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Nutshell: A Novel

Ian Mcewan · Nan A. Talese/Doubleday
Pages: 208
Format: Book

Recommended by Karen in Riverside

New from the bestselling author of Atonement and The Children Act

Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She's still in the marital home - a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse - but John's...

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The Underground Railroad

Colson Whitehead · Doubleday
Pages: 306
Format: Book

Recommended by Jodie in Fallston

From prize-winning, bestselling author Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South
Cora is a slave on a cotton...

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The Trespasser: A Novel

Tana French · Viking
Pages: 464
Format: Book

Recommended by Jennifer R. in Riverside

"Atmospheric and unputdownable." - People

A brilliant new novel from the New York Times bestselling author, whom Gillian Flynn calls "mesmerizing" and Stephen King calls...

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Heroines of Mercy Street

Pamela D. Toler PhD · Little, Brown, 2016.
Pages: 304
Format: Book

Recommended by Kristina in Edgewood

A look at the lives of the real nurses depicted in the PBS show Mercy Street
HEROINES OF MERCY STREET tells the true stories of the nurses at Mansion House, the Alexandria, Virginia, mansion turned war-time...

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The Forgotten Room: A Novel

Karen White · New American Library
Pages: 371
Format: Book

Recommended by Katie in Riverside

New York Times bestselling authors Karen White, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig present a masterful collaboration - a rich, multigenerational novel of love and loss that spans half a century....

1945:...

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The Violets of March: A Novel

Sarah Jio · Plume
Pages: 296
Format: Paperback

Recommended by Elizabeth in Jarrettsville

***A Library Journal Best Books of 2011 Award Recipient***A heartbroken woman stumbled upon a diary and steps into the life of its anonymous author. In her twenties, Emily Wilson was on top of the world: she had a bestselling...

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Yes, My Accent Is Real: And Some Other Things I Haven't Told You

Kunal Nayyar · Atria Books
Pages: 256
Format: Book

Recommended by Ann in Whiteford

In the spirit of Mindy Kaling's bestseller Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, a collection of humorous, autobiographical essays from Kunal Nayyar, best known as Raj on CBS's #1 hit comedy The Big Bang Theory.Of all the charming...

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The Gilded Hour

Sara Donati · Berkley Pub Group
Pages: 768
Format: Book

Recommended by Deborah in Abingdon

The international bestselling author of Into the Wilderness makes her highly anticipated return with a remarkable epic about two female doctors in nineteenth-century New York. The year is 1883, and in New York City, Anna Savard...

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