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The Lowland

The Lowland

by Jhumpa Lahiri

Hardcover, 339 pages, Random House Inc, $27.95, published September 24 2013 | purchase

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Subhash and Udayan are brothers, and to say that they're close doesn't begin to describe their relationship. But their lives follow very different paths as Udayan marries young and becomes a radical in India's Communist Naxalite movement, while Subhash leaves his home country for school in Rhode Island.

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The Circle

The Circle

by Dave Eggers

Hardcover, 491 pages, Random House Inc, $27.95, published October 8 2013 | purchase

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Mae Holland begins to question her luck after she's hired to work for the world's most powerful Internet company. As life beyond her job grows distant, a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken and her role at the company becomes increasingly public.

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The Signature of All Things

The Signature Of All Things

by Elizabeth Gilbert

Hardcover, 501 pages, Penguin Group USA, $28.95, published October 1 2013 | purchase

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Elizabeth Gilbert traces the multigenerational saga of the Whittaker family, whose daughter, a gifted botanist, researches the mysteries of evolution while falling in love with an artist.

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Dog Songs

Dog Songs

by Mary Oliver

Hardcover, 127 pages, Penguin Group USA, $26.95, published October 8 2013 | purchase

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A selection of new and favorite poems celebrates the canine companions who have enriched the author's world, exploring how they have accompanied her walks, inspired her work and served as life guides.

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Doctor Sleep

Doctor Sleep

by Stephen King

Hardcover, 531 pages, Simon & Schuster, $30, published September 24 2013 | purchase

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Stephen King returns to the characters and territory of The Shining with the story of a middle-aged Dan Torrance. Now an itinerant alcoholic himself, Dan uses his remnant powers to help a 12-year-old girl who is being tortured by a tribe of murderous paranormals.

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Just One Evil Act

Just One Evil Act

by Elizabeth George

Hardcover, 723 pages, Penguin Group USA, $29.95, published October 15 2013 | purchase

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Supporting a friend who has lost custody of his young daughter, Barbara and her partner, Inspector Thomas Lynley, are further shocked when the girl's mother reports that the child has been kidnapped from an Italian marketplace as part of a complex plot that endangers Barbara's career.

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Bridget Jones

Bridget Jones

Mad About The Boy

by Helen Fielding

Hardcover, 390 pages, Random House Inc, $26.95, published October 15 2013 | purchase

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In a new phase of Bridget's life in contemporary London, she faces the challenge of maintaining her sex appeal, engages in drunken texting and despairs about fitting into skinny jeans.

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Police

Police

by Jo Nesbo and Don Bartlett

Hardcover, 435 pages, Random House Inc, $25.95, published October 15 2013 | purchase

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Harry Hole seemingly has his hands tied when the police seek his help finding a killer who has murdered Oslo police officers with unsolved cases.

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The Luminaries

The Luminaries

by Eleanor Catton

Hardcover, 834 pages, Little Brown & Co, $27, published October 15 2013 | purchase

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In a coastal New Zealand town during the 1866 gold rush, prostitute Anna Wetherell is arrested on the same day that three men with various connections to her disappear.

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Identical

Identical

by Scott Turow

Hardcover, 416 pages, Grand Central Pub, $28, published October 15 2013 | purchase

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A mayoral candidate's brother is released from prison 25 years after pleading guilty to the murder of his girlfriend, a situation that leads to the reopening of the case.

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Someone

Someone

by Alice McDermott

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

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The National Book Award-winning author 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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Longbourn

Longbourn

by Jo Baker

Hardcover, 331 pages, Random House Inc, $25.95, published October 8 2013 | purchase

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This reimagining of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice depicts the romance, intrigue and drama of the Bennet household from the perspectives of its below-stairs servants. Sara, an orphaned housemaid to the Bennets, has to cope with the arrival of the militia and the attentions of an ambitious former slave.

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And the Mountains Echoed

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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The Ocean at the End of the Lane

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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The Longest Ride

The Longest Ride

by Nicholas Sparks

Hardcover, 398 pages, Grand Central Pub, $27, published September 17 2013 | purchase

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After being trapped in an isolated car crash, an elderly widower befriends a young college student and the cowboy she loves.