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Doctor Sleep
Doctor Sleep
by Stephen King
Staff Pick
In this exciting and frightening follow-up to The Shining, Stephen King brings back the gifted young Danny Torrance, now a troubled adult. His encounter with a young girl who has an even greater gift sends them both into battle against a powerful evil... (read more)

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Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
by Kate DiCamillo and K.G. Campbell
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In her new novel, Kate DiCamillo once again weaves an enchanting tale, this time involving an eccentric squirrel and Flora, a true cynic. A story filled with warmth, hope, change, and magic, featuring full-page graphic-style illustrations, Flora and... (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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Moby-Dick in Pictures: One Drawing for Every Page
Moby-Dick in Pictures: One Drawing for Every Page
by Matt Kish
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In 2009, Matt Kish had an idea, a dream, a plan. Every day he would read a page from Moby-Dick, choose one passage, and then create an image based on the text — for all 552 pages! A year and a half later his epic quest came to an end, and Portland's... (read more)

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Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me: A Graphic Memoir
Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me: A Graphic Memoir
by Ellen Forney
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In Marbles, Ellen Forney explores the relationship between mental illness and creativity. A working cartoonist in Seattle, she is diagnosed with bipolar disorder and must decide whether to accept treatment (and risk sacrificing her art) or continue self... (read more)

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Thirteen Reasons Why
Thirteen Reasons Why
by Jay Asher
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A fellow teen's suicide is certain to rock a school...but imagine the destruction that follows when the dead girl's classmates discover her tape recordings are being delivered one by one to each person she felt had a hand in her decision. If you're... (read more)

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Grasshopper Jungle
Grasshopper Jungle
by Andrew Smith
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I've never seen so much weird and awesome packed into one YA book, or so many giant praying mantisesseses [sic]. Add a ribaldly wonderful narrator plus a story that holds its sucker punches until the perfect moment, and you've got that rare thing: a boy... (read more)

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We Live in Water: Stories
We Live in Water: Stories
by Jess Walter
Staff Pick
For me the key to a good short story is one that I want to read over and over. We Live in Water does just that... as soon as I finished the collection, I wanted to start it all over again. Walter has the ability to make you laugh out loud reading one... (read more)

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Cinder (Lunar Chronicles #1)
Cinder (Lunar Chronicles #1)
by Marissa Meyer
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What's so remarkable about Cinder is how well Marissa Meyer translated this very old fairy tale into modern and futuristic terms. She takes a character that is often pigeonholed as being too compliant, too nice, and makes her into a fiery heroine who you... (read more)

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Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
by Matthew Quick
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Hands down the best book I have ever read! Gripping. Dramatic. The author really humanized the boy about to turn school shooter, creating a character you would be hard-pressed not to identify with. I could not put this down, and it is one of the few... (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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Breaking Dawn (Twilight Saga #4)
Breaking Dawn (Twilight Saga #4)
by Stephenie Meyer
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I can't remember a more highly anticipated book that doesn't begin with "Harry Potter and the...." Far from just a young adult horror book, this last volume in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Saga is an old-fashioned romance of the highest order, with legions... (read more)

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The Faraway Nearby
The Faraway Nearby
by Rebecca Solnit
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In The Faraway Nearby, Rebecca Solnit weaves seemingly disparate topics, from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein to the birdman cult on Easter Island, with elements of her own life: her mother's advancing Alzheimer's, the collapse of a long-term relationship, a... (read more)

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Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade
Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade
by Walter Kirn
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A riveting blend of true crime and memoir, Blood Will Out recounts Kirn's unsuspecting friendship with serial con man and brutal murderer Clark Rockefeller. Sensational storyline aside, what makes this book a standout is Kirn's exploration of why he was... (read more)

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The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate
by Jacqueline Kelly
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Much to her mother's dismay, 11-year-old Callie prefers science to needlework and cooking. But such preferences are not quite acceptable in America at the turn of the 20th century. Callie, however, is bound and determined to further her interests. A... (read more)

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Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
by Andrew Solomon
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Andrew Solomon's gorgeous prose is always a pleasure, and this book, 10 years in the making, is his masterpiece. With empathy and grace, Far from the Tree explores the lives of people who are significantly different from their parents and often the rest... (read more)

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The Son
The Son
by Philipp Meyer
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Poetic and visual, with stunning prose and startling violence, The Son weaves a multigenerational tapestry beginning with reminisces by Eli McCullough of being captured by the Comanches and living with them. The book spans through his 100-year life and... (read more)

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The Fourteenth Goldfish
The Fourteenth Goldfish
by Jennifer L. Holm
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Discovering the secret to eternal youth is great and all, but middle school is weird enough without having your suddenly-13-years-old-again scientist grandpa hanging around. In The Fourteenth Goldfish, Ellie's in for a wild ride — big adventure... (read more)

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The Girl with All the Gifts
The Girl with All the Gifts
by M. R. Carey
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Ten-year-old Melanie's entire world is a windowless prison. She has never seen the sky. She has only seen pictures of flowers and kittens. Melanie loves school, although sometimes students are taken away never to return. This is a novel of survival... (read more)

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