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101 Detectives
101 Detectives
by Ivan Vladislavic
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Ivan Vladislavic, author of Double Negative and The Restless Supermarket, invites readers to do some detective work of their own. Each story can be read as a story, but many hide clues and patterns. Whether skewering extreme marketing techniques or... (read more)

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The One Before
The One Before
by Juan Jos Saer
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"The most important Argentinian writer since Borges."—The Independent The One Before is a triptych of sorts, consisting of a series of short pieces—called "Arguments"—and two longer stories—"Half-Erased" and "The... (read more)

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The Ghosts Who Travel with Me: A Literary Pilgrimage Through Brautigan's America
The Ghosts Who Travel with Me: A Literary Pilgrimage Through Brautigan's America
by Allison Green
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Curious about her enduring love for Richard Brautigan's work, Allison Green embarks on a roadtrip tracing the route of his most famous work, Trout Fishing in America. As she travels, she examines the way we relate to the things that influence us--the... (read more)

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The Loved Ones
The Loved Ones
by Mary Beth Hughes
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“A writer of dexterity and imagination.”—New York Times Book Review The nationally best-selling Hughes returns with a darkly brilliant Mad Men-esque drama of family secrets and professional lies reminiscent of Richard Yates Revolutionary... (read more)

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The Household Spirit
The Household Spirit
by Tod Wodicka
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There's something wrong next door. At least, that's what neighbors Howie Jeffries and Emily Phane both think. Since his daughter and wife moved out, Howie has been alone. Emily couldn't be more different: she's irreverent, outgoing and seemingly well... (read more)

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The Hopeful
The Hopeful
by Tracy O'neill
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A figure skating prodigy, sixteen-year old Alivopro Doyle is one of a few "hopefuls" racing against nature's clock to try and jump and spin their way into the Olympics. But when a disastrous fall fractures two vertebrae, leaving Ali addicted to... (read more)

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The Mountain Story
The Mountain Story
by Lori Lansens
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Wolf Truly, on his way to commit suicide on a mountain peak, meets a mother, daughter, and grandmother who carry their own emotional secrets. When they get lost and stranded, all bets are off. A fast-paced, page-turning mystery set in a remote and... (read more)

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My Life as a Mermaid, and Other Stories
My Life as a Mermaid, and Other Stories
by Jen Grow
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This debut collection stares down the dark side of what it means to live 'happily ever after.' The characters — among them, a suburban wife, an alcoholic mother, two homeless men, and an injured veteran — grapple with being voiceless and... (read more)

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Off the Map #2: Sideswiped
Off the Map #2: Sideswiped
by Lia Riley
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Love is uncharted territory... Sometimes in order to find yourself, you need to venture off the map. Book 2 in the OFF THE MAP series Talia and Bran broke all the rules and navigated dark and stormy emotional waters to be together and now that they... (read more)

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Dinner with Buddha
Dinner with Buddha
by Roland Merullo
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The author of Breakfast with Buddha brings his characteristic whimsy to a new novel about New York book editor Otto Ringling and Mongolian monk Volya Rinpoche, who embark on a road trip from Rinpoche's meditation center in North Dakota to the glitter and... (read more)

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Erewhon and Erewhon Revisited (Dover Thrift Editions)
Erewhon and Erewhon Revisited (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Samuel Butler
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In Erewhon, an anagram for "nowhere," sickness is a punishable crime, criminals receive compassionate medical treatment, and machines are banned, lest they evolve and take over. Originally published in 1872, the proto-steampunk novel Erewhon won its... (read more)

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Handle with Care
Handle with Care
by Jodi Picoult
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When Willow is born with severe osteogenesis imperfecta, her parents are devastated—she will suffer hundreds of broken bones as she grows, a lifetime of pain. In this provocative story from the #1 New York Times bestselling author, “Picoult... (read more)

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Waverley (Oxford World's Classics)
Waverley (Oxford World's Classics)
by Walter Scott, Sir
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"The most romantic parts of this narrative are precisely those which have a foundation in fact." Edward Waverley, a young English soldier in the Hanoverian army, is sent to Scotland where he finds himself caught up in events that quickly transform from... (read more)

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Killing Monica
Killing Monica
by Candace Bushnell
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In KILLING MONICA Bushnell spoofs and skewers her way through pop culture, celebrity worship, fame, and even the meaning of life itself, when a famous writer must resort to faking her own death in order to get her life back from her most infamous... (read more)

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Danny's Mom
Danny's Mom
by Elaine Wolf
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Friday Night Lights meets Ordinary People when Beth Maller returns to her job as a guidance counselor at Meadow Brook High School shortly after an unspeakable family tragedy. Railing against the everyday injustices she had overlooked until her world... (read more)

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Viral: Stories
Viral: Stories
by Emily Mitchell
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A strange guidebook tells foreign visitors how to travel in a recognizable but dreamlike United States where mirrors are haunted and the Statue of Liberty wears a bowler hat; a supervisor in a department store must discipline his employees for failing to... (read more)

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The Sea Garden
The Sea Garden
by Deborah Lawrenson
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Present day. On a lush Mediterranean island off the French coast, Ellie Brooke has accepted a commission to restore an abandoned garden. It seems idyllic, but the longer Ellie spends at the house and garden, the more she senses darkness, and a lingering... (read more)

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Great Shakespeare Actors: Burbage to Branagh
Great Shakespeare Actors: Burbage to Branagh
by Stanley Wells
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Great Shakespeare Actors offers a series of essays on great Shakespeare actors from his time to ours, starting by asking whether Shakespeare himself was the first--the answer is No--and continuing with essays on the men and women who have given great... (read more)

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Hotel Moscow
Hotel Moscow
by Talia Carner
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In late September 1993, Brooke Fielding, a thirty-eight-year-old New York investment manager and the daughter of Jewish Holocaust survivors, accepts an invitation to teach entrepreneurial skills to Russian businesswomen in Moscow. Though excited by the... (read more)

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How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky
How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky
by Lydia Netzer
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1   At the time her mother fell down the stairs to her death in Toledo, Irene was far away in Pittsburgh, working in a lab. As her mother bounced down a flight of stairs in a bright city on the sparkling shore of Lake Erie, Irene sat in a dark room,... (read more)

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