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(Updated 5-4-2017)

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American War: A Novel
Omar El Akkad

Audacious, powerful story of a 2nd American Civil War and a family caught in the middle.
House of Names
Colm Toibin

A retelling of the Greek myth of Clytemnestra—daring, violent, vengeful, lustful, and instantly compelling.
Baker's Secret
Stephen P. Kiernan

A dazzling novel of a young baker who secretly defies the Nazis in her small French village.
Ill Will
Dan Chaon

Thirty years ago, Dustin's brother received a life sentence for the murder of their parents…and now he's free.
Bridge Across the Ocean
Susan Meissner

Wartime intrigue spans the lives of three women— past and present.
Into the Water
Paula Hawkins

A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. An addictive novel of psychological suspense.
Edgar and Lucy
Victor Lodato

Edgar can't remember the accident that took his dad, only that his mom has a limp and his grandma sees ghosts.
Keeper of Lost Things
Ruth Hogan

Andrew collects lost things, and now he leaves them to his friend Laura to find their rightful owners. Joyful and moving.
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman

Meet Eleanor, the new Ove! No one told her that life could be better than fine. But just maybe...
Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann

A true-life mystery about the young of the FBI, called in to solve one of most monstrous crimes in American history.
Garden of Small Beginnings
Abbi Waxman

The miracle of gardening brings new beginnings to a life of grief. Charming and heartfelt.
Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
Kate Moore

The incredible true story of the women poisoned by radium and who brought a corrupt company to heel.
Ginny Moon
Benjamin Ludwig

The delightful, poignant story of how an autistic girl finds her place in the world as an outsider.
'Round Midnight
Laura McBride

The story of four women in Las Vegas, each of whom undergoes a life-changing moment at a classic casino nightclub.

Goodbye Days
Jeff Zentner

What you would do if you could spend one last day with someone you lost? (A Young Adult crossover.)


Saints for All Occasions
J. Courtney Sullivan

A sweeping, unforgettable novel about two young women who leave Ireland to make their home in America.

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