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    Poe, Edgar Allan
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    First published in a 1839 edition of Burton's Gentleman's Magazine, The Fall of the House of Usher is the story of the declining physical and psychological health of the residents of the House of Usher-and the way in which the house...

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    Graham, Billy
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    The Secret of Happiness is what we all long for, what we seek in our jobs, our relationships, our activities. We try so hard to be happy, and all too often we end up empty and unsatisfied. Why? Because, writes Billy Graham, we are...

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    Tolstoy, Leo.
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    Hailed as one of the world's supreme masterpieces on the subject of death and dying, The Death of Ivan Ilyich is the story of a worldly careerist, a high court judge who has never given the inevitability of his death so much as a...

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    Munday, Evan
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    Thirteen-year-old October Schwartz is new in town, short on friends, and the child of a clinically depressed science teacher. Naturally, she spends most of her time in the Sticksville Cemetery, which just happens to border her backyard...

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    Galloway, Steven
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    The Confabulist is a clever and suspenseful narrative that weaves together the rise and fall of world-famous Harry Houdini with the surprising story of Martin Strauss, an unknown man whose fate seems forever tied to the magician's in a...

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    House, Silas
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    Easter is a devout Pentecostal, while Anneth is headstrong and restless. The two live in the heart of coal mining country, surrounded by the ghosts of their loved ones. One night, Easter meets El, the man that will become her husband....

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    Brockmeier, Kevin
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    All residents of the City have recently died, and they will remain in the City only as long as someone still living on Earth remembers them. On Earth, however, the population has been devastated by terrible pandemic. Laura Byrd,...

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    Connolly, John
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    Mourning the loss of his mother, David finds comfort in the books she left behind. But soon the make-believe world of the books melds with David's reality, and the figments of his imagination become startlingly real. Suddenly, he finds...

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    Conwell, Kent
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    Nathan Cooper is an expert scout and tracker. Arriving home one afternoon, he is shocked to find his wife, niece and her betrothed violently murdered. Swearing revenge, Cooper sets off on a quest to track down the killers--and heaven...

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    Ellis, Sarah
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    Jessica knew that the family meeting Dad had called for that evening probably wouldn't be good news. Family meetings usually meant Mum talking a lot and then the whole family getting involved in some project that left everything in a...

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    Gendreau, Vickie, Wall, Aimee
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    On June 6, 2012, Vickie Gendreau was diagnosed with a brain tumour. In between treatments, between hospital stays and her "room of her own," she wrote Testament, an autofictional novel in which she imagines her death and at the same...

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    Simon, Scott
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    Wonder meets Three Times Lucky in a story of empowerment as a young woman decides to help solve the mystery of multiple suspicious deaths in her group home. Sally Miyake can't read, but she learns lots of things, like bricks are...

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    Brooke, John
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    Pearl Serein is the most desired woman in town. Her lovers are the city's leading men. She breaks up marriages, and after she dumps her lovers, their careers go down the tubes. Celebrity gossip scribe Tommi Bonneau chronicles Pearl...

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    MacLeod, Ian R.
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    "A man lies half-drowned on a Cornish beach at dawn in the furthest days of this century. The old woman discovers him, once a famous concert violinist, is close to death herself - or a new kind of life she can barely contemplate. Does...

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    Banville, John
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    The year is 1957, and the Catholic Church rules Ireland with an iron fist. Detective Inspector St. John Strafford is summoned to County Wexford to investigate the murder of a parish priest, found dead at the home of local artistocrats...

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    Hall, Sarah, Hobbs, Peter
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    “What else is there?” — Alice Munro, on why so much of her work deals with the twin themes of sex and death.The drive for life — for survival and reproduction — and the drive for death — for violence and self-destruction — are the two...

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    Coerr, Eleanor
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    Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.

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    Guay-Poliquin, Christian
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    When the electricity inexplicably goes out nationwide, the mundanities of life gradually shift to the rigours of survival. In this post-apocalyptic setting, an unnamed mechanic jumps into his beat-up car and drives east, journeying 4,...

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    Bowler, Tim
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    Knowing that he is dying, Jess's grandfather insists on returning to the river he had known as a boy to finish a special painting and fulfill a life-long dream.

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    Cotton, Ralph W.
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    Lawrence "Fast Larry" Shaw was the quickest gun alive until his beloved Rosa died. Turning to the bottle for solace, he takes a job helping a widow tend her ranch. But when the Barrows Brothers Gang tears a bloody trail across his path...

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