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The Impossible Knife of Memory
Despite my best intentions, I was beginning to understand how my dad saw the world. The shadows haunting every living thing. The secrets inside the lies wrapped...
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Wanderville
THE FIRST BOOK IN A HISTORICAL SERIES THAT'S PERFECT FOR FANS OF THE BOXCAR CHILDREN! Jack, Frances, and Frances’s younger brother Harold have been ripped from...
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The Dark Palace
April, 1914. Against his better judgement, Detective Inspector Silas Quinn is attending the premiere of the new motion picture by notorious Austrian film-maker...
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An Unnecessary Woman
One of the Middle East’s most celebrated voices, Rabih Alameddine follows his international bestseller, The Hakawati, with an enchanting story of a book-loving,...
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The Mannequin House
In this intriguing historical mystery, Detective Inspector Silas Quinn investigates one of the strangest cases of his career . . .  London, 1914. Called...
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The Last Illusion
In a tiny village in rural Iran, Zal’s demented mother—horrified by his pale skin and hair, the opposite of her own—becomes convinced her baby is evil. She puts...
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Walk is the story of a journey taken on foot, a deadly perambulation down the wild coastline of Southern Africa. It started at Lambasi in northern Pondoland and it...
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Artist and New Yorker Pilar Russell has always been a sexual woman—as long as the commitment is light, the feelings aren’t overwhelming and certain memories are...
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Forthcoming from Benicia Literary Arts: The Long Blue Room A poetry collection by award-winning activist poet, Joan Gelfand. Several poems in “The Long Blue Room”...
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The Society
Horror Thriller - A secretive society of powerful women practices deadly occult mysticism against its enemies
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The Glass Harmonica
A musical prodigy of the 21st century encounters the phantom of her counterpart of the 18th century when she plays the glass harmonica, invention of Benjamin...
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John Gibson's alcoholic grandmother lived in the northern California, hole-in-the-wall town of Boonville where she was known as the "squirrel lady." In...
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Meet Kate Malone-straight-A science and math geek, minister's daughter, ace long-distance runner, new girlfriend (to Mitchell "Early Decision Harvard"...
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High school senior Ashley Hannigan doesn't care about prom, but she's the exception. It's pretty much the only good thing at her urban Philadelphia high school, and...
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A Tale of Three Cities
Nineteen sixty-two—it’s been called “the end of innocence,” as America witnessed the Cuban Missile Crisis and the following year saw the Kennedy assassination and...
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Friend 2 Friend
This collection of twelve short fiction stories  - six written by Diana R. Jenkins - includes a page of reflection and discussion questions after each story. Every...
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...incredibly vivid and emotional tale of love and loyalty, friendship, loss, and faith..."  Lynne Welch, Booklist (Spotlight on
 A man who's given up on love, a woman who's learned to let go of love too easily. Caught in grief and guilt over his wife's death, English professor Alan Francini...
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Describes the behavior of thirteen different animals, including caribou, arctic foxes, lemmings, and owls, during one full year on the arctic tundra.
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his novel is set in the stone-breaking harshness of South Africa's island prison. Bekimpi, an imprisoned leader of Poko, a branch of the resistance, is stoic under...
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