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The Silver Linings Playbook, Matthew Quick

Contemporary Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Romance, Romantic Comedy

Meet Pat. Pat has a theory: his life is a movie produced by God. And his God-given mission is to become physically fit and emotionally literate, whereupon God will ensure a happy ending for him — the return of his estranged wife Nikki. (It might not come as a surprise to learn that Pat has … Read more

Room, Emma Donoghue

Contemporary Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Suspense

To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it’s where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read and eat and sleep and play. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick … Read more

Appearances: A Novel, Sondra Helene

Contemporary Fiction, Literature & Fiction

Samantha—the fashionable wife of a successful businessman and doting mother of one—struggles to negotiate the spheres of intimacy between her husband and her family of origin. Samantha loves her husband, Richard, and she loves her sister, Elizabeth. But the two of them can barely exist in the same room, which has caused the entire family … Read more

Swimming Lessons, Claire Fuller

Contemporary Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Suspense

Ingrid Coleman writes letters to her husband, Gil, about the truth of their marriage, but instead of giving them to him, she hides them in the thousands of books he has collected over the years. When Ingrid has written her final letter she disappears from a Dorset beach, leaving behind her beautiful but dilapidated house … Read more

Run from Love, Teddy Cat Hester

Contemporary Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Romance

Scarlett Peacock has a strict six-month rule when it comes to dating. Nick Schafer has always been a partnership type of man, both personally and professionally. His six months are almost up, but he needs her help. Can he stop her if she decides to run from love? Besides history and literature re-enactment performances, Scarlett Peacock … Read more

The Peculiar Life of a Lonely Postman, Denis Thériault

Contemporary Fiction, Humor & Satire, Literature & Fiction, Romance

Bilodo lives a solitary daily life, routinely completing his postal rounds every day and returning to his empty Montreal apartment. But he has found a way to break the cycle—Bilodo has taken to stealing people’s mail, steaming open the envelopes, and reading the letters inside. And so it is he comes across Ségolène’s letters. She … Read more

Good Me, Bad Me, Ali Land

Contemporary Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Murder & Crime, Thriller & Psychological Thriller

Fifteen year old Milly was raised by a serial killer: her mother. When she finally breaks away and tells the police everything about her mother’s crimes and years of abuse, she is given a new identity and placed in an affluent foster family and an exclusive private school. She wrestles with being the daughter of … Read more