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Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham - Novel about a struggling young actress trying to get ahead―and keep it together―in New York City.

Someday, Someday, Maybe

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Cutting Teeth by Julia Fierro takes place one summer weekend as a group of couples gather at a beach house on Long Island, their children in tow. Nicole struggles to keep her OCD behaviors unnoticed. Stay-at-home dad Rip grapples with the reality that his careerist wife will likely deny him a second child. Allie can't stop imagining ditching her wife and kids in favor of her art. Tiffany flirts dangerously, and spars with her best friend Leigh, who is secretly facing financial ruin.

Wonder by R.J. Palacio - August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face. The book begins from Auggie’s point of view, but soon switches to include his classmates, his sister, her boyfriend, and others.

The Fever by Megan Abbott - The Nash family is close-knit. Tom is a teacher, father of 2 teens: Eli, a hockey star and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their seeming stability, however, is thrown into chaos when Deenie's best friend is struck by a terrifying, unexplained seizure in class. Rumors of a hazardous outbreak spread through the family, school and community. Soon hysteria and contagion swell.

Conversion by Katherine Howe - It begins with one girl's classroom seizure; before long, a mysterious illness with bizarre symptoms is spreading throughout St. Joan's Academy. As senior Colleen Rowley researches her extra-credit paper on the relationship of Arthur Miller's The Crucible and the 17th century Salem witch trials, she begins to find links between the latter and the possessions that are now happening before her eyes.

At 19, Nicole Kear gets a life-changing diagnosis. She is going blind and has about 10 years of sight. Kear decides to carpe diem and make the most of the vision she has left. She joins circus school, tears through boyfriends, & travels the world. Then she becomes a mom and has to come to terms with her impending blindness.

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty - The annual Trivia Night at Pirriwee School had always been a peaceful affair, but this year was different. First, there was a riot; then a parent was found dead; and before long, police investigators began piecing together clues of murder. Behind the apparent homicide are the intertwined stories of three women; their husbands and children; their ex-husbands and their new wives.

Big Little Lies

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Landline by Rainbow Rowell - Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. 2 days before they’re supposed to visit Neal’s family in Omaha for Christmas, Georgie tells Neal she has to stay in Los Angeles. That night, Georgie discovers a way to communicate with Neal in the past. It’s not time travel, not exactly, but she feels like she’s been given an opportunity to fix her marriage before it starts.

Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire - Abby is a good girl. She believes she has enough distance from the darkness of her past, but when she arrives at college with her best friend, her path to a new beginning is quickly challenged by bad boy Travis Maddox. He's exactly what Abby wants to avoid. Intrigued by Abby’s resistance, Travis tricks her with a simple bet. If he loses, he must remain abstinent for a month. If Abby loses, she must live in Travis’s apartment for the same amount of time.

Beautiful Disaster

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Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood - The book opens with these words: "Ten days after the war ended, my sister drove a car off the bridge." They are spoken by Iris, whose terse account of Laura's '45 death is followed by amreport proclaiming the death accidental. Then Atwood introduces a novel-within-a- novel, a science fiction story told by 2 unnamed lovers. When we return to Iris, it is through a newspaper article announcing the discovery of a sailboat carrying the dead body of her husband.

The Blind Assassin

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Winter's Tale by Mark Helprin - Based in New NY of the Belle Epoque. One winter night, Peter Lake attempts to rob a fortress-like mansion on the Upper West Side. Though he thinks it is empty, the daughter of the house is home. Thus begins the affair between a middle-aged Irish burglar and Beverly Penn, a young girl dying of consumption. It is a love so powerful that Peter Lake, a simple and uneducated man, will be driven to stop time and bring back the dead.

Winter's Tale (Movie Tie-In Edition)

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After I'm Gone by Laura Lippman - When Felix Brewer vanishes on July 4, 1976, to avoid serving a 15-year prison sentence, he leaves behind 5 devastated women including his mistress, Julie. When Julie disappears ten years to the day after Felix went on the lam, everyone assumes she's left to join her old lover—until her remains are discovered in a secluded park. 26 years later, Sandy Sanchez is investigating her murder.

The Fortune Hunter by Daisy Goodwin - Famously beautiful, and unfulfilled in her marriage to Emperor Franz Joseph, Empress Elizabeth takes to horseback riding. On a fox hunting trip to England, she meets Captain Bay Middleton and starts an affair.

The Fortune Hunter

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Panic in a Suitcase by Yelena Akhtiorskaya - In this account of 2 decades of an immigrant household, the fall of communism & the rise of globalization are reflected in the experience of a family. The Nasmertovs left Odessa for Brooklyn, only to find that the divide between the old world and the new is not nearly as clear-cut as they thought.

Panic in a Suitcase: A Novel

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Fourth of July Creek by Smith Henderson - After trying to help Benjamin Pearl, an undernourished, nearly feral eleven-year-old boy living in the Montana wilderness, social worker Pet...

Fourth of July Creek

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The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey - Ten-year-old Melanie is good-humored and a star student, but she lives in closely guarded lockdown. This partially zombified child has been kept alive as a medical experiment subject after an undead apocalypse laid waste to much of the planet.

The Girl With All the Gifts

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Bulletproof Vest by Maria Venegas - After a fourteen-year estrangement, Maria Venegas returns to Mexico from the United States to visit her father, who is living in the old hac...

Bulletproof Vest: The Ballad of an Outlaw and His Daughter

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Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng - Ng's nuanced debut novel begins with the death of a teenage girl and then uses the mysterious circumstances of her drowning as a springboard to dive into the troubled waters beneath the calm surface of her Chinese-American family.

Everything I Never Told You: A Novel

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Lucky Us by Amy Bloom - On a journey from Ohio to Hollywood to Long Island to London in the 1940s, a couple of plucky half sisters continually reinvent themselves with the help of an unconventional assortment of friends and relatives

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr - New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.

All the Light We Cannot See

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The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith - When Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in detective Strike. At first, she just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days. But as Strike investigates, it becomes clear that there is more to Quine's disappearance than she realizes. He has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel was published, it would ruin lives--meaning that there are a lot of people who want him silenced.

The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike Series #2)

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Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King - In a distressed city, hundreds of unemployed are lined up for a job fair. A driver plows through the crowd in a stolen Mercedes, running over the innocent, backing up, & charging again. 8 people are killed; 15 wounded. The killer escapes. Months later, a retired cop named Bill Hodges is haunted by the crime. When he gets a letter from the “perk” who threatens an even harsher attack, Hodges wakes from his retirement, hell-bent on preventing another tragedy.

My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff - Joanna Rakoff moves to New York and takes a job as assistant to the literary agent for J.D. Salinger. Rakoff is tasked with answering Salinger’s voluminous fan mail. But as she reads the candid, heart-wrenching letters from his readers around the world, she finds herself unable to type out the agency’s decades-old form response. Instead, drawn inexorably into the emotional world of Salinger’s devotees, she abandons the template and begins writing back.

My Salinger Year

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Me Before You by Jojo Moyes - Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl who takes a badly needed job working for Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will has always lived a huge life—big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel—and now he’s pretty sure he can't live the way he is. Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected. When she learns that Will has shocking plans, she sets out to show him that life is still worth living.

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood - Snowman is struggling to survive in a world where he may be the last human, and mourning the loss of his best friend, Crake, and the beautiful and elusive Oryx whom they both loved. In search of answers, Snowman embarks on a journey–with the help of the green-eyed Children of Crake–through the lush wilderness that was so recently a great city, until powerful corporations took mankind on an uncontrolled genetic engineering ride.