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The Rental Sister

by Jeff Backhaus

On sale date: 04-29-2014

Megumi, a young Japanese woman living in New York and hiding from her past, is hired to help rescue Thomas, an enigmatic, scarred man who has isolated himself in his bedroom for three years. With the tacit acceptance of Thomas’s wife, a passionate relationship develops between Megumi and Thomas.

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My Accidental Jihad

by Krista Bremer

On sale date: 04-22-2014

Profoundly moving and often funny, this meditation on tolerance explores what it means to open our hearts to another culture and to embrace our own. It is Krista Bremer’s unexpected struggle to reach beyond herself, her accidental Jihad.

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Acts of God

by Ellen Gilchrist

Critically acclaimed writer Ellen Gilchrist, winner of the National Book Award, returns with her first story collection in eight years.

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The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

by Gabrielle Zevin

Gabrielle Zevin’s enchanting novel is a love letter to the world of books—and booksellers—that changes our lives by giving us the stories that open our hearts and enlighten our minds. 

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All I Have in This World

by Michael Parker

This surprising novel follows the rocky paths of a used Buick Electra and its owners—both past and present—as its new co-owners, two lost souls, form an unexpected alliance.

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Kicking the Sky

by Anthony De Sa

Antonio learns about bravery and cowardice, life and death, and the heart’s capacity for love and for unremitting hatred in this stunning coming-of-age novel set against the backdrop of a true crime that shook an entire city.

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A Life in Men

by Gina Frangello

Mary's travels allow her to understand how the past and the future are connected, and to appreciate how important it is that she live her life to the fullest.

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The Road from Gap Creek

by Robert Morgan

One of America’s most acclaimed writers journeys to the land on which he has staked a literary claim to paint an indelible portrait of a family in a time of unprecedented change.

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Bobcat and Other Stories

by Rebecca Lee

Rebecca Lee, one of our most gifted and original short story writers, guides readers into a range of landscapes, both foreign and domestic, crafting stories as rich as novels.
A student plagiarizes a paper and…

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The Drunken Botanist

by Amy Stewart

Amy Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have, through ingenuity, inspiration, and sheer desperation, contrived to transform into alcohol over the centuries.

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