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The Queen's Gambit
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 494 Ratings

The Queen's Gambit

By Walter Tevis

  • Release Date: Sep 29th, 2014
  • Genre: Literary

Netflix’s most watched limited series to date! The thrilling novel of one young woman’s journey through the worlds of chess and drug addiction.​ When eight-year-old Beth Harmon’s parents are killed in an automobile accident, she’s placed in an orphanage in Mount Sterling, Kentucky. Plain and shy, Beth learns to play chess from the janitor in the basement and discovers she is a prodigy. Though penniless, she is desperate to learn more—and steals a chess magazine and enough money to enter a tournament. Beth a...

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Educated
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 16,592 Ratings

Educated

By Tara Westover

  • Release Date: Feb 20th, 2018
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

#1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • One of the most acclaimed books of our time: an unforgettable memoir about a young woman who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University “An amazing story, and truly inspiring. It’s even better than you’ve heard.”—Bill Gates NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW • ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBA...

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Where the Crawdads Sing
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 34,578 Ratings

Where the Crawdads Sing

By Delia Owens

  • Release Date: Aug 14th, 2018
  • Genre: Literary

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING PHENOMENONMore than 6 million copies soldA Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club PickA Business Insider Defining Book of the Decade "I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon"Painfully beautiful."--The New York Times Book ReviewFor years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya...

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Near Dark
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 3,022 Ratings

Near Dark

By Brad Thor

  • Release Date: Jul 21st, 2020
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers

Instant #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller “Fast-paced...pulse-pounding...supremely entertaining…His best ever.” —The Washington Times “If you love thrillers…if you’ve ever read a thriller you enjoyed…if you think you *might* like a thriller…you HAVE to order Brad Thor’s Near Dark. This might be the single greatest thriller I’ve covered on The Real Book Spy. It’s amazing!” —The Real Book Spy Scot Harvath returns in the newest thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Bra...

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Evvie Drake Starts Over
Score: 4
4
From 1,866 Ratings

Evvie Drake Starts Over

By Linda Holmes

  • Release Date: Jun 25th, 2019
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Read with Jenna Book Club Pick as Featured on Today • “Everything a romantic comedy should be: witty, relatable, and a little complicated.”—PeopleA heartfelt debut about the unlikely relationship between a young woman who’s lost her husband and a major league pitcher who’s lost his game.NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR In a sleepy seaside town in Maine, recently widowed Eveleth “Evvie” Drake rarely leaves her large, painfully empty house nearly a year afte...

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The Silent Patient
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 13,347 Ratings

The Silent Patient

By Alex Michaelides

  • Release Date: Feb 5th, 2019
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers

**THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**"An unforgettable—and Hollywood-bound—new thriller... A mix of Hitchcockian suspense, Agatha Christie plotting, and Greek tragedy."—Entertainment WeeklyThe Silent Patient is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman’s act of violence against her husband—and of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive.Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlook...

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