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Your Sad Eyes and Unforgettable Mouth

Your Sad Eyes And Unforgettable Mouth by Edeet Ravel From Edeet Ravel, internationally acclaimed author of the Tel Aviv Trilogy, comes a deeply personal novel about an unexpected friendship. Maya and Rosie meet one day at the local dry cleaner’s and their instant friendship blossoms into an inseparable bond. Both are children of holocaust survivors, …

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The Wishing Trees

Almost a year after the death of his wife, former high-tech executive Ian finds a letter that will change his life. It contains Kate’s final wish-a plea for him to take their ten-year-old daughter, Mattie, on a trip across Asia, through the countries they had always planned to visit. Eager to honor the woman they …

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When Good Friends Go Bad

SUMMARY: For years Jackie, Georgina, Meg and Rowan were loyal friends. But time, secrets and misunderstandings created a rift that seemed impossible to bridge. Ten years after leaving school they attempt a reunion. But Rowan never appears, Georgina has a surprise none of them could have expected, Meg is typically outlandish and Jackie’s heart just …

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The Wildwater Walking Club

EDITORIAL REVIEW: “Lively and inspiring!”–*Hartford Courant* “A great feel-good story.”–*Philadelphia Examiner* *Just one step at a time. * After losing her boyfriend and her job in one fell swoop, Noreen finds it hard to know what the next step is–never mind take it. For the first time in a great many years, Noreen has time …

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The Upside Of Irrationality

EDITORIAL REVIEW: The provocative follow-up to the *New York Times* bestseller *Predictably Irrational* Why can large bonuses make CEOs less productive? How can confusing directions actually help us? Why is revenge so important to us? Why is there such a big difference between what we *think* will make us happy and what *really* makes us …

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The Ministry of Pain

SUMMARY: Having fled the violent breakup of Yugoslavia, Tanja Lucic is now a professor of literature at the University of Amsterdam, where she teaches a class filled with other young Yugoslav exiles, most of whom earn meager wages assembling leather and rubber S&M clothing at a sweatshop they call the “Ministry.” Abandoning literature, Tanja encourages …

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The Magicians

SUMMARY: Intellectually precocious high school senior Quentin Coldwater escapes the boredom of his daily life by reading and re-reading a series of beloved fantasy novels set in an enchanted land called Fillory. Like everybody else he assumes that magic isn’t real – until he finds himself unexpectedly admitted to a very secret very exclusive college …

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The Irresistible Henry House

SUMMARY: It is the middle of the twentieth century, and in a home economics program at a prominent university, real babies are being used to teach mothering skills to young women. For a young man raised in these unlikely circumstances, finding real love and learning to trust will prove to be the work of a …

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The Dream of Perpetual Motion

EDITORIAL REVIEW: **A debut so magical… so extraordinary… it has to be read to be believed….** Imprisoned for life aboard a zeppelin that floats high above a fantastic metropolis, the greeting-card writer Harold Winslow pens his memoirs. His only companions are the disembodied voice of Miranda Taligent, the only woman he has ever loved, and …

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Stand By Your Hitman

SUMMARY: Missi Bombay invents things–fatal flowers, Jell-O bullets, stroke-inducing panty hose and other ways to kill a target without leaving any kind of evidence. She’s a great asset to her family of assassins. The one thing she can’t invent, though, is a love life. Unfortunately, her mom has decided to handle that for her. Next …

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