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  • Author:
    McMurtry, Larry
    Summary:

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry delivers the sequel to his enormously popular novel Terms of Endearment (RB# 90067), also an Academy Award-winning motion picture. Aurora Greenway is now dealing with the trials and...

  • Author:
    Patchett, Ann.
    Summary:

    "'Do you think it's possible to ever see the past as it actually was'' I asked my sister. We were sitting in her car, parked in front of the Dutch House in the broad daylight of early summer." At the end of...

  • Author:
    Connolly, John
    Summary:

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Mr. Connolly's slam-bang thriller is studded with memorable characters and boasts cliffhangers within cliffhangers." — The Wall Street Journal "Brilliant...Connolly is writing at...

  • Author:
    Percy, Benjamin
    Summary:

    A super flu and nuclear fallout have made a husk of the world we know. A few humans carry on, living in outposts like the Sanctuary, a shielded community that owes its survival to its militant defense and fear-mongering leaders. A small...

  • Author:
    Reed, Deborah
    Summary:

    An emotionally searing novel of second chances from an author whose "gorgeous and wise prose" (Cheryl Strayed) will stay with you long after you're done June is in transition, reeling from her divorce, trying to stay...

  • Author:
    Thompson, Margaret
    Summary:

    In her forties, Livvy Alvarsson hopes to be a bone marrow donor for her much-loved younger brother, Stephen. Instead, she discovers she has no idea who she is. This is the second great loss she has suffered, for eleven years earlier her...

  • Author:
    Abdou, Angie
    Summary:

    It’s the last ski weekend of the season and a mishmash of snow-enthusiasts is on its way to a remote backwoods cabin. In an odd pilgrimage through the mountains, the townsfolk of Coalton—from the ski bum to the urbanite—embark on a...

  • Author:
    Picoult, Jodi
    Summary:

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the author of Small Great Things and A Spark of Light comes a  “powerful” ( The Washington Post ) novel about the choices that alter the course of our lives. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE...

  • Author:
    Wingate, Lisa
    Summary:

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours comes a new historical novel: the dramatic story of three young women searching for family amid the destruction of the post–Civil War South, and of a modern-day...

  • Author:
    Kidd, Sue Monk
    Summary:

    "An extraordinary novel ... a triumph of insight and storytelling." - Associated Press " A true masterpiece. " -Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed An extraordinary story set in the first century about a woman who...

  • Author:
    Carey, M. R.
    Summary:

    Beyond the walls of the small village of Mythen Rood lies an unrecognizable landscape. A place where overgrown forests are filled with choker trees and deadly seeds that will kill you where you stand. And if they don't get you, one...

  • Author:
    Miller, Sam J.
    Summary:

    Ronan Szepessy reconnects with two friends from high school: Dom, his first love, and Dom's wife, Attalah. The three former misfits mourn what their town has become, overrun by gentrifiers and corporate interests. With friends and...

  • Author:
    Grau, Shirley Ann.
    Summary:

    National Book Award Finalist: A stunning collection of Southern short fiction by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Keepers of the House. A family hides its poverty behind a facade of gentility. A mysterious stranger sows discord...

  • Author:
    Coelho, Paulo
    Summary:

    From the #1 best-selling author of  The Alchemist  comes an inspiring story about a young man seeking wisdom from an elder, and the practical lessons imparted along the way. Includes stunning illustrations by Christoph Niemann. “A...

  • Author:
    Scharer, Whitney
    Summary:

    A sweeping debut novel set in Paris in the 1930's about the love story between Vogue model turned photographer Lee Miller and the artist Man Ray. Their romance unfolds against the backdrop of bohemian Paris, with nights spent at...

  • Author:
    Jonasson, Jonas
    Summary:

    It all begins with a hot air balloon trip and three bottles of champagne. Allan and Julius are ready for some spectacular views, but they're not expecting to land in the sea and be rescued by a North Korean ship carrying contraband...

  • Author:
    Baldwin, James
    Summary:

    Between Leo Proudhammer's childhood and his arrival into the world of the theater lies a wilderness of desire and loss, shame and rage. There are love affairs with both a man and a woman. And everywhere exists the anguish of being black...

  • Author:
    Lowry, Malcolm, Doyen, Vik, Mota, Miguel, Ackerley, Chris, McCarthy, Patrick A., Tiessen, Paul, Surrey, Philip
    Summary:

    Swinging the Maelstrom is the story of a musician enduring existence in the Bellevue psychiatric hospital in New York. Written during his happiest and most fruitful years, this novella reveals the deep healing influence that the idyllic...

  • Author:
    Carr, Caleb
    Summary:

    In rural Burgoyne County, New York, adolescent boys and girls are found murdered in gruesome, ritualistic fashion. Racing against the case's mounting stakes, Trajan Jones and Michael Li defend themselves from the threats of shadowy...

  • Author:
    Williams, Lara
    Summary:

    A sharply intelligent and intimate debut novel about a secret society of hungry young women who meet after dark and feast to reclaim their appetites-and their physical spaces-that posits the question: If you feed a starving woman, what...

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