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Beyond the Comfort Zone

June 24, 2023

Sometimes it’s nice to get out of your comfort zone. These five books offer an opportunity to do just that, either through their plotlines or the characters within the stories who are experiencing some manner of unease. Whether it is grief, loss, poverty, family discord, failing health or grip-the-arms-of your-chair suspense, the novels below provide a bit of not-unwelcome discomfort.

Happy reading,
Melanie Fleishman
Buyer, The Center for Fiction Bookstore