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Summer Reading

The dog days of summer are perfect for catching up on the classics, revelling in romances, or mulling over mysteries. Plus, plan your vacation with travel guides, and explore upcoming books on films.


Mysteries & Thrillers

A Time to KillA Time To Kill, John Grisham
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A is for Alibi, Sue Grafton
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And Then There Were None (Ten Little Indians), Agatha Christie
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One for the Money, Janet Evanovich
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The Hunt for Red October, Tom Clancy
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Georgette HeyerThe Reluctant Widow, Georgette Heyer
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Midnight Bayou, Nora Roberts
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Love at the Helm, Barbara Cartland
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The Devil on Horseback, Victoria Holt
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The Fiery Cross, Diana Gabaldon
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The Great GatsbyThe Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
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The Magus, John Fowles
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Ken Kesey
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Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh
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Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad
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Upcoming Books on Film

SeabiscuitSeabiscuit: An American Legend, Laura Hillenbrand

The Human Stain, Philip Roth

Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier

Prozac Nation, Elizabeth Wurtzel

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, J.R.R. Tolkien


New to Abebooks

Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled SelfSamuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self, Claire Tomalin

A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson

The Murder Room, P.D. James

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling

Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood

Recent Bestsellers

The Lovely BonesThe Lovely Bones, Alice Sebold

The Nanny Diaries, Emma McLaughlin & Nicola Kraus

The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd