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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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Robert E. Lee
Iconic Virginian, brilliant general, and complex human being—it is this last facet of Robert E. Lee that is rarely seen. But now Roy Blount, Jr. combines acute...
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Long Time Leaving: Dispatches From Up South
Ever since beloved Southern writer Blount moved to Massachusetts, he’s been trying to use his “regional ambivalence ... to get Aunt Dixie and Uncle Sam on speaking...
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The Quickie
Lauren Stillwell is not your average damsel in distress. When the NYPD cop discovers her husband leaving a hotel with another woman, she decides to beat him at his...
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The 6th Target
When a horrifying attack leaves one of the four members of the Women’s Murder Club struggling for her life, the others fight to keep a madman behind bars before...
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How to Be
Geared toward small children, helping them imagine themselves as other beings.
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Supposedly written for babies, but really for their parents, this series hilariously suggests that babies can do things like mix cocktails and change car oil if...
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The Confessions of Max Tivoli
“We are each the love of someone’s life.” So begins The Confessions of Max Tivoli, a heartbreaking love story with a narrator like no other. At his birth, Max’s...
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The Path of Minor Planets
In 1965, on a small island in the South China Sea, a group of astronomers gather to witness the passing of a comet, but when a young boy dies during a meteor shower...
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This War Called Love: Nine Stories
This War Called Love is the second collection of stories by American Book Award-winner Alejandro Murguia (Southern Front). Young Reymundo’s idyllic life in 1950s...
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Southern Front
A fictionalized account of the experiences of the international volunteers by one participant who fought with the Sandinistas against the Somoza regime in Nicaragua...
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