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  • TEEN

    TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE

    APRIL 2, 2014

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE

by Jenny Han

Regardless, readers will likely be so swept up in the romance they can read past any flaws. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS

    AUG. 29, 1988

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS

by Thomas Harris

Lecter emerges as one of the great villains of thrillerdom, and this novel, likely to garner a huge readership, as one of... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ATONEMENT

    MARCH 19, 2002

FICTION

ATONEMENT

by Ian McEwan

With a sweeping bow to Virginia Woolf, McEwan combines insight, penetrating historical understanding, and sure-handed... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE HATE U GIVE

    FEB. 28, 2017

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