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10 books you have to read this spring

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10 books you have to read this spring

 

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10 books you have to read this spring

Spring read: In the Unlikely Event

The most formative novelist of your adolescent years is back with a new book, this time for grown-ups. This is the story of the effect of a catastrophic event (spoiler: a plane crash) on a New York suburb in the 1950's. READ MORE: 5 buzzy films to know at Cannes 2015

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10 books you have to read this spring

Spring read: Let Me Die In His Footsteps

Something to tide you over until Harper Lee's book release: This is an addictive Southern Gothic thriller based on the true story of the last public hanging in America, sprinkled liberally with magic and haunted by an evil darker than sweet tea that's been stewing too long. READ MORE: The perfect date night cocktail

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10 books you have to read this spring

Spring read: Finding Audrey

Kinsella leaves the world of Becky Bloomwood for a shopping-free tale of a teenage girl overcoming crippling anxiety...and finding first love along the way. READ MORE: 3 books to read this long weekend

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10 books you have to read this spring

Spring read: The Rocks

Like a Slim Aarons photograph come to life, this is mind-bending story about beautiful people in a beautiful place doing some rather ugly things. READ MORE: 7 of Cindy Crawford's most iconic moments

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10 books you have to read this spring

Spring read: The Green Road

This story of an Irish family in crisis is vintage Enright, and full of the same careful prose and muted tragedy that won her the Man Booker. READ MORE: One on one with Game of Thrones' Sophie Turner

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10 books you have to read this spring

Spring read: Eight Hundred Grapes

A woman returns to her family vineyard in Sonoma, Calif., to find that her parents have split, her brothers are in a love triangle and a sexy exec from a wine conglom­erate is plotting a hostile takeover. READ MORE: All the celebrity break ups of 2015...so far

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10 books you have to read this spring

Spring read: Luckiest Girl Alive

There's a reason Reese Witherspoon is making a tv show out of this book: This slow unravelling of the mysterious past of a woman who appears to "have it all" is like the candy corn of books—addictive, almost too much, but you know you won't be able to resist finishing it ASAP. READ MORE: Best celebrity couples of all time

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10 books you have to read this spring

Spring read: The Grace Keepers

Attention all escapists: The world created by this exciting new Scottish author is a misty, magical place, where people are divided into "landlockers" (those on the shore) and "dampling" (sea-dwellers), and are never intended to meet...until they do, in the shape of a lonely man and a haunted girl. READ MORE: 7 times the Queen was a total glamazon

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10 books you have to read this spring

Spring read: I Take You

Fair warning: You're not going to like the narrator of this book, but this story of a woman's very rocky road to wedded bliss (like she cheated on her fiance days before her wedding sort of rocky) going to make you laugh, wince, and then laugh again. READ MORE: 17 unforgettably beautiful Cannes dresses

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10 books you have to read this spring

Spring read: Re Jane

This re-telling of Jane Eyre (as narrated by a Korean-American orphan) is a sharply observed comedy of manners that takes on Brooklyn academic and Seoul hipsters with equal mercilessness. READ MORE: In the mood for a romantic read? Some suggestions

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