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  • Author:
    Hunter, Evan
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    New York Times Bestseller: A passionate, "no-holds-barred" story of an illicit suburban love affair from the acclaimed author of The Blackboard Jungle (TheNew York Times). Larry Cole has everything a man could want. He loves...

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    Keener, Jessica
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    "Jessica Keener has written a gorgeous, lyrical, and sweeping novel about the tangled web of past and present. Suspenseful, perceptive, fast-paced, and ultimately restorative." -Susan Henderson, author of Up from the Blue...

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    Favro, Terri
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    A literary, genre-bending novel full of heart Cult comic book creator Debbie Reynolds Biondi has been riding the success of her Cold War era-inspired superhero series, Sputnik Chick: Girl with No Past, for more than 25 years. But with...

  • Author:
    Masters, Edgar Lee
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    From a cemetery in a fictional mid-American town, the dead speak the truths about their lives. Some speak of hardships and sordid affairs, while others speak of their simple, honest, happy lives. Some are elderly and others are...

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    Iweala, Uzodinma
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    In the long-anticipated novel from the author of the critically acclaimed Beasts of No Nation, a revelation shared between two privileged teenagers from very different backgrounds sets off a chain of events with devastating consequences...

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    Hillier, Suzanne
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    Sonja Danychuk, a serious and introverted student, takes pride in her intellect and academic achievements—essential skills when growing up in a dirt-poor family that struggles to survive in a small town. When her father is cut down by a...

  • Author:
    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...

  • Author:
    Johnson, Daisy
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    A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR ONE OF THE TOP TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR — PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR —VULTURE “Daisy Johnson is the demon offspring of Shirley Jackson and Stephen King...

  • Author:
    Warwick, Samantha
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    It's the mid-1920s and New York is shimmering with the hope and vigour of a younger generation in headlong pursuit of greater freedoms and pleasures. Watching from the sidelines, nineteen-year-old Savanna Mason struggles with the...

  • Author:
    Kane, Jessica Francis
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    A beautifully observed and deeply funny novel of May Attaway, a university gardener who sets out on an odyssey to reconnect with four old friends over the course of a year. At forty, May Attaway is more at home with plants than people....

  • Author:
    Tyler, Anne
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    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE “Tyler's novels are always worth scooping up—but especially this gently amusing soother, right now.” —NPR From the beloved Anne Tyler, a sparkling new novel...

  • Author:
    Taylor, Brandon
    Summary:

    A FINALIST FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZE A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR A  NEW YORK TIMES  EDITORS' CHOICE “A blistering coming of age story” — O: The Oprah Magazine   Named a Best Book of the Year by  The Washington Post...

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    Selecky, Sarah Lucille
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    Lilian moves to New York and enrolls in her cousin Eleven's signature empowerment program. In just three months, Lilian's life changes drastically, but can she trust everything Eleven says?

  • Author:
    DeMille, Nelson
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    Corey has left the Anti-Terrorist Task Force and taken a job following Russian diplomats working at the UN Mission. But Corey realizes something the US government doesn't: the all-too-real threat of a newly resurgent Russia.

  • Author:
    Parker, John L.
    Summary:

    This prequel to Once a Runner is the story of a world-class athlete growing up in the 1950s and '60s on Florida's Gold Coast.

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    Roth, Philip
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    Told in a continuous monologue from patient to psychoanalyst, this novel draws us into the turbulent mind of one lust-ridden young Jewish bachelor named Alexander Portnoy.

  • Author:
    Ross, Stuart
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    Brilliant experimental, surrealist fiction from the award-winning author of Snowball, Dragonfly, Jew A wonderful dream and a horrific nightmare, a fuzzy consciousness of pain and family, Pockets is a novel of fragments-both literally...

  • Author:
    Didion, Joan
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    A harrowing tale of Hollywood, Las Vegas, and a young woman in pursuit of oblivion by the New York Times-bestselling author of The White Album. Spare, elegant, and terrifying, Play It as It Lays is the unforgettable story of a woman and...

  • Author:
    Weinzweig, Helen
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    In this brilliant debut novel by Helen Weinzweig, the award-winning author of Basic Black With Pearls, a wedding reception becomes a gothic dream in which the bride, groom, family, and guests struggle with private obsessions, guilty...

  • Author:
    Grodstein, Lauren
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    "Lauren Grodstein breaks your heart, then miraculously pieces it back together so it's bigger-and stronger-than before."-Celeste Ng, author of Everything I Never Told You How can a woman learn to let go of the people she...

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