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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: 3

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 One & Only

by Emily Giffin

Hardcover, 416 pages, Random House Inc, $28, published May 20 2014 | purchase

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Centering her life on the successful Walker family, Shea struggles to end her affair with a less-than-stellar boyfriend — only to start questioning all her life choices after the death of the family's mother.

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The Target

by David Baldacci

Hardcover, 420 pages, Grand Central Pub, $28, published April 22 2014 | purchase

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A highly skilled assassin, who became a target himself when he refused a mission in The Innocent, returns for his third adventure in the "Will Robie" series.

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Natchez Burning

by Greg Iles

Hardcover, 791 pages, HarperCollins, $27.99, published April 29 2014 | purchase

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Natchez Burning
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When his father, a beloved family doctor and pillar of their Natchez, Miss., community, is accused of murdering a nurse, Penn Cage makes a shocking discovery that forces him to decide just how far he will go to protect those he loves.

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The Invention of Wings

by Sue Monk Kidd

Hardcover, 373 pages, Penguin Group USA, $27.95, published January 7 2014 | purchase

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Sue Monk Kidd traces more than three decades in the lives of a wealthy Charleston debutante who longs to break free from the strictures of her household and pursue a meaningful life; and the urban slave, Handful, who is placed in her charge as a child before finding courage and a sense of self.

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Unlucky 13

by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

Hardcover, 12 pages, Little Brown & Co, $28, published May 5 2014 | purchase

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Unlucky 13
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New mother and San Francisco detective Lindsay Boxer has her happy world shattered when a dangerous and deranged killer from her past returns.

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The Last Kind Words Saloon

by Larry McMurtry

Hardcover, 196 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, $24.95, published May 7 2014 | purchase

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Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday move across the frontier from Long Grass, Texas, to Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Denver.

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The Son

by Jo Nesbo and Charlotte Barslund

Hardcover, 401 pages, Random House Inc, $25.95, published May 13 2014 | purchase

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While serving time for crimes he did not commit in exchange for heroin payouts, Sonny Lofthus learns disturbing truths about his police officer father's suicide.

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The Serpent of Venice

by Christopher Moore

Hardcover, 326 pages, HarperCollins, $26.99, published April 22 2014 | purchase

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The Serpent of Venice
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When merchant Antonio, senator Montressor Brabantio and naval officer Iago lure Fool Pocket — the widower of the murdered Queen Cordelia and the man who has consistently foiled their grand scheme for power and wealth — to Venice, the tables are quickly turned.

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The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

by Gabrielle Zevin

Hardcover, 320 pages, Workman Pub Co, $24.95, published April 1 2014 | purchase

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When his most prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, is stolen, bookstore owner A.J. Fikry begins isolating himself from his friends, family and associates before receiving a mysterious package that compels him to remake his life.

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Delicious!

by Ruth Reichl

Hardcover, 380 pages, Random House Inc, $27, published May 6 2014 | purchase

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Billie Breslin unexpectedly enters a world of New York restaurateurs and artisanal purveyors while reading World War II letters exchanged between a plucky 12-year-old and James Beard.

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The Snow Queen

by Michael Cunningham

Hardcover, 258 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, $26, published May 6 2014 | purchase

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Michael Cunningham follows two brothers traveling down different paths: one who, in heartbreak, turns to religion, and another who turns to drugs to release his creative powers.

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One More Thing

One More Thing

Stories and Other Stories

by B. J. Novak

Hardcover, 256 pages, Random House Inc, $24.95, published February 4 2014 | purchase

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Stories and Other Stories
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A debut collection by a writer for the television series The Office includes the title story, in which a boy's lucrative sweepstakes win proves more harm than good for his family.

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Field of Prey

by John Sandford

Hardcover, 392 pages, Penguin Group USA, $28.95, published May 6 2014 | purchase

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Lucas Davenport investigates the discovery of several bodies in an abandoned Minnesota farmyard, discovering the work of a local serial killer who has been murdering one victim every summer for years.