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Fiction

Andersen, Kurt True Believers
Anshaw, Carol Carry the One
Attenberg, Jami The Middlesteins
Balogh, Mary The Proposal
Benaron, Naomi Running the Rift
Boyne, John The Absolutist
Burnt, Carol Rifka Tell the Wolves I’m Home
Cain, Chelsea Kill You Twice
Cash, Wiley A Land More Kind Than Home
Coplin, Amanda The Orchardist
Dermont, Amber The Starboard Sea
Dilloway, Margaret The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns
Erdrich, Louise The Round House
Evison, Jonathan The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving
Flynn, Gillian Gone Girl
Ford, Richard Canada
French, Tana Broken Harbor
Genova, Lisa Love Anthony
George, Alex A Good American
Goolrick, Robert Heading Out to Wonderful
Harkness, Deborah Shadow of Night
Haynes, Elizabeth Into the Darkest Corner
Heller, Peter The Dog Stars
Holt, Anne 1222
Howrey, Meg The Cranes Dance
Johnson, Adam The Orphan Master’s Son
Jordan, Hillary When She Woke
Joyce, Graham Some Kind of Fairy Tale
Joyce, Rachel The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
King, Stephen 11/22/63
Kingsolver, Barbara Flight Behavior
Koryta, Michael The Prophet
Lanchester, John Capital
Landay, William Defending Jacob
Lansdale, Joe R. Edge of Dark Water
LaPlante, Alice Turn of Mind
Lupton, Rosamund Afterwards
Mantel, Hilary Bring Up the Bodies
Miller, Madeline The Song of Achilles
Moore, Liz Heft
Morton, Kate The Secret Keeper
Muller, Marcia Looking for Yesterday
Munro, Alice Dear Life
O’Malley, Daniel The Rook
Rash, Ron The Cove
Ratner, Vaddey In the Shadow of the Banyan
Read, Cornelia Valley of Ashes
Rogan, Charlotte The Lifeboat
Semple, Maria Where’d You Go, Bernadette
Sendker, Jan-Philipp The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
Shapiro, B. A. The Art Forger
Slaughter, Karin Criminal
Sloan, Robin Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore
Stedman, M. L. The Light Between Oceans
Walker, Karen Thompson The Age of Miracles
Ward, Jesmyn Salvage the Bones
Warren, Dianne Juliet in August

Mystery
Burton, Milton T. The Devil’s Odds
Crombie, Deborah No Mark Upon Her
Jance, J. A. Betrayal of Trust
McDermid, Val The Vanishing Point
O’Connell, Carol The Chalk Girl
Penny, Louise The Beautiful Mystery
Rowling, J. K. The Casual Vacancy

Science Fiction
Berg, Carol Daemon Prism
Bujold, Lois McMaster Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance
Scalzi, John Redshirts
Wilson, G. Willow Alif the Unseen

Paperback
Andrews, Ilona Gunmetal Magic
Bryan, Mollie Cox Scrapbook of Secrets
Grant, Mira Blackout
Hearne, Kevin Trapped
Hearne, Kevin Tricked
Rice, Patricia The Lure of Song and Magic


List determined by the FictionL Librarian listserve.

 

 

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