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Left Bank Books welcomes Washington University Alum and author Sara Flannery Murphy, who will discuss her new novel, Girl One, on our Facebook Live Page at 8pm CT on June 3. Murphy will be in conversation with critically acclaimed author Julia Fine. Join us on our Facebook Live Page and order a SIGNED copy of Girl One from Left Bank Books to support authors and independent bookstores! About Girl One Orphan Black meets Margaret Atwood in this twisty supernatural thriller about female power and the bonds of sisterhood. Josephine Morrow is Girl One, the first of nine "Miracle Babies" conceived without male DNA, raised on an experimental commune known as the Homestead. When a suspicious fire destroys the commune and claims the lives of two of the Homesteaders, the remaining Girls and their Mothers scatter across the United States and lose touch. Years later, Margaret Morrow goes missing, and Josie sets off on a desperate road trip, tracking down her estranged sisters who seem to hold the keys to her mother's disappearance. Tracing the clues Margaret left behind, Josie joins forces with the other Girls, facing down those who seek to eradicate their very existence while uncovering secrets about their origins and unlocking devastating abilities they never knew they had. A spellbinding supernatural thriller, Girl One combines the provocative imagination of Naomi Alderman's The Power with the propulsive, cinematic storytelling of a Marvel movie. In her electrifying new novel, Sara Flannery Murphy digs deep into women's extraordinary power and reveals an unassailable truth: so much strength lies in numbers. "A genre-defying, thought-provoking thriller that is impossible to put down. Girl One is an engaging, timely exploration of identity and the power women possess when they band together."--Kami Garcia, author of Beautiful Creatures "Girl One flares into the world with genetic possibilities and a bold remaking of history. A speculative feminist thriller of the
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