Fiction

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There are probably tens of thousands of Americans whose parents, grandparents, or great-grandparents were members of the Communist Party and its affiliated organizations in the nineteen twenties, t

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In the sudden vast over-abundance of gloomy teen dramas in the wake of the Twilight phenomenon, it’s getting harder and harder to find one that takes an original swing at the genre.

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Having read two of Simone Elkeles’ prior novels, it was with much relish that I anticipated digging into Rules of Attraction.

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William Nicholson is an Academy Award nominated screenwriter (Nell, Gladiator) as well as an award-winning fantasy author and playwright. Rich and Mad is his first young adult novel.

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The genre of paranormal literature in the young adult book world has exploded in the last year or two.

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The subtitle of this collection, Stories from a Village, is slightly misleading, for while some are set in the fictional Basque village of Obaba many of them are not.

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In recent years, Philip Roth has downsized.

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Martyrdom Street, by Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet, is an interesting and informative book about life in Iran and America during the Revolution and after the Iran-Iraq War from about 1979 to 1993

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A flow chart is a requirement if one wants to maintain the connections in this old-fashioned plot about the innocent who must prove their innocence.

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“He’s pale as a bone and looks older than anyone I’ve ever seen. His skin is all weird. It’s thin and wrinkly, like tracing paper that was rolled into a ball and then smoothed out.

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“Life is too short, the ghost knew, for a woman to waste it on a man who did not know how to love.”

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Every week, tens of thousands of NASCAR fans line sweltering racetracks in hopes of being up close when a spectacular crash occurs.

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In a genre overloaded with bubble-gum-pink teendom and paranormal dark fantasy full of fangs and fur, Mindi Scott’s debut novel Freefall stands out as fresh, realistic, young adult fiction

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Filthy Rich is the first graphic novel to come from the newly launched Vertigo Crime imprint at DC Comics.

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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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