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“Diversions like this add the layers of human interest that make a Jeffery Deaver novel so much more than a page-turner.

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“A beautiful, compelling portrait of dance . . sure to become a book group favorite, rich in discussion topics that are as provocative as they are complex.”

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“The entire Scholomance series is a master work of storytelling, filled with memorable characters, an original world, complex personal politics, difficult choices with real consequences, an

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“A tale filled with strong emotion, hope, and determination, this highly thought-provoking story and entertaining.”

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“This short but intense novel will surely win the hearts of dog lovers globally; and even people who don’t know dogs, or feel no affinity for them, may find themselves wanting a dog like Ta

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“King knocks it smoothly out of the park.”

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“What saves this book, in addition to the passages of Ash’s powerful voice, are the characters. They are all original, fully imagined human beings, likable in different ways.”

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“quick glimpses into different lives”

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“readers visiting Beartown for the third time will not be upset that they get to spend a little more time with its residents.”

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Foster . . . is a rare, beautiful, multi-faceted, shimmering, gem of a work—a gift.”

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Some of it Was Real is a beautiful, well-written, and well-structured novel that is easily worthy of five stars.”

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“a fictional history of the slow dissolution of the Ottoman Empire itself, crumbling under its own corruption, starting at the end of the 19th century.”

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In echoing Dickens, Barbara Kingsolver has written a social justice novel all her own, one only she could write, for our time and for the ages.

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“Reading Light Skin Gone to Waste will remain with us as a multilayered experience and an exquisite example of the art of contemporary American short fiction.”

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“Wade’s pitch-perfect, personality-driven dialogue sings in the voice of life, and his ability to meld existential thought, situational metaphor, and cinematic setting is a full-bodied expe

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“Fans of Baldacci’s ‘memory man’ character will be highly satisfied with Long Shadows and anxiously await the next installment in the series.”

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It’s interesting that the title of Ian McEwan’s wide-angle and engrossing family history is Lessons, because his protagonist, Roland Baines, is inclined to abandon his teachers.

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“A good gift for readers over a wide spectrum, especially those who like their exploration laced with a hint of mystique, mystery, and the mystic in a tropical locale.”

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Starting over is difficult, but sometimes it is necessary. Olivia McFee learns this the hard way.

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Breast cancer survivor Sophie Eicher needs a new start.

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If memory is indispensable for our sense of a coherent, continued self, what happens when memories fragment, when trauma untracks our understanding of the past? Who, then, do we become?

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“Next in Line will be a happy choice for consumers of fast-paced action, who expect the author to demonstrate wide-ranging expertise in politics, the military and

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Wry, sly, and nicely dry, Kate Atkinson’s 13th outing is stuffed with runaway waifs, toffs, female pickpockets, “merry maid” hostesses, bent coppers, murdered girls, a melancholy detective, an intr

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