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MAGPIE MURDERS by Anthony Horowitz
This is a great whodunit (coming from someone who doesn’t normally like murder mysteries). Set in a small village in England, with all the usual suspects, it’s hard to put down.
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HELLO FROM THE GILLESPIES by Monica McInerney
Here is a great summer read, it is funny and perfect for the beach or pool.

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UNORTHODOX by Deborah Feldman
This memoir is fascinating. Anyone curious about the elusive world of the Hasidic Sect, will not be able to put this book down.

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A HOUSE IN THE SKY by Amanda Lindhout & Sara Corbett
This is the true story of a Canadian girl kidnapped in Somalia.  I could not put it down. It is a harrowing, riveting and captivating story.

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LUCKY BOY by Shanthi Sekaran
Just finished Lucky Boy and loved it.  It is a well written and timely story of a baby born in the USA to a Mexican girl who is in the country illegally and an Indian-American couple unable to have children.
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THE WONDER by Emma Donoghue
The story of an young English nurse sent to a small village in Ireland  to observe eleven year old Anna, who presumably has not eaten in four months. Why has Anna gone on this fast – could she have survived four months without any food?  Emma Donoghue author of the best selling The Room has written another engrossing novel that is keeping me reading late into the night.
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NEWS OF THE WORLD by Paulette Jiles
This is a beautifully written novel about the journey of an older war veteran and a young girl who had been taken by Indians years earlier. He has been paid to return her to her relatives through the rough Texas territory in 1870. If you have read this novel please comment and let us know your thoughts or feel free to recommend other books to read over the holidays.
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