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The Bluest Eye
The Bluest Eye
by Toni Morrison
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The story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove, the tragic heroine of Toni Morrison's haunting first novel, grew out of her memory of a girlhood friend who wanted blue eyes. Shunned by the town's prosperous black families, as well as its white families... (read more)

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Flowers for Algernon
Flowers for Algernon
by Daniel Keyes
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Following his doctor's instructions, engaging simpleton Charlie Gordon tells his own story in semi-literate "progris riports." He dimly wants to better himself, but with an IQ of 68 can't even beat the laboratory mouse Algernon at maze-solving. Then, an... (read more)

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
by Maya Angelou
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A phenomenal #1 bestseller that has appeared on the New York Times bestseller list for nearly three years, this memoir traces Maya Angelou's childhood in a small, rural community during the 1930s. Filled with images and recollections that point to the... (read more)

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Ordinary People
Ordinary People
by Judith Guest
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The Jarrets are a typical American family. Calvin is a determined, successful provider and Beth an organized, efficient wife. They had two sons, Conrad and Buck, but now they have one. In this memorable, moving novel, Judith Guest takes the reader into... (read more)

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Water for Elephants
Water for Elephants
by Sara Gruen
Staff Pick
Well, first, I am a sucker for any book set at the circus. But throw in the massive talent that Sara Gruen has and then tell me a love story? Far from the cliché book club pick, Water for Elephants will be read for your next club meeting and then you'll... (read more)

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The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty
by Anne Rice as A. N. Roquelaure
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From bestselling author Anne Rice, writing as A.N. Roquleaure. In the traditional folktale of 'Sleeping Beauty, ' the spell cast upon the lovely young princess and everyone in her castle can only be broken by the kiss of a Prince. It is an ancient... (read more)

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Earth's Children #3: The Mammoth Hunters
Earth's Children #3: The Mammoth Hunters
by Jean M Auel
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Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race. With all the consummate storytelling artistry and vivid authenticity she brought to The Clan of the Cave Bear and its... (read more)

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American Psycho
American Psycho
by Bret Easton Ellis
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Now a major motion picture from Lion's Gate Films starring Christian Bale (Metroland), Chloe Sevigny (The Last Days of Disco), Jared Leto (My So Called Life), and Reese Witherspoon (Cruel Intentions), and directed by Mary Harron (I Shot Andy Warhol). In... (read more)

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Like Water for Chocolate
Like Water for Chocolate
by Laura Esquivel
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Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit. The classic love story takes place on the De la Garza ranch, as... (read more)

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Black Boy: American Hunger a Record of Childhood and Youth (Perennial Classics)
Black Boy: American Hunger a Record of Childhood and Youth (Perennial Classics)
by Richard Wright
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Plot Summary "Black Boy is Richard Wright's memoir of his life from early childhood to the launching of his career as a writer. His father abandoned the family soon after they moved to Memphis, leaving Wright, his mother and brother in dire straits... (read more)

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Song of Solomon
Song of Solomon
by Toni Morrison
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Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop in a vain attempt at flight. For the rest of his life he, too, will be trying to fly. With this brilliantly imagined novel, Toni Morrison transfigures the coming-of-... (read more)

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Jack (Vintage Contemporaries)
Jack (Vintage Contemporaries)
by A M Homes
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Fifteen-year-old Jack's confused feelings for his father, who left him and his mother four years earlier, are further complicated when he finds that his father is gay.... (read more)

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Plains of Passage Earths Children 4
Plains of Passage Earths Children 4
by Jean Auel
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Jean M. Auel’s enthralling Earth’s Children® series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M. Auel returns us... (read more)

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The Awakening
The Awakening
by Kate Chopin
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In the summer of her 28th year, Edna Pontellier and her children spend the summer in Grand Isle, an idyllic coastal community on the Gulf of Mexico. Away from her husband and the sweltering heat of 1890s New Orleans, Edna releases herself to her deepest... (read more)

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Modern Library Classics)
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Modern Library Classics)
by Mark Twain
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I hadn't read Huckleberry Finn for more than 20 years, but I'm really glad I picked it up again. In terms of language alone, few writers, living or dead, can match the genius of Mark Twain.... (read more)

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Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions
Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions
by Ben Mezrich
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#1 National Bestseller! The amazing inside story about a gambling ring of M.I.T. students who beat the system in Vegas -- and lived to tell how. Robin Hood meets the Rat Pack when the best and the brightest of M.I.T.'s math students and engineers take up... (read more)

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Native Son
Native Son
by Richard Wright
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With an introduction by Arnold Rampersad "The Library of America has insured that most of Wright's major texts are now available as he wanted them to be read." --Alfred Kazin, New York Times Book Review Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been headed... (read more)

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Bean Trees
Bean Trees
by Barbara Kingsolver
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Barbara Kingsolver's 1988 debut novel is a classic workof American fiction. Now a standard in college literature classes across thenation, and a book that appears in translation across the globe, The BeanTrees is not only a literary masterpiece but a... (read more)

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My Sister's Keeper - Movie Tie-In
My Sister's Keeper - Movie Tie-In
by Jodi Picoult
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New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult is widely acclaimed for her keen insights into the hearts and minds of real people. Now she tells the emotionally riveting story of a family torn apart by conflicting needs and a passionate love that... (read more)

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Life Is Funny
Life Is Funny
by E R Frank
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From the outside, they're simply a group of urban teenagers. But from the inside, they're some of the most complex people you'll ever meet. There's Eric, fiercely protective of his brother Mickey-but he has a secret that holds together his past and... (read more)

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