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From a memoir about the aftermath of war to a science fiction crime thriller, these are the books for which we’re giving thanks this holiday season. Click for More Books We’re Thankful For. Tell Me More by Kelly Corrigan Elizabeth is thankful for this memoir because Corrigan has an outstanding talent for distilling real life into perfect, […]

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From the internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of The English Patient: a mesmerizing new novel that tells a dramatic story set in the decade after World War II through the lives of a small group of unexpected characters and two teenagers whose lives are indelibly shaped by their unwitting involvement. In a narrative as beguiling and mysterious as […]

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The final work from the Pulitzer Prize–winning writer, actor, and musician, drawn from his transformative last days In searing, beautiful prose, Sam Shepard’s extraordinary narrative leaps off the page with its immediacy and power. It tells in a brilliant braid of voices the story of an unnamed narrator who traces, before our rapt eyes, his […]

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The Girls in the Picture is a fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood’s earliest female legends—screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford—from the New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator’s Wife. Below, read Melanie Benjamin’s letter to librarians about writing and researching her new novel. It is 1914, and […]

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Click to request eGalleys of our favorite February titles, and if you love the books, please consider nominating them for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the February list ends on December 20th. Click to Request eGalleys of These and More February Titles. Only Child: A Novel by Rhiannon Navin For readers of Room and The Girls, a dazzling, tenderhearted debut about healing, family, and the […]