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A Dog's Purpose
A Dog's Purpose
by W Bruce Cameron
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This is the remarkable story of one endearing dogs search for his purpose over the course of several lives. More than just another charming dog story, A Dogs Purpose touches on the universal quest for an answer to life's most basic question: Why are we... (read more)

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The Descendants
The Descendants
by Kaui Hart Hemmings
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Narrated in a bold, fearless, unforgettable voice and set against the lush, panoramic backdrop of Hawaii, The Descendants is a stunning debut novel about an unconventional family forced to come together and re-create its own legacy. Matthew King was once... (read more)

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Man at the Helm
Man at the Helm
by Nina Stibbe
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Born into a posh family, ten-year old Lizzie Vogel has lived a charmed life thus far, with a big sister who knows everything, a cute baby brother, and a full-time housekeeper who bakes jam tarts. But when, in 1970, Lizzie's father abandons her mother and... (read more)

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The Last Song
The Last Song
by Nicholas Sparks
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Seventeen year old Veronica "Ronnie" Miller's life was turned upside-down when her parents divorced and her father moved from New York City to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Three years later, she remains angry and alientated from her parents... (read more)

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Freedom: A Novel
Freedom: A Novel
by Jonathan Franzen
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In his new novel, Jonathan Franzen surpasses the achievements of his National Book Award-winner, The Corrections. Freedom examines every major theme in American life — politics, class, work, culture, and sex, to name a few — through the lens of one... (read more)

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A Legacy
A Legacy
by Sybille Bedford
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Sybille Bedford (1911–2006) was a German-born English writer, best known for her partly autobiographical works, including A Legacy and its follow-up, Jigsaw: An Unsentimental Education. An outspoken critic of the Nazi regime, Bedford was a fellow... (read more)

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Wingshooters
Wingshooters
by Nina Revoyr
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"Revoyr does a remarkable job of conveying [protagonist] Michelles lost innocence and fear through this accomplished story of family and the dangers of complacency in the face of questionable justice." --Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Revoyr's... (read more)

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Family Life
Family Life
by Akhil Sharma
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First published in 1966 by award-winning Marathi writer Anuradha Vaidya, A Ragdoll for My Heart is a unique free verse novella now making its English debut [?]. The lyrical work, translated by Shruti Nargundkar, tells an age-old story: that of a woman... (read more)

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The Lost Daughter
The Lost Daughter
by Elena Ferrante
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Praise for Elena Ferrante and The Neapolitan Novels “Everyone should read anything with Ferrantes name on it.” —The Boston Globe   “Ferrantes novels are intensely, violently personal, and because of this they seem to... (read more)

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Cutting for Stone (Vintage)
Cutting for Stone (Vintage)
by Abraham Verghese
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I'm used to reading good authors, but Verghese is so good, he blew me away. He writes with such detached compassion that Ethiopia becomes your homeland, and Matron, Ghosh, Marion and Shiva Stone, and all the rest become your friends, your neighbors, and... (read more)

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Someone
Someone
by Alice McDermott
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An ordinary life — its sharp pains and unexpected joys, its bursts of clarity and moments of confusion — lived by an ordinary, but unforgettable woman: this is the subject of Someone, Alice McDermott's extraordinary seventh novel. We first... (read more)

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A Dog's Purpose
A Dog's Purpose
by W Bruce Cameron
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The Sanctuary. High up on the mountain, the Sanctuary is a place of refuge. It is a place where humans save dogs, who, in turn, save the humans. It is a place where the past does not exist, where hopelessness is chased away, where the future hasnand#8217;... (read more)

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My Sunshine Away
My Sunshine Away
by M O Walsh
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Mark and Maggie's annual drive east to visit family has gotten off to a rocky start. By the time they're on the road, it's late, a storm is brewing, and they are no longer speaking to one another. Adding to the stress, Maggie—recently... (read more)

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The Family Fang
The Family Fang
by Kevin Wilson
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Oppen Porter thinks hes dying. (Hes not.) From his hospital bed, with tape recorder in hand, he unspools his tale for the benefit of his unborn son, the tale of his forty-day journey from innocence to experience, from self-described “slow absorber&#... (read more)

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Us
Us
by David Nicholls
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Douglas Petersen may be mild mannered, but behind his reserve lies a sense of humor that, against all odds, seduces beautiful Connie into a second date . . . and eventually into marriage. Now, almost three decades after their relationship first blossomed... (read more)

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Eden in Winter
Eden in Winter
by Richard North Patterson
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Number one New York Times best-selling author Richard North Patterson, author of more than twenty novels, including Degree of Guilt and Silent Witness, returns with the dramatic conclusion to the Blaine trilogy: Eden in Winter, the final volume that... (read more)

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Harlequin Desire #2383: The Billionaire's Daddy Test
Harlequin Desire #2383: The Billionaire's Daddy Test
by Charlene Sands
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Will a Moonlight Beach bachelor make the grade as a father…and a lover? Find out in this novel from USA TODAY bestselling author Charlene Sands.  Left to care for her late sister's baby, Mia D'Angelo goes on a secret mission to find out if the... (read more)

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The Art of Racing in the Rain
The Art of Racing in the Rain
by Garth Stein
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After the umpteenth customer recommended this book to me, I made it my book club pick. The first few lines made me a bit nervous (because it could have gone so terribly wrong, you see), but I was laughing and crying within the first three pages. I... (read more)

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The Way Things Were
The Way Things Were
by Aatish Taseer
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An absorbing family saga set amid the commotion of the last forty years of Indian history The Way Things Were opens with the death of Toby, the Maharaja of Kalasuryaketu, a Sanskritist who has not set foot in India for two decades. Moving back and forth... (read more)

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Revolutionary Road
Revolutionary Road
by Richard Yates
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"A deft, ironic, beautiful novel that deserves to be a classic." —William Styron From the moment of its publication in 1961, Revolutionary Road was hailed as a masterpiece of realistic fiction and as the most evocative portrayal of... (read more)

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