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Little Face by Sophie Hannah

Alice was clinically depressed and alone in the world when she met David Fancourt. David was wealthy, attractive, and gentlemanly. So what if his mother was a little controlling or his relationship with his ex-wife was especially acrimonious. 246 more words

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House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

Before we begin, I need you to imagine, as clearly as you can, the interior of a nautilus shell. You’ve probably seen one cut into a cross-section: a long spiral of rooms opening from rooms opening from rooms, onward and onward. 366 more words

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F. Scott Fitzgerald by Ruth Prigozy

Prigozy’s slim biography, filled with beautiful photographs of Fitzgerald and the people and places important to him, depicts a young man who was obsessed with attaining a romantic image of glamour and wealth. 411 more words

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Marvel Comics: The Untold Story by Sean Howe

Face front true believers! How did Marvel Comics go from being a small, struggling company in the early 1960s to a Hollywood mainstay and multibillion dollar business? 355 more words

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The Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham

The Razor’s Edge (1944) is one of those classic books I never read. All I knew was that Bill Murray was roasted for his role as young Larry in the 1984 film. 352 more words

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The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon

Imagine if you can what it is like to have no possessions at all. Nothing. Very few people are able to imagine such a thing, to have nothing at all. 382 more words

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Suspicion by Joseph Finder

Danny Goodman is a single dad raising a teenage daughter, Abby. He is a writer, just about eking out a living. His daughter, Abby, who had been living with his ex-wife, Sarah, comes to live with him when Sarah dies from breast cancer. 242 more words

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