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Mrs. Fletcher: A Novel

Tom Perrotta · Scribner
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From one of the most popular and bestselling authors of our time, a penetrating and hilarious new novel about sex, love, and identity on the frontlines of America's culture wars.Eve Fletcher is trying to figure out what comes next. A forty-six-year-old divorcee whose beloved only child...
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The Almost Sisters: A Novel

JOSHILYN JACKSON · William Morrow
Pages: 342
Format: Hardcover

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Where the Light Falls: A Novel of the French Revolution

ALLISON PATAKI · The Dial Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A rich and sweeping novel of courage, duty, sacrifice, and love set during the French Revolution from New York Times bestselling author Allison Pataki and her brother Owen Pataki Three years after the storming of the Bastille, the streets of Paris are roiling with revolution. The citizens...
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Hum If You Don't Know the Words

Bianca Marais · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for readers of The Secret Life of Bees and The Help, a perceptive and searing look at Apartheid-era South Africa, told through one unique family brought together by tragedy.Life under Apartheid has created a secure future for Robin Conrad, a ten-year-old white girl living with her parents...
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The Address: A Novel

Fiona Davis · Dutton
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Fiona Davis, author of The Dollhouse, returns with a compelling novel about the thin lines between love and loss, success and ruin, passion and madness, all hidden behind the walls of The Dakota, New York City's most famous residence.After a failed apprenticeship, working her way up to head...
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The Reason You're Alive: A Novel

MATTHEW QUICK · Harper
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

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Hello, Sunshine

Laura Dave · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

From Laura Dave - the author of the "addictive" (Us Weekly) , "winning" (Publishers Weekly) and critically acclaimed bestseller Eight Hundred Grapes - comes a new novel about the secrets we keep ... even from ourselves.Sunshine Mackenzie truly is living the dream....
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Meet Me at Beachcomber Bay

Jill Mansell · Sourcebooks Landmark
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

International bestseller Jill Mansell weaves a heartwarming tale of love, family and friendship in her latest novel1. A brief encounter that could have become so much more...if only everything were different2. Step-sisters, bitter rivals in every area except one -- by unbreakable pact neither...
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Beach House for Rent

MARY ALICE MONROE · GALLERY Books
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Mary Alice Monroe, New York Times bestselling author of the Lowcountry Summer series, returns to her beloved Beach House series with the highly anticipated follow-up to Beach House Memories and The Beach House!
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Fitness Junkie: A Novel

Lucy Sykes · Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling authors of The Knockoff, an outrageously funny novel about one woman's attempt - through clay diets, naked yoga, green juice, and cultish workout classes - to win back her career, save her best friend, and lose thirty pounds. When Janey Sweet, CEO of a couture wedding...
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Goodbye, Vitamin: A Novel

Rachel Khong · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

"Khong is a magician, and we are lucky to fall under her spell at the very beginning of her brilliant writing life." -- Lauren Groff"This novel sneaks up on you -- just like life . . . and heartbreak. And love." -- Miranda July"Tonight a man found Dad's pants...
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The Last Days of Café Leila: A Novel

Donia Bijan · Algonquin Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"A glorious treat awaits you at the literary table of Donia Bijan." - Adriana Trigiani Set against the backdrop of Iran's rich, turbulent history, this exquisite debut novel is a powerful story of food, family, and a bittersweet homecoming. When we first meet Noor, she is living...
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Pieces of Happiness

Anne Ostby · Doubleday
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A novel of five lifelong friends who, in their sixties, decide to live together on a cocoa farm in Fiji, where they not only start a chocolate business but strengthen their friendships and rediscover themselves. "I've planted my feet on Fijian earth and I intend to stay here until...
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Sour Heart: Stories

Jenny Zhang · Lenny
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A debut collection of stories that plunge readers into the tender and chaotic hearts of adolescent girls growing up in New York City, from celebrated poet and National Magazine Award nominee Jenny Zhang
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