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Literary Fiction | Fiction

Definition of a miracle
Apr.15.2010
Eight -year-old Zaara and her family move to Ghana when her parents get tired of life in the U.K. A precocious child with Cerebral Palsy, she finds herself thrust into a society where her disability is not understood and is attributed to a spiritual cause. As a result, she's taken to various...
Suizi Taiwan edition
Apr.03.2010
Collection of autobiographical coming-of-age stories based on author's experience from age 12 as a soldier in a dance performance troupe of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. Exists in traditional and simplified Chinese character editions and in Vietnamese translation. Taiwan edition:...
Girl in Translation
Mar.21.2010
Introducing a fresh, exciting Chinese-American voice,Girl in Translation is an inspiring debut about a young immigrant in America, a smart girl who, living a double life between school and sweatshop, understands that her family’s future is in her hands. When Kimberly Chang and her mother emigrate...
Breaking Out of Bedlam
Feb.24.2010
Cora Sledge is horrified when her children, who doubt her ability to take care of herself, plot to remove her from her home. So what if her house is a shambles? Who cares when she last changed her clothes? If an 82-year-old widow wants to live on junk food, pills, and cigarettes, hasn’t she earned...
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Feb.22.2010
Twenty-eight-year-old Sebastian Long has been called the best actor of his generation. Discovered while performing cheap fight pictures in Morocco, Sebastian wins an Oscar for his breakthrough role in the film Checkmate. His performance is raw, surprising, and powerful—a calculated dance with...
Heidegger's Glasses
Feb.17.2010
Heidegger’s Glasses opens during the end of World War II in a failing Germany coming apart at its seams. The Third Reich’s obsession with record-keeping and its  strong reliance on the occult has led to the formation of an underground compound of scribes--translators responsible for...
The Great Adversary by Hermes Varini
Feb.11.2010
Brunanburh moors England, 937 A.D. A young soldier lies wounded on the battlefield. A stranger comes by and places a sword under his chin. Henceforward the man will lead him on a journey that will assume the proportions of an epic feat. The Great Adversary is a compelling blend of Viking epos with...
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Feb.06.2010
Seventeenth-century Holland is a major power with a large, wealthy middle class built on spices and slavery. Dutch schemes to colonize the New World attract few interested parties, but Pieter Cornelissoon Boom, an early Mennonite with a dream of communal living, brings a few families to Delaware...
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Jan.16.2010
Blue Water tells the story of Meg Van Dorn and her husband, Rex, a couple whose six year old son is killed by a drunk driver. Here in Fox Harbor, Wisconsin-a town in which everyone knows everybody else-it is no surprise that Meg and the driver, Cindy Ann Kreisler, were once the best of friends. Now...
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Jan.16.2010
The acclaimed author of Vinegar Hill andMidnight Champagne returns with a compelling tale of two summer romances, separated in time by over one hundred and fifty years. At forty-two, Jeanette Hochmann—newly divorced from her husband of more than a decade—struggles to reassemble her life with her...