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#1 BLOODY GENIUS

John Sandford

The 12th book in the Virgil Flowers series. A fight between university departments turns deadly.

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#2 THE WATER DANCER

Ta-Nehisi Coates

A young man who was gifted with a mysterious power becomes part of a war between slavers and the enslaved.

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#3 THE INSTITUTE

Stephen King

Children with special talents are abducted and sequestered in an institution where the sinister staff seeks to extract their gifts through harsh methods.

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#4 WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING

Delia Owens

In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect.

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#5 THE DUTCH HOUSE

Ann Patchett

A sibling relationship is impacted when the family goes from poverty to wealth and back again over the course of many decades.

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#6 THE TESTAMENTS

Margaret Atwood

In a sequel to “The Handmaid’s Tale,” old secrets bring three women together as the Republic of Gilead’s theocratic regime shows signs of decay.

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#7 VINCE FLYNN: LETHAL AGENT

Kyle Mills

Mexican cartels, ISIS and a possible pandemic bring Mitch Rapp back into action.

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#8 THE GREAT ALONE

Kristin Hannah

A former prisoner of war returns from Vietnam and moves his family to Alaska, where they face tough conditions.

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#9 A MRS. MIRACLE CHRISTMAS

Debbie Macomber

A visitor helps the McCullough family beyond expectation during the holiday season.

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#10 CILKA'S JOURNEY

Heather Morris

A 16-year-old, who sleeps with a concentration camp commandant in order to survive, is sentenced to a Siberian prison camp where she cares for the ill.

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#11 THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ

Heather Morris

A concentration camp detainee tasked with permanently marking fellow prisoners falls in love with one of them.

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#12 THE HANDMAID'S TALE

Margaret Atwood

In the Republic of Gilead’s dystopian future, men and women perform the services assigned to them.

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#13 FULL THROTTLE

Joe Hill

A collection of short stories including two written with Stephen King: “Throttle” and “In the Tall Grass.”

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#14 HOLY GHOST

John Sandford

Virgil Flowers investigates shootings in a Minnesota town following an attempt to revive its ailing economy.

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#15 THE GOLDFINCH

Donna Tartt

A painting smuggled out of the Metropolitan Museum of Art after a bombing becomes a boy’s prize, guilt and burden.

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