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The Hummingbird: A Novel

Stephen P. Kiernan · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 320

From the author of the acclaimed The Curiosity comes a compelling and moving story of compassion, courage, and redemption.Deborah Birch is a seasoned hospice nurse whose daily work requires courage and compassion. But her skills and experience are tested in new and dramatic ways when her easygoing...
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A Line of Blood: A Novel

Ben McPherson · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 416

Whose secrets cut deeper?Your family's.Whose secrets do you fear?Your neighbor's.Whose secrets can kill?Your own.For Alex Mercer, his wife, Millicent, and their precocious eleven-year-old son, Max, are everything - his little tribe that makes him feel all's right with the world....
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Circling the sun : a novel

Paula McLain · Ballantine Books
Pages: 366

"Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal bestseller The Paris Wife, now returns with her keenly anticipated new novel, transporting readers to colonial Kenya in the 1920s. Circling the Sun brings to life a fearless and captivating woman--Beryl Markham, a record-setting aviator caught...
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A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories

Lucia Berlin · Farrar Straus Giroux
Pages: 432

"I have always had faith that the best writers will rise to the top, like cream, sooner or later, and will become exactly as well-known as they should be-their work talked about, quoted, taught, performed, filmed, set to music, anthologized. Perhaps, with the present collection,...
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Submission: A Novel

Michel Houellebecq · Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 246

A controversial, intelligent, and mordantly funny new novel from France's most famous living literary figureIt's 2022. François is bored. He's a middle-aged lecturer at the New Sorbonne University and an expert on J. K. Huysmans, the famous nineteenth-century Decadent author....
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Witches of America

Alex Mar · Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 276

"Witches are gathering."When most people hear the word "witches," they think of horror films and Halloween, but to the nearly one million Americans who practice Paganism today, witchcraft is a nature-worshipping, polytheistic, and very real religion. So Alex Mar discovers...
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The Martian: A Novel

Andy Weir · Crown; First Edition edition

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there.After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone...
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Married Sex: A Love Story

Jesse Kornbluth
Pages: 246

When a husband convinces his wife to join him in a tryst with another woman, there are unintended consequences in this sharply observed erotic tale about the challenges of modern marriage As a divorce lawyer for Manhattan's elite, David Greenfield is privy to the intimate, dirty details...
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My Brilliant Friend: Neapolitan Novels, Book One

Elena Ferrante · Europa Editions
Pages: 331

A modern masterpiece from one of Italy's most acclaimed authors, My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila. Ferrante's inimitable style lends itself perfectly to a meticulous portrait of these two women that is also the story...
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