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Mudbound

by Hillary Jordan

A gripping and exquisitely rendered story of forbidden love, betrayal, and murder, set against the brutality of the Jim Crow South.

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Breakfast with Buddha

by Roland Merullo

When his sister tricks him into taking her guru on a trip to their childhood home, Otto Ringling, a confirmed skeptic, is not amused.

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Heart in the Right Place

by Carolyn Jourdan

Carolyn Jourdan returns home to the Tennessee mountains to help in her father's medical office, and she comes to understand what her caring and patient father means to her close-knit community.

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A Dangerous Age

by Ellen Gilchrist

A Dangerous Age is a celebration of the strength of the women of the Hand family, and of the bonds of blood and shared loss that hold them together.

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The End of the World as We Know It

by Robert Goolrick

To all appearances, their life seemed ideal. But behind the facade this family had created lurked secrets so dark, so painful for this one little boy, that his life would never be the same.

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The Future of Love

by Shirley Abbott

Love can be a happy affair or a source of impenetrable sadness. For eight New Yorkers, the love they find is never what they expect. Shirley Abbott brilliantly dissects those tangled relationships. And what a… READ MORE
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On Agate Hill

by Lee Smith

On Agate Hill follows Molly Petree’s passionate, picaresque journey through love, betrayal, motherhood, a murder trial—and back home.

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Water for Elephants

by Sara Gruen

This runaway bestselling novel immerses readers in the atmospheric, gritty, and compelling story of star-crossed lovers, set in the circus world circa 1932.

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If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name

by Heather Lende

NPR commentator Heather Lende's take on her offbeat Alaskan hometown celebrates life in a dangerous and breathtakingly beautiful place.

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In the Land of Second Chances

by George Shaffner

A traveling salesman comes to Ebb, Nebraska, a town where everybody is in a bit of trouble. Using nothing but common sense and three simple arguments, he changes the minds, hearts, and fortunes of an entire town.

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