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A Time to Kill / John Grisham

A Time to Kill

Once Upon a River / Diane Setterfield

Once Upon a River

Station Eleven / Emily St. John Mandel

Station Eleven

The Shadow of the Wind / Carlos Ruiz Zafon

The Shadow of the Wind

Room / Emma Donoghue

Room

Ready Player One / Ernest Cline

Ready Player One

The Queen of the Tearling / Erika Jones

The Queen of the Tearling

The Prince of Tides / Pat Conroy

The Prince of Tides

The Poisonwood Bible / Barbara Kingsolver

The Poisonwood Bible

The Pillars of the Earth / Ken Follett

The Pillars of the Earth

The Passage / Justin Cronin

The Passage

Outlander / Diana Gabaldon

Outlander

NOS4A2 / Joe Hill

NOS4A2

The Nix / Nathan Hill

The Nix

The Night Circus / Erink Morgenstern

The Night Circus

The Name of the Wind / Patrick Rothfuss

The Name of the Wind

The Mists of Avalon / Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Mists of Avalon

The Martian / Andy Weir

The Martian

Lovely Bones / Alice Sebold

Lovely Bones

Lonesome Dove / Larry McMurtry

Lonesome Dove

Little Fires Everywhere / Celeste Ng

Little Fires Everywhere

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell / Susanna Clarke

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell

The Help / Kathryn Stockett

The Help

Hard Country / Michael McGarrity

Hard Country

The Graveyard Book / Neil Gaiman

The Graveyard Book

The Golem and the Jinni / Helene Wecker

The Golem and the Jinni

The Goldfinch / Donna Tartt

The Goldfinch

The Girl Who Drank the Moon / Kelly Barnhill

The Girl Who Drank the Moon

A Gentleman in Moscow / Amor Towles

A Gentleman in Moscow

Final Empire / Brandon Sanderson

Final Empire

The Fault in Our Stars / John Green

The Fault in Our Stars

Dune / Frank Herbert

Dune

A Discovery of Witches / Deborah Harkness

A Discovery of Witches

A Darker Shade of Magic / V. E. Schwab

A Darker Shade of Magic

Daisy Jones and the Six / Taylor Jenkins Reid

Daisy Jones and the Six

Cutting for Stone / Abraham Verghese

Cutting for Stone

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time / Mark Haddon

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

City of Girls / Elizabeth Gilbert

City of Girls

The Black Prism / Brent Weeks

The Black Prism

Beartown / Fredrik Backman

Beartown