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The Stranger in the Woods

By Michael Finkel | Alfred A. Knopf, 191 pages |$26 In 1986, Christopher Knight was twenty years old. He had his first job, installing…

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I Let You Go

By Clare Mackintosh | Berkley | 369 pages | $26 Late on a cold and rainy afternoon in Bristol, England, a mother walks her five-year-old son, Jacob, home…

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Faithful

By Alice Hoffman | Simon and Schuster | $26 I love books for all kinds of reasons. Come to my house, and you’ll see the bookcases filled, the…

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Leave Me

By Gayle Forman | Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill | 340 pages | $26.95 Maribeth Klein doesn’t have time for a heart attack. She works for a New…

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Commonwealth

By Ann Patchett | Harper | 322 pages | $27.99 “The christening party took a turn when Albert Cousins arrived with gin.” That first sentence sets the course…

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The Book That Matters Most

by Ann Hood |W. W. Norton & Company | 358 pages | $25.95   The question of what happens when a long marriage ends is the fodder…

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Half Wild

By Robin MacArthur | Ecco and imprint of Harper Collins | 207 pages | $24.99 I was once told that you should treat every…

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Miller’s Valley

By Anna Quindlen | Random House | 272  pages |$28 The nine acres where I grew up belonged to my parents, and before them…