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(Updated 4-4-2017)

NEW Books to Watch — brand new releases
RECENT Favorites — within the past year
OLDER Favorites — over the past few years
Popular Classics — books we turn to over & over

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All Grown Up
Jami Attenberg

A wickedly funny novel about a single, childfree woman of 39 who seeks connection.
In the Name of the Family
Sarah Dunnant

The Borgias, one of history’s most notorious families, comes to life in this captivating novel.
Anything is Possible
Elizabeth Strout

Lucy Barton comes home to unforgettable small- town characters, all who cope with love and loss.
Mississippi Blood
Greg Iles

For Penn Cage, his family, and the enemies bent on destroying them: this is the final, revealing volume in Iles's epic trilogy.
The Barrowfields
Philip Lewis

A richly textured coming-of-age story about fathers & sons, home & family: recalls the classics.
Never Let You Go
Chevy Stevens

An abusive husband now out of prison may be stalking his exwife: A chilling, twisting thriller that explores love and obsession.
Fredrik Backman

A dazzling, profound novel about a small town with a big dream—and the cost of making it come true.
Romance Reader's Guide to Life
Sharon Pywell

A mix of mystery, love, & coming of age and add a pirate romance novel that reveals the secrets of life. An often funny satire.
Confessions of Young Nero
Margaret George

A boy's ascension to the throne and the lengths he will go in the quest for power and survival.

Shadow Land
Elizabeth Kostova

In searching for the owners of a precious urn, a young woman unearths the troubled history of a haunted country.

Dead Letters
Caite Dolan-Leach

A missing woman leads her sister on a scavenger hunt … and keeps you guessing till the end.
Stars Are Fire
Anita Shreve

A young woman is tested by a catastrophic event. Based on the true story of the largest fire in Maine's history.
Fall of Lisa Bellow
Susan Perabo

A school girl is abducted and a classmate and witness must learn to  cope and forgive.
Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley
Hannah Tinti

A father & his daughter – and a literary thrill ride about the price we pay to protect those we love most.
If Not for You
Debbie Macomber

A story of how differences can be strengths and how choices can be right even if they feel wrong.
The Wanderers
Meg Howrey

A tender, often funny, novel about space exploration: the  longing for discovery and the search to understand the human heart.

Recent Favorites

Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins

My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante

The Nest
Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

Truly Madly Guilty 
Liane Moriarty

Kristin Hannah

Life We Bury
Allen Eskins

Circling the Sun
Paula McClain

So You've Been Publicly Shamed
John Ronson

When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi

My Name Is Lucy Barton
Elizabeth Strout

Spool of Blue Thread
Anne Tyler

The Girls
Emma Cline

Summer Before the War 
Helen Simonson

Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware

Little Paris Bookshop
Nina George
A Little Life
Hanya Yanagihara

Before the Fall
Noah Hawley

Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates

Dead Wake 
Erik Larson

Miller's Valley
Anna Quindlen

Wright Brothers
David McCullough

Japanese Lover
Isabel Allende

Our Souls at Night
Kent Haruf

Rent Collector
Camron Wright

Fates and Furies
Lauren Groff

Viet Thanh Nguyen

Boston Girl
Anita Diamant

Go Set a Watchman
Harper Lee

Yaa Gyasi

What She Knew
Gilly Macmillan

Older Favorites

Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown

A Man Called Ove 
Fredrik Bachman

I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai

All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr

Light Between Oceans
H.D. Stedman

Me Before You
JoJo Moyes

Ordinary Grace
Kent Kruege

Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin

My Beloved World
Sonia Sotomayor

Rosie Project 
Graeme Simison

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Flight Behavior
Barbara Kingsolver

Everything I Never Told You
Celeste Ng

Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd

Station Eleven 
Emily St. John Mandel
Round House
Louise Erdrich

Donna Tartt

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs

Being Mortal 
Atul Gawande

Husband's Secret
Liane Moriarty

The Circle
Dave Eggers

Orphan Train
Christina Baker Klein

Underground Girls of Kabul 
Jenny Nordberg

Colm Toibin

What Alice Forgot
Liane Moriarty

We Are...Completely Beside Ourselves 
Karen Fowler

The Miniaturist
Jessie Burton

Wild...Lost and Found on the...Trail
Cheryl Strayed

Where'd You Go, Bernedette
Maria Semple

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookshop
Robin Sloan

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