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Gold
Gold
by Chris Cleave
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Chris Cleave's Gold is a departure from his previous two books: there are no horrific scenes of violence, but rather a tightly woven tale of friendship, family, and, surprisingly, unrelenting ambition. Sounds a bit incongruous, doesn't it? Yet, in Cleave'... (read more)

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The Sense of an Ending (Large Print)
The Sense of an Ending (Large Print)
by Julian Barnes
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Julian Barnes won the Man Booker Prize for this lyrical little tome, and, in spite of the controversy surrounding the prize and the 2011 shortlist, I believe he deserved the award. It's the kind of book that one races through, stopping every now and then... (read more)

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Sister Carrie (58 Edition)
Sister Carrie (58 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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Perks of Being a Wallflower (12 Edition)
Perks of Being a Wallflower (12 Edition)
by Stephen Chbosky
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This coming-of-age story absolutely shines. Charlie is your average teenager trying to navigate the treacherous waters of adolescence, yet he's so much more than that. Recognizing something special in Charlie, a teacher feeds him literature and tries to... (read more)

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The Round House
The Round House
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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Enon
Enon
by Paul Harding
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Charlie Crosby (grandson of Tinkers' George Crosby) is trying to come to terms with the death of his daughter, Kate, which he does in an unusual way. He recreates her in many different incarnations: he imagines her in a scenario, has an interaction with... (read more)

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This Book Will Save Your Life
This Book Will Save Your Life
by A. M. Homes
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This Book Will Save Your Life, is, it is true, less biting than some of A. M. Homes's earlier work. But in her deadpan, signature way, it is no less funny, moving, or surreal. A meditation on the meaninglessness of existence and an incisive examination... (read more)

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Incendiary: A Novel
Incendiary: A Novel
by Chris Cleave
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You really have to give some giant props to a novel that starts out, "Dear Osama."  What follows is a searing portrait of a woman riven by grief, pain, guilt, and horror at the (particularly gruesome) death of her husband and child due to a terrorist... (read more)

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The Devil All the Time
The Devil All the Time
by Donald Ray Pollock
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In The Devil All the Time, Pollock mixes equal parts Tod Browning (Freaks) and Davis Grubb (The Night of the Hunter) to concoct an entirely original work that is as heartfelt as it is visceral. Simply put, it's an astonishing debut novel.... (read more)

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The Hungry Season
The Hungry Season
by T Greenwood
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Devastated by the loss of his young daughter, famous novelist Sam Mason and his family flee from California to a secluded cabin on the east coast. While the family grapples with their plunge into despair, a determined fan of Sam's begins making a trek... (read more)

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Sister Carrie (Oxford World's Classics)
Sister Carrie (Oxford World's Classics)
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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The Mayor of Casterbridge (Bantam Classics)
The Mayor of Casterbridge (Bantam Classics)
by Thomas Hardy
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This dark novel begins with a man who, in a drunken rage, sells his wife and daughter at a fair. Full of remorse upon realizing what he has done, he vows to redeem his life — and does so. Yet his secret weighs heavily on him. Hardy is his usual... (read more)

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Jamrach's Menagerie. Carol Birch
Jamrach's Menagerie. Carol Birch
by Carol Birch
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Part Dickensian childhood, part swashbuckling adventure, part horrific tragedy, Jamrach's Menagerie is unlike anything I've ever read. There were passages in this book that were so beautiful, I couldn't help but read them over and over again. I've... (read more)

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Dear American Airlines
Dear American Airlines
by Jonathan Miles
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Creatively constructed, this novel-in-a-letter has more to do with the main character's complaints about his own life than his missed flight. Dear American Airlines, the first novel by the New York Times cocktail columnist Jonathan Miles was surely... (read more)

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May We Be Forgiven
May We Be Forgiven
by A M Homes
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Harry Silver commits a sin that will forever change his life, and no amount of foresight could have prepared him for what follows. Harry's brother, George, is suddenly out of the picture, and Harry is left with George's house, his two children, his... (read more)

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Sister Carrie: One of Modern Library's 100 Best Novels
Sister Carrie: One of Modern Library's 100 Best Novels
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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The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion
The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion
by Fannie Flagg
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The Fault in Our Stars (Thorndike Literacy Bridge) (Large Print)
The Fault in Our Stars (Thorndike Literacy Bridge) (Large Print)
by John Green
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Jonathan Strange and MR Norrel
Jonathan Strange and MR Norrel
by Susanna Clarke
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Underground Man
Underground Man
by Mick Jackson
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