A tragedy brings four middle-aged Southern women back together to repeat a trip down the Mississippi River during which they take account of the ebb and flow of their lives. On a small, unnamed coral atoll in the South Pacific, a group of troubled dreamers must face the possibility that the hopes they? The Last Nude Ellis Avery. The passionate story of an artist and her most famous muse, set in Paris between the World Wars. A tour-de-force of historical imagination, inspired by real events. Set in Southeast England, friendship and love among a group of men whose lives have been intertwined since World War II.
When one dies, the survivors are brought together and are forced to take stock of the paths their lives have taken, by choice and by accident, since the war. Sara Taylor brings the American landscape to vivid life in an unforgettable road novel that strikes at the heart of a mother-child bond. Poignant portrayals of life on the edge in northern Minnesota border country, from the bestselling author of These Granite Islands and Vacationland. A national best-selling mystery series with an herbal theme, centered around the exploits of ex-lawyer and herbalist China Bayles.
In this installment, China must put her upcoming nuptials on the back burner when a murder investigation entangles her friends and neighbors. Lawn Boy is an important, entertaining, and completely winning novel about social class distinctions, about overcoming cultural discrimination, and about standing up for oneself.
Lear by Harold Bloom; read by Simon Vance. Harold Bloom, regarded by some as the greatest Shakespeare scholar of our time, presents an intimate, wise, deeply compelling portrait of King Lear—the third in his series of five short books about the great playwright's most significant personalities, hailed as Bloom's "last love letter to the shaping spirit of his imagination" on the front page of the New York Times Book Review. An emotionally harrowing debut novel that explores assimilation and loss, immigration and homeland, independence and connection. A "big, rollicking, tender novel with a truly original comic voice at its center" George Saunders , Let Me Explain You is about a Greek American family and its patriarch—part Zorba, part King Lear—and announces the arrival of a significant new voice in contemporary literature.
Cultural and familial fireworks flare when the headstrong teenage daughter of a wealthy New Yorker falls passionately in love with a young man from New Orleans, and from a very different background indeed. Liberty Garrison Keillor; read by the author. Clint Bunsen is one of the old reliables in Lake Wobegon.
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For six years he has run the Fourth of July parade, turning what was once a bunch of pickup trucks and girls pushing baby carriages with cats in them into an event of dazzling spectacle. Neil Gaiman meets Joe Hill in this astonishingly original, terrifying, and darkly funny contemporary fantasy. Akhil Sharma's masterful stories focus on Indian protagonists at home and abroad and plunge the reader into the unpredictable workings of the human heart. Life On Mars by Tracy K. Smith Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. With allusions to David Bowie and interplanetary travel, Life on Mars imagines a soundtrack for the universe to accompany the discoveries, failures, and oddities of human existence.
The stand-alone yet connected worlds of The Life to Come offer meditations on intimacy, loneliness, and our flawed perception of reality. Enormously moving, gorgeously observant of physical detail, and often very funny, this new novel reveals how the shadows cast by both the past and the future can transform and distort the present.
It is teeming with life and earned wisdom—exhilaratingly contemporary, with the feel of a classic. For fans of Meg Wolitzer and Maggie Shipstead: a sweeping debut novel following an American artist who returns to Germany—where she fell in love and had a child decades earlier—to confront her past at her former mother-in-law's funeral. In his first new work of fiction since Field Notes , Barry Lopez embraces fable, historical fiction, and contemporary social realism in these spellbinding stories, all informed by his deep spiritual connection to the natural world.
This novel from the Booker Prize-winning author of Last Orders is a luminous and gripping tale of love, murder, and redemption. The Lightest Object in the Universe is a story about resilience and adaptation, a testament to the power of community, where our best traits, born of necessity, begin to emerge.
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A young woman finds the most powerful love of her life when she gives birth at an institution for unwed mothers in Philadelphia. She is told she must give up her daughter to avoid a life of poverty and shame. But she chooses to keep her. Lionboy Zizou Corder; read by Simon Jones. In this first book of the trilogy, Charlie Ashanti is the son of two scientists who are kidnapped as the result of a dramatic discovery they have made. Ten-year-old Charlie decides to go in search of them, and uses his ability to speak Cat to gain helpful information. The thrilling conclusion to the Lionboy trilogy.
Harvard librarian Hester Thursby knows that even in the digital age, people still need help finding things. Using her research skills, Hester runs a side business tracking down the lost. Usually, she's hired to find long-ago prom dates or to reunite adopted children and birth parents. Her new case is finding the handsome and charismatic Sam Blaine. A dazzling new novel from the author of the "weird, thrilling, and inimitable" Woke Up Lonely Marie Claire.
Drawn to the music of indie singer-songwriters like Will Johnson, who helped shape the lyrics in this book, Don Lee has written a novel that unforgettably captures America's yearnings. Inspired by fascinating, true, yet little-known events during World War II, The Long Flight Home is a testament to the power of courage in our darkest hours—a moving, masterfully written story of love and sacrifice.
Award-winning novelist Francesca Kay's new novel tells the story of a man who falls for the wrong woman. The Long Ships by Frans G. Bengtsson; read by Michael Page. Frans Gunnar Bengtsson's The Long Ships resurrects the fantastic world of the tenth century AD when the Vikings roamed and rampaged from the northern fastnesses of Scandinavia down to the Mediterranean. As destiny weaves its tapestry in Lian Hearn's Tale of Shikanoko series, an emotionally rich and compelling drama plays out against a background of wild forests, elegant castles, hidden temples, and savage battlefields in Lord of the Darkwood.
The original American dramatization as broadcast on National Public Radio, packaged in attractive wooden gift box. From a forgotten moment in history comes an inspiring novel about finding strength and courage in the most unimaginable places. This electrifying, addictive, and hypnotically beautiful debut spins suspense and literary fantasy into a stunning epic—the first volume in the Night Song Trilogy—ablaze with fear, mystery, and possibility. Internationally bestselling author Mark Billingham's riveting new novel Love Like Blood marks the return of series character Tom Thorne, "the next superstar detective" Lee Child , as he pairs up with perfectionist detective inspector Nicola Tanner of Die of Shame on an investigation that ventures into politically sensitive territory.
In Loving Che , Menendez delivers an astonishing, intimate portrait of revolutionary Cuba as witnessed by an elderly woman recalling her secret love affair with the world's most dashing, charismatic rebel, Ernesto "Che" Guevara. Loving Day Mat Johnson; read by J. Warren Duffy has returned to America for all the worst reasons: his marriage to a beautiful Welsh woman has come apart; his comic shop in Cardiff has failed; and his Irish-American father has died, bequeathing to Warren his last possession, a roofless, half-renovated mansion in the heart of black Philadelphia.
A decade after the publication of Haussmann, or the Distinction , his acclaimed novel about nineteenth-century Paris, Paul La Farge turns his imagination to America at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Melinda Metz presents Mac on a Hot Tin Roof , inspired by the true story of a kleptomaniac cat who stole his way into America's heart.
Macbeth by Harold Bloom; read by Simon Vance. From the greatest Shakespeare scholar of our time comes a portrait of Macbeth, one of William Shakespeare's most complex and compelling anti-heroes—the final volume in a series of five short books about the great playwright's most significant personalities: Falstaff, Cleopatra, Lear, Iago, Macbeth.
Whiting Award winner Samrat Upadhyay's new short story collection is one of formal inventiveness, heartbreak, and hope, focusing on the lives of those in and from Nepal. The bestselling Turkish classic of love and longing in a changing world. Madonna in a Fur Coat is an unforgettable novel about new beginnings and the unfathomable nature of the human soul. A young female assassin must confront the man who slaughtered her family, risk her heart, and come to terms with her identity as a warrior and as a woman in this thrilling fantasy from the author of Markswoman.
Acacia Santos excels at her job as concierge at the prestigious Hotel Victoire in Paris. From the acclaimed author of the National Jewish Book Award—winning debut novel The Lion Seeker , The Mandela Plot is at once a riveting literary thriller, a moving coming of age tale, and an unforgettable journey through a world that entertains and terrifies in equal measure, and holds profound resonance for the present moment.
An order of magical-knife wielding female assassins brings both peace and chaos to their post-apocalyptic world in this bewitching blend of science fiction and epic fantasy—the first entry in a debut duology that displays the inventiveness of the works of Sarah Beth Durst, Marie Lu, and S. Marriage of a Thousand Lies offers a moving exploration of friendship, family, and love, shot through with humor and loss. Mary Modern is a remarkable debut novel that weaves science, love, and longing into a joyous, heartbreaking, and utterly unexpected tale.
A brilliant, biting, and wickedly funny send-up of American politics. This is satire at its best, delivered as only Keillor can. How I came to be me, not you, how I'm shaping me for you, the way my posse and other native informants do for me, how I'm shape-shifting. I'm telling you that I'm telling you; my self is my field.
Mexico mexico Library Journal Best Books Josh Barkan's astonishing collection indelibly captures the beauty, strangeness and brutality of life in modern Mexico. A retired couple, Gerry and Stella, travel to Amsterdam for a holiday to refresh the senses, do some sightseeing, and generally take stock of their lives. Their relationship seems easy, familiar—but over its course we discover the deep uncertainties between them. A searing and controversial story of drug and alcohol abuse and rehabilitation, told with the charismatic energy of Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and the revelatory power of Burroughs' Junky.
A car accident has left young Anabelle Vincent in a coma-like state, unable to move or speak. Her mother spends her days and nights taking care of her frozen child, but Anabelle's father has left: unable to cope, broken under the responsibility of having been the car's driver. Then, one day, a visiting friend experiences what seems like a miracle. She thinks it's because of Anabelle. Word spreads. There are more visitors. More miracles. But is there a connection? And does it matter? Will Anabelle ever wake up, and if she does, will the miracles cease? Tom Greene has created a novel that is at once a gripping story of love and loss, a beautifully written study of the relationships that change the lives of two haunted and very different men, and finally, an exquisite love story.
Mislaid Nell Zink; read by Cassandra Campbell. A sharply observed, mordantly funny, and startlingly original debut from an exciting, unconventional new voice, about the making and unmaking of the American family that lays bare all of our assumptions about race and racism, sexuality and desire. Edwin Hill, author of the acclaimed Little Comfort , returns with his next book featuring Harvard librarian Hester Thursby—an intimate, intricate mystery as smart and complex as it is riveting.
An American, hiding out in Cape Town, South Africa, after being blackmailed into a bank heist back home, is building a new life for his family when an incident of random violence sets him on a collision course with street gangs and a rogue cop who loves killing almost as much as he loves Jesus Christ. More truth than not, Momma: Gone is a classic American story of overcoming life's misfortunes to find the bloom on the other side.
Maureen Leurck's Monarch Manor is an unforgettable and moving novel of sacrifice and hope, and the way love between a parent and child can transform them both. A thrilling and richly drawn family drama about a daughter's quest to understand her mother's mysterious death. This audio recording grips the listener with the fascinating, fateful story of Arthur's ascension to the throne as a boy, his marriage to Guenevere, the formation of the Round Table Knights, the quest for the Holy Grail, the ill-fated passion between Lancelot and Guenevere, the treachery of Arthur's illegitimate son Mordred, and the ultimate destruction of Arthur's realm.
From the National Book Award finalist and author of Once Upon a River comes a dazzling story collection featuring ferocious mothers and scrappy daughters.
Step inside the frontlines of the hit TV show MR. Full of bittersweet humor and World War II nostalgia, this is a sweetly comic love story of a couple making their wildest dreams come true. His latest masterpiece, The Mulberry Bush , burns with the fury of the wronged, as personal vendetta and political idealism collide.
A composite novel: Tinged with traces of horror and humor, erotica and satire, the world of Mulgara plays host to an ensemble of dark characters. The Muralist B. From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Art Forger comes a thrilling new novel of art, history, love, and politics that traces the life and mysterious disappearance of a brilliant young artist on the eve of World War II. With danger lurking at every turn, the potent combination of Wrexford's analytical mind and Sloane's exacting intuition begins to unravel the twisted motivations behind the inventor's death.
But they are up against a cunning and deadly foe—a killer ready to strike again before they can recover the inventor's priceless designs. Stella Kendrick is an all-American heiress who can't be tamed. But when the lively aspiring equine trainer tangles with British aristocracy, she meets her match—and a murderer. Murder at the Capitol by C. In July , just months after the Battle of Fort Sumter plunges the young nation into civil war, President Lincoln's top priority is to unite the country, while Adam Quinn finds himself on the trail of a murderer.
Murder in the Oval Library by C. Gleason; read by Barry Press. April 13, Rebel troops are across the Potomac River, only feet from the White House and President Lincoln—but a murderer is even closer. It's just another day at the office for book editor Samantha Clair. Checking jacket copy for howlers, wondering how to break it to her star novelist that her latest effort is utterly unpublishable, lunch scheduled with gossipy author Kit Lowell, whose new book will deliciously dish the dirt on the fashion industry.
But little does she know how much trouble Kit's book is about to cause. Before it even goes to print. The messenger sent to deliver the package was murdered, and then Kit goes missing. Suddenly, Sam's nine-to-five life is turned upside down and she is propelled into a criminal investigation. Someone doesn't want Kit's scandalous manuscript published and unless Sam can put the pieces together in time, they'll do anything to stop it.
In Regency London, an unconventional scientist and a fearless female artist form an unlikely alliance to expose unspeakable evil. Herbert; read by Janina Edwards. But as events at the beauty industry's leading trade show turn ugly, owner Halia Watkins needs to bite into an unsavory new item on the menu—murder!
Set in the fictional town of Deer Lick, Missouri, A Murder, a Mystery, and a Marriage chronicles the fortunes of a farmer determined to have his daughter marry the son of a wealthy man. Lady Phoebe Renshaw and her lady's maid, Eva Huntford, are preparing for a wedding, but it may not be the happy occasion everyone hopes for.
Gripping, moving, provocative and passionate, My Revolutions brings to brilliant life both the radical idealism of the post-'68 generation and the darker currents which ran beneath it, the eddies of which still shape our history today. Originally published in , this classic dystopian trilogy is a testament to the power of language and women's collective action.
Nest by Terry Goodkind; read by Elisabeth Rodgers. The New Order by Karen E. Bender; read by Tavia Gilbert. The National Book Award finalist for Refund returns with a new collection of stories that boldly examines the changes in American culture over the last two years through the increasing presence of violence, bigotry, sexual harassment, and the emotional costs of living under constant threat. The Night Market follows Carver as he works to find out what happened to him, soon realizing he's entangled in a web of conspiracy that spans the nation.
And that Mia may know a lot more than she lets on. Peter Rock presents his stunning autobiographical novel The Night Swimmers. Reveling in the uncanny and richly in conversation with other creative minds, Night-Gaunts and Other Tales of Suspense stands at the crossroads of sex, violence, and longing—and asks us to interrogate the intersection of these impulses within ourselves.
Legendary thief, lethal assassin, powerful sorcerer Science fiction adventure in a decaying far-future setting, in the new tie-in novel from the popular Numenera tabletop and PC roleplaying games. Obedience Jacqueline Yallop; read by Christine Williams. The Obsidian Mirror by K. When Sierra Carter receives a message from Quetzalcoatl, serpent god of the Aztecs, she doesn't know why she has to be the one to save the world. The most popular epic of Western culture springs to life in Allen Mandelbaum's magnificent translation. Edgar Award-winning author Thomas Perry writes thrillers that move "almost faster than a speeding bullet" Wall Street Journal.
The Old Man is his latest whip-smart standalone novel. A book about making new beginnings out of old endings, Once in a Blue Moon Lodge invites readers to check in, set down their baggage, and spend time with the kind of people who understand that while they can't control all that life throws at them, they can at least control how they catch it. Ken Kesey's story of life in a state mental hospital is a classic of American literature.
This collection features not only a Fresh Air with Terry Gross interview with the late Ken Kesey but also narration by the author himself. The 1 internationally bestselling author of The Demonologist radically reimagines the origins of gothic literature's founding masterpieces— Frankenstein , Strange Case of Dr. Hyde , and Dracula —in a contemporary novel driven by relentless suspense and surprising emotion. This is the story of a man who may be the world's one real-life monster, and the only woman who has a chance of finding him.
Tarkington's voice in his hard-to-put-down debut novel has a timeless feel to its cadences, the same bittersweet music we hear in the storytelling of the best of our Southern writers. Deeply felt, beautifully observed, and written with perfect emotional pitch, Open House is the unforgettable story of how a woman re-creates her life after divorce by opening her house to strangers and her heart to the simple miracle of possibility. With amazing directness and insight, Brian Allen Carr explores what it's like to be a high school kid in in the age of Trump, a time of economic inequality, addiction, confederate flags, and mass shootings.
A work of empathy and insight, Opioid, Indiana pierces to the heart of our moment through an unforgettable protagonist.
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Seductive and capricious, Optic Nerve marks the English-language debut of a major Argentinian writer. It is a book that captures, like no other, the mysterious connections between a work of art and the person who perceives it. You say you want a revolution? This energetic and entertaining novel about a utopian summer camp and its charismatic leader asks smart questions about good intentions gone terribly wrong. When Orhan's brilliant and eccentric grandfather, a man who built a dynasty out of making kilim rugs, is found dead, submerged in a vat of dye, Orhan inherits the decades-old business.
But his grandfather's will raises more questions than answers. Kemal has left the family estate to a stranger, thousands of miles away, an aging woman in an Armenian retirement home in Los Angeles. Her existence and secrecy about her past only deepen the mystery of why Orhan's grandfather would have willed their home in Turkey to an unknown woman rather than to his own son or grandson.
From the Booker short-listed author of Jamrach's Menagerie comes the extraordinary, moving, and unsettling tale of a woman, branded a freak from birth, who becomes an international sensation but longs for genuine human connection. Wystan Owen; read by Antony Ferguson. In the classic tradition of fiction by James Joyce, William Trevor, and Elizabeth Strout, these interconnected stories will strike a deep and resounding emotional chord. How much more can you give when you've already given everything?
In Colleen Faulkner's affecting, thought-provoking new novel, the mother of a pregnant teenager discovers there are no easy answers—and that a mistake-proof life may not be worth living. With Paris in the Dark , Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Olen Butler returns to his lauded Christopher Marlowe Cobb series and proves once again that he can craft "a ripping good yarn" Wall Street Journal with unmistakably literary underpinnings. A beautifully layered portrait of motherhood, immigration, and the sacrifices we make in the name of love from award-winning novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn. Gently humorous and peopled with eccentric characters, Patty Jane's House of Curl is a heartwarming, deeply satisfying experience.
When the office lotto pool lands the winning ticket for four friends, each will embark on journeys that change their lives forever. Written with great heart and a deep understanding of what it feels like to be "different," The Peculiar Miracles of Antoinette Martin is a novel about what it means to be family, and about the lengths to which people will go to protect the ones they love.
A politically driven graffiti artist. A transgender Christian convert. A blind girl who loves to dance. A queer daughter of a hijabi union leader. These are some of the young women who live in a Bangalore slum known as Heaven, young women whom listeners will come to love in the moving, atmospheric, and deeply inspiring debut, A People's History of Heaven. An astonishing first-hand account of life in 17th-century London, read with wit and style by actor Kenneth Branaugh. Relentlessly twisting, Samantha King's debut novel is a dark and brilliant slice of psychological suspense in which even the happiest family can awake to a nightmare.
Available March. From the critically acclaimed author of Rainbirds comes a novel of tragedy and dark histories set in Japan. Woods; read by Nigel Patterson. An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind's classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man's indulgence in his greatest passion—his sense of smell—leads to murder.
From one of America's most important writers, Perfume River is an exquisite novel that examines family ties and the legacy of the Vietnam War through the portrait of a single North Florida family. Raising the literary bar to a new level, Jerome Charyn re-creates the voice of Theodore Roosevelt, the New York City police commissioner, Rough Rider, and soon-to-be twenty-sixth president through his derring-do adventures, effortlessly combining superhero dialogue with haunting pathos.
Torn apart by war and bigotry, two families confront long-buried secrets in this haunting American novel of World War II and Vietnam. Phone by Will Self; read by Mike Grady. Published to rave reviews in the United Kingdom, Phone tells the story of two men: Zack Busner and Jonathan De'Ath, who come to face the interconnectedness of all lives, online and off, while an irritating phone continues to ring… ring… ring… Learn More. The Photography is a literary, psychologically complex novel of suspense that brings acclaimed author Penelope Lively's talents to a whole new level.
Two women running away from their marriages collide on a highway, leaving the survivor to pick up the pieces of both of their lives. A new husband, a new home, two ghosts, and the return of a troublesome pig combine in this charmingly lyrical and humorous sequel to The Pig Did It. When a pig digs up bones from the past, the mayhem begins.
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A novel set in contemporary Ireland, written with an Irish lilt, and filled with indelible characters and sheer hilarity. Not, at least, until a little pig goes wee wee wee all the way home. This population crisis has precipitated a mass immigration of foreign medical workers from all over Asia—as well as the development of refined artificial intelligence to step in where humans fall short.
A tale of desire, obsession, and deadly mystery, with echoes of Vertigo Learn More. Pontoon Garrison Keillor; read by Garrison Keillor. A hilarious and dazzling debut novel about a master impressionist at risk of losing his true self. The Post by Kevin A.
Munoz; read by Rebecca Gibel. Ten years after the world's oil went sour and a pandemic killed most of the population, Sam Edison is the chief of police of The Little Five, a walled-in community near Atlanta, Georgia. Those who survived share the world with what are known as hollow-heads: creatures who are no longer fully human. It may have been a ghost that led Eleanor Wilde to set up shop in a quaint English village.
But now that she's established herself as the town witch, Ellie's contentedly casting spells on anyone desperate enough—or gullible enough—to request her mysterious potions. Magisterially evoking decades of Prague's tragic and triumphant history, from the First World War through the soaring days of the Velvet Revolution, and moving from postwar London to the heartland of immigrant America, The Prague Sonata is both epic and intimate, evoking the ways in which individual notes of love and sacrifice become part of the celebratory symphony of life.
Set in the hardscrabble landscape of early s Oklahoma, but timeless in its sensibility, Prairie Fever traces the dynamic between two sisters: the pragmatic Lorena and the chimerical Elise. Their connection to each other supersedes all else, until the arrival of a schoolteacher sunders the sisters' relationship as they both begin to fall for him. Prater Violet Christopher Isherwood; read by J. Originally published in , Prater Violet is a stingingly satirical novel about the film industry. The second in the internationally bestselling Swedish thriller series that began with The Ice Princess.
In The Preservationist , Dave Maine tells the story of Noe who has been called by God to build a boat and collect two of every animal on earth to be saved from a coming deluge. From an acclaimed and original writer comes a new collection of stories bursting with absurdist plot twists and laced with trenchant wit. A masterpiece of prophecy, psychological insight, and forceful prose, The Prince is a classic of realpolitik, stunningly relevant to our times.
Dark, raw, and very funny, Problems introduces us to Maya, a young woman with a smart mouth, time to kill, and a heroin hobby that isn't much fun anymore. Purgatory Ken Bruen; read by Gerard Doyle. Former Irish cop Jack Taylor seems to have finally found a modicum of peace as he recovers from his most recent ordeal—that is, until a demented vigilante killer goes on a rampage, trying with each new murder to draw Jack into participating in a deadly game. With a suspenseful, alternating narrative that travels between the present and the protagonist's tortured childhood, The Pursuit is a meticulously crafted, deeply disquieting tale that showcases Joyce Carol Oates's masterful storytelling.
From master of razor-edged literary humor Binnie Kirshenbaum, a devastating, laugh-out-loud funny story of a writer's slide into depression and institutionalization. Clarissa Goenawan's dark, spellbinding literary debut opens with a murder and shines a spotlight onto life in fictional small-town Japan. Rattle by Fiona Cummins; read by Karen Cass. Fiona Cummins delves into the seam of darkness that runs through us all as a detective hunts down a twisted killer with a macabre obsession.
This beautifully written novel raises the question: Does one's religion affect the demands of one's heart? Barton Mitchell's The Razor is a riveting science fiction thriller about a man struggling to survive the chaos on a prison planet.
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On the outside, clinical psychologist Dr. Olivia C. Maxwell appears to live a life others only dream about. She has a sexy husband, a big house, luxury cars, and two gorgeous children, and she attends all the see-and-be-seen events. To add to the mix, she is beautiful, tall, fit, and intelligent. But what people can't see is that inside, Olivia is living a nightmare.
Tibet, a tiny nation cloaked in mystery and clouded by myth, is the setting for this riveting family saga. A captivating debut, introducing a spirited young heroine coming of age in coastal Maine during the early s. The Red Threads of Fortune by J. JY Yang presents Book 2 of the Tensorate series. The Red Word captures beautifully the feverish binarism of campus politics and the headlong rush of youth toward new friends, lovers, and life-altering ideas. Two strangers as different as could be imagined are stranded together in a ferocious winter storm with no possible way to contact the outside world, and no assurance of rescue.
In Remind Me Again What Happened , debut novelist Joanna Luloff has written a moving and beautifully nuanced story of transience, the ebb and flow of time, and how relationships shift and are reconfigured by each day, hour, and minute. Retired police chief Kevin Kerney returns—this time as the prime suspect in a brutal cold-case murder. Part classic noir thriller, part mind-bending fantasy, The Resurrectionist is a wild ride into a territory where nothing is as it appears.
It is the story of Sweeney, a druggist by trade, and his son, Danny, the victim of an accident that has left him in a persistent coma. The Return of the King J. The bestselling author of West of Here proves that the long road home can sometimes be elusive and heartbreaking, but with a friend in the passenger seat, you just might find your way. Riddance by Shelly Jackson; read by Allyson Johnson. The first new novel in twelve years from Half Life author Shelley Jackson, Riddance is a disquieting supernatural investigation into life after death.
From the bestselling author of Water for Elephants : A devastating accident that ends both the career of an Olympic-contender equestrienne and the life of her beloved horse sets off a chain of events that comes to a crisis point nearly twenty years later. This modern classic and perennial bestseller is now available in an unabridged edition along with two Norman Maclean stories never before on audio.
New York Times bestselling author Sylvain Reynard presents the stunning conclusion to The Florentine Series taking readers across Italy and beyond as the lovers fight to remain together. From the author of Good Night, Mr. Set in modern day Oxford, Mississippi, on the Ole Miss campus, bestselling author Lisa Patton's Rush is a story about women—from both ends of the social ladder—discovering their voices and their empowerment. In the standalone novel Rush of Blood , internationally bestselling author Mark Billingham puts a sinister twist on a deceptively innocent topic: the beach vacation.
An intimate, sparkling collection of stories by a debut writer, in the vein of Marilynne Robinson and Joy Williams, about girls behaving badly and families on the brink of collapse. Highlander meets Seven in Nick Mamatas's Sabbath. A young man is preparing to serve in the Israeli army while also trying to reconcile his close relationship to two Palestinian siblings with his deeply ingrained loyalties to family and country. Powerful, important, and timely, Sadness Is a White Bird explores one man's attempts to find a place for himself, discovering in the process a beautiful, against-the-odds love that flickers like a candle in the darkness of a never-ending conflict.
In September , Elizabeth Coughlin, a widow bankrupted by her husband's folly and death, embarks on a buffalo hunt with her estranged and mysterious brother-in-law, Michael. This richly imagined novel by a talented new writer is a riveting portrait of an era and an exuberant, erotic tale of intrigue, betrayal, and envy. The Schooldays of Jesus by J. From the Nobel Prize-winning author J. An island paradise held hostage. A band of dangerous killers unleashed. A sinister plot that could push the superpowers to the brink of war.
The perfect formula for explosive suspense in John Gilstrap's electrifying new Jonathan Grave thriller. When something goes bump in the night.
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But fake medium Eleanor Wilde is happy to investigate and cleanse your home of spectral presences—for a fee. Hey, it's a living. The Second Mrs. A love story, a story of racial divide, and a story of the South as it fell in the war, The Second Mrs. Hockaday reveals how this generation—and the next—began to see their world anew.
The author of Talk to the Paw presents her latest novel. Security Gina Wohlsdorf; read by Zach Villa. The inventiveness of A Visit from the Goon Squad meets the down-the-rabbit-hole suspense of The Girl on the Train in this chilling, pulse-racing thriller from an electrifying writer. The most reviewed, discussed, and recommended German language debut of the last decade, Seven Nights has earned Simon Strauss praise as "one of the greatest talents of his generation" by the Tagesspiegel newspaper.
Shade Neil Jordan; read by Terry Donnelly. Set in Ireland between the s and s, Shade is a haunting novel of love and war. Spare and haunting, The Shades is a gripping mystery and profound study of a family in crisis. Shadow of the Lions is a gripping literary thriller, but also a moving coming-of-age story that is as much about the mystery as it is about the redemption of a broken friendship and a lost soul. Series; Herne the Hunter ;.
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