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Love and Ruin: A Novel

PAULA MCLAIN · Ballantine Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author of The Paris Wife returns to the subject of Ernest Hemingway in a novel about his passionate, stormy marriage to Martha Gellhorn - a fiercely independent, ambitious young woman who would become one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century In 1937,...
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The Tuscan Child

Rhys Bowen · Lake Union Publishing
Format: Hardcover

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Promise: A Novel

MINROSE GWIN · William Morrow
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

In the aftermath of a devastating tornado that rips through the town of Tupelo, Mississippi, at the height of the Great Depression, two women worlds apart--one black, one white; one a great-grandmother, the other a teenager--fight for their families' survival in this lyrical and powerful...
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Warlight: A novel

Michael Ondaatje · Knopf
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of The English Patient: a mesmerizing new novel that tells a dramatic story set in the decade after World War II through the lives of a small group of unexpected characters and two teenagers whose lives are indelibly shaped by their...
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Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers

Sara Ackerman · MIRA
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

When her husband mysteriously disappears and rumors swirl about his loyalties, a mother must rely on the remarkable power of friendship in war-torn HawaiiIt's 1944, combat in the Pacific is intensifying, and Violet Iverson and her daughter, Ella, are piecing their lives back together one year...
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Elmet

Fiona Mozley · Algonquin Books
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 MAN BOOKER PRIZE "Elmet is a quiet explosion of a book, exquisite and unforgettable." - The Economist"Mozley is the breakout star of this year's Man Booker Prize longlist. And with good reason: Elmet, with its rugged landscape, violence and high...
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The Book of Polly: A Novel

Kathy Hepinstall · Penguin Books
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

"Delightful. . . funny and poignant." --PeopleWith a kick like the best hot sauce, this is the laugh-out-loud story of a girl determined to keep up with her aging, crazy-as-a-fox mother"If you ever pined for a mother who would take a hunting falcon as her wingman to a parent-teacher...
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