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A Tale for the Time Being
A Tale for the Time Being
by Ruth Ozeki
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A brilliant, unforgettable novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki — shortlisted for the Booker Prize. “A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be.” In Tokyo,... (read more)

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A Little Life
A Little Life
by Hanya Yanagihara
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A rich and detailed examination of four friends that meet in college. At the center is Jude, a lawyer with a past he doesn't talk about. He wears long sleeves in hot weather, walks with a limp, and lives with chronic pain. With steely compassion and an... (read more)

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Delicious Foods
Delicious Foods
by James Hannaham
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Held captive by her employers — and by her own demons — on a mysterious farm, a widow struggles to reunite with her young son in this uniquely American story of freedom, perseverance, and survival. Darlene, a widow and mother devastated by... (read more)

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China Dolls
China Dolls
by Lisa See
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The New York Times bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, and Shanghai Girls has garnered international acclaim for her great skill at rendering the intricate relationships of women and the complex meeting of history and... (read more)

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Family Life
Family Life
by Akhil Sharma
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Sharma has written a simple, shattering book about tragedy that takes you so completely on a journey that by the final line, Ajay (the narrator) is your avatar and the three-minute disaster that has shaped his life is your disaster. Family Life is one of... (read more)

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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
by Junot Diaz
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The most talked about — and praised — first novel of 2007, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who, from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister,... (read more)

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The House on Mango Street (Vintage Contemporaries)
The House on Mango Street (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Sandra Cisneros
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Thirty Girls
Thirty Girls
by Susan Minot
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Esther Akello is one of thirty Ugandan teenage girls abducted from a Catholic boarding school by rebel bandits. Held captive by the Lord’s Resistance Army, Esther is forced to witness and commit unspeakable atrocities. She is struggling to survive,... (read more)

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The Distant Marvels
The Distant Marvels
by Chantel Acevedo
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"With baroque detail, intense pacing and a melodramatic plot, Acevedo depicts pivotal moments in Cuba's history through the eyes of a humble but hardly ordinary woman." The Miami Herald... (read more)

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Prudence
Prudence
by David Treuer
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A haunting and unforgettable novel about love, loss, race, and desire in World War II–era America. On a sweltering day in August 1942, Frankie Washburn returns to his family's rustic Minnesota resort for one last visit before he joins the war as a... (read more)

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The Good Lord Bird
The Good Lord Bird
by James McBride
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From the bestselling author of The Color of Water and Song Yet Sung comes the story of a young boy born a slave who joins John Brown’s antislavery crusade — and who must pass as a girl to survive. Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in... (read more)

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Joe Pickett Novel #14: Stone Cold
Joe Pickett Novel #14: Stone Cold
by C J Box
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A New York Times bestselling "suspenseful, action-filled ride" (The Denver Post) from the author of the Joe Pickett novels... Everything about the rich stranger is a mystery: the massive, isolated ranch in the remote Black Hills of Wyoming, the... (read more)

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The Girl Who Fell from the Sky
The Girl Who Fell from the Sky
by Heidi W. Durrow
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Heartbreaking in its honesty, this perfect jewel of a novel mirrors the real life of the author, who grew up biracial in Portland, Oregon, in the 1980s. After an accident claims her family, Rachel is sent to live with her grandmother in a predominantly... (read more)

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The Marauders
The Marauders
by Tom Cooper
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The Louisiana bayou — devastated first by Katrina, then by the BP oil spill — forms the setting for this lively debut novel featuring a one-armed, substance-using (and abusing), treasure-hunting ex-shrimper along with a slew of oddball... (read more)

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She Weeps Each Time You're Born
She Weeps Each Time You're Born
by Quan Barry
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A luminous fiction debut: the tumultuous history of modern Vietnam as experienced by a young girl born under mysterious circumstances a few years before reunification — and with the otherworldly ability to hear the voices of the dead. At the peak... (read more)

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Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel
Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel
by Jeannette Walls
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Lily Casey Smith is a woman who won't take no for an answer if there's any way around it. She embarks on journeys and has experiences that only someone with iron-willed character could survive: As a child, she gets her young siblings up a cottonwood tree... (read more)

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Frog Music
Frog Music
by Emma Donoghue
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Frog Music is a thrilling work of historical fiction by one of my favorite authors. Set in 1870s San Francisco, Donoghue's first mystery introduces Blanche and Jenny, two remarkable characters who keep us mesmerized as the story powerfully unfolds. If... (read more)

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All Our Names
All Our Names
by Dinaw Mengestu
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The story of two young men named Isaac who meet during an African revolution, one of whom stays in Africa, the other who comes to America. A powerful exploration of identity and what it means to be an outsider.... (read more)

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Ukraine Diaries: Dispatches from Kiev
Ukraine Diaries: Dispatches from Kiev
by Andrey Kurkov
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An acclaimed novelist offers Ukrainian dispatches from the heart of Kiev -16°C, sunlight, silence. I drove the children to school, then went to see the revolution. I walked between the tents. Talked with rev­olutionaries. They were weary... (read more)

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A Tale for the Time Being
A Tale for the Time Being
by Ruth Ozeki
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A brilliant, unforgettable, and long-awaited novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki. “A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be.” In Tokyo, sixteen-year-... (read more)

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