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Cutting For Stone
Verghese, Abraham

Twin brothers are orphaned at childbirth in Addis Ababa. When they fall in love with the same woman, one brother goes to work in an underfunded New York hospital. Here his past catches up with him.

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Dark Matter
Blake Crouch

A mind-bending, relentlessly paced science-fiction thriller, in which an ordinary man is kidnapped, knocked unconscious--and awakens in a world inexplicably different from the reality he thought he knew.

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S. A. Barnes

Claire Kovalik is days away from being unemployed-- made obsolete-- when her beacon repair crew picks up a strange distress signal. With nothing to lose and no desire to return to Earth, Claire and her team decide to investigate. What they find at the other end of the signal is a shock: the Aurora, a famous luxury space-liner that vanished on its maiden tour of the solar system more than twenty years ago. A salvage claim like this could set Claire and her crew up for life. But a quick trip through the Aurora reveals something isn't right. Whispers in the dark. Flickers of movement. Words scrawled in blood. Claire must fight to hold onto her sanity and find out what really happened on the Aurora, before she and her crew meet the same ghastly fate.

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Frances Itani

A haunting story about the overarching power of love, set against the horrors of the First World War and its effect on the lives of two young Canadians.

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Deception of Livvy Higgs, The
Donna Morrissey

Livvy Higgs is besieged by a series of small heart attacks which prompt her to revisit a past devastated by lies and secrets.

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Ashley Herring Blake

Delilah and Claire, two former hometown acquaintances who didn't really like each other, are forced together during a gauntlet of wedding preparations, including a plot to save Delilah's stepsister from her horrible fiance. After reconnecting, to their surprise they aren't sure they have the strength to resist each other's charms. Even worse, they are starting to think they don't want to.

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Dinner, The: A Novel
Herman Koch

A darkly suspenseful, highly controversial tale of two families struggling to make the hardest decision of their lives--all over the course of one meal.

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Distance Between Us, The
Grande, Reyna

From an award-winning novelist and sought-after public speaker, an eye-opening memoir about life before and after illegally emigrating from Mexico to the United States.

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Do Not Say We Have Nothing
Madeleine Thien

Set in China before, during and after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. Thien takes us inside an extended family in China, showing us the lives of two successive generations--those who lived through Mao's Cultural Revolution in the mid-twentieth century; and the children of the survivors, who became the students protesting in Tiananmen Square in 1989.

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Dovekeepers, The
Alice Hoffman

A book of psychological historical fiction about a number of women and the relationship with their families told against the backdrop of Masada in ancient Israel.

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