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Hidden Valley Road
by Robert Kolker

Amelia says,

A fascinating true story about struggling to find a cure to save six of twelve children diagnosed with schizophrenia from a single Midwestern family during the middle of the twentieth century. Led by high achieving parents, the author chronicles the struggle for the children to stay alive alongside misdiagnosis, incorrect and slow medical developments and community misperceptions to determine what really happened to the family living in Colorado.

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Dear Girls
by Ali Wong

Amelia says,

A good gauge of whether or not you’ll dig her comedy will be watching her special “Baby Cobra” on Netflix – she’s funny, but raunchy. This book tells a short story of her life growing up in California, starting a career in stand-up and comedy writing and how she met her husband and eventually had kids. The premise is that it is a book written to her daughters to read when they are older.

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