Novel
Cline, Emma

Mesmerized by a band of girls in the park whom she perceives as enjoying a life of free and careless abandon, 1960s teen Evie Boyd becomes obsessed with gaining acceptance into their circle. Evie, grateful for their charismatic leader's attention, the sense of family the group offers, and the assurance of the girls, is swept into their chaotic cult existence. As things turn darker, her choices become riskier. --


Format: Book
Holds: 15 on 40 copies

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The Girl in the Red Coat

The Girl in the Red Coat
Hamer, Kate

Eight-year-old Carmel has always been different--sensitive, distracted, with an heart-stopping tendency to go missing. Her mother Beth, newly single, worries about her daughter's strangeness, especially as she is trying to build a new life for the two of them. When she takes Carmel to a local festival, her worst fear is realized: Carmel disappears into the crowd. Unable to accept the possibility that her daughter might be gone forever, Beth embarks on a mission to find her. Meanwhile, Carmel begins an extraordinary and terrifying journey of her own. But do the real clues to Carmel's disappearance lie in the otherworldly qualities her mother had only begun to guess at? --Publisher


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 15 copies

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The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train
Hawkins, Paula

After witnessing something shocking, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?


Format: Book
Holds: 12 on 23 copies

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The Girls in the Garden: A Novel

The Girls in the Garden: A Novel
Jewell, Lisa

Deep in the heart of London, in a lush communal square, as a festive garden party is taking place, a thirteen-year-old girl lies unconscious and bloody in a hidden corner. What really happened to her? And who is responsible?


Format: Book
Holds: 3 on 19 copies

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Luckiest Girl Alive

Luckiest Girl Alive
Knoll, Jessica

"Follows a young woman striving to create the perfect life--husband, home, career--until a violent incident from her past threatens to unravel everything and expose her most shocking secret of all"--


Format: Book
Holds: 8 on 25 copies

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All the Missing Girls: A Novel

All the Missing Girls: A Novel
Miranda, Megan


Format: Book
Holds: 5 on 19 copies

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Girl in the Dark: A Novel

Girl in the Dark: A Novel
Pauw, Marion


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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Girl Waits With Gun

Girl Waits With Gun
Stewart, Amy

Living in virtual isolation years after the revelation of a painful family secret, Constance Kopp is terrorized by a belligerent silk factory owner and fights back in ways outside the norm for early twentieth-century women.


Format: Book
Holds: 3 on 27 copies

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Girls on Fire: A Novel

Girls on Fire: A Novel
Wasserman, Robin

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Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 13 copies

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