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Outliers: The Story of Success
Outliers: The Story of Success
by Malcolm Gladwell
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If you've ever wondered what so-and-so had that you didn't, you need to read Outliers. Gladwell's writing is always engaging, especially when he illuminates the mysterious elements that allow one person to succeed beyond all others.... (read more)

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Out Stealing Horses
Out Stealing Horses
by Per Petterson
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Hailed by critics across the globe, showered with awards, Out Stealing Horses is a book that true lovers of the written word will hold close to their hearts. With its captivating prose and characters who burrow under your skin and refuse to come out, Per... (read more)

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Atonement
Atonement
by Ian Mcewan
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A young girl sees her older sister and a man in a situation she doesn't understand, and subsequently makes an accusation that changes the course of all three lives. This is a study of a life-long search for forgiveness and atonement. McEwan is at his... (read more)

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Olive Kitteridge
Olive Kitteridge
by Elizabeth Strout
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Set on the coast of Maine, this fantastic Pulitzer Prize winner (2009) is a terrific character study.  Olive is an irascible, crabby old lady who is difficult to like.  Yet, as her life, marriage, and story play out, her character changes in ways that... (read more)

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Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel
Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel
by Jeannette Walls
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Lily Casey Smith is a woman who won't take no for an answer if there's any way around it. She embarks on journeys and has experiences that only someone with iron-willed character could survive: As a child, she gets her young siblings up a cottonwood tree... (read more)

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Hitchhiker's Guide To the Galaxy (04 Edition)
Hitchhiker's Guide To the Galaxy (04 Edition)
by Douglas Adams
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Forty-two. Now read this classic to see what we're talking about. Sort of. It's pretty complicated — you better read the book. Bring a towel.... (read more)

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Tinkers
Tinkers
by Paul Harding
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Tinkers is a haunting little book that weaves together the story of George Crosby, who is dying, with the story of his father, Howard Crosby. As George lies hallucinating, he tries to untangle the threads of his youth and finally come to grips with the... (read more)

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The Wasp Factory
The Wasp Factory
by Iain Banks
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What is it that Frank has hidden up in the attic that could possibly tell the future? What does his father keep locked away in his private study? And when will his mentally disturbed brother, who escaped from the asylum, get home? Iain Banks's first... (read more)

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The Bees
The Bees
by Laline Paull
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In the queen-worshipping world of bees, worker-bee Flora is born into the bottom of the hierarchy. Her unique abilities gain her normally forbidden access throughout the social structure of her hive. The Bees is a charming — and informative —... (read more)

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Jackaby
Jackaby
by William Ritter
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A unique mystery set in 1892 New England told with warmth, humor, and suspense. The narrator, Abigail, sees the details in the ordinary, and Jackaby (a combination of Dr. Who and Sherlock Holmes) has the power to see the supernatural. This is a promising... (read more)

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The Snow Child
The Snow Child
by Eowyn Ivey
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In the 1920s, married couple Jack and Mabel leave their home in Pennsylvania and travel to Alaska to homestead a farm. Still grieving the loss of their stillborn child years before, Jack and Mabel are faced with the inhospitable land and deadly weather... (read more)

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Robopocalypse
Robopocalypse
by Daniel H. Wilson
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Robopocalypse is mesmerizing and explosive. Underlining the uncertainty, violence, and fear surrounding cataclysmic events involving rogue technology, Daniel Wilson has skillfully incorporated a tenderness and fragility into the robot monstrosities. This... (read more)

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Bringing It To the Table: on Farming and Food (09 Edition)
Bringing It To the Table: on Farming and Food (09 Edition)
by Wendell Berry
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One of the most prolific and celebrated authors on the subjects of sustainable agriculture and mindful eating, Wendell Berry has influenced the likes of Wes Jackson, Barbara Kingsolver, Gene Logsdon, Barry Lopez, and Michael Pollan, to name a few. Fans... (read more)

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The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism
by Naomi Klein
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To be honest, I could not finish this book. It made me too angry. These are the stories about our country you don't want to know. Naomi Klein has cast a spotlight on the dark secrets lurking beneath the surface of the American dream. The Shock Doctrine... (read more)

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Shotgun Lovesongs
Shotgun Lovesongs
by Nickolas Butler
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In this love ballad to the Midwest, author Nickolas Butler gives us a glimpse inside small-town Wisconsin. The novel follows a circle of friends — a farmer, a rock star, a businessman, a mother, and a rodeo cowboy — as they each come to grips... (read more)

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East of Eden
East of Eden
by John Steinbeck
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I was once told a good novel will set its tenor by the end of its first page, so lately I've been skimming the first page of prospective reads to test this theory. When I did this with Steinbeck's East of Eden, I couldn't stop; the assault of great... (read more)

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #07)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #07)
by J. K. Rowling
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I couldn't imagine a better ending for this extraordinary series. J. K. Rowling, thank you for staying true to your vision.... (read more)

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Twilight (Twilight Saga #1)
Twilight (Twilight Saga #1)
by Stephenie Meyer
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Moving to a small, dreary town is enough to cause angst in any teen, but for Isabella Swan, angst is only the beginning. Soon she's falling in love with Edward, the quintessential dark, handsome guy, who just happens to be a vampire. This is the perfect... (read more)

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I Will Teach You to Be Rich
I Will Teach You to Be Rich
by Ramit Sethi
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Ramit Sethi's I Will Teach You to Be Rich is a personal finance book that just might actually deliver on its promise. Sethi covers the big stuff — saving, budgeting, and investment — but he offers concrete recommendations (e.g., which online savings... (read more)

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Summerland
Summerland
by Michael Chabon
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I started reading Summerland on a road trip and couldn't put it down. I was hooked from the moment Ethan and a ragtag group of characters — including a depressed Sasquatch and the rudest fairy princess you can imagine — embark on their quest to... (read more)

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