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Weeks on List: 6

The Goldfinch

by Donna Tartt

Paperback, 771 pages, Little Brown & Co, $20, published April 7 2015 | 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: 9

Euphoria

by Lily King

Paperback, 261 pages, Pgw, $16, published April 14 2015 | purchase

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Euphoria
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Frustrated by his research efforts and depressed over the death of his brothers, Andrew Bankson runs into two fellow anthropologists, a married couple, in 1930s New Guinea and begins a tumultuous relationship with them.

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The Invention of Wings

by Sue Monk Kidd

Paperback, 373 pages, Penguin Group USA, $17, published May 5 2015 | 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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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

by Haruki Murakami

Paperback, 314 pages, Random House Inc, $15.95, published May 5 2015 | purchase

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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
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Haruki Murakami

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Thirty-six-year-old Tsukuru Tazaki meets a woman named Sara who raises questions about a painful incident from his youth in which his closest friends all cut off relations with him without explanation, and inspires him to find out why. Translated by Philip Gabriel.

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Leaving Time

by Jodi Picoult

Paperback, 480 pages, Random House Inc, $16, published April 28 2015 | purchase

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Abandoned by a grief-stricken father and scientist mother who disappeared under mysterious circumstances, 13-year-old Jenna Metcalf approaches a disgraced psychic and a jaded detective in the hopes of finding answers.

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The Children Act

by Ian McEwan

Paperback, 221 pages, Random House Inc, $15, published April 28 2015 | purchase

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The Children Act
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Ian McEwan

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A highly respected London judge hides her decision to separate from a husband who wants an open marriage, a loss that challenges her beliefs throughout a case involving parents whose faith forbids a life-saving transfusion for their son.

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The Martian

by Andy Weir

Paperback, 387 pages, Random House Inc, $15, published October 28 2014 | purchase

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Stranded on Mars by a dust storm that compromised his space suit and forced his crew to leave him behind, astronaut Mark Watney struggles to survive in spite of minimal supplies and harsh environmental challenges.

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Everything I Never Told You

by Celeste Ng

Paperback, 9 pages, Penguin Group USA, $16, published May 12 2015 | purchase

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A story of the divisions between cultures and the rifts within a family explores the fallout of the drowning death of Lydia Lee, the favorite daughter of a Chinese-American family in 1970s Ohio.

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The Narrow Road to the Deep North

by Richard Flanagan

Paperback, 397 pages, Random House Inc, $15.95, published April 14 2015 | purchase

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The Narrow Road to the Deep North
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Richard Flanagan

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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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The Husband's Secret

by Liane Moriarty

Paperback, 445 pages, Penguin Group USA, $16, published March 3 2015 | purchase

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Liane Moriarty

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

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The Rosie Project

by Graeme Simsion

Paperback, 295 pages, Simon & Schuster, $15.99, published June 3 2014 | purchase

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Graeme Simsion

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A socially awkward genetics professor who has never been on a second date sets out to find the perfect wife. He instead finds Rosie Jarman, a fiercely independent barmaid who is on a quest to find her biological father.

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Orphan Train

by Christina Baker Kline

Paperback, 304 pages, HarperCollins, $14.99, published April 2 2013 | purchase

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Close to aging out of the foster care system, Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer takes a community service position helping an elderly woman named Vivian clean out her home. Molly discovers that she and Vivian are more alike than different as she helps Vivian solve a mystery from her past.

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Americanah

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Paperback, 588 pages, Random House Inc, $15.95, published March 4 2014 | purchase

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Americanah
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love as students in Nigeria, when the country is under military rule and those with the means to leave the country do. Ifemelu goes to America to study and prospers there. But Obinze can't get into to America and winds up living in London under assumed names. When they're reunited in their homeland 15 years later, they face the toughest decisions of their lives.

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One More Thing

Stories and Other Stories

by B. J. Novak

Paperback, 276 pages, Random House Inc, $14.95, published February 3 2015 | purchase

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Stories and Other Stories
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This debut collection from The Office writer B.J. Novak includes a story in which a boy's lucrative sweepstakes win causes more harm than good for his family.

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Delicious!

by Ruth Reichl

Paperback, 396 pages, Random House Inc, $16, published May 12 2015 | purchase

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Delicious!
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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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