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True North

Jim Harrison

True North

An epic tale that pits a son against the legacy of his family's desecration of the earth, and his own father's more personal violations, True North is a beautiful and moving novel that speaks to the territory in our hearts that calls us back to our roots.

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Shopgirl

Steve Martin

Shopgirl

With more than 340,000 copies in print, Steve Martins Shopgirl has landed on bestseller lists nationwide. Filled with the kind of witty, discerning observations that have brought Steve Martin incredible critical success, this story of modern day love and romance is a work of disarming tenderness.

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War of the Worlds

H.G. Wells

War of the Worlds

H.G. Wells The War of the Worlds is a timeless science fiction classic that is still frightening over a century after its original publication. Well's exploration of possible extraterrestrial intelligent life has served as the prototype for countless twentieth century novels and films.

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True Believer

Nicholas Sparks

True Believer

A born skeptic, Jeremy Marsh travels to the small town of Boone Creek, determined to find the real cause behind the ghostly apparitions that appear in the town cemetery. What he doesn't plan on, is meeting and falling hopelessly in love with Lexie Darnell, granddaughter of the town psychic.

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No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency

Alexander McCall Smith

No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency

This first novel in Alexander McCall Smith's widely acclaimed The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series tells the story of the delightfully cunning and enormously engaging Precious Ramotswe, who is drawn to her profession to "help people with problems in their lives."

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The Da Vinci Code

Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code

While in Paris on business, Robert Langdon receives an urgent late-night phone call: the elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum. Near the body, police have found a baffling cipher and Langdon is stunned to discover it leads to a trail of clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci.

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Everyday Italian: 125 Simple and Delicious Recipes

Giada De Laurentiis

Everyday Italian

In her hit Food Network show Everyday Italian, Giada De Laurentiis shows you how to cook delicious, beautiful food in a flash. And here, in her long-awaited first book, she does the same—helps you put a fabulous dinner on the table tonight.

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The Line of Beauty

Alan Hollinghurst

The Line of Beauty

Nick, an innocent in the world of politics and money, finds his life altered by the rising fortunes of this glamorous family. His two vividly contrasting love affairs, one with a young black clerk and one with a Lebanese millionaire, dramatize the dangers and rewards of his own private pursuit of beauty.

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Life of Pi

Yann Martel

Life of Pi

Life of Pi is a masterful and utterly original novel that is at once the story of a young castaway who faces immeasurable hardships on the high seas, and a meditation on religion, faith, art and life that is as witty as it is profound.

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Philosopher's Stone)

J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter has never played a sport while flying on a broomstick. He's never worn a cloak of invisibility, befriended a giant, or helped hatch a dragon. All Harry knows is a miserable life with the Dursleys, his horrible aunt and uncle, and their abominable son, Dudley.

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To Kill A Mockingbird

Harper Lee

To Kill A Mocking Bird

A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic novel--a black man charged with the rape of a white girl. Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores with rich humor and unswerving honesty the irrationality of adult attitudes toward race and class in the Deep South of the 1930s.

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Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

Malcolm Gladwell

Blink

How do we make decisions--good and bad--and why are some people so much better at it than others? That's the question Malcolm Gladwell asks and answers in the follow-up to his huge bestseller, The Tipping Point. Gladwell reveals that what we think of as decisions made in the blink of an eye are much more complicated than assumed.

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