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The life to come by Michelle De Kretser

The life to come

Michelle De Kretser

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"Set in Sydney, Paris and Sri Lanka, this is a mesmerising novel about the stories we tell and don't tell ourselves as individuals, as societies and as nations. It feels at once firmly classic and exhilaratingly contemporary. Pippa is a writer who longs...

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Secrets of the springs by Kerry McGinnis

Secrets of the springs

Kerry McGinnis

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"When Orla Macrae receives a letter asking her to return to the family cattle property where she grew up, she does so grudgingly. Her estranged uncle Palmer may be dying, but he is the last person she wants to see, not when she has made a new life far...

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The music shop by Rachel Joyce

The music shop

Rachel Joyce

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"It's 1988. The CD has arrived. Sales of the shiny new disks are soaring on high streets in cities across the country. Meanwhile, down a dead-end street, Frank's music shop stands small and brightly lit, jam-packed with records of every kind. It attracts...

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One day in December by Shari Low

One day in December

Shari Low

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"By the stroke of midnight, a heart would be broken, a cruel truth revealed, a devastating secret shared, and a love betrayed. Four lives would be changed forever, on One Day in December. One morning in December ... Caro set off on a quest to find out...

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Past perfect by Danielle Steel

Past perfect

Danielle Steel

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"Sybil and Blake Gregory have established a predictable, well-ordered Manhattan life -- she as a cutting-edge design authority and museum consultant, he in high-tech investments -- raising their teenagers Andrew and Caroline and six-year-old Charlie....

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The Dirty Book Club by Lisi Harrison

The Dirty Book Club

Lisi Harrison

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"In the early 1960s, a group of young women form a clandestine book club as a way of supporting one another and to provide an escape from the men in their lives. When the time comes to pass on their secrets to a new generation of women, they pick an unlikely...

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The room by the lake by Emma Dibdin

The room by the lake

Emma Dibdin

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When Caitlin moved from London to New York, she thought she had left her problems behind: her alcoholic father, her dead mother, the pressure to succeed. But now, down to her last dollar in a foreign city, she is desperately lonely. And then she meets...

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The secrets of happiness by Lucy Diamond

The secrets of happiness

Lucy Diamond

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Rachel and Becca aren't real sisters, or so they say. They are step-sisters, living far apart, with little in common. Rachel is the successful one: happily married with three children and a big house, plus an impressive career. Artistic Becca, meanwhile,...

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Probing

Probing

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"In Myers's 'Leviathan,' the team heads to Hollywood for a taping of the new TV pilot, Live or Die, the Ultimate Reality. Little do they realize the depths of darkness they are about to enter--a darkness that, unless they stop it, will soon spread across...

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The outlaw's secret by Stacy Henrie

The outlaw's secret

Stacy Henrie

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"Getting taken hostage by a gang of train robbers wasn't in dime novelist Essie Vanderfair's plans, but interviewing these men could make her career soar. Especially since the gang includes legendary outlaw Tex Beckett, better known as the Texas Titan....

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The necklace by Claire McMillan

The necklace

Claire McMillan

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"This intoxicating novel set in the rarified world of money and society alternates between two generations of the Quincy family: the wealthy robber baron brothers who vied over a bewitching Jazz Age beauty and the young woman who inherits a spectacular...

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No place I'd rather be by Cathy Lamb

No place I'd rather be

Cathy Lamb

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"Olivia Martindale drives to Montana in a blizzard, the storm reflecting her inner turmoil. She is trying to adopt two sisters, but it seems their abusive biological mother may soon regain custody. When Olivia's car plunges toward an icy river, her almost...

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Whispering Pines by Scarlett Dunn

Whispering Pines

Scarlett Dunn

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"In Scarlett Dunn's heartfelt inspirational series, three sisters return home to beautiful, enigmatic Whispering Pines, Colorado, and discover the men who'll claim their love . . . As a young girl, Rose Langtry feared her gruff, handsome rancher neighbor....

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The things they carried by Tim O'Brien

The things they carried

Tim O'Brien

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"Since it burst onto the literary scene over twenty-five years ago, The Things They Carried has not stopped changing minds and lives, challenging readers in their perceptions of fact and fiction, war and peace, courage and fear and longing. It is an unparalleled...

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The history of bees by Maja Lunde

The history of bees

Maja Lunde

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"England, 1851. William is a biologist and seed merchant, who sets out to build a new type of beehive that will give both him and his children honor and fame. United States, 2007. George is a beekeeper fighting an uphill battle against modern farming,...

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Something like happy by Eva (Novelist) Woods

Something like happy

Eva (Novelist) Woods

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"Annie Hebden is stuck. Stuck in her boring job, with her irritating roommate, in a life no thirty-five-year-old would want. But deep down, Annie is still mourning the terrible loss that tore a hole through the perfect existence she'd once taken for granted--and...

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The exact nature of our wrongs by Janet Peery

The exact nature of our wrongs

Janet Peery

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"On a summer evening in the blue-collar town of Amicus, Kansas, the Campbell family gathers at a birthday dinner for their ailing patriarch, retired judge Abel Campbell, hosted by their still-hale mother Hattie. But when the youngest sibling -- with a...

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The ice-cream makers by Ernest van der Kwast

The ice-cream makers

Ernest van der Kwast

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"In the far north of Italy lies the valley of the ice-cream makers: about a dozen villages where, for generations, people have specialised in making ice cream. Giuseppe Talamini claims it was actually invented here. Every spring his family sets off for...

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Pieces of happiness by Anne Ostby

Pieces of happiness

Anne Ostby

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"When recently-widowed Kat writes to her four old school friends, inviting them to live with her on a cocoa plantation in the South Pacific, they swap icy pavements and TV dinners for a tropical breeze and an azure-blue ocean. Leaving behind loneliness,...

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Everybody's son by Thrity N. Umrigar

Everybody's son

Thrity N. Umrigar

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"The bestselling, critically acclaimed author of The Space Between Us and The World We Found deftly explores issues of race, class, privilege, and power and asks us to consider uncomfortable moral questions in this probing, ambitious, emotionally wrenching...

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Her mother's hope by Francine Rivers

Her mother's hope

Francine Rivers

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Near the turn of the 20th century, fiery Marta leaves Switzerland determined to find life on her own terms. Her journey takes her through Europe and finally lands her with children and husband in tow in the central valley of California. Marta's experiences...

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The secret life of Sarah Hollenbeck by Bethany Turner

The secret life of Sarah Hollenbeck

Bethany Turner

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"When a steamy romance writer becomes a Christian, she finds that reconciling her former career with her future is more difficult than she imagined"--

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Maggie's war by Terrie Todd

Maggie's war

Terrie Todd

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"Winnipeg, 1942. War widow Maggie Marshall finds it hard to grieve for her abusive husband. But when Charlotte, the unwed pregnant teen in her care runs away, Maggie's childhood friend Reverend Reuben Fennel is happy to join Maggie in her pursuit to Fort...

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The captain's daughter by Meg Mitchell Moore

The captain's daughter

Meg Mitchell Moore

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"Eliza Barnes, the daughter of a widowed lobsterman, returns to her hometown in coastal Maine when her father is injured in a boating accident and finds herself pondering the age-old question of what could have been"--

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Sisters by Lily Tuck

Sisters

Lily Tuck

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An unnamed narrator lives with her new husband, his two teenagers, and the presence of his first wife, known to us only as she. Obsessed with her, our narrator moves through her days presided over by the all-too-real ghost of the first marriage, fantasizing...

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Paper hearts and summer kisses by Carole Matthews

Paper hearts and summer kisses

Carole Matthews

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Christie Chapman is a single mum who spends her days commuting to her secretarial job in London and looking after her teenage son, Finn. It's not an easy life but Christie finds comfort in her love of crafting, and spends her spare time working on her...

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The last time we spoke by Fiona Sussman

The last time we spoke

Fiona Sussman

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On the night that Carla Reid plans on celebrating her wedding anniversary with her husband Kevin and their grown son Jack, their New Zealand farmstead has never felt more like home. But when Ben Toroa and another aspiring gang member brutally force their...

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No place for a woman by Valerie Wood

No place for a woman

Valerie Wood

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When Lucy's parents are killed in a train crash, her kindly uncle steps in to look after the little girl - to the initial apprehension of his wife and her son. However, Lucy's sweet, spirited charm slowly wins over her new family, and as she overcomes...

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The wind from the sea by Mark (Novelist) author. Neilson

The wind from the sea

Mark (Novelist) author. Neilson

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After the First World War, two final stragglers return to North East Scotland to pick up their old lives: Mary Cowie, once a 'gutter quine' or fish gutter, who served with the Elsie Inglis Scottish Women's Hospitals field units; and Neil Findlay, once...

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The wrong box by Robert Louis Stevenson

The wrong box

Robert Louis Stevenson

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Joseph and Masterman Finsbury are the only surviving members of a tontine - a life insurance plan into which 37 boys originally invested their money, with the understanding that the last person alive would receive it all. Viewed as an investment by his...

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The castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole

The castle of Otranto

Horace Walpole

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Can Manfred, the Prince of Otranto, secure the family castle for his descendants in the face of a mysterious curse - or does the tragic death of his son Conrad on his wedding day signal the end of his line? Determined to avert destruction, Manfred vows...

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My husband the stranger by Rebecca Done

My husband the stranger

Rebecca Done

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When Molly married Alex Frazer, she knew it was for ever. Theirs would be the perfect future. However, after a night out with his twin brother, Graeme, a terrible injury leaves Alex with permanent brain damage. In a single moment, the man she married...

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The people at number 9 by Felicity Everett

The people at number 9

Felicity Everett

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When Gav and Lou move into the house next door, Sara spends days plucking up the courage to say hello. The new neighbours are glamorous, chaotic and a little eccentric. They make Sara and her husband Neil seem dull by comparison. Or so Sara thinks. But...

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Good as gone by Amy Gentry

Good as gone

Amy Gentry

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Eight years ago, thirteen-year-old Julie Whitaker was kidnapped from her bedroom in the middle of the night. In the years since, her family have papered over the cracks of their grief - while hoping against hope that Julie is still alive. And then, one...

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Carnivalesque by Neil Jordan

Carnivalesque

Neil Jordan

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To Andy and his parents, it looks like any other carnival: creaking ghost train, rusty rollercoaster and circus performers. But of course it isn't. Drawn to the hall of mirrors, Andy enters and is hypnotised by the many selves staring back at him. Sometime...

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The space between words by Michèle Phoenix

The space between words

Michèle Phoenix

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When Jessica regains consciousness in a French hospital on the day after the Paris attacks, all she can think of is fleeing the site of the horror she survived. But Patrick, the steadfast friend who hasn't left her side, urges her to reconsider her decision....

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The promise of a letter by Kathleen Fuller

The promise of a letter

Kathleen Fuller

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Roman is on the verge of leaving the Amish ways. Feeling confined by the strict rules, he longs to do something more with his life. But when things don't go as planned, Roman's prospects outside of the community dwindle. Upon learning that his beloved...

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Rejected Writers take the stage  by Suzanne Kelman

Rejected Writers take the stage

Suzanne Kelman

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After months of playing the lottery and hoping for an uptick in her dog-boarding business, Janet's friend Annie must face the inevitable: the bank is foreclosing on her family farm. But thanks to the Rejected Writers' Book Club, Annie doesn't have to...

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Allie and Bea by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Allie and Bea

Catherine Ryan Hyde

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"Bea, a widow living off Social Security, falls for a telephone scam and is forced to leave her home. Allie, a fifteen-year-old whose parents were jailed for tax fraud, runs away from her group home. Together they make their way to the Pacific Coast learning...

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The readymade thief by Augustus Rose

The readymade thief

Augustus Rose

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"After taking the fall for a rich friend, seventeen-year-old Lee Cuddy reluctantly accepts refuge in the Crystal Castle--a cooperative of homeless kids squatting in an austere, derelict building in Philadelphia. But homeless kids are disappearing in suspicious...

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Confessions of a domestic failure by Bunmi Laditan

Confessions of a domestic failure

Bunmi Laditan

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"Ashley Keller, career girl turned stay-at-home mom trying to navigate the world of Pinterest-perfect, Facebook-fantastic and Instagram-impressive mommies, is failing miserably. Will the opportunity to attend the Motherhood Better boot camp run by the...

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The valentine house by Emma Henderson

The valentine house

Emma Henderson

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In June 1914, Sir Anthony Valentine, a keen mountaineer, arrives with his family to spend the summer in their chalet, high in the French Alps. There, for the first time, fourteen-year-old foundling Mathilde starts work as one of the 'uglies' - village...

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The little theatre by the sea by Rosanna Ley

The little theatre by the sea

Rosanna Ley

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Faye has just completed her degree in interior design when she finds herself jobless and boyfriend-less. While debating what to do next she receives a surprise phone call from her old college friend Charlotte who now lives in Sardinia and is married to...

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The wives' revenge by Lindsey Hutchinson

The wives' revenge

Lindsey Hutchinson

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Violet Clancy can take no more of her violent stepfather's attentions, so when he meets a tragic end she feels justice has been done. Looking around the bleak and pitiless Black Country town of Wednesbury, she realises that there are many other wrongs...

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The food of love. Book 1, Laura's story by Prue Leith

The food of love. Book 1, Laura's story

Prue Leith

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WWII is not yet over. Snubbed by aristocratic neighbour Lord Frampton at a coming-of-age ball, Donald Oliver dreams of the day he'll have his vengeance. His wild daughter, Laura, beautiful and tempestuous, falls in love with Giovanni, an Italian ex-prisoner-of-war,...

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I'm still here by Clélie Avit

I'm still here

Clélie Avit

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Elsa has been in a coma for months. Her family face the agonising decision of whether to turn off her life support. But, unbeknownst to them, Elsa has recently regained partial consciousness: she can hear everyone talking around her. She just has no way...

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A pug like Percy by Fiona Harrison

A pug like Percy

Fiona Harrison

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Percy the pug is homeless, abandoned by his owner at an animal rescue centre on a cold winter's night. So when he finds a loving new home with Gail, his deepest wish is that this time, it's forever. Gail, meanwhile, hopes that Percy will be the little...

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The romantic by May Sinclair

The romantic

May Sinclair

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In the wake of an affair with her married boss, Charlotte Redhead is determined to start afresh. Leaving her office job, she escapes to the rural tranquillity of the Cotswolds. There she meets John Roden Conway, a young farmer rejected for Army service,...

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Me, myself and them by Dan Mooney

Me, myself and them

Dan Mooney

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Struggling to cope with a tragic loss, Denis Murphy has learned to live a bit differently. Both his friends are used to it - the only problem is his monstrous housemates. When his enigmatic ex-girlfriend comes back into his life, she threatens to shatter...

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The mistress by Danielle Steel

The mistress

Danielle Steel

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Discovered on a freezing Moscow street by Vladimir, a Russian billionaire, Natasha Leonova has lived for seven years under his protection, though she is careful not to dwell on his ruthlessness or the deadly circles he moves in. Until she meets Theo Luca,...

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Smoke over Malibu by Tim Walker

Smoke over Malibu

Tim Walker

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The Hon. Lucius Kluge - honourable, lucky, clever - might be the only guy in Los Angeles who's still living in the past. Lucky pines for the old days of the New Hollywood, before 'Star Wars' and superheroes blew up the movies for good. He spends his days...

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A thousand paper birds by Tor Udall

A thousand paper birds

Tor Udall

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Jonah sits on a bench in Kew Gardens, trying to reassemble the shattered pieces of his life following the sudden death of his wife, Audrey. Chloe, shaven-headed and abrasive, sits by the lake, finding solace in the origami she meticulously folds. But...

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Conversations with friends by Sally Rooney

Conversations with friends

Sally Rooney

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Frances is twenty-one years old, cool-headed and darkly observant. A college student and aspiring writer, she devotes herself to a life of the mind - and to the beautiful and endlessly self-possessed Bobbi, her best friend and comrade-in-arms. Lovers...

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A secret garden by Katie Fforde

A secret garden

Katie Fforde

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Lorna is a talented gardener and Philly is a plantswoman. Together they work on the grounds of a beautiful manor house in the Cotswolds. They enjoy their jobs and are surrounded by family and friends. But for them both, the door to true love remains resolutely...

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Not the only sky by Alyssa. author. Warren

Not the only sky

Alyssa. author. Warren

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Big Bend, population 500, South Dakota, 1988. Eight-year-old Tiny Mite lives in a ramshackle farmhouse next to her grandfather's crashed airplane and the pine tree where she trains as a spy. She lives with Bee, her apocalypse-obsessed grandmother and...

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South Pole Station by Ashley Shelby

South Pole Station

Ashley Shelby

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"Do you have digestion problems due to stress? Do you have problems with authority? How many alcoholic drinks do you consume a week? Would you rather be a florist or a truck driver? These are the questions that decide who has what it takes to live at...

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An Irish country practice by Patrick Taylor

An Irish country practice

Patrick Taylor

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"Once, not too long ago, there was just a single Irish country doctor tending to the lively little village of Ballybucklebo: Doctor Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly. Now his thriving practice is growing by leaps and bounds. Not only has O'Reilly taken a new...

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The hidden room by Stella Duffy

The hidden room

Stella Duffy

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Life is good for Laurie and Martha. They have three great kids, a much-loved home in the countryside, and after years of struggle, Laurie's career as an architect is taking off at last. Everything's perfect. Except, it isn't. Someone is about to walk...

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Touch by Courtney Maum

Touch

Courtney Maum

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"From the author of the acclaimed I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You, a satirical and moving novel in the spirit of Maria Semple and Jess Walter about a New York City trend forecaster who finds herself wanting to overturn her own predictions, move...

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In the midst of winter by Isabel Allende

In the midst of winter

Isabel Allende

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"In the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn, 60-year-old human rights scholar Richard Bowmaster hits the car of Evelyn Ortega, a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes a far more serious turn when...

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Class mom by Laurie Gelman

Class mom

Laurie Gelman

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"Laurie Gelman's clever debut novel about a year in the life of a kindergarten class mom--a brilliant send-up of the petty and surprisingly cutthroat terrain of parent politics. Jen Dixon is not your typical Kansas City kindergarten class mom--or mom...

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Freedom's ring by Heidi Chiavaroli

Freedom's ring

Heidi Chiavaroli

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Two years after nearly losing her life in the Boston Marathon bombing, Annie David is still far from "Boston Strong." Instead she remains isolated and defeated--plagued by guilt over her niece who was crippled in the blast, and haunted by an antique ring...

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Unraveling Oliver by Liz Nugent

Unraveling Oliver

Liz Nugent

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Oliver Ryan is a handsome and charismatic success story. He lives in the leafy suburbs with his wife, Alice, who illustrates his award-winning children's books and gives him her unstinting devotion. Their life together is one of enviable privilege and...

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Uncommon type by Tom Hanks

Uncommon type

Tom Hanks

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A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor.

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Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan

Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery

Jenny Colgan

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"A scenic holiday season in the idyllic Cornish coastal village of Mount Polbearne finds Polly busily keeping up with demands for gingerbread and other festive fare at her bakery, only to find herself teaming up with her neighbors to safeguard everyone...

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Heather, the totality by Matthew Weiner

Heather, the totality

Matthew Weiner

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Mark and Karen Breakstone have constructed the idyllic life of wealth and status they always wanted, made complete by their beautiful and extraordinary daughter Heather. But they are still not quite at the top. When the new owners of the penthouse above...

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Watch me disappear by Janelle Brown

Watch me disappear

Janelle Brown

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"Billie was a teenage runaway from Northern California who took up with a group of environmental activists wanted by the FBI. When she met Jonathan, a tech magazine editor and all around good guy, she settled easily into the life of an eco-conscious,...

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If the creek don't rise by Leah Weiss

If the creek don't rise

Leah Weiss

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"In a North Carolina mountain town filled with moonshine and rotten husbands, Sadie Blue is only the latest girl to face a dead-end future at the mercy of a dangerous drunk. She's been married to Roy Tupkin for fifteen days, and she knows now that she...

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The day the angels fell by Shawn Smucker

The day the angels fell

Shawn Smucker

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"When a summer thunderstorm drives 12-year-old Samuel Chambers into a local antique shop, he finds himself watching through a crack in the door as three old fortune tellers from a visiting fair scratch a message onto the surface of a table: “Find the...

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Crimes of the father by Thomas Keneally

Crimes of the father

Thomas Keneally

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"From one of our greatest living writers, a bold and timely novel about sin cloaked in sacrament, shame that enforces silence, and the courage of one priest who dares to speak truth to power. Sent away from his native Australia to Canada due to his radical...

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The people we hate at the wedding by Grant Ginder

The people we hate at the wedding

Grant Ginder

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"Relationships are awful. They'll kill you, right up to the point where they start saving your life. Paul and Alice's half-sister Eloise is getting married! In London! There will be fancy hotels, dinners at "it" restaurants and a reception at a country...

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In this moment by Karen Kingsbury

In this moment

Karen Kingsbury

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"Hamilton High principal Wendell Quinn is tired of the violence, drug abuse, teen pregnancies, and low expectations at his Indianapolis school. A single father of four, Quinn is a Christian and a family man. He wants to see change in his community, so...

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Amanda wakes up by Alisyn Camerota

Amanda wakes up

Alisyn Camerota

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"When Amanda Gallo, fresh from the backwater of local TV, lands the coveted morning anchor slot at FAIR News, she's finally made it: a six-figure salary, wardrobe allowance, plenty of on-air face time, and a chance to realize her dreams, not to mention...

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Home for Christmas by Holly Chamberlin

Home for Christmas

Holly Chamberlin

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"Nell King's cozy home in Yorktide, Maine, seems a step down from the impeccably decorated Boston house she shared with her ex-husband, but Nell and her two daughters have found real happiness and comfort here. Now, faced with what may be their last Christmas...

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Tell tale by Jeffrey Archer

Tell tale

Jeffrey Archer

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"Find out what happens to the hapless young detective from Naples who travels to an Italian hillside town to find out Who Killed the Mayor? and the pretentious schoolboy in A Road to Damascus, whose discovery of the origins of his father's wealth changes...

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Trust by Mike Bullen

Trust

Mike Bullen

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Trust wasn't something you could have in degrees; it was all or nothing... Greg and Amanda are happy. They've been together thirteen years, have two young daughters, and are very much in love. But Dan and Sarah aren't so fortunate. Their marriage is just...

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The daughter of the commandant by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin

The daughter of the commandant

Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin

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The only child of a retired army officer, Pyotr Andreyich Grinyov is already enrolled in the Semenofsky regiment, due to assume his position as sergeant of the Guard once his education has finished. By the age of seventeen, he is keen to take up the mantle...

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Flesh and bone and water by Luiza Sauma

Flesh and bone and water

Luiza Sauma

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Brazilian-born doctor Andre Cabral is living in London when one day he receives a letter from his home country: a letter he keeps in his pocket for weeks. The missive prompts him to remember the days of his youth: afternoons on the beach with his teenage...

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Vera by Elizabeth Von Arnim

Vera

Elizabeth Von Arnim

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One sunny day, at noon, twenty-two-year-old Lucy Entwhistle stands leaning on a cottage garden gate, staring out at the sea. Her beloved father has died but three hours ago, and she is dazed with grief. Then middle-aged Everard Wemyss passes by, in a...

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The magic of ramblings by Kate Field

The magic of ramblings

Kate Field

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When Cassie accepts a job as companion to an old lady in a remote Lancashire village, she hopes for a quiet life where she can forget herself, her past and most especially men. The last thing she wants is to be drawn into saving a community that seems...

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Everything but the truth by Gillian McAllister

Everything but the truth

Gillian McAllister

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It all started with the email. Rachel didn't even mean to look. She loves Jack. She's pregnant with their child. She trusts him. But now she's seen it, she can't undo that moment. Or the chain of events it has set in motion. Why has Jack been lying about...

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This much is true by Jane Sanderson

This much is true

Jane Sanderson

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After decades in a deeply unhappy marriage, Annie Doyle can barely bring herself to care that her husband Vince is finally about to die. But as the family gathers to see out his final days, Vince utters a single word that will change everyone's lives...

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Stay with me by Ayobami Adebayo

Stay with me

Ayobami Adebayo

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Ilesa, Nigeria, 1985: Yejide is hoping for a miracle: for a child. It is all her husband wants, and all her mother-in-law wants. She has tried everything - arduous pilgrimages, medical consultancies, appeals to God, all without success. When her relatives...

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The blacksmith's girl by Rosemary Aitken

The blacksmith's girl

Rosemary Aitken

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Set against the backdrop of a country at war, the uplifting tale of an unusual friendship between two very different women. Cornwall 1916. Verity Tregorran, one of the local blacksmith's nine daughters, is finding it hard to hide her long-term feelings...

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Winter solstice by Elin Hilderbrand

Winter solstice

Elin Hilderbrand

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It's been too long since the entire Quinn family has been able to celebrate the holidays under the same roof, but that's about to change. With Bart back safe and sound from Afghanistan, the Quinns are preparing for a holiday more joyous than any they've...

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The last ballad by Wiley Cash

The last ballad

Wiley Cash

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Intertwining myriad voice, Cash brings to life the heartbreak and bravery of the now forgotten struggle of the labor movement in early twentieth-century America--and pays tribute to the thousands of heroic women and men who risked their lives to win basic...

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The shadow sister by Lucinda Riley

The shadow sister

Lucinda Riley

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Star D'Aplièse is at a crossroads in her life after the sudden death of her beloved father--the elusive billionaire, affectionately called Pa Salt by his six daughters, all adopted from across the four corners of the world. He has left each of them a...

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Larchfield by Polly Clark

Larchfield

Polly Clark

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It's early summer when a young poet, Dora Fielding, moves to Helensburgh on the west coast of Scotland and her hopes are first challenged. Newly married, pregnant, she's excited by the prospect of a life that combines family and creativity. She thinks...

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Lizzie's daughters by Rosie Clarke

Lizzie's daughters

Rosie Clarke

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Lizzie adores her beautiful and clever daughters and will do anything for them. Both possess a wonderful creative flair, but have fiercely different characters. Betty, the eldest is head strong like Lizzie's first husband whilst Francie is talented and...

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The death of a she devil by Fay Weldon

The death of a she devil

Fay Weldon

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Ruth Patchett, the original she devil, is now eighty-four and keen to retire. But who can take up her mantle? Enter Tyler Patchett, our new kind of heroine and Ruth's grandson. He's an ultra-confident, 23-year-old man: beautiful, resentful and unemployed....

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The one we fell in love with by Paige Toon

The one we fell in love with

Paige Toon

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Phoebe is caught between a rock and a hard place. Settle down and get married, or return to the French Alps to pursue her passion? Eliza is in love with someone who is no longer hers. In fact, he probably never was. And her dream of becoming a successful...

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After me comes the flood by Sarah Perry

After me comes the flood

Sarah Perry

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One hot summer's day, John Cole decides to leave his life behind. He shuts up the bookshop no one ever comes to and drives out of London. When his car breaks down and he becomes lost on an isolated road, he goes looking for help, and stumbles into the...

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The early birds by Laurie Graham

The early birds

Laurie Graham

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Picking up 10 years after 'The Future Homemakers of America' left off, 'The Early Birds' follows Peggy, Kath, Gayle, Lois, and Audrey through the turn of the 21st century. The women are now in their 70s and time is rendering its accounts payable: arthritis,...

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Just look up by Courtney Walsh

Just look up

Courtney Walsh

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"After receiving devastating news about her brother, Chicago interior designer Lane Kelley reluctantly returns to Harbor Point, Michigan. Ex-soldier and successful renovator Ryan Brooks is thrilled to see Lane again, but he soon discovers that she's not...

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Abiding mercy by Ruth Reid

Abiding mercy

Ruth Reid

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Sixteen-year-old Faith has worked full-time in her parents' restaurant since she finished eighth grade. She loves her Amish community--and the romantic attentions of her longtime friend, Gideon. When her sister seems to be getting too friendly with Englischers,...

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The blessing by Wanda E. Brunstetter

The blessing

Wanda E. Brunstetter

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"Despite stressful changes occurring in their lives, Lyle and Heidi once again open their Ohio home up to those seeking to learn about Amish cooking and welcome six new students who experience the healing hand of God."--

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Light of dawn by Vannetta Chapman

Light of dawn

Vannetta Chapman

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"Nine months after a solar flare caused a complete failure of the electrical grid the Texas governor seeks volunteers to find the new federal government. Shelby and Max answer the governor's call and set out on a treacherous 600-mile journey where they...

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In a perfect world by Laura Kasischke

In a perfect world

Laura Kasischke

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"Jiselle, a young flight attendant has just settled into a fairy tale life with her new husband and stepchildren. But as a mysterious new illness spreads rapidly throughout the country, she begins to realize that her marriage, her stepchildren, and their...

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The tiger in the house by Jacqueline Sheehan

The tiger in the house

Jacqueline Sheehan

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"Love and resentment, fear and hope intersect for two sisters as their desire to help an abandoned child forces them to face their past and decide their future."--

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Lost in Lumby by Gail R. (Gail Robin) author. Fraser

Lost in Lumby

Gail R. (Gail Robin) author. Fraser

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"Turning a humorous but insightful lens on the value of truth--within families and within a community--Pam Walker steps off the mayoral campaign trail to return to her childhood home, where she discovers that she is not alone in the world."--

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