The Lucky Star

The Lucky StarThe National Book Award winning author returns to his original fictional territory the lives of the dispossessed in San Francisco with a parable about the limitations of desire and life at the margins of society In such earlier works of fiction as The Rainbow Stories and The Royal Family, William

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Love and Other Thought Experiments

Love and Other Thought ExperimentsCorsair has acquired an inventive debut novel from actor Sophie Ward, winner of the Royal Academy Pin Drop Short Story Award, which draws on experimental philosophy to talk about love Love And Other Thought Experiments, described as a truly inventive, layered, heartfelt and captivating read ,

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To the Edge of Sorrow

To the Edge of SorrowFrom fiction s foremost chronicler of the Holocaust Philip Roth , a haunting novel about an unforgettable group of Jewish partisans fighting the Nazis during World War II Battling numbing cold, ever present hunger, and German soldiers determined to hunt them down, four dozen resistance

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The Island Child

The Island ChildTwenty years ago, Oona left the island of Inis for the very first time A wind blasted rock of fishing boats and sheeps wool, where the only book was the Bible and girls stayed in their homes until mothers themselves, the island was a gift for some, a prison for others Oona was barely than a

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Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads SingFor years, rumors of the Marsh Girl have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so called Marsh Girl But Kya is not what they say Sensitive and intelligent, she has

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Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires EverywhereThe 1 New York Times bestseller Soon to be a Hulu limited series starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting Jodi Picoult To say I love this book is an understatement It s a deep psychological mystery about the power of

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In An Instant

In An InstantA deeply moving story of carrying on even when it seems impossible Life is over in an instant for sixteen year old Finn Miller when a devastating car accident tumbles her and ten others over the side of a mountain Suspended between worlds, she watches helplessly as those she loves struggle to

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American Dirt

American DirtTambi n de este lado hay sue os On this side, too, there are dreams Lydia Quixano P rez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco She runs a bookstore She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco

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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely FineNo ones ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine Meet Eleanor Oliphant she struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what shes thinking Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding unnecessary human contact, where weekends are punctuated by

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The Overdue Life of Amy Byler

The Overdue Life of Amy BylerOverworked and underappreciated, single mom Amy Byler needs a break So when the guilt ridden husband who abandoned her shows up and offers to take care of their kids for the summer, she accepts his offer and escapes rural Pennsylvania for New York City.Usually grounded and mild mannered, Amy

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The Testaments

The TestamentsWhen the van door slammed on Offred s future at the end of The Handmaid s Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her freedom, prison or death With The Testaments, the wait is over Margaret Atwood s sequel picks up the story than fifteen years after Offred stepped into the

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The Woman in the Window

The Woman in the WindowAnna Fox lives alonea recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside She spends her day drinking wine maybe too much , watching old movies, recalling happier times and spying on her neighbors Then the Russells move into the house across the way a father, a mother, their

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