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Large print general fiction new titles

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The bells of Little Woodford by Catherine Jones

The bells of Little Woodford

Catherine Jones

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"The town of Little Woodford seems peaceful and picture-postcard beautiful, with its marketplace, ancient church and immaculate allotments. But behind the tranquil facade, troubles are brewing. Olivia Lewthwaite, former town councillor, pillar of the...

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After the peace by Fay Weldon

After the peace

Fay Weldon

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"How many parents does it take to make a baby? In the case of Rosalind Melrose Smithson it took four: one birth mother; one legal father; one interfering neighbor; and one turkey baster filled with the defrosted essence of an anonymous donor. Or not ...

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Alice's secret by Lynne (Novelist) Francis

Alice's secret

Lynne (Novelist) Francis

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"1890. Alice is the sole bread-winner for her family, working at the local cotton mill. But when she suddenly begins to attract the wrong attention, her life begins to spiral out of control ... 2018. For Alys, one bad decision after another has left ...

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Last of the summer Moët by Wendy Holden

Last of the summer Moët

Wendy Holden

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"Laura Lake, now deputy editor of glossy mag Society, gets promotion to the hot seat when her boss is carted to rehab. But life at the top involves job-sharing with evil Clemency. And who does Laura share the free jollies with now her reporter sort-o...

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Mary Kate by Nadine Dorries

Mary Kate

Nadine Dorries

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"Liverpool, 1963. Mary Kate Malone is seventeen and bitterly unhappy that her father has married again after the death of her mother. On her last day at school, she decides to leave home in Tarabeg on the west coast of Ireland and head for Liverpool to...

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Goodbye Hamilton by Catherine Cookson

Goodbye Hamilton

Catherine Cookson

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"It seemed the clouds that had darkened so much of Maisie's early life had cleared away. Freed from a disastrous marriage, and now a best-selling author, she is about to remarry, this time to her publisher. But is she destined never to know pure...

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Underwater breathing by Cassandra Parkin

Underwater breathing

Cassandra Parkin

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"On Yorkshire's gradually-crumbling mud cliffs sits an Edwardian seaside house. In the bathroom, Jacob and Ella hide from their parents' passionate arguments by playing the 'Underwater Breathing' game - until the day Jacob wakes to find his mother and...

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The Amish cookie club by Sarah Price

The Amish cookie club

Sarah Price

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"Every other Friday, Edna Esh and three of her childhood friends meet to bake sugar cookies for their respective church districts on worship Sunday. It's a time to give to the Plain community - and give support to each other as they share their joys and...

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Heaven adjacent by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Heaven adjacent

Catherine Ryan Hyde

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"Roseanna Chaldecott spent her life as a high-powered lawyer in Manhattan. But when her best friend and law partner dies suddenly, something snaps. Unsure of her future, Roseanna heads upstate on one tank of gas and with no plans to return. In the foothills...

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The weight of a piano by Chris Cander

The weight of a piano

Chris Cander

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"In 1962, in the Soviet Union, eight-year-old Katya is bequeathed what will become the love of her life: a Blüthner piano, built at the turn of the century in Germany, on which she discovers everything that she herself can do with music and what music,...

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Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner

Mrs. Everything

Jennifer Weiner

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"Growing up in 1950s Detroit, Jo and Bethie Kaufman's roles in the family are clearly defined. Jo is the tomboy, the bookish rebel with a passion to make the world more fair; Bethie is the pretty, feminine good girl, a would-be star who enjoys the power...

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Wooing Cadie McCaffrey by Bethany Turner

Wooing Cadie McCaffrey

Bethany Turner

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"After four years with her boyfriend, Cadie McCaffrey is thinking of ending things. Convinced Will doesn't love her in the "forever" way she loves him, Cadie believes it's time for her to let him go before life passes her by. When a misunderstanding leads...

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Summer by the tides by Denise Hunter

Summer by the tides

Denise Hunter

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"Following a painful betrayal, Maddy Monroe's love life is a wreck, and her restaurant career is in shambles. When her grandmother goes missing, she and her estranged sisters converge at the family beach house in Sea Haven, North Carolina. Being with...

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The Printed Letter Bookshop by Katherine Reay

The Printed Letter Bookshop

Katherine Reay

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"Amid literature and lattes, three women come together and find that sharing one's journey with best friends makes life richer. When attorney Madeline Carter inherits her aunt's bookstore in a small town north of Chicago, she plans to sell it and add...

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Islands by Peggy Frew

Islands

Peggy Frew

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"There was a house on a hill in the city and it was full of us, our family, but then it began to empty. We fell out. We made a mess. We draped ourselves in blame and disappointment and lurched around, bumping into each other. Some of us wailed and sh...

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Not bad people by Brandy Scott

Not bad people

Brandy Scott

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"Three friends, thirty years of shared secrets, one impulsive gesture ... and a terrible accident. When friendship goes bad, someone has to pay. It's New Year's Eve. Three thirty-something women - Aimee, Melinda and Lou - best friends for decades, let...

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The orchardist's daughter by Karen Viggers

The orchardist's daughter

Karen Viggers

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"Sixteen-year-old Mikaela has grown up isolated and homeschooled on an apple orchard in southeastern Tasmania, until an unexpected event shatters her family. Eighteen months later, she and her older brother Kurt are running a small business in a timber...

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Pearly Gates by Owen Marshall

Pearly Gates

Owen Marshall

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"Funny, intriguing, lyrical, insightful and ultimately moving, this entertaining novel from one of this country's best writers both skewers and celebrates small town New Zealand. Pat 'Pearly' Gates has achieved a lot in his life and evinces considera...

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Two old men dying by Thomas Keneally

Two old men dying

Thomas Keneally

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"Learned Man is the child of the extraordinary cognitive leap that created humankind, as we know it, thought to have sprung from the Rift Valley in Africa and soon after travelling to ancient Australia. Shelby, the acclaimed documentary-maker, like Learned...

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Where the river runs by Fleur McDonald

Where the river runs

Fleur McDonald

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"Ten years ago, thirty-year-old Chelsea Taylor left the small country town of Barker and her family's property to rise to the top as a concert pianist. With talent, ambition and a determination to show them all at home, Chelsea thought she had it made....

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What you wish for by Catherine Robertson

What you wish for

Catherine Robertson

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"Dr Ashwin Ghadavi, Gabriel's Bay's newly imported GP, is trying hard to fit in. His challenges include the immoveable force of his office manager, Mac, the ambiguities of the Kiwi idiom, and his unrequited attraction to Mac's daughter, Emma. Having ...

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Crazy rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy rich Asians

Kevin Kwan

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"Novel about three super-rich, pedigreed Chinese families and the gossip, backbiting, and scheming that occurs when the heir to one of the most massive fortunes in Asia brings home his ABC (American-born Chinese) girlfriend to the wedding of the season....

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When the curtain falls by Carrie Hope Fletcher

When the curtain falls

Carrie Hope Fletcher

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In 1952, two young lovers, Fawn Burrows and Walter Brown, meet backstage in a beautiful West End theatre during a production of WHEN THE CURTAIN FALLS. Between clandestine meetings and stolen moments, they must hide their love from the one person who...

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A distant view of everything by Alexander McCall Smith

A distant view of everything

Alexander McCall Smith

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Recently distracted by the arrival of her and Jamie's second son, Magnus, Isabel Dalhousie, editor of the REVIEW OF APPLIED ETHICS, has a lot to worry about, including the delayed next issue. It is with some relief, therefore, that she returns to helping...

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Holy cow by David Duchovny

Holy cow

David Duchovny

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Elsie Bovary is a cow, and a pretty happy one at that. But a glimpse of something called an "industrial meat farm" shakes her understanding of the world to its core, and she decides to escape to a better, safer place. A motley crew is formed: Elsie; Shalom,...

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I invited her in by Adele Parks

I invited her in

Adele Parks

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When Mel hears from a long-lost friend in need of help, she doesn't hesitate to invite her to stay. Mel and Abi were best friends back in the day, sharing the highs and lows of student life, until Mel's unplanned pregnancy caused her to drop out of h...

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The unlikely heroics of Sam Holloway by Rhys Thomas

The unlikely heroics of Sam Holloway

Rhys Thomas

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Sam Holloway, 26, lives in an immaculately clean house and works at a factory where he's a model employee. He's survived the worst that life can throw at you. But he's not really living. His meticulous routines keep everything nice and safe - with just...

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The after wife by Cass Hunter

The after wife

Cass Hunter

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When Rachel and Aidan fell in love, they thought it was forever. She was a brilliant high-flying scientist; he was her loving and supportive husband. Now she's gone, and Aidan must carry on and raise their teenage daughter Chloe alone. But Rachel has...

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Loyalties by Delphine de Vigan

Loyalties

Delphine de Vigan

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Theo and Mathis are twelve-year-old best friends. They do what best friends do: they keep each other's secrets. And they share a dangerous one. Helene, their teacher, can tell something is up. As a dark trauma from her past resurfaces, how far will she...

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The lost girls of Camp Forevermore by Kim Fu

The lost girls of Camp Forevermore

Kim Fu

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A group of pre-adolescent girls descends on Camp Forevermore, a sleepaway area of the Pacific Northwest, where their days feature swimming lessons, friendship bracelets, and songs by the fire. Filled with excitement and nervous energy, they set off on...

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A daughter's courage by Kitty Neale

A daughter's courage

Kitty Neale

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When Dorothy meets Robbie, she falls for him quickly and it's not long before the pair are engaged. But then an unexpected pregnancy puts everything at risk, and Robbie leaves. Heartbroken, Dorothy picks up the pieces of her life as a working girl in...

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Chances are ... by Richard Russo

Chances are ...

Richard Russo

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"One beautiful September day, three sixty-seven-year old men convene on Martha's Vineyard, friends ever since meeting in college circa the sixties. They couldn't have been more different then, or even today--Lincoln's a commercial real estate broker,...

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The things we cannot say by Kelly Rimmer

The things we cannot say

Kelly Rimmer

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"2019: Life changed beyond recognition for Alice when her son, Eddie, was born with autism spectrum disorder. She must do everything to support him, but at what cost to her family? When her cherished grandmother is hospitalised, a hidden box of memen...

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Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday

Asymmetry

Lisa Halliday

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"Alice, a young editor working in New York, meets Ezra Blazer, a famous, much older writer, and they begin an affair. Yet with nearly fifty years between them, what draws them together, and how does it work? In its provocative, playful, and at times ...

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Convergence by Ginny L. Yttrup

Convergence

Ginny L. Yttrup

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"Psychology professor Dr. Denilyn Rossi contends that the past is either a shadow that haunts us or a force that propels us. The choice is ours, she tells her students. What she doesn't tell them is that her own past is a shadow she can't seem to shake....

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The lost history of dreams by Kris Waldherr

The lost history of dreams

Kris Waldherr

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"A post-mortem photographer unearths dark secrets of the past that may hold the key to his future, in this captivating debut novel in the gothic tradition of Wuthering Heights and The Thirteenth Tale. All love stories are ghost stories in disguise. When...

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The dream peddler by Martine Fournier Watson

The dream peddler

Martine Fournier Watson

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"The dream peddler came to town at the white end of winter, before the thaw ... Traveling salesmen like Robert Owens have passed through Evie Dawson's town before, but none of them offered anything like what he has to sell: dreams, made to order, wit...

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A good enough mother by Bev Thomas

A good enough mother

Bev Thomas

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"Dr Ruth Hartland rises to difficult tasks. She is the director of a highly respected trauma therapy unit. She is confident, capable and excellent at her job. Today she is preoccupied by her son Tom's disappearance. So when a new patient arrives at the...

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Then sings my soul by Amy K. Sorrells

Then sings my soul

Amy K. Sorrells

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"When Nel Stewart returns home due to the sudden death of her mother, she realizes her beloved father, Jakob, is struggling with dementia. With the reappearance of a high-school sweetheart, deliveries from Ukraine addressed to her, and the discovery of...

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The pages of her life by James L. Rubart

The pages of her life

James L. Rubart

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"Allison Moore is making it. Barely. The Seattle architecture firm she started with her best friend is struggling, but at least they’re free from the games played by the corporate world. She’s gotten over her divorce. And while her dad’s recent passing...

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How the light gets in by Jolina Petersheim

How the light gets in

Jolina Petersheim

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"An engrossing novel about marriage and motherhood, loss and moving on. When Ruth Neufeld's husband and father-in-law are killed working for a relief organization overseas, she travels to Wisconsin with her young daughters and mother-in-law Mabel to bury...

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The summer of Sunshine and Margot by Susan Mallery

The summer of Sunshine and Margot

Susan Mallery

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"As an etiquette coach, Margot teaches her clients to fit in. But she's never faced a client like Bianca, an aging movie star who gained fame--and notoriety--through a campaign of shock and awe. Schooling Bianca on the fine art of behaving like a pro...

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We must be brave by Frances Liardet

We must be brave

Frances Liardet

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"One woman. One little girl. The war that changed everything. December 1940. In the disorderly evacuation of Southampton, England, newly married Ellen Parr finds a small child asleep on the backseat of an empty bus. No one knows who little Pamela is....

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The ditch by Herman Koch

The ditch

Herman Koch

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"When Robert Walter, popular mayor of Amsterdam, sees his wife toss her head back with laughter while chatting to one of his aldermen at a New Year's reception, he immediately suspects the worst. Despite their long and happy marriage, Robert is convinced...

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Saving Grace by Denise Hunter

Saving Grace

Denise Hunter

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"As if the jolt of becoming a single mom to her two sons wasn't enough, Natalie Coombs is facing new stresses as the director of the crisis pregnancy center. A teenager who comes in for testing brings back memories of another pregnant girl whose life...

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Stone mothers by Erin Kelly

Stone mothers

Erin Kelly

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"Marianne was never supposed to return to town, the town where she grew up in the shadow of the Nazareth Mental Hospital. Her mother may be suffering from dementia nearby, but she had thought she'd left that place, and its dark secrets, behind her. That...

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Lights all night long by Lydia Fitzpatrick

Lights all night long

Lydia Fitzpatrick

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"Fifteen-year-old Ilya arrives in Louisiana from his native Russia for what should be the adventure of his life: a year in America as an exchange student. The abundance of his new world--the Super Walmarts and heated pools and enormous televisions--is...

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Whose waves these are by Amanda Dykes

Whose waves these are

Amanda Dykes

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"In the wake of WWII, a grieving fisherman submits a poem to a local newspaper: a rallying cry for hope, purpose ... and rocks. Its message? Send me a rock for the person you lost, and I will build something life-giving. When the poem spreads farther...

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Professor Chandra follows his bliss by Rajeev Balasubramanyam

Professor Chandra follows his bliss

Rajeev Balasubramanyam

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"In the moments after the accident, Professor Chandra doesn't see his life flash before his eyes, but his life's work. He's just narrowly missed the Nobel Prize (again) and even though he knows he should get straight back to his pie charts, his doctor...

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The Second-worst Restaurant in France by Alexander McCall Smith

The Second-worst Restaurant in France

Alexander McCall Smith

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"Paul Stuart has returned to Scotland to continue his successful career. His agent and girlfriend, Gloria, has arranged for him to write The Philosophy of Food in Six Easy Chapters, a project he relishes but that will have to be delivered in six months....

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The gifted school by Bruce W. Holsinger

The gifted school

Bruce W. Holsinger

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"This deliciously sharp novel captures the relentless ambitions and fears that animate parents and their children in modern America, exploring the conflicts between achievement and potential, talent and privilege. Set in the fictional town of Crystal...

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Meet me in Monaco by Hazel Gaynor

Meet me in Monaco

Hazel Gaynor

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"Set in the 1950s against the backdrop of Grace Kelly's whirlwind romance and glamorous wedding to Prince Rainier of Monaco, New York Times best-selling author Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb take the listener on an evocative, sun-drenched journey along...

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Shelter in place by Nora Roberts

Shelter in place

Nora Roberts

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"It was a typical evening at a mall outside Portland, Maine. Three teenage friends waited for the movie to start. A boy flirted with the girl selling sunglasses. Mothers and children shopped together, and the manager at the video-game store tended to...

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The Saturday girls by Elizabeth Woodcraft

The Saturday girls

Elizabeth Woodcraft

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"It's 1964. Best friends Sandra and Linda live on a housing estate in Essex. They are mods: they have the clothes, a coffee bar with a juke box and Ready Steady Go! on television on a Friday night. And they have the Corn Exchange, where the best bands...

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A vintage year by Rosie (Novelist) Howard

A vintage year

Rosie (Novelist) Howard

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"Three years on from her fairy-tale country wedding to the deliciously handsome Charlie Wellbeloved, Bella's life is far from the 'happily ever after' she dreamed of. Now, heading for the big three-oh at horrifying speed she has gained a couple of stone...

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The concubine's child by Carol Jones

The concubine's child

Carol Jones

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"In 1930s Malaysia, sixteen-year-old Yu Lan is in love with her best friend, Ming, whose father owns one of the busiest kopi shops in Petaling Street. But Ming's family don't see the apothecary's daughter as a suitable wife -- for Yu Lan's father, Lim,...

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The anniversary by Roisin Meaney

The anniversary

Roisin Meaney

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"By the end of the weekend, everything will have changed. But for better or for worse? After twenty-six years of marriage Lily and Charlie separate. Lily moving on with her new fiance Joe, and Charlie, with his new, younger, girlfriend Chloe. Even Lily...

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Go ask Fannie Farmer by Elisabeth Hyde

Go ask Fannie Farmer

Elisabeth Hyde

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"Though the adult Blaire siblings have agreed to keep things calm and amiable on a trip to stay with their elderly father, each arrives, in true Blaire style, with a secret agenda. But plans are derailed when Lizzie, the youngest, turns up late with a...

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Sweet fruit, sour land by Rebecca Ley

Sweet fruit, sour land

Rebecca Ley

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"When a wealthy client visits Mathilde's dressmaking shop, she finds herself drawn into the only surviving circle of luxury left in a barren London. Attending parties offers a welcome escape from life governed by ration cards and a strictly enforced ...

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The missing pieces of Sophie McCarthy by B. M. Carroll

The missing pieces of Sophie McCarthy

B. M. Carroll

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"Sophie McCarthy is known for her determination, ambition and brilliance at work. She's tough, but only because she wants to get the best out of people. Aidan Ryan is strong, honourable, and a family man. He's tough too; the army requires it. When these...

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The kinship of secrets by Eugenia (Eugenia SunHee) Kim

The kinship of secrets

Eugenia (Eugenia SunHee) Kim

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"The riveting story of two sisters, one raised in the United States, the other in South Korea, and the family that bound them together even as the Korean War kept them apart. In 1948 Najin and Calvin Cho, with their young daughter Miran, travel from ...

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The Goodbye Café by Mariah Stewart

The Goodbye Café

Mariah Stewart

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"California girl Allie Hudson Monroe can't wait for the day when the renovations on the Sugarhouse Theater are complete so she can finally collect the inheritance from her father and leave Pennsylvania. After all, her life and her fourteen-year-old d...

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The parade by Dave Eggers

The parade

Dave Eggers

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"An unnamed country is leaving the darkness of a decade at war, and to commemorate the armistice the government commissions a new road connecting two halves of the state. Two men, foreign contractors from the same company, are sent to finish the highway....

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The Inn at Hidden Run by Olivia Newport

The Inn at Hidden Run

Olivia Newport

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"A father-daughter genealogy team link present to past on family trees. Meri's family has been producing doctors for so many generations that no one remembers why, so when she flunks out of medical school, she runs as far from her parents as she can get....

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A wonderful stroke of luck by Ann Beattie

A wonderful stroke of luck

Ann Beattie

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"At a boarding school in New Hampshire, Ben joins the honor society led by Pierre LaVerdere, an enigmatic, brilliant, yet perverse, teacher who instructs his students not only about how to reason, but how to prevaricate. As the years go by, LaVerdere's...

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Outbreak by T. Davis Bunn

Outbreak

T. Davis Bunn

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"The waters off the West African coast are a menacing red, full of algae thick enough to stand on in places. In nearby villages, mysterious deaths start to occur--and the panic mounts. But before an alarm can be sounded, the sea currents shift, the a...

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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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Biloxi by Mary Miller

Biloxi

Mary Miller

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"Biloxi, Mississippi, home to sixty-three-year-old Louis McDonald Jr. His wife of thirty-seven years left him, his father has passed--and he has impulsively retired from his job in anticipation of an inheritance check that may not come. In the meantime,...

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An Amish reunion

An Amish reunion

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"From bestselling authors in the Amish genre come four stories about reuniting with those you love. Their True Home by Amy Clipston: When Marlene Bawell moved from Bird-in-Hand ten years ago, she was in the deepest of mourning for her mother. Now they...

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The desert sky before us by Anne Valente

The desert sky before us

Anne Valente

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"When Billie is released from a correctional facility in Decatur, her sister Rhiannon is there to meet her, even though the two haven't seen each other in months. Painful secrets and numerous unspoken betrayals linger between them - but most agonizing...

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Women talking by Miriam Toews

Women talking

Miriam Toews

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"Between 2005 and 2009, in a remote religious Mennonite colony, over a hundred girls and women were knocked unconscious and raped, often repeatedly, by what many thought were ghosts or demons, as a punishment for their sins. As the women tentatively began...

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Grace after Henry by Eithne Shortall

Grace after Henry

Eithne Shortall

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"Grace sees her boyfriend Henry everywhere. At her counselling group, on the street, at the graveyard. She doesn't really, of course, because Henry is dead. He died six months earlier, leaving a huge hole in Grace's life and in her heart. But then Henry...

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The moon sister by Lucinda Riley

The moon sister

Lucinda Riley

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"Tiggy D'Aplièse spends her days experiencing the raw beauty of the Scottish Highlands doing a job she loves at a deer sanctuary. But when the sanctuary is forced to close, she is offered a job as a wildlife consultant on the vast and isolated estate...

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The royal secret by Lucinda Riley

The royal secret

Lucinda Riley

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"When Sir James Harrison, one of the greatest actors of his generation, passes away at the age of ninety-five, he leaves behind not just a heartbroken family but also a secret so shocking, it could rock the English establishment to its core. Joanna Haslam,...

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Tomorrow there will be sun by Dana Reinhardt

Tomorrow there will be sun

Dana Reinhardt

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"Two families arrive in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, for a once-in-a-lifetime vacation. The resort town is known for its stunning views, exotic wildlife, and welcoming locals, and Jenna has organized the trip to celebrate her husband's fiftieth birthday -...

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Please don't feed the mayor by Sue Pethick

Please don't feed the mayor

Sue Pethick

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"When the lumber mill closes, laying off most everyone in Fossett, Oregon, Melanie MacDonald plans to revitalize her beloved but beleaguered homestead by running her border collie Shep in Fossett's mayoral race ... Shep wins by a landslide. A lover o...

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Cheer up, Mr. Widdicombe by Evan James

Cheer up, Mr. Widdicombe

Evan James

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"A hilarious and sophisticated comedy of manners about a delightfully eccentric family and the absurd happenings that befall them during one frenzied summer at their home in the Pacific Northwest. The inimitable--some might say incorrigible--Frank Wi...

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Mending places by Denise Hunter

Mending places

Denise Hunter

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"When mountain guide Micah Gallagher is hired by the spirited Hanna Alexander to help raise revenues for her failing family lodge, a high-country adventure filled with love, intrigue, and romance ensues. Almost immediately, Hanna betrays her own prof...

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The friends we keep by Jane Green

The friends we keep

Jane Green

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"Evvie, Maggie, and Topher have known each other since university. Their friendship was something they swore would last forever. Now years have passed, the friends have drifted apart, and none of them ever found the lives they wanted - the lives they...

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Mine by Courtney (Novelist) Cole

Mine

Courtney (Novelist) Cole

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"Tessa was prepared for the hurricane. Lindsey was the storm she didn’t see coming. When Tessa Taylor unlocked her husband Ethan’s iPad to discover nude photos from a twenty-six-year-old bombshell named Lindsey, her seemingly perfect life came to a s...

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The liar's child by Carla (Carla S.) Buckley

The liar's child

Carla (Carla S.) Buckley

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"On the outskirts of North Carolina's Outer Banks sits The Paradise, an apartment complex where renters never stay long enough to call the place "home" - and neighbors are seldom neighborly. It's ideal for Sara Lennox, who moved there to escape a com...

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The guest book by Sarah Blake

The guest book

Sarah Blake

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"The Miltons are a powerful old New York family - the kind of family that used to run the world. And in 1935, they still do. Kitty and Ogden Milton seem to have it all: an elegant apartment on the Upper East Side, two beautiful little boys, a love ev...

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Lost and found by Danielle Steel

Lost and found

Danielle Steel

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"It all starts with a fall from a ladder, in a firehouse in New York City. The firehouse has been converted into a unique Manhattan home and studio where renowned photographer Madison Allen works and lives after raising three children on her own. But...

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The most fun we ever had by Claire Lombardo

The most fun we ever had

Claire Lombardo

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"When Marilyn Connolly and David Sorenson fall in love in the 1970s, they are blithely ignorant of all that's to come. By 2016, their four radically different daughters are each in a state of unrest: Wendy, widowed young, soothes herself with booze and...

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After the end by Clare Mackintosh

After the end

Clare Mackintosh

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"Max and Pip are the strongest couple you know. They're best friends, lovers - unshakable. But then their son gets sick and the doctors put the question of his survival into their hands. For the first time, Max and Pip can't agree. They each want a d...

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City of girls by Elizabeth Gilbert

City of girls

Elizabeth Gilbert

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"In 1940, nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College, owing to her lackluster freshman-year performance. Her affluent parents send her to Manhattan to live with her Aunt Peg, who owns a flamboyant, crumbling midtown th...

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Summer of '69 by Elin Hilderbrand

Summer of '69

Elin Hilderbrand

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"Welcome to the most tumultuous summer of the twentieth century ... Every year the Levin children have looked forward to spending the summer at their grandmother's historic island home, but this year it's not to be. Blair, the oldest sister, is marooned...

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The Lemon sisters by Jill Shalvis

The Lemon sisters

Jill Shalvis

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"Brooke Lemon has always led the life she wanted, wild adventures--and mistakes--included, something her perfect sister, Mindy, never understood. So when Mindy shows up on Brooke's doorstep in the throes of a break-down with her three little kids in ...

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The bookshop on the shore by Jenny Colgan

The bookshop on the shore

Jenny Colgan

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"Desperate to escape from London, single mother Zoe wants to build a new life for herself and her son Hari. She can barely afford the studio apartment, and if she doesn't find a way out soon, Zoe knows it's just a matter ot time before she has a comp...

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When we found home by Susan Mallery

When we found home

Susan Mallery

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"Life is meant to be savored, but that's not easy with no family, limited prospects and a past you'd rather not talk about. Still, Callie Smith doesn't know how to feel when she discovers she has a brother and a sister-- Malcolm, who grew up with aff...

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