A catalogue of five-star reads I love and recommend without reserve!

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The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes – Arthur Conan Doyle
An American Marriage – Tayari Jones
The Animals In That Country – Laura Jean McKay

B

The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
Big Lies In A Small Town – Diane Chamberlain

C

Convenience Store Woman – Sayaka Murata
Crime And Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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Earthlings – Sayaka Murata
Educated – Tara Westover
Empire Of Pain – Patrick Radden Keefe

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes – Anita Loos
Good Talk – Mira Jacob
The Grapes Of Wrath – John Steinbeck

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The Helpline – Katherine Collette
Her Body And Other Parties – Carmen Maria Machado

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I’ll Be Gone In The Dark – Michelle McNamara
The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks – Rebecca Skloot
In Cold Blood – Truman Capote
In The Dream House – Carmen Maria Machado

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Jane Eyre – Charlotte Brontë

K

Know My Name – Chanel Miller

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Less – Andrew Sean Greer
The Library Book – Susan Orlean
Little Fires Everywhere – Celeste Ng

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Mammoth – Chris Flynn
A Man Called Ove – Fredrik Backman
The Martian – Andy Weir
Me Talk Pretty One Day – David Sedaris
My Brilliant Friend – Elena Ferrante

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The One-Hundred-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared – Jonas Jonasson
The Other Side Of Beautiful – Kim Lock

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Pain And Prejudice – Gabrielle Jackson
Piranesi – Susanna Clarke
Pride And Prejudice – Jane Austen

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Rabbits For Food – Binnie Kirshenbaum

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She Said – Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey
The Speechwriter – Martin McKenzie-Murray
The Stranger Beside Me – Ann Rule

T

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before – Jenny Han

U

The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead

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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves – Karen Joy Fowler
The Weekend – Charlotte Wood

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Year Of Yes – Shonda Rhimes

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