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The Heart Goes Last: A Novel

Margaret Atwood · Nan A. Talese/Doubleday
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

Margaret Atwood puts the human heart to the ultimate test in an utterly brilliant new novel that is as visionary as The Handmaid's Tale and as richly imagined as The Blind Assassin. Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to stay afloat in the midst of an economic and social...
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2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas

Marie-Helene Bertino · Crown
Format: Hardcover

An enchanting and staggeringly original debut novel about one day in the lives of three unforgettable characters Madeleine Altimari is a smart-mouthed, rebellious nine-year-old who also happens to be an aspiring jazz singer. Still mourning the recent death of her mother, and caring for her grief-stricken...
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In the Unlikely Event

Judy Blume · Alfred A. Knopf
Format: Book

In 1987, Miri Ammerman returns to her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey, to attend a commemoration of the worst year of her life -- when a succession of airplanes fell from the sky, leaving her community reeling.
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In the Unlikely Event

Judy Blume · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

In her highly anticipated new novel, Judy Blume, the New York Times # 1 best-selling author of Summer Sisters and of young adult classics such as Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret, creates a richly textured and moving story of three generations of families, friends and strangers,...
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In the unlikely event

Judy Blume · Alfred A. Knopf
Format: Book

In 1987, Miri Ammerman returns to her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey, to attend a commemoration of the worst year of her life -- when a succession of airplanes fell from the sky, leaving her community reeling.
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Golden son

Pierce Brown · Del Rey
Pages: 446
Format: Print book

"With shades of The Hunger Games, Ender's Game, and Game of Thrones, debut author Pierce Brown's genre-defying epic Red Rising hit the ground running and wasted no time becoming a sensation. Golden Son continues the stunning saga of Darrow, a rebel forged by tragedy, battling...
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Golden Son: Book II of the Red Rising Trilogy

Pierce Brown · Del Rey
Format: Book

Recommended by Lisa G. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWith shades of The Hunger Games, Ender’s Game, and Game of Thrones, debut author Pierce Brown’s genre-defying epic Red Rising hit the ground running and wasted no time becoming a sensation. Golden Son continues the stunning saga...
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Outline: A Novel

Rachel Cusk · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

A luminous, powerful novel that establishes Rachel Cusk as one of the finest writers in the English language A man and a woman are seated next to each other on a plane. They get to talking--about their destination, their careers, their families. Grievances are aired, family tragedies discussed,...
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Career of Evil

Robert Galbraith · Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 497
Format: Print book

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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Career of evil

Robert Galbraith · Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 497
Format: Book

I love the Cormoran Strike series by Robert Galbraith (aka J. K. Rowling). In this engrossing third novel, Cormoran's assistant and detective-in-training, Robin Ellacott, receives a severed leg of an unknown woman in a package delivered to the office.  Private Detective Cormoran...
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The Signature of All Things: A Novel

Elizabeth Gilbert · Riverhead Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A glorious, sweeping novel of desire, ambition, and the thirst for knowledge, from the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and CommittedLook out for Elizabeth Gilbert's new book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, on sale now! In The Signature of All Things,...
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The Signature of All Things: A Novel

Elizabeth Gilbert · Riverhead Hardcover; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Tuesday, April 21 ~ 12:00pm A glorious, sweeping novel of desire, ambition, and the thirst for knowledge, from the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and Committed In The Signature of All Things, Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction, inserting her inimitable voice...
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Fates and Furies: A Novel

Lauren Groff · Riverhead Books; F First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A FINALIST FOR THE 2015 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD NPR MORNING EDITION BOOK CLUB PICK"Lauren 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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Fates and Furies: A Novel

Lauren Groff · Riverhead Books
Format: Book

From the award-winning, New York Times- bestselling author of The Monsters of Templeton and Arcadia, one of the most anticipated books of the fall, an exhilarating novel about marriage, creativity, art, and perception. Fates and Furies is a literary masterpiece...
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Fates and Furies: A Novel

Lauren Groff · Riverhead Books, 2015.
Pages: 390
Format: Book

At age twenty-two, Lotto and Mathilde are tall, glamorous, madly in love, and destined for greatness. A decade later, their marriage is still the envy of their friends, but with an electric thrill we understand that things are even more complicated and remarkable than they have seemed....
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The girl on the train

Paula Hawkins · Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) , 2015.
Pages: 323
Format: Print book

Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning, flashing past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stopping at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. Their life, as she sees it, is perfect ... until she sees something shocking. It's...
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The Girl on the Train: A Novel

Paula Hawkins · Riverhead Hardcover
Format: Book

  Recommended by Leah C. and Rebecca W. "Gets 5 stars from me!!  Great story.  Great writing. -- Recommended by Katherine R. Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller “The Girl on the Train has more fun with unreliable narration than any chiller since Gone Girl....
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The Girl on the Train: A Novel

Paula Hawkins · Riverhead Books
Format: Book

Don't Miss This Train An absolute page turner. Once you pick up this novel you will not be able to put it down. It is a psychological thrill ride reminiscent of Hitchcock's "Rear Window." Is what we see through the window actually true? How reliable is the narrator who is a lonely...
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The Girl on the Train

Paula Hawkins · Riverhead Books
Format: Book

A debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people's lives.Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily...
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The Girl on the Train

Paula Hawkins · Riverhead Books
Format: Book

Black Road Branch  Morning Tues, April 19 @ 10 am  Evening Wed, April 20 @ 7 pm Instant 1 New York Times BestsellerNothing is more addicting than The Girl on the Train.—Vanity FairThe Girl on the Train has more fun with unreliable narration than...
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The Girl on the Train

Paula Hawkins · Riverhead Books
Format: Book

"If you liked "Gone Girl" this will check all the right boxes." -- Recommended by Claire D. Instant 1 New York Times BestsellerNothing is more addicting than The Girl on the Train.—Vanity FairThe Girl on the Train has more fun with unreliable narration than...
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Signs Preceding the End of the World

Lisa Dillman · And Other Stories

Signs Preceding the End of the World is one of the most arresting novels to be published in Spanish in the last ten years. Yuri Herrera does not simply write about the border between Mexico and the United States and those who cross it. He explores the crossings and translations people make...
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The Rumor: A Novel

Elin Hilderbrand · Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
Pages: 11
Format: Print book

Madeline King and Grace Pancik are best friends and the envy of Nantucket for their perfect marriages, their beautiful kids, their Sunday night double dates with their devoted husbands. But this summer, something's changed, and if there's anything Nantucket likes better than cocktails...
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The Rumor: A Novel

Elin Hilderbrand · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Book

Recommended by Leah C. Madeline King and Grace Pancik are best friends and the envy of Nantucket for their perfect marriages, their beautiful kids, their Sunday night double dates with their devoted husbands. But this summer, somethings changed, and if theres anything Nantucket likes better...
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Station Eleven: A novel

Emily St John Mandel · Random House Inc
Pages: 333
Format: Print book

2014 National Book Award FinalistA New York Times BestsellerAn audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts...
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Station Eleven: A novel

Emily St John Mandel · Random House Inc
Pages: 333
Format: Print book

2014 National Book Award FinalistA New York Times BestsellerAn audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts...
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Station Eleven: A novel

Emily St John Mandel · Random House Inc
Pages: 333
Format: Print book

2014 National Book Award FinalistA New York Times BestsellerAn audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts...
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Station Eleven: A novel

Emily St John Mandel · Random House Inc
Pages: 333
Format: Print book

2014 National Book Award FinalistA New York Times BestsellerAn audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts...
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Station Eleven: A novel

Emily St John Mandel · Random House Inc
Pages: 333
Format: Print book

2014 National Book Award FinalistA New York Times BestsellerAn audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts...
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The Husband's Secret

Liane Moriarty · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 396
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times BestsellerOne of the Best Books of the Year - Entertainment WeeklyOne of the Top Ten Books of the Year - People magazine"It's a knowing, touching, and entertaining page-turner. What a wonderful writer - smart, wise, funny." - Anne Lamott"The Husband's...
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Me Before You: A Novel

Jojo Moyes · Pamela Dorman Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestseller—with more than one million copies sold—by the author of The Girl You Left BehindThey had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose . . .Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady boyfriend, close family—who...
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Me Before You: A Novel

Jojo Moyes · Pamela Dorman Books; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Recommended by Hannah I. A New York Times bestseller—with more than one million copies sold—by the author of The Girl You Left BehindThey had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose . . .Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady...
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Hall of Small Mammals: Stories

Thomas Pierce · Riverhead Books
Format: Hardcover

A wild, inventive ride of a short story collection from a distinctive new American storyteller.The stories in Thomas Pierces Hall of Small Mammals take place at the confluence of the commonplace and the cosmic, the intimate and the infinite. A fossil-hunter, a comedian, a hot- air balloon...
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A Nantucket Christmas: A Novel

Nancy Thayer · Ballantine Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Known for her heartwarming observations of family life, New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer showcases her beloved Nantucket's snowy off-season in this emotionally gratifying and utterly entertaining story. Holidays on this Massachusetts island are nothing short of magical,...
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A Nantucket Christmas: A Novel

Nancy Thayer · Ballantine Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Known for her heartwarming observations of family life, New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer showcases her beloved Nantucket's snowy off-season in this emotionally gratifying and utterly entertaining story. Holidays on this Massachusetts island are nothing short of magical,...
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Annihilation: A Novel

Jeff VanderMeer · FSG Originals; First Edition edition

Area X has been cut off from the rest of the continent for decades. Nature has reclaimed the last vestiges of human civilization. The first expedition returned with reports of a pristine, Edenic landscape; the second expedition ended in mass suicide, the third expedition in a hail of gunfire...
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A Little Life: A Novel

Hanya Yanagihara · Doubleday Books
Pages: 736
Format: Hardcover

SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZELONG-LISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTIONBrace yourself for the most astonishing, challenging, upsetting, and profoundly moving book in many a season. An epic about love and friendship in the twenty-first century that goes into some of the darkest...
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The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles

Steven Pressfield · Black Irish Entertainment LLC

A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is nothing less than Sun-Tzu for the soul. hat keeps so many of us from doing what we long to do? Why is there a naysayer within? How can we avoid the roadblocks of any creative endeavor—be...
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Little Victories: Perfect Rules for Imperfect Living

Jason Gay · Doubleday
Pages: 209
Format: Print book

The Wall Street Journal's popular columnist Jason Gay delivers a hilarious and heartfelt guide to modern living. "The book you hold in your hand is a rule book. There have been rule books before - stacks upon stacks of them - but this book is unlike any other rule book you have ever...
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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration

Isabel Wilkerson · Random House; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life....
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Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea

Barbara Demick · Spiegel & Grau; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A National Book Award finalist and National Book Critics Circle finalist, Barbara Demick's Nothing to Envy is a remarkable view into North Korea, as seen through the lives of six ordinary citizens Nothing to Envy follows the lives of six North Koreans over fifteen years - a chaotic...
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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

Erik Larson · Alexandria Library
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work, embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized America's rush toward the twentieth century. The architect was Daniel Hudson Burnham, the fair's brilliant director of works and the builder of many of the country's...
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Rice, noodle, fish : deep travels through Japan's food culture

Matt Goulding · HarperWave
Pages: 327
Format: Print book

"An innovative new take on the travel guide, Rice, Noodle, Fish decodes Japan's extraordinary food culture through a mix of in-depth narrative and insider advice, along with 195 color photographs. In this 5000-mile journey through the noodle shops, tempura temples, and teahouses of Japan,...
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H Is for Hawk

Helen Macdonald · Grove Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

* NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER* Winner of the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize* Named the Costa Book of the Year* #1 bestseller in the UKWhen Helen Macdonald's father died suddenly on a London street, she was devastated. An experienced falconer - Helen had been captivated by hawks since childhood...
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Alex + Ada Volume 3

Sarah Vaughn · Image Comics
Pages: 136
Format: Paperback

The last thing in the world Alex wanted was an X5, the latest in realistic androids. But after Ada is dropped into his life, he discovers she is more than just a robot. Alex takes a huge risk to unlock Ada so she can think for herself and explore life as a sentient android. As Alex and Ada spend...
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Alex + Ada Vol. 3

Sarah Vaughn · Image Comics
Pages: 136
Format: Book

The last thing in the world Alex wanted was an X5, the latest in realistic androids. But after Ada is dropped into his life, he discovers she is more than just a robot. Alex takes a huge risk to unlock Ada so she can think for herself and explore life as a sentient android. As Alex and Ada spend...
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The Edge of the World: A Cultural History of the North Sea and the Transformation of Europe

Michael Pye · Pegasus Books
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

An epic adventure ranging from the terror of the Vikings to the golden age of cities: Michael Pye tells the amazing story of how modernity emerged on the shores of the North Sea. Saints and spies, pirates and philosophers, artists and intellectuals: they all criss-crossed the grey North...
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Bone Gap

Laura Ruby · Balzer Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A National Book Award Longlist Title"Bone Gap marks Laura Ruby as one of fiction's most original voices. She is capable of moving you to tears, terrifying you on deep and dreamlike levels, and making your heart shout with happiness. This book is magic realism at its most magical."...
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The Hired Girl

Laura Amy Schlitz · Candlewick Press, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 387
Format: Print book

Newbery Medalist Laura Amy Schlitz brings her delicious wit and keen eye to early twentieth-century America in a moving yet comedic tour de force.Fourteen-year-old Joan Skraggs, just like the heroines in her beloved novels, yearns for real life and true love. But what hope is there for adventure,...
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The Vanishing of Billy Buckle

Sally Gardner , · Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

The famous fairy detective agency, Wings & Co., has a big problem. Well, quite a few of them actually.There's the missing giant, Billy Buckle, who has vanished without a trace, and left his giant daughter with the detectives. There's a surprise visit to the seaside, which uncovers...
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The nest

Kenneth Oppel · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 244
Format: Print book

"When wasps come to Steve in a dream offering to fix his sick baby brother, he thinks all he has to do is say yes. But yes may not mean what Steve thinks it means"--
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Echo

Pam MunÌ?oz Ryan · Scholastic Press, 2015.
Pages: 583
Format: Print book

Music, magic, and a real-life miracle meld in this genre-defying masterpiece from storytelling maestro Pam Muñoz Ryan.Lost and alone in a forbidden forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and suddenly finds himself entwined in a puzzling quest involving a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica....
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Echo

Pam Munoz Ryan · Scholastic Press
Format: Book

Lost and alone in a forbidden forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and suddenly finds himself entwined in a puzzling quest involving a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica.   Decades later, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California each, in turn, become...
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