Room
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Narrator Jack and his mother, who was kidnapped seven years earlier when she was a 19-year-old college student, celebrate his fifth birthday. They live in a tiny, 11-foot-square soundproofed cell in a converted shed.
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Adult Fiction
The Help
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This book, set during the Civil Rights era, shows two worlds colliding - that of the the white housewife and that of the hired, black help. A wonderfully written book with characters you will love (and hate.)
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Adult Fiction
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
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January 1946: writer Juliet Ashton receives a letter from a stranger, a founding member of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. And so begins a remarkable tale of the island of Guernsey during the German occupation, and of a society as extraordinary as its name.
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Adult Fiction
Catching Katie
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Taking place in 1916 Idaho, Katie Jones has dedicated her life to the campaign for women's suffrage. Until now she has successfully avoided marriage, fearing it would obscure her message. Will her growing love for childhood chum Ben Rafferty compromise her calling?
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Adult Fiction
Time And Again
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Si Morley agrees to enter the top-secret government project which will send him back in time to New York City in 1882 for a number of reasons, but what he doesn’t bargain for is his growing feelings for an enigmatic young woman he meets there, and the mystery surrounding her.
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Adult Fiction
The Art Of Racing In The Rain
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Enzo the Dog narrates the story of his master, Denny, whose life revolves around his beautiful but ill wife, Eve, daughter, Zoe, best friend Enzo, and his passion, professional racing. Life, like racing, can throw us a few curves.
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Adult Fiction
Neverwhere
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Richard Mayhew stops to help a bleeding girl - and his life changes forever after he discovers an alternate, fantastical world beneath London. My favorite Neil Gaiman book.
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Adult Fiction

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