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9780399158384Seven for a Secret
by Lyndsay Faye
(pub. 8/13)

We The Gods of Gotham fans have been waiting for this one! Here is another spell-binding story involving New York copper star Timothy Wilde, the bright but self-deprecating detective now faced with the murder of a beautiful free Black woman and the kidnapping of free Blacks into slavery. Just loved it!

Recommended by:
Carol K. – Anderson’s Bookshop Naperville
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9780670024858The Signature of All Things
by Elizabeth Gilbert
(9/13)

Spanning time, countries and characters, never has the discovery and study of plants been so beautifully rendered as through the life of brilliant Alma Whittaker, whose quest for knowledge is simply stunning.

Recommended by:
Carol K. – Anderson’s Bookshop Naperville
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9781623650001Alex
by Pierre Lemaitre
(pub. 8/13)

Gritty, gruesome—-good! Paris Police Commandant Camille Verhoeven must find a kidnap victim with no name or other info. Who is Alex Prevost and why was she kidnapped? Read and find out. I couldn’t put this one down!

Recommended by:
Carol K. – Anderson’s Bookshop Naperville
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9781400067558Behind the Beautiful Forevers
by Katherine Boo

Next to the luxury hotels in Mumbai live thousands of Indians in the Annawadi slums. This is a revealing portrait of individuals trying to move ahead amidst corruption and a lack of education and opportunity. Moving stories of survival in what seems a hopeless environment are contained in this excellent piece of investigative journalism.

Recommended by:
Kathy – Anderson’s Bookshop Naperville
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9780399159343The Husband’s Secret
by Liane Moriarty
(pub. 6/13)

At first glance this is an easy read, but it is a smart read for someone looking for a substantial storyline. Three women, Rachel, Cecilia and Tess are unconsciously connected by a tragic event – Cecelia’s husband’s secret. This will be great for a book group.

Recommended by:
Carol K. – Anderson’s Bookshop Naperville
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9780425268421The Other Typist
by Suzanne Rindell
(pub. 4/13)

Place and time are so important in this mysterious and puzzling debut novel set during prohibition in New York. Deceit, murder, and a very unreliable narrator will keep you guessing to the end. Who is Rose Baker – really?

Recommended by:
Carol K. – Anderson’s Bookshop Naperville
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