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The End of the World as We Know It

by Robert Goolrick

To all appearances, their life seemed ideal. But behind the facade this family had created lurked secrets so dark, so painful for this one little boy, that his life would never be the same.

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The Future of Love

by Shirley Abbott

Love can be a happy affair or a source of impenetrable sadness. For eight New Yorkers, the love they find is never what they expect. Shirley Abbott brilliantly dissects those tangled relationships. And what a…

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On Agate Hill

by Lee Smith

On Agate Hill follows Molly Petree’s passionate, picaresque journey through love, betrayal, motherhood, a murder trial—and back home.

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Water for Elephants

by Sara Gruen

This runaway bestselling novel immerses readers in the atmospheric, gritty, and compelling story of star-crossed lovers, set in the circus world circa 1932.

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If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name

by Heather Lende

NPR commentator Heather Lende's take on her offbeat Alaskan hometown celebrates life in a dangerous and breathtakingly beautiful place.

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In the Land of Second Chances

by George Shaffner

A traveling salesman comes to Ebb, Nebraska, a town where everybody is in a bit of trouble. Using nothing but common sense and three simple arguments, he changes the minds, hearts, and fortunes of an entire town.

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Outwitting History

by Aaron Lansky

The amazing adventures of a man who rescued a million Yiddish books.

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Big Fish

by Daniel Wallace

In his prime, Edward Bloom was an extraordinary man. He could outrun anybody. He never missed a day of school. He saved lives and tamed giants. Animals loved him, people loved him, women loved him.…

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Rose’s Garden

by Carrie Brown

Conrad and Rose met as children, fell in love as teenagers, and married young. Conrad earned a living as a gilder, raised homing pigeons, and worshipped Rose. Rose gardened. They lived together for more than…

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The Remedy for Love

by Bill Roorbach

“A page-turner, a love story and a vivid drama of man (and woman) against the elements . . . A great read by a wonderful writer.” —Newsday


When the “Storm of the Century” threatens western…

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