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Queen Bee: A Novel

Dorothea Benton Frank · William Morrow
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank's Carolina Lowcountry in this evocative tale that returns at long last to her beloved Sullivan's Island. Beekeeper Holly McNee Kensen quietly lives in a world of her own on Sullivan's...
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Make Me a City: A Novel

Jonathan Carr · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A propulsive debut of visionary scale, Make Me a City embroiders fact with fiction to tell the story of Chicago's 19th century, tracing its rise from frontier settlement to industrial colossus.The tale begins with a game of chess -- and on the outcome of that game hinges the destiny...
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Brother in Ice

ALICIA KOPF · And Other Stories
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

"She thought that it was precisely when things get uncomfortable or can't be shown that something interesting comes to light. That is the point of no return, the point that must be reached, the point you reach after crossing the border of what has already been said, what has already...
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Lanny: A Novel

Max Porter · Graywolf Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

An entrancing new novel by the author of the prizewinning Grief Is the Thing with FeathersThere's a village an hour from London. It's no different from many others today: one pub, one church, redbrick cottages, some public housing, and a few larger houses dotted about. Voices rise...
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The Falconer: A Novel

Dana Czapnik · Atria Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"Coming-of-age in Manhattan may not have been done this brilliantly since Catcher in the Rye. That comparison has been made before, but this time, it's true. Get ready to fall in love." - Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "The Falconer is a novel of huge heart and fierce...
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The Summoning

Heather Graham · MIRA
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A CALL FROM BEYOND ... When Kristi Stewart inherits a property in the old part of Savannah, she knows it comes with stories of hauntings. But she doesn't believe in ghosts, even while she runs seances for the guests of McLane House Bed-and-Breakfast. Until the inexplicable midnight...
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Anna of Kleve, The Princess in the Portrait: A Novel

Alison Weir · Ballantine Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir tells the little-known story of Henry VIII's fourth wife, as a grieving king chooses a bride sight unseen in the fourth novel in the epic and intrigue-filled Six Tudor Queens series.Newly widowed and the father of an infant son,...
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Resistance Women: A Novel

Jennifer Chiaverini · William Morrow
Pages: 608
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker, an enthralling historical saga that recreates the danger, romance, and sacrifice of an era and brings to life one courageous, passionate American - Mildred Fish Harnack - and her circle of women friends who waged...
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House of Stone: A Novel

Novuyo Rosa Tshuma · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Pulsing with wit, seduction, and dark humor, House of Stone is a masterful debut that explores the creative -- and often destructive -- act of history-making.In the chronic turmoil of modern Zimbabwe, Abednego and Agnes Mlambo's teenage son, Bukhosi, has gone missing, and the Mlambos...
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Notes from a Black Woman's Diary: Selected Works of Kathleen Collins

Kathleen Collins · Ecco
Pages: 464
Format: Paperback

A stunning collection of fiction, diary entries, screenplays, and scripts by the brilliant African-American artist and filmmakerRelatively unknown during her life, the artist, filmmaker, and writer Kathleen Collins emerged on the literary scene in 2016 with the posthumous publication of the short...
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