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'This Is How It Always Is' Was Inspired By Its Author's Transgender Child

Still, Laurie Frankel says, her book is fiction. "The nice thing about my life is that it's pretty boring, which is really how you want your life to be — but not how you want your novel to be."

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5 Questions About The Law And Trump's Immigration Order

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Wild Blue Yonder Carl Matthews and Joe Bevan
The Whispering Caves Those Who Ride With Giants
Hours Tycho

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A Pinworm Medication Is Being Tested As A Potential Anti-Cancer Drug

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Hat of Rain Hiss Golden Messenger
Heirloom Basenji
To All My Friends Atmosphere
Ringo Atmosphere
Come Down Arian Cook
Na Po'o Ka La Makana
A Touch of Deviance Makana

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'This Is How It Always Is' Was Inspired By Its Author's Transgender Child

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