The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating

by Elisabeth Tova Bailey

In a work that beautifully demonstrates the rewards of closely observing nature, Elisabeth Tova Bailey shares an inspiring and intimate story of her encounter with a Neohelix albolabris—a common woodland snail. While an illness keeps… READ MORE

The Good Negress

by A. J. Verdelle

Sometimes the greatest source of power is language, especially for the disadvantaged. The naming of names, the brandishing of labels, can unify or divide, create an us or a them. This enduring, often painful truth… READ MORE

The Young Widower’s Handbook

by Tom McAllister

For Hunter Cady, meeting Kait was the greatest thing that ever happened to him. Otherwise unmotivated, he spent roughly half his twenty-nine years accomplishing very little, which makes him about fifteen in terms of real-life… READ MORE
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Leave Me

by Gayle Forman

A #1 September LibraryReads Selection A September Indie Next Pick An Amazon Best Book of the Month A People Pick Every woman who has ever fantasized about driving past her exit on the highway instead… READ MORE
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The Second Mrs. Hockaday

by Susan Rivers

When Major Gryffth Hockaday is called to the front lines of the Civil War, his new bride is left to care for her husband’s three-hundred-acre farm and infant son. Placidia, a mere teenager herself living… READ MORE
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Real Food/Fake Food

by Larry Olmsted

“This tour de force is a must-read for anyone with an interest in, well, eating.” —Dan Dunn, author of American Wino You’ve seen the headlines: Parmesan cheese made from sawdust. Lobster rolls containing no lobster… READ MORE

Dust Bowl Girls

by Lydia Reeder

The Inspiring Story of the Team That Barnstormed Its Way to Basketball Glory At the height of the Great Depression, Sam Babb, the charismatic basketball coach of tiny Oklahoma Presbyterian College, began dreaming. Like so… READ MORE