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The Expatriates: A Novel

Janice Y K Lee · Viking
Pages: 332
Format: Book

Recommended by Karen in Riverside

"A female, funny Henry James in Asia, Janice Y. K. Lee is vividly good on the subject of Americans abroad." - The New York Times Book Review

"Sex...

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Blood, Salt, Water: An Alex Morrow Novel

Denise Mina · Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
Pages: 295
Format: Book

Recommended by Katie in Norrisville


Detective Alex Morrow discovers that the darkest secrets never stay buried as she investigates the criminal underbelly of a seemingly tranquil seaside town.

For reasons she can't quite...

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The Dressmaker's War: A Novel

Mary Chamberlain · Random House
Pages: 304
Format: Book

Recommended by Jennifer in Riverside

For readers of Amy Bloom, Sarah Waters, and Anthony Doerr, The Dressmaker's War is the story of a brilliant English seamstress taken prisoner in Germany during World War II: about her perseverance, the choices...

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The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II

Jan Jarboe Russell · Scribner
Pages: 416
Format: Book

Recommended by Elizabeth in Jarrettsville

The dramatic and never-before-told story of a secret FDR-approved American internment camp in Texas during World War II, where thousands of families - many US citizens - were incarcerated.

From 1942 to 1948,...

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The Boy Who Drew Monsters: A Novel

Keith Donohue · Picador; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Recommended by Morgan in Bel Air

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Stolen Child comes a hypnotic literary horror novel about a young boy trapped inside his own world, whose drawings blur the lines between fantasy and reality.Ever since he nearly...

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Code Name Verity

Elizabeth Wein · Disney-Hyperion; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Recommended by Suzy in Whiteford

Oct. 11th, 1943-A British spy plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France. Its pilot and passenger are best friends. One of the girls has a chance at survival. The other has lost the game before it's barely begun.When "Verity"...

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It's a Long Story: My Life

Willie Nelson · Little Brown and Company
Pages: 400
Format: Book

Recommended by Barb in Bel Air

The definitive autobiography of Willie Nelson "Unvarnished. Funny. Leaving no stone unturned." . . . So say the publishers about this book I've written. What I say is that this is the story of my life, told as clear...

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The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story

Lily Koppel · Grand Central Publishing; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Recommended by Brittany in Bel Air

AN ABC TV SERIES PREMIERING JUNE 18, 2015!As America's Mercury Seven astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their young wives. Overnight, these women were transformed...

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