Jan 2016 Stars

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Books that received at least one starred review from these journals: Booklist, Kirkus, Library Journal, and Publishers Weekly.

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Tag: Date: Jan 16

Pelion Preserved

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Pelion Preserved
Zoroaster’s Children: and Other Travels
Geek in Thailand: Discovering the Land of Golden Buddhas, Pad Thai and Kickboxing
Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain
All Monsters Must Die: An Excursion to North Korea

End of Watch

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End of Watch

Pagan Night: The Hallowed War

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Pagan Night: The Hallowed War

I Am Your Judge: A Novel

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I Am Your Judge: A Novel
Why We Write About Ourselves: Twenty Memoirists on Why They Expose Themselves (and Others) in the Name of Literature
Luzern Photograph: A Noir Thriller
Tangled Thread: A family mystery set in England and Scotland

Shame and Wonder: Essays

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Shame and Wonder: Essays
Family Tree: A Lynching in Georgia, a Legacy of Secrets, and My Search for the Truth
Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America
Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It . . . Every Time
Cabaret of Plants: Forty Thousand Years of Plant Life and the Human Imagination

Poison Artist

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Poison Artist
Lustlocked: A Sin du Jour Affair

Longest Night: A Novel

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Longest Night: A Novel

Ex: A Novel

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Ex: A Novel
City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp

Portable Veblen: A Novel

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Portable Veblen: A Novel

Detective Fiction

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Detective Fiction

Mr. Splitfoot

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Mr. Splitfoot

Past: A Novel

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Past: A Novel

What Belongs to You: A Novel

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What Belongs to You: A Novel

Yid: A Novel

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Yid: A Novel

Lightkeepers: A Novel

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Lightkeepers: A Novel

American Housewife: Stories

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American Housewife: Stories
8th Circle: A Thriller (A Danny Ryan Thriller)

Real Tigers (Slough House)

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Real Tigers (Slough House)
Assimilated Cuban’s Guide to Quantum Santeria

Things We Keep: A Novel

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Things We Keep: A Novel

Hard And Heavy Thing

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Hard And Heavy Thing
Tangled Thread: A family mystery set in England and Scotland
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Where My Heart Used to Beat: A Novel
Coconut Cowboy: A Novel (Serge Storms)
Covenant: A Mystery (Jackie Lyons Mystery)

Scalp Dance

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Scalp Dance

After the Crash: A Novel

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After the Crash: A Novel

Fallen Land: A Novel

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Fallen Land: A Novel

Even the Dead: A Quirke Novel

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Even the Dead: A Quirke Novel

Shut Eye

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Shut Eye

Taste for Nightshade: A Novel

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Taste for Nightshade: A Novel

Evening Spider: A Novel

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Evening Spider: A Novel

All the Birds in the Sky

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All the Birds in the Sky

Piece of Mind: A Novel

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Piece of Mind: A Novel
Even Dogs in the Wild (Inspector Rebus)

Immortals (Olympus Bound)

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Immortals (Olympus Bound)
We Need Silence to Find Out What We Think: Selected Essays
Geography of Genius: A Search for the World’s Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley
Cabaret of Plants: Forty Thousand Years of Plant Life and the Human Imagination
Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War
Art of X-Ray Reading: How the Secrets of 25 Great Works of Literature Will Improve Your Writing
Queen of Spies: Daphne Park, Britain’s Cold War Spy Master
It Must Be Your Love (Seattle Sullivans)

Beside Myself

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Beside Myself

Good on Paper

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Good on Paper

Winter

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Winter

Swans of Fifth Avenue: A Novel

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Swans of Fifth Avenue: A Novel

Dogs of Littlefield

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Dogs of Littlefield

Core of the Sun

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Core of the Sun

Children’s Home: A Novel

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Children’s Home: A Novel

Unspeakable Things: A novel

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Unspeakable Things: A novel
Where It Hurts (A Gus Murphy Novel)