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The Holiday Season
The Holiday Season
by Michael Knight
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Simultaneously hilarious and heartbreaking, "The Holiday Season" is a tender rumination on the nature of family, the power of love, and a particularly complicated time of year.... (read more)

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Barrel Fever: Stories and Essays
Barrel Fever: Stories and Essays
by David Sedaris
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In David Sedaris's world, no one is safe and no cow is sacred. Sedaris's collection of essays and stories is a rollicking tour through the national Zeitgeist: a do-it-yourself suburban dad saves money by performing home surgery; a man who is loved too... (read more)

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All Woman and Springtime
All Woman and Springtime
by Brandon W. Jones
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Before she met Il-sun in an orphanage, Gi was a hollow husk of a girl, broken from growing up in one of North Korea's forced-labor camps. A mathematical genius, she learned to cope with pain by retreating into a realm of numbers and calculations, an... (read more)

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The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards: Stories
The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards: Stories
by Robert Boswell
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An exhilarating collection, as brash as it is wise, by one of our great storytellers Set mainly in small, gritty American cities, each of these stories is a world unto itself. A mans obsessive visits to a fortuneteller leave him nearly homeless. Time... (read more)

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The Monsters of Templeton
The Monsters of Templeton
by Lauren Groff
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Mystery, academic comedy, ghost story, literary romance... Monsters of Templeton is a rich, rewarding debut whose pieces stitch together seamlessly. A smart pleasure, it is one of my favorite (and most frequently recommended) books of the year.... (read more)

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Secret Daughter (11 Edition)
Secret Daughter (11 Edition)
by Shilpi Somaya Gowda
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Somers life is everything sheimagined it would be—shesnewly married and has startedher career as a physician in SanFrancisco—until she makes the devastatingdiscovery she never will beable to have children. The same year in India, a... (read more)

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Life Goes on
Life Goes on
by Hans Keilson
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Published when the author was just twenty-three, Life Goes On was Hans Keilsons literary debut, an extraordinary autobiographical novel that paints a dark yet illuminating portrait of Germany between the world wars. It is the story of Herr Seldersen&... (read more)

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The Gift
The Gift
by Cecelia Ahern
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The Gift is a magical, fable-like Christmas story from Cecelia Ahern, the celebrated New York Times bestselling author of P.S. I Love You and Thanks for the Memories. The story of Lou Suffern, a successful executive frustrated by the fact that he spends... (read more)

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For Today I Am a Boy
For Today I Am a Boy
by Kim Fu
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Peter Huang and his sisters — elegant Adele, shrewd Helen, and Bonnie the bon vivant — grow up in a house of many secrets, then escape the confines of small-town Ontario and spread from Montreal to California to Berlin. Peters own... (read more)

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The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore
The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore
by Benjamin Hale
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Bruno Littlemore is quite unlike any chimpanzee in the world. Precocious, self-conscious and preternaturally gifted, young Bruno, born and raised in a habitat at the local zoo, falls under the care of a university primatologist named Lydia Littlemore... (read more)

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Little Children
Little Children
by Tom Perrotta
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Tom Perrotta's thirty-ish parents of young children are a varied and surprising bunch. There's Todd, the handsome stay-at-home dad dubbed "The Prom King" by the moms of the playground; Sarah, a lapsed feminist with a bisexual past, who seems to have... (read more)

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Knit the Season (Friday Night Knitting Club Novels)
Knit the Season (Friday Night Knitting Club Novels)
by Kate Jacobs
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The ladies of the #1 New York Times bestselling Friday Night Knitting Club return in a moving, laugh-out-loud celebration of special times with friends and family… Whipping up chocolate-orange scones at pastry school is Dakota Walkers passion, but... (read more)

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Shout Her Lovely Name
Shout Her Lovely Name
by Natalie Serber
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Mothers and daughters ride the familial tide of joy, regret, loathing, and love in these stories of resilient and flawed women. In a battle between a teenage daughter and her mother, wheat bread and plain yogurt become weapons. An aimless college student,... (read more)

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One Day (Vintage Contemporaries)
One Day (Vintage Contemporaries)
by David Nicholls
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After spending an amazing day and night together in Paris, Just One Year is Willem's story, picking up where Just One Day ended. His story of their year of quiet longing and near misses is a perfect counterpoint to Allyson's own as Willem undergoes a... (read more)

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The Life of Our Lord: Written for His Children During the Years 1846 to 1849
The Life of Our Lord: Written for His Children During the Years 1846 to 1849
by Charles Dickens
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andlt;Iandgt;Charles Dickens'sandlt;/Iandgt; other andlt;Iandgt;Christmas classic, with a new introduction by Dickens's great-great-grandson, Gerald Charles Dickens.andlt;/Iandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Charles Dickens wrote andlt;Iandgt;The Life of Our... (read more)

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Christmas Poems (99 Edition)
Christmas Poems (99 Edition)
by Hollander
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Mr. Chartwell
Mr. Chartwell
by Rebecca Hunt
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July 1964. Chartwell House, Kent: Winston Churchill wakes at dawn. There's a dark, mute "presence" in the room that focuses on him with rapt concentration. It's Mr. Chartwell. Soon after, in London, Esther Hammerhans, a librarian at the House of... (read more)

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The Mischief of the Mistletoe: A Pink Carnation Christmas (Pink Carnation Novels)
The Mischief of the Mistletoe: A Pink Carnation Christmas (Pink Carnation Novels)
by Lauren Willig
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Despite her dear friend Jane Austen's warning against teaching, Arabella Dempsey accepts a position at a girls' school in Bath, just before Christmas. She hardly imagines coming face-to-face with French aristocrats and international spies. Reginald... (read more)

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Christmas Holiday (Vintage International)
Christmas Holiday (Vintage International)
by W Somerset Maugham
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Charley Mason, a nice young Englishman from a responsible, privileged home, goes to Paris for a five-day Christmas holiday. But instead of seeing the sights, he winds up involved with the Paris underworld, where he hears the stories of Robert Berger, a... (read more)

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The Reader
The Reader
by Bernhard Schlink
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A young man and an older woman have a torrid love affair, until she disappears one day without a trace. Ten years later, he's in law school, watching a trial, and there she is: charged with Nazi war crimes! Yes, she does have a secret, but it's not what... (read more)

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