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Feeling Strong
by Ethel Spector Person

DNA: The Secret of Life
by James Watson

The End of an Error
by Mameve Medwed

Nine
by Jan Burke

Birthright
by Nora Roberts

Clever Girl
by Lauren Kessler

Man Down
by John Douglas

The Death of Right and Wrong
by Tammy Bruce

The Jericho Sanction
by Oliver North

In the Devil's Snare
by Mary Beth Norton

Crescent
by Diana Abu-Jaber

Every Secret Thing
by Laura Lippman

When I Was a Kid This Was a Free Country
by G. Gordon Liddy

No Second Chance
by Harlan Coben

The Support Economy
by Shoshana Zuboff

First Among Equals
by Kenneth Starr

The Company
by Adrian Wooldridge

Lily Dale
by Christine Wicker

Saddam: King of Terror
by Con Coughlin

Second Glance
by Jodi Picoult

Our Own Devices
by Edward Tenner

Boyd
by Robert Coram

The Apprentice
by Jacques Pepin

Death and Justice
by Mark Fuhrman

Gumbo
by Marita Golden

Use What You've Got
by Barbara Corcoran

The Lord Is My Shepherd
by Harold Kushner

Wealthy and Wise
by Heidi Steiger

What Mama Taught Me
by Tony Brown

He's Just a Friend
by Mary Morrison

Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way
by Robin Gerber

Thief of Words
by John Jaffe

The Substance of Style
by Virginia Postrel

George Foreman's Guide to Life
by George Foreman

For Bea
by Kristin von Kreisler

Big Lies
by Joe Conason

Douglass' Women
by Jewell Parker Rhodes

The Hatwearer's Lesson
by Yolanda Joe

Why America Slept
by Gerald Posner

The Glorious Cause
by Jeff Shaara

Going the Other Way
by Billy Bean

Diary
by Chuck Palahniuk

A Jew in America
by Arthur Hertzberg

Gentlemen of Space
by Ira Sher

No Graves As Yet
by Anne Perry

White Apples
by Jonathan Carroll

Overcoming Dyslexia
by Dr. Sally Shaywitz

Meant To Be
by Walter Anderson

Ethical Ambition
by Derrick Bell

Life of Pi
by Yann Martel

Madam Secretary
by Madeleine Albright

Marriage: A Duet
by Anne Taylor Fleming

Krakatoa
by Simon Winchester

Morningside Heights
by Cheryl Mendelson

What Should I Do With My Life?
by Po Bronson

The Wife
by Meg Wolitzer

Better Together
by Robert Putnam

The Story of America
by Allen Weinstein

Good Faith
by Jane Smiley

The Machine Crusade
by Brian Herbert

The Pepperdogs
by Bing West

The Sinister Pig
by Tony Hillerman

Nixon's Shadow
by David Greenberg

Lidia's Italian American Kitchen
by Lidia Bastianich

Surrendering To Yourself
by Iris Krasnow

A Faint Cold Fear
by Karin Slaughter

1421
by Gavin Menzies

Naked Prey
by John Sandford

Three Weeks in October
by Charles Moose

Refrigerator Rights
by Dr. Will Miller

Nature Via Nurture
by Matt Ridley

Pendulum
by Amir Aczel

Wrapped in Rainbows
by Valerie Boyd

Enough
by Bill McKibben

The Berenstain Bears Save Christmas
by Stan & Jan Berenstain

The Book of Jesse
by Michael Rowe

Creative Filmmaking From the Inside Out
by Doe Mayer

Dead Famous
by Carol O'Connell

Forever
by Pete Hamill

The Dirty Girls Social Club
by Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez

Boogers Are My Beat
by Dave Barry

Grown Up Marriage
by Judith Viorst

A Million Little Pieces
by James Frey

A Hole in the Heart
by Christopher Marquis

Love at Goon Park
by Deborah Blum

The Joy of Funerals
by Alix Strauss

Triangle
by David von Drehle

For Spacious Skies
by Scott Carpenter

Trapped
by Karen Tintori

I Will Survive .. and You Can, Too!
by Tammy Faye Messner

Natasha's Dance
by Orlando Figes

Open
by John Feinstein

The March Up
by Bing West

Freedom in the Family
by Patricia Stephens Due

The Bedford Boys
by Alex Kershaw

Love Me
by Garrison Keillor

How to Teach Your Baby to Read
by Janet Doman

Dead Ringer
by Lisa Scottoline

Lord John and the Private Matter
by Diana Gabaldon

Having It All?
by Veronica Chambers

Patriots
by Christian Appy

Taming Your Gremlin
by Rick Carson

Small Town
by Lawrence Block

My Heart Will Cross This Ocean
by Kadiatou Diallo

Enemy Aliens
by David Cole

Don't Mess With My Money
by Ken & Daria Dolan

Sappho's Leap
by Erica Jong

Bitches, Bimbos and Ballbreakers
by Guerrilla Girls

Chasing Hepburn
by Gus Lee

The Picture Perfect Weight Loss Cookbook
by Howard Shapiro

Shipwreck
by Louis Begley

The Woman Who Wouldn't Talk
by Susan McDougal

Persuader
by Lee Child

Skipping Towards Gomorrah
by Dan Savage

Crossroads of Twilight
by Robert Jordan

Myself Among Others
by George Wein

Diaspora
by Frederic Brenner

Fire in My Soul
by Eleanor Holmes Norton

My Invented Country
by Isabel Allende

Bushwhacked
by Molly Ivins

Growing Up King
by Dexter Scott King

The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini

Last Car to Elysian Fields
by James Lee Burke

Honor Lost
by Norma Khouri

The Face
by Dean Koontz

Four Spirits
by Sena Jeter Naslund

Lucy
by Ellen Feldman

Dry
by Augusten Burroughs

Fear's Empire
by Benjamin Barber

All My Life For Sale
by John Freyer

Mistress of Dragons
by Margaret Weis

Blow Fly
by Patricia Cornwell

Baby Momma Drama
by Carl Weber

The New Face of Baseball
by Tim Wendel

Crossroads
by Andrew Cuomo

The Right Thing
by Scott Waddle

Shop Till You Drop
by Elaine Viets

Flawed Dogs
by Berkeley Breathed

Feminist Fantasies
by Phyllis Schlafly

Cooking For Comfort
by Marian Burros

Six Wives
by David Starkey

The 100 Simple Secrets of Great Relationships
by David Niven

Isaac Newton
by James Gleick

The Rose Man of Sing Sing
by James McGrath Morris

Mr. Lincoln's Wars
by Adam Braver

The Night Before Thirty
by Tajuana Butler

Ever Is a Long Time
by Ralph Eubanks

Faster Than the Speed of Light
by Joćo Magueijo

The Mercury 13
by Martha Ackmann

The Five People You Meet in Heaven
by Mitch Albom

The Sweet Potato Queens' Big-Ass Cookbook (And Financial Planner)
by Jill Conner Browne

True Believers
by Joe Queenan

Bill Clinton: An American Journey
by Nigel Hamilton

How Angel Peterson Got His Name
by Gary Paulsen

The President and Mrs. Reagan
by Harry Benson

Thunder on the Left
by Gary Aldrich

The First Law
by John Lescroart

Executive Power
by Vince Flynn

More Balls Than Hands
by Michael Gelb

This Far By Faith
by Juan Williams

When Hollywood Had a King
by Connie Bruck

Brick Lane
by Monica Ali

In Love and War
by Nick Chiles

Off With Their Heads
by Dick Morris

Sniper
by Sari Horwitz

Pinstripes and Pearls
by Judith Richards Hope

Dragon Bones
by Lisa See

Yoga Hotel
by Maura Moynihan

A Memory of War
by Frederick Busch

Please Stop Laughing At Me
by Jodee Blanco

Winning Smart After Losing Big
by Rob Stearns

Flashback
by Nevada Barr

Absolutely American
by David Lipsky

Armey's Axioms
by Dick Armey

The Education of Lieutenant Kerrey
by Gregory Vistica

Speak With Confidence
by Dianna Booher

Balance of Power
by Richard North Patterson

The Bone Vault
by Linda Fairstein

Trading Up
by Candace Bushnell

Amelia Peabody's Egypt
by Elizabeth Peters

Naked in the Promised Land
by Lillian Faderman

First Strike
by Jack Cashill

Knee-Deep in Wonder
by April Reynolds

Greenback
by Jason Goodwin

Winterkill
by C.J. Box

Evil: An Investigation
by Lance Morrow

Scott Free
by John Gilstrap

Beginner's Luck
by Laura Pedersen

Our Lady of the Forest
by David Guterson

Abandon
by Pico Iyer

Service Magic
by Chip Bell

The Boys' Crusade
by Paul Fussell

Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling
by Ross King

The Cruelest Miles
by Laney Salisbury

Dragon's Lair
by Sharon Kay Penman

Pigs at the Trough
by Arianna Huffington

The Dogs of Babel
by Carolyn Parkhurst

The Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire
by Deepak Chopra

Forewarned
by Michael Cherkasky

Painted Lady
by Peter Abresch

Truth, Justice and the American Way
by Noel Neill

The Confessor
by Daniel Silva

Diary of a Groupie
by Omar Tyree

A Royal Duty
by Paul Burrell

Drop City
by T.C. Boyle

The Ultimate Ride
by Chris Carmichael

The Way The Crow Flies
by Ann-Marie MacDonald

Blood for Dignity
by David Colley

Looking For My Country
by Robert MacNeil

Arrogance
by Bernard Goldberg

Almost There
by Nuala O'Faolain

Tietam Brown
by Mick Foley

True Notebooks
by Mark Salzman

Couldn't Keep It To Myself
by Wally Lamb

The Chinese in America
by Iris Chang

The Burning Tigris
by Peter Balakian

The Hazards of Good Breeding
by Jessica Shattuck

Hunting in Harlem
by Mat Johnson

Not On My Watch
by Peter Dekom

An Independent Man
by Sen. James Jeffords

Vanished Kingdoms
by Mabel Cabot

Mirror, Mirror
by Gregory Maguire

The Young Wan
by Brendan O'Carroll

Lucia, Lucia
by Adriana Trigiani

President Kennedy Has Been Shot
by Susan Bennett

The White Road
by John Connolly

The Russian Debutante's Handbook
by Gary Shteyngart

Fortune Favors the Bold
by Lester Thurow

What Next
by Walter Mosley

Your Marketing Sucks
by Mark Stevens

Intelligence in War
by John Keegan

Death in Slow Motion
by Eleanor Cooney

To The Nines
by Janet Evanovich

Prime Time
by Dr. Marilyn Hughes Gaston

Selah's Bed
by Jenoyne Adams

Hard Rain
by Barry Eisler

The Anxiety Cure for Kids
by Elizabeth Spencer

The Laws of Money, the Lessons of Life
by Suze Orman

Confessions of a Civil Servant
by Bob Stone

Kate Remembered
by A. Scott Berg

The Vanished Man
by Jeffery Deaver

Wife of the Chef
by Courtney Febbroriello

Yellow Dog
by Martin Amis

Resurrection Men
by Ian Rankin

The Probable Future
by Alice Hoffman

A Life in Letters
by Margo Howard

The Best Lawyer in a One-Lawyer Town
by Dale Bumpers

Dispatches From the Culture Wars
by Danny Goldberg

The Serenity Prayer
by Elisabeth Sifton

A Mighty Love
by Anita Doreen Diggs

The Marine
by James Brady

An Open Book
by Michael Dirda

All the President's Children
by Doug Wead

Air Force One
by Kenneth Walsh

Havana
by Stephen Hunter

Should America Pay?
by Raymond Winbush

Bare Bones
by Kathy Reichs

The Kennedys
by Thomas Maier

The Joy of Success
by Susan Ford Collins

The Glasswright's Test
by Mindy Klasky

The Murder Room
by P.D. James

The Tail of the Tip-Off
by Rita Mae Brown

The Illusion of Victory
by Thomas Fleming

Barman
by Alex Wellen

Winners Are Driven
by Bobby Unser

Exit Wounds
by J.A. Jance

The Keeper's Son
by Homer Hickam

The Emperor of Scent
by Chandler Burr

In Her Shoes
by Jennifer Weiner

They Marched Into Sunlight
by David Maraniss

Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth
by Alice Walker

Seizure
by Robin Cook

Now Showing
by Joe Garner

The New Iraq
by Joseph Braude

Joshua's Bible
by Shelly Leanne

Intelligent Memory
by Barry Gordon

The Struggle for Europe
by William Hitchcock

The Pursuit of Alice Thrift
by Elinor Lipman

Fire Flight
by John J. Nance

Close to Home
by Peter Robinson

The Miss Stone Affair
by Teresa Carpenter

Authentic Leadership
by Bill George

Soldiers in the Shadows
by William Weir

That Faith, That Trust, That Love
by Jamellah Ellis

The Exact Same Moon
by Jeanne Marie Laskas

The Devil in The White City
by Erik Larson

We Won't Budge
by Manthia Diawara

Mr. Timothy
by Louis Bayard

My Last Movie Star
by Martha Sherrill

Honey Don't
by Tim Sandlin

Sea of Glory
by Nathaniel Philbrick

The Dante Club
by Matthew Pearl

Letters to a Young Activist
by Todd Gitlin

Evolution's Captain
by Peter Nichols

Loving Donovan
by Bernice McFadden

Eat to Live
by Dr. Joel Fuhrman

Red White & Liberal
by Alan Colmes

A Problem From Hell
by Samantha Power

Beyond Glory
by Larry Smith

Sailing the Wine Dark Sea
by Thomas Cahill

The Sense of Being Stared At
by Rupert Sheldrake

Stealing Time
by Alec Klein

The Stranger and the Statesman
by Nina Burleigh

Property
by Valerie Martin

Using What You Got
by Karen E. Quinones-Miller

The Stories of Richard Bausch
by Richard Bausch

Drinking Coffee Elsewhere
by Z.Z. Packer

Brag!
by Peggy Klaus

Ten Thousand Lovers
by Edeet Ravel

The Right Man
by David Frum

Fabulous Small Jews
by Joseph Epstein

Waxwings
by Jonathan Raban

Lost Light
by Michael Connelly

Bush vs. The Beltway
by Laurie Mylroie

Split Second
by David Baldacci

Power Failure
by Sherron Watkins

Wendy's Got the Heat
by Wendy Williams

City Room
by Arthur Gelb

Tropic of Night
by Michael Gruber

The Bridge
by Solomon Jones

Second Chances
by Elise Lufkin

No Bone Unturned
by Jeff Benedict

Among Stone Giants
by Jo Anne Van Tilburg

A Journey to Here
by Margaret Johnson-Hodge

Rescuing Patty Hearst
by Virginia Holman

Mortals
by Norman Rush

American Still Life
by Paul Pacult

Cold Quarry
by Andy Straka

The Last Alchemist
by Iain McCalman

Death's Acre
by Dr. William Bass

The Last Detective
by Robert Crais

How Ronald Reagan Changed My Life
by Peter Robinson

Small Things Considered
by Henry Petroski

Skinny Women Are Evil
by Mo'Nique

Great Americans
by K.K. Ottesen

A Season in Bethlehem
by Joshua Hammer

What Color Is A Conservative?
by J. C. Watts

24 Days
by Rebecca Smith

Reluctant Saint
by Donald Spoto

The Kitchen Boy
by Robert Alexander

My Ex-Best Friend
by Beth Brophy

Her Husband
by Diane Middlebrook

Somebodies and Nobodies
by Robert Fuller

Night Work
by Nelson George

The Georgetown Ladies' Social Club
by C. David Heymann

Cerulean Sins
by Laurell K. Hamilton

The Bielski Brothers
by Peter Duffy

The Sapphire Sea
by John Robinson

Dark Star Safari
by Paul Theroux

Shadow of the Sentinel
by Warren Getler

Hottentot Venus
by Barbara Chase-Riboud

What I Loved
by Siri Hustvedt

Vivian Lives
by Sherrie Krantz

Ready for Revolution
by Michael Thelwell

Shutter Island
by Dennis Lehane

Barracuda 945
by Patrick Robinson


[11-year-old] Clare is watching her mother undergo this very mysterious and very unsettling transformation. She's having what is essentially an extended, drawn-out breakdown, and Clare is terrified and also terrified of anyone finding out.

- Marisa de los Santos
Love Walked In


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