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Private Vegas (Private)
Private Vegas (Private)
by James Patterson
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Las Vegas is a city of contradictions: seedy and glamorous, secretive and wild, Vegas attracts people of all kinds--especially those with a secret to hide, or a life to leave behind. It's the perfect location for Lester Olsen's lucrative business. He... (read more)

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Twisted Entrapment
Twisted Entrapment
by N'tyse
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Blazing with scandal, deception, temptation, and revenge, this third installment in the Twisted series blurs the lines of infidelity and tests the true meaning of love. Sabrina and Luke’s marriage was shattered years ago after the devastating loss... (read more)

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We the Animals
We the Animals
by Justin Torres
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If just hearing the phrase "lyrical coming-of-age novel" makes your shoulders sag and your attention lag, hold that thought. Justin Torres has breathed fresh life into a tired form. We the Animals is a deranged rollercoaster careening through the lives... (read more)

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A Lesson Before Dying (Vintage Contemporaries)
A Lesson Before Dying (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Ernest J Gaines
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Manana
Manana
by William Hjortsberg
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William Hjortsberg, author of the acclaimed occult thriller Falling Angel, the basis for the hit film Angel Heart, takes readers on a mind-bending ride through Mexico after the Summer of Love, when an American hippie’s life is upended by a gang of... (read more)

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Counternarratives
Counternarratives
by John Keene
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Ranging from the 17th century to the present and crossing multiple continents, Counternarrative's novellas and stories draw upon memoirs, newspaper accounts, detective stories, interrogation transcripts, and speculative fiction to create new and strange... (read more)

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Long Division
Long Division
by Kiese Laymon
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Kiese Laymon's debut novel is a Twain-esque exploration of celebrity, authorship, violence, religion, and coming of age in Post-Katrina Mississippi, written in a voice that's alternately funny, lacerating, and wise. The book contains two interwoven... (read more)

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Journal of a Solitude
Journal of a Solitude
by May Sarton
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"I am here alone for the first time in weeks," May Sarton begins this book, "to take up my 'real' life again at last. That is what is strange--that friends, even passionate love,are not my real life, unless there is time alone in which to explore what is... (read more)

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Healing Grace #3: Balm of Gilead: A Healing Grace Novel
Healing Grace #3: Balm of Gilead: A Healing Grace Novel
by Adina Senft
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The third installment in the Healing Grace series finds young Amish widow Sarah Yoder facing her greatest challenge--herself. Sarah hasn't seen Henry Byler since he became engaged to an Englisch woman, which is best for her peace of mind. She's busy with... (read more)

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Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History
Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History
by Eduardo Galeano
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The great Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan writer and journalist, has spent some five decades in literary pursuit of restoring memory, veracity, and justice to their once-exalted heights. Resounding throughout his works are the amplified echoes of the... (read more)

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Schindler's List
Schindler's List
by Thomas Keneally
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The acclaimed bestselling classic of Holocaust literature, winner of the Booker Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Award for Fiction, and the inspiration for the classic film—“a masterful account of the growth of the human soul” (Los... (read more)

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Mambo in Chinatown
Mambo in Chinatown
by Jean Kwok
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From the bestselling author of Girl in Translation, an inspiring novel about a young woman torn between her family duties in Chinatown and her escape into a more Western world. Twenty-two-year-old Charlie Wong grew up in New Yorks Chinatown, the older... (read more)

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Believing the Lie: A Lynley Novel
Believing the Lie: A Lynley Novel
by Elizabeth George
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Is it an accident? Or murder? Inspector Thomas Lynley is mystified when hes sent undercover to investigate the death of Ian Cresswell at the request of the mans uncle, wealthy and influential Bernard Fairclough. The death has been ruled an accidental... (read more)

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Maud's Line
Maud's Line
by Margaret Verble
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A debut novel chronicling the life and loves of a headstrong, earthy, and magnetic heroine Eastern Oklahoma, 1928. Eighteen-year-old Maud Nail lives with her rogue father and sensitive brother on one of the allotments parceled out by the U.S. Government... (read more)

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The Gods of Tango
The Gods of Tango
by Carolina De Robertis
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CAROLINA DE ROBERTIS was raised in England, Switzerland, and California by Uruguayan parents. She is the author of two previous novels, Perla and The Invisible Mountain (a Best Book of 2009 according to theSan Francisco Chronicle, O... (read more)

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Painting Their Portraits in Winter: Stories
Painting Their Portraits in Winter: Stories
by Myriam Gurba
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In this artfully crafted collection of new short stories by award-winning author Myriam Gurba, nothing is as it seems on the surface. A Mexican grandmother tells creepy yet fascinating ghost stories to her granddaughters as a way to make them sit still (... (read more)

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We Need New Names (14 Edition)
We Need New Names (14 Edition)
by Noviolet Bulawayo
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A remarkable literary debut -- shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize! The unflinching and powerful story of a young girl's journey out of Zimbabwe and to America. Darling is only ten years old, and yet she must navigate a fragile and violent world. In... (read more)

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After the Tall Timber: Collected Nonfiction
After the Tall Timber: Collected Nonfiction
by Renata Adler
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Renata Adler was born in Milan and raised in Connecticut. She received a B.A. from Bryn Mawr, an M.A. from Harvard, a D.d’E.S. from the Sorbonne, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and an LL.D. (honorary) from Georgetown. Adler became a staff writer at... (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 Devil's Dictionary (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Devil's Dictionary (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Ambrose Bierce
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Born in Ohio in 1842, journalist, short-story writer and critic Ambrose Bierce developed into one of this country's most celebrated and cynical wits — a merciless "American Swift" whose literary barbs were aimed at folly, self-delusion... (read more)

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