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Silver Sparrow

by Tayari Jones

With the opening line of Silver Sparrow, “My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist,” author Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man’s deception, a family’s complicity, and the two teenage girls caught in…

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What You See in the Dark

by Manuel Munoz

When a famous director arrives to scout locations for a film about madness and murder at a roadside motel, Manuel Muñoz's novel takes the reader into places no camera can go.

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I Thought You Were Dead

by Pete Nelson

For Paul Gustavson, life is a succession of obstacles. Stella is Paul’s dog. Their relationship is at the heart of this poignantly funny and deeply moving story about a man trying to fix his past in order to save his future.

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West of Here

by Jonathan Evison

West of Here is a grand and playful odyssey, a multilayered saga of destiny and greed, adventure and passion, that chronicles the life of one small town, turning America’s history into myth.

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Pictures of You

by Caroline Leavitt

Two women running away from their marriages collide on a foggy highway, killing one of them. The survivor, Isabelle, is left to pick up the pieces, not only of her own life, but of the…

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Blind Your Ponies

by Stanley Gordon West

Hope is hard to come by in the hard-luck town of Willow Creek. Sam Pickett and five young men are about to change that.
Sam Pickett never expected to settle in this dried-up shell of…

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A Friend of the Family

by Lauren Grodstein

This riveting story of suburban tragedy charts a father’s fall from grace as he struggles to save his family, his reputation, and himself.

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A Blessing on the Moon

by Joseph Skibell

Death is merely the beginning of Chaim Skibelski’s troubles in Joseph Skibell'a fable inspired by facts.

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Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs

by Heather Lende

A near-fatal bicycle accident has given Heather Lende a few more reasons to consider matters both spiritual and temporal.

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The Girl Who Fell from the Sky

by Heidi W. Durrow

A searing and heartwrenching portrait of a young biracial girl dealing with society’s ideas of race.

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