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#1

What do readers say about My Brilliant Friend?

repetitive and conventional beautifully written and evocative

The Neapolitan Quartet Book One

Now an HBO series: the first volume in the New York Times-bestselling "enduring masterpiece" about a lifelong friendship between two women from Naples (The Atlantic).

Beginning in the 1950s in a poor but vibrant neig... More details on My Brilliant Friend

Lila appeared in my life in first grade and immediately impressed me because she was very bad. In that class we were all a little bad, but only when the teacher, Maestra Oliviero, couldn’t see us. Lil...
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What do readers say about Firefly Lane?

cliched and wandering meandering and repetitive

From the New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah comes a powerful novel of love, loss, and the magic of friendship. . . .

In the turbulent summer of 1974, Kate Mularkey has accepted her place at the bottom of the eighth-grade social food cha... More details on Firefly Lane

In the past week (unquestionably the worst seven days of her life), she’d lost the ability to distance herself from the memories. Too often lately in her dreams it was 1974; she was a teenager again, ...
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What do readers say about Summer Sisters?

not at all nuanced good different ending

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard's world changes forever when Caitlin Somers chooses her as a friend. Dazzling, reckless Caitlin welcomes Vix into the heart of her sprawling, eccentric family, opening doors to a ... More details on Summer Sisters

Her mother, who was bathing her youngest brother, Nathan, looked at her as if she were nuts. Nathan had muscular dystrophy. His body was small and misshapen. They had a contraption that allowed him to...
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What do readers say about The Kite Runner?

armchair cultural tourism clear and poetic

The #1 New York Times bestselling novel that introduced Khaled Hosseini to millions of readers the world over.

"A vivid and engaging story that reminds us how long his people [of Afghanistan] have been struggling to triumph over the forces of violenc... More details on The Kite Runner

I became what I am today at the age of twelve, on a frigid overcast day in the winter of 1975. I remember the precise moment, crouching behind a crumbling mud wall, peeking into the alley near the fro...
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What do readers say about A Prayer for Owen Meany?

a modern fable depth, and humor

"A remarkable novel. . . . A Prayer for Owen Meany is a rare creation in the somehow exhausted world of late twentieth-century fiction-it is an amazingly brave piece of work . . . so extraordinary, so original, and so enriching. . . . Readers will co... More details on A Prayer for Owen Meany

I AM DOOMED to remember a boy with a wrecked voice-not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the instrument of my mother's death, but because ...
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What do readers say about The Lies of Locke Lamora?

crime heist fiction exciting and well-paced

"Remarkable . . . Scott Lynch's first novel, The Lies of Locke Lamora, exports the suspense and wit of a cleverly constructed crime caper into an exotic realm of fantasy, and the result is engagingly entertaining."-The Times (London)

An orphan's lif... More details on The Lies of Locke Lamora

LOCKE LAMORA’S RULE of thumb was this: a good confidence game took three months to plan, three weeks to rehearse, and three seconds to win or lose the victim’s trust forever. This time around, he plan...
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What do readers say about Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe?

southern women's relationships very character-driven

Folksy and fresh, endearing and affecting, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe is the now-classic novel of two women in the 1980s; of gray-headed Mrs. Threadgoode telling her life story to Evelyn, who is in the sad slump of middle age. The ... More details on Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

Evelyn Couch had come to Rose Terrace with her husband, Ed, who was visiting his mother, Big Momma, a recent but reluctant arrival. Evelyn had just escaped them both and had gone into the visitors’ lo...
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What do readers say about Code Name Verity?

big plot twists world war ii novel

When a Scottish spy named Queenie is seized by the Nazi SS, she is certain she will be killed. The Nazis torture her and tell her that if she wishes to stay alive, she must disclose top-secret information and explain the purpose of her mission. Queen... More details on Code Name Verity

Just can’t think when it happened. She checked her papers, I checked my papers, Sergeant Silvey checked both of us, that headmistressy Special Operations officer who was nannying her checked, everybod...
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#9

What do readers say about Truth and Beauty?

memoir of a friendship a tragic story

"A loving testament to the work and reward of the best friendships, the kind where your arms can't distinguish burden from embrace." -People

New York Times Bestselling author Ann Patchett's first work of nonfiction chronicling her decades-long frien... More details on Truth and Beauty

THE THING YOU CAN COUNT ON IN LIFE IS THAT Tennessee will always be scorching hot in August. In 1985 you could also pretty much count on the fact that the U-Haul truck you rented to drive from Tenness...
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What do readers say about A Little Life?

raw and brutal a life changer

A stunning "portrait of the enduring grace of friendship" (NPR) about the families we are born into, and those that we make for ourselves. A masterful depiction of love in the twenty-first century.

A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

A MAN BOOKER PRIZE ... More details on A Little Life

THE ELEVENTH APARTMENT had only one closet, but it did have a sliding glass door that opened onto a small balcony, from which he could see a man sitting across the way, outdoors in only a T-shirt and ...
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