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#1 THE MISTRESS

Danielle Steel

The beautiful mistress of a Russian oligarch falls in love with an artist and yearns for freedom.

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#2 A DOG'S PURPOSE

W Bruce Cameron

A canine narrator undergoes a series of reincarnations.

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#3 BELOW THE BELT

Stuart Woods

The New York lawyer Stone Barrington faces danger when he finds himself in possession of a retired C.I.A. agent’s explosive memoir.

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#4 A MAN CALLED OVE

Fredrik Backman

A curmudgeon's gruff exterior masks a generosity of spirit. Originally published in Sweden in 2014.

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#5 THE WHISTLER

John Grisham

A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the Mob and Indian casinos.

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#6 THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

Paula Hawkins

A psychological thriller set in the environs of London is full of complications and betrayals.

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#7 DISTANT SHORES

Kristin Hannah

When her seemingly perfect marriage falters, a former artist embraces some much-needed reinvention.

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#8 MILK AND HONEY

Rupi Kaur

Poetic approaches to surviving adversity and loss.

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#9 CROSS THE LINE

James Patterson

Detective Alex Cross and his wife, Bree, team up to catch a killer causing chaos in Washington, D.C.

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#10 SMALL GREAT THINGS

Jodi Picoult

A medical crisis entangles a black nurse, a white supremacist father and a white lawyer.

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#11 THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

Colson Whitehead

A teenage girl heads north on the network that helped slaves escape to freedom, envisioned in this novel as a secret system of actual tracks and tunnels.

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#12 TWO BY TWO

Nicholas Sparks

A man who became a single father after both his marriage and his business collapsed learns to take a chance on a new love.

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#13 NO MAN'S LAND

David Baldacci

John Puller, a special agent with the Army, searches for the truth about his mother, who disappeared 30 years ago.

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#14 MULBERRY MOON

Catherine Anderson

Sissy is convinced she doesn't need a man, until she meets a former rodeo star.

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#15 THE NORTH WATER

Ian McGuire

An opium-addicted surgeon clashes with a psychopath on an Arctic-bound whaler.

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#16 SWEET TOMORROWS

Debbie Macomber

The journeys of the characters at the Rose Harbor Inn come to a close in this last book of the series.

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#17 APPRENTICE IN DEATH

J D Robb

Lt. Eve Dallas of the N.Y.P.D. is on the case when three skaters are shot by a sniper. By Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

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#18 SILVER BAY

Jojo Moyes

A dapper developer's arrival in the title town threatens a single mother's equanimity.

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#19 THE MURDER HOUSE

James Patterson and David Ellis

When bodies are found at a Hamptons estate where a series of grisly murders once occurred, a local detective and former New York City cop investigates.

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#20 TOM CLANCY: TRUE FAITH AND ALLEGIANCE

Mark Greaney

Jack Ryan Jr., working for a secret organization, seeks to prevent complicated terrorist strikes set in motion by a hacker. Clancy died in 2013.

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