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The Lightkeepers: A Novel

Abby Geni · Counterpoint
Pages: 361
Format: Book

Recommended by Karen in Riverside

In The Lightkeepers, we follow Miranda, a nature photographer who travels to the Farallon Islands, an exotic and dangerous archipelago off the coast of California, for a one-year residency capturing the landscape. Her only...

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Born a Crime

Trevor Noah · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 304
Format: Book

Recommended by Melisa in Riverside

The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of a young man's coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed

Trevor Noah is one of the comedy...

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You Will Know Me: A Novel

Megan E Abbott · Little
Pages: 345
Format: Book

Recommended by Tracy in Abingdon


One of the Best Books of 2016--NPR, the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, Elle, Thrillist, Publishers Weekly, Time Out New York, Self...

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Mr. Mercedes: A Novel

Stephen King · Scribner
Pages: 437
Format: Book

Recommended by Amy in Bel Air

WINNER OF THE 2015 EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL In a mega-stakes, high-suspense race against time, three of the most unlikely and winning heroes Stephen King has ever created try to stop a lone killer from blowing up thousands.In the frigid...

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Darkest Journey

Heather Graham · Mira Books
Pages: 320
Format: Book

Recommended by Karen D. in Joppa

They say it's about the journey, not the destination ...

Charlene "Charlie" Moreau is back in St. Francisville, Louisiana, to work on a movie. One night, she stumbles across the body of a Civil...

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We Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope

George W. Bush Presidential Center · Scribner
Pages: 330
Format: Book

Recommended by Katie in Riverside

Here are Afghan women in their own words. Words that are by turns inspiring, moving, courageous, and heartbreaking. Their powerful stories create a compelling portrait of the lives, struggles, and successes of this extraordinary...

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37 seconds : dying revealed heaven's help--a mother's journey

Stephanie Arnold · HarperOne
Pages: 197
Format: Book

Recommended by Jen M. in Riverside

Like Proof of Heaven and To Heaven and Back, a medical drama with heavenly implications in which a woman receives premonitions of her death that come true, and her discovery of the heavenly help available to all of us.

When...

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Sweetbitter: A novel

Stephanie Danler · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 356
Format: Book

Recommended by Daria in Riverside

 

INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER * A thrilling novel of the senses and a coming-of-age tale, following a small-town girl into the electrifying world of New York City and the education of a lifetime at one of the most...

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