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When Breath Becomes Air
When Breath Becomes Air

Paul Kalanithi · Random House
Pages: 225
Format: Print book

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * For readers of Atul Gawande, Andrew Solomon, and Anne Lamott, this inspiring, exquisitely observed memoir finds hope and beauty in the face of insurmountable odds as an idealistic young neurosurgeon attempts to answer the question What makes a life worth...
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The Nest
The Nest

Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney · ECCO
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A warm, funny and acutely perceptive debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of the shared inheritance that has shaped their choices and their lives. Every family has its problems. But even among the most troubled, the Plumb family stands out as spectacularly dysfunctional. Years...
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The Japanese Lover: A Novel
The Japanese Lover: A Novel

Isabel Allende · Atria Books
Pages: 321
Format: Print book

Named one of the most anticipated novels of the year by New York Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, Cosmopolitan, Harper's Bazaar, Publishers Weekly, The Huffington Post, and more. From New York Times and internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende, an exquisitely...
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Trust No One
Trust No One

Jayne Ann Krentz · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 337
Format: Hardcover

Following up on the incredible success of River Road, New York Times-bestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz delivers another masterpiece of romantic suspense. It's no coincidence when Grace Elland finds a vodka bottle next to the lifeless body of her boss, motivational speaker Sprague...
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The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son On Life, Love, and Loss
The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son On Life, Love, and Loss

Anderson Cooper · Harper
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

"A charming, intimate and fascinating collection of correspondence between broadcaster and #1 New York Times bestselling author Anderson Cooper and his mother, the celebrated Gloria Vanderbilt"--
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Boys in the Trees: A Memoir
Boys in the Trees: A Memoir

Carly Simon · Flatiron Books
Pages: 376
Format: Print book

The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller A People Magazine Top Ten Book of the Year!"Intelligent and captivating. Don't miss it." - People Magazine"One of the best celebrity memoirs of the year." -The Hollywood ReporterRock Star. Composer and Lyricist. Feminist Icon....
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The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World's Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley
The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World's Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley

Eric Weiner · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

"An intellectual odyssey, a traveler's diary, and a comic novel all rolled into one. Smart, original, and utterly delightful." - Daniel Gilbert, Harvard professor and bestselling author of Stumbling on Happiness "A charming mix of history and wisdom cloaked as a rollicking...
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Silver on the Road
Silver on the Road

Laura Anne Gilman · Saga Press
Pages: 382
Format: Print book

A heroic fantasy by an award-winning author about a young woman who is trained in the art of the sinister hand of magic, but at what price?Isobel, upon her sixteenth birthday, makes the choice to work for the devil in his territory west of the Mississippi. But this is not the devil you know....
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Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death, and Redemption in an American Prison
Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death, and Redemption in an American Prison

Shaka Senghor · Convergent, 2016.
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

In 1991, Shaka Senghor was sent to prison for second-degree murder. Today, he is a lecturer at the University of Michigan, a leading voice on criminal justice reform, and an inspiration to thousands.In life, it's not how you start that matters. It's how you finish. Shaka Senghor...
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The intelligent investor;: A book of practical counsel
The intelligent investor;: A book of practical counsel

Benjamin Graham
Format: Book

The classic bestseller by Benjamin Graham, perhaps the greatest investment advisor of the 20th century, The Intelligent Investor has taught and inspired hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Since its original publication in 1949, Benjamin Graham's book has remained th
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The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale

Margaret Atwood · Anchor Books
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies?Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read....
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The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

Malcolm Gladwell · Little
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The Tipping Point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. Just as a sick individual in a crowded store can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a small but precisely targeted push cause a fashion trend or the popularity...
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1776
1776

David McCullough · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Deckle Edge]

America's beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation's birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led Great Britain to undertake...
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Water for Elephants: A Novel
Water for Elephants: A Novel

Sara Gruen · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill; Roughcut edition
Format: Deckle Edge]

Though he may not speak of them, the memories still dwell inside Jacob Jankowski's ninety-something-year-old mind. Memories of himself as a young man, tossed by fate onto a rickety train that was home to the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth. Memories of a world filled...
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The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas
The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas

Jerry Dennis
Format: Book

If fresh water is to be treasured, the Great Lakes are the mother lode. No bodies of water can compare to them. One of them, Superior, is the largest lake on earth, and the five lakes together contain a fifth of the world's supply of standing fresh water. Their ten thousand miles
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The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell
The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell

Aldous Huxley · Harper Perennial
Pages: 22
Format: Paperback

Half an hour after swallowing the drug I became aware of a slow dance of golden lights . . . Among the most profound explorations of the effects of mind-expanding drugs ever written, here are two complete classic books - The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell - in which Aldous Huxley,...
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Happiness by Design: Change What You Do, Not How You Think
Happiness by Design: Change What You Do, Not How You Think

Paul Dolan · Hudson Street Press
Format: Hardcover

This is not just another happiness book. In Happiness by Design, happiness and behavior expert Paul Dolan combines the latest insights from economics and psychology to illustrate that in order to be happy we must behave happy Our happiness is experiences of both pleasure and purpose over...
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The Global Minotaur: America, The True Origins of the Financial Crisis and the Future of the World Economy
The Global Minotaur: America, The True Origins of the Financial Crisis and the Future of the World Economy

Yanis Varoufakis
Format: Paperback

In this remarkable and provocative book, Yanis Varoufakis explodes the myth that financialization, ineffectual regulation of banks, greed, and globalization were the causes of the global economic crisis. Rather, they are symptoms of a much deeper malaise which can be traced back t
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48 Days To The Work You Love
48 Days To The Work You Love

Dan Miller · B&H Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

48 Days to the Work You Love is not about finding a new job. It is about finding out what you are going to “be.” According to Dan Miller, failing to make that fundamental discovery is why so many people find themselves in jobs they hate. But the great news is this book will lead...
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The Second Life of Nick Mason
The Second Life of Nick Mason

Steve Hamilton · G. P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

"Steve Hamilton amazes me. Every time I think he's going to zig he zags." - Michael Connelly "A gamechanger. Nick Mason is one of the best main characters I've read in years." - Harlan Coben From New York Times-bestselling, two-time Edgar-award-winning author Steve Hamilton...
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Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story
Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story

David Maraniss · Simon & Schuster, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 441
Format: Print book

"Elegiac and richly detailed...[Maraniss] succeeds with authoritative, adrenaline-laced flair...evocative." - Michiko Kakutani for The New York Times As David Maraniss captures it with power and affection, Detroit summed up America's path to music and prosperity that was already...
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The last love song : a biography of Joan Didion
The last love song : a biography of Joan Didion

Tracy Daugherty · St. Martin's Press, 2015.
Pages: 728
Format: Print book

"In The Last Love Song, Tracy Daugherty, the critically acclaimed author of Hiding Man (a New Yorker and New York Times Notable book) and Just One Catch, delves deep into the life of distinguished American author and journalist Joan Didion in this, the first printed biography published...
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Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

David Allen · Penguin
Pages: 267
Format: Paperback

In today's world, yesterday's methods just don't work. In Getting Things Done, veteran coach and management consultant David Allen shares the breakthrough methods for stress-free performance that he has introduced to tens of thousands of people across the country. Allen's premise is simple:...
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If It's Not One Thing, It's Your Mother
If It's Not One Thing, It's Your Mother

Julia Sweeney · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

I took so long to assemble my lovely family. If only they would disappear. While Julia Sweeney is known as a talented comedienne and writer and performer of her one-woman shows, she is also a talented essayist. Happily for us, the past few years have provided her with some rich material....
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Cross Kill: A BookShot: An Alex Cross Story
Cross Kill: A BookShot: An Alex Cross Story

James Patterson · Bookshots
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Alex Cross, I'm coming for you--even from the grave if I have to. Along Came a Spider killer Gary Soneji has been dead for over ten years. Alex Cross watched him die. But today, Cross saw him gun down his partner. Is Soneji alive? A ghost? Or something even more sinister?Nothing will prepare...
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Between the World and Me
Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 152
Format: Print book

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER | NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER | PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST | NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST | NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review * O: The Oprah Magazine * The Washington Post * People...
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The Night Circus
The Night Circus

Erin Morgenstern · Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night....
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I Do It with the Lights On: And 10 More Discoveries on the Road to a Blissfully Shame-Free Life
I Do It with the Lights On: And 10 More Discoveries on the Road to a Blissfully Shame-Free Life

Whitney Thore · Ballantine
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

From the star of TLC's My Big Fat Fabulous Life and the YouTube sensation "A Fat Girl Dancing" comes an empowering memoir about letting go of your limitations and living the life you deserve. Right now. Whitney Way Thore stands five feet two inches tall and weighs well over...
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A Game of Thrones
A Game of Thrones

George R. R. Martin · Bantam; Reissue edition
Format: Hardcover

Long ago, in a time forgotten, a preternatural event threw the seasons out of balance. In a land where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime, trouble is brewing. The cold is returning, and in the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister forces are massing beyond the kingdoms...
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House of Sand and Fog
House of Sand and Fog

Andre Dubus
Format: Book

The Oprah Book Club selection for November 2000. Tense with suspense from the first line, this is one of the great American realist novels. In this page-turning, breathtaking novel, the characters will walk off the page and into your life. And a small house will seem like t
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All the Light We Cannot See
All the Light We Cannot See

Anthony Doerr · Scribner
Pages: 531
Format: Hardcover

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World...
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Olive Kitteridge: Fiction
Olive Kitteridge: Fiction

Elizabeth Strout · Random House; 2 edition
Format: Book

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • SOON TO BE AN HBO MINISERIESIn a voice more powerful and compassionate than ever before, New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Strout binds together thirteen rich, luminous narratives into a book with the heft of a novel, through the presence...
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Drowning Ruth
Drowning Ruth

Christina Schwarz
Format: Print book

Oprah Book Club Selection, September 2000: For 19th-century novelists--from Jane Austen to George Eliot, Flaubert to Henry James--social constraint gave a delicious tension to their plots. Yet now our relaxed morals and social mobility have rendered many of the classics untenable.
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Everything I Never Told You: A Novel
Everything I Never Told You: A Novel

Celeste Ng · Penguin Press; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Lydia is dead. But they don't know this yet . . . So begins the story of this exquisite debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee; their middle daughter, a girl who inherited her mother's bright...
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Black Comedy - 9 Plays: A Critical Anthology with Interviews and Essays
Black Comedy - 9 Plays: A Critical Anthology with Interviews and Essays

Pamela Faith Jackson
Format: Paperback

The humor of African-American life is inextricably tied to the humor on the African-American stage, its character shaped by the contradictions of being Black and Bewildered and Bothered in the New World. It is a humor that breathes sanity and humanity in the midst of profound circ
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Pretty Baby
Pretty Baby

Mary Kubica · Mira Books
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

A chance encounter sparks an unrelenting web of lies in this stunning new psychological thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Girl, Mary Kubica She sees the teenage girl on the train platform, standing in the pouring rain, clutching an infant in her arms. She boards...
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A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety
A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety

Jimmy Carter · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Jimmy Carter, thirty-ninth President, Nobel Peace Prize winner, international humanitarian, fisherman, reflects on his full and happy life with pride, humor, and a few second thoughts. At ninety, Carter reflects on his public and private life with a frankness that is disarming. He adds...
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The River Swimmer: Novellas
The River Swimmer: Novellas

Jim Harrison · Grove Press
Format: Hardcover

Jim Harrison is one of Americas most beloved and critically-acclaimed authorson a par with American literary greats like Richard Ford, Anne Tyler, Robert Stone, Russell Banks, and Ann Beattie. His latest collection of novellas, The River Swimmer, is Harrison at his most memorable a brilliant...
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Salt to the Sea
Salt to the Sea

Ruta Sepetys · Philomel Books
Pages: 391
Format: Print book

For readers of Between Shades of Gray and All the Light We Cannot See, international bestselling author Ruta Sepetys returns to WWII in this epic novel that shines a light on one of the war's most devastating - yet unknown - tragedies.World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia,...
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Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

Elizabeth Gilbert · Penguin Audiobooks
Pages: n/a
Format: Audio Compact Disc - Unabridged

The instant #1 NEW YORK TIMES BestsellerNamed a Hot Fall Read by USA Today, Vanity Fair, Newsday, O Magazine, the Seattle Times, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Mashable, Pop Sugar, and the San Antonio Express-News"A must read for anyone hoping to live a creative life... I dare you not to be inspired...
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Double Whammy
Double Whammy

Carl Hiaasen
Format: Book

Dennis Gault, tycoon and fishing fanatic, was only the first of private eye R.J. Decker's problems. Hired by Gault to investigate cheating on the Florida bass-fishing circuit, Decker found himself surrounded by murder, obsession and a plethora of characters from beyond the fringe,
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First King of Shannara
First King of Shannara

Terry Brooks
Format: Book

Horrified by the misuse of magic they had witnessed during the First War of the Races, the Druids at Paranor devoted themselves to the study of the old sciences, from the period before the collapse of civilization a thousand years before. Only the Bremen and a few trusted associat
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Red Rising
Red Rising

Pierce Brown · Ballantine Books
Pages: 382
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, BUZZFEED, AND SHELF AWARENESS"Ender, Katniss, and now Darrow." - Scott Sigler Pierce Brown's relentlessly entertaining debut channels the excitement of The Hunger Games by Suzanne...
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The Good Girl
The Good Girl

Mary Kubica · Mira Books
Pages: 350
Format: Hardcover

"I've been following her for the past few days. I know where she buys her groceries, where she has her dry cleaning done, where she works. I don't know the color of her eyes or what they look like when she's scared. But I will." Born to a prominent Chicago judge and his stifled...
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Because of Grace
Because of Grace

Kendra Norman-Bellamy
Format: Paperback

Part II of the Grace and Greg saga "Because of Grace" continues a few years after their story begins in "For Love and Grace." Read "For Love and Grace" first, then enjoy its sequel "Because of Grace" as it moves the couple in their journey t
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Girl on a Train
Girl on a Train

A J Waines · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Format: Print book

NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER IN AUSTRALIAN AMAZON KINDLE CHARTS (2015) A thrilling page-turner with a twist for fans of Nicci French. Everything points to suicide - but I saw her face... Headstrong Journalist, Anna Rothman knows what suicide looks like - her own husband killed himself five...
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Scarlet
Scarlet

Marissa Meyer · Feiwel and Friends
Pages: 454
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times Bestselling Series!Cinder, the cyborg mechanic, returns in the second thrilling installment of the bestselling Lunar Chronicles. She's trying to break out of prison--even though if she succeeds, she'll be the Commonwealth's most wanted fugitive. Halfway around the world,...
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The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence
The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence

Gavin De Becker · Dell
Pages: 372
Format: Paperback

True fear is a gift. Unwarranted fear is a curse. Learn how to tell the difference.A date won't take "no" for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an uneasy feeling. A stranger in a deserted parking lot offers unsolicited help. The threat of violence surrounds us every...
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All the Birds, Singing: A Novel
All the Birds, Singing: A Novel

Evie Wyld · Pantheon
Format: Hardcover

From one of Grantarsquos Best Young British Novelists a stunningly insightful emotionally powerful new novel about an outsider haunted by an inescapable past a story of loneliness and survival guilt and loss and the power of forgivenessJake Whyte is living on her own in an old farmhouse...
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Drop City
Drop City

Tom Coraghessan Boyle
Format: Book

T.C. Boyle has proven himself to be a master storyteller who can do just about anything. But even his most ardent admirers may be caught off guard by his ninth novel, for Boyle has delivered something completely unexpected: a serious and richly rewarding character study that is hi
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Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet
Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet

Jeffrey Rosen · Yale University Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

According to Jeffrey Rosen, Louis D. Brandeis was "the Jewish Jefferson," the greatest critic of what he called "the curse of bigness," in business and government, since the author of the Declaration of Independence. Published to commemorate the hundredth anniversary...
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Extreme Prey
Extreme Prey

John Sandford · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 406
Format: Print book

The extraordinary new Lucas Davenport thriller from #1 New York Times-bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner John Sandford. After the events in Gathering Prey, Lucas Davenport finds himself in a very unusual situation - no longer employed by the Minnesota BCA. His friend the governor...
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The Red Tent: A Novel
The Red Tent: A Novel

Anita Diamant
Format: Book

Her name is Dinah. In the Bible, her life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the more familiar chapters of the Book of Genesis that are about her father, Jacob, and his dozen sons. Told in Dinah's voice, this novel reveals the traditions and turmoils of ancient
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Parallel Lies
Parallel Lies

Ridley Pearson · Hyperion; 1st edition
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Ridley Pearsons latest novel brings together all his incomparable talents and more in a riveting story about a grieving mans mission to bring down the railroad company he blames for his wife and childrens deathsno matter who else dies in the process. Tyler, the ex-cop who is looking to redeem...
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The Shining Girls: A Novel
The Shining Girls: A Novel

Lauren Beukes · Mulholland Books
Pages: 375
Format: Hardcover

THE GIRL WHO WOULDN'T DIE HUNTS THE KILLER WHO SHOULDN'T EXIST.The future is not as loud as war, but it is relentless. It has a terrible fury all its own." Harper Curtis is a killer who stepped out of the past. Kirby Mazrachi is the girl who was never meant to have a future.Kirby is the last...
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Remainder
Remainder

Tom McCarthy · Vintage
Pages: 308
Format: Paperback

A man is severely injured in a mysterious accident, receives an outrageous sum in legal compensation, and has no idea what to do with it.Then, one night, an ordinary sight sets off a series of bizarre visions he can’t quite place.How he goes about bringing his visions to life–and...
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Purple Hibiscus
Purple Hibiscus

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie · Algonquin Books; 1 edition
Pages: 307
Format: Hardcover

From the outside, fifteen-year-old Kambili has the perfect life. She lives in a beautiful house, has a caring family, and attends an exclusive missionary school. She's completely shielded from the troubles of the world. Yet, as Kambili reveals in her tender-voiced account, things are less...
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Alexander Hamilton
Alexander Hamilton

Ron Chernow · The Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, National Book Award winner Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. According to historian Joseph Ellis, Alexander Hamilton is a robust...
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The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero
The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero

Timothy Egan · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

From the National Book Award-winning and best-selling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America. The Irish-American story, with all its twists and triumphs, is told through the improbable life of one man....
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11/22/63: A Novel
11/22/63: A Novel

Stephen King · Scribner
Pages: 849
Format: Book

On November 22, 1963, three shots rang out in Dallas, President Kennedy died, and the world changed. What if you could change it back? Stephen King's heart-stoppingly dramatic new novel is about a man who travels back in time to prevent the JFK assassination - a thousand page tour de force....
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The History of Love: A Novel
The History of Love: A Novel

Nicole Krauss · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Pages: 252
Format: Hardcover

ONE OF THE MOST LOVED NOVELS OF THE DECADE A long-lost book reappears, mysteriously connecting an old man searching for his son and a girl seeking a cure for her widowed mother’s loneliness. New York Times Bestseller Winner of the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing Winner...
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The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe v. Wade
The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe v. Wade

Ann Fessler
Format: Book

A powerful and groundbreaking revelation of the secret history of the 1.5 million women who surrendered children for adoption in the several decades before Roe v. Wade In this deeply moving work, Ann Fessler brings to light the lives of hundreds of thousands of you
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Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Legacy
Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Legacy

Eric Van Lustbader · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

In Robert Ludlums ground-breaking career, no other character so captured and held the worlds imagination as Jason Bourne. He appeared in three of Robert Ludlums own 1 bestselling novels - The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Ultimatum - and they remain amongst Ludlums...
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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

Daniel Brown · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 404
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times-bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany, the inspiration for the PBS documentary The Boys of '36, broadcast to coincide with the 2016 Summer Olympics and the 80th anniversary of the boys' gold medal race.For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths...
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Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't
Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't

Simon Sinek · Portfolio/Penguin
Pages: 244
Format: Hardcover

Why do only a few people get to say "I love my job"? It seems unfair that finding fulfillment at work is like winning a lottery; that only a few lucky ones get to feel valued by their organizations, to feel like they belong.Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired...
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Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think about Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth
Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think about Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth

A. O. Scott · Penguin Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times film critic shows why we need criticism now more than everFew could explain, let alone seek out, a career in criticism. Yet what A.O. Scott shows in Better Living Through Criticism is that we are, in fact, all critics: because critical thinking informs almost every aspect...
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Beyond Boundaries: Learning to Trust Again in Relationships
Beyond Boundaries: Learning to Trust Again in Relationships

John Sims Townsend
Format: Audiobook

How do you know you're ready to trust again ... and what does it take to be ready? Painful relationships violate our trust, causing us to close our hearts. But to experience the freedom and love God designed us for, we eventually have to take another risk. In this breakthroug
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The Passenger
The Passenger

Lisa Lutz · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 303
Format: Print book

"Lutz develops riveting suspense by slowly revealing the events that first sent Tanya/Amelia on the run, while pouring threats on her gritty heroine's increasingly tenuous bids at survival. Binge-worthy fare, especially for those drawn to strong female protagonists" (BOOKLIST...
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Junot Diaz · Riverhead Hardcover
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

This is the long-awaited first novel from one of the most original and memorable writers working today Things have never been easy for Oscar a sweet but disastrously overweight lovesick Dominican ghetto nerd From his home in New Jersey where he lives with his old-world mother and rebellious...
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The Martian
The Martian

Andy Weir · Crown Publishing Group
Pages: 369
Format: Book

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there.After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even...
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Gone Girl
Gone Girl

Gillian Flynn · Crown
Pages: 419
Format: Book

Marriage can be a real killer. One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn takes that statement to its darkest place in this unputdownable masterpiece about a marriage gone terribly, terribly wrong. The Chicago Tribune proclaimed...
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Fight Club: A Novel
Fight Club: A Novel

Chuck Palahniuk · W.W. Norton & Co.
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Chuck Palahniuk's startling and outrageous debut novel, basis of the hit movie starring Brad Pitt and Edward Norton. THE FIRST RULE about fight club is you don't talk about fight club. Every weekend, in the basements and parking lots of bars across the country, young men with whitecollar...
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Culture Warrior
Culture Warrior

Bill O'Reilly · Broadway; 1 edition
Pages: 219
Format: Hardcover

Bill OReilly is the very embodiment of the idea of a Culture Warriorand in this book he lives up to the title brilliantly, with all the brashness and forthrightness at his command. He sees that America is in the midst of a fierce culture war between those who embrace traditional values...
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A Splendid Savage: The Restless Life of Frederick Russell Burnham
A Splendid Savage: The Restless Life of Frederick Russell Burnham

Steve Kemper · W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A life of adventure and military daring on violent frontiers across the American West, Africa, Mexico, and the Klondike.Frederick Russell Burnham's (1861-1947) amazing story resembles a newsreel fused with a Saturday matinee thriller. One of the few people who could turn his garrulous...
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A Thousand Splendid Suns
A Thousand Splendid Suns

Khaled Hosseini · Riverhead Books
Pages: 371
Format: Book

Click here to visit the official website for a book discussion group! President's Pick! “This is a beautiful, haunting and heartbreaking story of two remarkable Afghan women whose uncompromising courage, strength and sacrifice in the face of horrifying circumstances provides a poignant...
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The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself
The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself

Michael A. Singer · New Harbinger Publications; Gift Edition w/ Ribbon Marker edition
Format: Book

Read the New York Times bestseller everyone is talking about. This beautiful hardcover gift edition with satin ribbon bookmark features a new preface by author and spiritual teacher Michael A. Singer. This special deluxe edition makes the perfect gift for any occasion.   If you’ve...
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The Help
The Help

Kathryn Stockett · Berkley; Reprint edition
Format: Music

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer that leave her speechless. White socialite...
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Bettyville: A Memoir
Bettyville: A Memoir

George Hodgman · Viking
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A beautifully crafted memoir, rich with humor and wisdom." - Will Schwalbe, author of The End of Your Life Book Club"The idea of a cultured gay man leaving New York City to care for his aging mother in Paris, Missouri, is already funny, and George...
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Mr. splitfoot
Mr. splitfoot

Samantha Hunt · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 322
Format: Print book

A contemporary gothic from an author in the company of Kelly Link and Aimee Bender, Mr. Splitfoot tracks two women in two times as they march toward a mysterious reckoning. Ruth and Nat are orphans, packed into a house full of abandoned children run by a religious fanatic. To entertain...
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Altered carbon
Altered carbon

Richard K Morgan
Format: Audiobook

In the twenty-fifth century, humankind has spread throughout the galaxy, monitored by the watchful eye of the U.N. While divisions in race, religion, and class still exist, advances in technology have redefined life itself. Now, assuming one can afford the expensive procedure, a p
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Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils
Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils

David Bayles
Format: Paperback

"This is a book about making art. Ordinary art. Ordinary art means something like: all art not made by Mozart. After all, art is rarely made by Mozart-like people; essentially - statistically speaking - there aren't any people like that. Geniuses get made onc
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League of Dragons
League of Dragons

Naomi Novik · Del Rey
Pages: 380
Format: Print book

With the acclaimed Temeraire novels, New York Times bestselling author Naomi Novik has created a fantasy series like no other, combining the high-flying appeal of Anne McCaffrey's Pern saga and the swashbuckling derring-do of Patrick O'Brian's historical seafaring adventures. Now, with...
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First Comes Love: A Novel
First Comes Love: A Novel

Emily Giffin · Ballantine Books
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A pair of sisters find themselves at a crossroads in this dazzling new novel from the author of Something Borrowed, Where We Belong, and The One & Only. First Comes Love is a story about family, friendship, and the courage to follow your own heart - wherever...
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Sharp Objects: A Novel
Sharp Objects: A Novel

Gillian Flynn · Shaye Areheart Books
Format: Hardcover

WICKED above her hipbone, GIRL across her heart Words are like a road map to reporter Camille Preakers troubled past. Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, Camilles first assignment from the second-rate daily paper where she works brings her reluctantly back to her hometown to cover...
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Dark Places: A Novel
Dark Places: A Novel

Gillian Flynn · Shaye Areheart Books
Pages: 349
Format: Print book

I have a meanness inside me, real as an organ.Libby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in "The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas." As her family lay dying, little Libby fled their tiny farmhouse into the freezing January snow. She lost some fingers and toes,...
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Wherever You Go, There You Are
Wherever You Go, There You Are

Jon Kabat-Zinn · Hyperion; 10 edition
Format: Paperback

When Wherever You Go, There You Are was first published in 1994, no one could have predicted that the book would launch itself onto bestseller lists nationwide and sell over 750,000 copies to date. Ten years later, the book continues to change lives. In honor of the books 10th anniversary,...
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The Diva Principle
The Diva Principle

Michelle McKinney Hammond
Format: Hardcover

A CBA Bestseller Are you ready to be victorious in every area of your life from romance to finance? Do you long to look, feel, and be fabulous from the inside out? Drawing examples from the lives of some very special divas, bestselling author Michelle McKinney Hammond wi
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Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman
Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman

Lindy West · Hachette Books
Pages: 260
Format: Print book

Hailed by Lena Dunham as an "essential (and hilarious) voice for women," Lindy West is ferociously witty and outspoken, tackling topics as varied as pop culture, social justice and body image. Her empowering work has garnered a coast-to-coast audience that eagerly awaits SHRILL,...
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Nineteen Minutes: A Novel
Nineteen Minutes: A Novel

Jodi Picoult · Atria Books; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

In nineteen minutes, you can mow the front lawn, color your hair, watch a third of a hockey game. In nineteen minutes, you can bake scones or get a tooth filled by a dentist; you can fold laundry for a family of five....In nineteen minutes, you can stop the world, or you can just jump off it. In nineteen...
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Kalamazoo Gals: A Story of Extraordinary Women & Gibson's 'Banner' Guitars of WWII
Kalamazoo Gals: A Story of Extraordinary Women & Gibson's 'Banner' Guitars of WWII

John Thomas · American History Press
Pages: 249
Format: Book

An excerpt from Jonathan Kellerman's foreword: "When it comes to music, the human factor is all. Yet so many books on musical instruments obsess on the fine points of construction while neglecting the talented people who began the process: transforming planks and slabs and slivers...
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Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War
Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

Mary Roach · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 285
Format: Print book

A New York Times / National Bestseller "America's funniest science writer" (Washington Post) Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war.Grunt tackles the science behind...
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Ender's Game
Ender's Game

Orson Scott Card · Tor Teen; Media tie-in edition
Format: Paperback

The worldwide bestseller, Enders Game by Orson Scott Card comes to the screen at last in a major motion picture event in November 2013. Starring Hugos Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, and Ben Kingsley, the movie is sure to inspire a new audience of fans to read the book that started it all....
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Open Season
Open Season

C J Box
Format: Book

The debut of a writer hailed by Tony Hillerman as "a great storyteller"-the first book in an engaging and gritty mystery series featuring Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett."C. J. Box has hit the bull's eye his first time up."-Margaret Maron&q
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Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring
Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring

Alexander Rose · Bantam Books
Format: DVD

Based on remarkable new research, acclaimed historian Alexander Rose brings to life the true story of the spy ring that helped America win the Revolutionary War. For the first time, Rose takes us beyond the battlefront and deep into the shadowy underworld of double agents and triple crosses,...
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All the Single Ladies: A Novel
All the Single Ladies: A Novel

Dorothea Benton Frank · William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
Pages: 357
Format: Print book

The perennial New York Times bestselling author returns with an emotionally resonant novel that illuminates the power of friendship in women's lives, and is filled with her trademark wit, poignant and timely themes, sassy, flesh-and-blood characters, and the steamy Southern atmosphere...
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Debating Race: with Michael Eric Dyson
Debating Race: with Michael Eric Dyson

Michael Eric Dyson · Basic Civitas Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Whether chronicling the class conflict in the African-American community or exposing the failings of the government response in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Michael Eric Dyson has never shied away from controversy. No stranger to intellectual combat, Dyson has always been ready to engage...
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The Hired Girl
The Hired Girl

Laura Amy Schlitz · Candlewick Press
Pages: 387
Format: Print book

Winner of the 2016 Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction A 2016 Association of Jewish Libraries Sydney Taylor Award Winner Winner of the 2016 National Jewish Book Award for Children's and Young Adult LiteratureNewbery Medalist Laura Amy Schlitz brings her delicious wit and keen eye to early...
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The Tyrant's Daughter
The Tyrant's Daughter

J.C. Carleson · Random House Childrens Books
Pages: 295
Format: Hardcover

"Filled with political intrigue and emotional tension, Carleson's riveting novel features a teenage refugee caught in a web of deceit and conspiracy." - PW, starred review When her father is killed in a coup, Laila and her mother and brother leave their war-torn homeland...
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Blue Highways: A Journey into America
Blue Highways: A Journey into America

William Least Heat Moon
Format: Print book

William Least Heat-Moon's journey into America began with little more than the need to put home behind him. At a turning point in his life, he packed up a van he called Ghost Dancing and escaped out of himself and into the country. The people and places he discovered on his rounda
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The good goodbye : a novel
The good goodbye : a novel

Carla Buckley · Ballantine Books
Pages: 348
Format: Print book

For fans of Jodi Picoult comes an enthralling domestic thriller about the lies we tell, and let ourselves believe, in the name of love. The first thing you should know is that everyone lies. The second thing is that it matters.How well do we know our children? Natalie Falcone would say she knows...
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White trash : the 400-year untold history of class in America
White trash : the 400-year untold history of class in America

Nancy Isenberg · Tantor Media
Format: Audiobook

The wretched and landless poor have existed from the time of the earliest British colonial settlement. They were alternately known as "waste people," "offals," "rubbish," "lazy lubbers," and "crackers." By the 1850s, the downtrodden included...
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One Second After
One Second After

William R. Forstchen · Forge Books; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times best selling author William R. Forstchen now brings us a story which can be all too terrifyingly real...a story in which one man struggles to save his family and his small North Carolina town after America loses a war, in one second, a war that will send America back to the Dark...
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley
The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley

Malcolm X · Ballantine Books
Pages: 460
Format: Paperback

ONE OF TIME'S TEN MOST IMPORTANT NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY With its first great victory in the landmark Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, the civil rights movement gained the powerful momentum it needed to sweep forward into its crucial decade,...
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The Prince
The Prince

Niccolò Machiavelli
Format: Print book

The Prince is a political treatise by the Italian diplomat, historian and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. From correspondence a version appears to have been distributed in 1513, using a Latin title, De Principatibus (About Principalities) . However, the printed version was
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Hounded
Hounded

Kevin Hearne · Del Rey/Ballantine Books
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

The first novel in the Iron Druid Chronicles - introducing a cool, new, funny urban fantasy heroAtticus O'Sullivan, last of the Druids, lives peacefully in Arizona, running an occult bookshop and shape-shifting in his spare time to hunt with his Irish wolfhound. His neighbors and customers...
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High-Rise: A Novel
High-Rise: A Novel

J G Ballard
Format: eBook

<p>"Harsh and ingenious! <em>High Rise</em> is an intense and vivid bestiary, which lingers unsettlingly in the mind." - Martin Amis, <em>New Statesman</em></p><br>When a class war erupts inside a luxurious apartment block, mode
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Sweet Justice: A Last Chance Rescue Novel
Sweet Justice: A Last Chance Rescue Novel

Christy Reece · Ballantine Books; Original edition
Format: Paperback

Honor Stone is a young, idealistic FBI agent when her path collides with Seth Cavanaugh. For a girl who has never walked on the wild side, the dark and dangerous Seth is a temptation she can’t refuse. But then Seth walks out the door and out of her life. Five years later, Honor is an operative...
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Ghost Night
Ghost Night

Heather Graham · Mira
Format: Paperback

A slasher movie turns real when two young actors are brutally murdered on a remote island film set. Their severed heads and arms are posed in macabre homage to a nineteenth-century pirate massacre. Two years later, survivor Vanessa Loren is drawn back to South Bimini by a documentary being...
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Hide away
Hide away

Iris Johansen · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Iris Johansen's beloved forensic sculptor Eve Duncan is back and now the stakes are higher than ever. Dramatic changes are on the horizon for Eve and Joe Quinn and their relationship may never be the same. Faced with the task of protecting Cara Delaney, a young girl with ruthless enemies...
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Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself
Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself

Melody Beattie · Hazelden; 2nd Revised edition
Format: Paperback

Is someone else's problem your problem? If, like so many others, you've lost sight of your own life in the drama of tending to someone else's, you may be codependent--and you may find yourself in this book--Codependent No More.The healing touchstone of millions, this modern...
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Ready Player One
Ready Player One

Ernest Cline · Crown; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, READY PLAYER ONE is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots,...
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Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto

Chuck Klosterman
Format: Book

From the author of the highly acclaimed heavy metal memoir, Fargo Rock City, comes another hilarious and discerning take on massively popular culture - set in Chuck Klosterman's den and your own - covering everything from the effect of John Cusack flicks to the crucial role
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An Officer and a Spy: A novel
An Officer and a Spy: A novel

Robert Harris · Random House Inc
Pages: 429
Format: Hardcover

Robert Harris returns to the thrilling historical fiction he has so brilliantly made his own. This is the story of the infamous Dreyfus affair told as a chillingly dark, hard-edged novel of conspiracy and espionage. Paris in 1895. Alfred Dreyfus, a young Jewish officer, has just been convicted...
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The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man
The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man

W. Bruce Cameron · Forge Books
Format: Hardcover

The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man introduces my favorite kind of flawed cynical protagonist in Ruddy McCann, former football star, now Repo Man in a small town full of memorable weirdos. Its suspenseful, action-packed, romantic, and above all, truly funny.  I loved it.—Nelson DeMille,...
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Vinegar Girl: A Novel
Vinegar Girl: A Novel

Anne Tyler · Hogarth Shakespeare
Pages: 237
Format: Print book

Pulitzer Prize winner and American master Anne Tyler brings us an inspired, witty and irresistible contemporary take on one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies Kate Battista feels stuck. How did she end up running house and home for her eccentric scientist father and uppity, pretty...
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Die Trying
Die Trying

Lee Child
Format: Paperback

Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher returns in a gutsy novel of heart- stopping action... When a mysterious woman is kidnapped by a politically motivated fringe group and taken to their compound, Jack Reacher must help her escape with her life--from the inside out...
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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari · Harpercollins
Pages: 443
Format: Print book

New York Times BestsellerFrom a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution - a #1 international bestseller - that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be "human."One...
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A Little Life: A Novel
A Little Life: A Novel

Hanya Yanagihara · Doubleday Books
Pages: 736
Format: Hardcover

SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZELONG-LISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTIONBrace yourself for the most astonishing, challenging, upsetting, and profoundly moving book in many a season. An epic about love and friendship in the twenty-first century that goes into some of the darkest...
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Burial Rites: A Novel
Burial Rites: A Novel

Hannah Kent · Little, Brown and Company; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant literary debut, inspired by a true story: the final days of a young woman accused of murder in Iceland in 1829.Set against Iceland's stark landscape, Hannah Kent brings to vivid life the story of Agnes, who, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated...
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The Secret Life of Bees
The Secret Life of Bees

Sue Monk Kidd · Viking
Pages: 301
Format: Print book

Sue Monk Kidd's first novel The Secret Life of Bees, a heartwarming coming of age tale set in 1960s South Carolina, a New York Times bestseller for more than 125 weeks, and a Good Morning America "Read This" Book Club pickFans of The Helpwill love Sue Monk Kidd's Southern coming...
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The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes
The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes

Neil Gaiman · Vertigo
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Written by Neil Gaiman; Art by Sam Kieth, Mike Dringenberg, and Malcolm Jones, III; Painted Cover by Dave McKean A wizard attempting to capture Death to bargain for eternal life traps her younger brother Dream instead. Fearful for his safety, the wizard kept him imprisoned in a glass bottle...
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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration

Isabel Wilkerson · Random House
Pages: 622
Format: Book

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. From...
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The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey
The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey

Rinker Buck · Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Pages: 450
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times Bestseller * #1 Indie Next Pick "Absorbing...Winning...The many layers in The Oregon Trail are linked by Mr. Buck's voice, which is alert and unpretentious in a manner that put me in mind of Bill Bryson's comic tone in A Walk in the Woods." - Dwight...
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The Bands of Mourning
The Bands of Mourning

Brandon Sanderson · Tor
Pages: 447
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times bestselling author returns to the world of Mistborn with the follow-up to Shadows of SelfWith The Alloy of Law and Shadows of Self, Brandon Sanderson surprised readers with a New York Times bestselling spinoff of his Mistborn books, set after the action of the trilogy,...
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The Insanity of God: A True Story of Faith Resurrected: A True Story of Faith Resurrected
The Insanity of God: A True Story of Faith Resurrected: A True Story of Faith Resurrected

Nik Ripken
Format: Book

The Insanity of God is the personal and lifelong journey of an ordinary couple from rural Kentucky who thought they were going on just your ordinary missionary pilgrimage, but discovered it would be anything but. After spending over six hard years doing relief work in Somal
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The Rosie Project: A Novel
The Rosie Project: A Novel

Graeme C Simsion · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 295
Format: Paperback

Now in paperback, the international bestselling romantic comedy "bursting with warmth, emotional depth, and ... humor," (Entertainment Weekly) featuring the oddly charming, socially challenged genetics professor, Don, as he seeks true love.The art of love is never a science:...
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Arsenic with Austen: A Mystery
Arsenic with Austen: A Mystery

Katherine Bolger Hyde · Minotaur Books
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

When Emily Cavanaugh inherits a fortune from her great aunt, she expects her life to change. She doesn't expect to embark on a murder investigation, confront the man who broke her heart 35 years before, and nearly lose her own life.Emily travels to the sleepy coastal village of Stony Beach,...
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A Man Called Ove: A Novel
A Man Called Ove: A Novel

Fredrik Backman · Atria Books
Pages: 337
Format: Hardcover

Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm! In this "charming debut" (People) from one of Sweden's most successful authors, a grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door.Meet...
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The Book Thief
The Book Thief

Markus Zusak · Knopf
Pages: 552
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still.Liesel...
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The Casual Vacancy
The Casual Vacancy

J.K. Rowling · Little, Brown and Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

When Barry Fairbrother dies unexpectedly in his early forties, the little town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies behind the pretty façade is a town at war. Rich at war with poor, teenagers...
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H Is for Hawk
H Is for Hawk

Helen Macdonald · Grove Press
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the YearON MORE THAN 25 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR LISTS: including TIME (#1 Nonfiction Book) , NPR, O, The Oprah Magazine (10 Favorite Books) , Vogue (Top 10) , Vanity Fair, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Seattle...
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The girl on the train
The girl on the train

Paula Hawkins · Riverhead Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt. The debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people's lives. "Nothing is more addicting than The Girl on the Train." - Vanity...
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Untitled sandra brown 3.

Sandra Brown · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 408
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sandra Brown jolts the reader from the first page of this heart-pounding story of corruption, treachery, and ceaseless deception . . . where nothing is what it seems and every truth brought to light exposes a darker lie. When Jordie Bennet...
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