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Golden State

Michelle Richmond

As California prepares to vote on whether or not to secede from the United States, a San Francisco doctor endures her own personal crises in Richmond's (No One You Know, 2008) mesmerizing latest. Doctor Julie Walker has just signed her divorce papers when she receives news that her younger sister, Heather, has gone into labor. Despite their differences, Heather wants Julie at her side for the birth. This is no easy task, as the streets of San Francisco are teeming with tension and strife in anticipation of the vote happening that day. Perfect for fans of Jodi Picoult.