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2015
Ruby
Click to search this book in our catalog   Cynthia Bend
Publishers Weekly Bond's debut novel is difficult to read for its graphic and uncomfortable portrayal of racism, sexual violence, and religious...More
2014
The Invention of Wings
Click to search this book in our catalog   Sue Monk Kidd
 
2013
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie
 Ayana Mathis
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2012
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
 Cheryl Strayed
Library Journal Strayed delves into memoir after her fiction debut, Torch. She here recounts her experience hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in...More
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2010
A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations
Click to search this book in our catalog   Charles Dickens
2010
Freedom
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jonathan Franzen
 
2009
Say Youre One of Them
 Uwem Akpan
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2008
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
 David Wroblewski
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2008
A New Earth
Click to search this book in our catalog   Eckhart Tolle
Library Journal Tolle follows up his successful The Power of Now-it's sold two million copies worldwide since 1997-with a plea to reject egotis...More
2007
Pillars of the Earth
Click to search this book in our catalog   Ken Follett
Book list A mystifying puzzle involving the execution of an innocent man is interwoven into this monumental story of medieval intrigue and ingenuity....More
 
2007
Love in the Time of Cholera
 Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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2007
The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography
 Sidney Poitier
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2007
Middlesex: A Novel
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jeffrey Eugenides
2007
The Road
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2006
Night
 Elie Wiesel
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2005
A Million Little Pieces
 James Frey
Library Journal Who are you if you wake up on a plane, you don't know where it's going or where you've been, your front four teeth are g...More
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2005
As I Lay Dying
Click to search this book in our catalog   William Faulkner
2005
The Sound and the Fury
Click to search this book in our catalog   William Faulkner
 
2005
Light in August
 William Faulkner
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2004
The Good Earth
 Pearl Buck
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2004
Anna Karenina
Click to search this book in our catalog   Leo Tolstoy
2004
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
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2004
One Hundred Years of Solitude
 Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Library Journal Two modern giants (LJ 2/15/70 and LJ 11/1/61, respectively) join Knopf's venerable "Everyman's Library." If you'...More
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2003
Cry, the Beloved Country
 Alan Paton
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2003
East of Eden
Click to search this book in our catalog   John Steinbeck
2002
Sula
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2002
Fall on Your Knees
 Ann-Marie MacDonald
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2001
A Fine Balance
 Rohinton Mistry
Publishers Weekly The setting of Mistry's quietly magnificent second novel (after the acclaimed Such a Long Journey) is India in 1975-76, when Pr...More
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2001
The Corrections
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jonathan Franzen
Library Journal In this novel of breathtaking virtuosity, Franzen, whose debut, The Twenty-Seventh City, chronicled corruption and decline in St. ...More
2001
Cane River
Click to search this book in our catalog   Lalita Tademy
Book list Tademy halted a career as a high-powered technology executive to research her family's history. Her findings--four generations of stron...More
 
2001
Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail
 Malika Oufkir
Publishers Weekly While accounts of the unjust arrest and torture of political prisoners are by now common, we expect such victims to come with a jus...More
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2001
Icy Sparks
 Gwyn Hyman Rubio
Publishers Weekly The diagnosis of Tourette's Syndrome isn't mentioned until the last pages of Rubio's sensitive portrayal of a young gir...More
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2001
We Were the Mulvaneys
Click to search this book in our catalog   Joyce Carol Oates
Publishers Weekly Elegiac and urgent in tone, Oates's wrenching 26th novel (after Zombie) is a profound and darkly realistic chronicle of one fam...More
2000
House of Sand and Fog
Click to search this book in our catalog   Andre Dubus
Book list Reeling from her husband's abrupt departure, Kathy is living alone in the modest California bungalow she inherited from her father and ...More
 
2000
Drowning Ruth
 Christina Schwarz
Library Journal Why did Ruth's mother, Mathilda, drown on that fateful night in 1919 and Ruth survive? That is the central question that this nov...More
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2000
Open House
 Elizabeth Berg
Book list Two new novels, one from a seasoned veteran, one from a newcomer, take on the subject of a woman finding herself. At the center of Berg'...More
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2000
The Poisonwood Bible
Click to search this book in our catalog   Barbara Kingsolver
Library Journal It's been five years since Kingsolver's last novel (Pigs in Heaven, LJ 6/15/93), and she has used her time well. This intense...More
2000
While I Was Gone
Click to search this book in our catalog   Sue Miller
Library Journal Thirty years ago, Joey Becker's carefree bohemian life was shattered by the brutal, unsolved murder of her best friend, Dana. Joe...More
 
2000
The Bluest Eye
 Toni Morrison
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2000
Back Roads
 Tawni O'Dell
Book list Harley Altmyer, a 19-year-old living in the Pennsylvania backwoods, works two jobs to support himself and three younger sisters, all orphan...More
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2000
Daughter of Fortune
Click to search this book in our catalog   Isabel Allende
Book list The latest novel by one of the most internationally appreciated writers draws on two of the environments about which Allende knows much: Ch...More
1999
Gap Creek
Click to search this book in our catalog   Robert Morgan
 
1999
A Map of the World
 Jane Hamilton
Library Journal This second novel by Hamilton (The Book of Ruth, LJ 11/1/88) is a stunning exploration of how one careless moment can cause irrevocab...More
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1999
Vinegar Hill
 A. Manette Ansay
Library Journal Ellen must go with her unemployed husband to live with her in-laws. Their home in Hollysfield, WI, is a place of unrelenting negativ...More
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1999
River, Cross My Heart
Click to search this book in our catalog   Breena Clarke
Library Journal YA-Set in Georgetown, this poignant coming-of-age story begins with the drowning death of six-year-old Clara Bynum. Johnnie May, at 1...More
1999
Tara Road
Click to search this book in our catalog   Maeve Binchy
Library Journal Abandoned by her husband, a Dublin woman named Ria meets American Marilyn via the phone, and they end up swapping houses?with surpris...More
 
1999
Mother of Pearl
 Melinda Haynes
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1999
The Pilot's Wife
 Anita Shreve
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1999
The Reader
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1999
Jewel
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1998
Where the Heart Is
 Billie Letts
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1998
Midwives
 Chris Bohjalian
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1998
What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day
Click to search this book in our catalog   Pearl Cleage
1998
I Know This Much is True
Click to search this book in our catalog   Wally Lamb
 
1998
Breath, Eyes, Memory
 Edwidge Danticat
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1998
Black and Blue
 Anna Quindlen
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1998
Here on Earth
Click to search this book in our catalog   Alice Hoffman
1998
Paradise
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1997
The Meanest Thing to Say
 Bill Cosby
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1997
The Treasure Hunt
 Bill Cosby
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1997
The Best Way to Play
Click to search this book in our catalog   Bill Cosby
1997
Ellen Foster
Click to search this book in our catalog   Kaye Gibbons
 
1997
A Virtuous Woman
 Kaye Gibbons
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1997
A Lesson Before Dying
 Ernest Gaines
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1997
Songs in Ordinary Time
Click to search this book in our catalog   Mary McGarry Morris
Publishers Weekly Set in Vermont during the summer of 1960, Morris's latest concerns a dysfunctional family that falls prey to a dangerous con ma...More
1997
The Heart of a Woman
Click to search this book in our catalog   Maya Angelou
 
1997
The Rapture of Canaan
 Sheri Reynolds
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1997
Stones from the River
 Ursula Hegi
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1997
She's Come Undone
Click to search this book in our catalog   Wally Lamb
1996
The Book of Ruth
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1996
Song of Solomon
 Toni Morrison
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1996
The Deep End of the Ocean
 Jacquelyn Mitchard
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