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Together We Read: The Five Wounds

Join readers around the United States and read The Five Wounds by Kirsten Valdez Quade. Because of this digital book club, there are unlimited copies of this title available on Libby in both ebook and audiobook formats.

During the two weeks of February 7-21, there will be no waitlists or holds to check out this book. See below for a synopsis, or click here for more information.

It’s Holy Week in the small town of Las Penas, New Mexico, and thirty-three-year-old unemployed Amadeo Padilla has been given the part of Jesus in the Good Friday procession. He is preparing feverishly for this role when his fifteen-year-old daughter Angel shows up pregnant on his doorstep and disrupts his plans for personal redemption. With weeks to go until her due date, tough, ebullient Angel has fled her mother’s house, setting her life on a startling new path.

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