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Books: THIRTEEN REASONS WHY

By Jay Asher #1 USA Today bestseller, weeks of 4/13/17 and 4/20/17 What it is: A 2007 young adult novel that returned to the bestseller list after having been adapted into a Netflix series. In the book, a high school kid named Clay receives a … Continue reading

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Books: THE SHACK

By William P. Young #1 USA Today bestseller, weeks of 3/2/17, 3/9/17, 3/16/17 and 3/23/17 What it is: A novel originally self-published in 2007 and eventually adapted into a recent film starring Sam Worthington, the release of which seems to have prompted the book’s return … Continue reading

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Books: ECHOES IN DEATH

By J. D. Robb #1 USA Today bestseller, 2/16/17 What it is: The 44th entry in the “in Death” series of crime novels by the incredibly prolific J. D. Robb, pseudonym of the even more prolific romance writer Nora Roberts. The series takes … Continue reading

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Books: NEVER NEVER

By James Patterson and Candice Fox #1 USA Today bestseller, 1/26/17 What it is: A murder mystery/thriller collaboration between American powerhouse James Patterson and Australian writer Candice Fox. Sort of a sequel to Patterson and Fox’s “Bookshot” Black & Blue, which I believe introduced … Continue reading

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Books: A DOG’S PURPOSE

By W. Bruce Cameron #1 USA Today bestseller, 1/19/17 What it is: A 2010 novel that follows a dog through a few different lives as it gets reincarnated over and over. The dog eventually finds its way back to Ethan, a man who during his childhood … Continue reading

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Books: THE MISTRESS

By Danielle Steel #1 USA Today bestseller, 1/12/17 What it is: By my count the 109th novel from writer Danielle Steel, though feel free to check my math if you want. Centers on Natasha, the beautiful Russian mistress of Vladimir, an older and incredibly … Continue reading

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Books: 1984

By George Orwell #1 USA Today bestseller, 2/2/17 What it is: The classic 1949 novel about a dystopian future ruled by a totalitarian government that monitors everything, erases the truth in favor of its own propaganda, and allows its citizens no free will. You were supposed … Continue reading

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