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  • This Is How It Begins

    A Novel

    by Joan Dempsey ...
    **“In a time when religious liberty is on trial, This Is How It Begins is an extraordinarily pertinent novel dripping in suspense and powerful scenes of political discourse . . . a must read . . .” —Foreword (starred review)“Beautifully written . . . an ambitious and moving debut novel.” —Lily King, the New York Times best-selling author of Writers & LoversA woman bearing a thorny secret. A man ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

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  • Offerings

    A Novel

    The national bestseller that Gary Shteyngart has called, "A potent combination of a financial thriller and a coming-of-age immigrant tale. . . . Offerings is a great book."With the rapidly cascading Asian Financial Crisis threatening to go global and Korea in imminent meltdown, investment banker Dae Joon finds himself back in his native Seoul as part of an international team brought in to rescue ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • A Cobra's Bite Doesn't Hurt

    by Anil Nijhawan ...
    Kalu, kidnapped from an orphanage at the age of fourteen and trained to pick pockets, is forced into a gang of thieves in Bangalore. When Babu, their ruthless gang leader, murders his best friend Ramesh, Kalu - fearing for his own life - runs away to Kolkata. While still being pursued by Babu he meets and falls in love with Tanya, a stunning and gifted career girl from an upper middle-class family ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • 142 Ostriches

    by April Davila ...
    Set against the unexpected splendor of an ostrich ranch in the California desert, April Dávila’s beautifully written debut conjures an absorbing and compelling heroine in a story of courage, family and forgiveness.When Tallulah Jones was thirteen, her grandmother plucked her from the dank Oakland apartment she shared with her unreliable mom and brought her to the family ostrich ranch in the Mojave ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Bobcat

    A Novel

    **** Longlisted for The Center for Fiction's best debut novel of 2019 **With the hypnotic intensity of Emily Fridlund’s The History of Wolves and Fiona McFarlane’s The Night Guest, Katherine Forbes Riley has created a mesmerizing love story, in lush, gorgeous prose, that examines art, science, and the magic of human chemistry.**"Teeming with lush imagery and mystical settings, and brimming with ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Few

    A Novel

    by Hakan Günday ...
    Translated by Alexander Dawe ...
    “I am here. Where are you?” These desperate words link the two protagonists of Hakan Günday’s raw and fearless novel The Few. Derdâ is an eleven-year-old girl pulled out of boarding school by her mother who, without telling her, plans to sell her as a wife to a conservative tribesman. She goes with her new husband to London, where for five years he abuses and all but imprisons her. Even after ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Pickle's Progress

    A Novel

    by Marcia Butler ...
    Marcia Butler's debut novel, Pickle's Progress, is a fierce, mordant New York story about the twisted path to love. Over the course of five weeks, identical twin brothers, one wife, a dog, and a bereaved young woman collide against each other to comical and sometimes horrifying effect. Everything is questioned and tested as they jockey for position and try to maintain the status quo. Love is the ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • If She Had Stayed

    Sometimes the past is better left alone.Kaley Kline is thrilled to have landed a job as director of the new Tesla Museum in Colorado Springs. To make the museum successful, she searches for undiscovered works to display. When she finds an old safe that might have been Tesla’s, she’s shocked to find some diary pages supposedly written by the inventor himself.Kaley initially thinks that either the ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Eternal Sojourners

    A Novel

    From the author of The Last Detail and Last Flag Flying, a surreal comic novel in the tradition of Joseph Heller about movies, small-town politics, and a place between heaven and hell.Following a rewrite job in New York City, veteran screenwriter D. K. Kecskeméti finds himself not in his home in Hollywood Hills but in an unfamiliar house in a strange town, where he's greeted by an obsequious ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Radio Underground

    After years of suffering under the communist regime in Cold War Hungary, Eszter Turján - fanatical underground journalist - would sacrifice anything, and anyone, to see the government fall. When she manipulates news broadcasts on Radio Free Europe, she ignites a vicious revolution, commits a calamitous murder, and is dragged away screaming to a secret underground prison.Her daughter Dora, then a ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Fixing the Fates

    An Adoptee's Story of Truth and Lies

    by Diane Dewey ...
    The secrets, lies, and layers of deception about Diane Dewey’s origins were meant for her protection—but eventually, they imploded. Living with her family in suburban Philadelphia, Diane had grown up knowing she was born in Stuttgart and adopted at age one from an orphanage. She’d been told her biological parents were dead. Then, in 2002, when she was forty-seven years old, Diane got a letter from ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Twenty

    A Touching and Thought-Provoking Women's Fiction Novel

    “A book to hold against your heart long after the last page is turned.”—New York Times bestselling author Susan WiggsThis warm and heartfelt novel will appeal to avid followers of Reese’s Book Club picks. Twenty captures the provocative moral questions presented in the works of Jodi Picoult but with a hint of mystical wonder.What happens when you decide to go…right when you finally learn how... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD