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January 17:

Grace

Paul Lynch · Back Bay Books
Format: Book

Early one October morning, Grace's mother snatches her from sleep and brutally cuts off her hair, declaring, "You are the strong one now." With winter close at hand and Ireland already suffering, Grace is no longer safe at home. And so her mother outfits her in men's clothing and casts...
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February 21:

America for Beginners

Leah Franqui · HARPER COLLINS
Format: Paperback

Please Read Notes: Brand New, International Softcover Edition, Printed in black and white pages, minor self wear on the cover or pages, Sale restriction may be printed on the book, but Book name, contents, and author are exactly same as Hardcover Edition. Fast delivery through DHL/FedEx...
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March 21:

An American Marriage: A Novel

Tayari Jones · Algonquin Books
Pages: 308
Format: Hardcover

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB 2018 SELECTION "Haunting . . . Beautifully written." --The New York Times Book Review "Brilliant and heartbreaking . . . Unforgettable." --USA Today "A tense and timely love story . . . Packed with brave...
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April 18:

Where the Crawdads Sing

Delia Owens

"A lush debut; Owens delivers her mystery wrapped in gorgeous, lyrical prose." --Alexandra Fuller, author of Don't Let's Go to the Dogs TonightHow long can you protect your heart?For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have ha
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May 16:

A Murder in Music City: Corruption, Scandal, and the Framing of an Innocent Man

MICHAEL BISHOP · Prometheus Books
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Nashville 1964. Eighteen-year-old babysitter Paula Herring is murdered in her home while her six-year-old brother apparently sleeps through the grisly event. A few months later a judge's son is convicted of the crime. Decades after the slaying, Michael Bishop, a private citizen, stumbles...
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June 20:

The Chilbury Ladies' Choir: A Novel

Jennifer Ryan · Crown
Pages: 371
Format: Hardcover

NATIONAL BESTSELLER"A delightful debut." - People For readers of Lilac Girls and The Nightingale, The Chilbury Ladies' Choir unfolds the struggles, affairs, deceptions, and triumphs of a village choir during World War II.As England becomes enmeshed in the early days of World War II and the men are away...
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July 18:

Silver Girl: A Novel

Elin Hilderbrand · Reagan Arthur Books; 1 edition
Format: Kindle Edition

Meredith Martin Delinn just lost everything her friends, her homes, her social standing - because her husband Freddy cheated rich investors out of billions of dollars.Desperate and facing homelessness, Meredith receives a call from her old best friend, Constance Flute. Connies had recent...
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August 15:

Elevation

STEPHEN KING · Scribner
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine The latest from legendary master storyteller Stephen King, a riveting, extraordinarily eerie, and moving story about a man whose mysterious affliction brings a small town together - a timely, upbeat tale about finding common ground despite...
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September 19:

Everything Under: A Novel

DAISY JOHNSON · Graywolf Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

An eerie, watery reimagining of the Oedipus myth set on the canals of Oxford, from the author of FenThe dictionary doesn't contain every word. Gretel, a lexicographer by trade, knows this better than most. She grew up on a houseboat with her mother, wandering the canals of Oxford and speaking...
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October 17:

The Friend: A Novel

Sigrid Nunez · Riverhead Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

FINALIST FOR THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD "Nunez's prose itself comforts us. Her confident and direct style uplifts - the music in her sentences, her deep and varied intelligence." -The New York Times Book Review"A penetrating, moving meditation on loss, comfort, memory...Nunez...
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November 21:

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel

GAIL HONEYMAN

A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick"Beautifully written and incredibly funny, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine is about the importance of friendship and human connection. I fell in love with Eleanor, an eccentric and regimented loner whose life beautifully un
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