Fiction

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Based on a true story, The Woman with No Name follows the trajectory of the woman who is recruited as Britain's first female sabotage agent during the German occupation of France in World

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“Frances Perkins was an important role model and social welfare advocate who deserves to be better known.”

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Private eye August Riordan finds himself in the Shibuya Ward of Tokyo at the beginning of Mark Coggins’ Geisha Confidential.

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“a haunting, chilling, and thought-provoking work by this award-winning author.”

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“Aimée pulls up what’s always strengthened her in the past: her father’s advice about going with what you find, until it’s time to pivot.

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“What saves it are the meticulous descriptions of the people and places populating the story, the surprising and satisfying twist at the end, and the author's entertaining way of slipping i

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“A rivulet of authentic human grit runs through the core of Winters’ novels, with his characters’ struggles to just get by as important as any far-fetched plot twist.”

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Evil Spy School the Graphic Novel is the third release in the Spy School graphic novel series created by Stuart Gibbs and illustrated by Anjan Sarkar.

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Meagan Church begins her historical novel about the Baby Scoop of the sixties in the summer of ’64 with a drowning.

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Fourteen Days: A Novel operates from an irresistible premise: trot out literary luminaries of our age, and mash them together in a rollicking collection of shared stories.”

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“As a debut novel, Piglet is ambitious, sitting somewhere in the middle of the Venn diagram where comic women’s fiction, literary fiction, and absurdism meet.”

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“In this season of tangled and terrifying national and global issues, it’s satisfying to dip back into the masterful plotting and ultimate resolution that Connelly offers.”

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Once a reader opens Three-Inch-Teeth it is altogether possible that the book will not be closed again until the last word on the last page has been read. As with author C.J.

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“Most of the stories in Dublin Tales show off Irish literature at its best: overflowing with feeling, humor, and insight.

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“With Pelecanos’ longstanding care for the humanity, even among the most desperate and downtrodden, Owning Up is about the ripple effects and long-term ramifications of crime or tr

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“Author Hisashi Kashiwai is able to craft beautiful, heartfelt stories for his characters . . .”

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“Their lives—like most—are lived in gray zones, in the margins and crusts, in the very conflict itself.”

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“If you want plot, read James Patterson. If you want to think, this is the book for you.”

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Captain Joshua Floyd is flying his MV-22B Osprey helicopter through the dark Afghan night; aboard are a cadre of Green Berets ready for their covert mission and so, too, is the reader, who is prime

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“the characters are complex, three-dimensional, and not always likable people, struggling with engrossing dilemma—the fixings of a good novel.”

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Sara Shepard’s Pretty Little Liars young adult novels were on the New York Times bestseller list for 62 weeks, and those books and the Lying Game volumes became televisio

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“Fans of mythology will find The Little Encyclopedia of Mythical Horses clever and educational—a book to be read over and over again.”

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“Pick this one up for light entertainment, flawless narrative, and a charming throwback to the best of what a city crime novel once delivered.”

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“Part love story, part adventure, and part mystery, The Fox Wife is an enjoyable excursion into the beliefs and life in the China of 120 years ago.”

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“Pretty lily.

You Bloom for just one day.

You open in the sun,

and close at the moon,

And your lily life is done.”

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