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Best Popular Fiction of 2014

  • FICTION

    BIG LITTLE LIES

    JULY 29, 2014

FICTION

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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  • FICTION

    ONE KICK

    AUG. 19, 2014

FICTION

ONE KICK

by Chelsea Cain

An unsettling, near-perfect effort by Cain (Let Me Go, 2013, etc.) that leaves you eagerly awaiting the next installment. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    DOMINION

    JAN. 28, 2014

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

DOMINION

by C.J. Sansom

A rich and densely plotted story that will make Winston Churchill buffs admire the man even more. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    MR. MERCEDES

    JUNE 3, 2014

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

MR. MERCEDES

by Stephen King

The scariest thing of all is to imagine King writing a happy children’s book. This isn’t it: It’s nicely dark, never... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BROKEN MONSTERS

    SEPT. 16, 2014

FICTION

BROKEN MONSTERS

by Lauren Beukes

Beukes gave us a time traveling serial killer in The Shining Girls, and the monsters in her latest tale, whether they’re... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ACCIDENTS OF MARRIAGE

    SEPT. 2, 2014

FICTION

ACCIDENTS OF MARRIAGE

by Randy Susan Meyers

Beautifully written, poignant and thought-provoking, this novel refuses to succumb to stereotypical reader expectations,... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE FEVER

    JUNE 17, 2014

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

THE FEVER

by Megan Abbott

Nothing should be taken at face value in this jealousy- and hormone-soaked world except that Abbott is certainly our very... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    HEROES ARE MY WEAKNESS

    AUG. 26, 2014

ROMANCE

HEROES ARE MY WEAKNESS

by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Heart-wrenching and uplifting, with witty dialogue, emotional depth, and details that give substance and texture to an... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ALL I LOVE AND KNOW

    JULY 15, 2014

FICTION

ALL I LOVE AND KNOW

by Judith Frank

Strong storytelling driven by emotionally complex characters: first-rate commercial fiction. Full review >

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