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Normal People

Sally Rooney

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE • COMING TO HULU IN 2020 • SALLY ROONEY NAMED TO THE 2019 TIME 100 NEXT LIST "A stunning novel about the transformative power of relationships" (Peo...

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Published: Mar 2020

Heavenstone Secrets

V. C. Andrews

This tantalizing new series from V.C. Andrews features a dark tale of sibling rivalry. The Heavenstone sisters, Cassie and Semantha, live with their parents in a creepy mansion in the fields of Kentucky. Semantha finds her sister Cass...

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Published: Dec 2009

In the Unlikely Event: A Novel

Judy Blume

In her highly anticipated new novel, Judy Blume, the New York Times # 1 best-selling author of Summer Sisters and of young adult classics such as Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret, creates a richly textured and moving story of thre...

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Published: May 2016

Long Way Gone

Charles Martin

USA TODAY Bestseller!"No matter where you go, no matter whether you succeed or fail, stand or fall, no gone is too far gone. You can always come home."At the age of eighteen, musician and songwriter Cooper O'Connor took ever...

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Published: Jul 2017

Secret Whispers (Heavenstone)

V. C. Andrews

THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME...On the eve of her graduation from an exclusive private school, shy wallflower Semantha Heavenstone is caught in a whirl of scandal and betrayal. Now, she's returned to the grand Kentucky mansion where pain...

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Published: Feb 2010

Plan B

Jonathan Tropper

In his debut, acclaimed bestselling author Jonathan Tropper captured the anxiety and humor of a group of friends as they near their thirtieth birthdays and have to come to terms with a milestone that they never thought would be like t...

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Published: May 2010

The Summer of Naked Swim Parties

Jessica Anya Blau

Fourteen-year-old Jamie will never forget the summer of 1976. IIt's the summer when she has her first boyfriend, cute surfer Flip Jenkins; it's the summer when her two best friends get serious about sex, cigarettes, and tanning; it's...

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Published: Jun 2008

Flat Water Tuesday

Ron Irwin

A stunning saga of love, sport, and buried secretsRob Carrey is a successful documentary filmmaker who has returned from a shoot to New York City, where he's prepared to separate from Carolyn, his long-time love. But when he finds an ...

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Published: May 2014

The Moonshiner's Daughter

Donna Everhart

Set in North Carolina in 1960 and brimming with authenticity and grit, The Moonshiner's Daughter evokes the singular life of sixteen-year-old Jessie Sasser, a young woman determined to escape her family's past . . .  Generations of S...

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Published: Dec 2019

The Myth of Perpetual Summer

Susan Crandall

From the national bestselling author of Whistling Past the Graveyard comes a moving coming-of-age tale set in the tumultuous sixties that harkens to both Ordinary Grace and The Secret Life of Bees.Tallulah James’s parents’ volatil...

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Published: Jun 2018

Rooftops of Tehran

Mahbod Seraji

From "a striking new talent"(Sandra Dallas, author of Tallgrass) comes an unforgettable debut novel of young love and coming of age in an Iran headed toward revolution. In this poignant, eye-opening and emotionally vivid novel, Ma...

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Published: May 2009

Lionel Asbo: State of England (Vintag...

Martin Amis

Des Pepperdine is a boy out of place. He lives on the thirty-third floor of a London housing project; while his peers pick fights, Des retreats to the public library. What's more, Des's uncle and guardian, Lionel Asbo, is one of the m...

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Published: May 2013

Oleander Girl: A Novel

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Beloved bestselling author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni has been hailed by Abraham Verghese as a "gifted storyteller" and by People magazine as a "skilled cartographer of the heart." Now, Divakaruni returns with her ...

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Published: Mar 2014

The Curious Incident of the Dog in th...

Mark Haddon

THE BESTSELLING NOVELTHE AWARD-WINNING LONDON THEATRICAL SENSATIONNOW ON BROADWAYMORE THAN 5 MILLION COPIES SOLDChristopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057....

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Published: Nov 2014

Butterfly

Sylvester Stephens

A young girl fights to overcome her past after escaping rape, bullying, and homelessness.Shante Clemmons (Butterfly) is a mature-looking, fifteen-year-old foster home reject, who is tossed into the street in the middle of the night af...

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Published: Jan 2013

The Perfect Stranger: A Novel

Megan Miranda

From the author of the New York Times bestseller All the Missing Girls—the gripping story of a journalist who sets out to find her missing friend, a friend who may never have existed at all. "Think: Luckiest Girl Alive, The Gir...

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Published: Jan 2018

College Girl

Patricia Weitz

Â"A raw and resonant debut novelÂ" (Megan McCafferty) and a vivid portrait of life on a modern college campus.College senior Natalie Bloom is beautiful and ambitious, but also painfully insecure. At twenty, sheÂ's still a...

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Published: Nov 2009

Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands (Vintage ...

Chris Bohjalian

A Washington Post, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Best Book of the YearEmily Shepard is on the run; the nuclear plant where her father worked has suffered a cataclysmic meltdown, and all fingers point to him. ...

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Published: Apr 2015

Gemma

Meg Tilly

After Hazen Wood kidnaps twelve-year-old Gemma Sullivan, the two embark upon a cross-country journey that tests the limits of Gemma's endurance. In scenes of physical and sexual violence, Hazen tries to destroy the young girl's will. ...

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Published: Feb 2010

The Velveteen Daughter: A Novel

Laurel Davis Huber

The Velveteen Daughter reveals for the first time the true story of two remarkable women: Margery Williams Bianco, the author of one of the most beloved children's books of all time,The Velveteen Rabbit,and her daughter Pamela, a worl...

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Published: Jul 2017

All We Had

Annie Weatherwax

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Katie Holmes.A stirring debut novel about a mother and daughter who find an unlikely home amid the quirky residents of a small town—"The smart style, crisp narrative, sharp dialogue, a...

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Published: Aug 2015

A Ticket to Ride

Paula McLain

"It was August. For years it was August . . . . There was heat like wet gauze and a high, white sky and music coming from everywhere at once." In the long, hot Illinois summer of 1973, insecure, motherless Jamie falls under the dang...

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Published: Jan 2009

All About Lulu

Jonathan Evison

Weakness has always been a concern for William Miller: growing up vegetarian in a family of bodybuilders will do that to a person. But William is further weakened by the death of his mother, the arrival of a new step-mother, and his ...

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Published: Jun 2008

Allie and Bea

Catherine Ryan Hyde

Bea has barely been scraping by since her husband died. After falling for a telephone scam, she loses everything and is forced to abandon her trailer. With only two-thirds of a tank in her old van, she heads toward the Pacific Ocean w...

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Published: May 2017

Somerset

Leila Meacham

One hundred fifty years of Roses' Tolivers, Warwicks, and DuMonts! We begin in the antebellum South on Plantation Alley in South Carolina, where Silas Toliver, deprived of his inheritance, joins up with his best friend Jeremy Warwick ...

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Published: Jul 2014

Hot Mess

Emily Belden

“[E]very bit as juicy as the dishes it describes.”—SPLASHTwentysomething Allie Simon is used to playing by the rules—until Chicago’s most sought-after, up-and-coming culinary genius, Benji Zane, walks into her world and pull...

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Published: Mar 2018

Summer in Paris

Michele A. Bell

Kenzie Williams feels like she has it all; wealth, friends, popularity and talent. But when her father tells her that he has declared bankruptcy, her whole world in New York City turns upside down. Her parents' solution while they sor...

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Published: Jun 2010

Wish Me Home

Kay Bratt

In her first work of contemporary women's fiction, bestselling author Kay Bratt draws on her own life experiences to create a raw, yet inescapably warm, novel about friendship and a wary heart's unexpected capacity to love.A hungry, s...

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Published: Mar 2017

We Need New Names: A Novel

Noviolet Bulawayo

A remarkable literary debut -- shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize! The unflinching and powerful story of a young girl's journey out of Zimbabwe and to America.Darling is only ten years old, and yet she must navigate a fragile and vi...

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Published: May 2014

The Color of Water in July

Nora Carroll

It's been a long seventeen years since Jess last saw her grandmother or visited the family cottage set on an idyllic lake in Northern Michigan. For all that time, she's been haunted by loss—of her innocence and her ability to trust ...

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Published: Aug 2015
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