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The Condition (P.S.)
The Condition (P.S.)
by Jennifer Haigh
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The world falls apart for the privileged McKotch family when its youngest member, Gwen, is diagnosed with Turner's Syndrome. As fascinating as the diagnosis aspect of this novel is, the heart of the story is really in watching Gwen grapple with her... (read more)

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The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion (Large Print)
The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion (Large Print)
by Fannie Flagg
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Oh, it's a happy day when there is a brand-new Fannie Flagg novel! There is something so comforting and soothing about diving into her version of small-town Alabama. Here she follows two families; the Simmonses of Point Clear, Alabama, in 2005 and the... (read more)

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Iodine
Iodine
by Haven Kimmel
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Haven Kimmel's gorgeous fourth novel is disturbing and brilliant in equal measure. Iodine is unlike any book I've ever read; woven through with psychoanalyses, dreams, hallucinations, and mythology, you are never sure which version of our narrator's... (read more)

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Underground Man
Underground Man
by Mick Jackson
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Based on the real life of William John Cavendish-Bentinck-Scott, the fifth Duke of Portland, The Underground Man explores the psychology behind an eccentric, reclusive man who is just a bit too delicate to navigate society. Welbeck Abbey, his grand... (read more)

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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (Vintage International)
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (Vintage International)
by Patrick Suskind
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Perfume is a well-written, genre-crossing historical tale that delves into the macabre, but it also has the rare quality of being able to change the way you experience life, albeit through an olfactory perspective. Perfume does more than let you get lost... (read more)

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The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
by Katherine Howe
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Connie moves into her grandmother's house to ready it for sale.  She stumbles upon an ancient key with a tiny piece of paper rolled up inside that which reads: "Deliverance Dane."  The search for the meaning of this phrase leads Connie to witches... (read more)

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Night Film
Night Film
by Marisha Pessl
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A labyrinthine, complex literary horror-mystery novel, Night Film has a seemingly endless amount of twists and turns. I was immediately and completely sucked into the story: a dark tale of an infamous horror filmmaker, his ethereal daughter, the... (read more)

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Round House (12 Edition)
Round House (12 Edition)
by Louise Erdrich
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Exploring themes of crime, justice, and revenge, Erdrich spins a tale of the brutal rape of a Native American woman who lives on a reservation in North Dakota. When 13-year-old Joe's mother is raped and very nearly murdered, he watches as his family... (read more)

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The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession
by Allison Hoover Bartlett
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Wow! What a fascinating book about a fascinating man: John Gilkey, professional book thief. Hoover Bartlett seems to have a hard time untangling herself from her story, which gives the book an interesting discordant feel. It is practically impossible to... (read more)

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Sister Carrie (04 Edition)
Sister Carrie (04 Edition)
by Theodore Dreiser
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At the turn of the century, a country girl leaves home for the big city. At a time when the only option for women was to marry well, Carrie shows us a different road. While her rabid ambition and vanity indicate her true nature, the society in which she... (read more)

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When She Woke
When She Woke
by Hillary Jordan
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When She Woke is a particularly good nod to Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, but even more, it is a fabulous tale of self discovery. When Hannah Payne wakes up with red skin (a punishment as well as an indicator of her crime), it catapults her into a... (read more)

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Mr G: Novel About the Creation (12 Edition)
Mr G: Novel About the Creation (12 Edition)
by Alan Lightman
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Alan Lightman tackles the gigantic task of explaining the universe in his new novel, Mr g. The latest theories in science and physics, along with a dose of theology, produce this slim novella that packs a punch. The narrator, Mr g, creates several... (read more)

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Beatrice and Virgil
Beatrice and Virgil
by Yann Martel
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Wow — 9 years was certainly worth the wait!  Henry L'Hôte is a wildly successful novelist who is thwarted in his desire to publish his next novel. While taking a break from writing, he receives a mysterious package from a fan who sends part... (read more)

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The Vanishing of Katharina Linden
The Vanishing of Katharina Linden
by Helen Grant
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Ten-year-old Pia Kolvenbach is smart, resourceful, brave, and wise beyond her years. When young girls start disappearing in her tiny German town, Pia is desperate to know the cause. She discovers that the vanishings echo others from the distant past... (read more)

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Salvation City
Salvation City
by Sigrid Nunez
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Salvation City is a coming-of-age tale that is complicated by far more than the usual adolescent angst. Thirteen-year-old Cole has lost both parents to a flu pandemic and nearly dies himself. The pandemic has ripped apart the United States, leaving... (read more)

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The Sense of an Ending
The Sense of an Ending
by Julian Barnes
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A reflection on time, aging, memory, and remorse, The Sense of an Ending packs a giant sentimental (but not schmaltzy) punch. Beginning in an English boarding school (I am such a sucker for boarding school stories!), the book follows Tony Webster through... (read more)

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The Illumination: A Novel
The Illumination: A Novel
by Kevin Brockmeier
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What if suddenly you could actually see the pain of others?  What if suddenly you couldn't stop seeing the pain of others? In Kevin Brockmeier's latest, that is precisely the dilemma in which the entire world finds itself. Every cut, every bruise... (read more)

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The Blind Contessa's New Machine
The Blind Contessa's New Machine
by Carey Wallace
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Carey Wallace has written a beautiful little novella based on the invention of the first typewriter. Who knew it was for a blind woman? In 1808, Pellegrino Turri invented his "writing machine" to help the blind communicate. The Blind Contessa's New... (read more)

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Solar
Solar
by Ian McEwan
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Solar is a fascinating look at one man's hubris in both his personal life — with five wives and many more lovers — and his professional life as a Nobel Prize-winning physicist working on the problems of global warming. With engaging science and... (read more)

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The Vanishing of Katharina Linden
The Vanishing of Katharina Linden
by Helen Grant
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Ten-year-old Pia Kolvenbach is smart, resourceful, brave, and wise beyond her years. When young girls start disappearing in her tiny German town, Pia is desperate to know the cause. She discovers that the vanishings echo others from the distant past... (read more)

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