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When the Men Were Gone: A Novel

MARJORIE HERRERA LEWIS · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

In Marjorie Herrera Lewis's debut historical novel the inspiring true story of high school teacher Tylene Wilson - a woman who surprises everyone as she breaks with tradition to become the first high school football coach in Texas - comes to life."A wonderfully touching and beautiful...
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The War Outside

Monica Hesse · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A stunning novel of conviction, friendship, and betrayal from Monica Hesse, the Edgar Award-winning and bestselling author of Girl in the Blue CoatIt's 1944, and World War II is raging across Europe and the Pacific. The war seemed far away from Margot in Iowa and Haruko in Colorado--until...
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Gone So Long: A Novel

ANDRE III DUBUS · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

Andre Dubus III's first novel in a decade is a masterpiece of thrilling tension and heartrending empathy.For as long as she can remember, Susan Dunn has been trying to escape. But peace and happiness have always eluded her -- now an adjunct professor, she is tortured by the novel she cannot...
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Crimson Lake: A Novel

Candice Fox · Forge Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"Complex, human characters, and a dark, meaty story, and fine writing, and a great sense of place - this is one of the best crime thrillers of the year. Sign me up as a big-time Fox fan!" -- Lee ChildCrimson Lake by Sydney-based, Ned Kelly award-winning author Candice Fox is a thrilling...
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Virgil Wander

LEIF ENGER · Grove Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The first novel in ten years from award-winning, million-copy bestselling author Leif Enger, Virgil Wander is an enchanting and timeless all-American story that follows the inhabitants of a small Midwestern town in their quest to revive its flagging heart Midwestern movie house owner Virgil...
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Untitled Memoir

STEPHEN CARTER · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author delves into his past and discovers the inspiring story of his grandmother's extraordinary life She was black and a woman and a prosecutor, a graduate of Smith College and the granddaughter of slaves, as dazzlingly unlikely a combination as one could imagine in New York...
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Laurentian Divide: A Novel

Sarah Stonich · Univ Of Minnesota Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Poignant portrayals of life on the edge in northern Minnesota border country, from the best-selling author of These Granite Islands and Vacationland Bitter winters are nothing new in Hatchet Inlet, hard up against the ridge of the Laurentian Divide, but the advent of spring can't thaw...
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She Would Be King: A Novel

WAYTU MOORE · Graywolf Press
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

A novel of exhilarating range, magical realism, and history -- a dazzling retelling of Liberia's formationWayétu Moore's powerful debut novel, She Would Be King, reimagines the dramatic story of Liberia's early years through three unforgettable characters who share an uncommon bond....
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Scribe: A Novel

Alyson Hagy · Graywolf Press
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

A haunting, evocative tale about the power of storytellingA brutal civil war has ravaged the country, and contagious fevers have decimated the population. Abandoned farmhouses litter the isolated mountain valleys and shady hollows. The economy has been reduced to barter and trade. In this...
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Pandora's DNA

Lizzie Stark · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Would you cut out your healthy breasts and ovaries if you thought it might save your life? That's not a theoretical question for journalist Lizzie Stark's relatives, who grapple with the horrific legacy of cancer built into the family DNA. It is a BRCA mutation that has robbed most...
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