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  Cover Art: The Girl Who Chased the Moon Allen, Sarah Addison.
The Girl Who Chased the Moon
Moving in with the grandfather she never knew after the death of her mother, 17-year-old Emily witnesses bizarre supernatural activities in her new North Carolina community while befriending its remarkable residents.
2010
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Alice I Have Been Benjamin, Melanie
Alice I Have Been
Now in her twilight years, Alice Liddell looks back on a remarkable life. From a pampered childhood in Oxford to difficult years as a widowed mother, Alice examines how she became who she is--and how she became immortalized as Alice in Wonderland.
2009
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Sandcastle Girls Bohjalian, Chris
The Sandcastle Girls
Presents the parallel stories of a young woman who falls in love with an Armenian soldier while aiding victims of the Armenian genocide in the early twentieth century, and a young woman who researches her Armenian heritage and discovers a terrible family secret.
2012
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: My Name is Memory Brashares, Ann
My Name is Memory
Sharing multiple lifetimes with the reincarnations of Sophia, Daniel, a soul with a rare ability to remember his past lives, arrives in the present frustrated that their time together has always been cut short and hopeful that Sophia's burgeoning memories can help them overcome past-life challenges.
2010
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Lovebird Brown, Natalie
The Lovebird
Harboring sympathy for helpless creatures, Margie falls in love with her charismatic but troubled Latin professor and joins a group of animal-rights activists whose activities force her to take refuge on the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana.
2013
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Love Medicine Erdrich, Louise
Love Medicine
The lives and destinies of two Native American families--the Kashpaws and the Lamartines--intertwine on and around a North Dakota Indian reservation from 1934 to 1984, in a tale of survival, tenacity, tradition, injustice, and love. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.
2009
Adult Fiction Book ERDRICH
  Cover Art: A Possible Life : a Novel in Five Parts Faulks, Sebastian
A Possible Life : a Novel in Five Parts
Five interconnected stories trace the experiences of soldiers whose relationships are shaped by war, from a World War II prisoner who endures his incarceration by imagining a cricket match to a man in a Victorian poorhouse who shamefully remembers the son he gave away.
2012
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Z : a Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald Fowler, Therese.
Z : a Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald
A tale inspired by the marriage of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald follows their union in defiance of her father's opposition and her scandalous transformation into a Jazz Age celebrity in the literary party scenes of New York, Paris, and the French Riviera.
2013
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Newlyweds Freudenberger, Nell
The Newlyweds
Leaving her Bangladesh home to marry a New Yorker who wooed her online, Amina finds the marriage challenged by secrets and her struggles to find a place for herself in America.
2012
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Love in the Time of Cholera Garcia Marquez, Gabriel
Love in the Time of Cholera
Set on the Caribbean coast of South America, this love story brings together Fermina Daza, her distinguished husband, and a man who has secretly loved her for more than fifty years.
1988
Adult Fiction Book GARCIA
  Cover Art: The Cookbook Collector Goodman, Allegra
The Cookbook Collector
While executive Emily questions her choices about her career and a long-distance relationship with a successful man, her environmental activist sister, Jessamine, struggles with her own doubts about her beliefs and love affair.
2010
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The American Heiress Goodwin, Daisy
The American Heiress
Presents the story of vivacious Cora Cash, whose early twentieth-century marriage to England's most eligible duke is overshadowed by his secretive nature and the traps and betrayals of London's social scene.
2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Story Sisters Hoffman, Alice
The Story Sisters
Elv, Claire, and Meg are the Story Sisters, and each has a fate she must meet alone. One on a country road, one in the streets of Paris, and one in the corridors of her own imagination. At once a coming-of-age tale, a family saga, and a love story of erotic longing.
2009
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Stranger's Child Hollinghurst, Alan
The Stranger's Child
From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Line of Beauty: a magnificent, century-spanning saga about a love triangle that spawns a myth, and a family mystery, across generations.
2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The History of Love Krauss, Nicole
The History of Love
Sixty years after a book's publication, its author remembers his lost love and missing son, while a teenage girl, named for one of the book's characters, seeks her namesake, as well as a cure for her widowed mother's loneliness.
2005
Adult Fiction Book KRAUSS
  Cover Art: The Piano Teacher Lee, Janice Y. K.
The Piano Teacher
Hired by the wealthy Chen family as a piano instructor, Claire Pendleton is seduced by the social life of Hong Kong's expatriate community and begins an affair with Will Truesdale, an enigmatic Englishman with a devastating past.
2009
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Bookman's Tale : a Novel of Obsession Lovett, Charles C.
The Bookman's Tale : a Novel of Obsession
Relocating to the English countryside after the death of his wife, antiquarian book enthusiast Peter Byerly discovers an 18th-century study of Shakespeare forgeries that contains a Victorian portrait strongly resembling his late wife, a finding that sparks an obsessive search through the bard's historical period.
2013
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: This is How it Ends MacMahon, Kathleen
This is How it Ends
While visiting Ireland in search of his family's roots, Bruno falls for Addie, an unemployed architect who is recovering from a nasty break-up and taking care of her ill father, but the pair's new romance is tested by an unexpected tragedy.
2012
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Tiger Hills Mandanna, Sarita
Tiger Hills
In turn-of-the-twentieth-century southern India, Devi Nachimada falls in love with Machu, a daring tiger hunter, and in the process endangers her friendship with a motherless boy, Devanna, thus setting the stage for a devastating tragedy.
2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Paris Wife McLain, Paula
The Paris Wife
A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, capturing a remarkable period of time and a love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.
2011
Adult Fiction Book
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