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Weeks on List: 55

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: 19

The Girl on the Train

by Paula Hawkins

Hardcover, 323 pages, Penguin Group USA, $26.95, published January 13 2015 | purchase

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Obsessively watching a breakfasting couple every day to escape the pain of her losses, Rachel witnesses a shocking event that inextricably entangles her in the lives of strangers.

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Seveneves

by Neal Stephenson

Hardcover, 867 pages, HarperCollins, $35, published May 19 2015 | purchase

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Seveneves
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When a catastrophic event dooms the planet, nations around the world band together to devise an ambitious survival plan in outer space 5,000 years before their progeny organize an audacious return. By the best-selling author of Cryptonomicon.

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Weeks on List: 3

A God in Ruins

by Kate Atkinson

Hardcover, 480 pages, Little Brown & Co, $28, published May 5 2015 | purchase

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Follows the experiences of Ursula's younger brother Teddy, who, throughout the decades after wartime service he never expected to survive, struggles with family life against a backdrop of a changing world.

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Weeks on List: 5

God Help the Child

by Toni Morrison

Hardcover, 178 pages, Random House Inc, $24.95, published April 21 2015 | purchase

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God Help the Child
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Traces the impact of childhood trauma on the lives of a beautiful multiracial woman, the man she loves, and an abused white girl who looks to her for help.

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Weeks on List: 5

Memory Man

by David Baldacci

Hardcover, 405 pages, Grand Central Pub, $28, published April 21 2015 | purchase

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Memory Man
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More than a year after the most tragic event in Amos Decker's life, a man confesses to murdering his family, and Amos, called to help with the investigation, struggles with the memories.

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The Nightingale

by Kristin Hannah

Hardcover, 440 pages, St Martins Pr, $27.99, published February 3 2015 | purchase

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Kristin Hannah follows two French sisters fighting to bring their country and family through World War II.

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Weeks on List: 3

14th Deadly Sin

by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

Hardcover, 15 pages, Little Brown & Co, $28, published May 4 2015 | purchase

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14th Deadly Sin
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After a birthday party is interrupted by a gruesome, public killing, the Women's Murder Club discovers video evidence of a deadly plot against the city of San Francisco.

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Weeks on List: 8

At the Water's Edge

by Sara Gruen

Hardcover, 354 pages, Random House Inc, $28, published March 31 2015 | purchase

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While her brother, Ellis, and his friend try to find the Loch Ness monster in an attempt to get back into her father's good graces, Maddie is left on her own in World War II-era Scotland and experiences a social awakening.

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Weeks on List: 5

The Bone Tree

by Greg Iles

Hardcover, 804 pages, HarperCollins, $27.99, published April 21 2015 | purchase

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Southern lawyer Penn Cage desperately struggles to protect his father from false charges and corrupt officers by confronting the puppet master behind the Double Eagles terrorist group.

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Weeks on List: 15

A Spool of Blue Thread

by Anne Tyler

Hardcover, 357 pages, Random House Inc, $25.95, published February 10 2015 | purchase

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The changing needs of aging parents impact a family gathering during which Abby Whitshank relates how her husband and she fell in love during the summer of 1959 and shares decades of marriage impacted by children and long-held secrets.

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Weeks on List: 12

The Buried Giant

by Kazuo Ishiguro

Hardcover, 317 pages, Random House Inc, $26.95, published March 3 2015 | purchase

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As the wars that have ravaged Britain fade into the past, Axl and Beatrice, a couple of elderly Britons, set out on a journey to find the son they have not seen in years, and are joined in their travels by a Saxon warrior, his orphaned charge and a knight.

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Weeks on List: 2

Dry Bones

by Craig Johnson

Hardcover, 306 pages, Penguin Group USA, $27.95, published May 12 2015 | purchase

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Wyoming sheriff Walt Longmire recruits a team of helpers to investigate the murder of a rancher whose body has been found near a T. rex fossil that has been claimed by multiple parties.

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The Green Road

by Anne Enright

Hardcover, 309 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, $26.95, published May 11 2015 | purchase

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The Green Road
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Years ago, the Madigan children all left their their mother Rosaleen behind to follow their dreams. But when Christmas Day finds them all reunited under one roof in Ireland, they're forced to confront the terrible weight of family ties.

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Early Warning

by Jane Smiley

Hardcover, 475 pages, Random House Inc, $26.95, published April 28 2015 | purchase

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Follows the Langdon family from the author's best-selling novel Some Luck as they navigate the ups and downs of mid-century America. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Thousand Acres.

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