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The Widow - Fiona Barton

The Nightingale - Kristin Hannah

Two by Two – Nicholas Sparks

The Mistress - Danielle Steel

Fiance by Friday - Catherine Bybee

Never Never - James Patterson


Shaken - by Tim Tebow

Hidden Figures - Margot Lee Shetterly

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The Girl on the Train – Paula Hawkins

A Man Called Ove – Frederick Backman

In a Dark, Dark Wood – Ruth Ware

My Grandmother asked me to tell you she’s Sorry – Fredrick Backman

The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho

All the Light we Cannot See – Anthony Doerr

Milk & Honey – Rupi Kaur

Little Paris Bookshop – Nina George

Cross the Line - James Patterson

Never Never - James Patterson

A Gentleman in Moscow - Amor Towles

The Woman in Cabin 10 - Ruth Ware

Turbo Twenty Three - Janet Evanovich

A Dog's Purpose - W Bruce Cameron

The Games - James Patterson

Big Little Lies - Liane Moriarty

The Shake - Wm. Paul Young

Fifty Shades Darker - EL James

The Murder House - James Patterson

Apprentice by Death - JD Robb

Breakdown - Jonathan Kellerman

If She only Knew by Lisa Jackson



Non Fiction

When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi

The Devil in the White City - Erik Larson

The Power of Habit – Charles Duhigg

Quiet – Susan Cain

The Boys in the Boat - Daniel James

Young Adult


 This Is Where it Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Thirteen Reasons Why - Jay Asher

The Book Thief - Markus Zusak

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

The Cellar by Natasha Preston

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver


The love of learning, the sequestered nooks,
And all the sweet serenity of books.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)
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