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By: Doerr, Anthony, 1973-
From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. Doerr's gorgeous combination of soaring imagination with observation is electric. Deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner, Doerr illuminates the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another.
By: Hawkins, Paula, author.
Obsessively watching a breakfasting couple every day to escape the pain of her losses, Rachel witnesses a shocking event that inextricably entangles her in the lives of strangers.
By: Blume, Judy.
A novel inspired by a series of passenger airplane crashes that occurred in 1951 and 1952 New Jersey reimagines the impact of the tragedies on three generations of families, friends and strangers. Reading-group guide available. By the author of Summer Sisters .
By: King, Stephen, 1947-
A follow-up to Mr. Mercedes follows the experiences of an irate fan whose obsession with a reclusive writer leads to an act of violence, the discovery of a hidden manuscript decades later and a young boy's desperate struggle for survival.
By: DeMille, Nelson, author.
Taking a job with the Diplomatic Surveillance Group after a showdown with "The Panther," Corey realizes that America has unknowingly entered a second Cold War era with a newly resurgent Russia. By the best-selling author of The Gold Coast.
By: Stephenson, Neal, author.
Five thousand years after a catastrophic event sends a small surviving remnant of humanity into outer space, the progeny of those survivors--seven distinct races now three billion strong--embark on a journey into the unknown to return to Earth.
By: Bacigalupi, Paolo.
Working as an enforcer for a corrupt developer, Angel Velasquez teams up with a hardened journalist and a street-smart Texan to investigate rumors of California's imminent monopoly on limited water supplies.
By: Haruf, Kent.
A senior-aged widow and widower forge a loving bond over shared loneliness and respective histories, provoking local gossip and the disapproval of their grown children in ways that are further complicated by an extended visit by a sad young grandchild.
By: Atkinson, Kate, author.
A companion to the best-selling Life After Life follows the experiences of Ursula's younger brother Teddy, who, throughout the decades following wartime service he never expected to survive, struggles with family life against a backdrop of a changing world.
By: Hannah, Kristin, author.
Reunited when the elder's husband is sent to fight in World War II, French sisters Vianne and Isabelle find their bond as well as their respective beliefs tested by a world that changes in horrific ways.