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An Untamed State
An Untamed State
by Roxane Gay
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An Untamed State is the kind of book that just slices into you — forcing you to feel all its emotions. Gay digs deep and tells a story so searing, so awful, and so beautiful, it's hard to even describe. Set in modern day Haiti and America, this... (read more)

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Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay (Neapolitan Novels #3)
Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay (Neapolitan Novels #3)
by Elena Ferrante
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The incredible story continues in book three of the critically acclaimed Neapolitan Novels! Since the publication of My Brilliant Friend, the first of the Neapolitan novels, Elena Ferrantes fame as one of our most compelling, insightful, and stylish... (read more)

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Still Alice
Still Alice
by Lisa Genova
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In Lisa Genova’s extraordinary New York Times bestselling novel, an accomplished professor diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease learns that her worth is comprised of more than her ability to remember. Now a major motion picture from Sony... (read more)

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Me Before You
Me Before You
by Jojo Moyes
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A New York Times bestseller — with more than one million copies sold — by the author of One Plus One and The Girl You Left Behind They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose... Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an... (read more)

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The Interestings
The Interestings
by Meg Wolitzer
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From bestselling author Meg Wolitzer a dazzling, panoramic novel about what becomes of early talent, and the roles that art, money, and even envy can play in close friendships. The summer that Nixon resigns, six teenagers at a summer camp for the arts... (read more)

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Speedboat
Speedboat
by Renata Adler
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Winner of the Ernest Hemingway Prize for Best First Novel in 1976 It has been more than thirty-five years since Renata Adler’s Speedboat charged through the literary establishment, blasting genre walls and pointing the way for a newly liberated way... (read more)

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The Nightingale
The Nightingale
by Kristin Hannah
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author comes Kristin Hannahs next novel. It is an epic love story and family drama set at the dawn of World War II. She is the author of twenty-one novels. Her previous novels include Home Front, Night Road... (read more)

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After Birth
After Birth
by Elisa Albert
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A widely acclaimed young writer’s fierce new novel, in which childbirth and new motherhood are as high stakes a proving ground as any combat zone. A year has passed since Ari gave birth to Walker, though it went so badly awry she has trouble... (read more)

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Flight Behavior
Flight Behavior
by Barbara Kingsolver
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Flight Behavior transfixes from its opening scene, when a young woman's narrow experience of life is thrown wide with the force of a raging fire. In the lyrical language of her native Appalachia, Barbara Kingsolver bares the rich, tarnished humanity of... (read more)

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
by Rachel Joyce
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National Bestseller • Longlisted For the Man Booker Prize • Named One of the Best Books of the Year By The Washington Post Meet Harold Fry, recently retired. He lives in a small English village with his wife, Maureen, who seems... (read more)

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Into the Beautiful North
Into the Beautiful North
by Luis Alberto Urrea
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Featured in Indiespensable Volume 12! Powell's subscription club offers signed first editions, exclusive content, and unique handpicked gifts. Read about this shipment on our blog!... (read more)

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The Husband's Secret
The Husband's Secret
by Liane Moriarty
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What would happen if you were visited by your younger self, and got a chance for a do-over? Alice Love is twenty-nine years old, madly in love with her husband, and pregnant with their first child. So imagine her surprise when, after a fall, she comes to... (read more)

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Never Too Late
Never Too Late
by Robyn Carr
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#1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr examines the lives of three sisters as they step beyond the roles of wife, mother, daughter and discover the importance of being a woman first  Clare Wilson is starting over. She's had it with her... (read more)

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Oh! You Pretty Things
Oh! You Pretty Things
by Shanna Mahin
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From a PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellow comes a charming and disarming tale of Los Angeles that navigates the fringe of celebrity excess from the other side of Sunset Boulevard. Jess Dunne is third-generation Hollywood, but her star on the boulevard... (read more)

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Academy Street
Academy Street
by Mary Costello
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A vibrant, intimate, hypnotic portrait of one womans life, from an important new writer Tess Lohan is the kind of woman that we meet and fail to notice every day. A single mother. A nurse. A quiet woman, who nonetheless feels things acutely—a... (read more)

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A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing
A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing
by Eimear Mcbride
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Winner, Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, 2014 Winner, Desmond Elliott Prize, 2014 Winner, Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year, 2014 Winner, Goldsmiths Prize, 2013 Finalist for the Folio Prize Shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize NPR's Best Books of... (read more)

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All Fall Down
All Fall Down
by Jennifer Weiner
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From a #1 New York Times bestselling author comes her “best book yet” (Philadelphia Inquirer), a “compulsively readable” novel that shows “there’s no doubt Weiner knows how to deliver a certain kind of story, and well&#... (read more)

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Leaving Time
Leaving Time
by Jodi Picoult
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Jenna Some people used to believe that there was an elephant graveyard—-a place that sick and old elephants would travel to to die. They’d slip away from their herds and would lumber across the dusty landscape, like the titans we read about... (read more)

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The Undomestic Goddess
The Undomestic Goddess
by Sophie Kinsella
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Workaholic attorney Samantha Sweeting has just done the unthinkable. She's made a mistake so huge, it'll wreck any chance of a partnership. Going into utter meltdown, she walks out of her London office, gets on a train, and ends up in the middle of... (read more)

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Emma: A Modern Retelling
Emma: A Modern Retelling
by Alexander Mccall Smith
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Alexander McCall Smith is the author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs series, and the 44 Scotland Street series. He is professor emeritus of medical law at the University... (read more)

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