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Discover new talent in these novels by first-time authors on the new-book shelf at the Duke Street Library.
1Y: A NOVEL, by Marjorie Celona. A foster child, left as a newborn on the doorstep of the YMCA, never stops longing to uncover her roots and learn why her mother would abandon her.
2TELLING THE BEES, by Peggy Hesketh. Never-married octogenarian Albert Honig's most constant companions have been his bees, which he understands. He is less versed in the ways of people, especially his secretive friend, Claire.
3FELLOW MORTALS, by Dennis Mahoney. When Henry Cooper sets out on his mail route on one morning, he lights a cigar and tosses the match to the ground, unaware he has started a fire that will destroy a neighborhood and kill a young wife.
4ABOVE ALL THINGS, by Tanis Rideout. Weaving historical fact and imaginative fiction, this is the story of George Mallory's ill-fated 1924 attempt to be the first man to conquer Mount Everest and his wife's anxious wait at home in England for news of him.
5THE PROMISE OF STARDUST, by Priscille Sibley. After an accident leaves his wife brain dead, Matt resolves to take her off life support but changes his mind when doctors discover she is pregnant; a legal battle with her family results.