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1313 Modern & Contemporary Fiction Large print books available

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101. The Year of the Flood - Margaret Atwood

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Adam One, the kindly leader of the God's Gardeners, predicted the waterless flood. Now it has occurred, obliterating most human life. By turns dark, tender, violent, & hilarious, 'The Year of the Flood' is a testament to Atwood's visionary power.

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102. The Yellow Birds - Kevin Powers

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In Al Tafar, Iraq, Privates Bartle and Murphy cling to life as their platoon launches a bloody battle for the city. In the endless days that follow, the two do everything they can to protect each other. This title offers a fresh depiction of the psychological impact of war, by a young Iraqi veteran and poet.

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103. This is How it Ends - Kathleen MacMahon

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A Richard and Judy Summer 2013 Book Club choice.

A novel that tells the story of two people who collide with each other just as the whole world seems to be caught between the hope and promise of Obama's election and the catastrophic collapse of the global economy.

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104. This is the Life - Alex Sherer

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This is the story of Louis, who never quite fitted in, and of his younger brother who always tagged along. Two brothers on one final journey together, wading through the stuff that is thicker than water. Tender-hearted, at times achingly funny, This is the Life is a moving testimony to both the resilience of the human spirit and to the price of strawberries.

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105. Tideline - Penny Hancock

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A Richard and Judy Summer Reads 2012 Selection.

One winter's afternoon, Sonia, 43, married and respectable, answers the door to fifteen-year-old Jez. He’s come to borrow some music. Sonia invites him in and soon decides that she isn't going to let him leave.

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106. To Rise Again at a Decent Hour - Joshua Ferris

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Paul O’Rourke - dentist extraordinaire, reluctant New Yorker, avowed atheist, disaffected Red Sox fan, and a connoisseur of the afternoon mochaccino - is a man out of touch with modern life. While his dental practice occupies his days, his nights are filled with darker thoughts, as he alternately marvels at and rails against the optimism of the rest of humanity.

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107. Transition - Iain Banks

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Imagine a world that is one of infinite parallel worlds, that hangs suspended between triumph and catastrophe, the dismantling of the Wall and the fall of the Twin Towers, in the shadow of suicide terrorism and global financial collapse. Presiding over this world is the Concern, an all-powerful organisation whose operatives possess extraordinary powers.

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108. Under the Same Stars - Tim Lott

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A vivid glimpse of a Britain's 'brother country' through the eyes of a skeptical outsider, a profound exploration of fraternal love and a gripping journey of the soul.

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109. Vanessa and her Sister - Priya Parmar

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A compelling and dazzling story of art, love and the betrayal of Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf.

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110. Waterline - Ross Raisin

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Mick Little used to be a shipbuilder on the Glasgow yards. But as they closed one after another down the river, the search for work took him and his beloved wife Cathy to Australia and back again, struggling for a living, longing for home.

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111. We Need New Names - NoViolet Bulawayo

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Darling and her friends live in a shanty called Paradise, which of course is no such thing. It isn’t all bad, though. There’s mischief and adventure, games of Find bin Laden, stealing guavas, singing Lady Gaga at the tops of their voices.

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112. What A Girl Wants - Lindsey Kelk

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Being arrested in your own bedroom is never a good start to the day. Tess Brookes really needs to sort out her backstabbing flatmate – and her life...

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113. Where Women are Kings - Christie Watson

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Elijah, seven years old, has a history of disruptive behaviour. His adoptive mother Nikki believes that she and her husband Obi are strong enough to accept his difficulties - and that her being white will not affect her ability to raise a black son.

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114. While You Were Dreaming - Lola Jaye

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Lena has always kept her sisters Millie and Cara in check. But when Lena is involved in an accident her sisters rush to her side. As they try to wake Lena, they learn things they never knew about themselves and their much-loved sister.

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115. Who is Tom Ditto? - Danny Wallace

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Tom got a note from his girlfriend. It says she hasn't left him, but she's gone. But where the hell is she? When is she coming back? And what is Tom supposed to do in the meantime? With each new clue to Hayley's whereabouts, Tom is forced to question whether he truly knows his girlfriend at all. Because who is Hayley really, anyway? Who is this other strange girl following him? And who, for that matter, is Tom Ditto?

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116. Women of a Dangerous Age - Fanny Blake

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Lou is married to a man who no longer loves her. It's time to move on, to begin a new business venture and to start her life over. To celebrate her new-found freedom, she travels to India where she befriends Ali after taking each other's photographs.

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117. You and I - Emily Gillmor Murphy

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Both a love story and a sharp look at changing Dublin, this is a brilliant novel from a talented new voice in Irish contemporary storytelling.

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118. You Deserve Nothing - Alexander Maksik

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A TV Book Club Best Reads of 2012 choice.

Set in an international high school in Paris, You Deserve Nothing is told in three voices.

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119. Zoo Time - Howard Jacobson

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From the author of the Man Booker Prize winning The Finkler Question.

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120. $10,000 in Small, Unmarked Puzzles: A Puzzle Lady Mystery - Parnell Hall

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