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Go Set a Watchman
Go Set a Watchman
by Harper Lee
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Having sat unpublished for over half a century, the release of Harper Lee's first novel, set 20 years after To Kill a Mockingbird, is truly a literary event. Go Set a Watchman offers an illuminating look at familiar characters and places (Jean Louise... (read more)

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All the Light We Cannot See
All the Light We Cannot See
by Anthony Doerr
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In Anthony Doerr's All the Light We Cannot See, set in France in 1944, a 16-year-old blind French girl and a 17-year-old German soldier are on different yet converging paths. This is an amazing, masterfully executed tale. Each perfect word, each perfect... (read more)

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The Familiar, Volume 1: One Rainy Day in May
The Familiar, Volume 1: One Rainy Day in May
by Mark Z. Danielewski
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From the author of the international best seller House of Leaves and National Book Award-nominated Only Revolutions comes a monumental new novel as dazzling as it is riveting. The Familiar (Vol.1) ranges ... (read more)

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The Small Backs of Children
The Small Backs of Children
by Lidia Yuknavitch
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Lidia Yuknavitch revisits the aching wound of her stillborn child in The Small Backs of Children. While fiction, this moving novel reads like nonfiction — it is so personal. Yuknavitch has the rare and almost magical ability to write beautifully... (read more)

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Armada
Armada
by Ernest Cline
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Zack Lightman has spent his life dreaming. Dreaming that the real world could be a little more like the countless science-fiction books, movies, and videogames he's spent his life consuming. Dreaming that one day, some fantastic, world-altering event... (read more)

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Station Eleven
Station Eleven
by Emily St. John Mandel
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A National Book Award Finalist A PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist Kirsten Raymonde will never forget the night Arthur Leander, the famous Hollywood actor, had a heart attack on stage during a production of King Lear. That was the night when a... (read more)

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The Martian
The Martian
by Andy Weir
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An absolutely riveting adventure about an astronaut stranded on Mars and what he must do to survive. White-knuckle, nail-biting sci-fi adventure at its best. You will never look at a potato the same way after reading this.... (read more)

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Our Souls at Night
Our Souls at Night
by Kent Haruf
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Elderly and widowed, small-town residents Louis and Addie begin a timid, slow affair in order to stave off their solitude. They've both reached the point in their lives when gossip and rumor pale in comparison to the almost desperate need of filling in... (read more)

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A God in Ruins
A God in Ruins
by Kate Atkinson
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Atkinson's A God in Ruins is a companion book to 2014's Life after Life, and it lives up to that fantastic novel (a tall order indeed). A God in Ruins tells the story of Teddy, the beloved brother of Ursula and a pilot in WWII. His family, loves... (read more)

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The Invention of Wings
The Invention of Wings
by Sue Monk Kidd
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From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees, a New York Times bestselling novel about two unforgettable American women. Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the... (read more)

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The Water Knife
The Water Knife
by Paolo Bacigalupi
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In this near-future thriller portraying a severely drought-ridden Southwest, the fate of the region depends on three people — Angel, a Las Vegas water knife whose job it is to ensure his city stays flush; Lucy, a journalist; and Maria, a young... (read more)

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God Help the Child
God Help the Child
by Toni Morrison
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In Morrison's newest novel, the past is always bubbling below the surface, whether it is the culturally ingrained value placed on specific shades of skin tone or a personal history of child abuse and neglect. In true Morrison fashion, this book is not... (read more)

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The Narrow Road to the Deep North
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
by Richard Flanagan
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Winner of the Man Booker Prize A savagely beautiful novel about the many forms of love and death, of war and truth, as one man comes of age, prospers, only to discover all that he has lost. August, 1943. In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the... (read more)

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Orphan Train: Novel
Orphan Train: Novel
by Christina Baker Kline
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Between 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of abandoned children whose fates would be determined by pure luck. Would they be adopted by a kind and... (read more)

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The Goldfinch: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
The Goldfinch: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
by Donna Tartt
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WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE Theo Decker, a 13-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue... (read more)

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The Magician's Land (Magicians Trilogy)
The Magician's Land (Magicians Trilogy)
by Lev Grossman
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Here are some suggestions for places to read this summer: 1) In front of the air-conditioner you finally broke down and bought. 2) At the dog park where they've yet to discover you don't own a dog. 3) While waiting in a ridiculously long line for... (read more)

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Nora Webster
Nora Webster
by Colm Toibin
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From one of contemporary literature’s bestselling, critically acclaimed, and beloved authors: a “luminous” novel (Jennifer Egan, The New York Times Book Review) about a fiercely compelling young widow navigating grief, fear, and longing,... (read more)

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Fourth of July Creek
Fourth of July Creek
by Smith Henderson
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After trying to help Benjamin Pearl, an undernourished, nearly feral eleven-year-old boy living in the Montana wilderness, social worker Pete Snow comes face-to-face with the boy's profoundly disturbed father, Jeremiah. With courage and caution, Pete... (read more)

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The Festival of Insignificance
The Festival of Insignificance
by Milan Kundera
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Milan Kundera's first novel in more than 10 years is a spare, darkly comical book that explores such subjects as art, Stalin, Schopenhauer, the female navel, marionettes, death, and peeing in parks. Deceptively light, The Festival of Insignificance is as... (read more)

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The Making of Zombie Wars
The Making of Zombie Wars
by Aleksandar Hemon
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The seriously, seriously funny roller-coaster ride of sex and violence that Aleksandar Hemon has long promised. Script idea #142: Aliens undercover as cabbies abduct the fiancée of the main character, who has to find a way to a remote planet... (read more)

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