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All the reviews praise this book for its dark likeness to Gone Girl. I generally agree but there are some finer details to this plot that differentiate it. The book takes place largely in NYC, and is told exclusively from the prospective of the protagonist, TifAni FaNelli. For a debut novel after a successful career in magazine article editing, Jessica Knoll has set the bar high.
Title
Luckiest Girl Alive
Author
Jessica Knoll
Genre
Thriller
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This is an action packed World War II spy novel, based on an actual program in England, where women were recruited to spy in occupied France. The main spy is a young woman, which makes it a bit unusual. It is a well-written, interesting, exciting adventure.
Title
Trapeze
Author
Simon Mawer
Genre
Historical fiction
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The ending has a twist which I definitely was not expecting. This is a story about a man desperate to find happiness outside his bleak marriage. Edith Wharton wrote it in 1911, but it's still worth reading.
Title
Ethan Frome
Author
Edith Wharton
Genre
Fiction
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Harold is retired and dissatisfied with his life. He receives a letter from a woman he hasn't seen in years who is in hospice and is writing to say goodbye. He sets off on a 600 mile walking trip to the hospice. He feels that Queenie will live as long as he is on his way to her. He meets many interesting people and has time to contemplate his life, especially his losses and regrets.
Title
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Author
Rachel Joyce
Genre
Fiction
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A new threat arises and wedges itself between siblings. Order is chaos once again. Power comes in a new yet familiar form. Wisty and Whit must come together to defeat all odds.
Title
Witch and Wizard- The Kiss
Author
James Patterson
Genre
Young Adult Fiction Series. Magic
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