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  Next meeting:  Monday, March 13, 6:30 to 7:30   
   
  Below is a list of the works of fiction we have shared so far.  Stay tuned for a list of the non-fiction we have shared!  
 
  The Apple Orchard  
 
The Apple Orchard

Susan Wiggs · Harlequin MIRA; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs brings readers into the lush abundance of Sonoma County, in a story of sisters, friendship and the invisible bonds of history that are woven like a spell around us. Tess Delaney makes a living returning stolen treasures to their rightful...
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  The Award: A Novel  
 
The Award: A Novel

Danielle Steel · Delacorte Press
Pages: 319
Format: Print book

Capturing historical events, terrifying moments of danger, tragedy, the price of war, and the invincible spirit of a woman of honor, The Award is a monumental tale from one of our most gifted storytellers - Danielle Steel's finest, most emotionally resonant novel yet. Gaelle de Barbet...
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  Beach Music: A Novel  
 
Beach Music: A Novel

Pat Conroy · Dial Press Trade Paperback; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

PAT CONROY, Americas preeminent storyteller, delivers a sweeping novel of lyric intensity and searing truththe story of Jack McCall, an American expatriate in Rome, scarred by tragedy and betrayal. His desperate desire to find peace after his wifes suicide draws him into a painful, intimate...
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  The cat who robbed a bank  
 
The cat who robbed a bank

Lilian Jackson Braun · Putnam
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

As the Highland Games approach, Jim Qwilleran and the citizens of Pickax prepare to celebrate their Scottish heritage. But the revelry is marred when a visiting jewelry dealer is found dead in his hotel room. His assistant is missing, and the winner of the caber-tossing contest disappears...
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  The Center of Everything  
 
The Center of Everything

Laura Moriarty · Hyperion
Pages: 291
Format: Print book

Critics and readers everywhere stood up and took notice when Laura Moriarty's captivating debut novel hit the stores in June '03. Janet Maslin of the New York Times praised The Center of Everything as "warm" and "beguiling." USA Today compared the scrappy yet tender-hearted...
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  City of Thieves: A Novel  
 
City of Thieves: A Novel

David Benioff · Plume
Pages: 258
Format: Paperback

From the critically acclaimed author of The 25th Hour, a captivating novel about war, courage, survival — and a remarkable friendship that ripples across a lifetime. During the Nazis’ brutal siege of Leningrad, Lev Beniov is arrested for looting and thrown into the same...
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  Confessions of a Shopaholic  
 
Confessions of a Shopaholic

Sophie Kinsella · Dial Press Trade Paperbacks
Pages: 310
Format: Paperback

Rebecca Bloomwood just hit rock bottom. But she's never looked better....Becky Bloomwood has a fabulous flat in London's trendiest neighborhood, a troupe of glamorous socialite friends, and a closet brimming with the season's must-haves. The only trouble is that she can't...
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  The Couple Next Door  
 
The Couple Next Door

Shari Lapena · Pamela Dorman Books
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

"I read this novel at one sitting, absolutely riveted by the storyline. The suspense was beautifully rendered and unrelenting!" - Sue Grafton, New York Times bestselling author of X"Meticulously crafted and razor-sharp. THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR lingers long after you turn...
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  Damaged.  
 
Damaged.

Lisa Scottoline · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 405
Format: Print book

"Scottoline writes riveting thrillers that keep me up all night, with plots that twist and turn." -Harlan CobenOne boy. One lawyer. One chance for justice.Ten-year-old Patrick O'Brien is a natural target at school. Shy, dyslexic, and small for his age, he tries to hide his first-grade...
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  Gathering Prey  
 
Gathering Prey

John Sandford · G.P. Putnam's Sons; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

"The extraordinary new Lucas Davenport thriller from #1 New York Times-bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize-winner John Sandford. They call them Travelers. They move from city to city, panhandling, committing no crimes-they just like to stay on the move. And now somebody is killing...
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  The Girl in the Spider's Web: A Lisbeth Salander novel, continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series  
 
The Girl in the Spider's Web: A Lisbeth Salander novel, continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series

David Lagercrantz · Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Pages: 399
Format: Print book

Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist return She is the girl with the dragon tattoo - a genius hacker and uncompromising misfit. He is a crusading journalist whose championing of the truth often brings him to the brink of prosecution. Late one night, Blomkvist receives a phone call from...
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  High Five  
 
High Five

Janet Evanovich · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 292
Format: Paperback

Out of bail skippers and rent money, Stephanie throws caution to the wind and follows in the entrepreneurial bootsteps of Super Bounty Hunter, Ranger, engaging in morally correct and marginally legal enterprises. So, a scumball blows himself to smithereens on her first day of policing a crack...
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  In the Unlikely Event  
 
In the Unlikely Event

Judy Blume · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 401
Format: Print book

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, whose...
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  Insidious  
 
Insidious

Catherine Coulter · Gallery Books
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Insidious is the twentieth thriller in #1 New York Times bestselling author Catherine Coulter's FBI series. FBI agents Savich and Sherlock must discover who is trying to murder eighty-six-year-old Venus Rasmussen, a powerful, wealthy society icon. They soon find out that the danger may be closer...
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  It Ends with Us: A Novel  
 
It Ends with Us: A Novel

Colleen Hoover · Atria Books
Pages: 376
Format: Print book

Instant New York Times Bestseller The newest, highly anticipated novel from beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author, Colleen Hoover.Sometimes it is the one who loves you who hurts you the most. Lily hasn't always had it easy, but that's never stopped her from working hard for the life...
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  The Kingmaker's Daughter  
 
The Kingmaker's Daughter

Philippa Gregory · Touchstone; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In this New York Times bestseller that inspired the critically acclaimed Starz miniseries The White Queen, Philippa Gregory tells the tale of Anne Neville, a beautiful young woman who must navigate the treachery of the English court as her father, known as the Kingmaker, uses her and her sister...
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  The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy: A Novel  
 
The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy: A Novel

Rachel Joyce · Random House
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry comes an exquisite love story about Queenie Hennessy, the remarkable friend who inspired Harold's cross-country journey.A runaway international bestseller, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry followed its unassuming...
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  A Man Called Ove: A Novel  
 
A Man Called Ove: A Novel

Fredrik Backman · Atria Books
Pages: 337
Format: Hardcover

Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm! In this "charming debut" (People) from one of Sweden's most successful authors, a grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door.Meet...
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  The Marriage Lie  
 
The Marriage Lie

Kimberly Belle · Mira Books
Pages: 334
Format: Print book

Bestselling author Kimberly Belle is back with a "domestic thriller [that] will keep you reading into the wee hours of the night." - Redbook"Fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train will eat up Kimberly Belle's latest novel." - Bookreporter.com Everyone has secrets...
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  Mischling  
 
Mischling

Affinity Konar · Lee Boudreaux Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

"One of the most harrowing, powerful, and imaginative books of the year" (Anthony Doerr) about twin sisters fighting to survive the evils of World War II.Pearl is in charge of: the sad, the good, the past.Stasha must care for: the funny, the future, the bad.It's 1944 when the twin...
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  The Mistletoe Promise  
 
The Mistletoe Promise

Richard Paul Evans · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A love story for Christmas from the #1 bestselling author of The Christmas Box and The Walk.Elise Dutton dreads the arrival of another holiday season. Three years earlier, her husband cheated on her with her best friend, resulting in a bitter divorce that left her alone, broken, and distrustful....
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  Nine Women, One Dress: A Novel  
 
Nine Women, One Dress: A Novel

Jane L Rosen · Doubleday Canada
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A charming, hilarious, irresistible romp of a novel that brings together nine unrelated women, each touched by the same little black dress that weaves through their lives, bringing a little magic with it.Natalie is a Bloomingdale's salesgirl mooning over her lawyer ex-boyfriend who's engaged...
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  The Notebook  
 
The Notebook

Nicholas Sparks · Grand Central Publishing; 10 Anv Mti edition
Format: Hardcover

A beautiful new edition of Nicholas Sparks's classic novel to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the film adaptation starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams. Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever....
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  On Mystic Lake  
 
On Mystic Lake

Kristin Hannah · Crown
Pages: 323
Format: Paperback

Kristin Hannah makes her hardcover debut with this poignant, tender, and true story of love, loss, passion, and the fragile threads that bind families together.Annie Colwater's only child has just left home for school abroad. On that same day, her husband of twenty years confesses that...
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  The Other Side of Midnight  
 
The Other Side of Midnight

Sidney Sheldon · Grand Central
Pages: 462
Format: Paperback

THE MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT START HERE!In Paris...Washington...and a fabulous villa in Greece, an innocent American girl becomes a bewildered, horror-stricken pawn in a game of vengeance and betrayal. She is Catherine Douglas, a woman caught in a web of four lives intertwined by passion as her handsome...
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  Perfume: The Story of a Murderer  
 
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Patrick Süskind

An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind's classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man's indulgence in his greatest passion - his sense of smell - leads to murder. In the slums of eighteenth-century France, th
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  The Rosie Effect: A Novel  
 
The Rosie Effect: A Novel

Graeme Simsion · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

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 Project...
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  Save Me  
 
Save Me

Lisa Scottoline · St. Martin's Press; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Think Twice and Look Again comes an emotionally powerful novel about a split-second choice, agonizing consequences, and the need for justice Rose McKenna volunteers as a lunch mom in her daughter Mellys school in order to keep an eye on Amanda,...
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  Sweetbitter  
 
Sweetbitter

Stephanie Danler · Alfred A. Knopf
Format: Audiobook

"A lush, thrilling debut--a publishing event already the subject of an article in The New York Times--about a year in the life of a uniquely beguiling young woman, set in the wild, alluring world of a famous downtown New York restaurant. "Let's say I was born when I came over...
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  The Twilight Wife  
 
The Twilight Wife

A J Banner · Touchstone
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From bestselling author A.J. Banner comes a dazzling new novel of psychological suspense in the vein of S.J. Watson's Before I Go to Sleep and Mary Kubica's The Good Girl that questions just how much we can trust the people around us.Thirty-four-year-old marine biologist Kyra Winthrop...
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  Two by Two  
 
Two by Two

Nicholas Sparks · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with an emotionally powerful story of unconditional love, its challenges, its risks and most of all, its rewards.At 32, Russell Green has it all: a stunning wife, a lovable six year-old daughter, a successful career as an advertising...
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  The Two-Family House: A Novel  
 
The Two-Family House: A Novel

Lynda Cohen Loigman · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

Brooklyn, 1947: In the midst of a blizzard, in a two-family brownstone, two babies are born, minutes apart. The mothers are sisters by marriage: dutiful, quiet Rose, who wants nothing more than to please her difficult husband; and warm, generous Helen, the exhausted mother of four rambunctious...
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  The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: A Novel  
 
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: A Novel

Rachel Joyce · Random House
Pages: 320
Format: Book

Meet Harold Fry, recently retired. He lives in a small English village with his wife, Maureen, who seems irritated by almost everything he does, even down to how he butters his toast. Little differentiates one day from the next. Then one morning the mail arrives, and within the stack of quotidian...
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  The Widower's Wife: A Thriller  
 
The Widower's Wife: A Thriller

Cate Holahan · Crooked Lane Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Ana Bacon, a young housewife, tumbles off a cruise ship into the dark and deadly waters, but did she take her secrets with her?Investigator Ryan Monahan is a numbers man. So when his company sends him the Bacon case, which could net a ten million dollar payout, Monahan doubts that her death...
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  Winter Street  
 
Winter Street

Elin Hilderbrand · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

In bestseller Elin Hilderbrands first Christmas novel a family gathers on Nantucket for a holiday filled with surprisesKelley Quinn is the owner of Nantuckets Winter Street Inn and the proud father of four all of them grown and living in varying states of disarray Patrick the eldest is a hedge...
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  The Wrong Side of Goodbye  
 
The Wrong Side of Goodbye

Michael Connelly · Little
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

Detective Harry Bosch must track down someone who may never have existed in the new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly.Harry Bosch is California's newest private investigator. He doesn't advertise, he doesn't have an office, and he's picky about who he works...
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