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The Book Thief

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Force of Nature (Aaron Falk, #2)

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The Thorn Birds

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Wake in Fright

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The Light Between Oceans

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The Husband's Secret

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Shantaram

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The Dead Heart

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The Idea of Perfection

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Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living

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