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The Peculiar Miracles of Antoinette Martin

by Stephanie Knipper

Sisters Rose and Lily Martin were inseparable when they were kids. As adults, they’ve been estranged for years, until circumstances force them to come together to protect Rose’s daughter. Ten-year-old Antoinette has a severe form… READ MORE
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The Fall of Princes

by Robert Goolrick

Author of the bestselling novel, A Reliable Wife, Robert Goolrick brings to vivid life the world of excess and self-indulgence among Wall Street big shots in the 1980s.

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This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!

by Jonathan Evison

In This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance! Jonathan Evison has crafted a bighearted novel with an endearing heroine at the helm. Through Harriet, he paints a bittersweet portrait of a postmodern everywoman, her story told with great warmth, humanity, and humor.

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The Daylight Marriage

by Heidi Pitlor

She still had time before work. She could go food shopping. She could fold the kids’ laundry and get the car washed and return some library books. Or Hannah could do something else. She could… READ MORE
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The Year My Mother Came Back

by Alice Eve Cohen

For the first time in decades I’m remembering Mom, all of her–the wonderful and terrible things about her that I’ve cast out of my thoughts for so long. I’m still struggling to prevent these memories… READ MORE
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The Late Starters Orchestra

by Ari L. Goldman

Ari Goldman hasn’t played the cello in twenty-five years, but he’s decided to give the cello one last chance. He’s not that good. But never mind. The Late Starters Orchestra reminds us never to give up on the dreams of our youth.

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The Transcriptionist

by Amy Rowland

An exquisite novel that asks probing questions about journalism and ethics, about the decline of the newspaper and the failure of language, it is also the story of a woman’s effort to establish her place in an increasingly alien and alienating world.

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The Rental Sister

by Jeff Backhaus

Megumi, a young Japanese woman living in New York and hiding from her past, is hired to help rescue Thomas, an enigmatic, scarred man who has isolated himself in his bedroom for three years. With the tacit acceptance of Thomas’s wife, a passionate relationship develops between Megumi and Thomas.

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A Tender Struggle: Story of a Marriage

by Krista Bremer

Profoundly moving and often funny, this meditation on tolerance explores what it means to open our hearts to another culture and to embrace our own. It is Krista Bremer’s unexpected struggle to reach beyond herself, her accidental Jihad.

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Acts of God

by Ellen Gilchrist

Critically acclaimed writer Ellen Gilchrist, winner of the National Book Award, returns with her first story collection in eight years.

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