Fiction

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Georgeann Packard’s extraordinary debut novel, Fall Asleep Forgetting, is filled with such an array of original and motley crew of characters, we become almost spoiled for choice as we tur

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July 1913 was the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Fifty-four thousand white veterans from both sides of the battle met in what was called the Encampment.

 

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Mr. Mortimer has brought to the study of the American Civil War the biography of Pryce Lewis.

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If you love a good mystery, this book is for you.

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This is the first novel by Emily Gray Tedrowe and it may gain her admission into the club of today’s best women writers.

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Forgiveness. You won’t believe it when you start reading this book—at least not for a good while—but Caught is all about forgiveness.

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Book of Shadows, the fourth novel by award-winning author Alexandra Sokoloff, straddles the blood-red line between supernatural horror stories and ubiquitous serial killer thrillers.

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Full and proper character development appears to be becoming a lost art in fiction, but author Christina Baker Kline does her bit to revive the art in the intriguing novel Bird in Hand.

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As Sara Gruen’s bestselling book Water for Elephants prepares for its debut on the big screen, Gruen once again grabs audiences with her fourth novel, a work of impeccable research and ama

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“The memory was like an explosion and he was inside it, living through it and it surrounded him and slowly he breathed life into it. . . . This was where he was headed. He was entering someplace.

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A Phrase Book for Spiritual Emergencies is a series of slices of life followed by essays.

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Ms. Macomber’s tenth installment in the Cedar Cove series is every bit as entertaining as her prior nine.

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The Devil’s Alphabet, Daryl Gregory’s second book after 2008’s premier Pandemonium, starts simply enough: The prodigal son returns.

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The Story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears has been around forever. In Me and You, Anthony Browne offers his take on the old tale, told from Baby Bear’s viewpoint.

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When one hears the name Christopher Pike, high-school horror immediately comes to mind but not necessarily tales involving flying carpets and the lore of the Middle East.

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The prose of Joyce Carol Oates has long established her as a living national treasure.

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“The history of the world begins in ice, and it will end in ice.” The setting of Elliot’s new fantasy series is a 19th-century England in a world trapped in a millennia-old Ice Age.

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There are times when every teenager in the world feels like an alien. But Mackie Doyle doesn’t just feel like an outsider; he knows he is different: not normal, maybe not even human.

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On the cover of The Mirror of Yoga, there is a photographic demonstration of Gomukhasana, cow-face pose, shot against the infinite sky.

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Gateways is a collection of pieces—short stories and accolades—assembled with the sole purpose of honoring one of the greatest science fiction writers ever, Frederick Pohl, on the occasion

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Incest, murder, and a devastating fire come too late in this noir novel to make it a good read. This is unfortunate, because the writer has obvious talent.

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Pirates. Fast cars. Billionaire playboys. Boats. Guns and gun-smugglers. Explosions “fifty-five times more powerful than the bomb . . . dropped on Hiroshima.” Sex. Helicopters. Terrorists.

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Fear or faith? When the world comes to an end, how will you respond?

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In her long and prolific career, Cynthia Ozick has created a literary oeuvre of impressive complexity in the form of essays, short stories, novellas, drama, and poetry, ornamented with five delirio

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The exuberant little Olivia the pig is back, and this time she’s taking it international. When spring vacation arrives, Olivia decides her family needs to spend a few days in Venice, Italy.

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