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Frog Music
Frog Music
by Emma Donoghue
PW Review
"Donoghue's first literary crime novel is a departure from her bestselling Room, but it's just as dark and just as gripping as the latter. Based on the circumstances surrounding the grizzly real-life murder of Jenny Bonnet, a law-flouting, pants-wearing... (read more)

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Life after Life
Life after Life
by Kate Atkinson
Staff Pick
Life after Life is not a traditional novel, with its stops and starts, its looping repetitions; Kate Atkinson builds a fully realized world by accruing a constellation of possibilities. It is a fantastically ambitious book, seeking to capture the... (read more)

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Ordinary Grace
Ordinary Grace
by William Kent Krueger
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NOMINATED FOR THE 2014 EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL New Bremen, Minnesota, 1961. The Twins were playing their debut season, ice-cold root beers, were selling out at the soda counter of Halderson’s Drugstore, and Hot Stuff comic books were a mainstay... (read more)

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Leaving Everything Most Loved: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (P.S.)
Leaving Everything Most Loved: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (P.S.)
by Jacqueline Winspear
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In Leaving Everything Most Loved by New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Winspear, Maisie Dobbs investigates the murder of Indian immigrants in London. The year is 1933. Maisie Dobbs is contacted by an Indian gentleman who has come to... (read more)

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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery
by Alan Bradley
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If Nancy Mitford wrote I Capture the Castle or Cold Comfort Farm and starred in them Harriet the Spy you'd have something close to the quirky charm of Bradley's Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie. Even if you figure out the probable culprit before it's... (read more)

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Maisie Dobbs
Maisie Dobbs
by Jacqueline Winspear
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London, 1920. In the aftermath of the Great War and a devastating family tragedy, Laurence Bartram has turned his back on the world. But with a well-timed letter, an old flame manages to draw him back in. Mary Emmetts brother Johnlike Laurence, an... (read more)

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Joyland
Joyland
by Stephen King
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A STUNNING NEW NOVEL FROM ONE OF THE BEST-SELLING AUTHORS OF ALL TIME! Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, Joyland tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy... (read more)

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The Mapping of Love and Death: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (P.S.)
The Mapping of Love and Death: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (P.S.)
by Jacqueline Winspear
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August 1914. As Michael Clifton is mapping land he has just purchased in California's beautiful Santa Ynez Valley, war is declared in Europe—and duty-bound to his father's native country, the young cartographer soon sets sail for England to... (read more)

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Morality Play
Morality Play
by Barry Unsworth
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National... (read more)

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I Am Half-Sick of Shadows: A Flavia de Luce Novel
I Am Half-Sick of Shadows: A Flavia de Luce Novel
by Alan Bradley
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“Every Flavia de Luce novel is a reason to celebrate.”—USA Today   ALAN BRADLEY, AUTHOR OF THE MOST AWARD-WINNING SERIES DEBUT OF ANY YEAR, RETURNS WITH ANOTHER IRRESISTIBLE FLAVIA DE LUCE NOVEL.   “[Alan] Bradley has... (read more)

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The Beekeeper's Apprentice: Or on the Segregation of the Queen/A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes (Mary Russell Novels)
The Beekeeper's Apprentice: Or on the Segregation of the Queen/A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes (Mary Russell Novels)
by Laurie R King
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An Agatha Award Best Novel Nominee Named One of the Century's Best 100 Mysteries by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association From New York Times bestselling author Laurie R. King comes the book that introduced us to the ingenious Mary Russell... (read more)

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A Lesson in Secrets (P.S.)
A Lesson in Secrets (P.S.)
by Jacqueline Winspear
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In the summer of 1932, the career of psychologist and investigator Maisie Dobbs takes an exciting new turn when she accepts an undercover assignment from the British Secret Service. Sent to pose as a junior lecturer at a private college in Cambridge, she... (read more)

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Princess Elizabeth's Spy (Maggie Hope Mysteries)
Princess Elizabeth's Spy (Maggie Hope Mysteries)
by Susan Elia Macneal
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Susan Elia MacNeal introduced the remarkable Maggie Hope in her acclaimed debut, Mr. Churchill’s Secretary. Now Maggie returns to protect Britain’s beloved royals against an international plot—one that could change the course of history.... (read more)

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A Question of Honor (Bess Crawford Mysteries)
A Question of Honor (Bess Crawford Mysteries)
by Charles Todd
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Charles Todd is the author of the Inspector Ian Rutledge mysteries, the Bess Crawford mysteries, and two stand-alone novels. A mother-and-son writing team, they live in Delaware and North Carolina, respectively.... (read more)

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Black Drop (A Sage Adair Historical Mystery, Book 4)
Black Drop (A Sage Adair Historical Mystery, Book 4)
by S. L. Stoner
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The award-winning Sage Adair historical mystery series is written by labor union lawyer and native Oregonian, S. L. Stoner. Reviewers have said that the series "combines rousing adventure with accurate back-to-the-past details" to create "a riveting... (read more)

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A Red Herring Without Mustard: A Flavia de Luce Novel
A Red Herring Without Mustard: A Flavia de Luce Novel
by Alan Bradley
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Alan Bradley, author of the most award-winning series debut of any year, returns with another irresistible Flavia de Luce novel   In the hamlet of Bishop’s Lacey, the insidiously clever and unflappable eleven-year-old... (read more)

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The Gods of Gotham
The Gods of Gotham
by Lyndsay Faye
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One of Publishers Weekly's Top Ten Mystery/Thrillers of the Year One of Kirkus Reviews' Ten Best Crime Novels of the Year One of Gillian Flynn's "Recommendations for the Season" on Today Edgar® Award Nominee for Best Novel ALA Reading List Award... (read more)

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Among the Mad: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (Maisie Dobbs Novels)
Among the Mad: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (Maisie Dobbs Novels)
by Jacqueline Winspear
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "An outstanding historical series . . . deeply empathetic.” (The New York Times Book Review) Christmas Eve, 1931. On the way to see a client, Maisie Dobbs witnesses a man commit suicide on a busy London street. The... (read more)

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The Bones of Paris: A Novel of Suspense
The Bones of Paris: A Novel of Suspense
by Laurie R. King
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New York Times bestselling author Laurie R. King, beloved for her acclaimed Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes series, consistently writes richly detailed and thoroughly suspenseful novels that bring a distant time and place to brilliant life. Now, in this... (read more)

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The Return of the Dancing Master
The Return of the Dancing Master
by Henning Mankell
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When retired policeman Herbert Molin is found brutally slaughtered on his remote farm in the northern forests of Sweden, police find strange tracks in the snow — as if someone had been practicing the tango. Stefan Lindman, a young police officer... (read more)

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