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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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The glorious heresies by Lisa McInerney

The glorious heresies

Lisa McInerney

"We all do stupid things when we're kids. Ryan Cusack's grown up faster than most - being the oldest of six with a dead mum and an alcoholic dad will do that for you. And nobody says she's trying to help but maybe wants something more than that. The ...

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In every moment we are still alive by Tom Malmquist

In every moment we are still alive

Tom Malmquist

"Tom's heavily pregnant girlfriend Karin is rushed to hospital with severe flu. While the doctors are able to save the baby, they are helpless in the face of what transpires to be acute Leukemia, and in a moment as fleeting as it is cruel Tom gains a...

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The woman at 72 Derry Lane by Carmel Harrington

The woman at 72 Derry Lane

Carmel Harrington

On a leafy suburban street in Dublin, beautiful, poised Stella Greene lives with her successful husband, Matt. The perfect couple in every way, Stella appears to have it all. Next door, at number 72 however, lives Rea Brady. Gruff, bad-tempered and rarely...

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Gonzo girl by Cheryl Della Pietra

Gonzo girl

Cheryl Della Pietra

Alley Russo is a recent college grad desperately trying to make it in the gruelling world of New York publishing, but like so many who have come before her, she has no connections and has settled for an unpaid magazine internship while slinging drinks...

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The red coast by Di Morrissey

The red coast

Di Morrissey

"Di Morrissey returns to the red earth of the Kimberley with a passionate story of resistance and resilience under its soaring blue skies. After the upheaval which separated Jacqui Bouchard from her beloved son, she has finally settled in Broome, a m...

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The summer wives by Beatriz Williams

The summer wives

Beatriz Williams

"In the summer of 1951, Miranda Schuyler arrives on elite, secretive Winthrop Island as a schoolgirl from the margins of high society, still reeling from the loss of her father in the Second World War. When her beautiful mother marries Hugh Fisher, w...

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The good fight by Danielle Steel

The good fight

Danielle Steel

"Against the electrifying backdrop of the 1960s, Danielle Steel unveils the gripping chronicle of a young woman discovering a passion for justice and of the unsung heroes she encounters on her quest to fight the good fight. The daughter and granddaughter...

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The secrets between us by Thrity N. Umrigar

The secrets between us

Thrity N. Umrigar

"Poor and illiterate, Bhima had faithfully worked for the Dubash family, an upper-middle-class Parsi household, for more than twenty years. Yet after courageously speaking the truth about a heinous crime perpetrated against her own family, the devoted...

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My year of rest and relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

My year of rest and relaxation

Ottessa Moshfegh

"Our narrator has many of the advantages in life, on the surface. Young, thin, pretty, a recent Columbia graduate, she lives in an apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan paid for, like the rest of her needs, by her inheritance. But there is a vacuum...

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Those other women by Nicola Moriarty

Those other women

Nicola Moriarty

"Poppy and Annalise are driven mad by mums enjoying special privileges at work while they pick up the slack. Setting up a Facebook group to vent about smug mummies is just a healthy outlet - right? But as their new group's membership soars, the frust...

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The dying of the light by Robert Goolrick

The dying of the light

Robert Goolrick

"Diana Cooke was "born with the century" and came of age just after World War I. The daughter of landed Southern gentry, she knew early that her parents had only one asset, besides her: their stately house, Saratoga. But the Cookes were too land-poor...

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There there by Tommy Orange

There there

Tommy Orange

"Not since Sherman Alexie's The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven and Louise Erdrich's Love Medicine has such a powerful and urgent Native American voice exploded onto the landscape of contemporary fiction. Tommy Orange's There There introduces...

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The flicker of old dreams by Susan Henderson

The flicker of old dreams

Susan Henderson

Finding fulfillment in her job as an embalmer in her father's small town mortuary, outsider Mary bonds with a villainized local who was blamed for a fatal accident twenty years earlier, a friendship that compels her to consider what might happen if she...

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When life gives you lululemons by Lauren Weisberger

When life gives you lululemons

Lauren Weisberger

"New York Times bestselling author Lauren Weisberger returns with a novel starring one of her favorite characters from The Devil Wears Prada--Emily Charlton, first assistant to Miranda Priestly, now a highly successful image consultant who's just landed...

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To the moon and back by Karen Kingsbury

To the moon and back

Karen Kingsbury

"Brady Bradshaw was a child when the Oklahoma City bombing killed his mother. Every year, Brady visits the site on the anniversary to remember her. A decade ago he met Jenna Phillips, who was also a child when her parents were killed. Brady and Jenna...

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How hard can it be? by Allison Pearson

How hard can it be?

Allison Pearson

"Allison Pearson's brilliant debut novel, I Don't Know How She Does It, was a New York Times bestseller with four million copies sold around the world. Called "the definitive social comedy of working motherhood" (The Washington Post) and "a hysterical...

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The maze at Windermere by Gregory Blake Smith

The maze at Windermere

Gregory Blake Smith

"A reckless wager between a fading tennis pro and a drunken party guest launches an odyssey that weaves together three centuries of love and ambition, aspiration and adversity. An urbane Gilded Age bachelor embarks on a high-risk scheme; the young Henry...

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The lost family by Jenna Blum

The lost family

Jenna Blum

"In 1965 Manhattan, patrons flock to Masha's. Dashing owner and head chef, Peter Rashkin, a survivor of Auschwitz, is the most eligible bachelor in town, but he lives a solitary life. Running Masha's consumes him, as does his guilt over surviving the...

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Not that I could tell by Jessica Strawser

Not that I could tell

Jessica Strawser

"When a group of neighborhood women gathers one Saturday night around a fire pit where their backyards meet, most of them are just ecstatic to have discovered that their baby monitors reach that far. They drink too much wine, and the conversation tur...

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The brother's keeper by Tracy Groot

The brother's keeper

Tracy Groot

"The sons of Joseph ran a successful carpentry business in Nazareth - until the oldest brother, Jesus, left to tell the world he will forgive their sins and save their souls. Not many people want a stool made by the family of a crazy man. James wants...

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Puzzle house by Lillian (Novelist) Duncan

Puzzle house

Lillian (Novelist) Duncan

"Rachel Summers is all about Rachel Summers ... until she crashes into a truck. As her life hangs in the balance, a visitor asks: does she want to be healed or to be a healer? Rachel chooses, but the journey isn't quite what she expected. Now she runs...

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The Hawaiian discovery by Wanda E. Brunstetter

The Hawaiian discovery

Wanda E. Brunstetter

"An Amish Woman Finds Love in Hawaii Ellen Lambright mourned when her best friend, Mandy, moved from Indiana to Hawaii. But now Ellen has received the Amish church's permission to go to Hawaii and help Mandy through challenging times. Rob Smith works...

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This I know by Eldonna. author. Edwards

This I know

Eldonna. author. Edwards

Eleven-year-old Grace Carter has a talent for hiding things. She's had plenty of practice, burying thoughts and feelings that might anger her strict Evangelical pastor father, and concealing the deep intuition she carries inside. The Knowing, as Grace...

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Don't skip out on me by Willy Vlautin

Don't skip out on me

Willy Vlautin

"Horace Hopper has spent most of his life on a Nevada sheep ranch, but dreams of something bigger. Mr. and Mrs. Reese, the aging ranchers, took him in and treated him like a son, intending to leave the ranch in his hands. But Horace, ashamed not only...

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This could hurt by Jillian Medoff

This could hurt

Jillian Medoff

"Rosa Guerrero beat the odds as she rose to the top of the corporate world. An attractive woman of a certain age, the longtime chief of human resources at Ellery Consumer Research is still a formidable presence, even if her most vital days are behind...

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Room on the porch swing by Amy Clipston

Room on the porch swing

Amy Clipston

"Less than a year after her mother's death, Laura Riehl loses her best friend, Savilla, to a brief and sudden illness. She feels heartbroken and alone. But that's nothing compared to Allen, Savilla's husband, who faces a life so different from the one...

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How to walk away by Katherine Center

How to walk away

Katherine Center

"From the author of Happiness for Beginners comes an unforgettable love story about finding joy even in the darkest of circumstances. Margaret Jacobsen is just about to step into the bright future she's worked for so hard and so long: a new dream job,...

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Shelter in place by Nora Roberts

Shelter in place

Nora Roberts

"It was a typical evening at a mall outside Portland, Maine - until the shooting began. For eight minutes the chaos spread - eight minutes that transformed the lives of everyone in its wake. Some had their futures stolen from them, while others would...

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An Amish heirloom

An Amish heirloom

Every family heirloom is a symbol of meaning and tradition. This collection of four stories feature Amish couples whose life are changed by objects that focus them on what is truly important in life.

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The would-be wife by Annie Wilkinson

The would-be wife

Annie Wilkinson

Lynn grew up as the daughter of a fisherman but longs to be free from the hardship and worry of life by the docks. When the handsome and ambitious Graham asks her to marry him, she ignores the warnings of family and friends and accepts. At first, life...

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Lyrebird by Cecelia Ahern

Lyrebird

Cecelia Ahern

In the south-west of Ireland, rugged mountains meet bright blue lakes and thick forests. Deep in the woods, a young woman lives alone, forever secluded from the world, her life a well-kept secret. She possesses an extraordinary talent, the likes of w...

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Three things about Elsie by Joanna (Psychiatrist) Cannon

Three things about Elsie

Joanna (Psychiatrist) Cannon

There are three things you should know about Elsie. The first thing is that she's my best friend. The second is that she always knows what to say to make me feel better. And the third thing... Might take a little bit more explaining. Eighty-four-year...

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Dalila by Jason Donald

Dalila

Jason Donald

Irene Dalila Mwathi comes from Kenya with a brutally violent personal history. Once she wanted to be a journalist, but now all she wants is to be safe. When she finally arrives, bewildered, in London, she is attacked by the very people paid to protect...

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The boy in the park by A. J. Grayson

The boy in the park

A. J. Grayson

Dylan goes to the same park every day on his lunch break. He enjoys the quiet solitude of the boating lake, passing the time, watching the people come and go. He has also noticed another visitor to the lake: a young boy, playing at the water's edge; a...

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No good deed by John (Guitarist) Niven

No good deed

John (Guitarist) Niven

What do you do when the homeless man on the street you've just given money to thanks you by name and turns out to be one of your 'closest' friends, one you haven't seen for over twenty years? For Alan, there's no question - it's only natural that he'd...

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The lightkeeper's daughters by Jean Pendziwol

The lightkeeper's daughters

Jean Pendziwol

Elizabeth's eyes have failed. She can no longer read the books she loves or see the paintings that move her. But her mind remains sharp, and music fills the vacancy left by her blindness. When her father's journals are discovered on a shipwrecked boat,...

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Upstate by James Wood

Upstate

James Wood

"New Yorker book critic and award-winning author James Wood delivers a novel of a family struggling to connect with one another and find meaning in their own lives. In the years since his daughter Vanessa moved to America to become a professor of phi...

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We own the sky by Luke Allnutt

We own the sky

Luke Allnutt

"Rob Coates can't believe his luck. There is Anna, his incredible wife, and most precious of all, Jack, their son, who makes every day an extraordinary adventure. Rob feels like he's won the lottery of life. Or rather-he did. Until the day it all changes...

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The innkeeper's daughter by Michelle Griep

The innkeeper's daughter

Michelle Griep

"Dover, England, 1808: Officer Alexander Moore goes undercover as a gambling gentleman to expose a high-stakes plot against the king. He's a master of disguise, for Johanna Langley believes him to be quite the rogue, with unrelenting charm. All Johanna...

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Beach house reunion by Mary Alice Monroe

Beach house reunion

Mary Alice Monroe

At Cara Rutledge's home on Isle of Palms, everything is comfortingly the same, yet rife with painful memories. Only through reconnecting with family, friends, and the rhythms of the lowcountry can Cara release the hold of the past and open herself to...

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Dietland by Sarai Walker

Dietland

Sarai Walker

Plum Kettle does her best not to be noticed, because when you're fat, to be noticed is to be judged. Or mocked. Or worse. With her job answering fan mail for a popular teen girls' magazine, she is biding her time until her weight-loss surgery. Only then...

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Buried secrets by Barbara Cameron

Buried secrets

Barbara Cameron

"After Rose's husband dies, she longs to be near her family, especially her twin sister, Lillian, so she packs up her young son and leaves her life in Ohio to move back to Paradise, Pennsylvania. Luke Miller is new to Paradise and is enjoying getting...

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Us against you by Fredrik Backman

Us against you

Fredrik Backman

"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beartown and A Man Called Ove, hailed as "a writer of astonishing depth [with] the remarkable ability to make you understand the feelings of each of a dozen different characters" (The Washington Times),...

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The handkerchief tree by Anne Douglas

The handkerchief tree

Anne Douglas

"Edinburgh, 1923. After four years spent in an orphanage, bright, spirited 15-year-old Shona Murray finds her niche in a city florist's, where she excels and is content - until, suddenly, she must make decisions that will change everything. Fraser Kyle,...

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The house swap by Rebecca Fleet

The house swap

Rebecca Fleet

When Caroline and Francis receive an offer to house swap--from their city apartment to a house in a leafy, upscale London suburb--they jump at the chance for a week away from home, their son, and the tensions that have pushed their marriage to the brink....

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The perfect couple by Elin Hilderbrand

The perfect couple

Elin Hilderbrand

When a bride-to-be is found dead in the harbor, chief of police Ed Kapenash searches for the killer within her own wedding party.

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Florida by Lauren Groff

Florida

Lauren Groff

Florida: a place of storms, snakes, and sinkholes, and so much more. Lauren Groff explores a different side of her adopted home state in this collection of stories. The stories in this collection span characters, towns, decades, even centuries. Yet F...

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The high season by Judy Blundell

The high season

Judy Blundell

"No matter what the world throws her way, at least Ruthie Beamish has the house. Lovingly renovated, located by the sea in a quiet Long Island village, the house is her nest egg - the retirement account shared with her ex-husband, Mike, and the college...

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Dreams of falling by Karen (Karen S.) White

Dreams of falling

Karen (Karen S.) White

"It's been nine years since Larkin fled Georgetown, South Carolina, vowing never to go back. But when she finds out that her mother has disappeared, she knows she has no choice but to return to the place that she both loves and dreads--and to the family...

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Rainy day friends by Jill Shalvis

Rainy day friends

Jill Shalvis

Six months after Lanie Jacobs' husband's death, it's hard to imagine anything could deepen her sense of pain and loss. But then Lanie discovers she isn't the only one grieving his sudden passing. A serial adulterer, he left behind several other women...

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The heart between us by Lindsay Harrel

The heart between us

Lindsay Harrel

"Because of her heart, Megan Jacobs spent her life sitting on the sidelines while her twin sister Crystal had all the fun. After receiving a heart transplant, the quiet library aide is given her teenage donor's journal-- complete with an unfulfilled ...

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The stone-cold heart of Valentine Briscoe by Marcia Lynn McClure

The stone-cold heart of Valentine Briscoe

Marcia Lynn McClure

"Following news of the deaths of her parents in 1885, Haven Abernathy moves from Georgia to Fletcher, Colorado, starting fresh with a millinery shop and teaching etiquette and decorum to the town's children. She is instantly drawn to Fletcher's brood...

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Finding Georgina by Colleen Faulkner

Finding Georgina

Colleen Faulkner

"A New Orleans mother is reunited with the daughter who was abducted as a toddler fourteen years ago during a Mardi Gras parade--only to face unexpected and painful challenges"--

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Just in time by Marie Bostwick

Just in time

Marie Bostwick

"An uplifting story of three grief support group dropouts--women united in loss and rescued through friendship. An accident has left Grace's husband in a vegetative state. Nan, a widow for twenty years, is feeling the emptiness now that her children are...

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The sewing machine by Natalie Fergie

The sewing machine

Natalie Fergie

"It is 1911, and Jean is about to join the mass strike at the Singer factory. For her, nothing will be the same again. Decades later, in Edinburgh, Connie sews coded moments of her life into a notebook, as her mother did before her. More than 100 years...

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Seven for vengeance by James Keene

Seven for vengeance

James Keene

"When the express office in Gunlock, Texas, is robbed and the agent killed, a posse is organized to capture the young man whose gun was found at the scene of the crime in this western novel of murder and a manhunt, with their effects upon both the hunters...

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Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor

Reservoir 13

Jon McGregor

Midwinter in the early years of this century. A teenage girl on holiday has gone missing in the hills at the heart of England. The villagers are called up to join the search, fanning out across the moors as the police set up roadblocks and a crowd of...

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Madame Bovary of the suburbs by Sophie Divry

Madame Bovary of the suburbs

Sophie Divry

The story of a woman's life, from childhood to death, somewhere in provincial France, from the 1950s to just shy of 2025. She has doting parents, does well at school, finds a loving husband after one abortive attempt at passion, buys a big house with...

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Sometimes I lie by Alice Feeney

Sometimes I lie

Alice Feeney

Amber wakes up in a hospital. She can't move. She can't speak. She can't open her eyes. She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea. Amber doesn't remember what happened, but she has a suspicion her husband had something to do with...

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The Nakano thrift shop by Hiromi Kawakami

The Nakano thrift shop

Hiromi Kawakami

Objects for sale at the Nakano Thrift Shop appear as commonplace as the staff and customer that handle them. But like those customers and staff, they hold many secrets. If examined carefully, they show signs of innumerable extravagancies, of immeasur...

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Three gold coins by Josephine Moon

Three gold coins

Josephine Moon

"One coin for love, one for marriage, one to return to Rome. Two days ago, Lara Foxleigh tossed three gold euros into the Trevi Fountain. Now, she is caring for a cranky old man and living in a picturesque villa, half a world away from her home and t...

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Fool's gold by Fleur McDonald

Fool's gold

Fleur McDonald

"Detective Dave Burrows' first posting to the far west goldfields town of Barrabine in 1997 holds everything he's looking for, but Melinda, his wife of two weeks, is devastated at leaving behind her family, friends and career. More comfortable in heels...

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Deadly kerfuffle by Tony Martin

Deadly kerfuffle

Tony Martin

"It’s 2006 and terror scaremongering in the media has rattled the residents of sleepy, suburban Dunlop Crescent. When a Maori family moves into number 14, the local cranks assume they are Middle Eastern terrorists hell-bent on destroying the Australian...

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True love at the Lonely Hearts Bookshop by Annie Darling

True love at the Lonely Hearts Bookshop

Annie Darling

It's a truth universally acknowledged that a single woman in possession of a good job, four bossy sisters and a needy cat must also have want of her one true love. Isn't it? Not for Verity Love. Jane Austen fangirl and an introvert in a world of extr...

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Often I am happy by Jens Christian Grøndahl

Often I am happy

Jens Christian Grøndahl

When Ellinor addresses her best friend Anna, she does not expect a reply. Anna has been dead for forty years, killed in the same skiing accident that claimed Henning, Ellinor's first husband and Anna's lover. Ellinor tells her friend that Georg has died...

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Happiest days by Jack Sheffield

Happiest days

Jack Sheffield

It's 1986, and Jack Sheffield returns to Ragley village school for his tenth rollercoaster year as headteacher. It's the time of Margaret Thatcher's third election victory, "Dynasty"and shoulder pads, "Neighbours" and a "Transformer for Christmas". And...

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Mothering Sunday by Rosie Goodwin

Mothering Sunday

Rosie Goodwin

Sunday Small was abandoned on the workhouse steps at birth. The regime is cruel. If it were not for the kindly Miss Beau who comes in every week to teach the inmate children their letters, and her dear little friend Daisy, Sunday's life would barely be...

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Something fresh by P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse

Something fresh

P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse

When Lord Emsworth absent-mindedly wanders off with a specimen from J. Preston Peters' prized Egyptian scarab collection, the American millionaire is willing to pay five thousand dollars to the person who can get it back for him. Discretion is necess...

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Summer lightning by P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse

Summer lightning

P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse

With the Honourable Galahad Threepwood's public decision to write his memoirs, England's aristocrats fear being implicated in the anticipated saucy revelations, and his formidable sister Lady Constance Keeble fears that her brother's tales will ruin the...

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You think it, I'll say it by Curtis Sittenfeld

You think it, I'll say it

Curtis Sittenfeld

Sittenfeld has established a reputation for humanizing her subjects even as she skewers them. In this first collection of short fiction, she creates characters that take up residence in the readers' heads.

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Alternate side by Anna Quindlen

Alternate side

Anna Quindlen

Some days Nora Nolan thinks that she and her husband, Charlie, lead a charmed life--except when there's a crisis at work, a leak in the roof at home, or a problem with their twins at college. And why not? New York City was once Nora's dream destination,...

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Women in sunlight by Frances Mayes

Women in sunlight

Frances Mayes

Three American women, new friends, all older single women, have taken a lease on a stone manse in Tuscany. They are escaping, reinventing, and reevaluating the fates expected of them as aging women in America. They are novices in a foreign culture, f...

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A shout in the ruins by Kevin Powers

A shout in the ruins

Kevin Powers

A novel that spans one hundred years and is set in Virginia during the Civil War and a century beyond explores the brutal legacy of violence and exploitation in American society as it examines the fates of the inhabitants of Beauvais Plantation and t...

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By invitation only by Dorothea Benton Frank

By invitation only

Dorothea Benton Frank

In the Lowcountry of South Carolina, Diane English Stiftel, her brother Floyd, and her parents are throwing a barbeque to celebrate her son's engagement. On this gorgeous, magical night, the bride's father, Alejandro Cambria, a wealthy power broker and...

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Tin man by Sarah Winman

Tin man

Sarah Winman

"This is almost a love story. But it's not as simple as that. Ellis and Michael are twelve when they first become friends, and for a long time it is just the two of them, cycling the streets of Oxford, teaching themselves how to swim, discovering poetry,...

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The cast by Danielle Steel

The cast

Danielle Steel

Building a huge following for her magazine column, Kait, a woman who prefers to focus on her career after two failed marriages, teams up with producer Zack to launch a television series with a colorful cast and crew, each marked by private eccentrici...

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Lead-for God's sake! by Todd G Gongwer

Lead-for God's sake!

Todd G Gongwer

"Steve Rocker, one of the most successful high school basketball coaches in Kentucky's history, is about to enter into the most difficult season of his career. With expectations at an all-time high, his players have lost their will to win and their passion...

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The windfall by Diksha Basu

The windfall

Diksha Basu

"For the past thirty years, Mr. and Mrs. Jha's lives have been defined by cramped spaces, cut corners, gossipy neighbors, and the small dramas of stolen yoga pants and stale marriages. They thought they'd settled comfortably into their golden years, ...

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The endless beach by Jenny Colgan

The endless beach

Jenny Colgan

When Flora MacKenzie traded her glum career in London for the remote Scottish island of Mure, she never dreamed that her difficult, adorable boss Joel would follow. Flora been reunited with her family and opened a charming café by the sea, and now she...

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The recipe box by Viola Shipman

The recipe box

Viola Shipman

Growing up in northern Michigan, Samantha "Sam" Mullins felt trapped on her family's orchard and pie shop, so she left with dreams of making her own mark in the world. But life as an overworked, undervalued sous chef at a reality star's New York bakery...

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A mother's gift by Charlotte Hubbard

A mother's gift

Charlotte Hubbard

Leah Otto celebrates the joys and challenges of motherhood after marrying Jude Shetler, a widower with three children, in this uplifting story, set amid the warmth and tradition of an Amish Missouri farm community.

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Words from the heart by Kathleen Fuller

Words from the heart

Kathleen Fuller

"In the Amish community of Birch Creek, when Cevilla Schlabach asks her nephew Noah and Ivy Yoder to clean out her attic and insists they must do it together, they come across a packet of letters written during the Korean War. Soon they are swept up in...

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His risk by Shelley Shepard Gray

His risk

Shelley Shepard Gray

"Calvin Fisher left the Amish community at fourteen and never looked back. Only his brother's illness can bring him back to Hart County. Now, as Calvin works to make amends, he meets Alice, a local nursery school teacher, and falls hard for her. But...

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Dreaming in chocolate by Susan Bishop Crispell

Dreaming in chocolate

Susan Bishop Crispell

"With an endless supply of magical gifts and recipes from the hot chocolate café Penelope Dalton runs alongside her mother, she is able to give her daughter almost everything she wants. The one sticking point is Ella's latest request: get a dad. And not...

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The marvelous misadventures of Ingrid Winter by Janne S. (Janne Stigen) 1974- author. Drangsholt

The marvelous misadventures of Ingrid Winter

Janne S. (Janne Stigen) 1974- author....

A neurotic Norwegian mother of three small children and an overworked literature professor with an overactive imagination, Ingrid feels like her life's always on the brink of chaos. Forced to join an academic mission to Saint Petersburg to promote...

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The night child by Anna Quinn

The night child

Anna Quinn

Nora Brown teaches high school English and lives a quiet life in Seattle with her husband and six-year-old daughter. But one November day, moments after dismissing her class, a girl's face appears above the students' desks and terror rushes through N...

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House of secrets by V. C. (Virginia C.) author. Andrews

House of secrets

V. C. (Virginia C.) author. Andrews

Fern and her mother have always lived as servants in Wyndemere House, the mansion of the Davenport family. She developed a friendship with Dr. Davenport's son, Ryder, and enjoyed free range of the estate. When Dr. Davenport remarries, his new wife has...

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Demi-gods by Eliza Robertson

Demi-gods

Eliza Robertson

It is 1950, and Willa's mother has a new beau. The arrival of his blue-eyed, sun-kissed sons at Willa's summer home signals the end of her safe childhood. As her entrancing older sister Joan pairs off with Kenneth, 9-year-old Willa is drawn to his strange...

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The winter's child by Cassandra Parkin

The winter's child

Cassandra Parkin

Five years ago, Susannah Harper's son Joel went missing without trace. Bereft of her son and then of her husband, Susannah tries to accept that she may never know for certain what has happened to her lost loved ones. She has rebuilt her life around a...

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The seven imperfect rules of Elvira Carr by Frances Maynard

The seven imperfect rules of Elvira Carr

Frances Maynard

"Elvira Carr is 27 and neuro-atypical. Her father, who she suspects was in the secret service, has passed away and, after several unfortunate incidents growing up, she now spends most of her time at home with her overbearing mother. But when her mother...

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Home fire by Kamila Shamsie

Home fire

Kamila Shamsie

Isma is free. After years spent raising her twin siblings in the wake of their mother's death, she is finally studying in America, resuming a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London...

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Water for elephants by Sara Gruen

Water for elephants

Sara Gruen

"Set in the circus world circa 1932. When Jacob Jankowski, orphaned and adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, drifters, and misfits, a second-rate circus struggling to survive during the Great Depression, making one-night stands...

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Hurricane season by Lauren K. Denton

Hurricane season

Lauren K. Denton

"From the author of the USA Today bestseller The Hideaway comes another story of families and mending the past. Betsy and Ty Franklin, owners of Franklin Dairy Farm in southern Alabama, have long since buried their desire for children of their own. While...

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Only child by Rhiannon Navin

Only child

Rhiannon Navin

Squeezed into a coat closet with his classmates and teacher, first grader Zach Taylor hears shots ringing through the halls of his school as a gunman takes nineteen lives and irrevocably changes his community. While Zach's mother seeks justice by holding...

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Girls burn brighter by Shobha Rao

Girls burn brighter

Shobha Rao

A searing, electrifying debut novel set in India and America, for readers of Rupi Kaur, about the extraordinary bond between two girls driven apart by circumstances but relentless in their search for one another. Poornima and Savitha have three strikes...

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Rosie colored glasses by Brianna Wolfson

Rosie colored glasses

Brianna Wolfson

Eleven-year-old Willow is enraged by her parents' joint-custody arrangement after she expressed a preference to live exclusively with her mother, Rosie. She adjusts to life with her father, Rex, and struggles to make sense of her changing world. When...

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The queen of hearts by Kimmery Martin

The queen of hearts

Kimmery Martin

"Zadie Anson and Emma Colley have been best friends since they first began navigating serious romantic relationships amid the intensity of medical school. Now they're happily married wives and working mothers- Zadie as a pediatric cardiologist and Emma...

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Next year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton

Next year in Havana

Chanel Cleeton

"After the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the roots of her identity--and unearths a family secret hidden since the revolution ... Havana, 1958. The daughter of a sugar baron, nineteen-y...

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Grist Mill Road by Christopher J. Yates

Grist Mill Road

Christopher J. Yates

"The year is 1982; the setting, an Edenic hamlet some ninety miles north of New York City. There, among the craggy rock cliffs and glacial ponds of timeworn mountains, three friends--Patrick, Matthew, and Hannah--are bound together by a terrible and ...

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The pearl sister by Lucinda Riley

The pearl sister

Lucinda Riley

"From the breathtaking beaches of Thailand to the barely tamed wilds of colonial Australia, The Pearl Sister is the next captivating story in New York Times bestselling author Lucinda Riley's epic series about two women searching for a place to call home....

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