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Revival

by Stephen King

Hardcover, 405 pages, Simon & Schuster, $30, published November 11 2014 | purchase

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Years after a charismatic minister is banished in the wake of a faith-shattering tragedy, a heroin-addicted rock-and-roll guitarist from the same hometown reconnects with the man and forges a terrible pact.

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Gray Mountain

by John Grisham

Hardcover, 368 pages, Random House Inc, $28.95, published October 21 2014 | purchase

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Losing her job at New York City's largest law firm in the weeks after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Samantha becomes an unpaid intern in a small Appalachian community, where she stumbles upon dangerous secrets.

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All the Light We Cannot See

by Anthony Doerr

Hardcover, 531 pages, Simon & Schuster, $27, published May 6 2014 | purchase

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All the Light We Cannot See
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A blind French girl on the run from the German occupation and a German orphan-turned-resistance tracker struggle with their respective beliefs after meeting on the Brittany coast.

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The Burning Room

by Michael Connelly

Hardcover, 388 pages, Little Brown & Co, $28, published November 3 2014 | purchase

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When the vicitim of a crime succumbs to complications from a bullet wound nine years later, Detective Harry Bosch and his new partner, Lucia Soto, must find new leads from the past.

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Let Me Be Frank With You

by Richard Ford

Hardcover, 240 pages, HarperCollins, $27.99, published November 4 2014 | purchase

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Frank Bascombe travels to the site of his former home on the shore, visits his ex-wife, who is suffering with Parkinson's, and meets a dying former friend.

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Leaving Time

by Jodi Picoult

Hardcover, 405 pages, Random House Inc, $28, published October 14 2014 | purchase

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Abandoned by a grief-stricken father and scientist mother who disappeared under mysterious circumstances, 13-year-old Jenna Metcalf approaches a disgraced psychic and a jaded detective in the hopes of finding answers.

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Lila

by Marilynne Robinson

Hardcover, 261 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, $26, published October 7 2014 | purchase

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Triggering a romance and debate by seeking shelter in a church and becoming a minister's wife, homeless Lila reflects on her hardscrabble life on the run with a canny young drifter and her efforts to reconcile her painful past with her husband's gentle Christian worldview.

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Prince Lestat

by Anne Rice

Hardcover, 458 pages, Random House Inc, $28.95, published October 28 2014 | purchase

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A tale spanning the ancient to the modern world revives the beings of the Vampire Chronicles, from Louis de Pointe du Lac and the eternally young Armand to David Talbot and Marius, who hear a mysterious voice urging ancients to destroy increasing populations of maverick vampires.

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The Slow Regard of Silent Things

by Patrick Rothfuss

Hardcover, 159 pages, Penguin Group USA, $18.95, published October 28 2014 | purchase

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Living in the abandoned tunnel system beneath the University, the enigmatic Auri reflects on her bittersweet life, while making unique observations about the broken world in which she must survive.

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The Narrow Road to the Deep North

by Richard Flanagan

Hardcover, 334 pages, Random House Inc, $26.95, published August 12 2014 | purchase

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Haunted by the death of his wife while attending brutally sick and injured soldiers at a World War II Japanese POW camp, surgeon Dorrigo Evans receives a letter that irrevocably shapes the subsequent decades of his life in Australia.

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The Goldfinch

by Donna Tartt

Hardcover, 771 pages, Little Brown & Co, $30, published October 22 2013 | purchase

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Taken in by a wealthy family friend after surviving an accident that killed his mother, 13-year-old Theo Decker tries to adjust to life on Park Avenue.

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Blue Horses

by Mary Oliver

Hardcover, 79 pages, Penguin Group USA, $24.95, published October 14 2014 | purchase

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Mary Oliver presents a new collection of poems that reflects her signature imagery-based language and her observations of the unaffected beauty of nature.

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Edge of Eternity

by Ken Follett

Hardcover, 1098 pages, Penguin Group USA, $36, published September 16 2014 | purchase

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This final book in Ken Follett's "Century Trilogy" continues the experiences of five intertwined international families as they confront the social, political and economic turmoil of the second half of the 20th century.

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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

by Haruki Murakami

Hardcover, 386 pages, Random House Inc, $25.95, published August 12 2014 | purchase

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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
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Thirty-six-year-old Tsukuru Tazaki meets a woman named Sara who raises questions about a painful incident from his youth in which his closest friends all cut off relations with him without explanation, and inspires him to find out why. Translated by Philip Gabriel.

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The Book of Strange New Things

by Michel Faber

Hardcover, 500 pages, Random House Inc, $28, published October 28 2014 | purchase

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Called to perform missionary work on a world light years away where the natives are fascinated by the concepts he introduces, man of faith Peter Leigh finds his beliefs tested when he learns of natural disasters that are tearing Earth apart.

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