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Cygnet: A Novel

Season Butler · Harper
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

"Terribly moving. A clear-sighted, poignant rumination on loneliness, love, the melancholy of age and of youth - and, in its quiet way, the end of the world." - China MiƩville, author of Perdido Street StationAn utterly original coming-of-age tale, marked by wrenching humor...
The Poison Thread: A Novel

Laura Purcell · Penguin Books
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

A thrilling Victorian gothic horror tale about a young seamstress who claims her needle and thread have the power to killDorothea Truelove is young, wealthy, and beautiful. Ruth Butterham is young, poor, and awaiting trial for murder.When Dorothea's charitable work brings her to Oakgate...
Summer of '69

Elin Hilderbrand · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Follow New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand back in time and join a Nantucket family as they experience the drama, intrigue, and upheaval of a 1960s summer. Welcome to the most tumultuous summer of the twentieth century! It's 1969, and for the Levin family, the times they...
The Electric Hotel: A Novel

Dominic Smith · Sarah Crichton Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author Dominic Smith, a radiant novel tracing the intertwined fates of a silent-film director and his museDominic Smith's The Electric Hotel winds through the nascent days of cinema in Paris and Fort Lee, New Jersey -- America's first movie town -- and on the battlefields...
Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us

Ruth Kassinger · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"No organisms are more important to life as we know it than algae. In Slime, Ruth Kassinger gives this under-appreciated group its due." - Elizabeth Kolbert Say "algae" and most people think of pond scum. What they don't know is that without algae, none of us would...
If You Want to Make God Laugh

Bianca Marais · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the beloved Hum If You Don't Know the Words comes a rich, unforgettable story of three unique women in post-Apartheid South Africa who are brought together in their darkest time and discover the ways that love can transcend the strictest of boundaries.In a squatter...
Scholars of Mayhem: My Father's Secret War in Nazi-Occupied France

Daniel C. Guiet · Penguin Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The astonishing untold story of the author's father, the lone American on a 4-person SOE commando team dropped behind German lines in France, whose epic feats of irregular warfare proved vital in keeping Nazi tanks away from Normandy after D-Day.When Daniel Guiet was a child and his family...
Rouge: A Novel of Beauty and Rivalry

Richard Kirshenbaum · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Like Swans of Fifth Avenue and Truman Capote's Answered Prayers, Richard Kirshenbaum's Rouge gives readers a rare front row seat into the world of high society and business through the rivalry of two beauty industry icons (think Helena Rubenstein and Elizabeth Arden) , by the master...
Grinnell: America's Environmental Pioneer and His Restless Drive to Save the West

John Taliaferro · Liveright
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

Before Rachel Carson, there was George Bird Grinnell -- the man whose prophetic vision did nothing less than launch American conservation. Hailed by the New York Times as "the father of American conservation," George Bird Grinnell (1849-1938) , the Brooklyn-born son of a banker,...
Waiting for Tom Hanks

Kerry Winfrey · Berkley
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

A rom-com-obsessed romantic waiting for her perfect leading man learns that life doesn't always go according to a script in this delightfully charming and funny novel.Annie Cassidy dreams of being the next Nora Ephron. She spends her days writing screenplays, rewatching Sleepless in Seattle,...