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RCLS readers have been busy this last month reading some great books! Check out the top 20 picks.

Where the Crawdads Sing

Delia Owens · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent,...

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The Boy From the Woods

Harlan Coben · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Thirty years ago, Wilde was found as a boy living feral in the woods, with no memory of his past. Now an adult, he still doesn't know where he comes from, and another child has gone missing.

No one seems to take Naomi Pine's disappearance seriously, not even her father-with one exception....

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The Guardians

John Grisham · Doubleday
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

John Grisham delivers a classic legal thriller--with a twist.


In the small Florida town of Seabrook, a young lawyer named Keith Russo was shot dead at his desk as he worked late one night. The killer left no clues. There were no witnesses, no one with a motive. But the police...
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The Reckoning: A Novel

John Grisham · Doubleday
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

#1 bestselling author John Grisham's The Reckoning is his most powerful, surprising, and suspenseful thriller yet.

"A murder mystery, a courtroom drama, a family saga ... The Reckoning is Grisham's argument that he's not just a boilerplate thriller writer. Most...
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Bloody Genius

John Sandford · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Virgil Flowers will have to watch his back--and his mouth--as he investigates a college culture war turned deadly in another one of Sandford's "madly entertaining Virgil Flowers mysteries" (New York Times Book Review) .

At the local...
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Treason

Stuart Woods · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Stone Barrington takes on a scheming rebel in this latest action-packed thriller from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Stuart Woods.

Upon returning to New York City after a whirlwind British excursion, Stone Barrington is notified of a delicate situation within the country's...
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Long Range

C. J. Box · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times bestseller C.J. Box returns with a blazing new Joe Pickett novel, in which the Wyoming game warden must investigate a murder that happens on his turf--a murder committed from a confoundingly long distance.

When the wife of a prominent local judge is wounded...
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Blue Moon: A Jack Reacher Novel

Lee Child · Delacorte Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

In the next highly anticipated installment of Lee Child's acclaimed suspense series, Jack Reacher comes to the aid of an elderly couple . . . and confronts his most dangerous opponents yet.

"Jack Reacher is today's James Bond, a thriller hero we can't get enough of." - Ken Follett

"This...
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The Silent Patient

Alex Michaelides · Celadon Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable areas. One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot,...
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The Numbers Game

Danielle Steel · Delacorte Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In Danielle Steel's stunning novel, modern relationships come together, fall apart, and are reinvented over time, proving that age is just a number.

Eileen Jackson was happy to set aside her own dreams to raise a family with her husband, Paul. Together they built an ordinary life...
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Little Fires Everywhere

Celeste Ng · Penguin Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Soon to be a Hulu limited series, starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington!

Named a Best Book of the Year by:
People, The Washington Post, Bustle, Esquire, Southern Living, The Daily Beast, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Audible,...
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The Dutch House: A Novel

Ann Patchett · Harper
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Ann Patchett, the New York Times bestselling author of Commonwealth and State of Wonder, returns with her most powerful novel to date: a richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings, the house of their childhood, and a past that will not let them go.

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Revenge

James Patterson
Format: Hardcover

A new standalone thriller in trade paperback original from the World's #1 Bestselling Author.

Former SAS soldier David Shelley was part of the most covert operations team in the special forces. Now settling down to civilian life in London, he has plans for a safer and more stable...
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The River Murders

James Patterson · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

Sometimes figuring out the truth means going to the point of no return. For Mitchum, returning is not important. Read 3 exciting thrillers from the world's #1 bestselling writer!
HIDDEN: After being rejected from the Navy SEALs, Mitchum becomes his small town's unofficial private eye....
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Firefly Lane

Kristin Hannah · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 479
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author of On Mystic Lake comes a powerful novel of love, loss, and the magic of friendship. . . .In the turbulent summer of 1974, Kate Mularkey has accepted her place at the bottom of the eighth-grade social food chain. Then, to her amazement, the "coolest...
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Evvie Drake Starts Over: A Novel

Linda Holmes

From the host of NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast comes a heartfelt debut about the unlikely relationship between a young woman who's lost her husband and a major league pitcher who's lost his game.

"Charming, hopeful, and gently romantic . . . Evvie Drake is great
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Without Merit: A Novel

Colleen Hoover · Atria Books
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us and November 9 comes a moving and haunting novel of family, love, and the power of the truth.

"Not every mistake deserves a consequence. Sometimes the only thing it deserves is forgiveness."
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Lost

James Patterson · Little Brown & Co
Format: Hardcover

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A Minute to Midnight

David Baldacci · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

FBI Agent Atlee Pine returns to her Georgia hometown to investigate her twin sister's abduction, only to encounter a serial killer in this page-turning thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author.
FBI Agent Atlee Pine's life was never the same after her twin sister...
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To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee · Harper
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Voted America's Best-Loved Novel in PBS's The Great American Read

Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South - and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred

One of the most cherished stories of all time, To Kill...

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