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Two or Three Things I Know for Sure
Bastard Out of Carolina, nominated for the 1992 National Book Award for fiction, introduced Dorothy Allison as one of the most passionate and gifted writers of her...
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Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes
Readers familiar with Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings will find what may be the secret ingredient of her success in this collection of tear- and laughter-...
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Mother: A Cradle to Hold Me
Poet, writer, performer, teacher, and director Maya Angelou was raised in Stamps, Arkansas, and then moved to San Francisco. In addition to her bestselling...
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Love And Other Impossible Pursuits
With wry candor and tender humor, acclaimed novelist Ayelet Waldman has crafted a strikingly beautiful novel for our time, tackling the absurdities of modern life...
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Why Do I Love These People
An exploration of the incredibly complicated feelings that we have for our families. In twenty mesmerizing true stories, the reader discovers what is essential and...
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In For Keeps: Women Tell the Truth About Their Bodies, Growing Older, and Acceptance twenty-seven gifted authors write personal essays about how body image has...
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Edited by Dana Bedford Hilmer   About the Anthology In Blindsided by a Diaper, some of today’s most popular writers dare to tell what it’s really like for...
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"There are chick lit writers, and then there are novelists like Mitchard who write about-and for-flesh-and-blood females who must cope with the vagaries of...
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Theory of Relativity
A Theory of Relativity, the most acclaimed of my novels, was inspired by "the blood relative case," a real custody case that took place in a city near...
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Edited by Pamela Kruger & Jill Smolowe About the Anthology Impressive for both its breadth and its quality, A Love Like No Other is a timely and heartwarming...
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This book traces the contours of the ways in which Western literature (in both the broad and narrow sense) was introduced and received in China from the 1840s to...
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Twelve-year-old Adele Walker enters the crucible of adolescence longing for elegance and deploring her family’s lack of it. She finds elegance at her cousins’ home...
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A flickering scene of carnage in the forest. A fairy tale metamorphosed into something simple and old and real and horrible beyond reckoning. Yellow fires roaring...
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“I know that many of you here have waited years for this Hour,” Mater Motley said, using that voice that, though it was barely conversational in volume, was...
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Sweat
Their sweaty, gym-hardened bodies do battle in the arena for our entertainment and admiration. They are gladiators fighting to be the best at their chosen sport,...
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THE TOUCH OF THE SEA
Greek myths held that Oceanus to be a massive river surrounding the land. A Titan, son of sky and earth, he was depicted as a handsome, muscular man whose torso...
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Severed Threads by Kaylin McFarren
From award-winning author, Kaylin McFarren, comes an action-adventure romance guaranteed to capture your imagination…  Believing herself responsible for her...
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Thomas Nesbitt is a divorced writer in the midst of a rueful middle age. Living a very private life in Maine, in touch only with his daughter and still trying to...
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James Alexander’s nickname was Gimme-Jimmy because he was a greedy and selfish bully.  Imagine Jimmy’s concern when he discovered that every time he said the...
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Humans make mistakes…but Malini is a magnet for error. Since moving to Mumbai, her life has turned into a roller coaster—and not all exciting.  Along her path...
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