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New Girl in Little Cove by Damhnait Monaghan

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Release Date - May 11, 2021 During the pandemic, I have spent hours with Spotify catching me up on all of the Broadway musicals I could find. "Come From Away" is one of my favorites, and it came to mind while reading New Girl in Little Cove . After her father's death and her boyfriend does something completely unthinkable, Rachel O'Brien accepts a job in a very small town in Newfoundland. She's going to be the French teacher at a Catholic high school. We won't mention that while she was raised Catholic, she's not much of a church-going one. After all, what the school doesn't know won't hurt them. In Little Cove, Rachel isn't quite sure what to make of this town where everyone knows everyone else's business. Worse, she can't make heads or tails of their take on the English language. She's already struggling to teach French to students who don't care, but when she has teens calling her names she doesn't know, it's even w