Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns by Lauren Weisberger

November 1, 2015

Plot summary (from the publisher): Almost a decade has passed since Andy Sachs quit the job “a million girls would die for” working for Miranda Priestly at Runway magazine—a dream that turned out to be a nightmare. Andy and Emily, her former nemesis and co-assistant, have since joined forces to start a high-end bridal magazine. […]

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The Road by Cormac McCarthy

September 9, 2015

Plot summary (from the publisher): A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don’t know […]

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12th of Never by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro

January 26, 2015

Plot summary (from the publisher): It’s finally time! Detective Lindsay Boxer is in labor–while two killers are on the loose. Lindsay Boxer’s beautiful baby is born! But after only a week at home with her new daughter, Lindsay is forced to return to work to face two of the biggest cases of her career. A […]

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The Tin Drum by Gunther Grass

March 28, 2014

Plot summary (from the publisher): The Tin Drum, one of the great novels of the twentieth century, was published in Ralph Manheim’s outstanding translation in 1959. It became a runaway bestseller and catapulted its young author to the forefront of world literature. This fiftieth anniversary edition, translated by Breon Mitchell, is more faithful to Grass’s […]

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The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks

March 6, 2014

Plot summary (from the publisher): Ira Levinson is in trouble. Ninety-one years old and stranded and injured after a car crash, he struggles to retain consciousness until a blurry image materializes beside him: his beloved wife Ruth, who passed away nine years ago. Urging him to hang on, she forces him to remain alert by […]

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Passenger to Frankfurt by Agatha Christie

March 3, 2014

Plot summary (from the publisher): Sir Stafford Nye’s flight home from Malaya takes an unexpected twist when a young woman confides in him that someone is trying to kill her. In a moment of weakness, he agrees to lend her his passport. Unwittingly, the diplomat has put his own life on the line. When he […]

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Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

November 7, 2013

Plot summary (from the publisher): Kafka on the Shore is powered by two remarkable characters: a teenage boy, Kafka Tamura, who runs away from home either to escape a gruesome oedipal prophecy or to search for his long-missing mother and sister; and an aging simpleton called Nakata, who never recovered from a wartime affliction and […]

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A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle

October 22, 2013

Plot summary (from the publisher): It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger. “Wild nights are my glory,” the unearthly stranger told them. “I […]

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Low Pressure by Sandra Brown

April 29, 2013

Plot summary (from the publisher): Bellamy Lyston was only 12 years old when her older sister Susan was killed on a stormy Memorial Day. Bellamy’s fear of storms is a legacy of the tornado that destroyed the crime scene along with her memory of what really happened during the day’s most devastating moments. Now, 18 […]

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Knit One, Kill Two by Maggie Sefton

January 8, 2013

Plot summary (from the publisher): Despite the fact that her aunt was an expert knitter, Kelly Flynn never picked up a pair of knitting needles she liked—until she strolled into House of Lambspun. Now, in the first in a brand-new series, she learns how to knit one, purl two, and untangle the mystery behind her […]

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