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Black Heart on the Appalachian Trail: A Novel

T.J. Forrester · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 195
Format: Paperback

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Plum Lovin'

Janet Evanovich · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 164
Format: Hardcover

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Half an Inch of Water: Stories

Percival Everett · Graywolf Press
Pages: 88
Format: Paperback

A new collection of stories set in the West from "one of the most gifted and versatile of contemporary writers" (NPR) Percival Everett's long-awaited new collection of stories, his first since 2004's Damned If I Do, finds him traversing the West with characteristic restlessness....
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A Heart's Disguise

Colleen Coble · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

In the celebratory mood of the recently-ended Civil War, Sarah discovers her betrothed has been keeping a devastating secret. While the tiny town of Wabash, Indiana, celebrates the end of the fighting, Sara Montgomery attends the parties, but inside she's fighting a deep sadness....
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Bark: Stories

Lorrie Moore · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A new collection of stories by one of America's most beloved and admired short-story writers, her first in fifteen years, since Birds of America ("Fluid, cracked, mordant, colloquial . . . Will stand by itself as one of our funniest, most telling anatomies of human love and vulnerability."...
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The American Lover

Rose Tremain · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A seductive new collection from the author of "varied, engrossing, and . . . astonishing" fiction (Richard Eder, Boston Globe) .Trapped in a London apartment, Beth remembers a transgressive love affair in 1960s Paris. The most famous writer in Russia takes his last breath in a stationmaster's...
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Beasts of No Nation: A Novel

Uzodinma Iweala · Harper Perennial
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

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A Special Place: The Heart of a Dark Matter

Peter Straub · Pegasus Books
Pages: 136
Format: Paperback

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PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2011: The Best Stories of the Year

Laura Furman · Anchor
Pages: 403
Format: Paperback

The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2011 contains twenty unforgettable stories selected from hundreds of literary magazines. The winning tales take place in such far-flung locales as Madagascar, Nantucket, a Midwestern meth lab, Antarctica, and a post-apocalyptic England, and feature a fascinating...
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The Martini Shot: A Novella and Stories

George Pelecanos · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 295
Format: Hardcover

Short stories and a novella from one of crime fiction's most revered writers. Whether they're cops or conmen, savage killers or creative types, gangsters or God-fearing citizens, George Pelecanos' characters are always engaged in a fight for their lives. They fight to advance or simply...
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We Live in Water: Stories

Jess Walter · Harper Perennial
Pages: 177
Format: Paperback

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Blotto, Twinks and the Ex-King's Daughter: Blotto, Twinks #1

Simon Brett · Felony & Mayhem
Pages: 211
Format: Paperback

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The 6:41 to Paris

Jean-Philippe Blondel · New Vessel Press
Pages: 146
Format: Print book

"A strong plot and a touching portrayal of how any of us might feel when unexpectedly confronted by the detritus of young love ... The 6:41 to Paris is a timely reminder that the past is always waiting to ambush us." - The New York Times Sunday Book Review"Perfectly written...
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Gourmet Rhapsody

Muriel Barbery · Europa Editions
Pages: 156
Format: Audiobook

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The Old Blue Line: A Joanna Brady Novella

J. A. Jance · Witness Impulse
Pages: 124
Format: Print book

Butch Dixon has been taken for a ride ... Not a jump in the car, see the sights kind of ride. He's been taken for everything he has. He's lost his house, his restaurant business, his savings, his car, his best friend, his faith - all to his conniving ex-wife. But that was seven years ago....
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Random Acts: A Joanna Brady and Ali Reynolds Novella

J A Jance · Witness Impulse
Pages: 103
Format: Print book

From New York Times bestselling author J. A. JANCE comes an all- new novella, in which Sheriff Joanna Brady and investigator Ali Reynolds join forces to solve a crime thathas hit dangerously close to home. Sheriff Joanna Brady has a lot on her plate--she is up for re-election as sheriff,...
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Mr. Tall: A Novella and Stories

Tony Earley · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A Washington Post Top 50 Fiction Book for 2014Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award finalist In Mr.Tall, his first story collection in two decades, Tony Earley brings us seven rueful, bittersweet, riotous studies of characters both ordinary and mythical, seeking to make sense of the world...
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The Prophet: Amos

Francine Rivers · Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

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In the Heat of the Night: The Original Virgil Tibbs Novel

John Ball · Penguin Classics
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

A 50th-anniversary edition of the pioneering novel featuring African American police detective Virgil Tibbs - with a foreword by John Ridley, creator of the TV series American Crime and Oscar-winning screenwriter of 12 Years a Slave "They call me Mr. Tibbs" was the line immortalized...
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My Wish List: A Novel

Gregoire Delacourt · Penguin Books
Pages: 165
Format: Paperback

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A Taste of Romance

Roni Denholtz · Montlake Romance
Pages: 186
Format: Hardcover

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