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1. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

What are you thinking, Amy? The question I've asked most often during our marriage, if not out loud, if not to the person who could answer. I suppose these questions stormcloud over every marriage:... read more


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2. The Fault In Our Stars by John Green (More from this author). Added: In the last week

"I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, then all at once."Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final... read more


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3. The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows (More from this author). Added: In the last month

I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers. January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of... read more


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4. The Shock Of The Fall by Nathan Filer (More from this author). Added: In the last week

‘I’ll tell you what happened because it will be a good way to introduce my brother. His name’s Simon. I think you’re going to like him. I really do. But in a couple of pages he’ll be dead. And he was... read more


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5. The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out Of The Window And Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson (More from this author). Added: In the last week

It all starts on the one-hundredth birthday of Allan Karlsson. Sitting quietly in his room in an old people’s home, he is waiting for the party he-never-wanted-anyway to begin. The Mayor is going to... read more


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6. Book For Postage by Me (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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7. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (More from this author). Added: In the last week

It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . .Set during World... read more


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8. Life After Life by Kate Atkinson (More from this author). Added: In the last week

What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right?During a snowstorm in England in 1910, a baby is born and dies before she can take her first breath. ... read more


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9. Looking For Alaska by John Green (More from this author). Added: In the last month

A vivid, passionate and intensely moving YA novel from prizewinning author John Green. "In the dark beside me, she smelled of sweat and sunshine and vanilla and on that thin-mooned night I could see... read more


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10. Thinking, Fast And Slow by Daniel Kahneman (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology challenging the rational model of judgment and decision making, is one of the world's most... read more


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11. Book For Postage by None (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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12. A Tap On The Window by Linwood Barclay (More from this author). Added: In the last week

When Cal Weaver stops at a red light on a rainy night while driving home, he ignores the bedraggled-looking teenage girl trying to hitch a ride - even when she starts tapping on his window. But when... read more


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13. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Settle down to enjoy a rousing good ghost story with Diane Setterfield's debut novel, The Thirteenth Tale. Setterfield has rejuvenated the genre with this closely plotted, clever foray into a world... read more


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14. Fatherland by Robert Harris (More from this author). Added: In the last month

It is April 1964 and one week before Hitler's 75th birthday. Xavier March, a detective of the Kriminalpolizei, is called out to investigate the discovery of a dead body in a lake near Berlin's most... read more


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15. Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes And Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The New York Times bestselling Freakonomics was a worldwide sensation, selling more than four million copies in thirty-five languages and changing the way we look at the world. Steven D. Levitt... read more


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16. The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty (More from this author). Added: In the last week

'The Husband's Secret is a staggeringly brilliant novel. It is literally unputdownable' Sophie HannahAt the heart of The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty is a letter that's not meant to be read . .... read more


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17. The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne (More from this author). Added: More than 3 months ago

Nine year old Bruno knows nothing of the Final Solution and the Holocaust. He is oblivious to the appalling cruelties being inflicted on the people of Europe by his country. All he knows is that he... read more


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18. How I Lived A Year On Just A Pound A Day by Kath Kelly (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Incredible but true - the story of how one woman lived for a whole year on just a pound a day. Kath Kelly was broke. That was ok, as all her friends were, too. But she had an important event to... read more


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19. The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike) by Robert Galbraith (More from this author). Added: In the last month

The Cuckoo's Calling is a 2013 crime fiction novel by J. K. Rowling, published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.When a troubled model falls to her death from a snow-covered... read more


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20. The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Sage Singer has a past that makes her want to hide from the world. Sleeping by day and working in a bakery by night, she kneads her emotion into the beautiful bread she bakes.But when she strikes up... read more


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21. An Officer And A Spy by Robert Harris (More from this author). Added: In the last week

IN THE HUNT FOR A SPY, HE EXPOSED A CONSPIRACY. A gripping historical thriller from Robert Harris, Sunday Times bestselling author of Fatherland and The Ghost.Paris, 1895: an army officer, Georges... read more


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22. Thin by Grace Bowman (More from this author). Added: In the last 3 months

Bright, popular, pretty and successful, Grace Bowman had the world at her feet. So what drove her to starve herself nearly to death at the age of 18? And what, more importantly, made her stop? A... read more


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23. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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24. The Perks Of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky (More from this author). Added: In the last 3 months

What is most notable about this funny, touching, memorable first novel from Stephen Chbosky is the resounding accuracy with which the author captures the voice of a boy teetering on the brink of... read more


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25. Wolf Brother: Chronicles Of Ancient Darkness Book 1 by Michelle Paver (More from this author). Added: More than 3 months ago

From extensive research about how the people of Northern Europe may have lived more than six thousand years ago, Michelle Paver has fashioned a remarkable debut novel for children. Wolf Brother, the... read more


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26. What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Alice is twenty-nine. She is whimsical and adores sleep, chocolate, her ramshackle new house and her husband Nick. What's more, she's looking forward to the birth of the 'Sultana' - her first baby.... read more


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27. Eats Shoots And Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach To Punctuation by Lynne Truss (More from this author). Added: More than 3 months ago

"""You don't need to be a grammar nerd to enjoy this one...Who knew grammar could be so much fun?"" -Newsweek We all know the basics of punctuation. Or do we? A look at most neighborhood signage... read more


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28. Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

An Amazon Best Book of the Month, January 2014: A 52-year-old woman begins an affair with a mysterious man she meets by chance, and soon both she and the lover are on trial for murder. How does such... read more


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29. The Fight by Norman Mailer (More from this author). Added: More than 3 months ago

There are sporting events that transcend the world of sports, and the 1974 heavyweight title fight in which Muhammad Ali regained his crown by improbably kayoing George Foreman in the middle of the... read more


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30. Wise Children by Angela Carter (More from this author). Added: More than 3 months ago

Wise Children follows the fortunes of the Chance twins, Dora and Nora, taking in the story of their show business family -- the Hazards -- over the past century. Born illegitimately, spurned by their... read more


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31. Espedair Street by Iain Banks (More from this author). Added: In the last 3 months

Daniel Weir used to be a famous - not to say infamous - rock star. Maybe still is. At thirty-one he has been both a brilliant failure and a dull success. He's made a lot of mistakes that have paid... read more


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32. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make A Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell (More from this author). Added: More than 3 months ago

"The best way to understand the dramatic transformation of unknown books into bestsellers, or the rise of teenage smoking, or the phenomena of word of mouth or any number of the other mysterious... read more


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33. Old Filth by Jane Gardam (More from this author). Added: In the last month

"Jane Gardam's beautiful, vivid and defiantly funny novel is a must." --The Times "Gardam's superb new novel is surely her masterpiece . . . one of the most moving fictions I have read in years .... read more


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34. Quiet: The Power Of Introverts In A World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain (More from this author). Added: In the last month

The book that started the Quiet RevolutionAt least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike... read more


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35. 11.22.63 by Stephen King (More from this author). Added: In the last 3 months

WHAT IF you could go back in time and change the course of history? WHAT IF the watershed moment you could change was the JFK assassination? 11.22.63, the date that Kennedy was shot - unless . . .... read more


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36. Stiff: The Curious Lives Of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach (More from this author). Added: In the last month

"One of the funniest and most unusual books of the year....Gross, educational, and unexpectedly sidesplitting."—Entertainment Weekly Stiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of... read more


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37. Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian (More from this author). Added: More than 3 months ago

The gruff and surly Mr Thomas Oakley is less than pleased when he is landed with a scrawny little city boy as a guest, but because it is compulsory that each villager takes in an evacuee he... read more


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38. THE REMAINS OF THE DAY by KAZUO ISHIGURO (More from this author). Added: More than 3 months ago

The novel's narrator, Stevens, is a perfect English butler who tries to give his narrow existence form and meaning through the self-effacing, almost mystical practice of his profession. In a career... read more


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39. Girlfriend In A Coma by Douglas Coupland (More from this author). Added: More than 3 months ago

In this latest novel from the poet laureate of Gen X--who is himself now a dangerously mature 36--boy does indeed meet girl. The year is 1979, and the lovers get right down to business in a very... read more


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40. The Bed I Made by Lucie Whitehouse (More from this author). Added: More than 3 months ago

A gripping new story of obsessive love by the acclaimed author of The House at Midnight I haven-t given up on you and I-m not going to. It-s time to stop playing hard to get now. When Kate meets a... read more


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41. Delirium by Lauren Oliver (More from this author). Added: In the last week

There was a time when love was the most important thing in the world. People would go to the end of the earth to find it. They would tell lies for it. Even kill for it. Then, at last, they found the... read more


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42. Dark Matter: A Ghost Story by Michelle Paver (More from this author). Added: In the last month

'What is it? What does it want? Why is it angry with me?' January 1937. Clouds of war are gathering over a fogbound London. Twenty-eight year old Jack is poor, lonely and desperate to change his... read more


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43. What If?: Military Historians Imagine What Might Have Been by Robert Cowley (More from this author). Added: In the last week

American editor Robert Cowley has brought together those whom his meaty book dubs "the world's foremost military historians" to describe details of significant human conflicts and to construct... read more


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44. How Mumbo-jumbo Conquered The World: A Short History Of Modern Delusions by Francis Wheen (More from this author). Added: In the last week

A big bestseller in the UK and right on about the U.S.: Francis Wheen's delightful "assault on all things irrational, inexplicable, dumb-headed and phony" (The Financial Times) What characterizes... read more


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45. Generation Kill by Evan Wright (More from this author). Added: More than 3 months ago

Within hours of 9/11, America's war on terrorism fell to those like the 23 Marines of the First Recon Battalion, the first generation dispatched into open-ended combat since Vietnam. They were a new... read more


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46. The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith (More from this author). Added: More than 3 months ago

One of the great crime novels of the 20th century, Patricia Highsmith's The Talented Mr. Ripley is a blend of the narrative subtlety of Henry James and the self- reflexive irony of Vladimir Nabokov.... read more


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47. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath (More from this author). Added: More than 3 months ago

Plath was an excellent poet but is known to many for this largely autobiographical novel. The Bell Jar tells the story of a gifted young woman's mental breakdown beginning during a summer... read more


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48. It by Stephen King (More from this author). Added: More than 3 months ago

They were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror. Now they were grown-up men and women who had gone out into the big world to gain success and happiness. But none of them could ... read more


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49. The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (More from this author). Added: More than 3 months ago

Amazon Best Books of the Month, February 2010: From a single, abbreviated life grew a seemingly immortal line of cells that made some of the most crucial innovations in modern science possible. And... read more


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50. Paper Towns by John Green (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life - dressed like a ninja and... read more