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Large print general fiction new titles

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The reconciliation by Susan Lantz Simpson

The reconciliation

Susan Lantz Simpson

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"Winter in Southern Maryland's Amish country brings brisk winds, crisp snow, and evenings spent nestled by a warm fireside. For one prodigal daughter, it may also bring a new beginning ... On her baptismal day, Rebecca Zook ran from the church, leaving...

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Midnight at the Blackbird Café by Heather S. Webber

Midnight at the Blackbird Café

Heather S. Webber

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"Heather Webber's Midnight at the Blackbird Café is a captivating blend of magical realism, heartwarming romance, and small-town Southern charm. Nestled in the mountain shadows of Alabama lies the little town of Wicklow. It is here that Anna Kate has...

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Winter Cottage by Mary Ellen Taylor

Winter Cottage

Mary Ellen Taylor

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"Still grieving the loss of her wandering, free-spirited mother, Lucy Kincaid leaves Nashville for the faded town of Cape Hudson, Virginia. She goes to see the house she's inherited - one she never knew existed, bequeathed to her by a woman she's never...

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The need by Helen Phillips

The need

Helen Phillips

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"When Molly, home alone with her two young children, hears footsteps in the living room, she tries to convince herself it's the sleep deprivation. She's been hearing things these days. Startling at loud noises. Imagining the worst-case scenario. It's...

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Life and other inconveniences by Kristan Higgins

Life and other inconveniences

Kristan Higgins

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"Emma London never thought she had anything in common with her grandmother Genevieve London. The regal old woman came from wealthy and bluest-blood New England stock, but that didn't protect her from life's cruelest blows: the disappearance of Genevi...

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Love and other mistakes by Jessica Kate

Love and other mistakes

Jessica Kate

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"Natalie Groves was meant for great things. But soon after her fiancee left, Natalie's father was diagnosed with cancer. Suddenly her grand plans evaporated, and God felt very far away. Fast-forward seven years, and an internship presents Natalie a chance...

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Stars of Alabama by Sean Dietrich

Stars of Alabama

Sean Dietrich

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"When two Depression-era migrant workers, Paul and Vern, find an abandoned baby in the woods, they take it upon themselves to care for the mysterious child. When fifteen-year-old Marigold, reviled by her family after an unwanted pregnancy, loses her baby...

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Louis & Louise by Julie Cohen

Louis & Louise

Julie Cohen

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"If you could look at one life in two different ways, what would you see? Louis and Louise are separated by a single moment in time, a strike of chance that decided their future. The day they were born is when their story began. In one, Louis David Alder...

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Harold by Catherine Cookson

Harold

Catherine Cookson

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"Catherine Cookson's well-loved novels HAMILTON and GOODBYE HAMILTON told the story of Maisie, who invented an imaginary horse to keep her company through the long years of an unhappy marriage, and before she became a bestselling author. In this enga...

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Things you save in a fire by Katherine Center

Things you save in a fire

Katherine Center

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"Cassie Hanwell was born for emergencies. As one of the only female firefighters in her Texas firehouse, she's seen her fair share of them, and she's excellent at dealing with other people's tragedies. But when her estranged and ailing mother asks her...

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Reflections by Marcia Willett

Reflections

Marcia Willett

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After her husband dies, Cara impulsively sells their London home and goes to stay with her brother in Devon. There, she begins to look back on her life while planning her next move. Cosmo has temporarily escaped the city, finding the south-west a relaxing...

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Forging on by Catherine Robinson

Forging on

Catherine Robinson

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Will is a Yorkshire lad, through and through. He's in his element when he's outside in the country air, not stuck in a classroom wasting his youth and the beauty of the Dales. When he starts as an apprentice farrier, his first few days are a baptism of...

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Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan

Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery

Jenny Colgan

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Polly Waterford loves running the Little Beach Street Bakery, and the festive season always inspires her to bake something extra special for the village residents. In fact, the only thing she loves more is curling up with her gorgeous boyfriend, Huckle....

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Still lives by Maria Hummel

Still lives

Maria Hummel

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Revered artist Kim Lord is about to unveil her most shocking show yet: STILL LIVES, a series of self-portraits in which she impersonates the female victims of America's most famous homicides, from Nicole Brown Simpson to the Black Dahlia. As celebrities...

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My mother's daughter by Ann O'Loughlin

My mother's daughter

Ann O'Loughlin

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County Wicklow, Ireland. Margo has just lost her husband Conor and is grieving his passing, unsure how she and her daughter Elsa will survive without him. Then she receives a letter that turns everything she thought she knew on its head. Not only has...

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Violet's children by Maureen Lee

Violet's children

Maureen Lee

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Liverpool, 1950. They say you can choose your friends, but you can't choose your family. Yet when Violet Duffy is asked to give a home to the orphaned children of a distant relative, it is precisely the choice she must face. Can she turn her spinster...

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Nine perfect strangers by Liane Moriarty

Nine perfect strangers

Liane Moriarty

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"The ten-day retreat at boutique health-and-wellness resort Tranquillum House promises healing and transformation. Nine stressed city dwellers are keen to drop their literal and mental baggage and absorb the blissful meditative ambience while enjoying...

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A Christmas haven by Cindy Woodsmall

A Christmas haven

Cindy Woodsmall

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"Old Order Amish Ivy Zook is wrestling with her need to shed her community's ways so she can grow the business of her dreams: planning parties. As long as she's stuck living without modernization, she can barely get her business on its feet. But if she...

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The ghost clause by Howard A. Norman

The ghost clause

Howard A. Norman

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"Simon Inescort is no longer bodily present in his marriage. It's been several months since he keeled over the rail of a Nova Scotia-bound ferry, a massive heart attack to blame. Simon's widow, Lorca Pell, has sold their farmhouse to newlyweds Zachary...

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Natalie Tan's book of luck and fortune by Roselle Lim

Natalie Tan's book of luck and fortune

Roselle Lim

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"At the news of her mother's death, Natalie Tan returns home. The two women hadn't spoken since Natalie left in anger seven years ago, when her mother refused to support her chosen career as a chef. Natalie is shocked to discover the vibrant neighborhood...

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Mountains of grace by Kelly Irvin

Mountains of grace

Kelly Irvin

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"In the first of a new series set in the Amish communities of Montana, bestselling author Kelly Irvin explores what the Amish do in the aftermath of natural disaster. Schoolteacher Mercy Yoder loves her life in the beautiful West Kootenai region of M...

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State of the union by Nick Hornby

State of the union

Nick Hornby

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"Married for years, Tom and Louise thought they had a stable home life - until a recent incident pushed them to the brink. Going to therapy seemed like the perfect solution. But over drinks before their appointment, they begin to wonder: what if you take...

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Honestly, we meant well by Grant Ginder

Honestly, we meant well

Grant Ginder

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"Sue Ellen Wright has what she thinks is a close-to-perfect life: terrific career as a Classics professor, a loving husband, and a son who is just about to safely leave the nest. But then disaster strikes. Her husband is cheating, and their son has made...

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Stitches in time by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Stitches in time

Suzanne Woods Fisher

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"New to Stoney Ridge, schoolteacher Mollie has come to town for a fresh start. When Luke Schrock, new to his role as deacon, asks the church to take in foster girls from a group home, she's the first to raise her hand. The power of love, she believes,...

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The floating Feldmans by Elyssa Friedland

The floating Feldmans

Elyssa Friedland

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"Sink or swim. Or at least that's what Annette Feldman tells herself when she books a cruise for her entire family. It's been over a decade since the Feldman clan has spent more than twenty-four hours under the same roof, but Annette is determined to...

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Stay and fight by Madeline ffitch

Stay and fight

Madeline ffitch

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"Helen arrives in Appalachian Ohio full of love and eager to carry out her boyfriend’s ideas for living off the land. Too soon, with winter coming, her boyfriend calls it quits. Helped by Rudy, her government-questioning, wisdom-spouting,...

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Christmas in Winter Hill by Melody Carlson

Christmas in Winter Hill

Melody Carlson

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"After a rough childhood in multiple foster homes, Krista Galloway is not a fan of Christmas. When she accepts a job as a city manager in the mountain town of Winter Hill, Washington, Christmas is part of the deal: the small town is famous for its...

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Whisper network by Chandler Baker

Whisper network

Chandler Baker

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"Sloane, Ardie, Grace, and Rosalita have worked at Truviv, Inc. for years. The sudden death of Truviv's CEO means their boss, Ames, will likely take over the entire company. Each of the women has a different relationship with Ames, who has always bee...

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What happens in paradise by Elin Hilderbrand

What happens in paradise

Elin Hilderbrand

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"Raise one last glass with the Quinn Family at the Winter Street Inn. It's been too long since the entire Quinn family has been able to celebrate the holidays under the same roof, but that's about to change. With Bart back safe and sound from Afghanistan,...

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Evvie Drake starts over by Linda Holmes

Evvie Drake starts over

Linda Holmes

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"One morning, Eveleth 'Evvie' Drake got up, packed her suitcase, and got ready to leave her life - and her perfect husband - behind. But before she walked out of the door, she received a phone call asking her to come to the hospital. That day, Evvie's...

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The seven sisters by Lucinda Riley

The seven sisters

Lucinda Riley

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"Maia D'Apliése and her five sisters gather together at their childhood home, 'Atlantis' - a fabulous, secluded castle situated on the shores of Lake Geneva - having been told that their beloved father, the elusive billionaire they call Pa Salt, has died....

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The Sunnyvale girls by Fiona (Romance fiction writer) author. Palmer

The Sunnyvale girls

Fiona (Romance fiction writer) author....

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Three generations of Stewart women share a deep connection to their family farm in western Australia, but a secret from the past threatens to tear them apart. Widowed matriarch Maggie remembers a time when Italian prisoners of war came to work on their...

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The Nickel boys by Colson Whitehead

The Nickel boys

Colson Whitehead

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Tallahassee, Florida, 1960s: Brought up by his loving, strict and clear-sighted grandmother, Elwood Curtis is about to enroll at the local black college. But one innocent mistake is enough to destroy his future, and so Elwood arrives instead at the N...

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Tangerine by Christine (Christine Rose) author. Mangan

Tangerine

Christine (Christine Rose) author. ...

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The last person Alice Shipley expected to see when she arrived in Tangier with her new husband was Lucy Mason. After the horrific accident at Bennington, the two friends - once inseparable roommates - haven't spoken in over a year. But Lucy is standing...

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The mother's secret by Clare Swatman

The mother's secret

Clare Swatman

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Sisters Katie and Georgie have always shared a close bond. While Katie enjoyed the freedoms of youth, Georgie remained at home. But now Georgie is grown up, and it's time she started exploring. Their mother Jan loves them with all her heart. So what if...

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They found him dead by Georgette Heyer

They found him dead

Georgette Heyer

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Silas Kane's sixtieth birthday party is marred by family argument and dissension. And then, the morning after the celebrations, Kane is found dead at the foot of a cliff. The theory that he lost his way in the fog is confirmed when the coroner returns...

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The au pair by Emma Rous

The au pair

Emma Rous

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Seraphine Mayes and her brother Danny are known as the summer-born Summerbournes: the first set of summer twins to be born at Summerbourne House. But on that day, their mother threw herself to her death, their au pair fled, and the village thrilled w...

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The drowned village by Kathleen McGurl

The drowned village

Kathleen McGurl

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It's the summer of 1935, and eleven-year-old Stella Walker is preparing to leave her home forever. Forced to evacuate to make way for a new reservoir, the village of Brackendale Green will soon be lost. But before the water has even reached them, a d...

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Four by Andy (Andy P.) author. Jones

Four

Andy (Andy P.) author. Jones

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In the time they've known each other, Sally, Al and Mike have shared - well, almost everything. Sally and Al have been married for seven years, but now their relationship is hanging by a thread. Sally and Mike have been best friends since university....

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The single mum's wish list by Charlene Allcott

The single mum's wish list

Charlene Allcott

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Martha Ross dreams of being a singer, but she's been working in a call centre far too long. She's separating from her husband, the father of her son. And she's moving back in with her parents, toddler in tow. Life has thrown her a few lemons, but Mar...

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All is fair by Lynda Page

All is fair

Lynda Page

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Julie and Dicky Otterman arrive at Grundy's fair with an extraordinary new motorcycle extravaganza, The Wall of Death. This seemingly happy couple are the talk of the town, but all is not as it seems, and Dicky's dark and violent nature means Julie lives...

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The Dutch house by Ann Patchett

The Dutch house

Ann Patchett

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"At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish...

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The starlet and the spy by Chi-min Yi

The starlet and the spy

Chi-min Yi

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"February 1954. Although the Korean War armistice was signed a year ago, most citizens of Seoul still battle to return to some semblance of normalcy. Conditions are dismal. Children beg for food, and orphanages are teeming. Alice J. Kim, a Korean tra...

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Akin by Emma Donoghue

Akin

Emma Donoghue

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"Noah Selvaggio is a retired chemistry professor and widower living on the Upper West Side, but born in the South of France. He is days away from his first visit back to Nice since he was a child, bringing with him a handful of puzzling photos he's d...

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Red at the bone by Jacqueline Woodson

Red at the bone

Jacqueline Woodson

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"An unexpected teenage pregnancy pulls together two families from different social classes, and exposes the private hopes, disappointments, and longings that can bind or divide us from each other. Moving forward and backward in time, Jacqueline Woodson's...

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The testaments by Margaret Atwood

The testaments

Margaret Atwood

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"More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid's Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radicall...

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The Oysterville Sewing Circle by Susan Wiggs

The Oysterville Sewing Circle

Susan Wiggs

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"Caroline Shelby left Oysterville, Washington ten years ago to launch a career in the fashion world of Manhattan. Scandal and tragedy have forced her back, with Addie and Flick, the two orphans she is legal guardian for. But Oysterville - and her family...

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The timepiece by Beverly Lewis

The timepiece

Beverly Lewis

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"Sylvia Miller's Old Order family is upended with the arrival of Adeline Pelham. It isn't that Adeline means to be a threat, but her very existence is a reminder of a painful secret. As Sylvia and her mother struggle to come to terms with the news, it...

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The favorite daughter by Patti Callahan Henry

The favorite daughter

Patti Callahan Henry

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"On her wedding day ten years ago, Lena Donohue experienced a betrayal so painful that she fled the small town of Watersend, South Carolina, and reinvented herself in New York City. Though now a freelance travel writer, the one place she rarely goes is...

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Little darlings by Melanie Golding

Little darlings

Melanie Golding

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"Lauren Tranter knows what she saw: in her hospital room, a woman tried to take her newborn twins and replace them with her own creatures. Everyone thinks she's imagining things. A month passes - and one morning the babies disappear from Lauren's side...

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Listening to love by Beth Wiseman

Listening to love

Beth Wiseman

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"Lucas Shetler lives in a strict Old Order Amish district. His community hasn't embraced the technology common in other Amish communities, so they live without phones and keep food refrigerated with ice blocks. Lucas's family is intent on staying detached...

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Moments we forget by Beth K. Vogt

Moments we forget

Beth K. Vogt

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"Jillian Thatcher has spent most of her life playing the family peacemaker, caught in the middle between her driven, talented older sister and her younger, spotlight-stealing twin sisters. Then on the night of her engagement party, a cancer diagnosis...

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The house of broken angels by Luis Alberto Urrea

The house of broken angels

Luis Alberto Urrea

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"In Urrea's exuberant new novel of Mexican-American life, 70-year-old patriarch Big Angel de la Cruz is dying, and he wants to have one last birthday blowout. Unfortunately, his 100-year-old mother, America, dies the week of his party, so funeral and...

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More news tomorrow by Susan Shreve

More news tomorrow

Susan Shreve

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"On the morning of her seventieth birthday, Georgianna Grove receives an unexpected letter that calls her back to Missing Lake, Wisconsin, where her mother was murdered sixty-six years earlier. Georgie’s father had confessed to the murder the next morning...

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The altruists by Andrew Ridker

The altruists

Andrew Ridker

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"Arthur Alter is in trouble. A middling professor at a Midwestern college, he can't afford his mortgage, he's exasperated his much younger girlfriend, and his kids won't speak to him. And then there's the money - the small fortune his late wife Francine...

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Prairie fever by Michael Parker

Prairie fever

Michael Parker

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"Set in the hardscrabble landscape of early 1900s Oklahoma, but timeless in its sensibility, Prairie Fever traces the intense dynamic between the Stewart sisters: the pragmatic Lorena and the chimerical Elise. The two are bound together not only by t...

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The Van Apfel girls are gone by Felicity McLean

The Van Apfel girls are gone

Felicity McLean

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"'We lost all three girls that summer. Let them slip away like the words of some half-remembered song and when one came back, she wasn't the one we were trying to recall to begin with.' Tikka Molloy was eleven and one-sixth years old during the long hot...

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Out of pocket by Debby Mayne

Out of pocket

Debby Mayne

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"Granny Marge, the Bucklin family matriarch, is getting restless in her old age, so she's ramping up her efforts to help with the next reunion. She may be older than dirt, but that doesn't keep her from getting her hands dirty ... in everyone else's ...

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The stationery shop by Marjan Kamali

The stationery shop

Marjan Kamali

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"A novel set in 1953 Tehran, against the backdrop of the Iranian Coup, about a young couple in love who are separated on the eve of their marriage, and who are reunited sixty years later, after having moved on to live independent lives in America, to...

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The wisdom of Sally Red Shoes by Ruth Hogan

The wisdom of Sally Red Shoes

Ruth Hogan

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"Masha is an intelligent, independent woman in her early forties whose life has been irremediably changed by a tragic event twelve years before. Unable to share her grief with her family and friends, she finds solace in the local Victorian cemetery -...

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Feast your eyes by Myla Goldberg

Feast your eyes

Myla Goldberg

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"After discovering photography as a teenager through her high school's photo club, Lillian rejects her parents' expectations of college and marriage and moves to New York City in 1955. When a small gallery exhibits partially nude photographs of Lillian...

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The loyal one by Shelley Shepard Gray

The loyal one

Shelley Shepard Gray

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"When Katie Steury hires her old friend Harley Lambright to remodel her rundown old house into a bed and breakfast, she does so with trepidation. They've always had a rocky relationship, and she is partly responsible for his most recent breakup. Harl...

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Overcomer by Chris Fabry

Overcomer

Chris Fabry

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"Life changes overnight for coach John Harrison when his high school basketball team and state championship dreams are crushed under the weight of unexpected news. When the largest manufacturing plant shuts down and hundreds of families leave their town,...

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The gone dead by Chanelle Benz

The gone dead

Chanelle Benz

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"Billie James' inheritance isn't much: a little money and a shack in the Mississippi Delta. The house once belonged to her father, a renowned black poet who died unexpectedly when Billie was four years old. Though Billie was there when the accident h...

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Weddings at Promise Lodge by Charlotte Hubbard

Weddings at Promise Lodge

Charlotte Hubbard

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"When Christine Bender meets widowed Bishop Monroe Burkholder, it's love at first sight. But Preacher Amos finds him too good to be true, and is determined to find out what's behind his sudden, unannounced arrival. Still, the colony needs a new bishop,...

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China rich girlfriend by Kevin Kwan

China rich girlfriend

Kevin Kwan

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Kevin Kwan, bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians, is back with a wickedly funny new novel of social climbing, secret e-mails, art-world scandal, lovesick billionaires, and the outrageous story of what happens when Rachel Chu, engaged to marry Asia's...

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The wonder of lost causes  by Nick Trout

The wonder of lost causes

Nick Trout

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Dr. Kate Blunt will do anything for her son, Jasper. Well, almost anything. Since Jasper has the incurable lung disease cystic fibrosis, Kate's always told him he couldn't get a dog. It's a tough call, but she's a single mom taking care of a kid who fights...

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The little teashop on Main by Jodi Thomas

The little teashop on Main

Jodi Thomas

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"Redheaded, curly-haired Zoe is openhearted, kind and free-spirited, and dreams of becoming a famous actor in New York City. Shy Emily struggles with mental health but has the heart and soul of a writer. And Shannon - tall, athletic, strong - has a deep...

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The red daughter by John Burnham Schwartz

The red daughter

John Burnham Schwartz

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"Inspired by the true story. In one of the most momentous events of the Cold War, Svetlana Alliluyeva, the forty-one-year-old daughter of the notorious tyrannical leader of the USSR, abruptly abandoned her life in Moscow in 1967, arriving in New York...

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Surfside sisters by Nancy Thayer

Surfside sisters

Nancy Thayer

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"Keely Green always dreamed of leaving the beautiful shores of Nantucket to become a writer. Now she's a bestselling novelist living in New York City, attending glamorous cocktail parties, mingling with the literary elite, and dating a charming pedia...

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The storyteller's secret by Sejal Badani

The storyteller's secret

Sejal Badani

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"Nothing prepares Jaya, a New York journalist, for the heartbreak of her third miscarriage and the slow unraveling of her marriage in its wake. Desperate to assuage her deep anguish, she decides to go to India to uncover answers to her family’s past....

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The enlightenment of bees by Rachel Linden

The enlightenment of bees

Rachel Linden

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"At 26, idealistic baker Mia West has her entire life planned out: a Craftsman cottage in Seattle, baking at The Butter Emporium, and the love of her life, her boyfriend Ethan, by her side. But when Ethan breaks up with her instead of proposing on their...

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The farmer's bride by Kathleen Fuller

The farmer's bride

Kathleen Fuller

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"Having grown up in poverty, Seth Yoder refuses to be financially insecure again. His passion is woodcarving, but he's vowed to work on his father's successful farm, even though his heart is in his craft. Martha Detweiler is the only single woman in ...

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All manner of things by Susie Finkbeiner

All manner of things

Susie Finkbeiner

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"After Annie Jacobson's older brother is deployed to Vietnam during the war, tragedy at home brings their estranged father home without welcome. As tensions heighten, Annie and her family must find a way to move forward as they try to hold both hope and...

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Maybe this time by Jill Mansell

Maybe this time

Jill Mansell

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"When Mimi first visits her dad's new home in the Cotswolds, she quickly falls in love with Goosebrook and its inhabitants. (Well, maybe not rude Henrietta, who lets Mimi walk miles in the rain rather than give her a lift.) There's Paddy, with his fl...

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A view to a kilt by Wendy Holden

A view to a kilt

Wendy Holden

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"Laura Lake, editor of glamorous glossy magazine Society, is in trouble. Advertising revenues are down, and her job will be in jeopardy if she can't pick them up. According to those in the know, Scotland is having a moment. Haggis tempura is on...

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Accidental heroes by Danielle Steel

Accidental heroes

Danielle Steel

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"Bernice Adams is a single mother. During the day, she's a security officer at JFK airport, to pay her way through law school. The work is hard and the shifts are long, but she enjoys interacting with the thousands of people that pass through each day,...

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White chrysanthemum by Mary Lynn Bracht

White chrysanthemum

Mary Lynn Bracht

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"Korea, 1943. Hana has lived her entire life under Japanese occupation. As a haenyeo, a female diver of the sea, she enjoys an independence that few other Koreans can still claim. Until the day Hana saves her younger sister from a Japanese soldier and...

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Loving Sylvie by Elizabeth Smither

Loving Sylvie

Elizabeth Smither

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"A sensual, witty novel that cleverly weaves in the stories of three generations of women: Sylvie, her mother Madeleine and grandmother Isobel, focusing most strongly on the relationship between grandmother and granddaughter. The narrative shifts between...

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Heart of the grass tree by Molly Murn

Heart of the grass tree

Molly Murn

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When Pearl's grandmother Nell dies unexpectedly, she and her family - mother Diana, sister Lucy - return to Kangaroo Island to mourn and say farewell to her. Each of them knew Nell intimately, and each woman must reckon with Nell's passing in her own...

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The peacock room by Merryn Corcoran

The peacock room

Merryn Corcoran

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When Allegra discovers her husband's infidelity, her world crashes down around her. It is the ramblings of her elderly grandfather that awaken her interest in historic interior architecture. On a trip to Florence, she visits her grandfather's birth village...

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You me everything by Catherine Isaac

You me everything

Catherine Isaac

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Jess and her ten-year-old son William set off to spend the summer at Chateau de Roussignol, deep in the rich, sunlit hills of the Dordogne. There, Jess's ex-boyfriend and William's father, Adam, runs a beautiful hotel in a restored castle. Jess is bowled...

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White hell of pity by Norah Lofts

White hell of pity

Norah Lofts

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The Bacons live in Swything - a charming little village with a Saxon church, green lanes and comfortable farmhouses. But the Bacons themselves are anything but charming. They are slovenly, dirty and poor. There are too many children, and Mrs. Bacon c...

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Dancers in mourning by Margery Allingham

Dancers in mourning

Margery Allingham

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When song-and-dance star Jimmy Sutane falls victim to a string of practical jokes involving bouquets of garlic, birds in the gallery and a pin in his make-up stick, there's only one man who can get to the bottom of the apparent vendetta against the m...

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Silence under a stone by Norma MacMaster

Silence under a stone

Norma MacMaster

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From her bed in a nursing home, Harriet Campbell reflects on the time, long ago, when the second greatest joy in her life was her newborn son, James; only her God had a greater claim to her love. It is the 1920s, in the shadowlands south of the Irish...

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The dream wife by Louisa De Lange

The dream wife

Louisa De Lange

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Annie Sullivan is the dream wife. She is everything her controlling husband, David, expects her to be - supportive, respectful, mild-mannered. But underneath, she is so much more than that. Annie is a prisoner in her own home; in her own life. Her fi...

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A gift from the Comfort Food Caf韨[large print]  by Debbie (Debbie M.) author. Johnson

A gift from the Comfort Food Caf韨[large print]

Debbie (Debbie M.) author. Johnson

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Christmas has never been Katie Seddon's favourite time of year. Whilst everyone else shares memories of families coming together and festive number ones, the soundtrack to Katie's childhood wasn't quite so merry: her parents' violent arguments, shatt...

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Professor Chandra follows his bliss by Rajeev Balasubramanyam

Professor Chandra follows his bliss

Rajeev Balasubramanyam

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Professor Chandra, an internationally renowned economist, is an expert at complex problems. There's just one he can't crack: the secret of happiness. In the moments after the bicycle accident, Professor Chandra doesn't see his life flash before his eyes,...

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Noonday by Pat Barker

Noonday

Pat Barker

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London, the Blitz, autumn 1940: As the bombs fall on the blacked-out city, ambulance driver Elinor Brooke races from bomb sites to hospitals trying to save the lives of injured survivors. But Elinor sees little of her husband Paul as she works alongs...

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You will be safe here by Damian Barr

You will be safe here

Damian Barr

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South Africa, 1901: Sarah van der Watt and her six-year-old son Fred are forced from their home on Mulberry Farm. The English invaders welcome them to Bloemfontein Concentration Camp, promising Sarah and Fred that they will be safe there. But as the ...

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The dark side by Danielle Steel

The dark side

Danielle Steel

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"Zoe Morgan's childhood was marked by her younger sister's tragic illness, watching as her parents dedicated themselves completely to her final days and then divorced. As a young woman driven by these painful memories, Zoe sets the bar high for herse...

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The other's gold by Elizabeth Ames

The other's gold

Elizabeth Ames

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"Assigned to the same suite during their freshman year at Quincy-Hawthorn College, Lainey, Ji Sun, Alice, and Margaret quickly become inseparable. The leafy green campus they move through together, the idyllic window seat they share in their suite, and...

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The birthday girl by Melissa De la Cruz

The birthday girl

Melissa De la Cruz

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"Ellie de Florent-Stinson is celebrating her fortieth birthday with a grand celebration in her fabulous house in Palm Springs. At forty, it appears Ellie has everything she ever wanted: a handsome husband; an accomplished, college-age stepdaughter; a...

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