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A Family by Any Other Name
At no other time in history have lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) relationships and families been more visible or numerous. This anthology...
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I See You Made an Effort
Actress and humorist Annabelle Gurwitch returns with I See You Made an Effort, a book of essays so wickedly funny it may make you forget your last birthday. Not...
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Elegy
In a frightful world of dark magic and savage beauty, two sisters are about to discover that love is the most powerful weapon of all.  Don’t miss Elegy, the...
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Grim
Inspired by classic fairy tales, but with a dark and sinister twist, Grim contains short stories from some of the best voices in young adult literature today:...
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Hollowland
Hollowland - the first book in the young adult dystopian series The Hollows... "This is the way the world ends - not with a bang or a whimper, but with zombies...
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The Hollows
Welcome to the world of Amanda Hocking's bestselling novel Hollowland, as never seen before! It's Day One as a new pandemic sweeps the globe, and all over the...
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What We Lost in the Dark
Allie Kim’s fatal allergy to sunlight, XP, still confines her to the night. Now that she’s lost her best friend Juliet to an apparent suicide, the night has never...
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League of Denial
“PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL PLAYERS DO NOT SUSTAIN FREQUENT REPETITIVE BLOWS TO THE BRAIN ON A REGULAR BASIS.” So concluded the National Football League in a December...
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Thoreau's Laundry
"Reading Thoreau's Laundry is like taking many journeys with the best possible traveling companion, one who makes the world more vivid, more resonant, more...
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Untied
“I remember Sarah asking me, when I’d just begun therapy with her, what I looked for in a man.  After a few moments of silent, tense deliberation I had it....
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In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of the Lost War
In Pharaoh’s Army is Tobias Wolff’s unflinching account of his tour in Vietnam, his tangled journey there and back. Using his old wiles and talents, he passes...
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Holder of the World
In her luminous new novel, Bharati Mukherjee creates a vivid, complex tale about the dislocation and transformation that arise in the face of a meeting of cultures...
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Waiting to Exhale
From the number one New York Times bestselling author comes the contemporary classic of women, triumph, revenge, and comradeship in a special new trade edition....
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Roy Blount's Book of Southern Humor
There may be no funnier species in the literary universe than a Southern writer on a roll. The richest vein of American humor - the broadest, the earthiest, the...
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I Am Puppy, Hear Me Yap: The Ages of Dog
When puppies yap, people listen—especially when the message is as entertaining and enlightening as I Am Puppy, Hear Me Yap. Valerie Shaff and Roy Blount Jr., have...
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Le Mariage
Le Mariage is a sparkling new novel—a comedy of manners from the author of Le Divorce, an acclaimed national bestseller and 1997 National Book Award finalist. Many...
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Not Fade Away
In 1969, young rock reporter Ben Fong-Torres was hired by Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner to “come in and do what you think needs to be done.” Now Fong-Torres...
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Hickory Wind: The Life and Times of Gram Parsons
Gram Parons lived hard and died young, and left behind a musical legacy that has influenced generations of rock and country legends. Ben Fong-Torres’ moving account...
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The Doors
In 1967, the Doors broke through with their debut album, and one critic declared: “The Beatles and the Stones are for blowing your mind, but the Doors are for...
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Tooth and Claw
Since his first collection of stories, Descent of Man, appeared in 1979, T.C. Boyle has become an acknowledged master of the form who has transformed the nature of...
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