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She'll help you get your life in order. She'll help you get your home in order. Or she'll at least help you place a take-out order.

"Cuisine is not merely a question of ordering a pizza�no! Many facto…

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The Music of the Spheres
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In eighteenth-century London, a killer walks the teeming streets. His victims are always young prostitutes with red hair. Before they die, they hear whispers that speak of stars. Of a woman named Sele…
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Falling Angels
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In her New York Times bestselling follow-up, Tracy Chevalier once again paints a distant age with a rich and provocative palette of characters. Told through a variety of shifting perspectives- wives a…
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The Falls
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When a young woman goes missing near his native Edinburgh, Scotland, Rebus finds himself just one small cog in the huge wheel of an inquiry set in motion by her powerfully rich father. Struggling to d…
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In the Hollywood of the 1950s, the major studios were very much in control, and the price of success could be high. Robert Peterson, encouraged by the success of one novel, is a Hollywood innocent. Bu…
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The Riddle and the Knight: In Search of Sir John Mandeville, the World's Greatest Traveler
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Jordan Glass, a photojournalist on a well-earned vacation, wanders into a Hong Kong art museum and is puzzled to find fellow patrons eyeing her with curiosity. Minutes later, she stumbles upon a galle…
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Snapped in Cornwall (Rose Trevelyan Series)
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Bad Blood
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Ties That Bind, Ties That Break
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Third Sister in the Tao family, Ailin has watched her two older sisters go through the painful process of having their feet bound. In China in 1911, all the women of good families follow this ancient …
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“If I know why he is the way he is then maybe I can learn why I am the way I am,” says Alex Tuchman, strong-headed lawyer, loving mother, and daughter of Victor Tuchman—a power-hungry real estate deve…
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Talking to Addison
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Holly is a frustrated florist who flees the houseshare from hell to move in with a motley crew of friends: there is Josh, a sexually confused merchant banker; Kate, a high-flying legal eagle with talo…
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The Fountains of Silence
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A portrait of love, silence, and secrets under a Spanish dictatorship.

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Resurrection Row  (Charlotte & Thomas Pitt, #4)
What an odd sight! The dead body of a peer of the realm sitting upright in an empty hansom cab. He had been decently buried once before, Inspector Pitt knew. There was something terrible amiss. Despit…
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McCarthy's Bar: A Journey of Discovery in Ireland
Despite the many exotic places Pete McCarthy has visited, he finds that nowhere else can match the particular magic of Ireland, his mother's homeland. In McCarthy's Bar, his journey begins in Cork and…
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Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
In Made in America, Bill Bryson de-mythologizes his native land, explaining how a dusty hamlet with neither woods nor holly became Hollywood; how the Wild West wasn't won; why Americans say "lootenant…
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In the long, hot Roman Summer of AD74, Marcus Didius Falco, private informer and spare-time poet, gives a reading for his family and friends. Things get out of hand as usual.
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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith and Love
Dramatically recolors the personality and accomplishment of a mythic figure whose seventeenth-century clash with Catholic doctrine continues to define the schism between science and religion.

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Black Notice (Kay Scarpetta, #10)
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An intriguing Dr Kay Scarpetta novel which will take Kay an ocean's breadth away from home. The case begins when a cargo ship arriving at Richmond, Virginia's Deep Water Terminal from Belgium is disco…
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