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Angela's Ashes

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The 1997 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for biography, Frank McCourt’s Angela’s Ashes is an engaging, entertaining memoir by...»

04/16/14 | Nonfiction

Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar

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Cheryl Strayed is the author of the New York Times Best Seller Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail but, in Tiny...»

07/8/13 | Nonfiction

United States of Pie: Regional Favorites from East to West and North to South

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United States of Pie: Regional Favorites from East to West and North to South is a nostalgic cookbook and a snapshot of American...»

07/8/13 | Nonfiction

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Nobel Prize

2014 Prize in Literature
Patrick Modiano

National Book Award

2014 Prize for Fiction
Redeployment
by Phil Klay

2014 Prize for Nonfiction
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
by Evan Osnos

Newbery Medal
2014 award
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
by Kate DiCamillo

Caldecott Medal
2014 award
Locomotive

by Brian Floca

Printz Award

2014 award
Midwinterblood

by Marcus Sedgwick

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Gray Mountain
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The Escape
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Tom Clancy: Full Force and Effect
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Hope to Die
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The Burning Room
, by Michael Connelly

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Unbroken
, by Laura Hillenbrand
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, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
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, by George W. Bush
Wild
, by Cheryl Strayed