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Father’s Day (Highly Recommended)

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Father’s Day by Simon Van Booy.

Father-daughter love story rises above cliché with father’s epic struggles.

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The Woman in the Window (Highly Recommended)

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The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn.

Tense! This vulnerable, damaged, kind woman will earn your anxiety.

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Eligible

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Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld (A modern retelling of Pride & Prejudice).

All the plot, none of the wit. P&P deserves better.

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Cooking For Picasso (Recommended)

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Cooking For Picasso by Camille Aubray.

Melodramatic homage to provencal cuisine elevated by passionate, tempestuous Picasso

 

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Leopard at the Door (Recommended)

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Leopard at the Door by Jennifer McVeigh.

Story’s not original, but descriptions are spectacular and pace breathtaking.

 

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Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble

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Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble by Nora Ephron

Serious, sharp-tongued essays on women, media, politics. Decades-old, depressingly relevant.

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The Descendants (Recommended)

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The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings

Heartfelt, ribald, sad and funny charm as father rediscovers daughters.

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