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Goodnight Beautiful: A Novel

Aimee Molloy · Harper
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A handsome psychotherapist. His lonely wife. And in his home office ceiling, a vent … You’d listen too, wouldn’t you? (You know you would.) Newlyweds Sam Statler and Annie Potter are head over heels, and excited to say good-bye to New York City and start a life together in Sam's...
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Christmas at the Island Hotel: A Novel

Jenny Colgan · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Another heartfelt and delightful Christmas tale from the beloved New York Times bestselling author of The Bookshop on the Corner and Christmas on the Island. New York Times bestselling author Jenny Colgan returns to the setting of Christmas on the Island and Endless Beach for a heartwarming...
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Jane in Love: A Novel

Rachel Givney · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

A Paperback Original. A charming, romantic debut novel in which Jane Austen, heralded author, ends up time-traveling almost 200 years in the future. There she finds the love she's written about and the destiny she's dreamed of...but is it worth her legacy? Bath, England, 1803....
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Love Your Life: A Novel

Sophie Kinsella · The Dial Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of I Owe You One, an utterly delightful novel about a woman who ditches her dating app for a writer's retreat in Italy - only to find that real love comes with its own filtersCall Ava romantic, but she thinks love should be found in the real...
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A Dog's Perfect Christmas

W. Bruce Cameron · Forge Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The perfect, feel-good holiday gift from W. Bruce Cameron, the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of A Dog's PurposeThe holidays are swiftly approaching when the Goss family suddenly faces a life-or-death crisis. Setting their differences aside to come together to weather...
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The End of the Day

Bill Clegg · Gallery/Scout Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"Reading [The End of the Day] is like studying a stained-glass window up close, each piece bright and sharply cut, but when you step back and see it as a whole you discover a large, beautiful, mysterious work of art." - David Ebershoff, New York Times bestselling...
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Magic Lessons: The Prequel to Practical Magic

Alice Hoffman · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

In an unforgettable novel that traces a centuries-old curse to its source, beloved author Alice Hoffman unveils the story of Maria Owens, accused of witchcraft in Salem, and matriarch of a line of the amazing Owens women and men featured in Practical Magic and The Rules of Magic.Where does...
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Invisible Girl: A Novel

Lisa Jewell · Atria Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The author of the "rich, dark, and intricately twisted" (Ruth Ware, New York Times bestselling author) The Family Upstairs returns with another taut and white-knuckled thriller following a group of people whose lives shockingly intersect when a young woman disappears. Owen...
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The Silence

Don DeLillo · Scribner
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Don DeLillo completed this novel just weeks before the advent of Covid-19. The Silence is the story of a different catastrophic event. Its resonances offer a mysterious solace. It is Super Bowl Sunday in the year 2022. Five people, dinner, an apartment on the east side of Manhattan. The retired...
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Missionaries: A Novel

Phil Klay · Penguin Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A group of Colombian soldiers prepares to raid a drug lord's safe house on the Venezuelan border. They're watching him with an American-made drone, about to strike using military tactics taught to them by U.S. soldiers who honed their skills to lethal perfection in Iraq. In his debut...
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Dreaming Death

Heather Graham

SWEET DREAMS AREN'T MADE OF THIS

Ever since she was a child, Stacey Hanson has had strange dreams - and sometimes they come true. Her skills and experience led her straight to the FBI's Krewe of Hunters. Now a serial killer is stalking Washington, DC, and people are scared.
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Adrianne Geffel: A Fiction

David Hajdu

A poignant and hilarious oral history of a (fictitious) musical phenomenon.

Adrianne Geffel was a genius. Praised as the "Geyser of Grand Street" and the "Queen of Bleak Chic," she was a one-of-a-kind artist, a pianist and composer with a rare neur

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Shelter in Place

David Leavitt







It is the Saturday after the 2016 presidential election, and in a plush weekend house in Connecticut, an intimate group of friends, New Yorkers all, has gathered to recover from what they consider the greatest political catastrophe of their lives. They h

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Evening: A Novel

Nessa Rapoport

In her thirties, Eve is summoned home by her distraught family to mourn the premature death of her sister, Tam, a return that becomes an unexpected encounter with the past. Eve bears the burden of a secret: Two weeks before Tam died, Eve and Tam argued so vehemently tha

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We Germans: A Novel

Alexander Starritt

In the throes of the Second World War, young Meissner, a college student with dreams of becoming a scientist, is drafted into the German army and sent to the Eastern Front. But soon his regiment collapses in the face of the onslaught of the Red Army, hell-bent on revenge in its ra
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Inside Story: A novel

Martin Amis · Knopf
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

From one of the most highly acclaimed writers at work today: his most intimate and epic work yet--an autobiographical novel of sex and love, family and friendship.Inside Story had its birth in the death of Martin Amis's closest friend, the incomparable Christopher Hitchens, and it is within...
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The Vanishing Half: A Novel

Brit Bennett

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The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it's everyt
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The Talented Miss Farwell: A Novel

Emily Gray Tedrowe

"Becky Farwell is one of the most wickedly compelling characters I've read in ages -- a Machiavellian marvel, a modern Becky Sharp, a character to root for despite your better judgment -- and her story, both topical and timeless, will knock you off your feet." -- Rebe

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