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W Is for Wasted

by Sue Grafton

Hardcover, 400 pages, Penguin Group USA, $28.95, published September 10 2013 | purchase

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Kinsey Millhone investigates two seemingly unrelated deaths: a local, shady PI and a John Doe on the beach.

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Never Go Back

by Lee Child

Hardcover, 400 pages, Random House Inc, $28, published September 3 2013 | purchase

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Jack Reacher arrives in Virginia hoping to contact the woman he spoke with on the phone in 61 Hours, only to be drafted back into the Army, where he confronts life-changing elements from his past.

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MaddAddam

by Margaret Atwood

Hardcover, 394 pages, Random House Inc, $27.95, published September 3 2013 | purchase

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MaddAddam — a conclusion to the trilogy that started with Oryx and Crake — finds Toby and Ren returning to the MaddAddamite cob house after rescuing Amanda. They assume the duties of the Craker's religious overseers while Zeb searches for the founder of the pacifist green religion he left years earlier.

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The Cuckoo's Calling

by Robert Galbraith

Hardcover, 455 pages, Little Brown & Co, $26, published April 30 2013 | purchase

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Working as a private investigator after losing his leg in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike takes the case of a legendary supermodel's suspicious suicide and finds himself in a world of multimillionaire beauties, rock star boyfriends, desperate designers and hedonist pursuits. Author Robert Galbraith is a pseudonym for J.K. Rowling.

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And The Mountains Echoed

by Khaled Hosseini

Hardcover, 404 pages, Penguin Group USA, $28.95, published May 21 2013 | purchase

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The author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns presents a story inspired by human love, how people take care of one another and how choices resonate through subsequent generations.

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Someone

by Alice McDermott

Hardcover, 288 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, $25, published September 10 2013 | purchase

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Alice McDermott chronicles the ordinary life of a woman named Marie, from her childhood to old age, as she experiences the changing world of her Irish-American enclave in Brooklyn.

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The Ocean At The End Of The Lane

by Neil Gaiman

Hardcover, 181 pages, HarperCollins, $25.99, published June 18 2013 | purchase

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When otherworldly beings are set loose on the world, they threaten the life of a little boy. But the extraordinary Hempstock women — Lettie, her mother and her grandmother — summon all of their courage and cleverness to keep him alive. Soon they discover that his survival comes with a high and deadly price.

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Dissident Gardens

by Jonathan Lethem

Hardcover, 366 pages, Random House, $27.95, published September 10 2013 | purchase

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Lethem's multigenerational saga focuses on two extraordinary women: Rose, a tyrannical Communist who terrorizes her neighborhood with her absolute beliefs, and her daughter Miriam, who embraces the counterculture of Greenwich Village.

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How the Light Gets In

by Louise Penny

Hardcover, 405 pages, St Martins Pr, $25.99, published August 27 2013 | purchase

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Struggling to maintain the Homicide Department during the holiday season, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache quietly investigates the disappearance of a once-famous mad poet.

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Gone Girl

by Gillian Flynn

Hardcover, 416 pages, Crown Publishing, $25, published June 5 2012 | purchase

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After a woman disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary, her diary reveals hidden turmoil in her marriage. Her husband is desperate to clear himself of suspicion and soon discovers that the truth about what happened is even more disturbing than murder.

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Inferno

by Dan Brown

Hardcover, 461 pages, Random House Inc, $29.95, published May 14 2013 | purchase

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In the heart of Italy, Harvard symbology professor Robert Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history's most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces — Dante's Inferno. Against this backdrop, Langdon battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle.

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Night Film

by Marisha Pessl

Hardcover, 512 pages, Random House Inc, $28, published August 20 2013 | purchase

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When the daughter of an enigmatic cult horror film director is found dead in an abandoned Manhattan warehouse, veteran investigative journalist Scott McGrath, disbelieving the official suicide ruling, probes into the strange circumstances of the young woman's death. He finds himself drawn into the director's eerie world in this new novel by the author of Special Topics in Calamity Physics.

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The Husband's Secret

by Liane Moriarty

Hardcover, 396 pages, Penguin Group USA, $25.95, published July 30 2013 | purchase

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Discovering a tattered letter that says she is to open it only in the event of her husband's death, Cecelia, a successful family woman, is unable to resist reading the letter. She discovers a secret that shatters her life and the lives of two other women.

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Songs of Willow Frost

by Jamie Ford

Hardcover, 331 pages, Random House Inc, $26, published September 10 2013 | purchase

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Songs of Willow Frost
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Confined to Seattle's Sacred Heart Orphanage during the Great Depression, Chinese-American boy William Eng becomes convinced that a certain movie actress is actually the mother he has not seen since he was 7 years old.

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Enon

by Paul Harding

Hardcover, 224 pages, Random House Inc, $26, published September 10 2013 | purchase

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Enon follows Charlie Crosby in the year after his daughter's sudden, tragic death.

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