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Pretty Girls: A Novel

Karin Slaughter · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 416

Recommended by Leah C.

Sisters. Strangers. Survivors. More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia's teenaged sister Julia vanished without a trace. The two women have not spoken since, and now their lives could not be more different. Claire is the glamorous...

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The King's Dragon

Scott Chantler · Kids Can Pr
Pages: 112

In this fourth installment of the Three Thieves fantasy adventure series of graphic novels, Captain Drake's quest to find Dessa, Topper and Fisk has led him to a remote healing monastery where he believes they have gone to tend Dessa's broken leg. While pursuing his quarry, Captain...
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Ancillary Justice

Ann Leckie · Orbit

Recommended by Grace Dwyer, Adult Services. 

Winner of the Hugo Nebula British Science Fiction Locus and Arthur C Clarke Awards On a remote icy planet the soldier known as Breq is drawing closer to completing her questOnce she was the Justice of Toren - a colossal...

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Red Rising

Pierce Brown · Ballantine Books
Pages: 382

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, BUZZFEED, AND SHELF AWARENESS

"Ender, Katniss, and now Darrow." - Scott Sigler

Pierce Brown's relentlessly entertaining...
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Don't Look Back

Karin Fossum · Mariner Books; Reprint edition

Meet Inspector Sejer: smart and enigmatic, tough but fair. At the foot of the imposing Kollen Mountain lies a small, idyllic village, where neighbors know neighbors and children play happily in the streets. But when the body of a teenage girl is found by the lake at the mountaintop, the town's...
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The Sage of Waterloo: A Tale

Leona Francombe · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 240

The most beguiling and distinctive debut novel of the season: the Battle of Waterloo ... as told by a rabbit.On June 17, 1815, the Duke of Wellington amassed his troops at Hougoumont, an ancient farmstead not far from Waterloo. The next day, the French attacked -- the first shots of the Battle...
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Career of Evil

Robert Galbraith · Mulholland Books

When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a womans severed leg.Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past who he thinks could be responsible--and Strike...
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Fates and Furies: A Novel

Lauren Groff · Riverhead Books; F First Edition edition

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A FINALIST FOR THE 2015 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD NPR MORNING EDITION BOOK CLUB PICKLauren Groff is a writer of rare gifts, and Fates and Furies is an unabashedly ambitious novel that delivers with comedy, tragedy, well-deployed erudition and unmistakable glimmers...
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Avenue of mysteries

John Irving · Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Pages: 460

In Avenue of Mysteries, Juan Diego--a fourteen-year-old boy, who was born and grew up in Mexico--has a thirteen-year-old sister. Her name is Lupe, and she thinks she sees what's coming--specifically, her own future and her brother's. Lupe is a mind reader; she doesn't know what...
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Mr. Mercedes: A Novel

Stephen King · Scribner

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 pre-dawn hours, in a distressed Midwestern city,...
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Revival: A Novel

Stephen King · Scribner
Pages: 405

A dark and electrifying novel about addiction, fanaticism, and what might exist on the other side of life.In a small New England town, over half a century ago, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister. Charles...
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The Critic: The Second of the Enzo Files

Peter May · Poisoned Pen Press; First Edition edition
Pages: 300

Gil Petty, the world’s number one wine critic, went missing during a tasting tour of the little-known wine region of Gaillac. Four years ago, his body was discovered strung up on a cross in the vineyards of southwest France.
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Black Swan Green: A Novel

David Mitchell · Random House
Pages: 304

From award-winning writer David Mitchell comes a sinewy, meditative novel of boyhood on the cusp of adulthood and the old on the cusp of the new.Black Swan tracks a single year in what is, for thirteen-year-old Jason Taylor, the sleepiest village in muddiest Worcestershire in a dying...
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Eileen: A Novel

Ottessa Moshfegh · Penguin Press
Pages: 272

A lonely young woman working in a boys' prison outside Boston in the early 60s is pulled into a very strange crime, in a mordant, harrowing story of obsession and suspense, by one of the brightest new voices in fictionSo here we are. My name was Eileen Dunlop. Now you know me. I was twenty-four...
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Girl Waits with Gun

Amy Stewart · Mariner Books

A National Bestseller A New York Times Editors Choice A September 2015 Indie Next Pick A Publishers Marketplace Buzz Book of 2015, FallWinter One of USA Todays New and Noteworthy One of New York Posts Must-Read Books One of Cosmopolitans 24 Books to Read this Fall From the New York...
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The Great and Calamitous Tale of Johan Thoms

I W B Thornton · Harpercollins Publishers
Pages: 300

Johan Thoms (pronounced Yo-han Tomes) was born in Argona, a small town twenty-three miles south of Sarajevo, during the hellish depths of winter 1894.Little did he know that his inability to reverse a car would change the course of 20th Century History forever ... Johan Thoms is poised...
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F*ck Feelings: One Shrink's Practical Advice for Managing All Life's Impossible Problems

Michael Bennett MD · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 384

"The only self-help book you'll ever need, from a psychiatrist and his comedy writer daughter, who will help you put aside your unrealistic wishes, stop trying to change things you can't change, and do the best with what you can control--the first steps to managing...
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Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar

Cheryl Strayed · Vintage; Original edition

Life can be hard your lover cheats on you you lose a family member you cant pay the bills—and it can be great youve had the hottest sex of your life you get that plum job you muster the courage to write your novel. Sugar—the once-anonymous online columnist at The Rumpus, now revealed...
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Lafayette in the Somewhat United States

Sarah Vowell · Riverhead Books

From the bestselling author of Assassination Vacation and The Partly Cloudy Patriot, an insightful and unconventional account of George Washingtons trusted officer and friend, that swashbuckling teenage French aristocrat the Marquis de Lafayette.  Chronicling General Lafayettes years...
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Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: A Memoir

Carrie Brownstein · Riverhead Books, 2015.
Pages: 244

From the New York Times bestselling author and guitarist of the pioneering band Sleater-Kinney, the book Kim Gordon says "everyone has been waiting for" - a candid, funny, and deeply personal look at making a life - and finding yourself - in music. Before Carrie Brownstein became...
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The Absent One: A Department Q Novel

Jussi Adler-Olsen · Dutton Adult; First Edition edition

Detective Carl Mørck investigates the twenty-year-old murders of a brother and sister whose confessed killer may actually be innocent, a case with ties to a homeless woman and powerful adversaries.
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Welcome to Night Vale CD: A Novel

Joseph Fink · HarperAudio, Prince Frederick, MD

From the creators of the wildly popular Welcome to Night Vale podcast comes an imaginative mystery of appearances and disappearances that is also a poignant look at the ways in which we all struggle to find ourselves...no matter where we live."Hypnotic and darkly funny. . . . Belongs...
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Career of Evil

Robert Galbraith · Hachette Audio, 2015.

When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg.
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Why not me

Mindy Kaling · Penguin Random House LLC,

Kaling shares her ongoing journey to find contentment and excitement in her adult life, whether it's falling in love at work, seeking new friendships in lonely places, attempting to be the first person in history to lose weight without any behavior modification whatsoever, or most important,...
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A Treacherous Paradise

Henning Mankell · Random House Audio; Unabridged edition

From the internationally acclaimed author of the Kurt Wallander crime novels, a powerful stand-alone novel set in early-twentieth-century Sweden and Mozambique, whose vividly drawn female protagonist is awoken from her naïveté by her exposure to racism and by her own unexpected...
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Carry On: A Novel

Rainbow Rowell · St. Martin's Griffin

Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One whos ever been chosen.Thats what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but hes probably right.Half the time, Simon cant even make his wand work, and the other half, he starts something on fire. His mentors avoiding...
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Nimona

Noelle Stevenson · HarperTeen

A National Book Award Longlist TitleThe graphic novel debut from rising star Noelle Stevenson, based on her beloved and critically acclaimed web comic, which Slate awarded its Cartoonist Studio Prize, calling it "a deadpan epic."Nemeses! Dragons! Science! Symbolism! All these...
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Everything, Everything

Nicola Yoon · Random House Childrens Books, 2015.
Pages: 320

"The story of a teenage girl who's literally allergic to the outside world. When a new family moves in next door, she begins a complicated romance that challenges everything she's ever known. The narrative unfolds via vignettes, diary entries, texts, charts, lists, illustrations,...
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