Families

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“As always, Harrison’s plotting is tight, her pacing compelling, and her attack on the morality of the Mormon Church sharp-clawed yet heartbreaking.”

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“a love song, not to certainty, but to possibility. Philosophical and thought-provoking, Extinctions will remain with you long after the last page.”

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echoes of Cormac McCarthy’s eerie, early Appalachian writing.”

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“Rule masterfully navigates a series of difficult storytelling forms and tropes to emerge as a cohesive, compelling, and fast-paced fantasy adventure.”

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For those who have been debutantes, this book will bring a knowing smile to your face; for those who have never been debutantes, it will cause a roaring guffaw to explode from your depths.

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“Sparks sure knows how to ignite the romance between two characters.”

“Whoever loved who loved not at first sight?” —William Shakespeare, As You Like It.

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Janet Peery’ s second novel, The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs invites the reader into a tale of familial dysfunctionality that resonates on several levels.

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“A winning and wonderful novel, with a unique and distinctive storyline, there is a little bit of magic for everyone within the pages of this book.”    

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“In the beginning there was one murderer, one mule and one boy, but this isn’t the beginning . . .

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Shell is set in the Australia of the mid-1960s, the Vietnam war era, the time the revolutionary Sydney Opera House was under construction in Sydney harbor.

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This novel commences with a man veering off the road and crashing after realizing he made a terrible mistake.

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“This just may be the perfect book for our times, when acknowledgement of common ground and empathy are sorely needed.”

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The release of a new novel by multiple award-winning author Barbara Kingsolver is such an important event on the publishing calendar it’s enough to set booksellers’ pulses racing and book clubs all

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Irene Steele has a close to perfect life, or does she? She loves job, her husband Russ, their Victorian home, and her two grown sons.

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As we approach adulthood, we convince ourselves that the mental scripts that have defined us for nearly our entire lives can be discarded. Or altered. Or at least minimized.

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“This is a small but beautiful book and one that deserves to be cherished.

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“The Storyteller’s Secret is a lavishly told tale of secrets, love, and loyalty.

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A teenage girl is viciously stabbed multiple times in the woods, the result of a preplanned attack by her two best friends. The motive?

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Suffering from vague cognitive deficits after his car plunges into Lake Superior, Virgil Wander must navigate the world anew.

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While the works of Amy Tan, Gish Jen, and other popular Asian-American writers have charted the trials and tribulations of immigrants in the United States, Lucy Tan reverses field in her low-key, i

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NARRATOR, QUIRKY

One who examines his tattered life by bringing together seemingly disparate elements from his past, both real and imagined. See REALITY.

REALITY

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“There’s a misconception that the woods are the destination in a fairy tale. The woods are just something to get through. Scary, yes. Necessary, of course.

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“a nerve-shredding psychological thriller that will keep readers guessing to the very last page.”

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“The collection’s prevailing tone may be that of quiet melancholy, but it is suffused with joy.” 

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“Baby Teeth is a very satisfying read. More psychological thriller than horror, it’s a finely crafted exploration of the breakdown of the family unit . .

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