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Beautiful Ruins (P.S.)
Beautiful Ruins (P.S.)
by Jess Walter
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Jess Walter gets nearer the Pulitzer with Beautiful Ruins. Chance meetings during the 1962 filming of Cleopatra in Italy set in motion events that spiral into the present day. Walter captures perfectly how the best part of life is that it doesn't turn... (read more)

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Outlander
Outlander
by Diana Gabaldon
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History, time travel, Highland lore, romance, battle, dead sexy Scottish men, and well-written repartee... I dare you to find one thing in that list that doesn't sound completely riveting. You can't do it, can you? Outlander may technically be... (read more)

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S.
by J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst
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Anyone familiar with J. J. Abrams's cultishly popular film and TV projects should know exactly what to expect from his first foray into the printed word: the unexpected. This über-meta, genre-blending novel (akin to House of Leaves and Cloud Atlas... (read more)

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Last Evenings on Earth
Last Evenings on Earth
by Roberto Bolano
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When he died in 2003, at the age of 50, Roberto Bolaño was all but unknown anywhere north of the Rio Grande, yet he is now acclaimed internationally and considered among the most eminent figures in Latin American letters. Chilean by... (read more)

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Landline
Landline
by Rainbow Rowell
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In New York Times bestselling author Rainbow Rowell's Landline, Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. That its been in trouble for a long time. She still loves her husband, Neal, and Neal still loves her, deeply — but that almost... (read more)

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The Brothers Karamazov
The Brothers Karamazov
by Fyodor Dostoevsky (Pevear & Volokhonsky)
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In this stunning masterpiece, Dostoevsky weaves together a murder mystery, a psychological thriller, and a taut courtroom drama with religious ideas, observations about family dysfunction, and some blistering social commentary. Absolutely brilliant!... (read more)

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An Echo in the Bone
An Echo in the Bone
by Diana Gabaldon
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At last! The seventh book in Diana Gabaldon's Outlander saga is here! I could hardly wait to get my hands on it — and I was not disappointed. While Claire and Jamie are caught up in the American Revolution, their daughter Brianna has settled back... (read more)

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Possession: A Romance
Possession: A Romance
by A.S. Byatt
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Byatt's use of language is lyrical and poignant. It drips from the pages like honey from a lover's tongue....Possession is the sheer essence of Byatt's work. She weaves the tale of a pair of literary scholars studying the lives of two Victorian poets. As... (read more)

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Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse #10)
Dead in the Family (Sookie Stackhouse #10)
by Charlaine Harris
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Dead in the Family is much more character driven than the last book in Charlaine Harris's Sookie Stackhouse series. Finding a dead body on her land (no, not the one she knew was there) leads to the discovery that someone (the new Vampire King? the FBI... (read more)

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The Age of Miracles
The Age of Miracles
by Karen Thompson Walker
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As if facing the everyday insecurities and turmoil of adolescence isn't enough, 11-year-old Julia lives within the reality of a post-apocalyptic situation as the earth's rotation begins slowing by measurable degrees each day. Relationships, personal and... (read more)

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Quiet American, the (Movie Tie-In)
Quiet American, the (Movie Tie-In)
by Graham Greene
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One of the first things I learned living abroad is that much of the world places far less value on the idea of "innocence" than Americans do. The cult of innocence is an American ideal. One of the finest, most insightful portrayals of an American... (read more)

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This Is Between Us
This Is Between Us
by Kevin Sampsell
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Chronicling five years of a troubled romance,This Is Between Us offers an intimate view of one couples struggle — from the illicit beginnings of sexual obsession to the fragile architecture of a pieced-together family. Full of sweet moments... (read more)

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The Great Fire
The Great Fire
by Shirley Hazzard
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The Great Fire is one of the most sophisticated novels I’ve read in years. Beautiful writing and acute psychological insights.... (read more)

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The Age of Miracles
The Age of Miracles
by Karen Thompson Walker
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As if facing the everyday insecurities and turmoil of adolescence isn't enough, 11-year-old Julia lives within the reality of a post-apocalyptic situation as the earth's rotation begins slowing by measurable degrees each day. Relationships, personal and... (read more)

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A Hunger Like No Other
A Hunger Like No Other
by Kresley Cole
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Welcome to the world of Kresley Cole and the Lore. If you love paranormal romances featuring feisty heroines and sexy alpha males, these are the books for you. Passion and fate collide when gentle half-vampire Emmaline Troy is captured by the fierce... (read more)

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The Host
The Host
by Stephenie Meyer
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You may know Stephenie Meyer's name due to her wildly successful young adult vampire series, The Twilight Saga. She takes a break from that with her latest, The Host; touted as her first book for "adults," it's a fun science fiction novel, with just a... (read more)

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Breathers: A Zombie's Lament
Breathers: A Zombie's Lament
by S. G. Browne
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Vampires get to be in love and sell millions of books. Why shouldn't zombies get the same privileges? Breathers corrects this egregious oversight with an undead love story that manages, against all odds, to be tender and funny. And full of brains.... (read more)

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Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
by Laura Esquivel
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A love story wrapped in divine Mexican dishes with just enough charm, magic, and romance to make it a one-of-a-kind fairy tale. Esquivel's writing is so lyrical and animated you can smell the sausages on the grill and feel the overwhelming emotions of... (read more)

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A Hellion in Her Bed (Hellions of Halstead Hall)
A Hellion in Her Bed (Hellions of Halstead Hall)
by Sabrina Jeffries
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The second installment of the Hellions of Halstead Hall series, Hellion in Her Bed is as delightfully witty and charming as the first book, The Truth about Lord Stoneville. Lovely brewster Annabel Lake challenges notorious Lord Jarrett Sharpe, the heir... (read more)

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The Mad Scientist's Daughter
The Mad Scientist's Daughter
by Cassandra Rose Clarke
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"I believe I'm one of a kind." In a world full of sentient robots exploited by humankind, Cat knows there is no one else like her childhood tutor, Finn. The tapestry of her life is woven with uncertainty and loss as she makes increasingly poor... (read more)

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