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Aug.14.2008
Pixie Kitchy was once Miss New Jersey. Now she's married to a dentist, an ex-quarterback in turtled golf pants. Her ten-year-old daughter, Mitzie, wears Bo-peep pincurls and twirls baton. Her sixteen-year-old son, Ezra, the person who knows her best, is caught up in his fling with the...
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Aug.14.2008
West Virginia, 1924: Alma works in a hosiery mill where the percussive roar of machinery has far too long muffled the engine that is her heart. When Alma's husband decides that they should set out to find their fortune in Florida, Alma has little choice but to leave her three children and...
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Jun.17.2008
In The Good House, acclaimed novelist Tananarive Due enters classic Stephen King territory. Her novel, set in a small Northern town, centers on a haunted house under a deadly curse. But don't let the comparison scare you: This dark, imaginative, skillfully written page-turner is a novel only...
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Jun.17.2008
Jessica Jacobs-Wolde has somehow survived the worst that any mother or wife could ever endure: the deaths of her husband and first daughter. But now, four years later, not only is the nightmare continuing -- it may have only just begun. Jessica has discovered the terrifying truth behind the legacy...
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Feb.13.2008
  After a long period of absence, an expatriate returns to Turkey and revisits the seven houses that her family had occupied for four generations and the people who inhabit them, in memory and in actuality.  Her journey is a sweep through the Twentieth century, taking us from the last days of the...
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Jan.09.2008
Inspired by the daily conversation taking place on Salon.com's cutting-edge, wildly popular website Mothers Who Think, this first collection by coeditors Camille Peri and Kate Moses takes an unflinching look at the gritty truths and unreserved pleasures of contemporary motherhood. Elevating the...
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Dec.21.2007
A skilled and graceful debut that variously reads like a journey of scientific discovery, a personal memoir, and a literary episode of Ripley’s Believe It or Not. An intelligent, beautifully written book, Hayes’ curious hybrid will delight readers who snore past dawn as well as those who pace away...