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2013 Staff Picks

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BRYANT LIBRARY 2013 STAFF PICKS

 

 

POPULAR FICTION

The Affair - Colette Freedman

The Age of Miracles - Karen Thompson Walker

The Art Forger - Barbara A. Shapiro

The Art of Hearing Heartbeats - Jan-Philipp Sendker

The Aviator's Wife - Melanie Benjamin

Backfire - Catherine Coulter

By Blood - Ellen Ullman

Calico Joe - John Grisham

Coral Glynn - Peter Cameron

The Death of Bees - Lisa O'Donnell

Defending Jacob - William Landay

The Dinner - Herman Koch

The Dog Stars - Peter Heller

The End of the Point - Elizabeth Graver

The Girls' Guide to Love and Supper Clubs - Dana Bate

A Glass of Blessings - Barbara Pym

Gold - Chris Cleave

The Good House - Ann Leary

The Green Mile - Stephen King

Heart of Palm - Laura Lee Smith

Indiscretion - Charles Dubow

The Innocents - Francesca Segal

The Light Between Oceans - M. L. Stedman

The Love Song of Jonny Valentine - Teddy Wayne

Low Pressure - Sandra Brown

Make It Stay - Joan Frank

Me Before You - Jojo Moyes

Motherland - Amy Sohn

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore - Robin Sloan

Needful Things - Stephen King

NYPD Red - James Patterson

Off the Menu - Stacey Ballis

Office Girl - Joe Meno

The Orchardist - Amanda Coplin

The Racketeer - John Grisham

The Red Book - Deborah Copaken Kogan

Schroder - Amity Gaige

Seating Arrangements - Maggie Shipstead

Shine Shine Shine - Lydia Netzer

Southern Charm - Mortimer Tinsley

Taken - Barbara Freethy

Tigers in Red Weather - Liza Klaussmann

Traps - Bezos MacKenzie

Truth in Advertising - John Kenney

Where'd You Go, Bernadette - Maria Semple

Wife 22 - Melanie Gideon

 

LITERARY FICTION

All That Is - James Salter

Beautiful Ruins - Jess Walter

The Burgess Boys - Elizabeth Strout

Canada - Richard Ford

Dear Life - Alice Munro

In Sunlight and In Shadow - Mark Helprin

Nemesis - Philip Roth

No Country for Old Men - Cormac McCarthy

The Round House - Louise Erdrich

Sweet Tooth - Ian McEwan

Swimming Home - Deborah Levy

Tender is the Night - F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry - Rachel Joyce

The Yellow Birds - Kevin Powers

 

MYSTERY/THRILLER

Afterwards - Rosamund Lupton

The Black Box - Michael Connelly

Black List - Brad Thor

Broken Harbor - Tana French

Covert Warriors:  a Presidential Agent Novel - W. E. B. Griffin

The Fallen Angel - Daniel Silva

The Fifth Assassin - Brad Meltzer

The Forgotten - David Baldacci

Gun Games - Faye Kellerman

The Jefferson Key - Steve Berry

The Last Man - Vince Flynn

The Marseille Caper - Peter Mayle

Money to Burn - James Grippando

The Panther - Nelson DeMille

Promise Me - Harlan Coben

The Secret Keeper - Kate Morton

So Pretty It Hurts:  a Bailey Weggins Mystery - Kate White

Stay Close - Harlan Coben

Stolen Prey - John Sandford

True Believers - Kurt Andersen

Unnatural Acts:  a Stone Barrington Novel - Stuart Woods

The Virgin of Small Plains - Nancy Pickard

A Wanted Man:  a Jack Reacher Novel - Lee Child

Watching the Dark:  an Inspector Banks Novel- Peter Robinson

 

HISTORICAL FICTION

Beautiful Lies - Clare Clark

The Chaperone - Laura Moriarty

The Chemistry of Tears - Peter Carey

City of Women - David R. Gillham

Claude and Camille - Stephanie Cowell

Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker - Jennifer Chiaverini

Overseas - Beatriz Williams

The Painted Girls - Cathy Marie Buchanan

The Queen's Lover - Francine du Plessix Gray

The Uninvited Guests - Sadie Jones

 

BIOGRAPHY

Call the Midwife:  a Memoir of Birth, Joy and Hard Times - Jennifer Worth

Country Girl - Edna O'Brien

The End of Your Life Book Club - Will Schwalbe

Extraordinary, Ordinary People - Condoleezza Rice

Gabby: a Story of Courage, Love, and Resilience - Gabrielle Giffords

The House at Royal Oak: Starting Over, Renovating a Rickety Victorian, and Rebuilding a Life     One Room at a Time - Carol Eron Rizzoli

Into the Wild - Jon Krakauer

Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake - Anna Quindlen

Monkey Mind:  a Memoir of Anxiety - Daniel B. Smith

Mortality - Christopher Hitchens

My Beloved World - Sonia Sotomayor

A Natural Woman - Carole King

Paris:  a Love Story - Kati Marton

Paris, I Love You but You're Bringing me Down - Rosecrans Baldwin

The Receptionist: an Education at the New Yorker - Janet Groth

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail - Cheryl Strayed

Yes, Chef - Marcus Samuelsson

 

N0N-FICTION

After Visiting Friends - Michael Hainey

Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder - Nassim Taleb

Enemies: a History of the FBI - Tim Weiner

Hallucinations - Oliver Sacks

Killing Kennedy: the End of Camelot - Bill O'Reilly

King Leopold's Ghost: a Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa -

Adam Hochschild

Lean In:  Women, Work and the Will to Lead - Sheryl Sandberg

Saturday Night Widows - Becky Aikman

This Is How: Surviving What You Think You Can’t  - Augusten Burroughs

 

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