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The Goldfinch
3.89
Theo Decker’s mother is killed in a bombing that rocks the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Theo, unharmed, escapes with a valuable painting called The Gol ...more
Jan 2013
Jan 31, 2014
 
The Casual Vacancy
3.29
Not since Peyton Place has a writer so enthusiastically stripped the lace covers from small-town life to show the maggots of greed, lust, snobbery, an ...more
Jan 2013
Jan 31, 2014
 
The Troop
3.73
The Troop scared the hell out of me, and I couldn’t put it down. This is old-school horror at its best.
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Apr 09, 2014
 
Doing Harm
3.67
Best damn medial thriller I've read in 25 years. Terrifying OR scenes, characters with real texture.
Apr 14, 2014
Apr 18, 2014
 
The Lie
3.49
A page-turner that will engage your mind and emotions in a way few novels do. The narrative is headlong, the issues have never been more current, and ...more
Jan 2014
Apr 09, 2014
 
The Orphan Master's Son
4.07
In a stunning feat of imagination, Johnson puts us inside Jun Do (yep, John Doe), a North Korean orphan who stumbles from poverty to a job as body dou ...more
Jan 2013
Jan 31, 2014
 
The Interestings
3.55
A group of adolescents—little more than children, really—meet at a camp where kids explore their creativity. Ethan, Jules, Cathy, Goodman, Ash: All be ...more
Jan 2013
Jan 31, 2014
 
Red Moon
3.37
A werewolf epic. Can't stop thinking about it.
Dec 09, 2013
Dec 12, 2013
 
Dominion
3.79
Great alternate-history novel. The Nazis win, occupy Britain. Check it out.
Jan 2014
Feb 05, 2014
 
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
4.03
In this historical novel, an unassuming Dutch bookkeeper named Jacob de Zoet falls in love with a beautiful midwife in 18th-century Japan. When Miss A ...more
Jan 2013
Jan 31, 2014
 
The Shining Girls
3.49
No, not the twins from the Kubrick movie, but the targets of a serial killer who finds a time portal in Chicago during the Depression and jackrabbits ...more
Jan 2013
Jan 31, 2014
 
The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder
3.76
You think Annie Wilkes was bad? Check out this chilling nonfiction account of Charlie Cullen, a friendly nurse who may have killed several -hundred pa ...more
Jan 2013
Jan 31, 2014
 
Wolf Hall / Bring Up the Bodies
4.29
Together they form one long novel (with a third to follow) about the life of Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII’s political and financial adviser. Mante ...more
Jan 2013
Jan 31, 2014
 
The Wicked Girls
3.48
Obviously, 2013 was the year of girls gone wild. Bel and Jade are the 11-year-old wicked girls, so dubbed by the British press when they’re convicted ...more
Jan 2013
Jan 31, 2014
 
City of Women
3.80
The city is Berlin, 1943, and the woman we care about is Sigrid, whose husband is fighting on the eastern front. Sigrid is seduced by two very differe ...more
Jan 2013
Jan 31, 2014
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