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Pictures of You

by Caroline Leavitt

Two women running away from their marriages collide on a foggy highway, killing one of them. The survivor, Isabelle, is left to pick up the pieces, not only of her own life, but of the… READ MORE
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Blind Your Ponies

by Stanley Gordon West

Hope is hard to come by in the hard-luck town of Willow Creek. Sam Pickett and five young men are about to change that. Sam Pickett never expected to settle in this dried-up shell of… READ MORE
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A Friend of the Family

by Lauren Grodstein

This riveting story of suburban tragedy charts a father’s fall from grace as he struggles to save his family, his reputation, and himself.

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Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs

by Heather Lende

A near-fatal bicycle accident has given Heather Lende a few more reasons to consider matters both spiritual and temporal.

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The Girl Who Fell from the Sky

by Heidi W. Durrow

A searing and heartwrenching portrait of a young biracial girl dealing with society’s ideas of race.

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How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents

by Julia Alvarez

Julia Alvarez’s brilliant and buoyant first novel sets the García girls free to tell their most intimate stories about how they came to be at home—and not at home—in America.

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In the Time of the Butterflies

by Julia Alvarez

The voices of  four sisters speak across the decades to tell their own stories and to describe the everyday horrors of life under Gen. Trujillo’s rule in the Dominican Republic.

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A Reliable Wife

by Robert Goolrick

When a successful businessman meets the woman who answered his newspaper advertisement for "a reliable wife," she is not the "simple, honest woman" he was looking for. Neither is their story.

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My Father’s Paradise

by Ariel Sabar

Ariel Sabar wanted nothing to do with his father’s strange immigrant heritage—until he had a son of his own.

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Every Last Cuckoo

by Kate Maloy

Sarah Lucas imagined the rest of her days would be spent living peacefully in her rural Vermont home in the steadfast company of her husband. But now, with Charles’s sudden passing, seventy-five-year-old Sarah is left… READ MORE
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