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The Book of Lost Fragrances

by M.J. Rose

Haunted by memories of a past infused with exotic scents, Jac L'Etoile, the heir to a French perfume company, is hurtled into a nightmare when her brother goes missing after making a profound discovery about the family's possession of a mystical fragrance.

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No One is Here Except All of Us

by Ramona Ausubel
ISBN:9781594487941

When an isolated Jewish village in Romania is threatened by war in 1939, the suggestions of a young child and a mysterious stranger who has washed up on the riverbank compels the community to reinvent itself while completely detaching from the known world, a creative plan that involves disturbing reassignments of jobs and families.

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The Orchard

by Theresa Weir
ISBN:9780446584692

Describes the author's marriage to the favorite son of local orchard-owners whose bad luck makes them seem cursed and depicts the newlyweds' life on the farm amidst pesticides, environmental destruction, and death.

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Quiet :the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking

by Susan Cain
ISBN:9780307352149

Demonstrates how introverted people are misunderstood and undervalued in modern culture, charting the rise of extrovert ideology while sharing anecdotal examples of how to use introvert talents to adapt to various situations.

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White Heat

by M.J. McGrath
ISBN:9780670022489

Investigating the murder of an adventurist under her watch, half-Inuit Arctic guide Edie Kiglatuk teams up with police sergeant Derek Palliser when she realizes that the victim's tour group was searching for something specific.

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