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Personal

Personal

Lee Child

Jack Reacher finds himself working for the State Department and the CIA to track down the American sniper who took a shot at the president of France and is possibly targeting the G-8 summit packed with world leaders.


Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good

Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good

Jan Karon

After five hectic years of retirement from Lord’s Chapel, Father Tim Kavanagh returns with his wife, Cynthia, to Mitford where he – and his beloved friends and family – face the challenge of settling into the next phase of their lives.


Angels Walking

Angels Walking

Karen Kingsbury

After suffering a career-ending injury, former baseball star Tyler Ames finds a maintenance job at a retirement home where he meets Virginia Hutcheson, a patient with Alzheimer’s who seems to have the answers he is seeking.


Adultery

Adultery

Paulo Coelho

A wife and mother in her thirties works through midlife apathy by engaging in a passionate affair with a successful politician who was once her high-school sweetheart.


The Secret Place

The Secret Place

Tana French

Investigating a photograph of a boy whose murder was never solved, aspiring Murder Squad member Stephen Moran partners with detective Antoinette Conway to search for answers in the cliques and rivalries at a Dublin boarding school.


The Bone Clocks

The Bone Clocks

David Mitchell

A vast, intricate novel that weaves six narratives and spans from 1984 to the 2030s about a secret war between a cult of soul-decanters and a small group of vigilantes called the Night Shift who try to take them down.


What I Know For Sure

What I Know For Sure

Oprah Winfrey

Collects inspirational wisdom shared by the cultural icon as penned for her “O” column throughout years marked by her retirement from her show, her launch of a television network, her honorary degree from Harvard, and other high-profile milestones.


What If

What If?

Randall Munroe

The creator of the incredibly popular webcomic xkcd presents his heavily researched answers to his fans’ oddest questions, including “What if I took a swim in a spent-nuclear-fuel pool?” and “Could you build a jetpack using downward-firing machine guns?”


The Organized Mind

The Organized Mind

Daniel J. Levitin

Daniel J. Levitin, Ph.D., uses the latest brain science to demonstrate how people with “organized” minds excel–and how readers can use their methods to regain a sense of mastery over the way they organize their homes, workplaces, and lives.


The First Family Detail

The First Family Detail

Ronald Kessler

Tells the story of what it is like to be a secret service agent assigned to the first family and what agents have seen from the presidencies of Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower through George W. Bush and Barack Obama.


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