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The Swimmer: A Novel

Joakim Zander · Harper

A deep-cover CIA agent races across Europe to save the daughter he never knew in this electrifying debut thriller—an international sensation billed as “Homeland meets Stieg Larsson” that heralds the arrival of a new master sure to follow in the footsteps of Stieg Larsson,...
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All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel

Anthony Doerr · Scribner; First Edition edition

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTFrom the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World...
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Wolf Winter

Cecilia Ekbäck · Weinstein Books; First Edition edition

‘Wolf winter,’ she said, her voice small. ‘I wanted to ask about it. You know, what it is.’He was silent for a long time. ‘It’s the kind of winter that will remind us we are mortal,’ he said. ‘Mortal and alone.’ Swedish Lapland, 1717....
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Mr. Mac and Me

Esther Freud · Bloomsbury USA

It is 1914, and Thomas Maggs, son of the local publican, lives with his parents and sister in a village on the Suffolk coast. He is the youngest child, and the only son surviving. Life is quiet-shaped by the seasons, fishing and farming, the summer visitors, and the girls who come from...
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The Girl on the Train

Paula Hawkins · Riverhead Books; First Edition edition

Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller “The Girl on the Train has more fun with unreliable narration than any chiller since Gone Girl. . . . [It] is liable to draw a large, bedazzled readership.”—The New York Times “Like its train, the story blasts through the stagnation...
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Single, Carefree, Mellow: Stories

Katherine Heiny · Knopf; First Edition edition

“Katherine Heiny's work does something magical: elevates the mundane so that it has the stakes of a mystery novel, gives women's interior lives the gravity they so richly deserve -- and makes you laugh along the way.”—Lena DunhamSingle, Carefree, Mellow is that...
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Winter Street

Elin Hilderbrand · Little, Brown and Company

In bestseller Elin Hilderbrand's first Christmas novel, a family gathers on Nantucket for a holiday filled with surprises.Kelley Quinn is the owner of Nantucket's Winter Street Inn and the proud father of four, all of them grown and living in varying states of disarray. Patrick,...
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The World According to Garp

John Irving (Author)

                                          The World According to Garp is a comic  and compassionate coming-of-age novel that established John Irving as one of the most imaginative writers of his generation. A worldwide bestseller...
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The Rabbit Back Literature Society

Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen , · Thomas Dunne Books

Only nine people have ever been chosen by renowned children’s author Laura White to join the Rabbit Back Literature Society, an elite group of writers in the small town of Rabbit Back. Now a tenth member has been selected: a young literature teacher named Ella. Soon Ella discovers...
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The Boy in the Suitcase

Lene Kaaberbol · Soho Crime; First Edition edition

Nina Borg, a Red Cross nurse, wife, and mother of two, is a compulsive do-gooder who can’t say no when someone asks for help—even when she knows better. When her estranged friend Karin leaves her a key to a public locker in the Copenhagen train station, Nina gets suckered...
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The Invention of Wings

Sue Monk Kidd · Viking Adult; First Edition edition

From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees, a magnificent novel about two unforgettable American women  Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have...
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Orphan Train

Christina Baker Kline · William Morrow; 1ST edition

Orphan Train is a gripping story of friendship and second chances from Christina Baker Kline, author of Bird in Hand and The Way Life Should Be.Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to “aging out” out of the foster care system. A community service position helping an elderly...
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Station Eleven: A novel

Emily St John Mandel · Alfred A. Knopf

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...
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Dept. of Speculation

Jenny Offill · Knopf; First Edition edition

Dept. of Speculation is a portrait of a marriage. It is also a beguiling rumination on the mysteries of intimacy, trust, faith, knowledge, and the condition of universal shipwreck that unites us all. Jenny Offill’s heroine, referred to in these pages as simply “the wife,”...
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Butterflies in November

Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir , · Grove Press, Black Cat

* Long-listed for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2014 *"I can’t remember the last time I was so enchanted by a novel like I am by Butterflies in November. Zany, surprising, full of twists and turns, it left me breathless. I just love this book." —Ann Hood,...
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West of Sunset

Stewart O'Nan · Viking

A “rich, sometimes heartbreaking” (Dennis Lehane) novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s last years in HollywoodIn 1937, F. Scott Fitzgerald was a troubled, uncertain man whose literary success was long over. In poor health, with his wife consigned to a mental asylum and his finances...
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Vanessa and Her Sister: A Novel

Priya Parmar · Ballantine Books

What if Virginia Woolf’s sister had kept a diary? For fans of The Paris Wife and Loving Frank comes a spellbinding new story of the inseparable bond between Virginia and her sister, the gifted painter Vanessa Bell, and the real-life betrayal that threatened to destroy their family....
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The Rosie Effect: A Novel

Graeme Simsion · Simon & Schuster; 1 edition

The highly anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestselling novel The Rosie Project, starring the same extraordinary couple now living in New York and unexpectedly expecting their first child. Get ready to fall in love all over again.Don Tillman and Rosie Jarman are back. The Wife...
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A new dawn

John Jackson Miller · LucasBooks

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. . . .   “The war is over. The Separatists have been defeated, and the Jedi rebellion has been foiled. We stand on the threshold of a new beginning.”—Emperor Palpatine   For a thousand generations, the Jedi Knights...
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The Kind Worth Killing: A Novel

Peter Swanson · William Morrow

A devious tale of psychological suspense involving sex, deception, and an accidental encounter that leads to murder. Fans of Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train will love this modern reimagining of Patricia Highsmith’s classic Strangers on a Train from the author of the acclaimed...
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A Spool of Blue Thread: A novel

Anne Tyler · Knopf; 1St Edition edition

“It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon. . .” This is how Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959. The Whitshanks are one of those families that radiate togetherness: an indefinable, enviable kind of specialness....
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My Sunshine Away

M.O. Walsh · G.P. Putnam's Sons

Instant New York Times BestsellerAn Entertainment Weekly 'Must List' Pick“The last page is as satisfying as the first.” —Kathryn Stockett“I really loved this book... I can't praise it enough.”—Anne Rice“It's a book to read...
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On Immunity: An Inoculation

Eula Biss · Graywolf Press

A New York Times Best SellerA National Book Critics Circle Award FinalistA New York Times Book Review Top 10 Book of the YearA Facebook "Year of Books" SelectionOne of the Best Books of the Year* National Book Critics Circle Award finalist * The New York Times Book Review (Top...
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Leaving Before the Rains Come

Alexandra Fuller · Penguin Press; First Edition edition

New York Times Bestseller"One of the gutsiest memoirs I've ever read. And the writing--oh my god the writing." --Entertainment Weekly A child of the Rhodesian wars and daughter of two deeply complicated parents, Alexandra Fuller is no stranger to pain. But the disintegration...
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Kaufman's Hill: A Memoir

John C. Hampsey · Bancroft Press

Kaufman's Hill opens with a prosaic neighborhood scene: The author and some other young boys are playing by the creek, one of their usual stomping grounds. But it soon becomes clear that much more is going on; the boy-narrator is struggling to find his way in a middle-class Catholic...
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Life From Scratch: A Memoir of Food, Family, and Forgiveness

Sasha Martin · National Geographic

It was a culinary journey like no other: Over the course of 195 weeks, food writer and blogger Sasha Martin set out to cook—and eat—a meal from every country in the world. As cooking unlocked the memories of her rough-and-tumble childhood and the loss and heartbreak that came...
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What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Haruki Murakami · Knopf; First Edition edition

In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, Murakami began running to keep fit. A year later, he’d completed a solo course from Athens to Marathon, and now, after dozens of such races, not to mention triathlons and a dozen critically acclaimed books, he reflects...
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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

Erik Larson · Crown; 1St Edition edition

#1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the LusitaniaOn May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York,...
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When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II

Molly Guptill Manning · Blackstone Audiobooks; Unabridged edition

[Read by Bernadette Dunne] When Books Went to War is an inspiring story of the power of the written word that will appeal to history buffs and book lovers alike. When America entered World War II in 1941, we faced an enemy that had banned and burned over 100 million books and caused...
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Geek Girl

Holly Smale · HarperTeen

Geek + runway = a runaway UK hit! Geek Girl is the first book in a hilarious, internationally bestselling series that's perfect for fans of Louise Rennison and The Princess Diaries.Harriet Manners is a geek. She always has been, and she thought she always would be—but when she's...
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Home of the Brave

Katherine Applegate · Feiwel & Friends; First Edition edition

Kek comes from Africa. In America he sees snow for the first time, and feels its sting. He’s never walked on ice, and he falls. He wonders if the people in this new place will be like the winter – cold and unkind. In Africa, Kek lived with his mother, father, and brother....
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El Deafo

Cece Bell · Harry N. Abrams

A 2015 Newbery Honor Book Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! In this funny, poignant graphic novel memoir, author/illustrator Cece Bell chronicles...
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Three Pickled Herrings: Book Two

Sally Gardner , · Henry Holt and Co.

At the Wings & Co. Fairy Detective Agency, Emily Vole and her friends are beginning to worry. It's been five months since their official opening, and they haven't had a single case! Then local landowner Sir Walter Cross dies in sudden and mysterious circumstances, and his case...
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The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus

Jen Bryant · Eerdmans Books for Young Readers

2015 Caldecott Honor Book2015 Sibert Medal Winner2015 Orbis Pictus Honor BookFor shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasn’t long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn’t write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words...
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Brown Girl Dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson · Nancy Paulsen Books; First Edition edition

National Book Award WinnerJacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.  Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow...
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Because They Wanted to: Stories

Mary Gaitskill (Author)

A New York Times Notable Book A man tells a story to a woman sitting beside him on a plane, little suspecting what it reveals about his capacity for cruelty and contempt. A callow runaway girl is stranded in a strange city with another woman’s fractiously needy children....
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Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club

Benjamin Alire Saenz · Cinco Puntos Press; First Edition edition
Pages: 180

Winner of the 2013 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction!Benjamin Alire Sáenz's stories reveal how all borders—real, imagined, sexual, human, the line between dark and light, addict and straight—entangle those who live on either side. Take, for instance, the Kentucky Club...
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Written in My Own Heart's Blood

Barry Lyga · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Jazz Dent has been shot and left to die in New York City. His girlfriend Connie is in the clutches of Jazz's serial killer father, Billy. And his best friend Howie is bleeding to death on the floor of Jazz's own home in tiny Lobo's Nod. Somehow, these three must rise above...
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Althea & Oliver

Cristina Moracho · Viking Books for Young Readers

What if you live for the moment when life goes off the rails—and then one day there’s no one left to help you get it back on track? Althea Carter and Oliver McKinley have been best friends since they were six; she’s the fist-fighting instigator to his peacemaker,...
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Irish Girls About Town

Cathy Kelly (Author), Maeve Binchy (Author), Marian Keyes (Author)

Ah go on...tell us. New York Times bestselling authors Maeve Binchy and Marian Keyes top an impressive roster of the Emerald Isle's most popular women writers and prove that when it comes to spinning a good yarn, the Irish are the best in the business. Showcasing dazzling...
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