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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

J D Vance · Harper
Pages: 264
Format: Book

Recommended by Karen in Riverside

"Essential reading."--David Brooks, New York Times

From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles...

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June: A Novel

Miranda Beverly-Whittemore · Crown
Pages: 386
Format: Book

Recommended by Shelley in Riverside

"Twenty-five-year-old Cassie Danvers is holed up in her family's crumbling mansion in rural St. Jude, Ohio, mourning the loss of the woman who raised her--her grandmother, June. But a knock on the door forces her out of isolation......

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Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

Elizabeth Gilbert · Riverhead Books
Pages: 276
Format: Book

Recommended by Jennifer in Aberdeen

"From the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love: the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life you've dreamed of. Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert's...

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News of the World: A Novel

Paulette Jiles · William Morrow
Pages: 224
Format: Book

Recommended by Jennifer R. in Riverside

It is 1870 and Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them,...

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The Other Einstein: A Novel

Heather Terrell · Sourcebooks Landmark
Pages: 304
Format: Book

Recommended by Margaret in Abingdon

In the tradition of The Paris Wife and Mrs. Poe, The Other Einstein offers us a window into a brilliant, fascinating woman whose light was lost in Einstein's enormous shadow. It is the story of Einstein's wife, a brilliant...

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Commonwealth

Ann Patchett · Harper
Pages: 322
Format: Book

Recommended by Tracy in Abingdon

#1 New York Times Bestseller

The acclaimed, bestselling author - winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize - tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families'...

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Playing with Fire: A Novel

Tess Gerritsen · Ballantine Books
Pages: 250
Format: Book

Recommended by Katie in Riverside

A gripping standalone thriller by the New York Times bestselling author of the Rizzoli & Isles series In a shadowy antiques shop in Rome, violinist Julia Ansdell happens upon a curious piece of music - the Incendio waltz...

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The Lost Boy: A Novel

Camilla Lackberg · Pegasus Crime
Pages: 493
Format: Book

Recommended by Bethany in Riverside

From the #1 international bestseller and Swedish crime sensation, Camilla Lackberg's latest psychological thriller ensnares Detective Patrik Hedstrom in a confounding new murder case.

Detective Patrik Hedstrom is no stranger...

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