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    BIG LITTLE LIES

    JULY 29, 2014

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BIG LITTLE LIES

by Liane Moriarty

Deservedly popular Moriarty invigorates the tired social-issue formula of women’s fiction through wit, good humor, sharp... Full review >

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WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART'S BLOOD

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FICTION

LUCKY US

by Amy Bloom

Bloom enlivens her story with understated humor as well as offbeat and unforgettable characters. Despite a couple of... Full review >

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    A SPY AMONG FRIENDS

    JULY 29, 2014

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A SPY AMONG FRIENDS

by Ben Macintyre

Gripping and as well-crafted as an episode of Smiley’s People, full of cynical inevitability, secrets, lashings of whiskey... Full review >

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    ONE PLUS ONE

    JULY 1, 2014

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by Jojo Moyes

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    THE INVENTION OF WINGS

    JAN. 7, 2014

FICTION

THE INVENTION OF WINGS

by Sue Monk Kidd

Kidd’s portrait of white slave-owning Southerners is all the more harrowing for showing them as morally complicated, while... Full review >

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