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Three reasons Love and Haight makes a good Book Club Pick:

Love and Haight

The novel helps jump-start a conversation about feminism, friendship, sex, love, and also abortion, the last taboo in YA lit.

It's timely: While the landmark Roe v. Wade decision on abortion is 40-plus years old, there are new challenges to a woman's right to choose in the courts and in the legislature. One for instance: In 2016, a law in North Carolina requires doctors to send the state (the state!) an ultrasound image of any woman who seeks an abortion after sixteen weeks of pregnancy.

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A Book Club Guide to Love and Haight (pdf)