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The Dependents

KATHARINE DION · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A wise and lyrical debut novel about a new widower confronting the truth about his long marriage."The Dependents is a big book, one that grapples with important questions through generations...Dion's intelligence and ambition truly shine through sentence after sentence." --Kate...
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You Were Made for This

MICHELLE SACKS · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A gripping page-turner for fans of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR, Michelle Sacks's You Were Made For This provocatively explores the darker sides of marriage, motherhood. and friendship.Doting wife, devoted husband, cherished child. Merry, Sam, and Conor are the perfect family in the perfect place....
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The Melody: A Novel

Jim Crace · Nan A. Talese
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From the Booker Prize-shortlisted author of Harvest, Quarantine, and Being Dead, a tender new novel about music, celebrity, local intrigue, and lost love--all set by the Mediterranean SeaAside from his trusty piano, Alfred Busi lives alone in his villa overlooking the waves. Famed in his town...
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Providence: A Novel

Caroline Kepnes · Lenny
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A propulsive novel that is part love story, part detective story, and part supernatural thriller - from the acclaimed author of You whose work Stephen King describes as "hypnotic and totally original" Best friends in small-town New Hampshire, Jon and Chloe share a bond so intense...
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Clock Dance: A novel

Anne Tyler · Knopf
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

NATIONAL BEST SELLER | A charming new novel of self-discovery and second chances from the best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Spool of Blue Thread.Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life. In 1967, she is a schoolgirl coping with her mother's sudden...
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The Great Believers

REBECCA MAKKAI · Viking
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A dazzling new novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy and loss set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris, by the acclaimed and award-winning author Rebecca MakkaiIn 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an art gallery in Chicago, is about to pull off an amazing...
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The Lost Queen of Crocker County: A Novel

Elizabeth Leiknes · Sourcebooks Landmark
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

For fans of books like THE READERS OF BROKEN WHEEL RECOMMEND, a feel-good story of going home again to get things right.Crocker County crowns a new Corn Queen every year, but Jane Willow's the one you would remember. She can't forget Iowa, either. Even though she fled to LA to become a film...
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We Begin Our Ascent

Joe Mungo Reed · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"A dazzling debut by an exciting and essential new talent: fast, harrowing, compelling, masterfully structured, genuinely moving. Reed is a true stylist." - George Saunders "Joe Mungo Reed's unforgettable debut novel introduces us to a powerful new literary voice, as riveting...
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Sail Away

Celia Imrie · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

The deliciously effervescent new novel from Celia Imrie, beloved character actress and author of Not Quite Nice, follows the exploits of two women on a cruise ship.The phone hasn't rung for months. Suzy Marshall is discovering that work can be sluggish for an actress over sixty--even for the star...
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