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Before the Fall Cover Image
ISBN: 9781455561780
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 31st, 2016

This is an awesome, page-turning mystery by the writer of the TV servies, Fargo.  I haven't read a good mystery in awhile and was completely taken in from the very first page!  My Mom read it after me and called to tell me how much she loved it.  Read it and pass it on!

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The Improbability of Love Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101874141
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - November 3rd, 2015

My Mom actually read this first and then passed it on to me.  We both love books that take place in London and deal with the art world and all its craziness so this was a no brainer.  Great characters and immensely enjoyable!  I loved that the painting took a turn as a narrator and gave great insight into its past and its owners exploits!

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Truly Madly Guilty Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250069795
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Published: Flatiron Books - July 26th, 2016

You can't go wrong with a good Liane Moriarty book for the Summer season!  You will want to curl up in your beach chair with a good snack and drink, feel the lovely sun and breeze and plan on spending a truly relaxing day getting to know these characters.  Put your sunblock on because you might be there awhile..... trying to find out what really happened at the BBQ!

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ISBN: 9781501126222
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 7th, 2016

I cannot say enough about this lovely book!  This book made me laugh, it made me smile, it made me cry and it made me want to lay on the floor and play with my dog before I did anything else.  Steven Rowley is an amazing new voice and I plan to read anything else he ever writes.  If you love your dog you will completely understand.

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The House at the Edge of Night Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812998795
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Published: Random House - July 12th, 2016

This book came into the store through a favorite Random House rep and the owner passed it on to me thinking I would like it.  It is a wonderfully written novel taking place on a lovey island off the coast of Sicily.  Need I say more?  I will though just to tell you how much I enjoyed it and how taken in I was by this family of many generations.  I can feel the sea and salt air just thinking about it.

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Another Brooklyn Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062359988
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Published: Amistad Press - August 9th, 2016

I have never read Brown Girl Dreaming (although I plan to now!) but I loved this fictional memoir.  Jacqueline Woodson can completely take you back in time to a place that feels familiar with characters that you feel you grew up with and thoughts and insecurities that you felt you had when you were young.  I wish this book was longer and I plan to pass it on to my most well read friends.  So completely satisfying!

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This Must Be the Place Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385349420
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - July 19th, 2016

This was another advanced reader copy that I pulled from the break room and absolutely loved!  This style of writing is my favorite and definately is dangerous because I don't want to do anything else but read it!  Really liked the unique story line and liked every single one of the characters.  A testament to the power of love and family.