Fiction.

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Set in Oxford (home to more murders per capita than any other city on the planet, it seems) in 1985, a student and wealthy heiress is found with her throat cut in the rooms of a college tutor.

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“a beautiful story of pioneer hardiness and the determination to survive.”

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“a taut, tight, fast-moving thriller with a plethora of intriguing characters.”

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For dedicated fans of Richard Russo these four stories mark a break with his usual “blue-collar” territory.

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War is hell. War is also peace. Hate is hate, but hate is also love.

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Inheritance from Mother is a novel for the connoisseur by an author regarded as one of the most important writers in Japan today.

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“an action-packed thriller with an exotic Hong Kong setting . . .”

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“an uncomplicated, entertaining thriller that’s easy to read and hard to put down.”

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“I had a friend once. Indeed, at the time, I only had one friend. His names was Andrés and he lived in Paris and, much to my his delight, I travelled to that city to see him.

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In Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession, author Alison Weir takes well-known figures from history and offers their story in a fictional presentation.

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The mind bends, recoils, and shudders at the beasts within.”

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Each year, the stories nominated for the annual Nebula Awards are collected into an anthology and published all together, and this year's collection is very good.

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Absurd and atypical anecdotes pair up with bewildered drawings in Leonora Carrington’s The Milk of Dreams. A good choice for young readers looking for something different.

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Eliza and Adam Stanley are parents to two precocious twin sons, Max and Luke.

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Eighty-two-year-old Margaret Doud Maguire is in the hospital recovering from a heart attack. With the Christmas season approaching, all she wants is to be home.

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The debut novel Lilli de Jong is almost a feminist version of Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle, targeting the treatment of women in the 1880s rather than slaughterhouses in the early 2

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What’s life like inside a fashionable apartment building in New York City?

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"The thing forces its way out of the president-elect's body, through his unbuttoned shirt, and unfurls down his body.

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“enthralling . . . a seductive and mesmerizing thriller.”

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“All the twists and turns and deliberate obfuscation of characters names and identities and piled on bizarre coincidences in overly descriptive scenes, only add to the Byzantian complexity

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Reading Saints for All Occasions is like walking into the kitchen of the big Irish family at the center of this new novel by bestselling author J.

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“a new twist on the werewolf legend.”

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“In a world of insanity, a world of nightmare, it is often impossible to distinguish love from hate.”

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“The Broken Hours is a lovely homage to the fantastic dreams of the often heartsick writer who inspired it . . .”

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“clever, filled with puns and acerbic wit, and good fun to read . . .”

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