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Southern Charm (No)
Southern Charm (No)
by Tinsley Mortimer
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Southern girl Minty Davenport has always dreamed of skyscrapers, yellow cabs, and a life like Eloises in New York City. So upon graduation from college, she bids adieu to Charleston and makes a beeline for the Big Apple. Almost instantly, she finds... (read more)

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The Peach Keeper
The Peach Keeper
by Sarah Addison Allen
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER It’s the dubious distinction of thirty-year-old Willa Jackson to hail from a fine old Southern family of means that met with financial ruin generations ago. The Blue Ridge Madam—built by Willa’s great-great... (read more)

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Florence Gordon
Florence Gordon
by Brian Morton
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“Exquisitely crafted . . . Witty, nuanced and ultimately moving.” —Maureen Corrigan, Fresh Air   Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, the San Francisco Chronicle, Salon, and The Millions, and a Best... (read more)

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Still Life with Bread Crumbs
Still Life with Bread Crumbs
by Anna Quindlen
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A superb love story from Anna Quindlen, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Rise and Shine, Blessings, and A Short Guide to a Happy Life Still Life with Bread Crumbs begins with an imagined gunshot and ends with a new... (read more)

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The Interestings
The Interestings
by Meg Wolitzer
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Occasionally, you encounter a book that devastates you just because it has to end. The Interestings is one of those remarkable books that you start living in... and, emerging, you are all the richer for the resultant, uncomfortable reflection.... (read more)

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The Flight of Gemma Hardy (P.S.)
The Flight of Gemma Hardy (P.S.)
by Margot Livesey
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Having lost both her parents, and subsequently her beloved uncle, 10-year-old Gemma Hardy is left with her uncle's wife. Her aunt despises Gemma and wastes no time dispatching her off to boarding school, where room and board are exchanged for nonstop... (read more)

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The Girl Who Chased the Moon
The Girl Who Chased the Moon
by Sarah Addison Allen
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In her latest enchanting novel, New York Times bestselling author Sarah Addison Allen invites you to a quirky little Southern town with more magic than a full Carolina moon. Here two very different women discover how to find their place in the world... (read more)

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Random Winds
Random Winds
by Belva Plain
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The Third Wife
The Third Wife
by Lisa Jewell
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Fans of Liane Moriarty and Jojo Moyes will be captivated by this riveting family drama with a dark mystery at its core, from the New York Times bestselling author of The House We Grew Up In. In the early hours of a summer morning, a young woman steps... (read more)

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The Long Way Home
The Long Way Home
by Robin Pilcher
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“The Long Way Home is Robin Pilcher at his best. I devoured every word of this masterful storyteller.”—Debbie Macomber, #1 New York Times bestselling author In the vein of Maeve Binchy, Rosamunde Pilcher, and Nicholas Sparks, New... (read more)

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Those Secrets We Keep
Those Secrets We Keep
by Emily Liebert
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From the author of You Knew Me When and When We Fall Three women. Three lives. Three secrets. On the surface, Sloane has the perfect life—an adoring husband, a precocious daughter, and enough financial security to be a stay-at-home... (read more)

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In Her Shoes
In Her Shoes
by Jennifer Weiner
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Jennifer Weiner is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of eleven books, which have spent a combined five years on the bestseller list, with over 15 million copies in print in thirty-six countries. Her iconic debut Good in Bed is now... (read more)

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Changing Habits
Changing Habits
by Debbie Macomber
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They were sisters once. In a more innocent time, three girls enter the convent. Angelina, Kathleen and Joanna come from very different backgrounds, but they have one thing in common—the desire to join a religious order. Despite the seclusion of the... (read more)

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Wonderland
Wonderland
by Stacey D'Erasmo
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Anna Brundage is a rock star. She is tall and sexy, with a powerhouse voice and an unforgettable mane of red hair. She came out of nowhere, an immediate indie sensation. And then, life happened. Anna went down as fast as she went up, and then walked off... (read more)

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The Grief of Others
The Grief of Others
by Leah Hager Cohen
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“Lush, dark and unsettling, No Book but the World haunted me for days. With great skill, Leah Hager Cohen takes us through a twisty and resonant tale about the price of secrets, the burden of family, the remnants of childhood we never leave behind.&... (read more)

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The Book Club
The Book Club
by Mary Alice Monroe
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Mary Alice Monroe invites you to meet five remarkable characters as she explores the power of friendship with tenderness, honesty and understanding.  On the surface, it is a monthly book club. But for five women, it is so much more. For Eve Porter... (read more)

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My Name Is Memory
My Name Is Memory
by Ann Brashares
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The latest from Ann Brashares, the New York Times bestselling author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, a magical story of reincarnation and a love that lasts more than a lifetime  Daniel has spent centuries falling in love with the... (read more)

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Second Time Around
Second Time Around
by Beth Kendrick
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In June 1997, Camille Peri and Kate Moses launched the daily website Mothers Who Think on Salon.com for women who, like themselves, were starved for smart, honest stories about motherhood -- personal and intimate stories that went beyond tantrum control... (read more)

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Rose Harbor in Bloom
Rose Harbor in Bloom
by Debbie Macomber
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Hailed as “the reigning queen of women’s fiction” (The Sacramento Bee), Debbie Macomber is renowned for her novels of love, friendship, and the promise of fresh starts. Now Macomber returns to the... (read more)

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Love the One You're with
Love the One You're with
by Emily Giffin
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A novel for anyone who has ever wondered: how can I truly love the one I'm with, when I can't forget the one who got away?   Ellen and Andy Graham have the perfect marriage. There is no question how deep their devotion is, and how naturally they... (read more)

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