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Large print general fiction new titles

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Browse our collection of the latest general fiction in large print. This list updates when we add new titles to the collection.
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There was still love by Favel Parrett

There was still love

Favel Parrett

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Akin by Emma Donoghue

Akin

Emma Donoghue

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Swallowtail summer by Erica James

Swallowtail summer

Erica James

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Saving Missy by Beth Morrey

Saving Missy

Beth Morrey

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The cactus league by Emily Nemens

The cactus league

Emily Nemens

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"Jason Goodyear is the star outfielder for the Los Angeles Lions, stationed with the rest of his team in the punishingly hot Arizona desert for their annual spring training. Handsome, famous, and talented, Goodyear is nonetheless coming apart at the seams....

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The antidote for everything by Kimmery Martin

The antidote for everything

Kimmery Martin

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"Urologist Georgia Brown's sense of self-preservation is kicked into high gear after she's sexually harassed by a male surgeon at her medical clinic, but her outrage grows when her best doctor friend, Jonah, is dismissed for treating transgender pati...

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Feels like falling by Kristey Woodson Harvey

Feels like falling

Kristey Woodson Harvey

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"It's summertime on the North Carolina coast and the livin' is easy. Unless, that is, you've just lost your mother to cancer, your sister to her extremist husband, and your husband to his executive assistant. Meet Gray Howard. Right when Gray could use...

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The big finish by Brooke Fossey

The big finish

Brooke Fossey

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"An unlikely friendship between a curmudgeonly old man and a desperate young woman delivers a funny and uplifting message about the power of human connection and how it's never too late to be the person you wanted to be. Eighty-eight-year-old Duffy S...

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Mercy House by Alena Dillon

Mercy House

Alena Dillon

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"In the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn stands a century-old row house presided over by renegade, silver-haired Sister Evelyn. Gruff and indomitable on the surface, warm and wry underneath, Evelyn and her fellow sisters makes Mercy House a...

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Sunrise on Half Moon Bay by Robyn Carr

Sunrise on Half Moon Bay

Robyn Carr

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"Adele and Justine have never been close. Born twenty years apart, Justine was already an adult when Addie was born. The sisters love each other, but they don't really know each other. When Addie dropped out of university to care for their ailing par...

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Hello, summer by Mary Kay Andrews

Hello, summer

Mary Kay Andrews

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"Conley Hawkins left her family's small town newspaper, The Silver Bay Beacon, in the rear view mirror years ago. Now, after ten years of blood, sweat, and tears, Conley is exactly where she wants to be and is about to take a fancy new position at a New...

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The lost diary of M by Paul Wolfe

The lost diary of M

Paul Wolfe

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"An engrossing debut novel that cannily reimagines the extraordinary life and mysterious death of bohemian Georgetown socialite Mary Pinchot Meyer— secret lover of JFK, ex-wife of a CIA chief, sexual adventurer, LSD explorer and early feminist living...

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One perfect summer by Brenda Novak

One perfect summer

Brenda Novak

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"When Serenity Alston swabbed her cheek for 23andMe, she joked about uncovering some dark ancestral scandal. The last thing she expected was to discover two half sisters she didn't know existed. Suddenly, everything about her loving family is drawn i...

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The motion of the body through space by Lionel Shriver

The motion of the body through space

Lionel Shriver

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"Allergic to group activities of any kind, all her life Serenata has run, swum, and cycled - on her lonesome. But now that she's hit 60, all that physical activity has destroyed her knees. As she contemplates surgery with dread, her previously sedent...

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I'd give anything by Marisa De los Santos

I'd give anything

Marisa De los Santos

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"Ginny Beale is eighteen, irreverent, funny, and brave, with a brother she adores and a circle of friends for whom she would do anything. Because of one terrible night, she loses them all, and her adventurous spirit, seemingly forever. While the town...

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Sorry for your trouble by Richard Ford

Sorry for your trouble

Richard Ford

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"A woman and man, parted a quarter of a century, reunite in a bar in New Orleans as the St Patrick's Day parade goes by. A divorced suburban dad helps his daughter pick out a card for her friend who's moving away. A group of friends in late middle age,...

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Under currents by Nora Roberts

Under currents

Nora Roberts

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"Within the walls of a tasteful, perfectly kept house in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, young Zane Bigelow feels like a prisoner of war. Strangers - and even Zane's own aunt across the lake - see his parents as a successful surgeon and his st...

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A beautiful arrangement by Beth Wiseman

A beautiful arrangement

Beth Wiseman

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"Can Lydia and Samuel find love in their marriage of convenience? Lydia still can’t believe that she is Mrs. Samuel Bontrager. Or that she is seventeen with a six-month-old daughter. As Baby Mattie grows fussier by the day, Lydia wonders how she will...

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The words I never wrote by Jane Thynne

The words I never wrote

Jane Thynne

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"New York, present day: On a whim, photographer Juno Lambert buys the 1931 Underwood typewriter that once belonged to celebrated journalist Cordelia Capel. Within its case she discovers an unpublished novel, igniting a transatlantic journey to fill the...

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Good citizens need not fear by Maria Reva

Good citizens need not fear

Maria Reva

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"A bureaucratic glitch omits an entire building, along with its residents, from municipal records. So begins Reva's ingeniously intertwined narratives, nine stories which span the chaotic years leading up to and immediately following the fall of the ...

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More than we remember by Christina Suzann Nelson

More than we remember

Christina Suzann Nelson

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"When Addison Killbourn's husband is involved in a car accident that leaves a woman dead, her perfectly constructed life crumbles apart. With her husband's memory of that night gone and the revelation of a potentially life-altering secret, Addison has...

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Freedom of the song by Phyllis Clark Nichols

Freedom of the song

Phyllis Clark Nichols

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"Life's true beauty is found when the heart is set free. Caroline Carlyle has finally shed the heavy shackles of grief and rediscovered her heart's song. Between her return to making music and a budding relationship with the charming Roderick Adair, ...

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Seven letters by Joseph Monninger

Seven letters

Joseph Monninger

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"Kate Moreton is in Ireland on sabbatical from her teaching position at Dartmouth College when she meets Ozzie Ferriter, a fisherman and a veteran of the American war in Afghanistan. The Ferriter family history dates back centuries on the remote Blas...

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Oona out of order by Margarita Montimore

Oona out of order

Margarita Montimore

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"Time Traveler's Wife meets Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind in a wondrous novel exploring the burdens of time, the endurance of love, and the timelessness of family. Just because life might be out of order, doesn't mean it's broken. It's New Years...

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A good man by Ani Katz

A good man

Ani Katz

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"Thomas Martin was a devoted family man who had all the trappings of an enviable life: a beautiful wife and daughter, a well-appointed home on Long Island's north shore, a job at a prestigious Manhattan advertising firm. He was also a devoted son and...

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Twenty by Debra Landwehr Engle

Twenty

Debra Landwehr Engle

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"Along with naming me Marguerite after her favorite daisy, Mama gave me three things: Red hair that hasn't faded. A love of nature. And a belief that somewhere between heaven and earth there is magic. At age fifty-five, Meg's life is too filled with loss...

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The tea chest by Heidi Chiavaroli

The tea chest

Heidi Chiavaroli

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"Boston, 1773. Emma Malcolm's father is staunchly loyal to the crown, but Emma's heart belongs to Noah Winslow, a lowly printer's assistant and Patriot. But her father has promised her hand to Samuel Clarke, a rapacious and sadistic man. As his fiancée,...

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The pieces we keep by Kristina McMorris

The pieces we keep

Kristina McMorris

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"Two years have done little to ease veterinarian Audra Hughes's grief over her husband's untimely death. Eager for a fresh start, Audra plans to leave Portland for a new job in Philadelphia. Her seven-year-old son, Jack, seems apprehensive about flyi...

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What holds us together by Sandi Ward

What holds us together

Sandi Ward

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"They say that cats don't like change. But Luna, an imaginative tabby, understands that sometimes it's necessary. When her owner, Annika, moved back to her small New England hometown six months ago along with her sixteen-year-old twins, Luna knew it was...

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Weather by Jenny Offill

Weather

Jenny Offill

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"Lizzie Benson slid into her job as a librarian without a traditional degree. But this gives her a vantage point from which to practice her other calling: she is a fake shrink. For years, she has tended to her God-haunted mother and her recovering ad...

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Heart's Ease by Sarah Harrison

Heart's Ease

Sarah Harrison

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"Heart's Ease is the loveliest house anyone knows and home to the fortunate Blyth family. Siblings Felicity, Charity, Honor and Bruno enjoy a blissfully happy childhood there before life pulls them in very different directions. Beautiful Felicity gains...

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Last letter home by Rachel Hore

Last letter home

Rachel Hore

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"On holiday with friends, young historian Briony Andrews becomes fascinated with a wartime story of a ruined villa in the hills behind Naples. There is a family connection: her grandfather had been a British soldier during the Italian campaign of 1943...

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An American marriage by Tayari Jones

An American marriage

Tayari Jones

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"Newlyweds, Celestial and Roy, are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. They are settling into the routine of their life together, when they are ...

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Mother and child by Annie Murray

Mother and child

Annie Murray

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"Jo and Ian's marriage is hanging by a thread. One night almost two years ago, their only child Paul died in an accident that should never have happened. They have recently moved to a new area of Birmingham to be near Ian's mother Dorrie, who is incr...

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The confession by Jessie Burton

The confession

Jessie Burton

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"One winter's afternoon on Hampstead Heath in 1980, Elise Morceau meets Constance Holden and quickly falls under her spell. Connie is bold and alluring, a successful writer whose novel is being turned into a major Hollywood film. Elise follows Connie...

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Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore

Valentine

Elizabeth Wetmore

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"It's February 1976, and Odessa, Texas, stands on the cusp of the next great oil boom. While the town's men embrace the coming prosperity, its women intimately know and fear the violence that always seems to follow. In the early hours of the morning ...

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The book of lost friends by Lisa Wingate

The book of lost friends

Lisa Wingate

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"Louisiana, 1875: In the tumultuous aftermath of Reconstruction, three young women set off as unwilling companions on a perilous quest. They head for Texas along dangerous roads rife with ruthless vigilantes and soldiers still fighting a war lost a d...

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Rosanna's gift by Susan Lantz Simpson

Rosanna's gift

Susan Lantz Simpson

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"'She's yours.' Until now, Rosanna Mast's hopes for the future have all revolved around handsome Henry Zook. But when a young Englisch girl places her newborn daughter in Rosanna's arms and utters those words, shock quickly turns to fierce, protectiv...

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Henry, himself by Stewart O'Nan

Henry, himself

Stewart O'Nan

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"Soldier, son, lover, husband, breadwinner, churchgoer, Henry Maxwell has spent his whole life trying to live with honor. A native Pittsburgher and engineer, he's always believed in logic, sacrifice, and hard work. Now, seventy-five and retired, he feels...

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The empty nesters by Carolyn Brown

The empty nesters

Carolyn Brown

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"Dear friends and army wives Diana, Carmen, and Joanie have been through war, rumors of war, marital problems, motherhood, fears, joy, and heartache. But none of the women are prepared when their daughters decide to enlist in the army together. Facing...

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Out of the attic by V. C. (Virginia C.) Andrews

Out of the attic

V. C. (Virginia C.) Andrews

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"Married to the handsome, wealthy Garland Foxworth following a wildfire romance, and an unexpected pregnancy, young Corrine Dixon finds her life very different from how she imagined it. Often alone in the mansion of Foxworth Hall, she can practically...

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The silent treatment by Abbie Greaves

The silent treatment

Abbie Greaves

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"By all appearances, Frank and Maggie share a happy, loving marriage. But for the past six months, they have not spoken. Not a sentence, not a single word. Maggie isn't sure what, exactly, provoked Frank's silence, though she has a few ideas ... Then...

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The wedding dress by Danielle Steel

The wedding dress

Danielle Steel

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"From the glamorous San Francisco social scene of the 1920s, through war and the social changes of the '60s, to the rise of Silicon Valley today, this extraordinary novel takes us on a family odyssey that is both heartbreaking and inspiring, as each ...

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The love story of Missy Carmichael by Beth Morrey

The love story of Missy Carmichael

Beth Morrey

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"The world has changed around seventy-nine-year-old librarian Millicent Carmichael, aka Missy. Though quick to admit that she often found her roles as a housewife and mother less than satisfying, Missy once led a bustling life driven by two children,...

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Little family by Ishmael Beah

Little family

Ishmael Beah

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"A powerful novel about five young people, struggling to replace the homes they have lost with the one they have created together, from the internationally bestselling author of A Long Way Gone. Hidden away from a harsh and chaotic outside world, five...

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Followers by Megan Angelo

Followers

Megan Angelo

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"Orla Cadden is a budding novelist stuck in a dead-end job. Then she meets Floss, who comes up with a plan for launching them both into A-list lives. Orla and Floss's methods may be a little shady, but they hpave legions of followers. Thirty-five years...

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Return to Stringybark Creek by Karly Lane

Return to Stringybark Creek

Karly Lane

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"When top-flight journalists Hadley Callahan and Mitch Samuals married two years ago, theirs had been declared the celebrity wedding of the year. But, now, Hadley unexpectedly returns to Stringybark Creek alone to tell her parents one major piece of news...

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The Paris inheritance by Merryn Corcoran

The Paris inheritance

Merryn Corcoran

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Sixteen-year-old Mary Hampton harbours a terrible secret. Driven to protect herself, she runs away from home, leaving behind her first love and her adored mother. Armed only with determination and the contents of a stolen letter, she travels to Paris...

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A year at Hotel Gondola by Nicky Pellegrino

A year at Hotel Gondola

Nicky Pellegrino

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Kat Black has never lived a quiet life. She's an adventurer: a food writer travelling the world visiting far-flung places and eating unusual things. Now she's about to embark on her biggest adventure yet - a relationship. She has fallen in love with an...

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The switch by Beth O'Leary

The switch

Beth O'Leary

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When overachiever Leena Cotton is ordered to take a two-month sabbatical after blowing a big presentation at work, she escapes to her grandmother Eileen's house for some overdue rest. Eileen is newly single and about to turn eighty. She'd like a second...

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Second time around by Colette Caddle

Second time around

Colette Caddle

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After a freak accident and eight weeks in a coma, Suzie Connors' family are elated when their adored mother regains consciousness - and is absolutely fine. Except she's not. Blissfully unaware of her children's shock at having to deal with the changes...

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My absolute darling by Gabriel Tallent

My absolute darling

Gabriel Tallent

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At fourteen, Turtle Alveston knows the use of every gun on her wall; that chaos is coming, and only the strong will survive it; that her daddy, Martin, loves her more than anything else in this world. But chinks begin to appear in Turtle's armor as she...

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Cottage by the sea by Debbie Macomber

Cottage by the sea

Debbie Macomber

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Rocked by tragedy, Annie Marlow returns to the one place she knows she can heal: the cottage by the sea where she spent many happy childhood holidays with her family. There, Annie meets Keaton, a local painter with a big heart; Mellie, the reclusive ...

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Normal people by Sally Rooney

Normal people

Sally Rooney

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Teenagers Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other. He's popular and well-adjusted, star of the school football team, while she is lonely, proud and intensely private. But when Connell comes to pick his mother up from her job at Marianne's...

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A home from home by Veronica Henry

A home from home

Veronica Henry

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Dragonfly Farm has been a home and a haven for generations of Melchiors - arch-rivals to the Culbones, the wealthy family who live across the river. Life there is dictated by the seasons and cider-making, and everyone falls under its spell. For cousins...

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Three wishes by Barbara Delinsky

Three wishes

Barbara Delinsky

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"What if wishes really could come true? It's the question facing waitress Bree Walker when she awakens in the hospital following a blizzard in sleepy Panama, Vermont. While she can't recall the near-tragedy that landed her there, she's overcome with ...

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The professor of immortality by Eileen Pollack

The professor of immortality

Eileen Pollack

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"Professor Maxine Sayers once found her personal and professional life so fulfilling that she founded the Institute for Future Studies, a program dedicated to studying the effects of technology on our culture and finding ways to prolong human life. But...

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The innkeeper's bride by Kathleen Fuller

The innkeeper's bride

Kathleen Fuller

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"With two matchmakers on the loose in the Amish community of Birch Creek, the new innkeeper doesn’t stand a chance in this sweet Amish romance. When Selah Ropp returns to Birch Creek, she is a different person than when she left. I know I haven’t done...

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St. Francis Society for Wayward Pets by Annie England Noblin

St. Francis Society for Wayward Pets

Annie England Noblin

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"Laid off, cheated on, mugged: what else can go wrong in Maeve Stephens’ life? So when she learns her birth mother has left her a house, a vintage VW Beetle, and a marauding cat, in the small town of Timber Creek, Washington, she packs up to discover...

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The man with no borders by Richard C. Morais

The man with no borders

Richard C. Morais

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"It is a time of reckoning for José María Álvarez, an aristocratic Spanish banker living in a Swiss village with his American wife. Nearing the end of a long and tumultuous life, he's overcome by hallucinatory memories of the past. Among his most che...

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Been there, married that by Gigi Levangie Grazer

Been there, married that

Gigi Levangie Grazer

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"When he changes the locks, she changes the rules. Agnes Murphy Nash is the perfect Hollywood wife – she has the right friends, the right clothes, and even a side career of her own as a writer. Her husband Trevor is a bigshot producer, and from the outside...

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Oligarchy by Scarlett Thomas

Oligarchy

Scarlett Thomas

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"This is a novel about power, privilege and peer pressure. When Tash, daughter of a Russian oligarch, is sent to an English boarding school, she is new to the strange rituals of the girls there. Theirs is a world of strict pecking orders, eating disorders...

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I owe you one by Sophie Kinsella

I owe you one

Sophie Kinsella

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"Since their father passed away, leaving his kitchen supply store in the hands of his children, Fixie Farr spends all her time picking up the slack from her siblings instead of striking out on her own. When a stranger in a coffee shop asks her to watch...

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Meet me in Venice by Barbara Hannay

Meet me in Venice

Barbara Hannay

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"A year after her husband Leo's death, widow Daisy invites her three adult children to join her for a holiday in beautiful Venice. It will be wonderful, her chicks under one roof again in their father's birthplace. But is it possible to recapture the...

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The Electric Hotel by Dominic Smith

The Electric Hotel

Dominic Smith

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"For nearly half a century, Claude Ballard has been living at the Hollywood Knickerbocker Hotel. A French pioneer of silent films, who started out as a concession agent for the Luminiere brothers, the inventors of cinema, Claude now spends his days f...

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Fearless by Fern Michaels

Fearless

Fern Michaels

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"Anna Campbell is ready to take her first tentative steps back into the world after widowhood. On a singles cruise, she meets divorced professor Ryan Robertson, and the sparks between them are undeniable. Back home in West Texas, Anna and Ryan continue...

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The shape of family by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

The shape of family

Shilpi Somaya Gowda

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"The Olander family embodies the modern American Dream in a globalized world. Jaya, the cultured daughter of an Indian diplomat and Keith, an ambitious banker from middle-class Philadelphia, meet in a London pub in 1988 and make a life together in su...

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Promised land by Robert Whitlow

Promised land

Robert Whitlow

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"Despite their Israeli citizenship, Hana and Daud cannot safely return to their homeland because a dangerous terrorist ring is threatening Daud. Hana is perfectly fine remaining in the United States, working for a law firm in Atlanta, especially when...

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Monarch Manor by Maureen Leurck

Monarch Manor

Maureen Leurck

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"Erin Marinelli has her work cut out for her when she arrives at her late grandmother's Wisconsin home to prepare for an estate sale. But sifting through the overwhelming collection of figurines, outdated appliances and dusty books, she finds something...

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The Paris orphan by Natasha Lester

The Paris orphan

Natasha Lester

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"New York City/Paris, 1942: When American model Jessica May arrives in Europe to cover the war as a photojournalist for Vogue, most of the soldiers are determined to make her life as difficult as possible. But three friendships change that. Journalist...

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The gray chamber by Grace Hitchcock

The gray chamber

Grace Hitchcock

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"On Blackwell's Island, New York, a hospital was built to keep its patients from ever leaving. With her late parents' fortune under her uncle's care until her twenty-fifth birthday in the year 1887, Edyth Foster does not feel pressured to marry or to...

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All too human by Karen Wills

All too human

Karen Wills

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"In 1905, Rebecca Bryan, the first woman to practice law in Kalispell, Montana, is sent by her uncle/​senior partner to a remote hunting lodge near the Canadian border. She's to find the missing will of his deceased longtime love, the wealthy artist ...

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The curious heart of Ailsa Rae by Stephanie Butland

The curious heart of Ailsa Rae

Stephanie Butland

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"Ailsa Rae is learning how to live. She's only a few months past the heart transplant that - just in time - saved her life. Life should be a joyful adventure. But ... Her relationship with her mother is at breaking point. She knows she needs to find ...

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A good neighborhood by Therese Fowler

A good neighborhood

Therese Fowler

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"In Oak Knoll, a verdant, tight-knit North Carolina neighborhood, professor of forestry and ecology Valerie Alston-Holt is raising her bright and talented biracial son. Xavier is headed to college in the fall, and after years of single parenting, Valerie...

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Such a fun age by Kiley Reid

Such a fun age

Kiley Reid

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"What happens when you do the right thing for the wrong reason? Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living showing other women how to do the same. A mother to two small girls, she started out as a blogger and has quickly...

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The glass hotel by Emily St. John Mandel

The glass hotel

Emily St. John Mandel

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"Vincent is the beautiful bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star glass-and-cedar palace on the northernmost tip of Vancouver Island. New York financier Jonathan Alkaitis owns the hotel. When he passes Vincent his card with a tip, it’s the beginning...

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The forgotten letters of Esther Durrant by Kayte Nunn

The forgotten letters of Esther Durrant

Kayte Nunn

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"A cache of unsent love letters from the 1950s is found in a suitcase on a remote island. 1951. Esther Durrant, a young mother, is committed to an isolated mental asylum by her husband. Run by a pioneering psychiatrist, the hospital is at first Esther's...

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The operator by Gretchen Berg

The operator

Gretchen Berg

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"Nobody knows the people of Wooster, Ohio, better than switchboard operator Vivian Dalton, and she’d be the first to tell you that. She calls it intuition. Her teenage daughter, Charlotte, calls it eavesdropping. Vivian and the other women who work at...

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Diamonds are a girl's best friend by Jenny Colgan

Diamonds are a girl's best friend

Jenny Colgan

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"From beloved New York Times bestselling author Jenny Colgan, a heartwarming and hilarious comedy about a pampered London socialite forced to live life among the common folk. Sophie Chesterton is London's "It Girl". She knows all the right people, goes...

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A wing and a prayer by Margaret Thornton

A wing and a prayer

Margaret Thornton

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1990, Blackpool. Thirty-three-year-old Helen Burnside is shocked when she learns that her beloved Great Aunt Alice has died of a sudden heart attack, and even more surprised when she is bequeathed her Yorkshire cottage. Although they were close, Alice...

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How to find home by Mahsuda Snaith

How to find home

Mahsuda Snaith

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Molly has lived on the streets for years; she has close friends but spends most nights sleeping in dangerous places. Then a new acquaintance invites her on a journey across the country: he is searching for treasure, she for hope. At every stop on their...

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The museum of broken promises by Elizabeth Buchan

The museum of broken promises

Elizabeth Buchan

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Paris, today: The Museum of Broken Promises is a place of hope and loss. Every object in the museum has been donated - a cake tin, a wedding veil, a baby's shoe. And each represents a moment of grief or terrible betrayal. Laure, the owner and curator,...

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Changing Lara by Anna Jacobs

Changing Lara

Anna Jacobs

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There have been times when Lara has regretted choosing what she came to think of ironically as her 'brilliant career', while at others she's felt very proud of what she's achieved. Has it all been worth it? Maybe it has, but sometimes, in the middle of...

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Postscript by Cecelia Ahern

Postscript

Cecelia Ahern

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It's been seven years since Holly Kennedy's husband died - six since she read his final letter, urging her to find the courage to forge a new life. When a group inspired by Gerry's letters, calling themselves the PS, I Love You Club, approaches her asking...

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Half a world away by Mike Gayle

Half a world away

Mike Gayle

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Kerry Hayes is a single mum living on a tough south London estate. She provides for her young son by cleaning houses she could never hope to afford. Taken into care as a child, Kerry cannot ever forget her past, having looked after her baby brother J...

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Something to tell you by Lucy Diamond

Something to tell you

Lucy Diamond

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"When Frankie stumbles upon an unopened letter from her late mother, she’s delighted to have one last message from her ... until she reads the contents and discovers the truth about her birth. Brimming with questions, she travels to York to seek furt...

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Ordinary people by Diana Evans

Ordinary people

Diana Evans

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"South London, 2008. Two couples find themselves at a moment of reckoning, on the brink of acceptance or revolution. Melissa has a new baby and doesn't want to let it change her but, in the crooked walls of a narrow Victorian terrace, she begins to d...

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The path to the sea by Liz Fenwick

The path to the sea

Liz Fenwick

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"Boskenna, the beautiful, imposing house standing on the Cornish cliffs, means something different to each of the Trewin women. For Joan, as a glamorous young wife in the 1960s, it was a paradise where she and her husband could entertain and escape a...

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Sir Humphrey of Batch Hall by Peter Maughan

Sir Humphrey of Batch Hall

Peter Maughan

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"Humph, a Brooklyn short-order cook who inherited the crumbling estate of Batch Hall, has married his true love and the future looks bright. But when badger baiters are discovered in Cutterbach Wood, they face the awful decision to sell up. And then ...

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Olive, again by Elizabeth Strout

Olive, again

Elizabeth Strout

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"Olive Kitteridge has returned, as indomitable as ever, this time as a person getting older, navigating her next decade as she comes to terms with the changes -- sometimes welcome, sometimes not -- in her own life. Here is Olive, strangely content in...

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A long time comin' by Robin W. Pearson

A long time comin'

Robin W. Pearson

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"Just because she finds out she’s dying doesn’t mean she can’t keep it that way. If any of her children have questions about their daddy and the choices she made after he abandoned them, they’d best take it up with Jesus. There’s no room in Granny B’s...

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Deadly commitment by Kathy Harris

Deadly commitment

Kathy Harris

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"As Danielle Kemp walks out of her downtown Nashville condominium, she gets the eerie feeling someone is watching her. As days go by, she becomes convinced the homeless man outside her building is stalking her. But after learning the real identity of...

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Room to breathe by Liz Talley

Room to breathe

Liz Talley

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"For a good part of Daphne Witt’s life, she was a supportive wife and dutiful mother. Now that she’s divorced and her daughter, Ellery, is all grown up, Daphne’s celebrating the best part of her life, a successful career, and a flirtation with an att...

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The overdue life of Amy Byler by Kelly Harms

The overdue life of Amy Byler

Kelly Harms

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"Overworked and underappreciated, single mom Amy Byler needs a break. So when the guilt-ridden husband who abandoned her shows up and offers to take care of their kids for the summer, she accepts his offer and escapes rural Pennsylvania for New York ...

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The peppermint tea chronicles by Alexander McCall Smith

The peppermint tea chronicles

Alexander McCall Smith

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"For the impossibly vain Bruce Anderson - he of the clove-scented hair gel - it may finally be time to settle down, and surely it can only be a question of picking the lucky winner from the hordes of his admirers. The Duke of Johannesburg is keen to take...

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Spring House by Mary Ellen Taylor

Spring House

Mary Ellen Taylor

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"Pregnant and still grieving the death of her fiancé, historian Megan Buchanan is forging ahead on a dream project: to restore to its original glory the landmark hunting lodge her own great-great-grandfather built on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. With the...

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The moonshiner's daughter by Donna Everhart

The moonshiner's daughter

Donna Everhart

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"Generations of Sassers have made moonshine in the Brushy Mountains of Wilkes County, North Carolina. Their history is recorded in a leather-bound journal that belongs to Jessie Sasser’s daddy, but Jessie wants no part of it. As far as she’s concerne...

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Husband material by Emily Belden

Husband material

Emily Belden

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"Twenty-nine-year-old Charlotte Rosen has a secret: she’s a widow. Ever since the fateful day that leveled her world, Charlotte has worked hard to move forward. Great job at a hot social media analytics company? Check. Roommate with no knowledge of her...

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The daughter's tale by Armando Lucas Correa

The daughter's tale

Armando Lucas Correa

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"BERLIN, 1939. The dreams that Amanda Sternberg and her husband, Julius, had for their daughters are shattered when the Nazis descend on Berlin, burning down their beloved family bookshop and sending Julius to a concentration camp. Desperate to save ...

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