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The Hurricane Sisters: A Novel

Dorothea Benton Frank · William Morrow Paperbacks

Once again Dorothea Benton Frank takes us into the heart of her magical South Carolina Lowcountry on a tumultuous journey filled with longings, disappointments, and a road toward happiness that is hard earnedThree generations of women are buried in secrets. The determined matriarch, Maisie...
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Whisper Beach: A Novel

Shelley Noble · William Morrow Paperbacks

From the New York Times bestselling author of Beach Colors and Breakwater Bay comes this unforgettable story— reminiscent of Kristin Hannah’s beloved novels—of friends, loyalty, and love as three women, who are reunited in the idyllic beach town where they grew up, are forced...
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Sweet Forgiveness: A Novel

Lori Nelson Spielman · Plume

#1 international bestselling author Lori Nelson Spielman follows The Life List with Sweet Forgiveness, in which a woman’s receipt of two “forgiveness stones” sends her searching for atonement The Forgiveness Stones craze is sweeping the nation—instantly recognizable...
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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

Erik Larson · Crown

#1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the LusitaniaOn May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York,...
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The Anchoress: A Novel

Robyn Cadwallader · Sarah Crichton Books

England, 1255. What could drive a girl on the cusp of womanhood to lock herself away from the world forever?Sarah is just seventeen when she chooses to become an anchoress, a holy woman shut away in a cell that measures only seven by nine paces, at the side of the village church. Fleeing...
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The Unfortunates: A Novel

Sophie McManus · Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The riveting, hilarious, and epic story of a prominent American family on the cusp of ruinThis extraordinary debut novel by Sophie McManus is a contemporary American tragedy of breathtaking scope: a dramatic story of pharmaceutical drug trials and Wall Street corruption; of pride and prejudice;...
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Lily King · Grove Press; Reprint edition

“Dazzling…suspenseful…brilliant...Euphoria is an exhilarating novel.”—Boston GlobeLauded on the cover of the New York Times Book Review and winner of the 2014 New England Book Award for Fiction, Euphoria is Lily King’s nationally bestselling breakout novel...
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Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir

Jamie Brickhouse · St. Martin's Press

"A blisteringly funny, wrenching account of wrestling way too close to--and later loose from--booze, sex and drugs and his adorable, infuriating mother. Bravo!" --Mary Karr, New York Times bestselling author of The Liars' Club "Whoever said you can't get sober...
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The Art of Baking Blind: A Novel

Sarah Vaughan · St. Martin's Press

There are many reasons to bake: to feed; to create; to impress; to nourish; to define ourselves; and, sometimes, it has to be said, to perfect. But often we bake to fill a hunger that would be better filled by a simple gesture from a dear one. We bake to love and be loved. In 1966, Kathleen...
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The Silver Swan

Elena Delbanco · Other Press

A debut novel about a daughter grappling with the legacy of her famous and imposing cellist father, the secrets he has hidden from her, and the fate of his great Stradivarius cello.  Alexander Feldmann is a revered and sought-after performer whose prodigious talent, striking good...
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