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Selected from nominations made by library staff across the country, here are the 10 books that librarians can't wait to share with readers in July.

DARK MATTER by Blake Crouch Crown, ISBN 9781101904220 What if you woke up in a world where your life took a very different path? That's the premise of Crouch's compulsive, surprising new thriller.

THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10 by Ruth Ware Scout Press, ISBN 9781501132933 This unsettling second novel from bestseller Ware (In a Dark, Dark Wood) takes place on a luxury cruise where travel writer Lo sees a woman fall overboard--but no one believes her.

THE LAST ONE by Alexandra Oliva Ballantine, ISBN 9781101965085 In this fast-paced thriller, Oliva blends a dystopian tale with a biting critique of media to tell the story of a reality TV show contestant's fight for survival. Read our review on page 16.

AMONG THE WICKED by Linda Castillo Minotaur, ISBN 9781250061577 Chief of Police Kate Burkholder must infiltrate a secretive Amish community to discover the person responsible for the death of a young girl.

THE UNSEEN WORLD by Liz Moore Norton, ISBN 9780393241686 A daughter tries to uncover the truth about her genius father's past in a beautiful literary novel from the author of the 2012 bestseller Heft.

TRULY MADLY GUILTY by Liane Moriarty Flatiron, ISBN 9781250069795 Clementine and Erika's lifelong friendship is tested after a fateful barbecue in this perceptive new novel from the author of Big Little Lies.

ALL IS NOT FORGOTTEN by Wendy Walker St. Martin's, ISBN 9781250097910 What if you could forget the worst thing that ever happened to you? In this suspenseful thriller, the victim of a violent assault takes a drug to erase her memory. Read our review on page 16.

THE HOPEFULS by Jennifer Close Knopf, ISBN 9781101875612 Ambition, politics and marriage combine in this perceptive new novel set during the early days of the Obama administration. Read our review on page 23.

SIRACUSA by Delia Ephron Blue Rider, ISBN 9780399165214 Two married couples find their relationships challenged on an Italian vacation in Ephron's darkly comic story of domestic discord. Read our review on page 19.

NINE WOMEN, ONE DRESS by Jane L. Rosen Doubleday, ISBN 9780385541404 The proverbial little black dress holds more than a touch of magic for many different women in this delightful, heartwarming story.

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