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The Girl Before – JP Delaney

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In the tradition of The Girl on the Train, The Silent Wife, and Gone Girl comes an enthralling psychological thriller that spins one woman’s seemingly good fortune, and another woman’s mysterious fate, through a kaleidoscope of duplicity, death, and deception. SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY RON HOWARD Please make a list of every possession you consider essential to your life. The request seems odd, even intrusive—and for the two women who answer, the consequences are devastating. ...    Read More >

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American Amnesia – Jacob S. Hacker

From the groundbreaking author team behind the bestselling Winner-Take-All Politics, a timely and topical work that examines what’s good for American business and what’s good for Americans—and why those interests are misaligned. In Winner-Take-All Politics, Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson explained how political elites have enabled and propelled plutocracy. Now in American Amnesia, they trace the economic and political history of the United States over the last century and show how a viable mixed economy has long been the dominant engine of America’s prosperity. ...    Read More >

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Finding Ford – Kristin Coley

Hannah’s dated Colt all the way through high school. Colt’s graduating with a football scholarship and a dream to play pro. Ford, Colt’s older brother, is headed to law school to fulfill the family dream. Their lives are on track. Until Hannah realizes something that could destroy Colt’s dream. That’s when she makes a choice that alters all their lives.    Read More >

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The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon

“Gabriel GarcĂ­a Márquez meets Umberto Eco meets Jorge Luis Borges for a sprawling magic show.” —The New York Times Book Review A New York Times Bestseller Barcelona, 1945: A city slowly heals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, and Daniel, an antiquarian book dealer’s son who mourns the loss of his mother, finds solace in a mysterious book entitled The Shadow of the Wind, by one Julián Carax. But when he sets out to find the author’s other works, he makes a shocking ...    Read More >

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Soft Inheritance – C.E. O’Grady

Dr. Chamberlain Shay has inherited his ancestors’ memories. Two thousand years of shipwrecks, brothels, romance, and gore are crammed into the spirals of his DNA. The memories bring Chamberlain notoriety as a historian and fame as an author, but they are destroying his mind. Chamberlain’s ability to distinguish his own life from the tangle of his relatives’ is growing weak. Embarking on a synapses-bending ride through the harrowing history of his family, Chamberlain searches desperately for the cause of his mother’s death and struggles with ...    Read More >

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind – Yuval Noah Harari

New York Times Bestseller From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human.” One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one—homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us? Most books about the history of humanity pursue either a historical ...    Read More >