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New Fiction for Adults

Sea of Tranquility
Emily St John Mandel

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Beautiful : a novel
Danielle Steel

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Death of the black widow
James Patterson

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New Nonfiction for Adults

Against all odds : a true story of ultimate courage and survival in World War II
Alex Kershaw

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Origin : a genetic history of the Americas
Jennifer Raff

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From strength to strength : finding success, happiness, and deep purpose in the second half of life
Arthur C Brooks

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