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A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143110439
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Published: Penguin Books - March 26th, 2019

The mega-bestseller with more than 1.5 million readers that is soon to be a major television series

One of five Summer 2019 reading picks by Bill Gates

"The novel buzzes with the energy of numerous adventures, love affairs, [and] twists of fate." —The Wall Street Journal

He can’t leave his hotel. You won’t want to.

Chasing My Cure: A Doctor's Race to Turn Hope into Action; A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524799618
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 10th, 2019

The powerful memoir of a young doctor and former college athlete diagnosed with a rare disease who spearheaded the search for a cure—and became a champion for a new approach to medical research.

Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812996104
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Published: Random House - April 23rd, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The perfect gift for new parents and grandparents this Mother’s Day: a bighearted book of wisdom, wit, and insight, celebrating the love and joy of being a grandmother, from the Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist and #1 bestselling author

Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You Cover Image
By Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780525514121
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Published: Philomel Books - September 3rd, 2019

A #1 New York Times bestseller!

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and award-winning artist Rafael Lopez create a kind and caring book about the differences that make each of us unique.

I Can't Remember the Title but the Cover is Blue: Sketches From the Other Side of the Bookshop Counter Cover Image
ISBN: 9781760529451
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Published: Allen & Unwin - October 1st, 2019

As any retail or service worker will tell you, customers can be irrational, demanding, abusive, and brain-scramblingly, mind-bendingly strange. They can also be kind, thoughtful, funny, and full of pathos.

A Family of Strangers Cover Image
ISBN: 9780778307853
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Published: Mira Books - June 25th, 2019

Could a lifetime of a lifetime of lies?

All her life Ryan Gracey watched her perfect older sister from afar. Knowing she could never top Wendy's achievements, she didn't even try. Instead Ryan forged her own path while her family barely seemed to notice.

Howard Stern Comes Again Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501194290
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 14th, 2019

Rock stars and rap gods. Comedy legends and A-list actors. Supermodels and centerfolds. Moguls and mobsters. A president.

Over his unrivaled four-decade career in radio, Howard Stern has interviewed thousands of personalities—discussing sex, relationships, money, fame, spirituality, and success with the boldest of bold-faced names. But which interviews are his favorites?

America's Reluctant Prince: The Life of John F. Kennedy Jr. Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524742386
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Published: Dutton - July 9th, 2019

*A New York Times Bestseller*

A major new biography of John F. Kennedy Jr. from a leading historian who was also a close friend, America’s Reluctant Prince is a deeply researched, personal, surprising, and revealing portrait of the Kennedy heir the world lost too soon.

The Rosie Project: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476729091
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 3rd, 2014

The international bestselling romantic comedy “bursting with warmth, emotional depth, and…humor,” (Entertainment Weekly) featuring the oddly charming, socially challenged genetics professor, Don, as he seeks true love.

The art of love is never a science: Meet Don Tillman, a brilliant yet socially inept professor of genetics, who’s decided it’s ti

The Tattooist of Auschwitz: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062797155
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - September 4th, 2018


#1 New York Times Bestseller and #1 International Bestseller

This beautiful, illuminating tale of hope and courage is based on interviews that were conducted with Holocaust survivor and Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist Ludwig (Lale) Sokolov—an unforgettable love story in the midst of atrocity.

Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307948830
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Published: Vintage - July 1st, 2014


NPR • Time Magazine • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly The Boston Globe


My Fourth of July Cover Image
By Jerry Spinelli, Larry Day (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780823442881
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Published: Neal Porter Books - May 14th, 2019

Picnics! Singing! Fireworks! It's time to celebrate the best day of all--the Fourth of July!

Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli and award-winning illustrator Larry Day join forces to celebrate America's birthday, the Fourth of July.

Little Lovely Things Cover Image
ISBN: 9781492672494
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - April 2nd, 2019

"A shattering adventure." -- Jacquelyn Mitchard, bestselling author of The Deep End of the Ocean

A mother's chance decision leads to a twist of fate that is every parent's worst nightmare

Someone Knows Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525539643
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 9th, 2019

Bestselling and award-winning author Lisa Scottoline reaches new heights with this riveting novel about how a single decision can undo a family, how our past can derail our present, and how not guilty doesn't always mean innocent.

In Her Shoes: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780743418201
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Published: Washington Square Press - July 8th, 2003

From Jennifer Weiner comes a story of two sisters with nothing in common but a love for shoes learn they are more alike than they thought possible.

Meet Rose Feller, a thirty-year-old high-powered attorney with a secret passion for romance novels.

The Bean Trees: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062277756
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 7th, 2013

The Bean Trees is bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver’s first novel, now widely regarded as a modern classic. It is the charming, engrossing tale of rural Kentucky native Taylor Greer, who only wants to get away from her roots and avoid getting pregnant.

Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia Cover Image
ISBN: 9781681061412
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Published: Reedy Press - September 1st, 2018

Everything I Never Told You: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143127550
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Published: Penguin Books - May 12th, 2015

The acclaimed debut novel by the author of Little Fires Everywhere

“A deep, heartfelt portrait of a family." — Alexander Chee, The New York Times Book Review

“Wonderfully moving…A beautifully crafted study of dysfunction and grief." — The Boston Globe 

Becoming Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524763138
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Published: Crown - November 13th, 2018

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States

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The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101911532
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Published: Vintage - January 30th, 2018

A National Geographic Best Book of the Year 

National Bestseller

The Rent Collector Cover Image
ISBN: 9781609077051
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Published: Shadow Mountain - October 1st, 2013

Survival for Ki Lim and Sang Ly is a daily battle at Stung Meanchey, the largest municipal waste dump in all of Cambodia. They make their living scavenging recyclables from the trash. Life would be hard enough without the worry for their chronically ill child, Nisay, and the added expense of medicines that are not really working.