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The Never Game

Jeffery Deaver · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling and award-winning master of suspense, the first novel in a thrilling new series, introducing Colter Shaw.

"You have been abandoned."

A young woman has gone missing in Silicon Valley and her father has hired Colter Shaw to find her. The son of a survivalist...
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City of Girls: A Novel

Elizabeth Gilbert · Riverhead Books
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover


A great holiday gift, from the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and The Signature of All Things, a delicious novel of glamour, sex, and adventure, about a young woman discovering that you don't...
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The Victory Garden: A Novel

Hoge Raad. · Lake Union Publishing
Pages: 353
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of The Tuscan Child comes a beautiful and heart-rending novel of a woman's love and sacrifice during the First World War.

As the Great War continues to take its toll, headstrong twenty-one-year-old Emily Bryce is determined to contribute to the war effort....

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Never Home Alone: From Microbes to Millipedes, Camel Crickets, and Honeybees, the Natural History of Where We Live

Rob Dunn · Basic Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A natural history of the wilderness in our homes, from the microbes in our showers to the crickets in our basements

Even when the floors are sparkling clean and the house seems silent, our domestic domain is wild beyond imagination. In Never Home Alone, biologist Rob Dunn...
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I Think You're Wrong

Sarah Stewart Holland · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Two friends on opposite sides of the aisle provide a practical guide to grace-filled political conversation while challenging readers to put relationship before policy and understanding before argument.

More than ever, politics seems driven by conflict and anger. People sitting...

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My Lovely Wife

Samantha Downing · Berkley
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Dexter meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith in this wildly compulsive debut thriller about a couple whose fifteen-year marriage has finally gotten too interesting...

Our love story is simple. I met a gorgeous woman. We fell in love. We had kids. We moved to the suburbs. We told...
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I Miss You When I Blink: Essays

Mary Laura Philpott · Atria Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"I've spent my adult life prowling bookshelves for the modern-day reincarnation of my favorite authors - Nora Ephron, Erma Bombeck, Jean Kerr, and Laurie Colwin - all rolled into one...Good news: I have finally found their successor." - Elisabeth Egan, The Washington Post
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Lessons From Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog

Dave Barry · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author of Dave Barry Turns 40 now shows how to age gracefully, taking cues from his beloved and highly intelligent dog, Lucy.

Faced with the obstacles and challenges of life after middle age, Dave Barry turns to his best dog,...
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Evvie Drake Starts Over: A Novel

Linda Holmes · Ballantine Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the host of NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast comes a heartfelt debut about the unlikely relationship between a young woman who's lost her husband and a major league pitcher who's lost his game.

"Charming, hopeful, and gently romantic . . . Evvie Drake is great company."...
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