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Weyward by Emilia Hart
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WINNER 62,211 votes
An artful variation on the historical fiction novel, Emilia Hart’s Weyward follows three desperate women along three timeline threads—separate but related—in 1619, 1942, and 2019. Hart’s story stitches back and forth in time as the women encounter an abiding feminine power, deeply rooted in the land. Bonus tip: Look up the definition of weyward for some witchy etymology.

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