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Book Sense Picks
2006 May


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Suite Francaise: A Novel
Suite Francaise: A Novel
by Irene Nemirovsky
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By the early l940s, when Ukrainian-born Irène Némirovsky began working on what would become Suite Française—the first two parts of a planned five-part novel—she was already a highly successful writer... (read more)

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Malinche: A Novel
Malinche: A Novel
by Laura Esquivel
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When Malinalli, a member of the tribe conquered by the Aztec warriors, first meets Cortes, she — like many — believes that he is the reincarnated forefather god of her tribe. Naturally, she assumes that her task is to help Cortes destroy the... (read more)

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A Death in Belmont
A Death in Belmont
by Sebastian Junger
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In the spring of 1963, the quiet suburb of Belmont, Massachusetts, is rocked by a shocking sex murder that exactly fits the pattern of the Boston Strangler. Sensing a break in the case that has paralyzed the city of Boston, the police track down a black... (read more)

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Savannah Breeze
Savannah Breeze
by Mary Kay Andrews
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Southern belle BeBe Loudermilk has lost all her worldly possessions, thanks to a brief but disastrous relationship with the gorgeous Reddy, an "investment counselor" who turns out to be a con man. All that's left is a ramshackle 1950s motel on Tybee... (read more)

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Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam
Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam
by Mark Bowden
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Five years in the works, from the best-selling author of Black Hawk Down, comes a riveting, definitive chronicle of the Iran hostage crisis, America's first battle with militant Islam. On November 4, 1979, a group of radical Islamist students stormed... (read more)

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Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living: A Novel
Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living: A Novel
by Carrie Tiffany
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In this sensual, witty, and startlingly original first novel, Jean Finnegan searches for her place in a tumultuous world wracked by the Great Depression and the beginning of World War II. Carrie Tiffany captures the frailty and beauty of the human... (read more)

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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
by Ann Fessler
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In this deeply moving and myth-shattering work, Ann Fessler brings out into the open for the first time the astonishing untold history of the million and a half women who surrendered children for adoption due to enormous family and social pressure in the... (read more)

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Gatsby's Girl
Gatsby's Girl
by Caroline Preston
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She was two months past her sixteenth birthday, a rich man's daughter who had been told she was pretty far too often for her own good. He was nineteen years old, a poor boy full of ambition. They met at a country club dance in St. Paul, Minnesota, in... (read more)

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Hooked: Pirates, Poaching, and the Perfect Fish
Hooked: Pirates, Poaching, and the Perfect Fish
by G Bruce Knecht
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This modern pirate yarn has all the makings of a great true adventure tale and is also an exploration of the ways our culinary tastes have all manner of unintended consequences for the world around us. Hooked is a story about the poaching of the... (read more)

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The Stolen Child: A Novel
The Stolen Child: A Novel
by Keith Donohue
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THE STOLEN CHILD is the story of Henry Day, a seven-year-old kidnapped by a strange group living in the dark forest near his home. He is stolen by changelings—ageless beings whose secret community is threatened by encroaching modern life. They give... (read more)

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The Girls
The Girls
by Lori Lansens
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One of the world's oldest living craniopagus conjoined twins at the approach of her thirtieth birthday, bookish Rose Darlen attempts to pen her autobiography while remembering the joys and challenges of her life with sister Ruby, with whom she shares... (read more)

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The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets
The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets
by Eva Rice
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Set in 1950s London, The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets centers around Penelope, the wide- eyed daughter of a legendary beauty, Talitha, who lost her husband to the war. Penelope, with her mother and brother, struggles to maintain their vast and crumbling... (read more)

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Two for the Road: Our Love Affair with American Food
Two for the Road: Our Love Affair with American Food
by Jane Stern
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Road trip! In this rollicking memoir, Jane and Michael Stern tell what it's like to eat everywhere across the U.S.A. Driving more than three million miles, eating twelve meals a day, they discover not only the pleasure of biscuits and gravy and cherry... (read more)

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Once upon a Day: A Novel
Once upon a Day: A Novel
by Lisa Tucker
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From the internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of "Shout Down the Moon" and "The Song Readers" comes a wise, humorous, and deeply compassionate story about the risks and rewards of loving when a single day can change one's life.... (read more)

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Bed Rest
Bed Rest
by Sarah Bilston
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In this humorous debut novel, readers are introduced to Quinn, a smart, ambitious New York City lawyer, juggling her successful career and impending motherhood like a pro until she's confined to bed rest.... (read more)

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Beautiful Lies: A Novel
Beautiful Lies: A Novel
by Lisa Unger
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If Ridley Jones had slept ten minutes later or had taken the subway instead of waiting for a cab, she would still be living the beautiful lie she used to call her life. She would still be the privileged daughter of a doting father and a loving mother... (read more)

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Queen of the Oddballs: And Other True Stories from a Life Unaccording to Plan
Queen of the Oddballs: And Other True Stories from a Life Unaccording to Plan
by Hillary Carlip
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A hilariously offbeat memoir about an adventurous young woman's escapades as she defies conventions and transforms an ordinary Los Angeles life into a star-studded, extraordinary miracle of self-discovery. Queen of the Oddballs forms a chronology of... (read more)

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A Season of Fire & Ice
A Season of Fire & Ice
by Lloyd Zimpel
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From the heartlands of the 1880s Upper Midwest comes a morality tale of survival and destiny.... (read more)

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