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by J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst
Staff Pick
Anyone familiar with J. J. Abrams's cultishly popular film and TV projects should know exactly what to expect from his first foray into the printed word: the unexpected. This über-meta, genre-blending novel (akin to House of Leaves and Cloud Atlas... (read more)

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Outlander
Outlander
by Diana Gabaldon
Staff Pick
History, time travel, Highland lore, romance, battle, dead sexy Scottish men, and well-written repartee... I dare you to find one thing in that list that doesn't sound completely riveting. You can't do it, can you? Outlander may technically be... (read more)

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Witchling
Witchling
by Yasmine Galenorn
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Camille D'Artigo is Priestess of the Moon Mother and wife of a dragon. But her dragon father-in-law doesn't want her in the family. Captured and swept off to the Dragon Reaches, Camille must find a way to escape before her husband's father breaks her... (read more)

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Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
by Laura Esquivel
Staff Pick
A love story wrapped in divine Mexican dishes with just enough charm, magic, and romance to make it a one-of-a-kind fairy tale. Esquivel's writing is so lyrical and animated you can smell the sausages on the grill and feel the overwhelming emotions of... (read more)

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The Age of Miracles
The Age of Miracles
by Karen Thompson Walker
Staff Pick
As if facing the everyday insecurities and turmoil of adolescence isn't enough, 11-year-old Julia lives within the reality of a post-apocalyptic situation as the earth's rotation begins slowing by measurable degrees each day. Relationships, personal and... (read more)

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Possession: A Romance
Possession: A Romance
by A.S. Byatt
Staff Pick
Byatt's use of language is lyrical and poignant. It drips from the pages like honey from a lover's tongue....Possession is the sheer essence of Byatt's work. She weaves the tale of a pair of literary scholars studying the lives of two Victorian poets. As... (read more)

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The Elusive Bride
The Elusive Bride
by Stephanie Laurens
Staff Pick
I have a hard time turning down a Stephanie Laurens novel, especially since they are such cotton-candy fun. The Elusive Bride, the second book in the Black Cobra quartet, has all the trademark Laurens staples: a valiant but conflicted hero, a strong but... (read more)

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Silent on the Moor
Silent on the Moor
by Deanna Raybourn
Staff Pick
When Victorian sleuth Lady Julia Grey follows her erstwhile suitor, the handsome and enigmatic Nicholas Brisbane, to his new manor house on the stark Yorkshire moors, she sets off a chain of events that will end in madness and murder. Well-written and... (read more)

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Let the Right One In
Let the Right One In
by John Ajvide Lindqvist
Staff Pick
This is one of the best vampire novels since Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire. Although the author wrote the screenplay, too, there's still a lot that didn't find its way into the film. If you read one bloodsucking book this year make sure it's the... (read more)

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The Brothers Karamazov
The Brothers Karamazov
by Fyodor Dostoevsky (Pevear & Volokhonsky)
Staff Pick
In this stunning masterpiece, Dostoevsky weaves together a murder mystery, a psychological thriller, and a taut courtroom drama with religious ideas, observations about family dysfunction, and some blistering social commentary. Absolutely brilliant!... (read more)

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A Hunger Like No Other
A Hunger Like No Other
by Kresley Cole
Staff Pick
Welcome to the world of Kresley Cole and the Lore. If you love paranormal romances featuring feisty heroines and sexy alpha males, these are the books for you. Passion and fate collide when gentle half-vampire Emmaline Troy is captured by the fierce... (read more)

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Last Evenings on Earth
Last Evenings on Earth
by Roberto Bolano
Staff Pick
When he died in 2003, at the age of 50, Roberto Bolaño was all but unknown anywhere north of the Rio Grande, yet he is now acclaimed internationally and considered among the most eminent figures in Latin American letters. Chilean by... (read more)

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Quiet American, the (Movie Tie-In)
Quiet American, the (Movie Tie-In)
by Graham Greene
Staff Pick
One of the first things I learned living abroad is that much of the world places far less value on the idea of "innocence" than Americans do. The cult of innocence is an American ideal. One of the finest, most insightful portrayals of an American... (read more)

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A Duke of Her Own
A Duke of Her Own
by Eloisa James
Staff Pick
As a romance writer, Eloisa James is in a class by herself. She consistently presents us with delicious tales of historical England, and A Duke of Her Own is one of her most scrumptious gifts to romance fans yet. A Duke of Her Own tells the tale of... (read more)

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An Echo in the Bone
An Echo in the Bone
by Diana Gabaldon
Staff Pick
At last! The seventh book in Diana Gabaldon's Outlander saga is here! I could hardly wait to get my hands on it — and I was not disappointed. While Claire and Jamie are caught up in the American Revolution, their daughter Brianna has settled back... (read more)

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The Wonder Spot
The Wonder Spot
by Melissa Bank
Staff Pick
"Saturday morning I started The Wonder Spot, Melissa Bank's 2005 novel-in-stories. Sunday afternoon I finished. Two days with the Applebaum family took me all the way from turntables to cell phones; we covered a lot of ground, Sophie Applebaum and I... (read more)

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The Notebook
The Notebook
by Nicholas Sparks
Staff Pick
The Notebook is the story of two men—one bought his wife a million-dollar ring, the other simply wrote a notebook and read from it. Read this book and you'll find out why true love can't be bought or duplicated. This is a wonderful love story that you... (read more)

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The Great Fire
The Great Fire
by Shirley Hazzard
Staff Pick
The Great Fire is one of the most sophisticated novels I’ve read in years. Beautiful writing and acute psychological insights.... (read more)

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Sputnik Sweetheart
Sputnik Sweetheart
by Haruki Murakami
Staff Pick
In this compact volume, Murakami has once again concocts a literary Mobius strip of life, longing and shifting realities. If you've been afraid to read Murakami, this is a golden oppurtunity. Sputnik Sweetheart is a perfect introduction for those new to... (read more)

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From Dead to Worse: Sookie Stackhouse Novel #8 (Southern Vampire Series)
From Dead to Worse: Sookie Stackhouse Novel #8 (Southern Vampire Series)
by Charlaine Harris
Staff Pick
From Dead to Worse, the eighth Sookie Stackhouse book by Charlaine Harris, is funny, sexy, sassy, and full of surprises. This series is one of my favorites because Harris creates such a plausible alternate reality. Her main character, Sookie, can't seem... (read more)

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