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Book Sense Picks
2008 May


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Featured Titles in Book Sense Picks - 2008 May
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The House at Riverton
The House at Riverton
by Kate Morton
Review
"An extraordinary debut...written with a lovely turn of phrase. [Morton] knows how to eke out tantalizing secrets and drama." -- The Sunday Telegraph (UK)... (read more)

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The White Tiger
The White Tiger
by Aravind Adiga
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Anjali Boses prospects dont look great. Born into a traditional lower-middle‑class family, she lives in a backwater town with only an arranged marriage on the horizon. But her ambition, charm, and fluency in language do not go unnoticed by her... (read more)

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A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World
A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World
by Tony Horwitz
Staff Pick
With the same sly humor and neighborly curiosity he brought to Confederates in the Attic and Blue Latitudes, in A Voyage Long and Strange Tony Horwitz roams the New World, surveying the destinations of history's foremost explorers: Leif Eiriksson... (read more)

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The Girl with No Shadow
The Girl with No Shadow
by Joanne Harris
Review
“Harris once again delivers a delicious urban fairy tale, where killer shoes and Aztec myths battle it out with true love and the seductive power of chocolate.” Daily Mail (London) on GIRL WITH NO... (read more)

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The Story of a Marriage
The Story of a Marriage
by Andrew Sean Greer
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"We think we know the ones we love.” So Pearlie Cook begins her indirect and devastating exploration of the mystery at the heart of every relationship: how we can ever truly know another person. It is 1953 and Pearlie, a dutiful young housewife... (read more)

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So Brave, Young, and Handsome
So Brave, Young, and Handsome
by Leif Enger
Review
“After writing an adventure tale that was a surprise bestseller, Montes efforts to produce another have all failed. So when an old-time Western outlaw (who is now just plain old) floats by, Monte is swept down the river and into the past of someone... (read more)

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The Gift of Rain
The Gift of Rain
by Tan Twan Eng
Publisher Comments
The recipient of extraordinary acclaim from critics and the bookselling community, Tan Twan Eng's debut novel casts a powerful spell and has garnered comparisons to celebrated wartime storytellers Somerset Maugham and Graham Greene. Set during the... (read more)

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The Outlander
The Outlander
by Gil Adamson
Staff Pick
The Outlander by Gil Adamson is a wondrous vacation for your mind. With its eccentric characters and luminous prose, this novel is a romping escapade of big fun.... (read more)

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Child 44: A Novel
Child 44: A Novel
by Tom Rob Smith
Publisher Comments
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE In a country ruled by fear, no one is innocent. Stalin's Soviet Union is an official paradise, where citizens live free from crime and fear only one thing: the all-powerful state. Defending this system is idealistic... (read more)

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Skeletons at the Feast
Skeletons at the Feast
by Chris Bohjalian
Excerpt
0307394956|excerpt Bohjalian: SKELETONS AT THE FEAST Part I Autumn 1944 Chapter One usually, it was only when one of the local soldiers was home on leave that Anna and her girlfriends ever saw the sorts of young men with whom, in different times, they... (read more)

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The Host
The Host
by Stephenie Meyer
Staff Pick
You may know Stephenie Meyer's name due to her wildly successful young adult vampire series, The Twilight Saga. She takes a break from that with her latest, The Host; touted as her first book for "adults," it's a fun science fiction novel, with just a... (read more)

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The Legend of Colton H. Bryant
The Legend of Colton H. Bryant
by Alexandra Fuller
Publisher Comments
A heartrending story of the human spirit from the author of the bestselling Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight Alexandra Fuller returns with the unforgettable true story of Colton H. Bryant, a soulful boy with a mustang-taming heart who comes of age in... (read more)

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The Romanov Bride
The Romanov Bride
by Robert Alexander
Publisher Comments
The bestselling tale of Romanov intrigue from the author of The Kitchen Boy Book groups and historical fiction buffs have made Robert Alexander's two previous novels word-of-mouth favorites and national bestsellers. Set against a backdrop of Imperial... (read more)

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The Conversion
The Conversion
by Joseph Olshan
Review
“Beautiful, bittersweet…This fervent story of love and loss, of the perils and pleasures of intimacy, is depicted with a sure, light touch and with universal resonance and appeal.” New York Times Book Review on Nightswimmer “... (read more)

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Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
by Mary Roach
Staff Pick
Following her usual template, Mary Roach finds a subject in the scientific community that is equal parts fascinating and scandalous, and writes an extensively researched and thoroughly amusing book about it. Beyond the initial titillation stemming from a... (read more)

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After Hours at the Almost Home
After Hours at the Almost Home
by Tara Yellen
Publisher Comments
Its Super Bowl Sunday at the Almost Home Bar and Grill with the hometown Broncos playing for their second championship in a row, and the already busy night is about to get busier. When the bartender walks off, she leaves the remaining staff to the chaos... (read more)

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Things I Want My Daughters to Know
Things I Want My Daughters to Know
by Elizabeth Noble
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The God of War
The God of War
by Marisa Silver
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Peace
Peace
by Richard Bausch
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