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Book Sense Picks
2007 September


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Away: A Novel
Away: A Novel
by Amy Bloom
Publisher Comments
Panoramic in scope, Away is the epic and intimate story of young Lillian Leyb, a dangerous innocent, an accidental heroine. When her family is destroyed in a Russian pogrom, Lillian comes to America alone, determined to make her way in a new land. When... (read more)

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Life on the Refrigerator Door: Notes Between a Mother and Daughter, a Novel
Life on the Refrigerator Door: Notes Between a Mother and Daughter, a Novel
by Alice Kuipers
Publisher Comments
Short, powerful, and unforgettable, Kuiperss debut novel looks deep into the complex relationship between mothers and daughters, and the distances that can open up between people who live together but exist in their own worlds.... (read more)

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The Reincarnationist
The Reincarnationist
by M. J. Rose
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A bomb in Rome, a flash of bluish-white light, and photojournalist Josh Ryder's world exploded. From that instant nothing would ever be the same. As Josh recovers, his mind is increasingly invaded with thoughts that have the emotion, the intensity... (read more)

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Garden Spells: A Novel
Garden Spells: A Novel
by Sarah Addison Allen
Publisher Comments
In a garden surrounded by a tall fence, tucked away behind a small, quiet house in an even smaller town, is an apple tree that is rumored to bear a very special sort of fruit. In this luminous debut novel, Sarah Addison Allen tells the story of that... (read more)

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Heartsick: A Novel
Heartsick: A Novel
by Chelsea Cain
Staff Pick
One of the best thrillers I've read in years, Heartsick is taut, edgy, and disturbing, and Archie Sheridan is a compelling new character. I eagerly anticipate the next book in this new series.... (read more)

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Soul Catcher
Soul Catcher
by Michael White
Publisher Comments
A profoundly moving epic of a slave catcher and a young woman on the run--as richly detailed and beautifully written as the best Civil War-era novels. (Richard Russo).... (read more)

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A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers
by Xiaolu Guo
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A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers heralds the American debut of a remarkably gifted young writer. Twenty-three-year-old Zhuang, the daughter of shoe factory owners in rural China, has come to London to study English. She calls herself Z... (read more)

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Songs without Words: A Novel
Songs without Words: A Novel
by Ann Packer
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Ann Packer's debut novel, The Dive from Clausen's Pier, was a nationwide bestseller that established her as one of our most gifted chroniclers of the interior lives of women. Now, in her long-awaited second novel, she takes us on a journey into a... (read more)

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Under Enemy Colors
Under Enemy Colors
by S. Thomas Russell
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Master and Commander Charles Hayden returns in the riveting new seafaring adventure from the bestselling author. 1794, the height of the French Revolutionandmdash;Charles Hayden sets off aboard the ill-fated HMS Themis with orders to destroy a French... (read more)

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The Street of a Thousand Blossoms
The Street of a Thousand Blossoms
by Gail Tsukiyama
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It is Tokyo in 1939. On the Street of a Thousand Blossoms, two orphaned brothers dream of a future firmly rooted in tradition. The older boy, Hiroshi, shows early signs of promise at the national obsession of sumo wrestling, while... (read more)

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An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England 1st Edition
An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England 1st Edition
by Brock Clarke
Staff Pick
Hilariously twisted and yet somehow still burning with heart, An Arsonist's Guide will be eminently accessible (and very funny) to readers of any background. Lit majors, however, may take special delight in watching the source of so many dull lectures go... (read more)

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Grub
Grub
by Elise Blackwell
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A long overdue retelling of New Grub Street — George Gissing's classic satire of the Victorian literary marketplace — Grub chronicles the triumphs and humiliations of a group of young novelists living in and around New York City. Eddie... (read more)

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The End of the Alphabet
The End of the Alphabet
by C. S. Richardson
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In a tender, intimate novel of an ordinary life defined by an extraordinary love, Richardson tells the story of a 50-year-old man who learns that he has one month to live. Reeling from the news, he and and beloved wife embark on a whirlwind expedition to... (read more)

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The Used World
The Used World
by Haven Kimmel
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It was mid-December in Jonah, Indiana, a place where Fate can be decided by the weather, and a storm was gathering overhead. So Haven Kimmel, bestselling author of A Girl Named Zippy, prepares us to enter The Used World — a world where big hearts... (read more)

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Power Play: A Novel
Power Play: A Novel
by Joseph Finder
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An off-site corporate event gone disastrously wrong. The largest ransom in history. The price-tag: dead or alive. Now, in Joseph Finder's explosive thriller Power Play, its up to Jake Landry—a modest, steady guy with a dark, hidden... (read more)

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My Lady Judge: A Mystery of Medieval Ireland
My Lady Judge: A Mystery of Medieval Ireland
by Cora Harrison
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Five hundred years ago, the western seaboard of Ireland was home to an independent kingdom that lived peacefully by the ancient Celtic laws of their forebears. On the first eve of a festive celebration, all the people of the land headed up Mullaghmore... (read more)

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Wash This Blood Clean From My Hand: a Commissaire Adamsberg Mystery (07 Edition)
Wash This Blood Clean From My Hand: a Commissaire Adamsberg Mystery (07 Edition)
by Fred Vargas
Publisher Comments
A # 1 French and Italian bestseller from the three-time winner of the CWA’s International Dagger Award  More than ten million copies of Fred Vargas’s Commissaire Adamsberg mysteries have been sold worldwide. Now, American readers are... (read more)

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The Spanish Bow
The Spanish Bow
by Andromeda Romano-Lax
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"I was almost born Happy." So begins The Spanish Bow and the remarkable history of Feliu Delargo, who just misses being "Feliz" by a misunderstanding at his birth, which he barely survives. The accidental bequest of a cello bow from his dead father sets... (read more)

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Strawberry Fields
Strawberry Fields
by Marina Lewycka
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