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Weeks on List: 32

All the Light We Cannot See

by Anthony Doerr

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

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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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Weeks on List: 8

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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Weeks on List: 7

Redeployment

by Phil Klay

Hardcover, 291 pages, Penguin Group USA, $26.95, published March 4 2014 | purchase

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A collection of short stories by a former Marine captain and Iraq veteran focuses on the complexities of life for soldiers on the front lines and after, exploring themes ranging from brutality and faith to guilt and survival in such stories as "After Action Report" and "Money as Weapons System."

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Weeks on List: 5

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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The Escape

by David Baldacci

Hardcover, 472 pages, Grand Central Pub, $28, published November 18 2014 | purchase

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When his older brother escapes a military prison, John Puller finds himself part of the manhunt for him and discovers troubling details about the case.

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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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Weeks on List: 10

Lila

by Marilynne Robinson

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

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Lila
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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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Weeks on List: 9

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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The Boston Girl

by Anita Diamant

Hardcover, 322 pages, Simon & Schuster, $26, published December 9 2014 | purchase

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Addie, 85, tells the story of her life to her 22-year-old granddaughter, beginning in 1915, the year she found her voice and made friends who would help shape the course of her life. From the one-room tenement apartment she shared with her parents and two sisters, to the library group for girls she joins at a neighborhood settlement house, to her first, disastrous love affair, Addie recalls her adventures with a sense of humor and compassion for the naive girl she was.

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Weeks on List: 5

Station Eleven

by Emily St. John Mandel

Hardcover, 333 pages, Random House Inc, $24.95, published September 9 2014 | purchase

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Station Eleven
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The sudden death of a Hollywood actor during a production of King Lear marks the beginning of the world's dissolution in a story told at various past and future times from the perspectives of the actor and four of his associates.

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Weeks on List: 3

Hope to Die

by James Patterson

Hardcover, 10 pages, Little Brown & Co, $29, published November 24 2014 | purchase

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Detective Alex Cross embarks on the most wrenching case of his career to secure the lives of family members who have been abducted by a psychotic genius.

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Weeks on List: 6

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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The Bone Clocks

by David Mitchell

Hardcover, 704 pages, Random House Inc, $30, published September 2 2014 | purchase

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Six interweaved narratives spanning the period between 1984 and the 2030s chronicle a secret war between a cult of soul-decanters and a small group of vigilantes who would take them down.

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Weeks on List: 6

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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The Narrow Road to the Deep North
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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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Weeks on List: 6

Let Me Be Frank With You

by Richard Ford

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

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Let Me Be Frank With You
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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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