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One Good Turn: A Novel
One Good Turn: A Novel
by Kate Atkinson
Staff Pick
It's hard to believe Kate Atkinson could follow up Case Histories with such a superb — may I suggest even superior? — novel: sly and witty, honest and humane, and, finally, complex and suspenseful. One could not ask for more than the whole package... (read more)

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A Reliable Wife
A Reliable Wife
by Robert Goolrick
Staff Pick
Come a day, you might get sick of hearing about A Reliable Wife — so many people will have read it and raved to you about it. Here's some preventative medicine: read it first. Seduction, marriage, money, sex, drugs, murder... when Catherine Land... (read more)

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Joyland
Joyland
by Stephen King
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A STUNNING NEW NOVEL FROM ONE OF THE BEST-SELLING AUTHORS OF ALL TIME! Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, Joyland tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy... (read more)

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (The Millennium Trilogy #1)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (The Millennium Trilogy #1)
by Stieg Larsson
Staff Pick
In The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, corporate intrigue, subtle psychology, explosive content, and a sensational heroine make for a high-caliber novel.... (read more)

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The Eyre Affair  (Thursday Next #01)
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next #01)
by Jasper Fforde
Staff Pick
The Eyre Affair took me a little time to really get into, but once Thursday Next — a literary detective from the future — enters Charlotte Bronte's novel and tries to save Jane and the story, the book is thoroughly fun, with all the digs at the... (read more)

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Persuader: A Jack Reacher Novel
Persuader: A Jack Reacher Novel
by Lee Child
Staff Pick
If you don't read Reacher, you don't know Jack. So, dive headfirst into this taut and brutal tale of hero Jack Reacher — a lone drifter, a trained killer, a man of justice — as he rights wrongs and defends the helpless. It's author Lee Child's best... (read more)

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The Shining Girls
The Shining Girls
by Lauren Beukes
Staff Pick
Lauren Beukes's extraordinary new mystery features a time-traveling serial killer and one of the most memorable heroines I've ever encountered. The Shining Girls is a compelling, oddly beautiful read from an original voice.... (read more)

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The Beekeeper's Apprentice
The Beekeeper's Apprentice
by Laurie R King
Staff Pick
Has Sherlock Holmes met his match in an opinionated half-American Jewish girl on the Sussex Downs? Purists may clench their pipes in distaste, but Holmesians who enjoy a good pastiche will not be disappointed.... (read more)

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Heartsick
Heartsick
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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The Shining Girls
The Shining Girls
by Lauren Beukes
Staff Pick
Lauren Beukes's extraordinary new mystery features a time-traveling serial killer and one of the most memorable heroines I've ever encountered. The Shining Girls is a compelling, oddly beautiful read from an original voice.... (read more)

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Before the Frost (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
Before the Frost (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
by Henning Mankell
Staff Pick
Henning Mankell's mysteries make many others pale in comparison. In this, his tenth, Kurt Wallander is joined by daughter Linda in an incredibly suspenseful search for a religious psychopath. Combining an urgent and complex plot with politics and... (read more)

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Blind Descent:: An Anna Pigeon Mystery (Anna Pigeon Mysteries)
Blind Descent:: An Anna Pigeon Mystery (Anna Pigeon Mysteries)
by Nevada Barr
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In Blind Descent, Nevada Barr takes you to a place which, unless you go spelunking, you've probably never been before: Lechuguilla Cave in Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Her main character, Anna Pigeon, is claustrophobic but determined to do her job and... (read more)

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Angels: A Novel
Angels: A Novel
by Denis Johnson
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After having spent years as a poet, Johnson decided to move into fiction. Angels was the first fruit of that decision — and what a piece of fruit. Other authors would kill to have a work this strong in their canon, let alone a work this strong as their... (read more)

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Kiss the Girls
Kiss the Girls
by James Patterson
Staff Pick
Patterson didn't write all our Best Jet Bets, but no thriller list from the nineties would be complete without this slickly written punch to the gut. Detective Alex Cross returns to spar with a self-styled Casanova, a co-ed killer who sometimes stalks... (read more)

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Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (10 Edition)
Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (10 Edition)
by Alan Bradley
Staff Pick
I let out a little sigh of relief when I realized that book two of the Flavia de Luce series is just as great as the first one: fears of a sophomore slump were unfounded. The Weed that Strings the Hangman's Bag finds Flavia again stumbling upon an... (read more)

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Live to Tell: A Detective D. D. Warren Novel
Live to Tell: A Detective D. D. Warren Novel
by Lisa Gardner
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Lisa Gardner just keeps improving as a writer, and Live to Tell is proof. With delicious suspense, intriguing characters, and an unusual plot involving psychotic children, this thriller is hard to put down. Live to Tell, the fourth in her Detective D.D... (read more)

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Junkyard Dogs (Walt Longmire Mysteries)
Junkyard Dogs (Walt Longmire Mysteries)
by Craig Johnson
Staff Pick
Gripping, gritty, and hilarious, Junkyard Dogs is the sixth in the Walt Longmire series, but you can dive in and thoroughly enjoy it without reading the previous books. Though once you've read one Craig Johnson novel, you'll feel the need to read all of... (read more)

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The Godfather
The Godfather
by Mario Puzo
Staff Pick
This is where many of us got our first exposure to Mob dynamics: sausage-making, sex standing up, crooked cops, beheaded horses, spousal abuse, family loyalty. Thugs all, but you gotta love 'em.... (read more)

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Dark Road to Darjeeling
Dark Road to Darjeeling
by Deanna Raybourn
Staff Pick
Dark Road to Darjeeling is another excellent mystery featuring Victorian sleuths Lady Julia and Nicholas Brisbane. Enlisted by Julia's sister to help an old family friend investigate her husband's sudden death, Julia and Brisbane journey to a Cavendish... (read more)

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Night Dogs
Night Dogs
by Kent Anderson
Review
Praise for Kent Anderson's Night Dogs: "The best cop novel I have ever read. There's never been anything like it." --James Crumley "Fiercely authentic and deeply disturbing...Extraordinary." --Los Angeles Times "Anderson makes... (read more)

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