The Jade Lily

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The Last Train to London

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The Girl from Berlin (Liam Taggart & Catherine Lockhart, #5)

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All Who Go Do Not Return

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I Want You to Know We're Still Here: A Post-Holocaust Memoir

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Uncovered: How I Left Hasidic Life and Finally Came Home

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The Secret Chord

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Color Me In

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De bekeerlinge

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Here I Am

Here I AmA monumental new novel from the bestselling author of Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close n nIn the book of Genesis, when God calls out, Abraham before ordering him to sacrifice his son, Isaac, Abraham responds, Here I am Later, when Isaac calls out, My father b

Forest Dark

Forest DarkJules Epstein, a man whose drive, avidity, and outsized personality have, for sixty eight years, been a force to be reckoned with, is undergoing a metamorphosis In the wake of his parents deaths, his divorce from his wife of than thirty years, and his retirement from the New York legal firm w

This Is Not a Love Story

This Is Not a Love StoryA razor sharp, hilarious, and poignant memoir about growing up in the closed world of the ultra Orthodox Jewish community.The third of six children in a family that harks back to a gloried Hassidic dynasty, Judy Brown grew up with the legacy of centuries of religious teaching, and the faith and lore

Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)

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The Sabbath: Its Meaning for Modern Man

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