Literary Fiction

At the Water's Edge Sara Gruen

AT THE WATER'S EDGE is the story of a young woman in 1944 traveling to Scotland with her husband and his best friend. Left alone much of the time, she establishes friendships during these war days and witnesses an encounter with the Loch Ness monster. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic...

Transcendent Kingdom Yaa Gyasi

TRANSCENDENT KINGDOM allows the reader to grasp the experience of an immigrant attempting to follow the American dream. It is a deeply moving portrait painted by a brilliant artist who draws on her own life.

 

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City On Fire Garth Risk Hallberg

CITY ON FIRE is an unforgettable novel about love and betrayal, art and truth, and rock 'n' roll - and about what makes living worthwhile. 

 

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The Christmas Kid Pete Hamill

THE CHRISTMAS KID AND OTHER BROOKLYN STORIES is a collection about the borough in which Pete Hamill was born, grew up and is so close to his heart. This is a must- read  for anyone who seeks to understand the world today through the lens of the world that once was.

 

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The Nightingale Kristin Hannah

THE NIGHTINGALE was named Book of the Year by many media outlets. This is one of the most powerful stories we've read and found it mesmerizing in describing the resilience of the human spirit during the horrifying years in occupied France during World War Two.

 

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The Great Alone Kristin Hannah

THE GREAT ALONE is the first work after Kristin Hannah's blockbuster success The Nightingale. Set in 1974, it is the story of a troubled Vietnam veteran who moves his family to the desolation of the Alaskan wilderness. While at first his wife and daughter enjoy the beautiful landscape and the rugged community...

The Four Winds Kristin Hannah

THE FOUR WINDS takes place in 1934 Texas, during the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl, where droughts have destroyed the land and left farmers helpless. Elsa Martinelli, like so many of her neighbors, is left with only two options: try to survive on her dry and withered farm, or to make her way west towards the great...

Enon Paul Harding

ENON follows a man dealing with a personal tragedy through the New England landscape.

 

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A Bright Ray of Darkness Ethan Hawke

A BRIGHT RAY OF DARKNESS is about a young man struggling through the aftermath of a divorce and trying to find his way through a mix of alcohol and hookups, until a role in a production of Shakespeare's Henry IV helps him rediscover the beauty and meaning in life.

 

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In Sunlight and in Shadow Mark Helprin

IN SUNLIGHT AND IN SHADOW is an enchanting story of love at first sight, set in Post-War New York City. It is magical and lyrical, and has been acclaimed by critics around the world.

 

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