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Faith by Len Deighton (Mystery/Suspense)
recommend -- Added by edger on 01/23/2017

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The Tattooed Heart
The Tattooed Heart by Michael Grant (Science Fiction/Fantasy)
A dark, suspenseful story about justice and crime, sins and good deeds, broken hearts and love. -- Added by VidhurB on 01/23/2017

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Rasputin's Daughter
Rasputin's Daughter by Robert Alexander (Historical Fiction)
Fun reading while learning about the Russian empire at the time of Nicholas and Alexandra. Especially enjoyed author's comments at the end which identified what eventually happened to the real people (who the characters were based on). -- Added by efoland on 01/23/2017

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Wealth,poverty and politics by Thomas sowell (Other Nonfiction)
A good analysis of why some ethnic groups get ahead and the problems with welfare -- Added by on 01/23/2017

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West with the Night
West with the Night by Beryl Markham (History/Biography)
Experiences of a female pilot in Africa in the 30;s Hemingway called it "a bloody wonderful book." -- Added by scbowers131 on 01/23/2017

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The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis (Business)
Great explanation and discussion of the subprime mortgage crisis. Interesting characters and an easy to follow story line. -- Added by lynnfrance on 01/23/2017

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One Plus One
One Plus One by Jojo Moyes (Other Fiction)
Single mom raising 2 kids. One is a step son who wears mascara & is bullied. The daughter is a math geek who needs to go to the Math Olympiad to win a full ride to a private school.. She fails the test but the question #1 is incorrectly written so she is given another chance and wins. She is also bullied. The route to test test and to hacking of bully is somewhat contrived but makes for am interesting read when the provider of ride to science Olympiad is accused of insider trading and loses all of his fancy things. -- Added by Kathie on 01/23/2017

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All the Light We Cannot See
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (Historical Fiction)
It was interesting the way the author wove the characters together. -- Added by jltaylor on 01/23/2017

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Forever on the Mountain: The Truth Behind One of Mountaineering's Most Controversial and Mysterious
Forever on the Mountain: The Truth Behind One of Mountaineering's Most Controversial and Mysterious by James M. Tabor (History/Biography)
An account of 12 men climbing Denali in 1967; all do not make it back -- Added by jltaylor on 01/23/2017

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Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson by Jon Meacham (History/Biography)
Get to know Jefferson better as a person. Learning the history of the starting of the political system gives more perspective to the current turmoil. -- Added by shadowxyz on 01/23/2017

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