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The Party

Elizabeth Day · Little Brown and Company
Format: Audiobook

The Party tells the story of two married couples who, in a single evening, will come to question everything they thought they knew about each other, as the long-buried secret at the heart of their friendship comes to the surface, culminating in an explosive act of violence. Ben, who hails...
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My Absolute Darling: A Novel

GABRIEL TALLENT · Riverhead Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant and immersive, all-consuming read about one fourteen-year-old girl's heart-stopping fight for her own soul.Turtle Alveston is a survivor. At fourteen, she roams the woods along the northern California coast. The creeks, tide pools, and rocky islands are her haunts and her hiding...
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Snap Judgment

Marcia Clark · Thomas & Mercer
Format: Hardcover

In the third installment of Marcia Clark's bestselling series, attorney Samantha Brinkman's investigation into a family's deadly secrets is compromised by a threat from her past.When the daughter of prominent civil litigator Graham Hutchins is found with her throat slashed,...
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Beren and Lúthien

J R R TOLKIEN · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The tale of Beren and Lúthien was, or became, an essential element in the evolution of The Silmarillion, the myths and legends of the First Age of the World conceived by J.R.R. Tolkien. Returning from France and the battle of the Somme at the end of 1916, he wrote the tale in the following...
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A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War

DEBORAH CAMPBELL · Picador
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Non-FictionWinner of the 2017 Writers' Union of Canada Freedom to Read AwardWinner of the BC Book Prize Hubert Evans Non-Fiction PrizeIn the midst of an unfolding international crisis, renowned journalist Deborah Campbell finds...
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Freud: The Making of an Illusion

Frederick C Crews · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 784
Format: Hardcover

From the master of Freud debunkers, the book that definitively puts an end to the myth of psychoanalysis and its creatorSince the 1970s, Sigmund Freud's scientific reputation has been in an accelerating tailspin -- but nonetheless the idea persists that some of his contributions were...
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Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman

ANNE HELEN PETERSEN · Plume
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From celebrity gossip expert and BuzzFeed culture writer Anne Helen Petersen comes an accessible, analytical look at how female celebrities are pushing boundaries of what it means to be an "acceptable" woman. You know the type: the woman who won't shut up, who's too brazen,...
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Reinventing America's Schools: Creating a 21st Century Education System

DAVID OSBORNE · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

From David Osborne, the author of Reinventing Government--a biting analysis of the failure of America's public schools and a comprehensive plan for revitalizing American education.In Reinventing America's Schools, David Osborne, one of the world's foremost experts on public...
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Miss D and Me: Life with the Invincible Bette Davis

Kathryn Sermak · Hachette Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

For ten years Kathryn Sermak was at Bette Davis's side--first as an employee, and then as her closest friend--and in Miss D and Me she tells the story of the great star's harrowing but inspiring final years, a story fans have been waiting decades to hear. Miss D and Me is a story...
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Among the Ruins: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Catholic Church

Paul L Williams · Prometheus Books
Pages: 315
Format: Hardcover

This critical review of the Roman Catholic Church since the pivotal changes initiated in the 1960s by Vatican II paints a disturbing picture of decline and corruption. Dr. Paul L. Williams, a self-professed Tridentine or traditionalist Catholic, traces the various factors that have caused...
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