FLORA is a delightful story of a precocious ten-year old girl being cared for by her late mother's twenty-two-year-old cousin. The tale is set during the final months of World War Two, at Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where the child's father is engaged in secret military work. By the end of the book, it's difficult to...
|Nothing Is Forgotten
NOTHING IS FORGOTTEN is the story of a budding radio host in 1950s New Jersey who travels to Khrushchev’s USSR to discover who was behind the murder of his Russian-Jewish grandmother, as well as to learn more about himself and his family's dark past. It's an absolutely fantastic look at the post-WWII global climate and how it...
|Wherever There Is Light
WHEREVER THERE IS LIGHT is based on the true story of traditionally African-American colleges in the 1930s rescuing Jewish-German professors and bringing them to the United States to teach. One such fictionalized case is presented with the faculty member's son falling in love with the university president's daughter....
|Heading Out to Wonderful
HEADING OUT TO WONDERFUL is an edge-of-the-chair story of love gone bad and obsession. It is a juicy, suspenseful and erotic novel that was named by the American Booksellers Association as one of the best books in the country.
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MATRIX is a look at female creativity through raw power in a corrupted world. It is a tale of one of the best known women in the history of the world.
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|The Vaster Wilds
THE VASTER WILDS is an electrifying novel of a teen-age servant girl fleeing the scene of a crime in early 17th century Virginia. Her will to survive is a history of America in miniature.
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|At the Water's Edge
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 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
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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