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  • Author:
    MacAlister, Katie
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    Billionaire Greek playboy Iakovos Papaioannou knew his sister hired her favorite band to perform at her birthday party. He's just not sure how their six-foot tall, wild-haired, tempestuous manager has already ended up in his bed--and in...

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    JESCHKE, Melanie M.
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    It's the autumn of 1964 and young American Kate Hughes anticipates finding knowledge - and she hopes, love - at Oxford University. She discovers possibilities in David MacKenzie, a young lecturer who carries on the legacy of his...

  • Author:
    Bruning, John R.
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    December, 1941: Manila is invaded, and Pappy Gunn is ordered to fly key military command out of the country, leaving his family at home. By the end of the war, Pappy's ingenuity and flair for innovation helped revolutionize the art of...

  • Author:
    Karon, Jan
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    This novel takes Father Tim Kavanaugh and his wife Cynthia to Ireland for a long-planned foray into Kavanaugh history. But while they are basking in the beauty of their surroundings, trouble comes to paradise when Cynthia surprises a...

  • Author:
    Niffenegger, Audrey
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    After their English aunt dies, listless American twins Julia and Valentina travel to London to live in their aunt's now empty flat overlooking Highgate Cemetery. There they become embroiled in the day-to-day sagas of their...

  • Author:
    Ozick, Cynthia
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    Ozick crafts a retelling of Henry James' The ambassadors--using its plot, yet infusing the novel with an all new place, time, and meaning. It's 1952, and middle-aged Bea Nightingale reluctantly agrees to fly to Paris to help convince...

  • Author:
    Freedman, J. F.
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    When the husband and wife team of Walt and Jocelyn Gaines travel to South America to contribute their archaeological expertise at a newly uncovered Mayan site, no one could predict what happens next. Fallen Idols is a riveting novel of...

  • Author:
    Miller, Raine
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    In this New York Times bestseller, Isaac Lidsky draws on his experience of achieving immense success, joy, and fulfillment while losing his sight to a blinding disease to show us that it isn't external circumstances, but how we perceive...

  • Author:
    Foer, Jonathan Safran
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    Jonathan is a Jewish college student searching Europe for the one person he believes can explain his roots. Alex, a lover of all things American and unsurpassed butcher of the English language, is his lovable Ukrainian guide. On their...

  • Author:
    Grey, Andrew
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    When Michael accepts a company assignment overseas, he doesn't count on being dumped by his boyfriend on the way to the airport. The breakup is a bad omen--Michael's time in Europe would be one long misery of loneliness and corporate...

  • Author:
    Shors, John
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    When Iris' father, a Vietnam vet, makes a dying wish that she take over the operation of a shelter for street children in Ho Chi Minh City, she agrees--and takes with her her long-time friend Noah, an Iraq War veteran.

  • Author:
    Bass, Rick
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    When Sam Houston organizes an attack into Mexico, the gloryseeking Texans are overwhelmed. Captured, they face the terrible Diezmo--a game of chance that ensures every 10th man will be killed.

  • Author:
    Kwan, Kevin
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    When Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, she envisions a humble family home, long drives to explore the island, and quality time with the man she might one day marry. What she doesn't...

  • Author:
    Kearsley, Susanna
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    Lorsque Carrie McClelland, auteur à succès, visite les ruines du château de Slains, elle est enchantée par ce paysage écossais, à la fois désolé et magnifique. La région lui semble étrangement familière, mais elle met de côté son léger...

  • Author:
    Wagner, David P.
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    Rick Montoya has just moved from New Mexico to Rome, embracing the life of a translator. He’s beginning to settle in to la dolce vita when a school friend who is now senior in the Italian Art Squad recruits Rick for an unofficial...

  • Author:
    Ball, David W.
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    The heart-wrenching story of Allison Turk, her nine-year-old stepson, Tyler, and five other American families who have travelled to China to adopt children.

  • Author:
    Wendel, Tim
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    A long-forgotten scrapbook stirs Billy Bryan's memories of a distant past and beckons him and his grown daughter on a reluctant journey to relive his role in history. In 1947 Billy Bryan was playing winter ball in Cuba, his future as...

  • Author:
    Michener, James A.
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    First published in 1963, James A. Michener's gripping chronicle of the social and political landscape of Afghanistan is more relevant now than ever. Combining fact with riveting adventure and intrigue, Michener follows a military...

  • Author:
    Thor, Brad
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    Something sinister is brewing. A chilling video has already cast its ominous spell over the White House situation room. Now scientists connected to the top-secret Sword of Allah project are dropping dead. Seeking to unravel the enigma,...

  • Author:
    Tan, Amy
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    Au début du XXe siècle à Shanghai, la petite Violet, une enfant au caractère bien affirmé, grandit dans la maison de courtisanes la plus distinguée de Shanghai, un lieu de rencontres tenu par sa mère. Lorsque la situation politique du...

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