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  • The Architect's Apprentice

    A Novel

    by Elif Shafak ...
    **From the acclaimed author of The Bastard of Istanbul, a colorful, magical tale set during the height of the Ottoman EmpireChosen for Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall’s “Reading Room” Book Club**In her latest novel, Turkey’s preeminent female writer spins an epic tale spanning nearly a century in the life of the Ottoman Empire. In 1540, twelve-year-old Jahan arrives in Istanbul. As an animal tamer in ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Last Don

    A Novel

    by Mario Puzo ...
    A masterful saga of the last great American Mafia family and its powerful reach into Hollywood and Las Vegas, from the author of The GodfatherThe Last Don is Domenico Clericuzio, a wise and ruthless old man who is determined to see his heirs established in legitimate society but whose vision is threatened when secrets from the family's past spark a vicious war between two blood cousins.The Last ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Fallen Man

    series A Leaphorn and Chee Novel #12
    From New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman comes another thrilling mystery featuring Leaphorn & Chee who must investigate a cold case that has far more personal consequences than expected.“Gripping.”—New York Times Book ReviewHuman bones lie on a ledge under the peak of Ship Rock mountain, the remains of a murder victim undisturbed for more than a decade. Three hundred miles across the ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Shining City

    The al-Andalus trilogy, #1

    by JOAN FALLON ...
    series The al-Andalus trilogy #1
    Exotic, romantic, and rich with historical detail, The Shining City is a timeless story of love, family, and the unexpected consequences of our actions. Set in 10th century Spain, in the time of the Moorish occupation, it is, above all, a story of love and honour.When he moved to Madinat al-Zahra, Qasim thought he had escaped his turbulent past but when his youngest son falls in love with the ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Grown-Up Pose

    by Sonya Lalli ...
    A delightfully modern look at what happens for a young woman when tradition, dating, and independence collide, from acclaimed author Sonya Lalli.Adulting shouldn't be this hard. Especially in your thirties. Having been pressured by her tight-knit community to get married at a young age to her first serious boyfriend, Anu Desai is now on her own again and feels like she is starting from the ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Night Watchman

    WINNER OF THE 2021 PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTIONNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWASHINGTON POST, AMAZON, NPR, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, KIRKUS, CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY, AND GOOD HOUSEKEEPING BEST BOOK OF 2020Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession fro... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Against the Loveless World

    A Novel

    2020 Palestine Book Awards Winner2021 Aspen Words Literary Prize Finalist“Susan Abulhawa possesses the heart of a warrior; she looks into the darkest crevices of lives, conflicts, horrendous injustices, and dares to shine light that can illuminate hidden worlds for us.” —Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize–winning authorIn this “beautiful...urgent” novel (The New York Times), Nahr, a young Palestinian ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Final Revival of Opal & Nev

    by Dawnie Walton ...
    A JIMMY FALLON TONIGHT SHOW SUMMER READS SELECTIONAn electrifying novel about the meteoric rise of an iconic interracial rock duo in the 1970s, their sensational breakup, and the dark secrets unearthed when they try to reunite decades later for one last tour.A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICKNAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2021 BY ESQUIRE AND ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLYNAMED A M... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Indian Horse

    A Novel

    A First Nations former hockey star looks back on his life as he undergoes treatment for alcoholism in this novel from the author of Dream Wheels.Saul Indian Horse is a child when his family retreats into the woods. Among the lakes and the cedars, they attempt to reconnect with half-forgotten traditions and hide from the authorities who have been kidnapping Ojibway youth. But when winter approaches ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Dust

    From a breathtaking new voice, a novel about a splintered family in Kenya—a story of power and deceit, unrequited love, survival and sacrifice.Odidi Oganda, running for his life, is gunned down in the streets of Nairobi. His grief-stricken sister, Ajany, just returned from Brazil, and their father bring his body back to their crumbling home in the Kenyan drylands, seeking some comfort and peace. ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Letter from Peking

    A Novel

    by Pearl S. Buck ...
    **From the Nobel Prize–winning author of The Good Earth: The New York Times–bestselling novel of a Chinese-American family separated by war.Elizabeth and Gerald MacLeod are happily married in China, bringing up their young son, Rennie. But when war breaks out with Japan, Gerald, who is half-Chinese, decides to send his wife and son back to America while he stays behind. In Vermont, Elizabeth ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Collected Novels Volume One

    Pavilion of Women, Peony, and Imperial Woman

    by Pearl S. Buck ...
    From the Nobel Prize–winning author of The Good Earth: These three novels are fascinating portraits of women in China***.***In 1938, Pearl S. Buck became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in Literature for The Good Earth, which had already earned her the Pulitzer Prize. Upon choosing Buck’s novel for her book club in 2004, Oprah Winfrey said: “Reading Pearl Buck’s writing feels like reading ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Kent Family Chronicles Volumes Four Through Six

    The Furies, The Titans, and The Warriors

    by John Jakes ...
    series The Kent Family Chronicles
    A family builds its empire in books four through six of an American historical epic from the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of North and South.This multigenerational saga follows the Kent family in their pursuit of a better future in the expanding United States amid deceit, passion, and violence. From the brutal Battle of the Alamo to the bloody Civil War, their fate is intertwined with the ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • House Made of Dawn [50th Anniversary Ed]

    A Novel

    “Both a masterpiece about the universal human condition and a masterpiece of Native American literature. . . . A book everyone should read for the joy and emotion of the language it contains.” — The Paris ReviewA special 50th anniversary edition of the magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning novel from renowned Kiowa writer and poet N. Scott Momaday, with a new preface by the authorA young Native ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Henna Artist

    A Novel

    by Alka Joshi ...
    series The Jaipur Trilogy #1
    A **NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERA REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK"Captivated me from the first chapter to the final page."—Reese Witherspoon**Vivid and compelling in its portrait of one woman’s struggle for fulfillment in a society pivoting between the traditional and the modern, The Henna Artist opens a door into a world that is at once lush and fascinating, stark and cruel... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • People of Darkness

    series A Leaphorn and Chee Novel #4
    A dying man is murdered. A rich man's wife agrees to pay three thousand dollars for the return of a stolen box of rocks. A series of odd, inexplicable events is haunting Sergeant Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police and drawing him alone into the Bad Country of the merciless Southwest, where nothing good can survive . . . including Chee. Because an assassin waits for him there, protecting a thirty ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • We Were the Lucky Ones

    A Novel

    **The New York Times bestseller with more than 1 million copies sold worldwideInspired by the incredible true story of one Jewish family separated at the start of World War II, determined to survive—and to reunite—We Were the Lucky Ones is a tribute to the triumph of hope and love against all odds.**“Love in the face of global adversity? It couldn't be more timely.” —GlamourIt is the spring of ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Empire of Gold

    A Novel

    series The Daevabad Trilogy #3
    “No series since George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire has quite captured both palace intrigue and the way that tribal infighting and war hurt the vulnerable the most.” —Paste MagazineThe final chapter in the bestselling, critically acclaimed Daevabad Trilogy, in which a con-woman and an idealistic djinn prince join forces to save a magical kingdom from a devastating civil war.Daevabad has ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Years of Rice and Salt

    A Novel

    With the same unique vision that brought his now classic Mars trilogy to vivid life, bestselling author Kim Stanley Robinson boldly imagines an alternate history of the last seven hundred years. In his grandest work yet, the acclaimed storyteller constructs a world vastly different from the one we know. . . .“A thoughtful, magisterial alternate history from one of science fiction’s most important ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • The Living Reed

    A Novel of Korea

    by Pearl S. Buck ...
    An “absorbing and fast-moving” saga of Korea as experienced by one unforgettable family, from the Nobel Prize–winning author of The Good Earth (The New York Times).“The year was 4214 after Tangun of Korea, and 1881 after Jesus of Judea.” So begins Pearl S. Buck’s The Living Reed, an epic historical novel seen through the eyes of four generations of Korean aristocracy.As the chronicle begins, the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Interior Chinatown

    A Novel

    by Charles Yu ...
    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER"One of the funniest books of the year. . . . A delicious, ambitious Hollywood satire." —The Washington PostFrom the infinitely inventive author of How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe, a deeply personal novel about race, pop culture, immigration, assimilation, and escaping the roles we are forced to play.**Willis Wu doesn’t ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Shōgun

    by James Clavell ...
    series The Asian Saga #1
    After Englishman John Blackthorne is lost at sea, he awakens in a place few Europeans know of and even fewer have seen—Nippon. Thrust into the closed society that is seventeenth-century Japan, a land where the line between life and death is razor-thin, Blackthorne must negotiate not only a foreign people, with unknown customs and language, but also his own definitions of morality, truth, and ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist)

    by Min Jin Lee ...
    **A New York Times Top Ten Book of the Year and National Book Award finalist, Pachinko is an "extraordinary epic" of four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family as they fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan (San Francisco Chronicle).NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2017 * A USA TODAY TOP TEN OF 2017 * JULY PICK FOR THE PBS NEWSHOUR-NEW YORK TIMES BOOK CLUB NOW READ THIS * ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Revisioners

    A Novel

    This New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year is "a powerful tale of racial tensions across generations" (People) that explores the depths of women’s relationships—powerful women and marginalized women, healers and survivors.In 1924, Josephine is the proud owner of a thriving farm. As a child, she channeled otherworldly power to free herself from slavery. Now her new neighbor, a white ... Read more

    $9.99 USD