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  • Cover image for The Wolf and the Watchman

    The Wolf and the Watchman

    Niklas Natt och Dag

    The Wolf and the Watchman

    Niklas Natt och Dag

    “It’s early to be pegging the year’s best books, but The Wolf and the Watchman, Niklas Natt och Dag’s stunning debut, is sure to be one of them.” —The Washington Post “What's better than an ornate

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  • Cover image for Fruit of the Drunken Tree

    Fruit of the Drunken Tree

    Ingrid Rojas Contreras

    Fruit of the Drunken Tree

    Ingrid Rojas Contreras

    "One of the most dazzling and devastating novels I've read in a long time...Readers of Fruit of the Drunken Tree will surely be transformed." --San Francisco Chronicle "Simultaneously propulsive an

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  • Cover image for The Great Believers

    The Great Believers

    Rebecca Makkai

    The Great Believers

    Rebecca Makkai

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD A NEW YORK TIMES Selection for BEST 10 BOOKS OF THE YEAR A WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK A PICK FOR THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY'S 2018 BEST BOOKS THE PERFECT

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  • Cover image for The Last Days of Café Leila

    The Last Days of Café Leila

    Donia Bijan

    The Last Days of Café Leila

    Donia Bijan

    “A glorious treat awaits you at the literary table of Donia Bijan.” —Adriana Trigiani Set against the backdrop of Iran’s rich, turbulent history, this exquisite debut novel is a powerful story of f

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  • Cover image for Setting Free the Kites

    Setting Free the Kites

    Alex George

    Setting Free the Kites

    Alex George

    From the author of the "lyrical and compelling" (USA Today) novel A Good American comes a powerful story of two friends and the unintended consequences of friendship, loss, and hope.

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  • Cover image for Homegoing

    Homegoing

    Yaa Gyasi

    Homegoing

    Yaa Gyasi

    "Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, unknown to each other, are born into two different tribal villages in 18th century Ghana.

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  • Cover image for The Last Days of Night

    The Last Days of Night

    Graham Moore

    The Last Days of Night

    Graham Moore

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A thrilling novel based on actual events, about the nature of genius, the cost of ambition, and the battle to electrify America--from the Oscar-winning screenwriter of T

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  • Cover image for Just Mercy

    Just Mercy

    Bryan Stevenson

    Just Mercy

    Bryan Stevenson

    The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama recounts his experiences as a lawyer working to assist those desperately in need, reflecting on his pursuit of the ideal of compas

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    News of the World

    Paulette Jiles

    News of the World

    Paulette Jiles

    Soon to be a Major Motion Picture Starring Tom Hanks National Book Award Finalist—Fiction In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of th

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  • Cover image for The Line Becomes a River

    The Line Becomes a River

    Francisco Cantú

    The Line Becomes a River

    Francisco Cantú

    "A former Border Patrol agent's haunting experience of an unnatural divide and the lives caught on either side, struggling to cross or to defend it"--

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  • Cover image for Baking Gold

    Baking Gold

    Jami Curl

    Baking Gold

    Jami Curl

    A smarter, easier, and more fun way to bake: Turn just three doughs, two batters, and one magic mix into more than seventy-five different cookies, cakes, buns, brownies, and tarts!

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  • Cover image for Lasagna

    Lasagna

    Anna Hezel, The Editors Of Taste

    Lasagna

    Anna Hezel, The Editors Of Taste

    In addition to a lasagna recipe for every occasion, this cookbook features many creative ideas for what to eat with it, including the perfect iceberg lettuce salad, pillowy garlic knots, and a tira

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  • Cover image for The Hoosier Mama Book of Pie

    The Hoosier Mama Book of Pie

    Paula Haney, Allison Scott

    The Hoosier Mama Book of Pie

    Paula Haney, Allison Scott

    "A guide to making pie from the founder of Chicago's nationally celebrated Hoosier Mama Pie Company. Includes recipes, tips, pie history, and illustrations"--

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  • Cover image for Flour

    Flour

    Joanne Chang, Christie Matheson

    Flour

    Joanne Chang, Christie Matheson

    Every day 1,500 Bostonians can't resist buying sweet, simple treats such as Homemade Pop-Tarts, from an alumna of Harvard with a degree in economics.

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  • Cover image for Midwest Made

    Midwest Made

    Shauna Sever

    Midwest Made

    Shauna Sever

    A Love Letter to America's Heartland, the Great Midwest When it comes to defining what we know as all-American baking, everything from Bundt cakes to brownies have roots that can be traced to the g

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  • Cover image for Black Girl Baking

    Black Girl Baking

    Jerrelle Guy

    Black Girl Baking

    Jerrelle Guy

    Invigorating and Creative Recipes to Ignite Your Senses For Jerrelle Guy, food has always been what has shaped her—her body, her character, her experiences and her palate.

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  • Cover image for Perfect Pan Pizza

    Perfect Pan Pizza

    Peter Reinhart

    Perfect Pan Pizza

    Peter Reinhart

    An in-depth guide to pan pizza from baking authority Peter Reinhart, including achievable recipes for making Detroit-, Sicilian-, and Roman-style pan pizzas and focaccias in a home oven.

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  • Cover image for Delish Insane Sweets

    Delish Insane Sweets

    Editors of Delish, Joanna Saltz

    Delish Insane Sweets

    Editors of Delish, Joanna Saltz

    The first dessert recipe collection from the editors of the wildly popular site and magazine, Delish The editors of Delish.com know one thing for sure: ANYONE can bake an amazing dessert.

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